Summer Camp & Program Guide - 2017

GENERAL: MULTIPLE THEMES & ACTIVITIES

ABOVE AND BEYOND – HIGH TECH SUMMER CAMPS

Phone: (403) 860-2715

Email: dennis@robots.education

Website: http://www.robots.education/summercamps

Our "Above and Beyond" Summer Camps immerse your child into the world of 21st century technology, including 3D Printing and Robotics. We offer a range of high-tech camps that appeal to boys AND girls, and we’ve helped more than 10,000 children learn robotics. 97% of all program participants would recommend our programs to friends and family. No Experience Necessary. You’ll be amazed at what your child can do!

ACTIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS LTD.

Phone: 403-473-0600

Email: info@activelearningprograms.ca

Website: http://activelearningprograms.ca

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

CALGARY JCC - SUMMER CAMPS

Phone: 403-253-8600, Ext. 0

Email: rpratt@cjcc.ca

Website: http://calgaryjcc.com

Camp JCC offers a variety of themed and specialized half- and full-day camps for children 3 to 12 years old. Whether your child loves sports or arts, we have a camp for you! All our camps include fun outdoor activities and pool time. Pre- and post-care and lunch programs are available for a fee. Camp JCC is open to everyone! 

CAMP INTROVERT AT MOUNTAIN CREEK RANCH

Phone: 403-472-5032

Email: fun@campintrovert.com

Website: http://campintrovert.com

Treat your introvert child to a quiet, supportive, and fun camp experience designed with small group and individual experiences that introverts thrive on. Relaxing, peaceful country location. Reading, artwork, farm animals, music, writing, hiking, exploring nature. Self-esteem and confidence-building. 

COBB'S ADVENTURE PARK & CORN MAZE

Address: 1500, 84 Street NE

Phone: 403-210-2676

Email: ashley@cobbscornmaze.com

Website: http://cobbscornmaze.com

Cobb’s Corn Maze provides active summer camps for energetic kids ages 6 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. 

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Address: 2188 Brownsea Drive NW

Phone: 403-283-8348

Email: ggcinfo@calgarygirlguides.com

Website: http://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 5 to 17+ welcome. Women Leaders are needed in all communities. Volunteer today! 

HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Phone: 403-268-8500

Website: http://heritagepark.ca/education-programs/camps.html

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 6 to 14. 

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES

Address: Unit 505, 722 - 85 Street SW

Phone: 403-727-5991

Email: westsprings@josos.ca

Website: http://josos.ca

We offer fun weekly half-day and monthly full-day summer camps for children ages 3 to 6. We have different themes and your child will enjoy a variety of activities and a fun time in our indoor playground. You will receive a free family membership for July and August. Go to our website and register for any of our award-winning day camps for lots of summer fun! 

KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS CAMPS

Phone: 403-547-1020

Email: kaleidoscopekidspreschool@shaw.ca

Website: http://kaleidoscopekidspreschool.com

We offer a variety of themed summer camps for children ages 3 to 6. 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://kidsu.ca

Kids U introduces summer camp programs for July and August. Available at 5 days a week, we offer movement-based and Reggio-inspired camps for children ages 3 to 6. Children ages 6 to 12 can choose from a variety of themes at the SoccerGenius Centre (drop-off and pick-up available at select Kids U locations). Prices starting at $250 per week. For more information, visit kidsu.ca.

LEAP N’ LEARN PRESCHOOL AND OUT OF SCHOOL CARE

Address: 19369 Sheriff King Street SW

Phone: 403-453-1020

Email: summerprograms@leapnlearn.ca

Website: http://leapnlearn.ca

Leap n’ Learn Summer Programs - Summer camps for ages 5 to 12: Explore, inspire, discover, and challenge yourself. Young children are highly-charged and have inquisitive young minds and they learn best through direct, hands-on experiences with people and objects. Your child will have the opportunity to learn, grow, make new friends, and try new activities. Summer Preschool - for ages 3 to 5: Fun, educational, exciting opportunities for your children to learn about the world and themselves. There will be ample opportunities for outdoor play and fun. 

MID-SUN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Address: 50 Midpark Rise SE

Phone: 403-254-8058

Email: daycamp.director@midsun.org

Website: http://midsun.org

Mid-Sun Summer Day Camps offer programs for children ages 5 to 12. The Sunsations camps go on field trips and visit the lake every week. In addition to the off-site trips, your camper will spend the week playing games, staying active, and building friendships. Or if your camper wants to learn a new skill, we offer a unique variety of Specialty Camps. For more details, check out our website! 

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY - MRU CONSERVATORY

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6821

Email: conservatory@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://mtroyal.ca/conservatory

If you’re age 5+ 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. 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://mtroyal.ca/mrukids

Our MRU Kids camps are for ages 5 to 17. 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 over 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://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 6 to 10 and half-day camps for children ages 3 to 5. 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 - NORTHWEST CAMPUS

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: RegisterPreK@gmail.com

Website: http://Pre-KindergartenEd.com

Pre-Kindergarten and OSC Services offer an annual summer camp for ages 5 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, a 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.

Address: 20 Panatella Boulevard NW

Phone: 587-353-8101

Email: info@preschool101.net

Website: http://hpreschool101.net

Have fun and learn in the Summer! Preschool 101 offers weekly half-day Summer camps, designed for children 3 to 5 years of age. We make it fun and exciting for your child 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. 

