Camp Presqu'ile

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Camp Presqu'ile

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!

Summer 2023 registration is open!

10% Sibling Discount

Receive 10% off your purchase price when you register 2 or more campers for Camp Presqu'ile 2023
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Our Programs & Fees

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.

Campers and COVID-19 Vaccinations:

For our 2023 season, we’re excited to welcome campers, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, to Camp Presqu’ile. Campers are not required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 6-14 years old

Session 1: July 2-7, 2023
Session 2: July 9-14, 2023
Session 3: August 14-19, 2023
Session 4: August 21-26, 2023

Fee: $860/camper

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.

Session A: July 16-28, 2023
Session B: July 31-August 12, 2023

Fee: $1,680/camper

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. Participants will be part of the planning and execution of their canoe trips.

  • Explorers 1: July 2-14,2023
  • Explorers 2: July 16-28,2023
  • Explorers 3: July 31-August 12,2023
  • Explorers 4: August 14-26,2023

Fee: $2,100/camper

If you have/are a 16 year old camper who is interested in attending our leadership program please reach out to our Director, Scotia, at for an age exception into our program. They are also eligible to apply to join our staff team for the Summer of 2023. Applications will open in December, visit our Join Our Team page for more information on the application process.

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 to see if we can provide support while at camp. There is an additional fee associated with 1:1 support for campers and volunteers.

Work At Camp Presqu'ile

If you love working with children and youth, working outside and being part of a team then we have the perfect summer job for you! Read our Hiring Package for full details.
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