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Summer Camps 2022

Jul 4 - Aug 26



ArtVenture Summer Camp 2022 

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection provides an unmatched environment for children’s art camps, with a unique combination of spectacular grounds overlooking the Humber River Valley and a world-famous art collection. Guided by the talent of the best young artists and art instructors in the Greater Toronto Area, each camp includes in-gallery art viewing, outdoor activities, and in-studio artmaking. Campers are encouraged to harness their creativity into artistic pursuits and meet new friends while exploring the art of Canada.

The McMichael has restructured its ArtVenture Summer Camp program and increased the ratio of healthy outdoor activities to balance the time spent on indoor projects and gallery explorations. Rigorous cleaning and social distancing procedures will be implemented to ensure campers have a safe and enjoyable summer experience.

ArtVenture Summer Camp

Within each thematic session, campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups and engage in projects designed to reflect their age, social, and developmental needs.

Click on a session name or age range below to learn more about it.

Sessions Days Ages 5 – 6 Ages 7 – 9 Ages 10 – 12 Ages 13 – 15
July 4 – 8
Session 1
5 Art & Nature Explorers Art & Nature Explorers Art & Nature Explorers
July 11 – 15
Session 2
5 Mixed Media Madness Mixed Media Madness Mixed Media Madness
July 18 – 22
Session 3
5 Painting Challenge Painting Challenge Painting Challenge Outdoor Painting Masters I
July 25 – 29
Session 4
5 Super Sculpture I Super Sculpture I Super Sculpture I Outdoor Painting Masters II
August 2 – 5
Session 5
4 Colour Lab Colour Lab Colour Lab
August 8 – 12
Session 6
5 Super Sculpture II Super Sculpture II Super Sculpture II Digital Photography I
August 15 – 19
Session 7
5 Nature Art Team Nature Art Team Nature Art Team Digital Photography II
August 22 – 26
Session 8
5 Get Wild! Get Wild! Get Wild!

What You Need to Know

Camp Hours

  • Camp programs run from 9 am to 5 pm. 
  • Drop-off times are between 8:45 and 9 am.  
  • Pickup times are between 5 and 5:15 pm. 

Camp Format

Each summer camp class will consist of up to 15 campers, one instructor, and one assistant working exclusively with each assigned group.  

We have implemented a number of new procedures to ensure the health and safety of every camper enrolled in the ArtVenture Summer Camp program.

Each group will have their own studio space and controlled access to washrooms. Each child will be provided with a personal art kit that will be stored in the studio and not shared with other students. Our staff have created seating arrangements to allow campers to practise social distancing measures. Please note that as of now, campers and staff are required to wear face masks at all times while indoors, in accordance with York Region Public Health guidelines, However, these guidelines may be updated before the summer. We kindly request that all parents and guardians review public health practices with their child prior to the start of the session.

Registration is required for each session.  Please before registering your child, check the Registration instruction posted below.

Transportation is not offered.  

Parents/guardians are responsible for packing their children’s lunches and snacks to ensure they are all nut- and sesame-free. 

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Camp Registration Details

(Fee includes a
15% discount)
(Fee includes a
15% discount)
FULL PRICE $272 $320 $340 $400
(Fee includes an additional 5% discount.)
$256 $304 $320 $380

Camp Savings


Step 1:

  • Select the camp program that you wish to enroll your camper in. Your  camper’s full name is required at this time.  
  • To complete your purchase, be sure to have a major credit card on hand. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover,and American Express.
  • Complete your purchase.  This step reserves your camper’s spot. 

Step 2 : After purchasing a camp program, please log on to the Camp Portal to fill out some mandatory questions about your camper(s) in the Parent Portal section. You have 10 days from the purchase to complete this section.

Please note: These details are required to secure your spot.  Remember to include a brief medical history, signed waivers and answer the general questions at this stage.

Please have the following information on handy for Step 2 of the registration process:

  • Contact details including home and work addresses and phone numbers for parents/guardians 
  • Camper name and date of birth 
  • McMichael Membership details, if applicable 
  • Camper allergies, dietary restrictions, medications and treatments  
  • Camper medical history  
  • Name, address, and phone number of camper’s physician 
  • Camper’s OHIP infomation  
  • Emergency contacts (2) name, address and phone number  
  • Name, address and phone number of any additional people (must be over 18) who are authorized to pick up camper 

Participants must register at least three days prior to the first day of camp.

Registrations will be confirmed by email up to two weeks prior to the first day of camp.

Rescheduling requests for ArtVenture Summer Camp sessions after Tuesday, May 31, 2022, will result in an additional $50 administration fee.

All cancellation requests must be received in writing and sent to: campdirector@mcmichael.com.

For Summer Camps, cancellation requests must be submitted by May 31, 2022, to receive a refund of 75%. No refunds will be available after this date.

The McMichael reserves the right to cancel or combine individual programs if minimum registrations are not achieved 14 days prior to a camp’s start date. Full refunds will be made in the event of program cancellation.

As the health and safety of your children and our staff and volunteers remain our top priority, we continue to follow Ontario public health guidelines and implement health and safety measures. Should the province place our region into a lockdown or impose a closure on the McMichael, you will be offered a full refund for any cancelled sessions.

To inquire about special support or accommodations, email campdirector@mcmichael.com or call 905.893.1121 ext 2214.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email campdirector@mcmichael.com or call 905.893.1121 ext 2214.


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10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
1(905) 893-1121