Photography Summer Camps


Photography Summer Camps

Date(s) - Tuesday, July 3 - Friday, August 17
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

University of Ottawa, Department of Visual Arts Building

Get ready to introduce a new photographer to your home!

Give your child the best summer ever here at GTA Photography Camps! We offer an unique and interactive experience through our DAILY FIELD TRIPS, hands-on photography activities, and more. From throwing water balloons to practice freezing motion by controlling shutter speeds, to painting with light in a dark room by using long exposure techniques, we make photography fun!

Our instructors are all professional photographers who have won various awards and published all around the world. You may have also seen our instructors on CBC Kids’ photography-themed reality TV Series, Snapshots!

Accredited by the Ontario Camps Association.

General Camp Info

  • Full Day Camps: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Age: Kids (8-12) & Teens (13-17)
  • Fee: $399.00 / $549.00 per week
  • Camera Rental w/ SD Card Included: $55.00 per week (if camper does not have their own camera)
  • Before/After Care: starts at 8:30 AM (before care) | ends at 5:30 PM (after care)

2018 Summer Camp Programs Include:

  • Kids Camp 1 (Ages 8-12) – introduction to photography through fun & creative activities
  • Teen Camp 1 (Ages 13-17) – course for teens ages 13-17 who are brand new to photography
  • Teen Camp 2 (Ages 13-17) – intermediate photography program for teens
  • Fashion Camp (Ages 13-17) – get experience with working with models & studio lighting!
  • Street & Documentary (Ages 13-17) – introduction to storytelling and photojournalism

Reviews & Comments From GTA Photography Campers & Parents!

“The camps are amazing. My son has learned so much at camp and had a wonderful time!!” – Melissa McCrae (GTA Photography Camps Parent, 2017)

“Omg…….I cannot say more! My kids never said goodbye when I dropped off and I had to bribe them when we left daily!” – Caroline W. (GTA Photography Camps Parent, 2017)

“I loved the camp and will miss the lectures, games and field trips.” – Zachary M. | GTA Photography Camper 2017

“This was so fun! I learned so much and I am excited to go out and try what I learned!” – Holly | GTA Photography Camper 2017

“I’ve had so much fun at this camp and made so many friends! I really enjoyed the field trips and all the fun games we played. I would definitely recommend this to a friend and I will be back next summer.” – Isabelle | GTA Photography Camper 2017

Thanks for a wonderful week! Lucas had a great time and since it was such a hit for both of our boys, we will be back next year! Highly recommend this camp. Everyone was amazing!” – Mark M. (GTA Photography Camps Parent, 2017)


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