Discovery Healthcare Camp Policies


Western respects your privacy. The personal information collected on this form is collected under the authority of the University of Western Ontario Act, 1982, as amended, and is used for the purpose of research and evaluation. Please note that no information about you, including your email address, will be disclosed to external third-party organizations without your consent. Your name and contact information can be removed from our database at any time by contacting the Office of Distributed Education by telephone, fax, email or by regular mail.

Please direct questions about this collection, use or disclosure of personal information to Kelly Peters, Discovery Healthcare Coordinator, Distributed Education, by telephone 519-661-2111, extension 22101 or email


Discovery Healthcare is dedicated to fostering a safe and welcoming environment that is committed to celebrating all differences among our participants. In order to provide a respectful and inclusive environment, Discovery Healthcare has implemented a Code of Conduct to ensure the well-being of each participant.

As participants at Discovery Healthcare, you have the right to feel safe and supported by your fellow participants and program staff. You have the right to be treated with respect, and in return, you must treat others with respect. To help ensure all fellow participants are treated with dignity, all participants must follow the Code of Conduct.


  • Follow the camp rules and directions of program staff
  • Participants must show respect for themselves, fellow participants, program staff, and community members. Bullying will NOT be tolerated.
  • Use respectful language (for example, no swearing, racial or offensive comments)
  • Take responsibility for your actions, words and belongings
  • Remain with their group and counsellors when at public and community facilities
  • Talk to a counsellor if they feel unsafe in any way


  • Threaten or intimidate another person
  • Cause injury of any sort or encourage others to inflict harm to any other participant or program staff
  • Trespass, steal, vandalize or cause damage of any sort to the program equipment, community facilities or other participant’s belongings
  • Use foul, abusive or inappropriate language


A 20% non-refundable administration fee is applied to all cancellations made up to 10 business days prior to the participant's start date.

All cancellations must be submitted in writing at least 10 business days prior to the participant's start date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 10 business days prior to the participant's start date.