Camps that foster independence

Learn and develop self-reliance, self-initiative, and self-motivation

Independence is:
• The ability and willingness to do things on one’s own
• Self-initiative, self-motivation, self-care
• Decisiveness

Camp encourages independence in kids, as they “learn how to cope with others on their own,” says Jocelyn Palm. "There's no asking mom or [anyone else] what to do." Below, the list, learn all about the value of independence from camp leaders like Palm and others, and read how camp offers a unique means to develop and grow this character trait. Read more




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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 9 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $4,750
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Richmond Hill, ON
  • Age 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • From $305
Richmond HillOntario

Rouge Camps offers teacher directed sports camps and leadership programs for kids 4 - 15. We're rated 9+/10, find out why! Visit website

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VIRTUAL
Education
Academic-Tutoring
Sep 26, 2022 - Jun 30, 2023

  • Online
  • Age 6 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $150
Online

At Budding Genius Academy each kid becomes a STEAM innovator. Matching learning style approach is used to maximize ability Visit website

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  • Minden, ON
  • Age 15 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $6,185
MindenOntario

A rich learning experience that integrates leaders into the in-camp program and a five-day canoe trip. Visit website

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  • Bracebridge, ON
  • Age 14 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $3,095
BracebridgeOntario

Designed to empower youth and unlock their potential to become confident leaders. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $3,050
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $1,750
Online

Explore how to be an active citizen and develop career-planning skills, earning a credit from your home! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $3,850
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Mississauga, ON
  • Age 9 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $40
MississaugaOntario

The study skills program at our centre is designed to help kids in grades 4-12 build great habits that can last a lifetime. Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Family Camp
May 19 - Sep 04, 2023

  • Haliburton Highlands, ON
  • Age 1 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $725
Haliburton HighlandsOntario

Enjoy the splendour of Camp Can-Aqua with your entire family. Enjoy all programs, food and activities as a family for one fee Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 10 to 12 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $2,450
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $3,850
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $2,450
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Markham, ON
  • Age 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • From $305
MarkhamOntario

Our teacher directed sports camp and leadership program is rated 9+/10 by both campers and their parents. Find out why!a Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Family Camp
Aug 23 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 4 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $420
Mont-TremblantQuebec

A relaxed family vacation in an enchanting natural setting. Visit website

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  • Minden, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $6,185
MindenOntario

Our 4-week program allows campers even more opportunity to connect with friends, learn skills, and grow at camp! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $4,750
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Haliburton Highlands, ON
  • Age 16 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $4,062
Haliburton HighlandsOntario

A hybrid program that focuses on in depth leadership training and wilderness skills. Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Pioneers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 12 to 12 (Girls)
  • From $3,000
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities! Visit website

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  • Parry Sound, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Girls)
  • From $2,485
Parry SoundOntario

Encourage girls to be brave, discover strength while connecting with each other Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $6,300
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Mississauga, ON
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $40
MississaugaOntario

Your child's learning needs are unique, and so is our approach. We offer diverse reading programs to fit your child's needs. Visit website

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  • Woodbridge, ON
  • Age 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • From $305
WoodbridgeOntario

Our teacher directed sports camp and leadership program is rated 9+/10 by both campers and their parents. Find out why! Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Voyageurs
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 11 to 11 (Girls)
  • From $1,550
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 9 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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  • Mississauga, ON
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $40
MississaugaOntario

Your child's learning needs are unique, and so is our approach. We offer diverse math programs to fit your child's needs. Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Explorers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 13 to 13 (Girls)
  • From $3,000
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities! Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $7,350
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Haliburton Highlands, ON
  • Age 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $2,785
Haliburton HighlandsOntario

Our dynamic scheduling board allows campers to be in control of their day, as they choose their own adventure each night. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $5,850
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Temagami, ON
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $5,650
TemagamiOntario

Placing group needs before individual needs provides the perfect setting to learn, laugh, trust, support & understand. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Arts
Painting
Painting (Teens)
Sep 12, 2022 - Jun 17, 2023

  • East-York, Toronto
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $40
TorontoEast-YorkEast-YorkOntario

