Summer Programmes

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Discover Something Brilliant This Summer

Summer is a great time for students to expand their minds, have transformative experiences and make new and life-long connections. Ridley College Summer Programmes offer a variety of opportunities to focus on developing the mind, body, and spirit of local and international students from ages 4 to 18.

Our co-educational Summer Programmes offer day and boarding summer development options in academics, athletics, and the performing arts. All programmes take advantage of the extensive facilities on our 90-acre campus in the heart of the picturesque Niagara Region, just one hour from downtown Toronto and 30 minutes from Niagara Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Day Camps

Ridley’s Day Camp Programme provides children and young adults with exciting, challenging, and inspiring experiences. Participants are encouraged to accept new challenges, risk failure, and develop grit and resilience. Each programme emphasizes individual skills development, participation, co-operation, and fun.


  • Summer MultiSport Programme (Ages 4-15)
  • Junior Scientist (Ages 4-8)
  • CSI Ridley (Ages 9-15)
  • Decisive Debate Programme (Ages 8-12)
  • Innovative Entrepreneur Workshop (Ages 9-15)
  • Arts, Meditation and Wellness (ages 9 – 15)
  • Physical Minds (Ages 4-8)
  • Lego Robotics (Ages 4-8)
  • Summer Rowing School (Ages 9-15)
  • Robotics (Ages 9-15)
  • Creative Writing Workshop (Ages 9-15)
  • Beginner Science & Engineering (Ages 9-15)
  • Advanced Science & Engineering (Ages 9-15)
  • Basketball (Session 1: Ages 4-8, Session 2: Ages 9-15)
  • Soccer (Ages 4-8)

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  • Summer Academy

    Our Summer Academy offers a variety of stimulating credit programmes designed to guide participants to their true potential as they work towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

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  • Summer Symphony

    Ridley College and the Niagara Symphony Orchestra (NSO) believe that music education enhances the academic and overall development of a student.

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  • Discover Canada Experience

    Our ESL Discover Canada Experience allows participants to select from a range of day camp experiences such as science and engineering, innovative entrepreneur, CSI Ridley, robotics, or arts and wellness, and spend the day with other international and Canadian day students. 

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  • ESL Programmes

    Ridley offers two ESL programmes that will help participants develop English language reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension sills.

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  • eLearning Summer Programmes

    Our online programmes take advantage of the latest technologies to allow participants to acquire knowledge during the day at school, at home, or away in another country.

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P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 50+ countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.