Summer Camp & Program Guide - 2016

CALGARY’S “GO-TO” GUIDE FOR SUMMER CAMP & PROGRAM OPTIONS.
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This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM

General: Multiple Themes & Activities

ACTIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS LTD.

Phone: 403-473-0600

Email: info@activelearningprograms.ca

Website: http://www.activelearningprograms.ca

Enjoy the best of both worlds: a lush outdoor play space for sunny summer days with engaging educational activities in our air conditioned facility. Active Learning Programs’ Summer Camp offers guided individual and group activities, as well as opportunities for free play for students registered in Kindergarten to Grade 6. Camps are booked weekly to accommodate vacation plans. We have the amenities of the Lake Bonavista Recreation Centre and the flexibility to take field trips in our bus.

ADVENTURERS CITY DAYCAMP

Address: 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW

Phone: 403-984-9073

Email: info@adventurers-sac.com

Adventurers School Care has been providing quality licensed summer day camps and after-school care programs since 1991. Adventurers offers a wide variety of themes and choices of activities for your child to enjoy. We are accredited, licensed and monitored. Subsidized families welcome. Weekly/Monthly spots available.

BRILLIANT BEGINNINGS

Address: Three Locations

Phone: 403-283-5437

Email: info@brilliantbeginnings.ca

Website: http://www.brilliantbeginnings.ca

Looking for fun, interactive classes for your infant or toddler? Brilliant Beginnings offers theme-based classes that promote language and literacy while engaging in music and movement, puppets and interactive activities, crafts and playtime! Brilliant Beginnings also offers parenting support and parenting workshops (sleep, discipline, etc.). Locations in West Springs, Kensington and Silver Springs.

CAMP CHESTERMERE

Phone: 403-272-6030

Email: campoffice@campchestermere.com

Website: http://www.campchestermere.com

We have Day and Overnight Camps for ages five to 18 starting in July! This summer, we’ve got some amazing new additions that you don’t want to miss, including: Water Jet Packs, Water Balls and Sea Spies! We are a multi-denominational Christian camp located on the south side of lake Chestermere and for 63 years, we have invited youth from all walks of life to experience a place to belong.

COBB’S CORN MAZE & FAMILY FUN PARK

Address: 1500, 84 Street NE

Phone: 403-210-2676

Email: ashley@cobbscornmaze.com

Website: http://www.cobbscornmaze.com

Cobb’s Corn Maze provides active summer camps for energetic kids ages six to 12. We’ve got over 40 different activities that kids will do throughout the week including 10 Bouncy Houses, Pedal Carts, Tractor Ride, Rope Maze, Giant Puzzles, Giant Games, Bouncy Balls, Archery Tag, Zorbz, Eurobungy and  more. Lunch and before-/after-care are available. All our camps are eligible for the $1,000 Children’s Activity Tax Credit!

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Address: 2188 Brownsea Drive NW

Phone: 403-283-8348

Email: ggcinfo@calgarygirlguides.com

Website: http://www.calgarygirlguides.com

No two days in Guiding are the same! With the widest range of activities and units in every community, Guiding gives girls a chance to try different experiences every time. If your daughter is looking for fun and friendship, make sure she joins us today. Girls ages five to 17+ welcome. Women Leaders are needed in all communities. Volunteer today!

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES

Address: Two Locations

Phone: (Northwest): 403-767-9922

Email: (Northwest): creekside@josos.ca

Website: http://www.josos.ca

Phone: (Southwest): 403-727-5991

Email: (Southwest): westsprings@josos.ca

KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS CAMPS

Phone: 403-547-1020

Email: kaleidoscopekidspreschool@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.kaleidoscopekidspreschool.com

We offer a variety of themed summer camps for children ages three to six. We will explore, discover and learn through play. Each camp will include themed crafts, activities, games, music, movement, stories and play! Check out our website for the great themes we have planned, and come join us this summer!

KIDS U

Phone: 1-855-805-4378

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://www. kidsu.ca

Kids U introduces summer camp programs for July and August. Available for two, three or five days a week, we offer Montessori-based and Reggio-inspired camps for children ages three to six. Our camps integrate our unique brain immersion curriculum with fun-filled in-house activities and field trips, giving children the best of both worlds this summer. Half-days and whole days are available, starting at $75 per week.

LEAP N’ LEARN PRESCHOOL

Address: Walden: 260, 151 Walden Gate SE

Phone: 403-453-1020

Email: summerprograms@leapnlearn.ca

Website: http://www.leapnlearn.ca

Address: Silverado: 19369 Sheriff King Street SW

Address: Okotoks: 103, 235 Milligan Drive

Summer camps (ages five to 12): Children are highly-charged and have inquisitive young minds and they learn best through direct, hands-on experiences with people and objects. Our Summer Camps provide kids with the opportunity to explore, inspire, discover and challenge themselves. Your child will have the opportunity to learn, grow, make new friends and try new activities. Summer Preschool (ages three to five): We offer educational, exciting opportunities for your children to learn about the world and themselves.

LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Phone: 403-256-1417

Email: learningexperience@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.learningexperience.ca

Join us for our July morning Summer Preschool Academy where children will enjoy weekly themed-based activities taught by our teaching staff. The program benefits include socialization, phonics and numeracy skills, music and movement, computer and craft time, outdoor activities and a daily snack. It’s a great way to have fun while the retention of skills over the summer months is encouraged!

MID-SUN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Address: 50 Midpark Rise SE

Phone: 403-254-8058

Email: daycamp.director@midsun.org

Website: http://www.midsun.org

Mid-Sun Summer Day Camps offer programs for children ages three to 12. Our Sunbeams full-day preschool programs offer campers a chance to try arts and crafts, play outside in the sun and interact with other children their age. Our Sunsations programs for children ages six to 12 go on field trips, lake days and play lots of fun games while staying active and meeting new friends. We also have Martial Arts, Musical Theatre, Baton, Sports, Art and more!

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY - MRU CONSERVATORY

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6821

Email: conservatory@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://www.mtroyal.ca/conservatory

If you’re age five+ and love performing, this will be your best summer ever! MRU Conservatory offers summer programs in voice, strings, brass, woodwinds, piano, drums, and more, alongside specialized classes in Speech Arts and Suzuki teacher training. From July 4 to August 26, you can join a choir, orchestra or put a band together! With styles like rock, opera and jazz, nobody will be singing the summertime blues.

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY - MRU KIDS

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6001

Email: mrukids@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://www.mtroyal.ca/mrukids

Our MRU Kids camps for ages five to 17 run from July 6 through August 28. Whatever your child’s interest - sports, art, computers, science, theatre, leadership, engineering - MRU Kids has something they will love. Campers have so much fun they don’t even notice they are learning at the same time. Daily recreation and pool time included. Lunch programs available. Celebrating 25 years!

NEW BRIGHTON RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION

Address: 2 New Brighton Drive SE

Phone: 403-781-6613, Ext. 1

Email: pc.newbrighton@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.newbrighton-connect.com/programs/summer-day-camp-program

With the summer months fast approaching, keeping your little ones entertained in a safe and super fun environment has never been easier! The New Brighton Residents Association offers summer full-day camps during the months of July and August for children ages six to 10 years and half-day camps for children ages three to five. These camps run daily from 9am to 4pm and 9am to 1pm (half-day), with each week focused around a different theme! Complimentary ‘before-care’ (8 to 9am) and ‘after-care’ (4 to 5pm) is also available. For further details, visit our website.

OUT OF SCHOOL CARE - NW CAMPUS

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: RegisterPreK@gmail.com

Website: http://www.Pre-KindergartenEd.com

Pre-Kindergarten and OSC Services offer an annual summer camp for ages five to Grade 6, Hope Lutheran Church: 3527 Boulton Road NW. Options to register in two week segments or all summer. Have fun with art, games, off-site trips, pizza party and more. Younger children enjoy our well-equipped classroom, including centres for free play. Older children enjoy clubs and activities suited for their age group. Varying themes.

PRESCHOOL 101 INC.

Phone: 587-353-8101

Email: info@preschool101.net

Website: http://www.preschool101.net

Summer camps at Preschool 101 offer weekly half-day camps, designed for children three to five years old. We make it exciting by having a different theme for each day of the week: Pirates and Princesses, Little Chefs, Beach Day, Science Fun, Exploring Space and the Ocean. Your child will learn new things and make new friends while engaging in art activities, games and fun lessons.

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE (FORMERLY TALISMAN CENTRE)

Address: 2225 MacLeod Trail South

Phone: 403-233-8393

Email: tcolumbus@repsolsport.com

Website: http://www.repsolsportcentre.com

Your child will have a blast this summer in Multi-Sport Camps where qualified instructors will incorporate our ‘keep moving,’ ‘get skilled,’ ‘play fair’ and ‘have fun’ philosophy. Sport-Specific Camps are coached by experts and give athletes the opportunity to develop the fundamentals of their sport. Sport-Specific Camps include Badminton, Dive, Fencing, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Synchronized Swimming and Water Polo. Sport Camp Wins! includes complimentary pre- and post-care, swimming as part of daily activities and a cool camp souvenir.

