Kids Camps in the Hills

The long hot days of summer mean bike rides through the forest, jumping in the lake, learning dance routines, tinkering with robotics and computer games, horseback riding, painting and sculpting, sports, and much more. Popular camps fill up fast and registration is already open for many of them, so it’s never too early to start thinking ahead! Here’s our roundup on summer camps for 2024. Be sure to bookmark this page so you can read new camp information as it becomes available.

If you run a camp, please use our events listings form to tell us about your 2024 offerings. We will collect them on this page. Any questions, please contact [email protected].

Please check in with the camps directly for updates and changes. Our list of links below features camps that have operated in previous years.

Happy Camping from In The Hills!

Summer Camps 2024

Jul 1 – Aug 16 (Monday to Friday): Caledon Equestrian School Summer Horse Camp – Ages 6
to 14
Daily riding and horse care lessons, end-of-week Horse Show for family and friends. A
great horse experience following our mandate of Safety, Fun and Learning! Sharing horse love
for 46 years. 9:30am-3:30pm. 13441 Airport Rd, Caledon. 905-707-6635,
[email protected], caledonequestrian.com

Jul 1 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): The Raise-an-Artist Project Art Camp Ages 4 to 13 Calling all painters, crafters, sculptors, actors and more! Make art in the outdoor studio, lounge in the hammock, climb the apple tree, spot frogs in the pond, run through the forest, play sports on the lawn. Plenty of choice for the artists and the outdoor explorers! Painting + Pottery: Jul 1–5. This summer jump into colour with dip ink, watercolour, clay and acrylic! Portraits and landscapes encounter pinch pots, clay creatures and cool jewelry. Hey painters, hey potters – in the studio you get to choose! S.T.E.A.M.: Jul 8 12. S.T.E.A.M. is where art and science meet! This one’s for the creatives, makers and builders. Spark your ingenuity with lava lamps, rocket launchers, stuffed characters and upcycled sculptures! Film: Jul 15–19 / Jul 22–26. Rolling. Mark. Action! Join the cast and crew to make a movie, sitcom, documentary or spoof. Strut your stuff with acting, screenwriting, directing, makeup, props and costumes. Comic + Zine: Jul 29–Aug 2. What’s the story, Edward Gorey? Think it, write it, draw it, ink it. Make iconic comics! Then pick a theme for your zine to cut and paste a narrative of zany text and imagery! 9am-3pm. $285, all art supplies included. Ballinafad. 905-691-2864, [email protected], theraiseanartistproject.com

Jul 1 – 5, Jul 29 – Aug 2 and Aug 5 – 9 (Monday to Friday): The Hill Academy Multisport Camps – Ages 7 to 13 Campers will experience a new sport each day by participating in individual skillwork, drills and organized game play. They will also engage in alternative sports and activities, and game play both indoors and out. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt! Sports include soccer, basketball, lacrosse, hockey* and The Hill Olympics! 8:30-9am: Dropoff at the Hill Academy. 9am-noon: Sport of the day. Noon-1pm: Lunch (provided by camper). 1-3:30pm: Resume fun alternative activities. 3:30-4pm: Camper pickup. * NOTE: hockey will be dryland (not on ice, no skates required) and focus on stick skills. 8:30am-4pm. $350. 20490 Porterfield Road, Caledon. 905-399-3030, [email protected], thehillacademy.com

Jul 1 – Aug 23 (Monday to Friday): Shelburne Golf Junior Golf Camp – Ages 7 to 14 Includes Shelburne Golf & Country Club hat, three logo golf balls and snacks. 1-3:30pm. $225. 516423 Cty Rd 124, Melancthon. 519-925-5581, [email protected], shelburnegolf.com

Jul 1 – Aug 29 (Monday to Friday): Teen Ranch Ultimate Day Camps Experience all the fun and adventure a week of summer camp has to offer. Campers enjoy the great outdoors, get active and make new friends. In the morning they hone skills in their program/sport of choice. Afternoons are their chance to enjoy a variety of activities and daily campfires with engaging music and real-life topics shared from a biblical perspective. Our well-trained staff are committed to the safety and well-being of each camper, and aim to come alongside them to challenge, encourage and inspire! Dropoff: 8:30-8:50am. Pickup: 4:45-5pm, 8:30am-5pm. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501, [email protected], teenranch.com

Jul 1 – Aug 29 (Monday to Friday): Teen Ranch Junior Day Camp Jump into adventure with our junior day camp program! Designed to introduce your kids to the exciting world of camp, junior day campers and their leaders travel together around camp to try some of the unique activities Teen Ranch has to offer. Throughout the week they make new friends and grow while engaging in outdoor games and skill-building activities, swimming, pony rides, rock climbing, archery, ice skating and more! Junior day campers are engaged in Teen Ranch’s campfire storytime, including music and fun with an emphasis on God’s beautiful creation and love for all people. Join us this summer for a week full of friendship and fun for your little camper! Dropoff: 8:30-8:50am. Pickup: 4:45-5pm. 8:30am-5pm. $450. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501, [email protected], teenranch.com

