Summer Camp Brochure

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JOIN US! HSC CAMPS ARE FUN FOR ALL!

HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

SUMMER CAMPS HSC’s recreational, enrichment and sports camp programs offer exciting and engaging full-day, full-week activities for children ages 4 to 15. HSC’s well-equipped facilities located on 50 acres of land are the perfect playground for exploration across all age groups. Whether they are participating in HSC’s March Break camp or one of the many offerings available throughout the summer, kids are treated to an action-packed day led by qualified staff, teachers and coaches. For students of HSC, many of our camps are designed for continuity of learning and act as an extension of HSC’s annual academic curriculum, but you don’t have to be an HSC student to join in the fun!

JUNE 27 – AUGUST 26, 2022


SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

COME SEE WHAT ALL THE FUN IS ABOUT! HSC is celebrating more than 30 years of outstanding summer programs for ages 4 to 15. Our innovative and safe camp programs are designed to offer young people exciting enrichment opportunities while cultivating lasting memories and positive experiences for each camper enrolled in our programs. Our camps concentrate on participation, teamwork, cooperation and fun!

To provide a varied experience, all recreational camps are offered as half-day programs. We encourage you to select one program for the morning and one program for the afternoon. Please select only one activity per half-day session. » » » »

Full-day camps: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Morning camps: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Afternoon camps: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Extended care is available

CHOOSE FROM RECREATIONAL, ENRICHMENT AND ATHLETIC CAMPS

INTERACTIVE: TINKERING, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

EXPLORER PROGRAMS:

ZOOLOGY, SAFARI, SPACE, MARINE

THE ARTS:

VISUAL ARTS, CULINARY ARTS, BAKING

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Josh Prodger, Manager of Business Development at josh.prodger@hsc.on.ca or email camps@hsc.on.ca.

ACADEMIC ACADEMY:

STEAM, MATH, ENGLISH

SPORTS:

HOCKEY, GOLF, BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL

HSC.ON.CA/CAMP


CAMP FEES START AT $160 FOR HALF-DAY MORNING PROGRAMS AND $140 FOR HALF-DAY AFTERNOON PROGRAMS (PER WEEK). FREE EXTENDED SERVICE HSC Summer Camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are pleased to provide an extended service that operates from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The campers are supervised while participating in a variety of activities. Please Note: The extended service closes at 5:00 p.m. Any child not picked up by 5:00 p.m. will be taken to the Summer Programs office, where a $25 late pick-up fee will be charged per child.

LUNCH PROGRAM HSC Summer Camps is excited to offer a full-week lunch program this summer. Included in the cost of registration, campers will receive a hot meal, with both morning and afternoon snacks. If you select a morning session, a morning snack and lunch are included. If you select an afternoon session, an afternoon snack is included. Dietary concerns can be met. Campers may also purchase snacks from our Tuck Shop during the lunch hour. OUR STAFF The cornerstone of our programs is the quality of our caregiving. The Directors of our camps include staff from Hillfield Strathallan College, all of whom bring their knowledge, creativity and expertise to the programming of each camp. All our camp staff participate in mandatory training workshops and are certified in CPR/FirstAid. We manage camper-to-staff ratios to ensure excellent supervision in a safe and secure setting. All employees of HSC Summer Programs strive to be excellent communicators and love working with children. FOR SAFETY’S SAKE To ensure participants’ health and safety, please make camp staff aware of any medical conditions, medication requirements, behavioural issues or allergies. This information is valuable and will help ensure a rewarding camp experience for each participant. CANCELLATION POLICY If you need to cancel your registration, please note that full refunds (less the $25 administration fee) are only available if the cancellation is communicated to camps@hsc.on.ca more than 14 days prior to the registered start date. Cancellations within 14 days or less of the registered start date are not eligible for a refund. HSC reserves the right to limit enrolment and change instructors when appropriate. The College also reserves the right to combine or cancel camps due to insufficient enrolment or due to the unavailability of instructors or facilities. We cannot guarantee additional sessions when enrolment surpasses expectations, so please register early. In addition, HSC reserves the right to cancel a camp one week before the start date. In such cases, all fees for a cancelled camp/session will be refunded.


SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

4 TO 6 YEARS ZOOLOGY CAMP A & CAMP E

LANCELOT’S ROYAL ACADEMY CAMP C & CAMP G

AROUND THE WORLD CAMP I

Calling all animal lovers! Come join us for an introduction to animals from the jungle and savannas of Africa to prepare for our Safari Trek in the afternoons!

Sir Lancelot has asked Hektor for help recruiting knights for his round table! Think you are up for the challenge? Come join us and train for an epic week in the Medieval Times!

Exercise your brain and your body in this camp as you take a journey around the world. Children spend part of their day learning about different countries through sound, games and stories, and the other part exercising their bodies with dancing and physical games.

SAFARI TREKKERS CAMP A & CAMP E Join us on our adventure into the jungle and savannas of Africa as we explore the wildlife in our safari trip. Learn about the animal kingdom and all about the creatures that roam this vast continent and enjoy making animal themed and indigenous crafts. NASA TRAINING CENTRE CAMP B & CAMP F NASA is looking for aspiring astronauts for our afternoon space adventures. Come join the NASA training centre to gain all the skills and knowledge for a fun filled space exploration. SPACE EXPLORERS CAMP B & CAMP F Come join us on an exploration of the planets and space travel in this fun hands-on session. Learn about the universe as you construct planets and space vehicles to assist you in your celestial discoveries.

MEDIEVAL TIMES CAMP C & CAMP G Visit the Middle Ages with us and try your hand at living the life of a brave knight or regal princess. Castles and crowns blend with creativity as our campers discover the medieval world. TINKERING CAMP D & CAMP H This camp will inspire “young makers” through problem solving and creative thinking skills by making and creating with various materials. LITTLE BUILDERS CAMP D & CAMP H Everything is "hands-on" in this exploration of design, function and how structures work. Students use everyday materials to design and build a variety of structures to solve a given scenario. Campers use their critical thinking and creativity skills while working in groups to build structures.

UNDER THE SEA CAMP I Join us on an exploration of the Blue Planet. Grab your snorkel and flippers and let’s dive into this fascinating aquatic ecosystem. Learn about the different animals that inhabit the waters and other wonders below the waves. HEAD START AUGUST 22–26 Research tells us that some skills taught throughout the school year have a tendency to regress during summer months. To prevent some of this summer learning loss, HSC offers a literacy and mathematics camp. The camp provides fun, yet intensive, review in a familiar environment with qualified HSC teachers.


SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

7 TO 9 YEARS

ACADEMIC ACADEMY ENGLISH CAMP A, CAMP C, CAMP E, CAMP G HSC Camps is happy to offer our Academic Academy Camp! Led by our talented HSC teaching community, this half day program will give campers the opportunity to sharpen their core academic skills in a fun and engaging way. ACADEMIC ACADEMY - MATH CAMP B, CAMP D, CAMP F, CAMP H HSC Camps is happy to offer our Academic Academy Camp! Led by our talented HSC teaching community, this half day program will give campers the opportunity to sharpen their core academic skills in a fun and engaging way. COMPUTER EXPLORATION CAMP A, CAMP D, CAMP G Learn the necessary skills for success in school. Our classes will consist of document creation, slide shows and how to use painting and drawing tools, as well as an introduction to coding.

ART ATTACK CAMP B, CAMP E, CAMP H

HEAD START AUGUST 22–26

This program is designed to encourage and stimulate creativity in children. Through exploration of and experimentation with a variety of media, the campers will be able to develop their own skill level.

Research tells us that some skills taught throughout the school year have a tendency to regress during summer months. To prevent some of this summer learning loss, HSC offers a literacy and mathematics camp. The camp provides fun, yet intensive, review in a familiar environment with qualified HSC teachers.

CUPCAKE CUISINE CAMP C, CAMP F, CAMP I Calling all bakers and decorators! Cupcakes are everyone’s favourite, so come and learn different cake recipes and icing techniques to make your creations a hit at your next party. COOPERATIVE GAMES CAMPS A TO I There’s no I in TEAM! Campers explore how effective and fun collaborating within a team can be. Join us for a series of fun and action-packed games that teaches campers the importance of being a team member.


SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

10 TO 13 YEARS ACADEMIC ACADEMY ENGLISH CAMP B, CAMP D, CAMP F, CAMP H HSC Camps is happy to offer our Academic Academy Camp! Led by our talented HSC teaching community, this half day program will give campers the opportunity to sharpen their core academic skills in a fun and engaging way. ACADEMIC ACADEMY - MATH CAMP A, CAMP C, CAMP E, CAMP G HSC Camps is happy to offer our Academic Academy Camp! Led by our talented HSC teaching community, this half day program will give campers the opportunity to sharpen their core academic skills in a fun and engaging way. GLOBAL ART CAMP A, CAMP D, CAMP G Take a trip around the world through the artist's lens. Campers will be able to experiment with different mediums and explore creativity from far away lands!

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAMP B, CAMP E, CAMP H

TROJAN JR. MULTI SPORT CAMPS A TO I

The power of computers is rapidly increasing in our modern society through easy access to high speed internet connections. The use of graphics, voice, music, animations and video is increasingly important in all aspects of computer work. This program is an excellent opportunity for children to begin their "hands-on" use of multimedia. Campers learn skills such as internet exploration for pictures and videos as well as creating their own multimedia presentation.

A perfect fit for the budding sport enthusiast, this half-day sports camp focuses on the development of physical literacy skills and team play in a fun-filled atmosphere. These sessions will appeal to campers wanting to improve their play or try their hand at a new sport.

INTERNATIONAL EATS (MULTICULTURAL COOKING) CAMP C, CAMP G, CAMP I Grab your apron and come join us on a trip around the world in the kitchen! Children love to cook and this session will allow them to create some kid-friendly recipes. Cooking is a wonderful activity for children as they sequence, follow directions, explore math concepts (such as measurement, volume and fractions) and learn about the food groups. The best part is you eat what you create!

HEAD START AUGUST 22–26 Research tells us that some skills taught throughout the school year have a tendency to regress during summer months. To prevent some of this summer learning loss, HSC offers a literacy and mathematics camp. The camp provides fun, yet intensive, review in a familiar environment with qualified HSC teachers.


SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

8 TO 15 YEARS - FULL DAY SPORT

TROJAN HOCKEY CAMP B In this one-week hockey development camp, current HSC varsity hockey coaches and players teach campers many aspects of the sport, both on and off the ice. Each day campers benefit from two hours of ice time, working on specific skill sets that will be utilized in practices and games. These skill areas include skating technique, shooting, passing, stickhandling and offensive/defensive awareness. The off-ice sessions include teamwork exercises, nutrition and plyometric training. The HSC Trojan Hockey Camp helps children enhance their individual and teamwork skills, to not only make them better players, but also perhaps tomorrow’s hockey stars! Our coaching staff have coached both in North America and abroad and bring years of knowledge and experience to the table. TROJAN GOLF BY THE GOLFERS ACADEMY CAMP C Time to hit the links! HSC is proud to announce that we have partnered with The Golfers Academy for HSC Trojan Golf this summer. The Golfers Academy is a high performance training academy run by passionate and knowledgeable coaches in the area. Their state-of-the-art facility utilizes Trackman technology to help golfers train, practice and

play golf. These simulators have over 130+ courses worldwide to experience from their location. Your child will have the opportunity to use this technology to analyze their swing and work on their skills with The Golfers Academy coaches. Junior golf coach John R. Stankov brings years of experience in both playing and coaching at the highest levels. John creates a positive, fun, and comfortable environment for our campers to be able to express themselves and build their confidence. John played golf at the San Diego Golf Academy were he graduated with a degree in Golf Operations and Management and a student of the PGA of America. Since then he has obtained certifications in several PGA Teaching and Coaching Summits as well as played many tournaments in the PGA and CPGA. TROJAN BASKETBALL BY IBSA CAMP D, CAMP G Trojan Basketball is back! This camp invites basketball players of all abilities to come and enjoy a great week of learning new skills and playing the great game of basketball. HSC has teamed up with IBSA Basketball to lead this engaging and skills-based camp. IBSA was founded in 2009 by former professional basketball player Zelimir Stevanovic. Seeing the potential of youth athletes in Southern Ontario, Coach Z designed skills development programs that have catapulted youth athletes into