SAIT POLYTECHNIC - SAIT SUMMER CAMPS

Address: 1301, 16 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-284-7248

Email: summer.camps@sait.ca

Website: http://www.saitsummercamps.ca

Phone: 1-877-284-7248

SAIT Polytechnic offers unique summer camps for youth heading into Grades 4 to 12. With over 75 camps to choose from, each one designed to combine skill development with fun, there’s an experience for everyone. We offer free before- and after-care as well as a camp bursary program. Register online or by phone.

ST. ANDREW’S REGIONAL MINISTRIES/ST. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH

Phone: 403-259-4080

Email: vbs.caravan@gmail.com

Website: http://www.andycentre.com

Join Camp Caravan for an adventure theme-filled week of discovery, exploring and fun! Camp Caravan is a values-based day camp program for children (Kindergarten to Grade 6) offered weekly throughout the months of July and August at various locations in Calgary and surrounding area. In addition to Camp Caravan, St. Andrew’s also offers year-round children and teen programming.

SUMMIT SUMMER

Phone: 403-797-1488

Email: info@summitsummer.ca

Website: http://www.summitsummer.ca

Summit Summer is a sister program to the award-winning Summit Kids program. This innovative arts and recreation summer camp program is located just minutes from downtown! Programming is provided for all children ages 4 to 15 for one-week sessions. Summit Summer is split into three distinct age groups: Summit Summer Jr. (ages 4 to 7); Summit Summer Intermediate (ages 8 to 10); and Summit Summer Sr. (ages 11 to 15).

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Address: Various Locations

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://www.calgary.ca/recreation

City of CalgaryBest Children’s Day Camp as voted by parents for the 2016 Parents’ Choice Awards! The Spring/Summer 2016 Program Guide is on stands or browse our online guide. More than fun and games! We offer award-winning day camps for kids two to 12 and drop-in programs for youth. Enjoy exciting activities including swimming, sports, sailing, drama, dance, arts, golf, nature and more! Our camps are offered throughout our pools, leisure centres, sailing school, arts centres, golf courses, soccer centre and nature centres.

THE THINK SUN PRESCHOOL ACADEMY

Email: info@thethinksunpreschool.com

Website: http://www.thethinksunpreschool.com

The Think Sun Preschool offers fun, creative half-day camps for three, four and five year olds. Seasoned teachers with 26 years of experience. Crafts, music and lots of play. For more details and registration information, visit thethinksunpreschool.com.

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE

Phone: 403-278-7542

Email: guestservices@tricocentre.ca

Website: http://www.tricocentre.ca

Kinder Dance, Little Olympians, Imaginarium, Discover Calgary, Sous-Chef de Cuisine, Gymnastics and many more. Half-day, full-day, daily and week-long camps for ages three to 14. Low staff-to-child ratios. Pre- and post-care from 7:30 to 9am and 4 to 5:30pm available for a fee.

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY SUMMER CAMPS

Address: 2500 University Drive NW

Phone: 403-220-7749

Email: active@ucalgary.ca

Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/camps

With Calgary’s widest selection of quality summer camps, the University of Calgary is sure to have the perfect camp for your child! Camps range from our flagship Mini University arts, science, Broadway, active gaming, medicine, etc.! Camps, Schulich Minds in Motion (science and engineering) camps, LEGO® camps, Veterinary Medicine, Urban Design, Dinos Athletic development camps, power-skating camps, computer game development camps, Director’s Cut film-making camps and many more! Our fun programs are designed and run by University of Calgary faculties with content that supports Alberta Learning curriculum, created by subject matter experts. Pre- and post-camp care is available

VARSITY OUT OF SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Email: vcachild@telus.net

Website: http://www.varsitycommunityassociation.ca

Fabulous, full-day summer camps for Grades 1 to 6 for nine weeks. Our days are full of arts and crafts, games, activities and amazing field trips. Free pre- and post-child care available. Reasonable weekly rates/professional transportation. We are a government, licensed, accredited program with low child/adult ratios. Our qualified staff are trained in child care, First-Aid and have obtained a police check. We are commuter-friendly. Hope to see you soon.

VECOVA RECREATION CENTRE

Phone: 403-284-2231

Email: recinfo@vecova.ca

Website: http://www.vecova.ca

Ignite your Imagination at Vecova! Kids ages five to 12 can pick a new adventure each week or focus on specific skills through our specialized programs. Vecova is home to Calgary’s warmest salt-water pool, and most camps blaze new trails through trips to some of Calgary’s best attractions. Make every day count with a Vecova Day Camp.

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-532-1013

Website: http://www.vivo.ca

VIVOYour adventure begins at Vivo summer day camps! Summertime is about freedom, fantasy, exploration and just letting a kid be a kid. Play, swim, explore, perform, move, lead, climb, cycle and design a memory-filled summer that provides a strong foundation for life. Register at vivo.ca

YMCA CALGARY

Email: info@ymcacalgary.org

Website: http://www.YMCACalgary.org

From multi-activity and sport-specific camps to fully outdoor and overnight camps, we have camps to suit any kid from ages three to 17! Make it a fun, active summer - unplugged. Choose from Camp YMCA multi-activity camps (at six YMCA locations); Camp Riveredge outdoor camps (in south Calgary); or our Camp Chief Hector overnight camp (in Bow Valley Provincial). For more details, visit our camp guide online at ymcacalgary.org/camps. Register today - camps are filling fast!

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Arts

ACAD CONTINUING EDUCATION

Phone: 403-284-7640

Email: coned@acad.ca

Website: http://www.acad.ca/continuing-education

ACADKick-start your family’s creativity with inspiring art + design summer camps for kids, teens and adults! ACAD is launching new art + design camps for kids (ages nine to 12). Teens will enjoy an expanded selection of weeklong camps in everything from painting to photography. Adults can immerse themselves in weeklong or weekend workshops taught by professionals in well-equipped studios. There is something for everyone at ACAD!

ALIKI’S ART HOUSE ART CAMP/CLASSES

Address: 551 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-667-7020

Email: info@alikisarthouse.com

Website: http://www.alikisarthouse.com

AlikiesAliki’s Art House - a space and place where fun begins! Aliki’s proven step-by-step system teaches children and adults how to draw in a variety of styles from realistic to abstract, while exploring a wide range of media. Learning how to draw also improves concentration, attention, visual skills, problem-solving and creativity in all daily activities. Our teachers are artists passionate about art education. Visit our website about classes, camps and workshops for children, teens, adults and home schoolers.

AMAZEARTS

Phone: 403-201-7226

Website: http://www.amazearts.com

Amazearts is an art facility located in Canyon Meadows, southwest Calgary. The Amazearts studio offers art classes for kids ages three to 15, home school art classes, art camps, adult art classes, PD day camps, art workshops and a unique art program for parents and babies called Baby Toes. Do your kids love arts and crafts? Amazearts studio offers Creative Birthday parties for kids. Canvas painting, candle making, soap making and more.

ART IN A PARK

Phone: 403-560-0894

Email: janerom@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.artinapark.ca

Join us for our Outdoor Art Camps. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to draw and paint from real life in the great outdoors! We will explore various mediums using flowers, landscapes, cityscapes and animals as subjects. Also, we will have hands-on projects: sketching, painting, sculpting and more. We plan on an art gallery tour and a visit to the Calgary Zoo. Art has never been so much fun! We have two art camps this summer: July 18 to 22 or August 1 to 5, 2016. For more information, visit the website.

CALGARY ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (CASSA)

Phone: 403-271-0418

Email: info@calgaryartssummer.com

Website: http://www.calgaryartssummer.com

July: Musical Theatre Showtime, ages nine to 19; Exploring the Arts Camp, an arts introduction, ages four to 10, half-/full-days; PlayWriting Camp, students write and perform their play, ages seven to 12, half-/full-days; Piano Camp, for pianists aged 10 to adult; Piano Pedagogy Workshop for teachers and advanced students; CASS Recital open to the public; Adult Piano Camp, all levels; Jazz Keyboard Workshop, ages 12 to adult

CALGARY FASHION CAMP

Phone: 403-803-7302

Email: info@calgaryfashioncamp.ca

Website: http://www.calgaryfashioncamp.ca

Calgary Fashion Camp is a five-day Fashion Design, Modeling and Personal Development camp for children ages six to 12 years (please see the Tweens & Teens Only! Guide for teen programs). Curriculum development by industry professionals is based on age and skill level. Our campers are taken through the design process from concept to actually sewing their own designs. They learn how to walk with confidence, style their clothing, hair and makeup in our modeling sessions. We focus on developing self-esteem and healthy body image. Our camp gives attendees a hands-on experience in a creative environment!

