Royal Botanical Gardens

Site: Burlington

Service: Discovery Day Camps

Record #: OAK3897
Last Full Update: 14 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Day Camp Information and Registration 905-527-1158 ext 340
Fax 905-577-0375
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Primary Contact Emma Baker, Education Programs Officer
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Promote healthy environmental attitudes and lifestyles through safe, respectful, fun and diverse outdoor learning experiences

Programs feature:

  • hikes  
  • canoeing in Cootes Paradise (canoeing instruction led by staff certified by Ontario Recreational Canoeing Association)
  • games  
  • activities  
  • daily exploration of ecologically significant nature sanctuaries including wetlands, fields and forests  
  • additional extended care available for daily fee

Programs are:

  • developed under supervision of certified teachers and recreation professionals  
  • staffed by trained, experienced and enthusiastic counsellors who are students or graduates of university programs in natural science, recreation and education 

Counsellors are assisted by junior counsellors and leaders in training from the programs

  • all counsellors certified in First Aid

Also offers Leadership Development program


Camps offered Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm:

  • Jul-Aug, summer break
  • Dec, winter break
  • March Break

Extended care available 8 am-5:30 pm at additional cost per day

Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
Discovery Camps ages 5-15 * Leadership Program ages 13-15

Call for information or apply online

Languages English
Fees Program - pre-sales for RBG members * fee for cancellation ; Fee assistance for children and children with special needs, low-income families, new Canadian families, local not-for-profit children’s organizations and schools * Fee assistance available for all children's programs and day camps * to apply, see application form here ; assistance is provided by RBG Green Angels Fund.

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
RBG Centre
680 Plains Rd W
Burlington, ON L7T 1J1
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Intersection Plains Rd W and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Royal Botanical Gardens 
PO Box 399 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3H8

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