P.A. Day Camps and Workshops

Check out our fun pre-registered and drop-in programs!

Our wide range of programs help children reach their full potential, learn how to live an active lifestyle, build self-confidence and make new friends along the way. Choose from adventure, art or sports camps. There's something for everyone!

Most programs are offered only on Halton District School Board P.A. Days. Program availability varies depending on the P.A. Day.

Before and After-Care is available for an additional fee (separate registration required) for participants in all-day Town of Oakville P.A. Day Camps.

Click on a heading below for specific program descriptions and use the links provided for details. Subject to change.

P.A. Day Frequent Flyers

The Frequent Flyers (ages 6-12) travel off-site to the coolest places! Join us at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex and we'll be your personal tour guide to fun!

Friday, November 22

We'll be taking a trip to Gravity Climbing Gym for half of the day and spend the other half enjoying indoor games.

Please complete the Gravity Climbing Gym waiver form (PDF) and bring it with you to camp.

Pack running shoes, a peanut/tree nut-free lunch, two snacks and lots to drink, then join us for all the action!

Before and after-care is available on site at Sixteen Mile for an additional $11.33 per day. Separate registration is required. Before and after-care hours are 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.

The bus will leave Sixteen Mile at approximately 12:15 p.m. and return for 4:30-4:45 p.m.

For more information, please email gidon.frank@oakville.ca


P.A. Day Camp – Glen Abbey

Campers (ages 6-12), get ready for a fun-filled P.A. Day that starts at Glen Abbey Community Centre and enjoy games and activities with an exciting off-site trip!

Friday, November 22

Join us for swimming at Glen Abbey and a trip to Gravity Climbing Gym. Please complete the Gravity Climbing Gym waiver form (PDF) and bring it with you to camp.

Pack a swimsuit, towel, change of clothes, peanut/tree nut-free lunch, three or more snacks and lots to drink, then join us for all the action.

Before and After-Care is available on site at Glen Abbey for an additional $11.33 per day. Separate registration is required. Before and After-Care hours are 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.

We will be swimming from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The bus will leave Glen Abbey at approximately 12:15 p.m. and return for 4:15-4:30 p.m.

For more information, please email chloe.seidner@oakville.ca

P.A. Day Art Camp

Spend a full day with a local artist drawing and painting in the Fine Arts Studio at QEPCCC. Two age groups are offered:

These P.A. Day art camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with Before and After Care available for an additional fee.

A material fee will be added to the course fee.

SOS - Safety on Site programs

The following confidence-boosting workshops are taught by the staff from SOS-Safety on Site at QEPCCC. Note: Extended care is NOT available for these programs.

Babysitter Training

Looking to get into the babysitting business? Staff from SOS-Safety on Site will provide you with the fundamentals and firsthand knowledge of caring for infants and children in this Red Cross Babysitter Training course (ages 11-14).

Home Alone

Empower children with the confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone. Taught by staff from SOS-Safety on Site, this course includes Red Cross PeopleSavers Level 4, internet safety, and more! Home Alone (ages 9-12) is offered at QEPCCC.

Personal Safety for Kids

Children learn effective skills that empower them to make safe, caring and respectful decisions in their everyday lives both online and offline in Personal Safety for Kids (ages 7-9). This program at QEPCCC uses games and real-life situations to practice injury prevention, getting places safely, online safety, people safety and first aid.

FREE FirstOntario Credit Union P.A. Day Skates

The Town of Oakville is pleased to partner with FirstOntario Credit Union to provide FREE public skating during Halton District School Board elementary P.A. Days! Visit the Public Skating page for more information.


Oakville Museum

Explore the fascinating stories of our town this P.A. Day! Oakville Museum offers guided tours of Erchless Estate, the home of Oakville's founder Colonel William Chisholm. Featuring pieces from the Town of Oakville's historical archives, the estate is decorated in family-friendly period style.

Open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m., admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. Permanent and feature exhibits are included. Visit the Oakville Museum page for more information.

Spa Day

Want to learn proper techniques for caring for nails, creating amazing manicures and pedicures? How about skin care or a facial?

In this Spa Day workshop (ages 10-15), an esthetician will teach you the basics plus some tips and tricks! Enjoy a pizza lunch as part of your full-day of activities.

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