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    Snapshot of South Georgian Bay.
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    Ski or snowboard the hills of Blue Mountain.

    Discover the local food scene

    Relax, refresh, rejuvenate at area spas

    Snowshoe and explore along the Escarpment and in ancient forests

    Outdoor Activities Beyond the Ski Slopes

    Unique B&B Inns with Extras

    Summer Camps

  • Find the perfect summer day camp for your kids this summer. There is a multitude of quality summer day camps for children, offering a range of innovative programs. Wilderness and nature camps offer children the opportunity to connect with nature and spend many days in the great outdoors or on the water. Theatre camps offer the opportunity to learn a new skill, play dress up and have fun with a whole group.

    Outdoor Kids Summer Camp

    Free Spirit Tours will challenge kids to develop skills that increase their self-confidence and encourages respect and responsibility for themselves and the environment, through outdoor-based activities.



    Blue Mountain Summer Day Camps

    Blue Mountain Resort calls all boys and girls to spend the summer at the beach kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, or at the Plunge! pool for swimming lessons, or at Monterra Tennis for basic fundamentals tennis lessons. Children's camps are available throughout the summer months, plus licensed childcare programs offer fun, active, outdoor activities for children 18 months to 3 years old.


    Wilderness Adventure Day Camp

    Go pond dipping, hunt for bugs in the forest, play survival games, build shelters, glide down our slip and slide and make crafts throughout the week to bring home. Highlands Nordic Summer Day Camps are very popular.


    Musical Theatre Camp

    August 14 to 25
    Let entertainer/director/writer Dean Hollin and his talented staff give the young entertainer in your life a summer camp experience they won’t soon forget. Campers receive instruction in acting, dance, singing, set design, props, costumes, sound and lighting from a team of performance-industry professionals – resulting in a hands-on, complete-ownership process. The session culminates during the final afternoon of camp with a live presentation on the beautiful, state-of-the-art Meaford Hall stage. Suitable for ages 8-14


    Cranberry Golf Resort Weekly Kids Camps

    Cranberry Golf Resort offers a wide variety of weekly kids camps in different areas of interest and for different age ranges throughout July and August. Tiny Trekkers (Ages 4-6) is committed to giving our youngest campers a positive first experience at summer camp. Shining Stars (Ages 7-13) is the arts based camp. Each day, the campers will have fun learning the basics of visual art, sculpture, drama, dance and music, and they’ll show off their skills in a fun and entertaining variety show. MVPs (Ages 7-13) is a sports and athletics camp with swimming, high-energy games, sports, relays and obstacle courses, all while sharpening their athletic skills and building lasting friendships. Early Explorers (Ages 7-13) focuses on fun and learning through science and discovery. Future Masters (Ages 10-14) will learn from a certified golf teaching professionals and will have the opportunity to practice their skills on the golf course daily. Junior Chefs (Ages 10-14) will learn what it takes to be a culinary tycoon under the instruction of the professional kitchen team.


    Theatre Collingwood Summer Drama Camp

    Join Theatre Collingwood for their Summer Drama Camp where creativity grows and friendships blossom. This drama camp will focus on the idea of finding your own voice and your own expression. Through improvisation, story building, movement and basic scene study, campers will gain confidence in themselves and learn more about their own unique capabilities. For ages 7-11 years. No experience necessary.  


    Summer Kids' Programs at the Meaford Museum

    Young Explorers Camp: July 3-7. Ages 6-13. Explore your community through daily themed activities including geocaching, archaeology, historical walks and more!  

    Mad Scientist Camp: July 31 - August 4. Ages 6-13. Along the way to becoming a mad scientist you will learn about the history of science, and the many scientific discoveries that have happened. And of course there will be lots of fun experiments too!