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-DRAW (3729)

Email: calgary@youngrembrandts.com

Website: http://www.youngrembrandts.com/southernalberta

Young Rembrandts is back with all new summer camps! Our camps are versatile, educational and affordable. We have a huge variety of camps to choose from; new projects each day that keep it fun, fresh and engaging; pastel camps for those wanting to broaden their experience. Over 25 years of experience ensures success and promises joy for every child. We work to improve core-learning skills, art techniques while delving into your child’s favorite subject matter. Check out our website or contact us for a complete list of workshops. A different kind of learning and a powerful kind of fun!

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Culinary Arts

CUISINE ET CHATEAU’S KID’S COOKING CAMPS

Address: #103, 227 - 10 Street NW

Phone: 403-764-COOK (2665

Website: http://www.cuisineandchateau.com

Cuisine et ChateauConveniently located in Kensington, this interactive culinary centre provides weeklong full day camps that will nurture every kid’s inner chef! A fun, active, hands-on environment with cooking activities that focuses on natural ingredients and a really big “Yum” factor. All snacks and meals are provided, and allergies and dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Suitable for kids 8 to 13 years old.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Dance

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Address: #20, 3616 - 52 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-210-0188

Email: directors@absolutedanceinc.com

Website: http://www.absolutedanceinc.com

Half-day camps for boys and girls ages three to six will explore a variety of different dance styles, make crafts, act out stories and puppet theatre in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Full-day co-ed camps for children ages seven to 11. A full week of fun and a chance to explore all forms of dance including Hip Hop, Swing, Jazz and Musical Theatre! No experience is required. Register now!

ALIVE DANCEWORKS LTD.

Phone: 403-246-5511

Email: info@alivedanceworks.com

Website: http://www.alivedanceworks.com

We are a young and energetic studio where dancers of all shapes and sizes learn from exciting teachers in many different styles including ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre, acro, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary and more. Recreational, Competitive and Performance Troupe Programs, from Baby to Adult. We have a place for everyone. Come dance with us!

DANCE WITH FRANCE

Address: 104, 8408 Elbow Drive SW

Phone: 403-243-2111

Email: info@dancewithfrance.ca

Website: http://www.dancewithfrance.ca

Dance with France summer camp is a great experience for kids of all ages and abilities. Students have the opportunity to try different styles, which can help new students choose their favorites and returning students get back into shape for the Fall. We offer two different levels based on age/dance experience and everyone will participate in hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap/stomp, acrobatics, modern, breakdance and musical theatre. Parents and friends are invited to see the Star Power showcase.

EVOLUTIONS SCHOOL OF DANCE

Address: Currie Barracks

Email: info@evolutionsdance.com

Website: http://www.evolutionsdance.com

Centrally located, Evolutions School of Dance offers expert instruction in a variety of dance options. Classes include ballet, jazz, lyrical, mommy & me, parent & tot, preschool dance, National dance, musical theatre and more! Ages one+. Register today!

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-282-0555

Email: info@freehousedance.com

Website: http://www.freehousedance.com

Free House DanceHoppin’ & a-Boppin’ Dance Camps: July 18 to 22 or August 15 to 19. No need to sweat about what to do with the kids this summer! We have half-day camps for preschoolers and full-day camps for kids ages six to 12 that will keep them busy while the sun is up and sleeping like a baby at night. Dance Intensive: August 15 to 19. A bold, daring and intense immersion for dancers, age 11 years+, at the equivalent of our Pre Inter level or higher, who yearn to go deeper into their dance education.

INTELLIDANCE®

Phone: 403-870-7877

Email: mel.gibb@intellidance.ca

Website: http://www.intellidancecalgary.ca

Intellidance® is a unique series of creative dance programs created to foster critical development in children ages 0 to five. Our programs are based on current best practices and recommendations in early childhood development and education coupled with child and caregiver-approved fun! The program model combines exploration and discovery with dance, music and play designed to nurture our littlest dancers while strengthening the caregiver-child bond!

MCDONALD WILSON DANCE ACADEMY (MWDA)

Address: 5107, 33 Street NW (Brentwood)

Phone: 403-286-8119

Email: office@mwda.ca

Website: http://www.mwda.ca

2014 Winner of a Parents’ Choice Award! Come dance with the best, as we celebrate over 40 years of dance education... from the inside out. MWDA has a mandate to develop strong technical skills hand-in-hand with the joy of artistic expression within ‘the non-competitive philosophy.’ Shana (Bachynski) Eriksen, A.R.A.D. R.T.S., and a staff of very knowledgeable, qualified and dedicated dance educators offer a variety of dance classes.

PULSE STUDIOS

Phone: 403-452-2846

Email: info@pulsestudios.ca

Website: http://www.pulsestudios.ca

Campers will learn the history and techniques of Breaking, Popping, Locking, Hip Hop and House! They will also learn about other elements of Hip Hop culture: Dj’ing, Graffiti Art and MC’ing. With an emphasis on skill building and having fun, PULSE summer dance camps provide an opportunity for your child to really learn what Hip Hop is all about! The week will end with an in-studio sharing celebration with friends and family.

REVOLUTION DANCE STUDIOS

Address: 239 Midpark Boulevard SE

Phone: 403-873-7717

Email: revolutiondancecalgary@gmail.com

Website: http://www.revolutiondancecalgary.com

Full- and half-day Summer Camps in July and August. Experience various styles of dance in a fun and welcoming environment. Before- and after-hour care available. Evening Summer Mini Sessions in July and August. Regular classes to keep active over summer and try out our programs. Reduced rates for the summer season. For more information, call or email.

SCHOOL OF ALBERTA BALLET - CALGARY STUDIOS

Address: 2nd Floor, West Annex: #906, 12 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-245-2274

Email: calgarystudios@albertaballet.com

Website: http://www.schoolofalbertaballet.com

Dance your way through summer at the Official Training Centre of Alberta Ballet! Summer Camps range from preschool half-day camps to summer intensives with world-class faculty for teenagers. Depending on level, camps include classes in ballet, workshop, pointe, modern and jazz, and will culminate in a demonstration for family and friends. Convenient downtown location.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Gymnastics

CALGARY GYMNASTICS CENTRE

Phone: 403-242-1171

Email: info@calgarygymcentre.com

Website: http://www.calgarygymcentre.com

As the proud recipient of the Gymnastics Canada Club of the Year Award, the Calgary Gymnastics Centre offers award-winning programs and camps for all ages and abilities. Come visit our world-class 30,000 square foot facility and join us as we swing into an exciting summer full of gymnastics, games, crafts and outdoor activities! Come have some fun with our coaches this summer at CGC!

CALGARY STARS GYMNASTICS AND CHEERLEADING CENTRE

Address: 4040 Bowness Road NW

Phone: 403-503-0662

Email: info@calgarystarsgym.com

Website: http://www.calgarystarsgym.com

The Calgary STARS Gym offers preschool, recreational and competitive gymnastics and cheerleading classes. Proud members of the BBB, the Calgary STARS is the longest running Cheer Program in Calgary, cheering 12 years strong! Classes are taught by qualified, experienced instructors in a positive, encouraging environment. The Calgary STARS strive to promote the importance of fitness as a fun, healthy part of our lives. Join in and have fun! Centrally located off of Memorial Drive and Shaganappi Trail. Second child discount offered and family-friendly gym.

FLIP FACTORY INC.

Address: Bay 1, 4500 - 5 Street NE

Phone: 403-265-2656

Email: info@flip-factory.com

Website: http://www.flip-factory.com

Flipping Fantastic full-day camps for six to 12 year olds featuring circus arts, trampoline, parkour, gymnastics, Mission Impossible and more! Half-day preschool camps for 3 years 9 months to 5 year olds. ‘Flipping the Gap’ evening programs for former competitive athletes who want to make the jump to high level circus arts. ‘You’re never too old to flip’ evening adult programs. Wicked Wednesdays drop-in for teens. ‘Under the Big Top’ Circus Camp in support of Alberta Children’s Hospital - once in a lifetime opportunity to train alongside elite level circus performers and international coaches, including former Cirque stars.

GYMTASTICS GYM CLUB

Address: Gymtastics South - 160, 7260 - 12 Street SE

Phone: 403-254-9010

Email: inquire@gymtastics.ca

Website: http://www.gymtastics.ca

Address: Gymtastics North - Bay 101, 1108 - 53 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-718-9030

Email: northcalgary@gymtastics.ca

GymtasticsGymtastics offers professional gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline instruction for children ages 18 months to adult. We have programs for all levels, specializing in preschool, recreational and competitive programs. Our unique, colorful, 20,000 square foot gym with foam pits and 20-foot slide makes it the best place in town for birthday parties, exciting weeklong summer camps, drop-in times and special bookings. We promote fun, health and fitness for your child. “At Gymtastics, where everyone can be a STAR!”

