International/Travel After School Programs


International travel programs offer teens a unique opportunity to travel and learn during summer. Camps that categorize themselves as travel camps offer a striking variety of options. These can range from sailing a tall ship, to visiting a variety of European destinations, to canoe-tripping through the wilds of northern Canada. There's no better way imaginable to open up the world for young minds – both literally and metaphorically. Travel camp is an experience that will form minds for the duration of a lifetime. Read more

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    Bytown Brigantine Tall Ships Adventure   
    An outdoor adventure camp on a tall ship: building leadership, good citizenship & lifelong friendships. Ages 12-14 on Black Jack in small team-building groups & ages 14+ on Fair Jeanne, earning HS credit on select trips.

    Ontario (1); United States (4)

    Travel

    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $900/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 900 12-18 0 Brockville, Harbourfront, Toronto, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
    Learn & Experience   
    L&E World Camps inspires & nurtures young people with their award winning multi-activity programs in Canada and Europe. The camps can be combined with L&E Teen Travel trips to create a summer experience of a lifetime.

    Shawnigan Lake; International

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $750/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 750 8-16 1 Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, International,
    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
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 198 4-17 2 Hamilton, Ontario, Oakville, Ontario


    Camps offering international travel as an activity
    Kandalore   
    Kandalore is the finest traditional summer camp in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. Specialized leadership programs for 16 and 17 year olds.

    Minden

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $2,715/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 2715 6-16 0 Minden, Ontario
    Camp Pathfinder   
    Est. 1914. A traditional boys' summer camp, island campus in Algonquin. Full in-camp program. Water, land and camp skills. Wilderness canoe trips, Spectacular setting. Exceptional staff. Positive masculine culture. Fun!

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $1,000/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Boys 1000 7-16 1 Algonquin Park, Ontario
    Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs   
    Wilderness canoe adventures with heart & meaning in boys, girls and all-gender programs. Trips weave together challenge, community & confidence to connect youth to the land, each other, and their own unique spirit.

    Temagami

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

    • Ages 10 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 1200 10-17 2 Temagami, Ontario
    Camp IAWAH   
    Eastern Ontario summer camp, nestled on the shores of Wolfe Lake 15 minutes from Westport. Activities at Iawah include leadership building, archery tag, canoeing, cake decorating, programming and turf sports.

    Westport

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $425/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 425 7-18 3 Westport, Ontario
    Camp Ecolart   
    A premium summer and winter camp for boys and girls 4 to 17 years old offering more than 15 different programs in their summer overnight and day camp, and a skiing/snowboarding program in the March break camp.

    Montreal; Vancouver; West Vancouver

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $240/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 240 4-17 4 Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, British Columbia, West Vancouver, British Columbia
    City Scouts: Urban Adventure Camp   
    City Scouts is a weekly urban adventure camp in the heart of Toronto. Our goal is to foster growing children's sense of independence through urban adventure

    Grange Park, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 10 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $355/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 355 10-13 5 Grange Park, Toronto, Ontario
    Branksome Hall Day Camps   
    A co-ed day camp featuring Dance, Tennis, Soccer, Musical Theatre, Robotics, Photography, Film, Adventure and more. Home base for our camps is Branksome's new, state-of-the-art Athletics and Wellness Centre.

    Rosedale, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $360/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 360 4-12 6 Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario
    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.

    Alberta (1); British Columbia (1); Canada (1); New Brunswick (1); Ontario (1)

    Adventure (multi)

    • Ages 12 to 99
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $779/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 779 12-99 7 Kananaskis, Vancouver Island, Throughout Canada, Grand Manan, Algonquin Park
    Webtree International School of Excellence   
    A traditional summer camp with a variety of unique camp activities, including the Arts, Athletics, Digital Media, STEM, and English. Our program includes Academic Mornings, Weekly Field Trips, and Escape Rooms.

    York Mills, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $250/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 250 8-13 8 York Mills, Toronto, Ontario
    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 9 Fort Erie, Ontario
    Camp Ak-O-Mak   
    A traditional summer camp with over 26 sports and camp activities, including swimming, tennis, canoeing, biking and more.

    Parry Sound

    Sport (multi)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 900 7-16 10 Parry Sound, Ontario
    Army and Navy Academy Summer Camp   
    Army and Navy Academy Camp Challenge offers your young co-eds motivational summer leadership, academic, and recreation camps that encourage active involvement, accountability, skill development, and personal growth.

    California

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,200/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 3200 11-17 11 California, California
    YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region   
    Choose active and fun Neighbourhood day camps close to home, with themed weeks and out trips, OR a traditional outdoor day (or overnight) experience at Camp Otonabee with ropes, paddling, nature hikes, swimming and more

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $190/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 190 4-16 12 Ottawa, Ontario
    Wesley Acres - Harbour Ridge   
    A traditional Christian Camp, located in Prince Edward County just across the lake from Sandbanks Provincial Park.

    Picton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $225/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 225 6-17 13 Picton, Ontario
    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
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 1010 7-18 14 Temagami, Ontario
    The Whale Camp   
    A unique marine science experience on beautiful Grand Manan island in the Bay of Fundy. Camp programs include whale watches, seabird observation trips, kayaking excursions, hands-on science education, hiking, and more.

    Grand Manan

    Science: Marine Biology

    • Ages 10 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,425/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1425 10-17 15 Grand Manan, New Brunswick
    Brentwood College School Summer Camps   
    Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, Brentwood College School offers focused camps for Soccer, Academics, Rowing, Rock Band, Debate, and Musical Theatre for kids aged 7 to 17.

