Below, you’ll find East York summer camps for kids and teens, along with after-school programs. We list camps serving neighbourhoods including Bermondsey, Bennington Heights, Broadview North, Crescent Town, East Danforth, Governor's Bridge, Leaside, Pape Village, O'Connor-Parkview, Old East York, Todmorden Village, Thorncliffe Park, and Woodbine Heights. Below the listings find advice about finding the right camp for your child. Read more
Power Soccer School of Excellence
The largest soccer summer camp program in Canada offers a well organized program that mixes instruction, training and fun.
Danforth Village, Toronto; East York, Toronto; Forest Hill, Toronto; Leaside, Toronto
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.
East York, Toronto; Algonquin Park
Pedalheads Bike, Swim and Sport
Pedalheads offers bike, swim, and trail programs to families across Canada. Pedalheads helps kids develop life skills, confidence, and independence through fun, safe, and engaging instruction.
Throughout Ontario (65)
Centennial College Story Arts Centre Summer Camps
Explore the magic of bringing TV shows, animated movies, stage performances and breathtaking art to life! Summer Camp at Centennial College is your ticket to an immersive journey into the world of creativity.
Clairlea, Toronto; East York, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts
Toronto’s leading Performing Arts School producing over 20 musicals annually. Offering in person and online classes in musical theatre, voice, piano, guitar, dance, acting, songwriting, camps and birthday parties!
East York, Toronto; Lawrence Heights, Toronto
Arts: Musical Theatre
COC Summer Music Camp
Create, Compose, Design, Perform! Explore music and the performing arts through our innovative and engaging Summer Music Camps held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts!
Bay Street Corridor, Toronto; East York, Toronto
Arts: Performing Arts (multi)
The Pine Project
Ontario's leading nature connection organization, offering year-round outdoor education programs for children and youth. Time in nature makes kids happier and healthier. Join us to learn, play and grow in nature!
Bloor West Village, Toronto; East York, Toronto; Haliburton
There are many different kinds of camps and programs in East York. Some of the most popular are sports camps like bike camps and soccer academies, but there are also arts camps such as performing arts camps, as well as education and tech camps. There’s no such thing as the right camp for every child, of course, so every family needs to do their own research. Look at the profile links above and read reviews and find out in-depth what each camp and program offers.
Begin with a list of your basic wants. This will include the following considerations like how long you want to go to camp, what activities you want, how far you're willing to travel, and your budget. You'll also want to consider any extras you need, including things like after-care, support for exceptional needs, or consideration for special diets.
The Toronto summer camp expo is an ideal resource for North York families. Held every February in downtown Toronto, the expo allows you to meet camp leaders and current campers face-to-face to ask questions and learn all you need to know about camps on your shortlist.
Not everyone can make it to the expo, of course, but it’s easy enough to contact camps linked to above. As you do so, here are some question prompts to consider:
The range of costs for children's day camps in East York is typically between $100 and $400 per week, although there are overnight camps that can cost upwards of $1000.
Find more advice on our sister site, OurKids.net, including: