Summer camps for active fun

May 5, 2015 2 Comments »
Summer camps for active fun

Summer is right around the corner. Truly! And as children dream of endless days of fun in the sun (and a break from text books), parents wonder how they are going to fill those months.

Active For Life has dug up the best camps across Canada to keep your kids moving this summer. Whether it’s half day, full-day, overnight, multi-sport or leadership, there are so many options to keep kids engaged, active and happy. Pick your camp, top up the sunscreen supplies, and get ready to have a fantastic summer of 2015.

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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: Weekly programs are offered from July 13 through August 21
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 and full day camps are offered for kids from 4 to 14.
Dates: Camps run from the end of June until the end of 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, and rhythmic gymnastics. New sports introduced this year include fencing and triathlon. Pre- and post-camp care are complimentary. Registration began in February, so sign up now!
Dates: June 30-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Mount Royal University Kids Summer Camps
Info: At MRU, kids from 5 to 9 can participate in a multi-sports camp in which they can play baseball, tennis, and soccer … and rock climb. Kids from 9 to 14 can choose multi-sport camps, outdoor adventure camps, or golf. Pre- and post-care are complimentary.
Dates: July 6-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: AIM HIGH Youth Football Camps 
Info: Offering 30 hours of fundamental and progressive football training, your 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: July 13-17
Cost: $495 (includes a jersey)

Edmonton

Camp: Camp Warwa
Info: Camp Warwa, accredited by the Alberta Camping Association, is located on Lac St. Anne, 80 kms west of Edmonton. Camps offer a broad range of activities appropriate to each age level including a climbing wall, archery, kayaking, ziplining, crafts, drama, and more. Campers range in age from those entering Grade 1 in September to leadership and other programs for those entering Grade 11.
Dates: July and August
Cost: Varies by program

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: July 12-16 for ages 9-18 | July 19-23 for ages 13-18
Cost: $560

Camp: Sportball Summer Camps
Info: At various locations around Edmonton, kids are provided with non-competitive sports instruction while building confidence and self-esteem and learning the value of team work. 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: June 29-August 28
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: June 29-September 4
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: June 29-September 4
Cost: $109 for half days | $169 for full days (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 hours of games and activities, introduce them to new friends, and in some cases new challenges to build lifelong skills.
Dates: July 2-August 29
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. Camps offered include multi-sport, skating, climbing, curling, soccer, basketball, hockey and many, many more.
Dates: July 6-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

British Columbia

Prince George

Camp: YMCA Camp Kannanaq
Info: Camp Kannanaq offers kids 7 to 12 an exciting summer camp experience that focuses on fun, adventure, learning, and creativity in a safe and cooperative environment. It is a place where young people can learn about nature and be physically active, acquire new skills, build self-confidence, and establish lasting friendships. Located at Nukko Lake, kids are transported daily to and from Prince George.
Dates: June 29-August 28
Cost: $195 for 5-day week | $156 for 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, volleyball, Jr. Wolf Camp, soccer, ball hockey, golf, trout fishing, racquet sports, and Girl Power. Full and half day camps are available every week including daily camp pricing for long weekend camps.
Dates: June 21-August 29
Cost: Varies by program

Surrey

Camp: Southridge Summer Camps
Info: For kids 4 to 17, Southridge offers a diverse range of camps. Sports camps offered 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: June 29-July 24
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 before.
Dates: July 6-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Vancouver All Stars Baseball
Info: If your kids love to run, hit balls, catch, and have fun, VAS Baseball Camp is the place for them. Whether new to the game or a seasoned veteran, kids  6 to 13 will learn, develop, and grow through the sport of baseball.
Dates: June 15-August 28
Cost: $280 per week + GST for a full week | $160 + GST for half-day option

