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Discover all the safe and secure offerings we’ve developed to help your whole family celebrate any season.
Keeping you safe is our first priority. Here’s how we’ve enhanced your Y experience to help keep everyone as safe as possible at camp.
Face Mask and Coverings Bylaw
All of our in-person camp programs will require participants to wear face masks or coverings when indoors. If your camper does not have a face mask, one will be provided for them. Staff will also adhere to these guidelines when indoors.
Get more information about our updated policies and procedures by downloading our safety guidelines and the Ministry of Health's guidelines for summer day camps.
This program is available for campers 6 to 12 years old
This program runs Saturdays, from Sept 19 until Oct 24
There’s nothing like a few nights camping under the stars. Relax at our beautiful, private back lake camp sites!
Enjoy a rustic getaway
YMCA Camp Pine Crest is a 650-acre oasis nestled on the shores of beautiful Clear Lake in Muskoka, Ontario. Paddle or hike to a campsite and explore the natural beauty of our grounds.
Flexible options to fit your schedule
Camp sites are available for only $20 a day/person. (Alumni staff and campers get 15% off!) Each camp site can safely accommodate up to ten campers while maintaining safe distances.
Cabin and Cottage Rentals are available for a minimum of two nights and can accommodate up to ten people. Scheduled Swimming and boating are also included.
Outfitting Trips are guided canoe trips for those new to camping or for those looking for a little bit of extra help while out on trip! A guided trip with us includes two qualified staff members, all food, equipment and trip planning. If you are interested in a trip on the Musquash, Magnetewan, Mattawa or French river, please send us an email at email@example.com.
Fun amenities to make your trip special
To make your trip as easy and enjoyable as possible, you can rent our canoes, paddle boards, and cooking kits.
Pine Crest Adventures - Outdoor Experiential Learning
An experiential learning opportunity for participants 6 to 12 years old this fall! Children will get a change to grow and explore in the great outdoors with time each day top work on schoolwork, assisted by our staff.
Our Loons and Wolves programs run Monday and Tuesday and Thursday and Friday each week beginning September 14. Grizzlies will run Monday to Friday beginning September 21.
Our Wolves program for 10-12 year olds runs in 2 day blocks on Monday and Tuesday and Thursday and Friday each week. The program begins on September 14 and runs into the fall.
If you are looking for a longer program, our Grizzlies Program runs Monday to Friday beginning September 21st for children aged 6-12.
Programming includes - canoeing, kayaking, outdoor living skills, navigation skills and ecology all while learning critical thinking, emotional intelligence and independence.
If you are isolating in a family group or pod - and you are interested in coming for a day program, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about availability.
For more information, please email email@example.com or call 1-877-878-9622.
$120 for two days or $300 for a week.
Alumni and Family Weekends
Alumni are invited to join us October 2nd- 4th for a weekend of fall fun! Bring the whole family and let them experience all Pine Crest has to offer. Canoeing, kayaking and a late fall swim are definitely on the agenda. Don’t miss out on the fun.
Come join us for a Spooktacular Family Weekend October 30th- November 1st! This weekend will include a costume contest, pumpkin carving and many fun camp activities!
To register for both weekends please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Our Alumni Weekend will be October 2 to 4. Bring the whole family and let them experience all Pine Crest has to offer! Canoeing, Kayaking and a late fall swim are definitely on the agenda. Don't miss out on the fun!
For more information or to reserve your camp site, cabin or cottage, please email Camp Pine Crest.
YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre is located in Schomberg near Bolton and Nobleton, only 45 minutes from downtown Toronto. Situated on 263 acres of the Oak Ridges Moraine, it’s the perfect place for children, youth, and adults to come together and experience the outdoors until October 12th, 2020.
*NEW* for 2020: Car Camping and Cabin Rentals
Enjoy our overnight camp site to experience Cedar Glen in a new way, relaxing together around a campfire, under the stars. Campsite rentals start at a flat rate of $130 per night per campsite. Campsites can accommodate from 6 up to 10 people (if all the same family). Included is a portable washroom and hand washing station, firewood, picnic table, shade structure, sports equipment to borrow, lifeguarded swim time, s’mores kit, daily garbage pick-up, and indoor washrooms and showers if you’re staying longer than one day.
Renting our rustic cabins — for only $300 per night — is a great way to try your hand at camping, while still having some of the comforts of your own home. Your family (maximum of 10 people) will be assigned a cabin with two rooms, and four bunk beds in each room. You’ll have your own theatre-style seating around the campfire where you’ll enjoy a night of songs and snacks. Each cabin includes a picnic table, a garbage can, a fire pit, and a portable washroom and hand washing station. You will also have access to a shower and washroom facility located a short walk away. During your time on site, you will all be able to hike our trails, enjoy the pool during your scheduled time, cook around the campfire, and more!
Our experienced camp staff will lead your family through unique outdoor experiences at YMCA Cedar Glen and Toronto Island. We are thrilled to continue offering Y Family Adventures this fall!
"We joke that we are city people, so during our family camp day, we experienced a number of family firsts: the first time we went canoeing, the first time we tried archery, our first campfire, and our first family bike ride. The YMCA had all of the resources we needed to have these experiences and do so safely. It truly felt like a curated outdoor experience tailored to our family."
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