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CAMPS / RESPITE CARE

This database is strictly a research guide. The English Montreal School Board is not in a position to recommend or endorse any resources that are non- EMSB entities. We strongly suggest that readers research these resources to determine if they are appropriate for the care of their child and meet their specific needs.

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Camps / Respite Care

All camps listed below are for people with special needs. No mainstream camps are posted.
However, if your child requires a shadow to attend a mainstream camp and you need financial
aid, please look at www.autisme-montreal.com/en/integration. You can visit AlterGo’s website
at www.altergo.ca to learn more about getting aid and to obtain the required form.
Note: Respite care is also available in the camp setting.

Day camps

A Toi de Jouer (Association of Parents of Children in Difficulty)

Age: 5-21. Intellectual difficulties and Autism.

Address: 1050 Curé-Poirer W. Suite 100, Longueuil, Quebec J4K 2E4
Tel: 450-679-9310 ext 233
Email: info@aped.org
Website: www.aped.org

Aqua Percept (See Section 4.4: Gym and Swim) Malcolm-Knox Aquatic Centre


Address: 98 Douglas Shand, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 2A8
Tel: 514-630-1202
Email: aquatics@ville.pointe-claire.qc.ca
Website: https://www.montrealfamilies.ca/needs/aqua-percept/

Association de Montréal Pour La Deficience Intellectuelle (AMDI)

Their many programs and services are for adults.

Address: 633, boul. Crémazie Est, bureau 100 Montréal (Québec) H2M 1L9
Tel: 514-381-2300
Website: www.amdi.info/amdi/

Association des sports pour aveugles de Montréal

Visual impairment (ages 14 and up).

Address: 4545, Avenue Pierre-De Coubertin Montréal, Québec H1V 0B2
Tel: 514-252-3178
Email: infoasaq@sportsaveugles.qc.ca
Website: www.sportsaveugles.qc.ca

Autisme Montréal (respite also offered)

Two camps:

  • Bergamote for ages 3-14
  • Rock-Camp Bol for ages 15 - 24

Address: 4450, Saint-Hubert, bureau 320, Montreal, Quebec, H2J 2W9
Tel: 514-524-6114
Email: accueil@autisme-montreal.com
Website: https://autisme-montreal.com/

Blue Light Sports Camp

For people with intellectual disabilities and autism aged 6 to adults.

Address: 2950 Rue Edmond, Kirkland, QC H9H 5J5 –Office Soccerplexe Catalogna, 775 1er Avenue, Lachine Quebec, H8S 2S6
Tel: 514-779-3537
Email:info@bluelightprogram.com
Website: www.bluelightprogram.com

Camp Allegria (Leonardo DaVinci Center)

Ages: 5 - 12

Address: 8350-8370 Lacordaire Blvd., St. Leonard, Quebec H1R 2Y6
Tel: 514-955-8370
Website: https://reisa.ca/resource/camp-allegria-leonardo-da-vinci-center/

Camp Cosmos (two camp locations)

Welcomes campers with special needs with or without a shadow.

Main Office

Address: 1435 City Councillors St. 3rd floor, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2E4
Tel: 514-844-9128, post 203
Email: campcosmosmontreal@gmail.com
Website: www.campcosmos.org

Westmount Location

Address: Westmount United Church, 4695 Boulevard de Maisonneuve West, Westmount, QC H3Z 1L9

West Island Location

Address: Christian Reformed Church, 52 Joseph Paiement St.
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9A 1J

Camp d'été de l'Association québécoise du syndrome Gilles de la Tourette

Address: 7070, boul Perras, Montréal, Quebec H1E 1A4
Tel: 514-328-3910
Email: info@aqst.com
Website: www.aqst.com

Camp de Jour L’Espoir / Corporation L’Espoir

Ages 5 and older with mild to severe intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder with or without physical limitations.

Address: 55 Dupras, #511, Ville Lasalle, Quebec H8R 4A8 (Office) L'Eau Vive School, 171 avenue Orchard, LaSalle (camp location)
Tel: 514-367-3757
Email: info@corporationespoir.org
Website: www.corporationespoir.org/camp-de-jour

Kamp Kinema (Runs out of the Westmount Y)

Address: 4585, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1E9
Tel: 514-931-8046 ext.231

Camp Massawippi

For children with motor, language, visual, and hearing impairments.