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 work on Counsellor in Training  Programs.
Dates: June 29-August 28 (some camps only offered some weeks, some camps have the option of 1 day registration, 5 days or any combination)
Cost: $255-$300 per week (depending on the 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 on all levels. From arts and music camps to exciting sports camps to thrilling sailing camps, inspiring adventures await every child this summer. Build your week at UBC Camps. Most of the camps are either a morning or an afternoon program. You can custom-build a full day at camp by choosing a morning and afternoon program.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Escape Adventures
Info: In the Explore the Shore camp, kids from 7 to 13 will participate in a different North Shore activity daily including biking, hiking, shelter building, compass adventures, and kayaking. Explore the Shore is the perfect camp for adventurers who want an introduction to a variety of outdoor activities that will build confidence and have a focus on team work.
Dates: June 22-August 14
Cost: $365 + GST  per week

Camp: Jump Gymastics Summer Camp
Info: Designed to spark confidence in their physical potential, Jump Camps offer children gymnastics, crafts, games, and outings. Kids from 3 to 7 can register for half day camps and kids from 4 to 7 can enroll for full days.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: Half day: $40* or $45 | Full day: $80* or $85 (*discounted price when you register for five or more days)

Victoria

Camp: University of Victoria Summer Camps
Info: Kids from 5 to 18 will have an action-packed summer at Vikes Camps. There are so many choices of camps to keep your kids moving including multi-sport, basketball, soccer, racquet sports, swimming, cheer, track and field, volleyball, and many more.
Dates: TBD
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 sport of rowing.
Dates: Youth Summer Camp, ages 12-15, runs Monday to Friday 9am-3pm every week in July and August (not July 6-10, or August 3-7) | Youth Introduction Beginner, ages 12-17, runs Monday to Friday 10am-12pm every week in July and August (not July 6-10) | Youth Introduction Intermediate, ages 12-17, runs Monday to Friday 1pm-3pm every week in July and August (not July 6-10)
Cost: Youth Camps (9am-3pm): $256.25 | Introduction Programs (10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm): $141.75

Camp: Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence
Info: At PISE, kids from 3 to 18 will find a place that focuses on learning fundamental moving skills and develops those skills in multi-sport or sport-specific camps. PISE offers a broad range of sports including golf, tennis, basketball, volleyball, and conditioning.
Dates: June 29-September 4
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 29-August 28
Cost: $185 for 5-day week | $165 for 4-day week | Drop-in: $30 per day (please register in advance for drop-in days)

Camp: CABRI Creative Dance
Info: Kids 4 to 12 will love to dance, make music, and create beautiful visual art under the guidance of professional artists. Want to be emailed more detailed information? Email Annemarie Cabri at Annemarie@CabriDance.com or check the CABRI website.
Dates: August
Cost: TBA

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Camp: University of Manitoba – Mini U Programs
Info: At the Mini U Camps, your kids can stay on-campus and experience a range of fun and diverse programs such as multisport, gymnastics, track and field, basketball, flag football, dance,  judo, hockey, ringette, etc, etc, all provided in the University’s top notch facilities. Mini U camps also take kids off-campus for outdoor adventures, golf, and xtreme adventures.
Dates: June 29-August 28
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 puck handling, shooting, hockey fundamentals, girls-only, and goalie camps for kids from 6 to 16.
Dates: July 6 to August 28
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: August 10-28, different dates for each camp
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Monica’s Danz Gym
Info: Has your child ever wanted to run away and join the circus?  This summer they can work on their acrobatic skills as well as other dance and performance skills at Monica’s Danz Gym. Half day camps are available for kids 5 to 6 while full days are available for those 7 to 12. Camps for beginner and advanced teens will be offered the last two weeks in August.  Early drop-offs and late pick-up options are available. All levels of experience are welcome.
Dates: August 10-28
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. Kids from 5 (as of December 31, 2014) to 12 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 6-August 14
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 such as soccer and dodge ball, and field trips to fun locations.
Dates: July 2-September 4
Cost: $185 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 will enjoy programs offered in Adventure Camps, Sailing School, Rock Climbing, Sea Kayaking and XC Biking.
Dates: July 6-August 28 (some camps are offered only during specific weeks)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Kingswood Park Summer Camps
Info: Kingswood Summer Camps are full of tons of indoor and outdoor fun 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.
Dates: TBD
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 soccer, ultimate frisbee, and other sports, all while developing skills in teamwork, cooperation, and responsibility. Campers also have the chance to try geocaching, a fun version of a scavenger hunt which will challenge both their bodies and minds. Campers from 3 to 5 use age-appropriate equipment and the use of storytelling while learning and developing their tennis skills in half day sessions.
Dates: June 22-September 4
Cost: Half day camps: $99 per week ($79 for 4 day weeks) | Full day camps: $225 ($180 for 4 day weeks)

