Summer Camps Niagara 2016

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Our 2016 summer camp listings are organized by categories. Choose from the options below and click on any that apply to see more details. Want to add a listing for your town? Send them to us here.

Athletic Creative/Educational Outdoors



Royal Niagara Full Day Golf Camp (Ages 6-15)
Our most popular junior program in 2015 is back!! The full day golf camp will give junior golfers a great opportunity to improve their game through hands on instruction and athletic development. Topics covered: full swing, short game, scoring, fitness, and rules along with playing the course each day.
This program will include both an Introduction level camp and an advanced level camp. Along with looking at age and past golf history, campers will have their skills assessed on the first day of camp and will be placed in the appropriate program. Golf clubs will be provided if needed, lunch is provided each day.
Royal Niagara Beginner Golf Camp – Half Day
This great program is for the beginner junior golfer, or any junior looking to learn the game in a fun environment.

Location: 1 Niagara on the Green Blvd, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Dates: Start dates: June 20th, June 27th, July 4th, July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th, August 15th, August 22nd, August 29th
Times: Half Day (8:30am-12:30pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm), Full Day 8:30am-4:30pm
Extended care hours available: 7:30-8:30am (Weekly +$50), 4:30-5:30pm (Weekly +$50), 7:30-5:30pm (Weekly +$100)
Cost: Half day $199/week, Full day $349/week


YMCA Day Camps (Ages 5-15)
YMCA Day Camp offers fun, exciting and memorable day camping experience for children ages 5 and older in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, West Niagara, Welland, Port Colborne and Fort Erie. Camps are offered every week of the summer and include active camps such as gymnastics, aquatics, soccer, basketball, dance, and cheerleading. For full details, visit their website.



Club Jump Summer Camp (Ages 3 and up)
Club Jump camps will consist of a variety of physical activities such as fitness, gymnastics, dance, yoga and games. There will also be arts and crafts, quiet time, circle time with games, and some free time.
If your child is enrolled in the full day program please provide them with a nut free lunch and at least 3 nut free snacks, more is better. If your child is attending the half day program please provide a nut free snack. Please remember we are a nut free facility. Also all campers must bring a water bottle with their name on it. Every Friday we will be having pizza lunch for an additional $5.00+HST, please notify us at registration if your child is participating.

Space is limited so call the club 905 688 1111, email Julie at Payment is due upon registration to secure spot.

Location: 247 Bunting Road, Units 5&6 St. Catharines, ON
Dates: July 4th – Sept. 2nd, 2016. No camp MONDAY AUGUST 1st, 2016
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (full) 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (morning) 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (afternoon)
Cost: Half day $25.00 per day + HST (full week $120+HST)
Full day $35.00 per day + HST (full week $170+HST)


Creative Dance Company Summer Camp (Ages 3-10)
6 Week Try It Session
Tuesday June 30 to August 4
5:00-5:45pm  Broadway Stars (Combo) Ages 3-4 $55/session
5:45-6:45pm  Kids n’ Motion (Combo) Ages 5-6 $65/session

Frozen Summer Dance Camp
Children will learn various styles of dance, cheer, and drama.
Level 1 (Ages 3-6) 9:30am-12pm  $60
Level 2 (Ages 7-10) 9:30am-2pm $125

Location: 85 Haynes Ave., St. Catharines, ON


Laurie Ewart’s Danceworks Summer Camps (Ages 4-10)
Danceworks Offers Two Summer camps during the middle week of each month. Each Camp is one week long and runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students will rotate subjects and teachers throughout the day, and will also have a chance to make props and costumes! All Danceworks teachers will be involved in making this experience a lot of fun!
There will be categories to register under:
Minis: 4-6 year olds (mornings only option = half price)
Juniors: 7-10 year olds

Cost: $125.00 for the week
Lunch Package: $25.00 Catered by Zappi’s! A different hot lunch and cold drink will be provided each day for your child.
Registration: There will be a $20.00 registration fee.
Discount: Any Danceworks dancer, Danceworks family member, or Danceworks friend who registers for our summer camps by the end of your last class will not have to pay the registration fee!


Cheeky Monkeys Summer Day Camp (Ages 3-12)
Friends, fun, games, crafts, lots of exercise, baking, outdoor & indoor activities, air conditioning! Register for Single Days, Half Days or the Full Week

Week 1 July 18-22 Superheroes & Fairies
Week 2 Aug 8-12 Jungle Fun
Week 3 Aug 15-19 Bugs & Butterflies
Week 4 Aug 22-26 Pirates & Princesses

Niagara Falls July 25-29 Treasure Seekers Discount Extended Care Options Healthy Camper Meal Plan Available

Cost: $25/half day, $40/full day, $165/week
Dates: July 18 – Aug 26
Times: 9am-4pm


TayKimTan’s Funtown Summer Camp
Daily activities planned indoors and outdoors. Bring your own snacks and lunch or add snacks and lunch for an additional fee.