Jul 1 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Kortright Centre for Conservation Outdoor Camps Give your kids an adventure to remember! Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) offers a wide variety of immersive outdoor camps designed to engage young minds and inspire creativity. Visit our website for more information and registration. 9am-4pm. 9550 Pine Valley Dr, Vaughan. TRCA, 905-880-1515, [email protected], trca.ca

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Jul 2 – 5 (Tuesday to Friday): Amazing Animals Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Embark on an unforgettable outdoor adventure at Albion Hills Field Centre! For campers who love to explore the outdoors, this eclectic nature experience will teach kids all about the wild outside. Join us as we embrace our animal instincts, look for signs of animals, and learn all about different adaptations! We will explore the many different animal groups of Albion Hills through various hikes, games and activities. Campers will cool off at Lakeview Splash Pad during the week. 9am-4pm. Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $65/week. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected] *Please note this is a four-day week. $210 – $220. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Town of Caledon Summer Camps A variety of camps are
available including arts, dance, sports, inclusion, leadership, science and technology, musical
theatre and nature. Find the camp that fits your child’s interests and your family’s schedule!
Register online, by phone or in person. 8am-5pm. Town of Caledon Recreation & Culture, 905-
584-2272 x7327, [email protected], caledon.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Kids Inc Camp – Summer Camp – SK to Gr 10 Kids Inc. is a full-day camp program running daily 9am-4pm, with the option of extended hours that run 7am-6pm as part of our car-to-camp option. Use our car to drop off/pick up, or our daily bus services from Caledon, Eramosa, Erin, Guelph, Halton Hills, Milton, Orangeville, Peel and surrounding areas. We are in the Town of Erin on a private 30-acre property. We have a pool, pond, play forest, sports fields, outdoor stage, picnic shelters and tents, an archery range, disc golf course and more! We have a variety of activities to suit your camper. See our website to find just the right program today! 7am-6pm. $310. 5567 4th Line, Hillsburgh. 519-855-6074, [email protected], kidsinc.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Erin Summer Camp – Ages 4 to 12 The town of Erin is running their summer camp again this year with lots of sports, games, music, arts and crafts. There will be movies and popcorn on Thursdays, as well as field trips to the Ontario Science Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium, the Butterfly Conservatory and more. We provide children with an opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills and experience in all our activities. The noncompetitive format encourages camaraderie and sportsmanship. Campers spend most of each day being physically active and learning the fundamental skills for a life of active living and sports enjoyment. Kids age 4 must be out of diapers and fully potty trained. 7:30am-5:30pm. $185. 14 Boland Dr, Erin. Town of Erin, 519-855-4407, [email protected], erin.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 23 (Monday to Friday): Streams Summer Camps – Ages 5 to 17  At Streams, we’re committed to offering top-notch care and support for your child during their fun-filled summer experience. Secure your child’s spot now. New this year: purchase a multipass that allows you to drop in on selected classes without the weeklong commitment. What camps do we offer? Sing, Dance, Create; Clay Creations; Comic Scapes; Turning Pages with Mini-Intel; ArtQuest; Stitch it 101 and 201; ArtVentures; Blissful Baking; Stop Motion; Centre Stage (3-week theatre program); Beat Makers; Art of Graphic Print; Picture Perfect; Jewelry Junction; Imaginarium: Adventures in Art and Bored? Games! 9am-3pm. 305 Col. Phillips Dr, Shelburne. 289-203-8202, [email protected], streamshub.org

Jul 2 – 5, Jul 29 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): STEM Camp – Superheroes – Ages 5 to 13 Campers, assemble! We have weeks filled with adventures and challenges only our superheroes will be able to face! Armed with their curiosity as well as fun tools like Minecraft, Scratch, Micro:bits and more, our superheroes will be called on to develop security systems for their base, create DNA for their own superhero (with candy!), build a flying machine, create a mechanical hand for Thanos, make kryptonite and so much more. Grab your cape and get ready to use the power of STEM to save the world! Jul 2 to 5 (4-day camp week: $225). Jul 29 to Aug 2 (5-day camp week: $280). Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. STEM Camp, 519-475-6600, stemcamp.ca

Jul 2 – 26 (Monday to Friday): Eco Camp Summer Camp Outdoor day camp that feels like an overnight camp. Activities include canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, archery, mapping, forest games, crafts, rock-climbing wall, pond study and other nature-focused activities. Hot lunch and snacks included (cookouts and hikes)! 9am-4pm. $360-$450. Island Lake Conservation Area, 673067 Hurontario St S, Orangeville. 519 939 8330, [email protected], ecocamp.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Compass Camps At Compass we are committed to caring for the people in our region. With sites in three different communities, we seek to support the families in those locations by providing quality children’s summer camp experiences that are safe, fun and affordable for everyone (including those with financial, emotional or spiritual needs). We’re offering three weeks (Jul 2-19) at our Orangeville site, 1 week (Jul 22-26) in Shelburne, and 1 week (Jul 29-Aug 2) in Grand Valley. Together we’ll explore activities such as archery, orienteering, games, sports, science, art, music, skits, team challenges, crafts, music, animal care and experiencing the wonder of God’s creation! Special events have included exotic animals, jump rope teams, birds of prey, giant slip and slides, giant inflatables, rock-climbing walls, trampoline park fun, sports workshops, miniature horses, performance dogs and so much more! Join us to make lifelong friends and discover the depth of God’s love for you. 9am-3pm. Week 1: $160. Weeks 2-5 $200. 246289 Hockley Road, Mono. 519-941-4790, [email protected], thisiscompass.com

