Sailing camps for kids

Sharpen your nautical skills on the open water


Find sailing camps or summer camps that offer the opportunity to participate in sailing, below. Some camps focus on sailing, but most of those listed here offer sailing as one of numerous activities, although this may also include professional instruction in nautical skills. These camps will also include related activities, of course, such as swimming, canoeing, waterskiing, and kayaking, as well as out-trips and perhaps even activities such as scuba diving. Any camp offering sailing is sure to be an adventure! Read more

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  • Camps that specialize in sailing

    The Wylde Swan   
    Grow into a citizen of the world with this unique summer camp offering international travel, sailing aboard a tall-ship, education in geography, environmental sciences, leadership, communication skills, and so much more!

    Markham; International

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 14 to 25
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,599/session
    Overnight Coed 1599 14-25 0 Markham, International
    YMCA of Greater Vancouver   
    There’s something about camp that brings out the best in us. Whether it’s sailing, hiking or uncovering leadership potential, YMCA's spring and summer camps provide children ages 5-17 with a memorable experience.

    Vancouver; Gibsons

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $139/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 139 5-17 1 Vancouver, Gibsons
    Harbourfront Centre Camps   
    Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps has provided a a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect. Our campers gain life skills through meaningful participation and in all facets of arts and contemporary culture.

    Harbourfront, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $285/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 285 4-16 2 Harbourfront, Toronto
    National Yacht Club Sailing Camp and School   
    Looking for a fun and affordable camp on Toronto's waterfront? Learn to sail, make new friends and enjoy Lake Ontario. Join the National Yacht Club Sailing & Racing School and get out on the water this summer!

    Harbourfront, Toronto

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 250 7-18 3 Harbourfront, Toronto
    Sail Parry Sound   
    This fun-filled sailing day camp in Parry Sound has been offering weekly programs in July and August, since 1999. Sail Canada certified instructors teach CANSail levels to youth on the pristine waters of Georgian Bay.

    Parry Sound

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 300 8-18 4 Parry Sound
    Port Credit Yacht Club Learn to Sail   
    The Port Credit Yacht Club offers a variety of youth sailing programs to accommodate all ages and skill levels. There is a fun and exciting sailing experience here for you!

    Mississauga

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $350/session
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 350 5-18 5 Mississauga
    Royal Canadian Yacht Club   
    The Royal Canadian Yacht Club's Junior Club is the premier Sailing Camp in Ontario. It historical Toronto Island Location provide a unique atmosphere to learn new skills, build friendship and inspire dreams.

    Toronto Islands, Toronto; Yorkville, Toronto; Distillery District, Toronto

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $350/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 350 7-16 6 Toronto Islands, Toronto, Yorkville, Toronto, Distillery District, Toronto
    Britannia Yacht Club   
    When your child enrolls in any Learn to Sail session your family receives a FREE social membership from July 1st to August 31st to experience Britannia Yacht Club's activities and events offered for members and families.

    Ottawa

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $565/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 565 8-18 7 Ottawa


    Camps offering sailing as an activity
    Frontier Trails Camp & Outdoor Education Centre   
    Adventure Begins at Summer camp! Day and overnight programs and many activities including horseback riding,ESL, paintball, archery, whitewater rafting and more. Offering Awesome memories to campers from Ottawa to China.

    Ottawa; Eganville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $630/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 630 4-16 0 Ottawa, Eganville
    Camp Can-Aqua   
    A traditional camp with diverse programming & exceptional instruction, we believe in teaching kids compromise, patients & empathy. Fun is a given. Through thoughtful & individualized programming, our campers thrive here.

    Haliburton Highlands

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $775/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 775 5-17 1 Haliburton Highlands
    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 2 Rosseau
    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 3 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 4 Minden
    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
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 2460 6-16 5 Minden
    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Pacific   
    One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps, Pioneer Pacific offers Christian summer camp and leadership programs for kids from 7-18, and includes a wide range of activities such as sailing, archery, kayaking and more.

    Thetis Island; Vancouver

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed, Girls
    • Overnight
    from $275/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed, Girls 275 7-18 6 Thetis Island, Vancouver
    Mi-A-Kon-Da   
    This rustic Ontario overnight camp offers various outdoor activities including sailing, wilderness trips, arts activities and more. Campers choose their activities, 2 & 4 weeks, all girls.

    Parry Sound; Hamilton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $2,100/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 2100 7-16 7 Parry Sound, Hamilton
    Camp Mini-Yo-We   
    Camp Mini-Yo-We is a traditional, Christian overnight camp offering amazing activities, innovative programs, dedicated staff and a safe place for campers to stretch and grow.

    Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $675/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 675 5-17 8 Huntsville
    Camp Couchiching   
    Beautiful forests, rolling fields and lots of lakeside waterfront are waiting for you only 1.5 hours from Toronto. Camp Couchiching focuses on individual development and challenge by choice, We are all levels of awesome!

    Orillia

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $800/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 800 6-16 9 Orillia
    Camp Ecolart   
    A premium summer and winter camp for boys and girls 4 to 17 years old offering more than 15 different programs in their summer overnight and day camp, and a skiing/snowboarding program in the March break camp.

    Montreal; Vancouver; West Vancouver

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $240/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 240 4-17 10 Montreal, Vancouver, West Vancouver
    Arrowhead Camp   
    A summer camp in the Muskokas with a ratio of 1:3 counselors to campers. A variety of camp programs including: swimming, waterskiing, sailing, mountain biking, kayaking, arts and more.

    Dwight

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $850/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 850 6-16 11 Dwight
    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 12 Bancroft
    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake   
    Circle Square Ranch is a life changing Christian summer camp for kids and teens ages 6-17. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding, water sports and ropes. Your summer adventure starts here!

    Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $399/week
    Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 399 6-17 13 Hamilton, Huntsville, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
    Camp de vacances Kéno   
    This camp in the heart of a regional Quebec park offers traditional summer camp activities like rock climbing, sea kayaking, nature trails and more.

    St-Léonard-de-Portneuf

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 20
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $400/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 400 6-20 14 St-Léonard-de-Portneuf
    Camp Bil-O-Wood   
    A traditional, outdoor, athletic, & life skills camp for kids 7 - 17. Exceptional camping & canoeing. Over 30 sports & activities for kids from Canada, US, & Europe; family operated for 71 yrs. An awesome experience!

    Blind River

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $850/week
    Overnight Coed 850 7-17 15 Blind River
    Camp Tapawingo, YWCA   
    An all girls summer camp located on Georgian Bay, operated by YWCA Toronto. Camp “Tap” focuses on empowering and supporting a diverse group of girls through a broad range of arts and outdoor activities.

    Parry Sound

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $663/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 663 6-15 16 Parry Sound
    Camp Kawartha   
    Traditional summer camp fostering self-esteem, leadership & environmental stewardship. Campers are encouraged to be creative, in touch with nature & be themselves in a non-competitive environment.

    Peterborough; Lakefield

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $285/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 285 4-17 17 Peterborough, Lakefield
    Camp Ouareau   
    This Quebec all-girls overnight summer camp offers a variety of activities and leadership opportunities, as well as a unique language program. A chance to grow in confidence & independence, and develop language skills!

    Saint-Donat

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $2,210/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 2210 6-16 18 Saint-Donat
    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 19 Algonquin Park
    Camp Wabikon   
    Overnight coed summer camp dedicated to the ideals of leadership and friendship, with wilderness trips and a variety of sports activities.

    Temagami

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,075/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1075 6-17 20 Temagami
    Camp Tanamakoon   
    This all girls summer camp located on its own lake in Algonquin Park offers a variety of camp activities, along with specialty programs for canoe tripping, mini camp and kindercamp! We offer a safe and fun adventure!

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $2,500/session
    Overnight Girls 2500 4-16 21 Algonquin Park
    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
    Overnight Coed 1200 7-16 22 Rosseau
    Camp Ak-O-Mak   
    A traditional summer camp with over 26 sports and camp activities, including swimming, tennis, canoeing, biking and more.

    Parry Sound

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 900 7-16 23 Parry Sound
    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
    Overnight Coed 890 7-16 24 Bancroft
    Glen Bernard Camp   
    A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, horseback riding, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

    Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,160/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 1160 4-16 25 Huntsville
    Camp Oconto   
    Founded in 1924, Oconto is a traditional girls overnight camp located on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake north of Kingston, Ontario. Over 20 activities are offered on 80 acres of land and 2km of shoreline.

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,100/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 1100 4-15 26 Sharbot Lake
    YMCA Wanakita   
    A co-ed camp offering 1, 2 and 4-week Overnight and 1-week Day Camp sessions. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life!

    Haliburton Highlands

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $885/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 885 7-16 27 Haliburton Highlands
    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 28 Huntsville
    Camp Frenda   
    Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing, rocketry, archery, and many others.