Cost: $20/half day, $35/full day, $150/full week days, $90/half days week, sibling discount
Dates: July 4th – Aug 26th, 2016, no camp Aug 1st
Times: Full days 9:00-4:00, Half days any 4 hours during 9:00-4:00, extended care available


Brock Badgers Sports Camp (Ages 6-13)
Brock Sports School is designed to provide fun, age appropriate activities that promote sportsmanship, fair play and skill development. Our athletes have opportunities to play, make friends, participate and master skills. We aim for our athletes to gain exposure to a variety of new and familiar sports, develop skills and have fun in a safe environment.

Dates: June 29 – Aug 28
Hours: 8:45am – 4pm, before and after care is available
Cost: $175 wk/$165 for 2nd week or child. Meal plan is $42.
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext. 6233 or ext. 3384


Brock Badgers Specialty Camps (Ages 5-18)

Sports School
Ages: 6–13
Date: July 4 – Sept 2
Cost: $175

Fencing Camp
Ages: 7–17
Date: July 4-8, 11-15
Cost: $125

High Performance Volleyball
Ages: 14 – 18
Dates: July 22-24
Cost: $ 355 Overnight / $ 230 Day only

Volleyball Camp
Ages: 8 – 17
Dates: July 18-22, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $190

Golf Camp
Ages: 7 – 13
Dates: July 4-8,  July 18-22  August 8-12, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: GREENS AT BROCK, 2745 Merrittville HWY
Cost: $310

Cheerleading Beginner Camp
Ages: 5 – 13
Dates: Aug 15-19, 9:00am -4:00pm
Cost: $190

Cheerleading Camp
Ages: 9 – 14
Dates: July 11-15, 9:00am -4:00pm
Cost: $225

Badgers Boys High Performance Hoops
Ages: 10 – 18
Date: July 27 – 31, 9:00am -4:00pm
Cost: $225

Soccer Camp
Ages: 7 – 15
Date: August 8-12
Cost: $190

Girls Basketball Camp
Ages: 8-16
Date: Aug 8-12
Cost: $200

Boys and Girls Rugby Camp
Dates: July 18-22
Cost: $200

Boys Basketball Camp
Ages: 8-18
Date: July 25-29, Aug 2-5
Cost: $225, $185

Youth School – Canoe & kayak
Ages: 8-13

Date: July 25-29, Aug 8-12
Cost: $280



Eagle Valley Golf Summer Camp
Join teaching professional John Piccolo for a 5 day workshop along with Eagle Valley staff. This Camp includes 4 afternoons of instruction on our practice facility as well as a final day game on our golf course with instruction Includes learning the rules and etiquette of golf. Lessons on all aspects of the game from chipping and putting to the full swing in an advanced level. By invitation only – you must apply for consideration.
Dates: Monday to Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm, July 4th – Aug. 26th
Cost: $230 Maximum 8 Students per week


White Oaks Sports Camp (Ages 6-14)
The White Oaks Racquets and Adventure Sports Camp offers a great environment for learning and improving your game, as well as having FUN! White Oaks combines the best facilities with professional yet personal teaching methods by our friendly staff. Campers will play tennis, squash, racquetball & ping-pong along with other fun activities!

Dates: June 27 – Aug 19, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $215, multiple week discounts


Zippy Zoom Summer Camp
Fun and educational activities planned all week in a brand new facility, as well as outdoor activities every day.

Location: Fitch Street Plaza, 200 Fitch St., Welland
Dates: Week 1: July 11-15, Week 2: July 25-29, Week 3: Aug 8-12
Cost: $45/day or $180/week, food $10/day, sibling discount available


The Dance Centre Performing Arts Camp (Ages 8 – 13)
Attention focuses on: Improvisation, acting styles and techniques, vocal training, stage movement, dance and singing.
Through the use of various theatre “games” students will develop invaluable life skills such as: Working in a group, self-reflection, critical thinking, creativity, confidence, self-expression, presentation and communication.

Location: 520 North Service Rd, Grimsby, Ontario
Dates: Camp 1: July 4-8, Camp 2: July 11-15, Camp 3: July 18-22
Times: 9:00AM – 3:30PM
Cost: $165+HST


The Dance Centre Dance Plus Camp (Ages 5-9)
Introduction to different styles of dance including jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern and creative movement, Singing, Intro to acting and improv.

Location: 520 North Service Rd, Grimsby, Ontario
Dates: Camp 1: July 4-8, Camp 2: July 11-15, Camp 3: July 18-22
Times: 9:00AM – noon, full day option available
Cost: $95+hst


Town of Grimsby Basketball Camp (Ages 7 – 13)
The focus of the week is basketball with lots of skills, challenges and basketball games, intermixed with other sports and activities. This camp will also go swimming daily to the Grimsby Lions Pool and enjoy outdoor time at Centennial Park.

