March Break Camps

 

Welcome to Today’s Family March Break Camp Program!

Today’s Family is a non-profit charitable agency servicing children and families in and around Hamilton, Halton and Haldimand Norfolk. We offer a wide range of early learning and child care programs as well as parental support programs to help you and your child every step of the way. It’s professional, caring support that makes a real difference in the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children.

Today’s Family programs are built around Emergent Curriculum, which means our activities are always driven by your child’s interests and passions. So, when it comes to trips to exciting new places, our job as a camp is to plan where to go. What happens after we get there, though, is up to your child. That means no fixed schedule, no counsellors making plans based on what they think your child will like; your child is king (or queen)!

Registration is now closed but will be available mid-January 2024.

 

Locations and Fees for March Break 2024 Camps

Locations

Hamilton
Hamilton Camp Program Information – Kinder
Hamilton Camp Program Information – Adventure

  • Collegiate
  • GL Armstrong
  • RA Riddell
  • St. Augustine

Halton
Halton Camp Program Information – Kinder
Halton Camp Program Information – Adventure

  • C.H. Norton

Haldimand-Norfolk
Haldimand-Norfolk Camp Program Information

  • Lakewood

 

Fees

Region March Break Camp Week Cost
Hamilton Kinder Camp – $107.50
Adventure/Extreme Camp – $220.50
Halton Kinder Camp – $108.68
Adventure/Extreme Camp – $230.00
Haldimand -Norfolk Kinder Camp – $92.23
Adventure/Extreme Camp – $195.20

*Rate Reduction from CWELCC has been applied to Kinder camp programming for eligible families

 

Frequently-Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

We understand circumstances and plans can change. Due to increased demand for all Today’s Family programming, our cancellation policy has been updated. Should you need to cancel, parents/guardians must provide written notice with your intention to withdraw from March Break Camp to [email protected] by Friday, February 9, 2024. Failure to provide notice will result in full program fees charged.

 

WHAT IS A FAMILY MEETING, WHY IS THIS REQUIRED?

To ensure success of all new children in our programs, Today’s Family holds Family Meetings as part of the camp registration process for children new to our programs.  This allows us to show your child and family the location where they will be attending camp, allow your family to get to know the Program Supervisor and for us to get to know your child.  It helps to ensure a great transition into program!  Family Meetings are in person and may be group sessions.  You can request an individual appointment, should you want to discuss your child’s needs or require accommodation.  Please reach out to [email protected] for more information.

 

IS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE?

Qualifying families may be eligible for subsidy through the Social Development and Early Childhood Services Child Care Fee Subsidy Office. For further information, please call:
905 546-4870 City of Hamilton
905 825-6000 Halton Region
519 426-6170 Haldimand Norfolk

 

WHAT ARE THE PROGRAM HOURS?

Today’s Family March Break Camp Programs operate from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

 

WHAT SHOULD MY CAMPER BRING EACH DAY?

  • Lunch (nut-free)
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Comfortable shoes

We ask that campers not bring any valuables to camp. This includes cell phones, electronic devices, and games.

 

WEATHER POLICY

To ensure the health and safety of all, camp staff will modify activities to accommodate for weather. There will be outdoor time every day, weather permitting.

 

NUTRITION

Today’s Family provides snacks in accordance with the Canada Food Guide. Menus are posted and copies are also available to parents and families. Please be sure to alert us of any allergies or food restrictions. If possible, we will try to provide an alternative. Please bring a nut-free lunch and refillable water bottle every day.

 

GUIDING BEHAVIOUR

Today’s Family use re-direction and positive behaviour guidance techniques appropriate to the child’s age to promote self-discipline and respect for others and their environment.

 

SERIOUS OCCURRENCES

Serious occurrences that happen in your child’s Camp Program are posted at the program location for your information.

 

VOLUNTEER AND STUDENT SUPERVISION POLICY

Only Today’s Family employees will have the direct responsibility for the supervision of children in the camp programs. Please note: Volunteers and students are not considered part of the staff / caregiver to child ratio.

Contact Us

The central office for Today’s Family
is located at:
44 Greendale Drive
Hamilton, Ontario
L9C 5Z4

Hamilton: 905 574 9344
Halton: 289 288 0059
Haldimand and Norfolk: 1 844 574 9344
Oxford Region: 1 844 574 9344 Ext. 1112
Fax: 905-574-2684
E-mail: [email protected]

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