My Son Thrives at a Special Needs Camp

Making new friends and so much more


I think summer camp was made for me. I started going when I was five years old. I was terrified. We were sleeping in a lean-to halfway up a mountain — well, a large hill. But it was an adventure and I was excited to be there. Read more

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    Neilson Park Creative Centre   
    Arts-focused camps, classes and workshops supporting a creative learning environment where children, teens and families are encouraged to explore and enrich their lives through the arts.

    Markland Wood, Toronto
    Arts (multi)
    • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program, PA Day
    • from $100
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    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario   
    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario is a Christian Summer Camp and Outdoor Education & Retreat Centre located in Ontario, offering programs for children, youth, and students.

    Huntsville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $460
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    City of Toronto Camps   
    There's a City of Toronto camp in every neighbourhood across the city! CampTO offers traditional camps and interest-specific experiences for children and youth ages four to 16, plus adapted camps for ages four to 29!

    Downtown East, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 29 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • Cost Varies
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    Prep Academy Tutors   
    Tutoring services for all subjects in-home & online for elementary, high school and university courses. We offer remedial programs. Certified teachers deliver lessons that focus on each child's learning style.

    North Toronto, Toronto; Vancouver; Winnipeg
    Education: Academic/Tutoring (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 20 (Coed)
    • Program, Virtual Program
    • from $65
    programclassvirtualprogramcoed 65 4-20 17North Toronto, TorontoVancouverWinnipegOnlineBritish Columbia, Manitoba, OntarioUptown
    YMCA of Greater Toronto 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!

    Throughout Ontario (54)
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $350
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    Wildflower Community Farm   
    Learn, grow, and play in nature and with animals on our farm near Calgary, Cochrane, and Airdrie. We offer outdoor learning programs and horseback riding programs and camps for all ages.

    Calgary
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Program
    • from $250
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    McMichael Canadian Art Collection—Camps and Programs   
    The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Virtual Programs, Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days visit mcmichael.com today!

    Vaughan
    Arts: Visual Arts (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
    • Program
    • from $120
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    Harbourfront Centre Camps   
    Since 1979 Harbourfront Centre has offered a variety of summer camps. Choose from 65 different camps including Circus, Arts, Sports, Science and Marine camps. We also offer busing, extended care and meal plans.

    Harbourfront, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $310
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    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 35 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,800
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    The Music Studio   
    Your child will love the lessons, classes and camps at The Music Studio. Your child will flourish as they learn musical skills, explore their creativity and develop life skills. Excellence in music education since 1990.

    Islington Village, Toronto
    Arts: Music (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
    • Program
    • from $100
    programclasscoed 100 4-18 33Islington Village, TorontoOnlineOntarioEtobicoke
    Campfire Circle   
    Campfire Circle brings healing through happiness to kids and families affected by childhood cancer or serious illness through our in-hospital, community, and overnight camp programs, at no cost to families.

    Downtown West, Toronto; Parry Sound; Southern Niagara Region
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 1 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $1
    daycampovernightcampcoed 1 1-18 41Downtown West, TorontoParry SoundSouthern Niagara RegionOntarioDowntown
    Block 8 Academy   
    Preschool Playfit, Rainbow of Music, French - Camps and Classes for 2.5 to 12 year olds - licensed as daycare so eligible for government subsidies while your kids receive the best in instruction. 2-11 hours per day.

    Port Moody
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, PA Day
    • from $50
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    Camp Kodiak   
    Fun! Friends! Success! Canada's premier overnight summer camp for children & teens with and without LD, ADHD, and ASD Level 1. We provide a SOCIAL SKILLS program, ACADEMIC program and 50+ activities.

    Parry Sound
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,752
    overnightcampcoed 1752 6-18 58Parry SoundOntario
    Bayview Glen Camp   
    Located centrally in Toronto, this summer camp boasts ample outdoor greenspace, a full size turf sports field, and air conditioned buildings. They offer specialized sports, arts, and coding/robotics camps.

    Don Mills, Toronto; York Mills, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $699
    daycampcoed 699 4-14 59Don Mills, TorontoYork Mills, TorontoOntarioNorth-York
    Easter Seal Summer Camp   
    Easter Seals camps are for children and adults (6-49) with physical and cognitive disabilities. With fully accessible facilities and specially trained staff, our programs can accommodate campers with all abilities.

