Outdoor Camps at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Young imaginations come to life in the historic surroundings of Black Creek Pioneer Village, an authentic recreation of a 19th century rural Ontario community.

Registration for Black Creek’s 2023 summer camps is now open. Please be sure to sign up for TRCA’s camp newsletter to get all the latest updates!

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summer campers play 19th century sports and games at Black Creek Pioneer Village
summer campers enjoy outdoor adventures at Black Creek Pioneer Village
summer camper plays baseball the 19th century way at Black Creek Pioneer Village

 

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CAMP INFORMATION

Camp Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Extended Care: Extended care is available from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Camp Fees:* $311/week
$291/four-day week
Extended Care Fees: $75/week
$65/four-day week
*Conservation Parks Members: Please contact TRCA visitor services to get a 10% membership discount.

MAP + DIRECTIONS TO THE VILLAGE

summer camper learns 19th century weaving technique at Black Creek Pioneer Village

CAMP SCHEDULE

July 4-7: SUMMER EXPLORERS* – Day Camp

Explore Black Creek Pioneer Village and take part in some classic summer camp activities! Do some crafts, play some sports, try some Victorian activities, design your own board game and much more! This week has a little bit of everything!

*Four-day week.

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

July 10-14: PLANTS & ANIMALS – Day Camp

Get up close with Black Creek Pioneer Village’s gardens and farm animals. Dig in the soil, study insects, make some nature crafts and much more!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 SOLD OUT
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

July 17-21: CRAFTY CAMPERS – Day Camp

Get ready to use your hands! Practice craft skills popular long ago and try some more modern arts! Possible crafts include tie dying, weaving, needlework, tin-smithing, painting and more. Ideal for campers who like to craft!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW

 

July 17-21: TEEN WEEK – Day Camp

Explore what it’s like to work at a real museum! Enjoy some traditional camp activities such as sports, games and crafts, while also learning what it’s like to work here at the Village and to be a camp counselor. Even try your hand at planning an activity for the younger campers! This week is ideal for teens interested in being a CIT or counselor one day!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 12-14 REGISTER NOW

 

July 24-28: HANDS-ON HISTORY – Day Camp

Try your hand a variety of old-fashioned skills and activities like butter churning, tin-smithing, wool spinning and even dancing! If you want to know what it was like to be a kid 150 years ago, this week is for you!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

July 31-August 4: SUMMER EXPLORERS – Day Camp

Explore Black Creek Pioneer Village and take part in some classic summer camp activities! Do some crafts, play some sports, try some Victorian activities, design your own board game and much more! This week has a little bit of everything!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

August 8-11: PLANTS & ANIMALS* – Day Camp

Get up close with Black Creek Pioneer Village’s gardens and farm animals. Dig in the soil, study insects, make some nature crafts and much more!

*Four-day week.

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

August 14-18: CRAFTY CAMPERS – Day Camp

Get ready to use your hands! Practice craft skills popular long ago and try some more modern arts! Possible crafts include tie dyeing, weaving, needlework, tin-smithing, painting and more. Ideal for campers who like to craft!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW

 

August 14-18: TEEN WEEK – Day Camp

Explore what it’s like to work at a real museum! Enjoy some traditional camp activities such as sports, games and crafts, while also learning what it’s like to work here at the Village and to be a camp counselor. Even try your hand at planning an activity for the younger campers! This week is ideal for teens interested in being a CIT or counselor one day!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 12-14 REGISTER NOW

 

August 21-25: HANDS-ON HISTORY – Day Camp

Try your hand a variety of old-fashioned skills and activities like butter churning, tin-smithing, wool spinning and even dancing! If you want to know what it was like to be a kid 150 years ago, this week is for you!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

 

August 28-September 1: SUMMER EXPLORERS – Day Camp

Explore Black Creek Pioneer Village and take part in some classic summer camp activities! Do some crafts, play some sports, try some Victorian activities, design your own board game and much more! This week has a little bit of everything!

CAMP BOOKINGS

Book camp for ages 4-5 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 5-6 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 7-10 REGISTER NOW
Book camp for ages 10-12 REGISTER NOW

Black Creek Pioneer Village street scene

TRCA Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests received by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) more than 14 days before the start of the camp program will receive a 75% refund of the relevant program fees paid. Cancellation requests received by TRCA less than 14 days before the start of the camp program do not qualify for a refund. Please contact us in cases of sickness prior to the program so we can be in touch about rescheduling or refunding. Rescheduling is subject to availability. There is no refund for camp days missed or children opting not to participate in activities. Cancellation requests must be received in writing by email to vservices@trca.ca. Minimum registration numbers required for camp to operate. In the event TRCA must cancel the camp due to low registration or government order, a full refund will be issued.

 

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