Calgary’s go-to guide for summer camp & program options!
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Get creative this summer at AUArts through a range of art and design summer camps for kids (ages 9 to 12) and teens (ages 13 to 16). Students learn from professional artists and educators who guide students to develop new skills with confidence. We provide an open, supportive studio environment for students to explore their ideas and master new materials and techniques while having fun. AUArts is the summer camp destination for budding artists and designers.
A place and space where summer creativity begins! Each camp offers focused art education and practice in a specific medium to increase skill development and express creativity. Start with a drawing camp and move on to painting, sculpting, or art journaling. Students develop creativity and self-confidence they need to keep making art for the rest of summer and forever. Never hear “I’m bored” again! Maximum 10 to 12 students are led by a professional artist and one or two assistants.
Programs in July - Cassa Musical: Ages 9 to 21. Cassa Kids: Introduction to the arts for ages 4 to 10, half-/full-days. Cassa Playwrights: Students write and perform their play, ages 7 to 12, half-/full-days. Cassa Composers for musicians: Ages 12 to adult. Cassa Piano: For pianists ages 9 to 19. Cassa Pedagogy for piano teachers and advanced students. Cassa Recital open to the public. Cassa Adult Piano, all levels. Cassa Jazz: For pianists ages 12 to adult.
The Imagine Arts Academy is a new partnership between Crayola® and the creators of Mad Science®. Campers will learn about the design-thinking process while experimenting with various mediums and techniques to create a board game, Martian habitats, costume fashion, practical products, and urban designs. Monday to Friday: 9am to 12Noon. Sign up for Mad Science® Brixology afternoon camp (1 to 4pm) for a full day STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) experience and receive free before- and after-care from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Choose from three camp dates (there is also a camp for teens!). 9am to 12:30pm: $200 + 50 supplies + GST; 12:30 to 4pm: $200 + 50 supplies + GST; 9am to 4pm: $350 + 80 supplies + GST. Monday: Painting (Acrylic on Canvas/Tempera on paper). Tuesday: Drawing (Sketchbook provided). Wednesday: Clay (Air Dry and Modelling). Thursday: Mixed Media (Collage/Poured Paintings). Friday: Special Project: Alcohol Inks (framed work). Kids will sample many materials and activities to keep them stimulated while having fun and active outdoor time at a neighboring school park to burn off energy.
Pinnovate is the place to be for kids’ camps all year long! We offer half-day Maker and Painter Camps for the summer and for all school breaks and holidays. Let your children learn a variety of painting and crafting techniques at Canada’s first DIY Studio! Each camp day has a unique and customizable DIY or paint project and a variety of lunch options for all children to enjoy! All details and registration can be done at our website.
Our Kids Illustration Workshops introduce children to the basics of illustration and design in a variety of fun, mixed media projects. We believe that children already have what it takes to create beautiful illustrations because of their vast imagination and we want to celebrate that! Workshops are offered for children ages 3 to 14 at various locations throughout the city. We also create fully customizable birthday workshops. Please visit our website at vanjakragulj.com/workshops for more details.
Young Rembrandts has locations throughout the city! Our workshops are versatile, educational, and affordable. We believe that all children can and should be taught to draw. New projects each day keep it fun, fresh, and engaging, with pastel camps for those wanting to broaden their experience. Participation in Young Rembrandts empowers children with skills, confidence, and knowledge. A different kind of learning and a powerful kind of fun!
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 ages 8 to 13. MP.
There’s no time to be bored when school is out if your kids are cooking in the kitchen or playing in the dirt. Cooking Camps available for summer and PD days for your child to learn culinary and nutritional life skills. Or get outdoors with your child in our Cre*ate Kids Garden Club. Learn to grow your own food in the garden and eat what you create. There are southeast and northwest locations.
We are thrilled to be offering another summer packed with fun for all ages. Join us for our half-day camps (for 3 to 6 year olds), full-day camps (for 6 to 11 year olds), and evening camps and intensives. We have fun and foundational recreational programs, as well as intensive high level training for dancers interested in gaining flexibility, strength, and knowledge in styles from the industry’s leading choreographers. Registration for Fall programs opens May 13, 2019!
