Kids’ Camps in the Hills

Kids’ Summer Camps 2020

Editors’ note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many summer camps will be cancelled or altered this year. Please check in with the camps directly for updates. Camp organizers can email [email protected] with updates and news. Here’s hoping for a safe, healthy summer!

JUN 28–SEP 4 (Mon to Fri): Teen Ranch Summer Camps – CANCELLED
Campers will enjoy our varied programs including Horse Camp, Hockey Camp, Instar Athletics Figure Skating Camp, Adventure Camp, BMX Dirt Camp, Soccer Camp, WHAM Camp, Ninja Warrior Camp and Day Camp. Amazing facilities for all activities. All full-time staff are certified in first aid. See the website for camp descriptions and cost. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501; [email protected], teenranch.com

JUN 29 – JUL 24 (Mon to Fri)Raise-an-Artist Project 2020 Art Camp
There is something for everyone – painters, crafters, photographers and filmmakers! See you in the summer! Jun 29-Jul 3: Drawing and Painting Camp. Jul 6-10: Craft Camp. Jul 13-17: Photography and Pottery Camp. Jul 20-24: Film and Animation Camp. Save 13 per cent when you sign up siblings/cousins, or send your camper to 2+ camps. Students looking for volunteer hours are welcome to join us. 9am-3pm. Trafalgar Road, Halton Hills. 905-691-2864; [email protected], theraiseanartistproject.com

JUN 29–JUL 31 (Mon to Fri): Shelburne Golf & Country Club Junior Summer Golf Camp – Ages 7 to 14
Kids will learn the FUNdamentals of golf including grip, stance and swing, putting and etiquette. Snacks and drinks provided daily. 1-3pm. $177. Shelburne Golf & Country Club, 516423 County Road 124, RR3, Melancthon. 519-925-5581; [email protected], shelburnegolf.com

JUN 29–AUG 28 (Mon to Fri): Summer Horse Camp at Caledon Equestrian School – Ages 6.5 to 14
Half-day and full-day programs. Campers learn all about horse care, barn chores and acquire solid, correct riding basics. End-of-week horse show to demonstrate new skills. Geared to beginner to advanced riders. A summer camp that gives wonderful memories to last a lifetime. Come join us. 9am-4pm. Caledon Equestrian School, 13441 Airport Rd, Caledon. 905-584-2022; [email protected], caledonequestrian.com

JUN 29–SEP 4 (Mon to Fri): Conservation Youth Corps (CYC)
This is a weeklong outdoor environmental volunteer program full of fun and learning with a focus on climate change. CYC volunteers spend a week on a crew of nine youth volunteers, participating in a variety of environmental stewardship projects. Volunteers are assigned a CVC staff crew leader who leads and mentors them through environmental restoration activities. Activities take place across the watershed and each day is something new. Closed Aug 3-7, Aug 10-Sep 4. 8am-5pm. High schools across the Credit River watershed. Credit Valley Conservation, 1-800-668-5557; [email protected], cvc.ca

JUN 29–SEP 4 (Mon to Fri): Kids Inc Camp
Day camp that feels like overnight camp! Kids Inc. is a full-day outdoor day camp including daily bus service for families from Brampton, Caledon, Eramosa, Erin, Guelph, Halton Hills, Milton, Mississauga, Orangeville, Peel and surrounding areas. We have three camps this year: Junior General Camp (SK-Gr1), General Camp (Gr 1-8) and Leader in Training (LIT) (Gr 8-10). Plus two specialty camps: Wellness Camp (Gr 6-9) and Craft Camp (Gr 4-8). Located on 30 private acres in the town of Erin. Join the FUN for 2020. 8am-5pm. $230. 5567 4th Line Hillsburgh. 519-855-6074; [email protected], kidsinc.ca

JUN 29–SEP 4 (Mon to Wed): Camp Aliquam Summer 2020
The Town of Orangeville is excited about another summer of Camp Aliquam! Summer is a time for fun and friendships, and to build lifelong memories. Camp Aliquam offers opportunities for campers to experience what summer camp is all about. “Aliquam” is Latin for Orange…nothing rhymes with Orange! Day camp runs at various locations in Orangeville. Extended care is available for camp participants: 7:30am-6pm. 9am-4pm. Alder Street Recreation Centre, 275 Alder St, Orangeville. Town of Orangeville Recreation & Events, 519-940-9092; [email protected], orangeville.ca

