Summer Day Camp

There is no plan to host a camp in 2023.

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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.

Registration closed

First Child Regular Week  All 8 weeks
   Regular Registration $00.00 $00.00
Add’l Child in same family  
  Regular Registration  $00.00 $00.00
No early drop off. Camp starts at 9:00 am. Staff arrive at 8:45 am. No after care available, staff leave work at 4:30.

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.

Weekly Themes and Wednesday Adventures 

Week 1 (July 11th – 15th): Out of This World/ Ontario Science Centre
Week 2 (July 18th – 22nd): Lost at Sea/ Cedar Park
Week 3 (July 25th – 29th): Hollywood/ Landmark Cinemas
Week 4 (August 2nd – 5th): Survivor/ Ajax Rock Oasis
Week 5 (August 8th – 12th): Safari/ Peterborough Zoo
Week 6 (August 15th – 19th): Under the Sea/ Cobourg Beach
Week 7 (August 22nd – 26th): Superhero/ Ontario Science Center
Week 8 (August 29th – September 2nd): Candyland/ Cedar 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.

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

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