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South River / Machar Day Camp

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The South River/Machar Day Camp program is available to children who live locally or have a cottage in the area and are looking for a day camp program in fun summer camp environment.  

  • South River/Machar Day Camp, Ontario
  • South River/Machar Day Camp, Ontario
  • South River/Machar Day Camp, Ontario
  • South River/Machar Day Camp, Ontario

The Ideal Camper for this Program

Any boy or girl who lives or cottages locally and is looking for an alternative to day care. They also should be excited to experience fun and safe water and land based activities.

Program Features

South River/Machar Day Camp is a recreation program administered by the Village of South River and the Township of Machar. This program is hosted on the grounds of Hockey Opportunity Camp from Monday to Friday and is open to children ages 6-14 years old. The program operates for 8 weeks during July and August.

FREE transportation is provided along a designated route to and from camp, with various pick up/drop off locations located in South River and Sundridge. The bus arrives at camp at 9:30am and departs at 3:30pm. Campers must bring their own bag lunch.

Campers are provided with the opportunity to participate in a variety of exciting age appropriate camp activities, led by our qualified Day Camp instructors. Swimming is offered daily as part of the Red Cross Swimming Program. Children can achieve their badge levels in a safe and fun environment from qualified instructors.

Please note that the South River/Township of Machar Day Camp program is NOT the same program as HOC's Day Camp Program. For registration information, contact the South River Village Office at 705-386-2573 or download the DayCampApplicationPackage2019.pdf

HOC Camp Facilities

Driving Directions

Monday - Friday
(9:30 am - 3:30 pm)

Week 1:  July 3 - 7
Week 2:  July 10 - 14
Week 3:  July 17 - 21
Week 4:  July 24 - 38
Week 5:  July 31 - Aug 4
Week 6:  Aug 7 - 11
Week 7:  Aug 14 - 18
Week 8:  Aug 21 - 25

Age Groups

6-14 yrs

SRM Camp Program Features

  • Junior Section (approx. age 6-9 years)
  • Senior Section (approx. age 10-14 years)


  • Swim Lessons
  • Outdoor/Forest Games (fire building, low ropes etc.)
  • Crafts
  • Sports/Land Activities (archery, volleyball etc.)
  • Water Activities (tubing, canoeing etc.)
  • Feelin' Groovy (ping pong, Viking game etc.)

How to Register

  • Contact the South River Village Office via phone at 705-386-2573 for registration details
  • Fill out and submit a registration form to the Village office

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