Camp session: Ridley College Physical Minds Summer Day Camp (Ridley College Summer Programmes)
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Ridley College Physical Minds Summer Day Camp

By: Ridley College Summer Programmes  []

Ridley College Summer Programmes

Program and Sessions Details:


Day Camp


Education (multi)

Age (Gender):

4 - 8 (Coed)



Special needs support:


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This creative and athletic programme will combine educational concepts with a variety of sports and arts and crafts.


This scholastic, creative and athletic programme will focus on academic and physical literacy for young minds. Mathematics, science and English concepts will be interwoven in a weekly theme-based curriculum. Fun, educational, hands-on activities will take place both inside and outside the classroom and will include arts and crafts, as well as a variety of sports and physical activities.  The weekly themes are as follows:

July 5-9: A Week in Whoville  Lessons from the legendary Dr. Seuss, campers will engage in crafts, math and science through the residents of Whoville.

July 12-16: Globetrekkers  Bon voyage! Our young travellers will explore the culture, geography, language and sports of a different country each day.

July 19-23: A Long Time Ago  Taking a giant leap back in time, campers will discover what life was like in various eras. A day with the dinosaurs, medieval knights, time at the Coliseum are just a few of the stops our time travellers will take.

July 26-30: Beachcombers  Campers will explore what lies under the sea, engage in a study on the water cycle and participate in educational, beach-life activities.

Aug. 2-6: On the Go!  Cars, boats, bikes, planes, rickshaws, helicopters, funiculars and trains! These are just some of the modes of transportation that will be explored as campers investigate various means of travel.

Aug. 9-13: Animal Mania  Perfect for all zoo lovers, this programme will examine a day in the life of variety of species within the animal kingdom.

Aug. 16-20: Having a Ball  This week is all about active minds and active bodies! Our young athletes will expand their minds while engaging in a variety of sports.

Aug. 23-27: How does your Garden Grow?  Taking tips from Jack, campers will make their own beanstalk and will investigate how to grow other garden delicacies. 

Cost: $290 per week

Hot lunch, along with a daily swim.

Ridley College's Day Programme provides children and young adults with exciting, challenging and inspiring experiences. Participants are encouraged to accept new challenges, take risks and develop grit and resilience. Each programme emphasizes individual skills development,  thinking outside the box, co-operation, participation, and most importantly, fun!

Camp Perks

·      Low camper to instructor ratios

·      Hot, nutritious lunches

·      Daily swims offered with most programmes

·      Qualified, knowledgeable and engaging instructors

·     Many licensed teachers, coaches or alumni

·     All certified in first aid, CPR and AED training

·      All passed a police record check (vulnerability sector)

·     All actively participated in Ridley’s thorough Summer Programmes Training Course

·      Ridley Summer Programmes t-shirt to be received on first day of camp

·      Access to full-time registered nursing staff at our on-campus Health Centre

  • Due to increased allergy and dietary restrictions we are unable to accommodate snacks. Campers are encouraged to bring their own peanut free snacks.

Daily Schedule & Costs

Day Programmes run from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. each day, with optional before care from (7:30am to 8:30am) and after care (from 4:30p.m. to 6:00p.m.). The cost of our Day Programme offerings per week is $290, unless otherwise noted.  We will be running our regularly scheduled camps on Monday, August 2nd despite it being a Civic Holiday. Credit card payment is required to complete registration.

Before and After Care Costs

Before Care: $30 per week
After Care: $40 per week
Before and After Care: $70 per week

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Session Dates & Locations:

Date TBD
St. Catharines, ON
2 Ridley Road
Time TBD
Cost TBD

Activities at this Session:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • Animals
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Drawing
  • Marine Biology
  • Math
  • Nature/Environment
  • Reading
  • Safari
  • Soccer
  • Space
  • Swimming
  • Zoology
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive logo

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