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Summer camps in Ottawa area

Find camps and activities in Ottawa listed below

Ottawa summer camps, like other camps across Canada, offer a variety of options for kids and families from Ottawa and area. What better way for kids to enjoy the outdoors than at a summer camp in the Ottawa area, where kids can participate in a wide variety of camp activities such as canoeing, hiking, swimming, and even white water rafting on the Ottawa River.

You can also find a number of Ottawa summer camps offering specialized instruction. For example, a number of kids' camps in Ottawa offer special needs instruction, with a low ratio of counselors to campers. Other speciality camps in Ottawa and area offer computer education and a variety of educational curricula. Whether you are searching for a day camp or overnight camp, Ottawa is sure to have a camp right for your kids.

See our listings below for an Ottawa summer camp that is right for you or your kids. Click on any listings that intrigue you, read about the camp and send them an inquiry when you want to learn more about the camp.

Summer camps in Ottawa area

Be sure to consult Our Kids for a wealth of camp-related information, including advice on how to choose a summer camp, preparing your child for summer camp and a plethora of lists of specialized camps like arts camps, sports camps, learning disability camps, and many others.

Summer camp offers your child a unique opportunity to build new friendships, develop social skills, leadership abilities, stay active and - of course - have a ton of fun in the summer sun.


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List of Ottawa region camps and programs

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  • Frontier Trails Camp & Outdoor Education Centre
    Adventure Begins at Summer camp! Day and overnight programs and many activities including horseback riding,ESL, paintball, archery, whitewater rafting and more. Offering Awesome memories to campers from Ottawa to China.

    Ottawa; Eganville

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $599/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 599 4-16 0 Ottawa, Eganville
    Real Programming 4 Kids
    With locations in Leaside, Etobicoke, London, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Kitchener Waterloo and Ottawa, RP4K introduces kids and teens to the fundamentals of computer programming. FREE 45 min trial class.

    Ontario (6)

    Computer : Computer programming
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $540/week
    Day, Program Coed 540 7-17 1 London, Kingsview Vilage, Toronto, Oshawa, Waterloo, Oakville, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Leaside, Toronto
    STEM Camp
    STEM Camp is a weekly summer camp at 47 locations in Ontario where youth aged 5-13 do fun and engaging activities in science, technology, engineering & math. Call us or email us today.

    Ontario (44)

    Science (multi)
    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $180/week
    Day Coed 180 5-13 2 Saugeen Shores, Goderich, Waterloo, Brant, Oxford County, Aylmer, London, Chatham-Kent, Leamington, Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, Brantford, Kincardine, St. Catharines, Vaughan, Burlington, Cambridge, Tillsonburg, Woodstock, Ottawa, Stratford, Strathroy, Welland, Windsor, Guelph, St Thomas, Halton Hills, Agincourt, Toronto, Woburn, Toronto, Sarnia, Hamilton, Oakville, Highland Creek, Toronto, North Bay
    GTA Photography Classes : Camps
    Premier Photo/Video Camp for Kids & Teens (8-18). Campers learn from professional photographers & they apply their new skills on daily field trips. Learn a life-long skill. Make new friends. Have a blast doing it!

    Ottawa; Downtown East, Toronto

    Visual arts: Photo/Video
    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $345/week
    Day, Program Coed 345 6-18 3 Ottawa, Downtown East, Toronto
    MakerKids
    Empowering kids to be creators, not just consumers! Thousands of kids have taken our STEM programs in Coding, Robotics and Minecraft. Explore innovation, learn technical & soft skills in our Camps, Programs & Birthdays.

    Summerhill, Toronto; Bloor West Village, Toronto; Ottawa

    Computer (multi)
    • Ages 8 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $1/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 1 8-15 4 Summerhill, Toronto, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ottawa
    Sylvan Learning Ottawa
    Sylvan Ottawa offers STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) camps, tutoring and homework help programs for kids in JK to Grade 12. Attend full full day, half day or 1-hour after-school programs.

    Ottawa

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $224/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 224 4-18 5 Ottawa
    Manotick Arts Camp
    We specialize in all performance arts areas of Drama, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Dance, and Visual Art. The daily schedule includes recreation and camp activities that promote leadership skills.

    Ottawa

    Art (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $260/week
    Day Coed 260 6-17 6 Ottawa
    Ottawa School of Art
    Children aged 6 to 15 will embark on an exciting hands-on exploration of a variety of artistic mediums, themes and styles including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture, and clay.

    Ottawa

    Art : Visual arts (multi)
    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $229/week
    Day Coed 229 6-15 7 Ottawa
    Britannia Yacht Club
    When your child enrolls in any Learn to Sail session your family receives a FREE social membership from July 1st to August 31st to experience Britannia Yacht Club's activities and events offered for members and families.

    Ottawa

    Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills
    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $490/session
    Day, Program Coed 490 8-18 8 Ottawa
    JOA Camps
    An exceptional camp, all in French, offering weekly themes and diverse activities. Weekly outings included in pricing.

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $245/week
    Day Coed 245 4-12 9 Ottawa
    Frontier Trails ESL Camp
    Programs are geared to encourage speaking as opposed to writing proficiency. By using picture images, with English labels, each child gains a certain level of familiarity with the terminology presented.

    Eganville; Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $599/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 599 6-16 10 Eganville, Ottawa
    Pedalheads Bike Camps
    A premier cycling camp for kids aged 2 to 12 (from training wheels to trails) with locations throughout BC, Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, Washington, Colorado, and Illinois.