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 Annie, Frozen, Taylor Swift, and more. Children will meet new friends as they develop confidence, keep active, and have fun.
Dates: June 29-August 21
Cost: $160: 5-day week | $130: 4-day week | Half days: $90 – 5-day week | $75 – 4-day week

Camp: University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds
Info: Kids from 5 to 17 will enjoy a great summer of multi-sport, soccer, volleyball, and swim. Half day and full day options available for beginners and up. Enjoy the great facilities UNB has to offer.
Dates: June 22-August 26
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, our famous bouncy castles and more.
Dates: June 22-August 21
Cost: Varies by program (also offered in Moncton, Saint John and Sackville)

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, seven locations in the city will offer half day and full day programs with a wide range of activities from arts and crafts to sports, cooperative games, canoeing, archery, swimming, and more. Youth activities will include Expedition Programs and other programs specific for skill development.
Dates: June 29-September 4
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. Enrol your kids for Discovery Camp for children who have just completed Grades 1-3 (ages 6-9) and Adventure Camp for children who have just completed Grades 3-5 (ages 9-11). Fluvarium will also be accepting Junior Counsellors who have finished Grades 7-12 (ages 13-17).
Dates: July and August (registration opens after Easter)
Cost: $180 per week (includes a camp t-shirt)

Camp: Techniplex
Info: Techniplex Summer Camp is a sport camp where all campers from 6 to 14 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 29-August 28
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 at The Little Gym. Camps are an action-packed-themed three hours of fun for children ages 3-8 years old. Available times are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9-12, and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4. Families can schedule as many days or weeks as fit their schedule over the course of the summer. A snack will be provided for each camper and each child who comes to camp during the first week receives a Super Kid cape.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: Half day price $30 (member) | $35 (non-member) | Discounts for multi-days and siblings

Camp: Alive Adventures Summer Camps
Info: This summer, let your children come alive at this wonderful camp located just 15 minutes west of St. John’s. Kids from 6 to 11 can choose day or overnight camp, while those 12 to 15 can pick from three overnight camps. Activities range from hiking to canoeing to singing, yoga, team games, fishing, and so much more. With a 1:5 adult to child ratio, every camper will come away feeling a special sense of personal growth, friendship, and connection.
Dates: June 28-August 28
Cost: $300 (2 day camp) | $430 (week day camp) | $455 (4 day camp)

Nova Scotia

Antigonish

Camp: St. Francis Xavier University Summer Camps
Info: Kids 6 to 18 have their choice of a wide range of sports including football, soccer, basketball, hockey, and multi-sport.
Dates: July and 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 crafts, to outdoor adventures and scavenger hunts around the MSVU campus, and weekly swim trips at the Canada Games Centre, kids from Grades 1 to 6 will have a fun-filled and active experience. Awesome weekly themes include Drip, Drop, Splash, Ball Blowout, and Ice Age.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: $37 per day or $155 per week ($128 for 4 day weeks)

Camp: Atlantic Cirque School of Circus Camps

Info: Big Top Fun awaits your kids at the Atlantique Cirque School where participants will learn everything from trampoline, juggling, stilts, human pyramids, floor acrobatics, hula hoops, aerial apparatus such as trapeze and so much more.
Dates: Weekly programs June 2-August 21 (each week is for specific age groups: 5 to 6, 7 to 12, and 13 to 17)
Cost: Half days for 5-6 yr olds: $175 per week + tax | Full days: $275 per week + tax

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, arts, basketball, badminton, tennis, kayaking, swimming, skateboarding, and much, much more.
Dates: July 6-August 28 (dates vary by centre)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Dalhousie University Summer Camps
Info: Dal Camps offer over 40 options in summer camps for kids 5 to 17. Your kids will stay active and have fun in camps which include fencing, climbing, badminton, soccer, basketball, hockey, multi-sport, volleyball, and so many more.
Dates: July 6-August 28
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 while at summer camp at SMU. 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 6-August 28 (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 half days or overnights animating, dancing, creating, acting, designing and making new friends.
Dates: July 5-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

