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Summer camps in Ottawa area

Find camps and activities in Ottawa listed below

JOA Camps

Looking for a camp in Ottawa? JOA Camps include a fully immersive French environment with highly qualified camp leaders and a variety of activities that will cater to all.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019
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  • Meet with 50+ Camps & Programs: March break, summer & winter camps, day and overnight camps, after school and year-round programs
  • Choose arts, sports, science, math, technology, adventure, special needs, and many more traditional programs!
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Ottawa summer camps, like other camps across Canada, offer a variety of options for kids and families from Ottawa and area. This includes camps in downtown Ottawa, Ottawa-Gatineau, Rockliffe Park, Rockland, Kemptville, Kanata, Centretown, the Glebe, Riverside Park, and Hampton Park. What better way for kids to enjoy the outdoors than at a summer camp in the Ottawa area, where kids can participate in a wide variety of camp activities such as canoeing, hiking, swimming, and even white water rafting on the Ottawa River.

You can also find a number of Ottawa summer camps offering specialized instruction. For example, a number of kids' camps in Ottawa offer special needs instruction, with a low ratio of counselors to campers. Other speciality camps in Ottawa and area offer computer education and a variety of educational curricula. Whether you are searching for a day camp or overnight camp, Ottawa is sure to have a camp right for your kids.

See our listings below for an Ottawa summer camp that is right for you or your kids. Click on any listings that intrigue you, read about the camp and send them an inquiry when you want to learn more about the camp.

Be sure to consult Our Kids for a wealth of camp-related information, including advice on how to choose a summer camp, preparing your child for summer camp and a plethora of lists of specialized camps like arts camps, sports camps, learning disability camps, and many others.

Summer camp offers your child a unique opportunity to build new friendships, develop social skills, leadership abilities, stay active and - of course - have a ton of fun in the summer sun.


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List of Ottawa region camps and programs

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   Special Needs Support: Mild    Specialized   

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GTA Photography Classes : Camps   
Photography & Video Camps for kids (8-12) & teens (13-18). Campers learn from award-winning photographers & apply their new skills on daily field trips. Give your child the BEST SUMMER EVER!
Ottawa; Downtown East, Toronto
Visual arts: Photo/Video

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program
from $399/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, Program Coed3998-180Ottawa, Downtown East, Toronto
Pedalheads Bike Camps   
Pedalheads offers bike, swim, and sport programs to families across Canada. We focus on developing healthy, confident, and independent kids, ages two to 12.
Ontario (12)
Sport: Cycling

  • Ages 2 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $109/week
Day, Program Coed1092-121The Beach, Toronto, Humber Valley Village, Toronto, Leaside, Toronto, Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto, Armour Heights, Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Thornhill, Markham, Don Mills, Toronto, Bayview Village, Toronto, Burlington, Forest Hill, Toronto, Ottawa, Kanata, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Birch Cliff, Toronto, Pickering, Little Italy, Toronto, East York, Toronto, Thorncrest Village, Toronto, Vaughan
Frontier Trails Camp & Outdoor Education Centre   
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.
Ottawa; Eganville
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $680/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed6804-162Ottawa, Eganville
Ottawa School of Art   
Children aged 6 to 15 will embark on an exciting hands-on exploration of a variety of artistic mediums, themes and styles including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture, and clay.
Ottawa
Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $210/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed2106-153Ottawa
Sylvan Learning Ottawa   
Sylvan Ottawa offers STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) camps, tutoring and homework help programs for kids in JK to Grade 12. Attend full full day, half day or 1-hour after-school programs.
Ottawa
Education (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $129/month
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed1295-184Ottawa
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region   
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
Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $190/week
Day, Overnight Coed1904-165Ottawa
JOA Camps   
An exceptional camp, all in French, offering weekly themes and diverse activities. Weekly outings included in pricing.
Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 11
  • Coed
  • Day
from $55/day
sessions & dates
Day Coed554-116Ottawa
MakerKids   
Empowering the makers of tomorrow! MakerKids specializes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs with highly trained instructors. We run camps, after-school programs, private classes and more.
Summerhill, Toronto; Bloor West Village, Toronto; Ottawa
Computer (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 13
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $1/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed16-137Summerhill, Toronto, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ottawa
Frontier Trails ESL Camp   
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.
Eganville; Ottawa
ESL