    Ontario (8)

    Sport: Cycling
    • Ages 2 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $79/week
    Day Coed 79 2-12 11 The Beach, Toronto, Humber Valley Village, Toronto, Leaside, Toronto, Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Armour Heights, Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Thornhill, Markham, Don Mills, Toronto, Bayview Village, Toronto, Burlington, Forest Hill, Toronto, Ottawa, Kanata, Bloor West Village, Toronto
    Camp Otterdale
    Traditional summer camp for kids and teens in Eastern Ontario offering many outdoor activities including music, theatre arts.

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $750/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 750 7-16 12 Ottawa
    Bytown Brigantine Tall Ships Adventure
    Set sail, haul the line, take the helm & climb aloft! Maybe earn a high school credit, meet new friends, challenge yourself, practice leadership skills, swim, eat great food & have fun sailing a 110' tall ship!

    Kingston; Ottawa; Hamilton

    International Camp (outside Canada)
    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $900/session
    Day, Overnight Coed 900 12-18 13 Kingston, Ottawa, Hamilton
    Test Preparation Services
    One on one or small group home and online tutoring in over 30 types of standardized tests including PSAT, SAT, ACT and OSSLT. Services include IB instruction and proficiency exams such as IELTS, CAEL, TOEFL and CanTEST

    Ottawa

    Academic/Tutoring: Instructor lead (one on one)
    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program
    from $240/month
    Day, Overnight, Program Coed 240 12-18 14 Ottawa
    The Reading School
    1-on-1 reading instruction in your home or child's school. Orton-Gillingham approach, appropriate for students with dyslexia. Certified teachers & speech language pathologists. English and French. GTA & Ottawa area.

    Ottawa; East York, Toronto

    Academic/Tutoring: Instructor lead (one on one)
    • Ages 5 to 25
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $65/session
    Program Coed 65 5-25 15 Ottawa, East York, Toronto
    Debate Camp Canada
    For all students interested in public speaking, debating and model parliament. A well-rounded program open to all ability levels and interests, ages 10 - 17. Both day and overnight camp options available.

    Ottawa; Bridle Path, Toronto; Summerhill, Toronto; Humber Valley Village, Toronto

    Education: Public Speaking/Debate
    • Ages 10 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $395/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 395 10-17 16 Ottawa, Bridle Path, Toronto, Summerhill, Toronto, Humber Valley Village, Toronto
    YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region
    Choose active and fun Neighbourhood day camps close to home, with themed weeks and out trips, OR a traditional outdoor day (or overnight) experience at Camp Otonabee with ropes, paddling, nature hikes, swimming and more

    Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $185/week
    Day Coed 185 4-16 17 Ottawa
    Spirit of Math
    Does your child love math challenges? Spirit of Math’s summer program offers an intensive, yet exciting and fun week of math enrichment based on our unique curriculum.

    Ottawa; Willowdale, Toronto; Leaside, Toronto; Markham; Richmond Hill

    Education: Math
    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $54/session
    Day, Program Coed 54 5-17 18 Ottawa, Willowdale, Toronto, Leaside, Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill
    CodeCraft
    Summer day camps for computer loving kids. Interactive day camps that let kids develop Coding Skills, explore Game Play & Design, tackle STEM Building Challenges, Make & Create, and participate in Outdoor Fun

    Ottawa

    Computer (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $259/week
    Day Coed 259 7-15 19 Ottawa

    Camps that bus from Ottawa region
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    Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs
    Wilderness canoe adventures with heart & meaning in separate boys, girls and coed programs. Trips weave together challenge, community and confidence to connect youth to the land, each other, and their own unique spirit.

    Temagami

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
    • Ages 10 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,000/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 1000 10-17 0 Temagami
    Camp Nominingue
    An English boys' camp in Quebec, Nominingue offers the ultimate outdoor experience: living in a tent with the opportunity of going on wilderness canoe trips. It is the place where your summer adventure begins!


    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Boys
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $700/week
    Day, Overnight, family Boys 700 7-16 1
    Camp Can-Aqua
    A traditional camp with diverse programming & exceptional instruction, we believe in teaching kids compromise, patients & empathy. Fun is a given. Through thoughtful & individualized programming, our campers thrive here.

    Haliburton Highlands

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $775/week
    Overnight, family Coed 775 5-17 2 Haliburton Highlands
    Active Challenge
    Focusing on self esteem and healthy lifestyle, this camp features hikes, water adventure and more. Combines education, activity and personal growth and development.

    Renfrew

    Health & Fitness: Weight Loss Program
    • Ages 12 to 25
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight
    from $3,675/month
    Day, Overnight Girls 3675 12-25 3 Renfrew
    Cedar Ridge Camp
    A traditional residential summer camp for boys and girls offering activities a variety of adventure activities including canoeing, high ropes, climbing, horseback riding swimming and more.

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $875/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 875 7-16 4 Bancroft
    The Taylor Statten Camps
    Traditional summer camps with a balance of canoe tripping and in-camp programming. Activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, pottery and archery. Canoe trips range in length from 2 to 50 days.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $775/session
    Day, Overnight, family Girls, Boys 775 6-16 5 Algonquin Park
    Earth Studies
    Award winning school in sustainability and environmental practices. Owned and operated by the Cushing family. A traditional summer camp with the highest quality animal husbandry, nature connection, and much more...


    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $720/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 720 8-18 6
    Camp Oconto
    This traditional camp for girls, in Eastern Ontario, offers numerous sports activities like tennis and swimming as well as theatre arts and more.

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,100/week
    Day, Overnight Girls 1100 4-15 7 Sharbot Lake

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