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Cam’s Kids offers support for those with anxiety
Cam’s Kids offers support for those with anxiety
Last year the University of Guelph tragically lost four students due to mental health issues. The event received national media attention and the University was scrutinized for the resources available for students. Now in their second year in Guelph, Cam’s Kids — an Uxbridge based non-profit organization — hopes to promote awareness and resources to help youth struggling with anxiety.
Cam's Kids iPhone 7 Contest Reveal- October 25th!
Cam's Kids iPhone 7 Contest Reveal- October 25th!
At the beginning of September, in partnership with 12 universities and colleges, Cam’s Kids pamphlets were distributed to 22,000 students across Canada in their frosh kits. Students were encouraged to go to www.camskids.com and submit an anxiety/stress busting tip for a chance to win 1 of 3 iPhone 7’s. The contest ended on September 30th, 2017 and it is now time to draw the winners!!
UxCycle - Fun and Fantastic Event!
UxCycle - Fun and Fantastic Event!
On Sunday September 24th the inaugural launch of UxCycle, a fun, free, family event, to promote cycling within the Uxbridge community attracted several hundred participants. Cam's Kids was thrilled to have the opportunity to take part in this exciting day.
Cody Purtell- Fighting the "Good Fight"
Cody Purtell- Fighting the "Good Fight"
The 23-year-old Bancroft native, known professionally as The Constrictor, is now fighting the good fight on behalf of Cam’s Kids, promoting the mission and work of the foundation every chance he gets. With his fifth professional bout September 9 at Medicine Hat’s Canalta Centre to be aired live on The Fight Network, he sees a glorious opportunity to take that effort to a new level.
Brooke Jones "Hike 4 Health"
Brooke Jones "Hike 4 Health"
On Sunday June 25th Brooke Jones began her week long trek that she called “Hike 4 Health.” She travelled from Ontario to the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island in Pacific Rim National Park, where she began her solo-hike. Brooke hiked a total of 75 km in 6 days to raise awareness for mental health, and to be a reminder of the value of outdoor pursuits and the connection to mental well-being.
Great Success at 3rd Annual Cam's Kids Golf Tournament
Great Success at 3rd Annual Cam's Kids Golf Tournament
This past Saturday June 24th, 2017 many supporters gathered for the 3rd Annual Cam’s Kids Tournament at Wooden Sticks in Uxbridge. Golfers were greeted at registration by eager ambassadors and volunteers with a Cam’s Kids bag, hat, golf shirt and a custom made Cam’s Kids leather golf head cover.
Healthy Planet, Healthy Minds
Healthy Planet, Healthy Minds
Cam's Kids is super stoked to be participating in Sir Sandford Fleming College's Ecosystem Health Conference: Healthy Planet, Healthy Minds. The conference will explore our shared connections with the natural world, and in particular the restorative powers of nature to improve our mental health and well-being.
St. FX You're a Beauty!
St. FX You're a Beauty!
Cam’s Kids has officially become a society at St. Francis Xavier University. Since it’s ratification at the school, we’ve worked hard to make ourselves known on campus and to provide resources to students on how to manage their stress and anxiety levels.
That's a Wrap on Ponder This! Hockey 2017
That's a Wrap on Ponder This! Hockey 2017
The Cam's Kids Foundation expresses our heartfelt thank you to the many supporters for their contribution in making the 2nd Annual Ponder This! Hockey Tournament a great success.
Skate Away the Stigma
Skate Away the Stigma
It promises to be an awesome, positive day and is another great example of our Ambassadors all over Canada working towards supporting youth struggling with anxiety.
Sandy Hill Winter Classic a Success!
Sandy Hill Winter Classic a Success!
The Sandy Hill Winter Classic was held at the Sandy Hill Community Centre park on February 11, 2017. After some compilcations on the original event date due to weather, the rescheduled event was a great success.
Telfer 'Toasts to Success' with Cam's Kids
Telfer 'Toasts to Success' with Cam's Kids
The evening consisted of networking, an inspiring speaker, a 3-course meal, a gorgeous venue at the Canadian Museum of History, beer sampling courtesy of Beau’s Brewery and a silent auction. This capped a wonderful evening of awareness building around anxiety and Cam’s Kids within the student business community and Ottawa business community.
Cam's Kids Chocolate Heart Campaign
Cam's Kids Chocolate Heart Campaign
On the heels of our extremely successful Cam's Kids Candy Cane Campaign, Cam's Kids is so excited to announce: The 2017 Lindt Cam's Kids Chocolate Heart Campaign!
Cam's Kids Candy Cane Campaign
Cam's Kids Candy Cane Campaign
Cam's Kids Candy Cane Campaign coming to a campus or high school near you! This month watch for Cam's Kids Ambassadors handing out candy canes attached to a stress-busting tip.
Cam's Kids at Carleton Clubs and Societies Week
Cam's Kids at Carleton Clubs and Societies Week
We love to see our Ambassadors getting out and meeting with people who can benefit from resources or who might want to get involved! This is the basis of our vision of youth-helping-youth all across Canada.
ELLE Gala
ELLE Gala
This unique event recognizes the work of women entrepreneurs. ELLE – Excellence in Leadership, Legacy in Entrepreneurship – is an event that brings local and national women leaders to the University of Ottawa.
Cam's Kids Ottawa Ambassadors: Yoga in the Park
Cam's Kids Ottawa Ambassadors: Yoga in the Park
Come on out and support Cam's Kids Foundation which supports youth struggling with anxiety at our first annual Free Yoga event lead by our very own certified yogi Erin Harris!
Social Media - A Prescription for Loneliness
Social Media - A Prescription for Loneliness
“Likes” should not determine our worth and “retweets” should not show how witty or smart we are. Swap the emoji’s for emotions, and the “selfies” for self-regulation.
How We Began
How We Began
We, Cam's family, have founded Cam's Kids Foundation in honour of our beautiful son and brother. Our desire is to share some of the experience we have acquired, create awareness and empower others in managing and/or overcoming their anxiety.
The Lingering Impact of Tragedy
The Lingering Impact of Tragedy
To overcome her anxiety, Eyre started talking about her feelings. In time, the feelings began to ease. Now when she sees a gravel truck, she reminds herself that it is normal for them to be on the road. Tragedies happen, she says.
Coping with Anxiety
Coping with Anxiety
Click to see some a sample of strategies that can be effective in coping with anxiety
What is Anxiety?
What is Anxiety?
Click to find some basic facts about anxiety in Canada
Dodging stigma by starting discussions
Dodging stigma by starting discussions
Students at Sir William Mulock Secondary School participated in a dodge ball tournament on Friday March 4th 2016, in support of Cam’s Kids Foundation
UOttawa Students sell hats for Cam's Kids!
UOttawa Students sell hats for Cam's Kids!
With every hat they sold, they gave $5 to Cam's Kids and also included a Cam's Kids bookmark with their sale. They ended up selling over 200 hats and raising $1000 for Cam's Kids!
Logan R. shares her No Drink November experience
Logan R. shares her No Drink November experience
For one month, to honour the memory of friends that I have lost in accidents related to alcohol, I gave up drinking. It was the most rewarding and challenging month I think I have ever experienced.
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