Camps & Summer

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Camps & Summer

Summer Camps 2019

Our camp programs reflect Crescent School’s excellence in robotics, athletics, business, leadership and the arts.
All Crescent camps are designed in modules of one or two weeks. Campers can sign up for multiple weeks in one program, or mix-and-match programs for a varied camp experience.

Scroll down for camp program descriptions. Click here to see Summer Camps program dates.

Each camp program will be led by a highly qualified, experienced Head Instructor, who is assisted by instructors and counsellors.

Extended Care Option
In the mornings and afternoons, our Extended Care program offers you the flexibility and convenience for early drop-off and late pick-up. Campers will enjoy games and activities led by a qualified counsellor. Healthy, nut-free snacks will be provided. You can sign up for Extended Care when you register your camper.
  • Morning Extended Care: 7:45 to 9 a.m.
  • Afternoon Extended Care: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost per day: $30 for morning, $45 for afternoon, $65 for both (pro-rated for four-day weeks)

Discovery Camps

Building a sense of adventure

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Discovery Camp (6-7 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 2, July 8, July 15, July 22 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Discovery Camp is the perfect place for children ages 6-7 to enjoy enriching summer days. Campers will have fun opportunities to explore athletics, arts, makerspace and nature, combining these themes with different activities each week. Our young campers will learn new things and build their confidence with programming designed to encourage curiosity and positivity. Each week offers new adventures that will leave the children with new friends, a love of camp and a love of learning.
    Athletics: Your child will enjoy being active while playing familiar sports and learning new ones. Baseball, soccer, capture-the-flag and dodgeball, as well as Mock Olympics, water balloon baseball and obstacle courses, will foster your child’s athletic abilities and sense of teamwork.
    Arts: Your child will develop artistic skills and develop confidence in their own creativity through fun yet challenging art activities, including making clay impressions, lava lamps, ice-cream in a bag, bath bombs and more.
    Makerspace: Your child will develop their curiosity and collaboration skills through hands-on learning using low-tech tools. Each project will build something out of nothing, requiring individual and group problem-solving and critical thinking.
    Nature: Your child will learn to appreciate the natural world that surrounds them, even in the city. Through fun activities and using all their senses, campers will be encouraged to be curious and to explore the outdoors while developing their self-esteem, confidence and social skills.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 5:1
    Cost: $425 ($340 on 4-day week) (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

  • Challenge Camp (11-14 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 8, July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp offers a range of fun activities that will challenge and thrill campers. Designedto challenge campers, the activities will include escape rooms, art/improv studios, mad science labs, obstacle courses and survival field, requiring campers to use ingenuity and teamwork.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Outdoor Exploration & Adventure - Junior Camp (8-10 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp is for young people who want to explore, learn and create in the great outdoors. Scavenger hunts, building shelter and fire, and other fun activities will engage campers in learning about our natural habitat and how we can live harmoniously. Campers will learn about the organisms in Crescent’s incredible ravine and how they interact with one another, and about some of the edible and medicinal plants that the First Nations identified. Weather permitting, Friday afternoon will feature a campfire, treats and singing.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Outdoor Exploration & Adventure - Senior Camp (10-13 years)

    Offered in week of: July 22 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp is for young people who want to explore, learn and create in the great outdoors. Scavenger hunts, building shelter and fire, and other fun activities will engage campers in learning about our natural habitat and how we can live harmoniously. Campers will learn about the organisms in Crescent’s incredible ravine and how they interact with one another, and about some of the edible and medicinal plants that the First Nations identified. Students will create a 3D video of a walk on our ravine, which will be uploaded to create a VR clip.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

