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Summer Camp

Welcome to CDS Summer Camp!

The Country Day School in King (York Region) offers an amazing day camp experience! Programs will include specific sport instruction (basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball and multi-sport) along with LIT, math & science (MindBusters), robotics and drama programs. Get a CDS Summer Camp T-Shirt with every registered camper: Registration for Summer 2019 is now open!

While the focus is always on fun, what makes our camp unique is the exceptional level of skill training offered by our expert coaches who bring both a wealth of experience and a high degree of expertise to their chosen programs. Alongside each expert coach will be qualified counselors who have been carefully selected based on their knowledge of and experience in their respective program, as well as their enthusiasm for working with kids.

Not only do campers receive three to four hours of skill training each day, they have an opportunity to explore CDS’ beautiful 100-acre campus. With a temperature-controlled sports dome, three full-sized gyms, four tennis courts and ten playing fields, even a rainy day is an active day at CDS Summer Camp! Daily lunch is provided.

Please send all questions or concerns to summercamp@cds.on.ca or call (905) 833-1220 ext. 652. Thank you!

Summer Camp FAQ

List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • Where is CDS Summer Camp located?

    We are located in King City at Dufferin St. and King Road. During the camp season, we use the entrance of the Junior School, clearly distinguished by the coaches welcoming campers each morning.
  • What are camp hours?

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Are lunch and snacks provided?

    Yes! You will be sent a lunch menu with your welcome package at the beginning of June, as well as on the Monday your child begins camp. We are a nut-free camp and do not allow outside lunches or snacks within our dining hall. When registering, it is crucial to make note of any dietary restrictions or allergies so our Dining Hall staff are made fully aware.
  • I am trying to register but no sessions are showing up for my son/daughter?

    Please ensure that your camper's age is entered correctly in the system. Camps will be available based on their age. Also ensure that they are entered as a “camper” not as a “parent”.
  • If my child successfully completed LIT camp, have they completed their community service hours?

    No. Once they have completed LIT camp, they are welcome to apply to volunteer at the camp. If they successfully complete the application process, they will receive 20 hours for a full week of volunteering.
  • Is busing available?

    Sorry, not at this time.
  • Do the campers go swimming?

    Yes! We go swimming on Thursday afternoons at Oak Ridges Community Center. We do not have a pool on campus. Campers under the age of 6 will remain on campus at this time with staff, playing a variety of interactive games.
  • What is the refund policy?

    You are eligible for a refund of fees, less a $100 administration fee if a child withdraws up to 30 days prior to the start of the camp session. Withdrawal requests for medical reasons must be accompanied by a doctor’s note. Refunds are not available if a child is absent.

Meet Our Camp Directors

List of 2 news stories.

  • David Drake, CDS Summer Camp Co-Director

    David Drake joined CDS in fall 2012 as an Associate Teacher and a year later moved into a full-time role teaching Grade 10 Math and Grade 8 science, as well as coaching U16 Boys’ Hockey and Tennis and serving as the CDS House Captains' Leader. 

    Mr. Drake previously worked as a Teaching Assistant at Crestwood Preparatory College in Toronto and as a Senior School Science Teacher at Robert Clack School of Science in London, England. He holds a BA from the University of Guelph and a B.Ed. from Lakehead University. Mr. Drake has worked with the CDS Summer Camp for the past six summers (a.k.a Hollywood) and was appointed a Co-Director in 2015.
  • Andrea Leacock, CDS Summer Camp Co-Director

    Andrea Leacock joined CDS in 2012 as an Associate Teacher. She holds a BA from Mount Allison University and a B.Ed. from the University of Ottawa. Ms. Leacock has coached hockey at a competitive level for the past five years. She played on both the University of Ottawa’s and Mount Allison’s teams and was Rookie of the Year in 2007.

    She played competitive soccer for the Goulbourn Soccer Association and Ottawa South United (Premiere Level) leagues for seven years and enjoys playing recreational softball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, as well as cross country running. Ms. Leacock has coached Midget AA and Minor Hockey, as well as Senior Girls’ Basketball, Junior Boys’ Hockey and Tennis at CDS. She has also served as Head Instructor at a NCAAA Hockey and Sports Camp and a Camp Coordinator for the City of Ottawa Camps. Ms. Leacock (aka Minnie) has worked with the CDS Summer Camp for the past six summers and was appointed a Co-Director in 2015. Her endless enthusiasm is infectious!
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School Information

13415 Dufferin Street King, Ontario L7B 1K5
(905) 833-1220
communications@cds.on.ca
admissions@cds.on.ca
Founded in 1972, The Country Day School is a co-educational private school offering programs in JK-12 and located on 100 acres north of Toronto in King.