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Family Camp

Join other families for outdoor fun, featuring a packed schedule of activities for all ages. Customize your level of participation – it's all up to you. Enjoy hassle-free planning with inclusive pricing covering meals, accommodations, and activities. Start creating lasting memories today!

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Dates & Rates

2024 Dates 

January 3, 2024 to January 5, 2024
February 16, 2024 to February 18, 2024
May 17, 2024 to May 19, 2024

• Arrival: 4pm - first meal is dinner
• Departure: 4pm - last meal is lunch


Adult (18 +)

$300+ HST / adult

Youth (13 – 17)

$225 + HST / youth

Child (3 – 12)

$175 + HST / child

Infant (under 3)


Check back regularly for more Family Camp dates to be added.

What to Expect

Here are a few quick highlights about our Family Camps:

  • Each morning at breakfast, families will be presented with program options that they can to sign up for and participate in throughout the day. There will be a mix of both Cedar Glen staff facilitated, as well as self-guided activities to choose from.
  • All programs and activities are not mandatory. Families are more than welcome to explore and experience our site on their own or take breaks as needed throughout the day.
  • All meals and activities will be a shared experience with other families participating as part of the Camp.
  • Every evening after dinner there will be an opportunity for all families to come together to participate in fun group games, campfires and more

If you have any questions, concerns or require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us

What's Included

Included in your Family Camp experience is the following:

  • Free Parking
  • Overnight Accommodations in one of our Lodges (more information here)
  • All meals and snacks included for the duration of the camp (more information here)
  • Daily facilitated outdoor programs as well as self-guided options.
  • All equipment required to participate in programming.
Program Options

Here is a list of activities that may be scheduled during the camp:

Climbing Wall

An exciting opportunity to view our site from above by challenging yourself with our Climbing Wall! All harnessing, helmets and other equipment is provided.

Map & Compass Orienteering

Map Orienteering is a scavenger hunt around our site. Search for and collect as many clues as you can! Compass Orienteering will outline the features of a compass, you will learn how to properly use them and complete multiple challenges.

Shelter Building

Learn and practice building a shelter that can provide warmth and protection from the elements in a survival situation.

Fire Building

Lean different methods to build and light a campfire all on your own!

Biking (Seasonal)

Our staff will guide you through a wide range of trails throughout our site. All bikes, helmets and necessary equipment is provided.

Swimming (July - September)

Enjoy a refreshing swim in our pool! All youth swimmers will complete a swim test with our lifeguards at the start of this activity. Must be scheduled in advance - please inquire about availability when booking.

Tobogganing (December to March)

Enjoy the outdoors and have some good old fashioned fun sliding down one of our snowy hills! Small toboggans will be provided.

How to Book

To register for Family Camp, click here. If you have any questions contact us and we hope to see you all soon!

Arrival & Departure Process


Upon arriving to YMCA Cedar Glen, we ask that you check-in with us in our office, which is located just inside our Main Lodge. You will be greeted by a Cedar Glen staff member that will help get you checked in, confirm any last minute details, provide you with all necessary information and complete any outstanding paperwork. We will then direct you/your family over to your accommodations for you to get settled and begin your camp experience!


All guests will be expected to vacate site once the program has come to an end on the final day. Staff will be available to assist with check out, if required.

What to Bring

When packing for your visit, the most important thing to prepare for is all types of weather – including rain, sun, warm or hot days, and cool evenings. Before you arrive, please review the local weather forecast and be sure to pack appropriately. Closed toed footwear will be required for most program activities, and flip flops/croc style shoes are not recommended on the property.

Beyond weather appropriate clothing, we recommend packing:

  • Bedding (including sheets and blankets for twin beds) or sleeping bags & pillows
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant
  • Refillable water bottle for each person
  • Backpack for carrying items around site
  • Hand sanitizer

A more detailed list will be provided prior to start of camp.

Family Fun Day

Come join us for our Family Fun Days! This is a great opportunity for families and friends to come together and visit our site for a day of fun! We'll have plenty of outdoor activities going on for all ages - archery, high ropes, climbing wall, campfires, arts & crafts, farm activities & more.

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Dates & Rates

2024 Dates

Sunday, February 18

Time: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
All activities and programs will wrap up at 3:30pm

Rate: $5/person
Please ensure that you have purchased a ticket for each individual (ages 6+) who will be attending. Kids 5 and under are free of charge.
Upon registering, you will also have the option to purchase lunch tickets for $10 per person.

What to Expect

Join us for an exclusive day of exploration as we open our doors to the public! Experience our site firsthand.
Our dedicated staff will assist you in navigating the property and guide you through the activities.

Depending on the number of visitors, please be aware that there may be wait times for certain activities.
We are a large outdoor site, and most of our activities are located in the valley. Be prepared to travel between activities. For families with small kiddos, wagons are certainly encouraged!

Don't miss the chance to savor a hot lunch served between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm—secure your tickets in advance with registration or on-site (subject to availability).  

What's Included

Included in your Family Fun Day experience is the following:

  • Free Parking
  • Access to the main lodge for washrooms and water fountain.
  • Facilitated outdoor activities as well as self-guided options.
  • All equipment required to participate in programming.
  • Map of site and activity booklet for children.
How to Register

Please be sure to register here. Feel free contact us if you have any questions and we hope to see you all soon!

Arrival Process

Please follow the signs and park in the first parking lot to the right, unless otherwise directed by one of our staff.

Upon arriving to YMCA Cedar Glen, we ask that you check-in with us in our office, which is located just inside our Main Lodge.
You will be greeted by a Cedar Glen staff member that will help get you checked in, confirm any last minute details, and provide you with all necessary information. Be sure to grab a site map and activity booklet for your child.

What to Bring

To participate in our activities and navigate our varying outdoor terrain, please ensure you are wearing closed-toe shoes (crocs are not a suitable option).

We recommend:
-wearing layers
-bringing a water bottle
-a hat
-bug spray
-nut-free snacks

All programs will run rain or shine, and it is advised that you dress for the season.

Related Programs

camper holding a bow and arrow outside at camp.

Day Camp


Child Care

Three young campers on picking tomatoes from the vine,

Farm Programming

Contact Us

YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre
13300 11th Concession
Schomberg, ON
L0G 1T0
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Outdoor Centre
Main Office: 905-859-9622 x 0
Outdoor Centre Inquiries: 647-294-8288

Day Camp
Day Camp Registration: 647-439-6611
Day Camp (July & August): 416-508-4301
Kinder Day Camp (July & August): 416-464-6975