JUL 5–11, AUG 9–15 (Sun to Sat): Albion Adventure Overnight Camp – Ages 9 to 11
For the younger camper who loves to explore nature and try new things, this is an eclectic overnight experience with lots of time outside. This camp runs at the same time as our day camp, perfect for siblings! Give your nature-loving child a great summer soaking up sunny days in the forest and on the trails of Albion Hills. Trail riding, outdoor campouts, swimming in the pool, catching crayfish in the creek, and just being a kid are all part of this fun and friendly, child-centred camp. Drop off Sun at 3pm, pick up Sat at 10am. $720. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. 905-880-1515; [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 6–10 (Mon to Fri): Albion Discovery Day Camp – Ages 5 to 8
For campers who love to explore the outdoors, this eclectic nature experience camp will teach kids all about the wild outside. Campers will enjoy activities like Earth art, wading in the stream, scavenger hunts, and lots of time in the forest. This camp will run at the same time as the Albion Adventure Overnight Camp – great for siblings! From swimming in the pool to catching crayfish in the creek, just being a kid is part of this fun and friendly, child-centred camp. 9am-4pm. $225; extended care: drop off weekdays at 8am, pick up weekdays at 5pm. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. 905-880-1515; [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 6 – 10 (Mon to Fri): Little Creek Ranch Kids’ Summer Day Camp
Located at a privately owned and operated family ranch, this camp offers a unique combination. Children will be taught horsemanship and riding, drama and nature exploration. We help your child build a connection to the natural world. Sunshine, fresh air, wide-open space and enough structure to keep them safe. Oh, and don’t forget the animals and bee colonies. 9am-3:30pm. Little Creek Ranch, 995570 Mono Adjala Townline, Rosemont. Elaine Capes, 705-716-4445, [email protected]; elainecapes.ca

JUL 6–24 (Mon to Fri): PAMA Kids Summer Camps – Ages 6 to 12
Campers will imagine, explore and play each fun-filled day! Inspired by PAMA’s current exhibitions and the great outdoors, campers will engage in a variety of daily activities within PAMA and at various parks and outdoor spaces within walking distance (weather permitting). Not only will they create their own masterpieces, but they will be entertained by weekly special guests, and explore art and history in new ways. Pop Art Party, Creative Discoveries and Artistic Olympics. 9am-4:30pm. $230. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; [email protected], pama.peelregion.ca

JUL 6–17, 27–31 (Mon to Fri): Dirt2Delicious Camp 2020 – Cooking LOCAL!
Ages 9-13: Camp 1: Jul 13-17, 9am-4pm. Camp 2: Jul 27-31, 9am-4pm. Ages 14-17: D2D Camp “Entrepreneur” 2020: July 6-10. LIT campers will learn how to create a product to sell at local farm event. LITs will also be trained to volunteer at one of the D2D 2020 camps. LITs will be interviewed during LIT camp. Successful LITs will receive community volunteer hours when attending D2D 2020 camp free of charge. 9am-4pm. $300, snacks and lunches, all food included. Palgrave United Church, 34 Pine Ave, Palgrave. Albion Hills Community Farm, Palgrave United Community Kitchen, 905-880-0303; [email protected], palgravekitchen.org

JUL 6–31 (Mon to Fri): Compass Camps
At Compass Camps, we aim to build community by sharing a rich and varied program while caring deeply for each other. Together we’ll explore archery, games, science, arts, crafts, music, gardening, animal care and the wonder of God’s creation. Special events have included exotic animals, trampoline park fun, sports, miniature horse carriage rides and so much more! Themes this year include Wild West, Jurassic Park, Holiday Mashup and Road Trip. Join us to make lifelong friends and discover the depth of God’s love for you. 9am-3pm. $140/week. * Use discount code “inthehills2020” before Mar 31 to get $20 off. 246289 Hockley Road, Mono. 519-941-4790; [email protected], thisiscompass.com

JUL 6–31 (Mon to Fri): Eco Camp
Island Lake ECO Camp has been running the Ecology Day Camp program at Island Lake Conservation Area for the past 23 years. This unique nature camp gives campers knowledge of how the earth works by experiencing nature in unique ways. Activities are adapted to meet the needs of each age group. Activities include environmental studies, canoeing, archery, fishing, mountain biking, mapping/orienteering, crafts and cookouts, just to name a few. New outdoor programs are continually introduced during the season to keep campers interested and engaged. We keep our program FUN! 9am-4pm. Island Lake Conservation Area, 673067 Hurontario St S, Orangeville. 519-939-8333; [email protected], ecocamp.ca

