Project Acorn takes place at the Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre located at 1805 De Gaspé Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1K 0A4. The site is accessible by city buses.
Key features of our urban campsite
The Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre is a fully accessible space.
The site includes a cafeteria/auditorium for meals, presentations and recreational activities. There is also a games room with a ping-pong table, foosball and more. There is a lounge space and a resource centre with a wide-screen television, DVD movies, comfortable couches, a library, board games and musical instruments. The centre also has conference rooms for workshops and meetings.
In addition to all the indoor space, the site also hosts 2.6 acres of recreational space with basketball, volleyball and ball hockey courts. The outdoor space also has picnic tables and a courtyard with benches, tables and chairs!
During our stay at the Terry Fox Canadian Centre, the site is rented out only to Project Acorn volunteers and participants.