Welcome to Rainbow Programmes for Children

Our beloved Will Medeiros (1997 – 2017), will never be forgotten at Rainbow –
his spirit and his energy will live on forever and we are all grateful for everything he taught us.
We miss you, Captain Rainbow…

****NEW! NEW NEW NEW****

Find all the details about Rainbow’s 45th birthday party here, including how to buy tickets!

Pasta dinner + meet the counsellors of 2018 + an auction for the Will Medeiros Fund =
AMAZING evening!

Thanks to Canada Helps, if you cannot attend, you can still donate to the event right now!


(visit  how to apply for camp for all the links you will need)

Spots for campers needing support are full. Please contact the Administrator to discuss your options.

LIT Program
All 3 programs are currently full – waiting lists available

Teen Camp Program
July 2-6 (Full Support) – 1 spaces remaining – must send own support or use a SKIC worker
July 23 – 27 (Adapted LIT) – 1 spaces remaining – call to discuss support options
Aug 13 – 18 (Independent) – 5 spaces remaining – call to discuss support options

Children’s Camp
July 2-6:  25 spaces remaining including 3  spots for JK or SK
July 16-20: 7 spaces remaining
July 30-Aug 3:  11 spaces remaining including 2 spots for JK or SK
Aug 13-17: 6 spaces remaining including 3 spots for JK or SK

Dates and prices can be found for each program:
Children’s Camp
Teen Camp and LIT Program


Quick links:
Volunteer Overview and Volunteer Application
Daily Schedule
Swimming Program

Map and Parking


Rainbow Programmes for Children operates the summer recreation program, Rainbow Day Camp, summer fun for everyone!  This accredited, inclusive, not-for-profit, charitable organization has been providing quality summer programming since 1973.

Our programs include

  • Children’s Camp for 4-10 years of age.
  • Teen Camp Program for 12+ years of age.
  • LIT (Leader-in-Training) Program for 11-14 years of age.
  • Extended Camper Care
  • Volunteer Program for 15+ years of age
  • Inclusion Counsellors for Campers with Special Needs

Our full day, week-long sessions are for children and youth aged 4 – 21 years, of all abilities. Camp sessions operate during July and August on the University of Guelph campus.

Campers are involved in all kinds of activities including a DAILY SWIM, arts & crafts, music & singing, drama, active games, science, cooking, and a host of special events that coordinate with our theme weeks! Special Guests are invited to camp to entertain our campers each week and may include storytellers, musicians, magicians, and a host of others.