Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camps in Niagara

Summer camps in Niagara will look a little different this year. Many camps are not opening, others will have limited capacity and new rules in place to keep your kids safe, and still others will be offering virtual camp experiences.

Niagara Families has put together everything you need to know about summer camps in the Niagara region. In this Summer Camp Guide, you’ll find local camp information to help you decide where your kid(s) should go to camp this summer!

 


Featured Summer Camps in Niagara:

 

Ball’s Falls Summer Camp (Ages 6-11)


3159 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, ON
905-562-5235 ext. 22
programming@npca.ca

Join the fun at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area this summer as children ages 6 – 11 are invited join us for single days, or a whole week of Summer Adventure Day Camp. Explore the forest, discover our heritage, learn outdoor survival skills, conduct environmental science experiments, roast marshmallows over a campfire, and so much more.

NPCA Programming staff have prepared a modified Summer Day Camp program at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area. The new day camp programming has been reviewed by Niagara Region Public Health and operates in accordance with Ontario Ministry of Health guidelines for day camp operators. There are changes to regular camp programming, such as age cohort groups, mandatory daily health screening and physically distanced activities. 

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Centauri Arts Summer Camp (Ages 8-18)

NiagaraFamilies20176727 S Chippawa Rd, Wellandport, ON
416-766-7124
info@centauriartscamp.com

NEW Virtual Arts Camp for 2020!

Choose from 18 arts programs throughout the month of July, as well as a unique schedule of summer camp activities: dorm hours, evening programs, ‘pajamarama’ events and more. We’re even offering virtual leadership programs! All arts programs are designed and run by the talented professionals who teach at Centauri every summer, and camp programming is led by your favourite Centauri counsellors.

 

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Royal City Soccer Club’s Summer Camps (Ages 5-13)

 

St. Catharines and Niagara Falls
1-800-427-0536
info@royalsoccer.com

 

 

All in-person summer camps for the 2020 season hosted by the Royal City Soccer Club are cancelled. Virtual Royal Camp @ Home is a brand-new experience for children. While kids are stuck at home, Royal City Soccer is offering engaging, interactive, daily 1-hour sessions that are sure to challenge, entertain and teach your child. Virtual Royal Camp @ Home program is offered to boys and girls aged 7 to 13. Each session will combine various games, activities and individual soccer skills with an emphasis on safety and engagement.

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Carousel Players Virtual Summer Theatre School (Ages 5-14)

 

905-682-8326
info@carouselplayers.com
www.carouselplayers.com

Carousel Players Summer Theatre School is excited to share many creative opportunities in drama for children in Niagara! The talented arts educators leading the camps are theatre professionals who have carefully crafted the sessions. Their goal is to foster children’s love of creativity in a safe and supportive environment, with expert artistic leadership.

CAROUSEL PLAYERS IS OFFERING VIRTUAL SUMMER THEATRE SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS AGES 5-14!

A daily mix of on- and off-line activities for children to explore and express their dramatic creativity, Carousel Players’ Virtual Summer Theatre School will bring the play to your home. With three camps for ages 5-78-10, and 11-14, there’s drama for everyone this summer!

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In-Person Summer Camps in Niagara:

Club Jump (Ages 4+)
Gymnastics camp.
Location: 247 Bunting Road, Units 5&6 St. Catharines, ON
Phone: 905-688-1111


Eagle Valley Golf 
Instruction on the practice facility as well as a final day game on the golf course.
Location: 2334 St. Paul Avenue, Niagara Falls
Phone: 905-374-2110


Expressions Dance Company(Ages 3-12)
Dance camp.
Location: 4438 Ontario Street, Beamsville
Phone: 905-563-0007


Greenbelt Academy
Outdoor nature camp.
Location: 130 Main St. E Grimsby


Gymnastics Energy
Gymnastics camp.
Location: 333 Ontario St, St. Catharines


Nature School Summer Camp (Ages 4-12)
Outdoor nature camp.
Location: St. Catharines


Niagara Rock Academy
Workshops and private instruction in a creative and fun environment.
Location: 3820 Main Street, Niagara Falls
Phone: 289-929-8289


Town of Grimsby
Outdoor nature camp.
Location: 130 Main St. E Grimsby


Town of NOTL Summer Camp (Ages 6-12)

Our camp strives to provide children with a safe and inclusive camp experience in which they can meet new friends and participate in a variety of activities, including cooperative games, sports, arts & crafts, science experiments, and outdoor adventures.  Camp Runs Monday – Friday, June 30th – September 4th, from 9 AM – 4 PM


Town of Pelham (Ages 4-12)
Campers will participate in traditional games, activities, swimming and sports.
Location: Meridian Community Centre, 100 Meridian Way, Fonthill
Phone:905-892-2607 x311


Town of Lincoln (Ages 4 – 12 years, ages 6 – 11 at the Museum)
This in-person programming option will focus on fun and creative physically-distanced sports, games and crafts, with activities held outdoors whenever possible.
Location: Fleming Centre, Jordan Arena, Town of Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre
Club Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


YMCA of Niagara
From the YMCA website:
We will continue to closely monitor information from our government and health authorities which
will help to inform any decisions we make about the viability of alternative programs this summer. If
we do determine that we are able to offer any new summer programming, we will make an
announcement at that time. We continue to provide our growing online experiences for children and
families via our YMCA at Home channels available at ymcaofniagara.org.


