Your kids will have fun being active at these summer camps

May 18, 2016 1 Comment »
Your kids will have fun being active at these summer camps

All across Canada, parents are asking each other, “what are your kids doing this summer?” Though some of you may have worked this all out while there were still Christmas lights up and snow pants hanging by the front door, many of us are still figuring out our summer plans. And it can be a daunting task, complete with spreadsheets, calendars, and cross-referencing work and vacation schedules. If you find yourself looking for camps to keep your little ones busy, fear not, we’ve done all the research for you. Below you will find options for great active camps in every province. You’re bound to find something to suit your child, timing, budget, and location. Just jump to your province to see what’s available in your area.

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Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan

Alberta

Calgary

Camp: Stryker Sports Camps
Info: Stryker Sports Volleyball and Basketball Camps focus on developing players’ game skills as well as fostering their personal growth as team players. Kids from Grades 1-10 will be led by an experienced coaching staff, while playing with other kids at their age level. Register for full days or half days (mornings or afternoons) and get ready for a striking change in your child’s game.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: University of Calgary – Dinos Sports Camps
Info: At the University of Calgary kids can learn new skills and improve old ones in a range of sports including football, soccer, hockey, volleyball, track and field, basketball, and swimming. Coaches include current and former U of C players and coaches. Carefully tailored to fit with each child’s age and ability, every camp has the goal of setting out a fun and safe environment for kids to learn and play.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Winsport Summer Camps
Info: This amazingly unique camp offers programs in hockey, ringette, mountain biking, and sport and adventure. Winsport Camps truly get your kids moving. Kids can choose camps which include ziplining, gymnastics, hiking, canoeing, mini golf, luge, and ski jumping. Half day, full day, and girls-only camps are offered for kids from 4 to 14.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Talisman Centre Summer Sports Camps
Info: Kids from 4 to 17 can take part in multi-sport or sport-specific camps in half-day or full-day sessions. Kids registered in multi-sport camps will participate in a variety of co-operative games and structured activities such as swimming and yoga. Sport-specific camps include water polo, badminton, swimming, rhythmic gymnastics, fencing, dicing, and synchronized swimming. Pre- and post-camp care are complimentary, and girl-only camps are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Mount Royal University Kids Summer Camps
Info: At MRU, kids can choose from active, creative and educational day camps. Multi-sport, golf, and outdoor adventure programs are available for all ages. Pre- and post-care are complimentary.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: AIM HIGH Youth Football Camps 
Info: Offering fundamental and progressive football training, kids aged 10-14 will learn it all in a camp that prides itself on competitive fun. All equipment will be provided, and kids will be encouraged through positive reinforcement and a focus on good sportsmanship, discipline and teamwork.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Edmonton

Camp: Basketball Camp at Kings University College
Info: If your child is looking to improve their shooting, passing, defense, offense and overall basketball understanding and skill level, Kings University College has a fantastic overnight basketball program for them. The program focuses not just on skills but on self-confidence development too.
Dates: Weekly offerings in July
Cost: $499

Camp: Sportball Summer Camps
Info: At various locations around Edmonton, kids refine, rehearse and repeat skills with plenty of creative exploration and fun. Camps are offered full-day, half-day, and there’s even a parent and child 1-1/2 hour camp. Campers range from 2- to 9-years-old. Visit the Sportball website to find the location nearest you.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: YMCA Day Camps
Info: YMCA Day Camps offer children and youth the opportunity to participate in fun and engaging activities. Camps are designed to spark their imagination,  as well as build confidence, independence and communication skills. Activities for kids 3 to 16 include swimming, cycling, dancing, learning circus skills, and going on scavenger hunts. There are various locations throughout the city.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by membership and program

Camp: Royal City Soccer Camp
Info: With full and half day programs available, the RCS camp is run in six convenient locations in Edmonton. Kids from 5 to 13 learn and develop soccer skills and team building and participate in swimming and other camp games.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $109: half-day | $169: full-day (includes a soccer ball, t-shirt and medal)

Camp: City of Edmonton Camps
Info: Kids 3 to 15 can participate in a wide variety of programs that will develop their love of the outdoors, provide them with opportunities to try new sports, and discover their creative side.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: University of Alberta Green and Gold Summer Camps
Info: With the goal of having kids exploring, engaging and ultimately excelling in sports, the U of A gives kids the opportunity to have fun while participating in a variety of sports. Kids from 3 to 14 can choose from a wide range of sport camps, participating in one in the morning, and a different one in the afternoon. Sport-specific components are consistent with the guidelines of each sport’s Long-Term Athlete Development framework.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

British Columbia

Prince George

Camp: YMCA Camp Kannanaq
Info: Camp Kannanaq offers school-aged children and teens an exciting summer camp experience that focuses on fun, adventure, learning, and creativity in a safe and cooperative environment. This youth day camp provides every child the opportunity to actively participate in the rustic outdoors during the day and sleep in the comforts of their own bed at night. Located at Nukko Lake, kids are transported daily to and from Prince George.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $197: 5-day week | $156: 4-day week

