Danforth

Danforth Camps

March Break, Summer Camps and PA Day Camps

WARNING side effects of joining our camp will include kids being tired from running, jumping and exercising in our gym, belly aches from laughing so much and being dirty from exploring crafty creations and playing outside. Side effects may also include: Not wanting to go home at the end of the day, and kids begging their parents to have play-dates with all their brand new friends. Join us 🙂 

All our camps include

  • Outdoor PARK Active Playtime Daily – we visit East Lynn park and the nearby schools.
  • SPLASH-Pad & Wading Pool FUN – the coolest way to splash down and beat the heat! *Summer only
  • Indoor Gym – we have it all – structured games, team-building, obstacle courses and fort-building.
  • Dance Party!  – energy burn time in our super fun disco dance studio.
  • New Skills – you’re sure to learn a thing or two from our themed camp weeks.
  • Themed Arts and Crafts Projects – we’ll inspire those busy minds with the coolest art projects!
  • Making New Friends – we love making friends, it’s all about social skills as we create an atmosphere of team building games and activities that will bring even the shyest one to come join and play.

Learn about our upcoming Camps

PA Day Camps (4-8-yrs)

Let your kids have the best PA day by spending it with us at oaks ‘n acorns. Our PA days are filled with activities everyone will enjoy, such as arts & craft, structured team games, outdoor fun (dress for the weather), obstacle course in our gym, dance party, and much much more. Let our experienced and fun-loving staff take it from here, and you can rest assured that your child will come home from having had the best day with all of their new friends.

SIGN UP FRI JAN 17, 2020 PA Day Camp
SIGN UP FRI FEB 14, 2020 PA Day Camp
SIGN UP FRI JUNE 5, 2020 PA Day Camp

COST: $69 / Members save 10% (+hst)

SIGN UP HERE

March Break Activity Camp (4-8-yrs)

March 16 – March 20, 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Let your kids have the best March Break EVER by spending it with us at oaks ‘n acorns. Our activity camp is filled with activities everyone will enjoy, such as arts & craft, structured team games, outdoor fun (dress for the weather), obstacle course in our gym, dance party, and much much more. Let our experienced and fun-loving staff take it from here, and you can rest assured that your child will come home from having had the best day with all of their new friends.

COST: $314 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-day camp

SIGN UP HERE

Babysitting Course (11-15-yrs)

June 5, 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Babysitting course refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills.

The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviors to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

First Aid Content:

Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), glove removal, recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone), CPR (baby/child), illness, asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns), head, neck and back injuries, broken bones, seizures. Reference text with embedded critical thinking activities that will reinforce content.

Prerequisite

*Must have turned 11 to attend this program

COST: $149 / Members save 10% (+hst)

SIGN UP HERE

SUMMER CAMPS 2020

Go Canada Camp (4-9-yrs)

June 29 2020 – July 03 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $263.2 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 4-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

 

Spy Camp (4-9-yrs)

July 6 2020 – July 10 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

 

Discovery Camp (4-9-yrs)

July 13 2020 – July 17 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

S.T.E.M Camp (4-9-yrs)

July 20 2020 – July 24 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Mythical Creatures (4-9-yrs)

Unicorns, Mermaids & Dragons

July 27 2020 – July 31 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Space Camp (4-9-yrs)

August 4 2020 – August 7 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $263.2 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 4-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Superhero Academy Camp (4-9-yrs)

August 10 2020 – August 14 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Nature Camp (4-9-yrs)

August 17 2020 – August 21 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Acorns Got Talent Camp (4-9-yrs)

August 24 2020 – August 28 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Get Ready For Kindergarten Camp (4-5-yrs)

*Specialty Camp 

August 24 2020 – August 28 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join our “Get ready for Kindergarten” camp, run by our Lil’ Learners teachers. This small teacher to camper camp (6:1) will help get your child ready for school by exposing them to a full day of activities and will help children transition from preschool to school. This camp is for children who are about to start Kindergarten in a mainstream classroom setting who are 4 or 5-years of age.

