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Sorcerers Safari Magic Camp

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Sorcerers Safari Magic Camp is a performance arts camp solely dedicated to teaching the art of magic to young people.


Sorcerer's Safari is the creation of Torontonian Mike Segal, who's been working as a magician since high school.

In 1996, the program started for day campers only, and there were only a few of them. Then in 1997, ten eager magic enthusiasts joined Magic Mike, his wife Jen, and a few keen staffer at Camp Tamarack.

Now Sorcerers Safari attracts an international student body, including youths from Japan, South Africa, Belgium, France and England.

In 2002, the program moved to Camp White Pine, the same camp location where they filmed the movie Meatballs.

Here campers, who come in droves from all over North America study the art of magic, tutored by professional magicians, while enjoying a fun holiday in the great outdoors.

Sorcerers Safari magic camp became part of the Ontario Camping Association (OCA) in 2004.

In 2007, Sorcerers Safari magic camp celebrated its official 10th anniversary.


Performance related activities found at magic camp include, Card Magic class, Coin Magic class, Balloon Twisting, Linking Rings, and Juggling. Other activities include the Stage workshops. Something like that covers the importance of microphones and how to project your voice without amplification.

There are also classes in marketing, Restaurant Magic and stage performance for campers who are serious about pursuing their craft as a career. (Many of them already do birthday parties and table hop at local eateries.)

Camp Scholarships

Scholarships are given each year to deserving students. These camp scholarships are designed to instill an appreciation for and promote the art of magic. It is through the generosity of the people (listed directly below) that select students are able to attend Sorcerers Safari magic camp.

Special Guests

Each year, Sorcerers Safari asks one of the leading magicians in the magic industry to attend magic camp as a special guest.

Sorcerers Safari Magic Camp's special guest list:


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