Kids’ Camps in the Hills

2017 Summer Kids’ Camps and Activities in Headwaters

YMCA camp. Photo courtesy YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre.

YMCA camp. Photo courtesy YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre.

It’s time to book summer camps for kids!

Want your kid to try pottery for a day? Or tennis for a week? There’s a camp for that. Summer camps in Headwaters come in all shapes and sizes. Just scroll through our listings below – they’re arranged by date – to find the one (or ones!) that are right for you and your family. Please let us know of newcomers on the scene – in Erin, Dufferin, Caledon, Creemore and area – that we should be listing here, or if you spot an error or omission.

Do you run a camp? To be included in these listings, submit your camp information to our events calendar or contact Janet Dimond and she’ll be happy to help.

Here’s to a great summer from In The Hills!

For more kids’ activities throughout the year, visit our What’s On listings.

JUL 3 – 7: Fired Arts Camp Children create fired arts in our five-day camp. Spin the pottery wheel, play with clay and paint ceramics. Parents join us on the final afternoon for an art show. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill St, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022; [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

JUL 3 – 30 (Mon to Fri): Musical Theatre Young Company Program – Les Misérables (School Edition) The Theatre Orangeville Musical Theatre Young Company provides unique opportunities for 25 talented young people ages 10 to 17 looking for an in-depth theatrical experience. An audition is required for entry into these summer programs with a full-scale production presented at the end of each program. Program runs weekdays and the occasional Saturday for four weeks. $840. Theatre Orangeville Rehearsal Hall & Outdoor Theatre, 065371 Cty Rd 3 & Hwy 9 (Broadway), Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville Academy, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca/youth-programs/young-company

JUL 3 – 7, JUL 31 – AUG 4: Orangeville Minor Soccer Summer Soccer Camps The British Soccer Camps will be coming to our club/community this summer! Both programs take place at the Orangeville District Secondary School fields. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament. Mini (1-2:30pm) $110; half (9am-noon) $145; full (9am-4pm) $200. Orangeville District High School (ODSS), 22 Faulkner St, Orangeville. Orangeville Minor Soccer Club (OMSC), 1-800-878-2167 x280; [email protected]

JUL 3 – AUG 25 (Mon to Fri): Camp Mansfield Summer Camp Connecting with nature is the main focus of our camps, using experiences and ideas from our year-round outdoor educational programs we have offered to schools across Ontario for over 30 years. We mix fun and games with skills and knowledge to heighten awareness of the great outdoors. Nature, adventure, archery, swimming, arts and crafts, mountain biking, horseback riding and more. Overnight: $560; day camp: $275 (early bird ends Mar 31). Mansfield Outdoor Centre, 937365 Airport Rd, Mulmur. Camp Mansfield, 705-435-4479; [email protected], mansfieldoutdoorcentre.ca

JUL 3 – AUG 25 (Mon to Fri): Creditview Stables Summer Riding Day Camp If you love horses, then Creditview Stables is the place to be this summer. Each week of camp has a different horsemanship theme with lots of riding, horsemanship, games, awards and prizes. We offer small riding groups tailored to your specific level of experience from beginners right up to advanced riders. Pack your lunch (don’t forget some treats for the horses) and come prepared to have fun! 9am-4pm. $360. Creditview Farms Inc, 7734 Creditview Rd, Brampton. Creditview Stables, 905-451-8654; [email protected], creditviewstables.ca

JUL 3  AUG 25 (Mon to Fri): Headwaters Racquet Club Summer Day Camps From tennis, badminton and squash to sports, drama, games and crafts, Headwaters has camps for all ages and abilities. To ensure your junior is registered in the tennis camp that best suits their ability, please contact the head of junior development Miran Cehajic. Lunch and snacks included. See website for info. Headwaters Racquet Club, 205467 County Road 109, Amaranth. 519-942-2255; [email protected], headwatersracquetclub.com/Images/HRC-ProgramBook-SS-2017.pdf

JUL 3 – AUG 25 (Mon to Fri): Twisters Summer Day Camp For boys and girls ages 4 to 11. Half day runs 9am to 12:30pm. Before and after care available. See website for info. 9am-4pm. Full day $220; half day $115. Alder Street Recreation Centre, 275 Alder St, Orangeville. Twisters Gymnastics, 519-942-2477; [email protected], twistersgymastics.ca