    Kelowna; Shawnigan Lake; Squamish
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 49 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp, Virtual Program
    • from $1
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    Serenity Renewal For Families   
    At Serenity Renewal for Families, our mission is to provide hope and support through counselling, educational workshops and programs for individuals and families affected directly or indirectly by addictions.​

    Ottawa
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $1
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    Radiant Girls   
    All-Girls Leadership & Wellness events led by professional coaches, school teachers, & female leaders. Camps featuring Adventure, Arts, Horses, Spa, Fitness, Leadership, Business, Friendship & Emotional Intelligence

    Burlington; Guelph; King
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 16 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp, Day Camp, PA Day
    • from $179
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    Camp Amicus   
    Camp Amicus creates a rewarding and successful experience for youth with Learning Disabilities and ADHD. A structured and supportive environment allows campers to learn social skills, build relationships and have fun!

    Calgary
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 23 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $800
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    Camps offering some support for kids with special needs
    Glen Bernard Camp   
    A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

    Huntsville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $420
    overnightcampallgirls4204-161HuntsvilleOntario
    Sports Camps Canada   
    Our coed summer sports camps are geared toward kids ages 4-18 of all abilities and skill levels. From beginner to elite, there is a camp option for everyone. Improve Your Skills & Have SERIOUS FUN at Sports Camps Canada!

    Bayview Village, Toronto; North Toronto, Toronto; Calgary; Vancouver
    Sport (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $235
    daycampcoed2354-173Bayview Village, TorontoNorth Toronto, TorontoCalgaryVancouverAlberta, British Columbia, OntarioNorth-York, Uptown
    Camp Presqu'ile   
    A co-ed overnight camp for children aged 6-15 focused on building strong community connections with campers of all ages

    Owen Sound
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 15 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $900
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    Camp Tamarack   
    Muskoka summer camp that welcomes campers of all ages, and staff from around the world. Experience our incredible variety of activities including skiing, wakeboarding, tennis, ropes, climbing and more!

    Bracebridge
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,000
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    Code-it Hacks   
    Blend of 5 flavors in our Kids Coding & Robotics Camp in Toronto! Learn to Code, Learn to build: Robotics & Circuits, Outdoor play:Logic Games & a field trip to a tech company! Never a dull moment in our camps & programs

    Bloor West Village, Toronto; High Park, Toronto
    Computer (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $450
    daycampprogramclasscoed4504-178Bloor West Village, TorontoHigh Park, TorontoOnlineOntarioWest-End
    Camp CBY   
    Welcome to Camp CBY, Waterdown’s most popular performing arts camp where campers THRIVE and COME ALIVE! Since 2021, we have welcomed hundreds of young people to our camp for creative performing arts experiences.

    Hamilton
    Arts: Performing Arts (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $250
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    YMCA of Southwestern Ontario Overnight Camps   
    The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario offers two amazing overnight camps for campers aged 5-16 - YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) in Georgian Bay Islands National Park and YMCA Camp Henry in Point Pelee National Park.

    Leamington; London; Port Severn
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $600
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    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; Kananaskis; Vancouver; Vancouver Island
    Adventure (multi)
    • Ages 9 to 19 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $1
    daycampovernightcampcoedallgirlsallboys19-1911East York, TorontoAlgonquin ParkKananaskisVancouverVancouver IslandAlberta, British Columbia, OntarioEast-York
    Adventure Valley   
    Summer day camp servicing Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Mississauga and Etobicoke. We focus on developing the whole child through nature discovery, creative arts and active play.

    Oakville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $425
    daycampcoed4254-1412OakvilleOntario
    Royal Ontario Museum Kids (ROMKids)   
    One of Toronto's most creative & diverse camps for over 80 years, offering an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by the collections and research of a world-class museum!

    South Annex, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $630
    daycampcoed6305-1613South Annex, TorontoOnlineOntarioDowntown
    Crescent Camps   
    Our Camps reflect Crescent School's excellence in STEM, robotics, athletics, business, the arts and leadership, with highly qualified, enthusiastic instructors and staff.

