Creative writing camps

Find camps that specialize in creative writing listed below


If your child has a storytelling or writing gift you wish to encourage, we can think of no better way to do so than at one of the following creative writing summer, March break, winter, or winter break camps. A writing camp will expose your child to new frontiers of creative writing, meet with fellow young writers and perhaps even meet and learn from published authors. Read more

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    Sylvan Learning Thornhill   
    Sylvan camp will spark the creativity of campers through various hands on STEM related activities, such as robot building, math/science projects and creative writing.

    Thornhill; Markham

    Education: STEM

    • Ages 3 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $149/month
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 149 3-18 0 Thornhill, Markham
    Centauri Summer Arts Camp   
    Centauri is an overnight summer camp with a unique focus on the arts! Choose from 40 specialist programs include Acting, Film, Music, Creative Writing, Dance, Art, Musical Theatre, Design and Stage Combat

    Southern Niagara Region

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $962/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 962 8-18 1 Southern Niagara Region
    Ryerson Summer Day Camps   
    Ryerson University offers safe and fun experiences for kids and teens. Programs include basketball, soccer, hockey, volleyball, science, engineering, journalism, robotics, architecture, film, french, design, and more!

    Bay Street Corridor, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $320/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 320 6-17 2 Bay Street Corridor, Toronto
    Sylvan Learning Hamilton   
    Academic and Enrichment Summer Camps with STEM-focused sessions, including Robotics and Coding; and High School Prep Camps for Writing, Math & Study Skills. Tutoring in all subjects for JK-GR 12 also available.

    Hamilton

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 3 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $50/day
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 50 3-17 3 Hamilton
    Living Arts Centre Camp Programs   
    March Break, Winter Break and Summer Camps, ideal for GTA families looking for children's camps; single day or week-long programs available throughout the year, with music, arts, dance and more!

    Mississauga

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $180/week
    Day Coed 180 6-17 4 Mississauga
    Sylvan Learning Burlington   
    Academic and Enrichment Summer Camps with math, science & writing focused sessions including robotics and coding - High School Prep for Writing, Math & Study Skills - Tutoring in all subjects for JK-GR 12 also available

    Burlington

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 3 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $200/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 200 3-17 5 Burlington
    Sylvan Learning London   
    Sylvan EDGE camps and classes will introduce your child to new and fun experiences in the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Tutoring & homework help also available.

    London

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 3 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $95/session
    Day, Program Coed 95 3-18 6 London
    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 7 Harbourfront, Toronto
    Sylvan Learning Oakville   
    At Sylvan of Oakville, we have STEM Summer Camps, STEM Club, tutoring in JK-Gr. 12 math, reading, and writing, as well as SAT/ACT prep courses.

    Oakville

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $49/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 49 5-18 8 Oakville
    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 9 Mississauga


    Camps offering creative writing as an activity
    GTA Photography Classes : Camps   
    Photography & Video Camps for kids (8-12) & teens (13-18). Campers learn from award-winning photographers & apply their new skills on daily field trips. Give your child the BEST SUMMER EVER!

    Ottawa; Downtown East, Toronto; Illinois

    Visual arts: Photo/Video

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program
    from $399/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program Coed 399 8-18 0 Ottawa, Downtown East, Toronto, Illinois
    Camp Pathfinder   
    Est. 1914. A traditional boys' summer camp on a wooded island in the heart of Algonquin. Full in-camp program. Wilderness canoe trips, water and land sports, ropes, ecology. A spectacular setting and exceptional staff.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Boys 1200 7-16 1 Algonquin Park
    YMCA Summer Day Camps   
    YMCA of Greater Toronto operates 55 Day Camps across the GTA. With over 60 programs, we are sure to have a program that meets the interests of your child! Busing & extended hours are available at many of our locations!

    St James Town, Toronto; Oshawa; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto; Toronto Islands, Toronto; Pickering

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $245/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 245 4-16 2 St James Town, Toronto, Oshawa, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Toronto Islands, Toronto, Pickering
    Focus Learning Academic Centre   
    An enrichment academic learning centre committed to igniting the love of learning among children. Public Speaking, FocusMath, Scratch, Python, Model UN and YoungTrepreneurs are offered in an engaging group setting.

    York Mills, Toronto; Don Mills, Toronto; Markham

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $304/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 304 6-15 3 York Mills, Toronto, Don Mills, Toronto, Markham
    Innovation Camp Thinnox   
    STEAM BOOTCamp GTA.Animation,Game,Coding,Architecture,Robotics,UI/UX Graphic,WEB Tech,Fashion Tech,DRONE Engg,AR/VR Tech.STEAM ahead with your Career-Goals, Join Technology,Engineering & Design InnovationCamp at Thinnox!

