Variety Village News and Camp Information – for the week of February18th,2013

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Are you a parent looking for a fun way to keep your kids active and busy this summer?

VARIETY VILLAGE SUMMER CAMP:

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SUMMERCamp Programs

Variety Village offers a broad range of integrated full-day camps for participants of all abilities*, ages 4 to 20+. Our camp experience includes:

  • A 76,000-square-foot gym, two indoor pools and a 200 metre indoor track;
  • A combination of sports, swimming, games and training activities – all under one roof;
  • A fun way to learn new skills, make new friends, and enhance self-esteem;
  • An inclusive and barrier-free environment with experienced camp counselors.

Click here for a full list of Summer Camp programs, dates, fees and registration information.


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VARIETY VILLAGE HOLIDAY CAMPS

Variety Village is pleased to offer several holiday camps to children of all abilities* including March Break Camp, Winter Holiday Camp, Easter Camp & KDD Camps (camps that fall on days that are PA/PD days within the Toronto Board).

Campers will experience the Village’s many unique games, sports and adapted activities as well as swimming. Outdoor activities will be offered when weather permits.

Participants must bring two snacks, lunch, swim gear and running shoes to camp each day.

* A note on integration and personal support
To ensure all campers actively participate in and enjoy camp, any participants in the following groups will require an attendant, support worker or caregiver to accompany them to camp:

  • Individuals who are medically fragile, have a g-tube, tracheotomy tubes or those who require suctioning.
  • Individuals who require assistance with personal care, for example transferring, toileting, feeding and personal hygiene.
  • Individuals with behavioral concerns who require support to participate in group activities.

Summer Camps

Multi-Sport Camp
The Multisport Camp is for children of all ages and abilities. Campers participate in popular sports as well as adapted sports and activities unique to the Village. Children are grouped by age. Prices are for one week sessions.
Bantam Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 4-7
Fee: M $200 NM $250
Intermediate Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 8-10
Fee: M $200 NM $250
Junior Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 11-13
Fee: M $200 NM $250
Senior Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 14+
Fee: M $200 NM $250
Camp Extreme
This popular camp includes high energy activities as well as a day trip to places of interest around the city. Camp Extreme is for campers of all abilities. Prices are for one week sessions.
Camp Extrene Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 9-13
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Swim Camp
Swim Camp is a great way for campers of all abilities to earn their Red Cross swim levels. The day is broken up into instructional swimming, free swim and a mix of dry land sports and activities. Prices are for one week sessions.
Swim Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 4+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
** Please note campers may only register for 3 weeks MAXIMUM **
Sport Specialty Camps
Sports Specialty Camps offer campers the opportunity to learn sport-specific skills, rules, training techniques and exercises. Campers have time to swim and the opportunity to build athleticism and gross motor skills.They experience team spirit through fun and engaging activities. Sports Specialty Camps are for children of all abilities. Prices are for one week sessions.
Soccer Mon-Fri Weeks: 1 and 5 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Floor Hockey Mon-Fri Weeks: 3 and 8 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Sport Mash Up Mon-Fri Weeks: 6 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Basketball Mon-Fri Weeks: 2 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Track & Fun Mon-Fri Weeks: 7 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Cross Training Mon-Fri Weeks: 4 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Art Camp
Campers of all abilities, express themselves creatively through art. Focusing on painting, illustration, music, drama and crafts, this camp encourages children to be creative while learning about mediums, techniques and applications. Prices are for one week sessions.
Art Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 3, 6 and 8 Age: 8+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Sport & Social Camp
This camp is for participants with special needs and offers a mix of social and physical activities. Participants are encouraged to form relationships and develop life skills by helping to plan activities, going on outings and preparing meals. Camp runs from 1 pm to 8 pm and includes dinner. Prices are for one week sessions.
Sport & Social Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 14+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Dance Camp
This camp is the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to the basic elements and principles of dance. Through an introduction to ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop and Latin dance, participants will gain an appreciation for the different forms of artistic movement around the world. The camp will culminate in a Dance Show performed for parents, staff and members. Prices are for one week sessions.
Dance Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 2 & 7 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270
Synchro Camp
Synchro Club Camp is for athletes of all abilities. Campers learn a wide range of synchronized swimming skills. Camps include synchro-specific work; sessions for strength, speed, stamina, suppleness and stability; dance classes; speed swimming; stroke development; multi-sport games; and nutrition and goal setting. Prices are for one week sessions.
Synchro Camp Mon-Fri Weeks: 3, 4, 7, 8 Age: 6+
Fee: M $220 NM $270 SN $175
Sleep Over @ The Village
Includes dinner, breakfast and Friday’s lunch. Call Ben Scholes at 416-699-7167 for details.
Sleep Over @ The Village Thu-Fri Weeks: Aug 15 Age: TBD
Fee: M $65 NM $75
Extended Hours / After Care
Arrangements for extended hours must be made by the Friday before the participant’s camp begins.
scMorning 8:00-9:00 am Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 4+
Fee: $8 / day
scEvening 4:00-5:00 pm Mon-Fri Weeks: 1-8 Age: 4+
Fee: $8/ day
Flames Camp
The Flames Summer camp is for athletes who are comfortable swimming in the deep end and are interested in learning more about swimming FAST. Campers will work on fundamentals of fast movement through the water. Special attention will be given to drills for each stroke; dives and turns; goal setting; team building; motivation; nutrition; and rules of competition. Requirements: Swimmers should be able to swim 25 meters in the deep end, or be graduates of Level 5 in the Red Cross program. This camp is for athletes who are able bodied or have physical disabilities only.
Flames Camp M-F Weeks: 2 Age: 6+
Fee: M: $200 S/N: $175 NM:$250
Drama Camp
Campers of all abilities, express themselves creatively through drama. This camp encourages children to be creative. This camp will culminate in a drama performance.
Mon-Fri Weeks: 5 Age: 8+
Fee: M:$220 NM:$270
Sunshine Swim Team
Sunshine swim camp is for swimmers with cognitive disabilities that would like to work on their competitive side of swimming. Campers will work on their independence in the water and abilities to listen to the coaches. Technique, speed and team building will be the main focus to allow swimmers to grow into provincal, national and international level swimmers.
Mon-Fri Weeks: 3 Age: 8+
Fee: M: $200 NM:$225
Requirements Swimmers should be able to follow simple directions and have the ability to do the following activities independently: -swim in the deep end -get dressed -eat their lunch -bathroom For more information please contact: Lindsey Walker lwalker@varietyvillage.on.ca 416-699-7167 ext 242
Tae Kwon Do Camp

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Discover the dynamic sport and popular martial art of Taekwondo. Our summer camps supports the recreational and performance streams. Taekwondo Camps are for children of all abilities. Prices are for one week sessions.
Mon-Fri Weeks: 1, 3, 5, 7 Age: 4+
Fee: M: $175 NM:$225
For More information – please see contact information below.
Phone (416) 699-7167
Website http://www.varietyvillage.ca
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