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Summer camps

Here at Durham College’s Continuing Education Summer Camp Program, we focus on making creative endeavors fun for kids.   It’s a chance for them to let their creativity shine.

Register now for these new and exciting summer camps!

Beauty and Fashion 

For ages:  9-14
Camp Fee:  $275

Do you love to be creative and keep up with the latest trends? Join us for demonstrations and fun projects such as creating wearable art, using scrapbooking to develop current and future beauty and fashion looks, and trying out various fashion makeovers.
From skincare basics to complete ensembles, you don’t want to miss this week of high fashion and fun.

CAMP INVENTION  –  First time offered in Canada!

For ages:  9-11
Camp Fee:  $275

Unmask your child’s creativity this summer in the all-new Camp Invention™

program, Supercharged™, where campers build confidence, learn to collaborate and transform their wild imaginations into epic creations. Campers will learn creative problem-solving skills while coding and programming futuristic robots, uncovering ancient fossils, designing high-tech superhero gadgets and exploring radio frequencies. Local educators will lead this action-packed program featuring exhilarating, hands-on STEM activities teaching children to question, explore, and break through obstacles!

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 new 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.