Location: Nelles Public School, Grimsby
Dates: Aug 2 – 5
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $116/week


Stuffy’s Summer Camp (Ages 6-12)
Stuffy’s Summer Camp is held during the months of July and August at Stuffy’s Fun Station.
Each week has a different theme and children will experience an active day with well organized games, crafts, followed by learning lessons related to science, nature and dance. Lunch break (Pizza lunch included on Fridays) is followed by games in the park and swimming. Did we mention that there’s also a giant bouncy castle?

Location: Niagara Inflatables & Games Inc., 65 Stewart Rd, Unit 5. Niagara-on-the-Lake
Dates: July and August
Hours: 9 am – 4 pm
Cost: $169/week


Creative / Educational

YMCA Day Camps (Ages 5-15)
YMCA Day Camp offers fun, exciting and memorable day camping experience for children ages 5 and older in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, West Niagara, Welland, Port Colborne and Fort Erie. Camps are offered every week of the summer and include creative/educational camps such as arts and crafts, science, and exploring. For full details, visit their website.



Niagara College – STEM Camp (Ages 5 to 13)
At Niagara Falls Summer Camp we focus on engaging campers in fun science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM) activities that are designed to foster an interest in these subject areas. Studies show that children who are exposed to STEM at early ages have a better chance at embracing these subjects as they move through the education levels and enter the Canadian workforce. Our world is ever changing and the demand for STEM-based education will only increase.
Location: Campus: Niagara-on-the-Lake and Welland
Dates: Jul 4 to Aug 26 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Cost: $175.00/week


Autism Ontario: Niagara Region Chapter Summer Camp (Ages 5-21)
The Niagara Region Chapter Summer Camp is a program that welcomes all individuals with autism spectrum disorder and provides the ultimate camp experience. We believe Summer Camp should be a safe place where campers can be properly supported as they create, explore, and achieve the unthinkable.
This camp is run for six consecutive weeks over the July and August summer months, running in three locations across the Niagara Region; St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, and Welland (with two weeks in each location).
Campers range in age from 5 to 95 requiring 1:1 support (i.e. classic autism), or 5 to 12 years old not requiring 1:1 support (i.e. Aspergers, HFA).  Campers will be split into three groups based on age and support level required. These groups engage in separate programming throughout the day, and come together for daily hikes, swimming excursions and weekly outings.
Location: St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland
Dates: July and August


Carousel Players Summer Theatre Camp (Ages 5-13)
Carousel Players’ theatre school attracts over 100 students each summer from ages 5 to 13 years. Students experience many aspects of the performing arts during the sessions offered. All summer drama classes are led by professionals from the local and regional theatre community.

Location: Robertson Hall, 85 Church St, 2nd floor in downtown St. Catharines
Dates: July 4 – Aug 12
Cost: $250


Harmony Yoga and Music Studio (Ages 3 and up)
HARMONY music camp is the premier learning environment for your child to expand their musical knowledge in a fun and focused setting this summer!
– Each day, your child will receive a private and a group lesson with a variety of instruments.
– Campers will learn about musical theory in creative and interactive ways to develop their musical knowledge!
– All games, crafts, and sing-alongs will be conducive to the knowledge of the young musician.
– No musical experience is necessary!
– Children will also receive supplementary information to reinforce their learning of each instrument, and inform their future musical experiences.
Instruments include: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Ukulele, Vocals and more!

Location: 369 Glendale Ave., St. Catharines
Dates: July 11th – 15th, July 18th-22nd, Au.t 22nd – 26th, and Aug. 29-Sept 2.
Cost: $250.00 per week (family discounts are available). Price includes use of instruments and pizza lunch on Friday for campers & their families.


Yellow Door Theatre Project Musical Theatre Camp (ages 9-13)
This two-week musical theatre intensive camp designed for the younger performer includes training in singing, dance and acting with theatre professionals. The program will include participation in fun activities that develop skills necessary for a triple threat performer. Participants will rehearse and deliver a performance on the last day of camp, which parents are invited to attend. Campers will be involved in all elements of production, including props, sets and costumes. The student summer performance is an original musical version of “Alice in Wonderland” and camp participants will enjoy a field trip to a matinee performance of “Alice In Wonderland” at the Shaw Festival.

Dates: July 4-8 and 11-15
Hours: 9 – 4 (aftercare provided from 8:30 – 4:30)
Cost: $450 for two weeks (ticket to Shaw Festival performance included in price)


Mad Science of Niagara
Mad Science of Niagara partners with the YMCA of Niagara to deliver camp programs across the Niagara Region. Half of the day is spent with Mad Science, half in YMCA camp pursuits. Busing, pre and post care are available.

Cost: $198 /week


Centauri Summer Arts Camp (Ages 9-18)
Centauri Summer Arts Camp is an overnight  summer camp that offers all the traditional magic of residential camp… but with a focus on the arts!
Centauri Summer Arts Camp is the ideal place for children and teenagers (ages 9-18) in the Niagara region to learn about the arts and to develop their own creative skills, as they discover more about themselves by celebrating the best they can be. Choose from over 40 different arts programs, including film, writing, musical theatre, dance and fine arts.
Day campers are also welcome. Sessions are 2 weeks in length.

