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Summer Camp Guide for local families: SPORTS edition


It won't be long til school's out... so you might want to start planning your kid's summer activities. We have posted our popular 2016 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

We have SO MANY awesome choices this year in our Summer Camp Guide that we decided to split the Guide up into three separate editions:

Sports Camps
General Camps
Arts & Science Camps

Below is our Sports Camp Guide, stay tuned this week for the other two to arrive in your inbox as well!

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Salem Ridge Golf & Academy Junior Camps

Salem Ridge Junior Camps were developed with fun and educational ways of teaching kids the game of golf. We believe in the long-term benefits associated with golf and how various skills such as patience and discipline can be transferred from the golf course to be used in personal and professional development.


Stonewood Riding Academy

Kids will build lasting friendships while they spend time riding and learning about horses. Mounted games, stable management, horsemanship workshops, arts and crafts, swimming and sports are all part of the fun. Our experienced camp counselors will teach kids about daily horse care and riding skills in a safe atmosphere.


Taylar Gymnastics

Join us in our fully air conditioned facility this summer for our high-energy gymnastics camps! Campers 4-12 will enjoy activities on vault, bars, beam, floor, and Tumble Track, as well as crafts and games. Full- and half-day camps available. Registration is open online at

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Durham College Sports Camps

Providing fun opportunities for your child to try a variety of sports, or improve on fundamentals and game strategy of one sport. Camps are taught by top instructors who provide the highest quality of care. Basketball, baseball/softball, badminton, volleyball, soccer, and multi-sport!


Laurie's Learn To Skate Summer Skate Camps

Summer Skate Camps are offered full and half days...before and after care available.Skating Lessons, Arts & Crafts, Games (great for kids starting Hockey or Ringette this fall) at Laurie's Learn to Skate in Pickering. Evening and weekend summer classes also available.

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8th Annual KARATE KIDS CAMP in Oshawa

Get ready for 8 weeks of FUN, SAFE, and Affordable Summer Camp. Soccer, Epic NERF battles, Water Balloon fights, Awesome Camp Games, Arts and Crafts, Karate and Self-Defense. For Ages 5 to 13, with available before and after care. FREE White Belt. Develop Confidence & learn Anti-Bullying strategies with Internationally accredited Black Belt Instructors.
Call us to secure your spot: 905 903 8707 Or visit our website for more details.

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Royal City Soccer Camp

The Royal City Soccer Club is celebrating its 24th annual summer grassroots soccer day camps…#1 grassroots soccer camp in Canada. Open to boys & girls aged 5 to 13, we offer 3 locations in Durham and 30 across GTA during July / August. Visit for more details or call 1-800-427-0536.


Lets Go Horse Crazy!! Wake Robin Farm - Summer Riding Camp

Jam packed horsey fun! 2 Rides per Day!! All Day Fresh Snacks, Horsemanship + Horse First Aid, Stable Management + Feeding, Equestrian Sports, Small Animal Care, Horsey Crafts, Outdoor Games + Challenges, End of Week Horse Show!

Awesome new location....18647 Centre Street, Mount Albert 416 526-1298

Wake Robin Farm is a proud member of the Ontario Equestrian Federation and accredited Canadian Pony Club Center.



Learn, and have fun while being educated to become a yoga teacher for the peers in your community and teach yoga in your school. Receive a 100 hour inspired yoga diploma after the completion of two weeks. This yoga inspired certificate will allow you to teach yoga to your peers, or just attend to have fun! Build confidence, learning yoga techniques and experiencing yoga practices. This program will involve art, music, & playful themes. Become confident, strong, passionate and create a desire to seek joy in every aspect of life!

Yoga Source & Therapy Studio, PH#905-830-9700
16925 Yonge St., Newmarket, ON L3Y 5Y1

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Pickering Athletic Centre Gymnastics Camp

Join us in our fully air conditioned facility for a summer of gymnastics, trampoline, crafts, games, and FUN! Camps are open to students 4-12 and we have full- and half-day camp options. Extended care available 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Register online at

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CG SwimSchool

CG SwimSchool in Whitby, indoor swim lessons available year round. Contact Cathy at 905-430-6765 or Certified Red Cross/Royal Lifesaving programs. NCCP certified competitive swim strokes/skills improvement classes also available upon request.

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Legacy Equestrian Riding Camp

Horses, horses and more horses! At Legacy, our programs are designed to give horse-crazy kids and teens of all levels plenty of time in the saddle and in the barn. With our incredible group of horses and fun, safety-conscious staff, camp at Legacy will be the highlight of every camper's summer!

Mention ParentSource to save up to 25% off camp programs


2016 Junior Summer Golf Camps!!!

Fostering your child's enjoyment only means continued growth in the sport. At the Markham Golf Dome we recognize the need for effective Junior Programs. Our junior camps are aimed at introducing the juniors to the enjoyment of the game of golf. Your juniors will learn about the history, etiquette, safety and skills and techniques needed to play the game of golf.

