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Athletics & Recreation

Trent Excalibur Camp

Registration for this year's Trent Excalibur Summer Camp opens Monday, February 4th! 

Trent Excalibur Summer Camp is an excellent environment for children to learn about teamwork, fair play and to grow as individuals and teams!

Click here to download our 2019 Camp Program Brochure

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Welcome to Trent Excalibur Summer Camp!

We are more than sports... we offer a unique and energetic summer experience of fun, friendship and adventure! We are an “Ontario Camps Association” accredited day camp at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Since 1993, we have been a leader in providing traditional and innovative camp activities, caring leadership, and meaningful experiences to grow as individuals and teams.

Our camp is located on Trent University’s beautiful Symons Campus, along the banks of the Otonabee River. The natural setting of Trent’s approximately 1,400 acres of trees, open fields, streams, and lush forests provide a unique learning and recreational environment. The Athletics Centre is the hub of activity for all campers. Our air conditioned indoor facilities include a full-size gymnasium, 25-metre pool, large change rooms, squash courts, a climbing wall, a fitness center, two dance/fitness rooms, a classroom, a rowing/paddling tank and our health care center.

Trent Excalibur Summer Camp is more than just fun. Here at TEC, we believe camp can develop important skills including decision-making, problem solving, independence, teamwork, responsibility, and interpersonal skills. At TEC, we work hard to ensure that each camper has the opportunity to learn, grow and play each day.

 

WHY IS OUR CAMP DIFFERENT FROM THE REST?

We are an “Ontario Camps Association” accredited day camp

We are Camper Focused! It is a simple philosophy: we are here for the kids. All of our activities and programs are planned and delivered with the interests and needs of the campers in mind. We have accepted a very important responsibility. Parents want responsible role models for their children, campers want fun and enthusiastic counsellors who care about them, and other staff want supportive and caring colleagues!

Our outstanding staff: Counsellors and Instructors are enrolled in Trent University’s Bachelor of Education, Social Work, Nursing and Biology Programs; all are First Aid/CPR/AED, SafeTALK certified, and many are National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) certified in their sports. Our Counsellors and Instructors have significant training and experience with sports, strong backgrounds in the leadership of children and youth, and are committed to a safe, caring, and fun-filled camp experience. As well, our staff bring a strong sense of responsibility, professionalism, and commitment to their positions at camp.

Professional Camp Leaders:  At TEC, we work on camp business year-round. Camp is our job, and we work hard at it each and every day! Our Directors work full-time in the Athletic Centre at Trent University so drop by for a visit or tour anytime.

Time to Learn and Grow: Campers need time to become comfortable with their surroundings and their leaders, and lots of time to learn and practice different skills. Our programs are two weeks long, different from traditional one week formats. Our two-week sessions provide campers with the time they need to develop relationships with staff, make friends, and learn and master new skills.

Modern Facilities in a natural Environment:  At TEC you get the best of both! Here at the Trent Athletics Centre, our indoor and outdoor facilities make up a wonderful camp environment. Campers enjoy clean and well-maintained buildings, and approximately 1,400 acres of forests, trails, and fields. Trent University is located outside the city core, and the Otonabee River provides a beautiful environment for water based activities at our camp.

We are proud of the amazing reputation we have in the area of being THE summer camp of choice, and are happy to answer any questions and talk to you further about why to choose TEC for you and your family.

2019 Session Dates:

Session A July 2nd - July 12th 9 Days
Session B July 15th - July 26th 10 Days
Session C July 29th - August 9th 9 Days
Session D August 12th - August 23rd 10 Days
     
Leadership Adventures Available all sessions  
Leadership LIT July 8th - July 26th  
Leadership CIT July 29th - August 16th  

 

Contact Us:

For camp questions please contact:

For online registration assistance please contact:

  • Member Services: (705) 748-1257
  • Address: 1600 West Bank Dr. Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8