JUL 6–17, 27–31, AUG 10-14 (Mon to Fri): Everdale Farm Camp – Ages 5 to 14
July 6-17, 27-31: Farm Explorers ages 5 to 9. Aug 10-14: Future Farmers ages 10-14. Entering our 11th season of Farm Camp in 2020! This one-of-a-kind experience has grown from three powerful words – Explore, Experience, Discover. The goal of Farm Camp is to provide meaningful connections for your child by providing opportunities to discover food, farming and the natural world. Each day your young farmer will come home brimming with stories of harvesting vegetables, exploring the forest, planting seeds, feeding sheep and making delicious goodies like pesto, jam, salsa, bread, cheese and more! 9am-4pm. $225; sibling discount 10% off second camper; 15% off third and more. 9am-4pm. 5812 Sixth Line, Hillsburgh. 519-855-4859; [email protected], everdale.org

JUL 6–24, AUG 10-14 (Mon to Fri): Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship Summer Horseback Riding Camp
We have a fun-filled, activity-packed lineup of camps for this summer! At Hockley Hills your child will enjoy: Horseback riding lessons each day, morning and afternoon rides, including both English and Western discipline. Swimming and pool activities with certified lifeguards. Team sports, arts and crafts, trail riding and introducing in 2020 Equine-Assisted learning. Equine Skills and Horsemanship theory classes, based on the OEF rider level program, learning about safety, equipment, equine behaviour and much more. Hope to see some familiar and new faces this summer! 8:30am-4pm. 246063 County Road 16, Mono. 519-942-6688; [email protected], hockleyhillshorsemanship.com

JUL 6–24, AUG 10-21 (Mon to Fri): Lynbrook Golf Summer Camp – Ages 7-12
Maximum eight golfers per week. No camp Jul 27-31, Aug 3-7. Golf Instruction and sports games, snack provided twice daily, pizza Friday. Free minigolf for the whole season. Free Jr League registration fee ($50). Free small range bucket per day for the whole season. Enjoy reduced green fees $10 / 9 holes (with paying adult). 9am-4pm. $350 *Golf equipment provided if needed. Lynbrook, 285316 Concession Rd 10, Amaranth. lynbrookgolf.com

JUL 6–31, AUG 10–21 (Mon to Fri): Art with Jada Summer Day Camps – Ages 5+
This is so much more than just an art camp, with lots of outdoor activities, games and exploration. Each week we paint canvases, draw cartoons, sculpt, craft and conduct science experiments. No repeated projects. On rainy days we will watch movies, build forts and have free craft time. Before and after care available: $15 per day starting at 7am and ending at 6pm. (Includes breakfast in before care and snack in after care.) $300, snacks and lunch included. 9am-4pm. 28 Mill St, Unit 105, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

JUL 6–17, AUG 10-21 (Mon to Fri): Single Day Summer Art Camps at Maggiolly Art! Ages 6 to 13
Offering ten different art projects each week! Sign up for one, a few, or for them all, it’s up to you! Class fee includes all art materials and instruction. If you aren’t able to pay online, or if you’d like to register over the phone or in person, please call. Each class is two hours long, with two classes taking place each day, a morning class (10:30am-12:30pm), and an afternoon class (1:30-3:30pm). Just $30 per project, or save $5 per class when you register for five or more! Maggiolly Art, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

JUL 6 – AUG 21 (Mon to Fri): Summer Tennis Camp at Orangeville Tennis Club – Ages 7 to 15
Afternoon summer tennis camp with lots of fun games and drills. Camps are run by Orangeville tennis pro Michael Soden. Racquets are available if needed. Contact Michael to register. 12:30-3:30pm. $150 for 5-day weeks; $120 for 4-day weeks (Aug 4-7). Orangeville Tennis Club, 2nd Ave & 4th Street, Orangeville. 519-939-8985; [email protected], orangevilletennisclub.ca

JUL 6–AUG 28 (Mon to Fri): Glen Eagle Kids’ Jr Golf Camp – Ages 6-16
A great way to introduce your kids to a game they can play for a lifetime. 9am-3:30pm. Glen Eagle Golf Club, 15731 RR 50, Caledon. Martin Bates, 905-880-0131 x224; [email protected], gleneaglegolf.com

JUL 6–AUG 28 (Mon to Fri): Eureka Kids Summer Camp
At Eureka Kids we feel a healthy balance between structured and free time, academic and physical challenges, is essential for the happy and healthy development of our children. Our activities are fun, age appropriate, and put a great emphasis on outdoor sports (swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding etc), exploration and play. Children have hours of free time to explore the outdoors, play, create their own games or activities, and build strong bonds. They also spend a short but very effective amount of time on focused, academic learning so they can be well prepared for their next school year. 8am-5pm. 5072 Winston Churchill Blvd, Erin. 905-838-0209; [email protected], eurekakidserincaledon.com

