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2018 Summer Camp Superguide Directory



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Playmore Day Camp Adventure

Playmore Day Camp offers ideal opportunities for both cottage owners and Kenora residents looking at short term camping activities. The day camp is geared to children, four- 12 years, who get to experience camp and still return home each evening! They have the best of both worlds - the camp community which is built exclusively for kids and their own home which provides the security they need and quality time in the summer with their families. The success of our campers is centered on our age-specific groups, excellent staff, and our wide variety of activities. We provide traditional camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, music, archery, canoeing, kayaking, ropes course, sports, games, and group initiative activities. We also offer Friday lunch cook-outs and occasional outings throughout the summer. Through hands-on activities, careful supervision and low counselor to camper ratios, Playmore Day Camp builds self-esteem, provides an excellent opportunity for individual growth and maturity and offers a safe and enjoyable summer alternative for children. We also offer a CIT (counselor in training) program for 13 - 15 years seeking advanced leadership programs within a day camp environment. Some sessions are full.

For further information, please contact the BB Camp office.

Zoo Camp

When School is Out, the Zoo is In!
Summer Camp at Assiniboine Park Zoo is perfect for children age five to 12 who love animals, nature, art and spending time outdoors. Our campers spend fun-filled summer days exploring the Park and Zoo, learning about animals and nature, and making new friends. Weekly camps in July and August alternate between two fun, furry and fantastic themes.

Daily activities include a hands-on animal experience, a visit with a zookeeper, and a trip to either the Polar Playground at the Zoo or the Nature Playground in the Park. Each week, campers will also be invited to go behind the scenes at the Zoo. They will help create enrichment items for Zoo animals and venture out into the Park to enjoy the Conservatory, gardens, and other attractions. Each week also includes the ever-popular water games!

Campers are divided into three age groups. The daily schedule and activities are tailored to be age-appropriate and encourage positive social interactions among campers. Register your child for Cubs (nursery - kindergarten), Polar Bears (Gr. 1 - 3), or Junior Researchers (Gr. 4 - 6).

Space is limited. Register today!

Are you a Park and Zoo Member? Members enjoy unlimited Zoo admissions and save 10% on all camps and other education programs at Assiniboine Park and Zoo. Visit the Assiniboine Park and Zoo websites for more information.

Mad Science Summer Day Camps

Discover the draw of Mad Science in the summer at your local community center. Mad Science engages children in scientific explorations that are so much fun children will forget they're learning! Each of our camps are one week of hands-on science fun.

The following is a description of the camp themes:

Rocket Science - Here at Mad Science we're looking forward to bringing back our original Rocket Science camp. This is the camp that made summer an exciting time for our budding Mad Scientists. Each day has its own theme from Heat (with humongous solar balloon to solar ovens to cotton candy) to Ice (of course Dry Ice and to top it off we make ice-cream without a machine!) and Bugs; join us on a bug safari and the campers design a bug habitat. And on the final day we have a spectacular rocket launch...parents welcome. In addition, each camper will make his/her own rocket to take home and launch! (Under supervision, of course.)

We are again offering Crazy Chemworks camp. Shake up a flask of fun in the lab as a junior chemist! These five days of chemistry are packed solid with cool reactions. Campers put on some goggles and change liquid to solid and back again. They get to handle laboratory tools, build and break molecules, and pick up some tricks on chemical changes. As a bonus, each camper will receive enough 'take-homes' throughout the week to start your own lab at home after the camp is over and will know how to handle each instrument!!

Register your child in both camps and receive 15% off the second camp!

Register online at our website.

Manitoba Children's Museum Summer Day Camps

The Children's Museum's Summer Day Camps are about fun experiences where kids are safe and empowered. Our goal is to help build kids' physical well-being, nurture their creative energy and develop their intellectual potential. Each day of our action-packed summer includes themed activities, play time in the galleries, movement and physical activity, quieter times at our learning centres, team building, small group activities and creative pursuits. There will also be visits from special guests and field trips.

Registration Details:
2018 Summer Day Camp registration is now open. Call 204-924-4014 for further information or register online.

