CampTO is a creative camp experience that offers outdoor and physical activities, active and quiet games, arts and crafts and nature-based activities. CampTO is designed for maximum fun and safety for children four to 12 years of age.
CampTO will not be going on bus trips or using transit, but instead will be exploring local neighbourhoods during outdoor programming and walks to parks.
For free drop-in programs in parks, visit Outdoor Recreation Programs.
Visit eFun to find camps, locations and times.
You will need a family account number and at least one client number to register.
To get this information, set up your account or get help preparing to register, call the Recreation Call Centre. Visit How to Register for Recreation Programs for email and fax options and more information.
CampTO programming is available for Toronto residents only.
The quickest and easiest way to register is online at efun.toronto.ca.
Call the Recreation Call Centre to register and pay.
In-person registration is only available on June 8, 2021, from 8 a.m. to noon.
Find information on free programs and subsidies for recreation programs.
CampTO Plus camps offer a mix of the traditional camp experience with a focus on a particular interest or skill. Visit eFun to find camps, locations and times.
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Visit eFun to register for Virtual CampTO.
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, CampTO programs will meet health guidelines designed in consultation with Toronto Public Health and in alignment with provincial health guidelines for day camps.
Camper’s safety is the first priority. Each camp group will stay together for the entire week, and not interact with campers in other groups.
CampTO will not be going on bus trips, using transit or going swimming.
Everyone must wear masks while indoors.
Masks are not necessary outdoors if participants can, at all times, maintain:
If these distances can’t be maintained at all times, a mask is required.
Each camper will be asked to agree to a code of conduct while at camp, including:
Campers who are unable or unwilling to follow the camp code of conduct may be asked to leave camp to protect the safety of all participants. As always, positive behaviour management will be implemented prior to asking any child to leave camp.
Cleaning of facilities will occur more often with special attention to high-touch surfaces like door handles and counters. Shared spaces and common areas like gyms will be cleaned between camp groups.
Caregivers will receive a mandatory phone call before camp starts. Staff will:
Completing the call with staff is required for your child to be admitted to camp. Caregivers will also be sent a CampTO Caregiver Handbook.
CampTO has an outdoor camp drop-off routine, weather permitting.
If anyone in the household has symptoms of COVID-19, has been notified as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 or been told to stay home and self-isolate the camper must stay home.
If a camper falls ill while at camp, they will be placed in a quiet room with a staff person and isolated from the rest of their camp group.
Caregivers will be contacted to pick up their camper immediately. The caregiver will be asked to take the child to a COVID-19 assessment centre to be tested. If a negative result is confirmed the child will be allowed to return to camp, once symptoms have resolved for 24 hours.