Top North Bay camps for 2024/2025

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Find summer camps and kids programs in North Bay, below, including camps near neighbourhoods like Feronia, Gateway, Hornell Heights, and Widdifield. Combine summer growth with fun and friendship! Below the list of kids’ camps in North Bay, dive deeper into the types of camps and programs available and find more advice for parents and families. Read more

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    Camp STEAM 

    Kingston; North Bay; Orleans; Sault Ste Marie; Sudbury

    • Education: STEAM
    • Day Camp

    Camp STEAM offers coding, technology, robotics and animation camps. Campers will execute large-scale projects teaching them how perspectives from all STEAM disciplines can be used to solve a problem in a unique way. Read more

    • Ages 5 to 14
    • Coed
    • from $180
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    YMCA John Island Camp and YMCA NEO Summer Day Camps  

    Manitoulin Island; North Bay; Sudbury

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp, Virtual Program 
    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $750
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    The variety of North Bay camps

    North Bay camps include day camps and overnight camps. In lists below, find your favourite activity and find a North Bay kids’ camp focused on that activity (top of linked lists) or including it as activity (further below). 

    Educational camps in North Bay

    You’ll also find many academic camps in North Bay, from science camps to tutoring programs. Whether you need extra help or want to dive deeper into your favourite subject, academic or otherwise, find your favourite in the list below and find a North Bay kids’ camp teaching that. 




    Technology camps in North Bay

    From coding camps to Minecraft camps, there’s a tech camp that will peak your child’s interest. Find your favourite tech interest or platform in the list below, and find a camp you’ll enjoy. 



    Arts camps in North Bay

    Finally, you can also find kids' arts camps in North Bay, focused on creative activities like drama or dance, etc. What’s your favourite art form? Find it in the list below and find camps focused on that. 

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    Year-round exceptional needs camps

    Find your special concern in the list below and find North Bay camps and programs that support that.



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    Five benefits of summer camps 

    Summer camp is a critical part of any childhood. At Our Kids, we feel that it gives kids an unfair advantage in life. Consider the following: 

    Camp gives kids a distinct edge in developing interpersonal skills. Kids who are shy at first find themselves speaking up. Kids who need a confidence boost find a supportive, fun setting, where they’re allowed to be themselves. Kids interact all day long, collaborate with each other, and overcome conflicts and challenges together. Many people look back on camp as the place where they came out of their shell. Learn about how kids grow in social skills at camp

    Kids grow in both personal responsibility and independence. They’re required to look after their own stuff. They make dozens of decisions every day and face the consequences without parents or anyone else to step in for them. Look closer at how camp helps kids develop responsibility and independence

    Camp also teaches deeper values like empathy and generosity. It’s a supportive environment where kids and teens make diverse new friends from other cultures, with unique values and beliefs.

    Camp gets kids physically active and outdoors. You can’t look at your phone when you’re playing gaga ball. A typical camp offers dozens of different activities in a week, all of them F-U-N. Swimming and hiking are an integral part of summer camp. Kids learn to embrace physical activity, and their body essentially learns the joy of physicality. It’s a lesson that can last a lifetime. 

    Kids explore a wide array of interests, including many that are new to them. It’s ground for exploring areas that they may not be exposed to otherwise. (Rick Mercer shares how camp was instrumental in inspiring his career, for example.) Camp can be the place where kids discover career paths or lifelong interests. 

    Tips on choosing a North Bay camp

    Choosing a camp will depend on your child's age, personality type, talents, and passions. Include your child in the process, so they can fully express their needs and interests. Ideas they come up with and final decisions you make together may surprise you. Research closely on our site to find out how to get exactly what you want. 

    Camp should focus on the activities your kids most enjoy or will benefit from.  Use the filters in the list above to sort camps based on type, cost, age, etc. 

    Ask about camps’ safety and security measures. On the camp’s pages linked to above , you can use the contact form to ask questions. Inquire about protocols like staff police checks on staff and what kind of First Aid is available. You can also check the camp’s accreditation on those pages. Accreditation is a very good assurance that the camp meets specific guidelines. Learn more about accreditation associations.  

    Evaluate each camp’s reputation on your own. Find reviews for camps on the pages linked to above. They're a strong indicator of a great camp, especially the volume of reviews. You’ll also find our exclusive review of each camp. In these, we focus on the unique value offered by each camp.  If you want more, ask the camp if any parents are willing to talk to you to share their experience. 


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    How many North Bay camps are there?
    There are 2 North Bay camps that are Our Kids trusted members. Use the filters to narrow options by age or type, then click on each organization to read reviews, browse program schedules, and access registration details.

    What are the fees to attend North Bay camps?
    Fees for North Bay camps range from $180 to $6,000 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.

    What age do North Bay camps start at?
    There are programs available for children aged 5 through 16.

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