    Summer Kids' Programs at the Collingwood Museum

    July 4-7 - Culture Crossing
    July 10-14 - Build me up
    July 17-21 - Summer’s Best
    July 24-28 - Retro Revival
    July 31-Aug - Healthy Living
    Aug 8-11th - Adventure is out There
    Aug.14-18th - Day Dreamers
    Aug.21-Aug.25th - So long Summer
    Pre-registration & pre-payment is required. $12 per person or $10 for Museum Members. Children 6-12 years of age. 


    Summer Kids' Programs at The Blue Mountains Library

    July 17 - 21 - A Classic Camp experience throughout the week  at the library and beyond. Games, crafts, experiments and more. Kids will love the chance to be outside and in with nonstop activities to explore and imagine.

    August 14 - 18 -  A celebration of inventors: Campers will get a chance to experiement, question, explore, and ask questions all while following in the footsteps of Canadian and international inventors. It's a week of fun and imagination.


    Grey Roots Summer KidsCamp

    Grey Roots KidsCamp is an exciting way to spend your summer! We offer eight exciting weeks of activity-based programs inspired by our collections and visiting exhibits. Our captivating galleries, artefacts, and energetic staff and volunteers guarantee that your camp experience will be something you will remember for the rest of your life!

    Cannons and Castles July 4-7, 2017 (4 days)
    Let's Go On a Safari July 10-14, 2017
    Let the (Medieval) Games Begin July 17-21, 2017
    Pioneer to Present Day July 24-28, 2017
    Happily Ever After Fairy Tales July 31-August 4, 2017
    Rain Forest Frenzy August 8-11, 2017 (4 days)
    From Kings to Commoners August 14-18, 2017
    Wonders of the World August 21-25, 2017


    Simcoe County Museum Summer Day Camps

    Camp runs 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is suitable for children aged 6 - 12. Space is limited, register early to avoid disappointment.
    Register online.

    Dig it Up! - July 10 - 14, 2017; July 31 - August 4, 2017; August 21 - 25, 2017
    Make use of your detective skills as we travel from the present to the past, exploring the lives of those who lived in Simcoe County before us. Each day, we will visit our museum dig site and unearth pieces of our past.

    Faces, Places and Crazy Aces - July 17 - 21, 2017; August 8 - 11, 2017; August 28 - September 1, 2017
    Faces, Places and Crazy Aces, oh my! Have you ever wondered about some of the famous people, places or things here in Simcoe County? We will answer these questions as we introduce a new face, place and crazy ace each day of the week.

    Greatest Hits - July 24 - July 28, 2017; August 14 - 18, 2017
    It's the best of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and today! This week, our campers (and staff) favourites are back! We will visit a different decade each day replay some of our favourite games and activities from past camps.


    Meaford Sailing School- Sail Georgian Bay

    Sail Georgian Bay Race Nights & Sailing School begins July 3rd! Visit their website today for more information and to book your child into sailing school.


    Collingwood Public Library

    Summer fun for kids

    TD Summer Reading Club - July & August
    Author Mondays - Mondays, July 3 to July 31
    Super Secret Spy School - Thursdays, July 6 at 10:30am
    Private Scavenger Hunt - Friday, July 7 at 2pm
    Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Monday, July 10 at 6:30pm
    LEGO Challenge - Monday, July 10 to Friday, July 14 from 1=3pm
    Library Campout - Tuesday, July 18 at 2pm
    Shark Party 1.0 - Tuesday, July 25 at 10:30am
    Shark Party 2.0 - Thursday, July 27 at 10:30am

     For children under 12 years

    Summer fun for teens
    Teen Summer Reading Challenge - July 1 to August 30
    Summer Gardening Club - Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm
    DriversiTeen - Every other Wednesday at 2pm
    Teen Writers' Group - Every Friday at 4pm
    Cupcake Decorating Contest - Wednesday, July 19th at 6pm
    Poke'mon Go Party - Thursday, August 3 at 10:30am
    Tie-Dye Mania - Wednesday, August 16th at 4pm
    Escape Room Madness - Tuesday, August 29th at 6pm

    For teens 13-18
    Sign up at the Library's Public Services Desk or call 705-445-1571