2024 Summer Camp  (July 8 – Aug. 16, 2024)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

YRES camp is the ideal destination for families looking for an enriching and affordable summer experience for their children.

We offer a diverse range of activities, including sports, recreational arts and crafts, and S.T.E.M. for children 5-12 years old.

Join us for a summer of fun, friendship, and learning!

Parents like our Affordable Prices Instructors Challenges

A Message from Our Directors and Counselors

Take a Peek at Our Camp Activities 1

Take a Peek at Our Camp Activities 2

Click to enlarge the Daily Schedule!

Check out our brochure for this year!

Summer Camp Daily Schedule

click to enlarge

Announced Locations

Stonebridge Public School (West Markham) (YRES)

School locations will be announced in April 2024 by the School Boards​

A public school in Richmond Hill

A public school in Toronto/Scarborough

Our Camp Leaders

Testimonials from Parents

Pricing

(July 8 – Aug. 16, 2024)

6-Week Bundle Package

(6-Week Camp 8am-4pm, including Before-Care and Lunch/Snacks):

$1814 $1399*

*Offer ends May 29th, 2024

Regular Week

$195 / week

Civic Holiday

$155 / Week

Optional Add-ons: 

Regular    Civic Holiday   6 Weeks

Snacks and Lunch

$75

$60

$360 $435

Before-Care

(8-9 am)

 $50

$40

$249 $290

After-Care

(4-5 pm)

 $50

$40

$249 $290

Pricing

6-Week Bundle Package (6-Week Camp 8am-4pm, including Before-Care and Lunch/Snacks):
$1814
$1399* (July 8 – Aug. 16, 2024) Offer ends May 29th, 2024

5-Day Week
(9am - 4pm)

Civic Holiday Week (4-Day)
(9am - 4pm)

6-Week Bundle Package*
(8am - 4pm)
Lunch & Snacks Included

Camp

$195

$155

$1399 $1814

Optional Add-ons: 

5-Day Week

Civic Holiday (4-Day)

All 6 Weeks

Snacks and Lunch

$75

$60

$360 $435

Before Care (8-9am)
or After Care (4-5pm)

$50

 $40

$249 $290

Ready to Register?

All campers receive 3 tickets to our Camp Graduation Ceremony, to be held in August 2024.

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.

Hands-on Learning

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

Creativity

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

Teamwork

Collaborate with peers on group projects, enhancing communication and teamwork skills.

Exploration

Explore new fields and discover your passions while gaining a deeper understanding of the world around you.

Physical Fitness

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

Sportsmanship

Learn the value of fair play, respect, and teamwork, both on and off the field.

Skill Development

Enhance skills and techniques in a range of sports, e.g. perfecting your shot in basketball.

Confidence

Gain self-assurance and a sense of achievement in a supportive and encouraging environment.

FAQ

The scheduled location is as follows and registration will be confirmed after program payment. School locations will be announced in April 2024 by the School Boards​:
    • Richmond Hill
    • Toronto / Scarborough
School locations are announced in Markham:
  • West Markham - Stonebridge Public School
Please visit our website on a regular basis for any updates or contact info@yorkeducation.ca. Our hours of operation are 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Before care (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) and after care (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) available at extra cost. 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
$50

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.

Eligibility

  • 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.

en_CAEnglish (Canada)

Get the Latest YRES News to Your Inbox

Subscribe to get updates on our new camps, programs and events!

Subscribe