Painting is our most popular art class. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 9 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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  • Temagami, ON
  • Age 10 to 12 (Boys)
  • From $3,100
TemagamiOntario

Langskib 2-week canoe trips are designed to be a boys first adventure away from home. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 15 (Boys)
  • From $3,050
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Learn new skills, live an outdoor experience sleeping in a tent & choose to embark on a wilderness canoe trip! Visit website

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  • Haliburton Highlands, ON
  • Age 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • From $1,495
Haliburton HighlandsOntario

Enjoy a single week with others who are new to the Can-Aqua Experience. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Arts
Drawing
Drawing(Teens)
Sep 12, 2022 - Jun 17, 2023

  • East-York, Toronto
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $40
TorontoEast-YorkEast-YorkOntario

This class teaches teens how to use a variety of instruments used for drawing, including pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes Visit website

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  • Minden, ON
  • Age 6 to 9 (Coed)
  • From $1,925
MindenOntario

Campers will enjoy all aspects of Kandalore including activities, all-camp events, evening programs and canoe trip. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 10 to 12 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Seekers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 14 to 14 (Girls)
  • From $3,000
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities. Visit website

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  • Lakefield, ON
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $2,575
LakefieldOntario

Earn a credit doing hands-on labs and outdoor exploration of our earth and the environment! Visit website

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  • Woodbridge, ON
  • Age 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • From $305
WoodbridgeOntario

Our teacher directed sports camp and leadership program is rated 9+/10 by both campers and their parents. Find out why! Visit website

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  • Woodbridge, ON
  • Age 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • From $305
WoodbridgeOntario

Rouge Camps offers teacher directed sports camps and leadership programs for kids 4 - 15. We're rated 9+/10, find out why! Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Leaders
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 15 to 15 (Girls)
  • From $3,000
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities. Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Adventurers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 8 to 9 (Girls)
  • From $1,550
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities. Visit website

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  • North-York, Toronto
  • Age 10 to 13 (Coed)
  • From $383
TorontoNorth-YorkNorth-YorkOntario

Rep teams don't have the time to work on individual skills. Give your athlete the edge with semi-private training. Visit website

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  • Lakefield, ON
  • Age 13 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $5,670
LakefieldOntario

Earn a credit doing hands-on labs and outdoor exploration of our earth and the environment! Visit website

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  • Haliburton Highlands, ON
  • Age 16 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $4,101
Haliburton HighlandsOntario

Leadership training that will stay with them for the rest of their life and help them become greater role models Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Bunny
Jul 14 - Aug 06, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 4 to 6 (Girls)
  • From $400
HuntsvilleOntario

These sessions are an introduction to the camp experience for little GBCers (JK, SK, Gr. 1). Visit website

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  • Mississauga, ON
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $40
MississaugaOntario

Your child's learning needs are unique, and so is our approach. We offer diverse writing programs to fit your child's needs. Visit website

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  • Minden, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $3,290
MindenOntario

Our 2-week program is filled with exciting new experiences. It's the perfect length to try everything Kandalore has to offer! Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Blazers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 10 to 10 (Girls)
  • From $1,550
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 13 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $599
Online

Get your app development skills off the ground with part one of our iOS development course! Visit website

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OVERNIGHT
Traditional
Pacers
Jun 29 - Aug 27, 2023

  • Huntsville, ON
  • Age 16 to 16 (Girls)
  • From $3,000
HuntsvilleOntario

Structured to combine fun with the satisfaction of accomplishment through a variety of activities. Visit website

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  • Mont-Tremblant, QC
  • Age 7 to 9 (Boys)
  • From $1,550
Mont-TremblantQuebec

Live in a tent with a small group of friends. Learn new skills. And have lots of fun! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 5 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $80
Online

ReadRx is an intensive sound-to-code reading and spelling intervention for ages 6 to adult. Visit website

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  • Richmond Hill, ON
  • Age 8 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $80
Richmond HillOntario

ComprehendRx is a reading comprehension program that improves key cognitive skills. Visit website