Dates: July 3-16, July 17-July 30, July 31-Aug 13, Aug 14-Aug 21
Cost: $920 (two-week day camp session) – $1840 (two-week overnight session)


Niagara Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Camp (Ages 18 months – 12)
SMC is all about having fun, while exploring music, working with professional musicians and dedicated music educators, making friends, attending recitals and performing in the SMC concerts! Campers choose from Instrumental, Choral, Early Years or Rainbow Music programmes and SMC welcomes beginners of all ages, as well as experienced players. Invest in your child’s future – send them to the Niagara Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Camp!

Dates: Session 1 July 4 – July 15, 2016: Parent & Tots 18 months to 3 years, Early Years grades JK – 2 & Junior Classes grade 3 – 6
Session 2 July 18 – 29, 2016: Senior Classes –grades 6 – 10 & Rainbow Music – grades SK – 3


Brock Youth University (Grades 3-8)
We offer more than 50 themes to inspire every child. Every week includes exciting discovery sessions, adventurous recreation, and full camp activities. Meal plans are available too. Our camps are for kids just finishing grades 3-8.
Kids will: Take part in exciting and hands-on exploration, have fun in various unique recreational activities, feel valued and experience a sense of belonging, learn important life skills, have a welcoming experience on a post-secondary education campus, be mentored by caring Brock University students, laugh and have a great time.

Dates: July and August
Hours: 9am – 4pm, before and after care available
Cost: $165/week


Brock University Rodman Hall Art Camp (Ages 6-12)
The goal of the Art Camps is to introduce young artists to new materials, artists and themes in a fun, creative and supportive environment. Each week we explore a new theme and a variety of materials which allows the campers to experiment with painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed-media and crafts.  Other camp activities include co-operative games, sharing stories, outdoor art activities and walks in the Walker Botanical Gardens.

Dates: July 5-Aug 19
Hours: 9am-4pm
Cost: $155-$225


Niagara Falls Art Gallery (Ages 4-14)
(Niagara Children’s Museum and Art Gallery of Welland) 
4 days Art + 1 Free Games Day

Locations: 8058 Oakwood Drive, Niagara Falls,
Knox Presbyterian Church, 53 Church St., St. Catharines,
Central United Church, 12 Young St. (at King St.), Welland, Ontario
Dates: July 4-Sept 2
Hours: 9:00 am—3:30 pm or half days, 9:00-11:30AM or 1:00-3:30PM
Cost: $140/week Full Day, $70/week Half Day


In the Orchard (Ages 5-15)
In The Orchard is proud to provide quality Art Camps to the children and youth of Pelham and the Niagara area. Campers enjoy many creative aspects of the arts, during their camp experience.

Location: 1433 Pelham St., Fonthill
Dates: July and August
Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm, or 9-12
Cost: $165/week or $35/day


4cats (Ages 3-15)
Different classes include shark week, mermaid, bees knees, drawing and water colour, pixel craft, birdwatchers, into the wild, and Matisse.

Dates: July and August
Hours: Varied times
Cost: $55 – $165


Niagara Creative Arts Centre Summer Camp (Ages 5-11)
The programs begin at 9am. Students meet their instructors and get ready for their fun-filled classes. First half of the day we will do fine art projects. There is a morning snack that follows these first activities.
After the break time, students enjoy  more activities before its lunchtime! All students either eat together with their supervisors in the air conditioned lunchroom or, on nice days (and with written permission granted at the beginning of the camp) students and their teachers walk outside in shaded area to eat their lunch and to enjoy outdoors.
After the lunch students will have dance lesson and later before the end of the day, music class.
At the end of the day (3pm),  students meet their parents at the playroom where parents can meet their child’s instructor and sign them out before leaving the building.

Dates: July 4-8, July 11-15, July 18-22
Full-day camp runs from 9am-3pm, half-day camp runs from 9am-12pm
Cost: $195/ week, $45/day.


Safari Niagara Summer Day Camp (Ages 6-12)
It’s a camp like no other. It’s Safari Niagara Adventure Day Camp. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to get closer than they ever imagined to the furry and feathered inhabitants of Safari Niagara. Campers are guaranteed to meet new friends, make cool things, like a birdhouse, and engage in animal and nature-oriented programs.

Dates: July 4-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-19
Full-day camp runs from 9am-4pm, pre/post care available
Cost: $220 + tax per week (non-member), $200 + tax per week (member)


Heart Niagara Summer Camp (Ages 5-12)
Heart Niagara’s Kids’ Summer Fun Healthy Cooking Program is a unique, fun and educational half-day program, with a focus on being and staying healthy.  Kids will participate in fun and educational activities while learning about their health. Each four-day session includes: healthy lunch daily (Heart Healthy Allergy-aware Kid-Friendly Lunches and Snacks), educational fun, CPR/AED Training, cooking lessons, and high quality-low ratio staffing. Kids will leave empowered and excited to make healthy choices after the four-session program!