Summer camps at Alberta Ballet School is a great way to introduce your child to dance, develop emerging skills, or intensively train during the summer season - all while having fun! Each of our summer programs include live accompaniment and an informal demonstration on the final day. Pre-program care is available for some camps. All levels of experience welcome. Join us this August!
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.
DJD summer dance camps are designed to instill a love of dance in your child! With an emphasis on fun and celebration, students are encouraged to explore challenges, demonstrate creativity, expand movement vocabulary, build confidence, and develop friendships with other students. DJD summer dance camps are where your child will want to spend their summer!
Are you looking for a summer program that will keep your children busy, engaged, and active? Summer programs at Evolutions School of Dance are a great way for children to burn energy and be active, learn to dance or expand their dance knowledge and technique, meet new people, and have fun!
Take a trip around the world, go on enchanted fairytale adventures, enjoy the best of ballet and Broadway, learn dance moves of a true ninja, or join the circus. Make summer awesome in our summer dance camps and you won’t be hearing the words: “Mom, I’m bored!” July 15 to 19, July 22 to 26, and August 12 to 16. Half-days: ages 3 to 6; Full-days: ages 6 to 12.
At H/W School of Ballet, share the joy of dance through full-day programming in a fun, engaging class atmosphere. Taught by former professional dancer instructors, including Alberta Ballet superstar Yukichi Hattori, students receive training in a variety of styles including ballet, contemporary, character, stretch and strength, and hip hop! H/W is also proud to bring exciting special guest teachers that have traveled the world and have reached the highest levels in their respective dancing fields. Don’t miss this great opportunity to deepen your love and understanding of dance while having a great time and making new friends.
Past winner of a Parents’ Choice Award! Come dance with the best as we celebrate over 40 years of dance education - from the inside out. MWDA has a mandate to develop strong technical skills hand-in-hand with the joy of artistic expression within the ‘non-competitive’ philosophy. Shana (Bachynski) Eriksen, A.R.A.D., R.T.S., and a staff of very knowledgeable, qualified, and dedicated dance educators offer a variety of dance classes
PULSE 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!
Gymnastics and dance programs for all ages and levels, from beginners to competitive athletes! Our skilled coaches and training staff benefit children and athletes of all types. Experience social development, increased confidence, and improved athletic performance. We offer Gym-fusion Performance Team, Ninja-gym, GymJump, and a range of specialty programs and fun camps throughout all seasons! Safety is our priority, followed by our commitment to offer quality programs that build lifelong athletes.
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 Boulevard), 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 Gold,’ the Calgary Gymnastics Centre has it all!
We offer preschool, recreational, and competitive gymnastics and 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!
Action-packed camps for preschoolers and youth! Day camps feature unique activities including circus, gymnastics, stunts, and more! Preschool camps feature a fun theme and Youth camps end the week with a performance. Flip Under the Big Top is a weeklong intensive circus training camp, open to youth and teens that culminates with two style performances with proceeds donated to KidSport. Drop-in classes offer fun fitness for the whole family all summer long!
Gymtastics is offering fantastic, fun-filled, active summer camps. Great theme weeks for all levels, 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! A great way to stay active this summer! Camps run all summer long. Register for a full- or half-day of gymnastics fun! Spaces fill quickly.
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.
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 (3.5+) 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.
Come sing with us… the music experience of a lifetime awaits! Cantaré Children’s Choir offers an extraordinary choral music experience through excellence in performance and outstanding music education, serving the community through song and touring. Boys and girls ages 6 to 18 are invited to join one of our four award-winning ensembles led by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie.
Explore the world of music with our lively music day camps this summer starting at age 3! Activities include singing, movement, instrument play, crafts, games, and more. Specialized camps are for ages 6 and up and include Musical Theatre, Pop Ukulele and Singing, Drum and Strum for beginner’s ukulele and drum players. Private summer music lessons also available!
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 six to eight lessons, a music book, and the loan of an instrument. A great way to get started! Register today.
