Winter Break Camps in Burlington, Hamilton and Oakville

Winter camps during school breaks offer children a fantastic opportunity to stay active, engaged, and socialize in a supervised and enriching environment. These camps provide a break from routine, encouraging kids to explore new activities, make friends, and learn valuable skills in a fun setting. They offer a variety of specialized programs that cater to different interests, ensuring a well-rounded experience that fosters personal growth, resilience, and memorable experiences in a safe and structured setting.

Camps offer an array of engaging activities for kids during their time off school. These camps provide a mix of indoor and outdoor adventures, catering to various interests. From sports-focused programs emphasizing hockey or skiing to creative arts camps nurturing painting, crafts, and drama, there’s something for every child. Science and technology camps often feature robotics, coding, and experiments, fostering innovation. Nature-themed camps explore wildlife, winter hikes, and survival skills. With a focus on fun, learning, and social interaction, these camps ensure a memorable break, promoting teamwork, creativity, and personal development in Ontario’s picturesque winter wonderland.

This list includes programs for kids as young as 4 years old, up to teenagers. Your teens might also find the winter break an ideal time to clock some volunteer hours for high school. If you’ll be home while school is out and you need things to do on your free days, check out our events calendar. It’s home to hundreds of activities to keep you entertained.

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When Is Winter Break?

  • Halton DSB – last day before winter break is Friday, December 22. You return to class Monday, January 8, 2024
  • Halton Catholic DSB – last day before break is Thursday, December 21 and the Friday is a PA Day for you. You return on Monday, January 8, 2024
  • HWDSB – last day before the break is Friday, December 22 and you go back Monday, January 8, 2024
  • HW Catholic DSB your last day before winter break is Friday, December 22 and you go back Monday, January 8, 2024

Please note: some schools let out early on the day before the break, check with your school to be sure.

School Year Calendars For All Boards

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Plan Ahead For 2024 PA Days

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Winter Camps in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton

