Camp Moomba

Camp Moomba is a peer support and education program for youth living with, and affected by, HIV in British Columbia!

Camp Moomba came to YouthCO in 2015, after 18 years of operating under the Moomba Society and the Western Canadian Pediatric AIDS Society. is a program for youth from 6 to 17 years old who are living with HIV, or who have a family member living with HIV. Moomba was first hosted by the  in 1998. This organization evolved into the Moomba Society, which has now integrated with YouthCO.

The Moomba community is fostered through a summer and winter camp program, which is led by committed volunteers who have aged out of camp programs. At Moomba, youth get to benefit from a supportive community that is responsive to the ways HIV impacts campers lives. Our programming is a blend of traditional outdoor camp activities like high ropes, swimming, and canoeing, fun traditions, and HIV-specific peer education and support.

For programs for youth who are 18 and up, visit our page of opportunities for youth living with HIV

Details about upcoming camp programming can be found below!

  • Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 08:00 AM through August 05, 2016
    Camp Elphinstone

    Camp Moomba

    YouthCO is super excited to be hosting Camp Moomba 2016! This is the first year that YouthCO is offering Camp Moomba as part of our programs, and we are very grateful to be stewarding this wonderful program. This year, camp is taking place July 31 to August 5, 2016.  

    Looking to get ahold of us while we are at camp? Call us at 604-684-1701!

    Our camper numbers continue to fluctuate - if you'd like to see if there is a space for your camper, please get in touch by email at or call our office at 604-688-1441.

    See below for the packing list for camp!