    Mill Bay

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $200/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 200 7-17 16 Mill Bay, British Columbia
    Camp Mère Clarac   
    Located on the banks of Rivière Ouareau, we have a magnificent 115 acres of land (making it one of the most beautiful campsites in Quebec) with unique and safe facilities, and 25 activities conducted in French!

    Saint-Donat

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $475/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 475 4-16 17 Saint-Donat, Quebec
    National Yacht Club Sailing Camp and School   
    Looking for a fun and affordable camp on Toronto's waterfront? Learn to sail, make new friends and enjoy Lake Ontario. Join the National Yacht Club Sailing & Racing School and get out on the water this summer!

    Harbourfront, Toronto

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $315/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 315 7-18 18 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
    MWS Montreal Language Camps   
    French and English language camps at McGill University where kids engage in language learning, daily excursions and camp activities. Programmes divided by age - 7 to 10, 11 to 13 and 14 to 17 years old.

    Downtown West, Toronto; Montreal

    Education: Language Instruction

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $790/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 790 7-17 19 Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario, Montreal, Quebec
    Medeba Summer Camp   
    Medeba Summer Camp is an overnight camp that uses adventure and community to provide the best week of your child's summer! We provide a full range of traditional and extensive adventure activities to choose from.

    Haliburton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $729/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 729 6-16 20 Haliburton, Ontario
    Tamarack West Summer Camp   
    A unique outdoor day camp that combines both nature and city experiences assuring a great experience for each camper.

    High Park, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 11
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 300 4-11 21 High Park, Toronto, Ontario
    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 Coed 4 2-18 22 King, Nobleton
    1-UP Leadership Programs at Ernescliff College   
    Leadership program and fun summer camps for boys 9-13 years-old, focused on character formation, service and friendship.

    Quebec City; South Annex, Toronto; Bancroft

    Reading: Leadership training

    • Ages 9 to 18
    • Boys
    • Overnight, Program
    from $150/week
    Overnight, Program Boys 150 9-18 23 Quebec City, , South Annex, Toronto, Ontario, Bancroft,
    Academic Camp Canada   
    Exciting academic summer camps for 12-17 year olds in British Columbia, New Brunswick & Ottawa. BCCA accredited. Combination of inspiring academic learning, activities & trips. Computer Science & Medical Studies camps

    Mill Bay; International; Rothesay; Ottawa

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $250/program
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 250 11-17 24 Mill Bay, British Columbia, International, , Rothesay, New Brunswick, Ottawa,
    Athlete Institute Basketball & Soccer Academy   
    Athlete Institute is elite basketball & soccer in Canada! Our year-round camps will enhance your IQ & skills. LEARN & PLAY with Canada's best coaches & athletes to EXPERIENCE the ultimate basketball & soccer camps!

    Orangeville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 9 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program
    from $500/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program Coed 500 9-18 25 Orangeville, Ontario
    Toronto Brigantine   
    A safe and challenging environment aboard the Tall Ship TS Playfair on the Great Lakes (Ontario, Erie, Huron). Develop leadership skills, confidence and friends as you work together as a team.

    Kingston; Regent Park, Toronto; Parry Sound

    Adventure (multi)

    • Ages 13 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $175/day
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 175 13-18 26 Kingston, Ontario, Regent Park, Toronto, Ontario, Parry Sound, Ontario
    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 $900/session
    Day, Overnight Coed 900 11-17 27 Stanstead, Quebec
    Sprouts - Growing Bodies & Minds   
    Sprouts offers a wide array of traditional day camps as well as specialized STEM and dance camps for children 4 - 12 years of age.

    Leslieville, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 1 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $340/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 340 1-12 28 Leslieville, Toronto, Ontario
    Claremont Nature Centre   
    Nature based summer day and overnight camp led by Ontario Certified Teachers. Spend days outdoors exploring ponds, creeks, wetlands meadows and forests!

    Pickering

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $180/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 180 4-18 29 Pickering, Ontario
    Swiss Education Academy   
    Based in Switzerland, Swiss Education Academy offers short courses during the summer for 10-20-year-old students, from language camps to discovering the culinary arts to an introduction to the world of hospitality.

    International

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 10 to 20
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,900/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1900 10-20 30 International,



    Here's a quick overview of benefits, as exemplified by some types of travel programs:

    • Encountering other languages and cultures. A number of programs offer an immersive experience in other cultures, where you live in cities abroad, perhaps participating in a home stay or otherwise interacting daily with local people and families.
    • Fostering teamwork and new skills development. A number of camps are actually voyages on a ship, where you might learn some sailing skills while also seeing Canada and other international ports. These camps encourage kids to work together and learn all about traveling on the water.
    • Increased focus outward. Teens who are looking for exciting personal growth opportunities can volunteer abroad. Several international travel camps focus on community service in areas where help is needed. Kids learn leadership skills and many other lessons. 

    The short term benefits of international travel for teens or tweens are demonstrated anecdotally by anyone who has ever done this ("I learned so much"). The longer term benefits have been explored in a study by the Wagner Group. They surveyed adults who had participated in educational travel during their teen years and found interesting trends, including higher grades in university, and higher income as adults.

    There were more personal effects of teen travel programs also:  

    • 86% of those surveyed felt that travel had made them more intellectually curious.
    • 80% of travel programs alumni said that travel in their youth had made them more interested in school.
    • A staggering 52% said that travel in their youth had helped form their eventual career choice.






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