Summer Camp

Summer at BGC Durham

BGC Durham is proud to offer high-quality, in-person summer camps for 8 weeks every summer.

BGC Durham’s Summer Day Camp has TWO NEW LOCATIONS!

We are thrilled to announce that BGC Durham will be introducing 2 new summer day camp locations.  New locations include St. Anne Catholic School (2465 Bridle Road, Oshawa) and Harmony Heights Public School (590 Galahad Drive, Oshawa) We are excited to be expanding our reach and meeting the needs of our families and communities. 

Lunch and Dietary Information

Campers are required to bring litter-less lunch and snacks unless otherwise indicated.

Note: Please keep in mind we do not provide refrigeration or microwaves for children to use.

Our Devoted Staff

We are proud of our exceptional staff, chosen for their genuine interest in children and youth. We employ caring and creative individuals who possess exceptional leadership qualities.

  • All staff are required to participate in 35 hours of pre-camp training.
  • All staff members have First Aid, CPR, and High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certifications.
  • All aquatic staff members are required to have Red Cross and Life Saving Society qualifications.
Great Camp Ratios

Ratio for ages 4-5 is 1:8

Ratio for ages 6-7 is 1:12

Ratio for ages 8-12 is 1:15

Camp Refund Policy

Non-refundable Fee: $50.00 of the camp fee, per child for each week, is non-refundable.
Changes & Cancellations: A $10.00 charge will apply for each child, per session, for:

  • Registration changes
  • Cancellations
  • Transfers
  • Requests for registration copies for income tax purposes

Please note: All registration modifications must be done in person.

Notice for Refunds: Refunds will not be provided if less than 14 days notice is given.

Ajax Summer Camp

Breakfast is served until 8:00 am, and it is cereal, not hot breakfast.

Campers must bring litter less lunches and snacks. SAY NO TO PLASTIC AND POP CANS. Please keep in mind we do not and will not provide any refrigeration or microwaves for your children to use.

Check out the upcoming themes available this summer. Spots often fill up quick, so we highly suggest registering for camp as soon as possible.

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Weekly Rates
Members:
$165/camper (Special price of $132 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members: $185/camper (Special price of $144 for the 4-day week)
Please Note: There is a $50 Non-Refundable Deposit due at registration.

icon-dollar Extended Care Options
Early Care (7:00am-8:30am): $5/camper/day
After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $5/camper/day
icon-location-pin 80 Falby Ct, Ajax, ON L1S 1N4
Inclusion Support

Every child should have an equal opportunity to have a great time at camp!

BGC Durham’s Summer Camp takes place in a sensory rich environment that is fast paced and stimulating. Inclusion support may be required for some children to participate in program if:

  • extra support is received at school;
  • they require support at home for basic care;
  • engage in behavior that may affect the safety of themselves or others;
  • is associated with a support agency;
  • is unable to self-propel;
  • is not fully toilet trained;
  • is unable to self-regulate.

If any of the above apply to your child or you are unsure whether your child will require support, please complete the Inclusion Participant Profile found at bgcdurham.com/inclusion and submit forms to cgenereux@bgcdurham.com.  

Requests are fulfilled in the order that they are received and is based off of availability of appropriate inclusion staff. To help ensure a safe, successful, and fun experience, we interview families and children as a part of our registration process, and pair them with the most suitable inclusion staff member to meet their needs. Registration for program is not complete until Inclusion requests have been satisfied. Participants may provide their own support staff to assist if desired. A waitlist will be available once spots are filled.

Fun Seeker Camp (Ages 6-12)

Each week will be filled with fun and variety. Campers will participate in many age-appropriate activities highlighted around the weekly theme. Please note there will be a minimum of one water day activity per week!

July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Brain Game Bonanza
July 8-12 Western Week
July 15-19 To Infinity and Beyond (Disney theme)
July 22-26 Jays Care Rookie League
July 29 – August 2 Out of this World (Space theme)
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Circus Extravaganza
August 12-16 Super Survivor
August 19-23 Mighty Memes

Eastview Summer Camp

Breakfast is served until 8:00 am, and it is cereal, not hot breakfast.