JUL 3 – AUG 31 (Mon to Fri): Zachary’s Camp Our camp is a program for individuals with special needs. It provides an environment tailored to accommodate the individual needs of each participant. Travelling in a school bus, we explore our and surrounding communities. Horseback riding, canoeing, beach days, treetop trekking, trampolining, to list a few activities. Please check website for more information. 9am-4pm. $385. Zachary’s Camp drop off at Mono Plaza, 633419 Hwy 10, Mono. Teamworks Dufferin, 519-215-6465; [email protected], teamworksdufferin.com

JUL 3 – 7, 10 – 14, AUG 14 – 18, AUG 28 – SEP 1: Imaginarium – Adventures in Art Imaginarium’s mission is to cultivate a love of the arts and confidence in creative self-expression in children of all ages. As a professional artist-facilitator team, we are committed to creating safe and supportive spaces that encourage authentic expression that is acknowledged and celebrated. Expressive arts include visual arts, drama, movement and music. We get outside and play too! Sliding scale fee for a week: $240 to $300. Station on the Green, 10 Caroline St E, Creemore. Imaginarium – Adventures in Art, 705-791-0385; [email protected], facebook.com/imaginariumadventuresinart

JUL 3 – 7, AUG 28 – SEP 1: Caledon Equestrian School Summer Camps – Ages 6.5 to 14 Safety, fun, and learning are the goals of the week for CES campers. Youngsters are thrilled to spend time with our horses and wonderful counsellors. Camp days include essential barn skills, stable management lessons, a riding lesson and crafts to wrap up a packed horse activity day. Friday is a family show where campers demonstrate their new skills. Call and visit us! 9am-4pm. $300/week. Caledon Equestrian School, 13441 Airport Rd, Caledon East. 905-584-2022; [email protected], caledonequestrian.com

JUL 3  SEP 1 (Mon to Fri): Brighten Up Summer Camps Travel Through Space and Time; The Laboratory; Creative Kids; Fantasy, Legends and Myths; Inventors’ Workshop; Crazy Creatures; Construction Zone; Secret Agents and Superheroes; and Weird and Wacky Science. Perfect camps for kids who like to mix things up and keep busy. Complimentary supervision 8am-5pm. Ages 4-11. 16 campers/week. 9am-4pm. $150/week. Brighten Up, 67 Main St Unit D, Erin. 519-833-9258; [email protected], brightenuperin.ca

JUL 3 – SEP 1 (Mon to Fri): GO Summer Camps – Ages 5 to 12 Our summer camps are all outdoor based, and designed to teach the importance of being active, creative and spending time outside. With low camper-to-staff ratios, an abundance of outdoor play space (including the infamous pond), and ample time to play, your GO-er will join a community where they feel they belong. Let your kid love their summer! 9am-4pm. $175/week, register. GO Adventure Co. Headquarters, 199347 2nd Line NE, Melancthon. 519-373-6638; [email protected], goadventure.co

JUL 3  SEP 1 (Mon to Fri): Summer Art Camp at 4Cats Arts Studio Caledon Throughout the day, children are given the opportunity to choose their own projects from a variety of media, which encourages a love of learning, independence, creativity and artistic flow. Artists are encouraged to follow their own interests. Prices vary depending on two, three or five full-day or half-day choices. 4Cats Arts Studio, 12 Parr Blvd, Unit 2, Bolton. 905-857-6912; [email protected], 4cats.com/caledon

JUL 3 – SEP 1: Teen Ranch Summer Camps Several types of camps to choose from including hockey, English and Western riding, adventure, BMX, soccer and figure skating. See website for info. Teen Ranch, 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501; [email protected], teenranch.com

JUL 4 – 7: Maker Fun Factory Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. You’ll explore new inventions, experience thrilling “real-life” dramas, play high-energy games, sample tasty snacks and hear unforgettable music. Plus, you’ll meet lots of new friends! 9:30am-noon. Children $30; family $45. Cheltenham Baptist Church, 14520 Creditview Rd, 2 km N of King Rd, Cheltenham. 905-838-3122; [email protected], cbchurch.ca

JUL 4 – SEP 1 (Mon to Fri): YMCA Cedar Glen’s Summer Day Camp Give your child an experience they will never forget! Sports, arts, horseback riding, swimming, mountain biking and much more! Located on our 263-acre site, campers will develop new skills, build self-esteem and confidence, and make new friends under the supervision of a highly trained YMCA staff team. 8am-4pm. $185-$550/week. YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre, 13300 11th Concession King, Near Bolton. 647-439-6611; [email protected], ymcagta.org/daycamps

