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The Great Outdoors

June 3, 2015

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Join us during the week of July 27th – July 31st, 2015 at Elmwood School Summer Camp for Girls for our camp “The Great Outdoors”! This week will really embody the essence of summer and the outdoors! There will be scavenger hunts, geocaching, outdoor sports and games, water play, survival techniques, cooking and food preparation for our Big […]


Summer Circus Showcase

August 22, 2014

Quinn "clowning around" at the carnival's photo booth!

This afternoon, to wrap up our “Summer Circus” camp, we held a carnival in the school’s auditorium. The girls put all of their hard work on display and demonstrated some of the superb circus skills they learned this week for friends and family. The carnival also featured face painting, magic tricks, a wacky photo booth, some […]


Excursion- Museum of Civilization

August 13, 2014


Yesterday the girls spent the day exploring the museum of civilization. We began the morning with a Imax show titled “A Journey to the South Pacific”. We learned about the different animals living in the South Pacific Ocean and the importance of preserving the coral reef. We also saw how the people along the South […]


Fruit Bouquets

August 7, 2014


This week’s theme was “What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’”. The girls had the opportunity to bake and cook a variety of foods. One of my favourites was the fruit bouquets. They were easy to make, pretty and healthy to eat! We started by choosing a range of fruits that would provide many colours (watermelon, pineapple, green […]


The Fun Continues in August

July 24, 2014


Registration is still open for our camps in August. We have many fun and educational activities planned for the next few weeks. Here is a sneak peak… August 5th is the first day of our What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’ camp. We had a lot of success with our last cooking camp and we are excited […]


Excursion- Park Omega

July 18, 2014


Yesterday we went on our much anticipated trip to Park Omega! The bus ride, although long, was enjoyable and the girls snacked on the trail mix they made on the way there. We did a full tour of the park grounds and the girls fed the animals from the bus windows. There were lots of […]


Excursion- President’s Choice Cooking School

July 10, 2014


Yesterday, we went on an excursion to the Loblaws Gloucester Center. The girls had an absolute blast making individual sized pizzas. With Donna, who led the cooking lesson. The girls also had the chance to make chocolate chip cookies and they all went home with the recipes used during the cooking class. There was a […]


Excursion- Wild Pigments Art Studio

July 3, 2014


Yesterday morning, our campers went on an excursion to the Wild Pigments Art Studio. The owner Elaine Comeau, prepared a lovely workshop for us. Each girl painted a picture of a cat siting in a window frame. Elaine walked us through the painting step by step and did an example along with us. She spent […]


Happy Canada Day!

June 30, 2014


Just a reminder to all parents and staff, there will be no camp on July 1st.   Justine Davies, Camp Coordinator  


Summer Science Highlights

June 26, 2014


This week I travelled between the classrooms of all three age groups. I have been blown away on several occasions by the creative activities going on and the campers’ newfound scientific knowledge. Our campers in grades 1-6 have been tracking their experiments in their personalized science journals which they have been carrying around with pride. […]


Coming Soon “The Great Outdoors”

June 23, 2014


The theme for our fifth week of camp is The Great Outdoors, which is my favourite theme! The best way to describe this week would be like an overnight outdoors camp without the overnight aspect. The girls will set up tents, go on nature hikes, and learn survival skills. We will also be having a […]


Coming Soon: “Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice”

June 11, 2014


Campers, get your aprons on! The theme for our fourth week of camp is Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice. This week will be devoted to baking and learning about the art of cooking. Although cooking and baking are not directly listed under the Ontario Elementary Curriculum, they can still be very educational. Campers […]


Coming Soon: “Art Attack – All Things Messy”

June 6, 2014

Art Attack – All Things Messy

This week our Camp Counsellors have been busy at work planning our camp activities. The theme for our third week of camp is “Art Attack – All Things Messy.” The girls will create art using paint and watercolours, and will be encouraged to think outside the box by creating an abstract masterpiece. This week is sure to be a messy one!


Coming Soon “Summer Science”

May 28, 2014

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Yesterday afternoon in the Junior School, Caitlin Rogers and I had the pleasure of meeting many Elmwood families to talk about our upcoming camps. Many girls enjoyed watching the slideshow of photographs from last year’s camps and the cookies were definitely a hit! The theme for our second week of camp (June 23–27) is Summer […]


Coming Soon “Creature Features”

May 21, 2014


Camp is fast approaching, only three weeks until our first week of camp! Keep an eye on our blog for updated Camp Counsellor profiles. We are currently in the process of finalizing our staff for the summer. The theme for our first week of camp is Creature Features. The girls will be learning about a […]