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School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous SPORTS 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
▪ Overnight and General Day Camps
▪ Arts & Science Camps

Below is our SPORTS Camp Guide including a variety of sports such as basketball, horseback riding, tennis, soccer and much more!

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True North Sports Camps

True North Sports Camps offers year-round sports programming for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 in Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton, Markham and Whitby. At True North Sports Camps, we believe that recreational sports are an important part of every child’s development and we make it our top priority to deliver a truly memorable experience.

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Royal City Soccer Camp

The Royal City Soccer Club is celebrating its 26th 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.


Toronto Athletic Camps

Toronto Athletic Camps (TAC Sports) is the premier sports academy, specializing in self-image and self-confidence building sports programs for ages 3.5 to 16 in Toronto and the GTA. TAC Sports offers programs specializing in soccer, basketball, tennis, biking, swimming, mixed martial arts and robotics. We provide the perfect opportunity for athletes to improve skills and make new friends through high-quality sports education. We specialize in recreational to academy training and students become addicted to their own success through our 5 star development program! We are excited to see you in our summer camps, and weekly sport lessons! 416-627-1092

TAC Aquatics Summer Camp

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TAC Aquatics has implemented a ten-star development system that provides dynamic instruction using top quality equipment to deliver a unique and successful experience for all. Each lesson consists of water safety education, stroke improvement, and fitness activities. We work closely with Red Cross and the Lifesaving Society to ensure that all instruction meets the national standard.

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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.

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Sports Camps Canada

Sports Camps Canada (SCC) was founded in 2015 and is the official operator of Nike Sports Camps in Canada. New to the Durham Region for 2018 we have Nike Tennis Camps and Nike Soccer Camps, please visit or call 1-844-464-5372 and select your sport today!


Taylar Gymnastics

Join us in our fully air conditioned facility this summer for our high-energy gymnastics camps! Campers 4-15 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

Pickering Horse Centre

As Durham Region's premier facility, Pickering Horse Centre has been offering quality horse camps since 1978. Our camp is suitable for all levels of English riding for children ages 6 to 15. Riding lessons are taught by certified coaches, with emphasis on sound basics of equitation and good horsemanship.

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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, and multi-sport!

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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.


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 4-15 and we have full- and half-day camp options. Extended care available 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

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Canlan Ice Sports Oshawa

For 20 years, Ice Sports Oshawa has been developing and enhancing our hockey training systems with a primary focus on technical skating. Our success has been driven by our own methodologies and compliance to the Long Term Athlete Development model. Visit our website to view our full list of summer camps and clinics including hockey, ringette and multi-sport.

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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.

Two locations: Whitby Tennis Club (Iroquois Park), McKinney Centre.
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Challenger’s British Soccer Camps

Challenger’s British Soccer Camps are more than a week of drills and skills coached by our professional International coaching staff. Each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. They will also receive a FREE camp Jersey, T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation - With more than 100 programs across the Ontario region, visit our website at to find a program near you!

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AlevelUP inspires athletes to reach their best through basketball training and character building. We focus on basketball fundamentals, mentorship and teamwork to nurture athletes towards their full potential. Beginner to advanced we challenge each athlete to take their game AlevelUP!

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Whitby Yacht Club Sailing School and Standup Paddleboarding

The WYC Sailing School has offered youth camps and adult lessons for over forty years. We offer programs for youth ages 5-18, adults of all abilities, and host a competitive racing program. For additional outdoor fun we offer standup paddle-board (SUP) lessons all summer. Visit our website for special promotions!



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



CANPROCAMPS is a fun and friendly summer camp program in Ajax/Pickering organized by current and former high school phys-ed teachers and coaches!

We offer 7 full weeks of both basketball and multi-sport camp (9am-4pm) with before and after care options

$10 from every registration will be donated to the Humboldt Bronco's Fund


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.


Energy Martial Arts Academy

Focus, Discipline, and Fun! Empower your child through week-long summer camps at Energy Martial Arts Academy. High-quality, individualized instruction in a safe, disciplined, and fully supervised setting. Campers enjoy the benefits of daily Martial Arts instruction, increasing confidence and self-respect. Field trips, crafts, games, outdoor play and fun!

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Have an epic summer at SkyCamp!

Kids can have fun while staying active, with instructor-led activities, like age-appropriate exercise, team building, arts and crafts, etc. It's easy and hassle-free for parents. Drop them off and we'll make sure they have the best summer ever! For ages 6-12.
▪ Freestyle jump
▪ Team games
▪ SkySlam
▪ Arts and crafts
▪ Foam Zone
▪ Warrior Course
▪ Lunch included in full-week session

Please contact or visit or website at

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Clarington Basketball Training Camps

Clarington Basketball Training Camps have the most comprehensive and challenging basketball camp experience you will find anywhere. 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. Ages 10-18


Clarington Youth Multi-Sport Camps

Clarington Youth Multi-Sport 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. Ages 3-12


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.

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Active Scholars

Active Scholars is a summer camp for children ages 7-13 years of age that want a unique camp experience that incorporates S.T.E.M and Sport (basketball and soccer). This amazing camp is 'Where Sports Meets Education'; children are given the opportunity to learn, create, compete and have fun while immersing in both physical and mental activities.

Check out for weekly details and to register in Ajax, Hamilton or Guelph. Active Scholars is teacher owned and operated.


Town of Ajax Summer Camps

The Town of Ajax offers more than 40 summer day camps for children and youth up to the age of 17. Choose from outdoor adventure, sports, skateboarding, out trips, dodgeball, nature, performing arts, fencing, multimedia, science, counsellor in training, leadership, art, and fitness. And don’t miss Ajax Playgrounds – a summer tradition FREE to Ajax residents!

Visit or call 905-427-8811 for detailed information.


Connect with nature this summer at Earthbound Kids!

Our day camp programs for kids (4-15) provide fun and confidence building experiences. Our summer programs including Camp Treetop multi-activity programs, Saddle Club for horse lovers and junior riders, Good Sports, multi-sport camp, Farm and Wildlife and our Leadership programs instilling responsibility and confidence for teens. Bussing available from Markham and Toronto.

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City of Oshawa Day Camp

Create lasting summer memories at a City of Oshawa Day Camp. 24 camps for preschool to teens. Arts, Cheerleading, Hockey, Legendary, Scooter and Sports Camps plus, many other specialty camps to choose from. There is something for everyone!

Register online at or visit for more information.