Tweens & Teens Only Guide 2016

PARENTING DOESN’T STOP AFTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - AND NEITHER DO WE! FROM SUPPORT TO RESOURCES, PARTIES TO GETAWAYS AND CAMPS TO CLASSES, WE’VE GOT OPTIONS THAT YOUR TWEENS AND TEENS WILL ACTUALLY LIKE!

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Classes & Programs

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Phone: 403-210-0188

Email: directors@absolutedanceinc.com

Website: http://absolutedanceinc.com

Encouraging and cultivating a love of the art form makes Absolute Dance Calgary’s leading dance studio! Our roster is full of classes for all ages, abilities and experience levels, including Mom n’ Tot, Children’s, Youth, Teen and Adult classes. Offering high quality dance training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern/Lyrical and Musical Theatre. We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic staff and great customer service. Do we work hard? Absolutely!

ACAD CONTINUING EDUCATION

Phone: 403-284-7640

Email: coned@acad.ca

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

Hey, teens! ACAD is the home of budding artists, entrepreneurs, designers and makers. This July, immerse yourself in a weeklong studio camp in drawing, painting, jewelry, photography, cartooning, design or fashion. If you are making a portfolio, our two-week Arts Academy Camp explores different mediums, processes and techniques. Our courses are taught by practicing artists/designers who are passionate about helping teens explore creative ideas.

BIGROCK AIKIKAI

Phone: 403-617-6541

Email: sensei@bigrock-aikikai.com

Website: http://bigrock-aikikai.com

BigRock Aikikai’s teen classes pile on the responsibility increasing the expectations for strong self-defence skills united with a strong character. The example, set by senior students, is one of perseverance and dedication. Students are expected to treat others with tolerance and compassion. Respectful behavior is expected outside the dojo as well as inside.

INVITATION TO DANCE

Phone: 403-278-4849

Email: dancewithus@invitationtodance.ca

Website: http://invitationtodance.ca

Celebrating 25 years of quality, non-competitive dance training this year! We offer a wide range of programs for dancers ages three and up, including Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics, Hip Hop and Lyrical. At Invitation to Dance, we believe in creating an atmosphere that is inclusive and supportive, where our students can explore dance with qualified, nurturing teachers. We have training programs for the dancer that dreams of a professional career and the recreational dancer that comes to us for fitness and fun.

LONG & MCQUADE MUSIC LESSON 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

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.

THE CALGARY BOYS’ CHOIR

Phone: 403-440-6590

Email: gm.calgaryboyschoir@gmail.com

Website: http://calgaryboyschoir.com

The Calgary Boys’ Choir has delighted music lovers with their beautiful tone and clear pure sound for over 40 years, bringing the choir critical and public acclaim. The Calgary Boys’ Choir not only enriches the lives of our members and Calgarians, but brings the music of Calgary’s youth to the entire world. Our Senior Choir is for boys up to age 17.

THE CITY OF CALGARY: NATURE LEAD YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Address: Ralph Klein Park - 12350, 84 Street SE

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://calgary.ca/lead

Address: Reader Rock Garden - 325, 25 Avenue SE

City of CalgaryCalling all students 11 to 15 years old! Want to develop your leadership skills, meet new friends and make a difference? Join our free Nature Lead Youth Program. Earn your certificate by completing themed modules and nature-related practicum experience. Summer sessions run July 12 to 15 and August 9 to 12, 2016 from 9am to 3pm. Register at calgary.ca/lead.

WESTSIDE CONCERT CHOIR

Address: 616 Wilderness Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-7925

Email: jczaja@shaw.ca

Website: http://westsidechildrenschoir.com

The Westside Concert Choir offers non-competitive traditional choral music programs for girls and boys in Grades 3 through 12. The two divisions rehearse once a week and perform four times each year. There are no auditions and no fundraising. Call for information on fees and registration. Financial assistance is available.