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 Camp
Info: Keep your children ACTIVE with a jam-packed week full of FUN and FITNESS.  Our Monkeynastix camp program for ages 3 to 9 years in Burlington is located at 3522 Mainway (Walkers Line north of the QEW).  Campers will enjoy a variety of activities includingMonkeynastix lessons, sport development (soccer, basketball etc.), team building games and activities and organized arts & crafts.  Our instructor ratio ensures plenty of individual attention for each camper.  Children leave our Monkeynastix Camp programs feeling happy, confident and energized!
Dates:   June 22nd – June 26th, July 6th – July 10th, July 13th – July 17th, August 10th – August 14th, and August 17th – August 21st
Cost: Full Day/Full Week $225.00 + HST, Half Day/Full Week $120.00 + HST

Milton:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Campers will enjoy a variety of activities including Monkeynastix lessons, sport development, arts & crafts, and team building games & activities, in a fun, encouraging, and safe environment. Our exciting themes will create a unique experience each day, while maintaining a consistent routine and structure throughout the week. Children leave our Monkeynastix Camp programs feeling happy, confident and energized.
Cost: Full Day/Full Week $225.00 + HST, Half Day/Full Week $125.00 + HST
Location: Monkeynastix Office/Studio at 342 Bronte Street South, Unit 15, Milton
Dates:
July 6 to 10 – Special Guest – So Charming!
July 13-17 – Special Guest – Zumba Kids
July 27-31 – Special Guest – Oakville & Milton Humane Society
Camp Location: NEW! St. Paul’s Church, 123 Main Street, Milton. Larger camp size, outdoor space!
Dates:
Aug 17-21 – Special Guest – Zumba Kids
Aug 24-28 – Speical Guest – Laura Newman Artist

Camp: MonkeySPORT Summer Camp Program
Info:  Located at Monkeynastix office/studio at 342 Bronte Street South, Unit 15, Milton our NEW MonkeySport summer camp is for ages 5 to 10 years. Children will enjoy MonkeySPORT & Non Competitive Sport Lessons, Group Activities/Games, Theme Days, Pizza Fridays, Special Guests, Art and so much more!
Dates:
July 20th – 24th  -Theme Pan AM Games with Special Guest Laura Newman Artist
Aug 10th – 14th  – Theme: Science and Discovery with Special Guest – Mad Science
Cost: Full Day/Full Week $225.00 + HST, Half Day/Full Week $125.00 + HST

Vaughan:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at Michael Cranney Elementary School, 155 Melville Ave, Maple our summer camps integrate our typical Monkeynastix lessons into a summer camp schedule with special guests attending weekly!  A typical day at camp consists of Monkeynastix lesson (once or twice) daily, arts & crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, sport development etc. Once or twice a week we will have a special guest such as a cooking
Dates: July 13th – 17th, July 20th – 24th
Cost:  Full Day/Full Week $225.00 + HST, Half Day/Full Week $120.00 + HST

Markham:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at Lincoln Alexander Public School, 38 Hillmount Rd, Markham (Woodbine & 14th Ave) , our summer camps integrate our typical Monkeynastix lessons into a summer camp schedule with special guests attending weekly!  A typical day at camp consists of Monkeynastix lesson (once or twice) daily, arts & crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, sport development etc. Once or twice a week we will have a special guest such as a cooking
Dates:   July 13th – 17th, July 20th – 24th
Cost:  Full Day/Full Week $225.00 + HST, Half Day/Full Week $115.00 + HST

Bradford:

Camp: Monkeynastix Summer Camp
Info: Located at Bradford Leisure Centre, 471 West Park Ave., Bradford, our summer camps integrate our typical Monkeynastix lessons into a summer camp schedule with special guests attending weekly!  A typical day at camp consists of Monkeynastix lesson (once or twice) daily, arts & crafts, group games, water play, outdoor play, quiet time, sport development etc. Once or twice a week we will have a special guest such as a cooking
Dates:   July 27th – 31st, August 4th – 7th
Cost:  Varies per program. Registration through Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Services Online Registration.

