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Royal Botanical Gardens

Site: Burlington

Service: RBG Discovery Day Camps

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Weekly, online summer camps offered for three age groups (for more information, and to register, see here)
Contact Information
Office Phone Day Camp Information 905-527-1158 ext 340; 
Camp Registration 905-527-1158 ext 270
Fax 905-577-0375
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Primary Contact Liz Jankowski, Education Programs Officer
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Weekly, online summer camps offered for three age groups (for more information, and to register, see here
Promote healthy environmental attitudes and lifestyles through safe, respectful, fun and diverse outdoor learning experiences Programs feature: 
* hikes  
* canoeing in Cootes Paradise  
* games  
* activities  
* daily exploration of ecologically significant nature sanctuaries including wetlands, fields and forests  
* additional extended care available for daily fee 
Programs are: 
* developed under supervision of certified teachers and recreation professionals  
* staffed by trained, experienced and enthusiastic counsellors who are students or graduates of university programs in natural science, recreation and education  
* counsellors assisted by junior counsellors and leaders in training from the programs 
* canoeing instruction led by staff certified by Ontario Recreational Canoeing Association and all counsellors certified in First Aid 
Also offers Leadership Development program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm: Jul-Aug, summer break * Dec, winter break * March Break 
* extended care 8 am-5:30 pm at additional cost per day
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
Discovery Camps ages 3-15 * Leadership Program ages 13-15
Application Call for information or apply online
Languages English
Fees Program - camp rates for RBG members and non-members * fee for cancellation ; Fee assistance available for children and special needs children, low-income families, new Canadian families, local not-for-profit children’s organizations and schools * to apply, see application form here * Fee assistance available for all children's programs and day camps ; assistance is provided by RBG Green Angels Fund.
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
RBG Centre
680 Plains Rd W
Burlington, ON L7T 1J1
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Intersection Plains Rd W and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Royal Botanical Gardens 
PO Box 399 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3H8
Physical Access Partially Accessible - gardens
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Camps ; Recreation for Children / Families ; Youth Recreation Resources
Service Categories Day Camps ~ Youth ; Leadership Development ~ Adolescents

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