Address: 3500 Decarie Blvd. , Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J5
Tel: 514 488-5552, ext 4103 (summer only)
Website: www.en.campmassawippi.com

Côte Saint-Luc Day Camps

Open to children with special needs aged 2 – 15 years.

Address: 5794 Avenue Parkhaven Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec H4W 0A4
Tel: 514-485-6806
Email: shoule@cotesaintluc.org
Website: www.csldaycamps.com

Groupement des Associations de Personnes Handicapées de la Rive Sud de Montréal Inc

Address: 1400 Boulevard Édouard, Suite 113, Saint-Hubert, Québec, J4T 3T2

Tel: 450-923-1548
Email: info@gaphrsm.org
Website: www.gaphrsm.org

Friendly Faces – YM-YWHA Snowdon

Address: Ben Weider JCC 5400 Westbury Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3W 2W8
Tel: 514-737-6551 #237

Friendship Circle

Address: 4585 Bourret, Montreal, QC H3S 1X1
Tel: 514-735-2255
Email: info@friendshipcircle.ca
Website: www.friendshipcircle.ca

Le Prisme (Regroupement des personnes handicapées de la région de Mont Laurier (respite offered)

Has two-day camps, one for

  1. Those with autism
  2. Those with an intellectual disability

Address: 294 Rue Du Pont, Mont Laurier, Quebec J9L 2R2
Tel: 819-623-5258
Email: campdejour@hotmail.com
Website: http://le-prisme.com/

Melissa Sunshine Camp (respite offered)

Ages 21 and up – for adults with physical or intellectual disabilities.

Address: 24 rue York, Huntingdon Quebec J0S 1H0
Tel: 450-795-3725
Email: ampsoleildemelissa@weebly.com
Website: www.campsoleildemelissa.weebly.com

Montreal Fluency Center

Offering a reading group for children going into Grade 2.

Address: 4626 Ste. Catherine Street West, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1S3
Tel: 514-489-4320
Email: info@montrealfluency.com
Website: www.montrealfluency.com

Quebec Foundation for the Blind

Visual impairment (ages 6 to 18).

Address: 5112, rue de Bellechasse, Montréal, Québec H1T 2A4
Tel: 514-259-9470
Email: info@aveugles.org
Website: www.fondationdesaveugles.org/en/

Société de L’autisme et TED (Laval)

Children with autism and PDD.

Address: 2285 avenue Francis-Hughes, suite 200, Laval (Québec) H7S 1N5
Tel: 450-795-3725
Email: info@autismelaval.org
Website: www.autismelaval.org

Super Camp at Vanier College

Ages 5 - 17. Integrated program. Children with mild to severe mental and physical disabilities.

Address: 821 Ste-Croix, St. Laurent, Quebec H4L 3X9
Tel: 514-744-7611 / Fax: 514-744-7128
Email: supercamp@vaniercollege.qc.ca
Website: www.supercamp.ca

Trails of Summer

The camp is for both mainstreamed and special needs children

Address: 166 Sommerhill, Dollard des Ormeaux, Québec, H9A 1X1 (Camp office)
Tel: 514-684- 0333 or 514-992-4545 (during camp season)
Email: lynjoy@videotron.ca
Website: www.trailsofsummer.com

Viomax, Viocamp

Welcomes children with or without physical limitations aged 5 –18 years.

Address: 2275 Laurier East, Montreal, Quebec H1H 2N8 Camp activities are held at 3500 Decarie Blvd.
Tel: 514-527-4527 ext. 2681
Email: jeunesse@viomax.org
Website: http://viomax.ca/

YMCA Camps of Quebec

Has an inclusion program for special needs children

Tel: 514-687-9622
Email: contact@ymcaquebec.org
Website: www.ymcaquebec.org/en/Find-a-Y/Day-Camps

Cartierville Y

Address: 11885 Laurentian Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H4J 2R5
Tel: 515-313-1047

Downtown Y

Address: 1440 Stanley Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1P7
Tel: 514-849-8393

Du Parc Y

Address: 5550 Du Parc Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4H1
Tel: 514-271-9622

Guy-Favreau

Address: 200 René Lévesque W Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1X4
Tel: 514-845-4277

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve Y

Address: 4567 Hochelaga Street, Montreal, Quebec H1V 1C8
Tel: 514-255-4651

NDG Y

Ages 5 and up (Preschool day camp for ages 2-3years).