Niagara Rowing School (Ages 10-17)
Location: Martindale Pond


Virtual Summer Camps in Niagara:

Brock Badgers Sports Camp (Ages 6+)
All Brock summer camps have been cancelled for 2020. We continue to provide updates and fun activities through Facebook and Instagram — please follow along @yuatbrock. We are also preparing to launch Camp@Home on our website, where we will share camp activities that you can do from home.
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext. 6233 or ext. 3384


Brock University Rodman Hall Art Camp (Ages 6-12)
All Brock summer camps have been cancelled for 2020. We continue to provide updates and fun activities through Facebook and Instagram — please follow along @yuatbrock. We are also preparing to launch Camp@Home on our website, where we will share camp activities that you can do from home.
Phone: 905 688 5550 x 5803


Brock Youth University (Grades 2-11)
All Brock summer camps have been cancelled for 2020. We continue to provide updates and fun activities through Facebook and Instagram — please follow along @yuatbrock. We are also preparing to launch Camp@Home on our website, where we will share camp activities that you can do from home.
Phone: 905-688-5550 x3120


Code Ninjas (Ages 7-14)

Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by our team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. Available July 6-Sept 4.


Great Big Theatre Company (Ages 4-14)
GBTC will be offering an innovative Online Summer Drama Camps with a variety of fun and interactive activities for kids and young people age 6-14. We’ll be sharing collaborative and engaging drama games, improvisations, art projects, plays and scenes, along with lots of music, mixed in with fun movement activities and dance parties.
Phone: 866-864-4282


Laurie Ewart’s Danceworks (Ages 4-10)
Dance camp, make props and costumes. Offering online dance classes for half price.
Phone: 905-357-9322


Mad Science of Niagara (Gr.1 -Gr.6)
Explore one fun topic in science each week. Every virtual experience is a mix of interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Phone: 905-937-1878


Niagara Pumphouse (Ages 5-12)
Delivered through a combination of online, live, Zoom sessions and a supplementary package of activities for children to complete on their own time, the program will operate through five weeklong sessions beginning July 13.
Phone: 905-468-5455


Town of Lincoln  (Ages 7 – 11 years)
Introduction to Programming, Building Mixed Reality Apps, Mobile App Development for Beginners
Location: Virtual Powered via Teams


Yellow Door Theatre Company (Ages 9-16)
This year we are offering four online programs in July and August: 
Musical Theatre – The Big One-Oh! (Virtual Performance), Musical Theatre – Dance, Musical Theatre – Broadway Bound, From Page to Stage – Learn How to Write Your Own Show
Phone: 289-969-4589

 


Camp-in-a-Box Summer Camps in Niagara:

Agape Valley Camp 

Camp in a box is now available at store.agapevalley.ca to pre-order your box(es) for the summer. We plan to pack the boxes early July and launch camp Monday, July 27. This program is designed for our summer camp ages of 7-13. It is a 5 day program, approximately 2 hours each day. There is a senior and junior camper box option, each camper will require their own box.
What’s inside? Access to five daily camp videos, workbook lessons, craft supplies, verses, some gadgets and trinkets that we can’t reveal their significance until camp time, daily tuck, and more. Add-in options: add a T-shirt and add a boat kit! Build your boat, return it to camp and we will race them at the end of August.
What’s in the videos? The 40 minute videos will include sword drills, choose the right door, verse-o-Rama, singing, a bible message from Mr. C, daily craft instructions, some interactive activities and encouragement for your child to dive into the contents of their box.


Cave Springs Church Camp

Campers can receive up to 3 unique boxes including camp swag, at home activity materials, challenges, easy to follow instructions, and opportunities for connection to the wider camp community. Boxes will come jam-packed with everything your campers need to enjoy some summer camp fun from home. With the purchase of a box you will also have access to optional online components that you will be able to access to connect with familiar camp staff each week. http://cavespringscamp.on.ca/summer-camps/camp-in-a-box/


Town of Lincoln Summer Camp 

Summer Adventure Kit: Cost: $10/kit

Enjoy all the fun of camp, aquatics, museum, library and the outdoors rolled into one exciting kit!  Kits will include instructions and supplies to bring the fun of camp to your own home.  Pick up instructions will be available upon registration.

Date July 6-10 July 13-17 July 20 – 24 July 27-31 Aug 4-7 Aug 10-14 Aug. 17-21 Aug. 24-28 Aug. 31-Sept. 4
Theme Birthday Bonanza Zootopia Outdoor Explorers Prehistoric Adventures Go for the Gold Sky’s the Limit Water World Superhero Academy Summer Surprise

For further information on summer programming please call 905-563-2799 ext. 319 or email.

 


Cancelled 2020 Summer Camps in Niagara:

The following camps have made the difficult decision to cancel their 2020 Summer Camps to ensure the health and safety of campers.

City of Welland
White Oaks
The Creative Space
DSBN Summer Heat
Heartland Forest Summer Adventure Camp
Red Roof Retreat
Ridley College Summer Programs (Ages 4-15)
Royal Oak Community School
Safari Niagara Summer Day Camp
Tigers Athletics Summer Camp


 

 

 

 

 

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We do our best to provide accurate, useful information about event and activities in the Niagara Region. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, other websites, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are published here. Sometimes details change. Whenever possible, we strongly encourage you to confirm the details before you go. 

 

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