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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City of Toronto - Specialty Plus Camps   
Looking to enjoy nature and being outdoors, these camps are for you! Camp Naorca & Camp Claireville both provide fun, hands-on opportunities to discover the hidden wonders and importance of Toronto’s parks and gardens.

Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto; Brampton
Science: Nature/Environment
  • Ages 4.5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $200/2 weeks
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 200 4.5-15 0 Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Ontario, Brampton, Ontario
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 openCamp Coed 250 4-15 1 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
The House of Child Development   
Providing therapy, after school programs, social groups and winter and summer camps.our programs and camps has won readers choice award in 2019 for grate service for kids with Autism,ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Vaughan
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 2 to 12 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $300/week
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 300 2-12 2 Vaughan, Ontario
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: Leadership
  • Ages 14 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $750/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 750 14-17 3 Ottawa, Ontario
Genius Camp   
The fastest growing STEM camp in Toronto and the GTA, offering programs in Robotics and AI, Coding, Programming, Advanced Math, Practical Science, 3D Printing and Modeling.

Mississauga; Downtown West, Toronto; Online
Education: STEM
  • Ages 6 to 15 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Program
  • from $99/month
Virtual Program, Program openCamp Coed 99 6-15 4 Mississauga, Ontario, Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program, 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 5 Minden, 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 6 Vaughan, Ontario, Virtual Program, ON
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
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 8 Minden, Ontario
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 9 Mississauga, York Mills, Toronto, Oakville, Guelph, Hamilton, Whitby, Burlington, Waterloo, Richmond Hill, London, Online
Radiant Girls   
Girls Wellness & Leadership programs, with prof. coaches, chef's and trainers. Featuring Yoga/Pilates, Outdoor Adventures, Confidence & EI Activities, Meaningful Art, Leadership Games, Relationship Building, and More!

Burlington; Hamilton
Education: Leadership
  • Ages 7 to 18 ( Girls)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $100/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Girls 100 7-18 10 Burlington, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
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
  • Ages 10 to 18 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $240/program
Overnight Coed 240 10-18 11 Washago, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
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
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 $299/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 299 6-17 13 Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
Sylvan Learning of Mississauga Centre   
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
Day, Program openCamp Coed 159 4-18 14 Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON
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 15 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Virtual Program,
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
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 4 2-18 16 King, Nobleton
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
Ontario Tech University Summer Camps   
Explore unique science and tech programa at Ontario Tech, including LEGO , Makerspace, Coding, Minecraft. Family Camps. Camps will require minimal parent support once the camp site has been successfully accessed.

Oshawa
Science (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed, Girls)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $300/week
Day, Program, family Coed, Girls 300 5-17 17 Oshawa, Ontario
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 $200/program
Day, Program openCamp Coed 200 7-18 18 Vancouver, British Columbia
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
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 390 5-16 19 Torrance, Ontario
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 $265/week
Day openCamp Coed 265 4-13 20 Rexdale, Toronto, Ontario
Stagecoach Performing Arts   
We offer a selection of summer camps and teaching acting, dancing and singing - with a performance at the end of every week! High quality lessons, low teacher to child ratio, child protection policy and more.

Oakville; Mississauga
Education: Musical Theatre
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $175/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 175 4-18 21 Oakville, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario
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; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $206/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 206 5-12 22 Baby Point, Toronto, Ontario, High Park, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
YMCA of Oakville   
YMCA of Oakville camps are found 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
  • from $198/session
Day Coed 198 4-17 23 Hamilton, Ontario, Oakville, 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 24 Western Lanark County, Ontario
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 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $60/month
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 60 4-15 25 Oakville, Ontario
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 26 Pickering, 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 27 Mississauga, Ontario, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
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 28 Corktown, Toronto, Ontario, Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario
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 29 Markham, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
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 $1,010/week
Overnight, family Coed 1010 7-18 30 Temagami, Ontario
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 31 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Montreal, Québec, Pierrefonds, Quebec
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 32 Ajax, Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
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.

International; Jasper; Montreal
Education: Musical Theatre
  • Ages 3 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $500/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 500 3-18 33 International, British Columbia, Jasper, Alberta, Montreal, Québec
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 34 Brampton, Ontario, Vaughan, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, Virtual Program,
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: Zoology/Animals
  • Ages 4 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $280/week
Day openCamp Coed 280 4-16 35 Rouge, Toronto, Ontario
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)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $150/month
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-14 36 Mississauga, Ontario
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 37 Bancroft, 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 38 Sharbot Lake, 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 39 St Lawrence, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Interlochen Center for the Arts   
Immersive summer arts camp for music, visual arts, theatre, film, dance, and creative writing. Multi-week programs for grades 3-12 and one-week instrumental institutes for high school students.

Michigan
Arts (multi)
  • Ages 8 to 19 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $1,575/session
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 1575 8-19 40 Michigan, Michigan(USA)
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 $325/week
Day openCamp Coed 325 5-14 41 Orangeville, 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 $220/session
Day, Program openCamp Coed 220 6-16 42 Vaughan, Aurora, West Hill, Toronto, Whitchurch - Stouffville
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)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $1/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 1 1-21 43 Minden, 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 44 The Beach, Toronto, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
Junior Red Riders   
If your child can ride a two wheeled bicycle without assistance, 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 45 Markham, Ontario
The Laird House Adventure Camp   
We offer eco-friendly sports camp/year round programs for youth 8-14. Created & taught by Certified Ontario Teachers they include: gardening, re-cycling natural resources, basketball, beach volleyball, badminton & more!

Brampton
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 8 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $180/week
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 180 8-14 46 Brampton, Ontario
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 $575/week
Day openCamp Coed 575 4-15 47 Bridle Path, Toronto, 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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