Canoe camps and clubs

Find canoe and paddling camps for kids of all ages

Canoeing is a traditional summer camp activity. Like swimming and hiking, it’s part of the quintessential summer camp experience. Luckily, in Canada, there are lots of great canoe camps to choose from. Most canoe camps are for beginners: they require no prior experience. There are, however, camps and lessons for more experienced canoers and trippers. You'll find both listed below. Click on a camp to learn more about programming, location, cost, session dates, and contact information. Read more


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Camps directly below will likely offer canoeing daily or even extended canoe trips
  • Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
  • Overnight

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.

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $1,200/week
Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys120010-170Temagami, Ontario

Harbourfront Centre Camps  

Harbourfront, Toronto

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps has provided a a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect. Our campers gain life skills through meaningful participation and in all facets of arts and contemporary culture.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $250/week
Day, Overnight Coed2504-161Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario

Camp Northway/ Wendigo  

Algonquin Park

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Northway, Canada's oldest summer camp for girls (age 7-16) and Wendigo, a small tripping outpost for boys (age 12-16) are located in the wilderness of Algonquin Park.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls, Boys
  • from $993/week
Overnight Girls, Boys9937-162Algonquin Park, Ontario

Camp de vacances Kéno  

St-Léonard-de-Portneuf

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

In the heart of a regional park, Kéno offers a life experience. Welcoming campers from Canada and abroad for a full French immersion, Kéno specialises in out-tripping expeditions with stays from 3 to 25 days.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $205/session
Overnight Coed2055-173St-Léonard-de-Portneuf, Quebec
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Camp Ecolart  

Montreal; Vancouver; West Vancouver

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

A premium summer and winter camp for boys and girls 4 to 17 years old offering more than 15 different programs in their summer overnight and day camp, and a skiing/snowboarding program in the March break camp.

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $240/week
Day, Overnight Coed2404-170Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, British Columbia, West Vancouver, British Columbia

Camp Can-Aqua  

Haliburton Highlands; Oakville; Ottawa

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

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.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $1,950/2 weeks
Overnight, family Coed19505-171Haliburton Highlands, Ontario, Oakville, Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario

Camp Pathfinder  

Algonquin Park

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Est. 1914. A traditional boys' summer camp on a wooded island in the heart of Algonquin. Full in-camp program. Wilderness canoe trips, water and land sports, ropes, ecology. A spectacular setting and exceptional staff.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Boys
  • from $1,200/week
Overnight, family Boys12007-162Algonquin Park, Ontario

Camp Nominingue  

Mont-Tremblant

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

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!

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Boys
  • from $765/week
Overnight, family Boys7657-163Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Teen Ranch  

Caledon

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Just an hour from the GTA, a traditional, Christian summer camp & year round retreat facility, specializing in developing youth through horse, hockey, adventure, bmx, soccer, figure skate, volleyball, WHAM & day camps.

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $320/week
Day, Overnight Coed3205-184Caledon, Ontario

Camp Muskoka  

Bracebridge

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Boost your camper's self-confidence in a fun, safe & supportive community. Great staff, delicious food, comfy modern lodging and a variety of over 50 activities to choose from!

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $1,095/week
Overnight Coed10956-165Bracebridge, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Circle Square Ranch is a children's summer camp providing adventure filled camp experiences. One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps across Canada, our programs include horsemanship, climbing, biking, swimming and so much more!

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $410/week
Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys4106-176Halkirk, Alberta
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

An award winning Christian summer camp in Muskoka for ages five to 17 featuring dozens of awesome activities, teen programs in leadership development and wilderness adventure & unforgettable experiences for every camper!

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $460/week
Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys4605-177Huntsville, Ontario

Muskoka Woods  

Rosseau

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that offers a fun, safe and welcoming environment for all youth. Our staff share a common desire to help young people realize their full potential.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $999/week
Overnight Coed9996-168Rosseau, Ontario

InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake  

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Circle Square Ranch is a life changing Christian summer camp for kids and teens ages 6-17. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding, water sports and ropes. Your summer adventure starts here!

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $399/week
Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys3996-179Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

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.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $680/week
Day, Overnight Coed6804-1610Ottawa, Ontario, Eganville, Ontario

InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Pacific  

Thetis Island; Vancouver

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps, Pioneer Pacific offers Christian summer camp and leadership programs for kids from 7-18, and includes a wide range of activities such as sailing, archery, kayaking and more.

