//

Richmond Hill Camp

Discovery Land Camp Richmond Hill: Connect with nature!

Surrounded by Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve, our summer camp offers a unique and exciting mix of programs that are sure to appeal to campers of all ages and interests. 

Summer-Camp-Day-Program-Science-sport-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-R
  • Discovery Land Camp Richmond Hill campus is situated in the Oak Ridges Lake Wilcox neighbourhood of Richmond Hill, serving families in York Region and Toronto. Operating on the facilities of Bond Lake Public School, it’s near local parks, sports fields, lakes and green shady areas.
  • The drop off and pick up location is at the entrance of Lake Wilcox Public School at 80 Wildwood Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3B5.
  • Every Friday, we have an outdoor day at Lake Wilcox Park, which includes access to a splash pad, waterfront boardwalk, and a spacious playground.

Green Camp experience that has it all

  • Fun and engaging learning We believe that learning should be fun and engaging, which is why we offer a variety of activities that are designed to promote curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking. Inventor Club, Young Entrepreneur Club, and Brain Booster activities (riddles, brain puzzles, coding with Lego, hands-on experiments, and engineering projects) help campers develop their problem-solving skills and learn new things in a fun and exciting way. STEM activities are incorporated into all camp weeks, and our young explorers make their discoveries even without noticing that they are learning!
  • Get Active Program In addition to themed activities, campers will have the opportunity to engage in traditional sports like tennis, soccer, yoga, gymnastics, basketball, ping pong, and badminton, as well as more unconventional sports like ladder ball, or ultimate frisbee.
  • Creativity Spark For the budding artists, we have a range of creative activities such as painting, drawing, unique themed crafts, improvisational drama, and costumed carnivals. Campers explore their artistic talents and create masterpieces inspired by the natural beauty of the forest.
  • Adventurous spirit For the adventurous spirits, we offer a range of exciting programs such as treasure hunts, obstacle courses, and wilderness survival skills.
    Spending time in nature. Our camp is nestled in a beautiful forest setting that lets us enjoy, explore, and connect with the great outdoors daily.
  • Weekly field trips to Lake Wilcox Park Lake Wilcox Park features a splash pad, a waterfront boardwalk, and a spacious playground. The Skate Park area includes a spider net, beach volleyball courts, and a multi-sports court.
  • Weekly field trips to various attractions Ontario Science Centre, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Toronto Zoo, Indoor Playground, Markham Museum, Ripley’s Aquarium and more!

schedule by weeks – Richmond Hill Campus

2024-Gifter-Curious-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges
2024-Inventions-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges
2024-Space-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges
2024-Stem-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges
2024-Summer-Camp-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges-Stem-Science-Sports-Arts
2024-Science-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Ridges
2024-Field-Trip-Summer-Camp-Program-Richmond-Hill-York-Region-Aurora-King-City-Maple-Markham-Oak-Rid

Adventure field trip week Aug 19-23 details

A field trip adventure week includes excursions every day for five days of exciting socialization and educational experiences.Vaughan Summer Camp Thornhill Richmond Hill York Region Kids Program Sport STEM Science Art

  • The drop-off and pick-up place is the splash pad area at Lake Wilcox Park, at 55 Olde Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3C8.
  • The drop-off time is 9 a.m. and the pick-up time is 4 p.m. unless the extended care option is selected.
  • Parents will get a detailed message with a packing list, a detailed schedule, etc. prior to the start of the week.
  • The transportation is scheduled to be by a school bus, by a reputable transportation provider, First Student. The transportation cost, all admission fees, and Wednesday pizza lunch are included in the camp fee.

We are planning to spend most of the day at the field trip location this week, having our program and lunch there.

  1. August 19: Legoland Discovery Centre. Enjoy a 4D cinema Lego movie premiere, 10 LEGO build and play zones, 2 LEGO-themed rides, and a soft play area.
  2. August 20: Lake Wilcox Skatepark: Engage in a variety of sports including soccer, beach volleyball, dodgeball, badminton, basketball, spider net, and other active games, followed by a pizza and popcorn party!
  3. August 21: Ontario Science Centre. Spark your curiosity and explore the wonders of science and innovation through hands-on exhibits, live science shows, demonstrations, and a rainforest. We’re excited about the upcoming special exhibitions, ‘Dinos in Motion’ and ‘Our Climate Quest’!
  4. August 22: Program at Markham Museum. Our participants will gain a hands-on understanding of the basic principles of physics, engineering, and motion through interactive displays, modules, and play spaces. By applying Newton’s Three Laws of Motion, they will design, create, and test their own STEM creations. Additionally, participants will learn about the life and technologies of the past during a guided tour of our on-site heritage buildings. To add to the fun, they can test their putting skills with a round of mini golf.
  5. August 23: Lake Wilcox Splash Pad and Treasure Hunt. Explore Lake Wilcox Park with its splash pad, large playground and nature trails.

Camp Field Trips OverviewSummer Camp Thornhill Richmond Hill York Region Kids Program Sport STEM Science Art (642)

A successful field trip provides a fun and engaging experience for campers while prioritizing their safety and well-being. Here’s a list of safety measures that we take on field trip days:

  • We hire a professional bus company and drivers.
  • Campers wear camp t-shirts with our camp’s name and phone number.
  • We have staff strategically placed at bus drop-offs, attraction sites’ entrances, and other locations.
  • We have campers stay together in groups the whole time of the tour.
  • We work closely with the attraction sites, and they support us greatly during our group visits.
  • We are always counting campers! Our staff is specifically trained on trip safety procedures.

Discovery Land Camp Richmond Camp Reviews

Our Richmond Hill location last year was at Bond Lake Public School, so feel free to read our Google Reviews for the Richmond Hill location

How to get to us

The drop off and pick up location is at the entrance of Lake Wilcox Public School at 80 Wildwood Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3B5.

Vaughan Summer Camp Thornhill Richmond Hill York Region Kids Program Sport STEM Science Art

Discovery Land Camp Richmond Hill, area served: Richmond Hill, Aurora, King City, Maple, Markham, King, Vaughan, York Region