Address: 4335 Hampton Ave. Montreal, Quebec H4A 2L3
Tel: 514-486-7315, #227

Pointe Saint-Charles Y Centre

Address: 255 Ash, Montreal, Quebec H3K 2R1
Tel: 514-935-4711

St-Laurent

Address: 1745 Decarie Rd, St.Laurent, Quebec H4L 3N5
Tel: 514-747-5353

West Island

Ages 5 and up (Preschool day camp 2-3years).

Address: 230 Brunswick Blvd, Pointe-Claire H9R 5N5
Tel: 514-630-9822

Westmount Y

Address: 4585 Sherbrook W., Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1E9
Tel: 514-931-8046

Sleep Away Camps

Association de Montreal Pour La Déficience Intellectuelle (AMDI)

Camp familial Saint-Urbain

Tel: 1-888-882-4719
Website: www.campfamilial.org

B'nai Brith Camp

An emphasis on Jewish heritage.

Address: 1 Carre Cummings Square, Suite 232, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M6 Camp location: St. Agathe
Tel: 514-735-3669
Website: www.cbbmtl.org

Camp Canawish

For intellectually handicapped and individuals with learning disabilities.

Address: 132 ch. de la Cinquième-Grève E., Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec G0L 2C0
Tel: 418-856-3674
Email:info@campcanawish.com
Website: www.campcanawish.com

Camp Cité Joie (respite offered)

For children and adults with a variety of disabilities. Including intellectual or physical impairments.

Address: Capitale-Nationale - Lac-Beauport 28, chemin des Cascades, Lac-Beauport, Quebec G3B 0C4
Tel: 418-849-7183
Website: www.citejoie.com

Camp d'été de l'Association québécoise du syndrome Gilles de la Tourette – Accès Plein-Air (Association québécoise du syndrome de la Tourette)

For children and adolescents.

Address: 7070 boul. Perras, Montreal, Quebec H1E 1A4
Tel: 514-328-3910

Email: info@aqst.com
Website: www.aqst.com

Camp Emergo (respite offered)

Address: 1862, rue Jolicoeur Montréal (Québec) H4E 1X2
Tel: 514-931-2882
Email: info@repitemergo.com
Website: www.servicesderepitemergo.com

Camp Garagona

Children with intellectual disabilities or learning disabilities.

Address: 23 Garagona Road, Frelighsburg, Quebec J0J 1C0
Tel: 450-298-5159
Email:info@campgaragona.qc.ca
Website: www.campgaragona.qc.ca

Camp Kennebec

Welcomes campers with a range of intellectual disabilities including ADHD, Tourette's syndome, learning, social and behavioural difficulties and many others. Through their clinical psychologists, ABA and behavioural therapist, registered nurse, social workers and teachers they offer a uniquely designed and structured program for each camper.

Address: 1422 Cox Road, Arden, Ontario, K0H 1B0 – Four-hour drive west of Montreal.
Tel: 613-335-2114
Email: info@campkennebec.com
Website: www.campkennebec.com/

Camp Massawippi

For children with motor, language, visual, and hearing impairments.

Address: 3161 Round Bay Road, Ayer’s Cliff, Quebec J0B 1C0
Tel: 1-866-838-4707 or 819-838-4707
Website: www.en.campmassawippi.com/summer-camp

Camp Normand Leveillé

For individuals 6 years old and up with all types of disabilities.

Address: 950 Hemming Road, Drummondville, Quebec J2B 7T5
Tel: 819-478-1201
Email: info@centre-normand-leveille.ca
Website: www.centre-normand-leveille.ca/accueil

CAMP « O » CARREFOUR (respite offered)

Address: 2301, 1st Avenue, Quebec, Quebec, G1L 3M9
Tel: 418-529-4996
Website: www.patro.roc-amadour.qc.ca/carrefour/

Camp Tamaracouta

Scouts Canada camp that welcomes children with special needs.

Address: 499 Tamarcouta Mille Isles, Quebec, J0R 1A0
Tel: 1-866-438-4096 or 450-438-4096
Email: reservations@tamaracouta.com
Website: www.tamaracouta.com

Camp Yaldei (day camp offered)

Jewish camp for children with developmental disabilities. A one- to-one ratio of camper to counsellor.

Address: Under the umbrella of the Donald Berman Yaldei Development Centre Camp Location: Laurentians, Quebec
Tel: 514-279-3666 ext. 222
Email: camp@yaldei.org
Website: www.yaldei.org/summer-camp

Centre Notre-Dame-De-Fatima (respite offered)

Provides dogs to those with one or many visual or motor disabilities, and to children with autism or PDD.

