Camps

Tons of activities, lots of variety, creativity and fun all in one! In camp, kids can try a number of different activities both indoors and out. Our daily adventures may include group games, science experiments, nature exploration, sports, crafts and more.

The creative and energetic staff are planning and adapting activities to ensure safety for everyone.

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PA Day Camps and School Interruption Camp

PA Day Camps

The fun of the camp isn’t just for Summer! Town of Caledon Camps are also offered throughout the school year including PA Days. Our adventures may include group games, science experiments, nature exploration, sports, crafts and more.

Age: 4 to 12 years

Locations: 

  • Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness
  • Southfields Community Centre

Date: 

  • January 23, 2023
  • February 17, 2023

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fee: $42.45 

PA Day - Specialty Camp Workshops
Technology Workshops

In partnership with Kids Great Minds, spend a day enhancing your child creativity through the world of technology!

 

Location: Mayfield Recreation Complex

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fee: $99.00 

 

3D Modeling and Printing: PA Day Camp

Come and 3D print with us!! Kids will spend the day fabricating from start to finish their own 3D objects. Our 3D printer will also be on site so kids can see it in action while printing their own creations!! Each participant will print 1 small 3D piece to take home to show off to family and friends! Additional pieces can be printed at an additional cost. 

Age: 7 - 11 years

Date: January 5, 2023

Winter Break - Festive Fun Days Camp 

Festive Fun Days camp is designed to offer a safe camp experience while enjoying what camp is all about - Fun!  Camp provides an environment that encourages socialization, game play and the opportunity to explore a variety of fun and exciting activities.  This camp will offer a variety of different activities, outdoor play, active games, and creative crafts (outdoor activities are weather dependent). Campers will be placed in smaller activity groups with children of similar age within the camp.

Ages: 4 - 12 years

Locations: 

  • Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness
  • Southfields Community Centre

Dates: Week 1: Dec 27 – 30 | Week 2: Jan 2 – 6

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Fee: 4 day week - $169.80 | 5 day week - $212.25

Winter Break - Specialty Camp Workshops
Technology Workshops

In partnership with Kids Great Minds, spend a day enhancing your child creativity through the world of technology!

Location: Mayfield Recreation Complex

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fee: $99.00 

 

Cartoon Computer Animation Camp: Holiday

Description: Spend the day unleashing your imagination in this Holiday Day by creating your own short cartoon animations. You will be guided step by step in a computerized environment, as you create and watch your cartoon come to life. At the end of this day, children will be sent their animated movies.

Age: 8-13 years

Dates: Dec 28

 

Games and Animations Programming: Holiday

Description: Children will spend the day creating games and animations using Scratch (from MIT), a fun and easy to use multimedia software. Children will work collaboratively to solve problems, design projects and communicate ideas using stackable blocks of code. All projects will be sent to parents. 

Age: 8-13 years

Dates: Jan 5

 

March Break Camp

March Break camp is designed to offer a safe camp experience while enjoying what camp is all about - Fun! Camp provides an environment that encourages socialization, game play and the opportunity to explore a variety of fun and exciting activities. This camp will offer a variety of different activities, outdoor play, active games, and creative crafts (outdoor activities are weather dependent). Campers will be placed in smaller activity groups with children of similar age within the camp.

Ages: 4 - 12 years

Locations: 

  • Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness
  • Southfields Community Centre

Dates: March 13 – 17, 2023

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Fee: $212.25

 

Inclusive Services - Camp Support Options

Internal Support

An inclusion staff will support participants as they engage in program activities to their fullest extent. Inclusion support is recommended for participants with special needs that require: 

  • verbal prompting 
  • hand over hand guidance or support 
  • monitoring and assisting with tasks (ex. eating)
  • additional support at school, home or in the community 

External Support Worker 

If a participant wishes to attend a program with external support, external support workers are welcomed.

  • The external support worker must meet expectations outlined on the External Support Worker form
  • External support workers can assist participants with personal and medical care as arranged by the parent/guardian 
  • For more information on the external support worker process, please contact the Coordinator - Specialty Programs at 905.584.2272 ext. 4204 

Note: If your child is attending with an external support worker, please enroll into the inclusion support barcode

How To: Inclusion Counsellor Request - Camps
  1. Click Browse and Register
  2. Select: Camps > Inclusion Counselor Request > Show Courses
  3. View and browse the program specific Location and Day or Week you wish to enroll
    1. Narrow your search by using the Filer to search by specific location and dates
  4. Select the program specific Inclusion Counsellor Request Barcode that corresponds
  5. Enroll the participant to the Waitlist
  6. A staff member will contact participants to discuss individual needs, complete a participant profile and finalize registration.

Note: Register only in the inclusion request barcode specific to the camp date/week. Once staffing availability is confirmed, families will be contacted to finalize camp registration.   

Space is limited, and support will be scheduled based on the registration queue OR time and date of registration and is subject to staff availability.

Participant Profiles

Participants with special needs requiring support, will be asked to provide additional information.

All participants requiring support must complete a profile prior to attending any Town of Caledon registered program.

  • To ensure a successful program experience, families who do not complete and submit the Participant Profile at least 3 days prior to the first day of programs, will not be permitted to attend.
  • A staff member will contact families upon registering for an Inclusion Support barcode to discuss individual needs and provide the Participants Profile Form for completion.
  • The participant profile is confidential and will only be provided to the staff working directly with a participant in a program.

All new first-time participants must be directed to the Coordinator - Specialty Programs at 905.584.2272 ext. 4204 to complete a participant profile.

Additional Camp Details

Extended Care

Should you require extended care, register into the camp specific (location and camp day) Extended Care code. Note: Extended care is not available for School Interruption Camp days.

Time: 8 - 9 a.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.

Fee: 

1 day - $6.36

4 day week - $25.44

5 day week - $31.80

Camp Communication
A newsletter will be emailed to families prior to the start of the camp that outlines:
  • Activity details 
  • What to bring
  • Drop off and pick up details
  • Safety measures including:
    • Sign in/out procedures
    • How to prepare your camper
    • Behaviour guidelines
    • Code of conduct
What to Wear

Campers should wear comfortable clothing that is weather appropriate.

For their safety and protection, it is strongly recommended that they wear closed toe shoes, and bring weather appropriate outdoor clothing.

Snacks and Lunches

Please remember to pack lunches and snacks that will not spoil.

  • Two (2) or more drinks are advisable, preferably in a refillable container as campers will be outdoors and active throughout the day.

For your child’s health and safety, campers will not be permitted to use water fountains to drink directly from. These fountains will be water refill stations only.

  • Please pack a water bottle that can be refilled.

Please be sensitive to those campers with life threatening food allergies. All camps are “NUT AWARE”.

  • We ask that you do not send products containing nuts or that may contain nuts listed on the labels.
 Medical Information

Please ensure that all medical concerns and/or special care requirements are documented during your camp registration; if you have not done so, please contact your local recreation centre to update your family’s account.

Should your child require use of medication (i.e. inhaler or EpiPen), additional medical forms will be required on the first day of camp.

 Photo Identification at Sign Out

For the safety of all campers please be prepared to show government-issued photo identification upon sign out, daily. Photo ID will be used to verify the approved people listed for pick-up.

Registration

All camps require pre-registration. All registrations must be completed online or by calling 905-584-2272 x.7327.

Registration is now open for PA Day Camps and Festive Fun Days.

Registration for March Break Camp begins November 30 at 8 a.m. (Residents).

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Withdrawals

Should you wish to fully withdraw from your registered program, please send your request to recreation@caledon.ca or by calling 905-584-2272 x.7327.