LITTLE GYM OF AIRDRIE

Address: Unit 313, 505 Main Street, Airdrie, AB

Phone: 403-945-1122

Email: tlgairdrieab@thelittlegym.com

Website: http://www.tlgairdrieab.com

The Littel GymThe Little Gym of Airdrie is now offering two different camps for different age groups - Super Kids’ Quest Summer Camp is an adventure-filled, three-hour camp for children ages three to eight and our New Skill Thrill kids camps for children ages six to 12. Both are guaranteed to get your kids running, jumping, rolling and maybe even back handspringing this summer!

PEGASUS GYMNASTICS

Phone: 587-352-8685

Email: pegasusgymnastics@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.pegasusgym.ca

Come join us at Calgary’s newest gymnastics training centre located off Deerfoot and Barlow Trail! We offer recreational gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, birthday parties, hip hop classes and drop-in times for all ages! Our family-friendly environment is ideal for teaching the fun, fitness and fundamentals of gymnastics and on top of that, our highly certified coaches teach high quality gymnastics to all! Come to the gym and check us out!

STAMPEDE CITY GYMNASTIC CLUB

Address: 122, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-275-4722

Email: office@stampedecitygym.com

Website: http://www.stampedecitygym.com

Come swing, tumble, jump and roll with Stampede City Gymnastic Club in our bright, clean, funtastic facility this summer! Gymnastics, games, crafts and more! Everyone is welcome, from beginner to advanced. Ages four and up for half-day camps from 8:30am to 12pm or 1pm to 4:30pm. Ages six and up for full-day camps from 8:30am to 4:30pm. We also offer a variety of gymnastics classes year-round!

Day Camps & Summer Programs - History & Education

FORT CALGARY

Phone: 403-290-1875, Ext. 232

Email: knovak@fortcalgary.com

Website: http://www.fortcalgary.com

Join us at Fort Calgary for a week of fun and learning! Campers ages seven to 12 will travel back in time with costumes and artifacts, and will imaginatively look to the future with exciting hands-on projects. Engaging activities will happen indoors and out, with campers having lots of opportunities for fun and creativity. Camp will run Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. For more information and to register, visit fortcalgary.com.

G-SMART KIDS INC.

Phone: 587-885-1518

Email: smarthero@gsmartkids.com

Website: http://www.gsmartkids.com

At G-Smart Kids, we encourage kids to embrace challenge. As a brain development program, we help increase focus, memory, concentration and, as a result, grades are improved. To do so, we use an abacus as a tool through which kids become very comfortable with numbers and exceptional mental math skills are developed. Contact us to help your child Get Smart with G-Smart Kids

HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Phone: 403-268-8500

Website: http://www.heritagepark.ca

Escape today… It’s time for pioneer play! For five unforgettable days, kids dress up and journey back in time to experience the Park like never before. Ride the rails, fur trade in the fort, make ice cream and more! Register today at heritagepark.ca or in person, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Day and overnight camp options for ages six to 14.

KIDS U

Phone: 1-855-805-4378

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://www.kidsu.ca

Kids U introduces summer camp programs for July and August. Available for two, three or five days a week, we offer Montessori-based and Reggio-inspired camps for children ages three to six. Our camps integrate our unique brain immersion curriculum with fun-filled in-house activities and field trips, giving children the best of both worlds this summer. Half-days and whole days are available, starting at $75 per week.

VISIT FORT MACLEOD

Phone: 1-403-553-4425

Email: info@visitfortmacleod.com

Website: http://www.visitfortmacleod.com

Go Back in Time and Still be Home for Supper. Take the kids on a day trip to Fort Macleod this summer - only 90 minutes south on Highway 2. Experience the history of the RCMP at the Fort Museum, including the Musical Ride. Take part in a summer camp at the Empress Theatre: Alberta’s oldest operating theatre. Then head northwest to UNESCO Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump to discover our First Nations’ heritage, and world-renowned natural history hands-on.

YOUTHLINK CALGARY POLICE INTERPRETIVE CENTRE

Phone: 403-428-4566

Email: info@youthlinkcalgary.com

Website: http://www.youthlinkcalgary.com

YouthLink is a 26,000 square foot innovative hands-on learning centre filled with powerful immersive exhibits and Alberta’s largest collection of policing artifacts ever placed on public display. Memorable ‘Wow’ moments are waiting around every corner! We’re here to empower and inform young people and their families to help them stay safe and make smart choices.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Languages & Writing

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF CALGARY

Address: Suite 108, 240 - 4 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-245-5662

Email: info@afcalgary.ca

Website: http://www.afcalgary.ca

Send your little explorers to the Alliance Française of Calgary this summer for a fun-filled day camp experience! Our camps provide French lessons in the morning, and fun and educational activities in the afternoon around the ‘Explorers’ theme. If your little one’s interest is in exploring the 7 Wonders of the World, time machines or sea adventures, sign them up online today! We offer a dynamic and professional team, an ideal downtown location and possible day care service.

FRANCOZONE FRENCH IMMERSION CAMP

Phone: 587-331-6235

Email: info@francozonecamp.com

Website: http://www.francozonecamp.com

FrancoZone is a French Immersion summer camp. Campers participate in traditional camp activities and leadership exercises, all in French. Each day, vocabulary is introduced and French communication facilitated. FrancoZone Summer Camp was established by an Alberta-qualified teacher to cater to the growing needs of the French Immersion population of Calgary.

VOKAL LANGUAGE

Phone: 403-714-5132

Email: vokallanguage@gmail.com

Website: http://www.vokallanguage.wordpress.com

Hocus and Lotus is a new method based on 35 years of scientific research. Children will learn the new language in the same way they learned to talk. We use cartoons, books, music and videos to make the class interactive. Put your T-shirt on and enter into the magic world of Hocus and Lotus!

YOUTHWRITE

Phone: 1-780-996-4962

Email: info@youthwrite.com

Website: http://www.youthwrite.com

For kids who love to write… just about anything!© Alberta’s premier writing camps - our 20th year of the write stuff! Join us at Winter WordPlay (a January writing weekend) or YouthWrite summer camps (every July in Edmonton or Camp Chief Hector near Canmore). Young writers work with acclaimed Albertan and Canadian authors in a variety of disciplines: fiction, poetry/songwriting, video-game writing, screenwriting/playwriting, journalism, illustration/graphic novel writing, etc., with extra-curricular guests, hijinx and wordplayful fun! For ages 11 to 19.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Martial Arts

BIGROCK AIKIKAI

Phone: 403-617-6541

Email: sensei@bigrock-aikikai.com

Website: http://www.bigrock-aikikai.com

BigRock Aikikai martial arts summer day camps are open to kids ages five to 12! Children learn about martial arts history, the goal of martial arts training and the ethics surrounding self-defence. Daily lessons include martial arts classes, games and many other engaging activities. Free uniform and first level grading for participants new to aikido (with full-week registration)!

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO CALGARY

Phone: 403-460-2472

Email: info@masterrim.com

Website: http://www.masterrim.com

Experience a fun and educational summer camp at Master Rim’s TaeKwonDo, the provider of world-class Martial Arts education. Children will learn self-defence and character development, all while having lots of fun! The program will be run by two-time world champion, Master Charlie Chong, and qualified instructors.

OSUNA KARATE

Address: #3, 141 Commercial Drive

Phone: 403-614-5064

Website: http:///www.osunakarate.com

Osuna Karate is a traditional Shotokan Karate-Do school with two locations in the southwest of Calgary: Cougar Ridge and our New Dojo opening this late Spring in Springbank. We offer classes for children, teens and adults. All levels and abilities. Our club is proud to present the Karate-Able Program as a development program looking to include individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities in the practice of Karate. Everyone is welcome!

RED PHOENIX TAE KWON DO AND MARTIAL ARTS CENTRE

Phone: 403-277-7937

Email: info@redpx.com

Website: http://www.redpx.com

Master Joo-han Cha, 7th-degree black belt, M.Sc., B.Phys.Ed., combines his competition success, coaching experience and academic credentials to offer year-round, high-quality Tae Kwon Do classes for all ages (three-and-a-half years+) and all abilities. A four-time Korean National champion, Master Cha has the competition and coaching background to build future champions, as well as the energy and enthusiasm to lead classes that children and parents will love.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Music

ALLEGRO MUSIC

Phone: 403-254-0494

Website: http://www.allegromusiccalgary.com

Ignite your passion for music. Piano, guitar, drums, bass, violin, voice, theory, music books and accessories.

