YMCA Day Camp eGuide

60 day camp programs across 42 locations in the GTA, providing children with memorable experiences that build confidence.

Please click on the Print button on your YMCA Day Camp guide to print it.

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YMCAGTA is proud to offer more than 60 day camp programs available at 51 Day Camp locations across the GTA. Our value-based Day Camp programs engage children and youth, allowing them to learn new skills that build their confidence while making new friends and create lasting memories.

By registering and paying online, registration is immediate and thus your spot is guaranteed!

You can also register by phone 1-877-303-2267 or by email camps@ymcagta.org. Once your child(ren) is registered, you will receive a confirmation email and be asked to complete the camper information forms.

You've got your guide. Now what?

1.

Locate your camp(s).

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Busing and extended hours are marked

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If you require busing, you’ll need to open the bus schedules to find your route.

4.

Once you’ve made your selection, click on the register link beside each camp.

Note: The numbers are barcodes. Write them down should you need to call us. It will help us to process your questions faster.

5.

This takes you to the online registration portal.

NOTE: If you receive Government Child Care Fee Assistance and are new to the YMCA, you will need to call us at 1-877-303-2267. If you are in need of YMCA financial assistance you will need to download the forms and submit along with camp registration form to camps@ymcagta.org.

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Go to top right of the page and login. This is where you use your PIN that was sent to you by email. If you don’t remember, click forgot password and we’ll quickly email it to you. If you don’t have a PIN, create an account to proceed with online registration.

Government Child Care Fee Assistance

Families currently receiving Government Childcare Fee Assistance are welcome to attend our YMCA Day Camp programs for up to nine weeks. Within our 60+ YMCA Day Camp programs, the following programs can only be taken once per camper: Build It Move It Launch It, Camp Scholar, Cooking (Intro & Adv), Constructibles, Eco Camp, Experimentology, Global Village, Nature Explorers, Environmental Science, Farm, Farm to Table, Hike & Bike, Oopy Goopy, Paddle & Pedal, Pioneer, Swimming Lessons and Visual Arts. These programs will be listed with an asterisks (*). The following programs are excluded: Media Arts programs, Horseback Riding, Multi-Sport Extreme, BMX and any program that includes an overnight (Outdoor Adventure Advanced, Paddle and Pedal Advanced, Hike and Bike Advanced). These programs are indicated with two asterisks (**).

By registering online we acknowledge you are securing your child’s space until the fee is confirmed with your local municipality. The YMCA reserves the right to amend the cost of the program or cancel your child’s registration at any time if we are unable to confirm your assisted rate.

YMCA Financial Assistance

In order to be inclusive of everyone’s needs, YMCA assistance is available on a first come first serve basis.

If you require YMCA Financial Assistance, please download and submit the form to camps@ymcagta.org, along with proof of income and your two week camp programs selection.

Do you require extended hours?

We offer extended hours at many camp locations starting between 7:00am and 8:00am and from 4:00pm until 5:30pm or 6:00pm (start and end times vary based on location).

As you go through the e-guide you will recognize this symbol . This indicates extended hours are available at this specific location.

Campers are supervised by trained YMCA Camp counselors or Registered Early Childhood Educators. Campers continue the fun by participating in activities and enjoying a healthy afternoon snack provided by the YMCA

Extended hours fees range from $30-$40 per week.

How does busing work?

Look for the bus icon . Open the bus schedule to locate the route most convenient for you.

Busing is available at many locations for an additional $40 per week (round trip). Campers must get on and off at the same bus stop daily and guardians must sign the child on and off the bus with our YMCA Bus Marshalls.

Buses depart at the time stated on the bus schedule and will not wait for absent campers.

Campers are supervised on the bus by YMCA camp counselors who maintain a safe and respectful environment, and engage your camper with fun games and activities on route to camp!

Camper Certificates

At the end of the week, each camper will receive a certificate from camp. It will also have information for you on your child and the fun activities they participated in.


Y Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre


13300 Concession 11, Nobleton, ON L0G 1N0 | Toronto/York | Peel/Halton

Situated on 263 acres of rolling countryside located in the Oak Ridges Moraine and Ontario Green Belt, campers will experience stunning facilities and breathtaking views. Depending on the camp program you choose, campers may participate in archery, crafts, orienteering, field sports and mountain biking, as well as challenging themselves on the high ropes courses, climbing walls and low ropes courses. Campers will also have the opportunity to swim in one of our two heated, in-ground outdoor swimming pools five times per week. All programs take place outdoors, rain or shine, but shelters and tents provide protection from the sun and rain across the property. All campers will receive a barbeque lunch on Friday, provided by YMCA Cedar Glen's professional food services team. Extended hours are available at YMCA Cedar Glen, as well as various locations on our bus routes for an additional fee of $15/week for AM, $25/week for PM or $40/week for both. Please note for families recieving government childcare fee assistance that would like to attend Discovery Camp (4&5 year olds) you may attend up to 4 weeks total.

