Children and youth can be active, learn new skills and make fun memories close to home at the City’s seasonal camps. Learn How to Register for Recreation Programs.
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Find your nearest CampTO locations.
Thousands of spaces are still available this summer for CampTO. Camp sessions run weekly, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays), from July 4 to September 1, 2023:
Check out our list of locations with spaces remaining and their nearest major intersection.
Visit eFun to find camps, locations and times.
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The 2023 pricing has been updated and while we wait for a Municipal Code Amendment through Council approval, we are using an existing fee for a previously offered half-day program. Our regular CampTO listings are affected by this change and may say “half day” but all 2023 CampTO programs offer full-day experiences from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All of our CampTO programs offer fun and creative, full-day experiences. Water play or swim days may also be available depending on the location and weather conditions.
Three age groups are available:
Campers will enjoy indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, sports and more.
Encompassing everything CampTO has to offer such as games, sports and arts and crafts, CampTO Explore campers will also participate in a workshop, local trip, or visit from a special guest.
Campers will develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest including visual and performing arts, sports, science, nature, and more! CampTO Plus builds on all that CampTO Explore has to offer including a workshop, a local trip or a visit from a special guest as well as participating in games, arts and crafts, and sports.
This camp combines the study of ecology and art. Campers will have an opportunity to explore their environment, learn about preservation, and identify wildlife and plant specimens. Campers will use their environment as a backdrop for art projects of different media including drawing, painting, relief art and sculpture.
Campers will have the opportunity to complete a variety of craft projects that they will be able to take home at the end of the week.
Campers will learn the fundamentals of sketching and drawing, developing skills such as perspective and shading using values and tones.
Campers will explore a variety of art mediums and artistic expressions through formal instruction such as dance, painting, sketching and drawing.
Campers will explore a variety of dance including ballet, jazz, hip hop and contemporary. They will be introduced to a variety of dance techniques that focus on flexibility, strength and endurance.
Campers will learn a combination of dance and gymnastic moves choreographed to their favourite music.
Campers will learn the latest hip hop dance moves and choreography. Hip Hop is a street dance that uses strong, fast, smooth, and fluid movements.
Campers will explore a wide variety of art mediums and learn the secrets of painting, sketching, drawing and more.
This camp is for campers who have a story to tell. There will be focus on thought organization, plot and character development.
Campers will be introduced to tableaux, role-play and improv. Campers will also learn basics in voice projection, expression, script interpretation and skits.
Music camp is the perfect opportunity for young musicians to enhance their skills through formal instruction and performance. Instruments will be provided. Campers who want to learn guitar are required to bring their own.
Through a mixture of dance, drama and music campers will perform on stage! Special guests may visit the camp and share their experience in the arts. Each session concludes with a performance by camp participants.
Campers will learn the basics of photography, including photo composition and basics of camera settings. Campers are required to bring their own camera. Variation: CampTO Plus: Photography with Smartphones and Tablets, campers must bring their own Smartphone or Tablet.
For all CampTO Plus: Cycling camps, campers must bring their own CSA approved helmet and a working bicycle with a bell. Traditional camp activities like crafts, games and water play will also be enjoyed by campers.
Brand new riders and beginners will learn how to balance, pedal, steer and stop on a bicycle. Students remain on-site and do not ride on the street.
Riders will strengthen basic skills and learn how to do hand signals, shoulder checks, steering, turning and changing gears. Cycling takes place on flat surfaces and campers may ride in non-vehicular parks. No riding on any streets.
Riders learn the rules of the road, communicating with drivers, traffic theory, and bike handling skills to navigate residential roads. Guided rides take place on quiet streets.
An introduction to the world of circus arts. Campers will learn magic, juggling, acrobatics, public speaking and performance skills. Campers will be ready for their debut under the big top.
Explore the arts and science of computers! Campers will learn about computers in a recreational setting.
Campers will learn cooking skills, as well as the basics of nutrition and healthy eating, cooking techniques and kitchen safety.
For campers who love to explore and connect with the outdoor environment. Activities include hiking, crafts and playing nature games.
Enjoy the summer camp experience in a French immersion setting. Campers will participate in various activities while improving their French language skills. This camp is recommended for campers with a basic knowledge of French.
Build self-confidence as campers develop performance skills and a variety of magic tricks that will amaze family and friends. Through formal instruction, campers will learn card manipulation, rope tricks, balloon sculpture and much more.
Campers will discover the world of science through fun and exciting games, activities and experiments. Activities are designed to help campers investigate the properties of science.
Campers will learn the fundamentals of a variety of sports. A minimum of two hours a day will focus on developing their skills through drills, practice and play.
Variations include: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquet Sports, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
Campers will learn the basics of safe skateboarding. Participants must supply their own skateboard as well as a CSA Approved helmet, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards, and shin guards.
During this two week camp, campers will take part in small group lessons for 30 minutes a day at a City of Toronto pool based on their swimming ability. The Learn to Swim program will be followed.
Counsellor in Training (CIT) introduces participants, ages 13 to 16 years, to the fundamentals of being a City of Toronto Camp Counsellor. CITs will learn about leadership and teamwork, creating a safe environment, ages and stages of campers, and program planning. Participants will have the opportunity to do a supervised practical placement in one of our CampTO locations.
To access Adapted and Inclusive Services (AIS) you need an AIS Membership.
Adapted Camp TO Explore provides campers a chance to make friends while taking part in arts, games and sports activities. A workshop, a local trip or a visit from a special guest will add to the excitement.
Adapted CampTO Plus is a fun and creative experience. Campers will develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest while also enjoying games, arts and sports. A workshop, a local trip or a visit from a special guest will add to the excitement.
Adapted Counsellor in Training will introduce participants to the fundamentals of being a City of Toronto Camp Counsellor. Participants will learn about program planning and working with campers in an interactive environment. Participants will also get the opportunity to do a supervised practical placement in a City of Toronto summer camp.
This program is for 13 to 29 year olds with special needs.
If your child needs additional support at camp, complete registration for a CampTO program and then request an Inclusive Staff by using the appropriate barcode through eFun, or by phone through Client Services, and apply for a free AIS membership by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 416-395-6128. We aim to accommodate as many requests as possible.
We offer supervised care before and/or after camp for children registered in a City of Toronto camp program. Extended hours can vary by location. Register for extended hours on eFun.
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