Kids’ Camps in the Hills

March Break Camps

Are you looking for local March Break camps and activities to keep your kids busy and engaged for the week – or even just a day or two? There’s a huge range available, from art and theatre to sports and junior engineering. And watch this space for our Summer camps listings, coming soon!

Please let us know of newcomers on the scene – in Erin, Dufferin, Caledon, Creemore and area – we should be listing here, or if you spot an error or omission. Submit your camp information. Contact Janet Dimond ([email protected]) and she’ll be happy to help.

Wishing you happy camping from In The Hills!

MAR 13 – 15Teen Ranch Junior March Break Camp for a Weekend – Ages 8 to 11
Bring your friends and test drive camp for a weekend during the March Break! Three fun-filled days, two exciting nights and five great meals. A ton of camp fun including trail rides, skating, tubing, amazing games and campfires. (All activities weather permitting.) $130. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501; [email protected], teenranch.com

MAR 14 – 22: MoD March Break – All Ages
Explore the history of play with our focus on toys, games and sports in Dufferin County. All ages welcome (children under 14 with an adult). Museum scavenger hunt: Complete the all-new scavenger hunt to receive some MoD swag. Lounge games: Enjoy a board, card or video game in the museum lounge. Sports in Dufferin: Timeline with historic photographs. Special Activity Days and Extended Hours: Mar 19: Make your own historic games. 1-3pm: Discover the stories. 3-5pm: Make and take your own games including artifact memory match-up, tic-tac-toe and marble maze. 7-9pm: Minute-to-win-it challenges. Trivia teams of 3-5 people. Reserve your team at dufferinmuseum.eventbrite.com. Prize packs and bragging rights will be awarded. Bring your own snacks. 10am-5pm. By donation. Museum of Dufferin, Hwy 89 & Airport Rd. 1-877-941-7787; dufferinmuseum.com

MAR 16 – 20: Academy of Performing Arts March Break Dance and Drama Camp – Ages 4 to 13
Ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, acro, lyrical, ballet, musical theatre, vocal and improvisation. Sprung professional floors, heated and air conditioned facilities. Max 16 per class. Various activities. Quality professional teaching staff. This is a great opportunity to keep in shape in an inspiring, educational and fun atmosphere! Before and after care available. 9am-4pm. $225. 133 Broadway, Orangeville. Orangeville Academy of Performing Arts, 519-941-4103; [email protected], academyofperformingarts.info.

MAR 16 – 20 : HRC’s March Break Camp – Ages 4 to 12
Give your kids a staycation for this March Break! A great way to bust boredom with a variety of sports, outdoor games, arts and crafts, and science experiments. Check out our camp brochure for all camp information. Includes lunch and snacks. 9am-4pm. Headwaters Racquet Club, 205467 Cty Rd 109, Amaranth. headwatersracquetclub.com

MAR 16 – 20Teen Ranch March Break Day Camp – Ages 5 to 12
Treat your kids to an amazing week away at our beautiful facilities! With drop-off at 8:30am and pick-up at 5pm, we’ve got you covered. Campers will join us for pony rides, crafts, games, skating, tubing, snow activities and more! (All activities weather permitting.) Lunch and two snacks included. Register for one, multiple or all days. Hockey option available (full equipment required). Regular Day Camp option: $70/day; $300/week. Hockey Day Camp option: $90/day; $400/week. 8:30am-5pm. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501; [email protected], teenranch.com

MAR 16 – 20: March Break Camp – Theatre Orangeville
This fun-filled week will be jam-packed with theatre games and activities that celebrate creativity. Participants will learn how to confidently contribute their own ideas through the introduction of storytelling, improvisation, role playing, scripted work, pantomime, voice and movement. 9am-4pm. $170. Before and after care is available (weekly fees: before $25; after $35; both $50). 10% off for second child. Theatre Orangeville — Rehearsal Hall & Outdoor Theatre, 065371 Cty Rd 3 & Hwy 9 (Broadway), Orangeville. Theatre Orangeville, 519-942-3423; [email protected], theatreorangeville.ca

MAR 16 – 20: Streams Community Hub March Break Arts Camp
Come and sing, draw, act or dance with us in four exciting programs. Art Sense is an exploration of art through the senses. In Broadway-Bound young performers get the chance to sing, dance, and perform on stage in preparation for an exciting final show. Dancers of all ability levels and style interests will improve their skills at Dance Dreams. Melody Makers is Glee Club, Youth Choir and The Voice all wrapped up in one fun week of camp! Space is limited. 9am-4pm. $135. Centennial Hylands Elementary School, 35 School Rd, Shelburne. Streams Community Hub, 289-203-8202; [email protected], streamshub.org

MAR 16 – 20: Art With Jada March Break Day Camp – Ages 5+
A full week of fun projects including canvas and watercolour painting, cartooning, drawing, science experiments, games and lots of outdoor activities. Snacks and lunch included. 9am-4pm. $300, includes all meals and materials. Before and aftercare 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