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-210-0604

Website: http://seedlingsspanishpreschool.com

Full immersion in a very loving and enriched Reggio-inspired program. Also offering summer camps. The best place for your child to grow and learn Spanish. 

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

Phone: 403-259-4080

Email: vbs.caravan@gmail.com

Website: http://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://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. We currently offer: Summit Summer Jr, Summit Summer Intermediate, and Summit Summer Sr. Keep in mind that with these amazing themes, we also provide a daily swimming program which is included (weather dependant). Another cool feature this year is our Summit Leaders (for ages 12 to 15 only free programming) in Training program! Inquire for more information. 

TELUS SPARK

Phone: 403-817-6800

Email: info@sparkscience.ca

Website: http://sparkscience.ca

Build, explore, and innovate at a week-long TELUS Spark Summer Camp! Calgary’s science centre offers a number of engaging camps for kids ages 5 to 12 that explore a variety of fun and unique themes. Each camp registration includes supervised gallery exploration, hands-on activities, and a Dome Theatre show, not to mention some risk-taking and lots of free play. Spots are filling up quickly. Register early to secure your child’s spot. 

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Address: Various Locations

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://calgary.ca/recreation

Best Children’s Day Camp as voted by parents for the 2017 Parents’ Choice Awards! The Spring/Summer 2017 Program Guide is on stands or browse our online guide. More than fun and games! We offer award-winning day camps for children 2 to 12 years old, as well as 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://thethinksunpreschool.com

The Think Sun Preschool offers fun, creative half-day camps for 3, 4, and 5 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://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 3 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://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.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Address: Lutheran Church of our Saviour - 8831 Fairmount Drive SE

Phone: 403-253-1453

Website: http://oursaviourchurch.ca

Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. Join us from August 21 to 25. Everyone welcome throughout the year for our ongoing family events from infant to adult. 

VARSITY OUT OF SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Email: vcachild@telus.net

Website: http://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. 

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-532-1013

Website: http://vivo.ca

Your 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://YMCACalgary.org

From multi-activity and sport-specific camps to outdoor and overnight camps, we have camps to suit any kid from ages 3 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 central south Calgary); or a Camp Chief Hector overnight camp (just an hour west of Calgary). For more details, visit our camp guide at ymcacalgary.org/camps. Register today - camps are filling fast! 

YOUTHLINK CALGARY POLICE INTERPRETIVE CENTRE

Phone: 403-428-5465

Email: info@youthlinkcalgary.com

Website: http://youthlinkcalgary.com

Get ready for an awesome police adventure! Step into the shoes of a CPS officer and explore Calgary’s new police museum! Ride-along with HAWCS helicopter simulator, step on scene in the Forensics exhibit, snap a photo in a real police car. Summer camps include role-play scenarios, crime investigation, forensic experiments, CPF unit field trip, team challenges, and outdoor fun! There is free public admission from 10am to 4pm, Fridays and Saturdays (September to June), and Tuesdays to Saturdays (July and August). 

YYC SCHOOL AGE ADVENTURES

Phone: 587-586-0599

Email: yycadmnmngr@gmail.com

Website: http://yycschoolageadventures.ca

Learn to explore the past, survive the urban and rural jungles, create masterpieces, and fly to the moon! We are excited to offer five fantastic, differently-themed weeks filled with arts, crafts, and games to encourage new experiences and inspirations. Our weekly camps are for children ages 6 to 12, and run from July 10 to August 11. Our hours are from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - ARTS

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN (ACAD), CONTINUING EDUCATION

Phone: 403-284-7640

Email: coned@acad.ca

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

ACAD is the home of budding artists, entrepreneurs, designers + makers. Learn from professional artists + designers who enjoy helping young people explore their creativity + develop new skills. We provide an open, supportive studio environment for you to explore unique ideas + master new techniques. Classes are available all year. During the summer, we offer weeklong classes in drawing, digital painting, jewelry, photography, cartooning, fashion, sculpture + more!

ALIKI’S ART HOUSE ART CAMP/CLASSES

Address: 551 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-667-7020

Email: info@alikisarthouse.com

Website: http://alikisarthouse.com

A place and space where summer fun begins! Aliki’s proven seven-step system teaches children and teens how to draw in a variety of styles from realistic to abstract, while exploring a wide range of media. Start with a drawing camp, and move on to painting, sculpting, or art journaling. Students develop creativity and confidence they can use outside the studio for the rest of summer and forever. Never hear “I’m bored” again! Our teachers are artists passionate about art education. 

AMAZEARTS

Phone: 403-201-7226

Website: http://amazearts.com

Amazearts is an art facility located in Canyon Meadows, southwest Calgary. The Amazearts studio offers art classes for kids ages 3 to 15, homeschool 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. 

ARTS COMMONS

Phone: 403-294-9494

Email: artslearning@artscommons.ca

Website: http://artscommons.ca

SummerACT offers an exciting arts-infused learning experience for children ages 7 to 13 with a focus on musical theatre. With instructors providing hands-on instruction in drama, creative movement, and music, children get the opportunity to immerse themselves in creative discovery, fun, and learning. It’s the perfect way to eliminate summer boredom, improve artistic skills, and experience the thrill of performing on a real stage! No previous theatre experience required - everyone welcome! 

