Paddling Day Camps & Canoe Trips for Kids!


The Canoe Museum offers summer paddling day camps and multi-day canoe trips for youth ages 8-16. We provide a fun, safe and supportive environment for kids to interact with nature, hone their paddling skills, meet new friends and enjoy summertime in the Kawarthas to the fullest! 

With a wide variety of sessions and program offerings, we've got something for everyone! From novice paddlers to the seasoned soloist, from learning to camp to a whitewater river trip, we've got awesome adventures awaiting all of our campers. 

We're proud to teach "no-trace" camping principles as well as skill levels laid out by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA). Our camps are run by ORCKA-certified instructors with years of experience facilitating on-water programming for youth. Our camp staff are also certified with a minimum of Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Bronze Cross lifeguarding certification. 

Do you have questions about our camp programs? Not sure if they're a good fit for your child? Don't hesitate to contact us at or call 705.748.9153 x210. We love to talk about camp and would be happy to chat with you!

Don't forget - Canoe Museum Members receive discounts on summer camp registration. Become a member today and save!

2016 Camp Sessions & Pricing

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Past summer paddling camps 2016