Daycamp and Activity Centre Programs

Daycamp and Activity Centre Programs

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Summer Day Camps
Day Camp Programs
Activity Centre Programs

The City of St. John’s offers Day Camp Programs and Activity Centre Programs which provide an opportunity for children to play actively, master new skills and build new friendships in a safe environment with caring leaders. The programs we offer are designed to target the developmental needs of primary and elementary age children in a recreation setting. Our programs are based on the HIGH FIVE® philosophy and healthy child development is fostered through the following principles:

  • Participation
  • Play
  • Mastery
  • Friends
  • A Caring Adult
  • FUNdamental Movements

Day Camp and Activity Centre Programs are offered seasonally during Easter and Summer school holidays.

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Allergy Package
Medical Package
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EASTER CAMPS

Each year we offer Easter Camps so children have a fun and safe place to be during Easter break. Our programs are based on High Five philosophy and Healthy Child Development is fostered through the following principles: Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, A Caring Adult and FUNdamental Movements. Children experience a wide range of opportunities through: community involvement, cooperative and sport based games, creative learning activities and building and exploration. For ages 5 to 12 years. Registration begins 7 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017Click here to Register.

View our Parent Package

All camps run from April 17 to 21 from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the following locations:

 
  • Bannerman Park
  • Kilbride Lions Community Centre
  • Shea Heights Community Centre
  • Southlands Community Centre
  • Bowing Park  (Drop Off/Pick Up Information)

Be the first to use the brand NEW facility at Bowring Park!
   
  
                                                   
                                                                                                                 

SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Summer Program Registration begins 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2017.
Click here for FAQs for online Registration
 

Day Camp Programs
Our Summer Camps will keep your children active and participating in games, swimming, off site trips, sports and outdoor fun! Camps begin June 26 and ends September 1, 2017.
Camp Discovery is designed for children ages 6 to 8 (Grades 1 to 3); Camp Explore for 9 to 12 years (Grades 4 to 6) and Camp Adventure is a new combined program for grades 1 to 6 or ages 6 to 12 years-old. 
Children must have completed Kindergarten. Bus available for Rotary 'Sunshine' Park camps only.

View our Parent Package.

Camp Discovery
Ages 6 to 8 years-old
Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Locations:

  • Paul Reynolds Community Centre, $112.50/week
  • Southlands Community Centre, $112.50/week
  • Shea Heights Community Centre, $80/week
  • Kilbride Lions Community Centre,$80/week

 

Camp Adventure - Bowing Park NEW    
Ages 6 to 12 years-old
Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
$112.50
 

Camp Explore
Ages 9 to 12 years-old
Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Locations:

  • Southlands Community Centre, $112.50/week
  • Kilbride Lions Community Centre, $80/week
  • Shea Heights Community Centre, $80/week
  • Rotary 'Sunshine' Park, $112.50/week

Explore Leadership Program
Be the next leader in your community. Develop leadership skills, confidence, and planning skills to learn that sharing your time and talents can benefit your community.

August 14 to 18, 2017
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive
Ages 10 to 12
Cost:  $112.50

Explore Art NEW

Explore your artistic ability by joining us for a creative week of hands on activities such as painting, sketching, origami, jewerly making and much more.

July 17 to 21, 2017
Monday to Friday
9 a.m to 4:30 p.m
Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Dirve
Ages 10 to 12
Cost:  $112.50
 

Activity Centre Programs
Activity Centre Programs will keep your children active and participating in games, sports and active outdoor fun from July 4 to August 25, 2017.  Our programs are based on the High Five Philosophy and Healthy Child Development is fostered through the following principles: Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, A Caring Adult and FUNamental Movements. Programs run weekdays from 8:30 a.m to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. 

View our Parent P ackage.

Ages 6 to 12 years-old
Monday to Friday
morning and afternoon (no lunch time supervision)
$26.25 (half days) or $52.50 (full days)
Locations:

  • Larch Park/Rennies River Elementary
  • Spruce Meadows Park/MacDonald Drive Elementary
  • St. Mary's Park/St. Mary's Elementary
  • Cowan Park/St. Matthew's Elementary

 

For more information, please call 709-576-8499 or email recreation@stjohns.ca.

If your child requires support or assistance to participate in the program, please call 709-576-4450 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca.