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Harbourfront Centre
March Break/Summer Camps
Registration Opens January 2013!

TORONTO, ON (Jan. 16, 2013) – Registration is now open for Harbourfront Centre’s March Break (Mar. 11-15) and Summer (Jul. 2 – Aug. 30) Camps, offering a variety of programmes to children ages 3-15. From dramatic theatre camps to exciting sports camps to thrilling sailing camps and daring circus camps, inspiring adventures await every child in 2013.

"Out of all of the camps that we sent our kids to ... I found (Harbourfront Centre) to be the best. It was a really positive experience." ~ Parent of former campers

New March Break programmes include Camp PawsWay, where campers learn about cats and dogs, their origins, health, training, basic tricks and more through a week of pet-themed activities, games, arts and exploration. Another exciting new offering is Eco Explorers, where campers learn how they can make a difference in our environment by exploring Toronto’s waterfront and green spaces.

Harbourfront Centre is also proud to announce a variety of new groundbreaking programmes for Summer Camps, including French-language programming with Collège Boréal and overnight camps in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority at their beautiful Lake St. George Field Centre. Other new programmes include the Baker's Dozen programme for older campers, ages 8-12, in partnership with Liaison College of Culinary Arts and a new Sr. Digital Photo Camp that takes photography to the next level by exploring advanced digital photography concepts. Sailing and paddling programmes are always popular along the lake with the introduction of new camps including Sailing Counsellor-in-Training (Sailing CIT), Jr. Intro to Sailing and a Paddle Canada Kayak Course. With over 70 programmes to choose from, there is definitely something for every child this summer!

For almost 35 years, Harbourfront Centre, the heart of Toronto’s waterfront, has been a leader in providing accessible, innovative programmes to families across the Greater Toronto Area. As one of the largest day camp programmes in Canada, Harbourfront Centre offers a multitude of exhilarating camps, at a convenient downtown location and the best counsellors in the city.

By choosing Harbourfront Centre Camps, you’re supporting year-round programming and events. The revenue generated from the camps programming goes towards the funding of weekend festivals, music concerts, dance performances, visual arts and HarbourKIDs, our three, free children’s festivals.

March Break/Summer Camps Listings:
Full listings and high resolution photos available upon request. Please contact:
Cat Fawcett, p. 416-973-4381 c. 416-523-0091 cfawcett@harbourfrontcentre.com media_relations_dpt@harbourfrontcentre.com

The Camps Office is located on the third floor of York Quay Centre at 235 Queens Quay West. Regular office hours during off-season are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. During camp sessions, office hours are 7:30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. The Camps Office phone number is 416-973-4093.

To register online visit https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=1078&RF=4309157

For information about getting here during the Queens Quay Revitalization visit harbourfrontcentre.com/gettinghere

ABOUT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Harbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto's central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe. Harbourfront Centre attracts more than 17 million visits to its site each year to experience 4,000 diverse public events and activities. Harbourfront Centre receives operational support from the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto and programme funding from all levels of government, the private sector and individual donors.

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