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Summer 2024

Information about summer 2024 will be made available in the new Spring Key at the end of February 2024, registration for camps will commence March 25, 2024.

Chippewa Summer Camps is a registered week long summer camp program for children 5-13! We focus on nature-based activities and outdoor skill building while on the shores of Lake Superior. Each week is themed and days are packed with arts & crafts, sports & games, camp skills, swimming and so much more!

Check us out in the Key for more information on weekly themes and how to register!

For your child's safety, we require a completed Participant Information Form (provided at registration) to be submitted by email to chippewasummercamps@thunderbay.ca no later that 4:30pm on the Wednesday of the week prior to camp.

 

Chipmunks (Ages 5-8)

July 2-5  Summer Extravaganza - 4 Day Camp 

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July 8-12  Little Champions Challenge

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July 15-19  Mini Masterchefs

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July 22-26 Mystical Forest Explorers
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July 29-Aug2 Wild Ninjas

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August 6-9  IMAGIN-arium - 4 day camp!

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August 12-16  Island Castaways

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August 19-23  Sunny Send-Off

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Bears (Ages 9-13)

July 2-5  Sizzlin’ Summer Adventure - 4-day Camp

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July 8-12  Chippewa Champions 

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July 15-19  Amazing Race

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July 22-26  Chopped Chippewa

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July 29-Aug 2  Splash Spectacular

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August 6-9 STEAM-tastic! - 4 day camp!

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August 12-16  Chippewa Island

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August 19-23 Sunny Send-Off

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Drop off and Pick Up Information

Bus transportation will be provided for campers with safe protocols in place. Families can select either Volunteer Pool or Churchill Pool as designated Pick up/Drop off locations. 

Drop off at Churchill Pool or Volunteer Pool: Between 8:00am - 8:45am (buses leave at 9am SHARP)

Pick up at Churchill Pool or Volunteer Pool: Between 4:30 pm - 5 pm

 

Things to know

  • Registration is required – call 625-8463 to register starting May 15th!
  • Chippewa is nut safe – any food sent from home must be nut safe.
  • Please pack plenty of water, food, athletic footwear and a hat, as well as a bathing suit & towel!
  • Ensure your child is wearing sunscreen.
  • A Participant Information Form is needed before the start of camp.
  • If your child has a disability or requires extra support, we welcome them to come with a PSW or support may be provided through Junior Inclusion Services.

 

Staff and volunteers

 Staff
All staff is trained in First Aid and HIGH FIVE. HIGH FIVE supports the healthy development of children in recreation and sport.
 Volunteering

To volunteer with Chippewa Summer Camps, email Volunteer Program Coordinator: Samantha.stovel@thunderbay.ca

 

Don't forget to check out our newest Program, the leaders in training program!  

 

FAQs 

 Where are camps located?
Camps are based at Chippewa Park on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior
 Camp Environment

Maximum Camper to Leader ratio is 10 to 1.

 Transportation

Drop off and pick up is at Volunteer Pool or Churchill Pool (identify which location during registration). Bus transportation to Chippewa Park is provided by an accredited bus company for campers and staff.  

 Swimming

Weather dependent, there is also lifeguard supervised swimming at Sandy Beach near Chippewa Park a couple times throughout the week and three times a week at the pools at the end of the day from 3:30-4:30pm

Contact us

During Summer Hours: Email us at chippewasummercamps@thunderbay.ca  or call (807) 626-6749.

Off-season, please email nina.arcon@thunderbay.ca

 

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