JUL 4 – 7, 10 – 14, 17 – 21, 24 – 28: Eco Camp ECO Camp has been running at Island Lake Conservation Area for 20 years. We show campers how to experience nature in unique ways. Activities are adapted for each age group. Our activities include environmental studies, canoeing, mapping/orienteering, crafts, archery, cookouts and theme days, to name a few. New outdoor programs are continually introduced to keep campers interested and engaged. 9am-4pm. $200/4-day week; $250/week (taxes and food included). Island Lake Conservation Area, 673067 Hurontario St S, Orangeville. Eco Camp, 519-939-8333; [email protected], ecocamp.ca

JUL 4 – AUG 4 (Mon to Fri): Compass Camps At Compass Camps we believe each child is a unique gift from God. We aim to build community by sharing a rich and varied program while caring deeply for each other. Together we’ll explore archery, orienteering, games, science, art, crafts, music, puppetry, gardening, animal care, and the wonder of God’s creation! Join us to make lifelong friends and discover the depth of God’s love for you. See website for full details. 9am-3pm. $50-$210. Compass Community Church, 246289 Hockley Rd, (Corner of Hockley Rd & Hwy 10), Mono. 519-941-4790; [email protected], thisiscompass.com

JUL 4 – SEP 1 (Mon to Fri) Camp Aliquam: Minicamps, junior, senior and preteen camps available all summer long. Everything from arts to sports to theatre and wilderness camps. Please see website. Before and after care available. Registration opens Feb 21. 9am-4pm. Camps held at Alder Recreation Centre, Island Lake, Tony Rose. Town of Orangeville, 519-940-9092 x4131; [email protected], orangeville.ca

JUL 4 – SEP 1 (Mon to Fri): Kids Inc. Camp We are a recreational summer day camp program for campers ages 4 to 14. We provide bus service for our campers from Orangeville, Guelph, Caledon, Erin, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton and Mississauga. Campers from near and far enjoy our saltwater pool, pond, play forest, sports fields, and sheltered areas each and every day. We are a day camp program with an overnight camp feeling! 8:30am-4:30pm. $212 per week. Kids Inc. Camp, 5567 4th Line, Hillsburgh, Town of Erin. 519-855-6074; [email protected], kidsinc.ca

JUL 10 – 14: Bippity Boppity … Where Are We? (Ages 4 to 6) In this exciting weeklong adventure, we will use our imaginations, amazing stories and magical wands to travel to many interesting places. Every day has a different theme explored through dramatic play, drama games, crafts, dress-up and so much more. This will be a week that will be sure to put a smile on your face! Full day or half day option. Before and after care available. Half day $130; full day $220. Citrus Dance Studios Inc., 62 Broadway Ave, Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville Academy, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca/youth-programs/programs

JUL 10 – 14: Art with Jada’s Master Artist Week A full week of recreating some of the most iconic artists. We will be looking at Van Gogh, The Impressionists, Salvador Dali plus a few more. We will be using acrylic on canvas, pastels, inks and watercolours. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

JUL 10 – 14: PAMA Kids’ Summer Camp – Week 1: Around the World Explore arts and crafts from around the world. Join in the activities that celebrate Canada, 150 years of yesterday, today and tomorrow. 9am-4:30pm. $185, register. Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

JUL 10 – 14: Maggiolly’s Kids’ Summer Art Camp Come make art at Maggiollys! Choose your favourite projects from ten creative selections. Take as many as you like. Learn skills, build confidence and have fun: painting, collage, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, illustration, cartooning, mixing colour and much more! 10:30am-12:30pm. 1:30-3:30pm. $25 per project (includes all art materials). Maggiolly Art Supplies, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

JUL 10 – 14: Summer Pump Up Basketball Camp Basketball training and development for boys and girls ages 6 to 16. Day camp: 9am-4pm, includes lunch. Overnight camp includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, additional basketball games, workouts and field training, camp activities, movie night, camp night (marshmallow/hot dog roast). Day camp $250; overnight camp $700. Athlete Institute, 207321 Highway 9, Orangeville. 519-940-3735; [email protected], athleteinstitute.ca

