Guide to Summer Camps

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How many more school days until summer vacation starts? I bet your kids know! If you’re wondering what to do with them this summer, look no further! Active Parents is here with Halton’s biggest list of Summer Camp options in and around our city. Where will your kids be hanging out this summer?

Featured Camps

 

 

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There’s lots to do this summer at the AGB. Our week-long summer camps for kids 4 – 14 years run from July – August. Registration opens April 4th and our camps will sell out so sign up early! Teens can earn volunteer hours by assisting in the summer camp program. Contact Becky at studentvolunteer@agb.life

 

 

 

 

 

Medium Art Studio

 

Week long sewing camps at Medium Art Studio are available for the first time this summer! 9:00am- 4:00pm, with multiple sewing projects for kids to create with different themes for each camp! Themes include Beach, Slumber Party, Under the Sea, and Back to School. Ideal for little artisans 9 and older. Fabric and snack included for all camps.

 

 

 

 

Little Athletes

Adventure Running Kids Summer Camp focuses on having fun, running games and getting muddy, while having an appreciation and respect for our environment. 

All Star Sports Camps – Football, karate, soccer, and floor hockey will fill the gyms at Haber Rec Centre this summer! Join the fun!

Athletics Soccer Club – Full-Day and morning programs focused on developing skills in a fun and playful manner.

Burlington Basketball – Enroll your slam-dunkers ages 8-14 to polish their skills on the court.

Burlington Gymnastics Club – Offering a variety of classes and camps for little gymnasts ages 3 to 14 years.

Burlington Sailing and Boating Club – Earn the ranks of Captain while enjoying life on the water. Ages 5 and up.

Burlington Synchronized Swimming – Aquatic lovers ages 4-12 can splash their way through summer.

BoogieDown Arts/Dance Camp – Let your kids ages 5 to 11 years old get in touch with their creative side.

Cheerforce Cheerleading – Camps are designed for children aged 4-12. Campers will learn a new element of cheer-leading such as stunts, jumps, tosses, tumbling dance and pyramids each day.

Creative Edge Dance Camp – Fairy tale themed dance camps for children ages 4-12.

GymMagic Gymnastics Camp – High energy and lots of fun for boys and girls ages 3 to 12.

Kids Play Sports – Join Coach David for Super Hero Jedi Camp and take part in a multitude of sports. Welcoming kids ages 4 to 10 years old.

Krazy Kicks – Soccer camp for fans ages 5 to 13 years old.

Monkeynastix – Sports, activities, and games for kids 3-8 years old. Full day, half day, week, and daily options available.

NextGen Martial Arts – Offers daily Tae Kwon Do classes, organized activities, exciting field trips and more!

Pedalheads Bicycle Camp – From Training wheels to mountain biking, if you have a bike enthusiast between the ages of 2 and 12, check out this camp.

Royal City Soccer Camp – Soccer, friendships and team building for players ages 5 to 13 years of age.

Soccer Power – Running for 2 weeks in July, girls will learn soccer skills as well as proper nutrition and leadership qualities.

Tyandaga Tennis Club – Sharpen your forehand! Welcoming kids ages 4 to 18.

 

Embrace Their Creative Side

Bricks 4 Kidz Stem Camps in Burlington and Oakville offers motorized arts and crafts series and fun games await your child!
4Cats Burlington – Your budding artist will enjoy making some seasonal pottery and more.

 

Art Gallery of Burlington – Painting, photography and more. All taught through the AGB!

Art Hero Camp offers an alternative to traditional camps by focusing on teaching visual arts to children ages 8-14.

Capstone Music Camp – Kids find our music camp a welcome change of pace from academics and sports – unleash the musical artist in your child.

 

Put on Your Thinking Caps

Anderson Speech Consultants – Your little on can have fun while working on reading, speech/language difficulties, and/or English.

Bricks4Kids – Build, image and create with Lego at Bricks4Kids camps. Ages 3 to 12 years of age.

Ireland House – Fun and interactive programming for kids ages 5 to 12.

Mad Science – 5 weeks of camps, in 2 Burlington locations will have your kids experimenting with rockets, outer space, animals and potions!

McMaster Venture Camps – Mac has a camp for every kid: coding, science, technology, engineering, camps for girls, and more!

Safari Science – Let your ‘little Einstein’ blossom at a Safari Science camp in Oakville!

STEM Camps – Welcome STEM Camps to Burlington! Their long awaited first year here, and it’s sure to be the best bet for your little scientist.

