The City offers camp opportunities for children throughout the year including PA Days, Winter Holidays, March Break, and Summer.

View & Register: All Camps

Our Staff
All Camp Staff are certified in Standard First Aid & CPR-C, completed courses in the “High Five” Principles of Healthy Child Development, have satisfactory vulnerable sector screening (Police Check), and have received additional Health & Safety training related to COVID 19.

Registration notes:
  • Campers must be minimum age at start of camp.

  • Once registered, check the camp section below for additional camp information and specific details including camp session letters.

Campers with special needs

Campers requiring additional staff support at camp can apply online at pickering.ca/active:

Application deadline for campers requiring additional staff support:

  • Summer Camp - May 26, 2024.

A camper profile will be required for all inclusion support campers. Form is available via links below:

online form | download/print

Please contact program registration by phone at 905.420.4621 or email registration@pickering.ca with any questions.

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Camper Information Form

Parents/Guardians: Please print and fill out the Camper Information Form and hand it in on first day of camp. Paper copies are also available on site.

Camp Session Letters with full details will be available online one week prior to the start of each camp session. 


PA Day Camps 

PA Day: Paint & Play (5 - 12 yrs)

Campers will spend the day exploring clay, learning hand building, and painting a masterpiece to take home. 

Camp takes place at CHD Rec Complex - Pottery Studio

Upcoming Dates:

  • April 8, 2024

View and register for upcoming PA Day Camps here.


Summer Camps

July 2 - August 30, 2024

Registration opens March 21. 

We are gearing up for a summer that's expected to be more fun than ever before! This year's camps feature new closer to home locations, new camp themes, new weekly trips & events! Plus, if you register before June 1 you have a chance to WIN an AWESOME Summer Prize Pack!

In your neighbourhood... camp locations
  1. CHD Recreation Complex | 1867 Valley Farm Road
  2. East Shore CC | 970 Liverpool Road
  3. Dunbarton HS | 655 Sheppard Avenue
  4. George Ashe LCC | 470 Kingston Road
  5. Greenwood CC | 3551 Greenwood Road 
  6. Highbush PS | 605 Strouds Lane
  7. Pine Ridge SS | 2155 Liverpool Road
  8. Dr Nelson Tomlinson CC | 4941 Old Brock Road (Claremont)

*Please note that only camps located at the CHD Recreation Complex and Dunbarton HS will be going swimming.

Adventure Camp (5 - 12 yrs)

Highbush PS | Pine Ridge SS | Dr Nelson Tomlinson CC

This is an action-packed week filled with all kinds of adventures!

Campers will have the opportunity to engage in various activities and channel their inner adventurer. They will explore and discover the world around them through various fun games, activities, and even sports led by our enthusiastic camp staff. Adventure camp activities include, but are not limited to, nature themed arts and crafts, team building challenges, outdoor exploration adventures, learning survival skills, archery, and so much more!

We can’t wait to adventure with you!

Arts Camp (5 - 12 yrs)

CHD Recreation Complex | East Shore CC

We can’t wait for this fun-filled week of all things arts!

Campers will have the opportunity to engage in various different art forms and channel their inner artist. They will also have the chance to stay active through various fun games and activities led by our enthusiastic camp staff. Arts camp activities include workshops led by talented artists, painting, drawing, sculpting, crafting, playing games, enjoying the outdoors, and so much more!

We can’t wait to create with you!

Dance & Drama Camp (5 - 12 yrs)

George Ashe LCC | Pineridge SS

It’s showtime!

Campers will have the opportunity to engage in various dance and drama activities, and channel their inner dancer and performer. They will have the chance to stay active through various fun games and activities led by our enthusiastic camp staff. Dance/Drama camp activities include dance and drama themed activities and workshops, a variety of games, time outdoors, arts and crafts, and so much more! This amazing week will conclude with a final performance for friends and family to come and watch.

We can’t wait to dance & act with you!

 
Sports Camp (5 - 12 yrs) 

CHD Recreation Complex | Dunbarton HS | Greenwood CC

All sports, all the time!

Campers will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports and channel their inner athlete. Campers will stay active through fun games, activities, and sports led by our enthusiastic camp staff. Sports camp activities will consist of different sports activities as well as various games and outdoor activities, including skating and/or swimming (depending on location), and much more!

We can’t wait to play with you!

Please note: Only CHD Recreation Complex and Dunbarton HS locations participate in swimming activities.

 Extend-a-Camp

Available at each camp location for your convenience, and offers children a wide variety of fun and exciting activities before and after regular camp hours:

Morning: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Afternoon: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Additional fees apply and can be selected during the checkout process when registering for a camp.

Summer Camp Session Letters

 

View & Register: Summer Camps


Winter Break Camps & Programs

Winter camps will be viewable in September. Registration for 2024 Winter Break Camps opens in November.