CANTARÉ CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantarechildrenschoir@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.cantarechildrenschoir.org

Come sing with us… the music experience of a lifetime awaits! Cantaré Children’s Choir invites boys and girls ages six to 18 to join one of our four award-winning ensembles led by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie. Younger singers, ages three to seven, are welcome to join our Kodály early childhood program. No prior music experience is necessary! Now in our Southeast (Sundance) and Central (Beltline) rehearsal locations.

DOREMI CLUB™ MUSIC AND ARTS CENTRE

Phone: 403-246-5533

Email: info@doremiclubcanada.com

Website: http://www.doremiclubcanada.com

Calgary’s Premiere music and arts school offering interactive and engaging classes for young children ages 0 to six. Home of Calgary’s only music school to exclusively offer the “Let’s Play Music” program, the most effective way to learn and train the total musician at an early age. For more information, visit our website.

ERCOMREALM

Phone: 403-280-2364

Email: ercomrealm@shaw.ca

Private lessons in piano and violin in the comfort of your home. We start with children three years old. Also RCM exam all levels. 30 years experience. Theory is free. Send an SMS to 403-280-2367

FLAMINGO MUSIC

Phone: 587-470-7988

Email: info@flamingomusic.ca

Website: http://www.flamingomusic.ca

Flamingo Music provides quality music instruction in a supportive and fun environment. We offer private classes for children and adults in our centrally-located school. We have a wide variety of instruments to choose from, and offer classes for both recreational students, and those seeking Royal Conservatory certificates. We welcome ESL, newly immigrated and some special-needs students. Year-round options, ample performance opportunities, affordable rates and flexibility have made Flamingo Music a top choice for almost 10 years!

KEYBOARD ACADEMY

Address: #203, 4803 Centre Street N

Phone: 403-277-2987

Website: http://www.keyboardacademy.ca

Address: B, 8411 Elbow Drive SW

Phone: 403-255-0010

Music lessons for experienced or beginners, ages five and up. Our summer program offers regular classes or our ‘Beginners Trial Program’ for piano, keyboard and organ. The Beginners Trial Program provides the student with six to eight lessons, a music book and the loan of an instrument. A great way to get started! Register today.

KODÁLY MUSIC EXPLORERS

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantare.catherine@shaw.ca

Website: http:///www.cantarechildrenschoir.org

Kodály Music Explorers has been Calgary’s most beloved early childhood music program for more than 20 years. Children ages three to seven are nurtured by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie to discover the music within - singing, rhymes, movement, games and much more - and allow children to discover and develop their own singing voice and lay the foundation of musical knowledge that will instill a lifelong love of music.

LONG & MCQUADE MUSIC LESSON CENTRES

Address: 225, 58 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-252-8506

Email: calgarysouthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Website: http://www.long-mcquade.com/lessons

Address: 3404, 5 Avenue NE

Phone: 587-296-6648

Email: calgaryeastlessons@long-mcquade.com

Address: 10 Royal Vista Drive NW

Phone: 587-794-3196

Email: calgarynorthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Music lessons for every age, level and style. We have a wide variety of carefully chosen professional instructors offering year-round music lessons in most any instrument. Several summer programs and camps such as “Rock Skool,” “Glee Club,” “Rock Drumming,” “Preschool Piano Party” and more are available at select locations. Contact our lesson centres for details and availability. Instruments also available for rent and purchase.

MUSIC AND PLAY

Address: 251, 333 Aspen Glen Landing SW

Phone: 403-984-4362

Email: musicandplay@shaw.ca

Website: http://www.musicandplay.ca

Give your kids a summer to remember! Music and Play offers full-week summer camps for youth ages four to 12. Students can tell stories in true triple-threat fashion in Broadway Musical Theatre, turn up the volume in ShowChoir or let their imaginations soar in Creative Theatre. Camps run from July 4 to August 19. For more information, visit us online about our Summer Camps as well as our year-round Music, Theatre Arts and Dance classes for all ages.

MUSICA ACADEMY YAMAHA SCHOOL LTD.

Phone: 403-681-3117

Email: info@musicaacademy.com

Website: http://www.musicaacademy.com

Come discover a world of music through the Yamaha method. We have classes for ages two to adults. Piano, keyboard, voice, violin, guitar, flute, etc. Festival and competitions are available. We have one weeklong camps for children ages four to 15 to explore the following instruments: Guitar Camp, Keyboard Fun Camp, Tiny Tunes Camp for Toddlers, etc.

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION

Address: Aspen Woods

Phone: 403-465-1120

Email: lisa_a_rad@yahoo.com

SCHOOL OF ROCK - CALGARY

Phone: 587-353-ROCK (7625)

Email: calgary@schoolofrock.com

Website: http://www.calgary.schoolofrock.com

School of RockSchool of Rock Calgary offers one- and two-week summer rock music camps. Our camps accommodate musicians of all skill levels who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. School of Rock camps are perfect for musicians ages seven to 18 with or without any musical experience. Students will develop their musicianship and learn new skills in a creative and fun environment. Campers receive a School of Rock T-shirt. Early booking discounts.

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-234-9549

Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org

Website: http://www.youthsingers.org

This summer, get ready to “Gleek” Out! in a show choir camp with the Youth Singers of Calgary for ages six to 14. We’ll take you through learning the music, adding dance moves, auditioning basics and recording a CD of songs you can share with your friends! The week ends in flashy costumes with a showcase for your family and friends. No experience necessary - come and join the fun!

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Nature & Animal Care

ALBORAK STABLE

Address: 62134 TWP Road 252

Phone: 403-932-4819

Email: mary.donnelly@xplornet.com

Website: http://www.alborakstable.com

Summer camps and year-round programs for beginners to competitive athletes looking to represent their country. Beginner programs focus on safety working around horses and on a farm. Hands-on programs teach basic horsemanship and riding skills. Confidence around horses is built through a variety of activities including formal instruction, mounted games and un-mounted sessions.

ANN & SANDY CROSS CONSERVATION AREA

Phone: 403-931-2042

Email: lgriffin@crossconservation.org

Website: http://www.crossconservation.org

Do you know a six- to 12-year-old who loves the outdoors and nature? Explore 4,800 acres of foothills next to Calgary with our weeklong Nature Safari Day Camps. The camps feature hikes, nature games and fun-filled eco-crafts. We also offer Leadership/Survival Camp for 13 to 15 year olds with volunteering opportunities. A great place to meet new friends. Camps run July and August. Pre- and Post-Care is free!

BIELECKI EQUESTRIAN

Phone: 403-863-9652

Email: nancy@greenbriarstables.com

Website: http://www.bieleckiequestrian.com

Nancy Bielecki, certified Equine Canada Competition Coach, offering English horseback riding lessons and summer camps. Summer camp dates: July 11 to 15, Beginner; July 18 to 22, Intermediate; August 8 to 12, Beginner; August 15 to 19, Beginner/Intermediate. Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30pm. $370 ($160 deposit). Lesson prices: $180 for 4 lessons per month (once per week); $320 for 8 lessons per month (twice per week). GST will be added to all prices.

BUTTERFIELD ACRES FARM

Address: .5km north of Country Hills Boulevard on Rocky Ridge Road (3 minutes west from Stoney Trail NW, Exit 43)

Phone: 403-239-0638

Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com

Website: http://www.butterfieldacres.com

Amazing Animal Experiences... and a Delightfully Fun Farm Day Camp. Fresh air, delightful animals, pure fun… on Calgary’s doorstep! Age-appropriate farm activities with different animal highlights daily. Excellent leaders (many previous campers); cool, memorable, educational programming. Before-/after-care, lunch and snack programs. Age groups: three to four years; four to five years; five to seven years; eight to 11 years; 12 to 14 years. Meet old friends; make new friends. Healthy, happy junior farmers enjoying summer out on the farm. Butterfield Acres - consistently a Calgary’s Child Parents’ Choice Award winner.

CALGARY HUMANE SOCIETY

Address: 4455, 110 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-205-4455, Ext. 6544

Email: educator@calgaryhumane.ca

Website: http://www.calgaryhumane.ca/camps

Calgary HumaneCamp Fur, Fins and Feathers is a place where kids connect with animals. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for children to interact and learn about the animals that share our world. An enthusiastic staff of instructors and friendly animals give your child an enriching experience filled with hands-on animal encounters, fun activities and crafts. As they have fun, campers learn respect, compassion and how to provide a lifetime of care for animals

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202

Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.calgaryreptileparties.com

Reptile Camps are back! Our exciting programs return this summer including new July dates at our northwest and southeast locations. Each month, campers explore different themes within the world of reptiles and amphibians. Campers will learn about and interact with animals from around the world and learn about their natural habitats, life cycles and how to properly care for them as pets. Join us for a reptile adventure at Calgary Reptile Parties’ Reptile Camps!

