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McMaster Camps: March Break & Summer

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A Hamilton summer and March Break tradition, our McMaster Camps have been sharing the joy of play, learning and friendship with our community since 1977. 

With phenomenal staff and state-of-the-art facilities, you can expect the very best from your McMaster Athletics & Recreation children's camp experience.

Our Camps

Our Camp Staff

With McMaster’s coaches, athletes, and students leading the way, our camps offer a passionate and experienced staff, able to provide the FUN, learning, and high-performance development you expect from a world-class institution. Want to join our team? Learn more about working with us.

Thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs Fund for funding some of our student positions this year. 

Camp Features & Services

We offer busing, extended care, lunch service and one-on-one support in select programs. Many of our camps also include daily swims in our Olympic pool and a chance to experience our Altitude program’s Alpine Tower & Climbing Wall.

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Busing

Busing

Our buses run in July and August from stops in Ancaster, Burlington, Dundas, Hamilton Mountain, Oakville, Stoney Creek and Waterdown.

Lunch Program

Lunch Program

Delicious and nutritious lunches for the kids and affordable, scramble-free mornings for you! Check the menu and order by the week...

Extended Care

Extended Care

Our Extended Care program is offered for all day camps from 7:30am-5:30pm.

Special Needs & One-on-One Support

Special Needs & One-on-One Support

We strive to provide a fun and inclusive experience for all of our campers and work with families to help them achieve their goals while providing an integrated, enjoyable camp experience.

Swim in Our Olympic Pool & Climb Our Alpine Tower

Swim in Our Olympic Pool & Climb Our Alpine Tower

Many of our camps include daily swims in our Olympic pool and a chance to experience our Altitude program’s Alpine Tower & Climbing Wall.

Camp Spaces & Parking: Construction Notice

Camp Spaces & Parking: Construction Notice

In October 2018, construction started on the Student Activity and Fitness Expansion at David Braley Athletic Centre (DBAC) and Ivor Wynne Centre (IWC). A few of our camp spaces have changed as a result, but our commitment to Fun and Learning is still the same.