MAD Camp 2024

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, together with the United Way, is excited to deliver our signature youth program, Music, Art, Dance and Drama (MAD) Camp.

For youth ages 12-17, this 2-week camp runs from Mon – Fri, 9 am- 4 pm, July 8th to August 30th, 2024. The sessions include:

  • Session 1: July 8 – 19, 2024 – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
  • Session 2: July 22 – August 2, 2024 – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
  • Session 3: August 5 – 16, 2024 – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
  • Session 4: August 19 – 30, 2024

This mental wellness-oriented camp is based on a holistic model and includes healthy snacks and lunches. Activities include (but aren’t limited to!):

  • Music – a full music room and staff who can teach you some basics
  • Art – create your own ‘Picasso’!
  • Dance – learn dance from an experienced instructor and choreograph a routine
  • Drama – learn skills in Acting, Improv, Scene work and more with a certified instructor
  • Field Trips – Forks, Parks, Walking Tours, etc.
  • Mental Health Education – learn about mood disorders, coping skills, and how to support mental wellness
  • Nutrition – learn about healthy eating and nutrition
  • Campers will showcase their newfound talent on the last day of camp in our Final Showcase Event!

At MAD Camp, campers develop friendships, support systems, and networks to help them navigate their mental well-being. Contact our Youth Program Coordinator with any questions.

PLEASE NOTE: MAD Camp is located at 83 Garry Street, the same building that houses Mood Disorders but in a different space.  

Additional instructions: If a session is full, please email youthprogram@moodmb.ca to be added to the waitlist. We will contact you if we can offer the session to the youth.

Drop-off instructions: To access the camp, there is a loading zone where you can drop off your child/children. When you enter the building, please find the set of elevators and go to the second floor. Go straight down and take a left to the end of the hallway and find the sign with our MDAM logo on it.

Download this handy map to help guide your way!


M.A.D. Camp Registration 2024

An enrollment form for the 2-week M.A.D. Camp for youth offered by MDAM.

Participant Details

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Your Background – Please answer the following questions so we can better prepare for the needs of all campers during M.A.D. Camp.

Parent/Guardian Signature:
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If you’d prefer to download a PDF of the registration form, please click on the link below.

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Check out this heartwarming story “Marching to the beat of their own drum,” involving youth and our M.A.D. Camp as told by our Funding Partner, the United Way of Winnipeg. April 21, 2023

IN PERSON

Mon - Fri, July 8th to August 30th, 2024

9am - 4pm

Facilitator: youthprogram@moodmb.ca