JUL 6–AUG 28 (Mon to Fri): STEM Camp
The STEM Camp mission is to inspire Canadian youth through participating in hands-on activities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We believe: In the power of curiosity and wonder. Children need to explore the world around them. Curious kids become confident, creative adults who have developed excellent thinking skills to be used to help change the world. Extended care hours available. Visit our website to download our activity guide and register today! STEM Camp is a Canadian not-for-profit based in Embro, Ontario operating over 45 locations across Ontario and Western Canada. 9am-4:30pm. $215. Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. stemcamp.ca

JUL 6–SEP 4 (Mon to Fri): HRC’s Summer Day Camps
Each week is filled with active games, sports and instruction from our trainers and pros. Lunches, snack and more are also included. Some of our programs will include visits from special guests and local sport enthusiasts. Campers will also venture outside daily for some fresh air and fun activities. 9am-4pm. Headwaters Racquet Club, 205467 County Rd 109, Amaranth. headwatersracquetclub.com

JUL 13–17 (Mon to Fri) : Albion Wilderness Day Camp – Ages 5 to 8
For campers who love the wilderness, this backcountry skills camp is for kids who want to learn everything from knots to campfires to building shelters. From swimming in the pool to catching crayfish in the creek, just being a kid is part of this fun and friendly, child-centred camp. Extended care: Drop off at 8am, pick up 5pm. 9am-4pm. $225. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. 905-880-1515; [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 13–17 (Mon to Fri): Day Camp at St. James – Ages 4-12
Offered in collaboration with Crosstalk Ministries. Bible stories, games, crafts and more. 10am-3pm. $20. 6025 Old Church Rd, Caledon East. 905-584-9635; [email protected], stjamescaledoneast.ca

JUL 13–24 (Mon to Fri): Island Lake Rowing Club Camp – Ages 11 to 14
Learn the fundamentals of rowing. Campers will have two rows in the morning with land-based activities in the afternoon. No experience necessary. Must be able to swim and tread water. 9am-4pm. $225. Island Lake Rowing Club, 673178 Hurontario St, Orangeville. Bill Stone, [email protected], islandlakerowing.com

JUL 13–17, AUG 10–14 (Mon to Fri): GoYoga Kids Camp – Ages 6 to 10
Join GoYoga for a fun and yoga-filled week of summer camp! Crafts, nature walks, and mindfulness combined into ultimate summer fun. Before and after care available. 9am-4pm. $295. GoYoga Orangeville, 67 First St, Unit 2E, Orangeville. 519-307-6000; [email protected], goyogaorangeville.com

JUL 13–17, AUG 10-14 (Mon to Fri): Brampton Flight Centre Youth Camps – Ages 9 to 16
The Brampton Flight Centre (BFC) has proudly served the local community for 70 years. Through the Youth Flight Camps, we hope to foster a stronger connection with the surrounding area, and to introduce a new generation to the exciting world of aviation. Our program has been tailored to engage students at a level appropriate to their age, and show them all the challenge and excitement flying has to offer, from general to commercial aviation. This includes actual flight training with certified instructors and various other activities combining fun and adventure around the Brampton airport. Jul 13-17: ages 9 to 12. Aug 10-14: ages 13 to 16. 8am-4pm. $825. Brampton Flight Centre, 13691 McLaughlin Rd, Cheltenham. Brampton Flying Club, 905-838-1400; bramptonflightcentre.com

JUL 13–17, 27–31, AUG 17–21 (Mon to Fri): Girls Can Too
Educate. Empower. Encourage. This camp focuses on promoting trade jobs and eco-learning opportunities for young women. From building a boardwalk to designing and creating garden boxes, young women participate in a variety of projects that require the use of power tools and contribute to sustainable community building. In addition to developing hands-on skills, participants attend Lunch n’ Learn sessions and workshops facilitated by female professionals from a variety of disciplines. One-week long summer volunteer programs at Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) Bolton Camp site in Caledon. Overnight summer camp program at TRCA’s Albion Hills Field Centre also in Caledon. Jul 13-17, Aug 17-21: Free volunteer program. July 27-31: 5-day Overnight Camp at Albion Hills. Registration is coming soon. 9am-4pm. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority – Girls Can Too, 647-646-9695; [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 19–25 (Sun to Sat): Albion Trails Overnight Camp – Ages 9 to 11
For campers who love being on two wheels and being outside, this is an adventurous nature camp exploring the woods and trails on Albion Hills’ fleet of fat-wheeled mountain bikes. Building fires, camp-outs, and campfire cooking are all part of this welcoming and friendly camp. From swimming in the pool to catching crayfish in the creek, just being a kid is part of this fun and friendly, child-centred camp. Drop off Sunday at 3pm, pick up Saturday at 10am. $720. Albion Hills Field Centre, 16555 Humber Station Rd, Caledon. 905-880-1515; [email protected], trca.ca

