Summer Camps


Hello Explorers!

We’re excited to be offering Summer Camps June 28 through July 30!

Online summer campers will receive live instruction from our experienced Instructors. Limited group sizes will allow campers to meet new people and build friendships! All online camps will be delivered through Zoom. Participants can join us from the comfort of home and may even enjoy setting up outdoors, in a safe and sunny spot. We have a variety of camps outlined below to choose from – for all ages and interests. Register today to secure your spot.

Stay healthy – we hope to see you soon!

Liz, Randy and the Explore It! team.

info@exploreitall.ca

All Online Summer Camp programming information is in the schedule and summaries below. Campers will need a tablet, laptop or desktop computer and a reliable connection to the internet to connect with the group for the daily sessions. Additional requirements are summarized below.

All times are Eastern Standard Time (Toronto). Please note our online Terms and Conditions

Puppetry & Theatre Arts

With Rebecca!

9:30 – 11:00 am  •  Age 8+ • $84

Do you love famous puppets like Elmo, Kermit the Frog or the Fraggles? Join us in this camp to get crafty, exercise your imagination, and make new friends – as we form a puppetry troupe for the week! We’ll make a different kind of puppet each day, and have fun bringing them to life through the magic of our Zoom theatre!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

You CAN Dance for FUN!

With Hayley!

9:45 – 11:15 am  •  Age 5 – 8 • $84

Do you love to dance and move, always grooving around the house? Join us for this daily dance party and see where your energy can take you! Participants will explore elements of diverse dance styles, while cultivating the possibilities of their own movement. Each day will feature a different theme and songs – to inspire movement, melody and fun for all. What hidden dance skills do you have, ready to groove to the surface?

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Broadway Juniors : Musical Theatre Intensive

With Kathryn!

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  (with a 15min break) •  Age 7 – 10 • $112

Join the Explore It! team for Musical Theatre and become a theatrical success! With a focus on the love of the performing arts, we will explore areas of singing, acting and dancing while rehearsing. Participants will finish the week with a mini-online-performance for family as well as the option for a final video compilation of select numbers. Taking the size of the group into consideration, we will work with campers according to their age and abilities to ensure appropriate attention is given to foster the development of both confidence and skills in this unique and powerful art form. Musical Theatre has it all — from chorus lines to jazz hands, dance breaks and dazzling costumes – truly – what could be more amazing than a musical?!

This week, we’ll be exploring the theme “Magic at the Movies”, and we’ll focus on songs, dances and scenes inspired by the great movie-musicals such as The Greatest Showman, The Wizard of Oz, Pitch Perfect, Into The Woods, Mary Poppins Returns, High School Musical and many more!

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Disney Adventure Camp

With Hayley!

1:45 – 3:15 pm  •  Age 5 – 8 • $84

Have you always wanted to be like the daring Rapunzel, adventurous Cinderella, or courageous Peter Pan in your very own Disney adventure? This is your chance! In this Disney Adventure Camp, we will explore the plot and characters of favourite tales and – using costumes, crafts, games, activities and imagination, campers will become a part of the story! Let’s go on an adventure!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

STEAM Summer Science Camp

With Mirka!

2 – 3:30 pm  •  Age 6+ • $84

Let’s get tinkering! This STEAM based camp encourages curiosity and creative thinking through hands-on projects and experiments that explore art, science and more. From explosive chemistry experiments to engineering challenges, students will engage in a range of creative explorations that will help them understand the world around them. Join us in STEAM Summer Science Camp to explore a world where Science, Technology and Art intersect!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Summer Adventure:

STEAM, Crafts, Games & More!

With Rebecca!

9:30 – 11:00 am  •  Age 5 – 8 • $105

Set your spirit of adventure free in this STEAM based summer camp. This camp is everything you love about summer – online! We’ll make new friends, explore nature, science, crafts, art and more – and we’ll have tons of fun! Join us for this action-packed week – let’s adventure together!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household and crafting materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Creative Comic Creations : Drawing and Story Telling

With Rachel!

9:45 – 11:15 am  •  Age 8+ • $105

The Avengers, Batman, and Supergirl may have already been written, but there are tons of superheroes just waiting for you to tell their story! In this unique program, campers will have the opportunity to create their very own comic strip or book, from start to finish. Participants will develop characters, create storyboards, and bring their very own characters to life – to enjoy and share with the group.  This camp will enhance creativity, focusing on alternative methods of storytelling and self-expression. It’s time to create your own comic book!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple art or crafting materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

TikTok Dance Crew : A New Dance Every Day!

With the Explore It! Dancers!

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  (with a 15min break) •  Age 9+ • $140

Do you have the moves to become the next TikTok dance star? In this fun program, campers will explore their dancing abilities, learning a new TikTok routine every day, culminating in a short performance for friends and family at the end of the week! Be the centre of attention in TikTok Dance Camp!

