Summer Camp at the Sharon Temple

Summer Camp at the Temple is over for the 2022 season. Thank you to everyone who participated with us this year, stay tuned for March Break Camps!

Nature Detectives

Monday, July 11th to Friday, July 15th, 2022

Calling all Nature Detectives! Does your camper enjoy exploring the great outdoors? Then we have the perfect camp for them! This camp is inspired by the 4.5 acres we have surrounding the Sharon Temple and our on-site gardens. Campers will have the opportunity to connect and explore the natural world around us, while having fun. So, let’s put on our detective caps, the wilderness must be explored! This year we are taking the kids to the East Gwillimbury Farmers Market next door, on the Thursday afternoon for a field trip experience and to support local! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Activity code: 8821

Price: $195 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35    Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Treasure Hunters

Monday, July 18th to Friday, July 22nd, 2022

It’s time to crack the code! Does your camper love adventure and mysteries? Then register them for some mind-melding, clock-racing fun at the Sharon Temple National Historic Site. Throughout this week, campers will embark on a journey around our property, solving various puzzles, decoding mysteries, and exploring scavenger hunts, through hands-on activities, and games. They will have a chance to be immersed in the experience with the help from the improv educational group, Knights in the Classroom.

Activity code: 8822

Price: $195 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35    Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Fantasy Island

Monday, July 25th to Friday, July 29th, 2022

Grab your wands, your capes, and crowns! Dive into your favourite character’s world of fantasy, from Marvel’s Avengers to Monsters Inc, Witches and Wizards in Harry Potter, to Knights and Dragons in How to Train your Dragon, this week is all about experiencing another world. Throughout this week campers will have the opportunity to become their favourite characters, making costumes and props to wear while watching a movie, and to take home.  They will have a chance to be immersed in the fantasy world through escape rooms, and learn from the improv educational group, Knights in the Classroom.

​Activity code: 8823

Price: $195 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35   Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Lil Buds

Tuesday, August 2nd to Friday, August 5th, 2022

From bugs to blooms, this four-day camp will cover the basics of what happens above and below the soil. Campers will learn how to take care of our heritage chickens and harvest and bake with vegetables from our gardens. Each day is jam-packed with games, crafts and hands-on activities for kids who love to get their hands dirty and spend time outside. This year we are taking the kids to the East Gwillimbury Farmers Market next door, on the Thursday afternoon for a field trip experience and to support local! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

​Activity code: 8824

Price: $160 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35  Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

**Please note: this week is only four days due to the long weekend in August.

Back to the Future

Monday, August 8th to Friday, August 12th, 2022

Take a journey back in time! From Ancient Greece to the Early Settlers of Upper Canada to exploring technologies of the future. Discover some of the most exciting parts of history through hands-on activities, games, crafts, an escape room, and more. Set on 4.5 acres of parkland at the Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum, this week will provide campers with the chance to learn more about world history, while making connections to the world around them. They will have a chance to be immersed in history with the help from the improv educational group, Knights in the Classroom.

​Activity code: 8825

Price: $195 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35    Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

 

Around the World

Monday, August 15th to Friday, August 19th, 2022

Pack your bags, we are going on a trip! Each day we will explore new countries and discover more about their cultures through crafts, games, activities, and food. Come and travel with us this summer, and don’t forget your passport!

 

Activity code: 8826

Price: $195 for the week

Ages: 6-12

Minimum number of participants: 10

Maximum number of participants: 35   Wait List: 5

Camp hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Camp Lead

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My name is Sydney! This is my fourth summer as Camp Lead at the Sharon Temple and I am so excited to be back for another summer full of fun! In terms of education, I have two diplomas in Early Childhood Education and Police Foundations, and am currently completing my Bachelor of Child Development. I am also a Registered Early Childhood Educator and absolutely adore working with all the incredible kiddos at camp each summer. I cannot wait to see new and old faces at camp this summer, and to create amazing memories with all of you!

Sydney

Camp Counsellors

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Hi everyone! My name is Chelsea I am so excited to be back for my second year at the Temple. I recently graduated high school and will be going to Trent University in the fall for Forensic Psychology! I am delighted to be back and can’t wait to see all the smiling faces from the kiddos. I am so excited for you to join us for fun filled weeks of camp, spent on the beautiful site of the Sharon Temple. Wherever you find me, you will see me with a smile on my face and that’s what I hope to see at camp. See you soon!

Chelsea

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Hi everyone! My name is Sawyer and I am a 2nd year computer science major at Queen's University. I am excited to be a camp counsellor at the Sharon Temple this year. I have previously been a counsellor for Code Ninjas so this is my first time working at the Temple. Some of my interests are basketball, soccer and history. The camps we have lined up this summer look super fun and I know the campers will have a blast!

Sawyer

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Hello everyone I'm Ella! I am so excited to be back at the Temple for another great summer. This will be my first time as a camp counsellor and I am so excited to have fun and learn lots of new things with campers! I started at the Temple as a volunteer in the garden and collection, and then last year worked events and in the giftshop!

Ella

Meet Our 2022 Camp Staff!