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 to explore nature, hike, geocache, canoe, swim, and have fun. Campers are picked up and dropped off each day at Queen’s University Campus. For 15- to 18-year-olds, EAC offers a Leadership in Training Program.
Dates: July 6-August 21
Cost: $240 per week ($195 for the 4-day week August 4-7)

Camp: RKY Camp
Info: RKY Camp, founded by the Kingston Rotary, Kiwanis, and YMCA, has been providing fun and safe camp experiences for over 84 years. Situated on beautiful Eagle Lake, 45 minutes north of Kingston, RKY offers overnight one week 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 will have access to all that Canadian overnight camps are known for, including swimming, canoeing, hiking, and more.
Dates: June 28-August 28
Cost: Varies by program; financial assistance is available for all programs

Camp: Queens University Summer Camps
Info: There are so  many options for kids from 4 to 18 at Q 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: June 29-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Trillium Gymnastics Camp
Info: This summer, kids from 4 to 12 will enjoy weekly themes in half day or full day programs. Crafts, trampoline, games, gymnastics, and so much more will have your child wanting to come back week after week.
Dates: June 29-August 28
Cost: TBA

Camp: Kingston Tennis Club Summer Camps
Info: Full and half day options are available at the KTC for kids 5 to 17. Players of all levels of ability will learn and develop their skills in a fun-filled environment.
Dates: June 30-August 28
Cost: Half day: $135 (members), $155 (non-members) | Full day: $245 (members), $264 (non-members) – full day camp includes lunch

Camp: Power Play Hockey
Info: Power Play camps are ideal for ice hockey and ball hockey players. With training on synthetic ice, off-ice, and in the NHL-sized ball hockey rink, kids from 6 to 12 can learn, develop, and re-charge their hockey skills.
Dates: July 6-10 | July 2-24 | July 27-31 | August 10-14
Cost: $299 per week (register for more than one week and receive a 10% discount)

London

Camp: Western Mustangs Summer Camp
Info: Western University is known for its success in athletics. Your child from 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, multi-sport, softball, track and field, and so much more.
Dates: June 29-September 4
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. Themed weeks offer indoor and outdoor activities designed to improve self-esteem, social skills, and motor skill. For kids 5 to 12, camps will include daily physical activities, arts, crafts, and group games. Off-site trips and at least one afternoon of swimming are also included. For teens, activities at camp will include mini-golf, hiking, and swimming.
Dates: July 6-September 4 (check your local site for dates)
Cost: Kids 4 to 12: $122 per week for residents, $127 per week for non-residents | Teens: $145 per week for residents, $150 per week for non-residents

Camp: East Park Summer Camps
Info: At East Park, kids from 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 fun at the waterpark splash pad. Other activities in the park will also be enjoyed such as mini-golf, indoor jungle gym, and bumper cars. Kids from 8 to 16 can register in introductory and intermediate golf and kids from 9 to 14 can enroll in rock climbing camp.
Dates: June 2-September 4
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 5 to 10, a multi-sports camp is available half or full days and introduces kids to a variety of activities and sports including tennis, soccer, and basketball. For kids 6 to 18, half day tennis lessons are available for beginner and intermediate players. Basketball camp is also available for kids 10 to 14.
Dates: July 6-September 4 (weeks vary depending on camp)
Cost: Multi-sport: $125 per week, half days / $235 per week, full days | Basketball: $235 per week | Tennis: $163 week

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 for kids 5 and up in which kids also do crafts, themed activities, and swimming. With over 10,000 square feet of space in which kids can move, your child is sure to stay busy and active.
Dates: June 29-August 28
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 and self-esteem and learning the value of team work. Camps are offered full-day, half-day, and there’s even a parent/guardian and toddler morning Clay”n”Play Day Camp. Campers range from 6- to 12-years-old.
Dates: July 6-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Newmarket

