Regional Camps and Virtual Workshops

Exploring Careers in Skilled Trades and Technologies, One Hands-on Activity at a Time. 
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Virtual Workshops

 Regional Camps


Virtual Workshops

Through our Virtual Workshops, participants are led through fun skilled trade and tech-related activities and virtual tours by Skills Ontario staff and volunteers/partners. Ontarians all across the province can select and participate in skilled trade and technology workshops that interest them.

Participants are encouraged to sign up for multiple activities, workshops, presentations, and panels that pique their interest. Check out the calendar below for upcoming events and details. To register, select any workshops you're interested in through the calendar and follow the link in the description!


Workshop Sessions

Session Dates Age Group Registration Opens
Spring Break Workshops April 12-16 Grades 7-9 March 8, 2021
March & April Evening Workshops March - April All ages March 11, 2021
Summer Workshops July 5-August 20 Grades 7-9 May 31, 2021


Stay tuned for additional sessions!
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Regional Summer Camps 

Skills Ontario Summer Camp is a week-long day program for kids entering grades 7-9. The program runs in various locations across the province during the months of July and August, from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Through hands-on activities relevant to the skilled trades, campers develop communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills.

Campers take part in hands-on workshops led by Skills Ontario counselors and industry/college professionals that introduce them to a variety of topics in the industrial, construction, motive power, services and technology sectors; they explore careers in skilled trades through interactive games, industry tours and entrepreneurship programs.

The camps are facilitated in partnership with colleges, industries and community volunteers who are committed to giving the campers an outstanding hands-on experience. Note that schedules vary per location based on available volunteers and programming.

Camps are for students entering grade 7, 8, or 9 unless otherwise noted.

Due to the present COVID-19 pandemic, Skills Ontario is not currently planning to run regional (in-person) events for the 2021 summer camp season. We encourage all interested participants to take advantage of our virtual workshop sessions, and build their own summer camp schedule. Registration opens May 31st, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the Skills Ontario Summer Camp program, email