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Tons of Summer Fun for Kids Aged 4 - 13
Keep your kids active and happy this summer while helping them grow and learn!
YMCA Summer Day Camps offer kids age 4-13 fun-filled days of activities like swimming, arts and crafts, sports, and games.
Watch their confidence grow as they make new friends, have fun and develop lifelong skills.
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA
Day Camp Administrative Office
79 James Street South
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 2Z1
Canoe Camp is a specialty camp at Camp Chippewa for campers who want to specialize in developing canoeing skills as part of their camp experience. Instructors create fun activities that emphasize safety and the fundamentals of canoeing. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities. Children must wear a life jacket while in the canoe. Campers will receive a...
Enjoy a traditional outdoor Day Camp experience at Camp Chippewa located at Christie Conservation Area. Our site includes spacious playing fields, a beautiful wooded area for supervised explorations, and a safe waterfront setting. Throughout the week campers will have the opportunity to swim, hike, play field games, do arts and crafts, archery, wilderness and environmental pursuits and canoeing....
In Camp Fundamentals you will experience the magic of the outdoors and learn valuable camping skills in a fun environment at Camp Chippewa. Campers learn to set-up a campsite, build and start a fire,cook over a fire,no-trace camping, and a variety of survival techniques. Sleepouts are held once a week on Thursday (weather permitting). Campers will prepare snacks, sing songs by the campfire, and...
Learn about the environment and the world around you through fun activities and wilderness games. Activities focus on nature education, science and outdoor games that promote learning through fun. Weekly themes include: air, water, weather, animal tracks and eco-systems. Located at Camp Chippewa. Campers will also enjoy a full camp program, including camp classics such as swimming, archery, arts...
For campers residing or visiting Haliburton in the summer, YMCA Wanakita Day Camp is a wonderful option. Day campers participate in both land and water-based programs and have the opportunity to go on an overnight during each one-week session. It's a fabulous YMCA Wanakita adventure for those who are staying nearby.
Kayak Camp is for campers who want to specialize in developing kayaking skills as part of their camp experience at Camp Chippewa. Instructors create fun activities that emphasize safety and the fundamentals of kayaking. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities. Campers must wear a life jacket while in the canoe or kayak. Campers will receive a skill...
YMCA KidVenture Camp provides your camper the opportunity to explore their creativity in a fun and safe environment. Activities include: arts and crafts, drama and dance, swimming, co-operative games, outdoor play and theme days. Each week, campers have a special activity, such as a guest speaker. Staff to camper ratio is 1:10 (age 6) and 1:12 (ages 7-13). Register Now
YMCA Sports Camp keeps kids focused on sportsmanship, participation, fair play, fitness and team spirit. Your camper will learn basic fundamental movement skills through fun and interactive activities including swimming, soccer, basketball, volleyball, football, team games and arts and crafts. Staff to camper ratio is 1:12. Register Now
YMCA Stepping Stones is a fun-filled indoor camp where your young camper will play, learn and discover in a safe and supervised setting. Your little ones will begin to learn basic movements such as throwing, hopping, running and kicking a ball. Activities include arts and crafts, songs and music, theme days and water-based activities. Through an exciting collaboration with the Hamilton...
Jointly operated by Wilfrid Laurier University and the YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington| Brantford, this fun-filled camp emphasizes skills, drills, fitness and development in a different sport every week! Sports include soccer, basketball, volleyball, pickleball, floor hockey and more in the brand-new Laurier Brantford YMCA. Campers will have the opportunity each week to build skills such as...
Helping Hands offers 1:1 support for children with physical and/or developmental disabilities so they can enjoy a summer camp experience alongside their peers. All children deserve the opportunity to make new friends, try new things and enjoy the exciting opportunities that are part of a summer experience. As a camper attending one of our Day Camp programs, your child can receive 1:1 support from...
The YMCA offers Summer Day Camps at eight locations in Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford. We also offer a Day Camp at YMCA Wanakita, our camp in Haliburton, which can be found here.
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