Kamloops

Camp: Thompson Rivers University Sports Camps
Info: At Thompson Rivers this summer, kids from 4 to 16 can participate in multi-sport, water sports, basketball, ball hockey, soccer, racquet sports, dodgeball, and adventure basics. Full and half day camps are available every week including daily camp pricing for long weekend camps. Girls-only and French language camps are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Surrey

Camp: Southridge Summer Camps
Info: For kids 4 to 17, this spirited K-12 independent school offers a diverse range of camps. Sports include basketball, rugby, soccer, and multi-sport. Other camps include dance, leadership, claymation, sculpture, and so much more. With so many campers returning year after year, Southridge clearly has a camp that is well-respected as a fun and engaging spot for kids!
Dates: Weekly offerings in July
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: City of Surrey Day Camps
Info: The City of Surrey is your summer day camp headquarters this year. With a variety of camps offered for children ages 3-18 years, and extended afternoon hours, these camps make having fun simple. Camp activities include swimming, skating, science experiements, cooking, video game deisgn, and more. Their Summer Day Camps Guide makes it eaasy to select the program that’s right for your child.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Vancouver

Camp: Richmond Olympic Oval Summer Sports Camps
Info: Kids from 4 to 18 can register for weekly camps in a wide variety of sports including rowing, baseball, climbing, baseball, power skating and more. This camp provides your child with a great opportunity to try a sport they’ve never experienced, develop athletic skills and have fun.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Grouse Mountain Summer Camps
Info: Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain offers camps your kids will remember for a lifetime. Kids from 5 to 12 will be inspired to play outdoors, make friends, enjoy unique experiences, and connect with nature. 12- to 14-year-olds have the opportunity to participate in Youth Venture, while 14- to 16-year-olds can participate in Counsellors in Training and Photography programs.
Dates: July – August (CiT offered in July, some camps have the option of 1 day registration, 5 days or any combination)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: University of British Columbia Summer Camps
Info: At UBC Summer Camps, you’ll find a large variety of camps for kids from 2 to 17 tailored to engage children at every level. Arts & Music, Adventure, Enrichment, and Sports & Recreation programs await every child this summer. Most camps are either a morning or an afternoon program and you can customize a full day by selecting the programs you prefer.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Escape Adventures
Info: Choose between Summer Adventure and Summer Bike camps in this outdoor enthusiast organization. Riders as young as 3 years old focus on building skills and confidence while older children can explore more extreme terrain. With a variety of North Shore activities available, your child will have no shortage of adventure at this camp. Girls-only option available.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Jump Gymastics Summer Camp
Info: Designed to spark confidence in their physical potential, Jump Camps offer children gymnastics, crafts, games, and park outings. Full day and half day camps are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $200: half-day | $320: full-day

Camp: YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Info: Whether your child chooses Overnight Camp or Day Camp, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver offers a range of experiences to create memories that will last a lifetime. Day Camps include golf instruction, mountain biking, outdoor adventure, leadership skills, and traditional summer camp. In traditional summer camp programs, campers ages 5-12 will enjoy activities like swimming, arts and crafts, sports, and games at over 15 different locations acorss the city.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Victoria

Camp: University of Victoria Summer Camps
Info: Kids from 5 to 18 will have an action-packed summer at Vikes Camps. A wide variety of camps are available for your choosing, including sport and recreation camps that provide high quality, fun, safe, and positive experiences for all.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Victoria City Rowing Club
Info: With two rows per day and a focus in sculling boats, the camp will be supplemented with games and activities to develop basic movements and flexibility. Kids from 12 to 17 will keep active and have fun learning about the basics of rowing.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $140 + GST (Introduction to Rowing) | $235 + GST (Youth Summer Camp)

Camp: Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence
Info: At PISE, kids from 3 to 18 will find a place that focuses on developing fundamental moving skills in multi-sport or sport-specific camps. PISE offers a broad range of sports including golf, tennis, basketball, volleyball, and conditioning.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Fernwood NRG Summer Camp
Info: Kids from kindergarten to Grade 5 will enjoy outdoor adventures, sports, arts and crafts, science experiments, theme Days, movies, and exploring the community garden and orchard. Out trips include beach days, Beacon Hill Park, Crystal Pool, cultural events around the city, and much more. Kids will experience a variety of activities each week that encourage skill building and healthy communication.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $185: 5-day week | $165: 4-day week | $30: drop-in cost per day (please register in advance for drop-in days)

