Summer Camps in Toronto 2021: Weekly Camps

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Register your child for in person summer camps in Toronto 2021, photo kyle-smith-YUHF1HSACdY-unsplash
Register your child for in person summer camps in Toronto 2021,photo kyle-smith-YUHF1HSACdY-unsplash
It’s been a long 15 months for people living in Toronto who have been in lockdown for almost seven months solid. The pandemic has been even harder for kids who have had to struggle with online learning and not seeing their friends except virtually. Summer is here, many of us are receiving our second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, our case numbers seem to be steadily under 500 per day and the Province of Ontario is easing restrictions on the economy. Many kids will be excited about the possibility of attending in person summer camps in Toronto 2021. Read further to learn about a few summer camps that are being offered in Toronto:
Register your child for in person summer camps in Toronto 2021, photo kyle-smith-YUHF1HSACdY-unsplash
Register your child for in person summer camps in Toronto 2021,photo kyle-smith-YUHF1HSACdY-unsplash

TAC Sports – Toronto Athletic Camps

TAC Sports, TAC Aquatics and Lifetime Skills Academy (LSA) specializes in sports, swim and S.T.E.M programming for boys and girls ages 4-16. TAC Sports offers weekly summer camps across Toronto and the GTA. Below are some of the summer camps TAC Sports is offering in summer 2021:
Northern Secondary School (Mt. Pleasant & Eglinton Ave. E.)
Weekly Summer Camp from July 5, 2021 to August 20, 2021
Activity Specific
Full Day: $379 + HST (Full Lunch service and two snacks included)
Half Day $246.35 + HST (Snack service included)
Adventure Camp
Full Day: $419+ HST (Full Lunch Service and two snacks included)
Half Day $272.35 + HST (Snack Service included)

TAC Sports is dedicated to following all procedures recommended by governments and health agencies on proper protocols, including:

  • small groups of campers stay together all day, each day;
  • campers are encouraged to remain at least six feet apart;
  • outdoor activities are prioritized;
  • all campers are from the local geographic area.

The Maker Bean Cafe

The Maker Bean Cafe offers creative technology summer camps to engage kids and teens. Their Summer Tech Camp 2021 is geared for kids ages 6-12 years old. Topics include robotics, inventions, Minecraft, and video game programming. The Maker Bean Cafe is located at 1052 Bloor Street West.
The Maker Bean Cafe has implemented the following safety precautions:
  • mandatory masks for kids and facilitators;
  • limited camp sizes;
  • daily temperature screening;
  • 2 metre spacing between campers; and,
  • daily sanitizing of all equipment and surfaces.

Summer Tech Camp 2021 – weekly camps Mon-Fri, July 5 – Sept 3.

Students will learn to use tools such as laser cutters, 3D printers and wood-working tools. Each week has a different theme, so you can sign your child up for multiple camps.

Kids will also spend at least two hours each day outdoors at Dufferin Grove Park for active games. (Dufferin Grove Park is a five-minute walk from The Maker Bean.)

Five-day camp is $495. Four-day camp (August 3-6, 2021) is $395. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Canadian Contemporary School of Art

The Canadian Contemporary School of Art is offering an in-person Summer Camp 2021.  Children can learn a variety of artistic subjects including drawing, painting, wearable arts, cartooning, architecture, and drama. Students choose between Art Camp or Creative Camp. Summer camp takes place during the weeks of July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021. Summer camp is for children ages 4-12 and takes place Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Teachers and students will be required to follow all government-mandated safety protocols.

Art Camp

Choose Animation or Architecture or Cartooning or Fashion Design; choose Filmmaking or Paining or Photography or Sculpture; choose Drama or Drawing

Creative Camp

Includes Painting & Drawing; Sculpting; Architecture & Wearable Art; Animation & Film. Choose Drama or Drawing.

Summer Camp is $450 per week (full day) or $300 per week (half day).

STEM Camp

STEM Camp is a weekly summer day camp across Canada with two summer camps being offered in Toronto in 2021: one in the Beaches and one in Etobicoke. Kids aged 5-13 engage in crafts, games and activities focused on science, technology, engineering and math. New themes include space, superheroes, and building. STEM Camp includes structured learning, hands-on opportunities, and collaboration

Toronto Beaches location: Grant AME Church, 2029 Gerrard St. E.: July 5 to August 27, 2021, $300 per week

Etobicoke location: St. Paul the Apostle Anglican Church, 2182 Kipling Avenue: July 5 to August 27, 2021, $220 per week

CASMA Camps – Sport, Art, Music

CASMA Camp offers high-quality summer camps including instruction in sport, art, and music for boys and girls ages 4-14. Their summer camps in 2021 will comply with all Ministry of Health health and safety measures. The nine-week season pass is sold out, but weekly summer camps are still available for $350 per week for full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.); and $200 per week for half-day (9 a.m. to 12 noon) or (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.). CASMA Camp is located at 2454 Bayview Avenue.

Summer camp will involve small groups of a maximum of 8 campers and 2 instructors. Activities will guarantee physical distancing to comply with Ministry of Health guidelines. Campers’ temperature must be taken at home daily before leaving the home. Temperature will be taken by CASMA staff upon arrival.

Each camper will receive 1 CASMA T-shirt and a mask (campers may bring masks or PPE from home).

The following programs are available to choose from:

Basketball (indoor)
Soccer (outside)
Violin (indoor)
Art (indoor)
Learn to Pedal (beginner)
Trail Biking (intermediate and advanced bikers) Location: Sunnybrook Park trails
Public Speaking and Debate
Badminton (indoor)
Tennis (outdoor)

I hope your kids enjoy their summer camps in Toronto 2021. They deserve a good time after the last 15 months we’ve had!

You might be interested in reading, “How Kids Can Enjoy the Outdoors During the Pandemic“.

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