Top Summer Camps in Hamilton, ON

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Published Jan 20, 2017

Plan your summer activities early with these great summer camps! There are several choices available, whether your kids are interested in sports, wilderness camps, animals, or just about anything else!

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Top Summer Camps in Hamilton


Look no further than these camps below for a fun summer camp for children of all ages in the Hamilton area!


Ancaster Magic Basketball Club Camps

Ancaster Magic Basketball is both a competitive and recreational basketball club. Their summer camps will benefit players of all abilities and skill levels. 

The camps emphasize basketball fundamentals and help boys and girls ages 7-13 become more physically fit and have a lot of fun. Participants will be divided into groups according to age and further divided by ability in order to provide more personal instruction by working with small groups.



Camp Umbrella

All day activities are offered at Camp Umbrella from 7am - 6pm at 8 convenient locations, with morning and afternoon snacks provided.

Each week, a variety of activities will be planned for the children based on their interests and inquiries, with responses provided by qualified/experienced educators who will provoke further discovery among individuals and also encourage cooperative projects. For some camps, field trips will be scheduled.


Amazing Adventures Summer Camps

Families know an active and rewarding summer is important for their kids. Summer break camps are highly engaging, energizing and exciting for kids aged 4 to 10.

Camp activities include arts, crafts, and playtime at their great indoor playground facitities. 

Half-day, single day, 1-week, and 4-week camps are all offered by Amazing Adventures at their Burlington, Hamilton Mountain, and Mississauga West locations.



Reptile Camp

The Reptile Camp is one of the most interactive experiences you could possibly provide for your nature loving children. 

This program has been designed for children from 5-16 years of age, through a variety of camp programs. Children will have opportunities to interact with many species of animals from the tiniest insects to the largest carnivores, and of course everything in between.



Mohawk College Summer Camps

Mohawk College offers Summer Camp programs for children ages 5-12.   Weekly themes include activities from arts & crafts, dance, sports, to outdoor activities, sometimes all in the same camp session!

All camps take place at the Fennell Campus located at 135 Fennell Avenue West (corner of Fennell Avenue West and West 5th St.), Hamilton, Ontario.




Arts Alive Summer Camp at AGH

In three week-long art camps that take inspiration from the summer exhibitions, campers will discover a variety of art forms and techniques through hands-on art-making and AGH exploration.  Each week will focus on different art forms and ideas, so campers can enjoy one week or all three, with new activities each session.  

Camps are broken down into Junior (age 5-6), Intermediate (age 7-9), and Senior (10+) campers.



YMCA Summer Camps

Meeting new friends, learning new skills, and enjoying fun-filled days in a caring, supervised environment is what YMCA Day Camps are all about.

The YMCA is committed to giving your child the support, the care and the fun that they deserve.

As per usual, YMCA camps offer a multitude of activities to choose from.



McMaster Athletic & Recreation Camps

McMaster Athletic & Recreation offers Sport Camps, Education Adventure Camps, and Leadership & Team Development Camps are offered with an athletic focus.  

Learn the fundamentals and have fun at any sport from proven athletes.

Camps are available for kids aged anywhere from 6 to 17.



Camp Kidaca

Camp Kidaca provides day camps for ages 4-5, 6-11, and 12-15.  

Age-appropriate games, crafts, and songs are some of the activities for the younger age groups, while the 12-15 camps offer other social activities and future employment and recreational opportunities.



Canterbury Hills Camp

Canterbury Hills offers day camps (for ages 5-10) and overnight camps (for ages 7-15).

They provide the opportunity for children and youth to build community, engage in experiential learning and increase environmental awareness.

Camper groups are given the opportunity to plan their schedules for the week based on their personal preferences and unique ideas, making every week at camp new and exciting!



All Star Dance Studio

Try something new with the Kids Summer Dance Camp or their Environmental Arts & Crafts Camp!  

The Dance Camp covers belly dancing, musical theatre, arts & crafts, hip hop, ballroom, Latin dance, jazz as well as Swimming/outdoor activities; while the Environmental Arts & Crafts Camp allows children to use different techniques of painting, drawing, and collage to create dynamic works of art that explore color, design, pattern, material, and subject matter.



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