Allow your child to explore their creativity, make new friends, and discover new passions this summer! 

We offer in-person summer camps in Hamilton that give students experience in musical theatre, drama, visual arts, dance, and music. Each camp week has a different theme, so students enrolling in multiple weeks of camp will always be working on new projects!

Although we are planning for in-person camps, if provincial/regional regulations prohibit us from holding in-person day camps, families who do not wish to participate in an alternative online experience will be offered a full refund.

Kinder Arts Exploration (Entering JK/SK*)

Dramatize stories, create artworks and respond to music through movement and song. It’s a week that’s jam-packed with creativity and non-stop fun! *Child must be 4 by the camp start date.

July 12-16 | 9am-12pm | $140 (5-day session) | Theme: Our Community (Book: The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña)

Aug 3-6 | 9am-12pm | $110 (4-day session) | Theme: Be Yourself (Book: The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be by Joanna Gaines) 

Aug 16-20 | 9am-12pm | $140 (5-day session) | Theme: Our Great Big World (Book: We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom) 

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Children’s Arts Exploration (Entering Gr. 1-6)

Exercise your imagination through the arts! With a new theme each session, campers will explore creative ideas through movement, drama, visual arts, music, and dance. Make lasting friendships and build self-confidence in this fun-filled week!

July 12-16 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: Welcome to the Jungle (Environmentalism) 

Aug 3-6 | 9am-3:30pm | $220 (4-day session) | Theme: Superheroes

Aug 16-20 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: Around the World 

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Triple Threat (Entering Gr. 1-7)

Children receive the enriching and inviting experience of learning how to sing, act and dance! With a new theme each session, the program allows children to find new passions, new friends, and new skills with their dedicated teaching team.

July 5-9 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: Broadway

July 26-30 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: Popstars

Aug 9-13 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: The Most Magical Place 

Aug 23-27 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session) | Theme: Hollywood

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Gotta Dance! (Entering Gr. 1-3)

Campers will spend a week exploring various forms of dance and creative movement with the support of skilled dance instructors. Improve confidence, coordination and make new friends along the journey. No experience necessary.

July 19-23 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session)

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Dance Intensive (Entering Gr. 4-8)

Spend a focused week exploring dance and dance technique in an immersive and enriching way! This camp provides an opportunity to learn and excel, improve overall skill, and learn from highly qualified and skilled dance instructors. *Prerequisite: students must be enrolled in dance a minimum of two years in a technique class of ballet, jazz or modern.

July 19-23 | 9am-3:30pm | $275 (5-day session)

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ADDITIONAL CARE SERVICES 

Early Drop-Off | Entering JK- Gr. 8

Early Drop-off is available from 8am-9am on a weekly basis. To enroll your child(ren), please indicate on registration form. Additional care services can be requested until one week prior to camp, subject to availability.

4 day programs 8am-9am $20 per week
5 day programs 8am- 9am $25 per week

After Camp Care | Entering Gr 1- 8

After Camp Care is available between 3:30-5:50 pm on a daily or weekly basis. To enroll your child(ren), To enroll your child(ren), please indicate on registration form. Additional care services can be requested until one week prior to camp, subject to availability.

4 day programs 3:30pm-5:30pm $20 per week
5 day programs 3:30pm-5:30pm $25 per week

Message from the Artistic Director

At Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, our students are front and centre in all that we do. Summer is an extraordinary time for young people to explore their passions, master new skills and express themselves creatively.

Led by professional artists with extensive teaching experience, we are proud to offer innovative programming that provides a safe and fun environment in which students can explore Music, Dance, Visual Arts, and Theatre. We invite you to join us this summer and discover the wonder and excitement of the arts at HCA!

Vitek Wincza

“HCA is like a home away from home. A place to pursue your creative passion with amazing instructors and likeminded students.”
“The HCA is like a second home to me! I’ve been part of the HCA family first as a young dancer, and now well into my professional singing career. The teachers/coaches/mentors at HCA are easily the best in the GTA and they provide you with knowledge, training and support you need when going into the Fine Arts world as a young professional. I wouldn’t have wanted to train and perfect my craft anywhere else!”
“The Hamilton Conservatory is a really special place in our family. It’s a non-competitive environment where children’s love for dance, theatre, music, and arts are cultivated. We have met so many families and formed special friendships over the years because of HCA.”
“My daughters took their first dance steps at HCA and their first music classes here and have had amazing learning experiences in classes and at recitals. From the incredible level of instruction to the organization and professionalism of the administration, HCA is such a wonderful and special place for children of all ages to develop their artistic abilities. It really feels like home!”
“HCA has been a home to me for a decade. All the camps, classes, and programs have  formed my passion for the arts. Through this incredible place, I’ve formed friendships and memories that will last forever.  Everything that I’ve learned from the amazing teachers and staff members have shaped me and my passion for the arts. Thank you HCA for being my family.” 

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