Summer 2018 is just around the corner and the city of Ottawa is bursting with incredible summer camp opportunities for your kids. From Theatre Camps to Tennis Camps to Mad Scientist Themed Camp, there is something for everyone! Summer camps allow your child to create tight bonds with other children, and improve social, developmental and educational skills, allowing your child to learn and grow. There are so many different kinds of summer camp out there — have you heard of something like debate camp before?

 

Are you ready to give your kids the summer camp experience of a lifetime? Browse all of the best summer camp opportunities on Gogabo and read on for our top choices for Summer 2018!

 

Educational

Maker Kid at Ashbury College Ottawa

Established in 1891, Ashbury College is a leading independent school for boys and girls, between grade 4 and grade 9. Imagine your child spending their summer developing skills in robotics, coding, or Minecraft, all the while building leadership skills in hands-on summer camps. If you are looking for inspiring STEM education, this is the perfect place for your child. Allow your child to discover inner talents and skills they can use throughout their lives.

 

Artistic

Shenkman Arts Centre – Theatre Camp

Shenkman Arts Centre offers a creative hub where young artists and audiences meet to explore a diversity of arts through live performance, instruction, exhibits and special events. This summer the centre is offering camps in everything from acting to dancing to drawing to painting and beyond. Find out more and prepare to awaken your child’s creative side.

 

Artistic

Art with Bonnie

Kids aged 4 -13 years will enjoy two days immersed in creative studies. They will enjoy creating landscape and portrait paintings, exploring printing techniques, fabric arts, three-dimensional design, and a whole lot of fun art projects. All projects are new and there will be emphasis on medium exploration.

 

Physical

Tennis Centre West Ottawa

Located next to Britannia Beach, Tennis Centre West Ottawa offers a welcoming clubhouse for members to relax and socialize. Has your child always wanted to try tennis? This is the summer to do so in one of their six indoor clay and outdoor har-tru courts. Tennis Centre Ottawa West offers several four-day tennis camps for children between the ages of 6 and 14.

 

Physical

GCGC Gymnastics

GCGC Gymnastics offers a variety of options for your child this summer. They offer full day, half day, and drop in programs which are taught by their certified and fully bilingual coaches. Gymnastics will allow your child to gain strength and flexibility, while having fun and making friends. Other activities include arts and crafts, games and outdoor recreation.

 

Musical

Manotick School of Music

Inspire your child to explore music with instruments such as ukuleles, recorders, rhythm instruments and their own voice in Manotick’s School of Music Summer Camp. The camp is available for children between the ages of 6-13 and are led by fantastic, welcoming, and supportive instructors to create a warm and fun environment for your child to learn instruments and make new friends.

 

Developmental

Tiny Hoppers

At Tiny Hoppers, the focus is to provide quality programs lead by professional staff. They aim to ensure that every child’s experience at Tiny Hoppers is truly magical. Camp themes include school’s out summer fun, adventure under the sea, mad scientist, tiny Picasso’s, tiny chefs and many more. This is a guaranteed fun way to learn and develop social and intellectual skills.

 

Outdoorsy

Camp Smitty – Outdoor Camp

Camp Smitty offers a camp to children aged 8-16 who are ready for the physical and social dynamics of a ten-day residential program. Camp Smitty is committed to ensuring every child has the most positive camp experience possible. Located by the beautiful lakefront, Camp Smitty works towards developing social skills, self-concept, and character in a fun way. Allow your child to grow and develop here.

 

The opportunities to inspire your children this summer are endless and our team at Gogabo are happy and excited to continue sharing these amazing experiences with you and your family. Sign up at www.gogabo.com today to stay informed about summer camp, kids programming and beyond. At Gogabo, we make it easy to play!

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