Summer camps

Here at Durham College’s Professional and Part-time Learning Summer Camp Program, we focus on making creative endeavours fun for kids.   It’s a chance for them to let their creativity shine.

Register now for these new and exciting summer camps!


For ages:  8-12
Camp Fee:  $275

Innovation and imagination soar at Camp Invention – ELEVATE!

Sign up for this summer’s all new program and get ready to build paper planes and gliders, launch rockets, experiment with heli balls and hand copters, and navigate planes through a rain storm!

You’ll also get your very own flight simulation robot! During your week at camp you’ll take it apart to see how it works and you can personalize it so it’s just your style and when camp ends your robot comes home with you!

Please click here to see an overview of the camp

Camp Invention™ is a registered trademark of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Inc. in the United States, used under license.

Cooking Camp

For ages:  10-13
Camp Fee:  $350
Make this summer sizzle at Durham College! Learn what it takes to make mealtime magic.
Come cook with us and make tasty midday meals, and sweet treats to take home and share. We have the ingredients, you bring the imagination!

At the end of the week, invite your family and friends to show off your culinary masterpieces.

Parents, please note: We will be working in a kitchen where allergens such as nuts, dairy, soy, shellfish and gluten are regularly used. If your child has severe food allergies, please be aware that we cannot guarantee zero contact with allergens.

This camp will be held at Durham College’s Centre for Food, Whitby campus.

Sewing Camp – Beginner

For ages:  9-14
Camp Fee: 

Are you ready to express your creativity? Then this is the camp for you!

Learn how to use a sewing machine, follow instructions, and use basic sewing tools/patterns to create your very own embroidered pillow, fashion tote bag and other small sewing projects.

Basic sewing skills including; single-needle and zig-zag stitching techniques, seam construction and embroidery techniques will be taught.

At the end of the week, you will participate in a “Fashion Show” to show off your creative designs!

Sewing machines will be provided.  No previous sewing experience is required.