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

Through our virtual workshops, participants are led through fun skilled trade and tech-related workshops, demonstrations, virtual tours, speakers and presentations. Sessions are led by Skills Ontario staff and volunteers/partners via Zoom (unless otherwise noted). 

Virtual workshops are open to all ages, however, are typically suited to grades 7, 8, and 9, unless otherwise noted. Please reference the event details for more information on the difficulty level for each event. Parent/guardian supervision is strongly recommended for all our virtual sessions. 

Each participant should register individually and complete a separate registration request for each event. Registration confirmations and event links will be emailed to the participant within 2 business days of the registration request. Please note that spaces are limited. 

All virtual workshops are currently free, unless otherwise noted on the registration details.

 

Registration for WinterFest 2021 is open! Please note space is limited.

Registration for our March Break workshops will open on February 7th at 9 am (EST).

 


 

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. A registration date will be announced shortly! If you have any questions regarding the Skills Ontario Summer Camp program, email campmanager@skillsontario.com.