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Camp Misquah Trivia Event

Date: Friday 25 November 2016
Location: Westboro Legion (downstairs) 389 Richmond Rd.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:30 p.m. Game begins
Format: Teams of up to 6 persons
100 questions (4 x 25)
Cost: $10 per person
Please note that it is a cash bar with no food service.
Prizes: 1st Prize 6 x $50.00 restaurant / bar gift certificates
Door prizes
Raffle
Registration: Groups are encouraged to pre-register for the event.
Send the following info to dougcody@hotmail.com
Team Name (optional)
Team Captain (name and contact info)
Team Members (names)
Questions? Contact dougcody@hotmail.com

Download the poster
Trivia Poster

Summer Schedule

Check out the calendar to see what each week’s program looks like.

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Join the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend and raise funds for Camp Misquah!

CamOttawa Race Weekendp Misquah is an official charity in the ScotiaBank Charity Challenge at Ottawa Race Weekend, May 28-29, 2016.

Participating runners can direct their pledges to Camp Misquah. Money raised will go directly to support the camp.

Details

  • Race options include, 5 kilometre, 10 kilometre, half marathon and marathon.
  • All Team Misquah runners will be provided with a camp shirt.
  • Every team member raising over $100 by May 1, 2016 will be entered in a draw for a prize donated by the Running Room.
  • Electronic tax receipts are issued for all donations over $10.

Join any of the weekend races or support Team Misquah runners at the following link http://www.runottawa.ca/races-and-events/tamarack-ottawa-race-weekend/weekend-information/scotiabank-charity-challenge/participating-charities/

Camp Misquah is an Official Charity for the Ottawa Race Weekend!

 
Dear Friends,
I am proud to let you know that Camp Misquah is an official charity in the ScotiaBank Charity Challenge at Ottawa  Race Weekend.   This means that on May 28th/29th, runners can participate in the various races (5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon) at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend while raising funds for Camp Misquah.  We have set a fund-raising target of $20,000.  All money raised go directly to support the camp programs and the awesome experiences we provide.    Ottawa Race WeekendPlease join on the weekend. It is an exciting time with over 45,000 runners in the events—be one of them and make it extra special by raising funds for Camp Misquah.

If you are running on Race Weekend, it is simple to register and then become Team Misquah Runner to raise funds for the camp.  All Team Misquah Runners will be provided with a Camp Shirt which can be worn at the Race.  In addition, every team member raising over $100 by May 1st will be put in a draw for a free pair of running shoes or a $35 Running Room gift card (more prizes may be added closer to the Race).  If you don’t want to run, you can always sponsor a runner or our team.  Electronic tax receipts are issued for all donations over $10.  The link below leads to both options:

2016 Camp Dates

Dates for the upcoming summer sessions:

  1. Active Adult Session July 7 – July 14
  2. Active Adult Session July 16 – July 23
  3. Young Adults Session (ages 18-29) July 25 – Aug 1 
  4. Kids Session (ages 17 & Under) Aug 3 – Aug 9
  5. Leisure Adult Session Aug 11 – Aug 18

Fee: $850 per session

If you require 1 on 1 support or have any questions, please contact Jon at campmisquah2015@gmail.com

Registration will be opening in the New Year.

Camp Misquah’s Fun Trivia Fundraiser 1511

Come out and join us for Camp Misquah’s Fun Trivia Fundraiser 1511!!

Date:
Friday, November 27th,  2015.
Time:
Registration and the Bar opens at 6:30 p.m., the game begins at 7:30 p.m.
Location:
The event will take place at the Westboro Legion 389 Richmond Rd. (downstairs).
Cost:
$10 per person

How It Works:Trivia-200

  • Teams of up to 6 persons
  • 100 questions (4 x 25)
  • Prizes for top 3 teams
  • Door prizes as well
  • No spectators

All proceeds of the fundraiser go to help support Camp Misquah.

Hope to see you there! 
Camp Misquah Team

If you have any questions about the event please contact Doug Cody at dougcody@hotmail.com.

Download a pdf of the poster for the Trivia Fundraiser.


To Register:
Fill out the form below and upon submission you will receive a conformation message in place of this form as well as an email of your registration.

 

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Camp Misquah 2015 was a great success!

We want to thank all of those who were able to take part.

We will again be back for 2016! Check back in the New Year for the updates and the Registration Dates.

See you in all in 2016!

Thank you.

Registration Is Filling Up Fast!

