Summer Camps

Ready for Summer Camp? 

Experience a summer like no other with our exciting lineup of summer camp programs for 2024! Dive into a world of adventure, creativity, and endless fun. From thrilling sports tournaments to captivating arts and crafts workshops, educational activities, and team-building challenges, there’s something for every camper to enjoy. Our experienced and enthusiastic staff are dedicated to providing a safe and engaging environment where campers can learn, grow, and make lifelong memories. Join us as we explore new horizons, forge new friendships, and create unforgettable experiences together. Don’t miss out – Register for summer camp on March 18th at 8am and make this summer one to remember!

Register for Summer Camp!

Registration is open! 

Fill out your forms in advance

Summer Camp Registration will open on March 18th at 8am

Children who require additional /1:1 supports (physical, behavioural, etc.):

BGC South East will be limiting support services for children who require 1:1 support to a maximum of 2 weeks of camp, allowing us to serve/give equal opportunity to the most number of children possible that require support this summer. 

If your child requires 1:1 support in a camp setting, Parents/Guardians are required to reach out to the Program Inclusion and Behavioural Support Team inclusion@bcgsoutheast.ca  PRIOR to registering to inquire if there are support services available for your preferred location/week(s). 

Parents/Guardians may be required to provide additional information/forms regarding your child’s needs to determine if they require 1:1 support services while in our programs. 

Summer Camp Location Info & Site Contact

West End Community Centre

Ages: 4 -15 

Address: 1300 Bath Rd, Kingston, ON K7M 4X4

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: 

$225.00/week/child ages 6-15 ($180.00 short week)

$89.80/week/child ages 4-5 (JK/SK) ($71.92 short week)

Site Contact: kerrib@bgcsoutheast.ca

Robotics Lab

Ages: 9 – 13 

Address: 1300 Bath Rd, Kingston, ON K7M 4X4 *Location Change

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: $250.00/week/child ages 9-13 ($200.00 short week)

Site Contact: robotics@bgcsoutheast.ca 

Amherstview Public School

Ages: 4-12

Address: 70 Fairfield Blvd, Amherstview, ON K7N 1L4

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: $200.00/week/child ($160.00 short week)

Site Contact: aliciao@bgcsoutheast.ca 

The Prince Charles Public School

Ages: 4-12

Address: 75 Graham St W, Napanee, ON K7R 2J9

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: $175.00/week/child ($140.00 short week)

Site Contact: sara@bgcsoutheast.ca 

Robert Meek

Ages: 4-12

Address: 559 Bagot St, Kingston, ON K7K 3E1

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child:

$225.00/week/child ages 6-15 ($180.00 short week)

$89.80/week/child ages 4-5(JK/SK)($71.92 short week)

Site Contact: robertmeek@bgcsoutheast.ca 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

Ages: 4-12

Address: 114 Wiley St, Kingston, ON K7K 5B5

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: $150.00/week/child ($120.00 short week)

Site Contact: aliciao@bgcsoutheast.ca 

Bath Public School

Ages: 4-12

Address: 247 Church St, Bath ON, K0H 1G0

Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fee Per Week/Child: $175.00/week/child ($140.00 short week)

Site Contact: sara@bgcsoutheast.ca 

Summer Camp Weekly Themes – All Locations 

For children ages 4-12

Dive into a world of excitement, creativity, and endless fun as we offer a wide range of activities tailored to suit all interests and ages. From arts and crafts to indoor sports, games, and educational workshops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Our facilities provides a safe and comfortable environment for kids to explore, learn, and make new friends. Join us for an unforgettable summer adventure at our summer camps!

Week 1 | The Mighty Jungle

Hippos & rhinos & crocs oh my! Campers will be going on a safari through our jungle! An exciting week to let out your inner animal!

Week 2 | Out of This World

Campers will explore all of the imaginary universe’s around us! From wizards, to heroes, to a galaxy far far away. Each day we will step out of our world and into another.

Week 3 | Happy Campers

Our day camp is going camping! We will be bringing the great outdoors and all of the traditional camping adventures into our day camps for a different kind of camping experience while also exploring how to recycle and make use of our everyday items to have fun with!

Week 4 | Time Travelers

Not just a day trip but a trip through time! We’ll visit different centuries, the future, and go through a year in one day! This week will be all over space and time.