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
Burlington Trampoline and Tumbling Summer Camp
Experience the thrill of the Ultimate Summer Adventure at Burlington Trampoline & Tumbling Camp! Campers aged 4-12 will conquer NinjaZone challenges, perfect Gymnastics skills, and bounce high on Trampolines. Engaging Games and Team Building activities await, ensuring non-stop fun! Fuel up for excitement with two snack breaks and a lunch break (campers bring their own snacks and lunch). Summer Camp 2024 operates from 9:00am to 4:00pm, with drop-off commencing at 8:45am and pick-up by 4:00pm. Enrollments are available for full weeks only, priced at $350.00 per child per week. Don't miss your chance to secure a spot for an unforgettable summer experience! Join us for an action-packed adventure filled with laughter, learning, and lifelong memories. Register now to embark on a journey of fun and friendship at Burlington Trampoline & Tumbling Camp!
Burlington
Code Ninjas
At our centre, kids learn to code while building their own video games. They gain problem-solving, critical thinking, and STEM skills in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment. Kids learn to code through our engaging game-based curriculum that boosts self-confidence and teaches teamwork, logic, and problem-solving. They gain vital skills while having a blast. That's the Code Ninjas way!
3410 Mainway, Burlington, L7M 1A8
KidStrong Burlington
Fuel your kid’s growth with KidStrong Camp. At KidStrong we believe in making progress daily. That means learning can’t stop just because school’s out. Join us at KidStrong Camp to continue building confidence, strength and independence. How is our Camp different? Unique curriculum that blends learning, movement and fun through superhero-themed games and ninja courses. Each session is different and focuses on developing or enhancing skills like confidence, physical fitness, teamwork and more. Two world-class, certified coaches lead every camp session. KidStrong Camp is for ages 4 to 9 years old. KidStrong membership is not required to attend.
3505 Upper Middle Rd - Unit A01, Burlington, L7M 4C6
Little Kitchen Academy Camp
Little Kitchen Academy, the key ingredient for an independent child, is the first-of-its-kind Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages 3 through 18 focused on providing a safe, inspiring and empowering space for children to identify, develop and refine their senses. In each class, students learn how to make healthy, delicious and seasonal meals from scratch to consumption—all while experimenting with math and science concepts, working on their reading skills and polishing up their table manners. Maximum 10 students per class. Regular camp hours: Ages 3 to 5: Daily 9 am to 12 pm Ages 6 to 8: Daily 12:30 pm to 3:30pm Ages 9 to 12: Daily 4 pm to 7pm Ages 13+: Daily 4 pm to 7 pm (select weeks); Friday and Saturday 7:30 pm to 10 pm Oakville - https://littlekitchenacademy.com/locations/oakville/ Mississauga - https://littlekitchenacademy.com/locations/mississauga/
Oakville
Museums of Burlington Camp
Museums of Burlington is pleased to offer a summer day camp program at Ireland House Museum and Joseph Brant Museum. Weekly camp themes are listed below. Camps are designed for children between the ages of 5-12 years old and run daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost is $250/week, or $55/day (Family Museum Members receive 10% off).
Burlington
Strike Zone Training Summer Sports Camp
Join Strike Zone Summer Camp, offering two options and six weeks to choose from. Our camp caters to children aged 6-13, regardless of skill level, fostering a love for baseball in a safe, supportive environment. The indoor camp, located at The Yard on 1370 Artisans Court, focuses on baseball fundamentals with professional instruction in throwing, fielding, and hitting. Meanwhile, our outdoor camp at Nelson Diamond D2 incorporates various activities for added fun. With a focus on high repetition and personalized guidance, every camper will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and build confidence. Beyond baseball, campers forge friendships, learn teamwork, and create cherished memories. Don't miss this enriching summer experience!
Burlington
5 Rings Taekwondo
Campers will experience not just Taekwondo, but laser tag, movies, nerf games, crafts and lots of fun activities.
Kitchener
All Star Sports Centre Oakville
We provide high-quality gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling camps and classes in a safe, clean, healthy, positive and caring environment.
Oakville
Art Gallery of Hamilton Camp
AGH March Break Camp offers campers the opportunity to explore AGH exhibitions and art-making through a variety of materials and techniques, with new activities planned daily!
Hamilton
Benchview Equestrian Centre
Benchview offers day camps throughout the summer and during winter and spring breaks for children ages 6 and older.  Benchview's camps focus on learning the basics of horsemanship and developing a strong foundation in the art of horseback riding. Whether riders are brand new to riding or they are working on developing their canter and starting small jumps, Benchview's school horses are ready for a fun week of camp!
Niagara Region
Bulldog for Kids
Proudly serving the Guelph community for over a decade, Bulldog for Kids is dedicated to supporting children’s learning, development, health and well-being through active learning, exploration, play and inquiry. Led by passionate and responsive educators, our family-owned business believes that quality child care facilitates the healthy growth and development of all children.
Guelph
Burlington Gymnastics Club
We might be biased, but we can’t think of a better place for little ones to learn about movement and play than in the gym. Full of fun colours, shapes, and surfaces! By playing in and exploring the gym, you will be providing your little one with a fun and interactive experience. Our gyms have designated preschool spaces, and all equipment is adaptable for tiny hands and feet allowing our littlest gymnasts to move and explore easily. 
Burlington
Cheer Sport Sharks
Campers spend the day in one of our cheerleading gyms learning the fundamentals of cheerleading including stunts, jumps and tumbling. There is also tons of games, arts and crafts and other traditional day camp programming. 
401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener, N2P 2N8
