Youth Retreat – March Break 2019

The Youth Retreat is a 3 day 2 night experience for High School aged youth offered over March Break. The Retreat takes place at Geneva Park in Orillia and offers full days of programming that includes motivational guest speakers, creative and active workshops, a dance and the overnight experience.

-Overnight accommodation
-Meals (Wednesday Dinner-Friday Lunch) – All activities and workshops
-Guest speaker presentations
-Support at a 1:5 ratio
-SCS Retreat 2019 T-Shirt

Youth: $170.00
1:1 Support: $120.00

We are thrilled to offer each youth their very own SCS 2019 Retreat T-shirt, which includes this year’s Be Your Selfie logo. Please select your size on the registration and payment form of your registration package.

We’d like to thank Georgian College for their generosity as a donor for making this possible!

Georgian College Donor

Empower Simcoe makes every effort to provide supports that meet the needs of all individuals. The youth retreat offers a 1:5 ratio, if a 1:1 Support Worker is required for a youth to participate this must be arranged by the family.

In order for a family-employed Support Worker to accompany a youth to our program, that Support Worker must either:

  1. Submit a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening that has been completed within the last 90 days from the time of submission, or
  2. Must be a screened CHAP worker
    (Community Helper for Active Participation) through

Confirmation must be provided at the time of registration that the 1:1 support worker meets the above criteria

2019 Youth March Break Retreat

Criteria for Eligibility/Involvement:

The Youth Program is available to all high school aged youth.

How to Access Services/Service Request:

Services can be accessed by contacting the Youth Worker directly at 705-726-9082 ext. 2911 in Barrie or 705-327-5391 ext. 3266 in Orillia.

Funder/Relevant Acts:

Supervisor of Programs and Services
705-726-9082 ext. 2309

Manager of Programs and Services
705-726-9082 ext. 2239

Director of Programs and Services
705-726-9082 ext. 5281