Deaf Camp 2024

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America Sign Language 2024 Spring Retreat

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Friday May 3rd, to Sunday May 5th, 2024
(2 Nights & 3 Days)

America Sign Language Immersion Summer Camp

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Sunday, August 4 to Saturday, August 10, 2024

More Information Will be Posted Soon

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OUR MISSION

To provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve.

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).

Deaf seniors activity in chapel in Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf

Seniors' Services

Services tailored for Deaf seniors’ in the Southern Ontario region, ranging from “in your home” to “out in the community”.
Developmental Services Deaf clients at an outdoor activity posing for picture.

Developmental Services

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

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

Deaf teacher teaching Deaf students

Education Services

Educational programs for Deaf and hearing children and adults that encourages active learning, creativity and shared experiences in a supportive environment.
Deaf kids having fun at the Bob Rumball Camp of the Deaf on a tube in the lake.

Camp

An inclusive environment where a Deaf child can enjoy everything that a summer camp can offer, without any communication barriers.
Deaf kids having fun at the Bob Rumball Camp of the Deaf on a tube in the lake.

B.R.H.D.

Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf is the only long term care home in Canada tailored for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, while also servicing the hearing community.

EarlyON

Free drop-in programs for families and children from birth to 6 years old.

Sign Language Services

Learn ASL here!

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 Summer Camp 2024

Deaf Summer Camp 2024

Attention Bob Rumball Camp Friends We are so excited for the upcoming camp season.  We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new registration site designed to make the registration process smoother and more convenient for families. The new site is designed to...

International Week Of Deaf People 2023

International Week Of Deaf People 2023

Monday September 18th to Sunday September 24th, marks the International Week of Deaf People, organized by the World Federation of the Deaf. Each day has a specific theme and focus. Learn more about each initiative here: https://wfdeaf.org/iwdeaf2023/

Monday Fall Arts Jam at Milton Day Program

Monday Fall Arts Jam at Milton Day Program

Our Fall Arts Jam program is running Mondays at the Milton Day Program. This is an enriching and therapeutic art program for Deaf and hard of hearing adults with developmental disabilities. The cost is $350 ($50 a session) which covers supplies and teaching costs. Please email Tiffany to register or with questions- tlinton@bobrumball.org.

Day Program Virtual Schedule for September & October

Day Program Virtual Schedule for September & October

Time 9:00 - 10:00Time 10:30 - 11:30Programs run from September 5 – November 3, 2023 (except for statutory holidays).All virtual programs are free at this time. Click here to see flyer in pdf Questions or to be added to...