Campers will have to bring two snacks and a litter less lunch each day.

Check out the upcoming themes and specialty camps available this summer. Spots often fill up quick, so we highly suggest registering for camp as soon as possible. As part of our commitment to providing engaging and diverse activities, BGC Durham has made the decision to remove swimming lessons from our core camp program at our Eastview Club. You can now find Swimming Lessons under our themed specialty camp offerings.  We are confident that this new change will better meet the varying needs and interests of our campers. Please note that all campers (6-12) will still receive afternoon fun swims 2-3 days per session.

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Members:
$165/camper (Special price of $132 for the 4-day week)
ADD ON Members Swimming Lesson Fun Daycamp: $210/camper (Special price of $168 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members: $185/camper (Special price of $144 for the 4-day week)
ADD ON Non-Members Swimming Lesson Fun Daycamp: $225/camper (Special price of $180 for the 4-day week)
Please Note: There is a $50 Non-Refundable Deposit due at registration.
icon-dollar Extended Care Options
Early Care (7:00am-8:30am): $5/camper/day
After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $5/camper/day
icon-location-pin 433 Eulalie Ave, Oshawa, ON L1H 2C6
Inclusion Support

Every child should have an equal opportunity to have a great time at camp!

BGC Durham’s Summer Camp takes place in a sensory rich environment that is fast paced and stimulating. Inclusion support may be required for some children to participate in program if:

  • extra support is received at school;
  • they require support at home for basic care;
  • engage in behavior that may affect the safety of themselves or others;
  • is associated with a support agency;
  • is unable to self-propel;
  • is not fully toilet trained;
  • is unable to self-regulate.

If any of the above apply to your child or you are unsure whether your child will require support, please complete the Inclusion Participant Profile found at bgcdurham.com/inclusion and submit forms to cgenereux@bgcdurham.com.  

Requests are fulfilled in the order that they are received and is based off of availability of appropriate inclusion staff. To help ensure a safe, successful, and fun experience, we interview families and children as a part of our registration process, and pair them with the most suitable inclusion staff member to meet their needs. Registration for program is not complete until Inclusion requests have been satisfied. Participants may provide their own support staff to assist if desired. A waitlist will be available once spots are filled.

Rookie Camp (Ages 4-5)
Rookie Camp will include active and quiet games, indoor and outdoor activities, creative arts and crafts, mini science experiments, story times and much more. Your camper will experience exciting activities with exploration and discovery by using their imagination. But most importantly they will be having fun all day long!
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) O Canadian Fun
July 8-12 LEGO My Eggo
July 15-19 Farmland Fun
July 22-26 Forts and Adventures
July 29 – August 2 Let’s Have Fun in the Swamp
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Under the Moon and Stars
August 12-16 BGC Rockstars
August 19-23 Treasure Cove
Funseeker Camp (Ages 6-12)
Each week will be filled with fun and variety. Campers will participate in many age appropriate activities highlighted around the weekly theme. Daily activities will be packed with fun from opening and closing circles, to 3 optional fun swims a week, along with arts and crafts and science experiments. Campers will experience our in house games room, gym, outdoor play area,  as well as participate in special events and much more!
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Kick Off To Summer BGC Style
July 8-12 Eastview Heads West
July 15-19 Superheros vs Villains
July 22-26 Puzzler
July 29-August 2 Wizarding World of Fun
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Pjamarama Week
August 12-16 Creature Seeker
August 19-23 Jays Care Rookie League
Swimming Lesson Fun Day Camp (Ages 6-12)
Campers ages 6-12 years old will have a daily morning swimming lessons as a required part of this camp program where campers will be able to swim and strengthen their aquatic skills in our in-house swimming pool with our qualified Instructors. Campers will also have many fun opportunities through out the day to play and participate in games in the Fun Room, Gamesroom and outside, as well as participate in 3 optional fun swims throughout the week. Camp will be centered on a fun weekly theme. Space is limited. 
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Start Your Engines Schools Out For Summer
July 8-12 Friends and Fun Times
July 15-19 Summer Surprise
July 22-26 Wacky Hangout Week
July 29-August 2 BACKWARDS SDRAWKCAB
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Bigger and Better
August 12-16 Moments of Amazement
August 19-23 Highlight Reel
Speciality Camp (Ages 7-8)
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Curious Camper
July 8-12 Thinking Out Of The Box
July 15-19 Fun Invention
July 22-26 Secret Agent Academy
July 29-August 2 Lego Creation Camp
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Drumline
August 12-16 Colour Me Crazy
Speciality Camp (Ages 7-8)
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Art-tastic
July 8-12 Action Zone
July 15-19 Messy Mucky and Yucky
July 22-26 PlayDough
July 29-August 2 Creative Kids
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Brain Buster
August 12-16 Play
Speciality Camp (Ages 9-12)
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) Hooked (10 Spots Only)
July 8-12 Finish the Picture
July 15-19 Action Packed Adventures (11-12 Only)
July 22-26 Games Galore
July 29-August 2 Clues of Fun
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Wacky Sports
August 12-16 Behind The Mic
Speciality Camp (Ages 9-12)
July 2-5* (4-Day Week) All Hands On Deck
July 8-12 PAL Wanna Be Camp
July 15-19 Express Yourself
July 22-26 STEAM
July 29-August 2 Leadership Zone
August 6-9* (4-Day Week) Escape Rooms and Camper Challenges
August 12-16 Fun & Fitness