JUL 20–24 (Mon to Fri): Mono Tennis Camp – Ages 7 to 12
Join Ashley Spironello for a morning of tennis instruction. Rain or shine. Email [email protected] to reserve your spot. 9:30am-noon. $110 members; $125 for nonmembers. Mono Centre. 647-542-8952; [email protected], monotennisclub.com

JUL 20–24 (Mon to Fri): Full Week Summer Art Camp at Maggiolly’s! Ages 9 to 14
Join us for five awesome days of art creation in our professional art studio! Students will produce a variety of artwork, learning drawing skills, painting with watercolours and acrylics, trying out mixed media techniques and creating 3D sculptures with plaster gauze. This weeklong program will allow students to spend time on multiple projects, moving from one to the other, understanding how ideas develop and mature over the course of several days. This helps them to focus on the creative process itself as well as the final product, gaining the experience of a true studio artist. 10am-4pm. $299. Maggiolly Art, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

JUL 20–AUG 7 (Mon to Fri): Greyden Farms Summer Camp
Campers have two hours per day of riding time. This instructional riding period (not just a trail ride) is where we teach the new equestrian proper control of their horse, safety around horses and how to control their horse in a group riding time. As the week progresses the student learns more about being a good rider and readying them for our horse show and demonstration each Friday afternoon. Each camper will be awarded a Certificate of Accomplishment at the end of each session. Session One: Scrapbook Camp – Jul 20-24. Session Two: Full Immersion – Jul 27-31. Session Three: Pony Pals – Aug 4-7. Greyden Equestrian Facility, 5565 Wellington Road 24, Erin. 519-833-2274; greydenequestrian.ca

JUL 20–24, AUG 10-14 (Mon to Fri): Farming and Nature Day Camp at Fiddlehead Care Farm – Ages 6+
A low ratio, goal-based, therapist-run farming and nature day camp for children and youth with unique physical and psychosocial needs, and their siblings. Therapeutic programming involving coping, self-esteem and social skills, kindness, self-care and mindfulness, and independence, responsibility and leadership. 9am-3:30pm. $375. 426059 25 Sideroad Mono. [email protected], fiddleheadcarefarm.com

AUG 24–28 (Mon to Fri): Art with Jada Summer Art Day Camp – Ages 8+
Full-week art projects including canvas painting, watercolour painting, cartooning, drawing and sculpting. Great for the artist in your family. 9am-4pm. $300, includes art kit, plus snacks and lunch. Before and after care available: $15 per day starting at 7am and ending at 6pm. (Includes breakfast in before care and snack in after care.) 28 Mill St, Unit 105, Orangeville. 519-217-4855; [email protected], artwithjada.ca

Kids’ Camps in the Hills Links

Academy of Performing Arts
Art With Jada
Athlete Institute
Caledon Equestrian School
Caledon Parent-Child Centre
Caledon Recreation
Camp Mansfield
Caven Presbyterian Vacation Bible School
Chef Pam Fanjoy
Citrus Dance
City of Brampton
Compass Camps
Credit Valley Conservation Youth Corps
Eco Camp
Engineering Science Quest
Everdale
Fiddlehead Care Farm
Girls Can Too Camp
Glen Eagle Junior Golf Camp
GO Adventure
GoYoga
Greyden Equestrian Facility
Headwaters Racquet Club
Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship
Island Lake Rowing Club Summer Rowing Camp
Kids Inc Camp
Maggiolly Art
Mono Tennis Club
North Peel Community Church
Orangeville Curling Club
Orangeville Library
Orangeville Tennis Club
Palgrave United Community Kitchen
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
Rose Theatre
SSE 90
Shelburne Library
STEM Camp
St. James Anglican Vacation Bible School
Streams Community Hub
Teen Ranch
Theatre Orangeville
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Town of Caledon Recreation
Town of Orangeville
YMCA Cedar Glen