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  • West-End, Toronto
  • Age 3 to 8 (Coed)
  • From $21,000
TorontoWest-EndWest-EndOntario

Experience the individualized Oxford approach with the benefits of socialization in a small bilingual classroom environment. Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 18 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $15
Online

This program includes mindfulness practice and relaxation, which supports self regulation and helps to relieve anxiety. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Basketball
Private coaching
Feb 07, 2021 - Oct 31, 2029

  • Burlington, ON
  • Age 4 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $110
BurlingtonOntario

Getting involved with a personal coach will deliver higher results and drive up success! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 8 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $80
Online

ComprehendRx is a reading comprehension program that improves key cognitive skills. Visit website

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  • Richmond Hill, ON
  • Age 5 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $80
Richmond HillOntario

ReadRx is an intensive sound-to-code reading and spelling intervention for ages 6 to adult. Visit website

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  • Richmond Hill, ON
  • Age 5 to 6 (Coed)
  • From $80
Richmond HillOntario

LiftOff is for preschoolers to first graders, and works on the foundational cognitive skills and early reading skills. Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $48
Online

BKLearning private tutoring aims to help students achieve academic success through customized one-on-one learning programs. Visit website

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  • Vancouver; West Vancouver, BC
  • Age 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • From $299
VancouverWest VancouverBritish Columbia

Structured, reinforcing projects in the subject pathways of fabrication, physical computing, engineering and digital arts. Visit website

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  • Burlington, ON
  • Age 6 to 13 (Coed)
  • From $850
BurlingtonOntario

We combine traditional camp activities like hiking, cooperative spots and campfires with extraordinary leadership. Visit website

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  • Parry Sound, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Girls)
  • From $1,250
Parry SoundOntario

An all girls overnight summer camp located on a private island with a variety of traditional camp activities. Visit website

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  • Canning, NS
  • Age 12 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $345
CanningNova Scotia

Combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, a full recreation schedule, and a core of incredible arts programming! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $48
Online

BKLearning private tutoring aims to help students achieve academic success through customized one-on-one learning programs. Visit website

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  • Parry Sound, ON
  • Age 6 to 8 (Girls)
  • From $300
Parry SoundOntario

For girls who are looking to take the first step in their overnight camping experience check out our Stepping Stones program. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Traditional
Adventure
Rover Scouts
Dec 23, 2021 - Dec 31, 2037

  • Ottawa, ON
  • Age 19 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $230
OttawaOntario

Through fun expeditions and mentored personal progression, Rover Scouts benefit from thrilling opportunities with friends. Visit website

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  • Acton, ON
  • Age 6 to 13 (Coed)
  • From $450
ActonOntario

Campers enjoy staying in a log cabin lodge and experience the best camp program in Halton. Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $45
Online

Keep your child's mind open and skills sharp with Sylvan Oakville's LIVE, Online Math, Reading, Writing & Homework Support. Visit website

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  • Brampton, ON
  • Age 4 to 11 (Coed)
  • From $284
BramptonOntario

Campers will learn all about wilderness survival through fun, hands on instruction and practical application! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 6 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $0
Online

Social Clubs offer games, social time and virtual field trips. Fun & Fitness classes offer games, challenges and sports. Visit website

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  • Mactier, ON
  • Age 7 to 13 (Boys)
  • From $3,050
MactierOntario

Introduce your son to our full adventure-filled program where they will gain independence and build lasting friendships. Visit website

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DAY CAMP
Music Lessons
Private Violin
Sep 28, 2022 - Jul 26, 2023

  • North-York, Toronto
  • Age 5 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $30
TorontoNorth-YorkNorth-YorkOntario

We strive to inspire our students to love learning and to enjoy the beauty of creating music on their own. Visit website

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  • New York, USA
  • Age 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $6,000
New YorkUnited States

"Summer school" doesn't begin to cover Gow's exciting and enriching summer program. Visit website

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  • Ottawa, ON
  • Age 15 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $230
OttawaOntario

Venturer Scouts explore their potential & ambition through challenging adventures and nurture an active & healthy lifestyle. Visit website

