Welcome to Rainbow Programmes for Children

Our beloved Will Medeiros (1997 – 2017), will never be forgotten at Rainbow –
his spirit and his energy will live on forever and we are all grateful for everything he taught us.
We miss you, Captain Rainbow…

(formerly known as registration)

Find all the information you need on how to apply for camp including links to all you will need.
For campers needing support, applications will be accepted starting February 20th @ 12:00pm
General applications will be accepted starting March 5th @ 12:00pm

Dates and prices can be found for each program:
Children’s Camp
Teen Camp and LIT Program


Quick links:
Volunteer Overview and Volunteer Application
Daily Schedule
Swimming Program

Map and Parking


Rainbow Programmes for Children operates the summer recreation program, Rainbow Day Camp, summer fun for everyone!  This accredited, inclusive, not-for-profit, charitable organization has been providing quality summer programming since 1973.

Our programs include

  • Children’s Camp for 4-10 years of age.
  • Teen Camp Program for 12+ years of age.
  • LIT (Leader-in-Training) Program for 11-14 years of age.
  • Extended Camper Care
  • Volunteer Program for 15+ years of age
  • Inclusion Counsellors for Campers with Special Needs

Our full day, week-long sessions are for children and youth aged 4 – 21 years, of all abilities. Camp sessions operate during July and August on the University of Guelph campus.

Campers are involved in all kinds of activities including a DAILY SWIM, arts & crafts, music & singing, drama, active games, science, cooking, and a host of special events that coordinate with our theme weeks! Special Guests are invited to camp to entertain our campers each week and may include storytellers, musicians, magicians, and a host of others.