Summer Day Camps
A guide to kids’ summer day camps in Prince Edward County. Info will be added as camps open registration for summer 2023!
Confirmed for 2023
Archway Connection, a nonprofit focused on emotional healing and mental health wellness, is offering three 3-day camps for kids aged 6-12 years. The dates are July 10th-12th, July 24th-26th, and August 14th-16th. This is a fully outdoor camp focused on interacting with the horses and wild life, learning mindfulness techniques, connecting with nature and plant medicine, creating arts and nature crafts for joy and wellness. Cost – $225 per 3-day session. Hours – 10-3.
Base 31 is hosting an Outdoor Adventure Camp throughout the summer combining art, history, sports, and nature. Ages – 4-12. Cost – $250/week. Hours – 9-4:30. They are also offering a one-week Art Explorers Camp from July 24th-28th for kids aged 5-9. $285, hours 9-4.
The Baxter Arts Centre offers a wide array of camps for all ages. Most are sold out but some new ones were recently added to the schedule! For more info, check the website.
EPIC Day Camp is a Christian camp located at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Bloomfield for kids in grades SK-6. July 10th-14th has a sports theme, and July 24th-28th has an arts focus. The half-day option is $65 and the full-day is $130.
Free Spirit – The Holistic Way in South Marysburgh is running a “Natural Horsemanship” Camp for kids aged 5+ on 4 Wednesdays throughout the summer from 10-3. Visit their Facebook page (linked above) for details.
Fronterra Flower Farm in Consecon is offering a Nature Camp for children aged 5-10 from July 31st to August 25th, 2023. The camp aims to immerse young adventurers in the beauty of the natural world through outdoor activities held in the flower fields and forest. The camp focuses on fostering a deep connection to nature while promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship with activities such as seed planting, garden care, tree and flower identification, as well as nature scavenger hunts and wildcrafts. $350 per week / $1100 per month. Hours – 9-4.
The Grass is Lava Children’s Dance Classes, presented by County Stage Company, will be held at two locations in 2023 – the Eddie Hotel & Farm (August 21st-25th) and Base 31 (August 7th-11th). Ages – 5-12. Cost – $150/week. Hours – 10-11:15 a.m.
Harbour Ridge Camp is a Christian camp on West Lake. Their Day Camps are running the weeks of Jul 24-28 and Aug 14-18 for ages 6-12. This year, they have 3 overnight camps for ages 5-14, Squirt Camp Jul 25-27, Junior Camp Jul 31-Aug 5, and Senior Camp Jul 10-15. They are also offering an overnight Wilderness Camp Aug 8-11 for ages 12-15. Check the website for more info.
Harper Run Stables is running hands-on learning day camps in 2023. Depending on the week, campers will learn how to take care of, groom, safely handle, tack up, safely mount, and dismount, a pony. The schedule is Mon-Wed from 9-12 (one week is Tues-Thurs). Check out their April 5th Facebook post for more info.
Heartspace Studios, run by Waldorf-trained Arts Educator Brittany Shannon, is offering a Summer Arts Day Camp for kids aged 5-10 on the weeks of July 10th-14th and July 17th-21st. In addition to art-making, campers will go on daily outings (Splash Pad, Macaulay Conservation Area, park etc.). Located on Head Street in Picton. Ages: 5-10. Hours: 9-4. Cost: $375/week.
The Hub Child & Family Centre is offering a summer camp at PECI and Kente Public School for children ages 4-12. Cost – $43/day. Hours – 7:00-5:30.
Impact Arts Camp, a 4-day free arts-themed camp for kids aged 7-10 at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, is running from March 21st-24th, 2023. Cost – Free. Hours – 8-4. Sold out in 2023.
The Marysburgh Mummers offers a drama camp for kids aged 8 years and up at Milford’s Mount Tabor Community Playhouse every August. In past years the cost for 3 weeks is $275. Hours – 9-3. Rumour has it they’re full for 2023! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The Milford Nature Camp is run by two First Aid-trained 16 year old girls at the Mount Tabor Shed (2179 County Road 17). It’s open to kids aged 5-9. Arts and crafts and lots of outdoor fun are on the agenda! Email email@example.com to register. Cost – $250/week. Hours – 9:30-3.
Music at Port Milford is running a half-day Choral Camp for kids aged 6-12 from July 10th-14th at Bloomfield Town Hall. Campers will engage in group singing, movement and dance, and instrumental music on Orff xylophones, and have snack time at the park (food not provided). There is a final performance on July 14th at the Port Milford camp location. Contact Sam Hirst at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Cost – $100. Hours – 9-12.
Pleasant Bay Children’s Camp is a Christian camp located in Consecon offering 5 weeks of camp from July 10th-August 11th for kids aged 6-13. Cost – $285/week (HST included). Hours – 8:50-4.
The Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) is offering a one-week Challenger Soccer Day Camp from July 17th-21st at the Johnson Street soccer fields. Early Bird discount cost – $172 for half days (9-12), $213 for full days (9-3).
The Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre (PEFAC) offers summer camps throughout July and August for kids aged 4-12. The kids will be swimming every day! Cost – $35/day, $150/week, $550/month. Hours – 8:30-4:30.
The Prince Edward Yacht Club offers a Learn to Sail summer camp in Waupoos for kids aged 10-18 years. There are 7 weeks of camp from July 3rd-August 18th. A minimum of 2 weeks attendance is recommended to facilitate completion of levels. Cost – $378/week. Hours – 9-4.
Quinta Do Conde in Black River hosts an organic farm camp for 5-12 year olds. Cost – $725/week. Hours – 8:30-5:30.
Wildhearts Forest and Nature School is offering a summer camp for 3 weeks this summer: July 10th-14th, July 24th-28th, August 22nd-25th. Ages: 4-10. Hours: 9-4. Held at Edwin County Farms, 2590 County Road 15. The structure of the day will include a morning gathering, nature play, farm experiences, arts and music, environmental education, group games, play based adventures and campfire snacks! Led by a qualified educator and certified forest and nature school practitioner. Sliding scale spaces available and Camps of Hope funding accepted. Email email@example.com for info and to register.
County Clippers, the local youth basketball league, will be offering an Advanced Skills Camp for players going into grades 4 – 8 (July 12-14) and a For the Love of the Game Camp for players going into grades 2 – 8 (August 2-5) at PECI. Watch their Facebook page for updates.
The County Museums are offering their History Alive! day camps at local museums for kids aged 6-11. There is still space in the Macaulay Heritage Park week from July 11th-15th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info and to register. Cost – $40/day+HST. Hours – 9-4.
PIC in PEC (Performance Incubator Camp), presented by The Festival Players of PEC in association with The Regent Theatre, “allows young artists to craft an original play, expand their skills as actors, designers and playwrights while cultivating connections between their creative impulses and their sense of place in the County community. Open to Prince Edward County residents aged 12-17. Cost – free. Hours – 10-5.
Financial assistance for camp fees is available from The Children’s Foundation through their Camps of Hope program.
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