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Summer Camp Directory 2024

Camp Kandalore

Camp Kandalore

1143 Kandalore Rd., Algonquin Highlands | kandalore.com

For more than 75 years, Camp Kandalore has created an overnight camp experience like no other for campers ages 6 to 16. With the best of both canoe-tripping and camp activities on offer, summer days are filled with friendship, laughter, campfires, activities and skill building. Kandalore’s long-standing and esteemed reputation has been built upon the development of camping and recreational skills across a wide variety of areas of interest, on a beautiful site in the Algonquin Highlands. With up to 30 exciting activities on offer, campers will always find something they are passionate about! Kandalore is truly a family. Campers and staff belong to an especially warm, inclusive and accepting community, one that celebrates fun, authenticity, nature, learning and challenge.

Dates the camp is running
June 29 to August 26
Age groups
Ages 6 to 16
Camp type
Overnight Camp, French
Camp capacity
350
Campers per group/cabin
8
Fees
$1,995 for one-week session; $3,795 for two-week session
True North Sports Camps

True North Sports Camps

Etobicoke, Forest Hill, Lawrence Park, Leaside, North York | truenorthcamps.com

We offer week-long co-ed summer camps for children ages 4 to 14 years old. Our wide variety of sports camps are available for all skill levels and include: Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer and Multi-Sport! Our energetic coaches teach campers the fundamentals of each sport in a fun and pressure-free environment that emphasizes sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play. We strive to achieve the perfect balance between advanced skill instruction and a memorable summer camp experience.

Dates the camp is running
July 1 to August 30, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4pm
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 8am to 8:30am, 4pm to 5pm
Age groups
Ages 4 to 14
Camp type
Day Camp, Sports
Camp capacity
2000+ campers
Campers per group/cabin
5
Fees
$420 per week
YMCA of Greater Toronto Summer Day Camp

YMCA of Greater Toronto Summer Day Camp

55 Locations across the GTA to choose from, plus our outdoor centres: YMCA Camp Pine Crest in Muskoka and YMCA Cedar Glen in Schomberg | ymcagta.org/yguide

YMCA Day Camp offers kids an opportunity to discover their potential at camp. Through new experiences, skill-building programs, a supportive community and lasting friendships, we know they will be able to accomplish whatever they put their mind to during their camp week. Our 55 Y Day Camps are located in conservation and urban settings across the Greater Toronto Area and Muskoka, allowing campers to return home each evening. Programs range from arts and science to sports, swimming, leadership, outdoor adventures and more! Busing and extended hours are available during the summer to support your family’s busy schedule.

Dates the camp is running
July 2 to August 30, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 7:30am to 9am, 4pm to 6pm
Age groups
Ages 4 to 15
Camp type
Variety, Sports, Basketball, Kinder Programs, Media Arts & Science, Arts & Culinary Arts, Leadership, Counsellor in Training, Outdoor, Rocks & Ropes, Farm, Paddle & Pedal, Outdoor Adventure, Overnight, Eco-Adventure
Camp capacity
Varies by camp
Campers per group/cabin
Kinder campers (ages 4 to 5) ratio of 1:8; Junior campers (ages 6 to 8) ratio of 1:10; Senior campers (ages 9 to 12) ratio of 1:12; Counsellor in Training participants (ages 13 to 15) ratio of 1:15
Fees
Starting at $350 per week
Great Big Theatre Company / Theatre Arts Day Camps

Great Big Theatre Company / Theatre Arts Day Camps

Brampton, Brantford, Burlington, Cambridge, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, London, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville, Richmond Hill, St. Catharines, Toronto, Waterloo, Whitby | gbtc.com

Camps in your neighbourhood and online too! Founded in 1994. Our experienced, caring, enthusiastic staff will introduce your kids to stage performance and guide them toward self-expression. Plays, monologues, mime, improvisation, theatre games, musical theatre, stagecraft. Weekly performances! Fun for all—a great confidence- and skill-building experience! GBTC creates a warm, supportive environment where campers will feel at home, and be ready to explore and discover. At the end of the day, each and every camper leaves with the joy of participation, and a sense of belonging and accomplishment. One-week sessions.

Dates the camp is running
March 11 to 15, 2024; July 2 to August 23, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 7:30am to 8:30am, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Age groups
Ages 6 to 14
Camp type
Day Camp, Theatre
Camp capacity
Up to 25 per week per location
Campers per group/cabin
5 or 6
Fees
$225 to $345 per week. Discounts available: Early registration, multiple-week registration, social media referral, low-income
Summer Academy

Summer Academy

298 Lonsdale Rd., TORONTO, ONT. | bss.on.ca

Summer Academy at the Bishop Strachan School (BSS) is an exceptional way to get ahead, catch up or explore something different. We offer credit courses toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Our one-week academic skills provide an effective opportunity to dramatically improve skills in math and French. Ignite your curiosity and creativity at our STEMGirls Camp. Within our cutting-edge Design Technology Lab, you’ll engage in projects that develop your skills in design thinking, laser cutting, 3D printing and coding.

Dates the camp is running
July 2 to August 23, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3pm
Age groups
Grades 7 to 11

For more information on each specific program, visit bss.on.ca/academics/summer-academy

Debate Camp

Debate Camp

Click for Canada locations | Click for U.S. locations | debatecamp.com

Debate Camp specializes in summer and year-round programming in public speaking, parliamentary debate and Model United Nations. Since 2002, we have operated day and overnight camps throughout North America; with a program suited to grades 5 to 9 (Day Camp) and grades 7 to 10 (Overnight Camp).

