Day Camps

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The Municipality of Port Hope offers fun and exciting day camp programs during all school holidays and throughout the summer! Port Hope Day Camp is proud to be accredited through the High Five program. We believe in the importance of quality recreation programs for the healthy development of children. We are committed to bringing the HIGH FIVE vision to life in our community.

For more information on our camp programs contact Leanne Clarke, Child and Youth Program Coordinator at 905.885.7908 or daycamp@porthope.ca


PA Day Camp (September to June)

PA Camp is offered the following dates for the 2017/2018 school year: Sept 29, Nov 24, Feb 2, April 20, June 8, June 29

Register on-line for a fun filled day for your child!

Summer Day Camp

The 2018 Summer Day Camp Booklet has arrived with all the exciting details of camp.  Please click for all the details 

For an overview of our camps please click here 

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Summer Camp Lesson Plan 4-7 years

Summer Camp Lesson Plan 8-12 years 

Specialty Camps

We offer a variety of specialty camps for both children and youth. Specialty camps are focused on skill development, team building, problem solving with a common interest.

Sign up for a week of firefighting, investigating and problem solving! Campers spend the week with the local Port Hope Firefighters learning about emergency situations, equipment and what it takes to be a leader.

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Junior Firefighter Lesson Plan

In cooperation with the Port Hope Racquet Club. Campers will benefit from learning skills and techniques through professional coaching. New this year is the option to stay for the afternoon for more racquet sports as well as swimming.

There is no other girl in the world exactly like you! In this camp, have fun with the girls doing a wide variety of activities and special guests. Discover new friendships and build self-esteem. Led by female staff and volunteers

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Just the Girls Lesson Plan

Just for the guys! Come join us for a week of packed full of fun activities and special guests. Discover new friendships and build self-esteem. Led by male staff and volunteers.

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Boys Only Lesson Plan

This program takes components from the Canadian Swim Patrol, Bronze Star and Bronze Medallion courses. Participants need to be strong competent swimmers. Level 4 swim kids required.

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Jr Lifeguards Lesson Plan

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Kids in the Kitchen Lesson Plan

This camp is designed to teach children the importance of a healthy diet through a creative cooking approach. Using the Canadian Food Guide as the starting point children will be able to create a food masterpiece each day to complement their daily lunch. Bring recipes home and share with family and friends.

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Waterfront Lesson Plan 

A week full of creative creations! Camp staff along with special guests will bring out your child's creative side through various forms of art including painting, sculpting, drama, dance and more

Click the following lesson plan to give you an idea of what type of activities the children will be participating in daily. 

Camp Canvas Lesson Plan

 link to online registration