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York Youth Connection



York Youth Connection has developed programming that gives your child a balanced set of creative, academic and physical activities by linking curriculum and learning to the real world. Under the direction of our highly-qualified staff, YYC campers will spend their days learning in a fun and supportive environment.

We want our campers to enjoy the best camp we can offer. We connect our youth not only to York, but to each other and to their communities. We connect the dots, helping our campers explore previously undiscovered interests, talents and possibilities. We connect our youth with their own boundless potential and endless possibilities.

York's young experts, our upper-year students, have helped us write a new, interconnected and interdisciplinary curriculum. All campers will participate in leadership training - a program designed to challenge what it means to lead and to build the leader in each of our campers.

Art and Design

There is a lot more to art and design than meets the eye—artists are involved in the creation of almost everything we see and touch. Each day, campers explore the world that they interact with and discover the diversity of artistic careers such as industrial design, animation, architecture and graphic design.

Performance and Improv

It may be play, but it's also a lesson in communication and storytelling. Campers experiment with role play, improvisation, poetry, singing and more to build their self-confidence, communication and presentation skills. Even through miming, each camper finds their voice.

Health and Fitness

At YYC, we make use of all that good summer weather to be physically active every day, with sports, games and activities aimed at getting our campers moving. Swimming will also be offered in each session.


We encourage an interest in ecology and science through fun learning activities with an environmental focus. Eco-science activities include hands-on learning and exploration of the natural environment on campus.


This summer, campers of all ages will participate in the leadership component through leadership lessons woven into the curriculum. This approach will broaden campers understanding of leadership to include collaboration, facilitation, mediation, community service, and leading by example.

We're excited for this new season, and we hope you are too. We think you'll like what we have for in store your young ones and we're pretty sure they're going to love it!

See you at camp!