“I really thank the Mission’s donors . . . a lot!” —John

John thoroughly enjoyed being a businessman and was living a good, prosperous life until he became embroiled in a legal matter that consumed him for three long years. By the end, John was completely wiped out and just a shell of his former self. “I lost everything,” he says. He turned to The Scott Mission and found the help he … Read More

“Scott Mission Camp is a family!” —Christian

Christian first came to Scott Mission Camp when he was just seven years old. But even at such a young age, he knew he wanted to come back every year! “Everyone told me about the camp . . . how it’s so fun, how everyone is kind and loving, and how it’s all about Jesus. That had everything to do … Read More

“Thank you so much. We appreciate you!” —Alysia

Alysia could never have guessed what an incredible impact The Scott Mission would have in her life and that of her family. It all started when she began looking for daycare for her toddler. She found a spot available at the O’Connor Family Centre. “It’s a day care, but not JUST a daycare,” Alysia says. “I love that there’s a … Read More

“I really appreciate The Scott Mission and the donors!” —Maria

Maria’s first thought was, “No. I don’t want help. But like so many people in the greater Toronto area, her income was often stretched beyond her capacity to feed her family once the rent and utilities were paid. So she took the advice of her sister and walked through The Scott Mission’s doors . . The kindness of staff and … Read More

Meet Scott Mission Camp’s New Camp Director—Adam Brown!

Hello Friends and Campers! My name is Adam Brown and if we haven’t met yet, I hope we will soon! This will be my first summer serving as Camp Director to the 600 children and youth who will be blessed with the opportunity to spend a glorious, life-changing week at Scott Mission Camp. But I already know all the staff … Read More

Give the life-transforming gift of summer camp to at-risk children!

1. GIVE A GIFT! Share a generous gift today to help raise the $650,171 needed to meet the costs of maintaining the camp, and to provide everything boys and girls need to have the time of their lives. Your gift of $109 will send a child to camp for one day, and a generous $650 gift will provide a week … Read More

Mackenzie—Homesick No More!

“Mackenzie admits she was homesick when she first arrived at Scott Mission Camp, but those feelings soon faded and she had the time of her life. She says, “It’s a really good camp and I would love to go again!” Mackenzie’s big sister had been to Scott Mission Camp and given it rave reviews. So naturally, the 11-year-old eagerly followed … Read More

I’m so grateful for what God has done for me at camp!

“I’d never been out of the city before and I was like, ‘Whoa, the stars look so cool,’” says Jelani, remembering his first visit to Scott Mission Camp.” Jelani was in grade 8 when a social worker suggested that Scott Mission Camp would be a great place for him and his siblings to spend time over the summer. Upon arrival … Read More

Can compassion and generosity save lives? YES!

Doug was hungry and sick when he first came through the doors of The Scott Mission. So beaten down by life that alcohol was his only comfort. “I was completely alone, without hope, and miserable,” Doug recalls. “I could come to the Mission and get a meal and feel a little bit of hope, a sense of belonging.” Support from … Read More

Too many families are making impossible choices!

Like many families and individuals in the greater Toronto area, Darla’s* income each month covers the rent, but little else. Desperate to feed, clothe, and care for her children, she took the advice of a friend and visited The Scott Mission. “They’ve helped us with everything from groceries to Christmas gifts for the children,” Darla says. Darla and her family … Read More