Summer Camp Guide (Family Fun Calgary)

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. 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, Calgary offers many great options. 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!

Featured Camp: WinSport Summer Camps

WinSport Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)After months spent indoors and life in front of a screen, kids can now get back outside and on their bikes. WinSport is pleased to offer modified mountain bike camps throughout July and August for kids aged 6 to 16. This new modified offering includes a reduced ratio of six participants to one instructor and is limited to levels 2, 3 and 4 for ages 6 – 11, as well as a higher-end Enduro camp for riders ages 10 – 16 and in level 5+. They’ll have heaps of fun and come home tuckered out!

Read more about it here.


Butterfield Acres' Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Butterfield Acres’ Farm Summer Camps

If you live in Calgary, there’s a very good chance you’re raising bona fide city kids. 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!

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

With a SAFETY FIRST approach, the Calgary Gymnastics Centre is pleased to offer modified Gymnastics Summer Camps! Weekly full-day, half-day (AM & PM), and evening options are available throughout July and August for ages 10+ Camps will include plenty of gymnastics, physically distanced games and on-site activities. To ensure all safety and cleaning requirements, there will not be transportation of athletes to off-site events and no before and aftercare available. There will also be reduced ratios with 6 athletes to 1 coach, limited athletes in the gym, and plenty of increased gymnastics time! Read more about it here.

Calgary Reptile Parties Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Calgary Reptile Summer Camps

They are the creepies, the crawlies, and the cold-blooded. Misunderstood by some and loved by others, reptiles are fascinating creatures! Day camps are a GO this summer, so if your kids need to get out of the house, consider summer camps with Calgary Reptile Parties. Calgary Reptile Parties is not only fun and entertaining, but they offer an educational experience with cold-blooded animals. Kids get to meet creatures like bearded dragons, geckos, and snakes, and even tarantulas or scorpions. They might even hang out with a boa constrictor! Read more about it here.

Chinook School of Music Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Chinook School of Music Summer Camps

Summer vacation can be a challenging time, especially when kids get bored and parents have to work. Keep the kids engaged this year with Chinook School of Music summer day camps! With a wide variety of summer camps for ages 3 – 12, Chinook School of Music camps fuel a love of music in an active and stimulating learning environment. No previous experience is required, and children will experience an inspiring and creative week of music.

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Chinook School of Music (Family Fun Calgary)Chinook School of Music Summer Programs For the Little Ones

These are unique days, as families work together to discover new routines and ways of relaxation. Chinook School of Music knows that music is more important than ever during a stressful time like the COVID-19 crisis and they are now offering virtual programming for your littlest music lovers, too, either virtually or in the park.

Read more about it here.


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

Usually, at this time of year, the kids are bursting out of school, ready for a summer of fun and exploration. After being home, doing online school, and dealing with a new reality, they’re even more ready for a summer of fun! This summer, send your child back in time for an exciting adventure at a Heritage Park summer camp. Discover pioneer play with Prairie Explorers, a Heritage Park summer camp open to children ages 6 – 14 (with participants divided into age-appropriate groups), for a hands-on and fun-filled week!

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

Leighton Art Centre Summer Camps – for kids aged 6 to 12– offer a hands-on connection to art, nature, and Alberta’s heritage over 8 individual weeks during July and August 2020. 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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Musica Academy Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Musica Academy Summer Camps

Music can bring you joy, entertainment, and personal contentment. It develops your creativity, enhances your memory, and offers a lifetime of enjoyment. 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 enhance your child’s creativity and give them a great time with Musica Academy summer camps.

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My Gym South Calgary Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

My Gym Summer Camps

Raise your hand if your kids need to burn some energy! After a spring of stress and confusion for the kids, they could all benefit from some fun, active recreation, right? My Gym Calgary and My Gym South Calgary is ready for them to come and play with affordable, no-stress summer camp options! They know just what parents need, with a drop-off program, pay by day options, and volume discounts and summer day camps mean children will enjoy three hours of fantastic games, non-competitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music, sports and much more. Read more about it here.

Pedalheads Summe Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Pedalheads Summer Camps

Calgary parents know and love Pedalheads Summer Camps. Many Calgary kids have done everything from learning bike safety to getting rid of their training wheels through a Pedalhead program. But did you know that Pedalheads is more than learning to ride a bike (as exciting as that moment is!)? Registration is now open for Pedalheads, and you can choose from Pedalheads Bike or Sports camps.

Read more about it here.

Pinnovate Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)Pinnovate Summer Camps

Are your kids ready to amaze themselves with incredible projects? They’ll be entertained and have a fun week of summer camp at Pinnovate DIY Studio! Sign them up today for an imaginative and creative summer. Pinnovate is so excited to be welcoming your smiling faces back into the studio. They are undergoing some big changes to ensure a safe and fun camp week for all of their little friends!

Read more about it here.

Quest Theatre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

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Quest Theatre Summer Camps

Did imagination bring life to your childhood? Remember when a huge cardboard box would be the setting for multiple stories and provide entertainment for days? This summer your kids can make their own funny and exciting memories! When school lets out it’s time for children to do what they do best: explore, have fun, and get creative. Happily, there’s a great place where they can do all that with the Quest Theatre VIRTUAL summer camps!

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School of Rock Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

School of Rock Summer Camps

Some kids just have a passion for music and performance and would like nothing better this summer than to rock out! Well, this is the summer kids need to let loose, and the School of Rock feels the same way. With summer camps for kids ages 5 – 18, they have prepared a place for your child to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals. No experience is necessary and kids get to experience as close to the “real thing” as possible!

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Trico Summer Care (Family Fun Calgary)

Trico Centre Summer Care

With so much uncertainty in the past few months, it’s nice to finally find some familiarity. It’s thrilling to announce that Trico Centre for Family Wellness has once again opened its doors to provide their provincially licensed and accredited Summer Care program for children grades 1 – 6. Choose from weekly or monthly options and a different theme each week. From Imaginarium to Nature Kids, you are sure to find the perfect fit for your child! Read more about it here.


Youth Singers of Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)Youth Singers of Calgary Performing Arts Camps

Calling all kids! Have you been singing in the shower, dancing in the kitchen, and creating your own shows while you’ve been doing school at home? Then you need to know about the Youth Singers of Calgary summer camps! The Youth Singers of Calgary will get you singing, dancing, and laying it down on stage — virtually, for 2020. Although there are limitations that mean you can’t gather to sing, particularly in a choral setting, these online camps will allow you to sing “together” this summer, while you’re safe at home.

Read more about it here.