With summer less than 2 months away, local summer camps are filling up very quickly! The time to register is now! Most day camps in Mississauga specialize in one area or another but add a very well rounded program. Day camps in Mississauga highlight sports, music, visual arts, drama, language instruction, academic or any combination of these. Many camps include field trips and adventures. No matter what age, no matter what interest there is a camp for every child. To keep parents informed and assist in making the right choices, Mississauga Kids will feature all the best local camps in a series of articles this spring. These camps are in no particular order as information continues to come in. Regular updates will be provided!
A beautiful, bright sunlit studio, professional art materials organized beautifully on shelves, fresh flowers, wooden easels, quality brushes neatly grouped in pottery cylinders, graphite pencils sharpened and at the ready. At 4Cats Art Studio Summer Camps your kids are immersed in art. These half day camps run from 9am to 12pm or 1:30pm to 4:30pm as camps ranging from 2 sessions to 5 sessions running all 8 weeks. With too many options to list here there is something for everyone. Kids will draw, paint, work with chalk and charcoal, sculpt and model in clay, use paper mache and more. An assortment of mediums and techniques will be examined in these summer art camps. Various themes and artists will be explored. Matisse, Van Gogh, Degas and more … City scapes, stars, Manga, stop motion, First Nations, pop art … The possibilities are endless. These art camps are available throughout the summer. Check the SCHEDULE HERE or visit the web site for more information.
6981 Millcreek Drive, unit 11, Mississauga, ON 905-812-4000
There are summer camps but for the serious dancers there is the BOLD Dance Company’s Summer Program. Last summer, BOLD Dance Company created a unique program to take dancers to a whole new level of dance education. This year’s Summer Intensive Program offers high quality training offered by BOLD Dance Company’s directors and staff, as well as multiple guest
teachers and choreographers from the dance industry. Intimate training with these dance educators have proven, based on the results of last year’s program, to provide dancers with an enriched, one-of-a-kind learning experience. The 5 Day Intensive Training Week takes place from 9am to 4pm August 5th to August 9th with Acro, Technique and Conditioning. In addition 5 open classes will be held 5pm to 8pm August 13th to August 29th Tuesdays and Thursdays except August 27th. On August 27th and August 28th BOLD Dance Company presents 2 day intensive classes with incredible guest faculty. On Aug 14th BOLD will hold their Competitive Dance Audition. Bold takes pride in providing a quality dance education to ensure each dancer receives maximized attention. This program is unbeatable for the serious dancer. Spaces are limited so reserve early. Payments are due by June 7th.
136 Watline, Mississauga, ON – 905.507.2653
Come join Montessori Works School for their Annual Summer Camps. The camps run weekly Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm with before care from 7:30am to 9:00am and after care runs from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Some of the activities that are sure to thrill campers include, stretching with Monkeynastix, a visit to the splash pad, science experiments, magic tricks and so much more. Montessori Works promises that this year Mississauga Kids age 3-9 will find the summer camps at one of Mississauga’s leading Montessori Schools to be an integral part of a summer of fun.
- Shake, Shake, Shake! ~ July 2 – 5, 2013 ~ Move and groove to music from around the world. Do the salsa, ballet and twist. Bring home an instrument.
- Creative Hands ~ July 8 – 12, 2013 ~ Let your imagination take you into the world of art. Get your hands messy with paints, clay pastels, and pencils!
- All Stars Athletics ~ July 15 – 19, 2013 ~ Investigate, explore, create, and experiment with a variety of ingredients and materials. Make goop, quick sand, and a volcano.
- Tasty Pastry ~ July 22 – 26, 2013 ~ Learn the secrets to becoming a Pastry Chef! Ice cupcakes, make your own cake pops, and lots of tasty sweet treats!
- Mad Science ~ July 29 – August 2, 2013 ~ Blast into the world of science! Meet a Nurse! Learn about space!
- Cruisin’ Around the World ~ August 6 – 9, 2013 This week learn about the diverse cultures of the world.
- Super Soakin’ ~ August 12 – 16, 2013 ~ Let’s go crazy with water balloons, and bucket brigade! How about a trip to the splash pad too!
- Cryptic Mystery ~ August 19 – 23, 2013 ~ Magic Tricks and scavenger hunts! Let’s meet a Magician!
3050, Unit 1-3, Artesian Drive, Mississauga, ON, 905.569.1000
Futures Gymnastics will be running a wide variety of summer camps this year. Age appropriate camps are available for 3-12 year olds with dance, cheer and tumbling camps also available for ages 9-16 on certain weeks. Spots fill up fast so don’t miss out. Gymnastics, dance, trampoline, crafts, games, field trips, special guests and Pizza Fridays are all part of an amazing curriculum. Camps are week long mornings (9:00am-12:00pm), afternoons (1:00pm-4:00pm) or full days (9:00am-5:00pm) Futures even offers an option to sign up by the day. Before care is offered from 7:30am and after care is offered until 6:00pm. Specialty summer camps for cheer, dance, and tumbling are offered. Each camp week has its own theme.
|Moovin’ & Groovin’ (July 2-5)
Olympic Week (July 8-12)
Superhero (July 15-19)
Space (July 22-26)
Holiday (July 29-Aug 2)
|Beach (Aug 6-9)
Circus (Aug 12-16)
Angry Birds (Aug 19-23)
Mad Science (Aug 26-30)
6991 Millcreek Dr. Unit 8, Mississauga, ON, 905.819.9042
3425 Laird Dr. Unit 6, Mississauga, ON, 905.820.4843
This summer Laughing Trunk will provide a series of new and exciting themes in their summer camps ideal for ages 4-12. With 9am to 12pm morning sessions, 1pm to 5pm afternoon sessions and full days there are options for everyone. Aftercare is available 1 hour before and 1 hour after. Children will learn, participate in activities and create crafts matching the weekly theme topping it all off with a visit to the Splash Pad on Fridays.
- June 24-28: Wild Wild West
Put your face in wanted frame, make a collage, bandana and more!
- July 2-5: Crazy Science Week
Explore the weird world of science, conduct crazy experiments and learn facts.
- July 8-12: Artful Antics
Create masterpieces with pastels, water colours, drawing, painting and plus visit Jack Darling Park for Art in the Park
- July 15-19: Wildlife Adventure
Learn about the animal world around us, animal habitats, endangered species and visit Springridge Farm!
- July 22-26: Beach Week
Enjoy summer crafts and fun activities plus a visit to Kelso Park.
- July 29-Aug 2: Around the World
Discover different world destinations each day creating local crafts and participate in cultural activities such as local music plus visit the ROM
- August 6-9: Challenge Week
Dare to conquer fears and participate in team building exercises throughout the week (sports/art/using your senses)
- August 12-16: Super Hero Week
X-men, Avengers and Fantastic Four are take over the camp and visit the fire hall to visit the real life super heroes!
- August 19-23: Junior Chef Week
Become a mini-chef for the week and learn to make no bake/nut free treats and make crafts to compliment the kitchen. Enjoy a cookout in Chinguacousy Park.
- August 26-30: Back in Time
Go back in time and learn how life was from cavemen to pioneers and visit Black Creek Pioneer Village.
5602 Tenth Line W #106 Mississauga, ON – 905. 858.5884