Whether you’re looking for day camps that offer fun, creativity, or education – 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 Ultimate Guide to Edmonton & Area Summer Camps!
Fill your child’s summer with all of their favourite things: playing with friends, fun games and activities, sports, and more! With YMCA Summer Camps & Clubs, you’ll find options geared towards nature-lovers, art enthusiasts, science explorers, water bugs, sports fans, and more! Plus pre- and post-care make these camps ideal for working parents. For more information, click here.
It’s no secret that the demand for STEM-trained workers is on the rise in Alberta and across the country. So registering your child for a STEM-related camp at A&D Tutoring is setting them up for future success! Plus, they’ll love camp options such as Minecraft, Roblox, and more! For more information, click here.
Jaw-dropping views and epic mountain adventures await at the all-inclusive Canadian RocKids Summer Camp! Campers will spend 12 glorious nights in the Canadian Rockies exploring three of the most beautiful National Parks in Canada – Banff, Yoho and Jasper – with plenty of sightseeing and action packed experiences along the way. For more information, click here.
Take aim at the day camps billed as the ‘most exciting’ in Edmonton! Laser City Summer Day Camps offer full days of Laser Tag, Mini Paintball or Minecraft fun. Camps are offered as single-day adventures on various days in July and August, letting you pick and choose with no full week commitment! For more information, click here.
Y child can enjoy high-flying adventures during Summer Training School at the Alberta Aviation Museum. Your 6-12 year old will spend a full week at historic Blatchford Field exploring the cockpit of a real airplane, designing & testing flying machines, learning to fly on a flight simulator, and discovering everything the museum has to offer! For more information, click here.
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. Help your child gain independence with help of one of these great 1 day courses or week-long camps offered this summer. Plus, check out the fun scooter riding sessions in their child friendly Safety City. For more information, click here.
FUN is the ultimate goal during Athlete Training Grounds Camps! During this multi-sport camp, kids aged 5 to 14 will enjoy learning and playing a wide variety of popular sports and games. It’s the perfect opportunity to try something new and encourage kids to keep active in sport! For more information, click here.
Let your child experience archaeology in action this summer with Bodo Archaeology Summer Camps! Take a road trip out to the Bodo Archaeological Site & Centre where your child can become an archaeologist for the day and enjoy a variety of hands-on activities at a 500 year old dig site. For more information, click here.
Find outdoor summer fun and friendly faces at Camp Mackinicholea overnightSummer Camp. The clean, clear water of Long Island Lake offers the perfect setting for campers to enjoy swimming, canoeing and a wide array of other outdoor recreational activities. For more information, click here.
Ditch the computer screens this summer for great adventures in the great outdoors at Camp Warwa. Kids grades K-9 will enjoy the classic summer camp experience with activities like archery, rock wall climbing, canoeing, camp fires, group adventures — the list just keeps going! These weeklong camps are a great place for your kids to build lifetime friendships. For more information, click here.
This summer your child doesn’t have to run away to join the circus. Their circus dreams can come true right here in Edmonton with Cirquetastic Summer Camps. Your child can leave the spectating to someone else as they develop the skills to be the star in the centre ring! For more information, click here.
The City of St Albert offers a a wide range of themed day camps perfect for kids aged 3 to 12. Choose from sports, swimming, art, cooking, biking, magic, and more! Indoor camps will be based out of Servus Credit Union Place, and outdoor camps will operate out of several other venues throughout the St Albert community. For more information, click here.
Clay & Cupcakes is excited to offer full and half days of art-filled fun throughout July and August. Sign the kids up for 1 day, or several, then drop them off, and see what sweet painting, fused glass and pottery projects they create! For more information, click here.
Summer camps at Code Ninjas stretch your child’s mind, teach them valuable critical thinking skills, and promote a love for STEM. Find camps related to popular coding-related games such as Minecraft and Roblox, or camps for your future YouTube star or stop-motion movie director! For more information, click here.
Help your kids get cooking this summer with the help of MasterChef Canada Finalist Meg Tucker. Choose from a selection of 4 day virtual cooking camps that will let your child gain confidence in their own kitchen as they back and cook up fun summer inspired recipes the whole family can enjoy! For more information, click here.
