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Outdoor Centres

At the Y we believe camping is for everyone. That's why our two Outdoor Centres are accessible and are designed to meet the needs and interests of all skill levels. All individuals, families, and groups are welcome.

The YMCA of Greater Toronto has two outdoor centres that are the perfect place for children, youth and adults to grow in confidence and learn new skills. We welcome outdoor education seekers, field trip enthusiasts, retreat and conference groups, overnight accommodations, meeting facility rentals and a variety of outdoor experiential programs. Day Camp and Overnight Camp programming available during the summer and school breaks.


Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre

YMCA Cedar Glen is just 45 minutes from downtown Toronto and welcomes groups for a variety of programs.


Camp Pine Crest Outdoor Centre

Nestled on the shores of beautiful Clear Lake, YMCA Camp Pine Crest is situated on 650 acres in Muskoka, Ontario.

Outdoor Centre Activities & Programs

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Individual & Family

Family camp, retreats and more! We are excited to offer day and overnight experiences for both individuals and families to enjoy all year round.

Individual & Family Options at YMCA Cedar Glen

Individual & Family Options at YMCA Camp Pine Crest

*NEW* Program: Open Outdoors

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Group Trips

Whether you are looking for a day or overnight trip focusing on teambuilding, leadership development or some outdoor fun, we offer year-round outdoor programs for all ages.

Group Trips at YMCA Cedar Glen

Group Trips at YMCA Camp Pine Crest


Special Events

Let us host your upcoming special events! Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Baby Shower, Bridal Showers, Reunions, or any other special events in your life.

Special Events at YMCA Cedar Glen

Special Events at YMCA Camp Pine Crest


SHSM Workshops

Our Specialist High Skills Major certification workshops utilize a wide range of hands on puzzles, challenges, and group work both indoors, outdoors and even virtually.

SHSM Workshops at YMCA Cedar Glen

SHSM Workshops at YMCA Camp Pine Crest


Virtual Options

Utilizing a wide range of custom online activities, puzzles and group challenges, our experienced Outdoor Education staff can facilitate sessions for your group from the comfort of their own home!

Virtual Options at YMCA Cedar Glen


School Break Programs

During the summer, winter and spring breaks, campers ages 4 - 12 have the exciting opportunity to explore and experience the outdoors with exciting games and activities!

School Break Programs at YMCA Cedar Glen

School Break Programs at YMCA Camp Pine Crest


Forest School

Children, ages 4-12, and educators immerse themselves in the natural environment, sparking curiosity, creativity, and a deep connection to the world around them.

Forest School

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