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What are Sibshops?
Sibshops acknowledges that being the brother or sister of a person with special needs is for some a good thing, for others a not-so-good thing, and for many somewhere in between. They reflect a belief that brothers and sisters have much to offer one another—if they are given a chance.

The Sibshop model mixes information and discussion activities with new games (designed to be unique, offbeat, and appealing to a wide ability range), cooking and art activities, and special guests.

Who can participate?
Sibs, of course! Sibshops of Ottawa is non-sectarian and open to all siblings of children with special needs from 7 to 13 years old.

Sibshops Dates:
Sibshops of Ottawa take place at the Dovercourt Recreation Centre, 411 Dovercourt Ave. from 10:00am -12:30pm, unless otherwise stated.
Please note that locations and dates are subject to change with notice.

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Sunday, December 6, 2015

Sibshops Cost:
- $20 per Sibshop (includes snacks)

From September 2015 to December 2015 we are having a Sibshops Fall Special on Sibshop Fees.
$12 per Sibshop (includes snacks)

- $110 for all 8 Sibshops (includes snacks)

Scholarships are available for families in need of them.*
No child will be refused due to lack of funds.

*To request a scholarship, please fill out the Sibshops Registration and indicate your desire to be considered for a scholarship by checking the appropriate box.

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Updates
the first Sibshops on april 19 was a blast!!!
 
The next Sibshop will take place on Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 10:00am - 12:30pm at the JYL, 192 Switzer Ave., Ottawa. join the fun and Sign-up today!!!
Scholarships are available for families in need. No child will be refused due to lack of funds.
Sibshops of Ottawa is currently looking for volunteer Facilitators!
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