Wilderness Discovery Handi-Capable Inc

Site: Wilderness Discovery Centre

Service: Mobility Accessible Camping Experiences

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides an integrated outdoor camping experience for individuals with a disability and their family and friends to enjoy "Barrier Free Wilderness"
Description (Service) Provides an integrated, barrier-free outdoor camping experience for individuals with a disability and their family and friends 
  • Offers fully accessible rooms and cabins on Lake Shebandowan with tested turning radius' and clearance space for campers with manual or power-driven devices such as wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs 
  • Cabins vary, but have all-access amenities that include: 
    • Wheel-in shower 
    • Fully equipped kitchen (dishes, utensils, microwave, countertop stove, fridge) 
    • Linens (sheets/blankets/tea towels/towels) 
    • Barbecue and propane 
    • Wrap-around deck 
    • Air conditioning
  • Provides facilitated activities from 7:30 am-8 pm daily, supervised by the on-site manager or their designate; such as: 
    • Pontoon boating 
    • Swimming 
    • Fishing 
    • Boardwalk (Accessible ramp system) 
    • Picnic grounds 
    • Playground
  • Service animals are welcome
Hours Hours vary - call for information
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Individuals with a physical and/or developmental disability and their families
Application Reservations required, call for more information
Languages English
Fees Service ; Contact Terri at 807-343-0414 Ext 211 * Fee assistance available for low-income individuals and families ; assistance is provided by Wilderness Discovery and HAGI TV Bingo.
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-346-9722
E-Mail info@wdcentre.net
Website www.wildernessdiscovery.net
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn
Primary Contact Bob Hookham, President; Email: rhookham@wdcentre.net
Located In Community Shebandowan
Address 53 Barred Owl Rd W
Shebandowan, ON P0T 2T0
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Mailing Address 1100 Memorial Ave, Suite 134 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - Service