Category Archives: Social

Holiday Camps and Activities

Carleton University’s Holiday Multisport and Tennis Camps
The camps will be using the full range of indoor facilities to keep children active, occupied and safe as they participate in fun sports & activities which may include soccer, basketball, floor hockey, lacrosse and field hockey in addition to other fun activities.
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City of Ottawa Inclusive Recreation Activities
The City of Ottawa’s Inclusive Recreation unit helps individuals with disabilities take part in community recreation, whether it be through specialized programs or integration in standard programs or the Shared Care program.
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Create the Beat – A Christmas Celebration
Join Silver Spring Studio (OCAPDD) to drum over stability balls, shake tambourines and more, to a repertoire of Christmas songs, together creating unforgettable memories.
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Destiny’s Way Seasonal Camps
The camps program promotes creativity, self esteem, social skills, sensory stimulation, and allows for some good old fashioned fun.
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Dovercourt Winter Break Camps
Exciting camp activities with your favourite friendly caring staff. Activities are adapted to school grades: kindergarten, grade 1-2, grade 3-4, grade 5-6.
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Empowered Academy’s Holiday Break Respite
Outdoor play, baking and engaging activities in a structured day with highly trained staff.
Contact to learn more and register.
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I Love MusicTime
An 8 week social recreational program for adults. Participants will get to play with various instruments, participate in acoustic guitar sing-alongs, play music & sound games, do crafts, all while exploring exciting themes in an engaging & high quality fun program.
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Kids Kingdom Holiday Camp
Holiday Camps at Kids Kingdom are a fantastic way to get your kids active and engaged during the school break.
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Ottawa Gymnastics Centre
We are offering Winter Holiday Camps the first week of January 2024! Every day will be filled with lots of activities including gymnastics, trampoline, games, challenges, outdoor play and much more.
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Pawsitively Pets Kids Camp Ottawa
Each year, The Zoo Crew hosts Pawsitively Pets to run a fun, educational, hands-on animal camp for campers 4-12 years old.
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Prisms Options invites you to register for the following activities:

·        Move to the Beat
Participate in an engaging, joyful basic choreography using a variety of props: scarves, sticks, Chinese fans, maracas, tambourines, stability balls with drumsticks and more.
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·        Hoops with Friends
Play basketball with friends.
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Contact to register.

RA Centre Holiday Camps
These camps deliver daily schedule of age-specific activities including daily arts and crafts, physical activity and daily outdoor fun.
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SolowayJCC Ottawa
Drop off your child at the SJCC for an enriching, camp experience. Each day features a special on-site program and fun activities like swimming, art, games, science experiments, sports, outdoor play and more!
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Starr Gymnastics Christmas Camp
Starr Gymnastics & Parkour is a positive, bright, happy, fun and family-oriented community for quality non-competitive gymnastics. Their camp gives the children an opportunity to get out of the house, learn new and exciting skills, interact with peers, all while having an awesome holiday experience.
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Y’s Owl Maclure ‘s Tuesday Night Gaming
Next Dates: December 5, 12 and 19. January 9,16, 23 and 30. New participants please contact Gabrielle at or 613-721-1500 for more information.
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Empowered Academy Activities For The Holiday Season

Here are some activities with Empowered Academy that might interest you if you are starting to plan for the holiday season and beyond!


  • Teen Life Skills Group
  • Tuesday 5pm-7pm
  • Ages: 12-17 years old
  • 12 Week Program
PA Day Holiday Respite

  • Cooking class
  • Science experiment
  • Outdoor nature play
  • Peer socialization
  • 55 per hour
  • 9am-6pm
Savvy Saturdays

  • Teen Social Skills Group
  • 11am-3pm
  • Ages: 11-17 years old
  • Activities: Baking, Gardening, Life Skills, Teamwork, Sports Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Hockey, Skating, Group Outings

For more information, contact Empowered Academy by email at or call 613-907-4052 .