5 Very Unique Summer Camps
Toronto4Kids.com
Originally Published: April, 2014
If you’re a parent ready to let your child have the time of their life this Summer (and learn a few things or two), here are 5 camp experiences that should be on your radar. From the kid who wants to run away and join the circus to the one who wants to learn how to fly a jet plane and direct their first movie — these are 5 very unique camps for kids! These camps are so fun, they’ll make you wish you were a kid again. Make Summer an adventure for your children by selecting a camp that will make it a Summer to remember.

5 Totally Awesome and Unique Summer Camps… So Fun You’ll Wanna Go Too!

 

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At the Circus Academy, kids are introduced to the magic of circus.

Have a child who wants to run away and join the circus? At the Circus Academy, kids are introduced to the magic of circus under the guidance of professional circus performers. Camps activities include the basic of juggling, stilt walking, tumbling, clowning, and aerial acrobatics. The camp director is a professional circus artist, certified gymnastics coach and personal trainer with over 20 years experience with kids’ camps. Additional activities include daily swimming/splash pad (weather permitting), crafts, and lunch time movies on the big screen. What a great childhood experience!

The Circus Academy
2 Toronto Locations
416-938-6030
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At Jet Pilot Simulators, kids experience the art and science of virtual flight.
At Jet Pilot Simulators, kids experience the art and science of virtual flight.

Jet Pilot Simulators is a Virtual Flight and Aviation Learning Centre located near Toronto Pearson International Airport. If you’re looking for Summer activities for the kids, sign up for a Jet Pilot Cadet Program. Send over your child and they’ll send you back a Jet Pilot Certified Cadet! For Grade 6 and up. As a “Test Pilot” with Jet Pilot Simulators, kids will experience the art and science of virtual flight and the challenges of flying a large aircraft first hand from the Pilot’s seat. No flight training experience necessary. Participants are set up in crews.

Jet Pilot Simulators
Toronto Pearson Airport
416-738-6272 (By Appointment Only)
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Kids are immersed in French at Camp Tournesol.
Kids are immersed in French at Camp Tournesol.

Camp Tournesol provides kids with a superior French Summer camp experience by creating a nurturing environment for both French Immersion and Francophone students to enrich their lives through the beauty of language. Vocabulary is reinforced through many activities: sports, arts and crafts, nature interpretation, cooperation games, and more! Camp Tournesol offers day camps and overnight programs. There are short overnight trips for grades 3 to 6 and a special 2 week out-of-province overnight trip for 11 to 15 year olds. This year’s trip to Montreal is jam packed with activities sure to satisfy the most daring thrill seeking to the culturally savvy students. With French Summer Camps located in Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Maple, Markham, Brampton, Burlington, Toronto, and Oakville, your kids are guaranteed to have fun in french this Summer!

Camp Tournesol
10 Locations in the GTA
905-891-1889
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This year's theme at Filmberries is Dance Your Movie.
This year’s theme at Filmberries is Dance Your Movie.

Budding screenwriters, film directors, and actors dive into filmmaking headfirst through this Summer camp led by Filmberries Kids Club. This year, they’ve partned with Alyona Dance Studios so kids can put on a dance show production with photography, claymation, filmmaking, dance, and much more FUN! They are looking for kids to join their filmcrew: artists, dancers, actors, cartoonists, film directors, script writers, photographers, movie set assistants, animators, camera operators, and sound technicians. These short films will all be make by kids!

Filmberries Kids Club
2215 Queen Street East, Toronto
905-782-0221
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Making and customizing your own clothes is easy and fun at the Fashion Academy.
Making and customizing your own clothes is easy and fun at the Fashion Academy.

Are you an up and coming designer? Making and customizing your own clothes is easy, fun, and a great way of creating your own unique style. The Fashion Academy offers a Summer camp designed for the absolute beginner, and will introduce you to the domestic sewing machine, essential sewing techniques, fabrics 101, how to work basic patterns, as well as fashion sketching and designing. Get all the inspiration materials and confidence you need to create your dream designs. Get inspired, design, and create your own hip contemporary pieces. Campers will explore the art of fashion design, accessorizing, and jewelry making.

The Fashion Academy
3 Toronto Locations + 1 Thornhill Location
416-732-0139
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