This summer is unlike any we’ve experienced before. Some families require summer camps as there isn’t a way to keep the kids at home. Some families are ready to venture out of their homes while still complying with Dr Bonnie Henry’s social distancing guidelines for COVID-19. Wherever your comfort-level sits, if you are in need of summer camps, Family Fun Vancouver is here to help! We are working with our partners to provide a guide to 2020 Summer Camps and do our best to explain how these camps have made COVID-19 accommodations. Regardless of how you elect to spend your summer, we wish you peace of mind, health, and safety. Be Calm. Be Kind. Be Safe.
Arts Umbrella Summer Camps starts July 6, 2020. With a mix of outdoor, online, and in-person classes for young people ages 3-19, there are options to suit every family’s schedule and needs. Taught by artist-instructors, following a rich curriculum, and using high-quality supplies, Summer Session at Arts Umbrella is an inspiring way to develop your child’s technique and creativity in Art & Design, Theatre, and Dance. Bursaries are available to support families through these challenging financial times. For more information, click here.
Kids seem naturally drawn to the water. They love to dig in a sandy beach, frolic in the waves, and swim for hours. Why not give your child an even more amazing experience and get them out on the water? The Burrard Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camps get kids aged 9 – 16 years out on the water for a week at a time. Sailing instruction is provided in a fun, safe and inclusive manner. The Canadian Yachting Association certification is available upon successful completion of the program. For more information, click here.
Carousel Theatre for Young People summer camps are active and participatory; they encourage independent thinking and collaboration with others. Engagement in the world of theatre opens many doors to young people. The discipline cultivates their imagination, expands their teamwork skills, hones their focus, and builds their confidence and self-expression. Enrolling your child in the summer camps offered by Carousel Theatre for Young People will provide them with skills that last a lifetime. For more information, click here.
The Hive Climbing Summer Camps expose kids (juniors aged 6-8 years; inters aged 9-12 years) to the world of climbing. The week-long camps explore climbing through fun lessons, games, and activities. Not only will the campers improve in climbing but the camps will also encourage personal and social development. The summer camp content is built upon experiential and play-based learning principals for healthy, well-rounded youth. For more information, click here.
Mt Seymour’s Eco-Adventure Summer Camps incorporate fun, education, self-awareness, skill development, and meaningful connections to the environment for kids aged 5 – 14 years. The day-long camps have kids outside every day, no matter the weather! A HUGE bonus of participating in the Mt Seymour Summer Camps is that every child who registers received a 2020/21 season pass! Yup, a year of skiing for just signing up for the summer camp. For more information, click here.
Do you live in the Fraser Valley? Have you listened to your child beg and plead to learn how to ride a horse? Pet N Ponies, in Aldergrove, are offering a unique summer camp for kids aged 8 years and up. Pet N Ponies camps run three days per week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) from 9:30am – 3:30pm. Pet N Ponies is committed to providing your child with a fun, safe, educational, and horse-filled summer experience. The camps are open to every level of ability from the utmost beginner to accomplished riders. The coaching staff are highly experienced as both equestrians and educators. For more information, click here.
Fresh air, physical activity, and the opportunity to learn or hone skills? That sounds like the perfect summer camp to us! With Pedalheads Summer Camps your kid can bike, swim, or play sports. The half-day or full-day camp options – plus before and after camp care – make Pedalheads Summer Camps the BEST plan for your kid’s athletic-infused summer time fun. For more information, click here.
Every summer, kids across Metro Vancouver look forward to Place des Arts Summer Fun! Camps. For 2020, Summer Fun! is a little different than usual, the organizers have reimagined the summer camps to provide online and in-person opportunities. Summer Fun! Camps are unlike other summer camps in that it is completely customizable. You and your child can choose the camp you want when you want it, and can decide whether to enrol in a full day of arts activities or just pick a camp to fill only a portion of the day. For more information, click here.
If kicking the ball around is all your kid can talk about then you need to check out the Roman Tulis European Soccer School of Excellence. They set the standard for excellence in soccer training and development.The Roman Tulis Soccer Summer Camps are for all levels of players (aged 6 – 13 years) who want to get more enjoyment out of the sport. Training focuses on individual technique, team play, and sportsmanship. The program is specifically designed to provide players with the chance to improve their skills. Each student will learn new techniques in addition to honing the skills they already possess. For more information, click here.
Based on the success of Rosewood Hunters & Jumpers first summer camp, in 2019, they are back with more horsey-fun for 2020. Not only will your child get the thrill of learning how to ride a horse, they will also be introduced to the great responsibilities that comes with riding horses. The campers will be assigned their own pony for the duration of the week-long camp and are responsible for tacking both before and after their session each day. They will also learn about grooming, horse safety, and feeding the horses. For more information, click here.
Shoreline Studios is eager to welcome students to their “Crafting the Actor” 2020 Summer Camps. Over the past few months the leadership team of Shoreline Studios has worked hard to create a summer camp that provides the exceptional education they are known for while ensuring compliance with the COVID-guidelines. If your child is passionate about acting, and you are eager for them to get out of the house and experience an enriched summer camp curriculum, you definitely need to look at Crafting the Actor summer camp from Shoreline Studios. For 2020 Shoreline Studios is offering an extremely limited run of summer camps – just two weeks geared towards kids aged 10 – 17 years of age. The camps will accommodate only 6 students per week per age level. As the class size is so limited that means the available spots will disappear very quickly. You can register your tween or teen for the Shoreline Studios Summer Camps by visiting them online. For more information, click here.
YMCA celebrates adventure, exploration, and friendship through their outstanding summer camp programs. At a YMCA camp, there are no classrooms or cliques, no homework or tests, and no screens! Instead, there are opportunities for self-discovery, growth, skill building, and connecting with peers. YMCA camps help campers uncover their leadership abilities and put them on the path to reaching their potential. For more information, click here.
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.