Youth Camps

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These hands-on, engaging camps will take place during Professional Development (PD) Days, March Break, Summer and select weekends throughout the year.  We look forward to welcoming children to campus to meet new friends, explore enriched learning opportunities and get active with our qualified camp leaders.

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Available Camps

PD Day Camps

Weekend/Evening Camps

Weekend Warrior

Sunday Morning Rowing Camp!

Learn the basics of rowing from professional rower and Head Coach of Nipissing University’s rowing team, Khashayar Abbasabadi. Youth ages 8 to 18 will be invited to strengthen endurance and work on rowing techniques on campus using rowing machines.

Full Details

  • Drop off 9:00 am/Pick Up 10:30 am - Sundays, April 16th to May 7th and/or Sundays, May 14th to June 4th 

This camp will take place on campus at 100 College Drive North Bay, ON.  Details will be sent to all participants.

Cost for each four week session: $80 per participant (plus applicable taxes) sign up for 4 weeks OR 8 weeks ($160+ taxes)

  • No experience required

Laker Camps

Laker Athletic Camps will vary in price/time. Full details coming soon.


  • Co-ed ages 7 to 18
  • Learn the fundamentals of basketball 
  • Sharpen your skills
  • Practice team building through engaging activities
  • Challenge current skill levels
  • Dates: July 4-7, July 24-28, August 8-11, August 21-25.

Performance Volleyball

  • Boys ages 15+
  • Train like a varsity athlete 
  • Access to High Performance Resources: Physical Testing, Mental Performance, Nutrition Education, Technical Skill Development, Tactical Strategies, Position Specific Training, and Conditioning/Recovery Regimens
  • Dates: July 31-August 4.

Boys Hockey

  • Ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 12
  • Half day camp
  • Memorial Gardens
  • Learn new skills and enhance existing skills
  • On and off ice activities
  • Dates: August 14-18.

Peak Performance Volleyball

  • Girls ages 11 to 18
  • Designed for the experienced athlete 
  • Individualized instruction
  • Intense training
  • Position specific drills, advanced technical and tactical skills & conditioning
  • Dates: August 14-18.

Girls Hockey

  • Ages TBD
  • More information to come
  • Dates: August 21-25, August 28-September 1. 

Jr Volleyball

  • Co-ed ages 9 to 15
  • All levels welcome
  • FUNdamentals of volleyball
  • Engaging drills and activities
  • Dates: August 28-August 31. 

Other Camps

Recreational Camps will run Monday to Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm with 30 minutes before and after for pick up/drop off. 

Weeks running 4-day camps $175 plus tax

Weeks running 5-day camps 225 plus tax

Full details coming soon.


Teamwork Camp 

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Participate in group activities fostering the importance of teamwork 
  • Problem solve as a team (scavenger hunt)
  • Enjoy fun games that promote collaboration 
  • Practice appropriate communication and actions to work well with others
  • Dates: July 4-7, August 8-11.

Space Explorers

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Learn about our solar system
  • Participate in projects that inspire your inner astronaut 
  • Build your own rocket ship
  • Strengthen your knowledge on the stars and constellations
  • Dates: July 4-7, July 17-21, August 28-September 1. 

Healthy Habits

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Learn about simple ways to stay active and healthy
  • Understand what our bodies need to thrive
  • Create your own germ monster
  • Participate in group activities that "fill your bucket"
  • Build new connections with new friends
  • Dates: July 10-14, July 31-August 4.

Puppet Theatre

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Explore the world of drama through a variety of fun activities
  • Thoughtful planning to embrace all children 
  • Develop confidence and communication skills
  • Dates: July 10-14, July 17-21.

Animal Kingdom 

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Through hands-on learning, participants will explore a variety of fun facts and gain knowledge about the world around them
  • What animals are all around us? What is a habitat? What does extinction mean? How can we be safe around animals? What animal will you design using your imagination? What will they eat? Where would they live? What would you call it?
  • Dates: July 24-28.

Story Camp

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Learn through literacy (all levels welcome)
  • explore our beautiful library
  • Listen, read, watch, and create stories (or comics)
  • Enjoy our campus and participate in a store walk
  • Dates: July 24-28, July 31-August 4. 

Lights, Camera, Action

  • Co-ed ages 11 to 14
  • Step out of your shell, and become something you're not, in the world of acting
  • What does it take to put on a great performance? (acting, costumes, music, lighting)
  • Create memories through fun games and activities
  • Develop and perform in a group performance
  • Dates: August 8-11, August 21-25.

The Arts

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Drama, dance, music and crafts will fill this week of camp
  • Dabble in "The Arts" and have fun using your imagination
  • All levels welcome
  • Get messy, get creative!
  • Date: August 14-18.


  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Learn about the muscular system
  • What makes us strong? What makes us weak?
  • Participate in fun hands-on learning opportunities all week through play and exploration inside and outside. 
  • Dates: July 17-21.

Games Camp

  • Co-ed ages 5 to 11
  • Play a variety of games as a group (scavenger hunts, mystery solving, ice breakers, outdoor and BOARD games!)
  • Enjoy stations with a variety of learning tools and resources to create your own games
  • Fun Friday invites campers to bring in their favourite games to 'show and tell' and play with peers
  • Dates: July 10-15, July 31-August 4, August 21-25.

General Camp Information

General Information

Nipissing University prides itself on the safety and valued added experiences of our campers, camp supervisors, leaders and volunteers. Any adult involved with our Youth Camps are required to present negative Police Vulnerable Sector checks dated within the past 12 months, along with concussion training. Camp Supervisors are also required to have First Aid/CPR Training and are responsible for overseeing all activities, maintaining enriched learning experiences and will always have camper emergency contact information on-hand.

Extended Learning ensures that there will be 1 adult for every 6 campers for camps hosting youth ages 5 – 10 and 1 adult for every 10 campers for camps hosting youth ages 11+.

If a parent/guardian has any specific concerns or requests, we invite them to reach out to us directly –

Previous Camps

Extended Learning was pleased to partner with Lakers Athletics in Summer 2022 to offer the following camps:

  • Girl's Peak Performance Volleyball Camp
  • Boy's Peak Performance Volleyball Camp
  • Junior Lakers Volleyball Camp
  • Boy's Skating & Skills Hockey Camp
  • Girl's Hockey Camp
  • Lakers Basketball Camp
  • Lakers Nordic Ski Dryland Camp
  • Lakers Nordic Ski Volume Camp
  • Lakers Learn to Row Camp
  • 3-on-3 Basketball League

Stay tuned for more camp offerings!

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please notify us a minimum of one week prior to the camp start date. Failure to cancel registration one week prior to the camp start date may result in full or partial registration charges. If the cancellation is due to an injury, illness or special circumstances, please contact our Extended Learning team to discuss –

Nipissing University reserves the right to cancel Youth Camps without notice. Should a cancellation take place registrants will receive notification in writing with as much notice as possible along with a full refund.

An administration fee of $10 for registrations less than $200/person and $20 for registrations over $200/person will be applied.