Summer at Crescent

Crescent doesn’t slow down in July and August when regular classes are out. Our campus is bustling with activity all summer long.
Summer Programs
Crescent Camps

Camp Programs

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 several weeks in one program, or mix-and-match programs for a varied camp experience. See our Summer Calendar for program dates.

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

Money Smart 4 Kids Camp ( 10-14 years)

Learning to be smart about money. Campers will develop their financial literacy, an essential life skill for independence and ambition.

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  • Money Smarts description

    Ages: 10-14 years
    Offered in weeks of: July 4 (4-day week)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday to Friday
    Highlights: Through games and activities, campers will have fun while learning smart habits and attitudes about money. Age-appropriate topics include: the many uses of money, what it takes to earn it, how to save it, how to make it grow and the value of sharing. Among other things, campers will learn the difference between wants and needs; how to pay yourself first; how to put your money to work for you; to spend less than you make; and to only borrow when it’s going to make you money; as well as concepts such as ethical choices and giving back to the community. Money Smarts 4 Kids is led by Richard Rainford.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $315 (pro-rated for 4-day week)
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: Yes

Innovation and Technology Camp (10-14 years)

Robotics and more! Mentored by qualified robotics staff, campers will learn about science, technology, engineering and math in an engaging setting. All skill levels are welcome.

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  • Innovation and Technology Camp description

    Ages: 10-14 years
    Offered in weeks of: July 4 (4 days); July 10, July 17, July 24
    Hours: 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
    Highlights: On the first day, each camper will be paired with a camp buddy at a similar skill level. Together they’ll design, program and build a robot for a Friday competition. Using VEX IQ robotics kits and CNC Routers, campers will develop strong technical, assembly and project management skills. Campers will also have the opportunity to use CAD to create and produce a routered keepsake that can be used in their robot development. Working with highly qualified qualified robotics staff, campers will gain experience in collaboration, competition, sportsmanship, leadership, problem-solving and critical thinking.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 4:1
    Cost: $425 per week ($340 for 4-day week of July 4)
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: Yes

Boys’ Hockey/Multi-sport Camp (10-14 years)

Building skills while having fun. With hockey in the morning and a variety of sports in the afternoon, campers will enjoy a week of physical activity that develops their skills and fosters their sportsmanship.

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  • Boys' Hockey/Multi-sport Camp description

    Ages: 10-14 years
    Offered in weeks of: July 31
    Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
    Highlights: This camp’s senior instructors are Crescent School athletics faculty and coaches. Each morning, campers will enjoy a morning of sport skill development with scrimmages and drills in basketball, dodgeball, lacrosse, volleyball and floor hockey. After lunch, campers will be bused to Scotiabank Pond in Downsview for two hours of on-ice hockey training, focusing on skills development and game strategy. Campers will return to Crescent by bus for pick-up at the end of the day.
    Equipment required: All participants must provide their own, full hockey equipment including a CSA-approved helmet with a full face mask.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $395
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: Yes

Theatre Arts Camp (10-15 years)

Exploring creativity through the arts. In this two-week interdisciplinary arts program, campers will stage a drama production, developing technical skills along with self-confidence and creativity.

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  • Theatre Arts Camp description

    Ages: 10-15 years
    Offered in weeks of: July 4-14 (two-week program)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
    Highlights: Campers will explore their creativity while planning, producing and performing a drama production in Crescent’s professionally equipped theatre. Campers will learn about acting, visual art, set and digital production as well as the technical aspects (including lighting and sound) of staging a play. On the final day, the campers’ friends and families will be invited to the performance to see the impressive results of their work.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $715
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: No

Leader-in-Training Camp (14-17 years)

Learning to lead. In this one-week program, campers will develop their strengths in self-management, communication and leadership.

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  • Leader-in-Training Camp description

    Ages: 14-17 years
    Offered in weeks of: June 26
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (longer on days with Standard First Aid and CPR-C training)
    Highlights: Campers in this one-week, co-ed program will develop their team-building, group dynamic and management skills. Activities will focus on creating self-awareness and how personal characteristics, strengths, skills, values and experiences affect self-management, communication and leadership. Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification training is included.
    Camper to Staff ratio: n/a
    Cost: $425
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: No

Ultimate Frisbee Camps

Play and develop with the pros. Ultimate Frisbee is a fun co-ed sport that is growing in popularity across North America. Delivered by Toronto Rush UF team athletes, our two programs are tailored to different ages and experience levels.

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  • Toronto Rush Ultimate Frisbee Performance Camp (14-17 years)

    Rush
    Ages: 14-17 years
    Offered in weeks of: July 31
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    Highlights: This week-long program is for players who want to take their game to the next level. Led by elite Toronto Rush athletes, players 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: $395
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: No
  • Toronto Rush Ultimate Frisbee Development Camp (10-13 years)

    Rush
    Ages: 10-13 years
    Offered in weeks of: August 8 (4-day week)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    Highlights: This week-long program is for players who want to build fundamental Ultimate Frisbee skills. Led by elite Toronto Rush athletes, players engage in fun activities that develop their love of the game while laying a foundation of solid skills. The Spirit of the Game – including leadership, sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and gender equity – will be emphasized.
    Camper to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $315
    Lunch included: No. (Parents may arrange lunch catering separately through Kid’s Kitchen or provide a brown-bag lunch from home.)
    Extended care available: No