Camps

MacDonald Island Park hosts a variety of camps including pre-school, sports, leadership, golf, dance and visual arts camps. Our camps are designed to provide your child with exciting games, activities, challenges, and experiences. Children participating in our camps have the opportunity to utilize various facilities for their activities, such as the Syncrude Aquatic Centre for swimming or the Don Scott McMurray Law Office Badminton Centre for badminton. With a variety of camps, from sports to visual arts, we have something for every child as they learn, play and grow.

2018 Summer Camps Edition

Camps Programs

  • Art Summer Camps

    • The TINY GIANT Summer Art Camp Aug 20 to Aug 24 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Available
      The TINY GIANT Summer Art Camp All things art with this theme where the week will be a free ranged art attack! We will spend our time focusing more on individual projects by getting creative with the TINY to GIANT spectrum! Your little artist will have a lot of fun with the space and supplies to discover what they really can be capable of! All Supplies Included.
      301981
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room
    • Earthy Art Summer Camp Aug 27 to Aug 31 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Earthy Art Summer Camp Art in Nature theme for this week! It’s time to explore nature in art and art in nature. Capturing scenes around the MacDonald Island Park, we will discover, paint and create the beauty around us! We will focus on creating with nature, spending time discovering how nature can be art, and how art was made before we had art supplies! We will focus on creating from recycled products and how we can reuse what is already around us! All supplies included.
      301982
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room
  • Dance Summer Programs

    • Mini Dancer Boot Camp Aug 20 to Aug 24 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Available
      Mini Dancer Boot Camp: Experience Required: One Dance Season (Jazz, Tap or Ballet) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED This intensive camp is designed for young dancers wanting to grow their technique, musicality and performance skills. Classes will include Jazz Technique, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop and Tap. Dress Code: Ladies: Leggings or dance shorts, tight fitting dance wear, hair pulled back. Boys: Black shorts and white or black t-shirt. *All participants required to bring all their dance footwear: ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap; as well as clean indoor runners & extra attire for hip hop classes. What To Bring: Lunch, healthy snacks, and a water bottle.
      301975
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      10:00 AM-12:30 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • Across the Floor Technique - Session 2: Group 1 Aug 20 to Aug 24 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Available
      Across the Floor Teechnique - Session 2: Group 1 Level: 2 & 3 (Jazz and Ballet) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Keep your technique in check with this Across the Floor Technique class! Dancers will be working on various kicks, jumps, turns and floor work in progressions across the floor. This is the perfect program for your dancer to improve and train over the summer. Combinations across the floor will be at an advanced level and taught at a high pace. Dress Code: All black tight fitting dance clothing, hair pulled back. Jazz shoes, socks or bare feet.
      301968
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      01:30 PM-03:00 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • For the Love of Tap: Group 1 Aug 20 to Aug 24 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Available
      For the Love of Tap: Group 1 Level: 2 (Tap) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED A high energy class that lets your feet feel the beat! This class will focus on rhythm and coordination. Comfortable fitting dance clothes such as track pants or shorts and a tank top or t-shirt, Tap shoes.
      301976
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      01:30 PM-03:00 PM
      Pool View Room - #2 - Clearwater Room
    • Across the Floor Technique - Session 2: Group 2 Aug 20 to Aug 24 03:00 PM-04:30 PM Available
      Across the Floor Technique - Session 2: Group 2 Level 2 & 3 (Jazz and Ballet) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Keep your technique in check with this Across the Floor Technique class! Dancers will be working on various kicks, jumps, turns and floor work in progressions across the floor. This is the perfect program for your dancer to improve and train over the summer. Combinations across the floor will be at an advanced level and taught at a high pace. Dress Code: All black tight fitting dance clothing, hair pulled back. Jazz shoes, socks or bare feet.
      301970
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • For the Love of Tap: Group 2 Aug 20 to Aug 24 03:00 PM-04:30 PM Available
      For the Love of Tap: Group 2 Level: 2 (Tap) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED A high energy class that lets your feet feel the beat! This class will focus on rhythm and coordinatioDress Code: Comfortable fitting dance clothes such as track pants or shorts and a tank top or t-shirt, Tap shoes.
      301977
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Pool View Room - #2 - Clearwater Room
    • Dance Intensive: Session III Group 1 Aug 27 to Aug 31 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Available
      Dance Intensive: Session III Group 1 Level 2 & 3 Experience Required Ages: 7 -9 years The Dance Intensive Camp is designed to offer students with experience the opportunity to pursue their dance education and training in the summer. Students will receive a daily ballet technique class along with additional classes in Lyrical, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Tap. The emphasis on this camp is learning and developing skills both artistically and technically. Dress Code: Ladies: Leotard or fitted half top and black leggings or shorts with transition tights, hair tied back. Boys: Black pants or shorts and a white or black t-shirt. All participants will need all their dance footwear, including clean indoor runners & extra attire for hip hop classes. What To Bring: Lunch and healthy snacks, indoor shoes and a water bottle.
      4000156
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-04:00 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • Dance Intensive: Session III Group 2 Aug 27 to Aug 31 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Available
      Dance Intensive: Session III Group 2 Level 2 & 3 Experience Required Ages: 10 -13 years The Dance Intensive Camp is designed to offer students with experience the opportunity to pursue their dance education and training in the summer. Students will receive a daily ballet technique class along with additional classes in Lyrical, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Tap. The emphasis on this camp is learning and developing skills both artistically and technically. Dress Code: Ladies: Leotard or fitted half top and black leggings or shorts with transition tights, hair tied back. Boys: Black pants or shorts and a white or black t-shirt. All participants will need all their dance footwear, including clean indoor runners & extra attire for hip hop classes. What To Bring: Lunch and healthy snacks, indoor shoes and a water bottle.
      4000157
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-04:00 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • Dance Intensive: Session III Group 3 Aug 27 to Aug 31 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Available
      Dance Intensive: Session III Group 3 Level 2 & 3 Experience Required Ages: 14 -18 years The Dance Intensive Camp is designed to offer students with experience the opportunity to pursue their dance education and training in the summer. Students will receive a daily ballet technique class along with additional classes in Lyrical, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Tap. The emphasis on this camp is learning and developing skills both artistically and technically. Dress Code: Ladies: Leotard or fitted half top and black leggings or shorts with transition tights, hair tied back. Boys: Black pants or shorts and a white or black t-shirt. All participants will need all their dance footwear, including clean indoor runners & extra attire for hip hop classes. What To Bring: Lunch and healthy snacks, indoor shoes and a water bottle.
      4000158
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-04:00 PM
      Fitness Studio
  • Preschool Camps

