YMCA Camp Pine Crest

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1090 Gullwing Lake Road, Torrance, ON P0C 1M0

Prepare for Adventure at YMCA Camp Pine Crest!


Reach for the top on our rock-climbing wall!


Go canoeing on beautiful Clear Lake!


Connect with nature like you never have before!

What's Happening

Contact Us Today!We are open for year-round group bookings!

Pine Crest supplies the staff, facilities, and programing for day and overnight bookings throughout the year. We work with schools, sports teams, conferences, youth groups, and special interest groups to design tailored experiences - including canoeing and hiking trips.  

Contact us to learn more:

  • Email pinecrestbookings@ymcagta.org       

  • Phone 1-877-878-9622

Summer 2024 Registration is coming soon!Registration for Camp Pine Crest Summer 2024 is coming soon!

To find out more about about traditional camper and leadership programs visit our webpages.


Alumni ProgramsStay connected with Pine Crest year-round!

For many former staff members and campers, Pine Crest is a place that holds magical memories of Summer and friends. There are many opportunities to re-connect, or stay connected with Pine Crest throughout the year. Keep an eye on our Facebook Page for upcoming event invitations, and check out our Alumni Page for more information. 

For more information email us at pinecrestbookings@ymcagta.org.

Register for Certification Courses!Pine Crest offers many different accredited certifications.

All certification courses are offered through accredited organizations, such as Wilderness Medical Associates, Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA) and the Lifesaving Society. Courses are open to the public and fill on a first-come-first-served basis. Some of the courses we're offering include:

  • No courses offered at this time

Email pinecrestbookings@ymcagta.org for more information.

Year Round Family Camp!See all of Family Camp program dates below!

Why Choose a Family Camp Program?

Family Camp programs are a great escape from busy lives to reconnect with each other. Spend quality time together in breathtaking scenery located in beautiful Muskoka, Ontario.

When is Family Camp?

  • Winter Family Camp – TBD

  • Spring Family Camp –TBD

  • Summer Family Camp Week –July 30 - August 4, 2023

  • Halloween Spooktacular –October 27-29, 2023

For more information visit our Family Camp page!

Summer 2024 Hiring Now Open!It's the most wonderful time of the year!

We are putting together a highly-skilled staff team for the 2024 Summer season! If you, or someone you know of, would make a good fit for our team, please e-mail us at pinecrestbookings@ymcagta.org

We are looking for staff who are dedicated to working with children and passionate about kids and the outdoors. In order to work in the Spring, Outdoor Educators must have a minimum of Standard First Aid and CPR-C. For the Summer, staff must have a minimum of Standard First Aid, CPR-C and their Lifeguarding certificate. Further certifications may be required for other positions. 

For more information including job postings click here.