Summer Programs

English Language Learners Summer Academy

Lakefield College School’s English Language Learners Summer Academy offers students a unique opportunity to improve their English language skills and enjoy the benefits of a uniquely Canadian summer outdoor experience.

Our ELL Summer Academy prepares students for life in a boarding community while introducing them to the many benefits of spending time in the great outdoors. Immersed in boarding life on our beautiful 155-acre waterfront campus, students strengthen their English reading, listening, speaking and writing skills while enjoying excursions and time spent in some of Ontario’s most beautiful natural areas.

LCS Summer Online Academy

Lakefield College School Summer Online Academy offers a host of opportunities for students looking for a new and fun way to enjoy their summer holiday while earning high school credits. All of our online course offerings are designed and taught by Lakefield College School teachers who offer the guidance, support and encouragement young people need to be successful.

Summer Camps

The beautiful Lakefield College School campus is home to summer camps and special events run by third-party providers from late June to mid-August. For information and how to register, please click on the camp's name to connect with its website.
  • Peterborough Pirate Triathlon. A morning of fun in which young people challenge themselves in a swim, cycle and run on Lakefield's campus and "closed-off" County Road 29.

  • Ontario Pipe and Drum Camp returns for its third summer at Lakefield and 22nd year of inspiration and fun. Come and play with the world’s foremost highland pipers and drummers. Improve your playing in an intensive week of learning and fun, immersed in highland music. Share your passion with new friends and old. The camp welcomes all ages and playing levels. The camp also includes a Gaelic language immersion camp.

  • Lakefield Camp International offers a wide variety specialty programmes to improve English language skills through standard and intensive ESL classes or a unique English through Drama course. For those campers with a more advanced level of English, programmes such as the Outdoor Education or Leaders-in-Training might be best suited.  Regardless of which programme chosen, Lakefield Camp also offers several exciting land, water, and arts activities, all of which are taught by qualified and caring staff.  Campers develop valuable skills and gain an appreciation of the stunning beauty of the nature and the cultural distinctions that make up our global community. July 5 to August 15, 2020

  • The Leahy Music Camp has earned a reputation for being a major source of inspiration and instruction for people of all ages and ability. In addition to the musical classes led by members of Leahy and special guests, the Camp has come to be known for the musical environment it provides in which to learn, play, and create music - similar to the environment the Leahy's themselves experienced growing up in Lakefield, Ontario. July 5-9, 2020

  • Lakefield Literary Festival This nationally-known and respected weekend festival has been celebrating the richness of Canadian literature at Lakefield College School since 1993. Every year authors from across the country gather to enthrall audiences with lively readings and performances. Many of those attending, enjoy master classes instructed by authors and all engage with them in question-answer discussions, book signings, and at the Saturday afternoon reception. July 10-12, 2020

  • The Release Dance Project Release Dance Project is excited to offer Ontario's first ever overnight Youth Dance Intensive. The Retreat provides an opportunity for dancers to engage in a full dance intensive, in an intimate setting. This will challenge them as dancers, and help them make new discoveries with movement. We strive to push dancers to their fullest potential, by taking them out of their comfort zone, along with providing them with the base to do so. Being a part of The Retreat allows dancers to fully emerge themselves in the intensive, and narrow in to discover who they are, what they want to accomplish, and how they can achieve it! The Retreat combines company-like dance training with typical summer camp activities. These evolving dancers get to enjoy their summer in the beautiful outdoors while continuing their training and expanding their knowledge and skills!

  • Next Step Athletic Training Camp is a day camp that encourages young people to challenge themselves and prepare for a life of fitness and healthy choices while preparing for a range of sports through developing better balance, agility, and coordination through fun-filled activities, exercises, and sports.

  • Lake Field Music Enjoy your days immersed in classical or jazz or mix it up with a variety of styles including world and popular music. The fun and busy program involves a wide variety of choirs, ensembles, technique and master classes for intermediate to advanced vocalists and instrumentalists.  Workshops are designed for everyone, including beginners, and offer something everyone interested in trying something new. Concerts by participants and faculty each evening offer many opportunities to perform and relax and be entertained. August 9-16, 2020

Lakefield Literary Festival

For more than 20 years the Lakefield Literary Festival, a nationally respected festival, has celebrated Canada’s rich literary heritage by bringing exceptional Canadian authors to Lakefield for a weekend each July. Many of the events take place on the LCS campus including writing classes with authors.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324


Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

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