Sunny Acres offers an incredible range of activities for children of all ages with more than 25 programs to choose from. With so many choices available, campers can mix and match the programs they like best in order to create a customized camp experience like no other. All of our programs include daily swim instruction and free swim.
TRADITIONAL CAMP PROGRAMS
Our traditional program is the heart of our camp. Campers get the chance to enjoy activities that are both exciting and age appropriate. Their week is filled with imaginative and fun theme days, special events, sports tournaments, contests and more that keep each day fresh and exciting! Camp is a great place to play, learn about teamwork, make new friends, be outside and have fun.
Sunny Starters Boys and girls ages 3 and 4 years old, completing Nursery and Pre K
Sunny Starters gives our youngest campers a chance to experience camp in a warm and nurturing environment. Caring and attentive group leaders ensure that all campers feel safe and supported while trying new activities and making new friends. Small group ratios and a customized schedule with activities geared especially for younger campers help to create this very special program. The pace of the day is balanced to include both active and more relaxing activities such as bubbles, sidewalk chalk and story time.
We know that choosing a camp for your child at this age is a big decision. Our qualified and friendly counselors communicate regularly with you and provide updates on your child. Parents are welcome to visit camp at any time. At Sunny Acres, we take extra special care of our very littlest campers.
Available Weeks 1-8
Full and half day sessions available
Kindercamp Boys and girls completing Kindergarten
This age group is so unique that we have created a section just for them! Campers are divided by gender into Cowboys and Mermaids and have a schedule tailored specifically for boys and girls. Kindercampers have a schedule filled with a wide variety of activities such as soccer, basketball, floor hockey, music, gymnastics, circus, arts and crafts, drama, dance and much more. Our Kindercampers really show their spirit during their very own theme days and special events! Low counselor to camper ratios ensure that these campers get the attention they need while having a blast.
Available Weeks 1-8
Intercamp Boys and girls completing grades 1 and 2
Intercamp is the perfect program for campers willing to try a little bit of everything. Children are divided by gender into Champs and Superstars and experience programs that challenge them while helping build their skills and confidence. In addition to all our Kindercamp activities, kids in this section also participate in wall climbing, hip hop and sports tournamnets. Campers are also invited for a super fun “late stay” where they get to stay in camp after hours with their friends for a pool party and BBQ. Our Superstars and Champs are big kids ready for some big fun!
Available Weeks 1- 8
Senior Camp Boys and girls completing grades 3 - 5
Once you are a Shark or Dolphin, you have finally arrived in Senior Camp! Senior campers get to take advantage of every activity that we offer. New activities like canoeing on the lake, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, yoga and cheerleading, are introduced. Seniors also get special privileges like late stays, weekly pic-nic lunches by the lake, mixed gender and team building activities and special events created just for them. and campers start to make long lasting.
Available Weeks 1-8
Teen Zone Boys and girls completing grades 6 and 7
This program gets campers ready for the leaders they will become by offering them engaging activities that help them understand group dynamics. Campers play a variety of sports, help set up special events for younger campers, participate in team building activities and go on weekly field trips to great locations. Campers also have some input in designing their schedules, and in the activities that they choose. Field trips are weather dependent, and in the past have included Abraska zip lining, Mini putt, an overnight, Skytag trampolines, and more.
Available Weeks 1-8
Leap Ahead Teens finishing grades 8 and 9
Our Leaders-in-Training (L.I.T.) program gives our oldest campers hands-on experience and training as young leaders to prepare them for being future camp counselors. Leaders will spend the majority of their week on bunk placements working with Sunny Acres staff members. Under the direction of our L.I.T. coordinator, participants grow and develop their leadership skills through training sessions, workshops and games on topics such as: supervision, communication, teamwork, programming, conflict management and dealing with bullying. These leaders also have optional outings during the week to exciting places like Abraska zip lining and Skytag Trampolines. It's a great way to spend the summer as you learn, develop and practice lifelong skills.