MAR 16 – 20: Caledon Academy of the Arts March Break Camp – Ages 3 to 12
Kids will participate in arts and crafts, games, outdoor activities (weather permitting), pizza lunch on Friday and much more! Early drop-off available as early as 8am and late pick-up available until 5pm. 9am-4pm. Starts at $125. Caledon Academy of the Arts, 15964 Airport Rd, Caledon East. caledonacademyofthearts.com

MAR 16 – 19: Caledon Equestrian School March Break Lesson Package – Ages 6+
Have a daily riding lesson and learn about practical horse care. 9:30am-noon. $250. Caledon Equestrian School, 13441 Airport Rd, Caledon. 905-584-2022; [email protected]; caledonequestrian.com

MAR 16: Zumba®Kids @ Princess Elizabeth Public School – Ages 6+
A high-energy fitness party, Zumba® Kids with Marifa and Amanda is packed with specially choreographed routines and the latest music! Drop in. Please wear comfy clothes, bring water and indoor shoes. 10-11am. Free. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 16 – 20: PAMA Steam into March Break
PAMA is your March Break creativity connection! Check out our special guests, creative family fun activities and explore unique exhibitions in our historic spaces. Mar 16: Create with chemistry as you mix and create your own slime monster. Workshops at 11 am, noon, 1 & 2pm. Mar 17: Learn all about the insect world as children’s musician Rob Joy comes face to face with “The Bungalow Bugs” in his sing-along concert. Performances at 11:30am & 1:30pm. Mar 18: Join Captain Corbin for boatloads of fun with this interactive pirate magic show. Mar 19: Explore and learn about the impossible possibilities of bubbles with Bubbleology’s engaging and inspiring show. Performances at 11:30am & 1:30pm. Mar 20: Explore connections between art and movement as you create your own minimotion picture with a zoetrope. Workshops at 11am, noon, 1 & 2pm. 10am-3pm. General admission; special program tickets $2 extra, register. PAMA, 9 Wellington St E, Brampton. 905-791-4055; pama.peelregion.ca

MAR 16 – 20: March Break Kids’ Art Classes at Maggiolly Art! Ages 6 to 12
We are offering ten different art projects in our bright art studio. Register for one, a few, or for them all, its up to you! Each day choose from our morning (10:30am-12:30pm) or afternoon (1:30-3:30pm) project. 10:30am-3:30pm. $30 per art project; $25 each when you register for 5 or more. Maggiolly Art, 158 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-9560; [email protected], maggiollyart.com

MAR 16: Magic of Tyler Fergus Show – All Ages
The Magic of Tyler Fergus is a three-time Diamond Award winner for best family activity. The library also has a lineup of free in-house programs each day in the morning during March Break. 2-2:45pm. $3; $8 for three shows, in advance at either library branch (after Feb 18), or at the door (cash only at the door). Infants seated on a parent’s lap do not require a ticket. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 17: Kids Knit @ Alder – Ages 6+
Drop in and join the members from Orange thREADs for another great Learn to Knit workshop. Try your hand at knitting and meet new friends! If you can, please bring your own needles and yarn. The library will have a few extras. 10-11am. Free. Orangeville Library, 275 Alder St, Orangeville. 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 17: Creature Quest @ YOUR Library
Meet some new fuzzy, scaly, and crawly animals at YOUR Library! 10-11am. Tickets required. Shelburne Library, 201 Owen Sound St, Shelburne. 519-925-2168; [email protected], shelburnelibrary.ca

MAR 17: Dufflebag Theatre Presents Robin Hood
The Nearly World Famous Dufflebag Theatre returns for a fun-filled and hilarious interactive storytelling of Robin Hood. The library also has a lineup of free in-house programs each day in the morning during March Break. 2-2:45pm. $3; $8 for three shows, in advance at either library branch (after Feb 18), or at the door (cash only at the door). Infants seated on a parent’s lap do not require a ticket. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 18 – 21: Girls Can Too March Break – Girls Ages 12 to 17
Build new skills through hands-on learning experiences. During the first three days of the program, participants will learn how to use power tools while working alongside female professional mentors. On Saturday we have an exciting leadership opportunity – participants will assist with a family event geared to younger girls and their families. Share some of the skills you’ve learned while empowering young girls to develop hands-on skills and contribute to the community! TRCA is committed to creating an accessible and LGBTQ2+ inclusive environment. If you have any questions about registration or require an accommodation, please contact [email protected] Three bus pick-up locations are available in Caledon and Brampton. Students are eligible to earn up to 24 community hours. Pick-up/drop-off locations: Herb Campbell Public School, Sandalwood Heights Secondary, Williams Parkway Secondary School, Heart Lake Conservation Area. 9am-3pm. Free. Heart Lake Conservation Area, 10818 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton. TRCA – Girls Can Too, 647-646-9695; [email protected], trca.ca