Camp: Newmarket Summer Camps
Info: The city of Newmarket is offering camps galore this summer at 12 different locations. Kids from 3 to 16 will be kept busy with an amazingly diverse range of camps including multi-sport, basketball, floor hockey, swim, skateboarding, theatre camp, and spy camp.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Tumbletot Co. Summer Camps
Info: For kids 3 to 10, Tumbletot offers summer camps which will have your child active, engaged and having fun. With weekly themes, kids will have a great time doing gymnastics, trampoline, circus activities, multi-sports, dance, and more.
Dates: TBD
Cost: TBD

Camp: Newmarket Skating Club
Info: If your child just can’t let go of the fun 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 and up can develop skating skills, go swimming, and go on great local field trips for mini golf, bowling, etc. Half-day and full-day options available.
Dates: July 6-August 21
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Kettleby Valley Camp
Info: At Kettleby Valley Camp, kids from 5 to 14 can experience the great outdoors in day or overnight camps in a beautiful setting. Both day and overnight campers have the opportunity to participate in a wide array of programs including low ropes, high ropes, canoeing, swimming, crafts, drama, and kayaking.
Dates: June 29-August 21
Cost: Varies by number of days (discounts for multi-days); varies by overnight 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 in which your child can learn and develop on-ice skills. Off-ice activities are also offered to develop great fitness. Kids from 3 to 17 will learn with top-rate instructors at three locations across the city.
Dates: July 6-August 28 (check website for programs offered each week)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Ottawa Athletic Club
Info: The OAC offers a broad range of summer fun in programs ranging from multi-sport to sport-specific programs in squash, tennis, karate, and golf. Multi-sport enrolled kids will be involved in basketball, soccer, squash, beach volleyball, tennis, swimming, and so much more. A lunch program is also available.
Dates: June 22-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Carleton Athletics – Summer Camps
Info: For over 40 years, Carleton has been offering summer camps for kids from 4 to 16. Among the many sports camps being offered this summer, your child can enroll in basketball, football, ringette, hockey, soccer, tennis, or multi-sport. Leadership camp is also provided focussing on safety, activity planning, communication, fitness, etc.
Dates: June 29-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Ottawa Gymnastics Centre
Info: In the Kindergym Summer Camp, kids from 3 to 5 can spend a half day while kids 4 to 5 can spend a full day playing, crafting, swimming, and making new friends. Kids from 6 to 12 can participate in the Recreation Camp with new themes each week, a weekly field trip, and special guests including reptiles, puppet shows, firefighters, and a petting zoo. Kids will play inside the fantastic gym space, outdoors, as well as swim at the onsite pool.
Dates: July 6-September 4
Cost: Half-day camp: $150 per week | Full-day camp: $255 per week

Camp: Greenbelt Riding School
Info: Get outside and connect with nature and animals! Greenbelt summer camps are day camps suited for absolute beginners to competitive jumpers from 5 to 14. Besides riding instruction, Greenbelt offers crafts and lots of outdoor activities including sports and sprinkler play.
Dates: June 29-September 4
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 multiple 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 22-August 28
Cost: $270 per week ($235 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: June 29-August 28
Cost: Kinder Camp: $141.25 per week | Camp for kids 5-15: $220.35 (one week), $389.85 (two weeks – two week sessions include a four-day week for a cost of $350.30)

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 5 1/2 to 12 years of age take part in CAMP CFCC. Half-day and full-day camps are available with extended care options.
Dates: July 6-August 21
Cost: Half Days: $150 + HST | Full Days: $275 + HST | Extended Care: $25 + HST per week

Camp: Olympia Sports Camp
Info: With 40 years of experience behind it, Olympia Camp has outstanding facilities and outstanding staff ready to give your kids the experience of a lifetime. With almost 100 different sports and activity overnight camps to choose from, your child will keep active, enjoy the great outdoors, and make lifelong friends and memories.
Dates: June 28-August 29
Cost: $880 for 1 week | $2445 for 3 weeks

Camp: TAC Sports Camps
Info: Toronto Athletic Camps (TAC) develops athletes and leaders in a positive environment full of support and motivation. They strive to build the life skills, sports skills, and self confidence of their campers. This summer, TAC is offering half day and full day tennis, soccer, basketball, and swimming camps for kids ages 4 to 12 at four locations around Toronto. Check their website for the location nearest you.
Dates: June 29-August 28
Cost: Full day: $395 + HST | Half day: $220 or $225 (depending on location) + HST