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Camp: University of Manitoba – Mini U Programs
Info: In the Mini U Programs your kids can stay on-campus and experience a range of fun and diverse activities such as archery, racquetball, swimming, fencing, basketball … and the list goes on. Leadership opportunities are available for Mini, Junior and Senior campers alike.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Canlan Ice Sports
Info: Want your kids to stay cool this summer while being introduced to or developing new skills on the ice? Canlan offers programs from Hockey Tips for Tots (ages 3 to 6), to powerskating, puckhandling, shooting, hockey fundamentals, and goalie camps for kids from 6 to 16. Girls-only powerskating is available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Rising Star Academy of Arts
Info: If your child loves to sing, dance, or act, this is a wonderful place to develop their talents. Kids from 3 to 5 will enjoy themed half-day programs, while those 6 and up can participate in full days or evenings.
Dates: Weekly offerings in August (differs by program)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Monica’s Danz Gym
Info: Monica’s Danz Gym offers a highly creative, varied, and energetic dance program for student of all ages and levels. Full and half day camps are available, including acrobat programs for kids who love to dance, run, climb, and play!
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: River East Transcona Summer Camp
Info: RET Summer Camps are located at Salisbury Morse Place School which offers an air-conditioned gym for those crazy hot summer days. Children in Kindergarten to Grade 7 will participate in indoor and outdoor games, crafts, crazy science activities, and water games. Each week will have a great theme to keep all kids active and happy.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $149: 5 day week | $119: 4 day week, discount for siblings

Camp: TRP Academy – Martial Arts and Fitness Centre
Info: At Tae Ryong Park Academy, kids from ages 5 to 14 will love fun-filled days of martial arts training, indoor and outdoor activities like soccer and dodge ball, field trips, and barbeques.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $189 per week (discounts for multiple weeks)

New Brunswick

Fredricton

Camp: Second Nature Day Camps
Info: At Second Nature, the focus is on keeping kids off the couch and in nature. Kids from 6 to 15 can explore programs offered in Adventure Camps, Sailing School, Rock Climbing, Sea Kayaking, and XC Biking.
Dates: July – August (differs by program)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Kingswood Park Summer Camps
Info: Kingswood Summer Camps are full of fun indoor and outdoor activities for kids 5 to 12. Each week has a different theme, and to make life super-easy for parents, lunch and snacks are included. You can sign your kids up for a day, a week, or multiple weeks, as well as early drop off. A separate Golf Theme Week taught by a Canadaian PGA professional is available August 8-12.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Abony Family Tennis Centre
Info: At the Abony Tennis Centre, kids from 6 to 14 will enjoy full or half days of not just tennis, but a variety of sports and geocaching experiences, all while developing skills in teamwork, cooperation, and responsibility. Campers aged 4 and 5 use age-adapted equipment and the art of storytelling to learn tennis skills.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $99 per week ($79 for 4-day weeks): half-day | $215 ($179 for 4 day weeks): full-day

Camp: KidSing Performance School
Info: At the Charlotte Street Arts Centre, kids from 5 to 11 will sing, dance, and perform a new production each week. Themes will include Taylor Swift, Broadway Bound, Inside Out, and more. Children will meet new friends as they develop confidence, keep active, and have fun.
Dates: July – August
Cost:  $95: half-day | $165: full-day

Camp: University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds
Info: Kids from 5 to 17 will enjoy a great summer of multi-sport, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and swim. Half day and full day options are available for beginners and up. Enjoy the great facilities UNB has to offer.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Go Go Gymnastics
Info: Go-Go Gym is going to be offering week long half day and full day summer camps for kids 18 months to 11 years. The camps will be jam packed with bouncing, swinging, jumping, and springing. The gym is full of state of the art youth gymnastics equipment including high bars, uneven bars, balance beams, tumbling floors, obstacle courses, vaulting blocks, spring boards, and a bouncy castle.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program (also offered in Saint John)

Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s

Camp: The City of St. John’s Summer Camps
Info: The City of St. John’s will be running a variety of summer camps for children ages 6 to 12 and youth programs up to age 18 years. For kids 6 to 12, several locations in the city will offer half day and full day programs with a wide range of activities including arts, cooperative games, canoeing, archery, swimming, and more. Youth programs offer options for general interest, leisure, and physical activity.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Suncor Energy Fluvarium Summer Camps
Info: Get your kids into the beautiful outdoors of Newfoundland. At the Fluvarium your kids will enjoy swimming, hiking, fishing, and learning about the wilderness. Kids aged 6-9 (Grades 1-3) can enroll in Discovery Camp, and kids aged 9-11 (Grades 3-5) can register for Adventure Camp. Fluvarium will also be accepting Junior Counsellors who have finished Grades 7-12 (ages 13-17).
Dates: July – August
Cost: $186.45 per week (includes a camp t-shirt)

Camp: Techniplex
Info: Techniplex Summer Camp is a sport camp where all campers can learn new sport skills in a non-competitive environment. The focus is on having fun, learning new skills, and being active. Kids can expect to try a number of different sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, kickball, badminton, and many more. There will be instructional periods, as well as friendly games and a chance for kids to play with friends and have fun.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $135 per week

Camp: The Little Gym of St. John’s
Info: Watch your child’s physical and social confidence bloom this summer at The Little Gym. Camps are an action-packed, themed three hours of fun and gymnastics for children ages 3-8 years old. Available times are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9am-12pm, and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1pm-4pm. Families can schedule as many days or weeks as fit their schedule over the course of the summer.
Dates: July – September
Cost: $30 + tax