YOUTH CENTRAL - YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS OF CALGARY

Address: 820, 105 - 12 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-266-5448

Email: lisa@youthcentral.com

Website: http://youthcentral.com

Youth Volunteer Corps of Calgary’s mission is to create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. The program offers volunteer projects for youth ages 12 to 18 on weekends, after school and during the summer. Hosted by Youth Central, Youth Volunteers Corps of Calgary is one of more than 40 affiliates of Youth Volunteer Corps, headquartered in Kansas City

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-234-9549

Website: http://youthsingers.org

Do you love to sing, dance and act? Why not join the Youth Singers of Calgary! There are choirs/divisions for performers for all, ages four through adult.

Education & Tutoring

BRAINFUSE HELPNOW

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca/resource/brainfuse

Free online tutoring. Get the expert help you need with your homework online with HelpNow from 2 to 11pm daily! Chat live with a tutor and get customized assistance to meet your learning needs or build study skills. Aligned with Alberta curriculum for students in early elementary through Grade 12. Assistance with university courses, resume writing support for all ages and support for adult learners in core subjects is also available. Brainfuse works best on Google Chrome and by selecting: “HTML5 Classroom.”

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Join Youth Read this summer and Win! Track your reading and complete creative challenges to earn digital badges and win prizes. The Grand Prize is an iPad Mini 4! Other prizes include a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 instant camera, a Fitbit Flex, gift cards and more! For all of the details, visit calgaryyouthread.ca.

ENGAGED EDUCATORS CORP.

Address: #50, 1331 - 44 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-283-3278

Email: info@engagededucators.com

Website: http://engagededucators.com

Our one on one, direct instruction programs include, reading, basic math, study skills, comprehension and vocabulary, as well as critical thinking skills and essay writing. We customize our programs to the individual student.  How may we assist you and your student? Call now for your free, no obligation assessment.

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY - ESTELLE SIEBENS COMMUNITY SERVICES

Phone: 403-270-9400

Email: info@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org/community-services

Open year-round to the general community, we offer a variety of programs and services for individuals affected by Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD in Calgary. For tweens and teens, we offer Amicus Recreation programs during the school year and Camp Amicus in the summer; remedial tutoring (Read/Write and Math); psycho-educational assessments; counseling and psychological intervention groups (Survive and Thrive in Jr. High and Girls Only!). For parents, we offer monthly Parent Workshops. Financial assistance is available.

GOLDEN HILLS LEARNING ACADEMY

Address: 711 West Lake Road, Strathmore, AB

Phone: 1-403-934-5179

Email: learning.academy@ghsd75.ca

Website: http://goldenhillslearningacademy.com

Our Learning Academy provides online and distance learning programs that offer accessibility to the Alberta curriculum. We believe that each student should be granted the freedom to access their studies at any time and at any location around the world. We set our students up for success by having a flexible and appropriate program so they can reach their full potential. Call us for more information or visit our website.

LINE VALLIERES FRENCH PROGRAMS

Phone: 403-278-5224

Email: chezlinev@telus.net

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/calgaryfrenchprograms

Line VallieresCustom French lessons, private/group, families/children/adults/teens, parents and kids. Collective feedback: “My daughters enjoy your class. It keeps changing, moving, but is never overwhelming. You have a natural sense for their learning pace. Your delivery is dynamic and engaging. You have a wide variety of learning manipulatives, which makes it interesting. You are gentle, patient and positive. I’ve learned so much with you.” Call/email to book a visit to get started!

ROOTS 2 STEM

Email: info@roots2stem.ca

Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Roots 2 STEM provides hands-on experiential excitement with programs for ages 9 to 17. Daytime (homeschool, professional days, summertime) themes include Star Wars, Mars Exploration, App Development, Robotics, Wearable Art, Coding for Girls, Discover Your Inner Engineer. Evening programs include Junior Engineers Clubs where interns and mentors share their passion about everything STEM! Roots 2 STEM provides a safe and stimulating environment where future engineers and scientists can grow, have fun and make new friends.

