Summer Camps

children playing on splashpad

The City of Peterborough is proud of the amazing camps we offer throughout the City. We offer camps in art, science and history. We also offer a variety of sports camps through partnerships with local sports organizations. Our instructors are trained educators and we have a team of youth counsellors to support them. All of our programs are interactive and age appropriate.

Registration is now open for all summer camps. 

Camps at the Sport and Wellness Centre include daily swimming, indoor and outdoor activities, special events, theme days, arts and crafts, sports, team building activities and challenges, special guests, and more. 

You need to complete a camper health and information form for each child you register into a camp.

Kids being taught to play tennis
Recreational instructional sports camps

To register call 705-742-7777 ext. 1873 or register online

Youth soccer camp

Peterborough City Soccer Club is for kids 5 to 16 years old and offers half day camps, Just Girls camp, Rep and Goalkeeping camps.

Football camp

Kinsmen Minor Football Club instructs our football camp. This camp focuses on training, techniques and team plays. Offered for kids ages 8 to 13 years old

Basketball camp

Craig Muir coaches our basketball camp from TASS. This camp is for youth in grades 5 to 10. Craig works on skills, shooting, passing and physical training.

Ultimate sports camp

Ultimate Sports Camp offers non-contact flag rugby and a variety of sports like archery, giant-ball soccer, cricket, disc golf and more.

Ultimate sports camp no limits

Our No Limits camp has two off-site trips to Tree Top Trekking in the Ganaraska Forest. Campers must be 9 years of age or older and stand at least 55 inches tall.

Junior tennis camp

Junior Tennis Camp is for youth ages 9 to 16 to work on basic stroke skills.

Health form

You need to complete the health and information form for each child you register into camp.

Camper Health and Information Form

Campers in heritage pavilion at museum
Peterborough Museum and Archives camps

To register call 705-743-5180 or register online

Summer discovery camp
These camps are for kids ages 7 to 11. Summer Discovery camps are one week long, and cost $200 per week.

Wildcard Wednesday camp 

These camps are for kids ages 8 to 12. Wildcard Wednesday camps have been completely revamped, so please note the changes from previous years. Campers enrolled in Wildcard Wednesdays are committing to three consecutive Wednesdays, focusing on creating their own exhibit by the end of the session. The cost is $150 per 3-day session.
Junior summer discovery camp
These camps are for kids ages 4 to 6. Junior Summer Discovery camps offer the flexibility of half-day options – allowing you to sign up your little one for morning, afternoon, or full-day sessions. The cost of each half-day is $22.50.

Robotics camp

Back by popular demand is our Robotics camp, designed for youth ages 9 to 13. This one-week camp will teach kids about robots, coding, teamwork and determination through a series of challenges. The cost is $250 for the week. 

Youth leadership program 

The Youth Leadership Program is a unique training opportunity that allows youth to volunteer in two weeks of our Summer Discovery camps. Training seminars run during the first week in July (excluding Wednesday, July 1) and cover topics of leadership, teambuilding, and child development. The cost is $40. 
School Break Camps
The Peterborough Museum & Archives offers camps on school breaks including P.A. Days, March Break and on occasional Saturdays as part of our Discovery After Dark program. With a variety of themes and activities being offered, you'll be sure to find something that will meet the needs and interests of your children.
Health form

You need to complete the Peterborough Museum and Archives health and information form for each child you register into camp

Camper Health and Information Form

2020 Summer Camp Guide

Browse our Camp Guide for details about all the summer camps offered through City programs, including the Sport and Wellness Centre, Recreation, the Museum and Archives and the Art Gallery of Peterborough.


  • In person at the Peterborough Museum and Archives, Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre or Community Services
  • By telephone (Visa, Mastercard, American Express): 705-743-5180, 705-742-7777 ext. 1873
  • Online: with our PerfectMind program
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