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 gain confidence and learn new skills
• Want to experience new activities and programming, such as rock climbing
Explorers (4-5 yrs) $205/week Weeks 1-10
Explorers is a great choice for fi rst time campers! Our lower child to counsellor ratios (8:1) off er 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 waterplay with our inflatable waterslide weekly!
Challengers (6-9 yrs) $210/week Weeks 1-10
Fun 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 while exploring nature in the comfort of their own neighbourhood. Each week will include swimming in our on-site leisure pool.
NEW!Fitness Fun (10-13 yrs) $220/week Week 3: July 13-17 | Week 4: July 20-24
Fun for all campers – our Fun Fitness program is a great way to get active with new friends! Participate in fun group initiatives, have daily access to our wellness floor and group fi tness programs, and participate in fun camp experiences including swimming and rock climbing!
Creative Chefs Sr (13-15 yrs) $320 Week 5: Jul 27-31 | Week 6: August 4-7
Designed for older campers who would like to take their culinary skills to the next level! Partnering with Liaison College (at Liaison College, 2273 Royal Windsor Dr), each morning will be spent working with professional cooking instructors in a professional kitchen, learning to make food they’ll love! In the afternoon, campers will have an opportunity to experience on-site swimming, rock-climbing, group games, and much more!
Campers will begin and end each day at St. Thomas Aquinas high school. The YMCA facility will be used for swimming and rock climbing.
Active Athletes (6-8 yrs) $215/week Weeks 1-10
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 rock climbing, group games, team building activities and water play with their new friends.
Star Athletes (10-12 yrs) $225/week Weeks 1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10
Basketball: Weeks 1,7,10 Soccer: Weeks 2,5,8 Baseball: Weeks 6,9
Designed specifically for campers who are enthusiastic about sports and want to take their skills to a new 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.
NEW!Champion Athletes (13-15 yrs) $235/week Weeks 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10
Basketball: Weeks 1,4,7,10 Soccer: Weeks 2,8 Baseball: Weeks 3,9
Youth will be challenged to further develop leadership skills in a sport of their choice! In our Champion Athletes program campers will spend each day participating in skill development, leadership initiatives, daily access to our wellness floor, a weekly group fitness class and more!
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