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

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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.


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.


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.


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

Community Member Focus Groups EAF Project

          Employment Access Framework: FOCUS GROUP Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Members The Employment Access Framework project invites you to participate in a focus group to share your experiences throughout your education and...

BRCCED welcomes new CEO: Monte Hardy

Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) has a new Chief Executive Officer. His name is Monte Hardy, who is culturally Deaf. He comes from a family who serve people in many different capacities. His Deaf parents, Jim and Paula Hardy, worked as...

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources in ASL & LSQ

Disclaimer: The following online resources are to be treated as guidelines only. They do not necessarily reflect the laws, regulations, or policies of Canada, Ontario, or The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf. ​​​​CDC’s YouTube channel presenting...