Summer fun activities for kids and youth

Summer is here!

While many regularly scheduled summer events and programs for kids are not running this year, there are still lots of options for kids to get active and enjoy some summertime fun.

Boys and Girls Club of London*

Summer Day Camps
• Available at two sites, the main building on Horton Street and at Kidscape
• Runs weekly from July 6th – September 4th
• Ages 6-12
• More info and registration here
Jays Care Virtual Camp
• Interactive and fun virtual camp experience
• 90-minute Zoom session each day with two camp counsellors and children of the same age
• Runs weekly from July 6th – August
• Ages 8-12
• More info and registration here
Kid Tech Nation
• Kids can learn digital skills, coding concepts, internet safety, and computational thinking
• Weekly Zoom meetings for kids in grades 4-8
• Begins August 4th
• More info and registration here
Plus! Free activities to do at home here


City of London

Modified summer day camp programs
• Many locations around the city
• Ages 4-12
• Running weekly July 13th – September 4th
• More info here
• Register online here
Modified summer swimming lesson program 
• Program starting July 6th at select pools
• More info here
• Register online here


Community Living London *

Summer Connections Virtual Camp
• a specialized online camp for school-aged children and teens with developmental disabilities
• Half-day, weeklong sessions starting July 17th
Click here for more information and registration


Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre*

Summer Child and Youth programming
• Half-day programming from Tuesday to Friday
• Runs weekly starting July 14th
• More info and registration here
Preschool home learning kits available
Weekly activity kits for children and youth are available
• Contact or send a message on the Crouch Facebook page


Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre*

Youth summer day camp
• Ages 12-24
• Runs weekly Monday to Thursday, July 6th – August 20th
• More info here
• Register here

Online youth programs
Includes cooking, ukulele, and an online girl’s group
• More info here
• Contact Justin at for registration and more details


London Public Library

Summer online programs for kids and youth
• More info here

Summer of COVID-19 Zine
• Share your creative expressions during this singular summer and be part of documenting history
• More info and submission guidelines here


LUSO Community Services 

Daily virtual programming for kids and youth
Breakfast program
• Monday-Friday
• LUSO Portable, 1100 Victoria Drive
Breakfast & Snack bags – Literacy kids

More information here


Middlesex County Library

•  Fun and engaging virtual programming that encourages campers to
explore, navigate and discover over the summer months
• More info and registration here


Neighbourhood Resource Centre of Westminster Park (NRAWP)*

Virtual and in-person summer programming for youth
• More info here
• To register for in-person programming, contact Serena at or 519-680-0991
Weekly breakfast bags
• Pick up every Thursday from 12-4pm
• Westminster Optimist Centre, 650 Osgoode Drive


South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre*

Virtual and in-person summer programming for youth
• Programs include photography, art, coding & engineering, music, kindness and more
• More info here
• Contact Justine at or 519-686-8600 x7384 to register


YMCA of Southwestern Ontario*

Summer Day Camps
• Limited spaces available for day camp at several locations. At this time spaces are restricted to families who have parents/guardians working outside of the home.
• Runs weekly July 13th – August 28th
• More info on locations and registration here

• Free virtual camp program for children and youth across Canada
• Delivered by YMCA camp staff across the country, campers will receive weekly challenges and a YCamp Passport to complete over the course of the summer. Campers can earn badges for every activity they complete.
• Runs July 6th – August 28th
• To get started visit here
Community School Programs Resources booklet
• The Directors of Community School Programs have created a booklet filled with crafts, games, activities and challenges
• See it here

Jabez Therapy Ranch*

Summer therapeutic riding
• Programming beginning mid July


Pearce Williams Camp & Retreat Facility *

Camp It Yourself virtual camp
• Week-long sessions running July 27th – August 14th
• More info and registration here


Talbot Teen Centre*

Free, fun, safe, inclusive and supportive resource and drop in space
• For all youth 12 to 19 years of age in Elgin County
• Open for drop-in Monday, Tuesday and Friday 12pm-4pm
Cultivate virtual farmer’s market volunteering opportunities
•More info here


YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin*

Summer Day Camps
• Limited spaces available in St. Thomas and Aylmer
• More info here

*These organizations receive funding from United Way Elgin Middlesex

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