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Wendigo Lake Expeditions

Alternate Name ACHIEVE Programs ; OCR ; Project D.A.R.E. ; R.E.A.C.H. residential treatment ; SOLO Canada
Legal Name Wendigo Lake Expeditions Inc
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community South River
Address & Map
501 Forestry Rd
South River, ON P0A 1X0
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Intersection Dufferin St and Ottawa Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 2000 
South River, ON P0A 1X0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Residential treatment adventure therapy wilderness programs that specialize in working with male adolescents ages 13 to 18 with behavioral problems, mental health, poor grades, and substance abuse dependencies. 
Programs offered: 
* R.E.A.C.H. 'Stepping Stones': Residential treatment * two 4-bed programs: 8 beds 
* Project D.A.R.E.: Open custody therapeutic adventure * 10 beds 
*ACHIEVE: Customized therapeutic and professional development programs for agencies, schools, colleges and universities. Program length varies, coed and single gender 
* SOLO Canada: Wilderness Emergency Medicine certifications
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * program delivery Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
The program is designed for male youth aged 13-18 who present a range of behaviours which threaten family permanency or their development to healthy adulthood.
Application * R.E.A.C.H.: Referrals for residential treatment may be made by the parent or agency which has authority to approve placement and payment of the per diem rate 
* Project D.A.R.E: Referrals must originate from Probation Officers 
* ACHIEVE programs: May be contracted by any individual or organization 
* SOLO Canada: Individual enrollment and contracted group enrollment
Languages English
Fees Program - Project DARE: Funded, no client cost * ACHIEVE: Contracted services * SOLO Canada: Fees based on course offered. * R.E.A.C.H.: Ministry-approved Per diem rate applies
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Adolescents ~ At Risk Youth ; Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres ~ Young Offenders ; Wilderness Therapy Programs ~ Adolescents ~ At Risk Youth
Waiting List Variable
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-386-2376 ext 218, Project D.A.R.E. * ext 217, ACHIEVE * ext 223, SOLO Canada * REACH residential treatment 705-386-2376 ext 201
Fax 705-386-2345
Social Media Facebook
Primary Executive Stephen Glass, Executive Director; Phone: 705-386-2376 ext 221
Alternate Executive Jeremie Carreau, Deputy Director, Supervisor of ACHIEVE; Email:
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes * by the the Ontario Camping Association * Accredited Member of the Association of Experiential Education * Licensed by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services

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