Available Weeks 1-8
SUNNY ACRES ATHLETICS
SA Athletics presents: Road to the Show, get scouted, get drafted and help your team win it all!
Focusing on one sport each week, athletes in this camp will get to experience the life of a professional athlete from being a highly touted prospect all the way to a Hall of Fame inductee.
Campers will be divided into Prospects (Kids in kindergarten and grade 1) and Pro’s (Kids grade 2-5) to ensure that games and skills are age appropriate.
Week at a glance:
Monday: We start the week off with a meet and greet with athletes, coaches and the league commissioner. After the morning combine, it’s time for coaches to draft their teams. Once the draft is done, the hunt for the trophy begins. Coaches will host team meetings and training camps as well as pre-season exhibition games to see how their team stacks up against the competition.
Tuesday: The day starts off with a morning warm-up as athletes get ready the kick off the regular season with 2 games on the schedule today. With the season in high gear, it’s time to find out what events you will be representing your team in during the All Star Skills Competition!
Wednesday: After two days of hard work and fun these once highly scouted prospects are now full blown all star athletes and get a chance to showcase their skills in the All Star Skills Competition. In the afternoon it’s the coaches turn to surprise the athletes with a fun activity!
Thursday: The season really heats up today with 2 regular season games. With the playoffs right around the corner, athletes need to stay in shape so get ready for a fun workout on Thursday afternoon!
Championship Friday: After a week of competing hard, it all comes down to this. Friday is game day!! We will finish off the week with our championship games complete with pre game team meetings, national anthems, music and an awards presentation and SA Athletics: Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
** Daily swim lessons included**
2017 SA ATHLETICS SPORTS
Week 1- Basketball
Week 2- Soccer
Week 3- Floor Hockey
Week 4- Baseball
Week 6-Floor Hockey
Week 8- Soccer
Sample Weekly Schedule:
of fame induction
SUNNY ACRES CREATIVE ARTS
Programs designed for art enthusiasts!
NEW! Kindercrafts Campers finishing kindergarten
Designed specifically for kids completing kindergarten, this week will give young artists the chance to create amazing works of art. Your child's creativity will soar using mediums such as painting, clay, collage and papier mache.
This is the perfect program for the budding young artist!!!
Available Week 4
NEW! Creative Scene Drama Camp Campers finishing grade 1-5
Get ready to unleash your creativity!! Through movement, improvisation, singing, dancing and acting young budding actors will have the opportunity to further develop their stage presence while building their self-confidence and having a blast!
Available Week 8
NEW! SA School of Rock Campers finishing grade 5
Aspiring musicians will rock out with WIMA as they learn to sing, rock out on drums, compose, record, and be exposed to instruments from all over the world. Classes will be given by accomplished musicians in the Montreal music scene at Sunny Acres and at WIMA Music Academy. Half the day will spent honing their skills in music programming as singers, percussionists, in a cappella choirs, drum circles, etc. All while learning about the art from WIMA’s very best teachers. We will wrap up each week with a performance as well as a one of a kind professional recording to take home. Get ready for the most rocking week at camp you’ve ever had!
Available Week 1 and 4
Hip Hop Kidz Campers finishing Grades 1 - 5
Come learn the latest hip hop moves in this fast paced and energetic two week program! This funky dance style combines memory, coordination, choreography and loads of energetic fun. Our talented and friendly instructors will have campers working with rhythm and movement to learn some awesome choreography. On the last day, our dancers can look forward to performing and showing off their skills in an amazing show in front of their family and friends!
Available Weeks 3-4 (this is a 2-week program)
Imagination Fine Arts Campers finishing Grades 1 - 5
This program will give your budding artist a chance to try out a variety of mediums such as painting, sculpture, clay, papier mache, pastels, collage and more to create their very own one of a kind master pieces.
Through guided instruction focusing on the creative process and the finer points of art, campers will create amazing works of art to bring home to their adoring fans.
