Toronto Summer Camps | 2019 Programs

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

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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!

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

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Before & After Care!
Starting at 8:00am – 5:30pm
(Monday – Friday)

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I’d highly recommend this camp because it is not only fun, exciting, and educational it is also in a great location. In the heart of downtown GTA photography camps brings you to many great photography spots in Toronto.

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Located In The Heart Of Downtown Toronto

25 Toronto St #200, Toronto, ON M5C 2R1
Main Intersection: Yonge & Adelaide
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Photography & Video Programs For Kids (Age: 8-12)

2019 Summer Camps Jun 24-28 Jul 2-5* Jul 8-12 Jul 15-19 Jul 22-26 Jul 29-Aug 2 Aug 6-9* Aug 12-16 Aug 19-23
Kids Camp 1 (8-12) 4 Spots Left 2 Spots Left FULL 2 Spot Left 4 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left 5 Spots Left FULL

Kids Camp 1 is a unique photography program that empowers kids, like no other in the country! It 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!

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$399/$549 + HST

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Kids Camp 2 (8-12) 4 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 5 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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Explore Nature & Animals (8-12) 2 Spots Left 3 Spots Left

Calling all nature and animal lovers! This camp will explore landscape, macro and pet photography while visiting some of Toronto's most beautiful green spaces, including High Park and the High Park Zoo! You'll also head to Ripley's Aquarium to creatively capture a broad range of colourful fish and unexpected sea creatures!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Explore Sport & Action (8-12) 4 Spots Left

Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing fast moving subjects and blurring motion! In Explore Sport and Action, campers will get active participating in interactive games, and fun filled demonstrations involving motion, water and more! Campers will visit the Rogers Centre and a skatepark to capture images of skateboarders in mid-air!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Explore Photo Editing (8-12) FULL 3 Spots Left

Explore Photo Editing offers our kids campers the opportunity to get creative with photo editing applications, such as Lightroom CC for iPads! Campers will learn the essential photo enhancement techniques necessary to transform ordinary photographs into something extraordinary! Daily field trips will provide campers with the opportunity to capture a variety of images using their DSLR cameras, which they will later have a chance to experiment with during editing periods!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Explore Stop Motion (8-12) 3 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 4 Spots Left

Bring your imagination to life in Explore Stop Motion! Through interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, campers will work together to create short animations with a variety of subjects, including lego people, cartoons and each other! By the end of the week, campers will feel confident in understanding how to set up and produce their own stop motion animation using DSLR cameras and iPads!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Explore Video Production (8-12) 4 Spots Left

Explore Video Production introduces kids campers to the fundamentals of storytelling and video making! Through hands-on learning, campers will work together to create fun video montages using innovative iPad applications! Experiment with slow motion video, reverse video and time-lapse techniques to spark your creative interest in videography!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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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)

Photography & Video Programs For Teens (Age: 13-18)

2019 Summer Programs Jun 24-28 Jul 2-5* Jul 8-12 Jul 15-19 Jul 22-26 Jul 29-Aug 2 Aug 6-9* Aug 12-16 Aug 19-23
Teen Camp 1 (13-17) 4 Spots Left FULL FULL 4 Spots Left 3 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 4 Spots Left

Introduction to Photography | 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 Toronto's greatest landmarks, including St. Lawrence Market, the Distillery District and Nathan Phillips Square! 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) 3 Spots Left 1 Spots Left FULL 5 Spot Left 4 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!

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$399/$549 + HST

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Teen Camp 3 (13-17) 3 Spots Left

Advanced Photography | Experience the world of professional photography by learning about advanced equipment and shooting techniques that meet industry standards! Be inspired by meeting with real-world photographers who will share their stories and insights, and gain practical experience shooting in a professional space. Explore the portfolio requirements and skill sets needed to apply for post-secondary photography programs in Canada and discover if the road to becoming a professional photographer is for you!

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Street & Documentary (13-17) 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left 4 Spots Left

Grab your camera and hit the streets of Toronto 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 capture meaningful stories!

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$399/$549 + HST

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Lifestyle (13-17) 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left

Become the first contributors of our new GTA Photography Lifestyle Blog, celebrating the vibrant stories of people, places and events happening within the heart of our city! Dive into a variety of lifestyle genres including food photography, architectural photography, candid photography and more by visiting local businesses within Kensington Market and other historical sites in the heart of Toronto! In this program, students will collaborate to prepare a series that will be published and exhibited online.

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$399/$549 + HST

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Photo Editing 1 (13-17) 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left

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 retouching and manipulating images within each software. Daily field trips will provide students the opportunity to capture a variety of images to experiment with during daily editing periods!

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$399/$549 + HST

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Photo Editing 2 (13-17) 4 Spots Left

Take your photo editing skills to the next level by exploring advanced techniques and tools within Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Develop a unique and polished look that speaks to your imagination and individual style! In Photo Editing 2, students will also be introduced to Adobe Illustrator and explore graphic design by collaborating with others to tackle real-world projects in marketing and design! Daily field trips will provide students the opportunity to capture a variety of images to experiment with during daily editing periods!

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

$399/$549 + HST

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Fine Art & Film (13-17) FULL 4 Spots Left

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

$399/$549 + HST

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Video Production 1(13-17) 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left 4 Spots Left

Introduction to Video Production (previously 'Video Camp 1') | Students will learn how to capture amazing footage using DSLR cameras! Through guided demonstrations, students will gain practical experience editing video clips in Adobe Premiere Pro. In just one week, students will develop the essential skill set necessary for producing high quality videos with confidence!

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Algonquin Adventure (14-17) 4 Spots Left 5 Spots Left

Join us for an unforgettable, partial overnight experience as we venture to Algonquin Park to indulge in nature and landscape photography! At night, we'll explore night sky photography and settle down by the campfire! No camping experience required.

Dates: Click an Open spot to select

LENS Program (14-17) 4 Spots Left 4 Spots Left

Join us on an unforgettable, partial overnight experience to Algonquin Park, where we will explore and photograph the wonders of nature! Contribute your photography to Citizen Science Projects that will help real-world scientists better understand changes in global biodiversity! At the end of the week, you will also visit one of our cities largest green spaces to explore urban biodiversity and discuss the important role that photographers play in creating positive change within our own communities! This program is specifically designed for youth looking to build on their leadership skills and acts as a stepping stone for those interested in learning more about what it takes to become a camp counsellor and how photography can be used as a leadership tool!

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CIT (Counsellor in Training)(16-18) 2 Spots Left 4 Spots Left 3 Spots Left 3 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)

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