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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Camp Dreamwood   
Located on 350 acres with a 35 acre private lake you will find Camp Dreamwood providing integrated summer camp, leadership, and outdoor recreation programs for children and youth of all ages and abilities.

Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight Camp
  • from $850
overnightcampcoed 850 6-16 13Land O' Lakes Tourist RegionOntario
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 time online.

Mississauga
Arts: Cooking
  • Ages 4 to 99 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $12
virtualprogramcoed 12 4-99 18MississaugaOnlineOntario
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
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 21 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $1
virtualprogramcoed 1 1-21 22MindenOnlineOntario
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 Camp
  • from $1,295
daycampcoed 1295 4-15 35MarkhamOntario


Camps offering cancer support
Ontario Educational Leadership Centre   
Leadership training for students in Grades 6-12 in the arts, athletics, French language sports, SHSM, school leadership and more. Leadership courses are facilitated by qualified Ontario Teachers. #WeLead

Washago
Education: Leadership (multi)
  • Ages 10 to 18 (Coed)
  • Overnight Camp
  • from $240
overnightcampcoed24010-181WashagoOnlineOntario
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.

North Toronto, Toronto; Algonquin Park; Huntsville; Kananaskis; Vancouver Island
Adventure (multi)
  • Ages 14 to 19 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight Camp, Day Camp
  • from $1
overnightcampdaycampcoedallgirlsallboys114-192North Toronto, TorontoAlgonquin ParkHuntsvilleKananaskisVancouver IslandAlberta, British Columbia, OntarioUptown
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 Camp
  • from $499
overnightcampcoedallgirlsallboys4996-173HamiltonHuntsvilleLand O' Lakes Tourist RegionOnlineOntario
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!

Bayview Village, Toronto; North Toronto, Toronto; Calgary; Vancouver
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $235
daycampcoed2354-174Bayview Village, TorontoNorth Toronto, TorontoCalgaryVancouverAlberta, British Columbia, OntarioNorth-York, Uptown
YMCA Wanakita   
A co-ed camp offering Overnight Kids Camp, Day Camp and year-round Family Camps. 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 Camp, Overnight Camp
  • from $940
daycampovernightcampcoed9407-165Haliburton HighlandsOntario
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 !

Throughout Ontario (12)
Arts: Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program
  • from $98
daycampprogramclassvirtualprogramcoed984-146York Mills, TorontoBurlingtonGuelphHamiltonLondonMississaugaOakvilleRichmond HillWaterlooWhitbyOnlineOntarioNorth-York
Kandalore   
Kandalore is one of the finest overnight camps in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. For 75 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 Camp
  • from $2,995
overnightcampcoed29956-167MindenOnlineOntario
YMCA of Oakville   
YMCA of Oakville Child and Youth Programs and Summer Day Camps are offered at several locations across the community with activities including swimming, day trips and more. Learn more!

Hamilton; Oakville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
  • from $198
daycampovernightcampcoed1984-178HamiltonOakvilleOnlineOntario
Toronto Kidz   
Our weeks focus on themes such as Dinos, Animals, etc. for our younger campers 5-8 years old, and Science, Outdoors, Arts, etc. for our 9-12 year olds. Field trips to Toronto's 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 Camp
  • from $220
daycampcoed2205-129Baby Point, TorontoHigh Park, TorontoRoncesvalles Village, TorontoOntarioWest-End, York-Crosstown
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
Education: STEAM
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $25
virtualprogramcoedallgirlsallboys255-1810MississaugaOntario
YMCA of Eastern Ontario   
We offer a full range of youth rec programs such as basketball, cycling, karate, swimming & school-break & summer day camps. These are offered in safe environments to help children develop self-esteem & confidence.

Brockville; Kingston
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Program, PA Day
  • from $1
daycampprogramclasspadaycoed11-1811BrockvilleKingstonOntario
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
Education: Zoology
  • Ages 4 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $310
daycampcoed3104-1612Rouge, TorontoOnlineOntarioScarborough
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!

Computer (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $150
virtualprogramcoed1507-1814Online
Ontario Tech University Summer Camps   
Explore unique science and technology camp programs at Ontario Tech, including LEGO, Coding, Minecraft, Math, Engineering, and more! Virtual camps will require minimal parent support once the camp site has been accessed.

