Top Summer Camps Hamilton for 2024/2025

Find and compare Hamilton summer camps and kids' programs

School’s out, so what are you going to do all summer? Getting out to a Hamilton kids’ camp is one of the best things you can do with your time! Whether you’re looking for a day or overnight camp, there are plenty of options for children aged 5 to 17 years old.  This includes camps in Hamilton, Ancaster, Dundas, Crown Point East and West, Gibson, Roseland, and Millcroft, as listed below. 

You'll also find more info below our Hamilton camp listings, for families who want to learn about the variety and benefits of kids’ camps in Hamilton-Wentworth. Read more

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    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake 

    Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region

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

    Circle Square Ranch is a life-changing Christian summer camp for kids 6-16. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding, water activities and climbing. Your summer adventure with friends starts here! Read more

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $625
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    Brick Works Academy 

    Throughout Ontario (10)

    • Education: STEAM
    • Day Camp, Virtual Program

    The Best Technology summer camp in the region! Your children and friends are super excited about our Lego Robotics, Minecraft Computer Camp, Pokemon Designer, and YouTube camps! In-person and virtual programs available Read more

    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • from $199
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    STEM Camp 

    Throughout Ontario (54)

    • Education: STEM
    • Day Camp

    STEM Camp is a weekly summer day camp at more than 50 locations across Canada where youth aged 5-13 engage in fun and amazing activities in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. 519-475-6600. stemcamp.ca Read more

    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • from $225
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    Le Petit Écolier French Language Centre 

    Brampton; Hamilton; Oakville

    • Education: Language Instruction
    • 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 $160
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    Pedalheads Bike, Swim and Sport 

    Throughout Ontario (65)

    • Sport: Cycling
    • Day Camp, Program

    Pedalheads offers bike, swim, and trail programs to families across Canada. Pedalheads helps kids develop life skills, confidence, and independence through fun, safe, and engaging instruction. Read more

    • Ages 2 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $199
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    Camp CBY 

    Hamilton

    • Arts: Performing Arts (multi)
    • Day Camp 

    Welcome to Camp CBY, Waterdown’s most popular performing arts camp where campers THRIVE and COME ALIVE! Since 2021, we have welcomed hundreds of young people to our camp for creative performing arts experiences. Read more

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $250
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    Great Big Theatre Company 

    Throughout Ontario (12)

    • Arts: Theatre Arts
    • Day Camp, Program 

    Camps in your neighbourhood ! One-week sessions, performances every week. Our experienced, caring staff will introduce your kids to stage performance & guide them toward self-expression. A great confidence-builder ! Read more

    • Ages 6 to 14
    • Coed
    • from $225
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    Focus on Nature 

    Cambridge; Guelph; Hamilton; Oakville; Waterloo

    • Arts: Photography
    • Day Camp 

    We inspire young people to explore and connect with nature through photography. At our day camps campers will learn the technical skills to shoot and edit great photos while also exploring nature in a safe environment. Read more

    • Ages 8 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $300
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    Mi-A-Kon-Da 

    Hamilton; Parry Sound

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp 

    A traditional, all-girls summer camp with various outdoor activities including sailing, canoeing, archery, swimming, arts and crafts activities and more. Offering 1, 2 or 4 week sessions or an introductory weekend. Read more

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Girls
    • from $2,490
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    OMAC Martial Arts  

    Hamilton; Oakville; Vaughan

    • Sport: Martial Arts
    • Day Camp, Program

    OMAC Martial Arts Camps, where adventure meets discipline, and warriors are born! Our Seasonal Camps offer a unique blend of martial arts, fitness, field trips and character development. Read more

    • Ages 4 to 13
    • Coed
    • from $399
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    Brigs Youth Sail Training  

    Collingwood; Goderich; Hamilton; Tobermory

    • Adventure (multi)
    • Overnight Camp

    A safe and challenging environment aboard the Tall Ship TS Playfair and STV Pathfinder on the Great Lakes (Ontario, Erie, Huron). Develop leadership skills, confidence and friendships as you work together as a team. Read more

    • Ages 13 to 18
    • Coed
    • from $195
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    Lee Sukhi Success Martial Arts 

    Hamilton; Milton

    • Sport: Martial Arts
    • Day Camp, Program, Virtual Program

    MARTIAL ARTS, KARATE & TAEKWONDO for kids & adults, SINCE 1985. Traditional classes are taught and overseen by Master Walter Zdeb - 8th degree, B. PhEd. Age appropriate summer camps and weekly classes. Read more