Available Weeks 7
Cheer Camp Campers finishing Grades 1 - 5
Sunny Acres teams up with Flyers All-Starz Cheerleading school to bring you cheer camp. Campers will learn the basics of stunts, pyramids, cheer dance, tumbling, synchronized jumping and more. The highlight of this week is sure to be the morning our campers will spend at the Flyers Cheer Gym. This is a top of the line gym which includes trampolines, tumble track, a giant foam pit, spring floors and loads of mats for tumbling and playing. This is a great introduction to cheerleading for those who want to see what this sport is all about!
Available weeks 2 and 7
Broadway Bound Theatre Camp Campers finishing Grades 1 - 5
Experience the thrill of putting on your very own production! Broadway Bound gives young actors the chance to explore different aspects of theatre such as acting, singing, dancing, costumes, make- up and set design. Campers work as a team to put together a live play for family and friends to enjoy. An experience like no other, Broadway Bound gives your child the opportunity to show off their talent and feel like a star!
Available Weeks 1- 2 and 5-6 (this is a 2-week program)
Sunny Acres teams up with Mad Science to bring you some of the coolest camps around. Each day is rounded out by swimming lessons and free swim, and other traditional camp activities.
All programs available for kids completing Kindergarten- grade 5
Eureka Inventor's Camp Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Children will overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors and the most important of all – their mind. With a little bit of ingenuity children will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. While Thomas Edison said “invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration, this camp is 100% FUN!
Available Week 7
Robotix Camp Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Learn about the “laws of robotics” with this high tech program from Mad Science. Kids will build circuits and learn about renewable energy sources while exploring the “nuts and bolts” of constructing robots. Campers will move a remote-control machine and will also build their own robotic friend to take home.
Available Week 5
NASA (Kids completing grades 1-5)
NASA & Mad Science are teaming up to bring you an otherworldly experience! The academy of Future Space Explorers have created an unparalleled camp experience that promises the excitement and wonder of NASA’s activities. Workshops include :
• Space Travel
• Planets & Moons
• Atmosphere & Beyond
• Space Phenomena
• Sun & Stars
• Living in Space
• Rocket Science
• Space Technology.
Available Week 4
Secret Agent Lab Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Dive into detective work with science at your side! Learn the role of a detective, become a superspy and discover what’s behind the scenes of forensic science. Young investigators get a chance to probe the science of sleuthing in this hands-on program. Get the facts on fingerprinting, facial-feature recognition, art forensics and more. The mad science spy academy is in session!
Available Week 3
Crazy Chemistry Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Fun, educational, and hands-on workshops where Junior Scientists will discover tricks and techniques of a wacky Mad Science Laboratory. Build your own atomic coins, and use a blacklight writer to write your very own secret message that glows in the dark! Prepare to stretch the limit of “bonding” with our super sticky workshop. Behold as your eyes witness melted metal freeze in the blink of an eye. Don’t miss this opportunity to jump on board this great science excursion!
Available Week 1
OTHER SPECIALTY CAMPS
NEW! Survivor Campers finishing Grades 1 - 5
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Available Week 1
The Amazing Race Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Ready, Set Go! Grab your passports and get ready for an amazing race around the world. Campers will embark on a fun filled week visiting a different country every day. Each day will be filled with awesome and fun challenges that will require campers to collaborate and work as a team. They will be faced with challenges such as giant board games, races, scavenger hunts and team building games. Along the way they will have to navigate detours, u-turns and road blocks as they race to the pit stop at the end of each day.
Available Weeks 5
The School of Wizardry Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Calling all Muggles! Sunny Acres’ School of Wizardry is a program for prospective wizards and witches. From the moment our Hogwarts students are sorted into their houses, the magic begins. During this spell-binding week, campers will enjoy Quidditch matches, defense against the dark arts, wand and potion making, and many more Harry Potter activities. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the books or seen the movies; our activities are geared towards anyone with a passion for magic.
