Nature Camps at Claremont

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CONNECT WITH NATURE THROUGH HIKES, GAMES AND CREATIVE PLAY!

See below for our Summer 2017 programs.

Dates: July 10 to September 1, 2017

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Optional extended care: 7:30 am to 9:00 am & 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Ages: 5-12 years

Cost: $225/week + $60/week for before and after care

Location: Claremont Field Centre, 4290 Westney Rd N, L1Y 1A2

Transportation: Bus transportation is available at designated stops for selected weeks. Please note that extended care is only available for campers being dropped off at the Claremont Field Centre.

TO REGISTER BY PHONE: Call Visitor Services at 416.667.6295 x 4

youngsters enjoy summer camp activities at Claremont Field Centre


Summer 2017 Programs

Amazing Animals! July 10-14*
Campers will learn about the different animal groups though hikes, games, and activities. Follow animal tracks, and solve mysteries while investigating a variety of wildlife habitats.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Wilderness Survival: July 17-21*
Could your child survive in the wilderness? Campers will work together to build a shelter, learn how to make a fire, enjoy wild edibles, and see who will be the last camper standing in our all-camp survival game!

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Junior Archaeologist: July 24-28*
Ready, Set, Dig! Campers will have fun participating in simulated digs and hands-on archaeology based experiments. Campers will get to meet real archaeologists, learn about a nearby archaeological site and examine real artifacts.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Nature Art: July 31- Aug 4*
Using nature as inspiration campers will draw and paint outdoors, make earth art using natural materials and create clay sculptures from clay dug out of the pristine Duffins creek.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Adventure Camp: August 8-11
(Short week: $180/week + $48/week for before and after care)

Explore through the forests, creeks and ponds around the Claremont Field Centre. Campers will find treasure, make forts and learn how to build a fire in this camp designed to celebrate the great outdoors!

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost (short week): $180.00/week + $48.00/week for before and after care

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Outdoor Explorer Camp: August 14-18*
Learn how to use a map and compass, go Geo-caching and explore tracks and signs of animals in this camp designed for the explorer at heart. Find your next adventure in the woods, stream and meadows around the Claremont Field Centre.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Maker Camp: August 21-25*
This camp is for kids who love to make, explore, tinker, craft and discover. Use items and inspiration from nature to create replicas of artifacts, stop-motion animations and your own tie-dye designs!

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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Bugology: August 28- September 1*
This one is for the bug lover at heart! Learn about different types of insects, their behaviors, senses and adaptations. Build bug hotels, make friends with worms and chase butterflies that fly by!

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with optional extended care (7:30 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $225.00/week + $60.00/week for before and after care
*Transportation available

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BUS TRANSPORTATION

During selected weeks, Caregivers can drop off and pick up campers at the Claremont Field Centre or at one of our bus pick up locations:

Caregiver Pick Up/ Drop Off
Claremont Field Centre
4290 Westney Rd N, Claremont, ON
Drop off: 9:00 am / Pick up: 4:00 pm
Extended Care: Drop off  between 7:30 am and 9:00 am / Pick up between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm

 

Bus Pick up/Drop Off
Highbush Public School
605 Stroud’s Lane, Pickering, ON
Drop off: 8:30 am / Pick up: 4:30 pm

 

Bus Pick up/Drop Off
Roland Michener Public School
95 Ritchie Ave, Ajax, ON
Drop Off: 8:20 am / Pick up: 4:40 pm

 

Bus Pick up/Drop Off
John Dryden Public School
40 Rolling Acres, Whitby, ON
Drop off: 8:00 am / Pick up: 5:00 pm