Arts & Media Camps

Developing creative imagination

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Theatre Arts Camp (10-14 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 2 & July 8 (9-day program)
    Hours: 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp offers young people an opportunity to experience all aspects of creating and presenting an original theatre production. Campers will explore script-writing, acting, voice work, costuming and set design, and be introduced to the technical aspects of staging a play. A performance for friends and family will be the camp’s grand finale. (Note: Camp is not offered on July 1 due to the Canada Day holiday.)
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $765 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • ARTSplosion Camp (8-12 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 8 and July 22 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp will strengthen campers’ artistic confidence as they explore a variety of art forms. Campers will stretch their imaginations with drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture design throughout the week. An art showcase will celebrate the campers’ creative achievements for friends and family at the end of the week.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 5:1
    Cost: $425/week (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • SOLD OUT - Budding Architects Camp (8-11 years)

    Offered in weeks of: June 24 and July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp engages campers in the basic concepts and processes of architecture. They’ll develop their creativity and imagination as they explore visual thinking, urban and environmental planning, and design, scale and structure. Campers will demonstrate their new skills using drawing, collage and modelling with different materials.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 5:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Architectural Concepts & Design Camp (12-14 years)

    Offered in week of: July 22 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Learn what makes a skyscraper stand so high, how a suspension bridge works - and more!  This co-ed camp allows young people to explore architectural concepts, designs and processes. They’ll showcase their learning by creating their own structure or space using design software.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Photography Camp: Introduction to Digital Cameras & Photo Editing (12-14 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 8 and July 15 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp offers young people insight into how to use a camera, how to take the perfect photograph and develop their work digitally. Campers will create a portfolio of images and produce mounted prints to show their growth as a photographer by the end of the week. Campers will use both their own photo-taking device and our DSLR cameras.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 5:1
    Cost: $425/week (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

Innovation & Technology Camps

Exploring robotics, AI and architecture

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Introduction to Robotics (10-12 years)

    Offered in weeks of: June 24, July 2, July 15, July 22 (1-week programs)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: For beginners, this co-ed camp gives young people and opportunity to engage in science, technology, engineering and math to build robots in a supportive and challenge-based setting. Mentored by highly qualified robotics staff, campers will use VEX IQ robotics kits to develop strong technical, assembly and project management skills. Campers will gain experience in collaboration, competition, sportsmanship, leadership, problem-solving and critical thinking. (Note: Camp is not offered in July 1 due to the Canada Day holiday.)
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1
    Cost: $450 ($360 on 4-day week) (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • VEX IQ Robotics Competition (11-13 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 8, July 22 (1-week programs)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp provides campers an opportunity to strengthen competition skills with topics from the 2019/2020 VEX IQ Challenge. It’s a concentrated week in VEX IQ competition, and campers will also participate in fun activities that focus on transferable skills such as creativity, team-building and collaboration.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1
    Cost: $450 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Advanced Robotics (13-14 years)

    Offered in week of: July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp helps young people increase their robotics skills with an introduction to CAD, Robot C and CNC router skills in a challenge-based setting. Campers will learn simple programming and design and cut a part to attach to their robot. In addition to programming skills, campers will gain experience in collaboration, problem-solving and critical thinking.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1
    Cost: $450 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Artificial Intelligence: Object Detection (11-14 years)

    Offered in week of: July 15 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Learn what makes a robot see! Using Robotics, Python, SDK, OpenCV and more, this technical co-ed camp is for young people who have some basic programming knowledge like data structure, variable, if-statement, etc. Mentored by a highly qualified computer science teacher and robotics staff, campers will use Cozmo and Python to explore image processing and develop computer vision projects which can detect certain color/shape. Campers will gain experience in collaboration, problem-solving, debugging and critical thinking. Campers should bring an Android/IOS device. (One will be provided if unavailable).
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1.
    Cost: $450 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

  • Architectural Concepts & Design Camp (12-14 years)

    Offered in week of: July 22 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Learn what makes a skyscraper stand so high, how a suspension bridge works - and more! This co-ed camp allows young people to explore architectural concepts, designs and processes. They’ll showcase their learning by creating their own structure or space using design software.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

Sports Camps

Developing athletic skills

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • SOLD OUT - Golf Camp (7-13 years)

