Located North West of the city or Owen Sound, Camp Presqu’ile covers 14 acres of beautiful Georgian Bay shoreline. In partnership with the Owen Sound Rotary Club, the YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce has provided overnight summer camp to youth aged 6-16 for the past 90+ years. With high quality programming, dedicated staff and a welcoming community Camp Presqu’ile has something for everyone!
For the summer of 2022 we require that all campers aged 12 and older provide proof of vaccination upon arrival at Camp Presqu’ile. For campers aged 11 and younger we encourage vaccinations, but they are not required.
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At Camp Presqu’ile every day is an adventure with a variety of programs each camper gets to choose. Every campers has the opportunity to take part in canoeing, kayaking, archery, arts and crafts, drama and more. Along with daily camp programs we always enjoy an evening program together as a camp and a special theme day each session.
One Week Traditional Camp is a great introduction to camp and all it has to offer. Campers take part in camp programming and get a taste for what camp life is all about. Whether it’s your first time away from home or you can only fit one week of camp into a busy summer schedule we’ve got you covered!
One week Sessions for 6-9 years old
Session 1: July 3-8, 2022
Session 2: July 10- 15, 2022
Session 5: August 1-6, 2022
Session 6: August 8-13, 2022
Session 7: August 15-20,2022
Session 8: August 22-27, 2022
One Week Sessions for 10- 14 years old
Session 3: July 17-22,2022
Session 4: July 24-29,2022
Session C1: August 1-6, 2022
Session C2: August 8-13, 2022
Two Week Traditional Camp is the quintessential camper experience. We will focus on skill development, relationships building and developing independence. Campers will be encouraged to work towards earning their levels each day at camp programs while building memories to last a lifetime.
Presqu’ile’s Explorer (15 year olds) and Nor’Westers (16 year olds) leadership programs focus on developing leadership skills within our oldest participants. Leadership participants will take part in a mix of camp activities where they can practice their leadership skills through role modeling for younger campers and skill development. They will also take part in specifically designed leadership session focused on interpersonal skills, time management, group dynamics and finding their leadership style. Each leadership group will also head out on a canoe trip as part of their program. Participants will be part of the planning and execution of their canoe trips.
- Explorers 1: July 3-15,2022
- Explorers 2: July 17-29,2022
- Explorers 3: August 1-13,2022
- Explorers 4: August 15-27,2022
- Nor’Westers 1: July 3 -29,2022
- Nor’Westers 2: August 1 – 27,2022
At Camp Presqu’ile we believe everyone can enjoy camp! Our staff are focused on creating a positive experience for all participants at Presqu’ile. Whether your camper needs a little help managing big emotions or requires 1:1 support while at camp we will do all we can to accomodate a variety of needs. If your child needs special accomodations please reach out to us at email@example.com to see if we can provide support while at camp. There is an additional fee associated with 1:1 support for campers and volunteers.