Top Outdoor Summer Camps in Hamilton

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Published Apr 4, 2016

Summertime is approaching, and it's time to decide where to send the kids to camp. Here are our favorite outdoor/adventure choices around Hamilton:

Top Outdoor Summer Camps in Hamilton


Now that spring has finally sprung and the weather is heating up it is time to start thinking about summer. We absolutely love the idea of sending your kids to an outdoor summer camp. Why not let them soak up some sweet Vitamin D and have a blast with their best friends! In order to help, we’ve filtered through all the local outdoor kids camps and compiled a list of only the best and brightest.



Camp Tournesol

Camp Tournesol provides superior French summer camp experiences in the GTA by creating a nurturing environment for both French Immersion and Francophone students. Day camps, overnight camps, and combination camps offer travel adventures to a variety of fun locations where campers will enjoy a full outdoor camp experience.





MJM Equestrian

Summer Camps run for 1 week sessions, during July and August, from 9am–4pm. Children will learn to mount, trot, canter, groom, and care for horses. Through riding, campers will improve balance, strength, and co-ordination, while caring for horses will teach them about empathy and responsibility. With qualified instructors and beginner-friendly horses, riding at MJM Equestrian is a safe and confidence-building sport.



Reptile Camp

Reptile Camp is one of the most interactive experiences you could possibly provide for your nature loving children. This is a very unique opportunity to learn and work from zoological professionals all that the natural world has to offer. If your children have the power of “why” this is the camp for them! This program has been designed for children from 5-16 years of age.



Canterbury Hills Camp

Canterbury Hills Camp is located in Ancaster in the spectacular Dundas Valley. This unique camping experience provides opportunities for children and youth to build community, engage in experiential learning and increase environmental awareness. At Day and Overnight camps, groups are given the opportunity to plan their own schedules, making every week at camp new and exciting!




Boys & Girls Clubs of Hamilton

BGCs of Hamilton offer a variety of Day Camp experiences. Day camps provide children with opportunities to learn about the world around them, experience new things, build lasting friendships, gain confidence and skills for life and much more!

The camp staff team strives to ensure that campers are having a great experience and making memories that will last a life time!




Catholic Youth Organization

Camp Marydale offers boys and girls ages 4 to 12 a fun-filled summer camp experience. Located at Marydale Park, in Mount Hope, ON, this amazing 35 acre, fully accessible, wilderness summer day camp has access to the Binbrook Conservation Area, along the shores of Lake Niapenco.





If this article sparked your curiosity and you are now in hot pursuit of discovering the most epic outdoor summer camp for your kids, we highly recommend checking out our comprehensive list of camps & classes. Finding the coolest local kids camps and classes is our specialty and we are more than happy to help!

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Lois Van Pelt

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