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CQE is not just an island.
It is a place where kids can just be kids.

 CQE is not just a cabin.
It is a place where kids make lifelong friendships.

CQE is not just a camp.
It is a place where kids learn to become leaders.

Please consider giving the gift of camp so more kids have a CQE experience to look forward to.

  • Send a kid to camp for a half day $55
  • Send a kid to camp for one day $110
  • Send a kid to camp for two days $220
  • Send a kid to camp for a one week session $800
  • Send a kid to camp for a two week session $1,500
  • Send a youth to a leadership program $2,500

Help improve our equipment and infrastructure so that campers can learn new skills and enhance their experience at camp:

  • Make a contribution towards the purchase of a canoe or kayak $250
  • Purchase a new canoe or kayak $2,000
  • Renovations needed in the main building $3,000

Leave a legacy at CQE or remember a loved one:

  • Sponsor a camper cabin $12,500 (naming recognition opportunity)
  • Get a group of friends together to make a meaningful gift that creates lasting memories and honors your CQE generation!

Other opportunities are available – please contact us.

Flexible giving options are available, such as pledge payments of up to 3 years or determining a level of support that works for you.

Please Contact Lindsay McDermott (Neale) at 519-667-3300 ext, 2268 or lmcdermott@ymcawo.ca for more information. 

CQE plays a big part in building healthy communities and providing camping experiences for youth, regardless of their background, beliefs or abilities.

Did you Know:

  • 1 in 4 children who attend CQE receive financial support.
  • In 2015, over 178 children and youth with financial barriers were provided with an opportunity to experience CQE.
  • Last year, the YMCA of Western Ontario provided over $3.3 million in financial assistance to its participants to access programs and services including CQE.





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