Day camp

Hampstead is excited to announce its 8-week Summer Day Camp Program at the Irving L. Adessky Community Centre in Hampstead Park. Our goal this summer is to provide a safe, fun, and diversified program for kids to enjoy their summer with their friends.

How do I register?
All registration will be done ONLINE through our website. You must fill out a separate form for EACH child by clicking the button at the bottom of the page. We will not be accepting any registrations via telephone, fax or email.

Registration Period
Registration will open for Town of Hampstead residents on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. Upon receipt of your registration form, you will be emailed an invoice with time sensitive online payment options. 50% of camp fees are due at time of registration and the other 50% is due by May 15. Once payment is received, you will be emailed a receipt with confirmation of your registration.

Registration will open for Non-Residents on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.
Space is limited so do not delay. Waiting lists will be compiled on a first come first served basis.

Camp Location – Irving L Adessky Community Centre in Hampstead Park

Camp Hours – Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

Weekly Activities – Sports, Games, Arts and Crafts, science, drama, swimming, theme days, special guests and much more.  Please note that certain activities will need to be modified or changed to meet the current guidelines.

Field Trips and Special Events* – Bi-weekly fieldtrips will take place for all campers ages 5+.  Fantasy World campers do not leave site and will have special in-house entertainment.

Requirement for Registration – Child must reach the minimum age by the start of the program.

Registration – Space is limited as group maximums have been reduced to meet current government guidelines. 

Refunds – Refunds will only be considered upon receiving a written request. A 20% administration fee will be charged on all refunds. Please Note once the week has begun it is considered completed and no refund will be granted. If for any reason camp is cancelled by the Town, full refunds will be issued.

Session A – June 25 – June 28**
Session B – July 2 – July 5**
Session C – July 8 – July 12
Session D – July 15 – July 19
Session E – July 22 – July 26
Session F – July 29 – August 2
Session G – August 5 – August 9
Session H – August 12 – August 16

(**Short week due to legal holidays)

Early drop-off and Late pick-up available at an extra charge.

Early morning drop-off service is available for parents at an extra cost starting at 8:00 am

R: $18 per week     NR: $22 per week

Late pick-up service is provided for parents at an extra cost until 5:30 pm.

R: $22 per week       NR: $27 per week

All children must be signed in and out with the assigned counsellor inside the community centre.

 

*All sections are open to all campers / not separated by gender

DAY CAMP JUNIOR & SENIOR GROUPS
Cost per session
A & B R = $185 / NR = $215 per session
C to H R= $230 / NR = $265 per session

JUNIOR CAMP
• Group: Fantasy World – 4 years. Includes a variety of sports, arts and crafts, STEM, music, drama, group play, theme days, special guests, and swimming lessons and in-house entertainment.
• Group: Adventure World – 5-6 years old Includes a variety of sports, arts and crafts, STEM, music, drama, group play, theme days, special guests, swimming lessons and by-weekly fieldtrips.
SENIOR CAMP
• Group: Sports World – Campers will be grouped by ages 7-8 and 9-11 years old. Includes a variety of team sports such as floor hockey, soccer, basketball, as well as theme days, swimming lessons and bi-weekly trips.
• Group: Entertainment World – Campers will be grouped by ages 7-8 and 9-11 years old. Includes music, dance, drama, art, science, sports, theme days, swimming lessons and bi-weekly trips.
• Group: Teen Camp (12 – 13 year olds) Designed for younger teens, our program helps youth discover leadership skills. Includes music, dance, drama, art, science, sports, theme days, swimming and bi-weekly trips. Special weekly activities planned by the teens help enhance the fun! (additional costs may be added for transportation)

COUNSELLOR-IN-TRAINING *(14 and 15 year olds) *Must be entering 9th or 10th grade to apply
Cost per session –
A & B – R = $68 / NR = $84 per session
C to H – R = $85 / NR = $105 per session

Designed for teens, our CIT program helps youth discover potential, give back to the community, and develop life-long leadership skills. CITs will have the opportunity to shadow actual counsellors (Monday-Thursday), plan and execute activities, as well as participate in leadership workshops. In addition, they will also have the chance to work on job interview and resume skills, better preparing them for life outside of high school. Many CITs have the opportunity to move upward within our staff to become junior counsellors. Special fieldtrips geared just for them help enhance the fun! (additional costs may be added for transportation) 

Day Camp Parents manual 2024

Bilingual Newsletter:

Week ADay Camp Newsletter – Week 1
Week BDay camp Newsletter – Week 2
Week CDay Camp – Newsletter – Week 3
Week DDay Camp – Newsletter – Week 4
Week EDay Camp Newsletter – Week 5
Week FDay Camp Newsletter – Week 6
Week GDay Camp Newsletter – Week 7
Week HDay Camp Newsletter – Week 8

Please note that several weeks are now fully booked for each group. It's still possible to register your child; however, they will be placed on the waiting list for fully booked weeks.

Please be advised that you will receive confirmation and an invoice upon processing of your registration. This process may take several days.

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