Towhee Residential Summer Program

Record #: HAL0016
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2023
Last Full Update: 22 Jun 2023


Description (Service)

Towhee is a residential therapeutic program for children and adolescents with learning disabilities and co-occuring mental health concerns. Located in Haliburton, Ontario, the program provides an environment for making new friends, learning skills and experiencing success.

Service Details


Admin: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates: Camp: Jul, Aug

Areas Served Central Ontario - within driving distance to Toronto ; Applications are welcome from throughout the province within driving distance from Towhee and as long as families are willing to travel to Toronto for the interview and assessment group.
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 18 year(s)
  • Applicant must have a current psychological assessment that indicates the presence of a learning disability.
  • Children and adolescents who experience social, emotional, mental health & behavioural problems.
  • Suitability for the camp program will be reviewed on a case by case basis and the final decision rests with the Camp Towhee Director in consultation with the Clinical Team at CDI.

Parents/caregivers can apply online at:

Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees Program ; A limited number of subsidies are available for qualified families. Please call for more information.

Address and Location

Site Location Approx 4km past West Guilford on Hwy 118 East
Located In Community Haliburton
Address & Map
Camp Towhee
1393 Camp Towhee Rd
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0

Contact Information

Office Phone Summer: 705-457-2741 
Winter: 416-603-1827 ext 5230
Primary Contact Harry Wenban, Camp Director; Phone: 416-603-1827 ext 5230; Email:
Mailing Address 46 St Clair Gdns 
Toronto, ON M6E 3V4