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed, Girls
  • from $275/week
Overnight Coed, Girls2757-1811Thetis Island, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Kandalore  

Minden

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Kandalore is the finest traditional summer camp in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. Specialized leadership programs for 16 and 17 year olds.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $2,585/2 weeks
Overnight, family Coed25856-1612Minden, Ontario
  • Education: FSL
  • Day, Overnight, family

Learn and practice your french while playing with our experienced bilingual staff. ALL PROGRAMS ARE HELD IN FRENCH. Have a blast at our summer camp while being in the outdoors.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $50/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed506-1613Laurentians, Québec
  • ESL
  • Overnight

An exciting 4-week Summer Camp for International students aged 12-18 who want to learn and improve on the English Language. 110 hrs of ESL classroom instruction + Outdoor Adventure Trip. Includes TOEFL Junior Assessment.

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $5,600/month
Overnight Coed560012-1814Newmarket, Ontario

Camp Mini-Yo-We  

Huntsville

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Camp Mini-Yo-We is a traditional, Christian overnight camp offering amazing activities, innovative programs, dedicated staff and a safe place for campers to stretch and grow.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $720/week
Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys7205-1715Huntsville, Ontario

Onondaga Camp  

Minden

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

For more than 100 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $1,500/week
Overnight Coed15006-1616Minden, Ontario

YMCA Summer Day Camps  

St James Town, Toronto; Oshawa; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto; Toronto Islands, Toronto; Pickering

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

YMCA of Greater Toronto operates 55 Day Camps across the GTA. With over 60 programs, we are sure to have a program that meets the interests of your child! Busing & extended hours are available at many of our locations!

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $245/week
Day Coed2454-1617St James Town, Toronto, Ontario, Oshawa, Ontario, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Ontario, Toronto Islands, Toronto, Ontario, Pickering, Ontario
  • Education (multi)
  • Overnight

A leadership program, where teens develop civic leadership skills, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, and explore exciting career options

  • Ages 14 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $750/week
Overnight Coed75014-1718Ottawa, Ontario

YMCA of Greater Vancouver  

Vancouver; Gibsons

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

There’s something about camp that brings out the best in us. Whether it’s sailing, hiking or uncovering leadership potential, YMCA's spring and summer camps provide children ages 5-17 with a memorable experience.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $139/session
Day, Overnight, family Coed1395-1719Vancouver, British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia

Camp Tournesol  

Ontario (14)

  • Education: FSL
  • Day, Overnight

Day camps and overnight programs in Ontario where kids aged 4 to 14 have fun in French. Grouped by age and skill levels, campers participate in games, sports, crafts, language development, water day and much more.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $310/week
Day, Overnight Coed3104-1620Bloor West Village, Toronto, Forest Hill, Toronto, Trinity Bellwoods, Toronto, Oakville, Danforth Village, Toronto, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, York Mills, Toronto, Mississauga

Outward Bound Canada  

Kananaskis; Vancouver Island; Throughout Canada; Grand Manan; Algonquin Park

  • Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
  • Day, Overnight, family

Est 1969. Inspiring, challenging journeys of self-discovery in the outdoors. Join an authentic, transformational adventure to see Canada at its finest, reach beyond your own boundaries, and tap in to your true potential.

  • Ages 12 to 99
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $779/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys77912-9921Kananaskis, Alberta, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Throughout Canada, Ontario, Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Algonquin Park, Ontario

Camp Tapawingo, YWCA  

Parry Sound

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

An all girls summer camp located on Georgian Bay, operated by YWCA Toronto. Camp “Tap” focuses on empowering and supporting a diverse group of girls through a broad range of arts and outdoor activities.

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Girls
  • from $686/week
Overnight Girls6866-1522Parry Sound, Ontario

Camp Kawartha  

Peterborough; Lakefield

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Traditional summer camp fostering self-esteem, leadership & environmental stewardship. Campers are encouraged to be creative, in touch with nature & be themselves in a non-competitive environment.

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $245/week
Day, Overnight Coed2454-1723Peterborough, , Lakefield, Ontario

Lone Prairie Camp  

Ferintosh

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Offers onsite and offsite (hiking and backpacking) camping for ages 6 to 17, along with a weekend family camp.

