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PA Day Camps

At Evergreen’s PA Day Camp, campers ages 6–11 get the chance to explore the magic of the greener side of Brick Works Campus and the Lower Don Valley. Registration is open now!

Children playing in mud

Evergreen is thrilled to announce the return of in-person Children’s Programs at Evergreen Brick Works! Evergreen is now offering PA Day Camps for 2022. See our program details below.

At Evergreen’s PA Day Camp, campers ages 6–11 get the chance to explore the magic of the greener side of Brick Works Campus and the Lower Don Valley, make new discoveries and experience adventures Toronto’s urban wild. Together we’ll unearth stories, track animals, build dens...and new friendships at Evergreen Brick Works.

A sense of adventure, fun and creativity is fostered throughout the day with a variety of activities specific to the seasons, weather, and to the ages and the abilities of each group.

PA Day Camp registration opens on August 30, 2022 at 9am

Program Details

  • Campers will be grouped together based on age to create an age-appropriate experience
    • Junior Group: Ages 6-7
    • Intermediate Group: Ages 8-9
    • Senior Group: Ages 10-11
  • Programs are full days (8:45am-3:30pm, extended care is available until 5:30pm) 
  • PA Day Camp Handbook[FA1][CC2]

Dates & Times

Dates

  • Friday, October 7, 2022
  • Friday, November 18, 2022
  • Friday, December 2, 2022

Winter and Spring dates and registration information to be announced in Fall 2022.

Times

Drop off is from 8:45-9:00am, pick up is at 3:30pm.

Extended care is available from 3:30-5:30pm

Fees & Registration

Registration for the 2022 school year opens on August 30, 2022, at 9am

Program Fees

  • Evergreen's PA Day Camps: $80/day

Please note, we have limited capacity for this program. Thanks for your understanding and please feel free to sign up for our waitlists should your desired program be full.

COVID-19 Safety

  • All campers are highly recommended to wear non-medical masks in all indoor spaces, including washrooms.
  • Covered outdoor spaces will be prioritized for eating, however, eating may occur indoors due to inclement weather.
  • If a camper falls ill while at camp, they will be placed in an isolated indoor or outdoor area with camp staff. Caregivers will be contacted to pick up their camper immediately. The caregiver will be asked to take the child to a COVID-19 assessment center to be tested. If a negative result is confirmed the child will be allowed to return to camp, once symptoms have resolved for 24 hours.
  • Please reach out to camp@evergreen.ca to notify the camp team should your camper stay home if feeling ill or sick.

Evergreen reserves the right to cancel a registration due to the introduction of an updated vaccine policy informed by recommendations made by Toronto Public Health, the Government of Ontario and/or the Ontario Camps Association. In this circumstance, a refund minus the non-refundable registration deposit will be issued.

Refund Policy

Upon registering you will be charged the full amount of $80/day to secure your spot at Evergreen’s PA Day Camps.

No refunds will be issued if a reservation is cancelled by a participant within 21 days of the session start date. Otherwise, camp fees are refundable, less a $10 administration fee. Please note, registrations are non-transferable.  

Refunds (less the registration deposit of $10) will be issued should Evergreen cancel camp days due to changing public health regulations or COVID-19 related closures. Evergreen retains the right to change our refund policy without notice to adapt to the evolving public health situation.  

Requests for cancellations or refunds must be made in writing and submitted to camp@evergreen.ca.

Financial Assistance 

Evergreen offers full and partial bursaries for our Children’s Programs. For more information on eligibility and to apply, contact our camp office at camp@evergreen.ca.

FAQs

What do you do in inclement weather?

We’re outside as much as possible! We love the outdoors at camp and spend as much time outside as we can. That being said, we do have access to indoor space at all times and can spend some time inside in extreme weather. We do have cold weather policies, including the possibility that camp could be cancelled if we know the day is going to be colder than -30C degrees.

How will camp be kept COVID-19 safe for campers?

All campers must self-screen using this tool prior to arrival on site.

All campers are highly recommended to wear non-medical masks in all indoor spaces, including washrooms.

Campers will be washing their hands routinely throughout the day with soap and warm water and/or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when not close to washrooms.

Covered outdoor spaces will be prioritized for eating, however, eating may occur indoors due to inclement weather.

Will campers be required to wear masks outdoors?

No, however, all campers are highly recommended to wear non-medical masks in all indoor spaces, including washrooms. Please note that we are a mask-friendly space.

We ask you to pack extra non-medical masks or face coverings for your campers. We also have some disposable masks available.

Will campers be screened daily?

All campers must self-screen using this tool prior to arrival on site. Please reach out to camp@evergreen.ca to notify the camp team should your camper stay home on account of feeling ill or sick.

What happens if a camper is sick during the program?

If a camper falls ill while at camp, they will be placed in an isolated area with a camp staff. Caregivers will be contacted to pick up their camper immediately. The caregiver will be asked to take the child to a COVID-19 assessment center to be tested. If a negative result is confirmed the child will be allowed to return to camp once symptoms have resolved for 24 hours.

Please reach out to camp@evergreen.ca to notify the camp team should your camper be staying home due to feeling ill or sick.

What if my camper cannot attend camp due to COVID-19?

Unfortunately, refunds will not be issued for missed camp days. 

What happens in the event Evergreen cancels camp due to COVID-19?

If Evergreen is forced to cancel camp due to COVID-19, we will notify you via email. Refunds will be issued, less the non-refundable deposit, should Evergreen cancel camp days due to changing public health regulations or COVID-19 related closures. Evergreen retains the right to change our refund policy without notice to adapt to the evolving public health situation.

Where can I park?

Evergreen offers free parking window with a pass, in all parking lots from 8:30-9:15am and 3:30- 5:30 pm every weekday during summer camp. If parking outside those hours you must pay at the meter. For our shuttle bus timings, please see here.

Can my camper be in the same group as their friend?

Building a fun, friendly and accepting group of campers is a key goal for Evergreen Adventure Camp, and we encourage all campers to build new friendships.

To ensure this, we accept friend requests only if the campers are in the same grade program and session, and we limit the requests to one per camper. Friend requests that are not in the same grade and session group will not be considered. We are unable to guarantee friend requests.

Is there an extended after care program?

Yes, we are pleased to offer an extended after care program from 3:30pm - 5:30pm for an additional fee of $85/week. Please contact our camp office for more information.

More Information

For more information, we strongly encourage you to write to us at camp@evergreen.ca. For urgent inquiries, you can reach us at 416-596-1495 x 252.

If you are a school or other group planning on visiting Evergreen Brick Works, please review our Information for Visiting Groups (PDF 58kb) before your visit.

 


Evergreen is a national not-for-profit dedicated to making cities flourish. Children’s camp revenues help support our children’s programs including the Visiting Schools Program as well as the free community programming on weekends at Evergreen Brick Works. We appreciate your support in continuing to offer these community programs to children in Toronto.

Accredited Member - Ontario Camps AssociationEvergreen is proud to be accredited by the Ontario Camps Association. The OCA works to preserve, promote and enhance the camp experience for children and adults. Evergreen has voluntarily submitted to an independent appraisal completed by camp experts and has met up to 300 health, safety and quality program standards, from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. OCA Accreditation is a parent's best evidence of a camp’s commitment to health and safety.