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 1300 Zoo Road NE

Phone: 403-232-9300

Website: http://www.calgaryzoo.com

Calgary ZooFrom tots starting at four years old to teens in Grade 9, join us and explore the zoo in our weeklong day camps running July 4 to August 26. Our deluxe zookeeper camp is back again due to popular demand. Qualified staff design unique programs so kids can attend multiple weeks. Each week includes animal encounters, a visit to a behind the scenes area (for daylong camps only) and a hat with every registration. Bagged lunch and before-/after-care options are available

DJ RANCH

Phone: 403-938-2469

Email: pam@djranch.ca

Website: http://www.djranch.ca

Phone: 403-669-3603

Want to get up close and personal with a horse? Our day camps offer your child (seven to 17 years old) a safe, fun-filled, weekly educational experience! Learn how to catch, halter, lead, groom and ride a horse. Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm with a fun ‘show and tell’ on Friday afternoons. Year-round lessons and birthday parties also offered.

EUREKA EQUESTRIAN

Email: info@eurekaequestrian.com

Website: http://www.eurekaequestrian.com

Eureka Equestrian, Calgary’s premier English riding program for riders ages five+. Competitive rates! Riders compete at shows from beginner to provincial championships. We pride ourselves on first class lessons, training, service and results. Our program is based on safety, learning, horsemanship and fun. Small class sizes and an individualized, personal program to cater to your rider’s needs. Two- to five-day Summer Camps for ages five to 15 booking now! Located in Priddis.

GRIFFIN VALLEY RANCH INC.

Address: Box 789 Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9

Phone: 403-932-7433

Email: info@griffinvalleyranch.ca

Website: http://www.griffinvalleyranch.ca

Horse Sense Summer Camp. During July and August, we offer a fun-filled, weeklong adventure on horseback for children ages six to 16. Participants are bussed to and from Calgary and area daily. Each weekly session focuses on safety, basic riding skills and the importance of caring for horses. For more information, visit our website.

HORSES R COOL RIDING SCHOOL LTD.

Phone: 403-932-5323

Email: dchbeaupre@aol.com

Website: http://www.horsesrcool.com

Weekly summer horsemanship camps for ages six and up in July and August. Individual and small group lessons for ages four and up in Spring, Summer and Fall. For more information, call or email.

KAYBEN FARMS

Phone: 403-995-5509

Email: judy@kayben.com

Website: http//www.kayben.com

Kayben FarmsKayben’s summer day camps are a week of natural play - fueled by imagination - where building and creating come first. The campers will go back to nature and a time where you could spend the day outside making your own fun. Guided by our enthusiastic and trained staff the campers will interact with the animals, listen to nature, play and contribute to the farm. July 11 to August 27, 2016.

THE CITY OF CALGARY: NATURE DAY CAMPS

Address: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary - 2425, 9 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://www.calgary.ca/parksguide

City of CalgaryBugs, birds and belly laughs - our nature day camps are a hoot! Register your child for an action-packed adventure this summer. Half- and full-day camps are available from July through August for children ages four to 12. Childcare is available upon request.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Science, Technology & Math

AERO SPACE MUSEUM OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-250-3752

Email: info@asmac.ab.ca

Website: http://asmac.ab.ca/visit/summer-camps

Fly away with the Aero Space Museum of Calgary with aviation summer camps! Join us throughout July and August for specialized two-day camps focusing on flight and aviation, and watch as your children reach for the skies! Camps are recommended for ages five to 11, and are suitable for girls and boys.

BRICKINEERS

Phone: 587-966-5346

Email: brickineers@gmail.com

Website: http://brickineers.com

Brickineers activities nurture children’s natural interests in creating and programming robots. After-school classes and camps are organized by grades matching intellectual needs of children in different stages of growth. Children to Grade 4 enjoy Lego® creations and visual programming, whereas older children choose advanced Lego® or VEX Robotic platforms and Robot C. The fun is in creative design and collaboration. The pride is in the build. Facilitated by an Electrical Engineer and experienced educator!

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Phone: 403-457-5530

Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com

Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

Brick4KidsAs Calgary’s leading Lego® program provider, we deliver customized projects with engaging themes that inspire kids’ imaginations, foster creativity and develop an understanding of how things work in a fun, social setting! Activity stations cover design and construction using traditional brick sculptures, motorized technic machines and Lego® art mosaics. 27 themes across 17 locations including (new!) Jurassic Brick Land, Explorer Quest and Galaxy Far Away along with favorites Mining and Crafting, Jr. Robotics, Stop Motion, EV3 Mindstorms and more!

BYTE CAMP

Phone: 1-888-808-2983

Email: dave@bytecamp.ca

Website: http://bytecamp.ca

Byte CampWe help to empower your kids with the confidence and skills to be Creators and Innovators in New Media (and we have fun too!). Byte Camp is returning this summer with its popular Creative Technology camps in Calgary! Since 2003, over 20,000 kids have been exploring their digital creativity in our Game Design, Animation, Coding, Video Editing and other new media classes. Join us this summer at 40-day camps in 8 convenient locations around Calgary, 9am to 4pm, ages 9 to 12 and 11 to 14.

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

Phone: 587-349-4555

Email: Calgary@engineeringforkids.com

Website: http://www.engineeringforkids.com/calgary

Let their imagination run wild this summer with our STEM based summer camps. Superhero’s? Olympians? Minecraft Gurus? We have it all. Pack your bags engineers and get ready for an adventure! Brave the seas, avenge your superhero league, or travel the world! EFK offers a diverse selection of themed camps to give your child the summer of a lifetime. Keep their growing minds engaged even when schools out!

JUNIOTECH KIDS ACADEMY

Phone: 403-651-8751

Email: inbox@juniotech.com

Website: http://juniotech.com

Our dearest junior techs out there! Looking for something unique and original, yet something smart to learn, show off and brag about? Join our one-of-a-kind JunioTech camps and classes at U of C! We will teach you how to solve Rubiks Cube, build Lego® EV3 robot that can solve it; do FLL and Sumo Robot challenges and competitions; have fun learning Python, HTML and NAO robot programming.

MAD SCIENCE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA

Address: Various Locations All Over Calgary

Phone: 403-263-4140

Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net

Website: http://calgary.madscience.org

Mad ScienceOur mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children using hands-on science. Offering science camps in Calgary for 20 years now, we are one of the longest running science camp providers. Our professional, experienced team of Mad Scientists get our campers having so much fun they forget they’re learning! This year’s exciting camps are Brixology with Lego® Bricks, Red Hot Robots, Mini Mad Lab and Little Inventors.

MICROSOFT CHINOOK CENTRE YOUTHSPARK SUMMER CAMPS

Address: Chinook Centre

Phone: 587-390-6780

Email: ralayng@microsoft.com

FREE! Kids ages 8 and up learn how to create their own games and apps, and turn their business ideas into a reality, in a fun and supportive environment—the Microsoft Store. All camps are free and run from the beginning of July to end of August. Register today at www.microsoftstore.com/chinookcentre!

MINDFUEL (SCIENCE ALBERTA FOUNDATION)

Phone: 403-220-0077

Email: Info@mindfuel.ca

Website: https://mindfuel.ca/summer-camps

Invent-O-Rama! Ever thought of a great invention but didn’t know what to do next? Wonder what it’s like to create the next greatest gadget? Join us for a fun week of inventing, creating, building and sharing. Work with other young innovators to find solutions to real-world issues and understand how to bring your ideas to reality. Ages 10-14. July Registration: July 25 – 29, 2016August Registration: August 8 – 12, 2016.

ROOTS 2 STEM

Email: info@roots2stem.ca

Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Roots 2 STEM provides hands-on experiential home school, evening and professional day programs and summer camps for ages six to 17. Themes include Star Wars, Mars Exploration, App Development, Robotics, Wearable Art, Coding for Girls, Discover Your Inner Engineer, Maker. Roots 2 STEM provides a safe and stimulating environment where young engineers and scientists can grow to their full potential while having fun and meeting new friends.

SPACEPORT

Phone: 403-717-7678

Website: http://yycspaceport.com

Calling all future astronauts and pilots! Give your child the chance to explore science, space and aviation this summer at SpacePort, located at the Calgary International Airport.

STEM LEARNING LAB

Email: sava@stemlearninglab.com

Website: www.stemlearninglab.com

 

STEM Learning Lab Summer Camps give children memories and skills that last a lifetime! From building and programming Robots, to Designing Apps or Creating hands-on projects that combine Art and Technology, our campers walk away better prepared and excited about a future filled with technology, creativity and innovation! Our expert educators and scientists have designed many exciting camps including: Robotics, Coding, Minecraft, App Development, Girls ONLY Robotics, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Beayerhead Builders, Wearable Tech, Maker Madness & more.