Summer Day Camps at Rady JCC!
July 3 - Augsut 31, 2018

"Amazing experience! Facility and resources are top notch, counsellors are caring and fun, speciality themes are interesting and well staffed."

Registration Opens February 21 (Members - In Person Only)
February 28 (Open to All)

  • Safe, Caring Environment
  • Camps for ages 3-teens
  • Free Pre & Post Camp Care
  • Well-Organized, Fun and Accessible Programs
  • Qualified and Experienced Counselors & Specialists
  • Lunch & Snack Options
  • Daily Swimming
  • Waterslide
  • ïManitoba Camping Association Accreditation

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Book 5 Camps or More Per Family & Save 10%

Shemesh Camps
Ages 3-5
Full and half day camps available with everything for the little ones. From arts and crafts to active games, swimming, story time and everything in between.

Ruach Camps
Ages 6-7 (Entering Grades 1 and 2)
Weekly Themes

  • The Next Star
  • Kids in the Kitchen
  • Rady CSI
  • Superheroes vs. Supervillains
  • Einstein's Workshop

Keshet Camps
Ages 8-12 (Entering Grades 3-6)
Camp Highlights:

  • Digital Photography
  • Mindcraft
  • Aquatics
  • Sports
  • Robotics
  • Cake Wars

Adamah (Teen Leadership Camp for youth entering grades 7 & 8)
Session 1 July 9-20
Session 2 August 13-24

Advanced Badminton
August 13-17

Red River College Kids Camps

Red River College's camps add flavour, flash and colour to your child's summer

Back by popular demand, the Culinary Camp returns this summer with new recipes, techniques and explorations of where our food comes from. Join us in the Paterson Global Foods Institute - home of RRC's School of Culinary Arts - under the direction of our experienced Chef. Your young master chef will learn new culinary skills, and best of all, bring home some delicious treats. The camps run every week starting July 9 to August 14.

New this summer are the Design and iPhone Photography Camps.
In Design Camp, participants will learn to design their own product or living space - tracing the path from concept to drawing board to sustainable production. Your child will work with two professional designers in the drawing studios in RRC's Exchange District Campus - The Roblin Centre.

Our iPhone Photography Camp teaches your teen how to capture and edit images on their iPhone in the Professional Photography studio on the Notre Dame Campus.

The Culinary and Design camps are for children 10-14 years old, and the iPhone Photography Camp is for teens 14-16 years old. Camps run from 9:00am to 4:00pm (drop-offs beginning at 8:30 and pick-ups by 4:30pm)

For more information or to register, visit our website or call

Canlan Ice Sports

Choosing a hockey camp for your child is a tough decision. Parents must consider variables such as cost, daily ice time, safety, quality of instruction, and the camps values. Canlan Ice Sports - Winnipeg camps are designed with all those qualities in mind! We aim to provide students with an on ice learning environment that is both fun and challenging. Your child will work with professionally trained instructors that strive to encourage students during lessons and teach in a friendly and positive manner. We are proud to offer a variety of camps and clinics for ages 4 and up during the summer months as well Spring Break, Winter Break and select In-Service days throughout the year.

What separates us from everyone else?

  • Indoor soccer pitch for off-ice field sports and activities
  • Lunch included with all day camps
  • Professionally trained and first aid certified instructing staff
  • Progression system that allows athletes variety and the opportunity to advance their development

For more information on selecting a Canlan Hockey Camp for your child, please e-mail Joe or or call him at 204-784-8888.

Summer Art Camp @ WAG

Spend the summer with the Impressionists for memorable art making at the Winnipeg Art Gallery's art camp.

Week-long sessions of art camp feature new and exciting themes filled with art-making activities, games, field trips, and more. At the end of the week, campers will enjoy some pizza and host a mini-exhibition for their parents and friends to see.

Let this summer's exciting Impressionist exhibitions awaken your child's imagination and creativity - just choose a theme and get ready for some fun! Themes include: A Week in Paris/Une semaine ‡ Paris, Art is in the Air, and Dancing with Degas.

