Get ready for summer with GNAG

GNAG gets grant for Integration Support Program

GNAG will receive grant funding from Canada Summer Jobs through Employment and Social Development Canada. We are extremely grateful for the support of the government and our federal MP, Yasir Naqvi. The funding, which we have received in the past, will again be used to integrate children and youth with special needs who require one-on-one or low-ratio support in our Summer Day Camps by hiring specialized staff. It has been an integral part of our Integration Support program, and we couldn’t be more excited to be able to continue to offer this vital service to the community. At GNAG, we believe all children of all abilities deserve to fully participate in the summer camp experience! If you have a child who may require special assistance or low-ratio support to have the best summer camp experience possible, we want to hear from you! Head to our website for details.

Interested in applying to be an Integration Support Worker this summer? Apply now! Send résumé and cover letter to Jason Irvine at

Financial assistance for GNAG programs

GNAG is committed to ensuring that its programs and services are available to everyone in our community. While we strive to make our programs affordable, sometimes families and individuals need financial assistance to help cover costs.

Where does the GNAG subsidy fund come from? The fund is drawn directly from GNAG’s Community Development Fund, raised through fundraising. We receive no funding from municipal, provincial or federal governments for our subsidy program. GNAG has three options to participate in our recreational programs for all ages, memberships (including fitness and pottery), day camps and childcare.

We understand the cost of living is rising, making it harder to justify registering for that program you have always wanted to try or signing up for a fitness membership. The cost of summer camps adds up. GNAG’s financial assistance program can help reduce fees so that you can enjoy a program without the financial strain. The application process is very easy and confidential. For further information, go to and click on JUMP TO – Financial Assistance.

Perennial Exchange

Gardeners great and small are welcome at the annual Perennial Exchange on May 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Come to this free community exchange! Are your day lilies getting crowded? Are your hostas overgrowing? Bring your extra plants and seeds to exchange, as well as your questions and ideas. Good compost is welcome too. If you don’t have anything to exchange this time, come anyway. There is always lots to share. Located on the Second Avenue exterior stairs of the Glebe Community Centre.

Natasha and Amelia having fun at GNAG!

Summer Camp 2022 –Youth Volunteer recruitment

To become a GNAG volunteer: This position requires a minimum one-week commitment, with the potential of more weeks, based on need and interest. This position is open to anyone entering Grade 9 to12 with an interest in working with children. Applicants must be 14 years old by December 2022. Preference will be given to graduates of GNAG’s Glebe Leadership program. Deadline for volunteer applications is May 18. Applications are available online at

Pro-Tip: In all cases, we advise applicants to inquire about positions and submit their documents themselves. You can also contact Katie Toogood at for more details.

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