City of Cambridge Camps
Our camp programs focus on building an environment that is safe, welcoming and engaging for all children. A wide variety of activities are offered during school breaks and throughout summer at our recreation facilities and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. 
Cambridge
Cutting Edge Hockey
Featuring a 50’x 120’ real ice rink, a 35’x 60’ shooter pad, and a brand new 36’x 80’ ball hockey rink, Cutting Edge Hockey Development Centre has everything you need for your hockey development. Our programs range from private lessons to team training, to 3-on-3 leagues and take you from learning to skate through to shooting and scoring.
Oakville
Daisy Meadows Academy
Daisy Meadow Academy is a horseback riding facility for riders of all ages and experience. In addition our our extracurricular programing, we offer Summer Day Camp!
Hamilton
Dash Sports
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
Film.ca Movie Theatre
171 Speers Road, Unit 25, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3W8
Go Bananas!
Our facility is designed with kids in mind - with colourful and creative things to climb everyone from 25-300lbs is welcome! 
50 Borden Ave S, Unit 3, Kitchener, N2G 3R5
KidsPlay Sports with Coach David
Coach David and KidsPlay Sports are dedicated to promoting sports and active living for children of all ages, through camps, seasonal programs and birthday parties.
Burlington
Learning Tree Educational Store
Owned and operated by an educator who is passionate about learning at all ages. Learning Tree Educational Store carries the highest quality in educational toys, puzzles, games, resources and books. We offer in-store camps, educational classes and birthday parties for kids of all ages.
Burlington
LVW Creative Barracks
Creative Barracks is an art studio and party service provider that brings the fun to you! Whether you want an in-home art party to paint/sculpt, face painting or balloons!
Niagara Region
Make Art Craft Club
Make Art Craft Club offers art and craft classes, art camps for kids, parent and me art workshops and craft workshops for adults.
Milton
MakerKids Oakville
Award-winning robotics, coding and Minecraft after-school programs, camps and parties.
Oakville
Niagara Falls Art Gallery
Arts education programming is offered for both children (ages 4 to 14) as well as youth (15+) to adults. Our children's programming focuses on fine motor skill development, theme learning, art concepts and techniques to assist your child in taking a step ahead of their classmates. Our Youth and Adult Art & Better Living classes help develop and promote skills in the arts and more for beginners through to experienced students.
Niagara Region
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+
Hamilton
Oakville Futsal Club
Oakville Futsal Club is an indoor facility designed to provide access to safe programs, birthday parties and parent and tot programs. Something for the whole family!
1370 Wallace Rd Unit 5, Oakville, L6L 2Y2
Oakville Futsal Club
Oakville Futsal Club is an indoor facility designed to provide access to safe programs, birthday parties and parent and tot programs. Something for the whole family!
Oakville
Playful Strides Therapy Inc
Playful Strides Therapy is a specialized clinic that provides innovative Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy services to children and their families.
Milton
Pottery N Paint Cafe
Create lasting memories while you Paint Pottery, Canvas or Play with Clay! Join us for birthday parties, drop-in pottery painting, special events and camps.
Oakville
Skill Samurai
Skill Samurai specializes in technology education for children from elementary school to high school. We offer a variety of STEM learning courses, including game design, robotics, Minecraft, Roblox, YouTube, and more. Our flexible hours and engaging technical skills courses make learning fun!
Oakville
STEAMulation Lab
STEAMULATION LAB provides STEM/STEAM workshops, events, after school classes, birthday parties for kids age 6-18 years old as well as OPEX and leadership training.
Oakville
The Burlington Pond Hockey Training Centre
Welcome to our Hockey Camps! HALF-DAY CAMPS 9:00AM TO 12:00PM. Each day includes One Power Skating Session and One Puck Control Session. Drop off 9:00am & Pick Up 12:00pm. The typical age range is between 5 – 12 years old.
Burlington
THEMUSEUM
THEMUSEUM aims to awe, inspire and enlighten through our engaging educational camp programs in person.
10 King Street West, Kitchener, N2G 1A3
Ultimate Coders
Coding and Robotics program for Kids – SK to Grade 12. Spark your child's creativity while they learn what they love! Kids learn coding and robotics skills while designing, building and creating their own games, websites and more!
Burlington
Wave Sports
Private indoor hockey rink. 2 full size hockey rinks & 2 mini rinks. Youth and adult hockey programming including skating lessons and camps.
Burlington
We Rock The Spectrum Oakville
As the only kids' gym that offers an inclusive philosophy, we have found all children can benefit from our uniquely designed sensory equipment that is specifically designed to aid children with sensory processing disorders. However, in our experience, all children are able to benefit greatly from this equipment and by allowing children of all ability levels to play together they are able to learn a great deal from each other and become the best motivation for success in every level.  Read about our visit here  
245 Wyecroft Rd, Unit #3, Oakville, L6K 3Y6
Wentworth Sports Complex
Programs offered by Wentworth Sports Complex include youth & adult soccer clinics & leagues, baseball classes and Little League, youth flag football leagues, learn to skate, hockey clinics and leagues & camps. Wentworth rinks and fields may be rented. There are pre-school and adult drop-in programs. When school is out we offer PA Day, holiday, March Break & Summer camps including Nature Camp.
1249 Wilson St East, Hamilton
Zorbit Sports Camps
Zorbit Sports glow camps are not your typical sports camp. Your child will have the opportunity to participate in all the activities we offer at our parties (Nerf and Dodge Ball) as well as many other activities to keep them fully occupied and engaged. Our camps will also utilize our UV Blacklight system to provide Halton's only glow in the dark camp! An experience your child will never forget.
Burlington

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