Chatham Fitness and Activity Camp

Fitness and Activity Camp

This annual camp takes place this year on the weeks of July 15th and July 22nd and allows campers to have fun participating in all of their favorite activities.  The days are filled with a wide variety of activities and entertainment.

Activities include: -floor hockey, dodgeball, basketball, volleyball, bocce ball, crafts, computers, movies, soccer and much more!

The Chatham Fitness Camp is committed to providing the best camp for a low cost for Chatham Kent families.  We feel it is important to allow the youth of Chatham Kent the chance to participate in fun and active activities for a low cost .

Our ratio of instructor to camper is 1:10.  Activity begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. (Drop off 8:30-9am Pick up 3:30-4:00 pm.) with a  break for lunch plus 2-4 smaller drink breaks.   Campers are to bring their own lunch.  They are supervised at all times by certified teachers as well as assisted by local university and college students.                                                   

Location: John McGregor Secondary School
Please drop off camper on Monday morning at John McGregor between  8:30-9 am
All participants who register before June 20th, 2019 will receive a camp t-shirt.

Free Pizza Lunch will be provided Friday as well as popsicles and snacks daily.

Theme Days

Monday July 15th
Sport Bananza!

Get ready to participate in our sports buffet where campers get to try out different sports! Campers will exercise their gross and fine motor skills while enjoying a variety of sports and games designed to build concentration, strength, speed, and skill. Join us for a day of fitness fun which includes obstacle courses, sensory games, Zumba, and music games. Learn, play and improve sports skills while having fun and meeting your fellow campers and leaders!

Tuesday July 16th
Fast Pass to Disney

Celebrate the magic of Disney! Today campers will focus on a different Disney movie for each session and participate in various crafts, games and activities all centred around various Disney movies and characters. From a “Frozen” snowball fight to “Aladdin’s” magic carpet race and saving the day as "Incredibles" super heroes campers are sure to have a wonderful day of Disney!

Wednesday July 17th
BIG Camp BIG Games

Camp is larger than life today! All games and activities are blown out of proportion. Get ready to see everything BIGGER than normal. We will be playing giant marbles, Paper Rock Scissors, Twister, and Hungry hungry Hippo. We will also be watching a movie on the big screen! Pop corn will be provided!

Thursday July 18th
Pirates and Mermaids 

Argg mateys and welcome to Pirate day but wait Mermaids have are also occupying camp! Watch out for clues and be the first one to find an “X” that marks the spot. Go on a treasure hunt and complete physical tasks on the raging seas. With ships and treasures today is one for all adventurers

Friday July 19th
Carnival Time!  

Today is the annual Chatham Fitness and Activity Camp carnival. Campers will participate in a variety of skill testing physical games and challenges to earn tickets to buy prizes. Games will require campers to kick, throw, aim, toss, roll and use a little bit of luck in order to conquer all of the carnival games. Our afternoon snack will include a special carnival treat. Campers will also be provided pizza for lunch!

Monday July 22nd
Amazing Race 

Pack your bags, grab your passport, and let's explore! Travel around the globe today as we discover new activities, games, and more from all over the world.

Tuesday July 23rd
Celebrate the Good Times 

We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and we will even play different games originated from holidays around the world! Be ready for an egg hunt, searching for leprechauns, leprechaun, as we celebrate our favourite holidays in July!

Wednesday July 24th
It is time to move!

Get ready to move to the oldies and groove to the music of today. Each day we will go back in time and visit music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and today. Games and activities will incorporate music of all kinds. We will also be watching a movie on the big screen. Popcorn will be provided!

Thursday July 25th
Jedi Training 

In a galaxy not so far away . . . the Jedi Knights are calling upon their many brave Padawans to learn the Jedi lessons and fulfill their destiny. Campers will begin the day as Padawans who are preparing to begin their Jedi training. Throughout the day, these Padawans are challenged through Star Wars activities. Discover the force within you through teamwork, confidence building exercises, and decision-making high action games. May the force be with you!

Friday July 26th
Endless Summer

If only Summer Camp would never end! Say good-bye to the Chatham Fitness and Activity camp 2019 by reliving our favourite memories and making some final ones. Campers will have the chance to replay some of their favourite sports and activities from the last two weeks as well as play some all time beloved games from years past. Campers will have the chance to play the best of the best all day long! Pizza lunch will be provided!