In October 2007, Project Lost Youth Survival achieved official “non-profit
status”, with a mandate to develop and co-ordinate nature
survival-based camps for youth at risk, drug prevention, intervention,
Lost Youth Survival has access to a 340-acre wilderness property
located northeast of Bancroft, Ontario, which currently has one
rustic cabin that can accommodate up to 12 participants, and a staff
trailer. We will be developing the property further with additional
Lost Youth Survival is seeking intake partners in the non-profit
sector to work with to achieve similar goals of youth rehabilitation.
Lost Youth Survival is always in need of donations, including gear
and equipment e.g., camping gear, canoeing equipment, building supplies
for construction of camp bunkies and outhouses, etc., and monetary
donations for the development of the camps. Monetary sponsors will
help inner-city youth at risk /families who cannot afford to pay
for the programs. Sponsors can be corporate entities, foundations,
with Project Lost Youth Survival
Lost Youth Survival is looking to partner with the following non-profit
Project Lost Youth Survival will complete applications for corporate,
foundations, and provincial and federal fundings/grants, in partnership
with intake agencies
Survival School Inc.’s role:
WSC Survival School Inc. will provide staffing and the Kargus Lake
retreat property to Project Lost Youth Survival, bringing our expertise
and infrastructure for use with the programs where needed.
As part of Project Lost Youth Survival, Executive Director David
Arama brings over 30 years of experience in Outdoor Adventure Education
and Youth Wilderness Camps.
David is currently completing an MscEd (concentration of studies
in youth nature therapy), and Phd Ed (thesis to be on the development
of Project Lost Youth Survival).