    Mississauga

    Computer (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 250 6-18 4 Mississauga
    Power of Words Academy   
    An after-school writing and public speaking enrichment program. With a vigorous and interactive learning environment, your child will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to be effective writers and strong speakers.

    Don Mills, Toronto

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $200/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 200 7-14 5 Don Mills, Toronto
    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
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 159 4-15 6 Vaughan
    Brain Power Enrichment Programs   
    With more than 30 years of success, Brain Power is an innovative leader in enrichment education for bright and gifted students. Brain Power is a transformative model for what gifted education should be about in the GTA.

    Vaughan

    Academic/Tutoring: Instructor lead (group)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $325/program
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 325 6-18 7 Vaughan
    UCC Summer Life   
    A Co-ed Summer Enrichment Experience in the Heart of Toronto, Canada for International and Local Students ages 10 to 16.

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 10 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $4,995/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 4995 10-17 8 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Ridley College Summer Programmes   
    Ridley College is located in St.Catharines Ontario, Canada. Summer camp offers ESL credit/camp, Summer Academy, Enrichment, Discover Canada, Day Camps, Advanced Performance Sports and many more!

    St. Catharines

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $280/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 280 4-18 9 St. Catharines
    Prestige School Summer Programme   
    A day camp with weekly themes that incorporate adventurous outings, artistic creations, scientific experiments, and much more.

    Willowdale, Toronto; Richmond Hill

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $350/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 350 3-12 10 Willowdale, Toronto, Richmond Hill
    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 11 Kananaskis, Vancouver Island, Throughout Canada, Grand Manan, Algonquin Park
    Niagara Christian Collegiate   
    Give your child a fun-filled learning adventure at any of NCC's Summer Camps. Or get a head start on your studies during our August Credit Program!

    Fort Erie

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $3,550/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 3550 11-17 12 Fort Erie
    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
    Day, Program, family Coed 150 5-18 13 Brampton, Vaughan, Mississauga
    Bishop's College School Summer Language Camp   
    Offers many sports summer camp activities along with ESL and FSL integration. Activities include golf, horseback riding and much more.

    Sherbrooke

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $4,300/month
    Overnight Coed 4300 11-16 14 Sherbrooke
    Oxford Learning High Park   
    Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Tutoring takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn!

    High Park, Toronto

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $400/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 400 4-12 15 High Park, Toronto
    Lovell International Camps   
    Canadian run camp in the Swiss Alps. Offering a host of sports and activities including: Language, Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Rafting, Cultural Excursions & Overnight Expeditions.

    International

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $3,800/3 weeks
    Day, Overnight Coed 3800 6-18 16 International
    Camp North Star   
    A co-ed overnight camp on 200 acres in Poland, Maine. Campers enjoy an elective program with 100+ choices that focuses on instruction and skill development in Arts, Athletics, Enrichment, Outdoors and Waterfront.

    Maine

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,100/session
    Overnight Coed 3100 7-17 17 Maine
    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

    Music (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $275/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 275 5-18 18 Bloor West Village, Toronto, Mimico, Toronto
    Appleby College Summer Programs   
    A huge variety of programming options for campers and students ages 4-17. We offer 50+ Camp programs, academic day and boarding programs and travel credit courses!

    Oakville; International

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $328/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 328 4-17 19 Oakville, International
    ICE Robotics   
    A personalized interactive Summer Camp, providing more than 25 STEM learning modules in combination with variety of in-door and out-door activities.

    New Toronto, Toronto

    Education: STEM

    • Ages 5 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $31/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 31 5-15 20 New Toronto, Toronto
    Meadow Green Summer Camp   
    MGA is well-known for its academic excellence and for providing individualized programming. The morning program focuses on language arts and math, the afternoon on activities such as sports, crafts, and games.

    Mississauga

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $395/week
    Day Coed 395 3-13 21 Mississauga
    Stanstead College Summer Camps   
    Summer Camps for local and foreign students. Wide variety of camps offered such as Language, STEM, Cultural, Hockey Specific and much more!

    Stanstead

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,000/session
    Day, Overnight Coed 1000 11-17 22 Stanstead
    Rainbow Camp   
    More than anything, Rainbow Camp is a fun place for kids to “COME OUT” and be themselves!

    Sault Ste Marie

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 12 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $350/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 350 12-17 23 Sault Ste Marie
    Ross Creek Centre for the Arts   
    SummerArts combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, with great food, a full rec schedule, campfire, and of course a core of incredible arts programming, all on a beautiful campus overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

    Canning

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $290/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 290 5-18 24 Canning
    Empowered Girls   
    A girls empowerment camp building skills to conquer low self-esteem, negative self-talk, bullying & stress/anxiety.

    East York, Toronto

    Reading: Leadership training

    • Ages 10 to 13
    • Girls
    • Day
    from $399/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Girls 399 10-13 25 East York, Toronto
    Ruth Rumack's Learning Space   
    Cutting-edge Direct Instruction and academic support centre in Toronto offering 1-to-1 individual support for students K-12, innovative group classes and standardized test preparation for SSAT, SAT, and ACT.