Oshawa
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $90
virtualprogramcoedallgirls906-1715OshawaOnlineOntario
YMCA Camp Pine Crest   
With 100+ years of overnight camping excellence, we provide programming for campers who want to gain independence, interact with nature, make friends , and develop leadership skills. Overnight canoe trips are a staple!

Torrance
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
  • from $390
daycampovernightcampcoed3905-1616TorranceOnlineOntario
Scouts Canada   
Scouting isn't an activity or setting—it's a discovery. It helps youth prepare for the real world, by exploring the world. Alongside friends, Scouts cultivate skills that will guide them through every stage of life.

Throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario (8)
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 26 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $230
programclasscoed2305-2617Willowdale, TorontoCalgaryEdmontonHalifaxLondonMississaugaOttawaVancouverAlberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, OntarioNorth-York
Young People's Theatre/YPT   
Led by our experienced faculty of professional artist educators, we’re offering a wide selection of online classes for toddlers to teens, plus in-person options for youth.

St Lawrence, Toronto
Arts: Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $109
virtualprogramcoed1094-1819St Lawrence, TorontoOnlineOntarioDowntown
Bayview Glen Camp   
Located centrally in Toronto, this summer camp boasts ample outdoor greenspace, a full size turf sports field, and air conditioned buildings. They offer specialized sports, arts, and coding/robotics camps.

Don Mills, Toronto; York Mills, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $650
daycampcoed6504-1420Don Mills, TorontoYork Mills, TorontoOnlineOntarioNorth-York
Boys & Girls Club of Eastview   
From crafts to sports, education to robotics our programs have a wide variety of activities and trips to keep your children busy and entertained.

East York, Toronto; Leslieville, Toronto; Riverdale, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $50
programclasscoed504-1821East York, TorontoLeslieville, TorontoRiverdale, TorontoOntarioEast-End, East-York
Arrowsmith School Cognitive Intensive Program   
The Cognitive Intensive Program strengthens the Symbol Relations cognitive function. Strengthening this area means a more powerful and positive capacity to understand, learn, participate in and contribute to the world.

South Hill, Toronto
Education: Instructor lead (group)
  • Ages 8 to 88 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $5,000
virtualprogramcoed50008-8823South Hill, TorontoOnlineOntarioMidtown
The Second City Training Centre   
The Second City's totally digital, totally FUN comedy camps will engage your children for four hours of fun and creativity -- with other kids!

Arts: Comedy
  • Ages 7 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $250
virtualprogramcoed2507-1824Online
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 Camp
  • from $900
overnightcampcoed9006-1625BancroftOnlineOntario
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 Camp
  • from $1,280
overnightcampallgirls12804-1626Sharbot LakeOnlineOntario
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!

Montreal; Pierrefonds
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $150
daycampcoed1505-1527MontrealPierrefondsQuebec
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 Camp
  • from $275
daycampcoed2754-1328PickeringOnlineOntario
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.

North Toronto, Toronto; Ajax
Education: STEM
  • Ages 7 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $235
daycampcoed2357-1329North Toronto, TorontoAjaxOntarioUptown
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)
  • Overnight Camp
  • from $479
overnightcampcoed4791-9930Western Lanark CountyOnlineOntario
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
Arts: Musical Theatre
  • Ages 3 to 100 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
  • from $800
daycampovernightcampcoed8003-10031GabriolaJasperMontrealOnlineAlberta, British Columbia, Quebec
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)
  • Program
  • from $150
programclasscoed1505-1432MississaugaOntario
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 Camp
  • from $350
daycampcoed3505-1433OrangevilleOntario
The GO Project   
A camp for change makers. Daily crafts, games and activities centred around a theme of giving back to the community and the world... putting faith and love into action.

Humber Valley Village, Toronto; Kingsway Park, Toronto; Barrie
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $50
daycampcoed506-1834Humber Valley Village, TorontoKingsway Park, TorontoBarrieOntarioEtobicoke
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; Mississauga; Vaughan
Computer: Animation
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $150
virtualprogramcoed1505-1836BramptonMississaugaVaughanOnlineOntario


 

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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