Harmony Heights Summer Camp *NEW*

Check out the upcoming themes available this summer. Spots often fill up quick, so we highly suggest registering for camp as soon as possible.

Breakfast is served until 8:00 am, and it is cereal, not hot breakfast.

Special events and bigger activities are planned for outside every week at Harmony Heights.

Campers will have to bring two snacks and a litter less lunch each day.

If weather permits, we will be doing water activities within the individual groups, so towels and change of clothes will be needed on scheduled days but should be available each day.

icon-clock 8:30am-4:00pm
icon-dollar Weekly Rates
Members:
$165/camper (Special price of $132 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members: $185/camper (Special price of $144 for the 4-day week)
Please Note: There is a $50 Non-Refundable Deposit due at registration.
icon-dollar Extended Care Options
Early Care (7:00am-8:30am): $5/camper/day
After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $5/camper/day
icon-location-pin 590 Galahad Dr, Oshawa, ON L1K 1M2
Inclusion Support

Every child should have an equal opportunity to have a great time at camp!

BGC Durham’s Summer Camp takes place in a sensory rich environment that is fast paced and stimulating. Inclusion support may be required for some children to participate in program if:

  • extra support is received at school;
  • they require support at home for basic care;
  • engage in behavior that may affect the safety of themselves or others;
  • is associated with a support agency;
  • is unable to self-propel;
  • is not fully toilet trained;
  • is unable to self-regulate.

If any of the above apply to your child or you are unsure whether your child will require support, please complete the Inclusion Participant Profile found at bgcdurham.com/inclusion and submit forms to cgenereux@bgcdurham.com.  

Requests are fulfilled in the order that they are received and is based off of availability of appropriate inclusion staff. To help ensure a safe, successful, and fun experience, we interview families and children as a part of our registration process, and pair them with the most suitable inclusion staff member to meet their needs. Registration for program is not complete until Inclusion requests have been satisfied. Participants may provide their own support staff to assist if desired. A waitlist will be available once spots are filled.

