It’s the age-old struggle for parents. Our kids are always testing us, pushing the boundaries and yearning for more independence. But how do we know they are ready to take on new responsibilities and challenges? This summer, give them the tools they need and give yourself the peace of mind, with Alberta Safety Council Summer Camps.
Alberta Safety Council Summer Camps help kids acquire the skills and knowledge they need to grow into new roles. Whether you want to ensure they’re ready to cycle safely, stay home alone, or start babysitting, Alberta Safety Council has a camp or course to get them there. Camps are reasonably priced, offer a variety of dates and make learning fun!
Alberta Safety Council Summer Camps 2021:
Safety and Environment Camp: A 5 day camp for children aged 6 to 10 that will introduce topics of pedestrian, home, fire and playground safety, as well as explore ideas around recycling, conservation and endangered species.
Dates: July 19-23, 2021; August 9-13, 2021
Pedal Pushers Bicycle Program: A 2 day (5 hour) camp for children aged 5 to 8 that will teach the basic fundamentals of cycling and traffic skills for safe riding. This course is for kids who can ride without training wheels.
Dates: July 5 & 6, 2021 and July 26 & 27, 2021
Pedal Pushers Bicycle Camp: A 5 day (15 hour) camp for children aged 9 to 12 who would like to improve on their riding technique. This fun program includes on-road excursions lead by instructors.
Dates: July 12-16, 2021 and August 16-20, 2021
Home Alone Program: This 1 day (3 hour) course will help kids aged 10 and up understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time.
Dates: June 17, 2021; July 08, 2021; July 29, 2021; August 19, 2021
Babysitting Course: This 1 day course helps young adults (aged 12+) learn to babysit with confidence. Included in the program are themes of prevention, assertiveness and resourcefulness, as well as basic safety and first aid.
Dates: July 7, 2021; July 28, 2021; and August 25, 2021
Pedal Pushers in the Park: This 1 hour, bicycle safety program will be offered at local parks and community centers around the Edmonton area. Kids will learn various fun drills on their bicycle while practicing important safety techniques.
Cost: Pay-what-you-can (by donation)
Dates: See our website for upcoming dates and locations.