JUL 10 – 14, 17 – 21: The Great Outdoors Summer Camp During this adventure-filled program, campers spend their days at the beautiful Terra Cotta Conservation Area. They will participate in bird watching, insect investigations, hiking, treasure hunting, forest games, wild art and more. The week wraps up with a special Camp Day where campers learn outdoor skills, have a campfire cookout and build their own bird house to take home. 9am-4pm. $230 per child per week. Terra Cotta Conservation Area, 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd, Halton Hills. Credit Valley Conservation, 905-670-1615 x436; [email protected], [email protected]kids/great-outdoors-summer-camp-terra-cotta-ca-2017

JUL 10 – 14, 17 – 21, 24 – 28, AUG 14 – 18: Everdale Farm Camp – Ages 5 to 14 Now in its eighth season, Farm Camp has grown from three ideas: explore, engage and discover. Our goal is to provide a camp experience like no other for your child. Campers will come home with stories of collecting eggs, feeding sheep, exploring the forest, harvesting vegetables with the farmers, and making delicious goodies like pesto, jam, salsa, bread and so much more! 9am-4pm. $230. Everdale 5812 6th Line, Hillsburgh. 519-855-4859 x111; [email protected], everdale.org

JUL 10 – 14, AUG 14 – 18: Little Creek Ranch Summer Camp Our family-owned and operated ranch, for our 9th summer, is excited to bring nature, horses/ponies, fun and new friendships to kids who just want to be kids as they participate in horsemanship, music/drama, and art and nature. We feed them home-prepared healthy snacks and lunch. Every day will be spent outdoors in the fresh air, forest and fields. We are all certified in safety and first aid. 9am-3:30pm. $375. Little Creek Ranch, 995570 Mono Adjala Townline, Mono. 705-434-0081; headwaters.ca/business/little_creek_ranch

JUL 10 – 14, 24 – 28, AUG 7 – 11, 21– 25: Lynbrook Summer Golf Camp We make golf fun! Learn the basics with on-course instruction, fun golf drills, (grip, posture and ball position), footgolf, mini-golf, games, golf etiquette and fair play. Bring your own lunch, snacks provided. See you there! 9am-4pm. $250/week, includes free junior membership 7-12. Lynbrook Family Golf Centre, 285316 County Rd 10, Amaranth. 519-942-2154; [email protected], lynbrookgolf.com/juniors-1.html

JUL 10 – 14, 24 – 28, AUG 14 – 18, AUG 28  SEP 1: Singing Waters Equestrian Centre Summer Camp The goal of our riding camp is to develop balance, co-ordination and self-esteem. Campers will learn horse and equipment care, stable management and of course how to ride! Other camp activities include crafts, outdoor educational games and swimming. Bring your lunch Monday to Thursday. Boots with a heel and ASTM-approved helmet are a must for all riders. Helmets are available to borrow. 9am-4pm. $350. Singing Waters Equestrian Centre, 674198 Hurontario St, Mono. 519-943-4430; [email protected], swec.ca

JUL 11 & 12, 18 & 19: Forest Creations Camp – Ages 4 to 12 Appreciate nature through traditional crafting, art and games. On day one explore and complete a collection scavenger hunt on the museum grounds. On day two use your materials to craft one-of-a-kind creations, art pieces and custom games. Bring your own lunch. Jul 3: registration and payment deadline. 10am-4pm. $60 for both days. Dufferin County Museum & Archives, Hwy 89 & Airport Rd. 1-877-942-7787; dufferinmuseum.com

JUL 17 – 21: Academy of Performing Arts Recreational Dance Drama Camp Bring your child to Summer Dance Camp at AOPA this year for a fun and memorable experience. Quality professional teachers for ages 3-17. All levels of dancers. Two studios with sprung floors, maximum 16 students. Performance at the end of the week. Disciplines include ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, acro, musical theatre, lyrical and creative movement. Friends and memories to last a lifetime! 9am-4pm. $225. Academy of Performing Arts, 133 Broadway, Orangeville. Suzy Stiperski, 519-941-4103; [email protected], academyofperformingarts.info

JUL 17 – 21: If Kids Ruled the World – Ages 7 to 10 If kids ruled the world, the possibilities would be endless! Join us for an exciting week where we explore all the fun things that could happen if kids were in charge, with inspiration from various stories and our imaginations. We also build on drama skills through fun activities, games and skits. At the end of the week, we put on a fun presentation to share our ideas. Before/after care available. $220. Citrus Dance Studios Inc., 62 Broadway Ave, Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville Academy, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca/youth-programs/programs

