Summer Camp at the Sharon Temple
Looking for a safe option for summer camp this year? The Sharon Temple is pleased to offer your families a safe space for your children to learn and enjoy their summer. We have taken all measures to ensure your children's safety during COVID-19, and have adapted our procedures accordingly. Our site is a designated Safe Travels Site by the Tourism Industry of Ontario.
Our themed weeks are designed to be inclusive and exciting for all! They are running from Monday June 5th - Friday August 13th 2021. Camps are designed and suitable for children ages 6 -12 years of age. Read below for details on this years camp weeks.
2021 Summer camps are planning to be run in-person on site, but are subject to change in accordance with Provincial guidelines. Our camps will still run virtually if they can not be held on site. We will update our site and social media accounts as news changes and when registration opens.
Monday, July 5th to Friday, July 9th
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 as the wilderness must be explored!
Monday, July 12th to Friday, July 16th
Let’s jump in our time machines and travel back in time to explore the past from all around the world! In this camp, we will be exploring the lives of battlefield Soldiers, Early Settlers, and Ancient Egyptians, through various hands-on activities, games, crafts, and recipes! It will be a blast from the past for all!
Monday, July 19th to Friday, July 23rd
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. Throughout this week, campers will be Treasure Hunters solving various puzzles, decoding mysteries, and exploring scavenger hunts, through hands-on activities and games!
The Amazing Race
Monday, July 26th to Friday, July 30th
Does your camper enjoy competing in challenges and thrill-seeking adventures? Then this is the camp for them! Campers will be racing the clock to complete challenges while working together in a team environment, in order to complete challenges. This week will be composed of group activities, adventurous scavenger hunts, mind games, and more!
Tuesday, August 3rd to Friday, August 6th
Does your camper love trying different recipes and making delicious treats? This week campers will explore various cooking methods and techniques while learning math and science concepts without even realizing it. Campers will have the opportunity to learn where our food comes from, through the use of the gardens and chicken coop at the Sharon Temple! They will also be creating their own recipe book to continue perfecting their skills after the week!
*Note: Four (4) days of Camp Programming will be provided due to the Civic Holiday on Monday, August 2nd
Summer of STEAM
Monday, August 9th to Friday, August 13th
Calling all inventors and entrepreneurs! This week campers will put their minds to work while explore all things STEAM related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)! Campers will use their imagination and ideas to collaborate, design, and create various inventions through hands-on activities, games, and technological adventures.
Meet Our Camp Staff
This is Sydney’s third summer working as our Camp Lead at Sharon Temple. Sydney has a diploma in Police Foundations and a diploma in Early Childhood Education. She is passionate about working with children and will be returning to school in the fall to complete a Bachelors in Child Development. In her spare time, she likes to go hiking, on adventures with her dogs, and hangout with family and friends. Sydney is ecstatic for camp and hopes to create a meaningful and fun camp experience for campers, staff, and families, whether it be virtually or in-person!
Hi, my name is Hayley! This is my second year as a Camp Counsellor at the Sharon Temple. I have a degree in Biology and Geography, and just graduated from Teacher’s College with my Bachelor of Education! Aside from working with children, I love hiking, the outdoors, spending time with friends, and learning! I’m excited for another fun summer camp at the Sharon Temple and can’t wait to see all your smiling faces this summer!
Hi everyone! My name is Chelsea, I am 17 and currently in grade 11. Some things I enjoy doing in my spare time are, spending time with family and friends, helping others, and writing songs. I am very excited as this will be my first year with the Sharon Temple. I can’t wait to be part of an amazing organization, where I can meet new people and help children excel, while having fun! See you all soon.