Whether you’re looking for day camps or the sleep away variety, the Edmonton area has plenty of great options for kids looking for an awesome way to spend their Summer vacation. Here are our favourites in this Family Fun Edmonton Ultimate Guide to Edmonton and area Summer Camps!
Ballet, hip-hop, musical theatre, even making a music video… whatever kind of dance your child is into, or would like to try, J’Adore Dance has a camp for that! All camps include crafts, music and playground time. J’Adore Dance offers half-day camps for kids aged 3 to 10, and new for 2019, select weeks where two camps can be combined to build your own full-day camp, at a discount rate! For more information, click here!
Creative teens are sure to find the right fit at Sherwood Park’s Festival Place this Summer with unique Summer Camp options you won’t see anywhere else! Camps are taught by industry professionals and give your teen the opportunity to hone their skills and explore their passions in performing, music, entertainment and more! Garage Band Live! Under the Big Top! Even Video Production! For more information, click here!
Clicbitz Camps are the perfect way for children to establish a positive relationship with the world of computer programming in a safe and educational environment. Participants will amaze their parents with what they can create using child-friendly CAD program and 3D printers. Campers also get plenty of opportunities for play time, interactive games and friendship! For more information, click here!
Whether you’re looking for a single-day adventure or a full week of fun, GameOVR Summer Camps can fit the bill! GameOVR has 60 of the world’s most popular Virtual Reality games – and your kids will get to learn from the best, with plenty of one-on-one time with their highly-trained staff. Camps are perfect for kids aged 7 to 13 whether they’re new to the world of VR or gaming experts! For more information, click here!
Dance Theme Academy offers Summer Dance Camps full of fun, fitness, and friendship! Their half-day, full-day or single day options allow participants to give dance a try or to advance their skills. Camps include dancing, singing, acting and crafts, and each week-long session wraps up with a party day where participants will celebrate their accomplishments and showcase their learnings for parents! For more information, click here!
Summer will be a blast from the past with Time Travelling Science Camps at Strathcona County Museum! History will come to life in these fun, exciting and educational camps for children in grades 4 through 6. Kids will spend their days exploring all that Strathcona County’s Museum has to offer, featuring a different theme each day! Bonus – kids can register for a full week or single days! For more information, click here!
They’re all the fun of Summer Camps without a full-week commitment! Take aim at the day camps billed as the ‘most exciting’ in Edmonton with Laser City’s single-day adventures in laser tag and mini paintball! These full-day camps for kids aged 6 to 12 are all-inclusive, with all your equipment, lunch and snacks part of the deal! For more information, click here!
Want to keep your kids moving this summer? Try Sportball Summer Camps! The same great group that offers Multi-sport and Sport-specific classes year round will have your kids running, jumping, learning and playing all summer long! Sportball Summer Camps are for kids aged 3 to 12 and are offered all summer long at a wide variety of locations around Edmonton, as well as Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan. For more information, click here!
This is not your average boot camp! Shumka Summer Dance Camps, put on annually by the internationally-acclaimed Shumka Ukrainian Dance company, offer day and overnight camps for all ages and abilities. Campers will be inspired to pursue Ukrainian dance, culture and arts, but also to offer a Summer camp experience that’s second to none! Participants will dance hard, play hard, learn new skills, make friends, and have a whole lot of FUN! For more information, click here!
Talk about one of the coolest Summer Camps around – why not learn to skate or improve skating skills this summer! Fliteway Figure Skating Club offers week-long lessons in their Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate and STAR Academy skating programs. Whether your child is just starting to skate, wants to be ready for a fall sports season, or is passionate about figure skating, Fliteway has an option that will be right for you! For more information, click here!
Can you imagine a better place to spend a week enjoying the great outdoors?!? The U of A Botanic Garden, a 97 hectare oasis offers fun and educational nature-based Summer Camps perfect for kids aged 4 to 12! They’ll hike trails, catch frogs and explore the great outdoors – plus, they’ll enjoy traditional day camp activities like crafts, games and more! Choose from fun weekly themes like Critter Craze, Eco Artist and Nature Heroes! For more information, click here!
Whether they play on the court, on the ice, or in the pool, your young athletes can keep fit, improve skills and have a blast at MacEwan University Sport and Wellness Summer Camps! Led by MacEwan University athletes and coaches, these co-ed camps will challenge athletes at all levels in a supportive and positive team environment. Choose from hockey, basketball, volleyball and aquatics! For more information, click here!
Summer is for going on adventures! Kids aged 6 to 10 can embark on fun and exciting week-long adventures with MacEwan Explorers Summer Camps! MacEwan Explorers day camps are the perfect combination of educational experiences, creative expression and active fun – and are led by professional educators who understand the value of learning through play! Register by May 15 to take advantage of their Early Bird special! For more information, click here!
Foote Theatre School is Edmonton’s oldest and largest theatre school, having offered classes for all ages and experience levels since 1966. Each year, their faculty of outstanding local theatre professionals provide exceptional camps and classes with small group settings and potential audition opportunities. Previous theatre experience is not necessary and discounts are available for multiple camps! For more information, click here!
Looking for something unique for your kids to do this summer? Think outside the box (and off of the horizontal plane!) and try a Vertically Inclined Summer Camp! Safety is THE top priority at Vertically Inclined, and your kids will be under the watchful eyes of experienced instructors. No prior experience is necessary, and Vertically Inclined offers camps for kids ages 5 and up! For more information, click here!