    South Annex, Toronto; Davisville Village, Toronto

    Education: Academic/Tutoring

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $30/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 30 4-17 26 South Annex, Toronto, Davisville Village, Toronto
    Central Montessori Schools   
    CMS offers dynamic summer camp programs for children 3 to 12 years of age. It’s the perfect balance of physical, mental and creative challenge! At CMS fun and learning go hand in hand!

    Thornhill; Willowdale, Toronto; Bayview Village, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 3 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $420/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 420 3-12 27 Thornhill, Willowdale, Toronto, Bayview Village, Toronto
    Bricks 4 Kidz – Vaughan – Richmond Hill   
    At Bricks 4 Kidz - We learn, We build, We play with LEGO® Bricks, gears & motors to become LEGO® engineers and master builders. Fun themes like Space, Inventions, Transportation and more enhances learning and adds fun.

    Vaughan

    Science: LEGO

    • Ages 5 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $265/week
    Day Coed 265 5-12 28 Vaughan
    CAMP ALI MONTREAL   
    A summer camp that focuses on language training with an option for interactive sports in state of the art facilities at McGill University in downtown Montreal.

    Montreal

    Education: Language Studies

    • Ages 10 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $425/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 425 10-16 29 Montreal
    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 30 Burlington, Hamilton, Milton
    LIT Education Inc.   
    A specialized language academy focusing on delivering high quality education to help improve and enrich students’ learning and understanding of English. Let’s get you where you want to be! Let us LIT up your way!

    Deer Park, Toronto

    ESL

    • Ages 12 to 65
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $100/week
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 100 12-65 31 Deer Park, Toronto
    Brentwood College School Summer Camps   
    Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, Brentwood College School offers focused camps for Soccer, Rugby 7s, Outdoor Pursuits, Rowing, Rock Band, Debate, and Musical Theatre for kids aged 8 to 17.

    Mill Bay

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $200/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 200 8-17 32 Mill Bay
    Sidney Ledson Institute   
    Give your child the advantage of academic advancement / reinforcement in curriculum subjects and SSAT/ISEE prep during the Summer holidays.  Daily physical activity and outdoor play.

    Don Mills, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 2.5 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $275/week
    Day, Program Coed 275 2.5-14 33 Don Mills, Toronto
    The Gow School Summer Program   
    A summer camp for students with dyslexia, ADHD and SLD. Academics, traditional camp and weekend trips round out the program.

    New York

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $4,800/5 weeks
    Overnight Coed 4800 8-16 34 New York
    Sylvan Learning Guelph   
    Join us for a week of building Lego® robots & an introduction to video game design and programming! Your child will learn problem solving skills all while making friends & having fun with STEM!

    Guelph

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 3 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 250 3-17 35 Guelph
    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 $205/session
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 205 4-16 36 King
    Academic Camp Canada   
    A challenging academic Summer camp with 30 hours of learning per week, including 14 different subjects of sciences, maths and even robotics, with exciting activities and trips on a spectacular Canadian campus'!

    Mill Bay; International; Saint John

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $6,000/3 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 6000 12-18 37 Mill Bay, International, Saint John
    Apostrophe Kids   
    Apostrophe Kids is an after-school, academic enrichment program in the Language Arts for students ages 7-12 developed by an Ontario Certified Teacher. Classes are once a week for 90 minutes from September to June.

    Oakville

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 13
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $159/month
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 159 7-13 38 Oakville
    Camp Kodiak   
    An integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We provide a SOCIAL SKILLS program, ACADEMIC program and 50+ activities. Fun, friends, and success!

    Parry Sound

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,386/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1386 6-18 39 Parry Sound
    TV Casting Ranch   
    A Hollywood style camp where teens step into the shoes of their dream industry job. Uniquely filled with many fun challenges in majestic surroundings where nature and luxury co-habit for the Ultimate Teen Challenge

    Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 9 to 19
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $395/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 395 9-19 40 Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
    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
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1500 6-25 41 Sharbot Lake



    A variety of creative writing opportunities!

    Among Ontario's kids camps for creative writers you'll find camps that focus on scriptwriting, film schools, camps for theatre arts and a variety of other kids' writing camps. Writing camps focus on workshops where ideas are shared and instructors and students discuss character development, plot, tone and all other aspects of short stories, drama, more. The young writer in your family will learn more about him or herself while the camp environment fosters creativity and personal development.

    Learn more about the value of a summer break at a creative writing camp!

    Camps listed first above are summer camps with creative writing as one of the focus activities but many are arts camps (both performing and visual arts) that will expose your young creative writer to the performing arts, fine arts and other art forms that will help him or her branch out in creativity, learning from other art forms.





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