Day Camp

The camp day begins at 8:30 am and ends at 4:00 pm. Pick-up for 2 and 3-year-olds staying for a half-day is at 12:30 and Early Morning and After Camp Care are not available. More pick-up and drop-off information is available here.

Day Camp Themes

All sessions are two weeks with the exception of  Session 3 which is a four-day week.

SESSION 1

July 4 – 8  Dinosaur and Animal Planet
Treasure hunt, digging for bones, and scavenger hunts are all part of the roaring good time!  Be on the lookout for the fury, the feathered, and the fantastic as we explore the world in search of animals

July 11 – 15  We Believe in Magic
Explore the magical world of Disney characters with dress-up days, make monsters from Monsters inc., tug of war with Rapunzel hair, create magic frozen sand from Arendelle and much, much more!

 

SESSION 2

July 18 –22  Under the Sea
Let’s make a splash by exploring the sea and all its creatures. Dolphins, whales, mermaids and pirates – searching for seashells and hidden treasure… it is sure to make your child as happy as a clam!

July 25 – 29  Space is the Place
In a galaxy far, far away campers blast off into a week of space exploration.  Make alien slime, space ships, and tons more out of this world activities.

 

SESSION 3

August 2 – 5  Buggin’ out 
Does your child have a fascination with insects, creepy crawlers and bugs of all kinds?  This is the week for you!  We will explore the world of bugs, learn new facts, create some creepy crawly crafts, and of course…go on a bug hunt! One-week session. No camp Monday, August 1

 

SESSION 4

August 8 – 12  In It to Win It!
A week of crazy competitions including a fun with food activity, color war, amazing race games, and more.  Compete in silly games to win the ultimate prize.

August 15 – 19  Summer of Superheroes
Grab your capes and get ready for games, superhero training, face painting, plus tons of super fun!

Day Camp Dates & Fees

All camp registrations will take place online with the following exceptions:

Itty Bitty Friends (2 year olds): Registration for this program is not available online. To register for this program please contact the Camp Office (613) 798-9818 ext. 280, camp@jccottawa.com.  Spaces are limited.

Junior Friends (3 year olds):  Online registration is available for this group until February 28. Beginning March 1, please contact the camp office to register (613) 798-9818 ext. 280. Spaces are limited

 

Itty Bitty Friends  FULL
2-year-olds 

This camp is FULL for all sessions!
To add your child to the waitlist, email camp@jccottawa.com with your child’s full name, age and camp session. We will be in touch when a spot becomes available.

  • 2-Year-olds (born in 2020)

Itty Bitty friends spend their days in the air-conditioned Ganon pre-school and in the child-friendly playground outdoors.  Campers swim in the SJCC indoor saltwater pool through the course of the week.  Lunch and snacks are provided.  All staff in the two-year-old program are Early Childhood Education Teachers. Half and full-day options are available for 2-year-old campers.

HALF-DAY

FULL DAY

SJCC Members Non
Members
SJCC Members Non
Members
Session 1: July 4–15 $580 $665 $700 $805
Session 2: July 18–29     $580 $665 $700 $805
Session 3: August 2–5
(4 day week)
$295 $340 $355 $410
Session 4: August 8–19     $580 $665 $700 $805

Junior Friends  FULL 
3-year-olds

This camp is FULL for all sessions!
To add your child to the waitlist, email camp@jccottawa.com with your child’s full name, age and camp session. We will be in touch when a spot becomes available.

  • 3-year-olds (born in 2019)   Half Day or Full Day options available

Our half and full-day campers enjoy sports, music, arts & crafts swimming, field games, and activities.  Early Childhood Education Teachers and warm and nurturing staff oversee the summer fun which uses the child-friendly,  air-conditioned rooms of the Ganon preschool as their home base.

HALF-DAY

FULL DAY

SJCC Members Non
Members
SJCC Members Non
Members
Session 1: July 4–15 $430 $515 $560 $665
Session 2: July 18–29       $430 $515 $560 $665
Session 3: August 2–5
(4 day week)
$170 $225 $235 $290
Session 4: August 8–19     $430 $515 $560 $665

 

Junior Friends  
4 & 5-year-olds

  • 4-year-olds (born in 2018)   Full Day Only  This age group is FULL!
    To add your child to the waitlist, email camp@jccottawa.com with your child’s full name, age and camp session. We will be in touch when a spot becomes available.
  • 5-year-olds (born in 2017)   Full Day Only

Campers enjoy sports, music, arts & crafts swimming, field games, and activities. Early Childhood Education Teachers and warm and nurturing staff oversee the summer fun which use the child-friendly,  air-conditioned rooms of the Ganon preschool as their home base.

 

FULL DAY

SJCC Members Non
Members
Session 1: July 4–15 $560 $665
Session 2: July 18–29       $560 $665
Session 3: August 2–5
(4 day week)
$235 $290
Session 4: August 8–19     $560 $665

 

Senior Friends  
6 – 9 year-olds

  • 6-year-olds (born in 2016) This age group is FULL!
  • 7-year-olds (born in 2015)
  • 8-year-olds (born in 2014) This age group is FULL!
  • 9-year-olds (born in 2013) This age group is FULL!

To add your child to the waitlist, email camp@jccottawa.com with your child’s full name, age and camp session. We will be in touch when a spot becomes available.

A day of theme-based camp activities planned specifically for our Senior Friends.  Arts & Crafts, sports, drama, dance, swimming, field games and special themed activities.  Each week is packed with summer fun!

FULL DAY

SJCC Members Non
Members
Session 1: July 4–15  $560 $665
Session 2: July 18–29       $560 $665
Session 3: August 2–5
(4 day week)
$235 $290
Session 4: August 8–19     $560 $665

 

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