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Jul 2 – 26 (Monday to Friday): Palgrave Sports Academy Summer Sports Camp – Ages 7 to 14 Palgrave Sports Academy offers an incredible full-day sports program with professional coaches providing instruction in tennis, golf, soccer, mountain biking and hiking, as well as games and activities. 8am-5pm. $398. 9318 Hwy 9, Palgrave. 416-817-2983, [email protected], palgravesportsacademy.com

Jul 2 – Aug 16 (Monday to Friday): Caledon Elementary Academy Summer Camps Join us for our sixth summer of camps! Seven weeks of camps and seven different themes to choose from. Full day and half-day camp options available! New crafts, new activities and new camp themes … you don’t want to miss out!! Extended care: 8am dropoff and 5pm pickup. Half-day camp: Mornings 9am-noon or afternoons 1-4pm. 8am-5pm. 15964 Airport Road, Caledon East. 905-860-0312, [email protected], caledonelementaryacademy.com

Jul 2 – Aug 23 (Monday to Friday): Camp Mansfield – Ages 5 to 13 Camp Mansfield provides a place to get campers outside and building friendships! Our camp not only provides campers with lifelong memories, but also helps them grow into their curiosity and develop new interests. This summer we are proudly celebrating our 31st year of outdoor camp experiences! Come and see what makes Camp Mansfield so special. We offer both day camp for campers ages 5 to 13 and overnight sessions for campers ages 8 to 13. 9am-4pm. Dropoff after 8am, pickup by 5pm. Day Camp: $455 per week. Overnight Camp: $1075 per week. Payment plans are available. Daily camp activities include archery, campfire, crafts, daily swim, swimming lessons, mountain biking, hiking, outdoor education, sports and games ,team-building activity and sports, tie dye woodshop and MORE! 8am-5pm. 937365 Airport Rd, Mulmur. 705-435-4479, [email protected], mansfieldoutdoorcentre.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Grand Valley Summer Camp Explore the great outdoors, engage in creative activities and forge new friendships that will last a lifetime. From nature hikes to arts and crafts, our diverse range of activities promises a summer of discovery and joy. From scavenger hunts to planned themes and visitors, our campers will experience the thrill of teamwork and friendly competition, building resilience and confidence along the way. Choose from a variety of enrollment options to tailor the camp experience to your family’s needs. Our camp follows strict safety protocols and is supervised by trained professionals to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience for everyone. For more information and registration, visit grandvalley.perfectmind.com. See you at camp! 90 Main St N, Grand Valley. 519-928-2830, [email protected], grandvalleycommunitycentre.ca, facebook.com/grandvalleycamp

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Camp Aliquam – Town of Orangeville Summer Camps – Ages 4 to 13 What does Aliquam mean? From the Latin origin we have interpreted the meaning to reflect “that to a large extent our camps are fun and awesome, and have been for a long time!” Registration opens Mar 26 at 8am. Camp programs will be available to view online Feb 27. 8am-5pm. $200–$400. Alder Street Recreation Centre, 275 Alder St, Orangeville. Town of Orangeville Parks & Recreation, 519-940-9092, orangeville.ca

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Mono Tennis Club Summer Camps We will be offering summer camps and intensive tennis training programs. Our head Pro Mark Taylor will be supervising our summer program. 8am-5pm. Mono Centre .647-542-8952, monotennisclub.com

Jul 2 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Headwaters Fitness and Racquet Club Summer Fun Camp – Ages 4 to 12 HRC’s camps are filled with games, sports, instruction from our trainers and pros, lunches, snacks (gluten and dairy-free option) and more. Our mission is to provide campers with a positive, fun and quality experience. Our camps are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle, co-operation, and adventure in a safe and welcoming environment. Why HRC Camp? Small group sizes, professional counsellors and adult instructors. Activities include: Weekly themes (Super Hero, Amazing Race, Mad Science, Olympics Day). Specialty activities: tennis, squash, golf, kids yoga and kick boxing, golf, ultimate frisbee, basketball, hockey, archery and more. Outdoor activities: Co-operative games, arts & crafts, STEM nature hikes and much more! 8:30am-4:30pm. Headwaters Fitness and Racquet Club, 205467 County Road 109, Amaranth. [email protected], headwatersracquetclub.com

Jul 7 – Aug 16 (Sunday to Friday): Teen Ranch Wham Camp Where heaps of activities meet! Want to experience LOTS of camp fun, try a load of activities and meet friends for life? WHAM Camp is designed just for you! Come and experience all the best of what Teen Ranch has to offer. You won’t want to miss these epic activities! 4pm. $1315. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501, [email protected], teenranch.com