A Week in Paris will take campers on a multi-media exploration of Paris' great works of art and monuments, including the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Élysées. Art is in the Air will have campers out and about the town finding artistic inspiration in nature and painting en plein air (outside) just like the Impressionists. Dancing with Degas will introduce campers to the famous artist's dancing sculptures, before they create a mixed-media artwork through movement, music, and games. The new French camp, Une semaine ‡ Paris caps off the camp season with more multi-media exploration. All levels of French are welcome!
Camps run July 3 to Aug 17, 9am to 4pm, for children ages 6-8 and 9-12.

Drop off starts at 8:30am and pick up is available until 5pm.

Visit our website to register and learn more.

Winnipeg Synchro

Do you or your child like music and water? Come try a sport that combines both along with the development of strength, cardio, flexibility, and team-work. Our highly qualified coaches follow the principles of Long Term Athlete Development in order to nurture the best in your child in a safe and enjoyable environment. Winnipeg Synchro is a non-profit organization offering programs for beginner, recreational, competitive and Masters (over 18) swimmers. No previous Synchro experience is required. Our Star program can be easily be adapted for athletes with a variety of challenges -- please visit our website or contact us at Winnipeg Synchro by e-mail for more information. Winnipeg Synchro is associated with Synchro Canada, the national organization for synchronized swimming in Canada. We strive to deliver the finest of programming to each and every member, whether they be a recreational swimmer or an elite, national level athlete. Come for the fun!

Royal Soccer
The Royal City Soccer Club is celebrating our 26th annual summer soccer camp. Having hosted over 300,000 campers in over 100 locations across Canada, we are the #1 grassroots soccer day camps in Canada. Our program is designed to promote personal development, team building and of course, FUN! The camp program is uniquely designed to offer a soccer focus in the morning and a leisure swim with other organized camp activities in the afternoons. All boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 13 are encouraged to register for full day, morning or afternoon sessions. Campers receive a personal soccer ball, tshirt, medal and much more. We offer early drop off and late pickup times fully supervised at no extra charge. Our camps operate during all weeks in July and August. Check out our website at for more information or call 1-800-427-0536.

ENJOY Hands-On Fun at the Manitoba Museum Summer Day Camps!

Summer Day Camps at the Manitoba Museum feature a variety of hands-on science and immersive history activities. Campers visit the nine Museum Galleries, the Science Gallery and the Planetarium, explore the new travelling exhibit, Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion and go on field trips!

The Museum offers two different themed summer camps that alternate throughout the summer so kids can enjoy a single week or attend two weeks in a row. During their week-long adventure, campers will explore the great unknown travelling through both space and time, soaring to the stars, studying ancient societies, and discovering the worlds of rocks, fossils, animals and plants in Manitoba. Young adventurers will take to the high seas in the renewed Nonsuch Gallery, learn how to can keep our lakes and oceans healthy through hands-on science experiments, and create structures inspired by buildings in Winnipeg!

Registration starts April 3 and the Museum offers discounts for members and siblings. Visit our website for more information and to register, or please call 204-988-0626.

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Luther Village

Luther Village is a beautiful Christian summer camp located 40km south east of Kenora, Ontario. All people of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome at Luther Village where we strive for campers to experience rest and renewal of mind, body, and soul. Our most popular programming options are our 5 weeks of family camp where every member of the family will find activities to love. We also offer youth camps, retreats, cabin rentals, a campground, and rental opportunities. Make Luther Village your outdoor home in 2018!

Check out our website for more information.

Call: (204) 783-3337; or E-mail us for more information.

