Banner for Optimist International Friend of Youth.
Optimist Club of Brooklin, Ontario

Optimist Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp 2018
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. The camp will run July 2 to August 31, 2018 (9 weekly sessions) from 9:00am - 4:30pm daily in 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.

Download the 2018 Registration Form (PDF file 1.1mb)

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.

2018 Weekly Wednesday Outings (Jun 4/18)

Week One: - Animal Kingdom - Jungle Cat World
Week Two: - Abracadabra - on-site Magician Ron Martin
Week Three: - Undercover - Peterborough Zoo
Week Four: - Wet 'n' Wild - Cedar Park Resort
Week Five: - Rain-forest Adventure - Science Centre
Week Six: - Island Explorer - Cedar Park Resort
Week Seven: - Colour Me Krazy - Peterborough Zoo
Week Eight: - Under the Sea - Cobourg Beach Activity Day
Week Nine: - Circus - on-site with Jumping Castles

Please contact Mary Wick, Registrar, for more information at 905-924-1966 or email:

Registration forms should be mailed or dropped off at:

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

Optimists, Bringing out the best in kids

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. The session will run Aug 7-24, 2018 from 9:00am - 4:30pm daily in Brooklin Memorial Park, 67 Winchester Rd. East, Whitby. The fee for 3 weeks is $450 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.

Link to 2018 CIT Registration Information .

Return to
Optimist Club of Brooklin, Main Page