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!
  • Note : This camp is inspired by the short, fun dances featured on TikTok. With the online safety of our participants in mind, we will not be using or accessing TikTok during our camp, we will not promote it to the campers and we will not post any of our dances on the TikTok platform.

Disney Dance Party!

With Hayley!

1:45 – 3:15 pm  •  Age 5 – 8 • $105

Do you love to dance and move, always grooving around the house? Join us for Disney Dance Party and see where your energy can take you! Campers will explore elements of diverse dance styles, while cultivating the possibilities of their own movement. Each day will feature a different Disney theme and songs – to inspire movement and fun for all. What hidden dance skills do you have, ready to groove to the surface?

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

The Art of Nature

With Mirka!

2 – 3:30 pm  •  Age 5+ • $105

Think outside the box and unleash your creative side in The Art of Nature! In this science based art camp, students will get the chance to explore various parts of the natural world by creating works of art about animals, insects, plants, and more. Campers will have the opportunity to use a range of media and techniques, including drawing, painting, and sculpture. A great creative space for budding scientists and artists alike!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Let’s Get Dramatic! : Theatre Arts Camp

With Rebecca!

9:30 – 11:00 am  •  Age 5 – 8 • $105

Get active, have fun, and build your confidence as we explore the fundamentals of performance through games, storytelling and movement! A first-time theatre experience for future stars of the stage; young entertainers will have fun acting out stories, engaging in role play, singing and dancing. Campers will blossom in this performing arts program, which encourages creative self-expression, and improves listening and speaking skills.

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Text Based Video Game Design

With Chelsea!

9:45 – 11:15 am  •  Age 9+ • $105

Do you love making up stories? Role playing characters or adventures? During this text based video game design program, students will use storytelling, imagination, and basic coding with the software TWINE to code and create their very own interactive, “choose your own adventure” video game!

  • Requirements: No coding experience necessary. Campers will need a reliable connection to the internet, and a laptop or desktop that is capable of downloading files. Please note: tablets, ipads or Google Chrome Books usually do not have this capability. The program we will be learning to use is called Twine. Prior to our first session, please visit https://twinery.org/ and download Version 1.4.2. 

Broadway Masters : Musical Theatre Intensive

With Kathryn!

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  (with a 15min break) •  Age 9+ • $140

Join the Explore It! team for Musical Theatre and become a theatrical success! With a focus on the love of the performing arts, we will explore areas of singing, acting and dancing while rehearsing. Campers will finish the week with a mini-online-performance for family as well as the option for a final video compilation of select songs. Taking the size of the group into consideration, we will work with students according to their age and abilities to ensure appropriate attention is given to foster the development of both confidence and skills in this unique and powerful art form. Musical Theatre has it all — from chorus lines to jazz hands, dance breaks and dazzling costumes – truly – what could be more amazing than a musical?!

This week, we’ll be exploring the music of Lin Manuel Miranda – the genius behind smash hits such as Hamilton, In The Heights and Moana. He’s even written songs for Bring it On The Musical, Star Wars, Mary Poppins Returns and more! Join us this week and explore these exciting, fresh approaches to musical theatre – we’ll blow them all away!

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Abracadabra! Magic Magicians Camp

With Hayley!

1:45 – 3:15 pm  •  Age 6 – 9 • $105

Abracadbra! Join us to explore the mystical world of magical arts and theatricality. Magic offers amazement, excitement and mystery, but it must also entertain an audience. This camp offers a strong focus on dramatic presentation as students learn how tricks come to life! You’ll learn loads of tricks – maybe how to make cards appear, coins disappear or read people’s minds – all while fine-tuning your critical thinking skills, as well as enhancing fine and gross motor skills. If you’ve always wanted to mystify an audience, this is the camp for you! Join us for a truly magical experience!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Movie Makers : Stop Motion Animation Studio

With Mirka!

2 – 3:30 pm  •  Age 9+ • $105

Stop-motion is the process of animating an inanimate object like a doll or action figure – but you can animate anything using stop motion, like food or art supplies, or even people! This fun animation program offers the chance to explore the fundamentals and techniques of stop-motion – from building characters and story-boarding a concept, to bringing it all to life frame-by-frame in front of the camera!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Awesome Animal Adventure : A STEAM Camp

With Rebecca!

9:30 – 11:00 am  •  Age 5 – 8 • $105

We may not have feathers or scales, but did you know humans are descended from animals of all shapes and sizes? In this STEAM camp, participants will discover new and interesting animals from around the world and learn about their habitats, physical characteristics, and ways of life through movement, vocalization, and crafts. Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Mystery Theatre: Live Action Role Players

A Mystery to Solve Every Day!

With Chelsea!

