Camps for kids with cancer

Sharing summer fun with kids in the same boat


Cancer camps are intended to meet the needs of the whole family at each stage in the cancer journey—from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Camp staff and volunteers are fully qualified and trained to meet the unique needs of young people affected by cancer. Listed below, find specialized summer camps for young people dealing with this sickness. Read more

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    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 $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 250 4-16 0 Harbourfront, Toronto
    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 $2,585/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 2585 6-16 1 Minden
    Encounters with Canada   
    A leadership program, where teens develop civic leadership skills, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, and explore exciting career options

    Ottawa

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 14 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $750/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 750 14-17 2 Ottawa
    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 3 Hamilton, Huntsville, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
    McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
    The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days, visit mcmichael.com today!

    Vaughan

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $159/session
    Day Coed 159 4-15 4 Vaughan
    Bond Academy Day Camp   
    Day camps can include care from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., should parents require this. Activities range from arts to science and many more.

    The Beach, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 250 4-13 5 The Beach, 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

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $235/week
    Day Coed 235 4-14 6 North Toronto, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary
    Hatch Coding Camps   
    Our coding camp is packed with exciting, innovative, coding projects. Kids learn JavaScript processing.js or Python. On Fridays, they visit industry leaders to see how their real-world skills can be used.

    North Toronto, Toronto; Richmond Hill; Oakville

    Computer (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $380/week
    Day, Program Coed 380 7-17 7 North Toronto, Toronto, Richmond Hill, Oakville
    Outward Bound Canada   
    Est 1969. Inspiring, challenging journeys of self-discovery in the outdoors. Join an authentic, transformational adventure to see Canada at its finest, reach beyond your own boundaries, and tap in to your true potential.

    Kananaskis; Vancouver Island; Throughout Canada; Grand Manan; Algonquin Park

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

    • Ages 12 to 99
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $779/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 779 12-99 8 Kananaskis, Vancouver Island, Throughout Canada, Grand Manan, Algonquin Park
    The Michelangelo Code   
    With valuable contributions from Industry leader David Pacheco, Creative Director of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. G, a STEM Instructor and former GANZ game developer passes on key techniques used by his production team!

    Brampton; Vaughan; Mississauga

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $150/month
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 150 5-18 9 Brampton, Vaughan, 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.


    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, Nobleton
    Active Scholars   
    A unique summer experience, Where Sports Meets Educations and campers get to engage in both STEM Learning & Basketball or Soccer Development. Each week we offer a unique experience for continued growth and engagement.

    Ajax; Guelph; North Toronto, Toronto

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $185/week
    Day Coed 185 7-13 11 Ajax, Guelph, North Toronto, Toronto
    HUMBER ARBORETUM NATURE CAMPS   
    A nature-focused exploration and adventure camp set within a beautiful urban green space. This hands-on camp helps children foster an appreciation for the the many wonders of the natural world.

    Rexdale, Toronto

    Science: Nature/Environment

    • Ages 4 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $245/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 245 4-13 12 Rexdale, Toronto
    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 5 to 17
    • Coed, Girls
    • Day, Program, family
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed, Girls 300 5-17 13 Oshawa
    Wanda's Creative Clay   
    A fun and educational program that get kids away from electronics. Our supportive & encouraging environment is a safe place to lose yourself in your own creativity - clay, paper mache, painting and so much more.

    Lawrence Park, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 100
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $18/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 18 3-100 14 Lawrence Park, Toronto
    Aurora Cultural Centre Summer Art Camps & Children's Programs   
    Creative summer camps to ignite your child's imagination! From drawing, painting & sculpting to musical theatre and acting, there is something for every child at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Fun, friends & fantasy await!

    Aurora

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $35/program
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 35 4-15 15 Aurora
    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 $940/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 940 7-16 16 Haliburton Highlands
    Idea Lab Kids Oakville   
    Innovative programming with a focus on STEM. Summer camp, after school, birthdays and more. Courses for all ages in coding, game design, circuitry, toy engineering, the arts, VR, robotics, 3D printing, cooking and more!

    Oakville

    Education: STEM

    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $154/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 154 4-14 17 Oakville
    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.

    Vaughan; Aurora

    Sport: Baseball/Softball

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $185/session
    Day, Program Coed 185 6-16 18 Vaughan, Aurora
    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 7 to 15
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,250/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 1250 7-15 19 Sharbot Lake
    False Creek Racing Canoe Club   
    A multi-disciplinary paddling club offering recreational and competitive camps and after-school programs for kids of all ages and abilities all year round!

    Vancouver

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $150/program
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 150 7-18 20 Vancouver
    Kids in the Spotlight   
    Kids in the Spotlight is an evidence-based performing arts organization helping children and youth develop self-confidence, social skills, and harmonious relationships with family and friends.

    Gabriola; Jasper; Montreal

    Education: Musical Theatre

    • Ages 3 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $500/week
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 500 3-18 21 Gabriola, Jasper, Montreal
    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 2019!

    Westmount; Laval; Beaconsfield

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $150/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 150 3-15 22 Westmount, Laval, Beaconsfield
    Bricks 4 Kidz Woodbridge   
    With several camp themes, your child will be sure to have an experience they will never forget. We do two structured builds a day, along with games and art and crafts related to our theme of the week.

    Vaughan; Woodbridge

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 10
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $175/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 175 4-10 23 Vaughan, Woodbridge
    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 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 900 6-16 24 Bancroft
    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; Milton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $300/week
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls 300 7-15 25 Burlington, Hamilton, Milton
    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 pirate, warrior training or superhero camp.

    Willowdale, Toronto

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $199/week
    Day Coed 199 6-15 26 Willowdale, Toronto
    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.

    Rouge, Toronto

    Science: Zooology/Animals

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $280/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 280 4-16 27 Rouge, Toronto
    YMCA Camp Pine Crest   
    We provide a fun program for campers who want to gain independence, interact with nature, make friends with new people, and develop leadership skills. Overnight canoe trips are a staple that make for the best adventures!

    Torrance

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $390/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 390 5-16 28 Torrance
    Camp Wanapitei   
    Wilderness canoe-tripping camp based in Northern Ontario, paddling Ontario, Quebec, and the Territories. A strong tripping program is complemented by caring staff, community focus and a diverse in-camp program.

    Temagami

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $945/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 945 7-18 29 Temagami
    Kinark Outdoor Centre   
    A northern Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    Minden

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 1 to 21
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $1/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 1 1-21 30 Minden
    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 and camps receive great popularity.

    Mississauga

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $159/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 159 4-18 31 Mississauga
    Junior Red Riders   
    Can your child ride a two wheeled bicycle? Then we can teach them how to ride a DIRT BIKE! Fully comprehensive program focusing on FUN & SAFETY

    Markham

    Sport: BMX / Motocross

    • Ages 6 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $100/session
    Day Coed 100 6-12 32 Markham
    Aviation Immersion Camp   
    A multi-level year-round camp with 4 exciting workstations each designed to develop aviation knowledge and flying skills. Critical thinking, confidence and leadership are the driving forces behind these dynamic programs.

    Mississauga

    Adventure: Aviation

    • Ages 10 to 18
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, family
    from $95/program
    sessions & dates
    Day, family Coed, Girls, Boys 95 10-18 33 Mississauga



    Cancer survivors will find some respite from the disease and find strength in the company of others who are also dealing with it. Some camps in this sphere offer specialized adventure or travel. These camps can also offer sports like surfing, standup paddling, and kite boarding. Food, accommodation and transportation are included in the camp.

    Contact the camps listed above to find a camp right for your child.







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