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The Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf
The Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf is a multi-purpose, multi-program facility that functions both as a community centre for the Deaf, and as a provider of services to the Deaf. The Centre operates a wide variety of programs, as well as offering a home for the activities and offices of Deaf groups and associations. Several of our programs are residential, with apartments on site, and so the Centre is also home to Deaf seniors and Deaf people with special needs.
ASL Silent Weekend Winter Retreat 2017  
A special winter weekend retreat for adults, minimum age 18.

The Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf
Parry Sound, Ontario

Friday, February 24 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
 
Registration Fee (ALL INCLUSIVE):
 
Early Bird                          Regular
   $150                                 $200
 
(The early bird special deadline is on Tuesday January 31, 2017)
 
The registration deadline is February 20, 2017
 
 

This winter retreat is a fabulous opportunity for adult signers of beginner and intermediate levels to participate in a total American Sign Language (ASL) environment. Deaf Instructors will make meal times, and outdoor & indoor activities an exciting and fun learning experience!!!

This camp is a fabulous opportunity for adult signers of beginner and intermediate levels to participate in a total ASL environment.

Talking is not permitted, as this is an ASL Retreat experience!
 
If you would like to volunteer for this retreat, please let me know. 

ABOUT THE CAMP
The Ontario Camp of the Deaf is located on 400 acres between two lakes, just south of Parry Sound; Home of Bobby Orr. You will enjoy learning in these picturesque and relaxing surroundings in a beautiful Winter season!

LODGING
We provide lodging in a dorm-style setting. You will need to provide your own bedding (i.e. sleeping bag or single sheet and blanket, pillow, towels and personal necessities).

SCHEDULE
Please arrive at the camp on Friday February 24 after 7:00 pm and before 8:45 pm. We would like campers to arrive while it is still daylight. You may pull up in front of the main building to unload and there will be someone there to direct you to the dorm and where to park your car. Check out is on Sunday February 26, between 2:00 to 3:00 pm.

The Ontario Camp of the Deaf is located ten miles south of Parry Sound, about a three hour drive from Toronto.

ACTIVITIES
Dress is very casual. You can enjoy many recreational indoor & outdoor activities including: games and much more…. Bring warm, waterproof clothing and boots. Come prepared! Endless hours of entertainment!!!
 
REASONS TO COME TO WINTER RETREAT:
* To learn / practice ASL
* Deaf teachers
* 2 day workshops on various topics
* Escape the City
* Quiet time
* No bugs
* Bonfires
* Smores
* New friends
* Old friends
* Star gazing
* Staff stories
* A place of learning
* Snowshoeing
* A peaceful hike
* Thrill of the Hill Toboggan Race
* Games
* Endless hours of entertainment!!
* The list goes on!

FEES:
In order to take advantage of our Early Bird Fee of $150. ****Save $50!!!**** The early bird special will end on Tuesday January 31, 2017. After that, our regular registration Fee which includes all your meals & accommodations.

Please mail in, or drop-off completed registration, with payment to BRCD, Attention Sign Language Services. Please make Cheque or money order payable to BRCD. You may pay by VISA/MASTERCARD. You may pay by cash in person at our front office Monday-Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM. You may fax in both sides of registration if paying by credit card to: 416-449-8881 Attn Lisa – Sign Language Services.

Questions? - Contact Lisa in Sign Language Services at BRCD
Tel: (416) 449-9651 X 137
Fax: (416) 449-8881
lfaria@bobrumball.org 

Mail your registration form along with your deposit/full payment to:

The Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf
Sign Language Services
2395 Bayview Avenue
North York, ON M2L 1A2



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