Reach Child and Youth Development Society has received a $20,000 grant from the Envision Financial Community Endowment to support its Summer Series 2022 camps.
The grant provided eight weeks of programming to children at the Reach Child Development Centre in Ladner.
Each week was filled with many active and creative activities differentiated to support a variety neurodiversities. Summer Series is designed to encourage connections in a structured but playful manner.
“I love how the camp workers are so engaging and keep the campers busy with group projects, crafts, cooking, outside activities, storytelling and so much more,” said parent Linda Wong. “I love that they are trying to get the campers to interact with each other, build social interaction that might be challenging for kids with extra needs.
First West Foundation said they are proud to provide grants through the Envision Financial Community Endowment.
Reach, in turn, says they are grateful for the support.
Reach also received grants in the amount of $20,025 for counselling provision and $10,000 in COVID-19 relief funding from Envision Financial in 2021/22.