  • Ages 5 to 99
  • Coed
  • from $130/week
Overnight, family Coed1305-9924Ferintosh, Alberta

Camp Wenonah  

Bracebridge

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

An overnight Summer Camp in beautiful Muskoka, with activities ranging from archery to sailing to tennis, along with leadership focus and more.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $915/week
Overnight Coed9155-1725Bracebridge, Ontario

Willowgrove Day Camp  

Whitchurch - Stouffville

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

Located on a private 100 acre farm property that includes a forest, pond, clean running creek, sports fields, play grounds, in-ground swimming pools, wall climbing gym, animal barn, apple orchard , corn maze and more.

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $320/week
Day Coed3204-1526Whitchurch - Stouffville, Ontario

Camp Tamakwa  

Algonquin Park

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

With an incredibly diversified program, campers develop important life skills, build self-confidence, foster lifelong friendships and return home with an enriched outlook - that there is life and fun without technology!

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $1,300/week
Overnight, family Coed13007-1627Algonquin Park, Ontario

Camp Crossroads  

Gravenhurst

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

A traditional camp experience in a fresh and dynamic way. Our core Christian teaching, creative staff, excellent food and exciting recreational programs inspire kids and keep them coming back year after year.

  • Ages 8 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $570/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed5708-1728Gravenhurst, Ontario

Fraser Lake Camp  

Bancroft

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

We are a not-for-profit overnight camp on a private 260 acre waterfront property. We offer kayaking, rock climbing, arts and crafts, new lodging cabins, and most importantly a safe, supportive inclusive environment.

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $678/week
Overnight Coed6788-1629Bancroft, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Give your child a fun-filled learning adventure at any of NCC's Summer Camps. Or get a head start on your studies during our August Credit Program!

  • Ages 11 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $3,550/session
Day, Overnight Coed355011-1730Fort Erie, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Lakefield Camp is a traditional Canadian overnight summer camp that offers various outdoor & indoor land/water sports & activities, from sailing to theater arts, a complete ropes course, language classes & so much more!

  • Ages 9 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $1,400/week
Overnight Coed14009-1731Lakefield, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Offers many sports summer camp activities along with ESL and FSL integration. Activities include golf, horseback riding and much more.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $4,300/month
Overnight Coed430011-1632Sherbrooke, Quebec

Ranch Massawippi  

Roxton Pond

  • Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Day, Overnight

A very unique camp since we are specialized as a horseback riding camp and we offer a variety of outdoor activities at the same time. Our 40 ponies and school horses makes us since 55 years a well renown camp in Quebec

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $855/week
Day, Overnight Coed8557-1633Roxton Pond, Quebec
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

An international summer camp offering quality language and sports camps for children aged 4 to 17. Come and discover a multitude of sports and activities for an unforgettable summer stay.

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $439/week
Day, Overnight Coed4394-1734Val-Morin, Quebec

Camp Wabikon  

Temagami

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

An experience kids love. A family parents trust. Wabikon is sleepover camp for boys and girls ages 6-17. Campers from around the world feel like part of the family and enjoy activities on a challenge-by-choice basis.

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $1,075/week
Overnight Coed10756-1735Temagami, Ontario

Camp Ak-O-Mak  

Parry Sound

  • Sport (multi)
  • Overnight

A traditional summer camp with over 26 sports and camp activities, including swimming, tennis, canoeing, biking and more.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls
  • from $900/week
Overnight Girls9007-1636Parry Sound, Ontario

YMCA Wanakita  

Haliburton Highlands

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

A co-ed camp offering 1, 2 and 4-week Overnight and 1-week Day Camp sessions. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life!

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $940/session
Day, Overnight Coed9407-1637Haliburton Highlands, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

A traditional camp experience providing opportunities to connect with nature, build life-long friendships and encounter God through a variety of fun activities, great facilities and friendly staff.

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $220/week
Day, Overnight Coed2206-1538Kitchener, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Come and explore the wilderness under trained staff who will guide you into amazing adventures and outdoor experiences. You will learn life skills, build friendships, and have tons of outdoor fun!

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $50/session
Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys506-1739Shoal Lake, Manitoba

InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Alberta  

Rocky Mountain House; Sundre

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

Pioneer Camp Alberta is a Christian summer camp with two beautiful locations in Sundre & Rocky Mountain House, AB. Get ready for exploration, adventure,creation, challenge, growth, skill development, and of course, fun!

