Believe or not…it’s time to think about summer camps

Summer camp is likely the last thing on your mind with snow still falling! It might not be shorts and t-shirt season just yet, but it is time to start looking at summer camps if you’re thinking about sending your child to one this summer. The popular summer camps fill up fast and you don’t want to risk missing out on your first choice.

There are so many excellent camps offered in Kitchener-Waterloo!  Here are a few ideas to help get you started:


Engineering Science Quest – University of Waterloo campus

Summer day camp programming for children entering grades 1 to 9. Camp participants explore the world of science, engineering and technology through participation in hands-on projects.


Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society – 250 Riverbend Drive, Kitchener

Animaniacs Summer Camp is an outdoor, fun-filled week of animal-themed activities for children ages 6– 12 years.


Bingemans Day Camps – 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener

Bingemans offers a variety of day camps designed for children between 4 and 14 years old.


Chicopee Ski and Summer Resort – 396 Morrison Road, Kitchener

Chicopee offers exciting summer camps for children born between 2005-2014.


Brick Works Academy – various locations in Kitchener-Waterloo

Brick Works Academy offers camps in LEGO Robotics/Animation, Minecraft, Pokemon, computer animation, digital photography, fashion design and more!



YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo

Local YMCAs offer a variety of day and overnight camps for children between 4 and 16 years old.


Cities of Kitchener-Waterloo day camps

The Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo have a series of fun, affordable summer camp options for kids including half day and full days.

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Don’t forget to check with your local schools, churches or community centres as many of them also offer camps throughout the summer.