Address: 2464 Perrot, Notre Dame de ile Perrot, Quebec J7V 8P4
Tel: 514-453-7600
Email: info@mon-camp.ca
Website: www.mon-camp.ca

Centre plein air du lac Flavrian

For people with physical, psychological and intellectual disabilities.

Address: 3288 Rang du Lac Flavrian, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9X 5C8
Tel: 819-768-3497
Email: info@cpalf.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/lacflavrian/about/?ref=page_internal

Centre plein air Grand Village (respite offered)

Intellectual or physical impairment, multiple disabilities.

Address: 2434 Chemin Marie-Victorin, Lévis, Quebec G7A 4H7
Tel: 418-831-1677 ext. 5
Email:mission@grand-village.com
Website: www.grand-village.com

Papillon Foundation Operates Two Camps

Camp Papillon /Quebec Society for Disabled Children

For children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities.

Address: 
Camp address: 210 Papillon Avenue Saint Alphonse Rodriguez, Quebec J0K 1W0
City address: 2300 René Levesque Blvd West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2R5
Tel: 514-937-6171 ext. 23 / Toll free: 1 877 937-6171
Website: www.fondationpapillon.ca

Camp de Grandpre (formerly Les Bosquets Albert Hudon)

For children and adults with physical or intellectual disabilities.

Address: 756 Chemin des Patriotes, Otterburn Park, Quebec J3H 1Z5
Tel: 514-937-6171 ext.232
Website: www.fondationpapillon.ca

YM-YWHA Snowdon/YCC Tikvah Family Group

This four-day camping program is for children with developmental disorders and learning disabilities and his/her entire family. The family is paired with a camp staff member. The Y Country Camp is located in the Laurentians.

Address: Ben Weider JCC 5400 Westbury avenue, Montreal, QC H3W 2W8
Tel: 514-737-6551 #237
Website: www.ymywha.com/inclusion

Respite Care

AJIS - Maison de répit «Les Amis d'Hugo»

Address: 1005, rue Verchères Saint-Félicien, Quebec G8K 2Z5
Tel: 418- 613-0901
Website: Facebook

Amis (Les) de l’Est (day camp offered)

Intellectual or physical impairment.

Address: 12230 6e Avenue, Montréal, Quebec H1E 1S2
Tel: 514-648-0254
Email: lesamisdelest@qc.aira.com
Website: www.lesamisdelest.com/

Association de la Rive-Sud Pour La Déficience Intellectuelle

(See Section 9: Supporting organizations)

Bartimaeus Inc. (See Section 3.1: Counselling / Evaluation / Therapy)

Butters Foundation Respite Home

A farm in Rougemont Quebec which includes respite and ways of integrating disabled adults into the workforce.

Address: 127, rue Principal #105, Cowansville, QC, J2K 1J3
Tel: 450-263-4123
Website: www.buttersfoundation.ca/a-place-to-work-in-the-country/

Camp Kodiak

Integrated camp for children and teens with and without learning disabilities, ADHD and high-functioning autism.

Address: 200 Kodiak Road, McKellar, Ontario, P0G 1C0
Tel: 905-569-7595 / 877-569-7595 (Toll Free)
Email: info@campkodiak.com
Website: www.campkodiak.com

Camp Ramah

Jewish children ages 12-21 with special needs.

Address: 100 Elder Street, Toronto, Ontario M3H 5G7 (Head Office)
1104 Fish Hatchery Road, Utterson, Ontario, P0B 1M0 (camp address)
Tel: 416-789-2193
Email: info@campramah.com
Website: www.campramah.com/tikvah/

Centre de répit Dépannage Aux Quatre Poches (day camp offered)

Ages 3-21. Intellectual difficulties and Autism (French).

Address: 560 chemin Du Lac, Boucherville, Quebec J4B 6X3
Tel: 450-641-1255
Email: coordo@centrequatrepoches.org
Website: www.infosvp.ca/organisme/centre-de-repit-depannage-aux-quatre-poches/

Centre de répit Philou

Non-profit, for children up to 5 years old with physical disabilities. Welcomes stays from one day to three weeks at a time.

Address: 2450 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3T 1B1
Tel: 514-739-4861
Website: www.centrephilou.com/

Centre François-Michelle (See Section 9: Supporting Organizations)

Centre Marcelle et Jean Coutu - Laval

All types of impairments, including autism.