Week 5 | The Olympic Universe

Earn your own gold medal in this week designed to celebrate the Olympic Games. Groups will learn more about the games and the events in them while also learning about countries involved!

Week 6 | Animation Station

A week filled with everything Cartoon. Activities and games this week will be based around today’s popular cartoons and some of our staff’s favourites from when they were kids!

Week 7 | X Marks the Spot

A week of hunts, searches and adventure! We’ll be on the look out for clues & hints all week long to complete the task!

Week 8 | Anything Goes!

This may seem like a crazy idea, but we are pushing camp to the limits! We will be getting messy, playing our summer favourites and closing out the summer by making sure Anything Goes (well almost anything)!

Youth Summer Camp Programs – West End Location 

For children ages 12 to 15 

Week 1 | Leadership 101

Problem solving, conflict resolution, communication and finding the leader within, will all be discussed in an engaging positive atmosphere through games and activities. We want to find our next group of great leaders and give them the tools to lead not just at BGC but in all aspects of what they do.

Week 2 | Out of This World

Campers will explore all of the imaginary universe’s around us! From wizards, to heroes, to a galaxy far far away. Each day we will step out of our world and into another.

Week 3 | Who Dunnit?

A week full of putting your wits to the test to help us solve some tricky camp mysteries, crimes, finding imposters & joining us in hunts in a week full of suspense and intrigue!

Week 4 | Time Travelers

Not just a day trip but a trip through time! We’ll visit different centuries, the future, and go through a year in one day! This week will be all over space and time.

Week 5 | The Olympic Universe

Earn your own gold medal in this week designed to celebrate the Olympic Games. Groups will learn more about the games and the events in them while also learning about countries involved!

Week 6 | Leadership In Training (L.I.T)

Our Leader in Training program will focus on service to the club and community, teamwork, leadership and learning for life. Youth members will have an opportunity to get volunteer experiences with younger groups to see work experiences with the support of our staff.

Week 7 | Game Show Mania

Some old game shows, some new game shows. We will challenge campers with many games and physical challenges throughout the week!

Week 8 | Anything Goes!

This may seem like a crazy idea, but we are pushing camp to the limits! We will be getting messy, playing our summer favourites and closing out the summer by making sure Anything Goes (well almost anything)!

Important: Update Your Member Information

*Please Note: Each year, guardians are required to update all of your Member Information through our RecDesk forms. Once you have completed the forms for the 2023-2024 school year, you will not be required to complete the forms again until the next year. These forms will be shared across all of our locations, so if you attend a program at another one of our locations you will not need to complete these forms a second time. However, as always we urge Parents/ Guardians/Caregivers to ensure that contact and medical information is always up-to-date and contact us with any changes throughout the course of the year.

Complete Forms Here

Specialty Summer Camp Programs – West End Location

Discover the perfect summer adventure tailored to your child’s specific interests with our specialty summer camps! Whether they’re passionate about sports, arts, science, or soccer, we have a camp just for them. With a wide range of options to choose from, there’s something for every interest and every child at our specialty summer camps. Don’t let your child miss out – enroll them this summer and watch them thrive in their chosen passion!

For children ages 6-8 

Week 1 | Crafty Kids

A time for kids to engage their imaginations! A week of colours, creations, building and using things all around us to construct something cool!

Week 2 | All Sorts of Sports

This is the week to try new sports! We will be playing a lot of sports you’ve heard of but also a whole bunch you haven’t! This is a great camp for any camper who wants to stay active and maybe find a new favourite sport.

Week 3 | RE-Create

We will be repurposing recyclables and household items to RE-Create amazing new crafts all week long! Every camper will be thinking outside the box and looking at things they use daily in a new fun light all while being creative!

Week 4 | Hoop It Up

Learn the basics of basketball through a week full of fun, exciting games. We’ll keep campers moving all day long with not just basketball but games, workouts and weekly goals to accomplish! All skill levels welcomed.

Week 5 | Mad Science

From experiments to structure building we will be testing science through our own camp experiments! We’ll mix things to see what happens, build things out of everyday materials and put household items to the test of science.

Week 6 | Soccer Stars

Come learn the basics of soccer with us! We will be completing drills and skill stations daily and add in our rec side of things to focus on fundamental movement skills!

Week 7 | Get Messy

For the camper who has no problem getting a bit messy to make an amazing creation! If there is an art project or experiment that’s going to make a mess we will certainly take it on. The philosophy of this camp is the bigger the mess the more exciting the project!