Available Week 6
The Cartoon Club Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Grab a pencil and paper, sit down with us and have the most fun you'll ever have drawing cartoons! Campers will spend their mornings with Peter, the creator of Sparky’s cartoons, learning how to sketch and draw a variety of characters and themes. At the end of each week, campers will receive a printed copy of their work in the form of a little booklet. Let’s get drawing everyone!
Available Week 3
Bricks4kidz Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Bricks4kidz is a high energy program where kids discover, explore, invent and create. Using specially designed model plans with fascinating and unusual LEGO® components as well as motors and remote controls, campers will explore the worlds of technology, engineering, and biology. With guided projects plus games and challenges, kids are always having fun while learning in an open, friendly, and team-based environment. Daily themes include super hero academy, animals, mining and crafting, and space adventures.
Available Week 2
Saddles Horseback Riding Camp Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Saddles Horseback Riding Camp is ideal for both beginner and experienced riders who love being around horses and having fun. Campers will be taken daily to Equitation Elysee, located in St-Lazare, where they will spend the morning enjoying a variety of activities aimed at developing their comfort level, knowledge and riding abilities with the guidance of well-trained, experienced riding staff. Activities include riding lessons, horsemanship and grooming lessons. Campers will be brought back to camp in time for lunch and will spend the afternoon participating in traditional camp activities such as swimming, arts & crafts and sports. Campers must wear long pants and boots with a heel (rain boots are ok).
Available Weeks 2,3,5,7
Magic camp Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Brand new to Sunny Acres this year is magic camp! Campers will learn the tricks of the trade, as they are introduced to magic and all of its mysterious components. From sleight of hand to eye-catching illusions, our junior magicians will be ready for their performance at the end of the week in front of their family and friends. With so many great new tricks, everyone will be left wondering “how did they do that?”
Available Week 4
Little Chefs Cooking Camp Campers finishing Grades k - 5
Budding chefs will have a blast as they learn to prepare savoury sensations and sweet snacks while acquiring basic cooking skills and kitchen techniques. Classes will be taught by qualified instructors at Provigo Le Marche in Kirkland. Campers will spend half the day at cooking school where they will start by preparing their morning snack followed by planning and cooking their very own lunch. Back at camp campers will round out their day with traditional camp activities (sports, swimming and arts). Get your chefs hat on and be ready for a truly delicious week!!
Available Weeks 3 and 6
EVERBLAST! Campers finishing Grades k - 5
The creators of Dynamix are excited to bring you EVERBLAST! Everblast delivers fast paced games that will WOW kids with a week filled with action packed games.
Games include LASER TAG. A brand new non gun laser tag system using touch screen laser gloves and superhero vests. VELCROBALL, where teams compete to hit velcro targets while trying to avoid velcro balls from hitting your velcro vest. Kids will have a blast trying their hands at our giant SLING SHOTS. Launch projectiles across a large field in an attempt to knock down structures and hit targets. You can check out www.everblastplay.com for more details about this program. Jump in The Game and get ready for a unique and exciting week!!
Available Weeks 2 and 8
The Golf Academy Campers finishing Grades k - 5
One of our most popular camps, the Golf Academy offers hands on instruction as campers are taught the fundamentals of golf both on and off the green. Golfers are taken every morning for golf lessons and participate in a week long clinic. Whether they are eager beginners or experienced players, skills are sure to improve as they spend their mornings golfing with qualified pros. The afternoon will be spent participating in traditional camp activities such as swimming, arts & crafts and sports.
Available Weeks 2 and 4
Water Ski Camp Kids completing grades 4 to 7
Get ready to hit the waves in style! Sunny Acres teams up with SkiWakeSurf to bring campers an exciting experience for kids 10 to 17 years old. Campers will have hours of fun and excitement practicing Waterskiing, Wakeboarding and Tubing on the lake located only 5 minutes from camp! The rest of the day will be rounded out with traditional camp activities such as sports, arts and swimming.
Available Weeks 2,3,6, and 7