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  • Parry Sound, ON
  • Age 6 to 8 (Girls)
  • From $1,950
Parry SoundOntario

Kodiak Junior provides 6 to 9 year-old campers with introduction to overnight camp and a sample of the Kodiak magic. Visit website

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  • Canning, NS
  • Age 5 to 7 (Coed)
  • From $345
CanningNova Scotia

Combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, a full recreation schedule, and a core of incredible arts programming! Visit website

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  • Torrance, ON
  • Age 6 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $470
TorranceOntario

6-8 year olds experience all the fun of an overnight camp experience with the comfort of having their parents close by. Visit website

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  • Parry Sound, ON
  • Age 6 to 9 (Boys)
  • From $1,950
Parry SoundOntario

Kodiak Junior provides 6 to 9 year-old campers with an introduction to overnight camping and the Camp Kodiak experience. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Math
Math Tutoring
Apr 11 - Dec 31, 2022

  • Oakville, ON
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $49
OakvilleOntario

Sylvan Math is personalized and starts with an assessment. This allows us to build a program specifically tailored for you! Visit website

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  • East-York, Toronto
  • Age 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • From $280
TorontoEast-YorkEast-YorkOntario

Join us for an after school inquiry-based outdoor program under the twilight sky at Evergreen Brick Works! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $48
Online

BKLearning private tutoring aims to help students achieve academic success through customized one-on-one learning programs. Visit website

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  • Torrance, ON
  • Age 1 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $1,200
TorranceOntario

Families come for a shared adventure at camp but kids ages 8-17 years sign up for their own camp activities run by our staff. Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 10 to 13 (Coed)
  • From $100
Online

Campers will learn about computer programming concepts and techniques while learning to code interactive computer programs, Visit website

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  • Canning, NS
  • Age 8 to 11 (Coed)
  • From $345
CanningNova Scotia

Combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, a full recreation schedule, and a core of incredible arts programming! Visit website

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VIRTUAL
Education
Languages
French Camp
Sep 24, 2022 - Oct 23, 2023

  • Online
  • Age 10 to 17 (Coed)
  • From $346
Online

Learning a new language is a superpower of its own! French language learning in multiple levels, open to ages 10 - 17! Visit website

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  • Magog, QC
  • Age 8 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $4,900
MagogQuebec

Discover nature in a bilingual setting, where you choose your own activities! Create a schedule, try something new, explore! Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 10 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $343
Online

Online debate workshops are designed in a fun, interactive and student-centred way. 1:4 teaching ratio - true enrichment! Visit website

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  • North-York, Toronto
  • Age 12 to 18+ (Coed)
  • From $1,500
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Low teacher-student ratio, high academics, we work to ensure our University-bound students acquire the skills for success. Visit website

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  • Oakville, ON
  • Age 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • From $49
OakvilleOntario

Sylvan Reading is personalized and starts with an assessment. This allows us to build a program specifically tailored for you Visit website

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  • Bruce Peninsula, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $1,235
Bruce PeninsulaOntario

Designed for kids with a wide range of experience in the activities, as well as just experience in being away from home! Visit website

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  • North-York, Toronto
  • Age 3 to 8 (Coed)
  • From $24
TorontoNorth-YorkNorth-YorkOntario

An interactive and creative way to learn piano.The perfect balance of rhythm, solfege & ensemble. Visit website

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  • Mactier, ON
  • Age 7 to 16 (Boys)
  • From $4,650
MactierOntario

Participate in a wide variety of activities, where campers can develop outdoor skills; build self-confidence and independence Visit website

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  • Online
  • Age 10 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $346
Online

Daily simulations, paired with skills workshops and seminars on international politics. Visit website

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PROGRAM
Traditional
Adventure
Scouts
Dec 23, 2021 - Dec 31, 2037

  • Ottawa, ON
  • Age 11 to 14 (Coed)
  • From $230
OttawaOntario

Scouts take their outdoor adventure skills to the next level with mountain biking, rock climbing, lots of camping and more. Visit website

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  • East-End, Toronto
  • Age 14 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $270
TorontoEast-EndEast-EndOntario

