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Turtle Island

In-person delivery
Ages 9 to 13


This Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) based camp is designed to uncover and explore the relationship between STEAM, Indigenous Knowledge, and the land. Campers will learn to better understand their responsibility as stewards of the environment through hands-on activities.

  • daily outdoor cooperative activities
  • use of high tech equipment
  • hands-on activities
  • low camper to counsellor ratio
  • certified teacher camp counsellors
  • developed and planned by certified teachers


Week 4: Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26  (5-days)
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Cost: $325

Generously supported by:
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • General Motors Canada

Please email for more information regarding Turtle Island camp scholarships.

*Individual participant pricing only. One camper per registration. Before and/or after care available for an additional fee (see policies page).
**Schedule subject to change without notice.


2023 Turtle Island Camp Testimonials



My camper enjoyed all aspects of the camp. The traditional dancing, live animals from the zoo, and the farm outing. A favorite was probably the animals and outside games.

2023 Turtle Island summer camp
Campers playing nature bingo outside.


Turtle Island campers looking into binoculars.


My camper liked the camp because they got to see the dances and go outside and meet friends. My camper liked doing everything.

My camper(s) enjoyed: “Learning about Indigenous culture, medicines, medicine wheel, smudging, caring for Earth, and water.”

My camper(s) learned: “How to grow plants, make a seed pack, thank the earth, and care for environment.”

 Camper parent/guardian
2023 Turtle Island summer camp


Campers enjoyed smudging, drumming circle with guest, and learning more about Indigenous communities. They were also excited to learn about the different materials used off the land (i.e., cedar).

Campers enjoyed learning about the different Indigenous cultures and the languages spoken in said cultures. The environment created by camp facilitators was a safe space to foster learning and teaching, as well as making friends and feeling comfortable and confident to be who they are.

Camper parent/guardian
2023 Turtle Island summer camp


A group of Turtle Island campers having fun.