Time Travellers Try-a-Camp is an ideal introduction to the overnight camp experience. This 3-day version of the Time Travellers Camp is geared to children ages 8 - 11 whose families are looking for a shorter camp experience. Each session begins Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. and ends Sunday at 1:30 p.m.  

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Program Information

The program is open to children aged 8 to 11 as of June 1st. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 campers per session. Applications are reviewed to ensure they are complete and campers are selected and assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of April. They will receive a confirmation letter, a "what to bring" list (also available below), and a health history form.

Participants stay in one of our 19th-century residences. These buildings have been outfitted with period furnishings, but also contain modern washroom and shower facilities.

Campers eat in a dedicated dining hall separate from the public area of the site. Our camp kitchen and dining hall are nut-free; however, the children spend significant portions of their day sharing spaces with the general public where contact with food is beyond our control. Please also note that while we make efforts to accommodate dietary requests, we cannot guarantee that all requests can be met. For more information, please contact us at UCVyouthprograms@parks.on.ca

Round-the-clock supervision and direction are provided by camp staff and interpretive staff working in Upper Canada Village.

Below is a helpful packing list of what to bring to the camp and tips on what NOT to bring to camp.

View the Camp Packing List

The cost of the program is $315 (plus tax) per participant and is due upon notification that your child has been accepted. Of this amount, $100 is non-refundable. The entire fee is non-refundable on the first day of camp.

The camp runs from Friday at 3 p.m. to Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

2023 Dates:

Session 1: July 14 to 16

Session 2: August 4 to 6

Session 3: August 11 to 13

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Senior Youth Interpreters Program
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