OCA Summer Camp Experiences for Refugee Kids

Are you a refugee family that arrived in Canada in 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020? Do you have a child or children between the ages of 4-15? Are you looking for a safe, fun, and free Canadian outdoor summer experience for your child(ren)?

If you answered yes to these three questions, then your child(ren) qualify for a FREE one or two week session at an Ontario Summer Camp!

Thanks to the generosity of over 100 OCA Accredited Camp Owners across Ontario, a variety of free camper spaces are available across Ontario. You may request either a day or an overnight camp that offers the following programs:

  • -specialty camps
  • -religious or non-religious camps
  • -all boy, all girl, or co-ed camps
  • -1 week or multi-week camps

All inquiries should be directed to the following participating camps. You can search for the camp’s contact information using the camp search bar in the top right corner of this page.

  • -5 Star Camps
  • -AGO Art Camp
  • -Arowhon
  • -Arrowhead Camp
  • -Awakening
  • -Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre
  • -Belwood Lodge and Camp
  • -Big Canoe: United Church
  • -C.Y.O. Camp Brébeuf
  • -C.Y.O. Camp Marydale
  • -Cairn Family of Camps: Glen Mhor & Iona
  • -Camp U of T
  • -Canadian Adventure Camp
  • -Can-Aqua
  • -Canterbury Hills Camp
  • -Celtic
  • -CGIT Camp Kalalla
  • -Couchiching
  • -Davern
  • -Disciples Conference Grounds
  • -Earthbound Kids/Camp Treetop
  • -Evergreen Adventure Camp
  • -Frontier Trails Camp
  • -Go Green Youth Centre
  • -Golden Lake Camp: United Church
  • -Great Moose Adventures
  • -GTA Photography Classes – Ottawa
  • -GTA Photography Classes – Toronto
  • -Harbourfront Centre Camps
  • -Hashomer Hatzair / Camp Shomria Canada
  • -Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp & Retreat Centre
  • -Humber Arboretum Nature Camps
  • -Huron Church Camp
  • -Hurontario
  • -Kahquah
  • -Kawartha & The Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre
  • -Keewaydin Camp
  • -King Day Camp – Seneca College
  • -Kintail
  • -Madawaska Camps
  • -Manitou
  • -McGovern
  • -Medeba Summer Camp
  • -Menesetung: United Church
  • -Mi-A-Kon-Da
  • -Misquah
  • -Moorelands Camp
  • -New Moon
  • -Nominingue
  • -Oconto
  • -Otterdale
  • -Ouareau
  • -Outward Bound Canada
  • -Pathfinder
  • -Pearce Williams: United Church
  • -Ponacka
  • -Project Canoe
  • -Quin-Mo-Lac: United Church
  • -Ramah in Canada
  • -Reptilia Zoo – Vaughan
  • -Robin Hood
  • -ROM Summer Club
  • -Ryerson Performance Youth and Community Programs
  • -Ryerson Summer Day Camps
  • -Safari Zoo Camp
  • -Silver Lake Mennonite Camp
  • -Smitty
  • -Sparrow Lake Camp: United Church
  • -StepStones Camp
  • -Stevenson Children’s Camp
  • -Swallowdale Camp
  • -Tamakwa
  • -Tamarack
  • -Tawingo
  • -Temagami
  • -Tim Horton Onondaga Farms
  • -Township of King Camps
  • -Trent Excalibur Camp
  • -U-Turn Ranch
  • -Vincent
  • -Wabikon
  • -Wabun
  • -Walden
  • -Wanapitei
  • -White Pine
  • -Wilvaken
  • -Wye Marsh Day Camp
  • -YMCA GTA – YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre
  • -YMCA-YWCA National Capital Region – Otonabee
  • -Youth Leadership Camps Canada
  • -Zodiac Day Camp
  • -Can-Aqua
  • -Earthbound Kids/Camp Treetop
  • -Easter Seals Ontario
  • -Grand River Conservation Authority: Nature Adventu
  • -GTA Photography Classes
  • -Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship
  • -Reptilia Zoo
  • -Rouge Camps
  • -Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
  • -The p.i.n.e. project
  • -United Church of Canada
  • -Willowgrove Inc.
  • -YMCA Greater Toronto
  • -YMCA Kingston
  • -YMCA Northeastern Ontario
  • -YMCA Oakville

Got Questions?
Call us at 416-485-0425 or toll-free 1-844-485-0425
or email us: refugeesummer@ontariocamps.ca