highly skilled basketball players. We are so excited for what IBSA brings to the table with a program where athletes are taken through a session of purposeful teaching and player development drills. IBSA coaches come armed with extensive knowledge and experience to enhance the learning process and provide cutting edge insight on the game. This combination of skill development and teaching is truly second to none in Canada. TROJAN VOLLEYBALL POWERED BY SMASH CAMP E, CAMP H Calling all Volleyball players! HSC Trojan Volleyball is back and better than ever. HSC Trojan Volleyball is powered by SMASH Volleyball. SMASH is an incorporated, notfor-profit community organization dedicated to providing high quality volleyball training for girls and boys. The Club is a respected member of both the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) and Volleyball Canada. SMASH Volleyball maintains the highest standards in training, coaching and club atmosphere. SMASH will be providing a fun and inclusive environment for our campers to learn the skills and joys of the game of volleyball. Please Note: Campers must provide their own equipment for Trojan Hockey and their own clubs for Trojan Golf.


SUMMER CAMP DAILY SCHEDULES HALF-DAY MORNING PROGRAMS

HALF-DAY AFTERNOON PROGRAMS

FULL-DAY PROGRAMS

MORNING EXTENDED CARE/DROP-OFF 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.

DROP-OFF 12:30 – 1:00 P.M.

MORNING EXTENDED CARE/DROP-OFF 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.

CAMP PROGRAMMING 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. LUNCH 12:00 – 12:30 P.M.

CAMP PROGRAMMING 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. EXTENDED CARE/PICK-UP 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.

PICK-UP 12:30 – 1:00 P.M.

REGISTER AT HSC.ON.CA/CAMP

CAMP PROGRAMMING 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. LUNCH 12:00 – 12:30 P.M. RECESS 12:30 – 1:00 P.M. CAMP PROGRAMMING 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.

SUMMER CAMPS HILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE

EXTENDED CARE/PICK-UP 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.


SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM OFFERINGS BY WEEK AGE GROUP/ SESSION

THEME 4–6 Morning

CAMP A

CAMP B

CAMP C

CAMP D

CAMP E

CAMP F

CAMP G

JUNE 27–30

JULY 4–8

JULY 11–15

JULY 18–22

JULY 25–29

AUGUST 2–5

AUGUST 8–12

SAFARI

SPACE

STEM

SAFARI

SPACE

REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION CLOSED

MEDIEVAL TIMES

MEDIEVAL TIMES

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Zoology

NASA Training Centre

Lancelots Royal Academy

4–6 Afternoon

Safari Trekers

Space Explorers

7–9 Morning

Academic Academy English

7–9 Morning

REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION CLOSED

CAMP I

HEAD START

AUGUST 15–19 AUGUST 22–26 AUGUST 22–26 STEM REGISTRATION CLOSED

AROUND THE WORLD

HEAD START

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Tinkering

Around the World

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Under the Sea

Head Start Program: English

Tinkering

Zoology

NASA Training Centre

Medieval Times

Little Builders

Safari Trekers

Space Explorers

Medieval Times

Little Builders

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Computer Exploration

Art Attack

Cupcake Cuisine

Computer Exploration

Art Attack

Cupcake Cuisine

Computer Exploration

Art Attack

Cupcake Cuisine

7–9 Afternoon

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

Cooperative Games

10–13 Morning

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

Academic Academy Math

Academic Academy English

10–13 Morning

Global Art

Information Technology

International Eats

Global Art

Information Technology

International Eats

Global Art

Information Technology

International Eats

10–13 Afternoon

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Jr. Multi Sport

Trojan Hockey

Trojan Golf

Trojan Basketball

Trojan Volleyball

Trojan Basketball

Trojan Volleyball

8–15 Full Day Sport

Lancelots Royal Academy

CAMP H

Head Start Program: Math

Head Start Program: English

Head Start Program: Math Head Start Program: Math

PLEASE NOTE, CAMPS A AND F ARE FOUR-DAY PROGRAMS AND START AT $128 FOR HALF-DAY MORNINGS AND $112 FOR HALF-DAY AFTERNOONS. CAMPS B, C, D, E, G, H, I AND HEAD START ARE FIVE-DAY PROGRAMS AND START AT $160 FOR HALF-DAY MORNINGS AND $140 FOR HALF-DAY AFTERNOONS.

Head Start Program: English