  • Ages 5 to 19
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $299/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys2995-1940Rocky Mountain House, AB, Sundre, Alberta

Camp Oconto  

Sharbot Lake

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Founded in 1924, Oconto is a traditional girls overnight camp located on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake north of Kingston, Ontario. Over 20 activities are offered on 80 acres of land and 2km of shoreline.

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Girls
  • from $1,250/week
Overnight Girls12507-1541Sharbot Lake, Ontario

Camp Big Canoe  

Bracebridge

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Lifelong friendships await! A private lake, archery, crafts, stand-up paddleboarding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, out-trips, campfires, and so much more. Also offers a focus on leadership. An Experience Like No Other!

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $450/week
Overnight Coed4506-1642Bracebridge, Ontario

Rainbow Camp  

Sault Ste Marie

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

More than anything, Rainbow Camp is a fun place for kids to “COME OUT” and be themselves!

  • Ages 12 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $350/week
Overnight Coed35012-1743Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
  • Education: Language Studies
  • Day, Overnight

English students learning French mix with French students learning English in this innovative program in the French Alps. Sports and other activities are an important part of the experience, along with language lessons.

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $2,400/week
Day, Overnight Coed24006-1744International,

Cedar Ridge Camp  

Bancroft

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $900/week
Overnight Coed9006-1645Bancroft, Ontario

YMCA John Island Camp  

Sudbury; Blind River

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

JOHN ISLAND CAMP is exclusively located in the North Channel of Lake Huron and offers a variety of traditional, leadership, and kayak/canoe tripping programming.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $529/week
Overnight, family Coed5296-1646Sudbury, Ontario, Blind River, Ontario

YMCA Wanakita Family Camps  

Haliburton Highlands

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

A traditional overnight camp with a twist, it's fun for the whole family! We offer all the classics like swimming, boating, hiking, sports, crafts and so much more. You'll be sure to find something for everyone to enjoy!

  • Ages 1 to 99
  • Coed
  • from $430/week
Overnight, family Coed4301-9947Haliburton Highlands, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

An outdoor adventure camp just north of Toronto, where kids also participate in archery, mountain biking, rock climbing and other sports.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $350/week
Day Coed3504-1648King, Ontario

Camp Bil-O-Wood  

Blind River

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A traditional, outdoor, athletic, & life skills camp for kids 7 - 17. Exceptional camping & canoeing. Over 30 sports & activities for kids from Canada, US, & Europe; family operated for 74 yrs. An awesome experience!

  • Ages 7 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $850/week
Overnight Coed8507-1749Blind River, Ontario

The Taylor Statten Camps  

Algonquin Park

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo offer a balance of canoe tripping and programming. Activities include swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, horseback riding, sailing and more. Canoe trips range in length from 2 to 50 days.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Girls, Boys
  • from $895/session
Overnight Girls, Boys8956-1650Algonquin Park, Ontario

Glen Bernard Camp  

Huntsville

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, horseback riding, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Girls
  • from $1,200/week
Overnight Girls12004-1651Huntsville, Ontario

Olympia Sports Camp  

Huntsville

  • Sport (multi)
  • Overnight

We offer kids professional instruction, guidance to grow & excel while having fun! Choose from over 90 programs in Sport, Leadership, Adventure, Art, Recreation, Self-Discovery & Fitness.

  • Ages 8 to 19
  • Coed
  • from $905/week
Overnight Coed9058-1952Huntsville, Ontario

Oneida Baptist Camp  

Haldimand

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Located on Lake Erie's shoreline near Port Dover, offering half/full-week overnight Christian camping for all kids ranging from 4-18 years, plus family camp (ages 0-99) and leadership training for 14-15 year olds.

  • Ages 4 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $300/week
Overnight, family Coed3004-1853Haldimand, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Summer camp offering a program of outdoor activities such as archery, hiking, rock climbing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, rabaska, camp fires, camping, counselor training etc.

  • Ages 9 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $735/week
Overnight Coed7359-1654Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

YMCA Camp Pine Crest  

Torrance

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

We provide a fun program for campers who want to gain independence, interact with nature, make friends with new people, and develop leadership skills. Overnight canoe trips are a staple that make for the best adventures!

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $390/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed3905-1655Torrance, Ontario

Camp Kennebec  

Sharbot Lake

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

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!

