Summer Day Camp

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Optimist Summer Day Camp

2022 Camp Details

Our Summer Camp program will give your child (ages 6-12) the opportunity to enjoy a summer outdoors while participating in a variety of activities.

July 11 to September 2 –
(8 weekly sessions) from 9:00am – 4:30pm daily

Brooklin Memorial Park, 67 Winchester Rd. East, Whitby.
After hours supervision is available for an extra fee.

July rain days in the Luther Vipond Memorial Arena, 67 Winchester Rd. East, Whitby.

August rain days at Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge, 14 Cassels Rd. East, Whitby.

Registration open


First Child Regular Week  All 6 weeks
   Regular Registration $245.00 $1470.00
Add’l Child in same family  
  Regular Registration  $225.00 $1350.00
No early drop off. Camp starts at 9:00 am. Staff arrive at 8:45 am. After camp care is available from 4:30 to 4:45 pm only.

Activities may include:

  • Soft Sports: soccer, baseball, basketball, frisbee, tennis
  • Games: cards, board games, relays and races
  • Exploring Nature: hikes, creek walks & exploration, observation tours
  • Creative Activity: play acting, singing, crafts, etc.
  • Wednesday special theme events
  • Friday BBQ lunch (rain days, substitute with pizza)

Program will be adapted each week to meet the needs of the youth participants (Themes and programs will be posted if Camp is a go.) Rain days will be held at Luther Vipond Memorial Arena, 67 Winchester Rd. East, Brooklin. Youth must provide their own bag lunch and snacks.

Proposed: Weekly Wednesdays (onsite)

  • no weekly off-site outings will be planned for 2022 camp. Special events will take place at the Memorial Park.

Office: Optimist Club of Brooklin,
c/o Brooklin Signs /
105 Industrial Dr., Unit 1,
Whitby, ON L1N 5Z9 Canada

counsellor in training

CIT Counsellor in Training Program

This program is specifically designed for youth aged 13-16 interested in seeking future work as a camp counsellor. The program has been developed over a seven year period and will run one three-week session this summer.

Aug 8-26? from 9:00am – 4:30pm daily

Brooklin Memorial Park, 67 Winchester Rd. East, Whitby.

The fee for 3 weeks is $550.00 and include uniform t-shirt and participation in Wednesday outings. A select number of successful candidates will be invited to continue volunteering at no extra cost.