Jul 7 – Aug 16 (Sunday to Friday): Teen Ranch Hockey Camps Teen Ranch has run one of the most exceptional skills and skating development hockey programs since 1971! Countless players and coaches from all over the world, outstanding professional instructors, and our on-site rink with an Olympic-size ice surface are integral to making this the best place to help you reach your goals both on and off the ice. We focus on developing the whole athlete. Teen Ranch is a place where hockey players develop not only physically and mentally, but develop truly life-changing friendships and mentorships that last a lifetime. 4pm. $1315. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501, [email protected], teenranch.com

Jul 7 – Aug 16 (Sunday to Friday): Teen Ranch Horse Camps The Teen Ranch horse program is for all ability levels to learn or develop their skills on safe, well-schooled horses. Beginner riders start with the basics of position and control. Intermediate riders continue to hone the basics while being introduced to new skills. Advanced riders will be challenged to perfect their jumping position, equitation and effective communication with their horse. Teen Ranch instructors are trained according to CHA standards, putting the largest emphasis on safety, education and fun. All full-time staff are certified in First Aid. 4pm. $1315. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501, [email protected], teenranch.com

Jul 8 – 12 (Monday to Friday): Theatre Orangeville Summer Camp – Centre Stage – Grades 5 to 8 This week of drama explores acting techniques, script analysis and ensemble dynamics. Participants delve into character development, refine improvisation skills and experience performative collaboration. We will build on our theatre skills through acting exercises, story development and staging techniques. At the end of the week, we put on a final presentation showcasing the acquired talents. Location TBA. 9am-4pm. $220. Theatre Orangeville – Academy Programs, 519-942-3423, [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca

Jul 8 – 12 (Monday to Friday): The Hill Academy Hockey Summer Camp at Teen Ranch – Ages 7 to 13 Campers will enjoy fun-filled days of hockey including individual skillwork, drills and scrimmages followed by multisport and alternate activities to round out the day! 8:30-9am: Dropoff at Teen Ranch. 9:30-11am: Hockey on-ice session. 11am-noon: Multisport and team building. Noon-1pm: Lunch (provided by camper). 1-2pm: Multisport and team building. 2-3:20pm: Hockey on-ice session. 3:30-4pm: Camper pickup. 8:30am-4pm. $800. Teen Ranch, 20682 Hurontario Street, Caledon. The Hill Academy, 905-399-3030, [email protected], thehillacademy.com

Jul 8 – 12 (Monday to Friday): Nature Heroes Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Your inquisitive camper will discover the remarkable ways plants and animals become guardians of the environment! After coming up with their hero alias and special powers, campers explore how nature influences superheroes, discover the real-life superpowers of different plants and animals, and ways they can help save the planet! Campers will cool off at Lakeview Splash Pad during the week. 9am-4pm. Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $80/week. Don’t miss this opportunity to create lasting memories in the great outdoors – sign up now to join this exciting adventure! For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected]. 7:30am-5:30pm. $270 – $280. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Jul 8 – 12 (Monday to Friday): Pottery Parties Summer Camp – Ages 6 to 8 We will create all things fired arts, which will include playing with clay, painting ceramics and throwing on the pottery wheel. We will even have a daily visit to the hiking path. This camp includes an Art Show on the final day at 3:30pm for all artists to display their masterpieces for family and friends. Please pack a daily peanut-free lunch for your artists. 9am-4pm. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. Pottery Parties Studio, 519-942-9022, [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

Jul 8 – 12 , Aug 6 – 9 (Monday to Friday): STEM Camp – Minecraft: Crafters – Ages 5 to 13 Campers will portal between the real and virtual worlds, helping Alex navigate a laser maze (in the real world!), learn parkour skills to put to the test outside and in Minecraft to build and navigate a truss tower. We’ll learn about velocity as we build a slingshot (there might be water balloons involved – of course we have to test it!), and be detectives as they solve a mystery while learning fingerprint science. This Minecraft week is totally unique to our Minecraft: Creators week, meaning your Minecraft lovers can have twice the fun. Jul 8-12 (5-day camp weeks: $280 per child). Aug 6-9 (4-day camp week: $225 per child). Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-475-6600, stemcamp.ca

Jul 8–19, Jul 29–Aug 2, Aug 12–16 (Monday to Friday): Hit That Note Music Studio Summer Day Camp Registration is now open! Activities will include art, dance, theatre and more! Face painting on select days. Call to register. Full day: 9am-4pm. Half day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm. Full day: $290. Half day: $150. Extended care: $15/hr. 12612 Hwy 50, Bolton. 905-488-3287, hitthatnote.ca

Jul 8 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Greyden Equestrian Horseback Riding Summer Camp Greyden Equestrian is an affordable, warm and friendly equestrian facility just outside the Village of Erin. Our camps fill VERY FAST, so get your registration in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment! It is our goal to teach the young/first-time and novice rider the basics of good horsemanship while emphasizing having fun, being creative and learning all about horses in our indoor arena, outdoor dressage ring and jumper ring. 9am-4pm. 5565 Trafalgar Road, Erin. 519-833-2623, [email protected], greydeneq.ca