Learn, code and create this summer with Discover Coding Summer Camps! Coders of all skill levels can choose between creating their own games and apps, getting creative with YouTube video creation or graphic design, or playing and learning on their favourite gaming platforms like Minecraft and Roblox. For more information, click here.
DiscoverE’s award-winning engineering camps are lead by University of Alberta undergraduate and graduate students – some even once DiscoverE campers themselves! These exciting, hands-on camps are not just educational, they’re FUN – with exciting S.T.E.M. themes like Chemicals & Materials Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Robotics. For more information, click here.
Flip over fun with Dynamex Gymnastic Club Summer Camps! The team at Dynamyx has filled the summer camp calendar with themes that are as unique as they are fabulous. Choose from half or full-day options! For more information, click here.
Summer Camp at The Edmonton Garrison Fitness Centre is all about keeping fit and having fun! Your 3-12 year old can enjoy a full week of activity led by professional and caring counsellors in this first class fitness facility. Each day at camp will be a new and exciting opportunity to meet new friends, develop social skills, keep active and have lots of fun! For more information, click here.
Encourage your 13 to 17 year old to get out on the water and try something new this July and August! Edmonton Rowing Club Summer Camps are the perfect opportunity to build new skills, meet new people, keep active, and discover our beautiful river valley from a brand new vantage point. For more information, click here.
Find day camp fun close to home with the choice of five great Family Futures Resource Network Summer Camp locations in Edmonton! With a selection of fun weekly themes and affordable registration fees, it is convenient summer child care option the whole family will love. For more information, click here.
Do you have little ninjas in your house? Kids who climb, swing, and jump from every surface? Are your kids obsessed with tackling every obstacle at the playground? Fitset Ninja Summer Camps is a great opportunity for them to finesse their ninja abilities in a safe environment with fantastic instructors. For more information, click here.
Glide into fun this summer with one of the coolest camp ideas around! Fliteway Skating Club offers summer sessions of Pre-CanSkate and CanSkate, perfect for getting your child up onto blades or preparing for a successful sports season this fall. For more information, click here.
Set the stage for this summer by giving your 6 to 18-year-old the opportunity to experience acting, playwriting, improvisation and musical theatre firsthand! Experience a grand time at Foote Theatre School Summer Day Camp, a fun and interactive theatre arts camp taking place at the Citadel Theatre in July and August. For more information, click here.
Time travellers aged 4 to 12 will enjoy a blast from the past with the great selection of day camps at Fort Edmonton Park! Campers can learn about the first people to traverse this land, what it was like to be a voyageur in the fur trade era, all about Christmas traditions of the past, how kids used to make their own fun and so much more. For more information, click here.
Play Strong Summer Camps are just for the girls! The Girl Strong Multi-Sport Summer Camps are an opportunity for girls aged 5 to 12 to try a variety of sports, meet new friends, build confidence and develop healthy habits to apply both in sport and in daily life. For more information, click here.
At Camp Grindstone kids aged 5-17 have opportunity to produce and perform in their very own theatrical production. There is something for every skill and interest with camp offerings that include improv, acting, musical theatre and sketch writing! For more information, click here.
Grab those wheels and gear up for fun with House of Wheels Summer Camps! Kids aged 7-17 can enjoy a full week of fun at their choice of indoor BMX, skateboard or scooter camps. For more information, click here.
Whether your child has years of experience or is brand new to the dance scene, they’ll find a camp — or two or three — perfect for their interests. With options from hip-hop and ballet to theatre and Frozen-themed, there’s so much fun to be had at J’Adore Dance. All camps include crafts, music and games, too. J’Adore Dance offers camps for kids aged 3 to 10. For more information, click here.
Kids will explore new topics and interests while sharpening their skills for the upcoming school year. Daily activities centre around an exciting weekly theme, including arts and crafts, dramatic expression, center time, songs and stories. For more information, click here.
Make it an unforgettable summer of discovery, play and friendship! Each week of the Kepler Academy Summer Program offers an exciting new topic to explore with themed activities, daily outdoor play, co-operative games and special outings. For more information, click here.
Lone Prairie Camp is the perfect place for kids and families to experience the nostalgia of summer camp while reconnecting with faith in an iconic outdoor setting. Enjoy outdoor adventures, songs around the bonfire at night, and make friendships to last a lifetime. 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! Choose from basketball, volleyball, hockey or swimming camps. For more information, click here.
