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Martial arts camps and classes in Canada

Martial arts is a great activity for kids. There are plenty of martial arts camps and classes in Canada. For instance, in Ontario alone, there are several camps in Toronto, Ottawa, Brampton, Mississauga, Windsor, and elsewhere.

Different kinds of martial arts camps

What is a martial art? A martial art is a system of training for combat and self-defense that’s widely practiced as a sport. There are camps and classes for each kind of martial art, including karate, taekwondo, kung fu, and judo.

These camps can take place in the summer or winter. There are also after school, evening, and weekend martial arts classes. And some camps offer March breakwinter break, passover, and PA day programs.

Keep in mind, there are martial arts classes for kids of different levels and ages. For instance, there are classes at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced level. And classes are offered for toddlers, 3 to 5 year-olds, 6 to 12 year-olds, teenagers, and adults.

What martial arts camps have to offer

Martial arts camps provide specialized training. They teach self-defense and basic fighting techniques, such as kicking, punching, and blocking. They also teach a number of important character traits, including discipline, patience, respect, and honour.

In a martial arts class, your child can earn a belt that reflects their level of proficiency. These belts usually range from white (beginner level) to black (expert level).

Martial arts camps and classes have a number of important benefits. They teach your child self-defense, which can allow them to avoid bullying and physical confrontations. These classes can also improve your child’s fitness level, strength, and conditioning, and teach them discipline, patience, and other important virtues. And by earning a belt, even a white belt (the beginner level) your child can feel a real sense of accomplishment.

All in all, martial arts camps and classes can boost confidence, self-esteem, and physical and mental health. And of course, they can be great fun!

Finding a martial arts camp

Below, we list different martial arts camps and classes for kids. Some of these camps specialize in one martial art, such as karate or taekwondo. Others offer classes in more than one martial art. And some offer one or more martial arts classes alongside other programs, such as gymnastics, swimming, soccer, or tennis.

Click on a martial arts camp to learn more about it. Don’t wait too long, though, as spots fill up fast.


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Mooredale Day Camp   
In the heart of Rosedale, Mooredale Day Camp offers traditional March Break and Summer Day Camp programs for campers aged 2.5 to 14 years with specialty options in tennis, soccer, drama, basketball and more!

Rosedale, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 2.5 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $350/week
Day Coed 350 2.5-12 0 Rosedale, Toronto
A.M.A. Karate Camp   
Mississauga kids camp focused on martial arts training, including karate and jiu-jitsu. The camp also includes arts and crafts, outdoor activities and field trips.

Mississauga

Sport: Martial Arts

  • Ages 5 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $120/week
Day Coed 120 5-12 1 Mississauga
Girls Who Fight   
An self-defense camp that teaches effective MMA based techniques from wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and kickboxing, as well as situational awareness, and confidence building. Offering girls only and co-ed camps!

Scarborough Junction, Toronto; Victoria Park Village, Toronto

Sport: Martial Arts

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed, Girls
  • Day
from $319/week
Day Coed, Girls 319 7-16 2 Scarborough Junction, Toronto, Victoria Park Village, Toronto
BigRock Aikikai   
A unique and engaging martial art that gives students a peaceful option to conflict. Strikes, blocks, throws and pins, Aikido has it all! Strengthen body, mind and spirit with this modern Japanese martial art.

Calgary

Sport: Martial Arts

  • Ages 4 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program
from $275/week
Day, Overnight, Program Coed 275 4-18 3 Calgary
Toronto Kyokushinkai Karate   
Kids Karate Summer Day Camp, PA Day Camps, March Break Camps. After school martial arts, Karate and fitness programs.

The Beach, Toronto

Sport: Martial Arts

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $239/week
Day Coed 239 4-12 4 The Beach, Toronto
Camps offering as an activity
TAC Sports - Toronto Athletic Camps   
TAC Sports, TAC Aquatics and Lifetime Skills Academy (LSA) specialize in sports, swim and S.T.E.M programming. Ages 4-16, Co-ed. Year round Camps, Lessons, Academy and House Leagues across the GTA! Grow, Learn, Lead!

Richmond Hill; Allenby, Toronto; Bayview Village, Toronto; Hogg's Hollow, Toronto

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $250/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 250 4-16 0 Richmond Hill, Allenby, Toronto, Bayview Village, Toronto, Hogg's Hollow, Toronto
Adventure Valley   
Summer day camp for Toronto kids yearning for outdoor adventure. Sports activities include soccer, tennis, swimming and a variety of other outdoor activities.

Throughout Greater Toronto Area

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $325/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 325 4-15 1 Throughout Greater Toronto Area
Mayfair Clubs   
Mayfair Clubs offers a wide variety of camps at all four of our locations. With arts and crafts, karate, tennis, squash and much more, our camps offer something that all kids will enjoy!

Markham; Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto; Leslieville, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 2 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $70/day
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 70 2-16 2 Markham, Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Leslieville, Toronto
Camp Ak-O-Mak   
A traditional summer camp with over 26 sports and camp activities, including swimming, tennis, canoeing, biking and more.

