Summer Camp

  • Co-ed camps for children aged 7-16 and NEW 3-day Rookie camp for first-time campers aged 6-8

    Along with traditional camp activities such as campfires, special all-camp events, games, and waterfront activities, Celtic offers specialized instruction in the following areas:

    Sailing


    Taught from our Lake Huron beachfront using CL14 sailboats. Sailors learn wind theory, sail trim and how to skipper a boat. Celtic counselors accompany sailors to ensure a safe, informative, and fun sailing experience.

    Windsurfing


    Shallow, sand bottom for the beginner and supervised deep water windsurfing for the advanced surfer. Wide boards and junior sized sails make it easy for new surfers to get up and get moving.

    Kayaking


    A sport of challenge and excitement. Celtic’s waterfront is well suited to provide a safe environment for the beginner and a challenge for the stronger paddler.

    Canoeing


    Campers are taught paddling technique and the fundamentals of canoe maneuvering and control along the sandy shore of Lake Huron.

    Out-tripping


    Trippers learn fire building, tent assembly, and no trace camping skills at Celtic and then venture away from Camp for an overnight on the Georgian Bay shore.

    Ropes & Climbing


    Teamwork, safety & cooperation are stressed when campers climb aboard Celtic’s ropes course. Experience the thrill and challenge of the Burma Bridge, Hanging Vines, and climbing wall.

    Archery


    Safe bow fundamentals are taught at Celtic’s archery range. Campers enjoy individual and team competitions.

    Outdoor Survival


    Campers learn orienteering, edible plant identification, fire and shelter building skills. Campers gain confidence from becoming comfortable in a wilderness setting.

    Planet Earth


    Plant, animal, and ecological issues are investigated through interpretive hikes, wildlife watching, and exploration. Campers gain insight into the world around them by learning about renewable energy, farming, and local food production at camp.

    Basketball


    Focus on fundamentals of individual skills and team play. Drills and games are led by experienced coaches and counsellors. Also offered at a higher level during session 7.

    Tennis


    Celtic instructors teach novice and intermediate players. Campers develop racquet skills and offensive and defensive strategy.

    Soccer


    Advanced and beginner level skills are taught by qualified coaches on our full-size soccer pitch. Unique drills, mini games, and full matches make Celtic’s soccer camp a wonderful experience.

    Volleyball


    A chance for the younger player to start off right. Campers will learn skills through instruction and competition in a great camp atmosphere. Drills and games take place on turf and beach courts. Also offered at a higher level during session 7.

    Fine Arts


    Designed to enhance the campers creativity. Artists receive instruction in sketching, painting, sculpture, and mask making using a variety of media.

    Theatre Arts


    The programme is skill-oriented and designed to increase the awareness and confidence of the camper with respect to drama as an expression of self.

    Camp Crafts


    Is an arts and craft programme including nature and leather craft, beading, sculpting, and much more.

    Dance


    Modern dance for dancers of all ages and abilities. Dance routines are learned and performed by the Celtic dance class.

    Radio Broadcasting


    “Radio Celtic on the air!” Campers learn the basics of radio by broadcasting music, interviews, and camp news over the airwaves of Celtic’s radio station.

    Summer Camp is offered in Sessions 1 through 6.

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