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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 at a variety of our outdoor experiential programs.
Day Camp and Overnight Camp programming available during the summer and school breaks.

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YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre

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

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YMCA Camp Pine Crest

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Forest School

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.

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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!

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