Location: 4635 Queen St, Niagara Falls
Dates: July 11-15, July 18-22, Aug 15-19, Aug 22-26
Cost: Four session program is $180
Hours: 8:30am-12:30pm (includes lunch)


New Hope Church Summer Camp (Grades SK-8)
Are you looking for a fun, safe, exciting and affordable summer program for your children? We’ve got just the thing! From August 15th-19th and 21th all kids entering Grade SK-8 in September 2016 can experience Pirates of the Carabiners: Search for the Pearl.
On Monday-Friday your children will enjoy games, sports, crafts, plays, songs, lessons and swimming. Then on Sunday the 21st from 10:00-11:00 come to New Hope Church’s Special Day Camp Service where your children will be the stars in their very own play, followed by a free BBQ and carnival.

Location: New Hope Church Niagara 2360 First St. Louth
Dates: Aug 15-19th and 21st
Full-day camp runs from 9am-3:30pm, pre/post care available, and Sunday 10am-2pm
Cost: $120


Harbour Fellowship Church Summer Camp (Ages SK – Grade 8)
Harbour Fellowship Church is offering 2 exciting day camps this summer! The camps provide a place where kids will experience fun-filled activities, friendships, and feel cared for and ministered to.  Each day we will learn more about God’s love through games, crafts and music. In the afternoons, we will go off-site for a variey of activities!

Location: 51 South Service Rd, St Catharines 905 984 5500
Dates: July 11-15, July 25-29 (Power Up Camp, SK- Grade 5),  July 18-22 (Jr. Youth Adventure Camp, Grade 5-8)
Hours: 9-4, extended care available at additional cost (8-5)
Cost $150- $175/ week


Evergreen Academy (Ages 6-13)
Currently we only have one space available in the summer – Fabulous Fridays for ages 30mths-5yrs. More infohere in the Preschool section.
​We are working on a ‘Summertime Tuesday” program that would run from 9:00am-3:30pm on Tuesdays through the summer for ages 6-12.  Registration for the entire summer (9 days) would be required.  Students would be required to bring a lunch.  The cost for the program is $225 ($25/day).  The theme/program is still in the works but we would be happy to talk with you/reserve a space, if this is something that interests you.

Location: Evergreen Academy Inc, 176 Elm St. Port Colborne
Dates: July/Aug 8:30am-3:30pm
Cost: $45/day


Beamsville Music Studio Summer Camp (Grades 1 to 8)
Summer camp includes: Fun Games, Team Building, Outdoor Games, Arts and Crafts, Music Workshops, Trips to the Park, Talent Show, Tour of Music Studio Rock Camp and Build a Guitar Workshop

Location: 4438 Ontario Street, Beamsville
Dates: Monday to Friday, before and after care available from 8am-5pm
Cost: $95 +tax


Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre Summer Art Camps Half-day (Ages 5-12)
Campers will be introduced to professional art supplies and tools to create finished artworks in our studio. Lessons will be supported by visual examples from art history or artworks in our gallery. You will be proud to display their finished masterpieces in your home. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: July 13-17, 1pm-4pm, and Aug. 17-Aug 21, 1pm-4pm
Cost: $95

Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre Summer Art Camps Full-day (Ages 5-12)
Campers will be introduced to professional art supplies and tools to create finished artworks in our studio. Lessons will be supported by visual examples from art history or artworks in our gallery. You will be proud to display their finished masterpieces in your home. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: July 20-24, 9am-4pm, and Aug. 10-Aug 14, 9am-4pm
Cost: $190


The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio
This summer enroll your children into a summer camp that they will LOVE!  The Painted Turtle’s creative camps allow your children to creatively express themselves while learning new skills and techniques in several different art medias. Campers will be working with clay, canvas, ceramics, glass and string art!  Each week has a different theme with several mediums being explored each week.

Location: 41 Niagara Street, St. Catharines
Dates: July 13th – Aug 14th
Hours: Half day & Full day camps available.


Ridley College Summer Programs
Ridley offers a wide array of different day programs for boys and girls from all different age groups including: MultiSport Camp, Lego Robotics, Junior Scientist, Summer Rowing, CSI Ridley, Robotics, Decisive Debate, Creative Writing, Entrepreneur Workshop, Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga, and Science and Engineering Camp. All day camps offer a hot lunch and two snacks. Children are stimulated throughout the day with a wide variety of activities, where they are encouraged to challenge themselves and most importantly have fun!
If children would like to participate in a boarding experience Ridley offers a Discover Canada experience that runs for three weeks. In this program children have the choice of three different day camps and in the evenings and on weekends will participate in Ridley’s co-curricular programme (arts, activities, and athletics) and by making cultural day trips throughout the Niagara region and into Toronto.

