Day Camp

The Buffalo Canoe Club day camp offers a variety of fun summer activities for children ages four to twelve. The emphasis is on outdoor play and fun. When inclement weather keeps us indoors, we have arts and crafts as well as indoor games to keep our campers busy. Each week has a different fun theme. In addition, the following special activities are offered weekly: sailing (introduction to sailing in our Wet Feet program, taught in our Vanguard Pram), tennis, swimming and water activities such as tubing. (Please note all special activities are subject to change based on weather, equipment availability and enrollment and are not guaranteed).


Monday through Friday, 9:00 am -4:00 pm
Extended hours are available from 8:30 am-4:30 p, at an additional $25/wk per child

Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include tax

  • $230 per week (non-members add an additional 20% surcharge)
  • Half days are available 9:00 am -12:00 pm or 1:00 pm -4:00 pm for $130
  • Contact our Junior Activities Coordinator for single-day availability $50/day
  • There are no refunds in the event of inclement weather
  • Drop off: in the JA Sailing Centre (above the Marina Office) 
  • Pick up: Under the white tent (if raining - in the JA Sailing Centre)

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Life jacket
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Sandals and/or water shoes
  • Running shoes
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch (please label with name) *NO NUTS*
  • Towel
  • Spare change of clothes

2017 Day Camp Weekly Themes 

Week 1: Under the Stars
June 26-June 30
Blast off with us as we learn about the solar system through hands-on activities involving the planets, stars and moon. Help us as we hunt for aliens, gaze at the stars, train to become Astronauts and explore moon rocks!
Friday's theme wear: Star Wars

Week 2: Splish-Splash Bash
July 3-July 7
Join us as we hula our way through duck duck splash, break open a water balloon pinata, slip n' slide, have water gun wars and so much more! 
Friday's theme wear: Luau gear

Week 3: Show Us Your Camp Spirit! 
July 10-July 14
Show us your camp spirit through team banners, minute to win it games, water relay, colour wars, and more! 
Friday's theme wear: Wacky hair day

Week 4: Under the Sea
July 17-July 21
Mermaids, shells, fish, whales and sharks abound as we explore life under the sea through nature, craft projects, and friendly competition. Of course, no Under the Sea week would be complete without some wet and wild water games as we’ll find plenty of ways to beat the summer heat. 
Friday's theme wear: Mermaids, mermen and sea creatures

Week 5: AARG Matey!
July 24-July 28
A week designed to spark your child’s imagination and tickle their funny bone. This week we will decode pirate’s maps, scavenger hunt for buried treasure, visit the tattoo parlour and so much more!
Friday's theme wear: Pirate/princess 

Week 6: Gettin' Messy
July 30-August 4
Are you ready to get messy! Campers will compete in games designed to be messy! Join us as we create sand castles, capture the flag, create our own team flag and tie dye (please provide a white t-shirt and a change of clothes and bathing suits)!
Friday's theme wear: Favourite sport's team

Week 7: Decades of Fun
August 7-August 11
Travel back in time with us to days of rootbeer floats, compete in a dinosaur egg hunts, relive the hippie days and more! Please provide a t-shirt to create a fringe shirt!
Friday's theme wear: Hippie Wear

Week 8: Superheros 
August 14-August 18
Step into your superhero cape and mask! This week will be dressing up as our favourite superheros, playing games and creating superhero themed crafts including slime!
Friday's theme wear: Favourite Superhero 

*JA Banquet: Thursday, August 17th | Please call the Club at 905-894-2750 to make your reservation.

Below are the Day Camp calendars for Summer 2017