Camp: Alive Adventures Summer Camps
Info: Let your children come alive this summer at a wonderful camp located just 15 minutes west of St. John’s. Kids aged 6 to 11 can choose day or overnight camp, while those 12 to 14 can pick from three overnight camps. Activities include hiking, canoeing, singing, yoga, fishing, and teamwork games. With a 1:7 adult to child ratio, every camper will come away feeling a special sense of personal growth, friendship, and connection.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Nova Scotia

Antigonish

Camp: St. Francis Xavier University Summer Camps
Info: Kids 6 to 18 have their choice of football, soccer, basketball, hockey, soccer, and multi-sport.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Halifax

Camp: Mount Saint Vincent University Day Camps
Info: From athletic and recreational games in the gymnasium, to art activities and outdoor adventures around the MSVU campus, and weekly swim trips to the Canada Games Centre, kids in Grades 1 to 6 will have a fun-filled and active experience. Each week includes a fun camp theme.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $38 per day or $160 per week

Camp: Atlantic Cirque School of Circus Camps
Info: Circus fun awaits your kids at the Atlantique Cirque School where participants will learn everything from trampoline, juggling, stilts, human pyramids, floor acrobatics, hula hoops, and aerial apparatus like trapeze.
Dates: June – August (each week is age group specific)
Cost: $110 + tax: half-day for 5-6 year olds:  | $275 per + tax: full-day

Camp: City of Halifax Summer Camps
Info: For kids from 3 to 18, the city of Halifax has programs to interest everyone. Kids can register in half day, full day, or even for one session or a combination of sessions. Campers have access to many locations throughout the city and will have the chance to register in multi-sport camps, adventure camps, specialty camps, boating camps, and much, much more.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Dalhousie University Summer Camps
Info: Summer Camps at Dal offers over 40 options for ages 5 to 17. Your kids will have the opportunity to meet new friends, develop new skills, keep active, and have fun, while experiencing fencing, climbing, badminton, soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball, and so much more.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Saint Mary’s University – Junior Huskies Camp
Info: Kids from 4 to 18 will work with some of Canada’s top varsity athletes at Jr. Huskies summer camp. Half day camps are available for the youngest groups while full day camps are available for the older kids. SMU camps focus on developing multi and sport-specific skills while having fun. Sport-specific camps include football, basketball, hockey, soccer, and volleyball.
Dates: July – August (some camps are only offered in specific weeks)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts
Info: At the Ross Creek Centre, kids from 5 to 18 have the chance to spend days or overnights animating, dancing, creating, acting, designing, and making new friends. Each week features a different theme and is guaranteed to grow your child’s passion for the arts.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Canada Games Centre Day Camps
Info: We offer 24 unique sports specific and other active camps with a focus on fun activities, cross-training, special guest visits and/or field trips based on the camp’s theme. With trained Physical Literacy Specialists on-hand, all camps incorporate Sport For Life Basic & Fundamental Movement skills to help kids enjoy being active.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Members $160, non-members $180 – per week

Ontario

Campers in Ontario have so many great choices. The Ontario Camping Association (OCA) takes care of a lot of research for you. Member camps must adhere to the highest standards of safety, supervision, and quality programming. All OCA camps must comply with all relevant provincial and federal government legislation and often go beyond these standards. Guidelines cover all aspects of camp, including site, facility, health and safety, food service, water quality, program, transportation, management, and staff hiring and training. The OCA continually reviews and revises their standards and camps are visited for re-accreditation on a regular basis. See the OCA site for their list of accredited camps.

Burlington:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Keep your children active with a jam-packed week full of fun and fitness. Monkeynastix camp programs, for ages 4 to 12 years, include Monkeynastix lessons, sport development (soccer, basketball, etc.), team building games, and arts and crafts. Highly qualified instructors ensure plenty of individual camper attention and children will leave feeling happy, confident, and energized.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program (single days available, based on availability)

Milton:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Campers ages 4-8 years will enjoy a variety of activities including Monkeynastix lessons, sport development, and arts and crafts. Monkeynastix Milton camp programs take the fun and challenging fitness movement education program and extends it into a fun, active camp program focusing on physical literacy.
Cost: $125.00 + HST: half-day, full week |$225.00 + HST: full-day, full week | $50+ HST: single day
Location: St. Paul’s Church, 123 Main Street, Milton
Dates: August 22-26, August 29-September 2

NEW! Acton, Ontario Summer Camp: Unique summer camp experience on 1/4 acre property.
Cost: $110.00 + HST: half-day, full week | $199.00 + HST: full-day, full week
Dates: August 8-12

Vaughan:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at Michael Cranney Elementary School (155 Melville Ave, Maple), summer camp integrates Monkeynastix lessons into an exciting schedule with special guests attending weekly. Children ages 4-8 will enjoy arts and crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, and sport development in age and skill-appropriate groups.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $120.00 + HST: half-day, full week | $225.00 + HST: full-day, full week

