Camps & School Break

Summer Camps

Summer Camps


Do anything & everything at Vaughan summer camps! Be an artist, astronomer, athlete or tri-athlete! An engineer, entrepreneur, gardener or guitarist. A mermaid and (arghh!) a pirate. An actor/dancer/singer or sous-chef. Train to be a lifeguard or (of course!) a camp counsellor. 

Join our biggest summer camp lineup ever, with more than 75 unique camps and 25 new camps for kids ages 4-16, located at community centres, heritage homes, green spaces, the City Playhouse Theatre and Vaughan Studios & Event Space. Featuring specialties in creativeculinary and performing artsenrichmentleadershiprecreationsportsoutdoor adventures and water adventures. A supervised before and after care program is available for parents who need to drop their child off early or pick them up late.


Start your summer planning and view the full line-up in our 2023 Summer Camps Brochure
Registration is now open at


Camps begin on Tuesday, July 4 with one- and two-week sessions running until Friday, September 1.

Kids playing basketball


P.A. Day Programs


Spend your day off school with us! Paint your own one-of-a-kind piece of pottery. Play games and sports. Create arts & crafts. Conquer the squash court with the Vaughan Fitness team.

Join our P.A. Day programs, available at select community centres for children ages 6-13 on Friday, June 2.

Registration is now open at

Parents: What you need to know about Summer Camps


The camp day is 8:30am to 4:30pm. Camp programming runs from 9am to 4pm. Our supervised Before & After Care program is available for campers who require care before the camp day begins, from 7:30-8:30am, and after the camp day has ended, from 4:30-6pm. Children enjoy fun camp activities and games. Ages: 4-13 years.

Click here to view the Summer Camps Before & After Care schedule.


From age requirements, Before & After Care program information to medical and food allergy guidelines, read Camp Basics for Parents for all you need to know.


Our staff are CAMPassionate people – energetic, encouraging, caring, kind. They have a soft spot for kids and mentor them to be the best that they can be. All camp staff are certified in Standard First Aid and CPR, subject to a police reference check and trained in High-Five Principles of Healthy Child Development as well as program planning, managing challenging behaviour and risk management.


We recognize that sometimes plans change. You can cancel up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp session and a full credit/refund will be issued without penalty. Cancellations may be made online.


If you require assistance creating an account or registering call Service Vaughan at 905.832.2281, email or visit your local community centre. For more information on registered programs, refer to our Frequently Asked Questions webpage. Watch our tutorial videos on the recvaughan YouTube channel to find out more about our online registration system. Community centres are cashless; credit, debit and cheque are the only acceptable forms of payment.

  • December Break Camps: Thursday, August 24
  • March Break Camps: Thursday, November 30


Recreation Services

City Hall, Level 300
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1