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Camp presents an opportunity for children to learn new skills, meet new friends, and develop independence and self-confidence. Most of all, camp is just a whole lot of fun!
There are plenty of resources available for those parents sending their child to camp for the first time and for the veteran camp parent as well.
One such resource is Camp The Best Time of A Child’s Life!, an eBook written by CCA Executive Member Catherine Ross and produced by Our Kids Go To Camp. The eBook features sections on:
- the benefits of camp
- how to choose a camp
- how to register
- how to prepare your camper before camp
- what to expect once your child goes to camp
Download a free copy of a complete handbook for camp parents, Preparing For Camp on the Our Kids Go To Camp website.
We invite you to explore the CCA website for more resources.
In the coming months, a Statement of Entitlement (SoE) will be sent to all RDSP holders. This annual mail-out was implemented last year. The SoE provides important information about the amount of grants and bonds that an RDSP beneficiary is entitled to receive from the Government of Canada each year. Unused grant and bond entitlements from past years can be claimed as well (going back to 2008, the year that the RDSP became available). Grant and bond entitlements are based on the beneficiary’s family income, as determined through the Canada Child Tax Benefit or Income Tax Returns filed. Grant entitlements also depend on how much money is contributed to the RDSP.
To ensure receipt of the SoE, RDSP holders are encouraged to contact their financial institution as soon as possible, if their mailing address has changed.
General information about the RDSP, the grant and the bond continues to be available on our web site at www.disabilitysavings.gc.ca, or by calling 1 800 O-Canada (1 800-622-6232). TTY users may call 1-800-926-9105.