Address: 2 Ridley Road, St.Catharines ON L2R 7C3
Phone: (905)684-1889 ext. 2304


District School Board of Niagara Summer Heat (Kindergarten to Gr. 4)
Summer HEAT is a summer learning program for DSBN students only.
Summer H.E.A.T. is committed to enhancing student achievement by providing highly engaging science-based activities that build literacy and numeracy skills, opportunities for meaningful parent engagement as well as focusing on healthy lifestyle choices.
Above all, Summer HEAT will provide a fun camp style environment where students are continually encouraged and empowered to develop confidence, skills and self-efficacy that will help them achieve their full potential during the school year.

Locations: Diamond Trail Public School, Simcoe Street Public School, DeWitt Carter Public School, Crystal Beach Public School, Connaught Public School, Edith Cavell Public School, Lincoln Centennial Public School, Aboriginal Fort Erie, Aboriginal St. Catharines, Aboriginal Niagara Falls, Aborigianl Welland, Senator Gibson Public School.
Dates: July 11 –  July 29, 8:15am – 12:15pm


Niagara Catholic District School Board Summer Camp (Grades 3-6)
Students will have opportunity to explore and build upon new interests, gifts and talents through several camp options: Arts and Crafts, Brock Badgers Sports Camp, Leadership, Master Chef, No Limit Performance, Nuts and Bolts Construction and Robotics.

Locations: Our Lady of Victory Catholic Elementary Lakeshore Catholic High School, School, Notre Dame College School, Saint Michael Catholic High School, Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School and Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School.
Dates: July 11 –  August 12, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $180/week


Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Camp (Ages 8-12)
Ever wondered what a shipwreck can tell you? Summer campers at the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum are finding out in a hands on way exactly lies at the bottom of Lake Erie. Using a mock shipwreck campers will get to play archaeologist and use clues to discover what the evidence has to say. Over the course of the week they will weave the stories of who those aboard the ship were and what we know about them based on what they left behind.

Locations: Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
Dates: July 4-8, 9am-5pm, extended care available
Cost: $165/week

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Camp (Ages 8-12)
Jump into a time before modern machines and experience the lives of Port Colborne’s settlers. Campers will participate in a week full of hands on activities (everything from candle making to homemade ink) and see firsthand how our founders lived. They will see how every person had their part to play and the differences 200 years has provided.

Locations: Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
Dates: Aug 8-12, 9am-5pm, extended care available
Cost: $165/week





YMCA Day Camps (Ages 5-15)
YMCA Day Camp offers fun, exciting and memorable day camping experience for children ages 5 and older in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, West Niagara, Welland, Port Colborne and Fort Erie. Camps are offered every week of the summer and include active camps such as gymnastics, aquatics, soccer, basketball, dance, and cheerleading. For full details, visit their website.



NOTL Summer Fun Day Camp (Ages 3-10)
NOTL Summer Fun Day Camp will be working with the Niagara Nursery School and Child Care Centre to offer programs which provide children the opportunity to play cooperative games and sports with an emphasis on fun, participation and enhancing self-esteem. This exciting children’s day camp is run with a teacher/ student ratio of 1 to 10. All staff are highly qualified Registered Early Childhood Educators.

Dates: July 4-Sept 2. 9am-4pm, Before and after care available.
Cost: $175/week, $90/half days full week,


Red Roof Retreat Summer Camp (Ages 5-21)
Red Roof Retreat Summer Day Camp is a camp for children and youth with special needs (ages 5-21). Camps are located both at The Ranch and at The Niagara Peninsula Children’s Centre. All days start and end at the NPCC site, where campers participate in swimming, crafts, and therapeutic gym activities. On days where campers are bussed to the Ranch, they will visit the animals and playground, hike the accessible trail, play water activities and enjoy a more relaxed “day on the farm”. On either site, special visitors regularly join campers to add an element of music, magic and adventure to the daily routine.

Dates: Camps begin in July and run for six weeks, 9am to 3pm
Cost: $240 per week, and families can sign up for as many weeks as needed


Heartland Forest Summer Adventure Camp (Ages 5-15)
“Our mission is to inspire kids with an interest in sports, recreation and the natural environment to learn and grow together.”
Activities such as experiments, wilderness wonders, survival skills, sports and fitness, outdoor challenges, nature crafts, scavenger hunt, navigation skills
Five spots reserved each week for children with special needs.

Location: 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls
Dates: July 4 – Sept. 2, 9am – 4pm
Cost: $150/week


BNR Stables (Ages: 5 – 13)
Each Wild West Camp Includes:
2 Full Riding Lessons per Day – up to 3 hours of horse time every day!
Interactive, Educational Games ALL About Horses, Bareback Riding, Trail Riding, Driving Horses, And More!
Our Wild West Camps are a great introduction for new riders or an opportunity to advance riding skills and knowledge for those with riding experience. All of our activities are horse related, offering the most hands on learning experience for young horse lovers!
Safety is our priority here at B’N’R Stables and each new student has their own personal helper to support them when working with the horses. We have very quiet, reliable, friendly horses and a fun, welcoming atmosphere enabling each student to reach their potential while having a great time!
We accept a maximum of 15 students per camp and break into 3 groups for riding, offering a high staff:student ratio. The owners, Rob and Brenda Langendoen are head instructors with over 16 years experience teaching camps.

