Camp Gencheff is now offering a variety of programs that run year-round for both adults and children with intellectual and physical disabilities. Our programs and activities are highly structured and designed to suit the needs and abilities of each client. We aim for clients to acquire a sense of independence and achievement. The programs we offer are overnight weekend respites, adult day program, after-school program, children's summer day program and PD day program.
PLEASE NOTE: Clients MUST be registered a week in advance to the program.
Overnight weekend respites are offered twice a month (once for adults and once for children). Respites are provided to give each client a unique opportunity to socialize and bond with other clients. Respites give caregivers, parents and guardians a much-needed break. Programming for respites includes nature walks, outdoor gross motor games, talent shows, dances, arts and crafts, board games, scavenger hunts and much more! All meals are provided to clients. The cost for weekend overnight respite is $225.
The adult day program runs all-year-round on-site at Camp Gencheff. The program provides adults with intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunities to build skills and excel in their independence. Cooking classes, gardening, life skill and career building, and much more are offered. The cost per client is $100 per day. There is flexibility in picking which days the client wants to attend. Please bring a packed lunch.
The after-school program runs Monday-Friday until 6 pm for children with intellectual and physical disabilities. Busses from Stratford Elementary, Glen Stewart, Birchwood, and Charlottetown Rural drop students off after school to Camp Gencheff. Snacks are provided. This program offers a nourishing environment where children are supported in their educational, emotional, physical, and psychological development. The cost per client is $20 per day. There is flexibility in picking which days the client wants to attend.
The children's summer day program runs throughout the entire summer Monday to Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. This program gives children with intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunity to engage in various types of play with other children whilst exploring the unique features of Camp Gencheff's spacious property. Summer activities include swimming at the beach, canoeing, nature walks, riding bikes, gross motor games, dancing and much more! The cost per client is $50 per day. Please bring a packed lunch.
PD day camps run on scheduled professional development days as outlined by the Prince Edward Island Public School Board. On scheduled PD days the program runs from 8 am to 5 pm. The cost per client is $75 per day. Please bring a packed lunch.
To register for our programs, please email Elysia Hickox at or call 902-569-2669.
If you have a new client attending our programs, please fill out the application form and email it to