Wilderness trip camps

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Find camps offering wilderness trips as a camp activity listed below. A trip into the wilderness is a quintessential childhood experience for kids growing up in Canada or the nothern USA. At a wilderness camp like those listed here, your child will participate in a guided foray into the wild. Read more

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Glen Bernard Camp   
A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, horseback riding, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

Huntsville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $1,325/week
Overnight, family openCamp Girls 1325 4-16 0 Huntsville, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Alberta   
Pioneer Camp Alberta is a Christian summer camp with two beautiful locations in Sundre & Rocky Mountain House, AB. Get ready for exploration, adventure, creation, challenge, growth, skill development, and of course, fun!

Rocky Mountain House; Calgary
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 19 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $79/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 79 5-19 1 Rocky Mountain House, AB, Calgary, Alberta
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake   
Circle Square Ranch is a life changing Christian summer camp for kids and teens ages 6-17. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding and water sports. Your summer adventure with friends starts here!

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $499/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 499 6-17 2 Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario   
An award winning Christian summer camp in Muskoka for ages five to 17 featuring dozens of awesome activities, teen programs in leadership development and wilderness adventure & unforgettable experiences for every camper!

Huntsville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $450/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 450 5-17 3 Huntsville, 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 $1,500/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 1500 10-17 4 Temagami, Ontario
Kandalore   
Kandalore is one of the finest overnight camps in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. For 74 years, Kandalore has given campers the chance to get to know and be themselves fully.

Minden
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $2,780/2 weeks
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 2780 6-16 5 Minden, Ontario
Camp Kwasind   
A great overnight Christian camp in Muskoka for those ages 7 to 17 that is AFFORDABLE, MEMORABLE, FUN & HIGH QUALITY. Truly a safe place to build friendships, gain confidence & have new experiences in an outdoor setting.

Bracebridge
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $425/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 425 7-17 6 Bracebridge, Ontario
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Manitoba   
Come and explore the wilderness under trained staff who will guide you into amazing adventures and outdoor experiences. You will learn life skills, build friendships, and have tons of outdoor fun!

Shoal Lake
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $225/session
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 225 6-17 7 Shoal Lake, Manitoba
Camp Kawartha   
Traditional summer camp fostering self-esteem, leadership & environmental stewardship. Campers are encouraged to be creative, in touch with nature & be themselves in a non-competitive environment.

Peterborough; Lakefield
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $340/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 340 4-17 8 Peterborough, , Lakefield, Ontario
Harbourfront Centre Camps   
Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps have fostered an inclusive learning community that encourages long-lasting connections to contemporary arts, culture and ideas. .

Harbourfront, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $250/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 250 4-15 9 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
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.

Renfrew; Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $675/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 675 6-17 10 Renfrew, Quebec, Ottawa, Ontario
Lone Prairie Camp   
Offers onsite and offsite (hiking and backpacking) camping for ages 6 to 17, along with a weekend family camp.

Ferintosh
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 99 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $130/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 130 5-99 11 Ferintosh, Alberta
Camp Celtic   
Situated on Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, near Lions Head, this traditional overnight summer camp features specialized instruction in land &water sports, fine arts, performing arts, out-tripping, and nature activities.

Bruce Peninsula
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $219/session
Overnight openCamp Coed 219 6-18 12 Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
Camp Temagami   
This overnight canoe tripping summer camp in the heart of Northern Ontario offers the wilderness experience with canoe trips in the heart of Temagami, to James Bay/Hudson Bay and Labrador.

Temagami
Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
  • Ages 10 to 18 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $750/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 750 10-18 13 Temagami, Ontario


Camps offering wilderness trips as an activity
Camp Nominingue   
An English boys' camp in Quebec, Nominingue offers the ultimate outdoor experience: living in a tent with the opportunity of going on wilderness canoe trips. It is the place where your summer adventure begins!

Mont-Tremblant
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 16 ( Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $845/week
Overnight, family openCamp Boys 845 7-16 0 Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
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.

