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If you’re wondering, how can I ensure my child has a great summer? OCSB Summer Camps are just the thing! Our camps are a combination of fun and games with a focus on your child’s educational development. Whether your child wants to explore physical activity, STEM, dance, the outdoors or Junglesport, we have a camp for them. Experienced, quality service providers offer our Summer Camps.

Our camps offered by Camps Canada are a one-stop-shop for awesome camp options: Arts and Crafts, Ball Hockey, Multisport, and some half-day options for 5-6-year-olds. Campers enjoy their camp of choice each morning (chosen weekly) and some off-site outings each week. Extended camp hours, enthusiastic bilingual certified teachers and amazing programming make this a great summer camp. Its mission is to create a special place for every camper to make lasting memories and to experience success, regardless of their abilities.

Choose from our Active Camps, National Kids Camps or from the variety of camps below:

Rautins-House Basketball School: 7-16 years Co-Ed Basketball Camp – Boys and Girls
Registrants participate in safe COVID cohorts. The focus will be on individual skills and fundamental development, instruction is provided by top local and out-of-town coaches. Each registrant will receive a Rautins-House t-shirt and a player profile. Participants must bring their own basketball to camp each day.

Camp Directors:

Leo Rautins

  • NBA Analyst on TSN and Sportsnet
  • Former Head Coach of Canada’s National Basketball Team
  • Former Captain of Syracuse Orangemen
  • First Canadian drafted in 1st round of NBA by Philadelphia 76ers

Tony House

  • Founder 2-Time National Champion Canada Topflight Academy (CTA)
  • Two time Ottawa-Carleton All-Star, MVP at St. Pius X
  • Starting point guard for Nationally ranked University of Manitoba Bisons
  • National/Olympic Team Tryouts

Notre Dame High School
July 4 – 8
St. Mother Teresa High School
Aug 8 – 12
Sacred Heart High School
Aug 8 – 12
All Saints High School
Aug 8 – 12

Canada Topflight Academy (CTA): 10-17 years Basketball Skills Camp
Co-Ed camp is open to participants who want to improve their game in a COVID cohort compliant environment. Camp will look at all facets of the game focusing on footwork, shooting, dribbling, and other individual, small-group concepts. Conducted by Founder Tony House and featuring the staff and players of Ottawa’s Premier Prep School, as well as other notable basketball instructors and trainers. Each camper will receive a CTA Skills Camp t-shirt. Participants need to bring their own basketball to camp each day.

Notre Dame High School

July 11 – 15
First Star Sports: 6-13 years The sky’s the limit for fun in this coed camp! Experienced P. E. teachers will provide quality instruction in cohorts under OPH guidelines, in an encouraging and fun environment. The curriculum is designed to instill confidence while participating in most major sports, as well as traditional and non-traditional games. Includes First Star t-shirt, and Friday Pizza Day (if OPH guidelines permit). Our goal is to facilitate the development of individual strengths and skills in a relaxed and caring manner.

Sacred Heart High School

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
First Star Plus: 6-13 years Along with a variety of sports and physical activities, First Star Plus offers a chance to explore a wide range of interests. Activities such as yoga, dance and a variety of arts and crafts help to foster creativity and develop lifelong learning skills. The cost includes a First Star t-shirt, Friday Pizza Day (if OPH Guidelines permit), guest presenters, and all arts and crafts materials. 

Sacred Heart High School

July 11 – 15
Game On Sports Camp: 7-13 years The Goal of GAME ON is for campers to actively participate in a variety of sports with the FOCUS on fun! The sports include: basketball, volleyball, soccer, ultimate, badminton, tchoukball, floorball, disc golf, table tennis, target games, and others. Adult educators as head instructors. Professional sport-specific instruction with the aim to develop and improve Fundamental Movement Skills by experienced Physical Education teachers. Includes a GAME ON T-shirt, daily prizes, weekly awards & Friday Pizza Day.

St. Mother Teresa High School

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29

Frank Ryan Catholic School

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
Junglesport Climbing & Adventure Camp: 7-12 years Climb the Rock Walls. Enjoy high-flying flips. Whoosh down the Zip Line. Have fun, make friends and enjoy the challenges at Junglesport’s Adventure Activity Camp. Junglesport is the premier provider of climbing & adventure programs in schools across Ontario – they ran activities for over 100,000 participants each year prior to Covid. Camp activities include: rock climbing; high & low ropes challenges; obstacle courses; acrobatics in the air; monkey gyms & zip line. Plus outdoor sports & traditional camp games. Junglesport offers something different in a safe, school-based environment. All safety equipment provided. Qualified instructors. Includes Junglesport t-shirt. 

Sacred Heart High School
July 18 – 22

All Saints High School
July 25 – 29
Aug 2 – 5*

St. Joseph High School
Aug 8 – 12
Aug 15 – 19

Aspiring Artists – Explore your creativity!: 9-12 years
$249/week; $239 (siblings)

Pre-camp 8:15 am – 9:00; Camp 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; Post-camp 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Do you have an Aspiring Artist at home? Create works of art using traditional and natural materials in this camp. We will work with a variety of traditional techniques including watercolours, drawing, painting, and sculpture while learning some fundamentals of composition and personal expression. This one-week art and design camp will introduce students to contemporary and traditional art forms including: acrylic pouring and upcycling, non-traditional self-portraits, infusing nature into art, watercolour and mixed media. Includes all materials, pizza lunch Friday, and some daily outside activities/exercise.

All Saints High School

July 4 – 8

Luv2Groove™ Urban Dance Camp: 6-13 years

Luv2Groove™ is a unique dance camp, blending urban dance, outdoor fun and one-of-a-kind crafts. Throughout the week, campers will move and groove, play outdoor games, create customized crafts, tie-dye t-shirts and make friends and memories that last a lifetime. All materials are included!

