Ontario Camping Ministries

Ontario Camping Ministries

Information regarding the variety of camping opportunities offered by The Salvation Army in Ontario. Our camping programs are run by Ontario Camping Ministries, a department of the Ontario Youth Department.

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Junior Music Camp

Ontario Camping Ministries offers 2 weeks of Junior Music Camp for those aged 7-12 years old.

The week long camp gives campers an oppertunity to practice their vocal or instrumental streams with their peers, and be taught by excellent instructors.

Campers also spend time in their choice of elective, get to spend lots of time in the pool, and spend time in all sorts of fun camp wide programming in the evenings!

Senior Music Camp

Teens aged 13 to 17 years old can attend one week of Senior Music Camp, most often held towards the end of the summer season.

This camp offers the perfect compromise of fun camp electives, which are new each year, silly camp activities/themes, and of course excellent music practice and instruction.

Campers will also spending time with old friends, and leave camp with more friends than they left!


Both Junior Music Camp and Senior Music Camp offer registration online. Check out ilovecamp.ca for more information on dates for the upcoming season, fees, and the registration process.

Blaze Adventure Camp

Co-ed Ages 6-9 on Lake Simcoe at Jacksons Point

Blaze is the summer adventure just waiting for children to experience.

At camp each morning kids will be part of Bible Time. In the afternoons join in the fun at the pool, and crazy games and adventures are all part of the week’s special program theme. You will learn new skills, and try lots of activities like archery, sports, canoeing, swimming, more.  You can also run the gauntlet in our blow up challenge run or jump high in our bouncy castle.  At night the campfire is lit and the night echoes with singing, skits and laughter.

Camp is here for to help you live courageously, make new friends, have a positive attitude and learn some new life lessons.

Newport Adventure Camp

Co-ed, Ages 10-15 Skeleton Lake near Huntsville

Race along the bike trails. Conquer the heights of the Ropes course. Venture out on the kayaks. Experience Newport Adventure Camp this summer! This camp is about new things…experiencing the wilderness of Muskoka, swimming in the blue water of Skeleton Lake or shooting hoops on our amazing basketball court. There are crazy theme days, activities together as a cabin group or camp wide events that are bursting with excitement. Come and experience what camp is all about this summer.

At camp you will have fun in our Bible program, sports, skits, skill training, theme days and so much more. Camp is a place where you make lifelong friends. Come and let the Adventure begin!

Both of our Adventure Camp programs are subsidized programs. All registrations are done by the local Salvation Army Ministry Units. Please contact your local Salvation Army for more information on registration. If you do not have the contact information for your local Salvation Army please contact the Ontario Camping Ministries Office at (905) 722-3455.