Aurora:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex (135 Industrial Parkway North, Aurora), summer camp integrates Monkeynastix lessons into an exciting schedule with special guests attending weekly. Children ages 4-8 will enjoy arts and crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, and sport development in age and skill appropriate groups.
Dates: July 11th – 15th, July 18th – 22nd
Cost: Varies by program

Bradford:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at Bradford Memorial Arena (125 Simcoe Street, Bradford), summer camp integrates Monkeynastix lessons into an exciting schedule with special guests attending weekly. Children ages 4-8 will enjoy arts and crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, and sport development in age and skill appropriate groups.
Dates: July 25th – 29th, August 2nd – 5th
Cost: Varies by program

Kingston

Camp: Eco-Adventure Camp
Info: Located 35 minutes north of Kingston on Elbow Lake, Eco-Adventure Camp is a day camp for 10 to 14-year-olds who love the outdoors, are interested in biology, and enjoy activities like swimming, hiking and canoeing. Transportation is provided to and from Queen’s University Campus. For 15- to 18-year-olds, EAC offers a Leader In Training Program.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $240 per week ($195 for the 4-day week in August)

Camp: RKY Camp
Info: RKY Camp, founded by the Kingston Rotary, Kiwanis, and YMCA, has been providing fun and safe camp experiences for over 85 years. Situated on beautiful Eagle Lake, RKY offers week-long overnight camps for kids 7 to 11, two-week youth camps for kids 8 to 12, two-week senior camps for kids 13 to 15, and leadership training programs for kids 15 to 17. Campers can look forward to swimming, boating, hiking, and the arts.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program; financial assistance is available for all programs

Camp: Queens University Summer Camps
Info: There are so many options for kids at Q Summer Camps. From general sport and theme camps (who wouldn’t want to register for Super Hero Training Camp?) to sport specific camps, Q Camps have something to keep every child active and happy this summer.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Trillium Gymnastics Camp
Info: Children ages 4 to 12 will enjoy days filled with gymnastics, trampoline, games, arts and crafts, and outdoor adventures. Half day and full day camps, as well as before and after care, are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Kingston Tennis Club Summer Camps
Info: Campers from 5 to 14 years of age will develop new friendships and new skills while receiving tennis instruction from certified coaches. Half day and full day camp options are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $140 (members), $160 (non-members): half-day | $245 (members), $265 (non-members): full-day

London

Camp: Western Mustangs Summer Camp
Info: Western University is known for its success in athletics. Kids ages 4 to 18 can enjoy access to its recreational facilities and participate in an amazingly wide range of activities including fencing, geocaching (adventure running), hockey, rugby, leadership, dance, football, swim, softball, track and field, and so much more.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: City of London Summer Day Camps
Info: Through the City of London, Junior Camps are offered for kids from 4 to 6 years to improve self-esteem, motor skills, and social skills. For kids ages 5 to 12, camps will include daily physical activities, group games, and arts and crafts. Off-site trips include swimming at a life-guarded pool. For teens, activities include mini-golf, hiking, bowling, movies, and swimming.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: East Park Summer Camps
Info: At East Park, kids ages 5 to 10 can participate in Junior Fun Camp. The camp features an assortment of outdoor and indoor play, including games, crafts, rock climbing, and play at the waterpark splash pad. Kids ages 8 to 16 can register in introductory and intermediate golf and rock climbing programs, where they will learn the sport from certified instructors.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: John Hatch Sports Camps
Info: At John Hatch Sports Camps, the focus is on skills development and building confidence. For kids ages 5 to 10, Multi Sport Camp is available for half or full day and introduces kids to a variety of activities and sports including tennis, soccer, and basketball. For boys and girls ages 6 to 18, half day tennis lessons are available, while Basketball Sports Camp is also available for ages 10 to 14.
Dates: July – August (weeks vary depending on camp)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: London Gymnastics Academy
Info: Offering half day camps for kids 3 and older and full day programs for kids 5 and older, the LGA will keep your child busy with gymnastics, swimming, and themed activities. There are also three one-week sessions of Cheerleading Camp available for kids 5 and up. With over 10,000 square feet of space in which kids can move, your child is sure to stay busy and active.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program and week

Camp: Kids Learn and Play
Info: Kids Learn and Play offers Year Round Day Camps – Summer Day Camps, PA Day Camps, and March Break Camps. Kids are provided with non-competitive sports instruction by child development and sport specialized staff, while building confidence, self-esteem and learning the value of teamwork.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Newmarket

Camp: Town of Newmarket Summer Camps
Info: The Town of Newmarket is offering summer camps at 12 different locations for kids ages 4 to 14 years. From sport camps, including basketball and swimcycle, to arts camps like theatre and dance, there’s sure to be something for everybody.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: The Tumble Tot Co. Summer Camps
Info: For kids ages 4 to 10, The Tumble Tot Co. offers summer camps that will keep children active, engaged, and having fun. With weekly themes, campers will enjoy gymnastics, trampoline, multiple sports, theatre, dance, and more.
Dates: Call for more information: (905) 836 -6401
Cost: Call for more information: (905) 836 -6401