  • Ages 6 to 25
  • Coed
  • from $1,500/week
Overnight Coed15006-2556Sharbot Lake, Ontario

Lovell International Camps   

International

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

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.

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $3,800/3 weeks
Day, Overnight Coed38006-1857International, ---------------, International,

1-UP Leadership Programs at Ernescliff College  

Quebec City; South Annex, Toronto; Bancroft

  • Reading: Leadership training
  • Overnight, Program

Leadership program and summer camps for boys 9-13 years-old, focused on character formation, service and friendship.

  • Ages 9 to 18
  • Boys
  • from $150/week
Overnight, Program Boys1509-1858Quebec City, , South Annex, Toronto, Ontario, Bancroft,

Camp Hurontario  

Mactier

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A traditional overnight camp with a variety of activities and sports including sailing, arts and crafts, leadership building and more.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Boys
  • from $900/week
Overnight Boys9006-1659Mactier, Ontario

Hockey Opportunity Camp  

Huntsville

  • Sport: Hockey
  • Overnight

A Northern Ontario summer camp, specializing in hockey programs, offering daily on-ice instruction as well as outdoor sports including Water Skiing, Archery, Mountain Biking and more.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $835/week
Overnight Coed8357-1660Huntsville, Ontario

Camp Chikopi  

Parry Sound

  • Sport (multi)
  • Overnight

For 99 years Chikopi has something for everyone. If your son enjoys a variety of sports and being outdoors you can stop looking now because you’ll find all that and so much more at Camp Chikopi!

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Boys
  • from $815/week
Overnight Boys8157-1661Parry Sound, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

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

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $190/week
Day, Overnight Coed1904-1662Ottawa, Ontario

Mi-A-Kon-Da  

Parry Sound; Hamilton

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A traditional, all-girls summer camp with various outdoor activities including sailing, wilderness trips, arts activities and more. Offering 2 or 4 week sessions or an introductory weekend.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls
  • from $2,190/2 weeks
Overnight Girls21907-1663Parry Sound, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario

Appleby College Summer Programs  

Oakville; International

  • Education (multi)
  • Day, Overnight

A huge variety of programming options for campers and students ages 4-17. We offer 50+ Camp programs, academic day and boarding programs and travel credit courses!

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $328/week
Day, Overnight Coed3284-1764Oakville, Ontario, International,

YMCA of Southwestern Ontario Overnight Camps  

London; Leamington; Port Severn

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario offers two amazing overnight camps for campers aged 5-16 - YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) in Georgian Bay Islands National Park and YMCA Camp Henry in Point Pelee National Park.

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $530/session
Overnight, family Coed5305-1665London, Ontario, Leamington, Ontario, Port Severn, Ontario

Camp Kodiak  

Parry Sound

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Fun! Friends! Success! An integrated overnight 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.

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $1,386/week
Overnight Coed13866-1866Parry Sound, Ontario

Camp Artaban  

Gambier Island

  • Adventure (multi)
  • Overnight, family

Youth call it “awesome”; adults call it “paradise”. Fun and adventure await you! Swim, boat, beach comb and wharf jump on the water. Create, sing, laugh and explore with friends new and old. We can’t wait!

  • Ages 1 to 100
  • Coed
  • from $198/session
Overnight, family Coed1981-10067Gambier Island, BC, Gambier Island, British Columbia

Camp Couchiching  

Orillia

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

Beautiful forests, rolling fields and lots of lakeside waterfront are waiting for you only 1.5 hours from Toronto. Camp Couchiching focuses on individual development and challenge by choice, We are all levels of awesome!

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $800/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed8006-1668Orillia, Ontario

Camp Cherith - Ontario  

Southern Bruce County

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

This Christian camp includes focuses on theatre arts, horseback riding, canoe tripping and more, situated in the heart of Grey-Bruce in south central Ontario.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $489/week
Overnight Coed4896-1669Southern Bruce County, Ontario
  • Sport (multi)
  • Day, Program

A multi-disciplinary paddling club offering recreational and competitive camps and after-school programs for kids of all ages and abilities all year round!

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $150/program
Day, Program Coed1507-1870Vancouver, British Columbia

Elite Camps Hoop Dreams Overnight Basketball Camp  

Newmarket; Bruce Peninsula; Don Mills, Toronto

  • Sport: Basketball
  • Day, Overnight

A unique basketball camp led by experienced instructors that helps kids develop skills in dribbling, shooting, passing and footwork and take part in traditional overnight camp activities.

