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CODE NINJAS IS LEADING THE WAY IN OFFERING FUN AND

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Read more about our Managing Editor's visit to Code Ninja. "After spending a morning visiting one of these classes, it's no surprise to me that Code Ninjas is leading the way as the top franchise - globally - in offering coding programs for kids that are fun and educational. Across Metro Vancouver, there are 14…

Lorrie Holmes

BC PARENT’S AMAZING TOP 10 SUMMER CAMPS IN METRO VANCOUVER

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From thrill seeking adventures on water and land, to engaging in sports and recreation activities, to those exploring their creativity, and even developing their project-based skills in the amazing world of STEM, we are happy to provide you with a wide variety of choices.

Lorrie Holmes

Yeah It's Summer Camp Time!

Summer Camps for Special Needs Campers

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Summer camps provide opportunities for fun, growth, and friendship. However, for children with disabilities and special needs, finding inclusive and accessible summer camp experiences can be challenging.

Carlie Parkinson

special needs

IS THE PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL) MODEL THE WAY OF

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As Swiss Psychologist, Jean Piaget, once stated, “Knowledge is a consequence of experience.”  There is a lot of truth to this statement and as education continues to evolve, Project-Based Learning (PBL) has become more recognized. In fact, many schools have actually taken on a Project Based Learning Model in offering their students the opportunity to…

Lorrie Holmes

AI

NO TWO THEATRE CAMPS ARE EVER THE SAME AT LIGHTS

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No two camps will ever look the same at Lights Up Music Theatre Schools and that's why they are so well sought out! Mike Wight, Director Since 2006, 'Lights Up' has helped thousands of children to perform at a higher level on stage and in all aspects of their lives through training in performing arts;…

Lorrie Holmes

Child Performers

3 TYPES OF SPRING BREAK CAMPS THAT APPEAL TO KIDS

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It's that time of year again when we are gearing up for Spring Break. Today we are highlighting three very different types of camps that offer the opportunity for kids to socialize, play games, and be introduced to experiences that might ignite a passion or new interest.

Lorrie Holmes

Spring Break Camp

Exciting Summer Camps at Gateway!

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Whether your child is outgoing or shy, Gateway Theatre’s Summer Camps are the perfect place for your child to learn how to express themselves, gain confidence, and have fun! This July, Gateway is offering week-long Acting and Musical Theatre summer camps for kids ages 6-13.

Carlie Parkinson

Acting Summer Camp

20 Summer Camps You Should Know About!

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Summer is almost here. That time of year when our kiddos will be ready to put their school books away and fill their backpacks full of snacks, sunscreen, bathing suits, and whatever else they need to accompany them on their adventures and explorations. Though the featured choices in this story are by no means all…

Lorrie Holmes

Summer Camp

6 Useful ways to Encourage your Child’s Interest in STEM 

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STEM is a hot topics right now! Parents are becoming very aware of the potential for their children if they develop these skills. The common professions are related to STEM, such as doctors, engineers, architects, etc. So, if you want to encourage your child's interest in STEM but do not know how to, we've got…

Carlie Parkinson

STEM Summer Camps

6 Unique Spring Break Camps In Vancouver

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Spring Break is literally just around the corner. In most districts in BC it will be from March 13-26. These two weeks can sometimes be challenging to fill with fun. They can also be a great opportunity. What have you go planned for your kiddos? Are they aspiring artists, evolving entertainers, or conscious coders? Check…

Carlie Parkinson

Spring Break

Don’t Wait! Winter Camps and Winter Classes are available!

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Winter Holidays are in less than 2 weeks! Luckily there are some Winter Camps that are a great opportunity for kids to learn a new skill and have some fun. Here are a couple opportunities for kids to get excited about. There are also some great Winter activities that start in January.

Carlie Parkinson

Winter

Exciting Camps at Evergreen Cultural Centre!

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knowledgeable educators in the Theatre and studio spaces to learn a wide range of performing and visual art techniques. Campers will be inspired by the natural world right outside the centre, the latest art gallery exhibition, and some of their favourite actors and Youtubers to explore the creative worlds of acting, improvisation, storytelling, painting, printmaking,…

Carlie Parkinson

Camp

Summer Camp Guide 2022

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Summer Day Camps and extracurricular activities are great opportunities for your children to take part in something outside of their usual routine. Summer Camps help children to foster an open mind, build new relationships, strengthen interpersonal and work skills outside of their familiar zones, and learn or refine a skill. Whether your child is interested in sports,…

Carlie Parkinson

summer camp

4 Top Spring Break Kids Camps to Check Out In

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Spring Break camps are great on two levels. One they give your kids something fun to do, and two they get the kids out of the house so you can stick to your daily schedule if you don't have time off. Camps are a great way to let your child try something new or advance…

Carlie Parkinson

Spring Break

Exciting Winter Camps and Classes

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Have you started thinking about what activities they will join in the new year? Camps and extracurricular activities are a fantastic opportunity for children to learn things they wouldn't learn in a school environment.

Carlie Parkinson

BC Parent’s Annual Summer Camp Roundup: Top 10 Exciting Camps

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Here we are again, planning another 8 weeks of Summer vacation! Fortunately, even with COVID-19 persisting, we have Summer Camp options. Summer Day Camps and extracurricular activities are great opportunities for your children to take part in something outside of their usual routine. Summer Camps help children to foster an open mind, build new relationships,…

Carlie Parkinson

Summer Camp

Spring Break is coming fast!

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We are now just over 5 weeks from Spring Break 2021. The usual routines have probably changed for you, I know they have for me, but there is a glimpse of normalcy on the horizon. How we all dream of days without masks, time with friends, trips to the movie theatres. With the vaccines on…

Carlie Parkinson

Spring Break

Kingfisher Summer Camps – a super, natural experience

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Not many children have the privilege to live in such a beautiful place. British Columbia is a mecca of natural experiences and cultural history.  To help children explore the wonders BC has to offer, the Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia, in the conservation area at Maplewood Flats, is happy to present the Kingfisher Summer Camp…

Carlie Parkinson

KingFisher Camp

Skateboard Summer Camps – Something out of the norm!

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Every Summer, we deliberate what activities will fill our children's day. Will the activities be the usual playtime, snack time, etc. or will they be learning something new? How about something new like a skateboard and scooter camp? If you haven't heard of it yet, BC has a new addition to Summer Camp options with…

Carlie Parkinson

Evolve Skateboard camp

Spring Break Camps: It’s not too late to book

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As the break quickly approaches, many parents become concerned that they have missed the boat for getting a spot in Spring Break Camps. Luckily that is not the case. Here is a list of fantastic Spring Break Camps that still have spaces and will both entertain and educate your child over the two-week school hiatus.…

Carlie Parkinson

Spring Break Camp

Winter/Education 2017

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The school year is in full swing. Kids are busy learning, and we're busy helping them the best we can. One way to potentially help is by getting a psychological educational assessment, but what is that? Unsure what it is, or if your child needs one, read Demystifying Psychological Educational Assessments to learn more. Looking for…

Carlie Parkinson

Winter Education Issue

Summer 2017

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In this issue, we’ve tried to pull together some resources to make your Summer experiences a little smoother. You’ll find our extensive camp guide, tips on how to entertain, tips on how to keep your young learners learning, and ways to make a holiday more achievable on a tight budget.

Carlie Parkinson

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