YMCA Day Camp eGuide

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

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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).

2.

Busing and extended hours are marked

3.

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.


Brampton Union St. Y


20 Union St., Brampton, ON L6V 1R2 | Peel/Halton

Based out of the Brampton YMCA, this day camp creates the perfect opportunity for indoor and outdoor fun. Campers will swim 3 times a week in our indoor pool, play sports and games in the gymnasium, create crafts in the program room, and play on nearby greenspace. Extended hours are available on site from 7:30am until 6:00pm at an additional fee of $15/week for AM, $25/week for PM or $40/week for both. Lunch Lady bagged lunch option is available at this location! Visit thelunchlady.ca/ymca for more information and to register.

Swimming Lessons YMCA Learn to Swim

Junior Lifeguard Club*

Ages 8-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Junior Lifeguard Club*  Ages 8-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) is an introduction to what it's like to be a lifeguard. Pre-requisites are an ability to swim at least 25m and tread water for 2 minutes. Complete fitness drills, learn lifesaving skills, and aim for personal bests

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180714)
Register (180714) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221945
August 14 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182412)
Register (182412) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223777

Swim Lessons - Dolphin/Swimmer*

Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Swim Lessons - Dolphin/Swimmer*  Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Dolphin level: These campers will be swimming in deeper water, and will not be able to touch the bottom. They need to be able to co-ordinate arms, legs and breathing as they swim. They need to be able to swim 25 metres of the pool. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor and a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level; Otter, Seal, Dolphin, Swimmer/Star 1-4. Campers will receive a report card and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180716)
Register (180716) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221947
August 14 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182413)
Register (182413) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223778

Swim Lessons - Dolphin/Swimmer*

Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Swim Lessons - Dolphin/Swimmer*  Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Dolphin level: These campers will be swimming in deeper water, and will not be able to touch the bottom. They need to be able to co-ordinate arms, legs and breathing as they swim. They need to be able to swim 25 metres of the pool. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor and a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level; Otter, Seal, Dolphin, Swimmer/Star 1-4. Campers will receive a report card and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (179455)
Register (179455) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220686
July 31 August 11 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181172)
Register (181172) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222403

Swim Lessons - Otter*

Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Swim Lessons - Otter*  Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Otter Level: For complete beginners - no skills or experience needed. These campers will learn how to glide on top of the water. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers will receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor as well as have a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level. Campers will receive a progress report card at the end of the session, and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (179456)
Register (179456) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220687
July 31 August 11 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (181173)
Register (181173) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222404

Swim Lessons - Otter*

Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Swim Lessons - Otter*  Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Otter Level: For complete beginners - no skills or experience needed. These campers will learn how to glide on top of the water. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers will receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor as well as have a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level. Campers will receive a progress report card at the end of the session, and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180719)
Register (180719) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221950
August 14 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182414)
Register (182414) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223779

Swim Lessons - Seal*

Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Swim Lessons - Seal*  Ages 6-12 | 9 day program | $490.00

Seal Level: Campers need to be able glide through the water with their face in the water, and do front and back floats without assistance. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers will receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor as well as have a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level. Campers will receive a progress report card at the end of the session, and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (179459)
Register (179459) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220690

Swim Lessons - Seal*

Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Swim Lessons - Seal*  Ages 6-12 | 10 day program | $545.00

Seal Level: Campers need to be able glide through the water with their face in the water, and do front and back floats without assistance. This program is designed for campers that love the water! Campers will receive a daily one-hour swimming lesson with a certified YMCA Aquatics Instructor as well as have a one-hour recreation swim to play and practice their new swimming skills. To ensure quality instruction, campers are registered by YMCA swim level. Campers will receive a progress report card at the end of the session, and an award if the level is completed. Campers must be 6 years old by the start of the program.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 17 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (180720)
Register (180720) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221951
August 14 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register (182415)
Register (182415) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223780

Variety

Jr. Variety

Ages 6-8 | 4 day program | $180.00

Jr. Variety  Ages 6-8 | 4 day program | $180.00

Experience all that camp has to offer! Campers will enjoy a variety of fun, interactive and co-operative activities and games that keep them engaged all day. Campers will participate in sports, games, arts and crafts. Activities vary based on location and interests of the campers

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 07 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (179686)
Register (179686) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220917
August 08 August 11 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181573)
Register (181573) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222938

Jr. Variety

Ages 6-8 | 5 day program | $220.00

Jr. Variety  Ages 6-8 | 5 day program | $220.00

Experience all that camp has to offer! Campers will enjoy a variety of fun, interactive and co-operative activities and games that keep them engaged all day. Campers will participate in sports, games, arts and crafts. Activities vary based on location and interests of the campers

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 10 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180249)
Register (180249) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221480
July 17 July 21 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180495)
Register (180495) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221726
July 24 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180620)
Register (180620) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221851
July 31 August 04 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181049)
Register (181049) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222280
August 14 August 18 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (182145)
Register (182145) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223510
August 21 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (182814)
Register (182814) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224242
August 28 September 01 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (183050)
Register (183050) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224415

Sr. Variety

Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $180.00

Sr. Variety  Ages 9-12 | 4 day program | $180.00

Experience all that camp has to offer! Campers will enjoy a variety of fun, interactive and co-operative activities and games that keep them engaged all day. Campers will participate in sports, games, arts and crafts. Activities vary based on location and interests of the campers.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 04 July 07 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (179687)
Register (179687) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=220918
August 08 August 11 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181574)
Register (181574) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222939

Sr. Variety

Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $220.00

Sr. Variety  Ages 9-12 | 5 day program | $220.00

Experience all that camp has to offer! Campers will enjoy a variety of fun, interactive and co-operative activities and games that keep them engaged all day. Campers will participate in sports, games, arts and crafts. Activities vary based on location and interests of the campers.

Start Date End Date Camp Hours  
July 10 July 14 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180250)
Register (180250) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221481
July 17 July 21 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180496)
Register (180496) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221727
July 24 July 28 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (180622)
Register (180622) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=221853
July 31 August 04 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (181050)
Register (181050) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=222281
August 14 August 18 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (182146)
Register (182146) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=223511
August 21 August 25 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (182836)
Register (182836) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224243
August 28 September 01 9:00AM- 4:00PM   Register (183051)
Register (183051) https://econnect.ymcagta.org/Activities/activitiesportalregistration.asp?cid=224416