9:45 – 11:15 am  •  Age 9+ • $105

Hop on board to challenge your improvisation skills in Mystery Theatre! In this drama-based camp, participants will ‘improv’ their way through live Clue-like mysteries every day. Get ready to think on your feet, dive into your character and get creative to solve a new mystery with your fellow campers – every day!

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Escape Room : Game Design on Gather.Town!

With Rebecca!

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  (with a 15min break) •  Age 10+ • $140

Love creating and solving puzzles? Building imaginary worlds? In this exciting camp participants will create their own Escape Rooms! From crafting an engaging story to developing puzzles and clues, and even designing the room itself – we’ll do it all! Can you create the ultimate Escape Room? Can you escape from one? Put your skills to the test in this fun camp with us!

  • Requirements: No coding experience necessary. Campers will need a reliable connection to the internet, and a laptop or desktop computer with a Google Chrome or Firefox browser. Please note: tablets, ipads or Google Chrome Books will not allow full participation on Gather.Town
  • Note : The Gather space we will be using for this camp will be password protected and will be locked outside of camp hours. For online safety purposes, we recommend that participants be supervised if using the platform outside of camp sessions. Gather does not store or view any user video/audio. They are encrypted in transit, not end-to-end, which is the same encryption policy taken by services like Google Meet.

Disney Dance Crew

With Hayley!

1:45 – 3:15 pm  •  Age 9+ • $105

Do you love to dance and move, always grooving around the house? Join us for this Disney dance party and see where your energy can take you! Campers will explore elements of diverse dance styles, while cultivating the possibilities of their own movement. Each day will feature a different Disney theme and songs – to inspire movement, melody and fun for all. What hidden dance skills do you have, ready to groove to the surface?

  • Requirements: A bit of space to move about is needed to engage in this fun camp!

Art and Craft Camp

With Mirka!

2 – 3:30 pm  •  Age 6 – 9 • $105

Join us in this super creative Art and Crafts camp where participants will cultivate their artistic explorations through the creation of unique projects. Using a variety of materials and mediums, the group will be encouraged to dig into the endless artistic possibilities, expressing themselves, exploring, learning, reflecting and supporting each other as we grow and create. Well-known artists, and current crafting trends will inspire daily themes to get us engaged in a new dimension of creation!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple crafting or art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Nature Creators : STEAM Science, Crafts & More!

With Rebecca!

9:30 – 11:00 am  •  Age 5 – 8 • $105

Let’s get tinkering! This STEAM based camp encourages curiosity and creative thinking through hands-on projects and experiments that explore art, science and more. This camp is all about creative explorations that help children understand the world around them. Join us in STEAM Summer Science Camp to explore a world where Science, Technology and Art intersect!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Architecture and Design Camp

With Rachel!

9:45 – 11:15 am  •  Age 9+ • $105

We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? For children with a passion for drawing, crafting and building, or dreams of creating buildings, this camp explores how architects really work, moving through the process of planning and designing. Aspiring architects will discover design techniques, along with different, exciting architectural styles used throughout history, before bringing their visions to life – first in freehand and then with model construction. The exciting world of architecture is at our fingertips… What will you build?

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Movie Makers : Write, Direct, Act & Film!

With Rebecca!

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  (with a 15min break) •  Age 9+ • $140

Do you love to act? Fancy yourself a director or camera-person or script writer? If you love movies, plays or television, join us in Movie Maker to see your vision come to life in the exciting world of film. From creative writing to dramatic acting, filming and editing, we’ll explore the tricks of the trade to make a movie that will wow audiences! Lights, camera, action!

  • Requirements: Campers will need a device for filming (a phone, tablet or camera that can be carried around safely) in addition to the device they use to connect with us on Zoom and they should be set up with the ability to send or upload videos to us daily. As well, some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Hogwarts Adventure Camp

With Hayley!

1:45 – 3:15 pm  •  Age 8+ • $105

Hop on the Hogwarts express and celebrate with us! Step inside a world where magic is real in this fun and engaging camp. Together, we’ll explore the Magic of Hogwarts, learning the same lessons in Witchcraft and Wizardry that Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny did in school! … We’ll explore the 4 houses at Hogwarts, discover our wands, learn magic spells, and concoct potions – and we’ll wrap the program up with a big online party at the end of the week – with costumes and games and more! So ditch those muggle duds and get ready for your cape… The sorting hat is coming your way!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple household or craft materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.

Cool Kids Creative Drawing Camp

With Mirka!

2 – 3:30 pm  •  Age 6+ • $105

Join us for our Cool Kids Creative Drawing Camp! Participants will be engaged creatively and lead through a new step-by-step drawing project every day, focusing on fundamental drawing techniques such as composition, perspective, and shading. Whether you’re looking for a fun and accessible introduction to drawing, or a place to hone your creative skills, there’s a space here for everyone!

  • Requirements: Campers will need some simple art materials to participate in the sessions. Details about the requested materials for each session will be emailed to all registrants the week before the camp begins.