Shader Kids Camper Sponsorship
2008 – present: In partnership with Kilcoo Camp, Shader Kids has committed to sponsoring one individual to attend Kilcoo Camp, located in Minden, ON, each summer season.
2013 – present: In partnership with Camp Summit, Shader Kids has committed to sponsoring two campers to attend Camp Summit, located in Squamish, BC, each summer season.
Potential recipients are identified by the Camp Directors of each respective camp and applications are approved by the Shader Kids board. Individuals and their families who clearly value camp, have contributed to the camp experience and are deserving from a financial perspective are considered for our camper sponsorship. Preference is given to campers who plan to attend camp on an ongoing basis, and Shader Kids commits to sponsoring a selected camper annually for the entirety of their camper experience.
Tim Ross Memorial Award for Leadership in an Outdoor Environment
In partnership with Camp Chief Hector, YMCA, Shader Kids is proud to provide scholarships to two deserving staff members towards their post-secondary education.
Past Award Recipients
2014: Camille Godue-Couture and Anna Rae
2013: Thomas Smith and Hilary Mutch
2012: Mike Chernos and Garrett Charlton
2011: Ryley Dimmer and Paula Malecki
2010: Kate Marriott
2009: Kaitlin Jeffrey
2008: Paige Gaynor
Potential recipients are identified by the CCH Camp Director and approved by the Shader Kids board. Selection criteria include clear demonstration of leadership and professionalism as a camp staff member, strong positive contribution to campers’ experience and the overall camp community, and a desire to continue to develop leadership skills in an outdoor or other environment in a professional capacity.