    Port Carling

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $540/week
    Overnight, family Coed 540 8-16 29 Port Carling
    Wilvaken   
    Bilingual (Fr/En), traditional summer camp offering water and land sports, such as sailing, water-skiing, archery, horseback riding, and hiking/canoeing out trips. Spend the summer with campers from around the world!

    Magog

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $2,195/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 2195 6-15 30 Magog
    YMCA Wanakita Family Camps   
    We offer similar activities and experiences to traditional overnight camps, including swimming, boating, hiking, sports, crafts and more! Participate as a family or split up to partake in programs for your age group.

    Haliburton Highlands

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 1 to 99
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $410/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 410 1-99 31 Haliburton Highlands
    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
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 800 6-18 32 International
    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 33 Bracebridge
    Camp Hurontario   
    A traditional overnight camp with a variety of activities and sports including sailing, arts and crafts, leadership building and more.

    Mactier

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Boys
    • Overnight
    from $900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Boys 900 6-16 34 Mactier
    Camp Wenonah   
    An overnight Summer Camp in beautiful Muskoka, with activities ranging from archery to sailing to tennis, along with leadership focus and more.

    Bracebridge

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $835/week
    Overnight Coed 835 5-17 35 Bracebridge
    YMCA Camps Belwood, Ki-Wa-Y and Wabanaki   
    The K-W YMCA's 3 camps offer a range of activities including a high ropes course and climbing wall, canoe tripping, bmx biking, sailing, kayaking, crafts, archery, and more. March Break programs also available.

    Waterloo; Fergus; Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 15
    • Coed, Girls
    • Day, Overnight
    from $640/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls 640 5-15 36 Waterloo, Fergus, Huntsville
    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 37 Huntsville
    Camp Chikopi   
    Chikopi boys learn more than how to play a sport, with our diversified programs of traditional and specialized sports/activities, boys develop life skills: teamwork, friendship, character, independence and leadership.

    Huntsville

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Boys
    • Overnight
    from $900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Boys 900 7-17 38 Huntsville
    Camp Kwasind   
    An overnight Christian camp in Muskoka for kids & youth aged 7 to 17 that is AFFORDABLE, MEMORABLE & HIGH QUALITY. Truly a safe place to build friendships, gain confidence & have new experiences in a natural setting.

    Bracebridge

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $390/week
    Overnight Coed 390 7-17 39 Bracebridge
    Camp Qwanoes   
    Camp Qwanoes is a youth-focused, high adventure Christian residential camp that exists to love kids to life like no other. Summer camps for ages 8-18 and leadership programs starting at age 15. Over 75 activities.

    Vancouver Island

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $489/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 489 8-18 40 Vancouver Island
    Camp Otterdale   
    Traditional summer camp for kids and teens in Eastern Ontario offering many outdoor activities including music, theatre arts.

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $750/week
    Overnight Coed 750 7-16 41 Ottawa
    Camp Med-O-Lark   
    A Co-ed Arts Camp situated on a pristine lake. We offer an all-elective program where campers create their own schedule from a wide array of activities such as Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Circus, Photography & much more.

    Maine

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,400/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 3400 8-16 42 Maine
    Camp Celtic   
    Situated on Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, near Lions Head, this traditional overnight summer camp features specialized instruction in land &water sports, fine arts, performing arts, out-tripping, and nature activities.

    Bruce Peninsula

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $189/session
    Overnight Coed 189 6-18 43 Bruce Peninsula
    Bytown Brigantine Tall Ships Adventure   
    An adventure-based camp that will grow your child's confidence & self-reliance. Youth 12+ will sail, swim, visit cool places & could have options to camp, zip line, take a HS credit and kayak or scuba certification.

    Brockville; Harbourfront, Toronto; Ottawa

    Travel

    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $900/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 900 12-18 44 Brockville, Harbourfront, Toronto, Ottawa
    Camp Northway/ Wendigo   
    Northway, Canada's oldest summer camp for girls (age 7-16) and Wendigo, a small tripping outpost for boys (age 12-16) are located in the wilderness of Algonquin Park.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $928/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls, Boys 928 7-16 45 Algonquin Park
    YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka   
    A variety of values based camp programs offered through our day, family, leadership and overnight camps throughout the Simcoe Muskoka region

    Orillia; Midland

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $175/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 175 6-17 46 Orillia, Midland
    YMCA of Western Ontario Overnight Camps   
    The YMCA of Western Ontario offers two amazing overnight camps for campers aged 5-16 - YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) in Georgian Bay Islands National Park and YMCA Camp Henry in Point Pelee National Park.

