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  • type:
    Day camp
  • Focus:
    Traditional (multi activity)
  • Cost:
    $1,350 to $1,500/2 weeks
  • Ages:
    4 to 15
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  • Summary Profile

    About Discovery Day Camp

    For more than 45 years Discovery Day Camp has been creating a fun, exciting, and memorable camp experience for children (4 years of age and older) made up of a multitude of programming revolving through creative arts, athletics and science with a focus on nature and the outdoors. We can't wait to see you for Summer 2023! [email protected]
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    • Special needs: Not available

    COVID-19 Response 

    The health and safety of our camp community is our top priority. It is the mandate of The Discovery Day Camp (DDC) to operate under the following principles:  Provide a safe and healthy environment for campers and staff.  Physical Distancing, Cohorting and De-densifying  Communicate accurately and in a timely manner with staff, campers and families regarding COVID-19 developments and resulting protocols.  Stay informed on updates and advice from York Region Public Health and the Government of Ontario and implement changes, as necessary.  Strictly enforce guidelines set out for staff, campers and parents. Prior to the start of camp, all staff will be trained in COVID-19 Safety Protocols as part of their Professional Development. We will follow all current infection control protocols already in place for cleaning and disinfecting.

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  • Programs, Rates & Dates

    Programs and Sessions Calendar

    Choose the right programs and sessions for your child; Discovery Day Camp currently has 2 programs available.

    Filter activities available:

    Day Camp
    Ages: 4 - 15
    Traditional (multi activity)
    $1,350 to $1,500
    Ropes Course|Survival skills|Wilderness Skills|Hip Hop|Magic|Arts & Crafts|Drawing|Painting|Robotics|CIT/LIT Program|Math|Nature/Environment|Animals|Engineering|STEAM|STEM|Basketball|Dodgeball|Gaga|Soccer
    Survival skills|Wilderness Out-tripping|Arts & Crafts|Drawing|Painting|Woodworking|Robotics|Technology|CIT/LIT Program|Leadership Training|Nature/Environment|STEAM|STEM|Basketball|Dodgeball|Gaga|Soccer|Swimming

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  • Location & Site Details


    Richmond Hill, ON
    8569 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4M 3M7
    Richmond Hill, ON
    8569 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3M7


    Washrooms Facilities

    • Flush Toilets

    Are meals provided? Yes


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  • What's New

    Director's Message

    Andrea Tomaso, Camp Director

    We’re pleased that you are interested in Discovery Day Camp as the place for your child’s summer adventures! We have put together an outstanding selection of programs as we await the approach of summer, anxious to see our beautiful property come alive again with the joy and energy your children bring each and every day they come to camp. We encourage you to read through the descriptions in this Web site, which will help you make the right choice for your camper! Discovery Day Camp focuses on programming such as the Art, Nature, Robotics, Coding, Sports, and much more! Our Partnership with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority allows campers to take part in experiences such as canoeing, boating, tree top ropes courses, learning about survival skills, and Animal habitats just to name a few!

    Feel free to call our office with questions or just to chat about what Discovery Day Camp has to offer. We never tire of talking to current and prospective parents about our challenging programs, carefully selected staff and outstanding facilities!

    We look forward to seeing you this summer.

    Andrea Tomaso

    Discovery Day Camp Director

    [email protected]



    • I Can Cook!
      Culinary Arts I Can Cook! 6 & 7 year olds, Weeks 1-6 Want to dazzle Mom and Dad? Learn to bake and cook through this programme and amaze your parents with daily samples of your work! Basic techniques, cleanliness and wholesome ingredients are the focus here. Learn simple menu planning and delicious recipes you can try out at home. Culinary Creations 8 years and up, Weeks 1-6 For culinary wizards and microwave maestros alike! Cook and bake up a storm in a programme that is designed to make you a master chef. Learn about ingredient selection, menu planning, and good manners and, of course, a variety of cooking styles from our cooking specialist. Particular emphasis is placed on exposing you to a variety of cultural cuisines. Bon appetit!
    • Digital Shutterbugs
      6 & 7 year olds, Weeks 1- 6 COMIC RELIEF! COMIC RELIEF! Exceeds Ontario Curriculum Standards POW! WHAM! SHAZAM! Only a few of the choice words used by your favourite super heros as they race to battle evil and save the world! Well, now at the Director’s Cut, you become the super heroes, illustrator and author in our newest workshop - Comic Relief! Spend some time with us, use our digital cameras and Apple laptops and your imagination to create your very own one of a kind first edition, published comic book! Not into super heroes, then why not make a comic about -- well let’s see..... anything that you want to! Check us out and see where your imagination takes you! The Digital Darkroom 8 years & up, Weeks 1- 6 Do your toys have a secret life of their own? Do you need a video camera to catch your toys in the act? Well, at THE DIRECTOR’S CUT, action figures and toys can come to life? Using our video cameras, Apple laptop computers, our expert instruction and your imagination, things will come to life, in your very own Hollywood blockbuster! This programme puts you in the director’s chair and on location. Using stop motion videography and toys, you will create the DVD, add sound effects, voice-overs and music. See you in Hollywood!
    • Destination: Science!
      Hop aboard for a journey of discovery! Our science specialist will be your guide as you take part in hands-on experiments, explorations of our ravine and more. A wild ride of scientific discovery!
    • I Wanna Dance!
      Learning the basics of movement and dance-- what fun! I learned a bunch of styles and they were all fun! We had a great teacher who showed us the moves and how to step to the music. We were all creative and used what we learned to move to the music. It was fun meeting the other kids and creating something original every week!
    • The Digital Darkroom
      The Digital Darkroom 8 years I was taught how to take pictures with a digital camera! Now I can create and do things on my own -- everyone gets to see what I did over the summer and my friends think it is great! Met tons of other studetns my age from all over -- great experience!
    • Digital Photography
      Digital Shutterbugs 8 years Wow! I finally was taught how to take pictures with a digital camer and it all makes sense. I had so much fun learning how to make things look really professional and will be able to use what I learned during the year in my school projects. Best part was I took home some great pictures -- now they are on my wall!
    • Robocamp
      I learned all the basics of robotics under the guidance of our expert camp instructors. I constructed simple machines and build the programs to make them work! It was really a scientific experience!
    • Taekwondo is Fun!
      Taekwondo is Fun! I learned all the basics and every day felt that I got better. I met new friends and next year I will take it again as I earn another belt!

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