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2014 Summer Camps

Committed to providing a safe, fun and rewarding camp experience for your child.

Our staff are certified with Standard First Aid & CPR-C. All staff have completed courses on the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development and have gone through Vulnerable Sector Screenings with Durham Regional Police Services. They are experienced, creative and enthusiastic leaders of fun.

Check out our guide to summer camps!

Download printable pdf of our summer camp guide

Summer Fun Camps

Mini Pidaca Camp (ages 3 - 5 yrs)
It's a new adventure each week and a great pre-school experience for your child.
Friends & Fun Camp (5 - 12 yrs) available first week only - no longer available
Adventure Camp (5 - 12 yrs)
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers...
Arts Camp (ages 5 - 12 yrs)
Unleash your inner artist and join us for creative fun.
Sports Camp (ages 5 - 12 yrs)
All sports - all the time - all the games you want to learn and love to play!
Time Traveller (ages 5 - 12 yrs) available 4 weeks only
We'll be warping through history in more exciting ways than ever: Compete in the first Olympic Games in Ancient Greece, blast into the far future, and dig for dinosaurs! This year, we'll also be setting our time machine for some camper-suggested destinations along with creek walking, a cup of cookie baking -  hold onto your explorer hat - you're going to need it!
Camp Finale (ages 5 - 12 yrs) available last week only
Join us this week at camp as we take advantage of summer's last hurrah!

Summer Specialty Camps

Mad Science Camp (5 - 12 yrs) - FULL
Act One Drama Camp (5 - 14 yrs)
Skateboard Camp (7 - 14 yrs)
Fitness Camp (11 - 15 yrs)
NEW! 1/2 Day French Program (6 - 10 yrs)
Enjoy singing, dancing, crafts, drama & games  while improving / learning french language skills.  No previous french knowledge is required!

Summer Leadership Programs

Counsellor in Training Program (13 - 14 yrs)
Assistant Counsellor Program (14 - 16 yrs) must register by May 31 - FULL

Extend-a-Camp & Free Busing

Extend-a-camp and free busing is available for the following camps only:
Mini Pidaca, Friends & Fun, Adventure, Arts, Sports, Time Traveller, Camp Finale and Fitness Camp.

Extend-a-camp offers extra time for parents in the morning/afternoon at minimal cost .
Hours:  7:00 am - 9:00 am and / or 3:15 pm -  6:00 pm

Take advantage of  free busing.  Check out the bus schedule and indicate your stop on the registration form.

Ready to Register?

Camp Registration is ongoing throughout the summer. 

View our Program Registration page for registration options or sign up online with Click to Reg.  

Registration for campers who require one-on-one support must be submitted in person at Pickering Recreation Complex, by Monday, May 12, 2014.

Parents Handbook

Welcome to camp !

Summer Camp Session Letters

Session letters will be available online one week prior to the start of camp.

Find your camp below and click for your session letter and permission forms. 
Photo release and medical form will be required by first day of camp.

Week 8: August 18 - 22
Mini Pidaca  Adventure  Arts  Sports  Extend A Camp  photo release   medical form 

Week 9: August 25 - August 30
Mini Pidaca .  Camp Finale . Extendacamp . photo release . medical form