Week 8 | Major Leagues

Skills, drills, and games will be practiced and played throughout the week in all of our favourite sports! We will build confidence in how to actively participate in sport and how to be a great member of a team!

For children ages 9-12 

Week 1 | All Sorts of Sports

This is the week to try new sports! We will be playing a lot of sports you’ve heard of but also a whole bunch you haven’t! This is a great camp for any camper who wants to stay active and maybe find a new favourite sport.

Week 2 | Crafty Kids

A time for kids to engage their imaginations! A week of colours, creations, building and using things all around us to construct something cool!

Week 3 | Hoop It Up

Learn the basics of basketball through a week full of fun, exciting games. We’ll keep campers moving all day long with not just basketball but games, workouts and weekly goals to accomplish! All skill levels welcomed.

Week 4 | RE-Create

We will be repurposing recyclables and household items to RE-Create amazing new crafts all week long! Every camper will be thinking outside the box and looking at things they use daily in a new fun light all while being creative!

Week 5 | Soccer Stars

Come learn the basics of soccer with us! We will be completing drills and skill stations daily and add in our rec side of things to focus on fundamental movement skills!

Week 6 | Mad Science

From experiments to structure building we will be testing science through our own camp experiments! We’ll mix things to see what happens, build things out of everyday materials and put household items to the test of science.

Week 7 | Major Leagues

Skills, drills, and games will be practiced and played throughout the week in all of our favourite sports! We will build confidence in how to actively participate in sport and how to be a great member of a team!

Week 8 | Get Messy

For the camper who has no problem getting a bit messy to make an amazing creation! If there is an art project or experiment that’s going to make a mess we will certainly take it on. The philosophy of this camp is the bigger the mess the more exciting the project!

Education Summer Camp Programs

Robert Meek Location: For children ages 6 – 8 

West End Location: For children 6 – 7 & 8 – 10 

Embark on a journey of discovery and learning at our education camps this summer! Designed to inspire curiosity and ignite a passion for learning, our camps offer a dynamic blend of interactive workshops, hands-on experiments, and engaging activities. Whether your child is a budding scientist, future environmentalist, or aspiring inventor, our education camps offer a unique opportunity for growth and exploration in a supportive and stimulating setting. Join us and empower your child to unlock their full potential this summer!

Please see the weekly themes of summer camps for more information.

Week 1 | Cosmic Quest

Embark on an interstellar adventure at ‘Cosmic Quest’ summer camp, where aspiring astronomers delve into the wonders of Earth and space systems! Throughout the week, campers will immerse themselves in daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises intertwined with captivating lessons on astronomy, geology, engineering, and environmental science. With a focus on Earth and space exploration, children will engage in hands-on experiments, cosmic crafts, and thrilling Bricks 4 Kidz sessions featuring LEGO builds inspired by the cosmos. Guided by our knowledgeable instructors, young explorers will uncover the mysteries of the universe and cultivate a passion for discovery that reaches beyond the stars!

Week 2 | Math Mania

Welcome to “Math Mania” summer camp, where young mathematicians embark on an exciting journey through the world of numbers and problem-solving! Throughout the week, campers will dive into daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises infused with engaging math challenges and puzzles. With a focus on engineering mathematical concepts and techniques, children will participate in dynamic Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, leveraging LEGO Bricks to explore mathematical principles through hands-on activities. Guided by our enthusiastic instructors, Math Mania campers will sharpen their math skills, cultivate a love for numbers, and unleash their inner mathematician!

Week 3 | Makers Palette

Step into the world of creativity at ‘Maker’s Palette’ summer camp, a week-long artistic journey tailored for curious minds! With a primary focus on the arts and STEM, campers will explore various mediums, from painting and sculpting to crafting and design. Each day will blend physical activities, literacy, and numeracy with immersive art experiences, culminating in engaging Bricks 4 Kidz sessions where children will unleash their imaginations to engineer LEGO brick creations. Led by our passionate instructors, young artists will thrive as they express themselves, hone their skills, and unleash their boundless creativity!

Week 4 | Tinkerland

Welcome to ‘Tinkerland’ where budding engineers and architects immerse themselves in the world of structures! Throughout the week, campers will engage in daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises intertwined with hands-on exploration of architectural design and engineering principles. With a focus on creating and constructing, children will participate in captivating Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, using LEGO Bricks to bring their architectural visions to life. Guided by our experienced instructors, young builders will unleash their creativity, problem-solving skills, and spatial reasoning as they build, tinker, and innovate in Tinkerland!