Our Program Includes:

Full & Half Day Programs, Running Monday thru Friday
Golf Lessons are provided by Certified Golf Professionals
Basic Fundamentals of the Golf Swing - Irons, Woods, Bunkers, Chipping & Putting
Mini-Putt Contests
Snack Provided Daily
Lunch Program Available or Bring Your Own


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Belle Wood Equestrian Centre

Summer Horse Camp acts as a great introductory for students looking to explore horse back riding. They will learn all the basic foundations and principals of safe horsemanship and equitation in a safe structured environment. For students with a horseback riding background, camp allows additional time in the saddle to work on perfecting their skill set.
All our Instructors are qualified, insured and have First Aid Training

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SkyZone Summer Camp

6 Sessions available
Time: 9am-4pm
8:45am-9:00am arrival
Extended time pick up: 4:00pm-5:30pm ($15.00 per week)
Cost: $199.00 plus tax per week
Age: 6-12 years of age

Different activities daily. Activities included but not limited to are: Special days (ex. Superhero, sports team, colour), crafts, team building, etc.
Lunch will be included but not snacks. Campers are to bring 2 snacks per day.

Please contact or visit or website at


Upward Sports at Pickering Christian School

At Upward Sports Summer Camp, our goal is to develop young athletes mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially in a fun, inclusive environment. While practicing fundamental sport skills and strategies, children from Grade 1 to 8 will explore their faith and learn about how it changes the way they play. Add in a dedicated staff and unique excursions, and you’ve got an incredible summer camp experience. Play with a purpose and learn what it means to be the total athlete! Basketball and soccer camps are offered. For more information, visit our website at


Soccer Camps

Ajax FC provides Half Day and Full Day for boys and girls ages 5-13 years old. Options for early drop off (8:00am) and late pick-up (5:00pm) Morning focus on soccer with fun afternoon activities such as swimming, rock climbing, tie die, rainbow loom crafts, movies and end of day scrimmages. Each Camper receives a camp t-shirt. 905-683-0740.

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Lytton Sports Camps

Lytton Sports Camps is excited to announce our partnership with Nike Sports Camps! Our mission is to shape lifelong enjoyment of athletics through sports education and skill enhancement. We staff the best instructors to direct our campers and provide them with valuable support. All ages & Skill levels welcome with locations across the GTA.

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Tennis Camps with Matchpoint Tennis

Summer Tennis Camp is for children aged 5-15. Instruction will cover the forehand, backhand, serve, volley, footwork, rules and strategies for singles and doubles. Emphasis will be on good sportsmanship and having fun.Programs includes instructional time, match play, and on Fridays, a target contest and a tournament. Located at the Whitby Tennis Club (Iroquois Park) and McKinney Centre. For more info please visit

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Nature's Run Equestrian Summer Camp 2016

Join us this summer for a week of kids camp or weekend of adults camp on a horseback riding adventure!
With a strong focus on safety, we aim to have the most fun and spend the most time with our horses all day at camp; whether it be riding, playing over obstacles or even painting our horses!

We're offering TWO weekends to join our Adult Camp festivities! Aug 12th - 14th and September 9th - 11th To Be a Kid Again - beginners and up

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Introducing our Toronto Adventures Outdoor Recreation & Education Summer Day Camp!

Here your children will have the chance to learn and partake in a variety of exciting Outdoor Adventures including Kayaking, Canoeing, SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), Rock Climbing, Swimming, Hiking and more… best of all it all takes place right here in Toronto!

Here at Toronto Adventures we’ve carefully planned our Summer Day Camp to be as educational as it is fun! We believe that Outdoor Education is fundamental in learning and living a healthy lifestyle and have spent over 10 years providing Outdoor Education and Adventures to thousands of participants ranging from Beginner on up. With our TA Summer Day Camp our goal is to get your kids educated and excited about the Outdoors which will stick with them for years to come!


Olympic Sports Development Camp

The Olympic Sports Development Camp is perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced level athletes who are interested in improving their game. This camp will be filled with skill development, drills and games from our skilled coaching staff. The Sports Performance Coaches will challenge your child to improve their sport skills in a fun learning environment. The skills that will be learned coupled with confidence building techniques, will help your child improve their sports performance as well as positively impacting their everyday life.

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Clarington Basketball Summer Camps Ages 7-18 Years

Clarington Basketball Camps are the most comprehensive and challenging basketball camp experience you will find anywhere. In partnership with Knox CS (Bowmanville), each camper will enjoy a fun basketball training experience from a wide arrange of guest coaches and instructors in the sport. You will grow and develop your game in ways you never thought possible.


Clarington Total Sports Summer Camps Ages 3-12 Years

Clarington Total Sports Camps develop opportunities for families to access sports and activities within their community. A holistic approach towards physical and social development will be introduced within a positive environment and culture. The goal of the program is to encourage basic movements through multi-sport related activities and games while underlining the importance of healthy living, teamwork and character development.

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OlymKids Overnight Sport & Adventure Camp Ages 5-12 Years

OlymKids Sport & Adventure Camps have been developing opportunities for families to access sports and outdoor adventures within the GTA since 2012. Our camps promote physical and social development through multi-sport activities and adventure challenges while underlining the importance of leadership, teamwork & healthy living. OlymKids has continued to grow with each season and due to popular request, we will be launching a new overnight camp that will surely be one of the most comprehensive sports and adventure experiences to be found anywhere.


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