    North Toronto, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $436
    daycampcoed4364-1614North Toronto, TorontoOnlineOntarioUptown
    WillowWood School Camp and Summer School   
    WillowWood offers 3 different summer programs: camps for Grades 1-6, skills programs for Gr. 7-9 and high school credits for students in Grades 9-12.

    Don Mills, Toronto
    Education (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $300
    daycampprogramclasscoed3006-1715Don Mills, TorontoOntarioNorth-York
    Empower Learning Centre   
    Join our summer camps at Empower Learning Centre! Engage in fun activities, develop new skills, and make lasting memories. Limited spots available. Register now!

    Mississauga
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 2 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $110
    daycampprogramclasscoed1102-1816MississaugaOntario
    Sidney Ledson Institute   
    Trad./Innovative: AM- Math, English, STEM (entrepreneurship, financial literacy, coding, python, web)/ PM- 2-week workshops:Art & Architecture, Animals & Archeology, Ancient Civilizations & Astronomy, and Magic & Mystery

    Don Mills, Toronto
    Education (multi)
    • Ages 2.5 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $435
    daycampcoed4352.5-1418Don Mills, TorontoOnlineOntarioNorth-York
    Camp Pathfinder   
    Historic boys' camp on Pathfinder Island, Algonquin Park. Est. 1914. Full in-camp program. Water, land and camping sports. Canoe trips a specialty. Spectacular setting. Exceptional staff, positive culture for boys.

    Algonquin Park
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16 ( Boys)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,400
    overnightcampallboys14007-1620Algonquin ParkOnlineOntario
    YMCA of Oakville   
    YMCA of Oakville Child and Youth Programs and Summer Day Camps are offered at several locations across the community with activities including swimming, day trips and more. Learn more!

    Oakville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $200
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    Little Kitchen Academy   
    The leading Montessori-inspired cooking academy for children ages 3-18 providing an empowering environment to learn practical life skills, confidence, independence, and healthy eating habits to last a lifetime.

    Throughout British Columbia, Ontario (6)
    Arts: Cooking
    • Ages 3 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $69
    daycampcoed693-1823The Beach, TorontoOakvilleRichmondSurreyVancouverVaughanBritish Columbia, OntarioEast-End
    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Grand River   
    A traditional camp offering overnight and day camp programs. Activities include horsemanship, swimming, high ropes, climbing wall, archery, campfires, and much more. Leadership and horse specialty camps also offered.

    Brant
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
    • Day Camp
    • from $275
    daycampcoedallgirlsallboys2755-1624BrantOntario
    Great Big Theatre Company   
    Camps in your neighbourhood ! One-week sessions, performances every week. Our experienced, caring staff will introduce your kids to stage performance & guide them toward self-expression. A great confidence-builder !

    Throughout Ontario (12)
    Arts: Theatre Arts
    • Ages 6 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $225
    daycampprogramclasscoed2256-1425Lansing , TorontoRichview, TorontoThe Beach, TorontoBurlingtonDundasGuelphLondonMississaugaOakvilleRichmond HillWaterlooWhitbyOntarioEast-End, Etobicoke, North-York
    Rouge Camps   
    Teacher directed day camps in York Region for children ages 4-15 offering sport instruction in multiple sports and leadership training in a fun environment. Been teaching life through sport and rated 9/10+ since 2013!

    Unionville; Vaughan; Woodbridge
    Sport (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $379
    daycampcoed3794-1526UnionvilleVaughanWoodbridgeOntario
    Carleton University STEM Camps   
    Virtual Ventures offers Ottawa's youth immersive learning in computers, IT, engineering, and science - igniting passion for STEM!

    Ottawa
    Education: STEM
    • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed, Girls)
    • Day Camp
    • from $285
    daycampcoedallgirls2854-1828OttawaOntario
    KIDCoders Academy   
    KIDCoders Computer Academy teaches coding, problem solving & STEM skills. Kidcoders will ensure your child has a fun-filled & balanced summer with our combination of indoor & outdoor activities.