Kodály Music Explorers program for children ages 3 to 7 offers a fun-filled approach to your child’s music development. Using the child’s own instrument, the voice, children learn songs, rhymes, and musical games to acquire knowledge, skills, and a love of music. You will be thrilled at how quickly your child can progress and parents have tons of fun, too!
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.
Rhythm is the cornerstone of dance and music. With a drum in hand, each student will have fun exploring rhythms from around the world in a group setting. Musically-inspired activities, outdoor time, and GarageBand makes for a packed week of new skills and fun! Full-week summer camps run July and August. Register by calling Christine and find your rhythm with Summer Beat!
Music theatre - Keyboard and Dance Camp, for ages 5 to 12. Learn the basics of piano-playing and act out scenes from The Wizard of Oz, Annie, The Lion King, Aladdin, and more! Full-/Half-day. Before-/After-care available. Ukulele camp. Eight classes, for ages 6 to 10. Sing and play summer beach tunes. Guitar Songwriting camp. Eight classes, for ages 9 to 18. Come and jam and tell your story through songwriting! Violin popular hits camp. Eight classes, for ages 8 to 12. Try out your favorite tunes on the violin! There are two locations in Calgary. Nominated for Star Metro Community Choice Award 2019!
Do you want to learn how to play in a band? School of Rock offers a wide variety of summer music camps for kids and teens ages 5 to 18. It’s an experience they’ll never forget. Fill your child’s day with learning how to play music, exploring rock instruments, working as a team, and much more; and our music camp students ultimately end the music camp by performing a live show for their friends and family. Two great locations to choose from: South location, 403-460-7625 or West location, 587-353-7625 or visit schoolofrock.com/music-camps.
Our jam-packed summer camps give children and youth a chance to play music, make new friends, and learn from our talented musician educators. Campers will explore music from the ground up, build a band as a group, or discover their own sound and crank it to 11! Register your kids for a musical experience they won’t forget.
YSC Summer Camps are weeklong performing arts day camps. Work with professional choreographers, artists, and musicians to develop your skills in singing, dancing, and acting. As a group, you will write a script, learn three choreographed songs, design costumes, and record a music demo. End your week with a professional mini-musical theatre showcase for friends and family. Pre- and Post-Care available.
Butterfield Acres: 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 Summer Camps are 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 empathy, respect, compassion, and how to provide a lifetime of care for animals!
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!
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 2 to August 23, 2019. Kids will have the chance to learn about giant pandas, lemurs, and much more! 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-/after-care options are available.
Unleash your child’s inner Pirate! Summer Sailing Camps are a fun, safe, and affordable way to learn to sail with nationally-certified instructors. Sailing Camps include on-land and water-based training. As a Community Sailing Club, we have many sailboats and opportunities for youth to continue sailing after their lessons. Join our Youth Team (largest in Alberta), participate in weekend regattas or Wednesday Evening social races. All youth programs and our calendar of year-round social and sailing events available at glenmoresailingclub.com.
Summer on the Road! Give your kids the five most fun days of their summer. They’ll have different adventures from 9am to 4pm every day and learn about plants, animals, and the world we live in. There are four, 1-week camps from July 8 to July 29, 2019, for Roadsters: ages 5 to 8 and for Roadrunners: ages 9 to 12. Call or visit the website to register.
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.
Rookie Rider and Learn to Ride programs are developed by Equestrian Canada and run by nationally-certified coaches. These programs are meant to be fun and safe ways to introduce kids to horses, horsemanship, and riding.
Kayben’s summer day camps are a week of natural play, fuelled by imagination, where building and creating come first. The campers will go back to nature, back to a time where you could spend the day outside, making your own fun. Guided by enthusiastic and trained staff, campers will interact with the animals, listen to nature, play, and contribute to the farm. July 8 to August 23, 2019.
Calgary’s leading LEGO® and Robotics provider! Certified teachers deliver projects with themes that inspire kids’ creative imaginations and help them understand how things work in a fun, social setting! Hands-On, Minds-On STEM Building Camps: Design, construction, and testing using brick sculptures, technic machines, and LEGO® art mosaics with maker/inventor challenges. Technology and Innovation Camps: Coding, robotics, and game design. 15 Engaging Themes across 12 Locations. Half-, Full-, and Single-Day options. Pre/Post-care at Creativity Centre.