 

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Special Kids

CAMP AMICUS (FOOTHILLS ACADEMY)

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400, Ext. 252

Email: csintake@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org/amicus-programs-camps

Camp AmicusFor children/teens ages eight to 16 with Learning Disabilities/ADHD, Camp Amicus offers day camps in Calgary. Campers participate in a wide variety of activities including horseback riding, swimming, games, crafts and much more. Camp goals are to increase the campers’ confidence, self-esteem and social skills in a fun and safe environment. A low camper-to-counselor ratio is provided.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Sports & Recreation

ARES PENTATHLON & FENCING CLUB

Phone: 4038071737

Email: camps@arespentathlon.ca

Website: www.arespentathlon.ca

 

 

Modern Pentathlon is a unique Olympic sport that allows youth to participate in multiple activities for fun and to develop their overall athleticism.  Our summer camps introduce youth aged 9 to 16 to Pentathlon, offering the chance to try four of the five disciplines: fencing, swimming, running and shooting (using safe laser pistols). This is a great summer camp with activities inside and out, taking place at Talisman Centre!

 

 

CALGARY AQUABELLES SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING CLUB

Address: 2225 Macleod Trail South

Phone: 403-209-2941

Email: registrar@calgaryaquabelles.com

Website: http://aquabelles.com

Phone: 403-613-5108

Synchronized swimming is open to boys and girls, ages six to 12, who love to swim, enjoy music and like dance or gymnastics. It fosters fun and friendships as the swimmers learn skills together while supporting each other’s progress. The Club fosters the love of synchronized swimming by offering a variety of programs to fit every need: pre-competitive, competitive and summer camps. Come be a part of the ultimate team sport!

CALGARY CLIMBING CENTRE

Address: Three Locations

Phone: 587-230-0189

Email: hanger@calgaryclimbing.com

Website: http://calgaryclimbing.com

Address: Newest facility: 588 Aero Drive NE

Let’s Climb Together! There are three convenient locations: Stronghold Northwest, Chinook Southeast and our newest facility, Hanger Northeast. It has a new ClimbPark with exciting vertical challenge elements designed with fun in mind. We have a Jump Tower, Maze, Balance Pillars, Freefall Slide, Speed walls and more. Come test yourself on our walls or book a birthday party, kids climbing camp, lesson, team-building group or join a training team.

CALGARY TORPEDOES WATER POLO CLUB

Address: Talisman Center

Phone: 403-606-1939

Website: http://calgarytorpedoes.com

Water polo is the toughest sport your son will ever Love. Build character and discipline in a fun, competitive environment. Learn to swim and play! 14U/16U/19U National League Teams. Travel Teams.

CLARK POWER SKATING

Phone: 403-228-7110

Email: lisa@clarkskate.com

Website: http://clarkskate.com

The Clark Power Skating program offers power skating camps and team sessions for ringette and hockey players wanting to improve their game and maximize their potential. This quality program is taught by a professional instructor, and is for kids ages five to 17 years. Excellent skater-to-coach teaching ratio between 4:1 and 5:1 at all camps. Improve your skating, improve your game and have fun too!

IRONWILL FOOTBALL

Phone: 403-667-0214

Email: ironwillfootball@gmail.com

Website: http://ironwillfootball.ca

Ironwill Football Performance Camps are for players seeking to improve their football skills, positional skills and football intelligence. We offer year-round non-contact camps and a week long full day summer camps in Calgary to players ages eight to 16 years old. We believe that off-season skill development is vital to a player’s on-field success. Our priority is to deliver outstanding coaching so players can learn in a positive and safe environment. See you on the field!

NBC CAMPS

Phone: 1-800-406-3926

Email: shawn@nbccamps.com

Website: http://nbccamps.com

NBC Camps is the world’s largest overnight sports camps, with 14 great day camp and residential Basketball and Volleyball options in the Calgary area: Junior camps, for elementary school-aged kids, up through middle school, and Elite high school player camps. Find out why nearly 2,000 kids in Alberta every year attend NBC Camps. ‘Superior Athletic and Life Skills Training’ for all ages.

PEDALHEADS®

Phone: 1-888-886-6464

Email: info@pedalheads.com

Website: http://pedalheads.com

PedalheadsPedalheads is a safe, fun and challenging learn to ride bike camp for kids ages two to 15. Since 1995, we have taught over 200,000 kids how to ride. Using our own Pedalheads® teaching methods, we use small classes and exceptional instructors to get your kids off of training wheels and riding! Our comprehensive program opens up a world of opportunities for a lifetime of cycling.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN DIVING CLUB

Phone: 587-887-5398

Email: rockymountaindiving.info@gmail.com

Website: http://rockymountaindiving.ca

Rocky Mountain Diving Club (RMDC) offers recreational Learn-to-Dive and pre-competitive programs for all ages. Our goal is to provide quality technical springboard and platform diving instruction at the introductory level in a safe, controlled and fun environment. We incorporate trampoline and dry board training, as well as dry land strength and flexibility conditioning into all lessons.

ROYAL CITY SOCCER CLUB

Phone: 1-800-427-0536

Email: info@royalsoccer.com

Website: http://royalsoccer.com

Royal City Soccer Club is celebrating its 23rd Annual Summer Soccer Camps: the #1 grassroots soccer camp in Canada. Open to boys and girls ages five to 13, we offer our camps in 10 different locations throughout Calgary during July and August.

SPORTBALL

Phone: 403-452-0325

Email: calgary@sportball.ca

Website: http://sportball.ca

Fun for boys and girls ages 16 months to 12 years! Sportball is committed to children’s health and fitness through high-energy, non-competitive sports games and activities. With developmentally-appropriate lesson plans and creative storylines, we coach with purpose to help our Sportball kids refine their motor, social and sport skills. Contact us to ask for a free trial class or to learn more about Sportball camps and programs in your area.

SURFSET YYC FITNESS AND WELLNESS STUDIO

Phone: 587-353-7873

Email: info@surfsetyyc.com

Website: http://surfsetyyc.com

School’s out, Surf’s up! Surfset YYC Fitness and Wellness Studio is offering Summer Camps for kids ages eight to 13. The program runs from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday. Have fun participating in surf-inspired fitness classes, doing surf and beach related arts and crafts and other games and activities. Learn cool surf moves you can take to the beach: Duck Dives, Pop-ups, 180s, Hawaiian Get Ups and more! Register at surfsetyyc.com/summercamps. For more information, call 587-353-SURF.

THE CRUX CLIMBING & BOULDERING

Address: Bay 9, 1415 - 28 Street NE

Phone: 403-235-CRUX (2789)

Website: http://thecruxclimbing.com

Climb on! The Crux, Calgary’s tallest wall climbing facility, offers exciting Summer Adventure Camps and birthday parties for all ages and abilities! Our Summer Adventure Camps, led by certified staff, teach the basics of climbing, indoor climbing skills and offer a variety of other activities to keep your kids active and engaged. For more information, visit our website or give us a call to book your July/August summer camp, birthday party or family climbing experience.

TRACK ATTACK!

Phone: 403-869-8272

Email: tara@trackattackcalgary.com

Website: http://trackattackcalgary.com

Track Attack! is a Calgary-based children’s day camp designed to instill confidence through the fundamentals of track and field. The camp offers athletes an opportunity to learn and build upon basic track and field skills like hurdles, shot put, high jump and sprint starts, among others. There will also be a workout every day along with strength, flexibility and balance components.

WINSPORT SUMMER CAMPS

Phone: 403-247-5452

Email: info@winsport.ca

Website: http://winsport.ca

WinSport offers a wide range of exciting camps for kids ages four to 14. Choose between Sport and Adventure, Mountain Biking, Hockey and Ringette, and your child will stay busy and active all day. Camps include plenty of fun activities including mini-golf, luge, trampoline, climbing wall and even weekly field trips. WinSport’s passionate instructors give kids the motivation to move with competence and confidence not only in sport, but in all aspects of life.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Theatre

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1

Email: cypt@cypt.ca

Website: http://cypt.ca

CYPTIt’s The Summer of Survival here at CYPT, which means we’re up to all kinds of survival-themed drama fun! Hungry for Hunger Games? Indulging in Divergent? Or maybe you just love to act! Join us for our weeklong, two-week and teen-intensive camps in north and south Calgary locations - a perfect theatrical getaway for dramatic kids ages four to 17. This summer, let the Games begin!

QUEST THEATRE

Address: Bay 9, 6143 - 4 Street SE

Phone: 403-264-8575

Email: camps@questtheatre.org

Website: http://questtheatre.org

Quest TheatreQuest Theatre Camps celebrate the organic, ridiculous and brilliant creations of your child. Kids ages six to 14 explore the world of live performance with experienced artists who love to share their passion for theatre. Children gain self-esteem, confidence, communication tools and friends. Two convenient locations make this play twice the fun for everyone! Register online or call 403-264-8575.

