Ahhh, summer. Those long, hazy, lazy days are so much fun! This is when kids have lots of free time to spend outdoors, play with friends, and have new adventures. And after the year we’ve had – they deserve it! But moms and dads often don’t get as long a break as our lucky kids, so we need to find safe and fun places for them to spend part of their time. Happily, there are many great options for Calgary summer camps. But, we know that busy moms and dads also don’t have a whole lot of free time for researching summer camps, so we’re creating this terrific resource to shorten your search for great camps.

Camp Cadicasu Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)FEATURED CAMP: Camp Cadicasu Summer Camps

What do the kids need this summer? They need to get off technology and into the real world. They need to get outside and immerse themselves in nature. They need to make meaningful connections with other people. Camp Cadicasu’s traditional overnight summer camps offer kids a memorable, idyllic summer and will awaken your child’s curiosity about the world, giving them just what they need!

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FEATURED CAMP: Code Ninjas Summer Camps

Since our kids are growing up in a digital era, and are often naturally drawn to screens, let’s make it for the best! Code Ninjas, with multiple locations in and around Calgary, can take your child’s love of technology and turn it into an exciting adventure for summer camp. At one of their convenient centres, your kids will learn to code in a fun, safe, and inspiring learning environment. They will gain confidence, learn logic, and have a wonderful week at camp!

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H/W School of Ballet Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)FEATURED CAMP: H/W School of Ballet Summer Camp Programs

Do you have a child or teenager who is hoping to continue their dance training this summer? The H/W School of Ballet, voted the 2021 Best Ballet School from Calgary Top Choice Awards, has summer camp programs and will be offering junior and senior summer schools this August. Introduce your little dancer to their first plié or help older kids and teens become even more accomplished dancers; the combination of artistry and athleticism will fill your young dancer’s soul.

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Canadian Rockids (Family Fun Calgary)FEATURED CAMP: Canadian RocKids Summer Camp

It’s fun and inspiring. It’s a summer filled with fantastic memories. It’s a Canadian RocKids Summer Camp! This spectacular summer camp gives kids ages 8 – 17 years the opportunity to spend 12 amazing nights in the Canadian Rockies exploring three of the most beautiful National Parks in Canada – Banff, Yoho, and Jasper. From popular tourist attractions to new discoveries off the beaten path, kids will experience a variety of exciting recreational activities.

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Alberta University of the Arts Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Alberta University of the Arts Summer Camps

All of us have a spark of creativity inside and sometimes we just need to find the right environment to embrace and explore that creative side. Alberta University of the Arts has a variety of summer camps for kids and teens, led by professionals who have a passion for exploring creativity. With an open and supportive environment, kids and teens are free to try new activities, explore their own ideas, and learn amazing hands-on techniques.

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Butterfield Acres' Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Butterfield Acres Summer Camps

Calgary is a fabulous city, with many opportunities for families to stay active and get back to nature, but you might not have much of a connection to farms, animals, or country living. This summer, give your kids a week on the “farm” at Butterfield Acres’ summer camps! Your little animal lovers or outdoor enthusiasts will love to spend a week at Butterfield Acres; you’ll love all the fresh air they get and all the energy they use up on the farm!

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Calgary Gymnastics Centre (Family Fun Calgary)Calgary Gymnastics Centre Summer Camps

It’s time to run, play, and give our houses a break from those energetic kids! Let the kids burn their energy somewhere else this summer because the Calgary Gymnastics Centre is ready and waiting for those swinging, jumping, busy little monkeys! Kids can tumble their way through a fun-filled, energetic summer with full-day and half-day camps at the Calgary Gymnastics Centre!

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Calgary Young People's Theatre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Calgary Young People’s Theatre Summer Camps

It’s time to add some positive drama with amazing summer camps from Calgary Young People’s Theatre! The curtain will rise on a summer of fun this year with camps that are perfect for kids and teens ages 4 – 18 who want to dive into drama, express themselves, and showcase their creativity. Professional theatre actors, directors, and playwrights will teach your kids how to act, improvise, create a play, and more, and help them have a fabulous time doing it!

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Calgary Zoo Summer/SpringCamp (Family Fun Calgary)Calgary Zoo Summer Camps

Summer holidays can be tricky: we love the time off, but the kids start climbing the walls when they don’t have enough to do. If your kids get a little wild during the summer, the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo understands! If you have a child is as young as four, a teen entering Grade 9, or anyone in between, you can give them an awesome summer experience at the zoo. The summer camps at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo offer a week of joy.

