Camp Kawartha

Day & Overnight Summer Camp Programs

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 March Break Day Camp.

Day Camps

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
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
Tripping Programs
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 LIT1August 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.