Camp Windamere Disable clients

Assist disabled persons that fall between the gaps to integrate into programs in a unique camp setng

How will the funding be spent?

To facilitate the camp site, to provide staff 24 hrs per day for either 3 , 5, or 7 day camps. All food and drinks need to be provided as does 24 hrs duty of care. $250- per person per camp.
Maintenance of the camp site and adjacent hall also will need to be maintained whilst providing the 24 hrs per day programs meeting the objectives.
Transport to and from the camp to community facilities, both recreational and vocational will need to be provided. Incidentals such as first-aid will be consider

How will the project be delivered?

Camp Windamere will provide a series of outdoor, camp-like structures where disabled persons will be able to build upon a variety of learning situations during the week through relevant courses on offer.
Courses are offered to grow and help connect life styles to community recreational/vocational opportunities. School to community/work opportunity by utilising community recreational and work facilities, thus building greater independence and a sense of belonging to our community.

How many people will directly benefit from this project?

Upto 20 clients per week for 2 or 5 or 7 day and overnight camps

How will you measure the impact of this project?

Regular assessments and improvements monitored to ensure all clients are maintaining their independence and involvement with building their character and belonging to the organisation

How will the project fit this year's theme of ‘Connect, Grow, Build, Belong’?

Camp Windamere will provide a series of outdoor camp like structures where disabled persons will be able to build upon a variety of learning situations during the so as to enable them through relevant courses on offer. Courses are offered to grow and help connect lifestyles to community recreational/vocational opportunities. To transitionalise by utilisation of community leisure recreational facilities thus building greater independence and a sense of belonging to our community.

Organisation details

Organisation Name

The Friends of Windamere Inc

What does this organisation do?

We support Windamere Park (a service provider for young adults with special needs) with funding for their clients to maintain independence and assist with their transition from school to community.

Comments

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Dana Van Pelt

26 May 2017

The camps will offer many people with disabilities the opportunities to explore nature and learn a variety of skills. It will also provide many families some much needed respite.

Project Owner

Jeff Coley

20 Apr 2017

Many young adults with disabilities are missing out on transitioning from school to day option programs and these camps will go a long way to improving this situation. I believe this to be a very worthy cause.