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HarbourKids Camps
July 4 to September 2

Kids are invited to come play and learn with us this summer and have the experience of a lifetime!

TORONTO, June 9, 2005 — Harbourfront Centre provides a one-of-a-kind day camp experience for kids of ages 4 to 17, with Toronto’s most diverse selection of opportunities for personal growth and enrichment, skill development and fun. This summer, Harbourfront Centre is excited to offer Camp Adventure, a new camp for ages 10 to 14, featuring a variety of exciting indoor and outdoor activities designed to challenge and develop their skills including rock climbing, canoeing, environmental crafts, science experiments and problem solving tasks. In other one-week and two-week camp sessions, kids can become junior scientists and build a clock that is powered by a lemon; experience the world of theatre; explore the Toronto Harbour by sailboat, canoe or kayak; view the world through a camera lens; create their own dances and music; learn leadership skills (four-week session); or learn skills and strategies for soccer, golf and tennis.

HarbourKids Summer Camps feature Camp by the Water, Canoe Awards, Chess Challenge, Circus, Counsellor in Training, Creating Dances, Creative Arts, Discovery Day Camp, Dungeons & Dragons, Film Animation, Golf, Jr Olympia Multi-Sport, Kinder Canoe, Outdoors Bound, Photo Image Works, Sea Kayaking, The Second City Improv, Sr Olympia Multi-Sport, Soccer, TheatreKids, Tennis, Wild Science, and sailing camps (Opti Sail, White Sail and Explorers Course)—for a total of 26 camps in all.

HarbourKids Summer Camps take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 4 to September 2, in and around York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. Qualified staff, hired for their experience, leadership, enthusiasm and specialized skills, ensure a safe and rewarding camp experience. A well-supervised extended hours programme is offered every day from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. at an additional cost of $60 per week. Busing is available from over 40 stops throughout Toronto for the low cost of only $40 per week. A nutritious meal plan is also offered at a cost of $30 per week.

Early registration is advised, as camps fill up quickly. Camp fees vary. To register or for more information, the public should call the HarbourKids Camps Hotline, 416-973-4093, or visit


Media Contact:
Linda Liontis

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