Camps at the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA feature indoor multi-purpose spaces, swimming facilities for all ages, a rock climbing “adventure” centre, and plenty of outdoor space and sports fields to accommodate a busy day of programming.
*Camp care is available at the YMCA for an additional cost
YMCA camp is perfect for your child if they:
• Prefer both indoor and outdoor programming
• Want to develop new skills in a specific area of interest
• Like the familiarity of the YMCA
Challengers (5-10 yrs) $210/week Weeks 1-9
A great choice for both returning and new campers, Challengers offers a variety of active games and crafts to enjoy while making new friends. Campers will discover a love for the outdoors, and participate in fun indoor activities, including swimming and rock climbing.
NEW! Active Athletes (6-8 yrs) $215/week Weeks 1-9
With a focus on participation, teamwork and fun, campers will spend each morning being active and developing skills in a variety of sports. After lunch, campers will participate in a variety of sports, rock climbing, group games, team building activities and recreational swimming with their new friends.
NEW! Star Athletes (9-12 yrs) $225/week Weeks 1-9
Stream Selections: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Designed specifically for older campers who are athletically inclined. This skill-based sport program offers campers the opportunity to select a specific sport of interest. Each morning is spent learning the fundamentals through skill sessions and games. The remainder of the day will include team building initiatives, rock climbing, recreational swimming and a weekly theme day.
Aquatics (7-12 yrs) $420/2 weeks Weeks 1-8
Campers are instructed in the YMCA Learn to Swim program up to the completion of level Star 4. Each day will include one and a half hours of instruction from a qualified swim instructor. The rest of the day will include group games and sports, arts and crafts, recreational swimming and weekly theme days. To help assess your children’s swimming level, please visit ymcaofoakville.org/aquatics.
Campers will begin and end each day at the YMCA. Transportation will be provided to the off-site specialty activities.
Creative Chefs (8-12 yrs) $235 Week 1: Jul 3-6
Discover your inner culinary artist! Each morning campers will be bussed to Longo’s Loft to learn how to prepare meals in a professional kitchen. After lunch, campers will enjoy a variety of games and crafts based on the weekly theme.
RockPro (8-12 yrs) $280 Week 2: Jul 9-13
Unleash your inner rock star! Each morning campers will be bussed to RockPro music centre where they will learn how to play the drums, guitar, keyboards and sing in a band. In the afternoon, campers will enjoy a variety of games and crafts based on the weekly theme. Join us on Friday morning from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at RockPro music centre to see a live performance!
Bricks 4 Kidz (6-12 yrs) $280 Week 3: Jul 16-20
Partnering with Bricks 4 Kidz, campers are introduced to concepts of engineering, architecture and mechanics while building motorized models using LEGO® technic bricks. The rest of the day will include group games and sports, arts and crafts, water play at the splash pad, and weekly theme days.
Beach Volleyball (8-12 yrs) $280 Week 4: Jul 23-27
Dig! Set! Hit! Each morning campers will be bussed to EVP Beach Volleyball to develop and strengthen their athletic skills in a variety of volleyball drills and games. In the afternoon, campers will enjoy a variety of games and crafts based on the weekly theme.