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Senior Pioneer Day Camps - Ages 8-12

Black Creek Pioneer Village offers a safe environment staffed by caring and mature adults who are experienced in delivering group programs for young children.

Engage your interests and explore your curiosities at Black Creek Pioneer Village Senior Day Camp! Pick your favourite theme week and register below!

Megan and Isobel at Black Creek Pioneer Village Day Camp

Week 1, July 4-7: A Step into the Past  (4-day Week)

Dive into the day-to-day life of an 1860s child in our classic pioneer camp! Play old-time games, bake on a wood stove, have fun in a one room schoolhouse, and much more!

Week 2, July 10-14: Fantastic Food

Experience food from a time before supermarkets or refrigerators existed. Help out with some gardening, harvest ingredients from around the village, and, best of all, prepare and enjoy a different old-fashioned treat each day!

Week 3, July 17-21: Crafty Campers  

Put down the tablet and get ready to use your hands! Practice 19th-century craft skills including sewing, woodworking, and weaving. Bring home an exciting new creation each day! 

Bogdan with Philip and Anton at Black Creek Day Camp

Week 4, July 24-28: Expert Explorers  

Travel back to the vast Toronto forests of the early 1800s and explore the lives of Indigenous peoples and new settlers! Campers will find out what it took to live in Canada's wilderness by building shelters, discovering nature, and making survival food.

Week 5, July 31-August 4: Arts Alive!

Explore the arts and show us your creative side! Have fun with music, drawing, drama, and dance the way Canadians did in the 1860s. Organize a recital to show it all off to your favourite adults!

Week 6, August 8-11: A Step into the Past  (4-Day Week)

Dive into the day-to-day life of an 1860s child in our classic pioneer camp! Play old-time games, bake on a wood stove, have fun in a one room schoolhouse, and much more!

Week 7, August 14-18: Crafty Campers  

Put down the tablet and get ready to use your hands! Practice 19th-century craft skills including sewing, woodworking, and weaving. Bring home an exciting new creation each day! 

Week 8, August 21-25: Expert Explorers

Travel back to the vast Toronto forests of the early 1800s and explore the lives of Indigenous peoples and new settlers! Campers will find out what it took to live in Canada's wilderness by building shelters, discovering nature, and making survival food.

Week 9, August 28-September 1: Fantastic Food II: Happy Harvest  

The pears are plump and the apples are ripe for picking! Discover and taste the change of seasons while gardening, foraging, and preparing a different fall-themed treat each day!

 

Camp Hours:


9 a.m. and runs to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted. Drop off is between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. Pick up is between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m.

Extended Care: (additional fees apply)

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and/or 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Save $25*

THREE WAYS TO SAVE

  1. Register before May 5, 2017
  2. Register with a sibling or a friend.**
  3. Become a Black Creek Pioneer Village Member or TRCA Parks Member.

*Discount offers cannot be combined.
**One registration per transaction will be full price. Additional registrations on the same transaction will be discounted.

 

To Register Please See Below or Call 416-667-6295

 

**2017 REGISTRATION COMING SOON**