Museum & Cultural Centre Camps
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City of Toronto museums and cultural centres offer dozens of high-quality and stimulating camps for children 4 to 17 years old. City camps are conveniently located across the city; are safe and staffed by experienced and trained counsellors and offer subjects and experiences for a range of cultures, interests and communities.
Before You Register
You need a Recreation Program account to register for summer camps. To set up your account, visit How to Register for Recreation Programs.
Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!
Below you will find information on current camp offerings from the City’s museums and cultural centres. You can also use the interactive map to find the camp locations closest to you.
Children aged 8 to 13 experiment and create at Cedar Ridge, a historic 1912 mansion nestled within a picturesque garden setting, where daily outdoor play is enjoyed. Our experienced instructors provide a safe environment and offer a wide range of visual arts including drawing, painting, pottery and video. View all current offerings.
Expressions Camp (Ages 8-13)
Colborne Lodge provides engaging day camps for inquisitive kids who like to make, bake, express and explore. Inspired by the landscape of High Park and the historic home of its founders, our diverse programs get kids learning and having fun through storytelling, artifacts, creative projects, nature exploration and games! View all current offerings.
John the Builder (Ages 5-6)
Eco Rangers (Ages 7-9)
History Explorers (Ages 8-10)
Design and Innovation (Ages 10-12)
Join us for fun-filled days of hands-on activities designed and led by a team of year-round educators. Campers will bake and taste Victorian-inspired recipes in our historic kitchen, make unique crafts and learn new skills throughout the week. Campers get the chance to tend the kitchen garden, and use some of the herbs and produce in their cooking. Children will make new friends and have fun as we explore Willowdale and other Toronto cultural attractions on weekly excursion. View all current offerings.
A Week at Aunt Eliza’s (Ages 6-8)
Farmer, Baker, Toymaker (Ages 7-11)
Made by You – Junior (Ages 10-12)
Made by You – Intermediate (Ages 12-14)
A Time Travel Adventure (Ages 7-11)
Irish Culture Camp (Ages 5-14)
Summer camp at Montgomery’s Inn is operated by a third party – to register or for more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-446-6993.
This camp provides an introduction to Irish culture, including language, singing, dancing, crafts, sports, and music (including the tin whistle and fiddle). Children are grouped according to their ages. At the end of the week, there is a concert so parents and friends can see what they have learned.
- July 30 – August 3
- August 27 – 31
Scarborough Museum has camps for all seasons. Each camp day is packed with special activities that give kids aged 6 to 11 a chance to learn 19th century skills and go on adventures both inside and outside in the park. Every camp includes old style arts and crafts, games, baking, and depending on the season, water play at the splash pad, scavenger hunts, or snow fun. View current offerings.
Amazing Race Scarborough (Ages 6-11)
Flashback (Ages 6-11)
Mission Possible (Ages 6-11)
Carnival Fun (Ages 6-11)
Chef It Up (Ages 6-11)
Kids are inspired by Spadina’s beautiful historic setting, with acres of gardens, green space and orchards, as well as a mansion restored to the 1920s and 30s. The one of a kind camps for ages 8 to 12 explore art and photography, with themes that include everything from the first movie monsters to Salvador Dali. Campers are immersed in early 20th century art forms and work with various media to create their own exhibits for family and friends to enjoy. Younger campers, ages 5 to 7, enjoy hands-on activities like cooking, garden exploration, art projects and dress up play. View current offerings.
Safari Camp (Ages 5-7)
Art Monsters (Ages 8-12)
SNAP Photo Camp (Ages 8-12)
Art Makers (Ages 8-12)
At Todmorden Mills, campers experience nature, history and art in a beautiful park setting within the Lower Don Valley. Hands-on art projects, games and activities take their inspiration from the site’s historic homes, art gallery and Wildflower Preserve, and each camp day includes both indoor and outdoor fun. Camps are designed with small group numbers in mind, allowing children to fully engage with the programming. Join us for unique weekly camp themes that will spark your camper’s imagination! View current offerings.
Creative Critters (Ages 6-7)
ArtStarts (Ages 6-7)
Urban Wilds (Ages 7-9)
ArtVentures (Ages 7-9)
Telling Tales (Ages 9-12)