Hockey schools

Love hockey? Why not summer hockey camp?


Hockey school is the perfect way to for the avid hockey player to spend summer. The skills he or she hones in hockey school (or hockey camp) will help bring his or her NHL dreams closer. In fact, there are very few pro hockey players who did not go to hockey school as kids. And many of the best hockey schools are run by NHL professionals. Read more

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    UCC Summer Camps   
    A traditional day camp in the heart of Toronto offering Kids, Sports, Arts, Tech and Leadership programs for children aged 4-16. Lunch and Extended Care provided at no additional cost. Flexible weekly programming.

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $400/week
    Day Coed 400 4-16 0 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Rocky Ridge Ranch   
    This Christian camp has horseback riding, archery, swimming, hockey, cooperative games and more, and boasts 3rd generation campers. Kids have been raving about the wonderful family-style meals for over 47 years.

    Milton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $625/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 625 5-17 1 Milton
    Hockey Opportunity Camp   
    A Northern Ontario hockey camp offering daily on-ice instruction as well as outdoor sports including Water Skiing, Archery, Mountain Biking and more.

    Huntsville

    Sport: Hockey

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $840/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 840 7-16 2 Huntsville
    Stanstead College Summer Camps   
    Summer Camps for local and foreign students. Wide variety of camps offered such as Language, STEM, Cultural, Hockey Specific and much more!

    Stanstead

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,000/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 1000 11-17 3 Stanstead
    Del Active Sports Camp   
    An active sports camp that offers programs in hockey and multi-sport. Children of all skill levels can enjoy sessions with a focus in skill development, teamwork, and fun games.

    Summerhill, Toronto

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $180/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 180 6-12 4 Summerhill, Toronto
    Ryerson Summer Day Camps   
    Ryerson University offers safe and fun experiences for kids and teens. Programs include basketball, soccer, hockey, volleyball, science, engineering, journalism, robotics, architecture, film, french, design, and more!

    Bay Street Corridor, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 300 6-17 5 Bay Street Corridor, Toronto
    Sports Camps Canada   
    Our coed summer sports camps are geared toward kids ages 4-18 of all abilities and skill levels. From beginner to elite, there is a camp option for everyone. Improve Your Skills & Have SERIOUS FUN at Sports Camps Canada!

    North Toronto, Toronto; Vancouver; Calgary

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $235/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 235 4-14 6 North Toronto, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary
    Ivy Hockey Academy   
    Guided by the Ivy L.E.A.F schema: Learn. Enjoy. Aspire. Fulfill, which is a curriculum designed by Mark Moore and his brothers, Steve and Dominic, all who played Ivy League hockey and made the NHL.

    Markham; Apsley; Forest Hill, Toronto

    Sport: Hockey

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $335/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 335 6-16 7 Markham, Apsley, Forest Hill, Toronto
    Kids of Canada North Overnight Camp   
    WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. Overnight Camps near Haliburton offering traditional multi-activity or specialized Sports, Dance, Hockey & CIT Programs or a day camp in Richmond Hill specializing in hockey.

    Haliburton Highlands

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $700/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 700 4-16 8 Haliburton Highlands
    City of Mississauga   
    We offer a variety of camps for ages 4–14. Choose the camp that’s right for your child, whether it’s creative, sports, learning, adventure, swimming, skating, dance or drama we have it all! mississauga.ca/camps

    Mississauga

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $115/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 115 4-14 9 Mississauga
    Township of King   
    With a mixture of sports, arts, and nature based programs, you are sure to find the perfect camp or program for your child! High Five and OCA Certified. Visit www.king.ca for more information.

    King

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $4/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 4 2-18 10 King
    Teen Ranch   
    Just an hour from the GTA, a traditional, Christian summer camp & year round retreat facility, specializing in developing youth through horse, hockey, adventure, bmx, soccer, figure skate, volleyball, WHAM & day camps.