Rookie Camp (Ages 4-5)
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week Journey to space
July 8-12 Ahoy Matey’s and Mermaids
July 15-19 Creative Campers
July 22-26 Wild Wild West
July 29 – August 2 Camp Olympic
August 6-9* 4-Day Week Welcome to Hog Warts
August 12-16 Surf Up
August 19-23 Time Travellers
Funseeker Camp (Ages 6-9)
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week (Nebs Fun World) Journey to space
July 8-12 (Cedar Park) Ahoy Matey’s and Mermaids
July 15-19 (Ganaraska Woods Day) Creative Campers
July 22-26 (Jungle Cat World) Wild Wild West
July 29 – August 2 (Cedar Park) Camp Olympic
August 6-9* 4-Day Week (Tree Top Trekking) Welcome to Hog Warts
August 12-16 (Wet N Wild Waterpark)
(There is a $20 extra charge for entrance fee.)
Surf Up
August 19-23 (Cedar Park) Time Travellers
Fun Finders Camp (Ages 10-12)
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week (Nebs Fun World) Journey to space
July 8-12 (Cedar Park) Ahoy Matey’s and Mermaids
July 15-19 (10 year olds Ganaraska Woods Day) (11-12 year olds Cobourg Beach) Creative Campers
July 22-26 (Jungle Cat World) Wild Wild West
July 29 – August 2 (Cedar Park) Camp Olympic
August 6-9* 4-Day Week (Tree Top Trekking) Welcome to Hog Warts
August 12-16 (Wet N Wild)
(There is a $20 extra charge for entrance fee.)
Surf Up
August 19-23 (Cedar Park) Time Travellers

Northview Summer Camp

Check out the upcoming themes available this summer. Spots often fill up quick, so we highly suggest registering for camp as soon as possible.

Drop off and pick up will be at Northview for all ages.

Special events and bigger activities will be planned for outside at NV.

Breakfast is served until 8:00 am, and it is cereal, not hot breakfast.

Campers will have to bring two snacks and a litter less lunch each day.

If weather permits, we will be doing water activities within the individual groups, so towels and change of clothes will be needed on scheduled days but should be available each day.

icon-clock 8:30am-4:00pm
icon-dollar Weekly Rates
Members:
$165/camper (Special price of $132 for the 4-day week)
Members Teen Camp: $195/camper (Special price of $156 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members: $185/camper (Special price of $144 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members Teen Camp: $210/camper (Special price of $168 for the 4-day week)
Please Note: There is a $50 Non-Refundable Deposit due at registration.
icon-dollar Extended Care Options
Early Care (7:00am-8:30am): $5/camper/day
After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $5/camper/day
icon-location-pin 150 Beatrice St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7T6
Inclusion Support

Every child should have an equal opportunity to have a great time at camp!

BGC Durham’s Summer Camp takes place in a sensory rich environment that is fast paced and stimulating. Inclusion support may be required for some children to participate in program if:

  • extra support is received at school;
  • they require support at home for basic care;
  • engage in behavior that may affect the safety of themselves or others;
  • is associated with a support agency;
  • is unable to self-propel;
  • is not fully toilet trained;
  • is unable to self-regulate.

If any of the above apply to your child or you are unsure whether your child will require support, please complete the Inclusion Participant Profile found at bgcdurham.com/inclusion and submit forms to cgenereux@bgcdurham.com.  

Requests are fulfilled in the order that they are received and is based off of availability of appropriate inclusion staff. To help ensure a safe, successful, and fun experience, we interview families and children as a part of our registration process, and pair them with the most suitable inclusion staff member to meet their needs. Registration for program is not complete until Inclusion requests have been satisfied. Participants may provide their own support staff to assist if desired. A waitlist will be available once spots are filled.

Rookie Camp (Ages 4-5)
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week Jr Astronauts
July 8-12 Mud and Fun
July 15-19 Mini Fear Factor
July 22-26 Lab Coats and Beakers
July 29 – August 2 JR Olympics
August 6-9* 4-Day Week Zootopia
August 12-16 Water Time
August 19-23 Sunny-Times
Funseeker Camp (Ages 6-9)
Each week will be filled with fun and variety. Campers will participate in many age appropriate activities highlighted around the weekly theme. Daily activities will be packed with fun from opening and closing circles, fun water activities, arts and crafts, games room, gym, outdoor play, special events and much more! 
July 2-5* 4-Day Week (Nebs Fun World) Space Voyagers
July 8-12 (Cedar Park) Mud Runners
July 15-19 (Ganaraska Woods Day) Fear Factor
July 22-26 (Jungle Cat World) The Mad Scientist
July 29-August 2 (Cedar Park) Returning Olympians
August 6-9* 4-Day Week (Tree Top Trekking) See ya later Alligator!
August 12-16 (Wet n wild) Water World
August 19-23 (Cedar Park) Under the Sun
Fun Finders Camp (Ages 10-12)
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week (Nebs Fun World) Ro Infinity and Beyond
July 8-12 (Cedar Park) Getting Dirty
July 15-19 (10 year olds Ganaraska Woods Day) (11-12 year olds Warsaw Caves) Fear Factors
July 22-26 (Movies) Grossology
July 29-August 2 (Cedar Park) Olympic Champions
August 6-9* 4-Day Week (Tree Top Trekking) Reptile Nation
August 12-16 (Wet n wild) Water Wars
August 19-23 (Cedar Park) Sun’s Out, Guns Out
Teens (Ages 13-15)

