Before and After School Care &  Day Camps





Week 1: July 2-5, 2024

(Tuesday through Friday ONLY. Monday is a statutory holiday)

Engineers at Work!

Caution: Work Zone ahead! Students will learn about different types of engineering and will engage in creative hands-on building and experiments. Students will plan, investigate, predict and make revisions to complete their engineering projects. 


Week 2: July 8-12, 2024

Garden Adventures

Students will spend time in the school’s garden learning about planting and vegetable gardening. They’ll explore various kinds of plants and herbs and their health benefits, how to identify weeds growing in the garden, and the roles of pollinators and insects in plant life. Activities will also include creating garden-themed art and making fun snacks from fresh produce.  


Week 3: July 15-19, 2024

Community Helpers

Students will engage in a variety of activities learning about different community helpers in our City, and what they do to keep us all safe. There will be role-playing, a dramatic play and arts and crafts, too.


Week 4: July 22-26, 2024

Creating with STEAM

Students’ thinking and problem-solving skills will be challenged. At the same time, they use fun concepts from Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math to find solutions to the problems presented in the stories that they will be reading. They will use the scientific method and engineering design process as they create their projects. 


Week 5: July 29-August 2, 2024

Expression Through the Arts

Students’ creativity and imagination can run wild when they are given the freedom to express themselves using various art mediums such as painting, sculpting, collage and mixed media. They will also learn about art history through art games and related activities. 


Week 6: August 6-9, 2024

(Tuesday through Friday ONLY. Monday is a statutory holiday)

The Great Outdoors

Students will explore the outdoors by going to Deer Lake Park and will uncover the wonders of the natural world through play, exploration, games, water play and creating nature art. They will learn basic first aid and how to keep themselves and others safe while outdoors and when encountering wild animals.  


Week 7: August 12-16, 202

Teamwork at the Olympics

Using the habits and characteristics of a champion, this week is a fun way to get connected and learn about team building and cooperation at the Olympics. Whether totally sporty or not so athletically inclined, kids will love this week which includes art and an opening and closing ceremony parade!



For students who will complete Kindergarten - Grade 4 by June 2024. (Those entering Kindergarten in September may not apply.)



8:00-9:00 am             : Before Camp Care

9:00 AM-3:30 pm     : Day Camp Activities

3:30-6:00 pm             : After Camp Care Activities


Note: Before-camp supervision and after-camp supervision are free of charge but parents must pre-register to access this service. 

*Subject to change as we may charge a fee for this service in future years.




  1. Online Application: Click on the 2024 Summer Day Camp Application button above and complete and submit form.

  2. Required Forms: Once applications are received, the coordinator will email the applicants the required documents and forms to complete. Childcare licensing regulation requires all information on the documents, so please do not leave anything blank. 

  3. All Completed Required Documents and Forms: Parents will email the completed forms to the coordinator @ Please ensure that the documents you are sending are complete and clear.

  4. Payment & Confirmation of Spot: The coordinator will check all the documents. Once the documents are checked and complete, the fee is due and the spot is confirmed. 

  5. Email Reminder: In the last week of June, the coordinator will send an email reminder to all participants. The email will include things all participants need to know such as address, drop-off, pick-up procedure, what to bring, expected behavior, etc. 




2023-2024 Before and After School Care Program


Deer Lake School hosts a licensed Before and After School Care Program for Kindergarten - Grade 7 students. 

Before School Care: 7-8 am (Mon.-Fri.)

After School Care: 3-6 pm (Mon.-Thurs.)

                                       2:30-6 pm (Fri.)

Care is available based on a 5 day or 3 day option.

To learn more about our program and the associated costs, please download and review our 2023-2024 Before & After School Brochure.

You can apply for this program by completing the 2023-2024  Before & After School Care Application Form 


Once you have submitted your application, the coordinator will email the required documents. The documents will be assessed and you will receive an email confirming the spot for your child after the deadline date of Wed. Aug. 16.

Priority is given to those who are applying for 5 days a week.


For more information you can email our coordinator,  Clea Bag-Ayan at