    Caledon

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $320/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 320 5-18 11 Caledon
    Winning Techniques Camp   
    Summer Sports Camp in Emsdale Ontario. Programs in Figure Skating, Hockey, Adventure, Water Sports, Dance & more. Train for 1/2 the day, participate in camp activities, learn life skills & have fun!

    Huntsville

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $369/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 369 5-17 12 Huntsville
    St. Michael's Summer Experience   
    The SMCS Summer Experience provides youth with exciting academic, athletic, and artistic outlets, as well as opportunities to learn and grow within a fun and interactive environment. Please visit: www.smcscamps.com

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 17
    • Coed, Boys
    • Day
    from $315/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed, Boys 315 8-17 13 Forest Hill, Toronto


    Camps offering hockey as an activity
    Camp Nominingue   
    An English boys' camp in Quebec, Nominingue offers the ultimate outdoor experience: living in a tent with the opportunity of going on wilderness canoe trips. It is the place where your summer adventure begins!

    Mont-Tremblant

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $730/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Boys 730 7-16 0 Mont-Tremblant
    Onondaga Camp   
    For more than 98 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

    Minden

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1200 6-16 1 Minden
    Branksome Hall Day Camps   
    A co-ed day camp featuring Dance, Tennis, Soccer, Musical Theatre, Public Speaking/Debate, Tech/Computers, Swimming and more. Home base for the camps is Branksome's new, state-of-the-art Athletics and Wellness Centre.

    Rosedale, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $360/week
    Day Coed 360 4-12 2 Rosedale, Toronto
    Adventure Valley   
    Summer day camp for Toronto kids yearning for outdoor adventure. Sports activities include soccer, tennis, swimming and a variety of other outdoor activities.

    Throughout Greater Toronto Area

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $325/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 325 4-15 3 Throughout Greater Toronto Area
    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario   
    An award winning Christian summer camp in Muskoka for ages five to 17 featuring dozens of awesome activities, teen programs in leadership development and wilderness adventure & unforgettable experiences for every camper!

    Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $460/week
    Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 460 5-17 4 Huntsville
    Mayfair Clubs   
    Mayfair Clubs offers a wide variety of camps at all four of our locations. With arts and crafts, karate, tennis, squash and much more, our camps offer something that all kids will enjoy!

    Markham; Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto; Leslieville, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $70/day
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 70 2-16 5 Markham, Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Leslieville, Toronto
    Muskoka Woods   
    Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that offers a fun, safe and welcoming environment for all youth. Our staff share a common desire to help young people realize their full potential.

    Rosseau

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $999/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 999 7-17 6 Rosseau
    Kandalore   
    Kandalore is the finest traditional summer camp in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. Specialized leadership programs for 16 and 17 year olds.

    Minden

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $2,460/2 weeks
    Overnight, family Coed 2460 6-16 7 Minden
    UCC Summer Life   
    A Co-ed Summer Enrichment Experience in the Heart of Toronto, Canada for International Students ages 10 to 15.

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 10 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $4,995/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 4995 10-15 8 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Swallowdale Camp   
    An overnight camp in Rosseau offering adventure and a variety of land and water activities. Our beautiful lakefront camp is the ideal place for children to spend their summer making new friend and learning new skills!

    Rosseau

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1200 7-16 9 Rosseau
    Camp Arowhon   
    A traditional co-ed summer camp in the heart of Algonquin Park where kids build confidence by learning skills. Over 18 activities to choose from daily, from horseback riding to windsurfing to arts and crafts.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1200 7-16 10 Algonquin Park
    Camp Tamakwa   
    With an incredibly diversified program, campers develop important life skills, build self-confidence, foster lifelong friendships and return home with an enriched outlook - that there is life and fun without technology!

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $1,100/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 1100 7-16 11 Algonquin Park
    Kidz Kare Summer Camp   
    Exciting themed camps offered throughout the year at our downtown facility, including weekly field trips, guest speakers and delicious home cooked meals and snacks! Before and after care is also available.