    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • from $123
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    YMCA of Southwestern Ontario Overnight Camps 

    Leamington; London; Port Severn

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

    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. Read more

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $600
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    YMCA Wanakita 

    Haliburton Highlands

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

    A co-ed camp offering Overnight Kids Camp, Day Camp and year-round Family Camps. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life! Read more

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $940
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    Types of camps in Hamilton

    Camps in Hamilton offer kids and teens a wide range of activities that will keep them busy, active and learning new things. Whatever your child's interest, you'll find a Hamilton camp they’ll love. Check out all your options!

     
    Hamilton sports camps

    Hamilton kids and teens who just can't get enough athletics will find an array of choices in the area, as linked to below. Click on your favourite sport in the list below to find camps that focus on it (highlighted at the top of lists) or at least offer that sport as an activity (further down).

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    Hamilton education camps

    Learning camps in Hamilton come in many different stripes. From science to math to arts subjects, and everything in between, your favourite school subjects are covered. Find it below and find camps focused on that intellectual pursuit (top of the linked lists) or at least offering it within a broader curriculum (further down).

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    Hamilton computer and technology camps

    Kids and teens can get their geek on at a number of camps around the city. Camps in Hamilton offer the following disciplines as a focus (camps at top of lists linked to below) or at least as an activity (further down the list).

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    Hamilton arts camps

    Hamilton kids with a flair for the arts will find camps below that encourage them to learn new things and stretch their creative boundaries. Click on your passion below and find Hamilton kids’ camps that specialize in that or at least offer some activities (camps further down the list).

      dance
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      music

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    Hamilton exceptional needs camps

    A number of Hamilton and area youth camps offer kids with challenges the chance to take part in all the fun of summer camp. These camps offer low staff-to-camper ratios, counselors specially trained to support exceptional needs kids or simply an environment that welcomes and supports them. Get further information about their support for exceptional kids, from the camps listed in the links below.

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    Camps outside of Hamilton

    For families interested in broadening their horizons, there's a much greater variety of camps in Southern Ontario and the GTA. You owe it to yourself to look at our pages dedicated to camps in the following cities and regions.

     

    Advantages of attending kids’ camps

    There are many advantages to any kind of camp.  In an overnight camp, your child experiences greater independence, self-reliance and a sense of accomplishment, venturing out on their own (perhaps for the first time). With a day camp, youth enjoy many of the same benefits as an overnight camp – like strong friendships, exploring new activities, challenging themselves and pushing their limits, but can return home each night to the comfort, support and love of their family.

    Get a full overview of the benefits of attending any kids’ camp.

    How to find the ideal Hamilton kids’ camp

    You’ve determined whether you want a day or overnight camp experience for your child, and what your chosen activity is. There are more things to consider, though.

    Camp structure and organization

    Camps vary widely in their size and organization. You may want to know how kids are grouped and how big the groups are. You might ask camps if you can meet the group leader who will be watching over your child. 

    Day-to-day camp environment

    Be sure you understand pickup and dropoff times and how strictly those are expected by the camp. You should also confirm prerequisites of the camp and what, if anything, your child is expected to bring to camp. Some camps have take-home projects at the end of the session, too, so make sure your child tells you about this. 

    Safety

    All camps should have police checks of counselors and all others. You might also find out if counselors are specially trained in conflict resolution or restorative justice. Get a rundown from the camp as to all the measures they take to protect children’s safety.

    Meet camps face-to face

    Many camps in Hamilton offer open houses or other means of communicating with them face-to-face. Better yet, just down the QEW, there is the annual Our Kids Camp Expo every February. Here, you’ll find representatives of 50 or more camps, not only from Hamilton but elsewhere in the province, as well. Get your free family tickets today.

    Elsewhere on our site there are many other ways of looking at camps and advice about finding and preparing for camp. 

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How many Summer Camps Hamilton are there?
    There are 12 Summer Camps Hamilton that are Our Kids trusted members. In addition, there are 2 options that bus from the area. 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 Summer Camps Hamilton?
    Fees for Summer Camps Hamilton range from $123 to $4,000 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.

    What age do Summer Camps Hamilton start at?
    There are programs available for children aged 2 through 18.


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