Solve a mystery, fight a crime, and have a summer to remember! Your kids can do all that and more with the YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre summer camps. Kids ages 6 – 12 years are invited to a week of police-themed experiences, with special guests, tours, activities, and adventures. This summer, your child could be busy learning the ins and outs of the policing world!

Part museum and part learning centre, the YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre allows kids of all ages to indulge their fascination with police and the law. The Centre helps kids start thinking about issues they will be facing in the world today so they can make good decisions and become responsible citizens. YouthLink also features Alberta’s largest collection of policing artifacts on public display, to showcase Calgary’s proud policing tradition of service and innovation. Plus, they have fascinating programs during school breaks!

Summer camps at YouthLink are even more fun this year, with themed camp weeks, filled with games, crafts, and special activities, plus a visit to Prairie Winds wading pool and visits from the Calgary Police! These camps combine policing, forensics, and fun as they let kids peek into another world. Kids will have an all-access pass to the Police Museum and all exhibits, plus an all-star staff will guide fun team-building games that focus on positive collaboration. They’ll learn about policing scenarios in ways that will build confidence, communication skills, and a positive connection with the police.

YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

What camp will your child choose? They might enjoy them all!

Calling ALL Special Units | July 4 – 7 and August 8 – 11, 2023

Did you know the Calgary Police Service uses specialized tactics, resources, and tools to resolve high-risk incidents? Come and learn more about our Tactical Team, HAWCS helicopter, Police canines, and even the Mounted Patrol Unit! In this camp, we will be designing our own police vehicles, meeting real-life police officers, and so much more!

Blood, Bugs, and Boogers – Everything Forensics! | July 10 – 14 and July 31 – August 4, 2023

Do you like to learn, try new things, and sometimes get a little dirty? Come get up close and personal with forensics and learn if you have what it takes to solve crimes! This is a hands-on, forensic science-filled week, including experiments, crime scene photography, and secret code challenges.

Police STEAM Ahead | July 17 –21 and August 14 – 18, 2023

Police commonly use science, technology, engineering, art, and math in their jobs! Come and join this hands-on week of learning more about police using STEAM. Activities will include donut making using a built solar oven, fingerprinting techniques, and even creating our own powered robots!

Rescue Heroes | July 24 – 28 and August 21 -25

Are you a budding first responder eager to learn more about how our paramedics, police, and firefighters work to save lives? Your time is now. Come to YouthLink’s Rescue Heroes-themed camp, where you will learn some basic first aid training, fire safety, knot tying, radio communication, and other important skills needed to help others in need.

YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre Summer Camps (Family Fun Calgary)

Need a longer day? Camp runs from 9 am – 4 pm and YouthLink is offering before and after care, starting at 8 am and ending at 5 pm, as well as optional pre-packaged lunches! A safe, exciting place for your child and an easier day for you? What more could you want from a camp?!

When school is out, send your junior detective to YouthLink for the inside scoop on the policing world. Register your 6 to 12-year-old for an exciting, behind-the-scenes week of discovery, with YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre Summer Camps!

YouthLink Summer Camps:

When: July and August, 2023
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Where: YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre
Address: 5111 47 St NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-428-4530