Huntsville; Vancouver Island; North Toronto, Toronto; Kananaskis; Algonquin Park
Adventure (multi)
  • Ages 12 to 99 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $779/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 779 12-99 1 Huntsville, Ontario, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Kananaskis, , Algonquin Park, Ontario
Camp Davern   
Eastern Ontario summer camp where kids participate in a variety of activities and sports including rope courses, leadership and more.

Perth
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 900 6-16 2 Perth, Ontario
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 openCamp Boys 150 9-18 3 Quebec City, , South Annex, Toronto, Ontario, Bancroft,
Camp Muskoka   
Boost your camper's self-confidence in a fun, safe & supportive community. Great staff, delicious food, comfy modern lodging and a variety of over 50 activities to choose from!

Bracebridge
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,195/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1195 6-16 4 Bracebridge, Ontario
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Pacific   
One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps, Pioneer Pacific offers Christian summer camp and leadership programs for kids from 7-18, and includes a wide range of activities such as sailing, archery, kayaking and more.

Thetis Island; Vancouver
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 18 (Coed, Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $285/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls 285 7-18 5 Thetis Island, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
The Taylor Statten Camps   
Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo offer a balance of canoe tripping and programming. Activities include swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, horseback riding, sailing and more. Canoe trips range in length from 2 to 50 days.

Algonquin Park
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 ( Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $950/session
Overnight openCamp Girls, Boys 950 6-16 6 Algonquin Park, Ontario
Lakefield College School Summer Programs   
Transformative experiences learning in and through the outdoors—academic, athletic, for credit or enrichment. Spend every day outdoors on the water, in the forest, or at our farm—learn, have fun and stretch yourself.

Online; Lakefield
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Overnight
  • from $450/session
Virtual Program, Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 450 13-17 7 Virtual Program, , Lakefield, Ontario
Camp Can-Aqua   
A traditional camp with diverse programming & exceptional instruction, we believe in teaching kids compromise, patients & empathy. Fun is a given. Through thoughtful & individualized programming, our campers thrive here.

Haliburton Highlands; Oakville; Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $2,100/2 weeks
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 2100 5-17 8 Haliburton Highlands, Ontario, Oakville, Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario
Camp Tamakwa   
A children’s overnight camp in Algonquin Park,2.5 hours north of Toronto. With more than 20 activities and a premier canoe trip program,campers develop life skills,build self-confidence and foster lifelong friendships.

Algonquin Park
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $1,300/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 1300 7-16 9 Algonquin Park, Ontario
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Halkirk   
Circle Square Ranch is a children's summer camp providing adventure filled camp experiences. One of nine InterVarsity Camps across Canada, our programs include horsemanship, climbing, archery, swimming and so much more!

Halkirk
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $496/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 496 6-17 10 Halkirk, Alberta
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 $600/session
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 600 11-17 11 Stanstead, Quebec
Camp Wenonah   
Trusted by families from around the world, Wenonah is a popular overnight summer camp in Muskoka Ontario for children aged 5 - 17 years old. Experienced and caring staff team, including full-time medical staff.

Bracebridge
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,155/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1155 5-17 12 Bracebridge, Ontario
Branksome Hall Day Camps   
Branksome Hall offers remarkable day camps for girls & boys in the heart of Toronto. Choose from our collection of Arts & Crafts, Athletics or Technology based camps & specialty camps like Swim, Adventure & Photography.

Rosedale, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $360/week
Day openCamp Coed 360 4-12 13 Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Grand River   
Overnight and day camps, with activities including horsemanship, swimming, high ropes, climbing wall, archery, campfires, tomahawks, and much more. Leadership and horse specialty camps also offered.

Brantford
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $240/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 240 5-16 14 Brantford, 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 $1,200/week
Overnight, family openCamp Boys 1200 7-16 15 Algonquin Park, Ontario
Camp Wahanowin   
Are you a parent looking for a meaningful, values based and FUN overnight camp experience for you child? Come experience the magic of Wahanowin on beautiful Lake Couchiching, just 90 minutes north of Toronto, Canada.

Orillia
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,300/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1300 6-16 16 Orillia, Ontario
Canadian Adventure Camp   
A true adventure camp with the very best staff. Choose from a Traditional General Camp Program or specialize in Trampoline, Gymnastics, Aerials (circus) or Wakeboarding & Water Skiing.