CALGARY ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (CASSA)

Phone: 403-271-0418

Email: info@calgaryartssummer.com

Website: http://calgaryartssummer.com

July: Musical Theatre Showtime, ages 9 to 19; Exploring the Arts Camp, an arts introduction, ages 4 to 10, half-/full-days; PlayWriting Camp, students write and perform their play, ages 7 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. 

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-DRAW (3729)

Email: calgary@youngrembrandts.com

Website: http://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://cuisineandchateau.com

Conveniently 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. 

POPPY INNOVATIONS

Phone: 403-919-0176

Email: hello@poppyinnovations.ca

Website: http://poppyinnovations.ca

Learn to grow, cook, and preserve your own food! We’re changing the way we eat for a healthier community. Hands-on classes and programs for children with their parents, and for adults and teens, too! Summer and PD day cooking camps and garden club for kids to discover their inner foodie! Various locations in Calgary. Schedule and registration available on our website. Join us for Edible Fun! 

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - DANCE

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Address: #20, 3616 - 52 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-210-0188

Email: directors@absolutedanceinc.com

Website: http://absolutedanceinc.com

Half-day camps for boys and girls ages 3 to 6 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 7 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 required. Register now!

DANCE WITH FRANCE

Address: 104, 8408 Elbow Drive SW

Phone: 403-243-2111

Email: info@dancewithfrance.ca

Website: http://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://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 1+. Register today!

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-282-0555

Email: info@freehousedance.com

Website: http://freehousedance.com

Hoppin’ & a-Boppin’Dance Camps: July 17 to 21 or August 14 to 18. No need to sweat about what to do with the kids this summer! We have half-day camps for kids ages 3 to 5 and full-day camps for ages 6 to 12 that will keep them busy while the sun is up and sleeping like a baby at night. Dance Intensive: August 21 to 25. A bold, daring, and intense immersion for dancers, age 11 years+, dancing at Pre-Inter level or higher, who yearn to go deeper into their dance education.

MCDONALD WILSON DANCE ACADEMY (MWDA)

Address: 5107, 33 Street NW (Brentwood)

Phone: 403-286-8119

Email: office@mwda.ca

Website: http://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.

PRESTIGE DANCE ACADEMY

Address: (North) Glenbrook Plaza - #134, 3715 - 51 Street SW

Phone: 403-873-7228

Email: prestigedanceacademy@hotmail.com

Website: http://prestigedance.com

Address: (South) Auburn Bay Station - #616, 100 Auburn Meadows Drive SW

Dance classes for ages 9 months and up, Summer Dance Camps, 8 week sessions, 10 month programs, recreational, and intensive programs available at both locations. Our goal is to establish positive self-esteem and passion for the art of dance. Come and dance with us!

PULSE STUDIOS

Phone: 403-452-2846

Email: info@pulsestudios.ca

Website: http://pulsestudios.ca

PULSE summer dance camps are a great way to learn what Hip Hop is all about! Learn Breaking, Popping, Locking, Hip Hop, and House! Campers will also learn the history of these dances and how they have changed over time. Other activities include learning other elements of Hip Hop culture: DJ’ing, Graffiti Art, and MC’ing, ending with an in-studio sharing celebration. Don’t miss out on this exciting and fun week of learning!

PURE MOTION DANCE COMPANY

Phone: 403-452-5722

Email: info@puremotiondance.ca

Website: http://puremotiondance.ca

Join us for a Beauty and the Beast, Moana Island Princess, Trolls, or Sparkle Unicorn camp! Your child will learn several dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Cheerleading, and Hip Hop. This is an educational and exciting opportunity for your child to learn about the world of dance while making new friends and having fun. Our camps incorporate dress-up days, storytelling, crafts, and more. Register online today!

SCHOOL OF ALBERTA BALLET - CALGARY STUDIOS

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

Phone: 403-245-2274

Email: calgarystudios@albertaballet.com

Website: http://schoolofalbertaballet.com

Dance your way through summer at the official training centre of Alberta Ballet! Summer programs range from preschool half-day camps to summer intensives for experienced students. Depending on level, camps include classes in Ballet, Workshop, Pre-Pointe or Pointe, Modern and Jazz, and will culminate in a demonstration for family and friends. Convenient downtown location. All ages and levels welcome. No audition necessary.

SOUL TO SOLE DANCE COMPANY LTD.

Phone: 403-253-7454

Email: soultosoleregistration@shaw.ca

Website: http://soultosoledance.ca

At Soul To Sole Dance Company Ltd., we offer classes in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Modern/Contemporary, Stretch and Conditioning, and Acro to students ages 3 to adult. We offer both recreational and competitive programs, ADAPT Tap and Jazz,  RAD Ballet Exams, and performing opportunities. Come and join us as we celebrate our 13th year in business in southeast Calgary!

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - GYMNASTICS

ALTADORE GYMNASTIC CLUB

Phone: 403-720-2711

Email: admin@altadoregym.com

Website: http://altadoregym.com

Join us for an action-packed summer at Altadore Gymnastic Club! Campers will participate in a variety of activities in and around the gym focusing on fundamentals and fun. Our qualified coaches work with campers in many different areas of gymnastics including Bars, Beams, Tumbling, and Trampolines with a variety of challenging games and fun activities. Each of our theme weeks includes special guests, activities, and a cool camp T-shirt.

