Summer Camp Guide 2010

 


General Camps

Camp Robin Hood

A day camp experience at Camp Robin Hood provides a lifetime of memories for children. As a family-owned and operated summer camp, we have developed a camp program that delivers a one-of-a-kind experience that your kids will not stop talking about.

Location: 10243 Reesor Road
Phone: (416) 736-4443
Website: www.camprobinhood.ca

Enviroot

Our tree farm is the setting for all Enviroot Kids activities. Children play and learn as they enjoy the animals, edible garden, play barn, boardwalk... Whether it's a camp, school excursion or family outing, there's something for everyone at Envirootkids.

Location: 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Phone: (905) 642-6087
Website: www.enviroot.ca

Fraser Lake Camp

Fraser Lake Camp is the perfect spot to make new friendships, to learn about God's creation, to challenge yourself and to test your limits.

Location: 11737 McCowan Road
Phone: (905) 642-2964

Website:

www.fraserlakecamp.com

Green Acres Day Camp

At Camp Green Acres we treat everyone as family. Camp Green Acres is our home, which also means it is your home. When your child comes home to Camp Green Acres, they feel comfortable, relaxed, and they feel good about themselves. You feel confident and comfortable because you know your child is in good hands. We welcome you home to Camp Green Acres year after year, with big smiles and fond memories, and the knowledge that this summer will be as special and exciting as summers past.

Location: 11123 Kennedy Road
Phone: (905) 887-1400
Website: wwww.campgreenacres.com

Glenbrook Day Camp

A Day Camp Adventure for girls and boys, aged 4 to 15 years old... A summer in the country! Your children can enjoy a wonderful campsite that blends nature, recreation and conventional farm activities. A forest, a clean-flowing stream, heated swimming pools; shade, sports, barns, canoeing, mountain biking trails and a climbing Gym are just the beginning. Every day at Glenbrook presents a new experience... they won't want to go home!

Location: 11737 McCowan Road
Phone: (905) 640-2127
Website: www.glenbrookdaycamp.com

Willow Springs

Willow Springs Camp is a place where friendships, skills, fun and character development all have a high priority. Willow Springs Camp places a high emphasis on relationships. The staff builds friendships with the children who came and campers are encouraged to participate together and ger to know one another better.

Location: 4408 Bethesda Road
Phone: 905 64o-2698
Website: www.willowsprings.cssm.ca

Willowgrove

It's more than camp, or school, or outdoor education.
More than a place that fosters the physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of our children, youth and community.It's more than trees and fields and ponds and a creek and wide open spaces. More than a place to retreat to and appreciate nature. It's more than a place to perfect skills, build character and challenge future leaders. More than a place to laugh and restore balance in your life. Come experience it with us and you will see, It's more...

Location: 11737 McCowan Road
Phone: 905 640 2127
Website: www.willowgrove.ca

Woodland Trails

Guess what I did this SUMMER? I climbed a huge CLIMBING WALL, went on a ROPES COURSE, had a COOKOUT and that was just ONE DAY!

That's what you get when you come to Adventureland! And the greatest thing is that this is a week-long camp so you get that type of fun every day. Adventureland is a summer camp for kids aged 6 to 15 that runs each summer. We run four times and each time, it lasts one week - actually, its five days :) If you really want, you can stay for as many weeks as you want. The camp takes place at Camp Woodland Trails and you'll get to make new friends, spend time in the outdoors, and best of all, HAVE FUN!

Location: 14919 Kennedy Road,
Phone: (905) 888-1986
Website: www.gtc.scouts.ca/gtc_home.asp
www.gtc.scouts.ca/adventureland

Horse camps

Churchill Chimes Equestrian Center

friendly warm environment for pleasure and competitive riders, offering excellent care and facilities for both horse and rider. Brand new facilities include 90 x 180 ft. indoor & outdoor rings and 17 acres grass paddock backing onto a conservation area. Browse through our site to learn more about our boarding facilities and riding lessons and camp.

Location: 240 Webb Road
Phone: (905) 642-1120
Website: www.churchillchimes.com

Deerfield Farm

Deerfield Farm & Riding School is an established hunter/jumper facility catering to all levels of riders, showers and non-showers alike, from beginners (Adults and Children) through to the experienced 'A' circuit competitor. We work to develop strong basic riding skills with an emphasis on safe horsemanship as well as smooth and rhythmical gaits; all with an eye toward increasing the rider's confidence, control, and success at whatever level of endeavor. As a small professional boarding and training operation, our focus is on providing an individualized and personal learning opportunity.

Location: 3563 Vandorf Road
Phone: (905) 888-1226
Website: www.deerfield-farm.ca

Giddyup Horse Camp

At Giddyup camp equine education is about more than simply getting on your horse. Throughout the week campers participate in many activities to teach them about horse behavior and psychology. They take on the role of friend and leader to their horse as they learn to demonstrate empathy and respect, communicate through body language, make decisions and become more confident.

Location: 4852 Vandorf Road
Phone: (416) 771-2217
Website: www.stepsprograms.com/therapeutic-riding-camp.php

Harmony Ranch

This is the camp for horse crazy kids! No tennis--no swimming--just horses horses horses! Don't just learn how to ride!--Learn all about horses including how to take care of your horse every day! You'll have a blast with other horse crazy kids just like you!