Fun for Tweens and Teens

CALAWAY PARK

Phone: 403-240-3822

Email: calaway@calawaypark.com

Website: http://calawaypark.com

Calaway Park invites your family to enjoy endless fun at Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. Enjoy 32 rides, 23 games, live stage shows, a 3D theatre and tons of treats! Unlimited rides, shows, attractions and parking are included for one easy daily admission price. For more information on special events and discount tickets, visit calawaypark.com. Celebrating 35 Years of Family Fun from May 21 to October 10, 2016!

CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA - CPOSSIBILITIES

Phone: 403-571-0270

Website: http://calgaryphil.com/concerts-tickets/cpossibilities

Are you ages 4 to 29 and love music? Cpossibilities concert tickets are exclusively available to club members and a guest for only $15 a ticket. Joining is easy and membership is free! Register online and every month you’ll receive an email letting you know about tickets available for cpossibilities members.

GAMERS FUN TRUCK MOBILE VIDEO GAMING CENTRE

Email: party@gamersfuntruck.com

Website: http://gamersfuntruck.com

Gamers Fun Truck lets you have video games at your house, not in your house! A 24-foot trailer loaded with 16 feet of comfy bench, 4 big screens, 8 game consoles, 32 controllers and all the games your group wants to play! Give us a place to park, and we will give you a place to play.

LEVEL UP! GAMING CLUB

Phone: 403-260-2620

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library. Unwind and give your brain a break! Take part in fun activities or just hang out and talk. Free! All teens are welcome. For ages 13 to 17.

MOUNTAIN VIEW HELICOPTERS

Phone: 403-334-4354

Email: info@mvheli.com

Website: http://mvheli.com

Helicopter tours at the Horseshoe Canyon on Highway 9, 17 kilometres southwest of Drumheller from mid-June until Labour Day. Seven days a week from 9am until 8pm. No pre-booking necessary; first come, first served. Minimum two people per flight.

SCHOOL’S OUT

Phone: 403-260-2620

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library. If you love video games or tabletop gaming, this club is for you. Drop in to relax, snack, and play games of all kinds. Free! For teens ages 13 to 17.

SHAKERS FUN CENTRE

Phone: 403-236-2213, Ext. 223

Email: akubik@shakerscalgary.com

Website: http://shakerscalgary.com

Calgary’s largest year-round facility is an incredible place to visit for some fun! Enjoy the following activities: Mini-Golf, Laser Tag, Go-Karts, Rock Wall, Indoor Jungle Gym and Arcade. No general admission charge makes it easy to choose the activities that are right for you.

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Phone: 403-260-2620

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library. Explore great young adult novels and meet for a lively discussion of the book and author. Contact the Library for book titles and information. Free! For teens ages 13 to 17.

TEENS CREATE

Phone: 403-260-2620

Website: http://vcalgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library. Let your creative side shine! Make and trade buttons, craft with duct tape and more. Free! For teens ages 13 to 17.

Healthy Living & Support

CALGARY COUNCELLING CENTRE

Phone: (NEXEN Call Centre): 403-691-5991

We hear you. We know it’s hard being a teen. We know you often feel misunderstood and alone. We are here to be an ear. A guide. A sounding board. We’re not going to tell you what to do. That’s not our job. But we will give you advice if you ask. And no matter what, we will always care about you. We will always be a welcoming place where you can be yourself - exactly the way you are. And we’ve got great ideas that work on figuring this stuff out. We’re a place to be heard. Give us a call. We’ll listen.