CALGARY GYMNASTICS CENTRE

Phone: West (COP) Location: 403-242-1171

Email: info@calgarygymcentre.com

Website: http://calgarygymcentre.com

Phone: North (Country Hills Boulevard) location: 587-319-2231

Email: infonorth@calgarygymcentre.com

The Calgary Gymnastics Centre offers programs for all ages and levels from 4 months to Adult. With two locations in Calgary (Canada Olympic Park and Country Hills Blvd) we offer quality gymnastics instruction to each participant registered in our programs. Regardless if you are a recreational athlete looking for a little fun and fitness, or an international athlete ‘Going for the Gold’, the Calgary Gymnastics Centre has it all!

CALGARY STARS GYMNASTICS & CHEERLEADING CENTRE

Phone: 403-503-0662

Email: info@calgarystarsgym.com

Website: http://calgarystarsgym.com

We offer preschool, recreational, and competitive gymnastics & cheerleading conveniently located at Memorial Drive and Shaganappi Trail. Calgary’s longest and most experienced Cheer Program in Calgary, cheering 13 years strong! Day camps also available. Our experienced instructors will make sure it is an experience your child will flip over!

FLIP FACTORY INC.

Address: Bay 1, 4500 - 5 Street NE

Phone: 403-265-2656

Email: info@flip-factory.com

Website: http://flip-factory.com

Flipping Fantastic full-day camps for 6 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 - a once in a lifetime opportunity to train alongside elite level circus performers and international coaches, including former Cirque stars.

GYMTASTICS GYM CLUB

Phone: 403-254-9010

Email: inquire@gymtastics.ca

Website: http://gymtastics.ca

Gymtastics is offering fantastic, fun-filled active Summer Camps. Great theme weeks, for ages 4 to 12, and let’s not forget our super energetic staff! Our coaches lead a variety of tumbling and trampoline, sports, games, gymnastics activities, and so much more!

KYLE SHEWFELT GYMNASTICS

Phone: 587-349-2004

Email: info@ksgymnastics.com

Website: http://kyleshewfeltgymnastics.com

Join us for Calgary’s Best Summer Gymnastics Camp! We’ve got a rockstar team of experienced and engaging instructors who are already planning their Whacky Wednesday costumes! Each camp includes hours of Gymnastics (obviously!) and fun themed crafts, games, and special guests. Our recreational-focused camps are for ages 4 to 12. Full- and Half-Day options available. All abilities welcome. Our camps fill up quickly so register online or in person today! High Five!

STAMPEDE CITY GYMNASTIC CLUB

Address: 122, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-275-4722

Email: office@stampedecitygym.com

Website: http://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 4 and up for half-day camps from 8:30am to 12Noon or 1 to 4:30pm. Ages 6 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 - MARTIAL ARTS

BLACK BELT JUNG’S TAEKWONDO

Phone: 403-800-9005

Email: jungstaekwondo@gmail.com

Website: http://masterjung.com

Summer camp is open to everyone with or without Martial Arts experience. Build creativity, confidence, and friendship. Learn self-defence, Martial Arts, and much more with creative camp activities! For more information about our popular summer camp program, give us a call or register online.

JEONG TAEKWONDO

Phone: 403-454-2738

Email: jeongtkd@shaw.ca

Website: http://jeongtkd.com

We host fun summer camps for children (ages 4 to 12) every week in July, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm. Activities include taekwondo, Zumba kids fitness classes, games, fine art classes, crafts, and more! Children should bring snacks, lunch, water bottles, and sports wear. Free camp T-shirts will be provided. To register, call us or visit our academy!

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO CALGARY

Phone: 403-460-2472

Email: info@masterrim.com

Website: http://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. Conveniently located in southwest and northwest Calgary.

RED PHOENIX TAE KWON DO AND MARTIAL ARTS CENTRE

Phone: 403-277-7937

Email: info@redpx.com

Website: http://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 (3-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

CANTARÉ CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantarechildrenschoir@shaw.ca

Website: http://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Come sing with us…the music experience of a lifetime awaits! CantaréChildren’s Choir invites boys and girls ages 6 to 18 to join one of our four award-winning ensembles led by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie. Younger singers, ages 3 to 7, 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.

CHINOOK SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Phone: 403-246-8446

Email: info@chinookschoolofmusic.com

Website: http://chinookschoolofmusic.com

Summer! Music Kids in the Park: Join our circle in the park as we sing and make music with a special summer curriculum. Summer Camps for ages 3 to 5: singing, instrument play, movement, crafts, and more! Magical Melodies: July 10 to 14, 1 to 3pm or August 28 to September 1, 1 to 3pm. Rockin Rhythms: July 24 to 28, 1 to 3pm. Private lessons for children ages 5+ in piano, violin, ukulele, voice, guitar, drums, cello, flute, and musical theatre. Call us today.

DOREMI CLUB™ MUSIC AND ARTS CENTRE

Phone: 403-246-5533

Email: info@doremiclubcanada.com

Website: http://doremiclubcanada.com

Calgary’s Premiere music and arts school offering interactive and engaging classes for young children ages 0 to 6. 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.