JUL 17 – 21: Fired Arts Camp #2 Children create fired arts in our five-day camp. Spin the pottery wheel, play with clay and paint ceramics. Parents join us on the final afternoon for an art show. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill St, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022; [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

JUL 17 – 21: PAMA Kids’ Summer Camp – Week 2: Strange Things Let’s get innovative with technology art for young inventors and engineers. Enjoy a week of experimentation while developing your mechanical art skills. Bridge building included. 9am-4:30pm. $185, register. Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

JUL 17 – 21: Maggiolly’s Kids’ Summer Art Camp Come make art at Maggiollys! Choose your favourite projects from ten creative selections. Take as many as you like. Learn skills, build confidence and have fun: painting, collage, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, illustration, cartooning, mixing colour and much more! 10:30am-12:30pm. 1:30-3:30pm. $25 per project (includes all art materials). Maggiolly Art Supplies, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

JUL 17 – 21: SSE 90 Summer Soccer Camp SSE 90’s camps are open to players of all skill levels. SSE 90 will group the players based on skill level to allow each individual player to flourish in their development with players of the same skill level. All camp prices include an SSE 90 Academy training T-shirt and pizza lunch on Friday. *Extended hours are available for all our camps*. 9am-4pm. $150. Locations: Edelweiss Park, 320 Glasgow Rd, Caledon and Lina Marino Park, 105 Valleywood Blvd, Caledon. SSE 90 Inc, 416-728-1502; [email protected], sse90.com

JUL 23 – SEP 16: Exhibit: Explore & Play The Dufferin County Museum & Archives holds a very large collection of very precious artifacts. But did you know we also have a collection of “education artifacts” you can actually touch? Come check them out in the Silo Gallery this summer. Sit in a school desk and practise your letters on an old slate board. Pick up a pioneer game or try out an old soda machine! Regular admission. Dufferin County Museum & Archives, Airport Rd & Hwy 89. 1-877-941-7787; dufferinmuseum.com

JUL 24 – 28: Academy of Performing Arts Summer Acro and Dance Camp Bring your child to Summer Acro and Dance Camp at AOPA this year for a fun and memorable experience. Quality professional teachers for levels 2 and up. Two studios with sprung floors, maximum 16 students. Performance at the end of the week. Disciplines include ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, acro, musical theatre, lyrical and creative movement. Friends and memories to last a lifetime! 9am-4pm. $225. Academy of Performing Arts, 133 Broadway, Orangeville. Suzy Stiperski, 519-941-4103; [email protected], academyofperformingarts.info

JUL 24 – 28: Art with Jada’s Art Techniques Week This week is great for the child who wants to learn about drawing, canvas painting, pastels, watercolours, and all the fun techniques artists use. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

JUL 24 – 28: PAMA Kids’ Summer Camp – Week 3: Sound Art Make noise and listen to the art of sound in this musical week of fun. Create moving sculpture, enjoy a sound walk, and listen to the art of spoken word in a week of good vibrations. 9am-4:30pm. $185, register. Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

JUL 24 – 28: Maggiolly Summer Art Camp Come make art at Maggiollys! You’ll get a solid week of art fun as we explore many different types of projects and learn about different materials. Take home artwork you can be proud of every day! Painting, collage, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, illustration, cartooning and mixing colour are just some of the creative things we will get up to. 10am-4pm. $299, all art materials included. Maggiolly Art Supplies, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

JUL 24 – 28, JUL 31 – AUG 4: Dirt to Delicious Summer Camp Join us in the community kitchen and at the farm for some delicious fun. Harvesting, planting, cooking, games, crafts, adventures, cooking competitions and much more. Campers even participate in planning and operating their very own restaurant! Campers are encouraged to participate in both weeks for the full experience, but do have the option of registering for a single week. 9am-4pm. $200 per week/ $390 for both weeks. Palgrave United Church, 34 Pine Ave, Palgrave. Palgrave United Community Kitchen, 905-880-0303; [email protected], palgravekitchen.org