MAR 18: DuffleBag Theatre’s Robin Hood
Be entertained by the Nearly World Famous DuffleBag Theatre as they perform an interactive version of Robin Hood! 10-11am. Tickets required. Grace Tipling Hall, 203 Main St E, Shelburne. 519-925-2168; [email protected], shelburnelibrary.ca

MAR 18: Tinker @ Mill – All Ages
Calling all little engineers! Drop in and tinker away at old household appliances. Create something new! Children 7 & under with an adult. 10-noon. Free. Orangeville Library, 1 Mill St. 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 18 : Comic Juggler Craig Douglas
A frenetic, kinetic comedy adventure with juggling superhero Craig Douglas! The library also has a lineup of free in-house programs each day in the morning during March Break. 2-2:45pm. $3; $8 for three shows, in advance at either library branch (after Feb 18), or at the door (cash only at the door). Infants seated on a parent’s lap do not require a ticket. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 18: Splash’N Boots
Connecting children and families through music, this show inspires us to be present together – and have fun! TV stars, creators of 13 original music albums, and six-time consecutive JUNO Award nominees for Children’s Album of the Year, including last year’s winner, You, Me and the Sea. Splash’n Boots is a passionate champion of projects that celebrate inclusion. 2-5pm. $25. 1 Theatre Ln, Brampton. 905-874-2800; [email protected], rosetheatre.ca

MAR 19: Create with Plasticine @ Mill – All Ages
Calling all artists! Drop in and explore your creative side with plasticine. Sculpt your favourite superheroes, create a creature or a cool scene. 10am-noon. Free. Orangeville Library, 1 Mill St. 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 19: Comic Juggler Craig
Energetic, unique, hilarious, and thrilling are just a few words to use when describing Comic Juggler Craig’s show! You won’t want to miss this one. 10-11am. Tickets required. Grace Tipling Hall, 203 Main St E, Shelburne. 519-925-2168; [email protected], shelburnelibrary.ca

MAR 19: Creature Quest
Get up close and personal with a variety of domestic and exotic animals from around the globe. From reptiles, amphibians, birds of prey, mammals and arthropods, you will learn interesting and sometimes hilarious or gross information about these amazing animals! The library also has a lineup of free in-house programs each day in the morning during March Break. 2-2:45pm. $3; $8 for three shows, in advance at either library branch (after Feb 18), or at the door (cash only at the door). Infants seated on a parent’s lap do not require a ticket. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 20: Free Build LEGO @ Mill – All Ages
Drop in, and using our LEGO take the one-cup challenge or build using only one colour of brick. Make a marble maze! Try our Straws & Connectors. How high will your tower grow? Build a house you can sit inside. Bring your imagination and a friend, and build! 10am-noon. Free. Orangeville Library, 1 Mill St. 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 20: Canadian Raptor Conservancy – Wild Birds of Prey Show
Experience the unique flight characteristics of five birds of prey. Witness the raptor that can reach speeds of up to 200 km/hour in a spectacular dive. Which creature can spot its prey 20 km away from itself? Meet the animal with the best sense of hearing that can pinpoint a mouse 50 metres from itself… and in total darkness! The library also has a lineup of free in-house programs each day in the morning during March Break. 2-2:45pm. $3; $8 for three shows; in advance at either library branch (after Feb 18), or at the door on the day of the performance (payment is cash only at the door). Infants seated on a parent’s lap do not require a ticket. Princess Elizabeth Public School, 51 Elizabeth St, Orangeville. Orangeville Library, 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 21: Family Movie Matinée
Bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend movie screening. See the website to check out the monthly film feature. 2-4pm. Free. Orangeville Library, 1 Mill St. 519-941-0610; [email protected], orangevillelibrary.ca

MAR 20 – 22: Teen Ranch Senior March Break Camp for a Weekend – Ages 12 to 16
 Bring your friends and test drive camp for a weekend during the March Break! Three fun-filled days, two exciting nights and five great meals. A ton of camp fun including trail rides, skating, tubing, amazing games and campfires. (All activities weather permitting.) $130. 20682 Hurontario St, Caledon. 519-941-4501; [email protected], teenranch.com

Kids’ Camps in the Hills Links

Academy of Performing Arts
Art With Jada
Athlete Institute
Brighten Up
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
Grand Valley Summer Camp
Greyden Equestrian Facility
Headwaters Racquet Club
Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship
Little Creek Ranch
Island Lake Rowing Club Summer Rowing Camp
Kids Inc Camp
Maggiolly Art
Orangeville Curling Club
Orangeville Library
Orangeville Tennis Club
Orton Summer Camp
Palgrave United Community Kitchen
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
Rose Theatre
SSE 90
Shelburne Library
Singing Waters Equestrian Centre
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