KEYBOARD ACADEMY

Address: #203, 4803 Centre Street N

Phone: 403-277-2987

Website: http://keyboardacademy.ca

Address: B, 8411 Elbow Drive SW

Phone: 403-255-0010

Music lessons for experienced or beginners, ages 5 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 6 to 8 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://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Kodály Music Explorers has been Calgary’s most beloved early childhood music program for more than 20 years. Children ages 3 to 7 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 CENTRES

Address: 225, 58 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-252-8506

Email: calgarysouthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Website: http://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

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

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN®

Phone: 1-800-561-1692

Email: myc@myc.com

Website: http://myc.com

Music for Young Children® is the ideal way for kids to learn to play piano in an effective, supportive, and fun way! Our classes are small, our programs are age-appropriate, and our teachers are energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate about music. Spaces are limited. Register today to secure your spot!

 

MUSICA ACADEMY YAMAHA SCHOOL LTD.

Phone: 403-681-3117

Email: info@musicaacademy.com

Website: http://musicaacademy.com

Come discover a world of music through the Yamaha method. We have classes for ages 2 to adults. Piano, keyboard, voice, violin, guitar, flute, etc. Festival and competitions are available. We have one weeklong camps for children ages 4 to 15 to explore the following instruments: Guitar Camp, Keyboard Fun Camp, Tiny Tunes Camp for Toddlers, etc.

PIANO LESSONS

Phone: 403-286-3810

Email: pianolessons@middlecstudio.ca

Website: http://middlecstudio.ca

Ages 3 and older enjoy learning to play the piano in a very homey and comfortable environment. Piano lessons are structured for each individual according to their needs and learning patterns. Lessons are offered for RCM preparation, rudiment theory, beginner trial, homeschooled, adults, and for relaxation and music enjoyment. Day and evening schedules available. Lots of flexibility with scheduled times to accommodate student.

SCHOOL OF ROCK - CALGARY

Phone: 587-353-ROCK (7625)

Email: calgary@schoolofrock.com

Website: http://calgary.schoolofrock.com

School 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 7 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.

SONATA SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Address: Unit 344, 2335 - 162 Avenue SW, Shoppes of Bridlewood

Phone: 403-256-8787

Email: music@sonatayamaha.com

Website: http://sonatayamaha.com

Come learn Music the Yamaha way! World-Famous Yamaha Group Music programs are at Sonata School! Programs for ages 2 and up. Yamaha explores music through all the senses, Ear, Sing, Play, and Reading activities, giving children motivation and confidence while making learning fun! Sign up now and watch as we encourage the musical talent in your child. We also offer private music lessons.

VIVA MUSICA ACADEMY OF MUSIC & ART

Phone: 403-374-2182

Website: http://vivamusicastudio.ca

Viva Musica aims to provide excellence in music and art education through the student-oriented technique. The school offers an environment where students of all ages effectively achieve their goals in musicianship. Students not only learn the necessary skills required for advancement but they also enjoy the pleasure of playing music as well.

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-234-9549

Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org

Website: http://youthsingers.org

This summer, get ready to “Gleek”Out! in a show choir camp with the Youth Singers of Calgary for ages 6 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

ALBERTA EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION

Phone: 403-253-4411 or 1-877-463-6233

Email: info@albertaequestrian.com

Website: http://albertaequestrian.com

Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) programs and services cover a wide range of equestrian activities for beginners to experts. Services range from reasonable cost insurance to areas of recreation, sport, education, breeds, and industry. The AEF administers the National English, Western, Driving Instructor/Coach Certification program including rider development. It provides support for all levels of competitions, and offers programs and services for the young and the young at heart in Alberta communities.

ALBORAK STABLE

Address: 62134 TWP Road 252

Phone: 403-932-4819

Email: mary.donnelly@xplornet.com

Website: http://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 unmounted sessions.

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://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: 3 to 4 years; 4 to 5 years; 5 to 7 years; 8 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://calgaryhumane.ca/camps

Camp 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://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://calgaryzoo.com

From tots starting at 4 years old to teens in Grade 9, join us and explore the zoo in our weeklong day camps running July 4 to August 25. Our deluxe zookeeper camp is back again due to popular demand. Qualified staff design original programs so kids can experience the zoo in a totally unique way. Each week includes animal encounters, zoo tours, and a hat with every registration. Bagged lunch and before/aftercare options are available.

DJRANCH

Phone: 403-819-0929

Email: pam@djranch.ca

Website: http://djranch.ca

Want to get up close and personal with a horse? Our day camps offer your child (ages 7 to 17) 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.

GRIFFIN VALLEY RANCH INC.

Address: Box 789 Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9

Phone: 403-932-7433

Email: info@griffinvalleyranch.ca

Website: http://griffinvalleyranch.ca

Horse Sense Summer Camp. During July and August, we offer a fun-filled, weeklong adventure on horseback for children ages 6 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://horsesrcool.com

Weekly summer horsemanship camps for ages 6 and up in July and August. Individual and small group lessons for ages 4 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://kayben.com

All day nature play - Kayben’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 and August.

THE CITY OF CALGARY: SUMMER NATURE DAY CAMPS

Address: Ralph Klein Park (12350, 84 Street SE)

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://calgary.ca/parksguide

Address: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary (2425, 9 Avenue SE)

Send your child on an action-packed nature adventure this summer! Campers will have a hoot discovering bugs, birds, buds and beyond, and exploring the great outdoors. Half- and full-day camps are available from July through August for children 4 to 12 years old. Pre- and post-care is available for most camps. Registration is required.