Jul 8 – 12, Jul 22 – 26, Aug 5 – 9, Aug 19 – 23, Aug 26 – 30 (Monday to Friday): Turda Farms Summer Camp Be a farmer for a week! Join us for a week full of fun and learning opportunities. Outdoor activities like gardening, fishing, nature walks, beekeeping, caring and feeding our farm animals, arts, crafts and games. $399; families with two or more children enrolled will receive a 10% discount. 873138 5th Line EHS, Mono. 905-392-6395, [email protected], turdafarms.ca

Jul 8 – Aug 30 (Monday to Friday): Orangeville and Caledon Tennis Clubs Summer Tennis Camp – Ages 7 to 16 Please join us again for another year of fun games, drills, popsicles and Friday BBQs with certified tennis pros. There’s a fridge in the clubhouse campers are free to use. Washrooms on site. Jul 8-12: Orangeville Tennis Club at Rotary Park. Jul 15-19: Orangeville (High-performance match play camp for tournament-level players). Jul 22-26: Caledon Tennis Club (Caledon Village). Jul 29- Aug 2: Orangeville. Aug 5-9: (no camp this week due to tournaments). Aug 12-16: Caledon. Aug 19-23: Orangeville. Aug 26-30: Caledon. $185. Maximum 15 campers per week. Camp director: Michael Soden, Orangeville and Caledon Tennis Club Head Pro. 519-939-8985, [email protected], orangevilletennisclub.ca

Jul 8 – 19, Jul 29 – Aug – 2, Aug 6 – 9, Aug 19 – 30 (Monday to Friday): Imaginarium –
Adventures in Art Camp – Ages 3 to 13+
ARTplay! Cultivating Creativity, Confidence &
Kindness. Together we will create welcoming spaces, inspire each other and grow as creative
conscious beings. Using upcycled, reused and nature items is part of our mission to be eco-
artists. Usually in the afternoon we transition into drama and open up The Tickle Trunk! Trying
on new ways of being that allow us to be whomever we want to be! We have lots of outdoor
playtime too. We welcome youth aged 3 to 5 years (two possible weeks), youth 6 to 12 years (6
possible weeks) and our Facilitator in Training program (F.I.T.) is for 13+ teens (6 possible
weeks). Siding scale feature, payment plans and bursaries available. 9am-4pm. Creemore
Station on the Green, 10 Caroline St E, Creemore. [email protected],
imaginariumadventuresinart.com

Jul 9 – 11, Jul 16 –18, (Tuesday to Thursday): Camp STARS: Summer Camp – Ages 7 to 9 Our summer camp offers a fantastic opportunity for students to level up their social skills, master the rules of various group games, and embrace the art of play and adventure. With a student-to-staff ratio of 4:1, your child will receive personalized attention and guidance. Exciting activities, routines, transitions, and the best methods to better follow instructions – all while having an absolute blast of summertime exploration! Based on our STARS (School Transition and Readiness Skills) program, this is the perfect stepping stone for future school and external camp opportunities. 9am-3pm. $625. 655 Riddell Road, Orangeville. 519-941-1530, [email protected], behavioursolutions.dcafs.on.ca

Jul 10 – 12, Aug 21 – 23 (Wednesday to Friday): Nature + Baking Adventures at Red Hen Artisanale – Ages 6 to 12 This camp is for the child who enjoys hands-on activities, has an interest in baking and cooking, and loves the outdoors. Enjoy activities involving preparing wholesome foods for lunch, from scratch in a certified kitchen, team-building exercises and individual creative projects. Programming may include, but is not limited to: Working with and milling fresh whole grains to make their own pasta, pizza dough, breads, through guided instruction and detailed hands-on assistance. Making fresh butter by hand! Garden tour and discussions on the cycle of food. Various nature- and team-themed activities in a fully fenced-in property. A healthy lunch and two snacks each day are provided. Just pack sunscreen and a refillable water bottle. Prior to camp beginning, you will be emailed a registration questionnaire and a liability waiver. Both forms will need to be completed two weeks prior to our camp start date. The questionnaire will assist with handling dietary restrictions, etc. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated, however please be aware this is a baking studio where quite a lot of bread is created, and flour and whole grains are a large part of what is prepared here. Breads and baking will be part of the programming during camp. 9am-3:30pm. 384265 Concession 4, Priceville. 289-700-7917, [email protected], redhenartisanale.com

Jul 15 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Artsploration Children’s Creative Studio Summer Camp –
Ages 5 to 8
Our summer camp is an artistic adventure offering nonstop creative projects,
activities and oodles of fun. Each day your child will enjoy a stimulating mix of art techniques,
process art projects and materials exploration that will spark their creativity. Campers will
develop friendships creating alongside fellow artsplorers, while making their own fabulous
works of art for an artmazing experience. After care from 4 to 5pm available ($65 per child for
the week). Give your child an opportunity to trust their ideas, explore what is possible and be
proud of their courageous creativity. Artsploration Children’s Creative Studio, 72 Centennial
Road #5, Orangeville. 519-940-3821. 9am-4pm. $330. 794044 3rd Line EHS, Mono. 647-235-
4464, [email protected], artsploration.ca

