Ottawa Camps

A collection of awesome camps in the Ottawa area

Want to know “How to Choose a Summer Camp?”

Take a look at our many camp articles for advice in choosing the right camp for your child.

Are you looking for a Summer Job in Ottawa?

Take a look at our camp jobs. We have a great list of jobs at day camps and overnight camps in and around the Ottawa area.

Looking for the best camp in Ottawa?

You’ve come to the right place. Included in these pages is a comprehensive list of the best day camps and best overnight camps in Ottawa.

Top 10 Day Camps in Ottawa?

  • Camps Canada
  • Pedalheads
  • Winners Day Camp
  • Maverick Volleyball
  • Spirit of Math – Ottawa
  • Ottawa Rowing Club
  • Rideau Sports Centre
  • KV Dance Studio
  • Evolution Wake Park
  • Ottawa Youth Orchestra

Top 10 Overnight Camps in Ottawa?

  • Golden Lake Camp
  • Camp Nominingue
  • Camp Wabikon
  • Cedar Ridge Camp
  • Frontier Trails Camp
  • Bear Creek Outdoor Centre
  • Camp Davern
  • Bytown Brigantine
  • Red Pine Camp
  • Camp Otterdale

Day camps are geared for those who are of school age. They offer activities in a social setting, usually in the community and the children return home in the evenings.

Overnight camps also known as residential camps or sleepaway camps, offer children an opportunity to spend an extended period of time away from home.

Not sure where to start in your hunt for the perfect summer camp experience for your child. Explore this website and read the articles provided for parents.

Looking for a great summer job as a Camp Counselor? Horseback Instructor? Lifeguard?

Are you a Camp Director or Camp Owner and want to add your camp to our listings?

How to Choose a Camp

Summer is a great time for kids. They need to get away from the everyday stress of school as much as adults need to get away from their full time jobs. What better way to help kids relax and enjoy their time off than to send them . . .

Questions to Ask Before You Register

Summer is a great time for kids. They need to get away from the everyday stress of school as much as adults need to get away from their full time jobs. What better way to help  . . .

Why Every Child Should Go to Camp

There are hundreds of reasons for kids to go to camp. Here is a partial list followed by expert advice. Every child should go to camp to:

  1. make new friends . . .

5 Things That Make Camp Different

People who have attended or worked at a camp know that it is a very special place. Powerful and positive things happen in the camp environment that don’t happen anyplace else. The camp community . . .

5 More Reasons for Every Child to Attend Summer Camp

1. CAMP IS A PLACE WHERE POSITIVE MEMORIES ARE MADE THAT LAST A LIFETIME

If adults that have attended summer camps as children are asked . . .