    Montreal
    Education: STEM
    • Ages 8 to 15 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
    • Day Camp
    • from $649
    daycampcoedallgirlsallboys6498-1530MontrealQuebec
    Camp Couchiching   
    For almost 80 years, thousands have enjoyed our Camper & Leadership Programs. We focus on individual development & challenge by choice activities. A supportive staff team & inclusive community, individuals thrive here.

    Orillia
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $402
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    Camp Tapawingo, YWCA   
    An all girls summer camp located on Georgian Bay, operated by YWCA Toronto. Camp “Tap” focuses on empowering and supporting a diverse group of girls through a broad range of arts and outdoor activities.

    Parry Sound
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 15 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $2,185
    overnightcampallgirls21856-1534Parry SoundOnlineOntario
    Out to Play   
    Learning and connecting through play! A Forest and Nature School offering outdoor arts, storytelling, daily hikes and play in forests and meadows. Experienced educators. Easily accessed from downtown Ottawa and Kanata.

    Ottawa
    Adventure (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $360
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    Ryde Lake Camp   
    Ryde Lake Camp, in the heart of the Muskoka, offers a traditional camp experience for girls. The program empowers campers to be themselves, becoming strong, independent, and compassionate individuals for life.

    Gravenhurst
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 9 to 16 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $850
    overnightcampallgirls8509-1636GravenhurstOnlineOntario
    Kandalore   
    Kandalore is one of the finest overnight camps in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. For over 75 years, Kandalore has given campers the chance to get to know and be themselves.

    Leslieville, Toronto; Minden
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $3,595
    overnightcampcoed35956-1637Leslieville, TorontoMindenOntarioEast-End
    Sparrow Lake Camp   
    Since 1912! Sparrow Lake Camp is a traditional Co-Ed Summer Camp where all are welcome, all are valued, and all belong. Overnight camps for kids 6-16, as well as our friends and family 'Holiday Camp' for all ages!

    Orillia
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $890
    overnightcampcoed8906-1638OrilliaOntario
    Bear Creek Outdoor Centre   
    We are a small camp with a spectacular community of campers and staff. We focus on having a great time building interpersonal skills and connecting with each other in a fantastic natural setting.

    Ottawa; Renfrew
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $825
    overnightcampcoed8256-1739OttawaRenfrewOntario
    Ross Creek Centre for the Arts   
    SummerArts combines the best of camp with the best of the arts! We offer great food, a full rec schedule, campfire, and a core of incredible arts programming, all set on a beautiful campus overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

    Canning
    Arts (multi)
    • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $345
    daycampovernightcampcoed3455-1840CanningNova Scotia
    Devenish Educational Consulting   
    Leading educational counseling and coaching for students. We offer personalized executive functions coaching, career exploration, post-secondary preparation and application, and strategies for success in school and life.

    Oakville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 9 to 19 (Coed)
    • Program
    • from $340
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    Scouts Canada   
    Scouting isn’t an activity or setting—it's a discovery. It helps youth prepare for the real world, by exploring the world. Alongside friends, Scouts cultivate skills that will guide them through every stage of life.

    Throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario (8)
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 26 (Coed)
    • Program
    • from $230
    programclasscoed2305-2643Willowdale, TorontoCalgaryEdmontonHalifaxLondonMississaugaOttawaVancouverAlberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, OntarioNorth-York
    Paint ur Art Out   
    A fun and creative art camp with many different creative projects indoors and outdoors at the nearby playgrounds. Camp is held in our instruction area in the gallery.

    Calgary
    Arts (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 13 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program, PA Day
    • from $325
    daycampprogramclasspadaycoed3256-1345CalgaryAlberta
    uOttawa Engineering Outreach   
    uOttawa Engineering Outreach offers a wide range of programs in engineering, science, technology, and coding for both kids and teens. From summer camps to clubs and afterschool programs, as well as credited courses.

    Kanata; Orleans; Ottawa; Ottawa South
    Education: STEM
    • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed, Girls)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $125
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    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
    Adventure (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Program
    • from $1,215
    daycampovernightcampprogramclasscoed12157-1647Bloor West Village, TorontoEast York, TorontoHaliburtonOntarioEast-York, West-End
    Forest Hill Taekwondo   
    Forest Hill Taekwondo offers traditional summer camp sessions and year round Taekwondo programming for students (as young as 2.5 to adults) to help build & foster their physical, mental & emotional well-being.