Jul 15 – 19 (Monday to Friday): The Hill Academy Girls Lacrosse Camp – Ages 7 to 14 Campers will participate in individual skillwork, drills and organized scrimmages. They will also engage in multisport activities and game play both indoors and out. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt! 8:30-9am: Dropoff at main building. 9am-noon: Lacrosse skills and drills, multisport and other activities. Noon-1pm: Lunch (provided by camper). 1-3:30pm: Resume camp activities. 3:30-4pm: Camper pickup. 8:30am-4pm. $500. 20490 Porterfield Road, Caledon. 905-399-3030, [email protected], thehillacademy.com

Jul 15 – 19 (Monday to Friday): Pottery Parties Summer Camp – Ages 9 to 12 During this time we will create all things fired arts which will include playing with clay, painting ceramics and throwing on the pottery wheel. We will even have a daily visit to the hiking path. This camp includes an Art Show on the final day at 3:30pm for all artists to display their masterpieces for family and friends. Please pack a daily peanut-free lunch for your artists. 9am-4pm. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022, [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

Jul 15 – 26, Aug 5 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Orangeville Golf House Summer Golf Camp Be part of our exciting summer camp. Play golf in the morning on our simulators. Then spend the afternoon playing games and having fun. Themes include Amazing Race, Carnival, Sports and Splish Splash. On Friday we go to Lynbrook for outdoor golf, mini putt and games. Our camp director is a retired teacher and is CPR/First Aid certified. 9am-3pm. $275. 150 First St, Orangeville. 519-307-2233, [email protected], ontariogolfhouse.com

Jul 15 – 19, Jul 29 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Theatre Orangeville Summer Camp – Young
Players – Grades 3 to 6
During this dynamic week the Young Players explore many aspects of theatre including scripted work and collaborative play. These campers will build on their theatre skills such as improvisation, movement, elements of stage presentation, and character development inspired by stories and imaginations. This camp is perfect for newcomers to theatre, and those looking to further develop their skills through creative activities and interactive games. At the end of the week, we put on a final presentation to share all we have learned! Location TBA. 9am-4pm. $220. Theatre Orangeville – Academy Programs, 519-942-3423, [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca

Jul 15 – 19, Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Wilderness Survival Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Unlock your wilderness instincts! Join us as we dive into a world of wilderness exploration, and enhance our survival skills through fire and shelter building, tracking animal prints, and navigating the great outdoors using various GPS and mapping tools. Come immerse yourselves in the beauty of nature through engaging games, exciting activities and captivating forest expeditions! 9am-4pm each day. Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $80/week. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected] $270 – $280. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Jul 15 – 19, Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Fiddlehead Care Farm Summer Day Camp – Ages 6+ A goal-based, therapist-run farming and nature day camp for children/youth with unique physical and psychosocial needs, their siblings and friends. Therapeutic programming, coping, self-esteem and social skills, kindness, self-care and mindfulness, independence, responsibility and leadership. Meet the animals, try new things, explore nature and make new friends! $800. 426059 25 Sideroad, Mono. [email protected], fiddleheadcarefarm.com

Jul 15 – 19, Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): STEM Camp – Minecraft Creators – Ages 5 to 13 Steve needs your help! A battle mob is coming his way, and only our campers can outsmart them using strategy and savvy … and some coding! We’ll explore Minecraft in space as we build a ‘snow’ globe solar system, create our own 3D, augmented reality (AR) solar system in HatchXR, traverse (and make!) the green slime swamps, turn salt water to fresh water, and go on an element scavenger hunt as we learn about the periodic table. Get ready to have some Minecraft-themed fun in this exciting week! 8am. $280. Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-475-6600, stemcamp.ca

Jul 15 – 26, Aug 12 – 23 (Monday to Friday): Maggiolly Summer Art Camp – Daily Classes Sign
your kids up for one, two or TEN different art projects during our Single Day Summer Art Camp
Week! Each day we will be teaching two different art classes where students will create and
take home their own painting or art project. Morning classes 10:30am-12:30pm. Afternoon
classes 1:30-3:30pm. $35 per class, all art materials provided. Maggiolly Art, 158 Broadway,
Orangeville. 519-942-9560, [email protected]maggiollyart.com

Jul 22 – 26 (Monday to Friday): Nature Art Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Join us as we dive into our creativity by exploring the nature that surrounds us. Campers will use nature as inspiration as they draw and sketch life in the forest, make earth art, paint natural items, and create natural sculptures out of found materials. Campers will cool off at Lakeview Splash Pad during the week. 9am-4pm . Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $80/week. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected]. 7:30am-5:30pm. $270 – $280. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 22 – 26 (Monday to Friday): The Hill Academy Boys Lacrosse Camp – Ages 7 to 13 Campers will participate in individual skillwork, drills and organized scrimmages. They will also engage in multisport activities and game play both indoors and out. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt! 8:30-9am: Dropoff at main building. 9am-noon: Lacrosse skills and drills, multisport and other activities. Noon-1pm: Lunch (provided by camper). 1-3:30pm: Resume camp activities. 3:30-4pm: Camper pickup. 8:30am-4pm. $600. 20490 Porterfield Road, Caledon. 905-399-3030, [email protected], thehillacademy.com

