As of Monday, April 27, Community Development & Partnerships Division staff will be on temporary emergency leave due to the Province of Ontario’s list of Essential Services during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Please note that, as of June 27:

  • All summer recreation programming has been cancelled (summer camps, aquatics and heritage and culture workshops);
  • Recreation facilities such as pools, splash pads, parks, trails, playgrounds, museums and community halls are closed until further notice;
  • Booking of County facilities is cancelled until June 27—with the possibility of further extensions to the cancellations—and future booking requests will not be processed until June 1 at the earliest;
  • All festivals and events on County property are cancelled until June 27, with the possibility of further extensions to the cancellations;

The County will monitor changes to public health guidelines issued by the federal, provincial and local authorities and review opportunities to introduce recreational programming and resume events once it has been deemed safe to do so. For the most up to date information please check our COVID-19 Information page.

Thank you.

Stay-At-Home Activities

With schools closed and many parents/guardians working and staying at home during the current event, Haldimand County staff have compiled lists of online resources which we hope will provide ideas and inspiration for making the most of our situation.  The suggestions and links are a variety of activities, downloadables and educational opportunities.

To view click here!

Each year Haldimand County provides fun and excitement for children aged 4 and up years through our March Break and Summer Day Camps.

Our programs feature:

  • Highly-trained and creative staff
  • A low child-to-staff ratio
  • Affordability
  • Inclusion opportunities for children with special needs (Summer Day Camp)
  • Extended care opportunities for mornings and afternoons
Registration Information

March Break Camp Registration begins on February 1st.

Summer Day Camp program Registration begins May 1st.

For more information, please contact

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March Break Programming

Camp Time!
A fun and exciting way to spend your March Break!
March Break Camp will be offered
8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday
for participants aged 4-10 years of age.

These camps will be held in the Haldimand County
Caledonia Centre, Grace United Church (Caledonia),
Cayuga Memorial Arena, Amity Lodge (Dunnville),
Hagersville Arena, and the Jarvis Lawn Bowling Club.
The trained program leaders will be ready to fill your
child’s day with amazing activities!

Camp HaldiFUN

Where your child will want to be this summer! Our enthusiastic Camp Counsellors will ensure that each day is filled with a variety of fun and exciting activities. Campers will be in groups with children of similar ages, staying busy as they enjoy active games, songs, swimming, crafts, outdoor activities, special events and much more, all geared for their age group and interests. Camp HaldiFUN offers a different weekly theme, so children can participate in the fun all summer long!

Camp Creative Campers

Unleash your child’s imagination this summer! Camp Creative Campers provides children a wonderful introduction to several forms of visual art. Each day brings a new project that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Campers will use art and creativity to connect with the community. All materials are provided.

Leadership Initiative

Building tomorrow’s Leaders! If you are ready to challenge yourself and grow through responsibility, then the Leadership Initiative is the summer program for you. With sessions on communication, teamwork, identity, professionalism and goal setting, the Leadership Initiative will challenge participants to develop your personal leadership qualities. This program focuses on strong leadership skills, self-confidence and active listening, which are the first steps to becoming a great Leader. Participants will have the opportunity to earn Babysitting and Emergency First Aid with CPR B certifications.

Camp Centre Stage

Providing campers with the opportunity to experience the thrill of live performance while having fun and learning different aspects of theatre, such as singing, acting, dancing, costumes, make-up and set design. Through role-play activities, improvisation exercises and other activities, campers will develop their self-confidence and self-esteem as they work as a team to create, produce and star in their own live production for family and friends to enjoy the last day of camp. In addition, campers will have the opportunity to participate in a number of outdoor recreational activities throughout the week, such as swimming, active games and crafts, as time and interest within the group permits.

Camp Sports of All Sorts

This fun and active camp will provide sports enthusiasts with the opportunity to learn and experience a variety of sports offered near and far. The skills required will be developed and enhanced through drills, practice and games, both indoors and outdoors, while also developing other important attributes of sport such as team building, cooperation, sportsmanship and responsibility. In addition, campers will enjoy many other fun activities such as swimming, games, crafts and special events.

Camp Funtastic Wednesdays

A chance for children to participate in a weekly trip or special event. Offered in conjunction with Haldimand County Summer Camps.

Check out our one-day options!!

If your child loves camp but is not able to participate the full week, this is the perfect option! Pick and choose which days work best for you. This option is all about scheduling flexibility!

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Haldimand County is a registered member of HIGH FIVE®. Our aquatic and camp staff receive training to promote involvement in quality programming and activities for children aged 6 to 12 years. Staff are trained in the principles of healthy child development in recreation and sports settings. Haldimand County programs include HIGH FIVE®’s essentials for high-quality programming:

Participation: fair opportunity for everyone to participate
Play: just having fun!
Mastery: learning new skills and being successful
Friends: opportunities to make and build friendships
A Caring Adult: a leader or coach who shows warmth and genuine interest in children