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Fascinating Summer Camps 2013

Bringing the Country to Kids in the City

Fascinating Summer Camps 2013 for Kids, Ottawa


Online registration only

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7 to 10 year olds

NEW! Sprouting Chefs Camp

This new cooking camp is all about fun in the kitchen! Through hands-on entertaining and interactive cooking experiences, little chefs learn the basics of food preparation, safe cooking techniques, and healthy eating. Children discover how to create and enjoy great food and the important role agriculture plays in their everyday lives, as well as take care of indoor plants and an outdoor garden. This experience would not be complete without a visit of the farm animals to learn the role they play in this great adventure!

July 2–5*
July 8–12
July 15–19
July 22–26
July 29 – August 2
August 6–9*
August 12–16
August 19–23
* four day week

$250 per camp
* 4-day camp pricing: $210

Registration for this new camp will open May 15 at 9:00 pm online at, but you can create your account at any time before that.

4 to 5 year olds

Kinder Farm Camp

In a working farm setting, children encounter all of the farm animals they’ve heard about in nursery rhymes and stories. They even get to take care of the rabbits in their camp activity room! Through music, crafts, co-operative games, and ice cream making, campers explore every nook and cranny of the Museum’s barns, exhibitions, and gardens!

6 to 8 year olds

Fun at the Farm Camp

Kids discover what makes farming fun. By “adopting” a cow for a week and being the “mother hen” for newly hatched chicks, campers learn what it means to care for animals. Nature studies, crafts, games, and more fill your child’s days with fresh air and fun!

9 to 11 year olds

City Farm Camp

Campers get hands-on experience as they brush, feed, and clean rabbits, help to feed the sheep, and tend their own garden. Campers also have fun making ice cream and playing eco games in the Arboretum!

12 to 14 year olds

Junior Farmer Camp

Perfect for “farmers-in-the-making” who live in the city, here’s a chance for youth to take part in a real, working farm! Campers “adopt” a calf, feed and groom it, muck out the stalls, and learn more about the agriculture industry.



June 24–June 28
July 2–5*
July 8–12
July 15–19
July 22–26
July 29–August 2
August 6–9*
August 12–16
August 19–23
August 26–30**
**Junior Farmer camp not offered this week

*Four-day camp

Camps sell out quickly—reserve early!


$225   *$190 (4-day camp)


9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Before and After Care

Before care, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.:
$20 per week per child (*$16 for 4-day camps)

After care, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.:
$20 per week per child (*16 for 4-day camps)

Must be pre-booked

Due to limited availability, campers may register for one camp session only.

Children must be the required age by the start date of the camp for which they are registered. No exceptions are allowed.

The counsellor-to-child ratio is a minimum of 1 to 8 in all camps. A snack and juice are provided daily, and each camper receives a camp T-shirt.


General information

The Canada Agriculture Museum is located on the Central Experimental Farm, Prince of Wales Drive, between the traffic circle and Baseline Road.

For more information about the Museum, please visit our Visitor Information page or call 613-991-3044.

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