  • Ages 9 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • from $1,100/week
Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys11009-1771Newmarket, , Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Don Mills, Toronto,

Medeba Summer Camp  

Haliburton

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Medeba Summer Camp is an overnight camp that uses adventure and community to provide the best week of your child's summer! We provide a full range of traditional and extensive adventure activities to choose from.

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $684/week
Day, Overnight Coed6846-1772Haliburton, Ontario

Camp Qwanoes  

Vancouver Island

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Camp Qwanoes is a youth-focused, high adventure Christian residential camp that exists to love kids to life like no other. Summer camps for ages 8-18 and leadership programs starting at age 15. Over 75 activities.

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $521/week
Overnight, family Coed5218-1873Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Shadow Lake Centre  

Whitchurch - Stouffville

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family

A summer camp for children, youth, and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Accessible activities that include sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and lots of music.

  • Ages 7 to 65
  • Coed
  • from $1,575/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed15757-6574Whitchurch - Stouffville, Ontario

YMCA Cedar Glen  

King

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

Give your child an experience they will never forget! YMCA Cedar Glen is an outdoor day camp just north of Toronto in King Township. Located on 263 acres, all programs are supervised by highly trained YMCA staff.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $205/session
Day Coed2054-1675King, Ontario

Camp Wanapitei  

Temagami

  • Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
  • Overnight, family

Wilderness canoe-tripping camp based in Northern Ontario, paddling Ontario, Quebec, and the Territories. A strong tripping program is complemented by caring staff, community focus and a diverse in-camp program.

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $945/week
Overnight, family Coed9457-1876Temagami, Ontario

Pleasant Bay Camp  

Consecon

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

A Christian overnight, day & water-ski camp with multiple activities on land (archery, climbing, ball sports, games, trampolining etc) and in water (tubing, water-ski, canoe/kayak etc). Well qualified staff & great food!

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $399/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed3996-1777Consecon, Ontario

The Hollows Camp  

Bradford

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

A traditional overnight and day camp located 1 hour north of Toronto. Activities include: canoeing & kayaking, archery, paintball, tennis, trampoline/circus, horseback riding, bushcraft, drama, arts, and swimming.

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $400/week
Day, Overnight Coed4007-1578Bradford, Ontario

Camp Celtic  

Bruce Peninsula

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Situated on Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, near Lions Head, this traditional overnight summer camp features specialized instruction in land &water sports, fine arts, performing arts, out-tripping, and nature activities.

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $199/session
Overnight Coed1996-1879Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, Brentwood College School offers focused camps for Soccer, Academics, Rowing, Rock Band, Debate, and Musical Theatre for kids aged 7 to 17.

  • Ages 8 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $200/week
Day, Overnight Coed2008-1780Mill Bay, British Columbia

YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka   

Orillia; Midland

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

A variety of values based camp programs offered through our day, family, leadership and overnight camps throughout the Simcoe Muskoka region

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $175/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed1756-1781Orillia, Ontario, Midland,

Swallowdale Camp  

Rosseau

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

An overnight camp in Rosseau offering adventure and a variety of land and water activities. Our beautiful lakefront camp is the ideal place for children to spend their summer making new friend and learning new skills!

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $1,200/week
Overnight Coed12007-1682Rosseau, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

A northern Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Ages 1 to 21
  • Coed
  • from $1/week
Overnight, family Coed11-2183Minden, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

With its outstanding sports facilities and convenient location between Montreal and Ottawa, College Bourget is the ideal venue for this language camp paired with travels and activities.

  • Ages 12 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $2,600/2 weeks
Overnight Coed260012-1784Rigaud, Quebec

Wilvaken  

Magog

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Bilingual (Fr/En), traditional summer camp offering water and land sports, such as sailing, water-skiing, archery, horseback riding, and hiking/canoeing out trips. Spend the summer with campers from around the world!

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $2,260/2 weeks
Overnight Coed22606-1585Magog, Quebec
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

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.