Week 5 | Green Growers

Welcome to “Green Growers” summer camp, where eco-conscious explorers delve into the fascinating world of life systems, plants, and sustainable futures! Throughout the week, campers will immerse themselves in daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises intertwined with hands-on experiences in botany, ecology, and environmental stewardship. With a focus on cultivating a green mindset and nurturing our planet, children will participate in inspiring Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, using LEGO Bricks to explore concepts of renewable energy, biodiversity, and green technology. Guided by our passionate instructors, Green Growers campers will sow the seeds for a brighter, greener future as they connect with nature, discover the wonders of plant life, and learn to make a positive impact on the world around them!

Week 6 | Explorer's Expedition

Welcome to “Explorer’s Expedition” summer camp, where young adventurers embark on an exhilarating journey through the realms of geography and archaeology! Throughout the week, campers will embark on daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises intertwined with thrilling explorations of maps, ancient civilizations, and archaeological digs. With a focus on igniting a passion for discovery and adventure, children will delve into captivating Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, using LEGO Bricks to recreate historical landmarks and archaeological wonders. Guided by our intrepid instructors, Explorer’s Expedition campers will uncover the mysteries of the past, chart new territories, and cultivate a sense of curiosity and wonder as they embrace the spirit of exploration!

Week 7 | Time Warp

Welcome to ‘Time Warp’ summer camp, where young adventurers embark on a thrilling journey through history and STEM education! Over the course of a week, campers will engage in daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises intertwined with immersive historical narratives and hands-on STEM challenges. Guided by our skilled instructors, children will delve into the past, construct their understanding of the present, and build for the future through captivating Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, utilizing LEGO Bricks to ignite creativity and problem-solving skills.

Week 8 | Code Quest

Welcome to “Code Quest” summer camp, where young tech enthusiasts embark on an immersive journey into the world of coding, gaming, and game design! Throughout the week, campers will dive into daily physical activities, literacy, and numeracy exercises infused with exciting coding challenges and game development projects. With a focus on fostering computational thinking and creativity, children will engage in thrilling Bricks 4 Kidz sessions, utilizing LEGO Bricks to bring their game design ideas to life. Guided by our experienced instructors, Code Quest campers will unlock the secrets of programming, game mechanics, and digital innovation as they level up their skills and embark on epic coding adventures!

Robotics Summer Camp Programs

For children ages 9-13

Embark on a thrilling journey into the world of robotics at our summer camp programs! Designed for aspiring engineers, inventors, and problem-solvers, our camps offer hands-on experiences with cutting-edge robotics technology. Campers will dive into exciting challenges, learn the fundamentals of robotics, and unleash their creativity as they design, build, and program their own robots. Whether they’re building a robot to navigate obstacle courses or compete in friendly competitions, our robotics summer camp programs provide an immersive and unforgettable experience that will inspire a lifelong passion for STEM. Join us and discover the endless possibilities of robotics this summer!

Week 1 | Galactic Innovators

Discover the wonders of space with Galactic Innovators: SPACE AND STEM CAMP! Your child will embark on an exciting journey into the universe, exploring space exploration and the science behind it. Join us as we uncover the challenges of space travel, innovative solutions applicable to everyday life, diverse careers in space exploration, and cutting-edge technologies propelling us farther than ever before! Through engaging hands-on activities, team-building games, LEGO robotics, and coding, your child will have a blast while gaining valuable skills and knowledge. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to ignite your child’s imagination and explore the cosmos. Enroll now in our space-themed summer camp and watch their creativity soar!

Week 2 | Logic Legends

Welcome to Logic Legends: Get ready for an action-packed summer where your child will become a true legend of logic, strategy, and problem-solving! Join us as we embark on an epic adventure through the captivating world of code-breaking, mystery-solving, and game strategy! Your child will delve into the fascinating history of games and perhaps even create their own. They will explore LEGO robotics, coding challenges, crafts, and more! Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime! Sign up now for Logic Legends and let the legendary fun begin!

