March Break Camp
March 11 - 15, 2024

We are excited to launch our March Break Active Camp. Our camp is the perfect choice for families seeking an engaging and affordable camp experience for their children 5-12 years old.

We offer a diverse range of activities, from sports such as basketball and adventures such as scavenger hunt to creative arts and team-building activities such as Keva Challenge.

Thank you to all the campers for a memorable week!

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A Message from Our Directors and Counselors


5 Full Days

  • 9 am - 4 pm
  • Free - YRES Scholarship Fund Recipient

5 Half-Days

  • 9 am - 12 pm / 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Free - YRES Scholarship Fund Recipient

Half-Day Trial (Any Day)

0 free/per location
  • One free half-day camp on any available date
All campers will receive 3 tickets to our Camp Graduation Ceremony to be held in August 2024.

Optional Add-ons

  • Snack and Lunch (5 days) $75
  • Before Care (5 days) (8am - 9am) $50
  • After Care (5 days) (4pm - 5pm) $50

Our Locations

Franklin Street Public School
21 Franklin St, Markham, ON L3P 2S7

Doncrest Public School
124 Blackmore Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2B1

Our Camp Leaders

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Camp Director - Carson

  • University of Waterloo
  • Specialty: Ice-breaking Games, Math, English, Public Speaking

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Camp Counselor - Flora

  • YRDSB Top Scholar, University of Waterloo
  • Specialty: Yoga, Dance, Badminton, Science, Math

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Camp Counselor - Lily

  • University of Waterloo
  • Specialty: Rock Climbing, English, Science, Coding, Mandarin

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Camp Counselor - Leon

  • University of Guelph
  • Specialty: Volleyball, Dodgeball, English, Chess

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Camp Counselor - Tanya

  • University of Waterloo
  • Specialty: Volleyball, Guitar, Cantonese

Camp Counselor - Angelica

  • University of Waterloo
  • Specialty: French, Spanish, Arts, Creative Thinking
  • Testimonials from Parents

    Take a look at our schedule and food!*

    *subject to change

    Hands-on Learning

    Engage in interactive, hands-on projects that promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.


    Unleash your creativity through art, design, and innovative projects, fostering a love for the arts and STEM disciplines.

    Physical Fitness

    Improve athleticism and physical well-being through a variety of sports, building strength, endurance, and coordination.


    Learn the value of fair play, respect, and teamwork.

    Above images are not actual depictions of the items on the menu.  They only serve as a visualization of the food items.

    Our registrations have closed! Looking forward to seeing you all at camp!

    Let's all say

    Thank You To Our Partners!

    Our partners make it possible for YRES to continue providing accessible education to the York Region.

    Donation Shoutouts

    Thank you to
    Richmond Hill Public Library for 6 boxes of books Children's Book Bank for 14 boxes of books Aurora Public Library for 2 boxes of books  Reptilia for complimentary tickets Boardgame Bliss for 1 box of board games


    The scheduled location is as follows and registration will be confirmed after program payment.

    Available Campuses are:

    • Franklin Street PS, 21 Franklin St, Markham, ON L3P 2S7
    • Doncrest PS, 124 Blackmore Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2B1

    Please visit our website on a regular basis for any updates or contact info@yorkeducation.ca.

    Our hours of operation are 9:00AM – 4:00PM.

    Camp is first come, first serve.

    Should a location be at maximum capacity, students will be placed on the waitlist.

    The campers are 5-12 years old. If your children are outside the range but still interested, please contact us for an assessment before registration.

    The best way to contact us is via email. info@yorkeducation.ca

    All requests for refunds, transfers, and cancellations must be submitted in writing via e-mail to info@yorkeducation.ca Please see chart below on refunds, transfers, and cancellations policy.

    Your RequestCamp RequirementRefund Details / Fee Required
    To cancel camp 7 days prior to start of camp
    • Written request via e-mail

    100% refund, 

    $50 processing fee

    To cancel camp within 7 days to start of camp
    • Written request via e-mail
    • Medical certificate

    Sorry, we regret that camp fees are non-refundable unless the request is accompanied by a medical certificate.

    A medical certificate needs to be presented before the end of the registered camp week in order to qualify for a 70% refund of days missed.

    You may transfer the camp to another participant within the same age group, subject to Camp Director's approval and administration fee.

    Children with transferable or communicable conditions asked to leave camp
    • Medical notes recommend child leave camp
    • Medical note certifying the camper is well enough to return to camp is required and camper must be symptom-free for 24 hours prior to return to camp.
    100% refund issued for the number of days missed.
    A medical certificate needs to be presented before the end of the registered camp week in order to qualify for a 70% refund of days missed. (Days refunded starts from the later date of 1. medical note being issued and 2. official informing the camp director).
    Late arrivals, early withdrawals, or missed camp days No Refund
    Re-schedule or transfer camp weeks
    • Written request via e-mail
    • Subject to availability

    All requests for refunds, transfers, and cancellations must be submitted in writing via e-mail to info@yorkeducation.ca Please see chart below on refunds, transfers, and cancellations policy.

    In the event that government regulations do not allow camps to open or shut down camps mid-season due to COVID-19, affected registrants will be provided with a full refund.

    As an NPO e-Transfer is our default and preferred method. However you can pay outstanding fees with a credit card from the email link provided and a processing fee will apply.

    You may come in-person and pay on-site. Please confirm your arrival time between 10 am - 3 pm and we will  inform the teacher on-site to greet you. Please book an appointment through email at info@yorkeducation.ca at least two days ahead of your planned arrival date.

    We offer a $50 coupon per one family referral. Referrals will be handled in June once registrations have closed.

    CWELCC is an incredible program that has the goal of offering childcare for a low average cost. However this program is only applicable for daycare centres and unfortunately we are not part of the childcare system. The Before and After Care program we offer is supplementary to the camp programs we offer and can be purchased for parents that require an early drop off or late pick up.

    Canadian Tire Jumpstart®

    A community-based charitable program that helps kids age 4 to 18 participate in organized sports and recreation programs so they can develop important life skills, self-esteem and confidence.

    National in scope, but local in focus, Canadian Tire Jumpstart® delivers support to children in financial need through a Canada-wide network of local chapters.

    Here are some important details:

    • Children are eligible for up to $600 per calendar year; a maximum $300 for the same sport.
    • Grants will not exceed a maximum of $150 per application. Please note that our goal is to reach as many children as possible therefore grant amounts will vary.
    • Programs or activities must encourage physical activity.
    • Funding preference is to pay for registration fees.
    • Approval of funding is dependent on available funds.
    • Funding is available for members of the same family for the same season.


    • All applicants must reside within Markham.
    • Eligible applicants include children and youth between the ages 4 and 18 years of age.
    • Funding should be for a sustained program that lasts a season. One week camps are not eligible.

    How to Apply

    If you would like to apply for the support through Canadian Tire Jumpstart® program, please
    apply online.


    YRES Scholarship

    • YRES Scholarship Fund recipient may receive 100% coverage for the camp

    We offer healthy choices of snacks, including fresh vegetables and fruits. For lunch, we offer sandwiches and pizza, and campers have several options to choose from, for example cheese or pepperoni pizza, and veggie sandwiches.

    We plan to assign 20 campers per classroom. These classes will have 1 instructor and 4-5 volunteers, making it a ratio of 4 campers to 1 adult.

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