Looking for fun, interactive summer camps that ignite your child’s curiosity? Idea Lab Kids provides STEAM camps, where Engineering, Technology, and Science meets Arts and Social Sciences. At Idea Lab, children learn through hands-on activities and limitless fun. Our camps are designed to encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and a great deal of imagination! Drone engineering, 3D Printing, Coding, Robotics, Movie Studio, Augmented Reality, and much more! Half-day and Full-day options.
Unleash your child’s inner scientist with a Mad Science® summer camp! We are one of the longest-running science camp providers, making summer fun for 23 years! Full-day and Half-day options are available with six camps to choose from weekly. Our camps are highly researched and developed with fun, structured lesson plans and are led by professional, experienced Mad Scientists. Free before- and after-care from 8:30am to 4:30pm. A Parents’ Choice Award First Place Winner in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Register today!
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, space camp, app development, photography, special effects and graphic design. Our experienced engineering instructors will help your child learn new skills and build their confidence in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts.
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 offers many hands-on, creative summer camps for youth ages 6 to 16. Our camps integrate play with exploration and learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM).
These camps cater to children who require a specific type of care due to a disability. We work with a wide variety of nurses and health care aids that look after children with learning and emotional needs as well as physical and mental disabilities. Bayshore Home Health specializes in severe physical disabilities, behavioral disorders such as ADHD or autism. These camps offer both the children and their parents a break from their day-to-day routine, so knowing that you are helping not just the children but their caregivers as well provides you with an incredibly rewarding experience!
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 a camper’s confidence, self-esteem, and social skills in a fun and safe environment. A low camper-to-counsellor ratio is provided. We also have a POLARIS Teen Leadership Camp for 13 to 18 year olds. Financial assistance is available.
Alien In-Line Summer Skate Camp expert instructors will provide a fun camp experience for kids ages 6 to 12! Basic skating skills are introduced and reviewed so all can enjoy camp activities at a similar level. Original and fun, AIL activities and 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.
Our one week summer bike camp is for riders who know how to pedal, and who want to have fun making friends and learning new skills. We have some off-bike activities planned, as well. Camps run from 9am to 4pm, but you can drop off and pick up between 8:30am and 4:30pm. For more information, visit the website.
Breathe Parkour summer camps are a great way to get your kids and teens moving and fit this summer! After a full day of functional fitness, exciting challenges, obstacle courses, new friends, and Nerf battles, they’ll come home feeling accomplished and thrilled with how they spent their summer. We offer full-week camps along with great discounts for siblings and multi-camps!
Calgary’s best and biggest indoor climbing facilities. Drop in to our fun ClimbPark zones today! We also have friendly staff, varied terrain, birthday parties, beginner lessons for all ages, kids climbing camps, youth and adult drop-in times, junior clubs and teams, corporate team-building, basic to advanced instruction, movement clinics, private coaching, and four convenient locations: Rocky Mountain Northwest, Hanger Northeast, Stronghold Northwest, and Chinook Southeast.
Weeklong Summer Camps (for 10 to 14 year olds) and High-Performance Camps (for 14 to 18 year olds) in July and August, Year-round Junior program (for 12 to 18 year olds). Learn indoor rowing, boat and water safety, and on-water rowing. No prior rowing experience or fitness level required. Rowing has great cardiovascular and strength health benefits, and teaches discipline and teamwork in a fun and supportive environment. Get your kids active outdoors this summer!
We are passionate about helping all Calgarians live active, creative, and healthy lifestyles. Even better, with 18 locations in every part of the city including recreation, sport, arts and nature centres, you’ll find they are great places to get active, meet new friends, and challenge yourself by trying something different. All of our staff are professionally-trained and are available to offer you assistance whenever you need it. Visit us online or pick up our Spring/Summer Recreation Program Guide to find activities for all ages and interests.
Evolve Skateboard & Scooter Camps take kids to a different skatepark every day of the week! Our buses pick up campers from a convenient spot near you, then transport them to the skatepark for the day to receive personalized instruction from our qualified coaches. Campers also participate in lots of other fun activities throughout the week. This program is designed for boys and girls ages 6 to 14 and welcomes all skill levels. MP.
