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Camps and Programming

Haldimand County provides affordable recreation camps for children aged 4 and up. Annual registration for March Break camp opens February 1st and Summer camp opens on May 1st. All programs are available for registration through our online booking system Activenet.  For information on Financial Assistance for recreation programs please click here.

For more information about recreation programming, contact Haldimand County Recreation by email recreation@haldimandcounty.on.ca .

March Break Camp 2023

Join us for March Break Camp 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 around the theme “Under the Big Top”. Campers will enjoy active games, songs, crafts, community visits and outdoor activities.

All campers must adhere to the Camper Code of Conduct.  One to one inclusion staff is not available for March Break programming, for inclusion inquiries contact us at recreation@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

Age range: 4-10Y | Locations offered:  Caledonia Arena, Caledonia TBD, Cayuga Arena, Dunnville TBD, Hagersville Arena, Jarvis Anglican Hall. 

Summer Camp 2023

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: Caledonia Arena, Caledonia TBD, Cayuga Arena, Dunnville TBD, Hagersville Arena, Jarvis Anglican Hall

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: Hagersville, 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: Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, Hagersville 

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: Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, Hagersville. 

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.

For further information on please contact us at recreation@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

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 colourHIGH FIVE

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. 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