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Join Us for a Summer of Fun at Camp Presqu'ile

Rotary YMCA Camp Presqu’ile is owned and fully funded by the Rotary Club of Owen Sound and is operated on behalf of the Rotary Club by the YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce. Since opening in 1929 we have been focused on providing an enriching learning experience in the outdoors that can sparks joy in the lives of all the children that attend camp. Located North West of the city or Owen Sound, Camp Presqu’ile covers 14 acres of beautiful Georgian Bay shoreline.
With our community focus we are able to create an environment that children and youth feel comfortable and safe to explore their interest and find out what makes them special and unique. Every member of our community is responsible for helping one another and support each other to reach their goals during their time at camp.

Programs & Fees

At Camp Presqu’ile every day is an adventure with a variety of programs each camper gets to choose from. Campers have the opportunity to take part in canoeing, kayaking, archery, arts and crafts, drama and more.
Whether this is your first time away from home or you’re a seasoned camper we’re sure we have a program length that will fit your summer schedule! We can’t wait to see you at camp this summer!
Please note session in July begin on Sunday and end on Friday. Sessions in August begin on Monday and end of Saturday.


Ages 6-14
$ 1765 Session
  • July 14 - July 26
  • July 29 - August 10


Ages 6-12
$ 900 Session
  • June 30 - July 5
  • July 7 - July 12
  • August 12 - 17
  • August 19 - 24


Age 15
$ 2205 Session
  • July 14 - July 26
  • July 29 - August 10
Our one-week camp session is the perfect introduction into the world of camping! During this thrilling week, campers will embark on a journey to discover the outdoors, make lifelong friends, and explore a variety of exciting activities. It’s an excellent starting point for first time campers, providing a taste of everything camp life has to offer.
This camp experience is about creating memories, building confidence and having fun. Campers will have access to all the fantastic activities Camp Presqu’ile has to offer, such as archery, drama, kyaking and water trampoline Camp Presqu’ile. On top of all this, campers will experience Special Days, a highlight of the one-week adventure!

One Week Camp Fee: $900

  • Session 1: June 30 – July 5
  • Session 2: July 7 – July 12
  • Session 3: August 12 – 17
  • Session 4: August 19 – 24
Our two-week camp session is the ultimate journey for seasoned campers or fearless first-timers. These two weeks are designed to ignite their passions and build lifelong friendships.
With access to a wide range of exciting activities like arts & crafts, canoeing, drama, sports, and more, the possibilities are endless. Our two-week session is a blend of fun, friendship, and personal growth, where campers can immerse themselves in activities they love while also trying new ones. Campers will not only have a fun but also challenge themselves to grow and develop their skills and find their spark.
The highlight of these two unforgettable weeks is ‘Presqu’ile Bound,’ an epic adventure where campers conquer challenges and earn valuable points to determine who will rein over camp.
Two Week Camp Fee: $1,765 
  • Session A: July 14 – July 26
  • Session B: July 29 – August 10

Our Presqu’ile Explorers Leadership Program (15 years old) focuses on developing 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, often the highlight of each Explorer’s experience at camp. Participants will be part of the planning and execution of their canoe trips.

Explorer Camp Fee: $2,205

  • Explorers 1: July 14 – July 26
  • Explorers 2: July 29 – August 10

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. Campers will be registered into our one or two week camp sessions and integrated into a cabin group with other campers their age.

There is a limited number of spaces for 1:1 support. Before registering, please reach out to us at to ensure we have proper supports available. There is an additional fee associated with 1:1 support for campers.

Our Inclusions Program has an age limit of 16. All campers must be able to toilet independently.

Daily Activity Choices

Each day, campers can choose their own programming during our six daily program blocks.

Land and water-based programs are available, each with their own individual focus. While some programs have levels campers can progress through, others tap into their creative side.

By encouraging campers to choose their own programming, this ignites their passions and helps develop skills and confidence they will use throughout their life.

Whether you are canoeing in the bay, making a craft, shooting a bullseye or learning how to survive in the outdoors there is something for everyone at Camp Presqu’ile!

Special Days

Youth dressed up in silly costumes standing on beach

During our one-week sessions, Special Day is an unforgettable experience held at the end of each session. Each Special Day has its own theme. Campers will be grouped into teams to take on thrilling challenges to complete the daily mission. Special Day themes can range from Disney magic, to superheroes and villains, the enchanting world of The Lorax, or even a journey to the Wild Wild West, and much more! Each session is unique and sure to be a highlight for any one-week camper.

Presqu'ile Bound

Presqu’ile Bound is an epic competition between Prospectors, Voyageurs, Lumberjacks and Highlander teams held during our two-week sessions.

Teams compete in thrilling challenges like burning the rope, synchronized swimming, airbands, and even building a royal throne. But the excitement doesn’t stop there – it all leads up to the grand finale: Bound Day! During the final days of camp, teams will conquer their toughest challenges yet, all while racking up precious points. We end with the heart-pounding WALO relay race, where teams race across camp, tackling a series of mind-blowing events before reaching the waterfront.

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