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2021 Aga Khan Museum On-Site Summer Camps
Honouring Peter George


2021 Aga Khan Museum On-Site Summer Camps
Honouring Peter George

Date: July 5 to August 20, 2021
Price: On-Site (per week): $300, $270 Friends
(10% sibling discount)

The 2021 Aga Khan Museum Camp welcomes kids back to the Museum for summer fun with friends old and new. Our up-to-date health-and-safety measures include gathering in smaller group sizes, physical distancing, and easy access for washing hands. 


This year’s Camp theme is “State of Play.” What goes into making a game? How many games do you know that use a ball? A stick? A rope? A hoop? Find out during a week of fun-filled activities for children ages 6-8 (junior) and 9-12 (senior). Let’s explore the concept of PLAY!


Join us at the Aga Khan Museum Summer Camp and discover different forms of play from around the world and through the ages. Using our galleries and the environment as inspiration, Campers will create art, soundscapes, and drama to learn how games bring us together.


Summer Camp is also available virtually! Interested? Click here.




The 2021 Aga Khan Museum Camp sessions run weekly for six weeks starting on July 5, 2021. Places are limited to 10 per group so make sure to register now!


The safety of our Campers, Staff, and our extended Museum family are a top priority for us. Camp 2021 will follow Toronto Public Health recommendations and provincial health guidelines for day camps. Guidelines include lower ratios and capacity, physical distancing, mandatory health screening, and enhanced facility cleaning. Please note that these procedures are subject to change based on Toronto Public Health guidelines. 


For more information, download the 2021 AKM Summer Camp - Enhanced On-site Camp Procedures.pdf.


Drop-off is between 8:45 and 9 am and pick-up is between 3:45 and 4 pm.

Extended care is not available.


$300, $270 Friends (10% sibling discount)

*10% sibling discount applies to sibling discount for either regular or Friends rates.


Example:  Junior and Senior Regular (Full day)

Junior Regular: $300

Junior Regular with sibling discount: $270


Example:  Junior and Senior Friends (Full day)

Junior Friends: $270

Junior Friends with sibling discount: $243


*Please note that these prices are per weekly session.






Have questions? Email us at [email protected].


We look forward to welcoming your Camper to the Aga Khan Museum!






For further details on individual week outlines, please click here.


Title: State of Play

Date: Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, 2021

Description: Let the treasures of the past inspire play!  Our opening week kicks off with artist-led, half-day sessions that will transport Campers through time and ignite their imaginations. Drawing inspiration from our stunning Museum Collections, Campers will create new games to play with their new Camper friends.


On-Site Junior: SOLD OUT


To register your interest contact [email protected]




Title: Play Deconstructed

Date: Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16, 2021

Description: We all have an instinct to play and to collect. How do you create something out of nothing? This week, Campers will learn how to make their own toys and games with gathered material from the natural environment around them. Repurposing everyday objects and understanding the basic components of games and play are all part of the Aga Khan Museum Summer Camp fun!


On-Site Junior: SOLD OUT


To register your interest contact [email protected]




Title: Global Games

Date: Monday, July 19 - Friday, July 23, 2021

Description: This week, Campers will explore the world to engage in ideas of culture and collaboration. Discover the differences and similarities of children’s games from other countries. What influences game-building? Time? Culture? Age? Learning? Fun?  Campers will uncover some common threads.


On-Site Junior: SOLD OUT


To register your interest contact [email protected]




Title: Perspectives of Play

Date: Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 30, 2021

Description:  See the Museum Collection through new eyes and in new ways. Inspired by the Installations around them, Campers will use simple objects to create their own modern-day artifacts.  An artist’s tour through the Museum will help Campers understand how Curators explore the meaning of objects with unknown origins or purposes.


To register your interest contact [email protected]


On-Site Senior: SOLD OUT



Title: Play of Imagination

Date: Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Description: Explore our Museum Collection through the shared language of drama and games.  Why did an inventor or artist make an object?  How would you act out their stories? Campers will use drama and their imaginations to bring Museum Collections to life.


On-Site Junior: SOLD OUT


To register your interest contact [email protected]




Title: Sounds and Words

Date: Monday, August 16 - Friday, August 20, 2021

Description:  Campers will uncover the hidden sights and sounds of the Museum Collection.  What’s the music or sound behind a painting’s story?  What sound was made when an object was created? What kinds of emotions do certain sounds and music evoke? Campers will create their own soundscapes and musical instruments inspired by the books and displays around them.


On-site Junior: SOLD OUT


To register your interest contact [email protected]






2021 Aga Khan Museum Virtual Summer Camps

July 5—August 20, 2021


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