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Summer Camp & Program Guide - 2020

Summer isn't cancelled! Just because things look a little different this year doesn't mean there aren't camps and programs available - keep the kids happy, healthy and busy! 

Read our Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue for information on these summer camps and much more!

Would you like to have your camp or program included in this directory? Contact us at calgaryschild@shaw.ca

At Home

AMBROSE ARTS ACADEMY

Phone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6901
Email: artsacademy@ambrose.edu
Website: http://ambrose.edu/artsacademy

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Bring the magic of theatre into your home with our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box: Everything you need delivered right to your door. Learn script writing, characterization, production design, and filming tips from university professors and professional artists. Build literacy, memory, & imagination all while having fun and staying safe. Our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box is great for anyone who loves stories! See our ad in Calgary's Child June at Home issue.

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600
Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca/contact-us

The Library’s Ultimate Summer Challenge for kids is back and now fully online! This fun and free program encourages kids to read, create, and participate in virtual challenges all summer long. They can earn digital badges, track their reading, and win prizes. Register now to be entered into the grand prize draw. Visit calgarylibrary.ca/summer to register for the Ultimate Summer Challenge and get free Library memberships for the whole family. See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Address: #B, 8411 Elbow Dr. S.W.
Phone: 403-255-0010
Website: http://www.keyboardacademy.ca
Address: #203, 4803 Centre St. N
Phone: 403-277-2987

Covid 19 has forced us to cancel our "in studio" lessons but we have continued with "virtual" classes. We offer private lessons in piano, keyboard, organ and accordion for ages 6 and up from the comfort of your home.  Our 8 week trial program is also a great way to get started. Call for more information or to register. Now’s the perfect time! See our ad in Calgary's Child June at Home issue.

QUEST THEATRE

Address: cSPACE King Edward: Suite 325, 1721 - 29 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-264-8575
Email: admin@questtheatre.org
Website: http://questtheatre.org

Quest Theatre supports different levels of creative development, celebrates wild imaginations, and nurtures the organic, ridiculous, brilliant ideas of all children. No experience necessary! Free and low-cost online classes. Flexible schedule digital drama camps are offered for ages 6+ during Summer 2020. See our ad in Calgary's Child June at Home issue.

STAND UP FOR STUDENT WELL BEING

Phone: 647-400-2801
Email: anitatownsend@suswb.ca

This virtual, co-ed camp develops comedic skills with small groups of campers using Zoom with the support of a comedian coach and a detailed workbook. Who doesn’t need more laughs these days, especially kids! A fun week of camp with one hour per day online.  Visit our website for your Registration Form to select the week(s) that tickle your funny bone the best. See our ad in Calgary's Child June at Home issue.

VIN GOGH PAINT SIP STUDIO

Phone: 403-475-4644
Email: shea@vingogh.ca
Website: http://www.vingogh.ca

Paint at home art kits! Our art kits include all supplies and easy to follow, step by step instructions. We can now bring the studio to you. Painting brings calm and joy for all levels. We have a large library to choose from, most with beginners in mind. Order your family some kits, plan a Zoom party, paint your pet the easy way, we have many options for a fun and creative time. See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

WILD | LIFE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Phone: 1-866-918-1932
Email: support@jointhewildlife.ca
Website: http://jointhewildlife.ca

The best way to grow inside is to get outside. Our adventure kits are designed to get your kids outdoors more often. Resilience. Independence. Leadership. Just a few of the skills kids learn when they spend time outdoors – and we’ve made it fun, interesting, and easy! Summer camp delivered to your door! Our incredible, high-quality camp kits will kick start your summer of outdoor adventure! Each kit includes outdoor gear which will last for years PLUS over 30+ hours of adventure ideas, skill-building lessons, and nature crafts that align to Canadian curriculum outcomes. Perfect for the backyard or wilderness - adventures await! Recommended for kids 8+. Use promo code CAMPKITCC10 for 10% off.  See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

CALGARY ZOO

Phone: 403-232-9300
Email: summercamp@calgaryzoo.com
Website: http://calgaryzoo.com/camps

The Calgary Zoo is bringing the zoo to you with a brand-new set of virtual Zoo Camp options, taking exceptional and exclusive experiences right into your home! These small group sessions are designed to delight and engage youth ages 4 to 10. Your enthusiastic zoo guides will transport you from your home to see our animals up close, peek behind the scenes with our Animal Care team, and share stories, songs, and crafts. Everyone will have a chance to participate, ask questions, and connect with other campers! See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

Ambrose Arts Academy

Phone: 403-410-2000 ext 6901
Email: artsacademy@ambrose.edu
Website: http://ambrose.edu/artsacademy

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Bring the magic of theatre into your home with our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box! Everything you need delivered right to your door. Learn script writing, characterization, production design, and filming tips from university professors and professional artists. Build literacy, memory, & imagination all while having fun and staying safe. Our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box is great for anyone who loves stories!

GREEN CALGARY

Phone: 403-230-1443
Email: education@greencalgary.org
Website: http://www.greencalgary.org

Join Green Calgary this summer for Backyard Science, a flexible summer camp experience that you can enjoy in your own backyard! Games, crafts, activities, and lots more fun are all available in four different camp experiences tailored to a variety of ages and topics. Learn and have fun the way you want with Backyard Science! Register at greencalgary.org!