Teen Camp is where your older kids spend the day having a blast. Teens will participate in a variety of games, activities, special events and on and off-site adventures. Each week the teens will go on 2 trips. One trip will be a bigger adventure. The teens also go swimming every Friday at Eastview. Throughout the week teens will get to spend time in the tech center, gym, games room, outside and more. This is the perfect experience for teens to meet new friends, socialize, play their favourite activities, sports, and go on adventures they might not otherwise do. 

 

Teen Trips
July 3  Nebs
July 9 Cedar Park
July 17 Warsaw
July 22-26 Overnight Camping at Ganaraska Woods
July 31-August 2 Wibit Water Park
August 6 Overnight Camping at Ganaraska Woods
August 14 Wet n Wild
August 21 Wonderland

St. Anne Summer Camp *NEW*

Check out the upcoming themes available this summer. Spots often fill up quick, so we highly suggest registering for camp as soon as possible.

Campers will have to bring two snacks, a litter-less lunch, a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and change of clothes for water play activities every day.

icon-clock 8:30am-4:00pm
(Morning drop off time 8-8:30am and afternoon pick up 4-5pm)
icon-dollar Weekly Rates
Members:
$165/camper (Special price of $132 for the 4-day week)
Non-Members: $185/camper (Special price of $144 for the 4-day week)
Please Note: There is a $50 Non-Refundable Deposit due at registration.
icon-location-pin 2465 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4
Inclusion Support

Every child should have an equal opportunity to have a great time at camp!

BGC Durham’s Summer Camp takes place in a sensory rich environment that is fast paced and stimulating. Inclusion support may be required for some children to participate in program if:

  • extra support is received at school;
  • they require support at home for basic care;
  • engage in behavior that may affect the safety of themselves or others;
  • is associated with a support agency;
  • is unable to self-propel;
  • is not fully toilet trained;
  • is unable to self-regulate.

If any of the above apply to your child or you are unsure whether your child will require support, please complete the Inclusion Participant Profile found at bgcdurham.com/inclusion and submit forms to cgenereux@bgcdurham.com.  

Requests are fulfilled in the order that they are received and is based off of availability of appropriate inclusion staff. To help ensure a safe, successful, and fun experience, we interview families and children as a part of our registration process, and pair them with the most suitable inclusion staff member to meet their needs. Registration for program is not complete until Inclusion requests have been satisfied. Participants may provide their own support staff to assist if desired. A waitlist will be available once spots are filled.

Rookie (Ages 4-5), Fun Seeker (Ages 6-9), Fun Finder (Ages 10-12) Camp
All camps have a fun and wonderful theme that most or part of the day will be focused on. Each week our camps will be filled with physical activity, arts/crafts, team building, exploring inside and outside, going on adventures, making friends and so much more.
July 2-5* 4-Day Week (NEBS) Welcome to the Luau
July 8-12 (Cedar Park) Let’s Get Groovy!
July 15-19 (6-10 year olds Ganaraska Woods Day) (11-12 year olds Warsaw Caves)

Magic, Mayhem, & Monsters!

July 22-26 (Jungle Cat World) Explore the Great Outdoors!
July 29 – August 2 (Cedar Park) Reach for the Sky!
August 6-9* 4-Day Week (Tree Top Trekking) Ready, Set, Create!
August 12-16 (Wet N Wild)
(There will be an extra $20 fee this week for trip cost.) 
Disney Dayz!
August 19-23 (Cedar Park) Around the World!