BrainWAVE Program

Fun and support for families on the journey with a pediatric brain tumour

If you are looking for a way to provide fun and support for your child and family as you face the journey with a pediatric brain tumour, consider joining BrainWAVE.

BrainWAVE is a support program for families with a child (19 years of age or younger) with a brain tumour. Through the program, BrainWAVE offers you and your child/teen the opportunity to connect with other families in a similar situation and to obtain much-needed support, information and education.

BrainWAVE operates in Lower Mainland British Columbia, Alberta (alternately between Calgary and Edmonton) and Southwestern Ontario.

Upcoming events:

BrainWAVE ON: Saturday, July 8, 2017, Blue Jays vs Houston Astros. RSVP Today!

BrainWAVE AB: Saturday, July 22, 2017, Skyline Luge, Calgary, AB. RSVP Today! 

BrainWAVE AB: Saturday, September 23, 2017, Edmonton Valley Zoo. Save the Date! 

BrainWAVE ON: Sunday, October 29, 2017, Elmhurst Inn Caregiver Paint Event. Save the Date!

BrainWAVE ON: Saturday, November 18, 2017, Toronto Science Centre. Save the Date!


More upcoming BrainWAVE events, with links to RSVP information, will be posted to this page when the details become available.
  

BrainWAVE in less than two minutes! Check out this video:

See pictures from past BrainWAVE events here

Several times a year, BrainWAVE families have the opportunity to meet and relax through fun activities such as trips to sports events, historical sites and other family attractions. These free events give all members of the immediate family a welcome break from treatments and doctors' visits.

All activities are planned and organized by volunteers on the BrainWAVE Committees. 

Thank you to the following organizations for your financial support of BrainWAVE!

RBC Foundation supports the BrainWAVE program  
  Edmonton Public Teacher's Association


Gamma Dynacare


 
Lutheran Social Services sponsor BrainWAVE Lutheran Social Services (London)

  

For more information about BrainWAVE or to register, please contact:

Tracey Jones
Programs & Services Director
tjones@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext 249

  

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