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Looking for another adventure this summer for your child? There's no need to travel to Kitchener-Waterloo for summer camp - it is available close to home! Spend time with neighbourhood friends and meet some new ones too! Choose one, two or more weeks on a daily or weekly basis.

Inspiring Minds Summer Camp is licensed for children entering SK to 12 years of age, however, our camp is geared more toward children entering SK to grade 3. Camps are led by Registered Early Childhood Educators or Educators in Training. Our Forest and Nature Camp weeks are led by a Forest School Practitioner. Nutritious snacks and lunches, catered by Schmidtsville Restaurant, are included.

Camp hours: 8am - 5pm
Extended hours: 7:30am-8:00am 5pm- 5:30pm

Summer Camp fees are due at the time of registration, only $250.00/week or $50/day
The cost of the Forest and Nature Camp is $260/week or $52/day
Extended hours: $10/week or $2/day
Contact us to register!

**Our camp plans may change to remain in line with current Guidelines from the Ministry of Education and Waterloo Region Public Health. If any week of camp cannot operate due to these guidelines, insufficient registration or staffing, a full refund will be issued.**

Summer Camp 2022

Canadians of Wellesley

June 27th - 30th

Let’s start off summer with a Canada-wide celebration! Join us as we celebrate Canada with a week of red and white, Canada crafts, stories and explore all about our country!

Detectives of Wellesley - Forest week

July 4th - 8th

Detectives of Wellesley, Inspiring Minds needs your help! This week, reveal who stole our missing objects using clues and find the hidden treasure in the forest! In between solving mysteries, we will enjoy some campfire snacks, experiment and spend lots of time outside!

Christmas Time in Wellesley

July 11th - 15th

‘Tis the season at Inspiring Minds where Christmas has come again, this time in July! Get in the holiday spirit by wearing festive gear and listening to our favourite holiday music while making all things winter, like snow globes, ornaments and paper snowflakes.

Vacation in Wellesley

July 18th - 22nd

Need a vacation? Come join us at Inspiring Minds for a week filled with fun water activities - anything from drip, drip, drop, water balloon toss, running in the sprinkler - crafts like luau necklaces, a sandcastle building competition and more! Don’t forget to pack a bathing suit, hat, towel, sunscreen and anything else needed for your trip.

Athletes of Wellesley

July 25th - 29th

Congratulations! You have qualified to attend and compete in the 2022 Summer Olympics at Inspiring Minds! Pack your athletic shoes and active wear to compete in tournaments, obstacle courses and lots more fun! The athletes of Wellesley will also be able to create and share their own workout plan. On your mark, get set, go!

Animal Lovers of Wellesley

August 1st - 5th

Calling all animal lovers - share your favourite animal, uncover facts with animal trivia, read stories and create habitats using playdough! Each day we will take a Safari trip in Inspiring Minds’ backyard to learn about all kinds of animals around the world!

Stewards of Wellesley - Forest week

August 8th - 12th

Let’s discover and plan how we can take care of our environment while sitting around the fire and cooking s’mores! Come and join the camp educators as we travel to the forest once again, unearth how to keep our environment safe and healthy and use our creativity with recyclable materials!

Artists of Wellesley

August 15th - 19th

Artists of Wellesley- find inspiration as you design and create through art - anything from playdough and slime, self-portraits, stain-glass window art and canvas painting. This week there will be a mix between educator and child guided activities, but no matter, creativity abounds!

Workers of Wellesley

August 22nd - 26th

What or Who do you want to be when you grow up? There are so many occupations to choose from! Come dressed as your occupation of choice and let’s have fun as we get our hands dirty and discover different jobs within our Inspiring Minds community. Let’s plaster the walls with pictures of family members and friends in their occupation and explore what the world has to offer!

Games of Wellesley

August 29th - September 2nd

Let the games begin with board game tournaments and even play a life-size version of Hungry, Hungry Hippos! You can even create your own game to play this week! There’s no better way to end the summer than by screen-free gaming!

  • Summer Camp 2019

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Summer Camp 2016

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