Blue Mountain, Collingwood and South Georgian Bay area provides the ideal setting for outdoor adventures for all ages and interests. There is a multitude of quality summer day camps for children, offering a range of innovative programs. Wilderness and nature camps offer children the opportunity to connect with nature and spend many days in the great outdoors or on the water. Local coaches and professionals of various artistic disciplines bring their many cultural and educational programs that can inspire children with unique fun-filled experiences.
Outdoor Kids Summer Camp
Free Spirit Tours will challenge kids to develop skills that increase their self-confidence and encourages respect and responsibility for themselves and the environment, through outdoor-based activities.
Blue Mountain Summer Day Camps
Blue Mountain Resort calls all boys and girls to spend the summer at the beach kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, or at the Plunge! pool for swimming lessons, or at Monterra Tennis for basic fundamentals tennis lessons. Children's camps are available throughout the summer months, plus licensed childcare programs offer fun, active, outdoor activities for children 18 months to 3 years old. bluemountain.ca/things-to-do/summer-camps
Multi-Sport Summer Camp
Active Life Conditioning Inc. builds physical literacy through great coaching, an engaging environment and variety of stimulus to help kids build their athleticism, self-confidence and overall positive experience in physical activity. Activities are taught by experts in their field: mountain biking, soccer, rugby, swimming, volleyball, basketball, trail running, hiking, caving, tennis and more.
Martial Arts Summer Camp
The Collingwood Martial Arts Centre offers activities to keep children motivated and energized including Tae Kwon Do lessons, action songs and games, outdoor games, nature hikes, beach and local attraction trips and more. collingwoodmartialarts.com/Programs/summer-camps
Wilderness Adventure Day Camp
Go pond dipping, hunt for bugs in the forest, play survival games, build shelters, glide down our slip and slide and make crafts throughout the week to bring home. Highlands Nordic Summer Day Camps are very popular.
Elephant Thoughts Education Outreach runs the coolest day camps in the universe. Age-appropriate camps for kids consist of incredible hands-on science activities designed on the principle of FUN. There is some team-building, science and conservation awareness built in too. Learn the laws of gravity in the NASA-designed GyroScope. Run like the wind inside of inflatable Hamster Balls. Conduct science experiments with goo, snow and owl pellets.
Hockey and Figure Skating Camps
Working with qualified coaches, SK8 Georgian Bay provide skaters the opportunity to practice the skating techniques needed to gain confidence in hockey or figure skating. Camps are offered at the Collingwood and Wasaga Beach arenas throughout the summer months. sk8georgianbay.com
Gymnastics Summer Camp
Head over to the Head Over Heels Gymnastics Club for some high energy, fun-filled days of gymnastics, trampoline, arts & crafts, outdoor activities, games plus instructions and coaching in a variety of activities and disciplines in gymnastics.
The Collingwood School of Dance has some exciting dance camps that your little princess, dance superstar and broadway diva are going to love, from Princess Dance Camp for the littles to Dance Intensive Camp and Broadway Dance Camp for those up to 17 years old. collingwoodschoolofdance.ca
Introducing kids to paddling in an active and fun environment for the past 10 years with canoes, kayaks, SUPs, outrigger canoes, race boats, kids can learn how to use them all in the beautiful Collingwood Harbour and surrounding areas.
The Collingwood Circus Club will introduce your child to the world of circus. This adventurous program will learn the fundamental skills in the circus arts of aerial silks, aerial hammock, aerial hoop, trapeze, hula hoops, slack-line, poi, and partner balance.
Drama and Music Theatre Camps
Sandcastle Theatre’s summer camps offer our young actors the opportunity to explore a variety of stagecraft skills including voice, movement, character development and improv. All of this is set in the context of building self-esteem, making lasting friendships and having fun.
Children's Art & Music Camp
The Bay School of the Arts instructors will nurture your child's creativity and enrich their experience through the expression of art and play. Children will also have fun singing, playing percussion instruments, and participating in eurythmics.