Before and After School Care &  Day Camps


2022 Summer Day Camps


For kids who have completed Kindergarten - Grade 4

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

(free, but you must pre-register, limited spots available)

9:00 - 3:30 PM: Day Camp Activities

3:30 - 6:00 PM: After Camp Care

(free, but you must pre-register, limited spots available)


Week 1: July 4-8, 2022: Chefs in the Kitchen

Through hands-on kitchen experiences, students will learn the basics of cooking, food preparation, proper food storage, etiquette, kitchen safety and the science of cooking. Each day, students will participate in age-appropriate cooking activities and get to taste their finished products as well. 

(Note: All recipes that students make do not contain nuts, fish and meat, but may include eggs and dairy products. Students with other allergies can still participate in preparing and cooking as appropriate, but may not be able to consume what they have prepared or cooked.)


Week 2: July 11-15, 2022: The City Gardener

Spending time outdoors in our garden space, students will learn about the life cycle of plants, local pollinators, the basics of growing vegetables, how to sprout seeds, food facts about vegetables, and ways to regrow kitchen scraps. They can enjoy the fun of harvesting and tasting some of the vegetables that are already growing in our garden and even create garden-themed art.  


Week 3: July 18-22, 2022:  Healthy SuperKids

Through interactive projects and engaging activities, students will learn about the major organs of the human body and their functions. They will explore how the sense organs, bones, muscles, heart, lungs, digestive organs, kidneys and the brain work together to make a well-functioning body. Students will learn what they need to do to keep their body healthy and free from diseases. They will also learn the importance of having a healthy lifestyle in order to enjoy life and live longer as a superkid!


Week 4: July 25-29, 2022: Creating with STEAM

Students will be using fun concepts from Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math every day in this exciting, hands-on week. Students will work on individual and small group projects. They will be collaborating, solving problems, experimenting, making designs and building a variety of creative STEAM projects


Week 5: August 2-5, 2022: Exploring the Arts  (NOTE: 4 days only, Aug. 1 stat holiday)

Students’ creativity and imagination will run wild as they explore different elements in the arts and experiment with different art mediums in painting, drawing, printing, sculpting and more in making their art projects.


Week 6: August 8-12, 2022: Nature Adventure

Getting out into nature everyday, students will learn to appreciate and take care of nature while uncovering the wonders of the natural world through play, exploration, games, water play and creating nature art. Students will head to Deer Lake Park to learn about local birds, animals and fish, trees and plants.They will also learn how to identify plants they need to avoid and learn what to do in case they accidentally touch one. 


Week 7: August 15-19, 2022: 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 really athletically inclined, kids will love this week that includes art and an opening and closing ceremony parade!


AGES:  For children who have completed Kindergarten - grade 4


8:00 - 9:00 AM : Before Camp Care (free, but you must pre-register, limited spots available)

9:00 - 3:30 PM: Day Camp Activities

3:30 - 6:00 PM: After Camp Care (free, but you must pre register, limited spots available)



Deer Lake Students Price

 $250.00 per week

2nd sibling  $230.00 per week

4+weeks      $220.00 per week

Community Students Price

 $270.00 per week

2nd Sibling $250.00 per week

4+ weeks     $240.00 per week



Deadline of Application: June 10, 2022


Refund Policy: 

  • Requests for refunds on full payments can be made via email or in person up to 2 weeks (14 days) before the start of the applicable chosen camp(s). The $30.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.

  • If your child cannot attend the full week due to illness, we will refund the full week’s amount less a $30.00 cancellation fee UPON REQUEST.

  • No refund will be given if your child is absent due to reasons other than illness.

  • No refund will be given for cancellation made less than 2 weeks before the start of the applicable camp.


STEP 1: Complete the application form here.

STEP 2:  Once you have completed the  application form more details will be emailed to you by camp coordinator Clea Bag-ayan,

STEP 3:  Pay your fees. Once fees are paid, the spot is reserved for the child and cancellation fees may apply if you wish to cancel.

Late Registration Fee: $50.00 (after June 10)

Cancellation Fee: $30.00 


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.

For full details about this present year's program and its associated costs, see the 2021-2022 Before & After School Care Brochure.



We begin accepting Before & After School Care application for school year 2022-2023 starting July 4, 2022. Application will be posted here on the DLS website. Priority will be given to those who are applying for 5 days a week.

After July 15, 2022, all other applicants will be consider as space is available.


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