CONNECTEEN

Phone: Chat: calgaryconnecteen.com

Phone: (24 hours): 403-264-TEEN (8336)

Phone: Text (Evenings/Weekends): 587-333-2724

Need to talk? Talk on your terms. If you need support, we’re here for you. If you’re worried about someone overhearing you, or it’s too hard to say out loud, you can write it down in chat, email or text. Peer support is available from 5 to 10pm on weekdays and 12Noon to 10pm on weekends. Phone is the fastest way to get in touch with us. It is answered 24 hours a day. Outside of those hours, adult volunteers respond to calls.

DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN

Address: 314, 10601 Southport Road SW

Phone: 403-278-8000

Address: 102, 3393 - 26 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-457-3311

A Pediatric dental office that has specialized in caring for infants, children and special-needs patients for over 40 years. Dr. Farida Saher, Dr. Carmen Cymbalisty and Dr. Leonard Smith, along with friendly, educated and knowledgeable staff, aim to provide our patients and their parents with the ultimate dental experience (in a latex-free environment!). We also offer treatment in a surgical suite under general anesthesia, when necessary. The recommended age for a child’s first dental visit is before their first birthday. Prevention is the Best Treatment!

DR. COREY J. LOW AT ICON ORTHODONTICS

Address: 216, 555 Strathcona Boulevard SW

Phone: 403-242-4111

Website: http://iconorthodontics.com

Icon OrthoDr. Corey Low is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics celebrating 10 years of service in Southwest Calgary. We specialize in 3-Dimensional Imaging and offer advanced office and clinical technologies. Come and see why Beautiful Smiles Begin Here.

GROUP CALGARY ORTHODONTICS

Address: Market Mall Professional Building (Dr. Claude Boutin; Dr. Greg Barnett; Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk)

Phone: 403-284-5202

Website: http://groupcalgaryortho.com

Address: Mission Centre Building (Dr. John Huynh)

Phone: 403-228-5006

Our two locations offer state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and techniques that promote personalized treatments. We specialize in Speed, Damon, Incognito* braces as well as Invisalign. Our commitment is to earn your trust, with the goal of giving our patients a beautiful smile to show off! We take pride in the relationships we build and the results we provide. We look forward to meeting you! *Available at our Mission office.

HOFFMAN & WOLK ORTHODONTICS

Phone: 403-286-2402

Email: braceshw@shaw.ca

Website: http://hoffmanwolkorthodontics.com

In today’s world of the ‘selfie,’ we all understand the advantage of a great smile! Our priority is to make your selfie smile shine. We are dedicated to providing you with the technologies and expertise required to optimize and personalize your treatment experience. Dr. Hoffman and Dr. Wolk are Certified Specialists in Orthodontics and Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, which they would be privileged to share with you.

KIDS R US DENTISTRY

Address: 101, 10201 Southport Road SW

Phone: 403-640-0000

Email: info@kidsrusdentistry.com

Website: http://kidsrusdentistry.com

Located at the corner of Southland Drive and McLeod Trail South, Kids R Us Dentistry offers over 25 years of experience in exclusively treating kids, from infancy through university. Treatment options include laser, sedation, nitrous oxide and general anesthesia.

OPTIKO EYEWEAR

Address: Market Mall

Phone: 403-457-7001

Website: http://optiko.ca

Address: Sunridge Mall

Phone: 403-457-7000

Calgary’s Hottest Selection of Designer Eyewear and Sunglasses. We strive to provide customers with friendly service through our dedicated and experienced staff. In a world increasingly preoccupied with the business of work and play, we are preoccupied with ensuring your capability to see it all through. Our aims are to help patients see well, look great and shop happily.

Retail

CF MARKET MALL

Phone: 403-288-5466

Email: mktinfo@cadillacfairview.com

Website: http://cfmarketmall.com

CF Market Mall is the go-to mall for families in Calgary. They offer so many services that help make shoppers’ mall trips so much easier. Some of these services are a text concierge service, portable phone chargers, free Wi-Fi, multiple nursing lounges, indoor playground, and stroller, wheelchair and electric scooter rentals.

