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Summer Day Camps Dates & Rates


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We operate a weekly day camp at our camp in Longford Mills most weeks of the summer. Many of our campers come for multiple weeks! We provide complimentary busing to/from a downtown Orillia location each day. Many people choose our day camp as we provide the lunches and snacks!

All our programs are $265/week except for our shorten week due to Canada Day which is $210. Register and pay in full before May 22 and receive a $15/week discount/camper for all 5-day weeks &/or save $10/week discount/camper for the 4-day week. Our day camp programs are exempt from taxes. Campership (financial subsidy) is available through the on-line application process.The on-line application portal for Summer Day Camps will be available in late March.

You can drop off at the Orillia bus stop at 8:45 a.m. for a 9:00 a.m. depature to camp or drop off at The Day Camp Hub at 9:00 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m. start of the day. Our staff will be at the Hub at 8:45 a.m. each day.

Pick up at the end of the day is 5:30 p.m. at the Orillia bus stop or at The Day Camp Hub between 4:45 and 5:00 p.m.

The Day Camp Hub is located at 6536 Rama Road.

Our Orillia bus stop is at 175 Oxford Street in South Orillia. This is the site of the former Regent United Church and located behind Regent Public School.

Day Camps At A Glance (scroll down for descriptions)

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Traditional Camp-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019)


Our traditional camps are now all "choose your own" activity based. Each week, campers will get a selection of our traditional camp programs like canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, swimming, archery, high ropes and more. Every day, campers will choose what programs they want to participate in to ensure they get exactly what they are looking for and what they enjoy! In addition to our traditional activities, campers will have the opportunity to participate in other camp classics like Paint your Counsellor, Slip and Slide, Pirate Ships and Cooch Games. The adventure never ends!

Specialty Programs

For campers who are seeking a more specialized focused in their camp stay our Specialty Programs are perfect. Mixed in with daily activities tailored to the week’s theme campers will also experience free swims, quick picks and many of the other great things that Camp Couchiching has to offer! These programs all cost the same as the Traditional Programs however they have limited space and fill up quickly.

Culinary-Ages 8-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - Campers with a taste for cooking will love this camp. Each day, campers will learn to follow recipes & food management techniques. Most days, parts of their edible projects will come home with them at the end of the day so your family can taste the results!

Magic Camp-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - In partnership with magician James Harrison (pickpocketmagic.com) campers will learn amazing magic tricks, watch live magic and enjoy traditional camp activities! Mornings will be spent working with James learning magic while afternoons will be spent enjoying all that Camp Couchiching has to offer.

Paddle Sports-Ages 8-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - What better way is there to spend your summer days out on the water? Perfect for paddling enthusiast campers will get the opportunity to kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board. Improve your paddling stroke, learn the basics of steering a boat and have fun out in boats!

Dance-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - Get your boogie on! This introductory level program will help developed basic individual dance steps as well as a larger group number! Many different style of dance and movement will be explored including influences from ballet, modern jazz & acro. We will film our group dance number at the end of the week to share via our YouTube Channel for everyone to view.

Farm Camp-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019)- offered twice! - Farm Camp is a new hands-on week for kids that want to learn more about farming & gardening! During this week we'll get our hands dirty and visit multiple locations including local farms, community gardens, and, of course, Camp Couchiching! This week will balance fun farming skills with traditional camp activities with lots of local trips plus time at camp! All transportation for the tours to farms/gardens is included in the camp fee.

Sports Mania-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - Calling all sports enthusiasts! Campers will work on fundamentals of traditional sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball and ultimate Frisbee. They'll all participate in these sports with the overriding principles of fair play & positive sporting conduct!

Adventure-Ages 6-12 (this age by the end of 2019) - A favourite activity at Camp is the high ropes course and our newly expanded climbing wall. This is a great program for campers who are thrill seekers and like safe risk taking. We'll be up in the sky for a big chunk of this program!

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LastUpdate: 2019-04-23 18:38:01

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