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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Innova STEM Labs   
STEAM based camp and workshops •3D Design and Printing •Robotics • Mechatronics •Virtual & Augmented Reality •Internet Of Things (IoT) • Computer programming •Video Game Design

Mississauga
Science: STEAM
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $25/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 25 5-18 0 Mississauga, ON
Harbourfront Centre Camps   
Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps have fostered an inclusive learning community that encourages long-lasting connections to contemporary arts, culture and ideas. .

Harbourfront, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $250/week
Day, Overnight Coed 250 4-15 1 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
Kandalore   
Kandalore is one of the finest overnight camps in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. For 74 years, Kandalore has given campers the chance to get to know and be themselves fully.

Minden
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $2,780/2 weeks
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 2780 6-16 2 Minden, Ontario
Onondaga Camp   
For more than 100 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 $1,500/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1500 6-16 3 Minden, Ontario
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 and water sports. Your summer adventure with friends starts here!

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $499/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 499 6-17 4 Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Virtual Programs, Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days visit mcmichael.com today!

Vaughan; Online
Arts : Visual arts (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $90/session
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 90 5-15 5 Vaughan, Ontario, Virtual Program, ON
Great Big Theatre Company   
Camps in your neighbourhood ! One-week sessions, performances every week. Our experienced, caring staff will introduce your kids to stage performance & guide them toward self-expression. A great confidence-builder !

Ontario (8)
Arts : Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $98/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 98 4-14 6 Mississauga, York Mills, Toronto, Oakville, Guelph, Hamilton, Whitby, Burlington, Waterloo, Richmond Hill, London, Online
Outward Bound Canada   
Outward Bound Canada provides challenging adventures in the outdoors across the country that develop self-respect, awareness of others, interpersonal skills, and a sense of accomplishment.

Huntsville; Vancouver Island; North Toronto, Toronto; Kananaskis; Algonquin Park
Adventure (multi)
  • Ages 12 to 99 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $779/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 779 12-99 7 Huntsville, Ontario, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Kananaskis, , Algonquin Park, Ontario
Radiant Girls   
Girls Wellness & Leadership programs, with prof. coaches, chef's and trainers. Featuring Yoga/Pilates, Outdoor Adventures, Art, Leadership Games, Relationship Building, Self Care, Coaching, and More!

Burlington; Online; Tillsonburg
Education: Leadership
  • Ages 7 to 18 ( Girls)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $180/week
Virtual Program, Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Girls 180 7-18 8 Burlington, Ontario, Virtual Program, , Tillsonburg,
Artech Camps Canada   
Artech is the Ultimate Creative Technology Program Center specializing in Game Design, Animation & Coding. Our virtual programs are fully interactive for kids 7 through teens and can reach kids anywhere on this planet!

Halifax; Online
Computer (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 19 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $150/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 150 7-19 9 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Virtual Program,
Active Scholars   
A unique summer experience, Where Sports Meets Education 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: STEM
  • Ages 7 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $235/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 235 7-13 10 Ajax, Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Eco Camp   
If you want your child to have fun, learn about the earth and be outside ... you are sending them to the right place!! Your child will come home tired, happy, and probably a little dirty - which we think is perfect!!

Orangeville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $350/week
Day openCamp Coed 350 5-14 11 Orangeville, Ontario
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 12 North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta
Idea Labs Kids Pickering   
A STEAM (STEM + Arts) summer camp and before and after-school care provider that offers variety of classes, including coding, cooking, game design, robotics and virtual reality for children ages 4-13.

Pickering
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $275/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 275 4-13 13 Pickering, Ontario
Ontario Tech University Summer Camps   
Explore unique science and tech programs at Ontario Tech, including LEGO, Coding, Minecraft and more! Virtual camps will require minimal parent support once the camp site has been successfully accessed.

Oshawa; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $90/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls 90 6-17 14 Oshawa, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Camp Robin Hood   
A traditional day camp with superb camper-to-staff ratios, a variety of activities, outstanding spirit and well-trained staff! Daily swim instruction, a dedicated Sports Academy and optional bus transportation available.

Markham
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $1,295/2 weeks
Day openCamp Coed 1295 4-15 15 Markham, Ontario
COOKSMART   
Get the kids cooking and learning more life skills! Our program has gone virtual and the kids are loving cooking together to make tasty foods for their family. Easy meals, healthy snacks make this the best Zoom class.

Mississauga; Bloor West Village, Toronto; Online
Arts : Cooking
  • Ages 4 to 99 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $5/session
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 5 4-99 16 Mississauga, Ontario, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Kinark Outdoor Centre   
A central Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The KOC is located in Minden, Ontario. Situated on 600 hectares of land nestled in the forest along the shores of Grey Lake.

Minden; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 21 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Overnight, family
  • from $1/week
Virtual Program, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 1 1-21 17 Minden, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Canadian Opera Company   
Explore opera through our innovative and engaging programs created for kids and families!

Corktown, Toronto; Downtown West, Toronto
Music (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 25 (Coed)
  • family
  • from $1/week
family Coed 1 7-25 18 Corktown, Toronto, Ontario, Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario
Young People's Theatre/YPT   
Led by our experienced faculty of professional artist educators, we’re offering online classes for JK-Gr. 12 both on weekends and after-school!

St Lawrence, Toronto; Online
Arts : Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, family
  • from $109/session
Virtual Program, Day, family openCamp Coed 109 4-18 19 St Lawrence, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
SportLife   
A unique team sports camp, simulating the career of professional athletes! Sports include: ice hockey, flag/touch football, basketball, soccer, baseball, ball hockey and much more!

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue; Montreal; Pierrefonds
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $150/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-15 20 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Montreal, Québec, Pierrefonds, Quebec
Toronto Kidz   
Each week focuses on a theme such as Dinosaurs, Animals, etc. for our younger campers and Science, Fitness, Arts, etc. for our 8-12 year olds. Field trips to Toronto's main attractions are the highlight of the week.

Baby Point, Toronto; High Park, Toronto; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $213/week
Day openCamp Coed 213 5-12 21 Baby Point, Toronto, Ontario, High Park, Toronto, Ontario, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Ontario
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 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,280/week
Overnight openCamp Girls 1280 4-16 22 Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Silver Lake Wesleyan Camp   
A Christian camp serving campers of all ages. Located on beautiful Silver Lake in Maberly, ON we offer Junior & Kids Camps (7-12yo), Day Camps (4-6yo), Youth Camp (12-18), Family Camp (All Ages) and Geezer Camp (60+).

Western Lanark County
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 99 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $479/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 479 1-99 23 Western Lanark County, Ontario
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
Day openCamp Coed 250 4-13 24 The Beach, Toronto, Ontario
The Michelangelo Code   
With valuable contributions from Industry leaders, Mr. G, a STEM Instructor and former GANZ game developer passes on key techniques used by his production team!

Brampton; Vaughan; Mississauga; Online
Computer : Video Game/Web Design
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $150/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-18 25 Brampton, Ontario, Vaughan, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Families 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 100 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $800/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 800 3-100 26 Gabriola, British Columbia, Jasper, Alberta, Montreal, Québec
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and develop friendships.

Bancroft
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 900 6-16 27 Bancroft, Ontario
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.

Ontario (3)
Sport: Baseball/Softball
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $250/session
Day, Program openCamp Coed 250 6-16 28 Vaughan, Aurora, West Hill, Toronto, Whitchurch - Stouffville
Code Ninjas Meadowvale   
When school is out, fun and learning are in at Code Ninjas camps! If your kids are into MineCraft, Roblox, robotics, coding, or gaming, Code Ninjas is the place to be! Space is limited – reserve your spot today!

Mississauga
Computer (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $150/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-14 29 Mississauga, Ontario



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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