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Youth Activities

Calgary Flames Grade 6 Activities.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The YMCA is excited to offer Calgary Flames Grade 6 activities live and in person in a safe and fun outdoor environment and a virtual at-home experience! This free membership supported by the Calgary Flames Foundation is still available and will be extended to expire December 31, 2021 for any children that began their membership after August 1, 2020. Grade 6 Memberships for 2021/2022 school year will be available as of August 1, 2021. Programming will return to in-person in the coming weeks and months with some virtual resources also being offered. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:ymcacalgary.org/faqs
Pumpkins After Dark.
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sep 23, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Coming to Calgary for the first time! Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning Halloween event featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins. Witness the magic of pumpkins coming to life during this nighttime family-friendly walk-through experience. Lit pumpkin sculptures and displays include everything from classic Halloween characters, dragons and dinosaurs, to movie and pop culture icons. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$19.95
Location:Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:pumpkinsafterdark.com
Pumpkin Days at Calgary Farmyard.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Fridays to Sundays, September 25 to October 31, and Holiday Monday, October 11. A fall trip to the Farmyard is an annual tradition for many families. In addition to enjoying hours of fun on the farm, pumpkins will be on display for photos and for purchase (until October 31)! All carving pumpkin proceeds will be donated to local charities.
Location:Calgary Farmyard: 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View, AB, T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season
Explore the World with a Sustainability Challenge for Kids.
Everyday from Oct 4, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Children and youth are invited to take part in an epic, eight-week sustainability-themed challenge - “Around the World in 60 Days” - from Scouts Canada. Through fun and engaging activities rooted in sustainability, young Canadians will embark on exciting story-driven adventures set virtually in eight different countries. The activities will equip youth with tools and competencies to explore global issues; introduce topics such as inequality, food security, melting icecaps, mental and physical heath and more; and encourage creative problem-solving and reflection to drive awareness and development outcomes. Plus, with 265 hands-on Scouts for Sustainability activities accessible at scouts.ca, youth can explore their interests, take what they’ve learned a step further, and make an impact. Participation is free and youth don’t have to be Scouts to join in. Visit scouts.ca/around-the-world every Monday for a new video outlining the week’s challenge. The challenge runs October 4 to November 28. Share your adventures with #ExplorersNeeded.
Location:Virtual
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:scouts.ca/around-the-world/
Spooktacular Mini Golf at WinSport.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 14, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursdays to Sundays, until October 31. This fun, intermediate 18-hole outdoor course is transformed into a Halloween extravaganza. The course is well lit and will challenge all ages and abilities while offering a safe Halloween activity. Dress up and get into the Halloween spirit! It's a spooktacular good time for the whole family! The course will take up to 60 minutes to complete, depending on how quickly you proceed through the course. Timed bookings (advanced and online only) will allow adequate distancing between groups. There will be very limited capacity for walk-up bookings. Pricing is $40 for up to 5 players. Pre-booking charge is $20 with the remainder to be paid upon arrival. Save $5 when you show your Pumpkins After Dark ticket. To book your family in for spooktacular mini golf, visit the website.
Location:WinSport: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:winsport.ca/explore-winsport/current-activities/mini-golf/
Filed of Screams.
Every Friday, Saturday, Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Takes place October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30. Field of Screams is turning Cobb’s Adventure Park into a terrifying, spine-tingling terror show. This outdoor event is sure to bring horrifying fear into the hearts of those looking to roam 20 acres at night and test their bravery. Field of Screams features six nightmare-inducing haunted houses. There will also be rides, activities, food, and more! Suitable for all ages. Must purchase tickets in advance.
Cost:$26.00
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park: 1500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:fieldofscreams.ca
Calgary Public Library Presents, World of Owls, in Partnership With the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.
> Friday Oct 22, 2021 at 4:15 pm - 5:14 pm
Did you know that Alberta is home to 11 species of owls? Join us to learn how to identify local species by sight and sound, and discover how you can help your local owls! For kids ages 6 to 8. To register, visit the website.
Location:Online
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/world-of-owls-ages-6-to-8/
Ghouls' Night Out at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 28, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
October 28, 6 to 9pm. October 29 & 30, 5:30 to 9pm. October 31, 1:30 to 4:30pm. Ghouls’ Night Out returns to Heritage Park for good old-fashioned Halloween fun! This family-friendly Halloween event is perfect for ghouls of all ages who are looking for a safe, spooky, and fun night out. Dress in costume, bring your flashlights and your spirit of Halloween! Walk through the dark and decorated streets and enjoy a variety of outdoor shows featuring some beloved characters! Take home spooky craft kits, play a monster-sized game of Operation, and walk - if you dare- through Tinkerman’s funhouse! Trick-or-treat at some of the haunted historical homes! Included for all ticket holders, all days of the event. Ticket price is $12 to $17.
Location:Heritage Park: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:heritagepark.ca
What's Up With Happy Hibernators.
> Friday Nov 12, 2021 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Many wildlife species avoid Alberta's harsh winter weather by entering into hibernation from fall to spring. Discover more about the challenge and perks of wildlife who spend the winter resting. Visit investigation stations hosted by volunteers and partner organizations. Learners of all ages and abilities are welcome!
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440, 17A Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/events/1021469915283629
Virtual Scavenger Hunt.
Everyday from Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 22, 2021 at 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
Join this virtual scavenger hunt for a week of fun clues and activities, suitable for all ages and abilities! Post pictures of your answers for a chance to win a gift card from one of the great sponsors. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Facebook and Instagram
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:livingchannel.ca
Calgary Public Library Presents, Flipbook Animation, in Partnership with Quickdraw Animation Society.
> Friday Nov 19, 2021 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Make your own cartoons! Learn some animation basics by creating and animating your own flipbook! Please have the following materials ready for the program: paper, drawing utensils (pencil, eraser, pen etc), coloring materials (markers, pencil crayons, etc.), stapler. To register, visit the website.
Location:Online
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/flipbook-animation/
What's Up With Horns and Hooves.
> Friday Dec 10, 2021 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Alberta is home to many wild species that sport horns, hooves - or both! These characteristics are unique to Alberta's ungulates - moose, elk, caribou, pronghorns, deer, bison, sheep, and goats. Their hooves help them to travel on hard, rocky, or snowy terrain. Their horns and antlers are used for defence and to find a mate. Ungulates are year-round residents in Alberta. Visit investigation stations hosted by volunteers and partner organizations to learn more about Alberta's wild ungulates. Learners of all ages and abilities are welcome!
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440, 17A Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/events/515061789879306/

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