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Visually impaired kids can enjoy the summer camp experience as much as anyone.  Camps listed below include specially trained counselors, tailored activities and an environment designed for children with visual impairment and blindness. Summer  camp offers a great experience for children who are partially or totally visually challenged, providing an educational, social and recreational avenue for children who may otherwise be restricted in interactions with kids their own age.

How camps help kids with visual impairment

These camps give a basic introduction to mobility around the camp, then progress children through personal care, relationships, outdoor skills and social skills. Through challenging and rewarding experiences, campers make new friends, learn new skills, gain self-confidence and acquire critical life skills.

Activities at a specialized camp for visually impaired kids are carried out in a protected and fun environment and adapted to the ability of each camper, to ensure maximum participation, safety and fun. Music camps for kids who are blind or visually-impaired are especially popular. These camps explore Folk Music, Harmonica, Ethnic Percussion, Songwriting, and Braille Music.

If a participant requires a personal care worker, this assistant can also attend certain camps at a reduced rate.

Families enjoy peace of mind that their family member is having a good time with trained, dedicated volunteers ready to help participants learn and enjoy themselves in a safe and healthy environment.

Learn directly from the camps here how they can help your visually impaired child live the best summer camp experience.



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  • 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
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 540 8-16 0 Port Carling
    Camps offering
    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 $600/week
    Day Coed 600 4-15 0 Markham
    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
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,000/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 1000 7-16 1 Algonquin Park
    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 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $188/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 188 4-15 2 Harbourfront, Toronto
    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 $740/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 740 7-16 3 Haliburton Highlands
    Countryside Camp & Conference Centre
    A Christian summer camp offering exciting outdoor adventure programs to both children and youth, leadership programs for older teens, and specialized programs for individuals with special needs.

    Cambridge

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 100
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $300/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 300 6-100 4 Cambridge
    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, Program
    from $190/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 190 4-13 5 Whitby
    McMICHAEL ARTVENTURE CHILDREN’S CAMPS & PROGRAMS
    Art classes, programs and camps for kids to get creative: after-school, summer camp and March break camps. Located in Vaughn, north of Toronto.

    Vaughan

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $104/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 104 5-15 6 Vaughan
    YMCA Cedar Glen
    Give your child an experience they will never forget! YMCA Cedar Glen is an outdoor day camp just north of Toronto in King Township. Located on 263 acres, all programs are supervised by highly trained YMCA staff.

    King

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $220/session
    Day Coed 220 4-16 7 King
    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
    from $185/week
    Day Coed 185 4-16 8 Ottawa
    Ruth Rumack's Learning Space
    Innovative group classes in various subjects including keyboarding, handwriting, art, and essay writing. We also offer test prep (SSAT, SAT, ACT) & personalized support for K-12, including those with learning differences

    South Annex, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $30/session
    Program Coed 30 4-16 9 South Annex, Toronto
    Ontario Pioneer Camp
    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
    • Day, Overnight
    from $430/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 430 5-17 10 Huntsville
    Kids n Bricks
    Minecraft, Robotics, Programming, Coding, Media Studies & LEGO after-school & weekend classes & camps for kids 3-16 years, in Oakville. Kids develop skills for real life and discover that learning can be fun!

    Oakville

    Science: LEGO
    • Ages 3 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $320/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 320 3-16 11 Oakville
    Brantford Circle Square Ranch
    We are committed to providing an outstanding summer camp experience. Our beautiful location, fun & safe environment, excellent programs, and experienced staff are just a few reasons to choose Circle Square Ranch.

    Brantford

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $220/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 220 5-16 12 Brantford
    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
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $2,460/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 2460 6-16 13 Minden
    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
    from $1,700/2 weeks
    Day, Overnight Coed 1700 6-16 14 Orillia
    Wolf Creek Circle Square Ranch
    To encourage young lives to grow spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically in an exciting, fun filled western adventure. Start your summer adventure with Wolf Creek Circle Square Ranch!

    Regina

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $275/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 275 6-17 15 Regina
    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
    Day Coed 325 4-15 16 Throughout Greater Toronto Area
    City of Markham
    Great camp experience right in your own backyard! See what the City of Markham has to offer you and your child for camps!

    Markham

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $70/week
    Day Coed 70 4-15 17 Markham
    YMCA of Oakville
    YMCA of Oakville camps are found at several locations across the city with activities including swimming, day trips and more. Learn more!