Dates the camp is running
Canada, weekly: June 17 to August 24, 2024 U.S., weekly: June 10 to August 3, 2024
Regular camp hours
Day Camp: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm Overnight: Sunday to Saturday, one-week sessions
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 8:05am to 8:30am, 3:30pm to 4pm
Age groups
Grades 5 to 11
Camp type
Academic/Debate and Public Speaking
City Scouts: Urban Adventure Camp

City Scouts: Urban Adventure Camp

131 Lowther Ave., Toronto, ONT. | cityscouts.ca

City Scouts campers embark on a week of exploration around the city of Toronto. They try new foods, visit unique places and learn how to navigate the TTC, all while collecting points to prove they are the top urban explorer!

Dates the camp is running
July 2 to August 31, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 8:45am to 4:15pm
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 8am to 8:45am, 4:15pm to 5pm
Age groups
Ages 9 to 14
Camp type
Day Camp
Camp capacity
100 per week
Campers per group/cabin
6 or 7
Fees
$440 per week
Toronto Kidz Summer Camp

Toronto Kidz Summer Camp

Toronto and Etobicoke | torontokidz.ca

We offer multi-activity camps for campers 5 to 12 years old at multiple locations in Toronto and Etobicoke. With fun weekly themes and exciting field trips to Toronto’s main attractions, we keep our campers busy and engaged.

For our little ones, themes like Dinosaurs, Animals and Underwater World make for week-long fun at our Kidz Camp. For our older campers, our Junior Camp offers themes like Detective, Leadership and Magic.

Dates the camp is running
July 2 to August 23, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm
Extended-care hours
Monday to Friday 8am to 9am, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Age groups
Ages 5 to 12
Camp type
Multi-Activity Day Camp
Camp capacity
An average of 50 campers per camp location
Campers per group/cabin
12 to 14 campers with 2 counsellors
Fees
$345 per week
Camp Kodiak

Camp Kodiak

200 Kodiak Rd., McKellar, ONT. | campkodiak.com

Camp Kodiak is Canada’s premier overnight summer camp for children and teens with and without learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD Level 1. Reasons your camper should attend Camp Kodiak: social skills program, academic program, 50+ activities, 2:1 camper-to-staff ratio, increased self-esteem and confidence, Leader in Training program (16 to 18 years old), comfortable cabins with electricity and bathrooms, and an over-400-acre site with three kilometres of waterfront. Your camper deserves a summer of fun, friends and success!

Dates the camp is running
First session: June 30 to July 27, 2024 Second session: July 29 to August 18, 2024 Full summer: June 30 to August 18, 2024 Kodiak Junior: June 30 to July 6, 2024; July 7 to 13, 2024; July 14 to 20, 2024
Age groups
Ages 6 to 18
Camp type
Overnight Camp, Social Skills, Academic Review, Special Needs
Camp capacity
234
Campers per group/cabin
9 maximum
Fees
First session: $7,432 Second session: $6,002 Full summer: $12,262 Kodiak Junior: $1,950
Summer Academy at Canadian College Italy

Summer Academy at Canadian College Italy

Lanciano, Italy | canadiancollegeitaly.com/summer-academy

Experience summertime at Canada’s top boarding high school in Italy. Students live on our safe and historic campus in central Italy, nestled between panoramic mountain vistas and the glittering Adriatic seaside, and earn one full high school credit under CCI’s rigorous and personalized academic program. Weekends are spent touring Italy’s famed cultural sites, including major trips to Florence and Rome.

Dates the camp is running
July 6 to August 3
Age groups
Grades 9 to 12, plus gap year
Camp type
Private Boarding High School, Academic
Camp capacity
60
Campers per group/cabin
Boys and girls live in separate dorms in private or semi-private rooms
Fees
$5,550
Wise Owl Summer Camp

Wise Owl Summer Camp

99 Sheppard Ave. W., North York, ONT. | littleowl.ca

At Wise Owl Summer Camp, students engage in dynamic academic and well-balanced social-emotional activities designed to enhance problem-solving and collaboration skills. Our carefully curated theme-based programs foster a positive learning environment where students build self-confidence and forge lasting friendships. Each activity is thoughtfully structured to promote personal growth and academic enrichment, ensuring a memorable and impactful summer experience. Join us at Wise Owl Summer Camp for an inspiring blend of education and social-emotional development in a professional and nurturing setting.

Dates the camp is running
July 2 to August 30, 2024
Regular camp hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Extended-care hours
Please call the school to inquire about extended-care hours
Age groups
Preschool to Grade 5
Camp type
Day Camp
Camp capacity
12 to 20 campers
Campers per group/cabin
10 to 12 campers
Fees
$400 per week
CodeWizardsHQ Summer Online Coding Camps and Classes

CodeWizardsHQ Summer Online Coding Camps and Classes

codewizardshq.com

CodeWizardsHQ offers the most fun (and effective!) camps and classes for ages 8 to 18. Hands-on interactive learning, customizable projects, and highly-rated instructors provide an experience students love. Minecraft, Roblox, AI and Fortnite-themed camps will engage your child with coding and game development. Kids build exciting projects in one-week and two-day camps. Three-week accelerated classes cover the same content as our year-round program. Students learn Python, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Scratch, and Java. Save $20(USD) with Code TODPAR.

Dates the camp is running
Camps: May 28-June 1, June 24-28, July 1-2, July 29-August 2; Classes: June 3-20, July 8-25, August 5-22
Regular camp hours
Two-hour camps and one-hour classes meet daily with multiple scheduling options
Age groups
8 to 18
Camp type
Day Camp, Virtual
Campers per group/cabin
6 to 7 per class
Fees
One-Week Camps: $399; Two-Day Camps: $199; Three-Week Classes: $447