Location: 2250 Balfour St, Fenwick
Dates: July 4-8, 18-22,  August 8-12, 22-26
Cost: $425 per week, Includes HST


Horseplay Niagara (Ages 6 – 14)
Imagine riding horseback out on the trail with your new friends through water, bush and breathtaking views. Back at the farm you’ll play games in the pool, Putt in the Mini Golf or play tag with your new friends.  With games, crafts and tons of fun throughout the day.
Every day we have fun with the different animals on the farm including rabbits, goats and birds.  Quieter times are spent doing nature exploration or telling tall tales around the campfire.
Back again this year we have archery and agility training with our wonderful border collies.
Our experienced wranglers help even first time riders enjoy the thrill of horseback riding and create a fun safe environment with a variety of different animals. Every day is a new adventure!
Our councilor in training program returns this year for kids 13 – 14 years.  There is limited availability so register now!
Children age 6 and 7 years of age  take part in a separate riding experience that allows them to be introduced to the world of horses in more of a one on one setting in a controlled environment.  We are unable due to insurance requirements to accommodate children that are under the age 6 years at the time of camp.

Location: 11061 Ellsworth Rd N. Wainfleet
Dates: July 11-15, 8:30am-4pm
Cost: $300


Grandview Farms Equestrian (Ages 6-14)
Grandview is keen on keeping the young camper busy, with safe, enjoyable and exciting activities throughout their week, Grandview campers leave everyday with smiles on their faces. Each day the campers receive an English riding lesson taught by experienced staff and trainers. Campers receive great crafts to complete throughout the week. Each day campers can swim in the supervised pool, practice their skills on the volley ball court, take part in games or participate in all of these activities! Grandview offers a certified lifeguard to keep our afternoons safe and enjoyable.

Location: 570 Hwy #20, Fenwick
Dates: July 11-Sept 2, 9am-3pm
Cost: $335 for first week, $310 for any additional weeks


Town of Pelham Summer Camp (Ages 4-12)
Campers will participate in traditional games, activities and sports.  Swimming at the Pelham Community Pool and a trip every Thursday. The camp maintains a 7:1 camper to staff ratio and all leaders are trained in Standard First Aid and are High Five Certified.  Extended Care is available from 8am to 5:30pm

Location: Pelham Arena, 1120 Haist Street, Fonthill
Dates: July 4 – Sept 2
Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: Weekly $155/week $60/day


Town of Pelham Playground Progam (Ages 3-12)
Do you want your child to experience a rewarding and positive program over the summer months but do not require a full day camp?  The Town of Pelham offers a fun, safe, exciting, affordable program, at one of our award winning playgrounds, which includes games, songs, crafts, sports and special events.  Playground leaders are all trained in Standard First Aid and are High Five Certified.

Location: Rolling Meadows Playground – Pelham Arena, 1120 Haist Street, Fonthill
Dates: Monday & Wednesday Mornings – 9:30 to 11:30 am Monday & Wednesday Afternoons – 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Cost: Drop in rate:  $7/visit, Punch Card:  $60 for 10 visits


City Of Welland Summer Day Camp (Ages 4-12)
The City of Welland Summer Day Camp provides an affordable way for your children to enjoy all that summer has to offer. Our summer camp has a reputation for offering creative, fun and inclusive child care programming for children ages 3 to 12. Our exciting program includes swimming at least three times per week, a weekly off site trip to a fun location and an assortment of interesting special guests.

Location: Weeks 1-7 @ Diamond Trail Public School, Weeks 8 & 9 @ Welland Arena, 501 King Street
Dates: July 4 to Sept. 2, Mon-Fri. 7:30am-6pm
Cost: $99 per week, or $23 per day,


Eagle Wing Adventure Camp (Ages 6-13)
Eagle Wing Adventure Camp gives kids the opportunity for fun, excitement and adventure. Children will participate in crafts, games, sports, outdoor activities, off site field trips, swimming and discover and learn more about Jesus. (*Horsemanship not a part of camp program). Games, crafts and activities will be held inside a building, tents and outdoors. Bus will transport kids to Memorial Pools on Memorial Park Drive everyday between 12:15pm and 3:30pm. Wednesdays there will be an off-site trip.

Location: 426 Buchner Rd.,Welland
Dates: July 11 – Aug 26, Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $120/week for weeks 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, $135/week for weeks 1&7


Daycamp Mikinawk (Ages 6-12)
An outdoor based daycamp program that includes outdoor games, crafts and adventures. Camp also includes daily swimming at the Grimsby Lions Pool and camp favourites including archery, boondoggle and much more! Each week will include special theme activities and campers will be grouped by age with one of qualified and trained camp leaders who provide a fantastic week of fun for the campers.