St. Mother Teresa High School 
July 4 – 8

St. Francis Xavier High School

July 11 – 15
Aug 8 – 12

St. Joseph High School

July 18 – 22
Aug 15 – 19

Sacred Heart High School

July 25 – 29
Camp d’été EXCELLE / Summer Camp In French, I like it!: JK – Gr 6 This summer, offer your child a French educational day camp that will allow them to enjoy their holidays while practicing their French and continuing to review their school subjects in order to strengthen their knowledge for the academic year ahead. Exciting and entertaining activities are planned for all students from kindergarten to Grade 6.

Information/Registration:

613-218-0777

Notre Dame High School, 710 Broadview Ave., Carlingwood

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
Aug 2 – 5
Aug 8 – 12
CAMPS CANADA – Arts and Crafts Camp: 5-12 years (placed in age appropriate groups) Arts and crafts in the morning and swimming/off-site activities in the afternoon. This camp is all about fun with basic arts and crafts. Our experienced art teachers provide a variety of creative activities using assorted materials such as pastels, coloured pencils, watercolour paints, foam sheets, googly eyes, beads, fabric paint, and more! Our awesome teachers provide lots of encouragement, guidance and inspiration. At the end of the week, you will have a portfolio of wonderful projects to take home.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
CAMPS CANADA – Bike Safety Camp: 5-12 years (placed in age appropriate groups) Bike Safety skills and games in the morning and swimming/off-site activities in the afternoon. This camp develops basic riding skills such as steering abilities, braking and a general introduction to the rules of the road. Bikes with training wheels are welcome but we cannot guarantee that campers will be ready to remove them after one week of camp. On the first day of camp, we will divide the campers into beginners, intermediate and advanced and they will be given instruction accordingly.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
CAMPS CANADA – Multisport Camp: 5-12 years (placed in age appropriate groups) Sports activities in the morning and swimming/off-site activities in the afternoon. Action-packed and filled with variety, this camp is like a fun phys-ed class. We play a wide variety of sports including archery, basketball, baseball, ball hockey, soccer, bocce ball, dodgeball, large-group games, touch football, ultimate frisbee, and soccer-baseball. Our goal for this camp is to nurture an appreciation of sport and provide an environment where all children achieve success regardless of their athletic ability. Our exceptional staff make it fun for everybody.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
CAMPS CANADA – Ball Hockey Camp: 7-12 years (placed in age appropriate groups) Ball Hockey skills and drills and games in the morning and swimming/off-site activities in the afternoon. The emphasis of this camp is to have fun while learning more about hockey and practicing your skills. Each week is capped off with a full game. The goals of this camp are skill development, fun and fair play! Our awesome coaches ensure that every camper gains confidence and enjoys success, regardless of their ability. You’ll learn: Moving with the Ball, Passing and Receiving, Stick-handling, Shooting, Positioning, Goaltending, Offensive Strategy, Defensive Strategy, Special Plays.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
CAMPS CANADA – Pickleball Camp: 7-12 years (placed in age appropriate groups) Pickleball is a fun combination of tennis, badminton, and table tennis that is quickly becoming the most popular sport in North America. It’s the ideal first sport for kids. The game is easier to play than tennis — the racquet is shorter, the court smaller, and the ball slower.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29
CAMPS CANADA – Half Day Arts Camp: 5-6 years (Mornings Only) We offer two options (Multisport and Arts & Crafts) for half-day camps for 5 and 6-year-olds. Mornings only – 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. Campers can stay for lunch until 12:30 or be picked up at 12:00 noon before lunch. “Mornings Only Campers” will take part in our traditional Arts Camp or Multisport Camp and then leave just after lunch before our afternoon activities.

Information/Registration:

www.campscanada.com
613-435-6320

St. Peter High School, 750 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans

July 4 – 8
July 11 – 15
July 18 – 22
July 25 – 29

Hours

Pre-Camp – First Star, Junglesport, Luv2Groove™: 8:00 am – 9:00 am (no charge)

Pre-Camp – Game On: 8:30 am – 9:00 am (no charge)

Pre-Camp – Camps Canada: 7:30 am – 8:30 am (no charge)

Camp Hours – Basketball Camps, First Star, Game On, Junglesport, Luv2Groove™, Camp d’été EXCELLE: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Camp Hours – Camps Canada: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Post-Camp – Camps Canada: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm (no charge)

Post-Camp – Game On: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm (no charge)

Post-Camp – Basketball camps, First Star, Junglesport, Luv2Groove™: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (no charge)

Register

Registration is now open for summer 2022! Please visit the websites for Camp d’été EXCELLE / Summer Camp In French, I like it! and Camps Canada to register for these camps.

Fees

  • $279 per week ($259 siblings or additional week, discounts will not be combined) for Rautins-House Basketball School, Canada Topflight Academy (CTA)
  • $249 per week ($239 siblings) for First Star Sports, Game On Sports Camp
  • $259 per week ($249 siblings) for First Star Plus
  • $265 per week ($245 siblings) *(4-day camp: $215/$195 siblings) for Junglesport
  • $265 per week ($220 4-day week*) for Luv2Groove™
  • Please visit the websites for Camp d’été EXCELLE / Summer Camp In French, I like it! and Camps Canada to see the fees for these camps.

COVID Protocols

Summer camp registration is now open, however, the operation of summer camps is dependent on Ottawa Public Health regulations. If summer camps are cancelled, the Ottawa Catholic School Board will refund the camp fee in full. Our summer camp service providers will have provided their guidelines/plans to demonstrate compliance with Ontario Ministry of Health and Ottawa Public Health guidelines. Many of our camps are staffed by teachers who have operated with these protocols firsthand this past year.