Camps

Kids First Fund: Summer Boredom Busters!

Last week, Harbourfront Centre Summer Camps were off to a roaring start. Over the summer, we will host more than 7,000 fresh-faced youth, ages 4–15, looking for fun and enrichment on the waterfront. Harbourfront Centre Camps provide a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect, and important life skills are honed. A special group of campers will be arriving all …

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New Canadians head to Camp for the first time

Think back to your very first camp experience. What were you most excited for? Making new friends, trying something new for the first time, or maybe even just a change of scenery for the week? Last week, with the help of Humanity First’s Syrian Resettlement Project and generous funding support provided by Manulife, 30 new Canadian children aged four to …

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Harbourfront Centre welcomes 30 new Canadian children to Camp

We’re only days away from the beginning of March Break and the countdown is on. For many young Canadians, this much-desired week off from school means one thing – March Break Camp! This March Break, with the help of Humanity First’s Syrian Resettlement Project and generous funding support provided by Manulife, 30 new Canadian children, aged four to 15, will …

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Meet members of our great Camps team

Harbourfront Centre’s annual Camps programme attracts more than 1,000 children each year. Behind the crowds of enthusiastic participants is a team of equally enthusiastic and passionate staff who are dedicated to making each camp experience a success. Here we meet four long-standing members of the camp community who now work as part of our organization – Kayla, Nate, Maddy, Eugene – and …

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Summer fun begins when we unplug

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In a world where we’re increasingly hooked to the latest digital device – a recent study reported that more than a third of Canadian children sleep with their cellphone – we welcome any opportunity for a technological detox for our kids. That’s why Harbourfront Centre’s popular Summer Camps offer a range of activities that aim to do just that. To give …

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Dance with a Canadian legend, this summer at Camps

Harbourfront Centre Camps is thrilled to present a special Senior Dance intensive with acclaimed dancer, director and choreographer Belinda McGuire. Belinda began her life as a dancer with Toronto’s own Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre and later went on to receive a BFA from The Juilliard School. Her work has received critical accolades from across the globe. Harbourfront Centre recently chatted with …

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Thrills and skills at circus camp!

Since 1988, Circus Camp has been an important part of Harbourfront Centre Camps.  Working with Marsha Kennington and her staff of highly skilled circus professionals our campers experience the thrill of circus arts on our specially designed equipment. Circus Camp offers campers between the ages of 9 and 14 an opportunity to learn and refine their skills in juggling, tightrope, …

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Welcome to the 2015 Camps season!

A note from Camps registrar Kayla Madlener as our Camps season gets underway. Registration is still open for March Break Camps, and Summer enrolment continues. Join today! Welcome to the 2015 Camps season! We’re always happy to see familiar faces, and excited to meet new-comers to our programmes. Although you might not know it, you have probably communicated with me …

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Nathan Callens talks Camps on Rogers TV

Assistant Camp Coordinator Nathan Callens talks to Myrocia Watamaniuk, of Daytime Toronto on Rogers TV, about all that camps has to offer.

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Camps, what Summer was made for!

On the third floor of the Harbourfront Centre, the Design Communications department – which houses the Social Media team – sits adjacent to the Harbourfront Camps department. This means that the sounds of ringing telephones and echoes from counselors’ walkie-talkies assault constantly berate our serene work environment.

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