Corvettes for Kids Roadtour Corvettes for Kids Roadtour

Who receives the money raised?

Money raised through the "Corvettes For Kids" Road Tour will be directed to children in need. Great care is taken in selecting what charity will receive the pledges to ensure that the majority of funds raised actually go to the children.

This year, the charity is Camp Oochigeas, based in Toronto, Ontario. Since 1984, Camp Oochigeas has been providing kids with cancer and kids affected by childhood cancer with a unique opportunity for growth through challenging, fun, enriching and magical experiences.  Every child deserves to experience the wonder of camp.  After all, enjoying the outdoors and having fun are two integral parts of being a child.  Last year over 680 children were able to take part in the Camp Oochigeas experience at no cost to their families because of the generosity of our donor and volunteer community.

Our campsite is a beautiful 400-acre property located on a private lake in the Muskoka region, near Parry Sound.  The natural beauty of Northern Ontario is the perfect backdrop for the nurturing experience of camp. Ooch remains the only residential camp in Ontario to offer IV chemotherapy and blood transfusions on site so even children in the intense phase of their cancer treatment can still experience camp.

Since the opening of our own site in 2004, Camp Oochigeas has expanded to offer year-round programs.  During summer residential camp, children challenge themselves to try new activities including archery, water sports, fishing, arts and crafts and a ropes course.  Fall and winter Weekends At Camp provide new adventures such as snowshoeing, pumpkin carving and another opportunity for campers to connect with their Ooch friends during the year.

In Toronto, there are multiple day programs all year round that give children who are unaccustomed to or unable to attend summer camp opportunities to participate.  We now have five In-Hospital Program Specialists who provide programming for in and out-patients on the 8th floor of SickKids Hospital seven days a week.  In addition, we have a play program run by volunteers four evenings a week for in-patients on the oncology floor. We are proud to say that every child diagnosed at SickKids Hospital has the opportunity to participate in an Ooch program.

You can visit the Camp Oochigeas web site at Corvettes For Kids Road Tour has participated with Camp Oochigeas in the development of their new camp site. Part of the funds raised have been donated towards a cabin for the campers. YES, there is a CFKRT cabin at the new camp based on our generous support. The balance of the funds raised will go towards sending kids to camp next summer.

It costs $3,500.00 to send each kid to the camp for 2 weeks. Let's send as many kids as we can.

Donate online using the Camp Oochigeas Online Pledge Form Donate online with the Camp Oochigeas Online Pledge Form

Camp Oochigeas