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Camps

We strive to provide fun and active programs that promote healthy lifestyles, community involvement and positive experiences for children.

2019 Summer Camps

Little Explorers Camp (4 to 6 year olds)

Active games, outdoor play and community outings will introduce younger children to the summer camp experience.  Included in this Camp are weekly trips to the library as well as multiple opportunities to swim and skate each week.

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: July 2-5,  Oh Canada

Week 2: July 8-12, Crayola Colour Madness

Week 3: July 15-19, Under The Sea

Week 4: July 22-26, First Responder Week

Week 5: July 29-August 2, Animal Crackers

Week 6: August 6-9, Castles, Knights and Princesses

Week 7: August 12-16,  Earth, Moon and Stars

Week 8: August 19-23, Music and Movement

*Themes subject to change, contact us for details.

Little Explorers Camp Schedule and Fees

Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 2-5 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
July 8-12 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 15-19 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 22-26 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 29-August 2 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 6-9 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
August 12-16 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 19-23 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50

 

Junior Explorers Camp (6 to 7 year olds)

Just like our original Little Explorer's Camp experience for young children, but for 6-7 year olds.  Active games, arts and crafts, and outdoor play will introduce children to the Summer Camp experience while allowing those 'slightly older children' to try things suited to their abilities.

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: July 2-5,  Oh Canada

Week 2: July 8-12, Crayola Colour Madness

Week 3: July 15-19, Under The Sea

Week 4: July 22-26, First Responder Week

Week 5: July 29-August 2, Animal Crackers

Week 6: August 6-9, Castles, Knights and Princesses

Week 7: August 12-16,  Earth, Moon and Stars

Week 8: August 19-23, Music and Movement

*Themes subject to change, contact us for details.

Junior Explorers Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 2-5 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
July 8-12 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 15-19 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 22-26 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 29-August 2 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 6-9 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
August 12-16 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 19-23 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
Sport and Play Camp (8 to 12 year olds)

In our Sport and Play Camp participants will have the opportunity to get active with a variety of sports, games, activities and crafts. Each day, campers will participate in sport instruction, drills, scrimmages and/or other group activities. This Camp includes regular Public Swims and scheduled skating.  Special events are planned once per week.

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: July 2-5, Canada Games

Week 2: July 8-12, Colour Wars

Week 3: July 15-19, Pirate's Treasure

Week 4: July 22-26, First Responder Week

Week 5 : July 29-August 2, Animal Crackers

Week 6: August 6-9, Camp Crazy

Week 7: August 12-16, Aliens and Space

Week 8: August 19-23, Rock Star Games

*Themes subject to change, Trip/events schedule to be confirmed late May 2019. Contact us for details.

Groups of Campers

Sport and Play Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 2-5 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
July 8-12 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 15-19 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 22-26 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
July 29-August 2 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 6-9 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 $31.50
August 12-16 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
August 19-23 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 $31.50
Aquatic Stew Camp (7 to 12 year olds)

New last year, this Camp was a huge hit with our water loving Campers! This Camp offers traditional sport and play camp activities along with an extra 1.5 hours per day in the Pool learning new water activities, including: Mermaid Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, Underwater Snorkelling and Scuba*

Location: Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

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

Weekly Theme:

Week 3: July 15-19, Pirates Treasure

*Theme subject to change, contact us for details

Scuba Lessons

Aquatic Stew Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 15-19 8:00am-5:00pm $185.00 N/A
Hockey Camp (9 to 13 year olds)

In addition to Sport and Play Camp activities, these Campers will have 75 minutes a day of on ice hockey skill and power skating instruction from experienced Hockey Coach John Johnson and Bradey Johnson of the OHL.

Hockey Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
TBA 8:00am-5:00pm $225.00 N/A
TBA 8:00am-5:00pm $225.00 N/A
Swim Lesson Camp (8 to 12 year olds)

This Camp is for the water lover and includes traditional sport and play camp activities as well as a daily swim lesson with a certified Red Cross Instructor. Please bring your previous swimming progress report at the time of registration to ensure you are placed in the correct level.

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

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

Weekly Themes:

Week 5: July 29- August 2, Wild Things

Week 6: August 6-9, Camp Crazy

*Themes subject to change, contact us for details.

