Budget Friendly Summer Camps in Hamilton

Finding affordable summer day camps for your children can be a challenge. We know camps are essential for working families as well as for the benefit of school age kids. These budget-friendly summer camps offer a variety of engaging, educational, and fun activities without breaking the bank.

From arts and crafts to sports and science, the following list highlights options that cater to different interests and budgets. Each camp is chosen for its affordability, with $300 per week being the maximum cap (before taxes). Whether you need a full-day program or just a few hours of enrichment, these summer day camps will keep your kids entertained and learning all summer long.

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Budget-Friendly Summer Camps in Hamilton Region

AiDa | Academy of Imagination & Dramatic Arts Camp
AiDa | Academy of Imagination & Dramatic Arts, established in 2015, is award-winning mission/community-driven arts education focused on fostering imagination, creativity, and self-discovery through diverse programs for all ages! (NEW adult acting class in Spring!) Offering Fall, Winter, Spring Acting Classes for kids Grades JK/SK- Grade 8. REGISTRATION OPEN for AiDa’s innovative Drama, Nature, Art Camps:  March Break and Summer (July-August, some weeks w/wait lists)! For kids SK-Grade 8. Book early! For secondary students, AiDa’s Youth Initiative; Mentor Leaders (14+) provides an opportunity to volunteer and earn community service credit while gaining tools and strategies for success.
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
Unlock a Summer of Creativity and Fun for Your Child in Hamilton! Let your child's imagination soar at our exciting summer day camps! From musical theatre to drama, visual arts, dance, and music, the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts offers a diverse range of arts experiences to inspire creativity and foster lifelong friendships. With a different theme each week, there's endless excitement in store as students embark on new projects and explore their passions. Our camps run from 9 am to 3:30 pm, with convenient before and aftercare options available. Registration for our 2024 Summer Camps is now open! Don't miss out on this opportunity to allow your child to discover their talents and make lasting memories. Our popular camps fill up fast - be sure to secure your spot today!
Oxford Learning Stoney Creek
Oxford Learning Stoney Creek presents the perfect balance of learning and fun! Each week of the summer, we will feature a different theme combining reading, writing, math, crafts, and much more! Themes will include: Dinosaurs, French is Fantastic, Let's make a Stop-motion Movie, Science is Awesome, and Superheroes. Camps will run 9am to 3pm, Monday through Friday. Weekly fee: $300, but discounts are available if you enrol multiple children or for multiple weeks. Spaces are already filling up, so call us at 905-664-9449 or email stoneycreek@oxfordlearning today! Camps are suitable for kids in JK through Grade 6.
Stoney Creek
Royal City Soccer Camp Hamilton
The Royal Soccer Club is celebrating our 32nd annual summer soccer camp. Having hosted over 300,000 campers in over 100 locations across Canada, we are the #1 grassroots soccer day camp in Canada. Our program is designed to promote personal development, team building and of course, FUN! Our camp program is uniquely designed to offer a soccer focus in the morning and a leisure swim with other organized camp activities in the afternoons. Children aged 5 and 13 are encouraged to register for full-day or morning sessions during any week in July and August. Campers receive a soccer ball, t-shirt, medal and much more. We offer early drop-off and late pickup times fully supervised at no extra charge with extended care available too. To register or for more information, visit royalsoccer.com or call 1-800-427-0536.
Stagecoach Performing Arts, Hamilton East
Stagecoach Camps are a week-long adventure in musical theatre exploration! All campers have the chance to sing, dance, and act, while diving into creative themes, trying out a variety of games and activities, and learning to express themselves in new ways. Our camps build confidence, foster meaningful friendships, and allow kids to step into the spotlight and shine! No experience necessary, Stagecoach Camps provide a safe space for kids to take risks and explore. We have three week-long sessions to choose from - with our regular full days for older students and a half day option for our junior campers!! Our weeks will be filled with arts, crafts, games, drama, music and creativity all day long. Plus, at the end of each week families and friends are invited to join us for a performance created by and starring our awesome campers! Make memories & build skills that'll last a lifetime. Come spend the summer with us.
Adventures in the Valley
Each day will hold new and exciting opportunities to discover and investigate the diversity of plants and animals that call the Dundas Valley home. We will be hiking and exploring our trails and forests, following animal tracks to see where they go, and discovering more about nature together. Learn about animal adaptations and the seasonal transition from winter to spring with hands-on exploration of nature artifacts and lots of games!
Ancaster Tennis Club Summer Camp
5 days, 3 hours per day, ages 5-16 $240
Camp Wild Rock
Camp Wild Rock, hosted by Church on the Rock, in Mount Hope, is a dynamic and exciting summer day camp where kids can make new friends and embrace their sense of adventure.
EPIC + Onside
With over 30 locations across Southern Ontario, EPIC + Onside is proud to offer outstanding and affordable summer camps within your community! With excellent, professional summer staff dedicated to delivering remarkable programming for your family, EPIC + Onside is a brilliant choice for an epic experience.
Focus on Nature
Our camps are a wonderful opportunity for budding photographers aged 8-12 to develop their skills while exploring all the natural beauty the Battlefield House Museum & Park has to offer!   
Footprints Music
Footprints Music helps kids, teens and adults find their inner musician. We offer private, semi-private and group lessons in voice, piano, guitar, ukulele, drums & rock band.
Globe FC Summer Camp
Every moment of each day at our summer camp is designed to be part of a comprehensive curriculum to allow your child to learn the game of soccer, expand their skills and forge new friendships all while creating moments and memories that will be enthusiastically told and recreated by your child on the way home. We have designed a curriculum suited for children ages 4 to 12. Locations in Hamilton and Stoney Creek.
Hamilton Gymnastic Academy
Offers a wide range of classes for all ages starting as early as 12 months. Their programs include basic tumbling, floor work, balance beam, trampoline and vaulting.
Jumpsations Jump Rope Summer Camp
We are offering half day and full day summer camps during the summer holidays. These camps will include jump rope skill building including individual, partner and long rope/double dutch skills as well as other games and activities.
Learning with Lexie
Focused on building communication, self-expression and confidence, awareness and mindfulness through the art of creativity, music, imaginative play, nature, exploration, and literacy.  
Not Just Another Dance Studio
In Hamilton and Ancaster offers a variety of classes for kids of all abilities for ages 18 months through adult in Creative Movement, Pre-Dance, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Acro, Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop/Jazz Funk, Hip Hop/Street Dance and Musical Theatre. Camps ages 4+
Saltfleet Stoney Creek Soccer Club
The Saltfleet Stoney Creek Soccer Club (SSC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides recreational, competitive and training soccer programs to the community.
Stoney Creek
World Class Gymnastics
Offers a wide range of classes for all ages starting as early as 2 years old. Their programs include floor work, balance beam, uneven bars, trampoline and vaulting.

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