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Great Leaders Make the Difference in Your City’s Summer Camps! Summer is a great time to have adventures and try new things. City of Ottawa offers a wide variety of affordable camps that foster creativity, curiosity, independence, sharing, cooperation, participation, responsibility, leadership, team work, and an active lifestyle! Our leaders are multi-talented and well trained, so parents can have confidence that their camper will have a rewarding experience. Our leaders have often been campers themselves and bring their unique expertise to the programs. Supervisors at all levels have been involved in camps and aquatic programs and know that safety is a big factor when programming for groups. All staff have been trained in first aid and CPR, emergency procedures, AODA and risk assessment. Happy parents report: ‘My son had another amazing year and thoroughly enjoyed his experience. He met friends, learned new ideas and skills; experienced a variety of activities and just plain old had a fun time. The team does a great job up there in creating an inclusive environment that allows all kids and all personalities to thrive.’ Register now at your local recreation and culture facility, by touchtone phone at 613580-2588 or online at ottawa.ca/summercamps. Our great leaders have specialized skills in sports, arts and adventure and offer age appropriate activities while making sure that everyone is included.

Win a week of Camp! Register before June 10

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By registering for summer camps before June 10, your registrations will automatically be part of a draw, where 50 lucky campers will win back their registered week of camp, with a value of up to $250. For details, visit ottawa.ca/summercamps

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The Tulip Festival was in full swing over the Mother’s Day weekend. Thousands of tourists descended on the city to see the many colourful blooms downtown and at Dow’s Lake.

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Program at-a-glance  free community-based program that is offered in a weekly 2.5 hour-long session over six consecutive weeks

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Registration: Ottawa Unit, Canadian Cancer Society, 613-723-1744 ext. 3621 When: Every Thursday for six weeks, starting September 12, 2013 Time: 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Kitchen/Boardroom - Maplesoft Survivorship Centre 1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, K1G 3Y9

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