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COVID-19 update: The City of Kawartha Lakes has made the difficult decision to cancel our city-led Summer Camp programs for 2020 due to COVID-19. The health and safety of our participants, families, staff and volunteers is our first priority.  We strive to provide fun and active programs that promote healthy lifestyles, community involvement and positive experiences for children. Thank you for considering our Camp programs, we hope to see you in the summer of 2021.

For more information on affected municipal services visit the COVID-19 page.

2020 Summer Camps

Little Explorers Camp (4 to 5 years of age)

Little Explorers participate in a variety of active play, outdoor adventures, and community outings that introduce younger children to Summer Camp.

At Little Explorers, Campers get the chance to explore their imagination with daily crafts and fun games. Campers take part in special events and have multiple opportunities to swim and skate each week! Select weeks, Campers have the opportunity to join in our exciting field trips and special events.

More information on trips and special events will be available in May 2020.

*No Camp on Statutory Holidays.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Little Explorers begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1. Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Little Explorers

Little Explorers Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 6-10 8am-5pm $160 $32
2 July 13-17 8am-5pm $160 $32
3 July 20-24 8am-5pm $160 $32
4 July 27-31 8am-5pm $160 $32
5 August 4-7* 8am-5pm $126 $32
6 August 10-14 8am-5pm $160 $32
7 August 17-21 8am-5pm $160 $32
8 August 24-28 8am-5pm $160 $32

 

Jr. Explorers Camp (6 to 7 years of age)

Jr. Explorers allows for Campers to participate in similar activities to Little Explorers Camp, with the introduction of some different and more challenging games and activities.

Jr. Explorers includes active play, games, activities and crafts that are geared towards the age groups abilities. Jr. Explorers have multiple swimming and skating opportunities each week. Select weeks, Campers have the opportunity to join our exciting field trips and special events.

More information on trips and special events will be available in May 2020.

*No Camp on Statutory Holidays

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Jr. Explorers Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1. Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Campers

Junior Explorers Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 6-10 8am-5pm $160 $32
2 July 13-17 8am-5pm $160 $32
3 July 20-24 8am-5pm $160 $32
4 July 27-31 8am-5pm $160 $32
5 August 4-7* 8am-5pm $126 $32
6 August 10-14 8am-5pm $160 $32
7 August 17-21 8am-5pm $160 $32
8 August 24-28 8am-5pm $160 $32
Sports Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

Sports Camp is all about sports and fun! At Sports Camp, Campers take part in group introduction to develop skills in a variety of sports and games.

Be prepared for tournaments, learn games, and the introduction of new activities! Campers will participate in regular public swims and scheduled skating. Special events or field trips are planned once per week.

A complete schedule of special events and trips will be available in May 2020.

*No Camps on Statutory Holidays.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Sports Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1. Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Sports Camp

Sports Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDatesTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 6-10 8am-5pm $160 $32
2

July 13-17

8am-5pm $160 $32
3 July 20-24 8am-5pm $160 $32
4 July 27-31 8am-5pm $160 $32
5 August 4-7* 8am-5pm $126 $32
6 August 10-14 8am-5pm $160 $32
7 August 17-21 8am-5pm $160 $32
8 August 24-28 8am-5pm $160 $32
**NEW** Create & Play Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

Create & Play Camp is jam packed with fun activities and games, creative crafts and weekly theme based workshops and events!

Campers will participate in regular public swims and scheduled skating. Special events or field trips are planned once per week.

A complete schedule of special events, field trips and themes will be available in May 2020.

*No Camps on Statutory Holidays

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Create & Play Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1. Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Kids playing

Create & Play Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 6-10 8am-5pm $160 $32
2 July 13-17 8am-5pm $160 $32
3 July 20-24 8am-5pm $160 $32
4 July 27-31 8am-5pm $160 $32
5 August 4-7* 8am-5pm $126 $32
6 August 10-17 8am-5pm $160 $32
7 August 17-21 8am-5pm $160 $32
8 August 24-28 8am-5pm $160 $32
**NEW** Lacrosse Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

In addition to all Sports Camp activities, this Camp also includes 90 minutes of lacrosse instruction at the Lindsay Recreation Complex with skilled lacrosse players. This Camp will participate in regular public swims and scheduled skating.

Full lacrosse equipment is required.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Lacrosse Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Lacrosse Camp

Lacrosse Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 6-10 8am-5pm $185 N/A
Golf Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

In partnership with the our local Golf Canada Junior Golf Development Centre, this program includes daily group instruction with PGA of Canada Teaching Professionals at the Lindsay Golf Club practice facility.

On Friday, golfers will test their skills on the course followed by breakfast at the club.

Golf equipment provided if required. This Camp does not attend special events. Transportation is provided. 

Note: Golf Camp is intended to foster a love of the sport and develop and enhance skills in children with an interest. No experience is necessary.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Golf Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Golf Camp

Golf Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 13-17 8am-5pm $185 N/A

**NEW** Fenelon Adventure Camp (6 to 12 years of age)

Summer Camp comes to Fenelon Falls! This week long Fenelon Adventure Camp is based out of the Fenelon Falls Community Centre. Fenelon Adventure Campers participate in daily active games, crafts and activities.

The week will include playing and swimming at Garnet Graham Beach Park and Splash Pad as well as will include a field trip.

A complete schedule of field trips will be available in May 2020.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Fenelon Adventure Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Camp

Fenelon Adventure Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee

Daily Fee

7 August 17-21 8am-5pm $160 N/A

 

Hockey Camp (9 to 13 years of age)

Get back into practice before the hockey season starts with Hockey Camp! Campers get 75 minutes a day of on ice power skating and hockey skills instruction.

Additionally, Campers participate in Sports Camp games, sports and swimming activities.

