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Holydays

If you are a high school student and would like to volunteer at Holydays this summer, please fill out this form and email it to us by June 19th!

What is Holydays? 

Holydays is a Catholic day camp at Holy Family Church for children who are currently enrolled in Grade 1 through Grade 6. It is staffed by trained high school and post-secondary students. Holydays is a fun place to grow in the Catholic faith. We offer prayer, singing, faith instruction and weekly mass. This program takes place at Holy Family Church. 

 

Session Dates and Times 

The day camp will run for 4 week-long sessions. Camp hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 

Session 1: July 4th to 8th

Session 2: July 11th to 15th

Session 3: July 18th to 22nd

Session 4: July 25th to 29th 

 

Activities 

At Holydays, we allow the campers to “create their own adventure.” Campers are offered a choice of activities, which include hockey, cooking, soccer, crafts, drama, dodge ball, dance, and much more! Activities may be offered separately between our two age groups (Primary/Junior)

 

Outings 

Campers in the Primary/Junior Program will go on an outing each Thursday. The following is a tentative schedule of outings: 

Session 1: Skyzone

Session 2: The Toronto Zoo

Session 3: Lego Land

Session 4: The Royal Ontario Museum

 

Mass 

On Friday afternoons we celebrate mass together at Holy Family Church. Parents are welcome to join us. 

 

Fees 

The registration fee includes supervision, supplies, and outings/special event days. Children currently enrolled in Grades 1 through 3 attend the Primary Program. Children currently enrolled in Grades 4 through 6 attend the Junior Program.

Primary/Junior Fee 

Week 1 (5 days) 

$130

Week 2 (5 days) 

$130 

Week 3 (5 days) 

$130

Week 4 (5 days) 

$130 

 

 T-Shirts 

Each camper will receive one Holydays T-Shirt during his/her first week of camp. This shirt must be worn on outings (Thursdays). 

Extended Care Program 

An Extended Care Program is available for parents who require additional hours of supervision for their children. 

Morning care: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM ($5.00 per day) Afternoon care: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM ($5.00 per day) 

 

Registration Procedure 

Registration opens on Saturday, May 7th, 2022, at noon and will be online. Please be aware that space is limited, and registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. We recommend you submit your registration early to avoid disappointment. 

For Registration, please click here

If a camp session is full, you can request to be put on a waiting list by emailing daycamp@holyfamilybolton.ca with child name and session number listed. 

 

Payment 

Full payment is required at the time of registration. There will be no exceptions made to this policy. Please pay in person using cash or cheque. If paying by cheque- 50% of payment must be current dated, while 50% may be post-dated up to May 31st, 2022. There is a $30 charge for all cheques that are deemed Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF). 

 

Refund Policy 

If there is a waitlist for the chosen session and the request has been received more than two weeks prior to the start date, then a full refund, less a $30 withdrawal fee per participant per session, will be issued. If less than two weeks notice is given, please speak with Eric Luscombe about your refund. 

 

What should my child bring to camp? 

Parents will be contacted one week prior to the start of each session to outline activities that will be happening. Please remember to bring the following items each day: 

Lunch Sunscreen and hat 

Snacks Running shoes and socks 

Water bottle Extra set of clothing 

 

Questions 

If you have additional questions, please check https://holyfamilybo.archtoronto.org/holydays or send an e-mail to daycamp@holyfamilybolton.ca or call us at 905-857-1938.