Summer Camps – Oakville West

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  • Summer Camps  Oakville West

    Camp Location

    Camp will be held at St. Joan of Arc Elementary School located at 2912 Westoak Trails Blvd, Oakville. Should this school not be available due to school renovations then it will be held at St. Teresa of Calcutta Elementary School at 1190 Westview Terrace, Oakville. The school will be confirmed mid April and posted here.

  • Summer Camps  Oakville West

    Covid-19

    We will following all guidelines by public health.

  • Summer Camps  Oakville West

    Camp Dates

    We will be running camps from July 2nd to August 16th, 2024 at this location. All of our other locations including Sheridan College on Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville will run camps until the end of August (Aug. 30th). 

  • Summer Camps  Oakville West

    Registration

    Registration will be open on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024 at 9:00 am. Scroll down to see the 2024 schedule.

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  • Summer Camps  Oakville West

    Camp Availability

    To see the number of spots available for each camp click on the ‘Register Online’ button below.

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Camp Info

  • Camp Schedule & Outings

    You can find the Camp Schedule & Outings at the end of the page.

  • Camp Costs

    1 Full Week = $340 + tax (Short Weeks of Jul. 2-5 & Aug. 6-9 = $272 plus tax)

    If you register 2 or more siblings for the full week camp then a $20 discount will be applied to the second & 3rd child during registration.

  • Summer Camp Hours

    Camps will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with extended hours available.

  • Summer Camp Extended Hours

    Extended hours are available from 8:00 am to 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The cost is $35.00 plus HST per child for the morning portion and $35.00 plus HST for the afternoon portion.

    Outings

    Every Wednesday we take the kids on an outing by school bus. The outings for each week can be found on the Camp Schedule & Outings at the end of the page.

  • Pizza Fridays

    Every Friday a pizza & juice lunch is included. Kids will get 2 slices of cheese or pepperoni pizza. If your child has any dietary restrictions please enter it during registration.

  • Water Days

    On Fridays we will walk over to a nearby splash pad so please have the kids wear a bathing suit under their clothes. Older kids can change at the school.

  • New This Year for Kids New to Camp

    We have introduced a new program for kids that are new to camps or for younger kids that have difficulty in new environments. Each week we will have the same main teacher in selected camps. These camps are highlighted in yellow on the schedule at the end of the page. This way kids will have a familiar face each week and will have some of the same kids week to week much the same as in school.

  • What to Bring

    Kids should bring a lunch everyday except on Fridays, snacks (we have 1 morning and 1 afternoon snack break), a labelled water bottle, a hat and sunscreen. Our facility is nut free so please make sure lunches and snacks are nut free. They should arrive with sunscreen already applied. We will have the kids reapply sunscreen after lunch. Kids in the sports camp should wear running shoes. 

  • Email Information

    You will receive an email a week before each camp with drop off and pick instructions and specific information for that week 

  • Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the first day of camp by email. An admin fee of $25 will apply for each week and each child cancelled. Changes in the camp dates can be made at any time with no fee providing there is space in the new week.

  • Camp Options

    1. STEM camp (Ages 4-5) (Ages 6-9)  
    2. Creative Crafts (Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-11)
    3. Crafts/Stuff a Bear (Ages 4-6) - New!
    4. Outer Space Camp (Ages 4-6) - New!
    5. All About Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6) 
    6. Sports Development (Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-10)
    7. Adventure Camp(Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-11)
    8. Cake Decorating (Ages 5-7) (Ages 5-8) (Ages 8-12)
    9. Lego Robotics (Ages 5-7) (Ages 5-8) (Ages 7-9)  
    10. Needlework Crafts (Ages 6-9) (Ages 8-12) - New!
    11. Spa Science (Ages 6-11)  
     

Camp Descriptions

STEM (Ages 4-5) (Ages 6-9)  

What is STEM? STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is everywhere today and in everything we do. It builds and teaches creativity, problem solving, life skills, ingenuity, resourcefulness, patience and curiosity. STEM is what shapes the future as our world grows and changes.

Ages 4 to 5 : For this age group, some of the projects include making a kaleidoscope, creating and launching a straw rocket, making a catapult and building a paddle boat that floats. Kids will also be introduced to coding using Blue-Bot, a bluetooth programmable floor robot.

Ages 6 to 9 : Kids will build a variety of projects including a playground, a catapult, a treehouse and a bridge. They will also do some science experiments such as erupting volcanoes and making elephant toothpaste. They will learn to code with block programming using Edison the robot.

Creative Crafts (Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-12)

Campers will paint a beautiful ceramic piece which will be fired in our kiln, build clay pieces with polymer clay, paint t-shirts, create pearler bead designs, make clay pot and wood crafts many more.

