Paying for Summer Camp: 14 Tips You Need to Know

Article by: Caroline Maga, Wendy Glauser and Christl Dabu for, Canada’s trusted source for camps and schools.

Children may spend an entire year waiting until they can return to their favourite summer camp. Their parents, however, may spend the year saving up to make that return possible.

While a two-week stay at overnight camp averages $1,000 or more, a week of day camp averages a little over $200. Typically, the longer the stay, the lower the weekly cost, but coming up with the money can be a challenge.