Welcome to our interactive blog where you can ask Dynamo anything about Camp Green Acres

Where You Belong Since 1966

For 50 years Green Acres has been providing outdoor country day camp experiences for children ages 2 1/2 to 15 years old.

Markham Day Camp with Swimming lessons

Markham Day Camp with Swimming lessons

By JessicaActivities0 comments
Really excited to be sending our kids to Camp Green Acres, especially given that you offer swimming lessons. Do we need to provide you with their latest swimming report cards so their Green Acres Swim ...AnswerThank you for choosing Camp Green Acres!! We look forward to seeing your kids this summer. Its a great question and thanks for asking.  In May you will receive a swim questionnaire and we ask you ...
Day Camp North York with swimming lessons

Day Camp North York with swimming lessons

By NicoleActivities0 comments
Hi Camp Green Acres,   When campers go swimming at camp are they getting actual certified lessons or is it just supervised play time?   Thanks AnswerGreat Question and thanks for submitting it to our Ask Dynamo Camp Green Acres Blog.   The actual answer is both :)   At Camp Green Acres, every day all campers in Traditional Camp will have ...

Drama Summer day camp Vaughan

Hi Camp Green Acres,   My daughter absolutely loves Drama and would love to go to a specialty camp focusing on this. But I really want her to have a more well-rounded summer where she can experience more than just Drama. Her concern is that if I send her to a more traditional ...
Toronto Day Camp that has Horses

Toronto Day Camp that has Horses

By @WXYZActivities0 comments
Does Camp Green Acres offer horseback riding lessons or are the horses just part of your farm. My daughter has always loved horses from a very young age and she would love nothing more than to go to a ...AnswerWe love this question!! Thank you so much for submitting it. We can certainly understand how difficult it must be to choose between your daughter's love of her friends and her love of horses but we have ...
Best Day Camp Vaughan

Best Day Camp Vaughan

fb465-10153835978497146.jpgBy MeisterActivities0 comments
All of our friends and family in the Vaughan area highly recommend Camp Green Acres.  Even my sister, who's kids went to Green Acres tells me your are the best day camp for Vaughan. The one thing ...AnswerWe love that you brought up this question as many parents ask us this exact same thing. Its great to hear that your son has developed a passion for baseball and we look forward to giving him, and you, ...
GTA Day Camps with Swimming Lessons

GTA Day Camps with Swimming Lessons

By AnnaActivities0 comments
Hi Green Acres, We have finally made the decision that our kids are old enough to go to a day camp. I saw on your site that part of your daily activities at camp includes swimming lessons. Over the winter ...AnswerHi Anna, That's a great question and we are so glad you asked. Prior to the start of summer, we will ask you to fill out a form indicating your child’s last swimming level. Based on this information, ...
Bike Riding Lessons Thornhill

Bike Riding Lessons Thornhill

Did you know that Camp Green Acres now has bike riding lessons?!?!    As we all know bike riding brings kids great joy and a sense of freedom. However, as parents, we know how challenging it can be to teach your kids to ditch those training wheels and learn to ride. This ...
Best swimming camps Thornhill

Best swimming camps Thornhill

By SharonActivities0 comments
I am looking for a summer swimming camp in the Thornhill Area as I really want my kids to learn how to swim this summer. The community centre lessons they were in have been a great start but now I really ...AnswerThank you so much for your question. I actually live in Thornhill too. Camp Green Acres sits on an incredible 110 Acres in Markham and our swimming facilities are among the top from any camp in the GTA. ...
Summer Day Camps Toronto

Summer Day Camps Toronto

The GTA is home so many incredible day camps. The choice for parents can be daunting. But isn't that a great problem to have? We, as parents, are incredibly lucky to live in a city which has so many great camps to choose from.   My name is Eddy and I founded Camp Green Acres ...
Best Horseback Riding Camp GTA

Best Horseback Riding Camp GTA

Hi Camp Green Acres,   My daughter really wants to try horseback riding but I don't want to sign her up to a horseback riding camp where that will be the only activity she experiences. I noticed you ...AnswerHi Samantha,   Thanks for your great question. We love to hear about your daughter's interest in horseback riding and we totally hear you in that you don't want her to be limited to only horseback ...
horseback riding summer camp toronto

horseback riding summer camp toronto

For most kids, the closest they ever get to a horse is seeing them from the car window on a farm off the highway. But at Camp Green Acres we are so fortunate to give kids a chance to not just see horses but create a special bond with these magnificent animals. At Camp Green Acres ...
GTA Day Camps that offer swimming lessons

GTA Day Camps that offer swimming lessons

Hi Green Acres,   I am thinking about sending my 4 year old to your camp this summer. I really want him to start learnign how to swim and be comfortable in the water. Do you offer swim lessons for ...AnswerGreat question and thanks for asking it!   Yes, at Camp Green Acres we do offer swimming lessons for all of our campers (ages 4 - 13) in Traditional Camp!  Campers get one instructional swim ...
Toronto Summer Day Camps with Swimming

Toronto Summer Day Camps with Swimming

Hi Camp Green Acres,   I am looking to send my kids to a summer day camp that offers swimming lessons. But of course, as a parent I am always concerned with safety first. What are the class teacher-child ...AnswerOur ratios of swim instructors to campers is amazing!  Depending on the level we have classes with a 3:1 ratio for campers who are new swimmers or just learning and for campers who are more advanced ...
Day Camps with heated Swimming pools Vaughan

Day Camps with heated Swimming pools Vaughan

Hi Camp Green Acres,   I see that your camp has a few outdoor swimming pools. I was curious to know of your pools are heated as my kids hate cold water. What temperature do you keep the pool at?& ...AnswerThanks for your question, Swimming is so much fun at Camp Green Acres.  All of our pools and our waterslide park are kept at 85 degrees.  The perfect temperature for swimming outside during the ...
Summer Day Camp with Swimming Instruction

Summer Day Camp with Swimming Instruction

Hi Camp Green Acres,   Before you let campers swim in the deep end of your pools, do they have to pass some sort of  deep end test? AnswerWe get this question a lot!  Yes, we have a deep end test and once passed by a camper it will allow your camper to swim in the deep end during recreational swim.  The camper must be able to do ...
12»