Week 3 | Create-a-Palooza

Do you have a budding artist curious about STEM? Discover how artists invent, inspire change, and record moments in time. Campers will engage in hands-on activities designed to inspire creativity and broaden artistic horizons. They will learn about the stories of famous artists from the past and explore the art forms shaping our world today. Our camp also emphasizes how artists use STEM to solve common and complex problems. They will design and code with LEGO robotics, to understand how artists use technology in careers today. The possibilities are endless! Join Create-a-Palooza and enjoy fun connections between art and STEM!

Week 4 | Techtropolis Tinkerers

Join our Techtropolis Tinkerers camp to inspire future city plans and environmental stewardship. Look no further than Techtropolis Tinkerers! . Through engaging, hands-on activities, your child will learn skills used by architects, inventors, scientists, and engineers. They’ll explore the inspiring stories behind local architectural wonders to understand how architecture has evolved. Tinkerers will discover how they have the power to make a difference by using the engineering process to create solutions. They will explore LEGO robotics, coding challenges, crafts, and more! By tackling real-world problems as part of a team they will learn valuable lessons in collaboration and innovation. Join us in this journey of discovery, creativity, and fun, for young STEM enthusiasts

Week 5 |Roots and Shoots

Welcome to the “Roots and Shoots” summer camp, where young botanists will embark on an exciting journey right into the heart of our local ecosystem! Get ready to discover the wonders of plants and living organisms that surround us every day. They’ll learn practical skills like how to grow food, understand the importance of local plants and wildlife, and explore how we can make a positive impact on our surroundings. They’ll learn about local programs addressing food sustainability and environmental issues, and then use their newfound knowledge to generate their own creative ideas. Campers will explore STEM and art through hands-on activities. By collaborating with their peers, your child will design LEGO robots and program them to solve real-life challenges. This hands-on approach will teach your child the engineering process and develop essential problem-solving skills. It’s a great opportunity for your child to have fun, make new friends, and learn at the same time!

Week 6 | Discovery Lab

Looking for a summer camp that’s both fun and educational? Look no further than Discovery Lab’s interactive week-long summer camp! Our program is designed to bring science concepts to life through exciting and engaging hands-on activities. We believe that the best way to learn is by doing, so we focus on experiments that promote problem-solving skills, idea refinement, and iterative learning. Our approach emphasizes scientific thinking and encourages campers to explore various scientific disciplines in a fun and engaging way. By the end of the week, campers will have a newfound appreciation for science and how it impacts the world around them. So don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn, grow, and have fun at the same time!

Week 7 | Bot Buddies: Robotics Camp

Is your child curious about robotics competitions but wants to test the waters before committing to a team? Look no further than this camp! Here, we delve into the exciting realm of robotics, engineering, design, and automation. Guided by our seasoned instructors, your child will explore programming, electronics, and mechanics while constructing Spike Prime LEGO Robots to tackle STEM challenges. Emphasizing teamwork and collaboration, our camp fosters essential social and communication skills that extend far beyond robotics. Join us for an enriching experience that prepares your child for success in various aspects of life.

Week 8 | Bot Buddies: Robotics Camp

Is your child curious about robotics competitions but wants to test the waters before committing to a team? Look no further than this camp! Here, we delve into the exciting realm of robotics, engineering, design, and automation. Guided by our seasoned instructors, your child will explore programming, electronics, and mechanics while constructing Spike Prime LEGO Robots to tackle STEM challenges. Emphasizing teamwork and collaboration, our camp fosters essential social and communication skills that extend far beyond robotics. Join us for an enriching experience that prepares your child for success in various aspects of life.

Children who require additional /1:1 supports (physical, behavioural, etc.):

Children who require additional /1:1 supports (physical, behavioural, etc.): 

BGC South East understands and recognizes the need for inclusive support services in their recreation and licensed summer camp programs. 

Although we may be able to offer some support services for children who require 1:1 support, please note, we have a very limited capacity to support new children to our support roster this summer, depending on the week/ location required/requested. 

BGC South East will be limiting support services for children who require 1:1 support to a maximum of 2 weeks of camp, allowing us to serve/give equal opportunity to the most number of children possible that require support this summer. 

If your child requires 1:1 support in a camp setting, Parents/Guardians are required to reach out to the Program Inclusion and Behavioural Support Team inclusion@bcgsoutheast.ca  PRIOR to registering to inquire if there are support services available for your preferred location/week(s). 

Parents/Guardians may be required to provide additional information/forms regarding your child’s needs to determine if they require 1:1 support services while in our programs. 

