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Summerfest Camp benefits teen and his parents, dad says

October 20, 2016

By Deron Hamel Attending Summerfest Camp for the past four years has been a benefit to both 15-year-old Jack Moller and his parents, says Jack’s dad, Tim. For Jack, Summerfest Camp has been an opportunity to become more independent; for his parents, the two-week camp has provided a venue where they feel comfortable letting Jack…

Summerfest has increased camper’s self-confidence, introduced her to new passions

September 8, 2016

By Deron Hamel Since Laura Cunningham’s daughter, Sara, began attending Summerfest Camp eight years ago, she has gained a lot of self-confidence and has discovered two passions: archery and swimming. Sara is also planning to complete training so she can become a camp counsellor. Sara, now 15, attended Summerfest Camp for the first time when…

This year’s Summerfest Sail Away expected to be the largest yet

May 5, 2016

By Deron Hamel The third annual Summerfest Sail Away Cruise is expected be the event’s largest gathering yet, with organizers anticipating more than 75 people coming aboard to sail the coast of Lake Ontario on June 10. The cruise raises money each year to help send children living with epilepsy to Summerfest Camp if their…