ONCE UPON A CHILD

Address: 4625 Varsity Drive NW

Phone: 403-543-1068

Email: info@onceuponachildvarsity.com

Website: http://onceuponachildvarsity.com

Calgary’s hot spot for great deals on new and gently-used kids stuff! We carry a great selection of tween/teen clothing up to size 16! Denim, leggings, hoodies and more - all in their favorite brands! We also make selling their gently-used stuff a breeze - there is no appointment necessary, and we pay you the same day!

SPORT CHEK

Website: http://sportchek.ca

As the largest national retailer of sporting goods, footwear and apparel in Canada, we’ve got the tools to get your family moving on the path to wellness. Sport Chek believes that a healthy lifestyle can be adopted at any age, any level and within any activity. Whether it’s a fun-filled day in the park or your child’s game day, Sport Chek has what your family needs to inspire them to live healthy and active lives.

SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE

Phone: 587-316-4703

Email: calgary@springfree.com

Website: http://springfreetrampoline.ca

Springfree Trampoline brings you a fun, safety-conscious trampoline for your back yard. The revolutionary springless design has eliminated the impact areas that cause 90 per cent of all product-related trampoline injuries. With no springs, no hard edges, the frame hidden beneath the jumping surface and a safety net that prevents falls, you can relax knowing it’s the world’s safest trampoline.

Sports & Outdoor Pursuits

CALGARY TORPEDOES WATER POLO CLUB

Phone: 403-606-1939

Email: joincalgarytorpedoes@gmail.com

Website: http://calgarytorpedoes.com

Water Polo is the perfect sport for boys who love to swim, build character, discipline and fitness in a fun, competitive environment with Calgary Torpedoes. Training out of the Talisman Centre, we offer programs for all ages and levels; Talisman Summer Camps, U12, U14, U16, U19, and Travel Teams. At Torpedoes your son will be part of a team, and will make friendships that last a lifetime. Water Polo is the toughest Sport Your Son will ever love. Early registration June 1st - Beginners welcome.

FLIP ARTS & FLIP EXTREME

Phone: 403-265-2656

Email: info@flip-factory.com

Website: http://flip-factory.com

We’ve acquired more gym space and now offer tweens, teens and adults Ninja Warrior, Stunt and Circus Training. Beginners to elite level performers. Has your child ‘retired’ from competitive sport and looking for a new challenge without long training hours and pressures of competition? Gymnasts, divers, trampolinists, syncro swimmers and dancers are challenged and excel in our various ‘extreme sports’ and ‘Cirque-style’ circus programs. Tween, teen and adult programs offered as drop-in or mini sessions allowing participants an opportunity to try some unique sports and activities

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE (FORMERLY TALISMAN CENTRE)

Phone: 403-233-8393

Email: tcolumbus@repsolsport.com

Website: http://www.repsolsportcentre.com

Junior (8 to 12 years) and Senior (13 to 17 years) Lifeguard Clubs help kids stay healthy and active in a fun and social learning environment. Become a Lifeguard and/or Instructor with Leadership Courses and now also offering Standard First-Aid. The Youth Triathlon Club is for athletes 12 to 18 years old looking to become a triathlete or triathletes looking for performance in draft legal racing. Visit our website to find out about our Youth Membership and Admission rates

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION - CALGARY AFTERSCHOOL

Address: Various Locations

Website: http://calgary.ca/afterschool

City of CalgaryAfter-school programs are offered for free. The goals of the program are to develop self-esteem, develop positive relationships and assist children and youth in becoming successful adults. Learn more on the website. And for those ages 12 years+ looking for volunteer opportunities, visit calgary.ca/volunteers. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to meet new people, gain new skills and experiences while being active.

