I really thank God for The Scott Mission . . .

Silvina & Daughter

The challenges facing a single mother are many. When we met Silvina, she was barely keeping food on the table and a roof over her family’s heads. Every day was a struggle to survive, which meant buying Christmas presents for her children was impossible . . . Silvina was working two jobs . . . and hanging on by a … Read More

In their own words—Scott Mission Camp Changes Young Lives!

A smiling camper swimming in the pool

“I love everything about SMC, and I can’t wait until next year! I know it will be great!” —Malcolm, camper “The week I spent at Scott Mission Camp was the best week of my life.” —Akilah, camper “SMC was a blast. I wish I could be there every day, I love it there and I learned a lot about God!” … Read More

Thank you for all you make possible when you support Scott Mission Camp

Camp Director, Miranda

If you’ve been blessed to attend Scott Mission Camp or taken a personal tour, then you know what a special and breathtakingly beautiful place it is-soaring trees, a sparkling pond, and rustic cabins that can make any child forget all about their favourite video game. And you also know that each of the more than 600 children and youth who … Read More

Without Scott Mission Camp, My Life Wouldn’t Be The Same!

Diego at Camp

Diego’s family hadn’t lived in Toronto very long when his mother signed him up to attend Scott Mission Camp for the first time. He admits he was a little anxious, as it was his first overnight camp…but it didn’t take long for Diego to realize that he was in an extraordinarily beautiful place, surrounded by warm and wonderful counsellors and … Read More

Scott Mission Camp – It’s Amazing!

Camper, Samantha

Samantha could see how much her big sister loved going to Scott Mission Camp, but that didn’t stop her from having serious doubts on her first day. “I didn’t know much about camp, and I was nervous,” she recalls. “But I met new friends. In our cabin that night, we talked and laughed and shared stories. We bonded and were … Read More

“I have never felt so loved”

A smiling woman in the toy store

Life was very difficult for Amy* and her children in their neighbourhood near The Scott Mission’s O’Connor Family Centre. Like many families in the area, her income is not enough to meet her family’s needs. But like any good neighbour, the O’Connor Family Centre reached out with the extra care that made it a little easier for Amy to give … Read More

Care Comes First

Indra with her two young boys

When we met Indra, she was gripped with fear. At the top of her list—feeding her children and keeping a roof over their heads on a strained budget. But Indra also had to find quality, affordable daycare and dreaded the thought of leaving her little ones with strangers. That all changed the day Indra walked into The Scott Mission’s O’Connor … Read More

Opening Hearts at Camp

Sisters, Weajue and Weadee, at Scott Mission Camp

When we first met twins Weajue and Weadee, they were shy and withdrawn. But from the first day of camp, the twins felt so welcomed by our counsellors that they opened their hearts to everything Scott Mission Camp offers, from canoeing to biking, and a great many opportunities to grow spiritually. “Before Scott Mission Camp, we were much quieter. Camp … Read More

A Warm Welcome

A smiling Korsah

Fleeing horrifying persecution in his homeland in Ghana, Korsah arrived in Toronto with no money, no friends, and no hope. His only possessions were the clothes he was wearing. Alone and afraid, Korsah was directed to The Scott Mission. Here, he received a warm welcome that included a good meal, safe shelter, and the tools to help him find work, … Read More