Summer Camp 2019

St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club Summer Day Camp offers an exciting variety of activities and events. Children ages 4.5-12 will experience a safe, fun, well supervised learning environment filled with age-appropriate programming.

Registration

New for 2019 – Registration is ONLINE and begins on February 1st at 9:00am.
Access the online registration system.
Instructions for setting up your online registration account.

Children Require

Bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, running shoes, sun hat, lots to drink (or water bottle), lunch (garbage-less if possible), snacks

Programming Time & Location

9:00am-5:00pm
Main Clubhouse – 843 Palmerston Ave.

Extended Hours Program

Extended AM Program 8-9:00am (no charge)
Extended PM Program 5-6:00pm (5-5:30-no charge, 5:30-6:00-$5/day)

Subsidy

Limited subsidized spaces are available for families requiring assistance on a first come, first served basis. Proof of total family income required.

Age Minimum

Unless otherwise specified, children must be 4 years old as of December 31 2018 to register.  Children will be placed into groups based on age and enrollment.

Refund Policy

Cancellation must occur at least two weeks prior to the first day of camp. The refund is subject to a 15% administration fee. 50% of fees must be paid at time of registration.  Must register for full weeks (not a per day basis). 

Camp Descriptions

Mini Troopers, Explorers and Trailblazers          
(Ages 4.5-9) 
$190/week
Offered throughout summer.

Campers will participate in a well-balanced, all day program that includes arts & crafts, board games, swimming, cooperative games, outdoor play, sports, computers, cooking and field trips.

The 4.5-5  year age group will be staffed with one Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) and a camp staff.  Weekly trips will accommodate the needs of this age group. 

L.I.T.—Leaders In Training
(Ages 10-12)
$190/week
Offered throughout summer.

The Leaders In Training program is designed to help tweens gain confidence, learn leadership skills as well as tips and tools on becoming a positive role model through traditional and non-traditional camp activities. 

Sports Camps
(Ages 6-12)
$200/week
Offered throughout summer

Rock Climbing Camp (8-12 years old) July 2-5
Raptors 843 Camp July 8-12, August 12-16
AFC (Albans Football Club) SOCCER CAMP July 15-19
Junior Leafs Camp July 22-26, August 26-30
Skateboarding Camp July 29-August 2
Sports Mania August 6-9

Football Camp August 19-23

Sports Camps are a great choice for active enthusiasts of all levels of ability. Children will develop important elements of sport such as team building, co-operation, sportsmanship and responsibility. Programs will focus on fair play, team work, and sport specific skills.

Aquatic Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$420/Two weeks
July 2-12
July 29-August 9

Aquatic Camp is a unique, specialized program where participants will learn how to stay safe in and around water, learn swimming and stroke techniques and enjoy water sports such as competitive swimming and water polo. An active and wet program! In-water programming will be complemented with activities in arts, computer lab, outdoor sports, and much more!

Circus Art Camp
(Ages 6-9)
$420/Two weeks
July 2 – 12

Circus arts explores a variety of disciplines and techniques including acrobatics, clowning, juggling, music, dance, physical theatre, and comedy. Circus art offers children a fun way to focus their minds as well as strengthen their bodies.

Junior Adventure Camp
(Ages 8-12)
$210/week
July 15-19

An exciting camp for kids who are enthusiastic to get active and seek adventure! Kids will participate in hikes, rock climbing, geocaching, scavenger hunts and exploration, learning about survival skills and discovering nature trails. 

Girls on the Move
(Ages 8-12)
$210/week
July 15-19
This camp will build the self esteem and confidence of young women, provide them with the tools to make healthy lifestyle choices and create lifelong friendships and memories. Activities will include workshops on puberty, body image, nutrition, reality vs. media, female bullying, dance, jewellery making, cooking, song writing, and more!

Mad Science Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$210/week
July 22-26

Come put your goggles and lab coat on and discover the world of science learning about CD hovercrafts, balloon rockets and volcanoes through fun, hands on experiments.

Lights, Camera, Action! Film Camp
(Ages 8-12)
$420/Two weeks
July 22-August 2

Create a film from script to screen: participants learn how to work as a crew, how to storyboard, how to direct and how to edit. They will be immersed into the film making process from pre to post production, including a screening of their work.

Art Attack Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$210/week
August 6-9

Fostering their own imagination, kids are encouraged to tap in to their creative side participating in a wide range of crafty projects. Campers will create DIY crafts, homemade gadgets and group construction projects using a wide range of tools including spray paint, clay, paper mache, and recycled materials.

Hocus Pocus Magic Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$210/week
August 12-16

Channel your inner Houdini, and start yourself on the road to becoming a magician!
Hocus Pocus Camp will feature a variety of teaching techniques focused on magic for kids, helping them become master illusionists. Participants will learn staging tricks, essential techniques for sleight of hand and misdirection.

Trendsetters Fashion Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$210/week
August 12-16

Campers will explore various aspects of fashion and use different techniques to create clothing and accessories. Activities will include learning how to use basic patterns, sewing, duct tape fashion, jewelry making, and adding embellishments to existing items. Campers will be encouraged to use their own creativity and style to create fun and original designs.

Digi Camp
(Ages 8-12)
$420/Two weeks
August 19-30

A specialized camp for our tech savvy campers where they can test and develop their skills in digital photography, photo editing, t-shirt design, video making, game coding and more! 

Musical Theatre Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$420/Two weeks
August 19-30

Are you an aspiring actor/actress that loves the spotlight? Do you like to sing and dance? If any of these are true this camp is for you! Brush up on all of these skills, meet new friends, and PERFORM. You will be working toward a musical theatre showcase that will be open for friends and family to come and watch and see you SPARKLE.

Field Trips

Weekly field trip destinations will be announced.

Registration 

Registration is online only and opens on February 1st at 9:00am.
Online registration instructions.

Additional Information

Welcome to Camp – This page answers many Frequently Asked Questions about the camp experience.

If your child has special needs or requires additional support of any kind, please fill in the Camper Consideration Form – you can either email it to us as an attachment or you can drop it off at the club. (NOTE: you can submit this form after registration)

Subsidy

There are a limited number of subsidy spots available for those who qualify, on a first come, first served basis.  To apply, please submit the subsidy application form, supporting documentation and a Summer Camp Requests form indicating your requested weeks. Although camp registration does not begin until February 1st, subsidy applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
NOTE: Campers who qualify for subsidized spaces are eligible for ONE specialty camp through the summer. The rest of the weeks must be in MiniTroopers, Explorers, Trailblazers, LIT or Sports Camp.