Jul 22 – 26, Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Adventure Camp at Rusty Jade Ranch – Ages 5+ Immersed in the outdoors, our camp is designed to give kids a fun-packed day while also teaching them about farming and ranch life. Based at our sister facility, Trinity’s Well, campers will learn about our rescue animals, get hands-on with planting and harvesting fresh produce, explore our beautiful trails, and enjoy all our fun farm activities. Ages 5+: we can take younger campers on special request. Bring lunches and snacks, refillable water bottle, comfortable clothing (including change of clothes), footwear for outside activities, sunscreen and a hat. 9am-4pm. $600. 18070 Duffy’s Lane, Caledon, 905-880-3222, [email protected], stablerelations.ca

Jul 22 – 26 (Monday to Friday): Theatre Orangeville Summer Camp – Young Company in Training – Musical Theatre – Grades 5 to 8 In this camp participants receive a real taste of our intensive monthlong musical theatre program. They will spend a week exploring melody and movement where budding performers immerse themselves in the magic of musical theatre. Campers will foster their singing, dancing and acting techniques to bring iconic tunes to life. Through fun-filled exercises participants will develop stage presence, vocal skills and choreographic flair. Location TBA. 9am-4pm. $220. Theatre Orangeville – Academy Programs, 519-942-3423, [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca

Jul 22 – 26 (Monday to Friday): Museum of Dufferin: Archeology Camp – Ages 7 to 12 Calling all junior archeologists! If you know a kid that loves to get messy and be hands-on, this camp is for them! Your camper will learn all about the world of archeology through hands-on digs, excavation, crafts and outdoor activities. They may even see a dinosaur bone or two! On the final day of camp, they will host their very own exhibit of all of their findings! Before care: 8-9am at $5/day/child. After care: 4-5pm at $5/day/child. 9am-4pm $250. Registration opens Mar 1 at 9am. Our camp guide with information about health and safety, camp subsidies, inclusion forms and other details will be released on our website. 8am-5pm. Airport Rd & Hwy 89, Mulmur. 519-941-1114, [email protected], dufferinmuseum.com

Jul 22 – 26, Aug 19 – 23 (Monday to Friday): STEM Camp – Minions – Ages 5 to 13 Our favourite yellow friends are back in action at STEM Camp! And they’re up to more Minion Mayhem … which we love. Campers will help Gru, alongside Kevin and the gang, as we use our new coding skills to have some fun in Dr. Nefario’s lab by creating step counters and heart rate trackers with micro:bits. We’ll build Minions in Minecraft and then race to find their beloved BA-NA-NAS at the end of a maze. We’ll work with Dr. Nefario to build our own Minion-bots while we learn about circuits and so much more. 8am. $280. Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-475-6600, stemcamp.ca

Jul 22 – 26, Aug 19 – 23 (Monday to Friday): Maggiolly Summer Art Camp – Ages 9 to 14 Sign up for our super fun and creative Summer Art Camp for Kids! Students will work with artist instructors during this fun and explorative summer art camp. Create a new project each day with different art materials including acrylic paint, watercolour, pencil, pastel, markers and pens. A perfect camp for kids to get creative, have fun and make friends, all while building their painting and drawing skills. 10:30am. $375 Maggiolly Art, 158 Broadway, Orangeville . 519-942-9560, [email protected], maggiollyart.com

Jul 28 – Aug 2 (Sunday to Friday): Albion Trails Overnight Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 9 to 12 Come bike the trails of Albion Hills! For campers who love being on two wheels and love being outside, this adventurous nature camp explores the woods and trails on Albion’s fleet of fat-wheeled mountain bikes. Building fires, campouts and campfire cooking are all part of this welcoming and friendly camp. Campers should be comfortable and confident riding a bike, but do not need trail riding or mountain biking experience. Bikes are provided. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected]. 3pm. $750. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Jul 29 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Outdoor Explorers Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Join the adventure with outdoor explorers! Campers will explore the conservation area, learn how to navigate a map, and discover the hidden ponds and secret woods that many animals call home. Come and develop a sense of wonder and curiosity about the natural world through hands-on outdoor activities and exploration! Campers will cool off at Lakeview Splash Pad during the week. 9am-4pm. Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $80/week. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected]. 7:30am-5:30pm. $270 – $280. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Jul 29 – Aug 2 (Monday to Friday): Museum of Dufferin: CSI Camp (Camp Scene Investigation!) – Ages 7 to 12 We’re looking for some top-notch detectives to help us solve a mystery at the museum! Campers will learn all about what it takes to be a crime scene investigator. From footprint analysis to decoding riddles, campers will work together to solve the mystery! Before care 8-9am at $5/day/child. After care 4-5pm at $5/day/child. 9am-4pm. $250. Registration opens Mar 1 at 9am. Our camp guide with information about health and safety, camp subsidies, inclusion forms and other details will be released on our website. 8am-5pm. Airport Rd & Hwy 89, Mulmur. 1-877-941-7787, [email protected], dufferinmuseum.com