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & MATH

ABOVE AND BEYOND – HIGH TECH SUMMER CAMPS

Phone: (403) 860-2715

Email: dennis@robots.education

Website: http://www.robots.education/summercamps

Our "Above and Beyond" Summer Camps immerse your child into the world of 21st century technology, including 3D Printing and Robotics. We offer a range of high-tech camps that appeal to boys AND girls, and we’ve helped more than 10,000 children learn robotics. 97% of all program participants would recommend our programs to friends and family. No Experience Necessary. You’ll be amazed at what your child can do!

BRICKINEERS

Phone: 587-966-5346

Email: brickineers@gmail.com

Website: http://brickineers.com

Brickineers activities nurture children’s curiosity creating and programming robots. After-school classes and camps are designed to match intellectual needs of children in different stages of growth. Children to Grade 6 first enjoy LEGO® creations with WEDO visual programming, and then graduate to advanced LEGO® with Scratch or VEX Robotics with RobotC. 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

As 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! STEM activity stations include design, construction, and testing using traditional brick sculptures, motorized technic machines, and LEGO® art mosaics. 25 themes across 15 locations including (New!) Bat League, Pocket LE-GO!, and City Engineers 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

We 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 eight 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://engineeringforkids.com/calgary

Let their imagination run wild this summer with our STEM-based summer camps. Superheroes? 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! Engineering for Kids offers a diverse selection of themed camps to give your child the summer of a lifetime. Keep their growing minds engaged, even when school’s 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 A 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: Multiple Locations

Phone: 403-263-4140

Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net

Website: http://calgary.madscience.org

Our mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children using hands-on science. Offering science camps in Calgary for 21 years, 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 Radical Dragon Bots, Radical Hydraulic Arm Bots, Eureka! The Inventions Camp, Jr. Brixology with LEGO®, and Jr. Explorers. A Parents’Choice Award 1st Place Winner 2017.

ROOTS 2 STEM

Email: robert@roots2stem.ca

Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Roots 2 STEM offers weeklong summer camps focused on fun, hands-on learning in our 4,000 square foot ‘lab of discovery.’ Exciting programs this year include: robotics, coding for girls, aeronautical engineering, Mars exploration, Star Wars, remote controlled cars, app development, and new arts programs in photography, graphic design, and stained glass making. Our experienced engineering instructors will help your child learn new skills and build their confidence in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts.

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: info@stemlearninglab.com

Website: http://stemlearninglab.com

Robots, Minecraft, and pirates - oh my! Get creative in our hands-on STE(A)M summer camps and build your own tech mashups. Code an app, create 3D art, make a robot dance, or build a DIY Maker project - it’s up to you! Campers experience an exciting fusion of art and technology while learning valuable 21st-century skills. Besides, who wouldn’t like to discover hidden treasure?

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - SPECIAL KIDS

CALGARY APRAXIA PARENT EXCHANGE (CAPE)

Email: camp@calgaryapraxia.ca

Website: http://calgaryapraxia.ca

CAPE’s 2017 summer camp, Camp Chaos, is a fun camp run by SLPs that provide language-rich activities that children can enjoy along with peers that have similar communication challenges. The camp is available for children with Apraxia of Speech, suspected Apraxia, motor planning, or suspected motor planning speech disorders that are 3 to 8 years old. Subsidies are available for families as needed.

CAMP AMICUS (FOOTHILLS ACADEMY)

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400, Ext. 252

Email: csintake@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org/camp-amicus-day-camp/

For children/teens ages 8 to 18 with Learning Disabilities/ADHD, Camp Amicus offers day camps in Calgary. Campers participate in a wide variety of activities including canoeing, 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. New this year: Check out our Teen Leadership Camp! Financial assistance is available.

CHERRINGTONSAWERS

Phone: 403-686-3391

Email: info@cherringtonsawers.com

Website: http://cherringtonsawers.com

Our Developmental summer camps are designed for children from Preschool to Grade 8 with Developmental needs in one or more of the following areas: Speech, Fine Motor, Self-Regulation, and Social Skills. Groups run every week throughout July and August. Before- and after-camp care available on request. Visit our website for more details or to register your child for this fun-filled summer camp.

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - SPORTS & RECREATION

ALIEN IN-LINE

Phone: 403-262-4404

Email: info@alieninline.com

Website: http://alieninline.com

Alien In-Line Skate (AIL) Camp expert instructors will provide a fun summer camp experience for kids ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 12! Basic skating skills are introduced and reviewed so all can enjoy camp activities at a similar level. Original and fun, AIL games on skates are incorporated to build and further develop skating proficiency. Unique tricks and special skating skills are taught. Traditional camp activities will also be incorporated.

CALGARY CLIMBING CENTRE

Address: 588 Aero Drive NE

Phone: 587-230-0189

Email: hanger@calgaryclimbing.com

Website: http://calgaryclimbing.com

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: Repsol Sport Centre

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 5 to 17 years old. 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!

FIRST SERVE TENNIS

Phone: 403-243-6717

Email: tennis@thetennisacademy.ca

Website: http://firstservetennis.ca

First Serve Tennis is an affordable introductory tennis program offered throughout Calgary communities for ages 5 to 17. You can choose between morning, full-day (Varsity Only), and afternoon weekly lessons. First Serve Tennis is offered in Shawnessy, Patterson, North Glenmore Park, Stanley Park, Discovery Ridge, Varsity Community Centre, and Foothills Athletic Park.

