Summer Youth Programs and Day Camps

Yarmouth Recreation is pleased to offer high quality youth programming for all ages and abilities. We aim to provide appropriate recreational day camps, canoe/kayaking and physical literacy programs to fit your child’s developmental needs. All programs are inclusive to all individuals and provide children and youth a variety of skill development, creative outlets and unstructured play opportunities.

Registration open now! We have closed online registration but you may still call our office to inquire about available space in our programs. Call us at 902-742-8868.

Yarmouth Recreation believes every child should have a chance to participate to their full ability in all our summer programs. Count Me In Inclusion Services will be available for any individual requiring program support from minor adaptations to some one-on-one support. Please contact us if you feel your child may benefit from these services.

If you have any questions about any summer programs, please call Misty at 902-742-8868.

Special Summer Events will continue to be listed on our website throughout the summer.

Prices for Summer Fun Day Camp & Sport Camp—$15/day

Youth Outdoor Active Leadership—$60/ week

Count Me In Services—No additional cost other than the cost of camp

YREC Adventure ClubFree Programs & Events

Summer Fun Day Camp (4*-8 years) *must be entering primary in September 2018

Summer Fun Day Camp is a recreational day camp for 4*-8 year-olds featuring fun activities in themed weeks. Expect to unleash your inner scientist, explore the world, be a zookeeper and discover your superpower! Our experienced, trained staff will provide fun games, crafts, special events and day trips for your child. Check out our weekly calendars and plan your summer with us today! Summer Fun Day Camp operates mainly out of Meadowfields School or the Hebron Recreation Complex.

Sports Camp (ages 9-12)

Sports Camp is an active fun day camp program for 9-12 year olds. Participants will try out a ton of different sports and activities. There is something for everyone – discover your passion! Our energetic skilled staff will lead your child in a variety of sports, games, special events and out trips. Special guests and community experts will share their sport or activity with you.   **NEW this year!!** Week’s 3 & 6 will have special camps: We will offer Girls Sports Camp and Boys Sports Camp those weeks and plan more activities! Check out our weekly calendars and discover what makes you move! Sport Camp operates mainly out of Maple Grove Education Centre.

YREC Adventure Club (age 5-12+)

Kids around campfire

YREC Adventures is a club for all youth to belong to and participate with other kids their age in fun activities and events in their own neighborhood. All summer long a variety of fun activities will be offered: sign up for  just your favorites or all of them! FREE of charge! Take a peek at our weekly calendars so you can plan your summer bucket list of activities and adventures! We will be adding to activities using YOUR ideas! YREC adventures will be available throughout the Town of Yarmouth as well as in Carleton and Port Maitland.

Lake Milo Aquatic Club Programs (age 7-17)

Yarmouth Recreation offers canoe and kayak instruction for youth. This is a great introduction to a sport that you can enjoy the rest of your life. Learn how to be safe on the water while having fun with games, trip planning and adventure! Check out our weekly calendars and plan your paddling adventure!

Youth Outdoor Active Leadership Program (age 12-16)

Are you between the ages of 12-16 and want to work with kids? Yarmouth Recreation’s junior leadership program provides leadership skills sought after by day camps and residential camps and provides lots of opportunities to volunteer with all our summer programs. Sign up for as many one-week sessions as you wish and learn a variety of skills needed to work with children. Check out our activities for July and August! This is a very sought after program so register early! YOALP will operate mainly out of the Hebron Recreation Complex and Lake Milo Boat Club.

Count Me In Inclusive Services

Count Me In will be focused on supporting physical literacy and social skills within all our summer programming for youth with a variety of cognitive and/or developmental disabilities.
All children and youth, no matter what their ability, need to work on and acquire physical literacy through fun and games to be able to gain the movements needed to play and enjoy sports. All Yarmouth Recreation staff are trained to better meet individual needs. Contact us for an appointment and register for any programs your child is interested in and we will meet with you to ensure they receive any needed supports to participate and have fun all summer!

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