    Forest Hill, Toronto
    Sport: Martial Arts
    • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $450
    daycampcoed4504-1348Forest Hill, TorontoOntarioMidtown
    Kaleidoscope Irish Dance & Movement Studio   
    We are a unique small-studio approach to traditional Irish dance and culture for all ages, identities, and abilities. We believe everyone can express themselves through movement in a way that is fun and fulfilling.

    Kitchener
    Arts: Dance (multi)
    • Ages 0.5 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, PA Day
    • from $160
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    Academic Camp Canada   
    Inspiring academic summer camps - choice of languages, maths, sciences, social studies & arts. You get to explore beautiful the New Brunswick or the cosmopolitan City of London in the UK. Be a Leader course is included.

    International; Rothesay
    Education (multi)
    • Ages 13 to 17 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $260
    overnightcampcoed26013-1750InternationalRothesayInternational, New Brunswick
    Onondaga Camp   
    For more than 100 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

    Minden
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $2,000
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    Bond Academy Day Camp   
    Academic mornings & afternoon special interest activities (cooking, sports, arts and crafts & carnival themes). Free Before & After Programs. Mandarin immersion camps provide cultural & heritage language activities.

    Wexford, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 11 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $288
    daycampcoed2884-1152Wexford, TorontoOntarioScarborough
    Edu-Inter French School   
    Edu Inter: 9 camps, 2000+ students, global friends, join us for a summer of learning and fun!

    Quebec City
    Education: Language Instruction
    • Ages 10 to 17 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $950
    overnightcampcoed95010-1753Quebec CityQuebec
    Toronto Kidz   
    Our weekly themes such as Dinosaurs, Animals, Trains for our younger campers (5-8 years old) and Leadership, Science, Detective for our older campers (9-12 year old) include weekly field trips to the ROM, Zoo, Aquarium.

    Lytton Park, Toronto; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto; Swansea, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $276
    daycampcoed2765-1254Lytton Park, TorontoRoncesvalles Village, TorontoSwansea, TorontoOntarioUptown, West-End
    Kingsway School of Music   
    Music Education. Private and Group classes for all ages and all levels. Specializing in strings (violin, viola, piano, cello, double bass and guitar). Highly qualified and professional teachers. Quality Instruction.

    Kingsway Park, Toronto
    Arts: Music (multi)
    • Ages 2 to 99 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $200
    daycampcoed2002-9955Kingsway Park, TorontoOntarioEtobicoke
    Camp Oconto   
    Founded in 1924, Oconto is a traditional girls overnight camp located on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake north of Kingston, Ontario. Over 20 activities are offered on 80 acres of land and 2km of shoreline.

    Sharbot Lake
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,460
    overnightcampallgirls14604-1656Sharbot LakeOnlineOntario
    Mi-A-Kon-Da   
    A traditional, all-girls summer camp with various outdoor activities including sailing, canoeing, archery, swimming, arts and crafts activities and more. Offering 1, 2 or 4 week sessions or an introductory weekend.

    Hamilton; Parry Sound
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 ( Girls)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $2,490
    overnightcampallgirls24906-1657HamiltonParry SoundOntario
    YMCA Wanakita   
    A co-ed camp offering Overnight Kids Camp, Day Camp and year-round Family Camps. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life!

    Haliburton Highlands
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $940
    daycampovernightcampcoed9407-1660Haliburton HighlandsOntario
    GlenOak Academy Summer Camp   
    An interactive and exciting summer program with a literacy and math focus in the morning, and arts and games in the afternoon. For children aged 4 through 11. Come learn and have fun with us at GlenOak!

    Mississauga
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 11 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $315
    daycampcoed3154-1162MississaugaOntario
    York University; Science Engagement   
    An interactive and hands-on STEM experience for youth in grade 3-12. Online and in-person programs available year-round: online STEM Clubs, March Camp, and Summer Camps. Spark Lab for high school students.

