Waupoos Foundation (The)

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Names
Alternate Name The Waupoos Foundation ; Waupoos Family Farm
Legal Name The Waupoos Foundation
Location & Accessibility
Site Location South of Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2050 Rideau Rd
Gloucester, ON K1X 1B1
 
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Intersection Bowesville Rd and Rideau Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Organization offering July & August summer vacation opportunities at a minimal cost * Weekend school year vacation opportunities are also available on select weekend dates during the rest of the year 
 
Hosts up to five families at a time providing refuge from the day-to-day challenges of poverty in the context of a recreational camp experience * activities include swimming, nature walks, bonfires, archery, arts and crafts and more * amenities include a detached cottage for each family, (one cottage is accessible for those with limited mobility), a community lodge for all-weather/all-season meals and activities, a petting zoo, an in-ground pool with lifeguard supervision (summer), and a farm management team 
 
Facilities available for group rentals of up to 75 people * large meeting space * full kitchen * chapel * walking trails * recreational grounds * facilities are not available for groups during the summer vacation program
Hours Irregular, email or call and leave message for more details
Meetings Board of Directors meet monthly * Annual General Meeting in June
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Québec - Western ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and under 
 
Low income families, with at least one child 16 years or younger * families with no other options for summer vacation
Application Application form is available online or by calling * first come first served basis
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - Varies on the length of the stay * weekend vacation during school year: $40-$70 per family * summer vacations (six nights): $75 per family
Service Categories Banquet Facilities ; Meeting Space ; Residential Camps ~ Families
Waiting List Yes, waiting list maintained in case of cancellations
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-822-2189
Fax 613-822-4526
E-Mail contact@waupoos.com
Website www.waupoos.com
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Cathy Philpott, Office Administrator
Other Details
Established 1975
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119262145 RR0001 ; Private ; Foundation - The Ontario Trillium Foundation * Ottawa Community Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected annually.
Print Material Newsletter * Brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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