    Downtown West, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $200/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 200 4-12 12 Downtown West, Toronto
    Ridley College Summer Programmes   
    Ridley College is located in St.Catharines Ontario, Canada. Summer camp offers ESL credit/camp, Summer Academy, Enrichment, Discover Canada, Experience Niagara, Multisport Camp, Lego Robotics, Rowing and many more!

    St. Catharines

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $260/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 260 4-17 13 St. Catharines
    Cedar Ridge Camp   
    Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $890/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 890 7-16 14 Bancroft
    Sidney Ledson Institute   
    Give your child the advantage of academic advancement / reinforcement in curriculum subjects and SSAT/ISEE prep during the Summer holidays.  Daily physical activity and outdoor play.

    Don Mills, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2.5 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $275/week
    Day, Program Coed 275 2.5-14 15 Don Mills, Toronto
    Abilities Centre   
    A traditional summer camp in a fun and educational environment for growth and development. Camp activities include sports and recreation, arts, cooperative games, swimming and more, all in a fully inclusive environment!

    Whitby

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $190/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 190 4-13 16 Whitby
    Olympia Sports Camp   
    Olympia Sports Camp gives kids the professional instruction and guidance to grow and excel-and to have fun while they do it!Choose from over 90programs in Sport,Leadership,Adventure,Art,Recreation,Self-Discovery&Fitness.

    Huntsville

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 19
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $855/week
    Overnight Coed 855 8-19 17 Huntsville
    CAMP ALI MONTREAL   
    A summer camp that focuses on language training with an option for interactive sports in state of the art facilities at McGill University in downtown Montreal.

    Montreal

    Education: Language Studies

    • Ages 10 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $400/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 400 10-16 18 Montreal
    Supercamp @ Vanier College   
    Supercamp @ Vanier college is an arts and sports-oriented day camp, with a multitude of activities to choose from. Moreover, our great staff will ensure that your child makes memories that will last a lifetime.

    Montreal

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $187/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 187 5-15 19 Montreal
    1-UP Leadership Programs at Ernescliff College   
    Leadership camps for boys 9-13 years-old, focused on character formation, service, and friendship.

    Quebec City; South Annex, Toronto; Bancroft

    Reading: Leadership training

    • Ages 9 to 18
    • Boys
    • Overnight
    from $150/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Boys 150 9-18 20 Quebec City, South Annex, Toronto, Bancroft
    Laurus Summer Camp   
    Montreal & Laval's #1 lifestyle summer day camp that blends fun, education and specialty training in arts, academics and sports! Weekly program for kids ages 3 to 15! Registration is Open for 2018!

    Montreal; Laval

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $200/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 200 3-15 21 Montreal, Laval
    Camp Robin Hood   
    Day Camp with the atmosphere and philosophy of a premium overnight camp! Twice-daily swim instruction, gymnastics, canoe and more. Low ratios and specialty instructors focus on life/social skills development.

    Markham

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $1,100/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 1100 4-15 22 Markham
    Zodiac Day Camp   
    Central Toronto. Variety-based for 2-4 yrs (Adult & Tot/Day Care) and 4-6 yrs drop-off. 7-12 yrs pick 1/2 day arts, discovery, sports, and variety, plus 1/2 day variety. Daily swim lesson, 7 1-week sessions and more!

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2.5 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $180/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 180 2.5-15 23 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Rouge Camps   
    Teacher owned day camps in York Region for children ages 4 - 15 offering sport instruction in over 12 different sports and leadership training in a fun environment. We teach life through sport ... and life is fun!

    High Park, Toronto; Markham; Vaughan

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $200/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 200 4-16 24 High Park, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan
    Camp Kennebec   
    An amazing summer camp experience for campers with special needs. All the fun of camp, with supportive and experienced staff to give your camper the summer of their life! The focus is on fun first!

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 25
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,500/week
    Overnight Coed 1500 6-25 25 Sharbot Lake
    Camp Kodiak   
    An integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We provide a SOCIAL SKILLS program, ACADEMIC program and 50+ activities.