    Sentinel Park, Toronto
    Education: STEM
    • Ages 8 to 18 (Coed, Girls)
    • Day Camp
    • from $285
    daycampcoedallgirls2858-1863Sentinel Park, TorontoOnlineOntarioNorth-York
    Drayton Entertainment Youth Theatre Programs   
    Drayton Entertainment Youth Academy gives youth a chance to have fun, meet new friends, build life-skills training in singing, movement & scene work.

    Waterloo
    Arts: Performing Arts (multi)
    • Ages 8 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program, PA Day
    • from $395
    daycampprogramclasspadaycoed3958-1864WaterlooOntario
    Hockey Opportunity Camp   
    HOC offers 3 main overnight programs including Hockey, Ultimate (traditional camp) and Water Skiing. HOC offers something for anyone wanting an overnight camp experience in Northern Ontario.

    Huntsville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,420
    overnightcampcoed14207-1666HuntsvilleOntario
    Laurus Summer Camp   
    Montreal, North & South Shore, and West Island's #1 Lifestyle Summer day camp! We blend education & specialty training in arts, sports and more! Weekly program for kids ages 3 - 15! Registration opens January 2nd 2023!

    Throughout Ontario, Quebec (24)
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 3 to 15 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $200
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    Appleby College Summer Programs   
    Located on our beautiful 60-acre lakeside campus in southwest Oakville, Appleby Summer Programs offer day camp, overnight (NEW) enrichment, leadership and credit program options for campers and students ages 4-17.

    Oakville
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $550
    daycampprogramclasscoed5504-1768OakvilleOnlineOntario
    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)
    • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $395
    daycampcoed3956-1869Bay Street Corridor, TorontoEast York, TorontoOntarioDowntown, East-York
    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 Camp, Overnight Camp
    • from $405
    daycampovernightcampcoed4056-1670HaliburtonOntario
    JOA Camps   
    An exceptional camp, all in French, offering weekly themes and diverse activities. Weekly outings included in pricing.

    Ottawa
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 8 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $65
    daycampcoed654-871OttawaOnlineOntario
    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.

    International; Shawnigan Lake
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $3,000
    overnightcampcoed30008-1672InternationalShawnigan LakeBritish Columbia, International
    Kettleby Valley Camp   
    Located just north of Toronto, our traditional summer camp offers day and overnight programs for campers 4.5 to 14.

    Newmarket
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4.5 to 14 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $540
    daycampcoed5404.5-1473NewmarketOntario
    Steamoji   
    A STEM / STEAM maker academy for kids that offers after-school programs, year-round 400-hour classes, along with fun camps.

    Throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario (11)
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $249
    daycampprogramclasscoed2495-1874CalgaryKelownaMississaugaOakvillePort MoodyRichmondVancouverAlberta, British Columbia, Ontario
    Beaches Sandbox   
    Beaches Sandbox is a vibrant community centre in the heart of The Beach in Toronto, welcoming people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to come together and take part in fun and creative programs and day camps.

    The Beach, Toronto
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 1 to 10 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $25
    daycampcoed251-1075The Beach, TorontoOntarioEast-End
    Kidnetix   
    Be creative, have fun and meet new friends in our March break and Summer camps in Brampton and Toronto. Dynamic programming includes: Lego Robotic's, sports, arts & crafts, workshops, field trips & indoor playground fun!

    Brampton
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $195
    daycampcoed1954-1276BramptonOntario
    Young People's Theatre/YPT   
    Led by our experienced faculty of professional artist educators, we’re offering a wide selection of classes for toddlers to teens.

    St Lawrence, Toronto
    Arts: Theatre Arts
    • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
    • Program
    • from $109
    programclasscoed1094-1878St Lawrence, TorontoOntarioDowntown
    Neighbour Note Music Camps & Lessons   
    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; High Park, Toronto
    Arts: Music (multi)
    • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Program
    • from $425
    daycampprogramclasscoed4255-1879Bloor West Village, TorontoHigh Park, TorontoOnlineOntarioWest-End
    Focus on Nature   
    We inspire young people to explore and connect with nature through photography. At our day camps campers will learn the technical skills to shoot and edit great photos while also exploring nature in a safe environment.