Aug 6 – 9, Aug 19 – 23 (Monday to Friday): Spy Camp Summer Day Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 4 to 10 Uncover the hidden secrets of spy camp! Embark on a journey of intrigue and adventure as we explore the outdoors and unravel nature’s mysteries. Campers will spend the week learning to supercharge their senses and spy on nature. Join us as we learn about animal tracking, using binoculars and camouflage to move silently, spying into the secret lives of animals. Campers will cool off at Lakeview Splash Pad during the week. 9am-4pm. Extended care 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost of $80/week. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected] *Please note this is a four-day week. $210 – $220. Albion Hills Conservation Park, 16500 RR 50, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Aug 11 – 16 (Sunday to Friday): Adventure Away Overnight Camp at Albion Hills – Ages 9 to 12 Get outside and explore the forest! For the overnight camper who loves to explore nature and try new things, this is an eclectic overnight camp with lots of time outside. Campers will soak up the sunny days in the forest and trails of the beautiful Albion Hills Conservation Area. Trail biking, one-night outdoor camping, swimming in the pool, catching crayfish in the creek and just being a kid are all part of this friendly camp. For more information, please contact Raysha Carmichael at [email protected]. 3pm. $750. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. TRCA, [email protected], trca.ca

Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Museum of Dufferin: Art Mania Camp – Ages 7 to 12 Calling all young artists! Your campers will learn about a variety of artistic mediums such as drawing, painting and sculpting. We’ll also explore heritage crafts such as candle making, soap making and sun prints. Each camper will have a chance to create multiple artworks to be displayed in their own exhibit on the last day of camp Before care 8-9am at $5/day/child. After care 4-5pm at $5/day/child. 9am-4pm. $250. Registration opens Mar 1 at 9am. Our camp guide with information about health and safety, camp subsidies, inclusion forms and other details will be released on our website. 8am-5pm. Airport Rd & Hwy 89, Mulmur. 519-941-1114, [email protected], dufferinmuseum.com

Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): The Hill Academy Hybrid Hockey & Lacrosse Camp at Teen Ranch – Ages 7 to 13 Boys and girls will enjoy fun-filled days of hockey and lacrosse including individual skillwork and drills followed by multisport and alternate activities to round out the day! 8:30-9am: Dropoff at The Hill Academy. 9am-noon: Lacrosse. Noon-1pm: Lunch (provided by camper). 1-3:30pm: Hockey. 3:30-4pm: Camper pickup at Teen Ranch, 20682 Hurontario Street, Caledon. 8:30am-4pm. $725. 20490 Porterfield Road, Caledon. 905-399-3030, [email protected], thehillacademy.com

Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Theatre Orangeville Summer Camp – Young Company in
Training – Scene Study – Grades 5 to 8
During this camp participants receive a real taste of our intensive monthlong drama program. They will dive into a week of intensive scene study where they will dissect scripts, delve into characters and refine their dramatic skills. Participants will elevate their theatre skills and push them towards honing their understanding of emotional depth, dialogue dynamics and stage presence. The camp concludes with a showcase spotlighting the captivating scenes performed by each participant. Location TBA. 9am-4pm. $220. Theatre Orangeville – Academy Programs, 519-942-3423, [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca

Aug 12 – 16 (Monday to Friday): Pottery Parties Clay Days Summer Camp – Ages 9+ During this time we will create all things fired arts which will include playing with clay, painting ceramics and throwing on the pottery wheel. We will even have a daily visit to the hiking path. This camp includes an Art Show on the final day at 3:30pm for all artists to display their masterpieces for family and friends. Please pack a daily peanut-free lunch for your artists. 9am-4pm. Pottery Parties Studios, 28 Mill Street, Unit 101, Orangeville. 519-942-9022, [email protected], potterypartiesstudio.com

Aug 19 – 23 (Monday to Friday): Museum of Dufferin: Superhero Science Camp – Ages 7 to 12 Up in the sky! Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s Superhero Science! Campers will join us at the MoD to learn about real-life science and technology through the powers of their favourite superheroes. On the last day of camp, it’s a theme day – dress like your favourite heroes. Before care 8-9am at $5/day/child. After care 4-5pm at $5/day/child. 9am-4pm. $250. Registration opens Mar 1 at 9am. Our camp guide with information about health and safety, camp subsidies, inclusion forms and other details will be released on our website. 8am-5pm. Airport Rd & Hwy 89, Mulmur. 519-941-1114, [email protected], dufferinmuseum.com

Aug 19 – 23 (Monday to Friday): Albion Hills Bible Church Adventure Day Camp Fun in the beautiful
outdoors! Join us for games, arts and crafts, activities, nature hikes, learning more about God, His
amazing creation, His great love for us and more! Visit our website to register. Spaces limited. 9am-4pm.
Free. 17243 The Gore Road, Bolton. [email protected], albionhillsbiblechurch.ca

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