Because of you, we have some amazing stories to tell about our
children, youth, adults and their families and how they’ve championed.

Easter Seals Lasts a Lifetime

Easter Seals Lasts a Lifetime

“Camp helped me gain confidence and become more comfortable and open about my disability.” We hear this often from Easter Seals campers. We hear that campers became more independent, learned new skills, and celebrated their abilities. For Heather it meant feeling prepared to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, it meant being confident and open to new opportunities for growth and experience, and it led her to a career she is passionate about.

How a passion for helping others started at Easter Seals Camp

How a passion for helping others started at Easter Seals Camp

Weighing only two pounds, ten ounces, Marco was born three months premature in 1985. He was soon diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and began his early childhood defined by his wheelchair. Then Marco attended Easter Seals Camp. Little did Marco know when he was greeted at Easter Seals Camp his experience here would set the path for his future.

Summer camp memories from Natasha

Summer camp memories from Natasha

“When I think of camp, I think of a place where no matter what your physical appearance is – whether you are a first-time camper or have been going for numerous years or whether you have a minor disorder or have a disorder that makes it so you can’t control any of your body movements – the counselors, coordinators and the rest of the camp staff will do anything possible to make your week at camp enjoyable.

A home away from home for Hannah

A home away from home for Hannah

“I want to share with you my personal experience at Easter Seals House and how we came to stay. My […]

20 years as an Easter Seals camper

20 years as an Easter Seals camper

In 1997, Paul attended his first year at Easter Seals camp. He was six years old and eager to meet […]

Charlotte’s own pool party

Charlotte’s own pool party

Charlotte has a medical condition that requires her to lay horizontally at all times. But that doesn’t stop Easter Seals […]

A place of universal support

A place of universal support

10 year old Mia has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and when she was accepted into a specialized inpatient program at […]

Quality of life improves for Nathan at camp

Quality of life improves for Nathan at camp

“Our son Nathan is in a wheelchair and is pretty much dependent on others for his care. The first year […]

Battling cancer means traveling for treatment

Battling cancer means traveling for treatment

At the age of two, Dayton was diagnosed with Leukemia and spent three years coming to stay at Easter Seals […]

I’m not handicapped. I’m handicapable.

“Hi my name is Grace! I am 13 years old and I’m from Fernie, BC. I have a rare condition […]

Living away from home – Laura’s journey

More than 1,000 km from home and away from her older brothers, 5 and a half month old Emma lays […]

Giving back to the House I stayed at

“In the winter of 2012, I started to get aches in my stomach. I was tired all the time and […]

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