Camp Kawartha offers a variety of day camps for ages 4-12 and overnight summer camps for ages 6-17. Click the links below for a description of each camp, and use our Program Flow Chart to help you select a camp for your child. Share our Summer Camp Brochure with family and friends.
Visit our Dates & Rates page for specific dates for each summer camp session, rates, and availability.
For Winter Day Camps and PA Day programs, visit our Environment Centre Day Camps page.
We also offer a 3-day (Mon-Wed) & 5-day (Mon-Fri) option for March Break Day Camp.
Please note location of day camps as we have two locations.
|Programs at Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road, Peterborough|
|Wild Clover Day Camps||ages 4-5||5 days|
|Environmental Day Camps||ages 6-12||5 days|
|Programs at our main camp at 1010 Birchview Road, Douro-Dummer|
|Kinder Day Camps||ages 4-5||5 days|
|Regular Day Camps (weekly sessions throughout the summer)||ages 5-8||5 days|
|** There are a maximum of 5 spots for children who will be less than 4 as of the first day of each of the Kinder Camp Sessions|
Children who stay at camp longer experience greater positive change in developmental outcomes
– Canadian Summer Camp Research Project
Overnight Summer Camps
|All overnight, tripping & leadership camps are
at our main camp at 1010 Birchview Road, Douro-Dummer
|CK Overnight Camp||ages 6-9||2 days / 1 night|
|Introduction to Overnight Camp (CK101)||ages 8-10||3 days / 2 nights|
|Nature Camp (Session N)||ages 7-14||4 days / 3 nights|
|Overnight Camps – Session A, Session C||ages 8-14||1 week|
|Overnight Camps – Session B, Session D, Session E||ages 8-14||2 weeks|
|Intermediates Camp||ages 11-12||3 weeks|
|Pre-Leadership Camp (PLC) – July PLC1, August PLC2||ages 13-14||3 weeks|
|Junior Canoe Trip for girls (JTF)||ages 12-13||1 week|
|Junior Canoe Trip for boys (JTM)||ages 12-13||1 week|
|Algonquin Canoe Adventure (ACA) – coed||ages 12-13||1 week|
|Challenge and Adventure (CH)||ages 14-16||1 week|
|Wilderness Canoe Trip – Males (TM)||ages 14-16||2 weeks|
|Wilderness Canoe Trip – Females (TF)||ages 14-16||2 weeks|
|Leadership Camp Programs|
|Counsellor Skills Development (CSD) – July CSD1, August CSD2||ages 15-16||4 weeks|
|Wilderness Counsellor Skills Development (WCSD)||ages 15-16||4 weeks|
|Leader in Training (LIT) – July LIT1, August LIT2||ages 16-17||4 weeks|
|Wilderness Leader-in-Training (WLIT)||ages 16-17||4 weeks|
|At Camp Kawartha, the quality of our programs begins with the excellence of our counsellors and leaders. Therefore, we have worked hard to create a first-rate leadership development program specifically designed to train young adults in the elements of safe and effective leadership.|