    Cambridge; Guelph; Hamilton; Oakville; Waterloo
    Arts: Photography
    • Ages 8 to 12 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $300
    daycampcoed3008-1281CambridgeGuelphHamiltonOakvilleWaterlooOntario
    SportLife   
    A unique team sports camp, simulating the career of professional athletes! Sports include: ice hockey, flag/touch football, basketball, soccer, baseball, ball hockey and much more!

    Montreal
    Sport (multi)
    • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $165
    daycampcoed1655-1582MontrealQuebec
    Cedar Ridge Camp   
    Cedar Ridge Camp is a place where campers have the opportunity to get outside, develop friendships, and build confidence.

    Bancroft
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $1,325
    overnightcampcoed13256-1683BancroftOntario
    The YES (The Youth Excellence Society)   
    Overnight leadership camps at beautiful Cowichan Lake! Expand your co-operative leadership and team building skills while connecting with youth from around the province. Experience a summer camp like no other.

    Duncan; Victoria
    Education: Leadership (multi)
    • Ages 14 to 18 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $125
    overnightcampcoed12514-1884DuncanVictoriaBritish Columbia
    COOKSMART   
    Get the kids cooking and learning more life skills! Our program has both virtual and in-person options! The kids are loving cooking together to make tasty foods for their family.

    Mississauga
    Arts: Cooking
    • Ages 5 to 99 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Virtual Program
    • from $15
    daycampvirtualprogramcoed155-9985MississaugaOnlineOntario
    Gee-Gees Sports Camps   
    The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of bilingual sport camps to youth in the Ottawa and Gatineau area.

    Ottawa
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed)
    • Day Camp
    • from $323
    daycampcoed3236-1786OttawaOnlineOntario
    Camp Cherith - Ontario   
    This Christian camp includes focuses on outdoor skill based activities such as horseback riding, canoeing, archery, riflery. It is situated in the heart of Grey-Bruce in south central Ontario.

    Southern Bruce County
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
    • Overnight Camp
    • from $599
    overnightcampcoed5996-1687Southern Bruce CountyOnlineOntario
    University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics   
    The Mathematics Outreach Office at the University of Toronto encourages the love of learning mathematics through various programs, including enrichment programs, math contests and preparation courses, camps and more.

    South Annex, Toronto
    Education: Math
    • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Virtual Program, Program
    • from $240
    daycampvirtualprogramprogramclasscoed2406-1888South Annex, TorontoOnlineOntarioDowntown


     

    I loved every part of camping — getting up with the bell, the warm mist coming off the grass, the sunshine, the sounds of the activities, the games. I loved making new friends and spending my summers with amazing mentors.

    I wanted my two sons to experience the same spirit, the same smells, sounds, sights and that sense of accomplishment. When our younger son, Ryan, was born with a developmental disability and with cerebral palsy, I was determined that he, too, would get to share in the joy and personal growth that I believed is created and nurtured at summer camp.

    We started Ryan out at a day camp at our home town of Tilsonburg, Ontario, when he was about eight years old. I took every other day off work to be with him because there was no infrastructure then, no training for youth or recreational workers on how to include people with developmental and physical disabilities. You can use camps.ca to find local special needs camps.

    What did he like about camp? "Dad," he said to me, "I made lots of friends."

    When Ryan was 11, he went away to camp for two weeks. The camp staff said: "You tell us what he needs and we can make it happen."

    One of the older campers, who was 14, was Ryan's mentor and stayed with him during the day. Ryan wasn't yet toilet trained and needed help in feeding and staying on task. But he swam and rode a horse that summer. That was six years ago and he still talks about it.

    For the past five years, Ryan has been going to an Easter Seals camp, where he now is a counsellor-in- training. He helps out with the dishes and swimming and canoeing lessons.

    Mandy Koolen, co-ordinator for Easter Seals' 66 camps, says their programs are designed to ensure that kids achieve their maximum potential, regardless of their ability.

    I know it works. I've seen first hand how kids develop confidence and self esteem and leave camp saying, "I can do this."

    Ryan now is 20 and a leader at school. He volunteers with senior citizens and reads to a kindergarten class. He's working at a hardware store and at a health club. He's visible, he's seen helping out. Being at camp was a critical part of his development. Camp becomes everything for a child with a disability.

    All of a sudden, they're holding their heads high. Their faces are lit up. I've seen it. I know it happens.



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