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Camps and Programming

Haldimand County provides fun, inclusive summer camp programming for children aged 4 and up. Our affordable programs feature highly-trained and creative staff, low child-to-staff ratios, inclusion opportunities for children with special needs and extended care opportunities for mornings and afternoons.

Thank you for a great 2022 Summer Season. Information and Registration for March Break will be available February 2023. Registration for 2023 Summer Camps open May 1.

Summer Camp Offerings

Our traditional day camp offering where we explore our creativity, engage in movement, build lasting friendships and make unforgettable memories. Our High 5 Certified, Camp Counsellors will ensure that each day is filled with a variety of fun and exciting activities which are tailored to the weekly theme. Campers will be in groups of children with similar ages where they will enjoy active games, songs, swimming, crafts, outdoor activities, special events and more.

Age range: 4-10Y | Locations offered: Jarvis, Hagersville, Cayuga, Dunnville, Caledonia

With sessions on communication, teamwork, identity, professionalism and goal setting, the program will challenge participants to develop 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. Through this two week program, participants will have the opportunity to earn Babysitting and Emergency First Aid with CPR B certifications while gaining hands on experience in our Camps setting.

Age range: 13-15Y | Locations offered: Dunnville, Caledonia

Let’s get creative! Arts Camp is a perfect opportunity for campers that have a passion for creative expression. Art is about so much more than painting and drawing. This camp will give kids a chance to explore the world of conceptual and physical art through various mediums! Campers will also enjoy other summer activities such as swimming, games and special events.

Age range: 7-12Y | Locations offered: Hagersville, Cayuga, Dunnville, Caledonia

Sports Adventure Camp is for those who enjoy high activity, sport and skill development. This camp provides the opportunity to learn and experience a variety of sports offered near and far. Participants skills 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. Campers will also enjoy other summer activities such as swimming, games, crafts and special events.

Age range: 7-12Y | Locations offered: Hagersville, Dunnville, Caledonia

Camp Inclusion Opportunities

All Summer Camp programs offered by Haldimand County provide an inclusive environment. Inclusion Counsellors are available for participants who require additional assistance, however spaces are limited. Please note that some limitations do exist. Parents / guardians will be required to complete an inclusion form at the time of registration, confidentiality will be maintained.

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Program Cancellations and Refunds

There will be no make-up classes due to absenteeism, weather, emergency or maintenance closings. Refunds will be granted when; Haldimand County cancels a program; and a participant is medically unable to participate a program , medical documentation is required. Extenuating circumstances will be evaluated on a case by case basis by County Staff a credit may be applied to your Haldimand County account which can be used for future registrations or facility rentals if prior notice has been given.

high five logo colourHaldimand 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