Parry Sound

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $900/week
Overnight Girls 900 7-16 3 Parry Sound
Olympia Sports Camp   
Olympia Sports Camp gives kids the professional instruction and guidance to grow and excel-and to have fun while they do it!Choose from over 90programs in Sport,Leadership,Adventure,Art,Recreation,Self-Discovery&Fitness.

Huntsville

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 8 to 19
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $855/week
Overnight Coed 855 8-19 4 Huntsville
Camp Pillsbury   
A coed overnight camp with over 100 activities, including circus arts, musical theater, sports, dance, technology, horseback riding, water sports, extreme sports, gymnastics, archery, role playing games, and much more.

Minnesota

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $349/week
Day, Overnight Coed 349 6-17 5 Minnesota
Lovell International Camps   
Canadian run camp in the Swiss Alps. Offering a host of sports and activities including: Language, Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Rafting, Cultural Excursions & Overnight Expeditions.

International

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $800/session
Day, Overnight Coed 800 6-18 6 International
Canadian Adventure Camp   
We feature an incredible line-up of camp activities in our Traditional General Camping Program, and children can also choose to specialize, if they wish, in Trampoline, Gymnastics, Aerials or Wakeboarding & Water Skiing.

Temagami

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,150/week
Overnight Coed 1150 5-17 7 Temagami
Camp Kennebec   
An amazing summer camp experience for campers with special needs. All the fun of camp, with supportive and experienced staff to give your camper the summer of their life! The focus is on fun first!

Sharbot Lake

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 25
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,500/week
Overnight Coed 1500 6-25 8 Sharbot Lake
York University Lions Camps   
Choose from a multi-sport summer camp, focus on a particular sport or try one of our adventure camps such as pirate, warrior training or superhero camp.

Willowdale, Toronto

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $200/week
Day Coed 200 6-15 9 Willowdale, Toronto
Zodiac Day Camp   
Central Toronto. Variety-based for 2-4 yrs (Adult & Tot/Day Care) and 4-6 yrs drop-off. 7-12 yrs pick 1/2 day arts, discovery, sports, and variety, plus 1/2 day variety. Daily swim lesson, 7 1-week sessions and more!

Forest Hill, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 2.5 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $180/week
Day Coed 180 2.5-15 10 Forest Hill, Toronto
Camp Kodiak   
An integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We provide a SOCIAL SKILLS program, ACADEMIC program and 50+ activities. Fun, friends, and success!

Parry Sound

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,386/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 1386 6-18 11 Parry Sound
Power4Teens   
A unique, intimate small camp experience. So much fun with amazing life lessons on self esteem, empowerment, self understanding and a variety of activities, paddle boarding, boxing, yoga, boot camp, meditation and more.

Bloor West Village, Toronto; Torrance

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Girls
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $375/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls 375 8-16 12 Bloor West Village, Toronto, Torrance
Supercamp @ Vanier College   
Supercamp @ Vanier college is an arts and sports-oriented day camp, with a multitude of activities to choose from. Moreover, our great staff will ensure that your child makes memories that will last a lifetime.

Montreal

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $187/week
Day Coed 187 5-15 13 Montreal
Airborne Trampoline   
Jump through summer with Airborne's Summer Trampoline Classes & Day Camps. Camp includes trampoline lessons and games, arts and crafts, games and movie room, daily outings, and a trip of the week.

Newmarket; Vaughan

Sport: Trampoline

  • Ages 3 to 80
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $149/session
Day, Program, family Coed 149 3-80 14 Newmarket, Vaughan
Camp Claret Du Lac Elgin   
4 Unique Programs! Well thought-out for the needs of youngsters of all ages! A thrilling experience! Fun, Friends, Excitement... The most rewarding experience Adventure - Teamwork - Challenge

Sherbrooke

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $620/week
Overnight Coed 620 7-15 15 Sherbrooke
ExplorerHop   
Where Kids learn about Money & the World. Experience different cultures, learn about Money Management, Open your own business and immerse in fun activities, sports and music .

Leaside, Toronto

Education (multi)

  • Ages 7 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day
from $275/week
Day Coed 275 7-14 16 Leaside, Toronto
Earth Studies   
Award winning school in sustainability and environmental practices. Owned and operated by the Cushing family. A traditional all-season campus with the highest quality animal husbandry, nature connection, and much more...

Ladysmith

Adventure: Wilderness Skills

  • Ages 9 to 22
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $750/session
Day, Overnight, family Coed 750 9-22 17 Ladysmith
Camp Tamarack   
Muskoka summer camp with sports like sailing, water skiiing and golf as well as arts programs like dance and drama.

Bracebridge

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,000/week
Overnight Coed 1000 6-16 18 Bracebridge
Central Montessori Schools   
CMS offers dynamic summer camp programs for children 3 to 12 years of age. It’s the perfect balance of physical, mental and creative challenge! At CMS fun and learning go hand in hand!

Thornhill; Willowdale, Toronto; Bayview Village, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $435/2 weeks
Day Coed 435 3-12 19 Thornhill, Willowdale, Toronto, Bayview Village, Toronto
Army and Navy Academy Summer Camp   
Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs offers your young co-eds motivational summer leadership, academic, and recreation camps that encourage active involvement, accountability, skill development, and personal growth.

California

Reading: Leadership training

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $2,995/session
Overnight Coed 2995 10-17 20 California

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