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Happy Camper Contest!

Win $250 toward the summer sport camp of your choice at Repsol Sport Centre! (The $250 credit must be used toward a 2018 summer sport camp, and must be used by August 31, 2018.) CoreSPORT & SPORTainment is Repsol Sport Centre’s exclusive two-pronged approach to delivering some of the coolest, most innovative and exhilarating camp programming out there for kids ages 4 to 14!

Daily swimming, pre and post-care for full-day camps, and exciting weekly activities like Ninja Chamber, Trampoline Park, and Floatables! Check out the Sport Partner Camps for Kids looking to develop sport-specific skills: Dive, Fencing, Olympic Pentathlon, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Swimming Camp, Synchronized Swimming, and Water Polo. To learn more about the amazing variety of sports camps Repsol Sport Centre offers, visit repsolsportcentre.com/programs/sport-camps.

For your chance to win $250 toward the summer sport camp of your choice at Repsol Sport Centre for your child between the ages of 4 and 14 (and the $250 credit must be used toward a 2018 summer sport camp and must be used by August 31, 2018 ), enter here (contest code: Camp). Entry deadline is Monday, June 4, 2018.

Make, Play, and Discover with Nintendo Labo™ Contest!

Have fun making DIY cardboard creations called Toy-Con and bring them to life with the technology of the Nintendo Switch™ system (required; sold separately) to play games and discover the magic behind how Toy-Con works. Use the pre-cut cardboard Variety Kit to build your own remote-control car, fishing rod, 13-key piano, and toy house with interactive instructions included in the software. After the making is complete, the kit comes to life! For more information and to purchase, visit labonintendo.com/variety-kit. Feeling Social? Visit Nintendo on Facebook, facebook.com/Nintendo, and Twitter @NintendoCanada.

For your chance to win a Nintendo Labo™ Variety Kit and Switch™ system, enter here (contest code: Labo). Entry deadline is Monday, June 4, 2018.

Family Fun with the Ultimate Explorer Pass Contest!

For families looking to try something new and explore the Rockies this summer, Pursuit Banff Jasper Collection (Pursuit) is excited to offer the Ultimate Explorer pass. This pass provides the opportunity for adventure-seekers to experience four iconic destinations in Banff and Jasper National Parks including the Banff Gondola and Jasper’s Glacier Skywalk and Glacier Adventure! As an added bonus, kids go free before 11 am at the Banff Gondola. To kick off the summer season, Pursuit is giving away a family pack of passes (for two adults and two children) to one lucky reader! For more information and to purchase passes, visit banffjaspercollection.com/attractions/attraction-combo-packages. Follow the adventure on Facebook, facebook.com/pursuitbanffjasper, and Instagram @pursuitbanffjaspercollection.

For your chance to win an Ultimate Explorer pass for your family, enter here (contest code: Pursuit). Entry deadline is Monday, June 4, 2018.

 

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13th Annual Hike for Hospice Calgary

Sunday May 6, 2018 at 9am - 3pm. 9am: North Parking Lot - Registration, Pledge Drop-Off, T-shirt Pick-Up, and Festivities. 10am: Warm up with the Stampeder Outriders, Opening Ceremonies, and then the Walk! Walk 5K at Sikome Lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park, as Hospice Calgary celebrates people close to Hospice Calgary and to support end-of-life care in the local community. There will also be refreshments, face painting, a kids zone, a doggie zone, and photo booth! For full details and to register for the Hike for Hospice Calgary, visit the website. Registration is $12 and free for children 5 and under.

For more information, visit the website.

Calgary's Child About Town!

Calgary's Child on Global Calgary Morning News

For parenting tips and updates from local experts, don't miss the Calgary's Child Magazine Parenting Segment on the  Global Calgary Morning News Show every Monday morning! Each segment has a different guest and topic, and our segment airs at approximately 8:25am.

Monday, April 2
Guest: Rebca Zawde, Counsellor,Rosedale Community Hospice Services
Topic: Offering compassionate end-of-life care and grief support to children, teens, and families facing the death of someone close to them, Hospice Calgary has been there for Albertans for over 30 years during life’s most difficult times. Join special guests from the Calgary Stampeders on Sunday, May 6 at Sikome Lake for the annual Hike for Hospice Calgary! Come early to enjoy the fun activities for all ages before the 5K walk. Register today at hospicecalgary.ca. Rebca will fill us in on all of the details. 

Monday, April 9
Guest:
Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic:
Summer camp for kids is much more than s'mores and sing-alongs around the campfire. How do you choose the right summer camp for your little scout? Tune in for Ellen's expert advice! 

Monday, April 16
Guest: Dr. Farida Saher, Paediatric Dentist, Dental Care for Children
Topic:
 Good dental hygiene begins at a young age. In fact, all children should be seen by a dentist by the age of 1 or around the time that the first tooth erupts. How do you ensure your child will ace their first dental checkup? By teaching your child the proper brushing technique. Dr. Farida will demo how to keep those young pearly whites clean and healthy. 

Monday, April 23
Guest:
 Sarah Remmer, BSc, RD, Canada's Child and Family Nutrition Expert 
Topic: Is mealtime (anytime) with your child a struggle in your home? Sarah will provide her top reasons why your child isn't eating at mealtime and what to do about it. 

Calgary's Child on Soft Rock 97.7 with Christina Rowsell

We're delighted to announce a new partnership with Soft Rock 97.7FM. Every other week, our favorite radio host Christina Rowsell will be featuring select topics brought to you by Calgary's Child Magazine to start conversations on the issues that matter most to Calgary's families. Listen in from 11am to 12pm!

Thursday, April 5
Topic: Are We Addicted to Cell Phones?

Next Issue

JULY/AUG 2018 ISSUE
Theme: Summer Fun & Travel
Ad Booking Deadline: May 23, 2018
Distribution: starts third week of June 2018

This issue's pages are full of summer fun ideas and events, vacations, last
minute camp suggestions, birthday party planning as well as our Early-Bird
Fall Class & Program Feature. We complement our current distribution
network with dozens of family-friendly hotels to reach visiting families!

 

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