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $1,250/week
Overnight Coed12505-1786Temagami, Ontario

Camp Davern  

Eastern Lanark County

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Eastern Ontario summer camp where kids participate in a variety of activities and sports including rope courses, leadership and more.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $875/week
Overnight Coed8756-1687Eastern Lanark County, Ontario

Camp Mère Clarac  

Saint-Donat

  • Education: FSL
  • Day, Overnight

Located on the banks of Rivière Ouareau, we have a magnificent 115 acres of land (making it one of the most beautiful campsites in Quebec) with unique and safe facilities, and 25 activities conducted in French!

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $444/session
Day, Overnight Coed4444-1688Saint-Donat, Quebec

HIDDEN BAY LEADERSHIP CAMP  

Parry Sound

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Small Camp, Big Adventure! Located near Parry Sound, we are a world away from the city and the perfect place for your child to learn leadership while enjoying traditional camp fun in a welcoming and inclusive environment

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $650/week
Day, Overnight Coed6507-1589Parry Sound, Ontario

Ryde Lake Camp  

Gravenhurst

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

This camp in the heart of the Muskoka- Gravenhurst area offers a traditional summer camp experience for girls, with canoeing, camping, more.

  • Ages 9 to 16
  • Girls
  • from $575/week
Overnight Girls5759-1690Gravenhurst, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight, family

Camp Cherith Lanark is a co-ed, interdenominational, Christian camp that offers a variety of outdoor skill development within the context of a community committed to Biblical teachings and values.

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $400/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed4008-1691Ottawa, Ontario

Camp U of T Mississauga  

Mississauga

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

A popular Mississauga summer camp offered on campus, with options including dance, leadership, multi-sports camps, more.

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $260/week
Day Coed2604-1692Mississauga, Ontario

Power4Teens  

Bloor West Village, Toronto; Torrance

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

A unique, intimate small camp experience. Getting outdoors, amazing life lessons on self esteem, empowerment, self understanding, the beach, pool, Stand up paddle boarding, boxing, yoga, meditation and more.

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Girls
  • from $375/week
Day, Overnight Girls3758-1693Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario, Torrance, Ontario

Camp Presqu'ile  

Owen Sound

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A co-ed, overnight summer camp affiliated with both Rotary and YMCA. For kids aged 6 to 16.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $520/week
Overnight Coed5206-1694Owen Sound, Ontario

Camp Frenda  

Port Carling

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight, family

Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing, rocketry, archery, and many others.

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $540/week
Overnight, family Coed5408-1695Port Carling, Ontario

Camp Kwasind  

Bracebridge

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

A great overnight Christian camp in Muskoka for those ages 7 to 17 that is AFFORDABLE, MEMORABLE, FUN & HIGH QUALITY. Truly a safe place to build friendships, gain confidence & have new experiences in an outdoor setting.

  • Ages 7 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $425/week
Overnight Coed4257-1796Bracebridge, Ontario

Township of King  

Ontario (7)

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Program, family

With a mixture of sports, arts, and nature based programs, you are sure to find the perfect camp or program for your child! High Five and OCA Certified. Visit www.king.ca for more information.

  • Ages 2 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $4/week
Day, Program, family Coed42-1897King, Nobleton
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Supportive & therapeutic environment for struggling students. Assessment, educational support, life skills and outdoor activities. Earn school credit, acquire skills & stay safe!

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Girls, Boys
  • Cost Varies
Overnight Girls, Boys011-1898Kelowna, British Columbia, Barrie, Ontario, Red Deer,

Camp Nokomis  

Fergus

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Nokomis is unique in that we are a boy's camp in July and a girl's camp in August; all of our leaders have come up "through the ranks": camper to L.I.T. to Staff to Senior Staff.

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls, Boys
  • from $1,199/session
Overnight Girls, Boys11997-1699Fergus, Ontario

Kettleby Valley Camp  

Newmarket

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Located just north of Toronto, this traditional summer camp offers overnight, day and canoe trip programs for campers 5 to 14.

  • Ages 7 to 14
  • Coed
  • from $840/week
Day, Overnight Coed8407-14100Newmarket, Ontario

Camp Tamarack  

Bracebridge

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Muskoka summer camp with sports like sailing, water skiiing and golf as well as arts programs like dance and drama.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $1,000/week
Overnight Coed10006-16101Bracebridge, Ontario

YMCA Camps Belwood, Ki-Wa-Y and Wabanaki  

Waterloo; Fergus; Huntsville

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

The K-W YMCA's 3 camps offer a range of activities including a high ropes course and climbing wall, canoe tripping, bmx biking, sailing, kayaking, crafts, archery, and more. March Break programs also available.

