Our mission is to promote strong mental health for children with social, emotional and learning challenges. We provide recreational experiences that build resilience, confidence, and a sense of belonging.
Organization & History
Established in 1993, Camp Kirk sits on 110 acres near the village of Kirkfield, Ontario.
The Friends of the Learning Disabled, Camp Kirk is a registered charitable corporation [#13655-2643-RR0001] which has an agreement with the Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation to use the property. We are solely responsible for the summer operation of the camp programme. Our property is owned and maintained by the Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation of District A-16.
The Children We Serve
Camp Kirk caters to children who could benefit from a small nurturing environment, non-competitive programming, and extra attention and care. The majority of our children have one of the following diagnoses:
- Learning Disabilities (LD)
- Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD-ADHD)
- High Functioning Autism
- Anxiety disorders