    Offered in weeks of: June 24, July 2, July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. *Campers must be on Crescent bus by 8:20 a.m.*
    Highlights: This co-ed camp, led by award-winning junior golf specialists from Golf Performance Coaches, is designed for all ability levels. It focuses on developing golf skills and improving physical literacy through a structured and engaging training environment. The campers will have fun while learning about all aspects of the sport. Players will be grouped by age and ability to maximize player experience with coaches. Campers travel by bus to the Coppinwood Golf Club and return to Crescent for end-of-day group activities. Golf clubs can be provided upon request.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1
    Cost: $500 for week of July 2, $620 for week of July 29 (lunch included both weeks)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

  • Multi-Sport Camp (8-13 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 8, July 29 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp offers a varied program of fun physical activities to help young people develop their sports skills. Using Crescent’s superb athletics facilities, campers will enjoy scrimmages and drills in basketball, dodgeball, lacrosse, volleyball, floor hockey and other sports. In addition to skill development, the camp will focus on fun, teamwork and sportsmanship.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Toronto Rush Ultimate Frisbee Development Camp (11-14 years)

    Rush SPECIAL OFFER: The first 20 registrants before April 15th for our Toronto Rush camps will receive a Youth Season Toronto Rush pass.
    Offered in weeks of:
     July 8 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp, led by Toronto Rush athletes, is for young people who want to develop their Ultimate Frisbee skills and performance levels. Campers will engage in activities and drills that develop their love of the game while building on a foundation of solid skills. Campers will be grouped by age and ability. The Spirit of the Game – including leadership, sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and gender equity – will be emphasized.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Toronto Rush Ultimate Frisbee Performance Camp (14-17 years)

    Rush SPECIAL OFFER: The first 20 registrants before April 15th for our Toronto Rush camps will receive a Youth Season Toronto Rush pass.
    Offered in weeks of:
    July 8 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: This co-ed camp, led by elite Toronto Rush athletes, is for Ultimate Frisbee players who want to take their game to the next level. Campers will focus on skill and performance development. Drills and scrimmages will be augmented with debriefs, video analysis, goal-setting and special guest speakers. The Spirit of the Game – including leadership, sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and gender equity – will be emphasized.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register

Future Forward Camps

Building skills for life

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Money Matters (10-14 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 2 & July 22 (1-week programs)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Boys and girls will have fun with financial literacy concepts and learning good financial habits, an essential life skill for independence and ambition. Earning, spending, saving, investing, borrowing, budgeting and banking will be covered in age-appropriate learning that will foster smart money habits and the ability to make informed financial decisions. (Note: Camp is not offered on July 1 due to the Canada Day holiday.)
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $340 for week of July 2, $425 for week of July 22 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Bulls & Bears: Investing 101 (11-14 years)

    Offered in weeks of: June 24 and July 15 (1-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Highlights: Buy low, sell high! Campers will have a blast learning about investing with a hands-on, co-ed, age-appropriate curriculum, filled with games, lessons and more. Campers will learn about why you should invest, stocks and bonds and how we trade them, other types of investments, how to value investments, basic financial ratios and concepts, and more. All of these concepts will help foster good future decision-making, financial independence and security, and self-confidence.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $425 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes
    Click here to register
  • Debate Camp - Offered by Debate Club Canada (11-16 years)

    Offered in weeks of: July 29, August 6 (1-week program)
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Highlights: Debate Camp has operated academic-enrichment summer camps across Canada since 2002. They empower students with the skills of effective communication and teamwork through debate and public speaking. The goal is to create informed and articulate global citizens in a fun and exciting learning environment. All ability levels are welcome. Registration fees include a daily hot lunch. Supervision until 5 p.m. every day is also available free of additional charge. Please note: this camp is offered at Crescent by Debate Camp Canada.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $515 (lunch included)
    Extended care available: Yes, until 5 p.m.
    Register for Debate Camp here