 

For The Animal Lover

Burlington/Hamilton SPCA Camp – Discover how to care for and properly handle animals. Perfect for kids ages 6 to 11.

Reschburl Equestrian Centre offers horse riding camps where attendees will learn to ride, to care for and feed horses, as well as perform what they have learned at the end of the week.

 

Calling All Chefs

Summer Chef School – With two weeks of camps, covering baking, sauces, BBQ, and much more! Sign up little chefs between the ages of 7 and 14!

 

For The Outdoorsy

Camp Kahuna – Love the outdoors? Have a little explorer in your home? Camp Kahuna is perfert for kids ages 6 to 13.

Royal Botanical Gardens – Explorer Camps at RBG about fun, education and respect set in one of the most biologically diverse natural areas in Canada.

 

All Around Summer Fun

The Learning Tree – The Learning Tree runs a variety of half day camps, from arts to science to French.

Bethel Church –  JK to Grade 5 are welcome to register for our fun-filled mornings of stories, games, singing, snacks, crafts and more!  Registration is FREE!

Calvary Burlington – Active games, rock climbing, skate and scooter park trips, water sports, skits, crafts… all at Calvary Burlington. Kids in grades 1-5.

Cedar Springs Camp – Is your little one looking for fun and fitness? Ages 3.5 to 12 years old.

City of Burlington – The city run camps offer kids ages 3 to 21 fun and entertainment.

Fernhill School – Offers camps for kids entering JK up to grade 8.

Glad Tidings Church – Week long Everest Camp from August 8 to 12 for kids entering SK to grade 5.

YMCA Day Camps – The YMCA camps accept ages 5-13 and offer campers daily outings and swimming time.

Tiny Hoppers – Ride the Fun Bus this summer! Kids ages 4 and 5 will have different activities and themes every week! Email burlingtonsouth@tinyhoppers.ca for details.

McMasters Adventure Camps – Ages 6 to 14 will love the assortment of activities to keep them busy.

Wellington Square United Church – SK to grade 5 kids can enjoy a morning camp with friends from August 31 to September 4.

Wow! What a list! Do you have a favourite camp that we’ve missed? Please let us know! And please share our list with anyone who is planning for summer camps!

11 Comments

  1. Kerri Nowacki 2 years ago

    Hi there

    I work for the Burlington Dance Company and we are running 3 weeks of summer camp in July. Can we be added to this list? If so, what sort of info so you require? Is there a fee?

    Thanks
    Kerri

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      Amber Rohal 2 years ago

      Hi Kerri, we’d be so happy to add it to our list! Please email me the info at amber@burlingtonparents.com and I’ll add it today! 🙂

  2. Nanc 2 years ago

    All Stars Sports Camp, Burlington’s #1 camp http://www.allstarssportscamp.org

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      Amber Rohal 2 years ago

      This is awesome, thanks for sharing! I’ll add it now, and keep up in the loop on any other camps and activities you have going on!

  3. Candi Thorpe 2 years ago

    Hi there! Great list!
    Can you add Calvary Burlington’s day camp? It’s a full camp experience, right here in our beautiful city. Active games, rock climbing, skate and scooter park, water sports, skits, crafts… all at Calvary Burlington. Kids in grades 1-5. Thank you so much!! ? http://www.calvaryburlington.ca/camp

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      Amber Rohal 2 years ago

      Hi Candi, thanks for sharing this camp info with us! Be sure to keep up informed if you run other camps or host family events! Your camp has been dded to our list. 🙂

  4. Sheriene Milad 2 years ago

    Hi Amber
    Pls add our camp to your list 🙂
    What are the fees to do this ?
    TINY HOPPERS BURLINGTON
    We do camps for 4 and 5 years old children . A different theme every week . Trip or event weekly

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      Amber Rohal 2 years ago

      Hello Sheriene, you’re already on our list! We’re in the ball 🙂 Thanks for double checking. Keep us in the loop for any events you run.

  5. Emiley 2 years ago

    Hi,
    This annual vbs camp is located right on the boarder of Burlington and Waterdown on Kerns Rd and Dundas at Bethel Church. All are welcome. Aug 22-26

    http://bethelcrc.ca/events/vbs-at-bethel-aug-22-26/

  6. Sarah 2 years ago

    Thank you so much for this great list! VERY helpful to this mom moving mid summer to Burlington from Toronto!

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      Amber Rohal 2 years ago

      Welcome to Burlington Sarah! I also moved here from Toronto and I’ve loved every minute of Burlington! Click around and you’re sure to find some other great lists – start searching “kids eat free” and you won’t be disappointed!

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