Ottawa Summer Camps | Programs

Summer Day Camps For Kids (Age 8-12) & Summer Programs For Teens (Age 13-17)

Top-Notch Instructors

Our instructors can be seen on the International Emmy winning
CBC Kids show Snapshots!
And not only are they established photographers in their fields, but they are trained to be amazing teachers!

Experiential Learning

We ensure an interactive atmosphere that’s perfect for building relationships, developing leadership skills and fuelling creativity through photography.

Before & After Care

We know you’re busy and that’s why for your convenience we offer
Before & After Care!
Starting at 8:00am – 5:30pm
(Monday – Friday)


Safety is our top priority! As an accredited member of the Ontario Camps Association (OCA), we adhere to their standards and guidelines to ensure a fun and safe environment.

Our Staff Will Get You Passionate About Photography

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Everything about this camp is right- the instructors, lectures, field trips, activities, everything. By the end of it you feel 20× more confident about taking photos and the camera feels like second skin. Everyone is so nice – even the campers. I’d highly recommend joining. 

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Located In The Heart Of Downtown Ottawa

100 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N7
Main Intersection: Nicholas St & Laurier Ave E
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2019 Ottawa Summer Camps Schedule

*If you’re on mobile please see individual program pages for bookings
Program July 2 - 5* July 8 - 12 July 15 - 19 July 22 - 26 July 29 - Aug 2 Aug 6 - 9* Aug 12 - 16
Kids Camp 1 (8-12) FULL FULL 4 spots left

Kids Camp 1 is a unique photography program that empowers kids, like no other in the country! Kids Camp 1 introduces campers to their cameras through hands-on demonstrations and interactive field trips! In our program, we cover creative and technical techniques that are engaging and meaningful for kids! Kids leave feeling confident having developed a skill set that they will carry with them forever!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Kids Camp 2 (8-12) FULL 4 Spots Left

The sky is the limit for our Kids Camp 2 campers! Campers are encouraged to get creative with their images and have fun while breaking the rules of composition! Creative projects and demonstrations will inspire campers to master new techniques, including; silhouettes, bokeh, and black and white photography!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Teen Camp 1 (13-17) FULL FULL FULL 4 Spots Left

Experience photography in full manual mode! Teen Camp 1 encourages teens to develop the essential skill set needed to feel confident shooting with DSLR cameras. Get inspired by visiting and shooting some of Ottawa's greatest landmarks, including Byward Market, Rideau Canal, and much more! Immerse yourself in a meaningful and unforgettable week, surrounded by others who love photography just as much as you!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Teen Camp 2 (13-17) FULL 3 Spots Left

Intermediate Photography | Unleash your imagination, anything is possible! In Teen Camp 2, teens are encouraged to experiment with the rules of composition. Explore new and exciting photography techniques, such as painting with light, projection art, and bokeh! Daily field trips will encourage critical thinking and challenge teens to develop creative images like never before!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Street & Documentary (13-17) FULL

Grab your camera and hit the streets of Ottawa to experience photo-journalism first hand! In this program, students will develop an eye and the critical techniques required for capturing candid human emotion! With practical experience, students will discover how powerful photography can be to effectively communicate a message across and capure meaninful stories!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

Fine Art & Film (13-17) FULL FULL

Create artistic images using digital and film cameras! In this program, students will discover photography as a tool for creative expression and visit contemporary art galleries for inspiration! Students will have the opportunity to experiment with 35 mm film cameras (provided) and be able to review their negatives as scans. At the end of the week, favourite shots will be printed for keepsake and exhibited in a gallery form at our exhibit!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

Photo Editing 1 (13-17) FULL

Expose yourself to the wonders of photo editing! In this program, students will be introduced to two industry leading photography editing softwares: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Through guided demonstrations, students will learn the key adjustment tools for retoucing and manipulating images within each software. Daily field trips will provide students the opportunity to capture a vairety of images to experiment with during daily editing periods!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

Counsellor In Training (CIT) (16-18) FULL 4 Spots Left

Experience what it takes to become a camp counsellor! In this 2 week, immersive program, Counsellors in Training will be mentored by our CIT Lead, who with coach them through a variety of leadership exercises and placements. Ongoing assessments, feedback and peer evaluations will help to develop the essential skill set and confidence valued by all camp professionals! CITs will walk away having experienced a full mock interview, create and receive feedback on resumes and develop an online portfolio that will set them up for success!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$799 + HST/2 Weeks

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*There will be no camp sessions running on Statutory Holidays (Canada Day: Monday, July 1, 2019 – Civic Holiday: Monday, August 5, 2019)