SHOWBIZ KIDS WITH THE YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY (YSC)

Phone: 403-234-9549
Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org
Website: http://youthsingers.org

Fun, engaging, and exciting online musical theatre summer programs for Grades 3-6. SHOWBIZ KIDS is a hybrid of online instruction, at-home activities (includes a package of materials/surprises to enrich each day’s learning), collaborative creativity, and the high-quality artistic instruction that you'll always find at YSC. Work with professional choreographers, artists, and musicians to develop your skills in singing, dancing, and acting. Record a performance and end the camp with a one-of-a-kind virtual final presentation.

In Person

KODALY MUSIC EXPLORERS

Kodaly Music Explorers has been Calgary’s most beloved early childhood music program for more than 30 years. Children ages 3 to 7 are nurtured by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie to discover the music within - singing, rhymes, movement, games, children discover and develop their own singing voice and lay the foundation of musical knowledge that will instill a lifelong love of music, all in a playful, child-centered atmosphere. See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

PARAMOUNT EQUESTRIAN CENTER LTD.

Phone: 403-938-3671
Email: ifkobry@aol.com
Website: http://paramountequestriancentre.com

English Riding Lessons and Summer Camps available! Camps run July 6 -10; 13-17, 27-31 and August 3-7. Cost of camp is $495 and sessions run from 9am until 4pm, Monday  to Friday. Call 403-938-3671 to register! See our ad in Calgary's Child June at Home issue.

SCHOOL OF ROCK

Phone: 403-460-7625
Email: calgarysouth@schoolofrock.com
Website: http://schoolofrock.com
Phone: 587-535-7625
Email: calgary@schoolofrock.com

In-School Summer Rock Camps! Musicians of all ages and skill levels learn to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocal in a fun, safe environment. All guidelines will be considered, including smaller groups, frequent hand washing, and social distancing. New this year, Songwriting and Recording Camps and Remote Rookies Camps! All of our camps are great for aspiring musicians with or without previous experience. Check our website for more details and to register. See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

GRANARY ROAD

Address: 226066, 112 Street W Foothills, AB T0L 0X0
Phone: 403-453-7623
Email: info@granaryroad.com
Website: http://granaryroad.com

Granary Road presents, Road’s Scholar Camps for 6-12 year olds!  With 36 acres and 11 over the top pod experiences your child will be outdoors, active, engaged, learning and just having good old fun!  Choose from week long or single day camps – we’ve got something for everyone from Weeklong Adventure Camp to Wings&Things, Farm Friends, Swamp Life or Grower’s Garden! $249/week plus GST or $55/day plus GST. To learn more, visit us at www.granaryroad.com or call 403-453-7623.  Before and After Camp Care is available! See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

WINSPORT

Phone: 403-247-5452 ext 4
Email: info@winsport.ca
Website: http://www.winsport.ca

WinSport is pleased to offer modified mountain bike camps from July 6 through August 29. There are camps for ages 6-11 in levels 2, 3 and 4 as well as ages 10-16 in higher-end Enduro camps for riders in levels 5+. While before and after camp care, bike rentals and camp lunch will not be provided this year, WinSport continues to be committed to ensuring a vital connection with the natural outdoors. The health and safety of WinSport’s Team Members and guests remain our priorities and we will be following all Government of Alberta guidance for day camps. See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

YMCA

From outdoor adventures to art activities you can still enjoy your summer the YMCA way! Offered July to August - we are excited to bring you single day or twice-a-week summer experiences that will be safe, fun and memorable. We look forward to connecting with your kids because – even though they are not camps – they are YMCA Summer Moments! With options for families and children from ages 3+ there is a summer moment for everyone. See our ad in the Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

In Person & At Home Options

ALIKI'S ART HOUSE

Phone: 403.667.7020
Email: info@alikisarthouse.com
Website: http://www.alikisarthouse.com

Create, don't stagnate this summer!  Draw, paint, and have fun with us. Let’s get together at your house (online) or our House (at Aliki's lovely studio). Extra-small classes with extra-large professional instruction. Students (starting at age 5, even adults) learn new skills, gain artistic confidence, create an impressive collection of artwork and take home new art materials to enjoy all summer long. Every one's well-being is important to us, so all studio experiences are planned for safety first. See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202
Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com
Website: http://calgaryreptileparties.com

Celebrating their 10th summer of camps, Calgary Reptile Parties offers both in-person and online reptile camps for 2020! Learn about reptiles, amphibians, and other animals with engaging camps. Includes live daily shows (Zoom online), crafts, games, and educational content. Join the reptile adventure with Reptile Camp! See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

CANTARE CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Come sing with us… more than music… a place to be you! Come sing with Cantare Children’s Choir! Boys and girls aged 6 to 18 are invited to join one of our four award-winning ensembles, led by Catherine Glaser-Climie. Concerts, tours, retreats, and much more. We offer a combination of online and in-person instruction to provide an exceptional music experience. Includes ensemble work, small groups, and one-on-one coaching. See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

CHINOOK SCHOOL OF MUSIC & MUSIC KIDS

Students of all ages enjoy lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, flute, ukulele, drums, and theory both online and in-person. Virtual and in-person summer camps are offered for the 2020 season for ages 3 to 12. Music Kids for babies and toddlers classes incorporate singing, movement, and instrument play. Children experience a joyful and nurturing learning environment while developing fundamental music skills. Explore our website for our virtual program offerings for all ages! See our ad in Calgary's Child Summer at Home issue.

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