    Parry Sound

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,386/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1386 6-18 26 Parry Sound
    Lakefield Camp International   
    Lakefield Camp is a traditional Canadian overnight summer camp that offers various outdoor & indoor land/water sports & activities, from sailing to theater arts, a complete ropes course, language classes & so much more!

    Lakefield

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 9 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,300/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1300 9-17 27 Lakefield
    Camp Tamarack   
    Muskoka summer camp with sports like sailing, water skiiing and golf as well as arts programs like dance and drama.

    Bracebridge

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,000/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1000 6-16 28 Bracebridge
    Lovell International Camps   
    Canadian run camp in the Swiss Alps. Offering a host of sports and activities including: Language, Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Rafting, Cultural Excursions & Overnight Expeditions.

    International

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $800/session
    Day, Overnight Coed 800 6-18 29 International
    Ponacka   
    Ponacka boys say camp is "home away from home". A strong emphasis on individual growth in the context of having the most fun ever, learning skills, developing lifelong friendships and great food. What could be better?

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Boys
    • Overnight
    from $2,050/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Boys 2050 7-15 30 Bancroft
    Centennial Colts Summer Camps   
    Designed for boys and girls between the age of 7 - 13 to provide additional physical literacy to those who would like to further develop their athletic skills.

    Centennial-Port Union, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $195/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 195 7-13 31 Centennial-Port Union, Toronto
    La Citadelle Summer Camp   
    La Citadelle Summer Camp offers unique Programs that incorporate educational enrichment (French, English & Math), with an exciting array of activities, sports, fine arts & technology. Our Camps run for the month of July.

    York Mills, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2.5 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $350/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 350 2.5-12 32 York Mills, Toronto



    At a hockey school, your child will hone skills in stickhandling, playmaking, shooting, goaltending and more.

    Finding the best hockey camp for you

    Hockey schools are about an even split between overnight camps (residential camps) and day camps. The advantage of an overnight camp is that your child is totally immersed in hockey for the week.

    Benefits of enrollment in a summer hockey camp:

    Time at hockey school enables kids to extend their hockey-playing experience into the summer. The benefits of this are many:

    • Your child will be totally immersed in the sport for the time they spend at camp.
    • Kids get an extra edge in playing time and experience, when hockey starts up again in the fall.
    • They get to meet other kids from elsewhere in the province, many of whom will also be exceptional young hockey players.
    • They will get to meet and learn from NHL players who lead the camp or make special appearances in this type of camp. 

    More specifically, camps offer young hockey players a variety of specialized benefits:

    • Off ice hockey training regimens. Many camps will have specific exercise programs that target specific muscle groups that benefit young players. Off ice training is a key component in the development of the very best players, a major difference between players who succeed and those who do not.  
    • Targeted skills development in the areas of stickhandling, playmaking, shooting accuracy, etc. Cultivating specific skills gives kids an edge on the ice. In order to pursue your NHL dream, you need to have an edge in as many skills as possible. At hockey school, you'll be given both instruction and personal time to make constant improvement in things like shooting accuracy, stickhandling flair, and a continued development of "hockey sense."
    • Application of skills in scrimmage time. The extended scrimmage time in a hockey school adds to the fun of camp but also helps kids to further develop skills and apply what they have learned at camp in an actual game setting. 

    Consider the following as you search for a hockey camp or school:

    • What references can they offer you?
    • What level of commitment do instructors have? If they advertise the presence of one or several pro hockey players, how often are those players really present at the school?
    • Apart from hockey skills, what else does the hockey school teach about conditioning, training, fitness, etc?

    If your son or daughter is serious about the pursuit of a pro hockey career, check out our listing of hockey schools and camps above. Underneath specialised hockey camps you will find a list of camps offering hockey as one of many activities, including skiingmartial arts, and gymnastics. Hockey school is one of the more popular types of sports camp for kids, especially in Canada. 

    The strong Canadian orientation of the sport of ice hockey also makes it a destination for kids from throughout the northern United States. Many of these camps allow kids to participate in the traditional kids camp experience that includes things like late nights around the campfire, canoeing and other outdoor activities that kids can only experience when they are at camp. 



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