Camp: Newmarket Skating Club
Info: If your child just can’t let go of winter sports, there’s lots of skating fun to be had at the Newmarket Skating Club this summer. On the Olympic-sized rink at the Magna Centre, kids 6 years of age and older (by July 1, 2016) will develop skating skills and enjoy off-ice activities including bowling, cooking, and mini putt. Half-day and full-day options are available.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Kettleby Valley Camp
Info: Kettleby Valley Camp offers traditional summer day camp and overnight camp programs for children ages 5 through 14. Both day and overnight campers have the opportunity to participate in a wide array of programs including a ropes course, climbing wall, canoeing, swimming, crafts, drama, and archery.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Ottawa

Camp: Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camps
Info: Whether your child is just beginning to play hockey or has already advanced to an elite level, the Senators hockey camps offer a fun and supportive atmosphere designed to develop skills and improve each player’s enjoyment of the game. Off-ice programming focuses on enhancing the physical and mental development of every player and includes ball hockey and team-building activities.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Ottawa Athletic Club
Info: The OAC offers a broad range of summer camp experiences ranging from multi-sport to sport-specific programs in squash, tennis, karate, and golf. Multi-sport programs include tennis, golf, squash, racquetball, beach volleyball, basketball, and soccer. Before Care, After Care and a Lunch Program are available at an additional charge.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Carleton Athletics – Summer Camps
Info: For over 40 years, Carleton University has been offering summer camps for kids ages 4 to 17 years. Among the many sports camps being offered this summer, your child can enroll in basketball, football, ringette, hockey, soccer, tennis, or multi-sport. Leadership and Lifesaving camps are also available for older campers.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Ottawa Gymnastics Centre
Info: In Kinder Camp, kids ages 3 to 5 can register in half- or full-day and enjoy gymnastics, outdoor activities, crafts, and swimming. Campers ages 6 to 12 can participate in Recreation Camp where they will have time on bars, rings, balance beam, floor, vault, and trampoline. Bounce & Tumble Day Camp is also available for children ages 6-12.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Greenbelt Riding School
Info: Get outside and connect with nature and animals! Greenbelt Summer Camps are one-week day camps suitable for children ages 5 to 14 years. Everyone from beginners to competitive jumpers are welcome. Besides riding instruction, Greenbelt offers crafts and outdoor activities including sports and sprinkler play.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $400 per week for riding camps (helmets and boots can be rented)

Camp: The Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club
Info: Let your child channel their inner Serena Williams with a week at the OTLBC. Campers will receive quality tennis instruction as well as participate in a variety of other sports, including swimming at the on-site pool. A weekly guest instructor will join the camp to teach martial arts, yoga, dance, soccer, and more. Lunch is provided daily.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $275 per week ($240 for a four-day week); fees are discounted for Club members

Camp: Spring Action Trampoline and Circus Camp
Info: Fun-filled, active days will expose participants to the wonderful world of circus and the exciting sport of trampoline. Activities, emphasizing trampoline, will also include acrobatics, foam pit fun, juggling, diabolo, double mini-tramp, games, and much more. Lunch will be eaten at a nearby park where outdoor games will be played before returning to the gym for more fun. 4- and 5-year-olds can register for a half-day Kinder Camp, while kids 5 to 15 can register for full days.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Toronto

Camp: Children’s Fitness Centres of Canada – CAMP CFCC & CAMP Kinections
Info: CFCC is proud to offer their esteemed gymnastics-based fitness program during the summer months, along with a blend of arts & crafts, team building challenges, and exciting summer activities. Pre-K, JK, and SK campers will take part in Camp Kinections, while children entering Grades 1 to 6 take part in CAMP CFCC. Half-day and full-day camps are available with extended care options.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $150 + HST: half-day| $275 + HST: full-day

Camp: Olympia Sports Camp
Info: With 40 years of experience behind it, Olympia Sports Camp has outstanding facilities and staff ready to give your kids the experience of a lifetime. With over 90 sports and activities to choose from, your child will keep active, enjoy the great outdoors, and make lifelong friends and memories.
Dates: June 28-August 29
Cost: $905 for 1 week | $1680 for 2 weeks | $2520 for 3 weeks

Camp: TAC Sports Camps
Info: Toronto Athletic Camps (TAC) aim to nurture and develop good habits, a positive sports attitude, and great moral character in all athletes and leaders. This summer, TAC is offering a variety of sports and arts camps for kids ages 4 to 12 at six locations around Toronto. Meal plan, half-day program information, and locations can be found at the TAC website.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Phoenix Volleyball Summer Beach Camps
Info: This co-ed camp focuses on beach volleyball specific development, strength and conditioning, and life skills training. Highly qualified coaches will share their love of the sport while your kids spend the day playing in the summer sun.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $205 + HST: half-day | $349 + HST: full-day