Our Leaders in Training program allows youth to gain leadership skills while exploring Toronto's urban wilderness. Visit website

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  • North-York, Toronto
  • Age 2 to 4 (Coed)
  • From $1,256
TorontoNorth-YorkNorth-YorkOntario

A highly engaging program and interactive play-based environment that values children's learning and development. Visit website

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  • Bracebridge, ON
  • Age 8 to 15 (Coed)
  • From $1,140
BracebridgeOntario

Camp will help you discover your strengths. Make new friends, try new things in a fun and supportive environment. Visit website

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  • Haliburton, ON
  • Age 15 to 16 (Coed)
  • From $3,435
HaliburtonOntario

Voyageurs mix camping, canoeing and leadership training for the ultimate backcountry adventure. Visit website

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How do you define independence?

Think of the first two letters of the word independence. “Independence means dependence from inside you,” says Jocelyn Palm. She’s the Executive Director and owner of Glen Bernard Camp, an all-girls camp in Sundridge, Ontario. “It means freedom from control by other people so you aren’t influenced by your peers.” Independence consists of asking yourself, “what are my principles? Those are the values that will take you into adulthood, so if you learn them as a young person, it’s a good advantage,” she says. 

Others, like Jennifer Jupp, offer variant definitions. She believes, “it's about being able to support yourself in a whole bunch of ways without the influence, control and authority of someone else.” She watches kids grow independent in weeklong sessions at the overnight camp where she’s Senior Director. It arises naturally out of their making a dozen daily decisions without parents present. 

Similarly, Emilia Antunes sees her son Erick growing in his ability to trust his own judgement. She’s noticed this improvement in him, especially after camp. “For me,” she says, “independence [consists of] Erick being able to make his own decisions and being able to accomplish tasks all by himself ... I see that in COOKSMART camp because he’s getting more independent with each class.”

How to develop independence 

You can accelerate your children’s development of independence in settings that mix freedom with responsibility like overnight camp. As Senior Director of Camp Wenonah in Bracebridge, Jupp knows deeply how camp nurtures personal growth. With its variety of daily interactions and activities, Wenonah gives children space “to solve their own problems and really care for themselves.” In other words, kids there become more independent daily. 

Jocelyn Palm shares a few examples from her experience at Glen Bernard Camp to illustrate how she’s seen independence demonstrated by campers. 

“[When] I’m at the high ropes course or a different event and I say they were fantastic today ... and they don’t say anything back, they just smile at you.” Encouraging children to continue doing an activity that they love and choose to do will encourage them to make more independent decisions in the future.

Glen Bernard's fixed day-to-day format ensures that younger campers are involved in all activities. “You can’t say that you’re not going sailing because you’re afraid. Everyone is going sailing, so you go, and then you become less afraid and you become independent.” However, “as campers grow older, they have more choices about what they’re going to do each day.  

"Older campers do a ‘solo’, which is an opportunity for them to spend time with themselves for 24 hours. There are sites that we have, right close to the camp, where they can be there alone. They’re not allowed to take any books or any of that. It’s interesting when they come back and we ask them what they did." Some campers talk about what they’ve seen and heard, whereas other campers will use whatever resources are there to be creative and resourceful. "One camper told us that she made a deck of cards [out of a pencil and piece of paper]."  

For each Glen Bernard camper, the solo experience is unique. "We try and make many occasions during their time at camp where they learn to make decisions," says Palm.

What is an example of independence?

At Camp Wenonah, campers are given the opportunity to choose specific activities to dedicate their time to, while at camp. "I particularly like it when kids choose an activity that’s different than what their parents really thought they would choose. It’s them in a big way, being themselves, making the choice for themselves," Jupp explains. 

She also sees independence in children through their ability to choose activities that differ from their friends. “[Imagine] a 16-year old choosing something different from what the majority of what their closest peers choose ... I think that’s huge in the area of independence and they take that with them after camp ... There aren’t social repercussions for them if they choose something different from what their peer group chooses.”

What are the benefits of independence?