Camp: Phoenix Volleyball Summer Beach Camps
Info: Kids from 8 to 15 can spend half or full days at Ashbridges Bay learning the game of beach volleyball along with developing strength and conditioning. Highly qualified coaches will share their love of the sport while your kids spend their day playing in the summer sun.
Dates: June 15-August 21
Cost: Full day camps: $375 + HST | Half day camps: $195 plus HST (15% discount if you register before April 15, 2015)

Camp: Ryerson Summer Day Camps
Info: Kids from 6 to 16 will have access to top-rate facilities at Ryerson University including its Recreation and Athletic Centre and the Mattamy Athletic Gardens (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens). From multi-sport to sport specific camps such as basketball, hockey, and soccer, kids will be kept busy and have fun in and outdoors.
Dates: July 6-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Seneca College Summer Camps
Info: Under the watchful and very experienced eyes of full-time Recreation staff from Seneca, kids from 3 1/2 to 14 can spend their summer busy with a full array of sports. Programs offered include multi-sport, golf, hockey, baseball, beach volleyball, soccer, dance, and golf.
Dates: July 6-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Just Bounce Trampoline Club
Info: The inner Tigger in all kids from 5 to 14 will love this camp! Trampoline is just part of the weekly schedule. Other activities include circus skills, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, and twice per week afternoon field trips.
Dates: July 6-September 4
Cost: 5-day week: $269.00 + HST | Just Bounce Annual Fee: $26.55 (covers all Just Bounce programs from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016; this includes Gymnastics Ontario Membership)

Camp: Cherry Beach Soccer Club
Info: The name of this club might make you think that soccer is all that is offered this summer but the Cherry Beach Soccer Club has soccer and so much more. Kids 7 to 18 can enroll in a half day of soccer and a half day of water sports (sailing, rowing, and windsurfing, depending on their age). Also available is a full day of multi-sports for kids 6 and up and a full day of rep soccer for kids 6 to 15 (weeks are designated for each age level).
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: $250 per week

Camp: Harbourfront Centre Summer Camps
Info: With over 70 types of camp to choose from, children from 3 to 15 will find something to keep them engaged this summer. From circus arts to multi-sport, canoeing to overnight camp, leadership to soccer, the Centre offers something for everyone. A transportation program is available as is before- and after-care and a meal plan.
Dates: June 29-September 4
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: The PINE Project Summer Camps
Info: The PINE Project’s summer camps let kids discover nature in the heart of the city with urban wilderness day camps. Using games, crafts and adventures, kids from 4 to 12 will learn about nature in 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 training program.
Dates: June 29-August 21 (not every camp runs each week)
Cost: Varies by program

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown

Camp: Andrews Hockey
Info: Andrews Hockey has worked with players at all level from tots to NHLers since 1979. Its summer programs include foundational programs for kids as young as 4 through specific elite scoring and skating programs 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 up, 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: June 29-August 28 (check site for weeks which are offered for full or half days)
Cost: Half day: $90 per week | Full day: $180 per week – discount for siblings; pre-June 20, discount for multiple-week registration

Camp: Boys and Girls Club of Charlottetown
Info: For kids 5 to 14, the Boys and Girls Club runs weekly-themed camps which will keep your kids active and entertained. Camps fill up early, so visit the camp website for information and register soon.
Dates: July and August
Cost: $125 for one child | $225 for two | $300 for three (plus a $25 registration fee)

Camp: Adventure Camp Challenge
Info: If this is the year your child decides they’d like to try overnight camp, Adventure Camp is the ideal choice. Accredited by The Canadian Camping Association, Adventure Camp is situated in Murray River. Campers from 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: Four sessions begin July 20 (check the website as additional sessions may be added)
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: CARI Complex Sports and Adventure Camps
Info: CARI will once again be running a wide variety of multisport, water-themed, preschool and craft camps along with many, many more activities.Campers from pre-school to teens will enjoy half day or full day programs aimed at creating an unforgettable summer experience.
Dates: TBA
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 from 3 to 14. Sports offered include swimming, basketball, gymnastics, hockey, football, beach volleyball, soccer, track and field, and so much more.
Dates: June 29-August 21
Cost: $520 for 2 weeks | $2080 for 8 weeks (prices increase by $20 after March 31)