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.
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.
Kids experience a fun place to explore athleticism, develop confidence, and make friends as they participate on the obstacle courses, trampolines, and climbing obstacles! Sessions include art sessions to amplify learning through a variety of creative experiences. Offering safe, clean, and fun one day and week camps with easy drop-off and pick-up! Experience the Power of Play!
The JVCentre is a high performance volleyball facility focused on developing the total athlete. Athletes can access strength training, yoga/barre classes, and on-court volleyball skill sessions. We offer various training opportunities ranging from introductory camps (ages 6 to 14) to elite position specific training with Team Canada and USport athletes (ages 14 to 18). JVCentre also rents out courts to club and community teams. Check out our website to discover a new way to train.
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- (7:30 to 8:30am) and post-care (4:30 to 5:30pm), swim lessons, and sport discovery. Campers will experience the Ninja Chamber, Trampoline Park and FLOATables, 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 is for 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 is celebrating its 27th 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 12 different locations throughout Calgary during July and August.
Known for its hands-on learning environment and non-traditional offerings, SAIT Summer Camps encourages youth to explore interests and future career options, learn new things, and make connections. Our fun and focused learning environment supports individual growth, independence, and self-awareness. Each year, summer campers consist of aspiring culinary artists, scientists, business leaders, athletes, engineers, and tradespeople interested in using the many programming options to sharpen skills and discover new ones.
Train like a Trojan! Our camps are fun and great for children who love to move. Campers will develop teamwork and athletic expertise in our sport-specific camps including Basketball, Volleyball, and Hockey camp. Try something new in our Get Up and Game or Multi-Sport Camp.
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. We offer programming in both sports for beginners through intermediate stages of competitive skills development. We offer a number of beginner and advanced camps in a number of locations in Calgary. New this summer is our two-sport camps with half a day of volleyball and half a day of basketball.
The Tennis Academy offers a variety of summer day camp options for ages 5 to 14. Two tennis lessons (with a certified professional), multisport activities, and lunch included daily with our Full-day Recreational Tennis Camp. One tennis lesson and multisport 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.
WinSport’s purpose is to inspire human potential through the spirit of sport and it’s something that is woven into all of our year-round, award-winning programming. Our passionate, expert instructors will help your child learn a sport, get better at it, and develop a lifelong love for being active. We have summer camps and programs in mountain biking, hockey, ringette, figure skating and in specialized sport training. Come out and play with us!
Wymbin’s camps are designed for outdoor adventure, trying new things, experimenting and creating, learning about the environment, and making friendships that last a lifetime! From Music & Meditation camp to Outdoor Adventure camp to Space Explorers camp and many more, there’s a summer camp program suited to your little camper’s (ages 5 to 10) interests. And Makers Camp is for youth ages 8 to 12 who are interested in yoga, wellness, creative arts and self-care.
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 our north and south Calgary locations - a perfect theatrical getaway for dramatic kids ages 4 to 18. This summer, let the Games begin!
Explore the world of live performance with experienced artists who love to share their passion for theatre. Wild ideas, ridiculous characters, and silly voices all welcome! Campers spend time indoors and outdoors letting their imaginations run wild, then perform their theatrical creations at the end of camp and gain confidence, communication tools, and friends along the way. Located at cSPACE King Edward in the Marda Loop area.
SBT offers one- and three-week summer camp sessions, with optional Before- and After-Care at our Northwest location. One-week camps (Calgary Northwest, Southwest, Airdrie, Cochrane) give students the opportunity to work on theatre fundamentals and to create their own show for family and friends. Three-week Summer Spotlight Program (Calgary Northwest, Downtown) gives students who want a greater challenge a musical theatre intensive experience, culminating in a one-act musical public performance.
Join us at the Academy for our full-day and half-day camps. Our Lil Learners camp is designed for ages 4 to 6 to build on their Math and Reading skills. Full-day camps include Math and Language Arts instruction with an exciting afternoon component including Art, Science, Coding, and Secret Agent skills. For our older students, we offer morning programs to work ahead or catch up on Math, Chemistry, Physics, and Essay-Writing Concepts.