Tel: 450-624-9922
Website: www.lepilier.org/en/les-services/le-centre-marcelle-et-jean-coutu/

CENTRE REHABILITATION MARIE-ENFANT OF THE UHC SAINTE-JUSTINE (SEE SECTION 8: REHABILITATION, ADAPTATION, SOCIAL INTEGRATION)

CHILDREN’S JOY (SEE SECTION 4.8: OTHER RECREATIONAL THERAPIES AND ACTIVITIES) LA JOIE DES ENFANTS

Common Ground Center/ Camp Kaleidoscope

For families with children with autism.

Address: 473 Tatro Road Starksboro, Vermont 05487
Tel: 800-453-2592
Email: info@cgcvt.org
Website: www.cgcvt.org

Eleanor Côté Home (West Montréal Readaptation Centre - CROM)

Under the Taylor - Birks Foundation

Address: Taylor-Birks Foundation, 2475 St. Patrick Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3K 1B3
Tel: 514-363-8726
Website: www.taylor-birksfoundation.ca/

Emergo Respite Services

For people with autism aged 4 – 77. French and English.

Address: 1862, rue Jolicoeur, Montréal, Québec H4E 1X2
Tel: 514-931-2882
Email: info@repitemergo.com
Website: www.servicesderepitemergo.com/

Friendship Circle (See Section 4.8: Other Recreational Therapies and Activities)

laccompagnateur.org (See Section 9: Supporting Organizations)

La Maison du Chat Botté Bellerose

See Section 10.2, Day Camps

La maison de répit la Ressource

Non-profit managed by the parents of intellectually disabled children.

Address: 9281,14e avenue Montréal, Québec H1X 3N4 
Tel: 514-814-6552
Website: www.repitlaressource.org

La maison Répit-Oasis (South West Region)

Non-profit, offers respite to intellectual disabled persons.

Address: 1960, rue Cardinal Montreal, Quebec H4E 1N5
Tel: 514-379-4144
Website: https://www.maisonrepitoasis.com/

La Maisonnette Montreal (ATEDM)

Under Autisme Montreal, this resource welcomes people of all ages with autism and intellectual difficulties. They work in French and English.

Address: 4450 Saint Hubert Street. #320, Montreal, QC H2J 2W9
Tel: 514-524-6114
Email: accueil@autisme-montreal.com
Website: www.autisme-montreal.com/

Les Répits de Gaby (See Section 2: Specifically ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome and PDD)

MONTREAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED (AMDI) ASSOCIATION DE MONTREAL POUR LA DEFICIENCE INTELLECTUELLE (AMDI) (SEE SECTION 9: RESOURCES FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS AND TEACHERS)

Prolongement à la famille de Montréal

For adolescents 14 and up. For persons with intellectual and physical disabilities.

Address: 1691 Pie-IX Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H1V 2C3
Tel: 514-504-7989
Email: info@upfm.ca
Website: www.upfm.ca

Répit-Ressource de l’Est de Montréal

Intellectual impairment with or without motor impairments.

Address: Day respite (Saturdays and Sundays only) 7707, rue Hochelaga, bureau 100 Montréal, Québec H1L 2K4
Tel: 514-353-1479
Email: info@repit-ressource.com
Website: www.repit-ressource.com/

Répit une heure pour moi (East Montreal only)

Respite services provided for a few hours during the day. Children with mental health problems, Tourette’s syndrome.

Address: 750 16e Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1B 3M7  
Tel: 514-640-6030

Email: info@uneheurepourmoi.com
Website: https://www.portailrepit.com/en/organisme/repit-une-heure-pour-moi

Residence and Auberge Papillon

Physical impairment and multiple disabilities..

Tel: 514-937-6171, extension 227 or 214 / 1 877 937-6171 (toll-free)
Email: residence@enfantshandicapes.com
Website: www.enfantshandicapes.com

Service de Garde les Apprentis

See Section 10.2: Day Camps

Solidarité de parents de personnes handicapées

Respite services provided for a few hours during the day. All types of impairment

Address: 5199 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal, Quebec H1T 3X3
Tel: 514-254-6067
Email: info@spph.net
Website: www.spph.net/en/home/

The Centre of Dreams and Hopes (respite offered)

Therapeutic, recreational activities for children with special needs.

Address: 12550 Boulevard Lacordaire, Montréal-Nord, Quebec H1G 4L8,
Tel: 514-327-6667
Email: admincdh@centreofdreamsandhopes.org
Website: www.centreofdreamsandhopes.org