Location: The camp is based at Centennial Park, Grimsby, which has a covered pavilion, playground, sportsfields, lots of shade and green space and washrooms. Extended care pick up is at the Peach King Centre. Camp may travel by bus to the Peach King Centre on inclement weather days or for events.
Dates: July 4 – Sept 2
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Ext Care: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm)
Cost: $145


Junior Mikinawk (Ages 4-6)
This daycamp program is intended for our younger campers. It offers a pace suited to children ages 4-6 years old, and this camp will visit the splashpad instead of the Grimsby Lions Pool. Each day campers will participate in a variety of activities including outdoor games, group activities, craft time and special theme activities. Campers will visit the splashpad 3-5 days per week, depending on weather, theme week and campers interests. Extended care is now available for this program.

Location: Peach King Centre Auditorium, Grimsby, (we will also visit the splashpad, and the outdoor spaces onsite)
Dates: July 4 – Sept 2
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Ext Care: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm)
Cost: $145


Town of Grimsby Culture Camp (Ages 6 – 13)
This camp is a partnership between the Recreation Department, the Grimsby Museum and the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Campers will spend their morning at the Grimsby Museum or the Grimsby Public Art Gallery doing a variety of culture activities with staff from these sites. Campers will spend the afternoon with Camp Leaders, swimming at the Grimsby Lions Pool (or cooling off at the splashpad) and then playing outdoor games for the remainder of the afternoon (indoor activities at the Peach King Centre if inclement weather). A Camp Supervisor will be with the group all day to ensure consistency and familiarity. Be sure to give this camp a try to mix up your summer with us and open your child’s mind to something new!

Location: Grimsby Museum or the Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby
Dates: July 4 – Aug 26
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $145/week


Town of Grimsby Firefighter Camp (Ages 9 – 14)
Join the Grimsby Fire Department team, along with summer camp staff for a week of morning activities that are all about firefighting, rescue and fire prevention. This program was new last year, and we are offering it a second time now with extended care option. The morning of this program will be spent at the Fire Department on Ontario Street. During the afternoon campers will enjoy a swim at the Grimsby Lions Pool and then go up to the Peach King Centre to spend the afternoon doing games and activities. This program offers a unique week long experience with fun activities that are physical, education and fun.

Location: Grimsby Firehall
Dates: July 25 – July 29
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $145/week


Town of Lincoln Summer Adventure Camps (Ages 3-12)
The Town of Lincoln is proud to offer quality programs to the community and strive each year to provide children with an enjoyable and safe experience.  Our goal is for each camper to have a safe, fun and cooperative atmosphere to learn, play and grow socially, emotionally and physically!

Location: Jordan Lions Park and Arena (Fourth Avenue, Jordan) Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville)
Dates: July 4 – Aug 26
Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $105-$125


Bethany Summer Day Camp (Ages 4-14)
Bethany Summer Day Camp is a weekly day camp for kids between the ages of 4-14 looking for a fun way to spend their summer! Bethany Summer Day Camps provide a full day of fun and excitement for kids of all ages. With worship, lessons, games, crafts, slip n’ slides, and bouncy castles, everyday is sure to be unforgettable! Here at camp we are committed to creating an environment where children can develop relationships among fellow campers, the staff, and most importantly Jesus Christ. So please join us in creating what we hope to be the best summer yet!

Location: 1040 Balfour St., Fenwick
Dates: July 4 – Aug 19
Hours: 9am-4pm
Cost: $90/week


Summer Bushcraft Camp (Ages 6-13)
Summer Bushcraft Camp teach your camper to have many amazing adventures and come home with stories that will last a life-time! Unlike many camps in the Niagara Region we have a focus on nature connection, land stewardship, and learning wilderness skills as a way to increase personal development.
Our camps will have your camper learn many bushcraft and outdoor skills each week!: Fire building with Ferro rods, “bow drill”, and “hand drill”, whittling (carving sticks), archery, slingshot, shelter building, craft projects and leadership and team building skills. Thursday sleepover included.

Location: 1548 Allanport Road, Thorold, Ontario
Dates: July 11-15, 25-29, Aug 8-12, 22-26
Hours: 9am-4pm with extended care available
Cost: $150.00/wk


Boys & Girls Club of Niagara (Ages 4-12)
We have a fun-filled nine weeks ahead of us and we want every child’s experience to be unforgettable.

Location: Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, St. Catharines
Dates: July 4 – Sept 2
Hours: 9am-4pm with extended care available
Cost: $36/day


Nature School Summer Camp (Ages 4-12)
Our fully inclusive summer programs are focused on allowing children to play in, explore and discover Nature. Accompanied by certified teachers and experienced child care providers, children spend their days outside, rain or shine. They have the opportunity to participate in activities such as, but not limited to: shelter building, games, photography, painting, sketching, gardening, composting, recycling, preservation and restoration projects.

Dates: July 4-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, August 2-5 (4 day week, $120), August 8-12
Hours: 9am-4pm with extended care available
Cost: $150 a week or $35/day

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