Welcome to the new website of the

Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf!

Please take a look and see the services we have to offer.

The Bob Rumball Celebration of Excellence

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Venue: The Old Mill
Reception @ 6:30 | Dinner @ 7:00
Dress: Business Casual

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About our Founder

The late Reverend Robert Leslie “Bob” Rumball was a pastor and advocate for the Deaf and those with special needs. His legacy began in 1960, when he established the Ontario Camp of the Deaf; and in 1979, opened the Ontario Community Centre for the Deaf (now called the Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf).

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To provide a higher quality of life and build better futures for the Deaf and those with multiple challenges.

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Seniors' Services

Services tailored for Deaf seniors’ in the Southern Ontario region, ranging from “in your home” to “out in the community”.

Developmental Services

Improving Community connections for deaf and hard of hearing children and adults with Intellectual disabilities.

Mental Health

Mental health treatment for Deaf and hard of hearing children, youth, families and children of Deaf adults.

Education Services

Educational programs for Deaf and hearing children and adults that encourages active learning, creativity and shared experiences in a supportive environment.


An inclusive environment where a Deaf child can enjoy everything that a summer camp can offer, without any communication barriers.

About the Foundation

The Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf helps fund services, programs and activities that provide a higher quality of life and build a better future for the Deaf and those with multiple challenges.

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Rumball News

Deaf Awareness Day 2017

Canada’s Wonderland
When: Saturday, June 24th, 2017, Adults & children: $31.00 each (tax included) If interested!? Click here more details

ASL Adult Summer Immersion Camp

For the first time, the ASL Adult Immersion Summer Camp includes the Civic Holiday!!! Join us Saturday August 5 to Friday August 11, 2017

Wilderness Run 2017

Join us in our first annual Wilderness Run at the Camp of the Deaf on August 12 2017!

Upcoming Events

  1. Senior Deaf Camp

    June 29 - July 12
  2. ASL Camp – Early Bird Deadline

    June 29 - June 30
  3. Junior A Deaf Camp

    July 13 - July 21