Winter Day Camps

 

Welcome to Today’s Family Winter Camp Program!

 

If you are looking for information for our 2022 March Break Camp program, please click here.

 

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 the 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 actually happens after we get there, though, is up to your child. That means no fixed schedule, no counselors making plans based on what they think your child will like; your child is king (or queen)!

Available on a first-come, first-served basis, you can register for Today’s Family camp by reaching out to our Placement Consultant to receive the online camp registration form via email at [email protected]

 

Locations for Winter 2021 Camps

Hamilton
Collegiate Avenue Elementary School
GL Armstrong
RA Riddell
Augustine (week 1 only)

Halton
C.H. Norton

Haldimand-Norfolk
Lakewood Elementary
Waterford School

 

Camps will take place December 20-23, 2021 (week 1), December 29 and 30, 2021 (week 2).
Please note: St. Augustine will not run camp December 29 and 30.

For more information on camp activities, click here.

 

Rates

Region Week 1 Cost Week 2 Cost
Hamilton Kinder Week 1 – $ 184

Adventure/Extreme Week 1 – $180

Kinder Week 2 – $92

Adventure/Extreme Week 2 – $90

Halton Kinder Week 1 – $ 200

Adventure/Extreme Week 1 – $190

Kinder Week 2 – $100

Adventure/Extreme Week 2 – $95

Haldimand -Norfolk Kinder/Adventure/Extreme Week 1 – $144.20 Kinder/Adventure/Extreme Week 1 – $72.10

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Do we have to sign up for the entire winter break?

No, you can sign up on a week-by-week basis. Please note that you will be charged for absent or sick days.

 

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

 

Program Hours

Today’s Family Winter Camp Programs operate from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. We are closed on statutory holidays.

 

What should my camper bring to camp 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
Fax: 905-574-2684
E-mail: [email protected]

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