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Camp Chestermere (Family Fun Calgary)Camp Chestermere Summer Camps

Just a short drive from Calgary, you’ll find Camp Chestermere, a Christian camp that offers full-day and overnight summer camps – jam-packed with amazing experiences – for kids aged 5 to 15 years old! A week on the lake, staying active, trying new things, and having SO MUCH FUN is just what kids need this summer!

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Cardel Rec South Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Cardel Rec South Summer Camps

The kids need some excitement and parents need a break! It’s time to embrace the best of summer, with a huge variety of FUN summer camps from Cardel Rec South! Are your kids interested in medicine, arts, or coding? Skating, STEM, or sports? If you’re looking for something interesting and inspiring to keep your children entertained during their school break this summer, we found it!

Read more about it here.


Champions Creed Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Champion’s Creed Summer Camps

Hey, kids! Get ready for adventure and excitement this summer, with amazing, high-energy summer camps from Champion’s Creed! You will love a week of camp (or more!) that includes martial arts lessons, games, arts and crafts, and outdoor activities. Parents, you’ll be happy to hear that the camps include a themed educational component, lots of exercise, and optional pre-care and post-care. It’s time to get back to life this summer!

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Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (Family Fun Calgary)Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Summer Camps

Some kids can’t stop grooving, moving, and feeling the beat! As we’re all getting back to life, take that beautiful energy in your kids and channel it into dancing with summer camps from Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. With a variety of dance camps for kids from age 4 up to teenagers, they will spend a week being active, having fun, and developing their creativity!

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Fort Calgary Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Fort Calgary Summer Camps

Arts, science, and adventure await your child at Fort Calgary! With four camps to choose from, kids can get mucky with creatures from the Bow and Elbow rivers, unleash their artistic inspirations, lose themselves in writing, music and drama projects, or dig deep into archaeology and architecture. All campers will go behind the scenes at the museum, explore 40 acres of green space and take the Riverwalk to urban destinations like St. Patrick’s Island.

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Glenmore Gymnastics Club Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Glenmore Gymnastics Club Summer Camps

How do you keep your kids busy in the summer? How about with some energetic jumping, a little swinging, and a chance to hang upside down! Add a whole lot of fun to this and your kids will be getting active and burning energy at the Glenmore Gymnastics Club summer camps!

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Green Fools Theatre Summer CampsGreen Fools Theatre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

This summer, kids need time to laugh and time to play. Maybe it’s time for them to meet new people and try new things. It sounds like it’s the perfect time for kids to run away and join the circus! Green Fools Theatre is offering a series of circus camps this summer for aspiring performers, acrobats, and stunt artists. Camps include circus skills from basic juggling and balancing to tightwire and aerial skills. (There’s even a camp conducted partly in French, too!)

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Heritage Park Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Heritage Park Summer Camps

This summer, you can send your kids back in time! Heritage Park summer camps bring history to life with an educational adventure filled with pioneer play. With day camps and an overnight camp, all Heritage Park summer camps are hands-on and fun-filled. Campers, dressed in a period costume, journey back in time to discover train, horse, and wagon travel, learn their lessons in a one-room schoolhouse and even do a few chores around the ranch.

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Kuriakos Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Kuriakos Summer Camps

Just west of Sylvan Lake is Kuriakos, a faith-based camp that celebrates belonging, growth, and togetherness. From games and creative arts to fun on the water and adventure in the treetops, kids love their week at Kuriakos! A week of camp teaches skills that are essential for life and provides experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. Kids will learn new skills, makes friends, develop faith, and have fun outside. (See link below for discount code!)

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Laser City Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Laser City Summer Camps

Summertime – that wonderful time of year kids greet with excitement, enthusiasm, and endless energy. But when you’re a parent, it can be a challenge to manage that energy! Laser City Summer Day Camps keep kids busy, active, and having FUN over their summer break, offering summer day camps for both mini paintball and laser tag. They even have a camp for Minecraft lovers!

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Leighton Art Centre Summer Camp (Family Fun Calgary)Leighton Art Centre Summer Camps

Leighton Art Centre Summer Camps offer a hands-on connection to art, nature, and Alberta’s heritage during July and August 2022. Each week campers will be inspired to create in a wide variety of art forms while exploring the natural Alberta Foothills setting through nature hikes and outdoor games and activities. Kids who love to explore – in art, in nature, and in their own imaginations – will love Leighton Art Centre Summer Camps!