Inspiration through Olympic Math and Computer Programming (Grades 1 to 12), we provide specially-designed math courses and computer programming courses to all level of kids and teens during the summer season. We are fostering math and computer programming to top students and champions for the Calgary Elementary Math competition, Calgary Jr. High Math contest, Alberta High School Math contest, till Canadian, American, and international High School Math contests, without losing much fun.
Explorers: A Speech, Occupational Therapy, and Social Skills Camp. This fun summer camp, created and run by Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists, is designed for children 3 to 8 years old who could benefit from a therapeutic camp environment. Check our websites for half- and full-day options in Cochrane and Calgary.
Have a kid writer? Why not let them explore all kinds of writing and wordplay while enjoying super fun, active, and adventurous camps, PD days, writing clubs, classes, tutoring, and more! Our programs are great for all levels of writers, from novice to hard-core. Your child will explore language, enjoy the company of other young writers, and learn to do things they never thought possible! Shenanigans guaranteed! Register today!
The Calgary Corn Maze is where fun meets the farm! Campers enjoy award-winning fun including collecting eggs right from under real chickens, riding horses, mining for gems, archery, and geocaching in the giant maze. Campers will also love the petting farm, zip lines, ropes course, miniature train, mini-golf, jumping pillows, giant slides, and so much more! Full-service indoor area for extreme weather included. Lunches/snacks and before-/after-care offered.
Camp JCC is open to everyone! We offer a variety of fun themed general and specialized half- and full-day camps for children 3 to 12 years old. Whether your child loves sports, arts, LEGO®, technology, or drama, we have a camp for you! All of our camps include fun indoor and outdoor activities, as well as a weekly out trip. Pre/post camp and lunch programs are also available.
Try something different this year. With 186 affordable day camps, one’s perfect for your kids. We encourage children to explore new activities, make friends, and develop new skills in a safe, non-competitive environment. Children 3 to 12 years old can participate at 18 locations including our pools, leisure centres, sailing school, arts centres, golf courses, soccer centre, and our nature centres. Choose from swimming, sports, sailing, drama, dance, arts, golf, nature, and more! Plan your summer early and register now for summer camps; visit calgary.ca/daycamps to find a camp to fit your child’s interest.
Kids ages 6 and up are invited to become museum explorers! Discover cool facts and ideas about art and culture with hands-on activities throughout Glenbow’s galleries. Programs are designed for groups of five or more kids (maximum 30). Perfect for daycares, birthday parties, and home schoolers. Programs are 75 minutes long and can be booked at any time during museum hours; book more than one for a full morning/afternoon experience
Adventures in Science Day Camp is for ages 11 to 14. This camp runs from July 16 to August 10, 2019. Explore technology through history! Discover more about the world around you by looking at how things were done in the past. Home on the Range is an overnight summer camp for ages 11 to 14. This camp runs from July 2 to August 24, 2019. This program will let young pioneers experience the Park from sunup to sundown for five days
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!
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 Brain Builders offers unique summer camp programs from July 8th to August 22nd, 2019. Choose from our weekly themes - Spanish, Yoga, Robotics, and Music, Art and Performance Theatre, or sign up for all four. Summer camps are available at Kids U's Braeside, Centennial, McKnight, New Brighton, Walden, West 85th and Strathmore locations. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or visit www.kidsu.ca/summer-programs
MRU Kids has camps for every interest, from sports to science, arts to leadership. Campers aged 5 to 14 enjoy daily recreation and pool time in camps that are engaging and educational. With free before- and after-camp care, convenient location, and an optional lunch program, MRU Kids takes the stress out of your summer.
Pre-Kindergarten and Out of School Care (OSC) Services offer an annual summer camp for ages 5 to Grade 6 at 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.
Weekly fun includes STEM activities, zSpace in our Augmented Reality lab, a variety of athletics in our gym and outside on our field, fine arts, and creative free play. Field trips at least once per week. Price: $250 for a full week or $75 for individual days (must be at least two days per week). Registration is due June 1, 2019. Payment for camp will be processed on June 15, 2019, with a no-cancellation policy.