This summer you can bolster your child’s love of the arts by enrolling them in a Mini MozArts Summer Camp! These creative music + art focused camps will have your 3-8 year old singing, dancing, playing instruments, and creating beautiful works of art. For more information, click here.
Enjoy fun, fitness and flexibility with My Gym Summer Camps for kids aged 3 to 10. With a vibrant and inviting gym, a team of enthusiastic coaches and ever-changing program themes, there is always fun and exciting to discover at My Gym. Best of all, you get to pick and choose exactly which days you register for! For more information, click here.
Whether your child is just starting out in hockey, or already well on their way towards their NHL dreams, there is a specialized Okanagan Hockey Camp or Western Prospects Tournament program just for them! Your child can spend the off season working hard and having fun both on and off the ice. For more information, click here.
Ortona Gymnastics Summer Camps are full of fun! Your kids will flip for these active day camps that teach gymnastics for all skill levels, plus themed crafts and activities to keep each day fun and interesting. For more information, click here.
This summer, you can help your children grow in their bike riding skills and ability with the help of Pedalheads Bike and Trail Camps. From the littlest campers (age 2) to the big kids (up to age 12), there’s a camp for every bike skill level. Plus, Pedalheads Summer Camps are offered in multiple convenient locations around the Edmonton area. For more information, click here.
Immersed in a week of dance, Ukranian culture, and fun activities, your child is sure to have the ultimate camp experience with Shumka Summer Dance Camps. There’s a camp for every age and skill level taught by the folks of other internationally renowned Shumka Dance Company! For more information, click here.
Sportball offers sport-specific or multi-sport camps in a variety of fun weekly themes! Your 6-12 year old will run, jump and play as they improve their sports skills and gain confidence throughout the week. It is programming with a purpose, including a big side of fun and laughter! For more information, click here.
Feed your child’s flair for the dramatic this summer with the help of St. Albert Children’s Theatre Summer Camps. Here, campers of all ages can take cues from seasoned theatre professionals and learn everything needed to act and perform on stage. For more information, click here.
Get creative with multiple Summer Art Programs offered through the Arts and Heritage Foundation of St Albert– a charity organization provides exceptional arts and heritage experiences in St Albert. Choose from an Arts and Heritage Camp (ages 8-12), Summer Art Club (ages 8-16) or Homeschool Summer sessions perfect for the whole family. For more information, click here.
Your child can embrace their inner dancer, actor or artist this summer with a wide range of fun and affordable Summer Arts Camps offered by Strathcona County. Whether it be visual or performing arts, there’s something to appeal to almost every interest. For more information, click here.
Power up for fun this summer with TELUS World of Science – Edmonton. These summer science camps are a great opportunity for your child to explore areas of science they never knew existed or to grow in their love for learning in the STEM (Science, technology, engineering, math) fields. For more information, click here.
Give your 8-12 year old’s confidence a boost this summer with two summer camps led by The Confidence Coach. Choose Chakra Superpowers Yoga + Self-Esteem Summer Camp or Beaming Body Confidence Summer Camp for fulfilling days spent crafting, journaling, practicing yoga and connecting with nature. For more information, click here.
Get those toes tapping and legs leaping with Ukrainian Dance Camps for all skill levels, starting from age three and up. The talented Cheremosh instructors are excited to welcome everyone into their studio this July and August to be the very best dancers they can be! For more information, click here.
This August kids aged 6-12 can have fun exploring the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and learning what life was like for early Ukrainian settlers in our province. These fun and exciting summer camps offer a bit of everything with baking, crafts, scavenger hunts, animal interactions and more! For more information, click here.
Get colorful and creative this summer with Under the Sun glass art Summer Camps! Youth aged 8 to 14 can get glassy and meet new friends as they learn under the direction of experienced artisans at the Under the Glass Stained Glass & Glass Art Studio in Leduc. It is a fun and exciting way to expand your art and design skills and learn something new! For more information, click here.
This one-of-a-kind, immersive experience offers aspiring Alberta writers the ideal environment to spark creativity and feed the passion for putting pen to paper. Writers ages 8 to 13 can spend a week in Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley soaking in nature and expanding their writing horizons under the guidance of some amazing professional writers. For more information, click here.