Swim Lesson Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 29-August 2 8:00am-5:00pm $157.50 N/A
August 6-9 8:00am-5:00pm $126.00 N/A

Jr. Lifeguard Club Camp (8 to 12 year olds) - NEW

Is your young swimmer looking for a change from regular Swim Lesson camp? This one week Camp will test their strength, endurance and leadership skills for an extra 1.5 hours per day of aquatic training.  Campers will leave Camp with First Aid Training and their very own Jr. Lifeguard Singlet. (based on the Life Saving Society's Jr. Lifeguard Program).

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

Weekly Theme:

July 22-26, First Responder Week

*Themes subject to change, contact us for details.

Jr. Lifeguard Club Camp Schedule and Fees

Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 22-26 8:00am-5:00pm $185.00 N/A
Golf Camp (8 to 12 year olds)

In partnership with the Lindsay Golf and Country Club, this program includes daily group golf instruction with CPGA teaching professionals at the LCC practice facility.  On Friday, golders will try out their skills on the golf course followed by breakfast at the club.  Golf equipment will be provided if required.  This Camp does not attend special events.  Transportation will be provided.

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

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

Weekly Themes:

Week 2: July 8-12, Colour wars

Week 8: August 19-23, Rock Star Games

*Themes subject to change, contact us for details.

Golf Camp Schedule and Fees
Week Time Weekly Fee Daily Fee
July 8-12 8:00am-5:00pm $185.00

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August 19-23 8:00am-5:00pm $185.00  N/A
2019 Camp Registration Information

2019 Summer Camp Registration starts May 6, 2019.

Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. To register, a complete a 2019 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.

Camp programs are not available for Online Registration at this time.

For specific details including calendars, weekly themes, activities and special events call 705-324-9411 extension 1307.

Day Camps do not operate on Statutory Holidays (July 1 and August 5, 2019).

The First day of Summer Camp programming for 2019 will be July 2.

Payment

Payment in full is due at time of registration. Please mail or drop off your complete camp registration form and payment to:

City of Kawartha Lakes
Parks, Recreation and Culture
Attn: Summer Camp Coordinator
50 Wolfe St.,
Lindsay, ON K9V 2J2

Payment can be made in person at the following locations:

Parks, Recreation and Culture Administration Office
50 Wolfe Street,
Lindsay

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Methods of payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa or MasterCard

Lindsay Recreation Complex
133 Adelaide St. S.,
Lindsay

Monday-Friday 6:30am-10:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm

Methods of payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa or MasterCard

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

Online registration is not available for camp programs. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Camp Registration Forms

Camp Registration forms are available:

Payment in full is due at time of registration.

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% ($5.00 minimum) administration fee. All refund requests must be made in writing.

Written refund requests may be sent by:

Mail:

Community Partnership & Program Supervisor
City of Kawartha Lakes Parks,
Recreation and Culture Division
50 Wolfe St.,
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 or credits for illness, no-shows or last minute cancellations.
Drop Off and Pick Up
Campers can be dropped off between 8:00am and 9:00am at the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Camp programming begins at 9:00am and runs until 4:00pm.  Campers may be picked up at the Lindsay Recreation Complex between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.
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 16 years of age or older.  If you feel your child is able to walk or bike themselves to and from Camp please provide a note to the Summer Camp Coordinator giving your permission for your child to sign themselves in and out daily.
Field Trips and Special Events
Field Trips and Special Events are included in full week Camp Registrations.  A fee of $27.75 per Camper will be charged for Field Trips and Special Events on a daily registration basis.  A schedule of these events will be available in late May through the Summer Camp Coordiantor. For information call 705-324-9411 extension 1307.
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 and return by:

Mail:

City of Kawartha Lakes
Parks, Recreation and Culture Division
Summer Camp Coordinator
50 Wolfe St.,
Lindsay ON K9V 2J2

 

In Person:

Parks, Recreation and Culture Administration Office
50 Wolfe St.,
Lindsay

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Fax: 705-878-9388

 

Questions or to obtain an application form:

Call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or E-Mail the Summer Camp Coordinator.

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