Camp: Laurus Summer Camp
Info: At Laurus 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 22-August 21
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: McGill Sports Camp
Info: Kids from 6 to 15 have access to McGill’s incredible athletic facilities as they spend each day moving between sports, aquatics and creative activities. Sports offered include basketball, tennis, yoga, rugby, ultimate disk, and so much more.
Dates: June 29-August 21
Cost: $265 per week for first child | $255 per week for additional siblings

Camp: LudaChris Fitness Summer Camp
Info: LudaChris Fitness Summer Camp is a camp for kids between the ages of 6-14 that provides them with various types of physical activities (team sports, individual sports, group fitness, and games). Camp includes lunch and two snacks and campers are taught about the importance of nutrition.
Dates: June 29-August 7
Cost: $345 per week plus some equipment rentals

Camp: Sport Life
Info: Sport Life has yet another summer of great programs for kids 5 to 15 at McGill’s Macdonald College Campus. Each week at Sport Life 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 29-August 21
Cost: $225 per week for ages 5-6 | $250 per week for ages 5-15 (discounts for multiple week registration)

Camp: Sunny Acres Day Camp
Info: Sunny Acres Camp is nestled in 25 acres of John Abbott College in St. Anne de Bellevue. For the past 27 years the camp has offered a traditional camp program with sports, arts, and lots of activities all tailored to specific age groups. 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 29-August 21
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: Camps are offered in different weeks from July 6-August 21 (check the camp website for more details)
Cost: $150 per week for multi-sport, soccer, or flag football ($175 if registering after May 1) | $225 per week for hockey ($250 if registering after May 1)

Camp: LAT Dance Gymnastics and Stunts
Info: LAT offers recreational dance camp for kids ages 6 to 12 with or without dance or gymnastics experience. Each day kids will dance, do gymnastics and stunts, play in sprinklers at a park, work on arts and crafts, and make new friends. An advanced class is offered for the same age group for those with more experience.
Dates: Recreational Program: June 24-July 24 | Advanced Program: August 10-21
Cost: TBD

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 play school or Kindergarten. Creative games, songs, crafts, recreational swimming, out trips, music, and theme based activities will fill their half 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 12 to 18, inclusive leadership programs are offered which will foster interpersonal skills, communication, healthy lifestyle choices, self confidence, and other skills necessary to be successful and dynamic leaders.
Dates: Mighty Munchkins Half Day Camps: 4 weeks in July | 6-12 year-old camp: July 6-August 31 | Leadership Camp: available 2 weeks, July 27-31 and August 5 to 8
Cost: Varies by program

Camp: Queen City Kinsmen Gymnastics Club
Info: At QCK, kids focus on fun, fundamentals, fitness, while learning teamwork, agility, speed, and other foundations of active living. Half day and full day options are available where kids from 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 sprint canoe and kayak under the supervision of certified coaches for kids 9-14 years of age. Participants gain a variety of paddling skills and knowledge in a fun, safe environment. Camps are offered half days in the morning or afternoon.
Dates: July 6-August 7
Cost: $200 per session

Camp: Amazing Adventures/Gymnastics Adventures Summer Camps
Info: Kids from 3 to 12 will have an amazing time indoors and outdoors doing gymnastics, playing on the slip and slide, doing crafts, and going on small excursions at this fantastic centre of fun. Full and half-day camps are available.
Dates: July and August
Cost: TBD

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 others, become physically active, and learn new skills.
Dates: June 29-August 28
Cost: Varies by program

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2 Comments

  1. Katie Klassen May 5, 2015 at 10:31 am - Reply

    What a great list! Are you able to add more? Can we submit our camp to the list?

    • Blaine Kyllo
      Blaine Kyllo May 5, 2015 at 9:25 pm - Reply

      Add the details here in the comments, Katie, and we’ll work on adding them to the article.

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