Summer Camp

Programs

We are excited to offer a summer day camp experience with programs that include specific sport instruction (basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball and multi-sport) along with robotics, MindBusters, leadership, drama and art programs.

Back by popular demand for Summer 2019:
  • Art Camp (ages 8-14)
  • Day Trippers Camp (ages 12-14)
  • Drama Camp (ages 9-14)
  • MindBusters Camp (Math & Science, ages 9-14)
  • Multi-Sports program (ages 6-14)
  • Robotics Camp (ages 9-14)
  • Sport Specific Camps i.e. Basketball, Tennis, Soccer (ages 8-14)
  • Volleyball Camp (ages 9-14)
  • Leaders in Training (must have completed Grade 9 in June 2019)
Our senior instructors offer an exceptional level of skills training with a high degree of expertise in their specialties, which is what makes our camp experience different from the rest. 

Program Descriptions

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  • Art Camp

    *Ages 8 to 14

    Art Camp is a new camp being offered this summer, allowing campers ages 8-14 to explore their creative side. Campers will have the opportunity to grow as artists, learning new techniques and skills while creating their own masterpieces each day. Activities will be focused in areas such as:
     
    • Painting
    • Drawing and sketching
    • Sculpting
    • String art
    • Paper art
  • Basketball Skills Camp

    *Ages 8 to 11 and Ages 12 to 14

    The CDS basketball development program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. Basketball skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Each camper will receive more than 15 hours of scheduled training and game action each week including:
     
    • balanced foot work
    • ball handling and management
    • various game strategy
    • techniques to improve playing in game situations
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Day Trippers Camp

    *Ages 12 to 14

    Day Trippers is unique new camp being offered this summer for campers ages 12-14. As its name suggests, this camp will include trips off-campus in the afternoon (Tuesday-Friday). Activities such as golf, laser tag, swimming, rock climbing, bubble soccer, etc. are examples of what campers can expect.
  • Drama Camp

    *Ages 9 to 14

    Through the fun and engaging experiences, this camp ultimately gives rise to the development of personal qualities that will benefit campers no matter where life takes them. Personal development includes self-awareness, communication skills, teamwork, leadership and confidence. 

    Camp activities and exercises include lots of physical movement ... this is not a 'sit-in-the-audience-and-watch' drama camp! The campers will also be able to interact with the sports camps, taking part in camp games and even going swimming!
  • MindBusters Camp (Math & Science)

    *Ages 9 to 14

    MindBusters Camp is new to the CDS camp family! The camp is designed as a fun, hands on, and interactive program to engage campers in the world of math and science. Their minds will be put to the test by completing a wide variety of activities and experiments, some that result in chemical reactions such as volcanic eruptions, creating ooey gooey slime, building catapults, and much, much more.

    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Multi-Sports Camp (ages 12 to 14)

    **Offered June 17-21, July 8-12 and July 22-26 ONLY

    CDS Multi-Sport program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. The skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Multi-Sport will run a variety of activities, including:

    • soccer, ultimate frisbee, tennis, field hockey, soccer-baseball, basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey, catchball and golf
    • opportunity to work with the expert coaches from tennis, soccer and basketball skills camps
    • learn rules and strategies in all sports
    • leadership games
    • swimming
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Multi-Sports Camp (SK to age 11)

    *Campers must have completed SK as of June 2019 to register.

    CDS Multi-Sport program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. The skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Multi-Sport will run a variety of activities, including:

    • soccer, ultimate frisbee, tennis, field hockey, soccer-baseball, basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey, catchball and golf
    • opportunity to work with the expert coaches from tennis, soccer and basketball skills camps
    • learn rules and strategies in all sports
    • leadership games
    • swimming
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Robotics Camp

    *Ages 9 to 14

    Campers will experience the thrill of seeing their robotic creations come to life using the all-new LEGO® EV3 robot kit. The camp will explore the fundamentals of structural design and programming using this fun, hands-on approach. Activities will involve various theme-based challenges and will culminate in an exciting end-of-week demonstration.

    The beginner camp requires no prior experience with robotics and will introduce campers to navigation and movement using motors and sensors. The advanced camp will challenge campers with tasks that require more sophisticated designs and more complex programming. Both camps will expose campers to valuable problem-solving skills and present rich connections to concepts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Soccer Skills Camp

    *Ages 8 to 11 and Ages 12 to 14

    The CDS soccer development program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. Soccer skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Each camper will receive more than 15 hours of scheduled training and game action each week including:
     
    • passing and receiving
    • dribbling/footwork
    • shooting /striking
    • heading the ball
    • first touch
    • tactics and systems of game play (11-13)
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Tennis Skills Camp

    *Ages 8 to 14

    The CDS tennis development program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. Tennis skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Each camper will receive more than 15 hours of scheduled training and game action each week including:

    • ground strokes (forehand and backhand)
    • volley (forehand and backhand)
    • serves
    • footwork/court coverage
    • rules/scoring
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Volleyball Skills Camp

    *Ages 9 to 14

    The CDS volleyball development program offers 5-day sessions throughout the summer. Volleyball skill development is maximized through individualized programming, specific to the needs of each camper. Each camper will receive more than 15 hours of scheduled training and game action each week including:
     
    • balanced foot work
    • ball handling and management (serving, volleying, bumping etc.)
    • various game strategy
    • techniques to improve playing in game situations
    Your camper will also experience all that a summer day camp has to offer.
  • Leaders in Training

    *Must have completed Grade 9 in June 2019

    The Leaders in Training (LIT) program will offer up-and-coming camp counselors:
     
    • the qualities and skills involved in becoming a good leader
    • firsthand experience in working with children ages 8-13
    • successful participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the week
    • Upon successful application process, participants will earn 20 volunteer hours toward their high school diploma (during a second week spent as a camp volunteer)

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.