Top Camps and programs running during school strikes for 2023/2024

Pop-up strike camps and programs available while schools are shut down

With parents’ and families’ concerns top of mind, we’ve built a comprehensive list of camps offering childcare and programming to children aged 2 to 16+. These camps and programs will give kids the opportunity to keep learning and stay active during the strike. Many of these camps and programs are offered at discounted rates.  Read more

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    TAC - Sports, Aquatics and Education 

    Throughout Ontario (8)

    • Sport (multi)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Program, PA Day, Virtual Program

    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! Read more...

    • Ages 3.5 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $250
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    Le Petit Écolier French Language Centre 

    Brampton; Hamilton; Oakville

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program

    We offer In-Person & Online all year round programs led by expert native teachers. Le Petit Écolier is located in Oakville. Learn to Love and Speak French at LPE! Read more...

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • from $120
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    Royal Ontario Museum Kids (ROMKids) 

    South Annex, Toronto

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Day Camp, Program, PA Day 

    One of Toronto's most creative & diverse camps for over 80 years, offering an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by the collections and research of a world-class museum! Read more...

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Cost Varies
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    Generations Performing Arts 

    Earlscourt, Toronto

    • Arts (multi)
    • Day Camp, Program

    High quality, inclusive arts training that is accessible to everybody and every-body! We are committed to fostering a true love of the performing arts for all ages and identities with a strong growth mindset focus. Read more...

    • Ages 4 to 11
    • Coed
    • from $280
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    York University; Science Engagement 

    Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto; Sentinel Park, Toronto

    • Education: STEM
    • Day Camp, Program 

    An interactive and hands-on STEM experience for youth in grade 3-12. Online and in-person programs available year-round: online STEM Clubs, March Camp, and Summer Camps. Spark Lab for high school students. Read more...

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed, Girls
    • from $150
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    Indus Space 


    • Education: Space
    • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program

    Space Exploration-themed STEAM camps and workshops for Grade 1-8 youth. Choose from virtual or in-person programming. Call us today for a free consultation (leave a message on our voicemail). Read more...

    • Ages 7 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $15
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    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Program

    Athlete Institute is elite basketball & soccer in Canada! Our year-round camps will enhance your IQ & skills. LEARN & PLAY with Canada's best coaches & athletes to EXPERIENCE the ultimate camps! Read more...

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • from $999
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    • Education (multi)
    • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program

    An outdoor adventure day camp surrounded by nature just north of Toronto for ages 4 to 16. Each week campers experience outdoor crafts, games, activities, campfires and live animals. Read more...

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $238
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    • Arts: Cooking
    • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program 

    Get the kids cooking and learning more life skills! Our program has both virtual and in-person options! The kids are loving cooking together to make tasty foods for their family. Read more...

    • Ages 5 to 99
    • Coed
    • from $15

    Eureka Champs 


    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Program, Virtual Program

    Eureka Champs offers online coding classes for kids aged 6 to 12. We use educational software oriented towards programming (Minecraft Education Edition & Tynker) to code and design video games. Try the FREE Trial Class. Read more...

    • Ages 6 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $22
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    BR Equestrian 


    • Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
    • Day Camp, Program, PA Day, Virtual Program

    We teach English riding, helping riders age 6 and up build their skills to become successful riders in a positive environment. Whether you're new to horseback riding, or have competitive goals. Read more...

    • Ages 6 to 70
    • Coed
    • from $100
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    Tommy Thompson Park 

    Leslieville, Toronto

    • Education: Nature/Environment
    • Day Camp

    Nature Camp at Tommy Thompson Park offers the chance to discover Toronto's animal and plant life among wetlands and meadows. Your child will love spending their days outside exploring this urban wilderness! Read more...

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $270
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    Toronto STEM School 

    Davisville Village, Toronto

    • Education: Math
    • Day Camp 

    A STEM Summer Camp at the heart of midtown Toronto. Easy subway access and pick-up/drop-off options. Children and youth will have an unforgettable experience with us and will find a newly developed passion for STEM. Read more...

    • Ages 13 to 19
    • Coed
    • from $500
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    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Day Camp 

    The Town of Oakville offers fun and affordable camps to suit any taste including arts, adventure, theatre, sports and more! Enjoy Summer, March Break, P.A. Day and Holiday camps. Programs offered for children aged 4-12. Read more...

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $43
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    Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Day Camps 

    Downtown West, Toronto

    • Education: Marine Biology
    • Day Camp

    Summer camp at the Toronto Ripley's Aquarium offers your kids an exciting learning experience into the wonderful world of water and aquatic life. For kids aged 5 to 10. Read more...

    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • from $280
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    Where to send kids during school strikes

    Many organizations open their doors to support families in need of care during any school closures that result from strike actions. You can always rely on to find a local camp or program. Here are some ways to find a camp or program open during the school strike.

    1. Find programs nearest your home or work by entering your postal code into our advanced search.
    2. Check out our list of PA day camps and programs (held during strikes and scheduled PA days).
    Where to send kids during school strikes
    Many organizations open their doors to support families in need of care during any school closures that result from strike actions. You can always rely on to find a local program. Here are some ways to find camps open during the school strike.
    1. Find programs nearest your home or work by entering your postal code here
    2. Browse the collection of PA Day Camps (held during strikes and scheduled PA days)

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How many Camps and programs running during school strikes are there?
    There are 15 Camps and programs running during school strikes that are Our Kids trusted members. Use the filters to narrow options by age or type, then click on each organization to read reviews, browse program schedules, and access registration details.

    What are the fees to attend Camps and programs running during school strikes?
    Fees for Camps and programs running during school strikes range from FREE to $2,299 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.

    What age do Camps and programs running during school strikes start at?
    There are programs available for children starting at age 3.5. Family and adult programs are also available.

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