Location: 5841 2 Line
Phone: (905) 936-9611
Website: www.harmonyranch.ca

On The Forest Boarding - Home Of The Freedom Horse Club

We provide everything you need for the amazing riding experience you have always wanted... the trails, the tack, the horse and the instruction, all you have to provide is proper footwear and the interest!

Location: 15970 Highway 48
Phone: (647) 836-0459
Website: www.thefreedomhorseclub.com

Pause Awhile Equestrian Centre

Kids who enroll in the P.A.E.C. summer camp, enjoy the activities so much that they often become regular students in our riding school. Our camp caters for kids (7 years and older), who want a fun summer day-camp with a horsey twist!!

Location: 13243 McCowan Road
Phone: (905) 640-7232
Website: www.pauseawhile.com

York Equestrian Riding School

York Equestrian Riding Camp makes learning about our equine friends lots of fun. The camp is a well-rounded program that incorporates riding instruction and traditional camp activities. Over the past 11 years we have taught hundreds of horse lovers aged six and up, the fun and safe way to ride.

Location: 3328 Bloomington Road
Phone: (905) 888-1730
Website: www.yorkequestrianridingschool.com

Sports Camps

Green Acres: All-star sports camp

If you are a sports enthusiast and want a Sports Camp that offers you top-notch coaching, great facilities and an incredible outdoor country setting, then you have found the one - All-Star Sports Camp at Green Acres

Location: 11123 Kennedy Road
Phone: (905) 887-1400
Website: http://www.allstarsportscamp.ca/index.php

Summer Hockey Camp

Lead by qualified instructors, campers will participate in on-ice instruction in powerskating and hockey skills. Off-ice activities include: movies, games, outdoor sports and fun. Pizza lunch is provided for full-day campers on the friday

Location: Stouffville Clippers Sports Complex, Stouffville Arena
Phone: 905-640-1910 ext. 2288
Website: http://www.townofws.com/camps.asp

Synchro Stars Swim Camp

The Synchro Stars camp is a fun 9 week run Recreational program run by Markham Synchro a non-profit organization. The Synchro Stars program is a 6 leveled program intended to give participants an introduction to the sport of synchronized swimming. Swimmers will learn the Basics to the Art of synchronized swimming. Along with creating a Fun routine to show family and friends at the end of the 9 weeks!

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Location: TBA
Phone: 905-726-9515
Website: http://www.markhamsynchro.com/content/view/13/17/

Ballantrae Tennis & Soccer Camps

A great place for tennis and soccer enthusiasts who are looking to improve their skills, work hard and have fun! In tennis, participants will work on ground strokes, volleys, serves, game play and game rules. In soccer, participants will practice basic soccer skills, including ball control, passing and shooting. Certified tennis and soccer instructors will lead campers through a variety of drills throughout the week and matches will be played daily to help reinforce and practice all skills learned.

Location:
Phone: 905-640-1910
Website: http://www.townofws.com/camps.asp


Other Specialty Camps

CyberCamp Robotics Academy Stouffville

The Coolest Summer Day Camp in Stouffville! Boys and girls aged 9-14 learn how to design, build and program Lego Mindstorms NXT robots to solve a variety of complex challenges.

Location: Oscar Peterson P.S. (40 Victoria Street)
Phone: (416) 275-9065
Website: www.cybercamp.ca

LIT Program

The Leadership Camp aims to help enhance and develop the real life skills of the participants. Each day of the two week session will give participants an opportunity to put into practice what they have learned. The first half of the day will be spent working on leadership skills through various fun and creative hands-on activities. The first week will focus on the essential leadership skills such as, improving communication skills, organizational skills, teamwork, and conflict resolution. The second week will see progressions from the previous week, with added topics including cooperative games, integration of individuals' special needs, and event/trip planning.The second half of the day will give participants the opportunity to apply their skills as they will be assisting camp counselors with their programs. The beginning sessions will be spent mostly observing with a small amount of assisting.

Location: Stouffville District Secondary School
Phone: 905-640-1910 ext2288
Website: http://www.townofws.com/camps.asp

A-MUSE_ING Adventures

Ages: 8-12 years

Its time to explore your community Museum! This camp is designed to provide exciting & fun hands-on heritage based activities. Campers will spend the week learning about local history with the help of heritage experts. Participants will take part in a number of activities including indoor & outdoor games, craft/building workshops, storytelling and more. Your child will use their new found knowledge and skills to become a junior curator and will end the week by creating an exhibit just for you!

Visit your child’s exhibit on Saturday July 13th between 10am – 1pm.

Location: Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Center
Phone: 905-727-8954
Website: http://www.townofes.com/camps.asp

Kinder Camp

age:3-5 yeas

Calling all first time campers! In this half-day preschool camp, children will participate in indoor and outdoor activities, creative crafts, songs, games and theme days. A great opportunity to develop interpersonal skills and friendships in a nurturing environment.

Location: TBA
Phone: 905-640-1910 ext.
Website: www.townofws.com/camps.asp
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