Crafts/Stuff a Bear (Ages 4-6) - New! 

Campers will make a variety of crafts like paint a beautiful ceramic piece which will be fired in our kiln, build clay pieces with polymer clay, paint t-shirts, create pearler bead designs, make clay pot crafts and more. Kids will get to stuff their own teddy bear and take it home. They can choose between many options such as a unicorn, a dinosaur, a bear, a dog, a cat, a dragon, a koala, a fox and others.

Outer Space Camp (Ages 4-6) - New!

Kids will go on an adventure to outer space! They will spend the week learning about space, making space theme crafts, activities and experiments! Some of the activities include making a satellite, building a space shuttle, participate in astronaut training, making erupting moon rocks, making fizzy moon paint and much more!

All About Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6) 

Kids will learn about the different dinosaurs, go on a dinosaur dig to look for fossils, make a clay dinosaur, play dinosaur themed games and make dinosaur crafts.

Sport Development (Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-10)

In this camp kids will explore different sports such as soccer, golf, field hockey, badminton, basketball and frisbee golf.

Adventure Camp (Ages 4-6) (Ages 7-11)

This is a traditional camp with a variety of activities held mostly outdoors weather permitting. Kids will participate in thing like a scavenger hunt, outdoor games, drama, science, archery and geocaching.

Cake Decorating/Crafts (Ages 5-7) (Ages 5-8) (Ages 7-12) (Ages 8-12)

Campers will learn how to use the different tools for decorating cakes, cupcakes and cookies. They will work with fondant and buttercream icing. Please note that this is only a decorating class and there will not be any baking.

Lego Robotics (Ages 5-7) (Ages 5-8) (Ages 7-9)

Kids will build models with motors and sensors that can then be programmed to move and make sounds using simple drag and drop block technology. Kids will engage in learning experiences that make science come to life. Some of the topics/models include a science rover, robust structures (earthquake), a frog metamorphosis, plants and pollinators, drop and rescue helicopter and flooding prevention (dam).

Needlework Crafts (Ages 6-9) (Ages 8-12) - New!

In this camp kids will learn new skills using different needles to make beautiful crafts. They will learn to crochet, hand sew and how to do punch needle. 

Spa Science (Ages 6-11)  

In this camp, kids will make different soaps, bath bombs, lip balm, lip gloss, foot scrubs, facial masks and may other items.

 

Camp Schedule & Outings 2024

We take the kids on a field trip each week by school bus. The camps highlighted in yellow will have the same main teacher for all of them to help kids new to camps adapt a little easier knowing they will have a familiar face each week. This year's schedule:

  • Week 1 – July 2-5

    1. Creative Crafts (4-6)
    2. Adventure Camp (4-6)
    3. Lego Robotics (5-7)
    4. STEM (6-9)
    5. Creative Crafts (7-11)

    Outing: Adventure Village (Hamilton)

  • Week 2 – July 8-12

    1. STEM (4-5)
    2. Sports Development (4-6)
    3. Cake Decorating/Crafts (5-7)
    4. Lego Robotics (7-9)
    5. Cake Decorating/Crafts (8-12)

    Outing: African Lion Safari

  • Week 3 – July 15-19

    1. Out of Space Camp (4-6)
    2. Lego Robotics (5-7)
    3. Cake Decorating/Crafts (5-8)
    4. Needlework Crafts (6-9)
    5. Sports Development (7-10)

    Outing:  High Park adventure playground, zoo, splash pad & pool (pool for 7+)

  • Week 4 – July 22-26     

    1. Adventure Camp (4-6)
    2. Creative Crafts/Stuff a Bear (4-6)
    3. Lego Robotics (7-9)
    4. Adventure Camp (7-11)
    5. Spa Science (6-11)

    Outing: Birds of Prey @ Mountsberg Conservation Area

  • Week 5 – July 29 to Aug. 2

    1. All About Dinosaurs (4-6)
    2. Creative Crafts (4-6)
    3. STEM (6-9)
    4. Sports Development (7-10)
    5. Spa Science (6-11)

    Outing: Playdium in Brampton

  • Week 6 – Aug 6-9

    1. STEM (4-5)
    2. Sports Development (4-6)
    3. Lego Robotics (5-7)
    4. Cake Decorating (5-8)
    5. Needlework Crafts (8-12)

    Outing: Downey's Farm

  • Week 7 – Aug 12-16

    1. Creative Crafts/Stuff a Bear (4-6)  
    2. Adventure Camp (4-6)
    3. Lego Robotics (5-8)
    4. Adventure Camp (7-11)
    5. Cake Decorating (7-12)

    Outing: Reptilia