So, you’ve lost track of time and, if you’re like me, you’re in panic mode. Yes, summer is mere weeks away and you haven’t finalized summer camps for your kid? No worries! Here are a few awesome day camps that still have space! But hurry because, trust me, you’re not the only who hasn’t booked yet!
The Chef Upstairs (Leaside) hosts kids in their cooking studio that will truly bringing out your child’s “inner chef”. Kids will not only have fun getting hands-on baking and cooking in the kitchen with the chefts, but they will also learn about healthy eating as well as kitchen and food safety. The kids also get outside and head to the neighbourhood markets to learn about fresh ingredients and the local library to browse through the latest cookbooks.http://www.thechefupstairs.com/kids_summer_cooking_camp_2014.html
Freehand School of Art (3315 Yonge Street) host weekly themed camps offering instruction across a wide range of media. Themes include Stargazers, Video Game, Animal Kingdom, Clay and Sculpture. Instructors are highly qualified artists-teachers with teaching degree for kids ages 4 to 14. Half or full day options available. http://freehandart.ca/camps/
TIFF (TIFF Bell Lightbox,) the home of the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF Kids International Film Festival and digiPlaySpace , becomes the camping grounds of where kids can discover and explore many aspects of filmmaking. Learn about animation to basic robotics and game design. Programming caters to kids ages 8 to 17. Make movie trailers and get in front, or behind the camera for this truly amazing experience. Parents are invited for camp screenings at the end of some sessions. http://tiff.net/kids-family/camps/summer-camps2014
Creative Club Inc. (Donway/Lawrence) is where “Everything Is Awesome.” Perfect for the little Lego lover in the family. Camp kids rotate through various themed days and use their imaginations or through team play to create theme parks, castles, space stations and using Lego building systems. Building challenges and projects for various age groups. Bus pick up available at various locations.http://www.creativeclubinc.com/
Le Dolci Fun Foodie Studio (1006 Dundas Street West) This summer’s foodie fun will include pasta making, candy creating, doughnut class, ice cream making, and mini pies and tarts. Crafts, musical activities and healthy snacks and lunches round out the day. Kids Camp run July 14-18.http://www.ledolci.com/