Weekly activities include nature walks, playground and gym time, sprinkler fun, free play with lots of toys including a sandbox, cars, trains, dolls, arts & crafts, and more! Once a week, there will be a special visitor to give a presentation on animals, magic, science experiments, or fine art. Price: $275 for a full week or $75 for individual days (must be at least two days per week). Registration is due June 1, 2019. Payment for camp will be processed on June 15, 2019, with a no-cancellation policy.
Learn & Create Summer Camp. Grow your child’s smile and mind together! Challenging, fun, and creative Science, Outdoor Games, Culinary, Art, and Music activities will engage our campers. Optional Spanish Immersion for all levels also available. Takes place July 15 to 19 at Strathcona Community Centre and Green Space. Full- or Half-Day camp. Before- and after-care available. Come grow and learn with Seedlings Early Learning!
Open 365 days a year, come enjoy top international sport and family fun. Home games for Cavalry FC are hosted at Spruce Meadows from May to October and International Show Jumping Events in June, July, and September. A variety of entertainment and programs - including educational exhibits - are complimentary with admission to our Summer Series Show Jumping Tournaments. Tickets and more information can be found on our website, or follow us on social media @Spruce_Meadows.
The Think Sun Preschool offers fun and creative half-day camps for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Seasoned teachers with 29 years of experience. Crafts, music, and lots of play. For more details and registration information, visit the website.
We have everything you are looking for! Comic/Fantasy, Sports, Adventure, Arts, Outdoor play, and more for ages 3 to 14 with special guests, field trips, and swimming in our wave pool! Or drop in here and there in our half-day or full-day Daily Camps. Early and late care available at a reasonable daily or weekly rate. Calgary’s most affordable camps and proud partner of KidSport and Jumpstart funding programs.
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 filmmaking 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.
Imagine a safari adventure where curious kids explore the wildness of life and the goodness of God. Join us from August 19 to 23, 2019. Everyone from infant to adults are welcome to our ongoing family events throughout the year.
Fabulous, full-day summer camps for ages Kindergarten to Grade 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 and professional transportation. We are a government, licensed, accredited program with low child-to-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.
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!
YW Parent Link Centre offers free early childhood development programs for families with young children. We also offer summer programs specifically for new and expecting parents such as Infant Massage, Baby Babble, Toddler Treasures, and more. Learn more or drop in today!
Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed overnight camp in Kananaskis Country. We are a haven for kids to experience the joys of summer and have adventures in the woods. Camp is the perfect place to unplug from routines and reconnect with nature. We give campers a safe space to be themselves without the pressures of modern society.
A local, volunteer-based charity providing low-income youths the opportunity to experience sponsored outdoor camps in the best possible learning environment so they can cast their dreams! Learn conservation, fishing, survival skills, and Canadian history. Transportation provided by camp charter bus only. If you know a youth living in low income who could benefit from a fishing camp experience, please have them contact us. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Camp Kasota West, located on the shores of Sylvan Lake, is a residential camp for children and youth. Trained counsellors provide programming including archery, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, crafts, campfires, discovery hour. Specialty programs: Sailing and Counsellors-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.
Home on the Range is an overnight summer camp for ages 11 to 14, which takes place from July 2 to August 24, 2019. This program will let young pioneers experience the Park from sunup to sundown for five days.
You belong at camp! This summer, join us on Sylvan Lake. You’ll meet friends, share delicious meals, and learn in a Christ-centered community. It’s part of Kuriakos’ values of Belonging, Growth, and Togetherness. Programs include Family Camps (five-night or two-night), and two- to five-night kids or youth camps with options in Music and Drama, Sports, or Canoe Trips. Campership funds available. Kuriakos is accredited by the Alberta Camping Association.
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For kids who love to write… just about anything!© Alberta’s premier writing camps - over 23 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 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 a camper’s confidence, self-esteem, and social skills in a fun and safe environment. A low camper-to-counsellor ratio is provided. We also have a Teen Leadership Camp for 13 to 18 year olds. Financial assistance is available. Low camper-to-counsellor ratio is provided. Transportation is provided from Calgary. Financial assistance is available.
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