    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camp Superhero Aug 20 to Aug 24 08:30 AM-12:00 PM Waitlist
      Unleash your imagination ! Camper's will run , jump, and play their way through superhero training.
      4000132
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      08:30 AM-12:00 PM
      Child Services Program/Birthday Room
    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camps Super Hero's Aug 20 to Aug 24 01:00 PM-04:30 PM Waitlist
      Unleash your power of imagination! Campers will run ,jump , and play their way through superhero training.
      4000115
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      01:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Child Mind
    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camps Super Hero's Aug 20 to Aug 24 01:00 PM-04:30 PM Waitlist
      Unleash your imagination! Camper's will run, jump, and play their way through super hero training.
      4000141
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      01:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Child Services Program/Birthday Room
    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camp Under the Sea Aug 27 to Aug 31 08:30 AM-11:00 AM, 08:30 AM-12:00 PM Waitlist
      Go on a journey with fun ocean-themed activities and crafts. Explore through play, while learning about all things aquatic!
      4000133
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (10 Sessions)
      08:30 AM-11:00 AM, 08:30 AM-12:00 PM
      Child Services Program/Birthday Room
    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camp Under the Sea Aug 27 to Aug 31 01:00 PM-04:30 PM Available
      Go on a journey with fun ocean-themed activities and crafts. Explore through play, while learning about all things aquatic.
      4000116
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      01:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Child Mind
    • Scotiabank MI Summer Camp Under the Sea Aug 27 to Aug 31 01:00 PM-04:30 PM Waitlist
      Go on a journey with fun ocean-themed activities and crafts. Explore through play, while learning about all things aquatic!
      4000142
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      01:00 PM-04:30 PM
      Child Services Program/Birthday Room
  • Scotiabank MI Sports Camp

    • Scotiabank Mi Summer Sports Camps Aug 20 to Aug 24 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Waitlist
      Scotiabank MI Summer Sport Camps are week-long camps that take place over 9 weeks during the summer break at MacDonald Island Park. A team of professional Sport & Recreation programmers will plan a unique adventure for full-day campers. Your child will experience a positive approach toward learning new skills and being physically active. We encourage a safe environment, healthy lifestyle, help create long lasting memories and friendships and most importantly encourage all kids to HAVE A LOT OF FUN! Our camp takes place at “Your Island Playground” featuring the Syncrude Aquatic Centre, Climbing Wall, Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Nexen Energy Field Houses, the state of the art Shell Place, and many great outdoor spaces. Campers will enjoy a week full of indoor and outdoor sports in the largest recreation facility in the country. We will celebrate different cultures and experience traditional and less traditional games and activities. Everyone will try and learn new sport throughout the week that will culminate with the Island Games!
      4000122
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      SP - Indoor Turf Field House
    • Scotiabank Mi Summer Sports Camps Aug 27 to Aug 31 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Waitlist
      Scotiabank MI Summer Sport Camps are week-long camps that take place over 9 weeks during the summer break at MacDonald Island Park. A team of professional Sport & Recreation programmers will plan a unique adventure for full-day campers. Your child will experience a positive approach toward learning new skills and being physically active. We encourage a safe environment, healthy lifestyle, help create long lasting memories and friendships and most importantly encourage all kids to HAVE A LOT OF FUN! Our camp takes place at “Your Island Playground” featuring the Syncrude Aquatic Centre, Climbing Wall, Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Nexen Energy Field Houses, the state of the art Shell Place, and many great outdoor spaces. Campers will enjoy a week full of indoor and outdoor sports in the largest recreation facility in the country. We will celebrate different cultures and experience traditional and less traditional games and activities. Everyone will try and learn new sport throughout the week that will culminate with the Island Games!
      4000123
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      SP - Indoor Turf Field House