Note: This Camp is designed for Campers with some hockey experience. Campers must bring full hockey equipment of their own to participate in hockey instruction.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Hockey Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Hockey Camp

Hockey Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
8 August 24-28 8am-5pm $197.50 N/A

 

Aquatic Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

This is the perfect Camp for water loving Campers! In addition to Sports Camp activities, Campers participate in an extra 1.5 hours per day of pool time. During this extra time, Campers learn new water activities including, Mermaid Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, Underwater Snorkeling and Scuba*

Note: Participants must be at least 8 years of age and have completed Swim Kids 5 to take part in the Scuba program.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Aquatic Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Mermaid Swim Camper

 

Aquatic Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
1 July 20-24 8am-5pm $185 N/A

 

Swim Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

Swim Lesson Camp allows Campers to participate in swimming lessons in addition to all the fun and activities that Sports Camp offers. Campers have swimming lessons daily with a certified Red Cross Instructor.

Please bring previous swimming progress reports at the time or registration for correct level placement.

Note: Achieving a swim level is dependent on the child; two weeks of swim lessons will improve chances of successful completion at a level.

*No Camp on Statutory Holidays

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Swim Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Swim Lesson Camp

Swim Camp Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
5 August 4-7* 8am-5pm $128 N/A
6 August 10-14 8am-5pm $160 N/A

 

Jr. Lifeguard Club Camp (8 to 12 years of age)

Jr. Lifeguard Club Camp is for swimmers that are looking for a change from regular Swim Lesson Camp!

Campers will participate in 1.5 hours per day of pool time. During this extra time, Campers learn new water activities including: Mermaid Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, Underwater Snorkeling and Scuba*.

Note: Participants must be at least 8 years old and have completed at least Swim Kids 5 to take part in the Scuba Program.

2020 Registration Information:

Registration for Jr. Lifeguard Camp begins March 30, 2020 at 9am.

Online registration is not available for this Camp.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available, spaces cannot be reserved.

Payment will be due at time of registration confirmation.

How to Register:

1.Complete a Camp Registration Form online and Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

2. Download a Registration Form and return to us via fax 705-878-9388 or e-mail. Staff will follow up to confirm the registration and complete payment.

3. Register by phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

Scuba at Camp

Jr. Lifeguard Camp Club Schedule and Fees
WeekDateTime Weekly Fee Daily Fee
4 July 27-31 8am-5pm $185

N/A

2020 Camp Field Trips & Special Events

Little Explorers, Jr. Explorers and Sports Camp programming includes scheduled Field Trips and Special Events.

Fees for trips and events are included if you are registered for a full week. A fee of $28 per Camper will be charged if you are registered on a daily basis and attending these Camps on a scheduled trip day.

Camp Theme Weeks, Field Trips and Special Event information will be available in May 2020.

To learn more contact the Summer Camp Coordinator by e-mail or call 705-324-9411 extension 1307.

2020 Camp Registration Information

Summer Camp Registration starts Monday, March 30, 2020

Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. To register, a complete a 2020 Summer Camp Registration form will be required.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of a completed form.

Space is limited and we are not able to reserve spots.

Payment is due at time of registration. Once registration is confirmed, any changes or cancellations are subject to our Cancellation Policy.

Camps do not operate on Statutory Holidays (Monday, August 3, 2020).

The first day of Summer Camp programming for 2020 will be Monday, July 6, 2020.

For further information contact the Summer Camp Coordinator via e-mail or call 705-324-9411 extension 1307.

Payment

Payment is due when registration has been confirmed.

Payment may be completed over the phone with Visa or MasterCard payment by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307

If you require alternate payment arrangements, please contact us by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail the Camp Coordinator to discuss.

Camp Registration Forms

Camp Registration forms are available in a variety of formats:

Important Notes:

A Registration Confirmation will be provided by e-mail confirming your space at Summer Camp.

Registration will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

Space is limited and we are not able to reserve spaces.

Payment is due when registration has been confirmed.

Fee Assistance

The City of Kawartha Lakes works with the Jumpstart program, on behalf of Canadian Tire. Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation.

For further information about Fee Assistance, contact our Summer Camp Coordinator at 705-324-9411 extension 1307.

Cancellation Policy

Parks, Recreation and Culture reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient registration. In these cases, we will issue a full refund or credit. Refunds or credits for any other reason are subject to approval and a 15% ($5 minimum) administration fee.

All refund requests must be made in writing and forwarded to:


Community Partnership & Program Supervisor
City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division
50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON K9V 2J2

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-Mail the Community Partnership and Program Supervisor

Absent/No Show Policy
We do not issue refunds for illness, no-shows or last minute cancellations.
Drop Off and Pick Up

Campers can be dropped off between 8am and 9am at the Fleming Field House (located beside the Lindsay Recreation Complex).

Camp programming begins at 9am and runs until 4pm.  Campers may be picked up at the Fleming Field House between 4pm and 5pm.

Attendance
For your child's safety, if your child is going to be absent from Camp please call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 and leave a message with the date, the child's first and last name and the Camp they are registered for.
Sign In & Out
All children must be signed in and out daily by an authorized adult.
Summer Camp Volunteers

Do you like working with kids and want to improve your leadership skills? If so, consider volunteering with our camps this summer.

Camp volunteers must be at least 14 years old.

Potential volunteers will be required to undergo our screening process, including an interview and reference check.

There will be a mandatory volunteer training session to support volunteers in their roles.

Interested volunteers must complete a Summer Camp Volunteer Application Form. Volunteer Application Forms are available online or contact the Summer Camp Coordinator to obtain a copy.

Questions or to obtain an application form:

Call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail the Summer Camp Coordinator.

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