Temagami
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,299/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1299 5-17 17 Temagami, Ontario
Frontier Trails Camp & Outdoor Education Centre   
Adventure Begins at Summer camp! Day and overnight programs and many activities including horseback riding,ESL, paintball, archery, whitewater rafting and more. Offering Awesome memories to campers from 5-16 .

Ottawa; Eganville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $900/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 900 4-16 18 Ottawa, Ontario, Eganville, Ontario
Camp North Star   
A co-ed overnight camp on 200 acres in Poland, Maine. Campers enjoy an elective program with 100+ choices that focuses on instruction and skill development in Arts, Athletics, Enrichment, Outdoors and Waterfront.

Maine
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $3,100/session
Overnight openCamp Coed 3100 7-17 19 Maine, Maine(USA)
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and develop friendships.

Bancroft
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 900 6-16 20 Bancroft, Ontario
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
  • from $1,280/week
Overnight openCamp Girls 1280 4-16 21 Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Mi-A-Kon-Da   
A traditional, all-girls summer camp with various outdoor activities including sailing, wilderness trips, arts and crafts activities and more. Offering 1, 2 or 4 week sessions or an introductory weekend.

Parry Sound; Hamilton
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,240/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Girls 2240 6-16 22 Parry Sound, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario
Camp Tanamakoon   
This all girls summer camp located on its own lake in Algonquin Park offers a variety of camp activities, along with specialty programs for canoe tripping, mini camp and kindercamp! We offer a safe and fun adventure!

Algonquin Park
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,975/session
Overnight openCamp Girls 2975 4-16 23 Algonquin Park, Ontario
Shadow Lake Centre   
A summer camp for children, youth, and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Accessible activities that include sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and lots of music.

Whitchurch - Stouffville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 9 to 65 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $1,800/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Coed 1800 9-65 24 Whitchurch - Stouffville, Ontario
Eco Camp   
If you want your child to have fun, learn about the earth and be outside ... you are sending them to the right place!! Your child will come home tired, happy, and probably a little dirty - which we think is perfect!!

Orangeville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $325/week
Day openCamp Coed 325 5-14 25 Orangeville, Ontario
Camp Northway/ Wendigo   
Northway, Canada's oldest summer camp for girls (age 7-16) and Wendigo, a small tripping outpost for boys (age 12-16) are located in the wilderness of Algonquin Park.

Algonquin Park
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 16 ( Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,070/week
Overnight openCamp Girls, Boys 1070 7-16 26 Algonquin Park, Ontario
COVID-19 alert: Temporarily closed
Olympia Sports Camp   
We offer kids professional instruction, guidance to grow & excel while having fun! Choose from over 90 programs in Sport, Leadership, Adventure, Art, Recreation, Self-Discovery & Fitness.

Huntsville
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 8 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,200/week
Overnight Coed 1200 8-17 27 Huntsville, Ontario
Brigs Youth Sail Training   
A safe and challenging environment aboard the Tall Ship TS Playfair on the Great Lakes (Ontario, Erie, Huron). Develop leadership skills, confidence and friendships as you work together as a team.

Collingwood; Hamilton; Goderich
Adventure (multi)
  • Ages 13 to 18 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $175/day
Overnight openCamp Coed 175 13-18 28 Collingwood, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Goderich, Ontario
Camp Frenda   
Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing, rocketry, archery, and many others.

Port Carling
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $640/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 640 8-16 29 Port Carling, Ontario
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
  • from $1,700/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Girls 1700 6-15 30 Parry Sound, Ontario
Camp Bil-O-Wood   
A traditional, outdoor, athletic, & life skills camp for kids 7 - 17. Exceptional camping & canoeing. Over 30 sports & activities for kids from Canada, US, & Europe; family operated for 74 yrs. An awesome experience!

Blind River
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $850/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 850 7-17 31 Blind River, Ontario
Camp Big Canoe   
Lifelong friendships await! A private lake, archery, crafts, stand-up paddleboarding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, out-trips, campfires, and so much more. Also offers a focus on leadership. An Experience Like No Other!