TEATRO EN ESPAñOL GATO NEGRO

Phone: 403-813-8410

Email: gatonegroteatro@gmail.com

Website: http://teatrogatonegro.com

For ages six and up. Acting classes in Spanish with Teatro en Español Gato Negro. Fabulosos. Half-day and full-day camps. Build confidence. Develop creativity. Get to know Hispanic culture and literature, improving, learning and practicing Spanish in a fun way through the magical world of theatre.

THEATRE SCHOOL AT STORYBOOK THEATRE

Address: 375 Bermuda Drive NW

Phone: 403-216-0808, Ext. 1

Email: tickets@storybooktheatre.org

Website: http://storybooktheatre.org/theatreschool

StoryBook Theatre offers one-week and three-week summer camp sessions for students of all ages. Our one-week camps (for kids ages six to 14) give our students the chance to work on the fundamentals of acting and to create a show within a week to share with their friends and families. Our three-week Summer Spotlight Program (for kids ages 10 to 16) gives those students, who want a greater challenge, the opportunity to work intensively in musical theatre, culminating in a one-act musical, which will be open to the public for viewing.

Day Camps & Summer Programs - Tutoring

ACADEMY FOR MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE

Address: Northwest - Brentwood

Phone: 403-338-0008

Email: academy@tutoralberta.com

Website: http://tutoralberta.com

Address: Northeast - Temple Crossing

Phone: 403-590-8385

Address: Southeast - Shoppes of Bridlewood

Phone: 403-201-5050

Keep your child’s mind active this summer with one of our skill-building programs. The Academy offers full-day and half-day summer camps and year-round programs. Our Li’l Learners program for ages four to six builds Math and Reading skills. Our full-day camps (Northwest and Northeast) offer morning Math and Language Arts instruction and afternoons filled with incredible art and drama activities, our Young Detectives program and Super Science. We also offer high school tutoring for Math, Language Arts, Essay Writing, Chemistry and Physics.

CALGARY LEARNING INSTITUTE LTD

Phone: 403-285-3555

Email: registrar@calgarylearning.com

Website: http://calgarylearning.com

Calgary Learning is offering educational summer camp for children ages five to 12 years old. They will be engaged in various activities to enhance their learning during the summer holidays. This is an excellent program for students to sharpen their math, reading and computer skills. Parents can choose two-, three- or five-day camps. Enjoy weekly field trips to Prairie Winds Park. Summer Tutoring is also available for older students.

CALGARY TUTORING CENTRE

Phone: 403-475-3435

Email: info@calgarytutoringcentre.com

Website: http://calgarytutoringcentre.com

Education opens opportunities, and we help your child to excel in school. Calgary Tutoring Centre is a leading tutoring company that provides one-on-one tutoring to all students and grade levels. We provide high quality, affordable, customized tutoring and mentoring from the comfort of your own home. Our goal is to help students achieve and realize their full potential by increasing their self-confidence, become independent learners and achieve academic success.

KUMON MATH & READING CENTRES OF CALGARY

Address: 18 Locations in Calgary

Phone: 1-800-222-6824

Website: http://kumon.ca

Every day is an opportunity for learning and growth, and the summer is no exception. Kumon offers math and reading enrichment programs all year long so students continue to advance. They maintain their ‘mental momentum’ over the summer and ease into the new school year with sharp skills, ready for new challenges. If you’ve been thinking about Kumon for your child, summer is a great time to start.

Residential Camps

ALBERTA PIONEER CAMP

Phone: 403-638-2660

Email: info@pioneercamps.ab.ca

Website: http://pioneercamps.ab.ca

We love kids. We love seeing them discover they can do more than they realize, watching them develop lifelong friendships, listening to their laughter, seeing them grow and mature as they discover how much God loves them. We are committed to seeing young people transformed by the love of God actively at work in their lives.

CAMP AMICUS (FOOTHILLS ACADEMY)

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400, Ext. 252

Email: csintake@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org/amicus-programs-camps

Camp AmicusFor children/teens ages eight to 16 with Learning Disabilities/ADHD, Camp Amicus offers overnight camps in Nordegg, Alberta. Campers participate in a wide variety of activities including horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, ropes courses, games and more. Camp goals are to increase the campers’ confidence, self-esteem and social skills in a fun and safe environment. A low camper-to-counselor ratio is provided. Transportation is provided from Calgary and Red Deer.

CAMP CADICASU

Phone: 403-851-8124

Email: info@cadicasu.com

Website: http://cadicasu.com

Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed overnight camp in Kananaskis Country, Alberta for children ages eight to 16. Since 1930, we have been a haven for kids to experience the joys of summer, make new friends and be supported by a dedicated staff team. Our camp is a place that welcomes everyone and embraces individuality. We give campers a safe space to be themselves without the pressure of our modern society.

CAMP CHESTERMERE

Phone: 403-272-6030

Email: campoffice@campchestermere.com

Website: http://campchestermere.com

Camp Chestermere: A Place to Belong. We have Day and Overnight Camps for kids ages five to 18 starting in July! This summer, we’ve got some amazing new additions that you don’t want to miss, including: Water Jet Packs, Water Balls and Sea Spies! We are a multi-denominational Christian Camp located on the south side of lake Chestermere and for 63 years, we have invited youth from all walks of life to experience a place to belong.

CAMP FISH’N AROUND - YOUTHS CAN FISH 2

Phone: 403-719-0723

Email: youthscanfish2@shaw.ca

Youths Can Fish 2 Society is a local volunteer-based charity that provides youths from low income/poverty status family situations an opportunity to experience sponsored summer camps to learn fishing, conservation, survival skills and Canadian studies. Get to know us through our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter! Drop us a line at youthscanfish2@shaw.ca.

CAMP IMPEESA

Website: http://campimpeesa.ca

Surrounded by the Castle Wilderness near the Crowsnest Pass, Camp Impeesa is Alberta’s premiere high adventure summer residential camp. Suitable for boys and girls ages nine to 16. Join our trained adventure staff and full-time camp counselors for a week of high adventure.

CAMP KASOTA WEST

Address: Sylvan Lake, AB

Phone: 1-403-275-3636

Email: campkasotawest@gmail.com

Website: http://campkasotawest.com

Camp Kasota West, located on the shores of Sylvan Lake, is a residential camp for children and youth. Trained counselors provide programming including archery, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, crafts, campfires, discovery hour. Specialty programs: Sailing and Counselors-in-Training. Transportation from Calgary provided. The camp is accredited by the Alberta Camping Association and the United Church. For more information and to register online, visit the website.

CAMP KURIAKOS

Phone: 1-403-746-2702

Email: info@kuriakos.ab.ca

Website: http://kuriakos.ab.ca

Welcome to Kuriakos! Located on Sylvan Lake, we are an industry-accredited year-round camping and outdoor education centre, specializing in summer camps and school programs for all ages. Kuriakos offers programs for kids, youth, adults and families. Every day is filled with adventure, learning and laughter in a Christ-centered community. It doesn’t get any better! Want to join us? Contact our office. Because you belong at camp!

NBC CAMPS

Phone: 1-800-406-3926

Email: shawn@nbccamps.com

Website: http://nbccamps.com

NBC Camps is the world’s largest overnight sports camps, with 14 great day camp and residential Basketball and Volleyball options in the Calgary area: Junior camps, for elementary school-aged kids, up through middle school, and Elite high school player camps. Find out why nearly 2,000 kids in Alberta every year attend NBC Camps. ‘Superior Athletic and Life Skills Training’ for all ages.

YOUTHWRITE

Phone: 1-780-996-4962

Email: info@youthwrite.com

Website: http://youthwrite.com

For kids who love to write… just about anything!© Alberta’s premier writing camps - our 20th year of the write stuff! Join us at Winter WordPlay (a January writing weekend) or YouthWrite summer camps (every July in Edmonton or Camp Chief Hector near Canmore). Young writers work with acclaimed Albertan and Canadian authors in a variety of disciplines: fiction, poetry/songwriting, video-game writing, screenwriting/playwriting, journalism, illustration/graphic novel writing, etc., with extra-curricular guests, hijinx and wordplayful fun! For ages 11 to 19.

Supplies & Services

CALGARY TRANSIT

Phone: 3-1-1

Website: http://calgarytransit.com/ride

Calgary Transit can take you anywhere you need to go - even camp! With more trains and buses running all weekend long than ever before, nowhere is out of reach. Explore the city while being easy on the environment and get where you need to go with Calgary Transit!

MABEL’S LABELS

Phone: 1-866-306-2235

Email: info@mabelslabels.com

Website: http://mabelslabels.com

Founded by four moms, Mabel’s Labels is the leading provider of super durable labels for the stuff kids lose!® Our award-winning products are laundry, dishwasher and microwave-safe and 100 per cent guaranteed. Available in a choice of fun colors and icons and personalized with your child’s name, our labels are perfect for bottles, sippy cups, school supplies, clothes, backpacks and more!

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