JUL 24 – 28, AUG 14 – 18, 21 – 25: Fiddlehead Care Farm Farming and Nature Summer Day Camp A low ratio, accessible farming and nature day camp for people ages 6+ with varying needs and their siblings. Run by experienced therapists, our program offers wild crafting, healthy eating, farming, nature exploration, coping, self-esteem, social skills, music, yoga and much more. A place to focus on play, experiential learning, creative expression, practising life skills and making new friends. 8:45am-3:30pm. $350 per week (discount available for booking multiple weeks). Fiddlehead Care Farm, 426059 25 Sideroad, Mono. [email protected]; fiddleheadcarefarm.com/summer-camp-2017

JUL 25 – 28: Greyden Equestrian Facility Pony Pals Craft Camp A value-added camp for first-time and beginner riders from ages 6 to 10. An excellent start for young riders. The focus is on fun with horses – games, crafts and lots of laughter all week. Half day of riding and half day of crafts. This camp is geared for new and first-time riders, to slowly get acquainted with the sport of riding horses. 9am-4pm. $250. Greyden Equestrian Facility, 5565 Wellington Rd 24, Erin. 519-833-2274; [email protected], greydenequestrian.com

JUL 31 – AUG 4: Greyden Equestrian Facility Horseback Riding Camp A five-day camp with one night of sleepover. This camp is for riders 7 to 14 years old, and designed for those with prior riding experience. Camp supplies dinner Thursday night along with bonfire and fireside storytelling. Friday full breakfast and lunch supplied. Fri 2pm: horse show day. 9am-4pm. $300. Greyden Equestrian Facility, 5565 Wellington Rd 24, Erin. 519-833-2274; [email protected], greydenequestrian.com

JUL 31 – AUG 4: PAMA Kids’ Summer Camp – Week 4: Rock, Paper, Scissors “Trek” out this rocking geological adventure where campers get to identify and catalogue their very own collection of gems and minerals. We will explore local architecture, tree and rock art, while examining the materials of art and design. 9am-4:30pm. $185, register. Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

JUL 31 – AUG 27: Drama Young Company Program – Peter Pan The Theatre Orangeville Drama Young Company provides unique opportunities for 25 talented young people ages 10 to 17 who are looking for an in-depth theatrical experience. An audition is required for entry into these summer programs with a full-scale production presented at the end of each program. Program runs weekdays and the occasional Saturday for four weeks. $840. Theatre Orangeville Rehearsal Hall & Outdoor Theatre, 065371 Cty Rd 3 & Hwy 9 (Broadway), Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville Academy, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca/youth-programs/young-company

AUG 8 – 11: Fired Arts Camp – Summer Theme Children create summer- and beach-themed fired arts in our four-day camp. Spin the pottery wheel, play with clay and paint ceramics. Let nature inspire you. Parents join us on the final afternoon for an art show. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill St, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022; [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

AUG 8 – 29 (Tues and Thurs): PAMA Wacky Staycation Days Take part in our Staycation activity series! Using our collections and exhibitions as inspiration, come celebrate the fun, strange and special days of the year. Each day features a different theme. Drop-in, included with admission. 10am-3pm. Family $12; $5; seniors/students $4. Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

AUG 14 – 18: Art with Jada’s Sculpture Week Join us for a full week of sculpting. Create a colourful plaster mask, play with Fimo, plus a few other fun sculpting projects. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

AUG 14 – 18: Lady Ballers Basketball Camp Basketball training and development for female ballers ages 6 to 16. Day camp: 9am-4pm, includes lunch. Overnight camp includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, additional basketball games, workouts and field training, camp activities, movie night, camp night (marshmallow/hot dog roast). Day camp $250; overnight camp $700. Athlete Institute, 207321 Highway 9, Orangeville. 519-940-3735; [email protected], athleteinstitute.ca

AUG 14 – 18: Maggiolly’s Kids’ Weeklong, Full Day Summer Art Camp Come Monday to Friday and delve into many different art materials and processes: acrylic paint, watercolour, collage, sculpture, drawing and more. You’ll take home artwork each day and have fun doing it. Our art camps are created to allow kids room to have fun and gain self-confidence and new skills. 10am-4pm. $299, all art materials included. Maggiolly Art Supplies, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

AUG 15 – 18: Greyden Equestrian Facility Pony Pals Two Riding Camp The first step into the world of horses. An excellent start for young riders. The focus is on fun with horses – games, crafts and lots of laughter all week. Tuesday to Friday children have a half day of riding. The other half day will be crazy craft fun time! 9am-4pm. $250. Greyden Equestrian Facility, 5565 Wellington Rd 24, Erin. 519-833-2274; [email protected], greydenequestrian.com

