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Queen's Summer Camps

A wide variety of camps for children of all ages are offered at Queen’s in spring and summer. From sports to geography, art, and eco-adventures — there is something for everyone.

Please contact the individual departments for information on future offerings.

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2016 Summer Programs

Camps are subject to change.
Please contact the group/department noted for more details, to confirm dates and to register.


Queen's French Camps

Department of French Studies
(613) 533-2086
frenchcamp@queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
  • 4-5 day sessions in July and August
  • Language learning and cultural activities through traditional camp recreational programming
  • NO French experience necessary
SK-Grade 3
(Ages 5-9)

Science Quest

Engineering Society
(613) 533-6870

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
  • Science Camp
  • Tech Camp
  • Girls Quest
  • Girls Quest Tech
  • Eco Camp
  • Entrepreneurs in Science
  • Robotics Camp
  • Science Quest in Brockville, Perth and Trenton
  • Science Quest en Français
  • Impact and Brainstorm (overnight camps!)

Various weeks in July and August

Grades 4-9

Queen's Summer Engineering Academy (QSEA)

Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
eng.connections@queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range

With both residential and day options available, QSEA is an engineering-focused educational summer program that exposes participants to a selection of engineering fields, such as Chemical, Civil, Electrical & Computer, and Mechanical.

One-week and two-week programs, starting from July 18 and running until August 19

Grades 10-12

Eco-Adventure Camp

Queen’s University Biological Station
qubsecoadventure@gmail.com

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
  • LIT Program (ages 15-18)
  • Eco-Adventure (ages 10-14)
  • Family night Thursday – cabin rentals for campers' families
Ages 10-14
Ages 15-18 (LIT Program)

ASUS Summer Camps

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society
(613) 533-6258
camps@asus.queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range

One-week Arts and Science camps over eight weeks. Each week has a different theme and activities.

Ages 4-8

Barefoot Players Summer Theatre Camp

Department of Drama
613-533-2104
queensbarefootplayers@gmail.com

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range

Theatre, acting, dance, music, puppetry, and masks.
July 11-15
July 25-29

Ages 6-12

Explore Summer Camp

Department of Geography
(613) 533-6000 ext. 77214
explore.geography@queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range

Explore Junior
Each camp has a different theme
July 4-8 – Storm Chasers & Weather Watchers
July 11-15 – World Travelers
July 18-22 – Where the Wild Things Are
August 2-5 – Wonders of the World
August 15-19 – Under the Sea

SK-Grade 3
Explore Senior
Each camp has a different theme
July 25-29 – Natural Resources
August 8-12 – Cultural Conquest
Grades 4-8

Summer SmARTs Camp

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
613-533-2190

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
Teen Art Course
July 4-8
Teens
Art Day Camp
July 11-15
July 18-22
July 25-29
Ages 8-12

Math Quest

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(613) 533-2432
mathquest@mast.queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
Math Camp for Girls
August 8-11
Girls entering grades 9-12

Enrichment Studies Unit Summer Programs

Two programs offered:

Enrichment Studies Unit
(613) 533-3181
esu@queensu.ca

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range

4-6 day programs in August
See Program Dates (PDF download)

Students entering grades 8 and 9;
and students entering grades 10-12

Q-Camps

Athletics and Recreation
(613) 533-2500 to ask about our staff and member discounts
qcamps@gogaelsgo.com

GENERAL SPORT AND THEME CAMPS

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
Little Explorers
July 11-15
August 8-12
Ages 4-6
Little Learners
July 25-29
August 22-26
Ages 4-6
Mini Sport
July 4-8
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
August 29 - September 2
Ages 4-6
Super Hero Training
July 18-22
August 15-19
Ages 4-6
Music in Motion
(In partnership with Queen's Community Music)
July 18-22
July 25-29
August 8-12
Ages 6-8
ActiveFUNdamental Camp
July 4 - September 2 (no camp August 1)
Ages 6-8
1/2 Basketball & 1/2 Volleyball
July 4-8
July 18-22
Ages 8-13
Field Sports Camp
July 11-15
Ages 8-14
Fitness for Girls
July 4-8
Ages 8-13
Sport Splash
August 8-12
August 15-19
Ages 8-13
Red Cross Swim Kid Lessons and Sports
July 11-22
Ages 8-13
Just for Fish
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 8-13
Music in Motion Sr.
(In partnership with Queen's Community Music)
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 8-10
Sports Camp
July 4-8
July 25-29
August 15-19
August 29 - September 2
Ages 8-13
Swim & Gym
August 29 - September 2
Ages 8-13
Adventures in Creative Writing
July 25-29
Ages 10-14
Athlete Conditioning
July 11-15
Ages 13-17
Babysitting Course
August 15-19
Ages 10-14
Boys Club
July 25-29
Ages 10-14
Dance Camp
July 11-15
August 8-12
Ages 10-14
Drama / Improv & Sports Camp
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 10-14
Fitness Boot Camp
August 22-26
Ages 10-17
Girls Club
July 18-22
Ages 10-14
Glee Club & Sport Camp
(In partnership with Kingston School of Music)
July 4-8
August 8-12
Ages 10-14
Guitar & Sports Camp
(In partnership with Kingston School of Music)
August 22-26
Ages 10-14
Ukulele & Sports Camp – New!
(In partnership with Kingston School of Music)
July 11-15
Ages 8-13
Travel Our City
July 18-22
August 22-26
Ages 10-14
Leader in Training (2 weeks)
July 11-22
August 15-26
Ages 13-18

SPORT-SPECIFIC CAMPS

Program Details and Dates Age / Grade Range
Girls Basketball Elite Training and Scrimmage (SPRING CAMP)
May 26 - July 30
Ages 13-18 / Players entering grades 9-12
Basketball Camp for Boys
August 15-19
Ages 7-11 / Players entering grades 2-5
Basketball Camp for Girls
August 15-19
Ages 7-11 / Players entering grades 2-5
Basketball Academy for Boys
August 22-26
Ages 10-14 / Players entering grades 6-8
Basketball Academy for Girls
August 22-26
Ages 10-14 / Players entering grades 6-8
Fencing Camp
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 10-16
Football
July 4-8
Ages 8-13
Ultimate Camp
July 25-29
Ages 8-13
Volleyball - Fundamentals Camp
July 25-29
Ages 10-14 / Players entering grades 6-8
Volleyball - Player Development Camp
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 13-18 / Players entering grades 9-12
Volleyball - High Performance Camp
August 8-12
Ages 16-18
Elite Football Camp - Linemen
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 14-18 / Players entering grades 10-12
Elite Football Camp - Passing
August 2-5 (no camp August 1)
Ages 14-18 / Players entering grades 10-12
Basketball Jr. Girls Team Camp
Teams must register with Dave Wilson at qwbball@queensu.ca
Ages 13-18 / Players entering grades 9-12
Boys Elite Basketball Academy
July 5 - August 9 (Tues & Sun evenings)
Ages 12-17 / Players entering grades 8-11