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Junior Activity Camp | Ages 5-7

Gryphon Camps offers a variety of camps that are categorized into Activity Camps or Sport Camps. Junior Activity Camp sits within the Activity Camps umbrella.

Summer Camp Registration now open!   

If your desired Camp week is full, please join the waitlist and we will contact you if and when an opening is available. 

New Minimum/Maximum Age Requirements

Each camp has a minimum and maximum age requirement to ensure campers are grouped with others within the same age range.  If you have questions or concerns about age requirements, please contact the Gryphon Camps Office at camps@uoguelph.ca or 519-824-4120 Ext. 56131.

  • Minimum Age: Campers must be no younger than the minimum age or be turning that age by the upcoming September 1st. 
  • Maximum Age: Campers must be no older than the maximum age by the end of the calendar year (December 31st).  

Our Junior Activity Camp groups will have 3 staff with 18 campers (a ratio of 1:6)

Fun Adventures

Engaging and unique activities to keep everyone active 

Fun Adventures

Engaging and unique activities to keep everyone active 

Friendships

We know that camp can be a new experience for some campers at this age, but it won't take long to create new friendships.

Active Games

Gryphon Camps understands kids have lots of energy to burn, our counsellors will lead creative & active games for every camper to enjoy. 

Age Appropriate

Games & challenges based on weekly theme all at an age appropriate level.  

Outdoor Explorations

Natural surroundings on campus provide the opportunity to connect with nature while exploring & playing games in unique spaces. 

Theme Days

We love "Whimsical Wednesdays" and "Fun Friday Finales" where everyone can dress in costumes or a fun outfit. 

Crafts

We take great pride in letting our campers express their creativity through crafts that are connected to the weekly theme.  All craft supplies provided.

Fun Adventures
Friendships
Active Games
Age Appropriate
Outdoor Explorations
Theme Days
Crafts

Junior Activity Camp | Ages 5-7

Junior Activity Camp creates an environment where campers will be engaged through age appropriate games, crafts, challenges & outdoor fun and wrap up the week with a Fun Friday Finale challenge.

Junior Activity Camp offers an exciting and unique camp experience for each individual camper to grow and learn skills from daily recreational activities and social interactions. It is an environment where campers can be creative, exploratory, enthusiastic, and develop social skills through thoughtful and deliberately planned age appropriate activities based on a weekly theme. Weekly themes provide the opportunity for creativity, exploration & skill development.

  • Whimsical Wednesdays, a day with a few 'twists'
  • Fun Friday Finale, theme-based challenges to wrap up the week 
  • Days filled with fun & safe creative games & challenges
  • Themed-based crafts & self-reflection opportunities  
  • Campers will be grouped with others of similar age 
  • Junior Activity campers will not participate in Recreational swimming, instead water games will be included on specific days of the week

Program outcomes:

  • Skill Development
  • Positive Social Interactions
  • Creativity
  • Physical Fitness

 

Junior Activity Camp - July 2-5/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Gryphon Detective Camp We can't start our summer without Gryph! We will participate in our own Gryphon Detective training to learn how to follow clues, work together, solve puzzles and challenges on our way to finding Gryph somewhere on campus. We can't wait for you to help us find Gryph! Note: This is a four day camp week due to Canada Day on Monday (No camp program on Monday July 1st)

Activity Details

33652 - July 2, 2024 to July 5, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - July 8-12/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Shine Bright! Gryphon Vibrant Colour Tournamen It’s time to brighten up the campus with our vibrant camp colours. Each camp will have specific team colours and compete in challenges, activities, games that will be part of our Gryphon Vibrant Colour Tournament. All week long we will have colours in everything we do and lots of teamwork.

Activity Details

33643 - July 8, 2024 to July 12, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - July 15-1924

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Blast From The Past Let’s take our Gryphon travel machine to take us back in time. Each camp will take their time (travel) machines to participate in different time periods and decades. This fun week will take us back and explore before it was 2024!

Activity Details

33646 - July 15, 2024 to July 19, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - July 22-26/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Under The Sea Strap on your scuba suit! This week we will be spent Under the Sea. We’ll be exploring under the sea with water games and crafts. Time to get ready to be sea explorers.

Activity Details

33649 - July 22, 2024 to July 26, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - July 29-Aug 2/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Gryphon Olympics This week is the kickoff to the Summer Olympics in Paris, France. So, we’re going to have our own Gryphon Olympics These will not be your usual Olympic sports, as we’ll be putting our Gryphon “twist” on our events!

Activity Details

33629 - July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - Aug 6-9/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: The Year is 2050 What do you think it will be like in 2050? This week we will travel into the future and try new things that we believe will be around in 2050. Who knows what the future will hold? We do know that it will be full of adventure, creativity, and fun. Note: This is a four day camp week due the Civic Holidya on Monday (No camp program on Monday August 5th)

Activity Details

33639 - August 6, 2024 to August 9, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - Aug 12-16/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Stories Come to Life Hmmmm…..what magical place will camp turn into this week?? We’ll be having a blast with our creative minds while campers participate in games and crafts centered around well known characters, movies, stories. Get ready for a week of imagination!

Activity Details

33627 - August 12, 2024 to August 16, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - Aug 19-23/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Animal Planet Animals can be amazing and this week campers will have fun being animals, zookeepers or imagining that they work for a wildlife magazine or tv show. It will be adventure after adventure as we explore animals from around the world!

Activity Details

33633 - August 19, 2024 to August 23, 2024

Junior Activity Camp - Aug 26-29/24

Junior Activity Campers engage in thoughtful and deliberately planned activities (games, crafts, challenges, outdoor fun) based on our weekly theme. Each week allows for creativity, physical recreation, reinforcing independence and developing social skills. Purposeful fun that is age appropriate and very engaging. Theme: Riding off into the Sunset Wow!! It’s the last week of summer camp. This week we will be riding off into the sunset as we head “West”. Yee Haw! It’ll be a week full of adventures, and country-themed activities. Note: This is a four day camp week due the camp season ending on Thursday (there is no camp on Friday August 30th)

Activity Details

33638 - August 26, 2024 to August 29, 2024

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