We teach strategies aimed at increasing successful classroom participation in areas including:

  • Listening & following instructions
  • Fine motor skills such as colouring, drawing, cutting and pasting
  • Early handwriting, e.g. tracing, writing name
  • Managing recess & lunch (opening lunch boxes, containers etc.)
  • Using greetings and participating in conversations
  • Sharing, taking turns and joining in
  • Following routines (putting up hand, lining up, teamwork)
  • A field trip adventure

COST: $375 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Get Ready For Kindergarten Camp (4-5-yrs)

*Specialty Camp 

August 31 2020 – Sep 4 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join our “Get ready for Kindergarten” camp, run by our Lil’ Learners teachers. This small teacher to camper camp (6:1) will help get your child ready for school by exposing them to a full day of activities and will help children transition from preschool to school. This camp is for children who are about to start Kindergarten in a mainstream classroom setting who are 4 or 5-years of age.

We teach strategies aimed at increasing successful classroom participation in areas including:

  • Listening & following instructions
  • Fine motor skills such as colouring, drawing, cutting and pasting
  • Early handwriting, e.g. tracing, writing name
  • Managing recess & lunch (opening lunch boxes, containers etc.)
  • Using greetings and participating in conversations
  • Sharing, taking turns and joining in
  • Following routines (putting up hand, lining up, teamwork)
  • A field trip adventure

COST: $375 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

Magic Camp (4-9-yrs)

August 31 2020 – Sep 4 2020 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Full description coming soon…

COST: $329 / Members save 10% (+hst) – 5-Day Camp

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

SAVE 10% as a Non-Member, SAVE 20% as a Member (offer ends March 21, 2020).

SIGN UP HERE

All Camps

Registration Requirements

Children must be either 4-years* of age OR already attend JK to attend our camps.  Our camp runs up until grade 3.

Our camps are based on an max 8:1 ratio (often its as low as 6:1!).  Our activities are group focused and require that all children are able to safely participate in the planned curriculum, including off-site park activities. Please contact us before registering if you are unsure if your child can safely participate.

Campers are required to bring

  • 2 snacks for full day  (1 snack for half day campers)
  • A packed healthy lunch (No nuts/peanuts please)

Camper to staff ratio

Safety is very important to us, our max ratio is 8:1 ratio, and often as low as 6:1.

All of our camp counsellors have many years of experience working with children and training in First Aid and CPR.

*Some third party restrictions

Important Information

Our camps are not intended for children who require one-on-one camper to teacher support. Our activities are group activities which require that all children are able to safely participate in the planned curriculum including off-site park activities. Please contact us before registering if you are unsure if your child can safely participate.

CAMP REFUND / TRANSFER / SICKNESS POLICY

Full Week Camps Cancellations (withdrawals) *Applicable to all weekly 4-5-day camps 

  • Camp withdrawal with more than 7 days notice: A full refund is eligible; minus a $50 camp withdrawal fee.
  • Camp withdrawal with less than 7 days notice:  No refund or credit is eligible.

Withdrawals will not be accepted when less then 7-days cancellation notice is given and the full amount is forfeited whether attending or not.  Camp days not attended or only partially attended will not be refunded, credited, nor will any makeup camp day be given. This includes missed days due to sickness or other unforeseen events. 

Full Week Camp Transfers *Applicable to all weekly 4-5-day camps

  • Camp transfer with more than 7 days notice: Transfers into an eligible camp will be accepted; minus a $15 transfer fee.
  • Camp transfer with less than 7 days notice: Transfers into an eligible camp will be accepted; minus a $50 transfer fee.

PA Day Camps & Single Session Camp Days

  • Camp withdrawal with more than 7 days notice: A full refund is eligible; minus a $25 camp withdrawal fee.
  • Camp withdrawal with less than 7 days notice:  No refund or credit is eligible.

PA Day Camp & Single Session Camp Transfers

  • Camp transfer with more than 7 days notice: Transfers into an eligible camp will be accepted; minus a $15 transfer fee.
  • Camp transfer with less than 7 days notice: Transfers into an eligible camp will be accepted; minus a $25 transfer fee.