International Music Camp

Pursue your artistic passion with an inspiring week at the INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CAMP (IMC) Summer School of Fine Arts in the unique setting of the International Peace Gardens. Surrounded by shimmering birch trees and the incomparable prairie skies of the Turtle Mountains, on the border between Manitoba and North Dakota, your child will be immersed in a creative arts experience along with faculty and staff from all over the world who are eager to inspire students who come from just as far. Six unique one-week sessions in music, theatre, dance, visual art and creative arts - 45 different program options in all - are offered at IMC's state-of-the-art campus every summer.Our talented and caring faculty and staff provide life-changing opportunities for artistic expression and growth through their program of choice. Major programs offered include Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Fiddle, Drama, Musical Theatre, Choir, Vocal Jazz, Dance, Piano, Guitar, Handbells, Garage Band, Music Composition, Visual Art, Digital Photography, Creative Writing, World Drumming, University Prep and more. There is something for everyone from grade 5 through adult.

Tuition for one week is just $400 USD for most programs when registered before May 1st, and includes housing in modern dormitories, all meals and instruction for the week. Scholarships are also available - visit our website for more information. Passports and auditions are not required to attend. Start making memories and register for camp today!

Visit our Web site, call 204-269-8468 or e-mail us for more information.

BB Camp

Celebrating our 64th season this year on Town Island, BB Camp has been a special summer place for thousands of boys and girls. Located 10 km (6miles) south of Kenora, Ontario, on beautiful Lake of the Woods, BB Camp has created an exceptionally beautiful environment to foster the positive growth and development of each of its campers. An accredited member of the Manitoba Camping Association, and the Jewish Community Centres Association (JCCA), BB Camp offers seven program session options to youth between the ages of seven to 16 years and staffing opportunities beginning at 17 years of age. BB Camp offers the ultimate in an outdoor wilderness camping experience.

Campers develop a love for the outdoors, unleash their creativity and nurture positive self-esteem and respect for self, others and the environment resulting in lifetime memories.

We provide traditional camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, music, archery, canoeing, kayaking, ropes course and zipline, a 32' climbing tower, sports, mass games, and group initiative activities. We also offer cook-outs and overnight camping and specialty cultural programs.

For further information or rental group opportunities, please contact the BB Camp office. Some sessions are nearing capacity. Check out our Facebook page - BB Camp (Kenora) for current events and new initiatives for the upcoming season.

Red Rock Bible Camp

Red Rock Bible Camp has offered summer camp programs for children and youth since 1947. Our unique setting, program, facilities and staff will truly make this summer like no other! Our camps are all six-day residential camps and are available for children who will be in grade three in the fall up to youth who will be going into grade twelve in the fall and all our camp sessions are coed. Campers are assigned to cabin groups with campers who are close to the same age. Campers may request to be in a cabin with one or two of their friends. Each cabin is supervised by two camp counselors. We will endeavor to recruit the best team of staff that we can to accomplish our mission and provide the kind of care and leadership for your son or daughter that you would expect. Our staff will also model the Christian life through all the camp activities in a fun and Christ centered environment. The daily activities include Swimming, Special Programs, Chapels, Wall Climbing, Water Exploration, Crafts, Drama, Fishing, Canoeing, Archery, Sports, Water-skiing, Skim Boarding, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Mountain Biking, Photography and Wakeboarding. To register a camper, please visit our website.

Camps with Meaning

Camps with Meaning specializes in providing a caring, safe, and fun environment where kids are challenged to try new things, build relationships, and grow in their faith. A variety of week-long programs are available for children and youth completing grades 1-12.

Our programs take place at two different locations: Camp Assiniboia (1/2 hour west of Winnipeg) and Camp Koinonia (Boissevain). Both camps provide wonderful opportunities to experience and explore the great outdoors through campouts and nature programming, as well as swimming, archery, camp wide games, and daily Christian worship and Bible teaching. On top of that, each camp has its own special activities and programs:

Camp Assiniboia offers both day camp and overnight programs. If your child loves getting their hands dirty, send them for fun times at Farm Camp Week caring for farm animals, digging in the garden, and making delicious food together. Other fun activities at Assiniboia include horses and a high ropes course!

Camp Koinonia offers an Extreme Green Adventure Week, which includes an awesome 3 day canoe trip through Turtle Mountain Provincial Park. All campers at Camp Koinonia have the chance to learn how to canoe and take a ride down our zip-line!

For more information or to register please visit our website or give us a call at (204) 895-2267.

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