One-to-One (1:1) Support

One-to-one support will be considered and assigned (resources permitting) to children/youth who require one-to-one support in order to attend and be successful in the program. Such children have intensive or frequent needs in one or more domains (self care/toileting, safety and supervision, physical aggression, high medical needs, intensive communication support)

 

**Parents/Guardians who do not inquire prior to registering,can not assume support will be available, and may have their registration canceled due to the unavailability of services**

Completing your registration to include Support Services

If it has been confirmed by the Program Inclusion and Behaviour Support Team that there is support available for your child for your requested weeks, when completing the registration process, please choose the “APPLYING FOR INCLUSION” fee type, and select the Inclusion 1:1 Support add on.  (Note, if  you are also applying for subsidy, please choose the “APPLYING FOR SUBSIDY + INCLUSION” option)

This will not generate a fee to be paid at the time of checkout, as we will complete a final confirmation with Parents/Guardians (after the registration is complete) that support services are available for the chosen week/location before we will require payment. Upon confirmation, the Inclusion Team will adjust/add the required camp fee to your invoice. The deposit fee ($50.00 per week) will be due immediately, with remaining fees due on May 31st. All fees must be paid according to this schedule to hold your space in the camp otherwise the spaces will be released. 

If we are unable to support your child due to:

  1. support services for each week/location being full 
  2. Parent/Guardian did not choose the appropriate accommodation /details upon checkout, therefore not indicating to our staff team support was required, OR
  3. The Parent/Guardian were not clear about their child’s needs 

We will contact Parents/Guardians and inform you that support is not available and will proceed to cancel your child’s registration in the program. 

We appreciate your understanding and support as we work hard to ensure our programs are inclusive and accessible. 

Child Care Fee Assistance Programs (Subsidy):

Child Care Fee Assistance Programs (Subsidy)

If you are planning on applying for BGC Child Care Fee Assistance Programs through the City of Kingston Child Care Subsidy Program or PELASS, please ensure you have registered for all weeks of camp required, choosing “APPLYING FOR SUBSIDY” option at checkout.  (Note, if  you are also applying for inclusion support, please choose the “APPLYING FOR SUBSIDY + INCLUSION” option)

Once the registration has been completed, please reach out to your site specific contact (contact information listed below) and request the paperwork and application. Confirmation of Space forms will be sent to the City of Kingston or PELASS (depending on your mailing address, not the camp location) during the first week of May. If subsidy is not approved, you will have the option to immediately pay the $50 non-refundable deposit per week and the remainder by due dates or completely withdraw. 

The location of your subsidy application will be dependent on your mailing address, not where the camp is being offered. 

EXAMPLE: If you live within the City of Kingston, but your child(ren) will be attending camp in Loyalist Township, your subsidy application will be submitted to the City of Kingston. 

If you reside in Loyalist Township, but your child(ren) will be attending summer camp at a location within the City of Kingston, your subsidy application will be submitted to PELASS (Prince Edward Lennox Addington Social Services)

To qualify for the City of Kingston or the PELASS subsidy program you must:  

  • Reside in either;
  • Kingston & Frontenac boundaries, OR
  • Prince Edward County or the County of Lennox and Addington
  • Each parent/guardian is either employed, or enrolled in an educational or training program
  • Each parent/guardian has filed their income taxes for the most recent tax year
  • If you or your child has a documented special need, and have been referred by a professional, you may also be eligible
  • If you are a new immigrant to Canada this year, you may apply without your most recent tax return** (PELASS Specific)

***If you reside in Prince Edward County or the County of Lennox and Addington, and you are applying for subsidy, Parents/Guardians/Caregivers must ALSO complete an application through the PELASS office in addition to the paperwork that BGC will submit on your behalf. Parents/Guardians/Caregivers can access the application forms through PELASS by either calling the office (613-354-0957) or online by clicking here***

Refund Policy:

Refund Policy 

  1. If a financial reimbursement is requested 10 business days (2 weeks) prior to the program/camp commencing then a refund will be issued in the form of a cheque, minus a non refundable deposit of $50 per week per child.
  2. If a credit for a future BGC South East program is requested the full amount paid will be applied.  This credit must be used within one year of request. NO CASH VALUE
  3. No refund or credit will be given if the request is less than 10 business days (2 weeks) notice.