Click here for bus schedule

Science and Academics

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 4*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 4*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Working with an Ontario Certified Teacher, campers will participate in grade level activities focused on the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This camp will keep campers focused on honing their academic skills, all while having fun in a supportive camp environment. Throughout the week campers will also swim and participate in camp wide theme day on Friday.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 21 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180469)
Register (180469) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221700

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 5*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 5*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Working with an Ontario Certified Teacher, campers will participate in grade level activities focused on the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This camp will keep campers focused on honing their academic skills, all while having fun in a supportive camp environment. Throughout the week campers will also swim and participate in camp wide theme day on Friday.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
August 14 August 18 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182128)
Register (182128) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223493

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 6*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 6*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Working with an Ontario Certified Teacher, campers will participate in grade level activities focused on the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This camp will keep campers focused on honing their academic skills, all while having fun in a supportive camp environment. Throughout the week campers will also swim and participate in camp wide theme day on Friday.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
August 21 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182714)
Register (182714) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224079

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 7*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Sr. Camp Scholar - Gr. 7*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Working with an Ontario Certified Teacher, campers will participate in grade level activities focused on the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This camp will keep campers focused on honing their academic skills, all while having fun in a supportive camp environment. Throughout the week campers will also swim and participate in camp wide theme day on Friday.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 24 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181016)
Register (181016) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222247

Sr. Environmental Science*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $255.00

Sr. Environmental Science*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $255.00

Campers will explore the natural environment completing activities such as pond studies, habitat exploration, species and tree identification, all while learning about conservation, ecology, and sustainability. Campers will build their own eco system, wind and solar energy generators and work on an environmental stewardship project for the camp.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 21 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180470)
Register (180470) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221701
July 31 August 04 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181924)
Register (181924) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223289
August 14 August 18 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182129)
Register (182129) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223494
August 28 September 01 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (183048)
Register (183048) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224413

Sr. Environmental Science*

Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $215.00

Sr. Environmental Science*  Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $215.00

Campers will explore the natural environment completing activities such as pond studies, habitat exploration, species and tree identification, all while learning about conservation, ecology, and sustainability. Campers will build their own eco system, wind and solar energy generators and work on an environmental stewardship project for the camp.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 07 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (179581)
Register (179581) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220812

Sr. Global Village*

Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $220.00

Sr. Global Village*  Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $220.00

Greater Toronto is one of the most multicultural areas in the world. In the Global Village program, campers will engage with games, art, and culture from across the world while learning more about the regions in which they are found. Campers will also share and learn about each other’s diverse and vibrant backgrounds. During the week campers will spend half their day exploring various cultures, such as First Nations, and current global issues, such as the environment, while the other half of the day campers will enjoy traditional camp activities including swimming. 

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 07 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (179568)
Register (179568) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220799

Sr. Global Village*

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Sr. Global Village*  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $280.00

Greater Toronto is one of the most multicultural areas in the world. In the Global Village program, campers will engage with games, art, and culture from across the world while learning more about the regions in which they are found. Campers will also share and learn about each other’s diverse and vibrant backgrounds. During the week campers will spend half their day exploring various cultures, such as First Nations, and current global issues, such as the environment, while the other half of the day campers will enjoy traditional camp activities including swimming. 

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 24 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181017)
Register (181017) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222248
July 31 August 04 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181928)
Register (181928) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223293

Variety

Sr. Choose Your Own Adventure

Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $185.00

Sr. Choose Your Own Adventure  Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $185.00

Choose Your Own Adventure campers create their own unique camp experience! Of the four programs offered each week, campers will be able to try out two. Campers will also swim daily. Program options change weekly and can range from Natural Arts, Sports, Outdoor Adventure, Science, Visual Arts, Ropes & Climbing, and more. Please note that only 4 program options are available each week and program choices rotate throughout the summer. Make sure you remember to complete your camper's CYOA registration by choosing your 2 program options! You view all the programs available at ymcagta.org/cedarglenCYOA

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 07 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180524)
Register (180524) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221755
August 08 August 11 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181927)
Register (181927) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223292

Sr. Choose Your Own Adventure

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $225.00

Sr. Choose Your Own Adventure  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $225.00

Choose Your Own Adventure campers create their own unique camp experience! Of the four programs offered each week, campers will be able to try out two. Campers will also swim daily. Program options change weekly and can range from Natural Arts, Sports, Outdoor Adventure, Science, Visual Arts, Ropes & Climbing, and more. Please note that only 4 program options are available each week and program choices rotate throughout the summer. Make sure you remember to complete your camper's CYOA registration by choosing your 2 program options! You view all the programs available at ymcagta.org/cedarglenCYOA

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 10 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180340)
Register (180340) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221571
July 17 July 21 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180604)
Register (180604) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221835
July 24 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180907)
Register (180907) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222138
July 31 August 04 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181168)
Register (181168) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222399
August 14 August 18 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (182408)
Register (182408) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223773
August 21 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (183036)
Register (183036) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224401
August 28 September 01 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (183083)
Register (183083) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224448