Black Creek Day Camp 2020

Black Creek Pioneer Village day camps provide summer fun for kids ages 5 to 17!

Imaginations come to life at Black Creek Pioneer Village day camps!

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff encourage campers to engage their interests and explore their curiosities in a unique historical environment.

Camps run on a week-by-week basis, with each week featuring an exciting theme.

Find the Camp That’s Right for You:


2020 CAMP INFORMATION

Camp Hours*
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Drop off: Between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m.
Pick up: Between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m.
Extended Care (Additional fees apply): 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and/or 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

*Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted.

 

Registration

REGISTRATION OPENS DECEMBER 1, 2019.
REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 23, 2020 FOR A 10% DISCOUNT!

To register by phone: Call 416-667-6295

 

Weekly Themes at a Glance

JUNIOR PIONEER DAY CAMP: AGES 5 TO 7
Week One – July 6-10: Imagine & Play
Week Two – July 13-17: Plants & Animals
Week Three – July 20-24: Timeless Tales
Week Four – July 27-31: Spectacular Superheroes
Week Five – August 4-7*: Imagine & Play
Week Six – August 10-14: Plants & Animals
Week Seven – August 17-21: Timeless Tales
Week Eight – August 24-28: Spectacular Superheroes
Week Nine – August 31-September 4: Plants & Animals
BROWSE ALL

*Four-day week

 

SENIOR PIONEER DAY CAMP: AGES 8 TO 12
Week One – July 6-10: A Step Into the Past
Week Two – July 13-17: Fantastic Food I: Flower Power
Week Three – July 20-24: Crafty Campers
Week Four – July 27-31: Expert Explorers I: Stewards of the Land
Week Five – August 4-7*: A Step Into the Past
Week Six – August 10-14: Fantastic Food II: Buckets o’ Berries
Week Seven – August 17-21: Crafty Campers
Week Eight – August 24-28: Expert Explorers I: History & Archaeology
Week Nine – August 31-September 4: Fantastic Foods III: Happy Harvest
BROWSE ALL

*Four-day week

 


LEADERS IN TRAINING

Volunteer, learn, and build your leadership skills in a fun historical camp setting!

Black Creek Pioneer Village offers summertime Leader-in-Training (L.I.T.) volunteer opportunities for young adults ages 14 to 17.

Develop leadership skills by assisting our knowledgeable and experienced staff with all aspects of our summer camps. Build communication, teamwork, and organizational skills in a unique and rewarding environment.

L.I.T.’s can fulfill their high school community service hours while taking steps toward future careers in education or museums.

teenage girls in period costume take part in the Black Creek Pioneer Village Leaders in Training program

Responsibilities

  • Assist day camp staff in leading games and activities
  • Assist with the supervision of campers
  • Help prepare camp activities and crafts
  • Work well with campers, volunteers, and staff
  • Maintain a positive and fun outlook
  • Learn about life in 1860s Ontario
  • Follow Black Creek Pioneer Village costuming guidelines (costumes provided)

 

2020 Volunteering Weeks

Week One: July 6-10
Week Two: July 13-17
Week Three: July 20-24
Week Four: July 27-31
Week Five: August 4-7*
Week Six: August 10-14
Week Seven: August 17-21
Week Eight: August 24-28
Week Nine: August 31-September 4

*Four-day week

 

Eligibility
Black Creek Pioneer Village is looking for young adults ages 14 to 17 who are interested in working in a historical setting with children ages 5 to 12. L.I.T.’s must be available to volunteer for a minimum of two weeks (preferably consecutive weeks). Successful candidates will be required to attend a training session on June 21, 2020.

 

Contact
Please send a brief cover letter to the Day Camp Coordinator, Sean Dineley: sean.dineley@trca.ca.

In your letter, let us know why you want to volunteer as a Leader-in-Training at Black Creek Pioneer Village and outline your relevant experience.