    London; Leamington; Port Severn

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $515/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 515 5-16 47 London, Leamington, Port Severn
    Camp North Star   
    A co-ed overnight camp on 200 acres in Poland, Maine. Campers enjoy an elective program with 100+ choices that focuses on instruction and skill development in Arts, Athletics, Enrichment, Outdoors and Waterfront.

    Maine

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,100/session
    Overnight Coed 3100 7-17 48 Maine
    Camp Pathfinder   
    Est. 1914. A traditional boys' summer camp on a wooded island in the heart of Algonquin. Full in-camp program. Wilderness canoe trips, water and land sports, ropes, ecology. A spectacular setting and exceptional staff.

    Algonquin Park

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $1,000/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Boys 1000 7-16 49 Algonquin Park
    YMCA Camp Pine Crest   
    Have fun, make new friends and go on an adventure! A traditional overnight camp with activities ranging from wilderness trips and rock climbing to music and Frisbee golf. Financial aid is available.

    Torrance

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $390/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 390 5-16 50 Torrance
    Camp Artaban   
    Youth call it “awesome”; adults call it “paradise”. Fun and adventure await you! Swim, boat, beach comb and wharf jump on the water. Create, sing, laugh and explore with friends new and old. We can’t wait!

    Gambier Island

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 1 to 100
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $263/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 263 1-100 51 Gambier Island
    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 52 Parry Sound
    Canadian Adventure Camp   
    We feature an incredible line-up of camp activities in our Traditional General Camping Program, and children can also choose to specialize, if they wish, in Trampoline, Gymnastics, Aerials or Wakeboarding & Water Skiing.

    Temagami

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,150/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1150 5-17 53 Temagami
    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 54 Lakefield
    Elite Camps Hoop Dreams Overnight Basketball Camp   
    A unique basketball camp led by experienced instructors that helps kids develop skills in dribbling, shooting, passing and footwork and take part in traditional overnight camp activities.

    Newmarket; Bancroft; Don Mills, Toronto

    Sport: Basketball

    • Ages 10 to 16
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $900/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 900 10-16 55 Newmarket, Bancroft, Don Mills, Toronto
    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 56 Sharbot Lake
    Camp Claret Du Lac Elgin   
    4 Unique Programs! Well thought-out for the needs of youngsters of all ages! A thrilling experience! Fun, Friends, Excitement... The most rewarding experience Adventure - Teamwork - Challenge

    Sherbrooke

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $620/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 620 7-15 57 Sherbrooke
    YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region   
    Choose active and fun Neighbourhood day camps close to home, with themed weeks and out trips, OR a traditional outdoor day (or overnight) experience at Camp Otonabee with ropes, paddling, nature hikes, swimming and more

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $140/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 140 4-16 58 Ottawa



    At a sailing summer camp, your son or daughter will gain a much deeper appreciation for the marine life. As Canada has an astonishing number of freshwater lakes, you will find summer camps that offer sailing throughout Ontario and Quebec, offering a unique summer adventure like no other. You don't need an ocean to learn how to sail. Your child will learn about ropes and lines, knots and hitches, as well as sailing regulations. He or she may even be able to participate in a sailing competition.

    Sailing camps during summer vacation offer courses from introductory to advanced sailing, along with related water activities. These might include whitewater rafting, kayaking, wakeboarding, snorkeling, land excursions, diving, cultural immersion and tropical marine biology. All sailing camps spend some time aboard a yacht and many are run full-time aboard sailing vessels. Campers sail with two to four campers per boat under the close supervision of instructors. Campers learn to skipper and crew a centerboard sailboat in varying wind and sea conditions. Certification may be offered at some camps. Some of these camps are held at sailing clubs.

    Advanced sailing camps have programs that include a VHF radio license as well as watch keeper and basic flotilla skipper certificate courses. Many sailing camps also offer sunset sails, parties and cooking contests. Downriver cruises are a popular pastime at sailing camps. Swimming, rowing and games are interspersed throughout the day in order to make this a complete aquatic experience. Campers learn water safety, rigging, tacking, jibing, centreboard, capsizing and recovery, basic rescue procedures and other sailing skills at these camps. Sailing camps offer fun and learning. Sailing itself helps develop leadership and communication skills as one has to work as part of a team or crew.

    Explore the sailing camps listed here to learn more about each camp. Be sure to fully understand the qualifications of counselors and instructors. You'll find specialised sailing camps listed first, followed by many other camps that offer sailing as one activity among many others, including soccer and tennis.

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