Camp: Ryerson Summer Day Camps
Info: Kids and teens will have access to Ryerson University facilities including its Recreation and Athletic Centre (RAC) and the Mattamy Athletic Gardens (MAC, formerly Maple Leaf Gardens). Multi-sport, sport specific, and instructional camps will keep kids busy and having fun all summer.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Seneca College Summer Camps
Info: Under the watchful and very experienced eyes of full-time staff at Seneca College, kids ages 3.5 to 14 can spend their summer busy with a full array of sports, arts, and science. Sport programs offered include multi-sport, golf, hockey, baseball, beach volleyball, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, dance, and more.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Just Bounce Trampoline Club
Info: Children ages 5 to 14 will enjoy quality trampoline instruction, circus activities, arts and crafts, and field trips at this amazing summer camp. Weekly themes include Heroes & Villains, Amazing Race, and Animal Planet.
Dates: June- August
Cost: 5-day week: $279 + HST | Just Bounce Annual Fee: $26.55 + HST (covers all Just Bounce programs from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017; includes Gymnastics Ontario Membership)

Camp: Cherry Beach Soccer Club Summer Camps
Info: The name of this club might lead you to think that soccer is all that’s offered this summer, but the Cherry Beach Soccer Club has soccer and so much more. Recreational Multi-Sports Camp exposes kids to a variety of sports while the Competitive Soccer Camp is suited for kids who want nothing but soccer all day. The competitive option is age group specific so be sure to check availability on their website.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $250 per week

Camp: Harbourfront Centre Summer Camps
Info: With over 70 types of camp to choose from, children ages 3 to 15 will find something to keep them engaged this summer. From circus arts to multi-sport, canoeing to urban fishing, leadership to soccer, the Harbourfront Centre offers something for everyone. A transportation program is available, as is before care, after care, and a meal plan option.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: The P.I.N.E. Project Summer Camps
Info: The P.I.N.E. Project allows kids to discover nature in the heart of the city with urban wilderness day camps. Using creative play, exploration, and adventure, kids ages 4 to 12 will learn about and connect with nature. Camps take place in High Park, Etienne Brule Park (Humber Valley), Taylor Creek Park, and Sam Smith Park. For teenagers there’s a Wilderness Leadership skills camp.
Dates: July – August (not every camp runs each week)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: The Rock Oasis
Info: For a unique summer experience, The Rock Oasis offers climb camps and joint camps that combine climbing and another activity, such as martial arts, dance, clay making, and academics. Kids ages 6 years and older can choose their combination of activities and never say, “I’m bored” this summer.
Dates: July – August (not every joint camp runs each week)
Cost: $350 per week (5-day week) | $280 per week (4-day week)

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown

Camp: Andrews Hockey
Info: Andrews Hockey has worked with players at all levels from tots to NHLers since 1979. Summer programs include development camps and scoring and skating skills for kids up to minor junior professional.
Dates: June – August (check their website for the program that best suits your child)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Island Gymnastics Academy
Info: For children school-aged and older, the Island Gymnastics Academy offers full- and half-day programs for beginners to advanced gymnasts. Campers will enjoy in-the-gym activities as well as outdoor fun and games.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $95: half-day, full week | $190: full-day, full week | Early Bird (June 26, 2016) and discounts available

Camp: Boys and Girls Club of Charlottetown
Info: For kids ages 5 to 14, the Boys and Girls Club runs weekly themed camps that will keep your kids active and entertained. Highlights include beach trips, pool trips, picnics, arts and crafts, and more.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $125 for one child | $225 for two | $300 for three (plus a $25 registration fee)

Camp: Adventure Camp and Camp Challenge
Info: If this is the year your child decides they’d like to try overnight camp, Adventure Camp and Camp Challenge is the ideal choice. Accredited by The Canadian Camping Association, Adventure Camp is situated in Murray River. Campers ages 8 to 14 can participate in the Adventure Camp Program which offers a broad range of fun-filled activities, while 15- to 18-year-olds can take part in Camp Challenge, a leadership and team building skills program.
Dates: Three sessions begin July 22
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: BellAliant Centre Camps
Info: The BellAliant Centre offers a fantastic variety of summer day camps including Unusual Crafts, Underwater Hockey, Tri101, Robotics, and Wilderness adventures. Campers from pre-school to teens will enjoy half-day or full-day programs aimed at creating an unforgettable summer experience.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Quebec

Montreal

Camp: Champions Day Camp
Info: Located at College Notre Dame, Champions Day Camp offers a dynamic bilingual program for kids ages 3 to 14. Sports offered include swimming, basketball, gymnastics, hockey, football, beach volleyball, soccer, track and field, and so much more.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $580 for 2 weeks | $2320 for 8 weeks

