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Summer Camps and Activities

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Announcement: 

Registration for the City of Woodstock Summer Camps opens on Tuesday, June 8 at 9:00am. Click HERE to access the Online Registration page. Camps will run according to the 2021 Covid-19 Safety Guidelines released from the Ministry of Health. Please be prepared for some changes. For more information, see below for the Frequently Asked Questions or click HERE to view the Camp Safety Guidelines. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where will camps take place?

Summer camp will take place at Cowan Park Sportsplex (895 Ridgewood Drive). Camp will take place from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

Which Covid-19 precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of my child?

Camps and programs will run according to the Covid-19 Safety Guidelines. The safety and health of participants and staff will be our number one priority. All participants must pass a screening prior to coming to camp. Any participants displaying Covid-19 symptoms will not be permitted to be at camp. Parents and guardians should be ready with a back-up child care plan in case of sickness. Children will be encouraged to maintain appropriate physical distancing from each other and hand hygiene will be a high priority. Activities will be designed to ensure all Covid-19 protocols are being followed. Whenever possible, activities will take place outdoors.

Camp cohorts will be created with a maximum of 15 children that will not mix with other cohorts.

Children will be required to wear a face mask during camps. Staff will also be required to wear a face mask and eye protection.

Equipment, facility spaces, and washrooms will be cleaned after each use.

Will the children be placed in “cohorts”?

Each week, there will be one Camp available for registration for ages 4 -12. Prior to the first day of the camp week, registrants will be divided into cohorts of approximately 15 campers based on age, sibling/family connection, and other special requests. *Please note that we may not be able to accommodate every request.

Those campers and their assigned staff will only interact with each other throughout the day’s activities. 

Can I still register my child for camp if they need additional staff support?

Yes, children requiring additional support are welcome to register and we will do our best to accommodate as many as possible!

Will my child have to wear a mask during camp?

Yes, children will be required to wear a face mask during camps; exceptions will be made during eating times. Staff will also be required to wear a face mask and eye protection.

Will the children go on off-site trips?

There are no off-site trips scheduled that would require group transportation, including swimming.

What happens if our region goes back into lockdown? Will I be able to get a full refund?

Although we hope to run camps all summer, we will follow the guidelines from the province and Southwest Public Health. If the health and safety of staff and campers is at risk, we may cancel camps. If that happens, we will provide credits or full refunds to the registrants.

Summer Camps & Programs

The Covid-19 Pandemic has affected how Summer Camps will run in 2021. Summer Camp will be the only full day camp option available in 2021. Children will be divided into separate cohorts after registration. Parks of Fun will also be available. Registration for these programs opens Tuesday, June 8 at 9:00am.

Summer Camp

The lockdown is over and it's time for kids to get back to camp! For ages 4 - 12, campers will be divided into separate cohorts and will participate in a variety of fun physically-distanced activities, games, and crafts. Each camp week will have a unique and interactive theme.

All staff and campers will be required to wear masks throughout the day. Prior to attending camp each day, all campers must pass a Covid-19 screening administered through ePACT. 

Summer Camp Info

Parks of Fun

Come and join us in the park to learn fundamental movement skills and get active. This morning program helps build confidence in children's abilities to master physical skills such as run, hop, jump, throw, etc. Instructors engage participants in active games and skills in a fun and safe way. 

Parks of Fun Info

 BMX Bike Program

This day program operates out of Southside Skatepark for one week. Participants are dropped off each morning at the park, and they receive personalized instruction from our qualified coaches on the bike skills that they want to learn. Lesson plans are designed for participants aged 6-16, from beginner to advanced skill level. The coaches ensure kids are being challenged, engaged and can make the most of their time; regardless of their initial skill level. Kids should bring: a bicycle; a certified skateboard helmet (bicycle or hockey helmets are not allowed); knee pads & elbow pads; lunch & water bottle.

BMX Bike Info

 Scooter Program

This day program operates out of Southside Skatepark for one week. Participants are dropped off each morning at the park, and they receive personalized instruction from our qualified coaches on the BIKE or SCOOTER skills that they want to learn. Lesson plans are designed for participants aged 6-16, from beginner to advanced skill level. The coaches ensure kids are being challenged, engaged and can make the most of their time; regardless of their initial skill level. Kids should bring: a professional quality scooter; a bicycle or skateboard helmet; knee pads & elbow pads; lunch & water bottle.

Scooter Info

Summer Camp Registration

To register online, please select the camp or program above, choose your desired week(s), and follow the prompts. To register over the phone, please call 519-539-2382 x 2701.

Woodstock Camp Guide

Have a question about our summer camps? Check out the Woodstock Camp Guide for answers.

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Leader in Training (Volunteer)

If you are interested in volunteering with our camp team, please fill out the online Leader in Training Application.

Leader in Training Application

Feedback

We are committed to delivery quality programs. Please help us by filling out our survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Contact Us

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Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
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