Jocelyn Palm believes that independence is a very important trait for children to develop, especially in today’s society. “The world is coming at all of us and especially the young people at a fast and furious pace. There are messages from all different sources, more than just other people or more than the daily paper, radio or TV … In order to keep your sanity, you really have to know, who am I? What am I going to do? ... I have to make a decision now, for me, and do I have the ability to make it?” Independence helps you stand your ground, develop who you are as an individual and stick to your morals.

It also helps with a person’s ability to cope in situations and get along well with others. At Glen Bernard, Palm and her staff try to help campers to get along with everyone, of course, but this "doesn’t [necessarily] mean that they’re your best friend,” she explains. “Getting along means that you know how to deal with people who may not be your friends, but you still have to learn to cope." 

Similarly, Xavier, a camper at Academie Duello's Knight Camp, believes it's important to know how “to stand on your own and ... ask for help. You won’t always have people to turn to so it’s good to be able to turn to yourself and really just be able to explore the world around you. [You can do this by] using independence [while] not being afraid of what people will think of you.”

Overall, there are myriad reasons that highlight the importance of independence in children. Here are just some of the gifts kids gain from independence: 

  • Courage and confidence to take care of themselves 
  • Enhanced decision-making skills 
  • Self-motivation and willingness to take initiative 
  • A feeling of inclusion
  • Freedom to explore beyond a comfort zone 
  • Improved self-esteem 
  • Real-world experience that better prepares them for adulthood 

“The sooner [children] get independence," says Emilia Antunes, "the better they will be able to deal with different environments and situations without parents around.” This helps Erick in other areas beyond cooking lessons. “It fosters self-reliance because it empowers them to achieve their own goals,” she says. 

She notices that Erick is more comfortable taking risks than he was before he attended the camp. He feels more confident in his ability to trust his own instincts rather than ask for help. He makes his own recipes. However, “it’s not only about cooking,” she explains, “it’s about getting more confident, taking risks and doing things for [him]self.” 

How will independence help children as they get older? 

“Life’s road is bumpy and we’re going to fall down a lot as kids, youth and adults,” says Jupp. “I think that the earlier we can foster independence in ourselves, the better we’re going to be able to support ourselves through the bumpy road of life.”

Knowing how to navigate on their own gives kids' other qualities vital to a healthy adulthood. These include self-esteem, decision-making skills, self-reliance, cooperation, personal discipline, and more. Not only are these qualities strongly recommended for academic success, they’re extremely important tools to help kids navigate hardships in their future. 

“I think independence is a key part of self-reliance,” Jupp continues. “It gives us the confidence to know how to pick ourselves up ... For a kid to know that, especially if they feel that their world outside of themselves with their parents, family, school, sports team, [etc] feels like it’s falling apart, to have that deep feeling of independence and security within yourself and to have that at a young age…I really think it’s a superpower for kids to have.”

Want your child to improve their independence?

Any  environment where children have some distance from parents will enhance and develop their independence. At camp, kids act on their own, meet other people, learn self-reliance and other skills. “Children and youth will learn really quickly that they can do things and really make decisions for themselves without the influence of their parents or guardians,” says Jupp. For her, camp is a concentrated social environment where kids and staff learn from  each other. “Other kids affect them in a whole bunch of ways, positively and negatively. Having to navigate those social interactions in such a concentrated way [at camp] creates hundreds of opportunities to develop independence.” 

From a Camp Director perspective, Palm believes that a camp environment fosters independence because campers attend without their parents or guardians and must learn how to work with other people and adapt on their own.

“Some [people] may have different views and now, they’ve got to learn to cope with these other people. They’re not at home, there’s no asking mom or brother what to do. Here I am, on my own. I think that’s a great opportunity at camp,” she explains. 


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There are 105 camps that help kids grow in courage. Use the filters to narrow by age and program type, then click on matched programs to see daily activities, dates, rates and registration information.

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Fees for range from FREE to $21,000 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.

Where can parents meet with Camps that foster independence?
Meet with program directors and staff at the Our Kids Camp & Program Expo. The Expo is held annually in February, and is a fun and informative day for parents, kids, and teens. Find event details and free tickets here.


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