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE

Phone: 403-278-7542

Email: guestservices@tricocentre.ca

Website: http://tricocentre.ca

There is a lot for youth to do at Trico Centre: drop-in gym, youth shinny, fitness, registered programs (Dodgeball or Dance PL3Y) and summer day camps (Discover Calgary, Babysitter and Leadership, MACH1). Friday nights are Youth Night: From 4 to 6pm, youth 10 to 17 years old can drop in for supervised floor hockey, dodgeball, basketball and more. Be a Day Camp volunteer (ages 13+) and make new friends, develop leadership skills and gain valuable work experience.

YMCA CALGARY

Email: info@ymcacalgary.org

Website: http://YMCACalgary.org

The YMCA is a fun and active place for youth to learn to be independent, make good choices, be socially responsible and become a leader with other positive, healthy youth. Sign up your child for active programs, sport leagues, camp or aquatic leadership programs, our free Calgary Flames YMCA Grade 6 membership program and more! A place to belong, grow, thrive and lead. For details, visit the website.

YOUTH NIGHT, SOUTHLAND LEISURE CENTRE

Website: http://calgary.ca/leisurecentres

Fridays, 7:30 to 10pm. Come with your friends and join in the Sport Hall for youth-exclusive sports including basketball, badminton, dodge ball, soccer and more. Weekly planned activities also available. If swimming is your thing, admission includes access to public swim in the waterpark.

YOUTH NIGHT, VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Website: http://vivo.ca

Every Friday, we have a supervised open gym just for youth 11 to 17 years old where you can play volleyball, basketball, badminton or floor hockey. We even have a craft corner where you can just relax with friends and create something. Our fantastic youth leaders will plan theme nights which might include Tropical night, Superhero night, Scavenger Hunts, Mini Olympics, Bouncy House and more. Regular admission.

Summer Camps

CALGARY ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (CASSA)

Phone: 403-271-0418

Email: info@calgaryartssummer.com

Website: http://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://calgaryfashioncamp.ca

Calgary Fashion Camp has comprehensive five-day programs in Fashion, Design, Modeling and Personal Development for Tweens and Teens ages 10 to 12 and 13 to 17 years old. Curriculum development by industry professionals is based on age and skill level. Our campers are taken through the design process from concept to 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!

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 1300 Zoo Road NE

Phone: 403-232-9300

Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

Calgary ZooIf your tw/een is in Grades 7 to 9 and is passionate about the environment, zoology and natural history, we’ve got exciting opportunities for them to explore animal behavior and wildlife conservation. From Zoo Academy to Zookeeper camp, we offer weeklong camp programs that will get them learning about zoo keeping, animal husbandry, veterinary science, environmental education, conservation and biology all in the best classroom ever: the zoo!

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

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.

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 age 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.

STORYBOOK THEATRE SUMMER CAMPS

Email: eva@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 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.

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE

Phone: 403-278-7542

Email: guestservices@tricocentre.ca

Website: http:// tricocentre.ca

Discover Calgary Camp (11 to 15 year olds): An adventurous week for teens to learn about getting around Calgary on the bus and C-Train, safety, money and time management, plus discover Calgary attractions and community services. Check out the Babysitting and Leadership Camp (11 to 15 year olds). Plus Summer Day Camp Volunteers wanted (13 years and up). Develop leadership skills; gain work experience through helping out with day camps.

Volunteer & Employment

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca/volunteer

Make a difference in someone’s life. Share your skills and passions as a Calgary Public Library volunteer and help your community thrive. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities for adults and teens and fill out an application form today.

JUMP START

Website: http://nextsteps.ca/jumpstart

Learn employment skills and build confidence for your job search and the workplace through this program presented by The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. Register at nextsteps.ca/jumpstart.

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Website: http://calgary.ca/volunteers

City of Calgary Volunteer Opportunities. Meet new people, gain new skills and gain new experiences! Feel good about giving back to your community! For ages 12+.

TIME TO CHOOSE: CAREER RESOURCES FOR TEENS

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library. Learn about online resources to help teens investigate careers and explore post-secondary education programs across Canada. Parents welcome. Free!

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