Camp: Laurus Summer Camp
Info: At Laurus Summer Camp children will learn the importance of physical activity, proper nutrition, and how to develop proper study habits. Kids get to choose a specific training activity for one hour each day and will work with a specialist in that area. Whether their choice is basketball, hockey, soccer, football, golf, fitness, the arts, or other areas, children will have a chance to work with first-rate trainers.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: McGill Sports Camp
Info: Located on the edge of beautiful Mount Royal Park in downtown Montreal, campers benefit from a varied program and the university’s extensive athletics facilities. The mandate of the McGill Sports Camp is to introduce campers to a variety of physical activities. Open to boys and girls aged 6-15 years, the goal is to develop basic motor skills, introduce concepts of sportsmanship and fair play, and most of all, to have fun!
Dates: June – August
Cost: $270 per week | $25 per week for day care

Camp: LudaChris Fitness Summer Camp
Info: LudaChris Fitness Summer Camp is a camp for kids between the ages of 6 and 14 years that provides them with various types of physical activities (team sports, individual sports, group fitness, and games) and nutritional education. Campers are provided with four healthy meals throughout each day of camp.
Dates: June – August
Cost: $140 per week + cost of meals

Camp: Sport Life
Info: Sport Life has yet another summer of great programs for kids ages 5 to 15 at McGill’s Macdonald College Campus. Each week, Sport Life camp focuses on a different sport (with some sports offered in multiple weeks). The emphasis at this camp is on sportsmanship, team building, skill development, and fun.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Sunny Acres Day Camp
Info: Sunny Acres Camp is nestled in 25 acres of the John Abbott College in St. Anne de Bellevue. For the past 29 years, Sunny Acres has offered a traditional camp program filled with exciting sports and art activities tailored to each specific age group. Kids can also choose from a large number of specialty camps including horseback riding, soccer, leadership, dance, circus arts, basketball, golf, etc. The camp offers programs for kids from age 3 to those just finishing Grade 9.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Concordia Athletics Sports Camps
Info: Concordia offers four great programs this summer for kids ages 6 to 15. Whether your child would like to register in the multi-sport camp and participate in a wide variety of activities, or would like to specialize in soccer, flag football, or hockey, they will have a great time focusing on skills, team building, and fun.
Dates: July – August (different camps offered each week)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: LAT Dance Gymnastics and Stunts
Info: LAT offers a Recreational Summer Dance and Gymnastics Camp for kids ages 6 to 12 with or without dance or gymnastics experience. Each day campers will participate in dance or gymnastics class, arts and crafts, and outdoor play time. An advanced class is offered for those with more experience.
Dates: Recreational Program: June – August | Advanced Program: August 8-12, 15-19
Cost: Varies by program

Saskatchewan

Regina

Camp: YMCA Regina Summer Camps
Info: The YMCA has great camps for kids 3 to 18 this summer. For 3- to 5-year-olds, the Mini Munchkins camp is a great way to get your child ready for pre school or Kindergarten. Creative games, songs, crafts, recreational swimming, out trips, music, and theme-based activities will fill their camp day. For the 6- to 12-year-old crew, the YMCA offers inclusive full-day camps for campers with or without disabilities. Participants will enjoy swimming, sports, crafts, outdoor activities, science experiments, and more. For those ages 12 to 18, inclusive leadership programs are offered and foster interpersonal skills, communication, healthy lifestyle choices, self confidence, and other skills necessary to be successful and dynamic leaders.
Dates: July – August
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Queen City Kinsmen Gymnastics Club
Info: At QCK, kids focus on fun, fundamentals, and fitness, while learning teamwork, agility, speed, and other foundations of active living. Half-day and full-day options are available where kids ages 4 to 12 will participate in gymnastics, crafts, and games.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $40: half-day | $60: full-day, plus Annual Gym Saskatchewan Membership fee

Camp: Wascana Racing Canoe Club
Info: Kayak Kamp provides an introduction to basic and recreational canoe and kayak under the supervision of certified coaches for youths 9-14 years of age. Participants gain a variety of paddling skills and knowledge in a fun, safe environment. Half-day camps are offered in the morning or afternoon.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $200 per session

Camp: Amazing Adventures/Gymnastics Adventures Summer Camps
Info: Recreational Gymnastics Camp includes gymnastics instruction, games, crafts, outdoor play, and a water slide. This convenient camp is a fun-filled day of activities and skill development.
Dates: July – August
Cost: $65: half-day | $260: full-day

Camp: University of Regina Summer Sports School
Info: Summer Sports School is a physical activity program for children 4 to 12 years of age. Children will be provided with opportunities to participate in a variety of sports, science, aquatic, and other physical activities in a safe, fun, and non-competitive environment. The emphasis is for participants to have fun, meet friends, become physically active, and learn new skills.
Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies by program

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  1. Jennifer Daigle May 19, 2016 at 11:23 am - Reply

    Trico Centre in Calgary also offers a variety of day camps! July-Aug, ages 3yrs-14 yrs. Our day camp leaders are HIGH FIVE certified and physical literacy is a big component of training and program development. Programs for ages 6 + have at least 2hrs a day of physical activity and 6 yrs and under at least 60 mins. http://www.tricocentre.ca/programs-and-services/day-camps/

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