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The Military Museums Foundation Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

The Military Museums Foundations Summer Camps

Do you have what it takes for basic training? How do you communicate with another ship at sea? Could you find the information necessary to stop an impending battle? Your kids will know the answers to all these questions after a week with The Military Museums Foundation Summer Camps!

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MRU Kids Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)MRU Camps Summer Camps

MRU Camps invite children from kindergarten to grade nine to a variety of summer camps, delighting both parents and kids with an emphasis on high-quality care and a fun, innovative, and culturally inclusive environment. From creating something amazing and learning new skills to moving their bodies and having an adventure, you’ll find an MRU Camp that is just right for your child.

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Musica Academy Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Musica Academy Summer Camps

With a little strumming and a little singing, some dancing and a whole lot of laughter, your child can have a wonderful time at summer camp this year. Musica Academy, Yamaha School of Music, knows that children of all ages are drawn to music and they have an amazing potential just waiting to be developed. This summer, you can help explore your child’s creative potential and give them a great time with Musica Academy summer camps.

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National Music Centre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)National Music Centre Summer Camps

Do you have a child who is interested in playing, listening, and learning about music? The National Music Centre is offering a summer packed with musical delights! Families can choose between two different week-long camp programs, designed for your child’s age and musical ability. Kids ages 9 – 13 years can explore, play music, learn from professional musicians, and make new friends this summer with Music Makers or Build a Band.

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Nini's Cooking Class Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Nini’s Cooking Class Summer Camps

It’s so satisfying to watch your child learn important, practical life skills while they are having a great time! This summer, your kids can learn cooking skills and delicious recipes as they have a blast in the kitchen. Nini’s Cooking Class offers summer camps that allow kids to learn basic skills, get creative in the kitchen, build relationships, and laugh while enjoying tasty meals and cooking competitions. If they bring these skills home to you, even better!

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Pedalheads (Family Fun Calgary)Pedalheads Summer Camps

Summer is never long enough, but as Calgarians, we know how to make the most of the season! Families in Calgary love to bike, for both transportation and recreation, and many Calgary parents already know all about the benefits of Pedalheads Summer Camps. Pedalheads has helped Calgary kids with everything from getting rid of their training wheels, to learning bike safety, to trail riding. It’s so exciting when your child pedals away without anyone’s help!

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Pinnovate Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

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Pinnovate Summer Camps

Do your kids love crafting? Pinnovate DIY Studio is Calgary’s family-friendly crafting destination! Instead of spending time and money gathering the many supplies you need for a craft project and then having all the clean-up at your house, check out Pinnovate. This summer your kids can have their own crafting experience at Pinnovate Summer Camps! Sign them up today and your kids can enjoy an imaginative and creative summer working on a variety of arts and DIY crafts.

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Quickdraw Animation Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Quickdraw Animation Summer Camps

Do your kids like to doodle, tell stories, or explore animation? It’s time to bring their stories to life! This summer, your kids can skip watching cartoons all day and make their own instead! Quickdraw Animation summer camps are week-long adventures in storytelling and animated movement. Check out a QuickKids summer camp this year for a creative, inviting week.

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Repsol Sport Centre (Family Fun Calgary)Repsol Sport Centre Summer Camps

This summer is the time for the kids to get off the screens and back to life with a variety of activities that will inspire them! The Repsol Sport Centre is ready for an amazing summer with their invigorating Sport Camps! When Mom and Dad need to be hard at work, kids ages 2 – 14 can enjoy the active summer they need. Repsol Sport Centre Sport Camps help kids keep moving with incredibly fun days, under the leadership of qualified, enthusiastic instructors.

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Royal City Soccer Camp (Family Fun Calgary)Royal City Soccer Summer Camps

It’s joy and laughter, running and cheering. What more could you ask for from summer?! With the Royal City Soccer Club, your kids will spend their days playing, swimming, and making new friends. They offer a uniquely designed camp that offers soccer in the morning, followed by a leisure swim (subject to availability, ratios, and restrictions) and camp activities in the afternoon. Kids are safely cared for while enjoying an idyllic summer!

