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:
• Are looking for an outdoor camp experience with some indoor programming
• Want to develop new skills in a specific area of interest
• Like the familiarity of the YMCA
NEW! Explorers (4-5 yrs) $205/week Weeks 1-9
Explorers is a great choice for first time campers! Our lower counsellor to child ratios (1:8) offer younger children the opportunity to discover and explore new things in a supportive environment. Campers will participate in fun games, sports, crafts, outdoor experiences and exciting weekly theme days. Plus, campers will enjoy fun water play with our inflatable water slide weekly!
Challengers (6-10 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.
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.
Star Athletes (9-12 yrs) $225/week Weeks 1-9
Soccer: Weeks 1,3,5,7,9 Basketball: Weeks 2,4,6,8
Designed specifically for older campers who are enthusiastic about sports and want to take their skills to the next level! Each morning is spent learning the fundamentals of the designated weekly sport through skill sessions and games. The remainder of the day will include team building initiatives, rock climbing, recreational swimming and a weekly theme day.
Campers will begin and end each day at the YMCA. Transportation will be provided to the off-site specialty activities.
NEW! Codes & Bots (8-12 yrs) $295 Week 3: July 15-19
Code your robot to manoeuvre & speak! Spend each morning exploring technology and learning how to program your bot to complete various tasks. Afternoons will be spent in a variety of group games and sports, arts and crafts, swimming, and weekly theme days.
NEW! Creative Chefs (11-14 yrs) $320 Week 4: Jul 22-26 | Week 5: July 29 – August 2
Designed for older campers who would like to take their culinary skills to the next level! Partnering with Liaison College, each morning will be spent working with professional cooking instructors in a professional kitchen, learning how to make food you’ll love! In the afternoon, campers will have an opportunity to experience on-site swimming, rock-climbing, group games, and much more!
Bricks 4 Kidz (6-12 yrs) $295 Week 7: August 12-16
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.
RockPro (8-12 yrs) $295 Week 8: August 19-23
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!
Creative Chefs (8-12 yrs) $295 Week 9: August 26-30
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.
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