    Hamilton; Oakville

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $180/session
    Day Coed 180 4-17 18 Hamilton, Oakville
    Willowgrove Day Camp
    Located on a private 100 acre farm property that includes a forest, pond, clean running creek, sports fields, play grounds, in-ground swimming pools, wall climbing gym, animal barn, apple orchard , corn maze and more.

    Whitchurch - Stouffville

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $297/week
    Day Coed 297 4-15 19 Whitchurch - Stouffville
    Airborne Trampoline
    Jump through summer with Airborne's Summer Trampoline Classes & Day Camps. Camp includes trampoline lessons and games, arts and crafts, games and movie room, daily outings, and a trip of the week.

    Newmarket; Vaughan

    Sport: Trampoline
    • Ages 3 to 80
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $149/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 149 3-80 20 Newmarket, Vaughan
    Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT
    Get a unique science and tech education in this program by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, including LEGO Robotics, Makerspace, Coding, Minecraft. Girls only sessions, Family Camps, Educator sessions.

    Oshawa

    Science (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Coed, Girls
    • Day, family
    from $300/week
    Day, family Coed, Girls 300 7-15 21 Oshawa
    Sylvan Learning South Mississauga
    We offer low monthly rate programs in Readng, Writing, Math, Homework, Science Study Skills and Advanced Reading Strategies. Our STEM related programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering are fun and affordable..

    Mississauga

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 3 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $99/month
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 99 3-18 22 Mississauga
    KidzWhiz
    Kids technology programs in Lego robotics, animation, game design, Android app development, Minecraft, and programming. Weekly programs, March Break and Summer Camps, and birthday parties available. Participant in FLL.

    Markham

    Computer (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $225/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 225 6-12 23 Markham
    Neighbour Note Day Camps
    Toronto's premier camps run by University Professors, TDSB Teachers, and extraordinary Musicians! (PhD, DMA). Our Rock Band camp instructor performed for over 10 000 people when his band opened for KISS in Mexico City!

    Bloor West Village, Toronto; Mimico, Toronto; North Toronto, Toronto

    Music (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $100/week
    Day Coed 100 4-18 24 Bloor West Village, Toronto, Mimico, Toronto, North Toronto, Toronto
    York University Lions Camps
    Choose from a multi-sport summer camp, focus on a particular sport or try one of our adventure camps such as circus, warrior training or superhero camp.

    Willowdale, Toronto

    Sport (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $195/week
    Day Coed 195 6-15 25 Willowdale, Toronto
    Sport Western Summer Camps
    A premier march break and summer camp offering sport specific and academic based programming with over 25 camp options and a staff team, which consists of primarily Western University students and student-athletes.

    London

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day
    from $118/week
    Day Coed, Girls, Boys 118 4-18 26 London
    Laurus Summer Camp
    Montreal's #1 lifestyle camp in the heart of Downtown that blends fun, education and specialty training in arts, academics and sports!

    Montreal

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 3 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, family
    from $200/week
    Day, family Coed 200 3-15 27 Montreal
    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
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,120/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Girls 1120 4-16 28 Huntsville
    Young People's Theatre/YPT
    Students entering Grades 1-12 will discover the power of their own creative voice as they create and perform a unique piece of theatre. Film making and Music theatre camps are also available for senior students.

    St Lawrence, Toronto

    Art : Theatre Arts
    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $350/session
    Day Coed 350 5-18 29 St Lawrence, Toronto
    Field of Dreams Baseball Camp
    An outdoor baseball day camp, with 3 incredible locations: Thornhill, Aurora & Vaughan. Our goal is to develop the baseball player as a whole, by teaching the proper skills of the game in a fun and safe camp environment.

    Thornhill; Aurora; Vaughan

    Sport: Baseball/Softball
    • Ages 6 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $185/session
    Day, Program Coed 185 6-14 30 Thornhill, Aurora, Vaughan
    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
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 175 6-17 31 Orillia, Midland
    Chess Institute of Canada
    CIC's Chess, Sports and Arts Camp in downtown Toronto offers the perfect blend of physical, mental, creative, and social activity. Archery and arts, swimming and special guests complement specialized chess instruction.

    Annex, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $295/week
    Day Coed 295 5-13 32 Annex, Toronto
    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
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 390 5-16 33 Torrance
    Cedar Ridge Camp
    A traditional residential summer camp for boys and girls offering activities a variety of adventure activities including canoeing, high ropes, climbing, horseback riding swimming and more.