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Rundle College Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Rundle College Summer Camps

Curiosity, imagination, adventure, and FUN! It’s doesn’t matter what week you choose at Rundle College Summer Camps, your child will make some wonderful memories. This July, all school-age children up to grade 6 can enjoy half or full-day camps every week. Each camp will bring unique experiences, with an opportunity for learning, growing, and having fun with new friends!

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St Mary's University Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)St Mary’s University Summer Camps

Summer is the perfect time for kids to relax and take a break from their school schedule. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a time to keep learning! In fact, learning during the summer gives children a chance to slow down and pursue their passions in different ways, through discovery, exploration, and play! St Mary’s University offers two different themed summer camps, to give kids a safe place to expand their minds and have some fun!

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Storybook Theatre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Storybook Theatre Summer Camps

Maybe your child walks into the living room with a flourish and your teen sings in the shower. Maybe someone is busily scribbling stories in a notebook or you have a kid who just likes to create and have fun. It sounds like a week at a summer theatre camp is in order! Storybook Theatre, one of Calgary’s premiere theatres for young audiences, is back with summer camps and programming to give kids a place on the stage. It’s time to shine!

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Stryker Sports Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Stryker Sports Summer Camps

Summer is on its way, with those wonderful days of sleeping in and playing with friends. But parents are starting to think about a long summer ahead of them! Stryker Sports has basketball and volleyball summer camps that engage the body and keep the kids active. These camps teach more about the game and give kids a chance to have fun and thrive in a positive sports environment.

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Trellis Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Trellis Society Summer Camps

This summer, it’s time for an adventure and Trellis Society is ready to welcome your kids to their lively summer camps! They can travel down under, visit the circus, or be the star of their own Hollywood movie. It’s been a trying year for everyone, so whether you need a safe place for your kids to go while you work, or you just want to give them a little fun and excitement after a crazy year, Trellis Society has camps both kids and parents will appreciate.

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Trico Centre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Trico Centre Summer Camps

Summer is a time for dancing, swimming, and playing sports. Or how about engaging in art, exploring space, or heading out on the town? If your kids need an outlet this summer, Trico Centre for Family Wellness summer camps can help you choose what summer fun suits your kids best, because when it’s time to PLAY, children ages 3 – 14 will love these amazing experiences.

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Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society Summer Camps

All over the world, Ukrainian dance is known for its colour, energy, and spunk. Although many people in Calgary do have Ukrainian ancestry, you don’t have to be Ukrainian to enjoy the beauty of this dance and culture, and the Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society has summer camps for all kids ages 4 and up!

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Vecova Summer CampsVecova Summer Day Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

It’s a safe, inclusive environment for your children and it will fill their summer with friendship and fun! Vecova Summer Day Camps offer your kids a differently-themed day camp each week, discovering science, adventure, sports, or terrific talents, depending on which week they choose. Make your summer one filled with exciting activities and safe spaces!

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WinSport Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)WinSport Summer Camps

After months spent indoors and life in front of a screen, it’s time to get outside and start playing! This July and August, WinSport is thrilled to bring kids a chance to move, challenge themselves, and burn their energy with a variety of exciting and active summer camps for kids aged 4 to 17. Good things happen when kids play so give your kids an adventure they’ll remember all year long! They’ll have heaps of fun and come home tuckered out.

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Wymbin Yoga Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Wymbin Yoga Summer Camps

Are your kids looking for a little adventure, activity, and fun in the summer sun? They’ll find this and a whole lot more at Wymbin this summer, where good things are growing in the heart of Inglewood! Through yoga, mindfulness, and engaging in nature, kids will learn about community and develop a sense of belonging, while deepening their connection to self, others, nature, and the world around us with summer camps at Wymbin Yoga.

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Youth Singers of Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)Youth Singers of Calgary Summer Camps

Have you been singing in the shower, dancing in the kitchen, and creating your own shows to express your creativity? Well, it’s time to warm up, show up, and take the stage! The Youth Singers of Calgary summer camps are ready to get you singing, dancing, and laying it down on stage this summer. Put away those screens and banish summer boredom with these amazing camps.

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YouthWrite Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)YouthWrite Summer Camps

Words, stories, and books. Of course, these are valuable assets for everyone. But there are some people who cherish books and stories and treasure the power of words like it’s the air they breathe. If you have a young writer in your household, you know what I’m talking about and you need to know about YouthWrite Summer Camps!

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