Registration spots are over half way full already. Try to register as soon as possible to ensure a spot.
Please see the registration page for links to the online registration and helpful instructions on completing tis process.
The session dates are as follows:
Session 1: Active Adults – July 14 – July 21
Session 2: Kids – July 23 – July 30
Session 3: Active Adults – August 2 – August 9
Session 4: Leisure Adults – August 11 – August 18
Sessions fill up fast so please register as early as possible to ensure you get the dates you would like.
Registration fee is $799 per session. If a client requires 1 on 1 support can you please contact the Director Jon at CampMisquah2015@gmail.com

2015 Online Registration Is Now Open!

The online registration for summer 2015 sessions is now open.
Please see the registration page for links to the online registration and helpful instructions on completing tis process.
The session dates are as follows:
Session 1: Active Adults – July 14 – July 21
Session 2: Kids – July 23 – July 30
Session 3: Active Adults – August 2 – August 9
Session 4: Leisure Adults – August 11 – August 18
Sessions fill up fast so please register as early as possible to ensure you get the dates you would like.

Happy Holidays

The Misquah Recreational Group wishes you and your loved ones a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

Moose with present

Misquah Spring Fling – June 8th – 8th Annual Lunch and Silent Auction

Dear Friend,

The Misquah Recreational Group is a non-profit organization that provides residential summer programs for children and adults with special needs.  Each summer our program provides a memorable vacation to a population that has access to few programs of our type.  Many of our clients are financially restricted so we make every effort to offer our programs at the lowest cost possible and provide financial subsidies where needed.  For this reason, fundraising is one of the biggest mandates of our volunteer Board of Directors.

We are excited to announce our Misquah Spring Fling8th Annual Lunch and Silent Auction to be held Sunday, June 8th  from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Lonestar Texas Grill near St. Laurent.  Our afternoon will include a buffet lunch, live music and a silent auction. As a member of our community, we’re asking for your help to make this event a success.

You can help in a number of ways:

  • A financial donation to the success of our event
  • Purchasing a ticket to attend our event (Adults $25.00 / Under 10 $15.00)
  • A donation of silent auction item(s)

Tax receipts will be provided where possible for donations given.  For more information on our organization, please check out our website at www.misquah.com.  For more information on our Spring Fling or to make a donation, feel free to contact me at 613-722-8859 or dougcody@hotmail.com.  Thank you in advance for your time and consideration!

Sincerely,

DOUG CODY
Fundraising Chair

 

The Grill Bank: What a beautiful day and what a great event!

The Grill BankThanks to our great friend Steph “the Grilling Gourmet” and his fellow chefs as well as students from Algonquin College, a lot of people enjoyed some great barbecue fare which included a number of interesting and tasty items one of which was called bacon wrapped bacon.  The event raised money for the camp and increased awareness of Camp Misquah in the community.

We would like to thank the following:

Billings Estate along with their helpful staff for hosting the event
Cadillac Rumble and our own Cory Ell for providing the music
CHEZ 106.1 and Ottawa Citizen writer Ron Eade for promoting the event

The following vendors or suppliers for being part of the event:
Premium Meats                                         Rochon Gardens
Eska Water                                                 Big Rig Beer
Signature Foods                                          Sarah J’s Cupcakes
Sass and Class Boutique                             Butterfly Sky Farms
La Bottega Nicastro                                    National Arts Centre
Major Craig’s Chutneys                               Capital Appliance and BBQ
Dolci Gluten Free                                       Dovercourt Rec Centre
Fatboy’s Southern Smokehouse                  Kanata Elk Ranch
The Pampered Chef                                    Café Latte Cino
Teamcook Royal Lepage Team Realty         Kettleman’s Bagles
Art Is In Bakery                                          Pho Chaud Soups
Kelley Matheson (Epicure Selections)         George Bowie Electrical
Carleton Mushroom Farms Ltd.                  Bagel Bagel
2dash3                                                       Wix and Wax
DOME Productions                                      inMotion Productions
Shannon and Shelby (the organizing team)
John B. and his security team
and, of course, the Camp Misquah volunteers and friends.

THANK YOU ALL                WHOOHOO!!!

The Grill Bank: Food Fun and Music

The Grill BankMark your calendar and head to Ottawa’s Billings Estate Museum on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2013 to be a part of the glitz and glamour of this exciting new Canadian TV series The Grill Bank in the making.

Enjoy host Chef Steph Legari’s sizzling, dazzling, tantalizing food on the grill and feel the cozy fuzziness of charitable giving as all the proceeds of this event will go directly to Camp Misquah, a camp dedicated to providing the best summer experience for mentally challenged youth and adults.

