Summer Day Camp

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.

Proposed: July 5 to August 27 – Watch for announcement June 1st for a go/no go if running the camp is possible in 2021
(8 weekly sessions) from 9:00am – 4:30pm daily

Optimist Summer Day Camp

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

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

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


Registration open early February for the coming summer. Please watch Facebook for updates.


First Child Regular Week  Short WeekAfter Hours Care Full summer    (8 weeks)
   Early Bird by June 10th   $195.00   $156.00 $7.00/hour $1199.00
   Regular Registration $225.00 $180.00 $7.00/hour $1399.00
Add’l Child    
  Early Bird by June 10th  $175.00 $140.00 $7.00/hour $1089.00
  Regular Registration $205.00 $164.00 $7.00/hour $1275.00

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 outings
  • 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 displayed subject to change in June.) 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 Wednesday Outings (TBD)

Week One: – A Bug’s Life – Ontario Science Centre
Week Two: – Optimist All-Stars – TBD
Week Three: – Creative Campers – Peterborough Zoo
Week Four: – Under The Sea – Cedar Park Resort
Week Five: – OIA “Optimist Intelligence Agency” – Ontario Science Centre (short week)
Week Six: – Camp Rock – Cobourg Beach
Week Seven: – Animal Planet – Peterborough Zoo
Week Eight: – A Blast From the Past – Lang Pioneer Village

Watch for announcement June 1st for a go/no go in 2021

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

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 3-20? from 9:00am – 4:30pm daily

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

The fee for 3 weeks is $450.00 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.