GLENMORE SAILING CLUB

Phone: 403-238-2044

Email: youth@glenmoresailingclub.com

Website: http://glenmoresailingclub.com

Summer Youth Sailing Camps for youth ages 5 to 14 are a fun, affordable way to learn how to sail small boats under the instruction of nationally-certified instructors. Camps include both land- and water-based training. Other sailing and social activities include Family Friday Evenings; Wednesday Night Racing; Youth Racing Team; and Weekend Regattas. Visit glenmoresailingclub.com for details and the calendar of year-round social and sailing events.

GOLF CANADA CALGARY CENTRE

Phone: 403-640-3555

Email: golfcanadacentre@golfcanada.ca

Website: http://golfcanadacentre.ca

The Golf Canada Calgary Centre, just minutes from downtown, is a fully public family golf centre offering a Heated All-Season Championship Driving Range, Challenging 9 Hole Par 3 Course, 9 Hole Putting Course, Indoor Golf Simulators, and child-friendly services and programs for golfers of all ages and skill levels.

INJANATION

Phone: 587-353-4652

Email: programs@injanation.com

Website: http://injanation.com

The Power of Play. InjaNation offers something for everyone through camps that develop the participants’physical, cognitive, and emotional skills through movement and creativity on ninja warrior obstacles, climbing, trampolines, movement track, and art rooms.

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.

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE (FORMERLY TALISMAN CENTRE)

Address: 2225 MacLeod Trail South

Phone: 403-233-8393

Email: tcolumbus@repsolsport.com

Website: http://repsolsportcentre.com

CoreSPORT and SPORTainment is our exclusive two-pronged approach to delivering some of the coolest, most innovative, and exhilarating summer camp programming out there for ages 4 to 12. CoreSPORT everyday activities include free pre- and post-care, swim lessons, and sport discovery. Campers will experience the Ninja Chamber, Trampoline Park and Outdoor Skate Park, and more as part of the SPORTainment weekly activities. Sport Partner Camps include Dive, Fencing, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Water Polo, and Olympic Pentathlon.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN DIVING CLUB

Phone: 587-887-5398

Email: rockymountaindiving.info@gmail.com

Website: http://rockymountaindiving.ca

Children eager to develop skills in a variety of sports under professional supervision. Participants can expect to learn basic gymnastic, swimming, and trampoline skills as well as diving techniques. Campers will get the chance to jump off the one and three metre diving boards as well as the tower boards. This summer camp will also include an opportunity for participants to play in the gymnasium, engage in water games, and enjoy some outdoor play activities, too.

ROYAL CITY SOCCER CLUB

Phone: 1-800-427-0536

Email: info@royalsoccer.com

Website: http://royalsoccer.com

Royal City Soccer Club is celebrating its 25th Annual Summer Soccer Camps: the #1 grassroots soccer camp in Canada. Open to boys and girls ages 5 to 13, we offer our camps in 10 different locations throughout Calgary during July and August.

SAIT TROJANS ATHLETICS & RECREATION

Email: recreation@sait.ca

Website: http://sait.ca/recreation

From Fun and Fitness programs to sport-specific camps, we have something to suit children ages 5 to 17. Fun and Fitness programs will keep your child busy playing outdoor games, bowling, swimming, and every Friday we’ll visit a fun Calgary attraction. Or have your child train like a Trojan in one of our Athletic camps including basketball, volleyball, soccer, or hockey camp.

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.

STRYKER SPORTS

Phone: 403-256-5906

Email: coachescorner@shaw.ca

Website: http://strykersports.ca

Stryker Sports offers age-appropriate skill development programs in basketball and volleyball for ages 6 through 15 following the Sport Canada Long-Term Athletic Development model. Our coaches are experienced and well-trained. And while their focus is on helping the players develop their skills, we make sure the programs are fun for the kids. We offer spring, fall, and winter weekly programs as well as summer camps in locations around the Calgary area and Okotoks.

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.

THE TENNIS ACADEMY

Phone: 403-243-6717

Email: tennis@thetennisacademy.ca

Website: http://thetennisacademy.ca

Tennis Academy offers a variety of summer day camp options for ages 5 to 14. Two tennis lessons (with a certified professional), multi-sport activities, and lunch included daily with our Full-Day Recreational Tennis Camp. One tennis lesson and multi-sport activities are included with our half-day camp option. We are a designated Tennis Development Centre by Tennis Canada and the largest semi-private club in Western Canada.

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 has summer camps for kids ages 4 to 16 that offer the best learning environment in the city. We believe that sport is the perfect vehicle to help each child reach their greatest potential and show them who they are in life. This summer, we continue to offer award-winning mountain bike, hockey, and ringette programming, and we’re also introducing brand new camps and activities that include outdoor adventure and athletic development. We also have more girls-only programming than ever before.

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - THEATRE

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (CYPT)

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1

Email: cypt@cypt.ca

Website: http://cypt.ca

It’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 4 to 17. This summer, let the Games begin!