Steph is a big-hearted chef who has raised over $250,000 in charitable donations in his career and is hoping to continue his legacy of fundraising, this time for the benefit of Camp Misquah. Come be a part of this fun-filled community event and make a deposit to The Grill Bank!

The Date:        Sunday 29 September (from 11:00 – 5:00)
The Location:  Billings Estate in Ottawa
What’s Happening: Steph the Grilling Gourmet and Friends will be raising money for Camp Misquah

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Misquah Spring Fling

We are excited to announce our Misquah Spring Fling – 7th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction to be held Thursday, 7:00 pm, April 18th, 2013 at the Lonestar Texas Grill on St. Laurent.
Please note that tickets must be bought in advance, they are not available to be bought at the door.
Our evening will include dinner, live music and a silent auction. As a member of our community, we’re asking for your help to make this evening a success.You can help in a number of ways:
  • A financial donation to the success of our evening
  • Purchasing a ticket to attend our event
  • A donation of silent auction item(s)
Please contact roxy_gauthier@hotmail.com with any questions regarding this event. Thank you.

Thanks for your Support!
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Thank you to all Spring Fling attendees and supporters!

Thank you to all those who came out and supported the spring fling event. It was a record year for attendance and funds raised! We are excited about the upcoming camp season which is quickly approaching.

6th Annual Spring Fling – Dinner and Silent Auction

Lonestar LocationDear Friend,

The Misquah Recreational Group is a non-profit organization that provides residential summer programs for children and adults with special needs. Each summer our program provides a memorable vacation to a population that has access to few programs of our type. Many of our clients are very financially restricted so we make every effort to offer our programs at the lowest cost possible and provide financial subsidies where needed. For this reason, fundraising is one of the biggest mandates of our volunteer Board of Directors. (more…)

Newsletter 2012

Dear Misquah Friend,

Each Summer Camp Misquah provides a memorable vacation to a group that has access to few programs of our type. Many of our clients are very financially restricted so we make every effort to offer our programs at the lowest cost possible and provide financial subsidies where needed. For this reason, fundraising is one of the biggest mandates of our volunteer Board of Directors. (more…)

Mini Putt Tournament ’07

Date: June 16, 2007 (Rain Date: June 23, 2007)

Location: The Game, 3708 Navan Road (at Mer Bleue Road)

Timings:

  • 9:00 Registration
  • 9:30 Tee off (Shotgun)
  • 11:00 Lunch/Prizes

Fee: $10.00

Prizes:

  • Adult 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.
  • Youth 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.
    (12 and under and all Misquah campers)

Note: Only 108 tickets. If interested in attending, please order ahead.

Contact: Doug Cody, 613-722-8859

Newsletter 2007

Dear Friends of Camp Misquah and the Misquah Cottage Experience

With summer just around the corner, preparations are well underway for the 2007 programs. Camper registrations have been coming in and the Directors are now in the process of hiring staff. Thanks to generous donations and a successful year of fundraising, there is no increase in camper fees for 2007. We are looking forward to another memorable Misquah summer! (more…)

2nd Annual Silent Auction

Held at Marshy’s BBQ and Grill at Centrepointe on 23 March.
Good crowd. Good fun. Great success.
Thanks to Morgen and her team for their hard work.

Newsletter 2006

Dear Friends of Camp Misquah and the Misquah Cottage Experience,

We have come to the end of yet another camp season! As I have stated in the past, our mission is to provide a safe and fun summer holiday experience for individuals with special needs. With this in mind, we believe the 2006 season was a success for both Camp Misquah and The Misquah Cottage Experience as we were able to accommodate 223 campers! (more…)

Golf Tournament ’06

Held in July at the Metcalfe Golf Club and was hosted by the Majdel Balhis Social Club (MBSC), a community association representing a small village in Lebanon.

Summer Sizzler ’06

An event held in June at Marshy’s in the Scotia Bank Place. This event included dinner, live music and a silent auction.

Trivia Night and Silent Auction

24 March at the Russell House Hotel in Russell
Well attended. Flavoured popcorn. Another great success.
Thanks to camper Paula Hewitt and her mother for organizing the event.

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Camp sessions

Session dates for 2017:

  1 - Adults: July 7 - 14
  2 - Active Adults: July 16 - 23
  3 - Young Adults: July 25 - August 1         Ages 18-35
  4 - Kids: August 3 - 9
        Ages 8-18
  5 - Leisure Adults: August 11 - 18
 
  Fee: $850 per session
 
  If 1 on 1 support is required,
  can you please contact Dan Lafreniere
  via campmisquah2017@gmail.com

Register now!