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!
  • 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.

Summer Camps (Quick View)

SIGN UP MON – FRI AUG 12 – 16 Superhero Academy (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP MON – FRI AUG 19 – 23 Fly up and Let’s Soar (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP MON – FRI AUG 26 – 30 Acorns ‘Got Talent’ – Get your drama on! (4-8-yrs)

PA Day Camps 2019/2020 (Quick View)

SIGN UP FRI OCT 11, 2019 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP FRI NOV 15, 2019 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP FRI DEC 6, 2019 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP FRI JAN 17, 2020 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP FRI FEB 14, 2020 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)
SIGN UP FRI JUNE 5, 2020 PA Day Camp (4-8-yrs)

 

Learn about our upcoming Camps

Superhero Academy (4-8-yrs)

Aug 12 – Aug 16 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Calling all superheroes, get your secret powers ready!  You’ll need all your skills, and superhero powers to navigate the super cool obstacles in the gym and outside in the park.   Our superhero games are sure to test your minds and your physical skills, but the best part will be working together as a team to save the day! Making our awesome gear will take us all week!  Superhero capes, power emblems, and masks.

The activities and craft themes this week are:  

(MON) – Create your own superhero identity – (flying, hero strength, invisibility?)
(TUE) – Real-life superheroes.
(WED) – Le’ts make super-bubbles and charge up your super powers and fly (parachute hill run)
(THUR) – Building our cityscapes for our superhero mission
(FRI) – Time to fly,  superhero face painting and our superhero flying photo

COST: $299 / Members save 10% (+hst)

SIGN UP HERE WAITLIST ONLY

Fly up and Let’s Soar (4-8-yrs)

Aug 19 – Aug 23 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This week, our campers (lil’ aviators) will show off their flight skills!   Let’s catch air on the hill with our huge parachute, fly our kites high in the sky, and see what else floats up up and away! Join us each morning at the crafty inventions table and let’s soar!  

This week’s themes are:

(MON) – Biggest hugest bubbles ever!  Catch em’,  blow them, create art with them!
(TUE) – Kite masters – creating the base of our mini kites
(WED) – It’s time to fly our kites!   We also have some big ones to try out. 🙂
(THUR) – Will it fly craft, what can you make?  Parachute hill run!
(FRI) – Air planes and Rocketships – part wind, part science!

COST: $299 / Members save 10% (+hst)

SIGN UP HERE  WAITLIST ONLY

Acorns ‘Got Talent’ – Get your drama on! (4-8-yrs)

Aug 26 – Aug 30 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Get ready to dance, sing, act, and show off your talent!   We’ve created a week of awesome ‘got talent’ inspired activities and games that will inspire campers as we pool together everyone’s ideas and focus on developing our creativity, imagination and individuality.

The activities and craft themes this week are:  

(MON) –Improv Imagination
(TUE) – Story Telling & Scene Building
(WED) – Musical Theatre Glee
(THUR) – Crazy Characters
(FRI) – Acorns Got Talent – Talent show!

COST: $299 / Members save 10% (+hst)

SIGN UP HERE

PA Day Camps (4-8-yrs)

6 dates to choose from in 2019 & 2020

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 OCT 11, 2019 PA Day Camp
SIGN UP FRI NOV 15, 2019 PA Day Camp
SIGN UP FRI DEC 6, 2019 PA Day Camp
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)

***Limited time offer – Book all 6-PA day camps for the price of 5!***  

*Offer valid on all regular oaks ‘n acorns camp, exluding 3rd party camps. Cannot be combined with any other deals, promotions or membership discounts. 

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Stay Safe Day Camp (8-12-yrs)

November 15, 2019 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Stay Safe Program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe!…in a variety of different situations.

Prerequisite: Must have turned 8-years of age to attend this program

Course Content:

  • Importance of responsibility and respect while being accountable for yourself
  • Importance of setting and following rules around safety when staying on your own
  • How to stay safe at home and within the community
  • How to prepare, recognize and respond to unexpected situations, (i.e. inclement weather, strangers, unanticipated visits)

First Aid Content:

  • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/alone), feeling unwell, 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)

COST: $129 / Members save 10% (+hst)

***Limited time offer – Save 10% ***  

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Babysitting Course (11-15-yrs)

December 6, 2019 – 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)

***Limited time offer – Save 10% ***  

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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 8:1 ratio.  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, and we always strive to accommodate a 8:1 ratio*.

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

Camp Cancellations (withdrawals)

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.

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 $50 transfer fee.