For Campers Ages 5–13

Summer Day Camp at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is excited to welcome Campers eager to explore the wonderful world of water! Each day of Summer Camp includes adventuring through Aquarium galleries and participating in aquatic- and animal-inspired activities. Campers will enjoy various science activities, crafts, and games — all within a safe environment.

Summer Camps are a one-week session that runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


All sessions are open for Campers ages 5–10, two sessions are available for campers ages 11-13. Campers must be 5 years old by the time they attend their Camp session. Campers ages 5–7 are grouped together, Campers ages 8–10 are grouped together and Campers ages 11-13 are grouped together.

  • Week 1 (Ages 5-10): July 3–7, 2023
  • Week 2 (Ages 5-10): July 10–14, 2023
  • Week 3 (Ages 5-10): July 17–21, 2023
  • Week 4 (Ages 5-10): July 24–28, 2023
  • Week 5 (Ages 5-10): July 31–August 4, 2023
  • Week 6 (Ages 5-13): August 14–18, 2023
  • Week 7 (Ages 5-13): August 21–25, 2023
  • Week 8 (Ages 5-10): August 28–September 1, 2023


  • $350 +HST per week
  • SAVE 20% with an Annual Pass: $280 +HST per week*

*Annual Passholders must be part of the child’s immediate family. Annual Pass must be valid at the time of Camp to receive the discount.


Each Camper receives one complimentary Aquarium Camp T-shirt on the first morning of Camp. Campers are required to wear their shirt every day at Camp. Caregivers have the option to purchase additional shirts.

  • Sizes available: youth extra small, youth small, youth medium, youth large, adult small, adult medium
  • Price: $15 ($12 for Annual Passholders)


  • 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. – Camper arrival and sign-in
  • 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. – Explore the Aquarium galleries
  • 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. – Snack
  • 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Activities: science, arts & crafts, games
  • 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Outdoor recess (weather permitting)
  • 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. – Activities: science, arts & crafts, games
  • 2:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Snack
  • 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. – Activities: science, arts & crafts, games
  • 4:00 to 4:15 p.m. – Camper sign-out

Extended care will be available from 8am to 9am and from 4pm to 6pm for an additional fee of $50 + HST for the week, annual pass holders save 20%.


If written cancellation is received more than 15 days before the session start date, a refund will be provided, minus the non-refundable administration fee of $50. No refunds or cancellations will be granted 14 days or less before the session start date. Partial refunds will not be given for missed days.

Exceptions will be made for COVID-19 related circumstances.

Covid-19 related cancellations:

If Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada fully or partially cancels your Camp week due to COVID exposure at Camp, the Aquarium will strive to reschedule your Camp reservation. If rescheduling is not possible, the Aquarium will issue a prorated refund for missed Camp days.

Missed program days will not be refunded or rescheduled unless the Camper has a COVID-19 related illness. If a family member or Camper shows symptoms of COVID-19, they must stay home, and the Aquarium will refund a prorated amount.

If a Camper falls ill while at Camp, they will be placed in a quiet room with staff supervision and isolated from the rest of their Camp group. The Aquarium will contact caregivers to pick up their Camper immediately. Protocols for returning to Camp will reflect the guidance from Toronto Public Health.

Camp COVID-19 policies and procedures may change based on updated local and provincial guidance and health recommendations. Registrants will be notified of any changes.

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