Wendigo Lake Expeditions Inc

Service: Project Dare

Contact Details
Office Phone 705-386-2376
Toll Free Phone 1-866-730-5328
Fax 705-386-2345
E-Mail info@wendigolake.com
Website www.wendigolake.com
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Stephen Glass, Executive Director; Phone: 705-386-2345 ext 221; Email: glasss@wendigolake.com
Alternate Contact Jeremie Carreau, Deputy Director; Phone: 705-386-2376 ext 217; Email: carreauj@wendigolake.com
Site Details
Areas Served Ontario
Located In Community South River
Address & Map
501 DARE Rd
Ballantyne Township, District of Nipissing, ON P0A 1X0
Intersection Ontario St and Ottawa Ave
Mailing Address c/o Wendigo Lake Expeditions 
PO Box 2000 
South River, ON P0A 1X0
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Residential treatment adventure therapy wilderness programs that specialize in working with male adolescents with behavioral problems, mental health, poor grades, and substance abuse dependencies.  
Programs offered:  
* R.E.A.C.H. 'Stepping Stones': Residential treatment - 8 beds  
* Project D.A.R.E.: Open custody therapeutic adventure - 10 beds  
* ACHIEVE: Customized therapeutic and professional development programs for agencies, schools, colleges and universities. Program length varies, coed and single gender.  
* SOLO Canada: Wilderness First Responder, Advanced and Standard First Aid and CPR certifications
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Application * R.E.A.C.H.: Referrals for residential treatment may be made by the parent or agency which has authority to approve placement and payment of the per diem rate.  
* Project D.A.R.E: Referrals must originate from Probation Officers.  
* ACHIEVE programs: May be contracted by any individual or organization.  
* SOLO Canada: Individual enrolment and contracted group enrolment.  
Referral information will be reviewed prior to an assessment interview between the youth and a member of the admissions team.
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Fees Program - Project DARE: Funded, no client cost * ACHIEVE: Contracted services * SOLO Canada: Fees based on course offered. * R.E.A.C.H.: Per diem rate applies
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Fees ; Project DARE 10 beds open custody funded by Ontario * REACH Stepping Stones Treatment Program - approved per diem* ACHIEVE programs - short term wilderness treatment programs and customized short term and community programs for group homes, schools, college and university groups provided based on negotiated fees
Service Categories Therapeutic Camps ~ At Risk Youth ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Young Offenders
Resources Program information is available upon request.