  • Ages 5 to 15
  • Coed, Girls
  • from $695/week
Day, Overnight Coed, Girls6955-15102Waterloo, Ontario, Fergus, Ontario, Huntsville, Ontario

Kilcoo Camp  

Minden; Moore Park, Toronto

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

Founded in 1932, Kilcoo has an earned reputation as one of Canada's foremost traditional summer camps and outdoor education centres. Boys come to Kilcoo from all over the world to engage in over 15 instructed activities.

  • Ages 8 to 15
  • Boys
  • from $1,700/2 weeks
Overnight Boys17008-15103Minden, Ontario, Moore Park, Toronto, Ontario

Academic Camp Canada  

Mill Bay; International; Saint John

  • Education (multi)
  • Day, Overnight

A challenging academic Summer camp with 30 hours of learning per week, including 14 different subjects of sciences, maths and even robotics, with exciting activities and trips on a spectacular Canadian campus'!

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $6,000/3 weeks
Day, Overnight Coed600012-18104Mill Bay, British Columbia, International, , Saint John, New Brunswick

Camp Claret Du Lac Elgin  

Stratford

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

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

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Coed
  • from $730/week
Overnight Coed7307-15105Stratford, Quebec

Active Challenge  

Renfrew

  • Health & Fitness: Weight Loss Program
  • Overnight

Focusing on self esteem and healthy lifestyle, this camp features hikes, water adventure and more. Combines education, activity and personal growth and development.

  • Ages 12 to 25
  • Girls
  • from $3,675/month
Overnight Girls367512-25106Renfrew, Quebec
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Overnight

An overnight camp packed with outdoor activities on a 10 acre biodiverse organic farm on the shore of Black River in beautiful Prince Edward County.

  • Ages 8 to 12
  • Coed
  • from $750/week
Overnight Coed7508-12107Picton, Ontario
  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day, Overnight

Summer Camps for local and foreign students. Wide variety of camps offered such as Language, STEM, Cultural, Hockey Specific and much more!

  • Ages 11 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $700/session
Day, Overnight Coed70011-17108Stanstead, Quebec

Kids Inc Camp  

Caledon; Halton Hills; Milton

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day

Kids Inc provides a variety of activities - swimming, canoeing, archery, theme days, crafts, LIT, catered lunch option, junior camp and more. Bus service included from Peel, Halton, Orangeville, Guelph Areas and beyond!

  • Ages 5 to 14
  • Coed
  • from $190/week
Day Coed1905-14109Caledon, Ontario, Halton Hills, Ontario, Milton, Ontario

Frontier Trails ESL Camp  

Eganville; Ottawa

  • ESL
  • Day, Overnight

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.

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $680/week
Day, Overnight Coed6806-16110Eganville, Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario

My French Club  

Mississauga; Oakville

  • Education: FSL
  • Day, Program

French Day Camps that combine academic in the morning with a coaching session, reading, writing and songs. The fun afternoon is spent outdoors on a weekly field trip, splash pads, crafts, sport activities and much more.

  • Ages 3 to 18
  • Coed
  • from $235/week
Day, Program Coed2353-18111Mississauga, Ontario, Oakville, Ontario

Types of canoe camps

Some of these are specialty camps focusing on canoeing. Others are traditional camps which offer canoeing along with other programs, such as sports, arts, and educational programs. In addition to learning to canoe, at one of these camps your child can participate in activities like swimming, sailing, tennis, arts and crafts, and debate.

Skills learned

Canoeing is a fun activity. And this is a big focus of canoe clubs. Canoe clubs also promote fitness and participation. What’s more, your child will learn a number of important skills. Depending on a camp's aims and focus, these may include

  • Paddling fundamentals
  • Parts of the canoe
  • Solo canoeing
  • Canoeing in a group
  • Whitewater canoeing
  • Canoe tripping
  • Water safety
  • Camping basics

Choosing a canoe camp

There are many canoe camps in Canada. For instance, in Ontario alone, there are several camps offering canoeing in cottage country, such as in the Muskoka and Algonquin regions. Some of these are day camps, while others are sleepover camps. And many offer other watersports as well, such as kayaking, wakeboarding, and waterskiing.



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