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $875/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 875 7-16 34 Bancroft
    Toronto Zoo - Zoo Camp
    Located at the Toronto Zoo, Zoo Camp offers unique adventures to stimulate kids' interest in the natural world. Go behind-the-scenes at Canada's largest zoo. Voted 2013 Best Day Camp in GTA - Toronto4Kids

    Rouge, Toronto

    Science: Zooology/Animals
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $265/week
    Day Coed 265 4-16 35 Rouge, Toronto
    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 36 Haliburton Highlands
    CPSX Space Camp
    A space science and technology-themed summer camp that aims to inspire children by having them experience science through the lenses of a planetary explorer and fuel their imagination to explore the universe.

    London

    Science (multi)
    • Ages 9 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $200/week
    Day Coed 200 9-14 37 London
    Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor Centre
    Located just north of Toronto, this traditional summer camp offers overnight, day and canoe trip programs for campers 5 to 14.

    Newmarket

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $730/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 730 7-14 38 Newmarket
    Sayu Healthy Living Camps
    A Fun & Unique Co-ed Camp involving Outdoor Activities, Healthy Foods, Art, Music & Hands-On Cooking. Each week includes Field Trips, Guest Musician & Yoga Instructor, Games, Playful Workshops, & more...

    Islington Village, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $350/week
    Day, Program Coed 350 6-12 39 Islington Village, Toronto
    Oakville Arts Studio
    Art Summer camps sketching, painting, illustration, sculpture, printmaking Musical training, hiper realism, studio times, gallery space 2 musical nights per month, latin and jazz for ages 3 and up, teens & adults; .

    Oakville

    Art : Visual arts (multi)
    • Ages 3 to 99
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $66/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 66 3-99 40 Oakville
    Radiant Girls
    A unique Girls Wellness Camp in a Retreat setting. Featuring Yoga and Pilates, Outdoor Excursions, Hands-On Cooking, Coaching for Confidence & Emotional Intelligence, Meaningful Expressive Art, Fun & Lots of Giggling.

    Burlington; Hamilton

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 13
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $50/day
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls 50 8-13 41 Burlington, Hamilton
    Brock Youth University
    A unique program experience right on the Brock University Campus. Over 95 programs to choose from including +40 STEM Camps. Choose from: class day and overnight trips, summer camps and after-school programs.

    St. Catharines

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $178/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 178 8-17 42 St. Catharines
    Hands on Exotics
    An educational day camp that provides campers with a hands on experience with exotic animals. Zoo Camp includes activities such as zookeeping, animal enrichment, arts & crafts, sports, science experiments and more!

    Alderwood, Toronto

    Science: Zooology/Animals
    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $410/week
    Day Coed 410 6-16 43 Alderwood, Toronto
    Camp Oconto
    This traditional camp for girls, in Eastern Ontario, offers numerous sports activities like tennis and swimming as well as theatre arts and more.

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,100/week
    Day, Overnight Girls 1100 4-15 44 Sharbot Lake
    Kidz Kamp Inc.
    We believe that your kids deserve a fun, safe and entertaining place to spend their Summer Break! We are a traditional outdoor day camp, with fun activities, friends, exciting field trips and outstanding memories!

    Mississauga

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4.5 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $225/week
    Day Coed 225 4.5-13 45 Mississauga
    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 46 Sharbot Lake
    Magical Horses Summer Camp for Kids & Teens
    A small low ratio horse camp, set on a farm in the Ottawa Valley that will nurture your child’s interests. With a natural and holistic approach we can be flexible to your child’s special requirements and personality.

    Eganville

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
    • Ages 9 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $990/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 990 9-14 47 Eganville
    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!

    Alberta (1); British Columbia (3); Ontario (1); Quebec (1)

    Sport (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $175/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 175 6-18 48 Lytton Park, Toronto, Langley, Calgary, Humber Valley Village, Toronto, Don Valley Village, Toronto, Caribou Park, Toronto, Riverdale, Toronto, Kitchener, Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Whistler, Mont-Tremblant, Burnaby
    Crestwood Valley Day Camp
    A Toronto DAY camp offering 20-25 Daily Activities, Baseball and Basketball Camps, LIT/CIT,*"4' Heated Inground Salt Pools*w/daily lessons-WEEKLY CARNIVAL, Gymboree & ROSE REISMAN CATERING! LOW RATIOS! Call 416.444.9595

    Bridle Path, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $545/week
    Day Coed 545 4-15 49 Bridle Path, Toronto