QUEST THEATRE

Phone: 403-264-8575

Email: admin@questtheatre.org

Website: http://questtheatre.org

Kids cultivate their imaginations while exploring the world of live performance alongside professional theatre artists. During our one- or two-week day camps, children write their own scripts! Create their own shows! Learn about acting! Each week concludes with a final performance. In the process, participants gain self-esteem, communication tools, and friends.  Located at St. Peter’s Anglican Church: 903, 75 Avenue SW. Runs July 3 to August 11.

STORYBOOK THEATRE SUMMER CAMPS

Email: tickets@storybooktheatre.org

Website: http://storybooktheatre.org

StoryBook Theatre offers one- and three-week summer camp sessions for students of all ages. Our one-week camps give students (ages 6 to 16) the opportunity to work on theatre fundamentals and to create a show within a week to share with their friends and families. Our three-week Summer Spotlight Program (ages 10 to 16) gives those students, who want a greater challenge, the experience in working intensively in musical theatre, culminating in a one-act musical, which will be open to the public for viewing.

THE CALGARY SOCIETY OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS (CSIF)

Phone: 403-205-4747

Email: production@csif.org

Website: http://csif.org/workshops/camps/

CSIF has three upcoming Summer Media Arts Camps for young aspiring filmmakers! Over the course of five days, participants will learn the basics of taking a movie from script to screen in intensive, hands-on, collaborative workshops. This excellent introduction to the art of film production will see participants write, direct, shoot, and edit a film. Upon completion, their film will be premiered at a public gala screening at CSIF. 

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 Lil Learners program (ages 4 to 6) builds Math and Reading skills. Our full-day camps (Northwest and Northeast) offer morning Math and Language Arts instruction and afternoons filled with computer coding, incredible art activities, our Young Detectives program, and Super Science. We also offer high school tutoring for Math, Language Arts, Essay Writing, Chemistry, and Physics.  

READING TOWN VARSITY

Phone: 403-454-2777

Email: varsity.readingtown@gmail.com

Website: http://varsity.readingtown.com

We constantly strive to be the world’s best learning centre and content provider, to maximize your children’s potential and cultivate them to be future global leaders. Reading Town’s curriculum is designed for comprehensive improvement in understanding, fluency, usage, accuracy, and expression. We are proud to say that our English assessment test, E-Scan, is the most reliable in the world. Our motto is ‘Assessment drives instruction!’

UCMAS - MENTAL MATH SCHOOLS

Phone: 403-512-1743

Email: alberta@ucmas.ca

Website: http://ucmas.ca

UCMAS is a brain development program for the age group of 4 to 13 year olds to develop their skills like Concentration, Focus, Listening, Visualization, Memory Power, Mental Math, and overall Self-Confidence. This program is being offered in over 5,700 centres in more than 55 countries. In Alberta, we have five centres in Calgary, one in Okotoks, Airdrie, Chestermere, Medicine Hat, and two centres in Edmonton.

DAY CAMPS & SUMMER PROGRAMS - WRITING

YOUTHWRITE

Phone: 1-780-996-4962

Email: info@youthwrite.com

Website: http://youthwrite.com

Please see our full listing under “Residential Camps.”

RESIDENTIAL CAMPS - 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/camp-amicus-overnight-camp/

For children/teens ages 9 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. Financial assistance is available. Check out our new Family Camp weekend!

CAMP HEALTH, HOPE & HAPPINESS

Phone: 1-780-429-3277

Email: coordinator@camphehoha.com

Website: http://camphehoha.com

Recreational summer camps for children and teenagers with every degree and type of disability, at a barrier-free facility located on sunny Lake Isle, 85 kilometres west of Edmonton. Counselors are trained to provide high-quality personal care (i.e., bathing, toileting) if necessary. Two nurses on call 24/7 and a fully-equipped onsite Medical Centre. Adapted activities include arts and crafts, climbing wall, zipline, swimming, canoeing, archery, barge rides, performing arts, and more!

RESIDENTIAL CAMPS - GENERAL

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 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 for children ages 8 to 16. For 87 years, we have been a haven for kids to experience the joys of summer and make new friends. Camp is the perfect place to unplug from routines and reconnect with nature. We give campers a safe space to be themselves without the pressure of our modern society.

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 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.

KURIAKOS

Phone: 1-403-746-2702

Email: info@kuriakos.ab.ca

Website: http://kuriakos.ab.ca

Where will you be this summer? Join us at Kuriakos! We offer 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! Located on Sylvan Lake, we are an industry-accredited camp and outdoor education centre. Want to join our community? 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.

YMCA CALGARY

Email: info@ymcacalgary.org

Website: http://YMCACalgary.org

Please see our full listing under “Daycamps - General: Multiple Themes & Activities.”

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 - over 20 years of the write stuff! Join us at Winter WordPlay (a January writing weekend) or YouthWrite summer camps (every July in Edmonton or Kamp Kiwanis near Bragg Creek). 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 extracurricular guests, hijinx, and wordplayful fun! For ages 11 to 19.

SUPPLIES & SERVICES

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, 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!

THE LUNCH LADY

Phone: 1-800-603-6656

Email: info@thelunchlady.ca

Website: http://thelunchlady.ca

The Lunch Lady is a Canadian company, providing fresh and healthy lunches to over 1,300 schools across Canada. We deliver healthy and nutritious meals to school children and encourage healthier attitudes toward food at school. We believe that schools educate by the choices they offer and our goal is to make it easier for schools to offer healthier choices. In addition to schools, we service camps, day cares, workplaces, and seniors.

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