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $680/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed6806-168Eganville, Ottawa
Britannia Yacht Club   
When your child enrolls in any Learn to Sail session your family receives a FREE social membership from July 1st to August 31st to experience Britannia Yacht Club's activities and events offered for members and families.
Ottawa
Sport: Sailing/Marine Skills

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day
from $575/2 weeks
Day Coed5758-189Ottawa
Debate Camp   
For all students interested in public speaking, debating and model parliament. A well-rounded program open to all ability levels and interests, ages 10 - 17. Both day and overnight camp options available.
Ottawa; Bridle Path, Toronto; North Toronto, Toronto; Humber Valley Village, Toronto
Education: Public Speaking/Debate

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $395/week
Day, Overnight Coed39510-1710Ottawa, Bridle Path, Toronto, North Toronto, Toronto, Humber Valley Village, Toronto
Spirit of Math   
Does your child love math challenges? Spirit of Math’s summer camps focus on the core topics from our curriculum with an extensive range of fun & exciting summer camps designed to challenge students from grades 2 - 9.
Ottawa; Willowdale, Toronto; Leaside, Toronto; Markham; Richmond Hill
Education: Math

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $250/week
Day Coed2504-1711Ottawa, Willowdale, Toronto, Leaside, Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill
Camp Otterdale   
Traditional summer camp for kids and teens in Eastern Ontario offering many outdoor activities including music, theatre arts.
Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $750/week
Overnight Coed7507-1612Ottawa
Bytown Brigantine Tall Ships Adventure   
An adventure-based camp that will grow your child's confidence & self-reliance. Youth 12+ will sail, swim, visit cool places & could have options to camp, zip line, take a HS credit and kayak or scuba certification.
Brockville; Harbourfront, Toronto; Ottawa
Travel

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $900/session
Overnight Coed90012-1813Brockville, Harbourfront, Toronto, Ottawa
Camp Cherith - Lanark   
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.
Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $400/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed4008-1614Ottawa
Test Preparation Services   
One-on-one or small group home and online tutoring in over 30 types of standardized tests including PSAT, SAT, ACT and OSSLT. Services include IB instruction and proficiency exams such as IELTS, CAEL, TOEFL and CanTEST
Ottawa
Education: Academic/Tutoring

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $240/month
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed24012-1815Ottawa

Camps that bus from Ottawa region
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   Special Needs Support: Mild    Specialized
Camp Nominingue   
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!
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Boys
  • Overnight, family
from $765/week
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Boys7657-160
Camp Can-Aqua   
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.
Haliburton Highlands
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $1,950/2 weeks
Overnight, family Coed19505-171Haliburton Highlands
Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs   
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.
Temagami
Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Overnight
from $1,200/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys120010-172Temagami
The Taylor Statten Camps   
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.
Algonquin Park
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Girls, Boys
  • Overnight
from $895/session
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls, Boys8956-163Algonquin Park
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active
Bancroft
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $900/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed9006-164Bancroft
Camp Wanapitei   
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.
Temagami
Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $945/week
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Coed9457-185Temagami
Earth Studies   
Award winning school in sustainability and environmental practices. Owned and operated by the Cushing family. A traditional all-season campus with the highest quality animal husbandry, nature connection, and much more...
Adventure: Wilderness Skills

  • Ages 9 to 22
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $750/session
Day, Overnight, family Coed7509-226
Active Challenge   
Focusing on self esteem and healthy lifestyle, this camp features hikes, water adventure and more. Combines education, activity and personal growth and development.
Renfrew
Health & Fitness: Weight Loss Program

  • Ages 12 to 25
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $3,675/month
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls367512-257Renfrew

Events

December 31, 2018
Frontier Trails ESL Camp
Early Bird Registration
January 8, 2019
Pedalheads Bike Camps
Pedalheads British Columbia March Break Registration
January 15, 2019
Pedalheads Bike Camps
Pedalheads GTA Summer Registration
January 15, 2019
Pedalheads Bike Camps
Pedalheads Ottawa Summer Registration

News

December 13, 2018
Camp Wanapitei
Emotionally Preparing for Camp
November 30, 2018
Pedalheads Bike Camps
Bikes and safe cycling for kids in Flemingdon Park
November 12, 2018
Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs
FREE custom-made ash beavertail canoe paddle!
November 6, 2018
Camp Cherith - Lanark
Registration Opens December 1, 2018
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