AUG 15 & 16: Hero Academy Camp – Ages 4 to 12 Come discover the hero in you by learning about inspirational people from Dufferin County’s past and present. Use your imagination to create your superhero persona – design and create your costume, pose for profile pictures, and participate in superhero training and games. Bring your own lunch. Aug 7: registration and payment deadline. 10am-4pm. $60 for both days. Dufferin County Museum & Archives, Hwy 89 & Airport Rd. 1-877-941-7787; dufferinmuseum.com

AUG 21 – 25: Ceramic Tiled Table Camp Children paint, glaze and tile their own table. Parents join us on the final afternoon for an art show. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill St, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022; [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

AUG 21 – 25: Greyden Equestrian Facility Scrapbook Horseback Riding Camp One-night sleepover for ages 7 to 14. Ride twice a day, every day, and spend lunchtime working on our scrapbooks. We take pictures of our riding with our favourite pony, and build a scrapbook by the end of the week, something to take home to cherish for years to come. It’s way cool! Camp supplies dinner Thursday night, breakfast and lunch Friday. 9am-4pm. $300. Greyden Equestrian Facility, 5565 Wellington Rd 24, Erin. 519-833-2274; [email protected], greydenequestrian.com

AUG 25 – 27: Peter Pan The everlasting classic account of two boys and a girl who follow Peter Pan and the invisible fairy Tinker Bell into Neverland, where children never grow old and where Captain Hook and his pirates are outwitted. Performed by Maude Adams, Jean Arthur, Mary Martin. Presented by the Theatre Orangeville Young Company. $5 – $15. Theatre Orangeville, Town Hall Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville Young Company, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca/youth-programs/young-company

AUG 28 – SEP 1: Art with Jada’s Anime Week This week is great for the Anime or Manga fan in your home. We will go through all the techniques that give Anime its unique style. We will be working with professional markers, pencil crayons, watercolours, inks and artist pens. 9am-3pm. $300. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

AUG 28 – SEP 1: Elite Basketball Camp For boys and girls ages 8 to 16. Campers must play rep basketball to attend. Camp is designed to enhance and develop elite skills for players heading into tryouts. Day camp: 9am-4pm, includes lunch. Overnight camp includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, additional basketball games, workouts and field training, camp activities, movie night, camp night (marshmallow/hot dog roast). Day camp $250; overnight camp $700. Athlete Institute, 207321 Highway 9, Orangeville. 519-940-3735; [email protected], athleteinstitute.ca

Kids’ Camps in the Hills Links

4 Cats Caledon

Academy of Performing Arts Orangeville Day Camps

Athlete Institute

Brighten Up Erin

Caledon Equestrian School

Cheltenham Baptist Church

Compass Camps (through Compass Community Church)

Credit Valley Conservation

Creditview Stables Equestrian Camp

Dufferin County Museum & Archives

Eco Camp (at Island Lake Orangeville)

Everdale Kids Farm Camp

Fiddlehead Care Farm

GO Adventures

Greyden Equestrian Camp

Headwaters Racquet Club

Heatherlea Farm Shoppe

Kids Inc Camp

Little Creek Ranch Summer Day Camp

Lynbrook Junior Golf Programs

Maggiolly Art Supplies

Main Place Optimists

Mansfield Outdoor Centre Camps

Orangeville Curling Club

Orangeville Fiddle and Step-Dance Camp

Orangeville Minor Soccer Camps

Orangeville Public Library

Palgrave Community Kitchen Cooking Camp

Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA)

Pottery Parties in the Hills

Shelburne Public Library

Singing Waters Equestrian Camp

SSE 90 Summer Soccer Camp

Teamworks Dufferin

Teen Ranch Summer Camps

Theatre Orangeville summer programs

Town of Caledon Summer Camps

Town of Orangeville Summer Day Camps

Twisters Gymnastics Orangeville Camps

YMCA Cedar Glen Bolton

 

Stay tuned for our 2018 March Break Kids’ Camps and Activities in Headwaters

Stay tuned for our 2018 March Break Kids’ Camps and Activities in Headwaters Do you run a 2018 March Break camp or event in Erin, Dufferin, Caledon, Creemore and area? Submit to our events calendar or contact Janet Dimond.