The many different kinds of camps in Montreal
Camps in Montreal are available throughout the year, of course, including winter and March break camps. They also come in a wide variety of types and specializations. Here's a look at the range of camps you can find in the city of Montreal:
Kids' sports camps in Montreal
Kids and teens in Montreal take part in a weeklong (or longer) focus on athletics, at these camps. Many offer a concentrated focus on sports kids love, where they build a competitive edge, learn from some of the best, and engage in camp fun. Find your favourite sport below.
Education camps in Montreal
Learning camps are spread throughout the city, perfect for those who want to develop passions and skills in areas they just can’t get enough of in school. Survey your options below and click on one of the specialized lists.
Computer and technology camps in Montreal
Technology is everywhere, and Montreal kids and teens can brush up on tech skills at any of these camps, found across the city. Check out some specific skills and interests you can develop at camps listed in the links below.
Arts camps in Montreal
These camps offer curriculum that runs the gamut from dance to performing arts. Got a specific passion you want to pursue? Find camps offering your favourite art activity below, or view a list of all arts camps in the Montreal area.
Exceptional needs camps
Camps for kids with exceptional needs present a unique growth opportunity. Find camps offering the support you need, below.
More camp types available in Montreal:
Camps near Montreal
Camp is also a great excuse to get away from the city. Of course, many Montreal kids participate in camps throughout the province. Take a quick glance at camps on the outskirts or outside of Montreal.
Finding the right camp in Montreal
As you’re narrowing down your search for the best camp, don't restrict your focus to camps near you, with the activity you want. Focusing on other considerations can help ensure that you have a good, safe, happy camp experience. Here’s a quick checklist of things Montreal parents should keep in mind when talking to camps or thinking of registering:
Aspects of the camp structure, safety and discipline
Be sure you understand camps’ ratio of counselors to kids. How does the camp ensure that this ratio is consistent throughout the session? How are groups managed during normal camp activities as well as any outings? Are camp counselors trained in dealing with discipline issues?
Life at camp
When are you required to drop off and pick up your child(ren)? Are kids grouped during the day? Are groups based on specific ages, age ranges, gender? What are kids expected to bring? How is the camp session broken down, in terms of an activities’ schedule.
Find out how the camp deals with exceptional needs kids, if you have any concerns about this. What about food allergies or diet considerations? For example, can you bring your own snacks or do you need to be aware of allergies?
Combine this list with other information in our guide:
French immersion and integration
Several camps in the city offer students from around the world a complete French immersion experience. These are a popular with for kids from throughout Canada who want to improve their French language skills in a city alive with French culture.