Summer Camp 2020

Due to the current pandemic situation, our summer camps will be running very differently than usual. We will be offering two options for summer camp this year: A virtual/online camp in partnership with Jays Care Foundation as well as a CampAlbans, a modified, on site camp with small group sizes and strict health and safety protocols. More information will be posted soon.

The following information applies to Summer Camps as they have run in the past, and is no longer applicable to summer 2020.

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.

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 2019 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) 
$200/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 (Mini Troopers) will be staffed with one Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) and a camp staff.  Weekly trips will accommodate the needs of this age group. 
Please note, there are TWO Mini Troopers Groups, Mini Troopers 1 and Mini Troopers 2. Both will have the same programming but will be in different home bases with different leaders.

L.I.T.—Leaders In Training
(Ages 10-12)
$200/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)
$210/week
Offered throughout summer

Rock Climbing Camp June 29-July 3
Raptors 843 Basketball Camp July 6-10, August 17-21
AFC (Alban’s Football Club) SOCCER CAMP July 13-17, August 24-28
Racquet Sports July 20-24
Junior Leafs Hockey Camp July 27-31, August 31-September 4
Skateboarding August 3-7

Flag Football Camp August 10-14

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)
$440/Two weeks
June 29-July 10
July 2
7-August 7
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!

Candid Camera Camp 
(Ages 8-12)
$440/Two weeks
June 29 – July 10

Bring your creativity, patience and concentration to the camera’s lens.Campers will enjoy taking snapshots while on community field trips, then learning to edit/photoshop and put together a portfolio of photos.

Musical Exploration
(Ages 6-9)
$220/week
July 13 – 17

Music – you can hear it everywhere! Young music lovers come together to explore sound making and rhythm with everyday materials, improvised instruments and body percussion.

Junior Cake Bosses
(Ages 8-12)
$220/week
July 13 – 17

Come explore the wonderful world of baking. You will learn the fundamentals of baking and nutrition and create tasty treats for everyone to enjoy!

Mad Science Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$220/week
July 2
0-24
Come put your goggles and lab coat on and discover the world of science learning about CD hover crafts, balloon rockets and volcanoes through fun, hands on experiments.

St. Alban’s Newsroom
(Ages 8-12)
$220/week
July 20-24
Do you have a keen interest in news and story-telling? Then come join our exciting world of journalism. Reporting on daily events happening at St. Alban’s and creating and editing your news stories that will be shared with the campers

Trendsetters Fashion Camp 
(Ages 6-12)
$440/ Two weeks
July 27-
August 7
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.

Lights, Camera, Action! Film Camp
(Ages 8-12)
$440/Two weeks
August 10-21
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)
$220/week
August
10-14
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)
$220/week
August 1
7-21
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.

Digi Camp
(Ages 8-12)
$440/Two weeks
August
24 – September 4
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)
$440/Two weeks
August
24-Sept 4
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.

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.