AdaptAbilities Hearts in Action Summer Camps offer all the adventure, excitement and fun of every summer camp, while integrating key opportunities for participants to learn and grow. Campers will be very active – both indoors and out – and get the chance to explore the community through regular field trips. Activities can be tailored and suited to all campers from age 3 right up to age 17, along with the Adult group for ages 18+! For more information, click here!
Exciting, active and FUN! Dynamyx Gymnastics Club offers half-day Summer camps for kids aged 3 to 10 and full-day camps for kids 8 to 12. The themes are wild – from “Dinosaur Stomp” to “Crazy at the Zoo” – and jam-packed with exciting activities plus plenty of time to practice gymnastics skills under the eyes of the professional coaching team. For more information, click here!
Your kids can find out just how much FUN science can be with Summer Science Camps at the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton! They’ll make remarkable discoveries, create brilliant masterpieces, and explore new concepts, all while learning through hands-on science. Choose from amazing offerings that will appeal to every budding scientist – whether they love animals and dinosaurs or astronauts and robots! For more information, click here!
Fun, fitness and freedom of expression! Marr-Mac Mini Summer Camps are the ideal outlet for creative expression for kids aged 3 to 7 who love everything about singing, dancing and crafting. Marr-Mac Dance and Theatre Arts Centre has been offering fine arts programming in Edmonton for more than 50 years and has been recognized with several local and national awards! For more information, click here!
It’s a Summer Camp that’s on point – quite literally! Edmonton Fencing Club Summer Camps are recreational camps designed as a fun way to introduce the sport of fencing to new athletes. The program will introduce footwork and blade work, and will include conditioning, games and fencing matches. Each week will wrap up with a fun mini-tournament. For more information, click here!
Whether your child is looking to build bike skills, stay at home alone, or start babysitting, Alberta Safety Council has a Summer Camp for them! These hands-on, skill-based courses will give your kids the tools and knowledge they need to grow into new roles. Best of all, camps are reasonably priced, offer a variety of dates, and make learning fun! For more information, click here!
What would the perfect summer day camp look like if parents could design it? Your child would have a blast, spend plenty of time outside and making new friends, and, of course, learn something new! It’s not a dream – it’s exactly what is offered at JumpStart Learning Centre Summer Camps – programming that will keep your kids engaged, excited and keep their skills sharp for fall! For more information, click here!
It’s the purr-fect way for young animal-lovers to spend the dog days of summer! Edmonton Humane Society Summer Camps give kids who love pets the chance to spend a week learning, training and caring for the animals they adore – plus, campers get to enjoy crafts, games and other great activities! For more information, click here!
It is Alberta’s premiere writing camp! For 23 years, YouthWrite Summer Camp has been known as the camp for kids who love to write… just about anything! Young writers will learn from talented industry professionals in this one-of-a-kind, immersive and inclusive experience designed to spark creativity and feed the passion for putting pen to paper! For more information, click here!
Why let kids have all the fun? At Camp Warwa Family Camp your whole crew can get in on the adventure that is sleep-away camp! Spend a weekend getting back to nature and enjoying all the activities Camp Warwa has to offer! Sleep in heated bunkhouses with full bathroom facilities and best of all, no cooking – all your meals and snacks are provided! Choose from two great weekend options in May or September! For more information, click here!
Described as “part survival camp, part personal challenge and part journey of self discovery”, Mountain Adventure School is a summer camp unlike any other! Progressive Academy’s Mountain Adventure School offers teens two weeks of epic outdoor adventures mixed with hands-on learning opportunities, practical life certifications and even high school credits! For more information click here!
They’ll enter camp as creative kids and come out as accomplished artists! Summer Art Camps at Canvastone Studio are the perfect way for artistic youngsters to grow creatively, hone their skills and build confidence in their abilities! Choose from morning Painting Camps, afternoon Soapstone Carving Camps, or both! At the end of each week, your young artist will bring home a finished project ready to be displayed with pride! For more information click here!
Whether they love the spotlight or prefer to hone their skills behind the scenes, St. Albert Children’s Theatre Drama Camp offers great options for your fine arts-loving child! There are great camp options for kids aged 3 to 19, and campers 8 and up will work toward a final production their families can enjoy! For more information click here!
Whether you’re looking for your child’s first sleep-away camp experience or you have a teen ready for more adventure like an epic trip to the Rocky Mountains, Lone Prairie Camp has an option for you! For 86 years, Lone Prairie Camp has been been creating faith-filled and memorable camp experiences, while offering parents the peace of mind that their most precious assets are well-looked after. For more information click here!
Set in a natural paradise of parkland along the south shore of Lac Ste. Anne, Camp Warwa is the ideal place for kids to tackle new challenges and experiences in a safe and supported setting where the goal is developing skill and growing confidence. Days are packed with a wide variety of activities, new friendships and great adventures! For more information click here!
Is there anything more quintessentially summer than a day spent on the water reeling in a big catch? The Youths Can Fish 2 organization works to ensure all kids can enjoy the exciting, confidence-building experience that is fishing with their Camp Fishin’ Around. Learn fishing basics and survival skills and make frienships that will last a lifetime through this unique subsidized camp. For more information click here!
Kids will enjoy fitness, friendship, fun, and of course gymnastic skill development, in Salto Gymnastics Jumping Jellybeans and Discovery Camps! Camp days are full of gymnastics in Salto’s amazing facility, outings (including regular trips to the nearby playground and spray park!), field trips, crafts, activities and much more. Each week offers a different theme from Mad Science to the Olympics! For more information click here!
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