Summer Supports

Visit our CALENDAR for up to date physically distancing friendly activities.

 

 

 

 

Legend

FREE = This service has been confirmed to be free.
ML = This service is offered in multiple languages.

Please note that the legend is only a guide. If you have any questions about a service, we encourage you to reach out to the organization directly.

 

Camp Queerantine FREE
OK2BME in partnership is hosting a virtual Camp Queerantine for LGBTQ2+ youth Grade 7 to 12 in Waterloo Region, starting July 9th. Select the link above for more information, including registration.

 

City of Waterloo Camps
City of Waterloo camps are available for ages 4-7 and 7-12.  Camps will be held in city-run facilities and campers will enjoy a new theme each week with games, crafts/experiments, and CYOA (Choose Your Own Adventure) activities.

 

Extend-A-Family’s Virtual Summer Program
Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region Summer Program offers themed weeks for individuals with disabilities ages 13+. Activities accommodate a wide range of abilities ensuring that all participants have the opportunity to contribute. Select the link above for more information, including details on registration.

 

Langs Summer Camps
All camps are $50/week and run for 7 weeks from July 6th to August 21st. Registration is now open for all camps.

Langs Summer Camp
1145 Concession Road, Cambridge, ON
Offered for families in our Preston catchment
Contact 519-653-1470 ext. 320 to register

Grow Summer Camp
1 Groh Ave. Cambridge, ON
Offered for families in our Hespeler catchment
Contact 519-653-1470 ext. 320 to register

North Dumfries Summer Camp
2958 Greenfield Road, Ayr, ON
Offered for families in our Hespeler catchment
Contact 519-653-1470 ext. 267 to register

 

Learn at Home FREE
The Government of Ontario has developed new learning materials for students and teachers with a  focus on Science Technology Engineering and Math.

 

Let’s Talk Summer Camp FREE ML
Hosted by KW Multicultural Centre, Let’s Talk Summer Camp runs from August 4th to August 20th, Tuesdays & Thursday from 12-1pm. It is geared for Newcomer Youth, 14-21 years old. Learn how to reach your career and education goals using art! Meet with career mentors! Fun summer activities and challenges! Youth can receive volunteer hours for participating! Click the above link for registration. For more information, please email letstalk@kwmulticultural.ca or call 519-404-3984

 

Licensed Child Care – OneList
OneList is the place where all applications for licensed care in Waterloo Region are submitted. You can also go there to apply for financial help to pay for child care, and special needs supports (if you have concerns about your child’s development). This website includes child care centres (also called day care, preschool and nursery school), home child care, and registered before and after school programs. It does not include private care or unregulated care.

 

Parent-Child Resource Centre Summer Programs FREE
The Salvation Army PCRC is taking waitlist names for their Play Safe, Be Safe and School Readiness programs. Click on the above link for more information on the programs. Click here for the contact information.

 

Ray of Hope Summer Programs FREE, ML
Clients can be referred to community based programs through the Intake Specialist (Timothy Chester; 519-743-2311 EXT 516). All clients appointments are over the phone or through Zoom. Programs that are running through the summer include: Day Treatment, Residential Treatment, and Parent Support Services.

 

Summer Adventure Boxes and Virtual Camp ML
Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre is offering Summer Adventure Boxes and Virtual Camp! Boxes are only $5.00 and have a mixture of crafts, outdoor supplies, and STEM activities.  Each box is accompanied with a book full of summer activities, as well as virtual programming to enhance the boxes.

They’re also running a pilot program called “Greenway Can Grow” where families are given at-home garden kits with gardening how-to’s and a Facebook group to connect about their plants and progress. This kit and program is also $5.00!

Click the link above to register. Subsidies are available for the boxes and translation could be arranged upon request for the registration process. If in Cambridge, boxes can be delivered to your front door. Otherwise, they can be picked up from the centre.

 

Summer Camp Opportunities in Kitchener
While programming will look a lot different this year, maximum fun is still the motto! With physical distancing and public health requirements in mind, City of Kitchener’s program will maximize the use of outdoor programming spaces and include a variety of games, activities and social opportunities for participants. Click the above link for more information.

 

Woolwich Township Camps
Township of Woolwich camps are available for ages 5-10 years.  Camps will be held at the Breslau Community Centre and the Woolwich Memorial Centre. Campers will enjoy a new theme each week with games, crafts/experiments and outdoor adventures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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