Bracebridge
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $450/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 450 6-16 32 Bracebridge, Ontario
Camp Hurontario   
A traditional overnight camp with a variety of activities and sports including sailing, arts and crafts, leadership building and more.

Mactier
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 ( Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Boys 900 6-16 33 Mactier, Ontario
Wilvaken   
Bilingual (Fr/En) summer experience with water and land sports: sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, archery, hiking/canoeing out trips and more. Spend the summer with campers from around the world!

Magog
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 15 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,450/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Coed 2450 6-15 34 Magog, Quebec
YMCA Camps Belwood, Ki-Wa-Y, Wabanaki and Day Camps   
The YMCA of Three Rivers 3 overnight camps and 10 day camps offer a range of activities including, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, ropes and rock-climbing, BMX biking, drama, archery, and more.

Waterloo; Fergus; Huntsville; Stratford; Guelph
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed, Girls)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $250/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls 250 4-15 35 Waterloo, Ontario, Fergus, Ontario, Huntsville, Ontario, Stratford, Ontario, Guelph, Ontario
Camp Solelim   
Camp Solelim is a sleepover camp designed for Jewish 13 to 15 year olds. Our programming includes traditional waterfront, sports, arts and outdoor activities, as well as leadership development and community building.

Lawrence Manor, Toronto; Sudbury
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 13 to 15 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $7,385/6 weeks
Overnight openCamp Coed 7385 13-15 36 Lawrence Manor, Toronto, Ontario, Sudbury, Ontario
Kettleby Valley Camp   
Located just north of Toronto, this traditional summer camp offers overnight, day and canoe trip programs for campers 8 to 14.

Newmarket
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 8 to 14 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $890/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 890 8-14 37 Newmarket, Ontario
Teen Ranch   
Just an hour from the GTA, a traditional Christian summer camp & year round retreat facility, specializing in developing youth through horse, hockey, adventure, bmx, soccer, figure skate, ninja warrior, WHAM & day camps.

Caledon
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $320/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 320 5-18 38 Caledon, Ontario
Kilcoo Camp   
Kilcoo has an earned reputation as one of Canada's foremost traditional summer camps. Boys come to Kilcoo to enjoy the activities, to gain confidence in themselves, to learn to work with others and to "just have fun"!

Minden; Moore Park, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 16 ( Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,975/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Boys 2975 7-16 39 Minden, Ontario, Moore Park, Toronto, Ontario
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 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $55/day
Day openCamp Coed 55 4-12 40 Ottawa, Ontario
Toronto Kidz   
Each week focuses on a theme such as Dinosaurs, Animals, etc. for our younger campers and Science, Fitness, Arts, etc. for our 8-12 year olds. Field trips to Toronto's main attractions are the highlight of the week.

Baby Point, Toronto; High Park, Toronto; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $206/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 206 5-12 41 Baby Point, Toronto, Ontario, High Park, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Camp Ponacka   
Ponacka has been a "home away from home" for hundreds of boys since 1947. A traditional summer camp where boys gain confidence through independence, find lifelong friends and have so much fun - and it's tech free.

Bancroft; Peterborough; The Beach, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 15 ( Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,600/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Boys 2600 6-15 42 Bancroft, Ontario, Peterborough, Ontario, The Beach, Toronto, Ontario



In Ontario, many wilderness camps are found in and around what some people consider the last wilderness, Algonquin Park, along with other areas nearby including Bracebridge, the Kawarthas and the Ottawa Valley and as far north as Temagami.

From one camp to the next, "wilderness trips" may vary widely, anywhere from an afternoon foray into the highlands to weeklong trips into the wild to summer-long treks into the hinterland as far north as Hudson Bay. Trips can take you to see rare wildlife, past isolated settlements and deep into no-man's land.

These kinds of wilderness camps offer unprecedented personal growth, encouraging personal development, deepening of leadership skills, teamwork and reliance on others, along with a wealth of other intangible qualities unachievable by any other means. On top of that, kids will acquire deep knowledge and understanding of nature, ecology and geography.

Investigate each of the camps listed here to learn more about its wilderness adventure.







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