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SPACES FILLING FAST IN THESE 15 AWESOME SUMMER CAMPS PICKS FOR BC PARENT!

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For all those families that haven’t chosen your summer camps yet, they are booking up fast so make sure you get registered! Here are our top summer camps picks to help you get set up for your next summer adventures!

From overnight and nature based camps to those where kids can connect with animals – both on land and sea, sports camps to arts based camps, academic camps including STEM to play based camps. This list is by no means all inclusive of the wide variety that are offered province-wide, each camp provides so much opportunity for our kids to engage their minds and imaginations, learn new skills, while also building upon their social and emotional skills.

15 AWESOME SUMMER CAMPS PICKS FOR BC PARENT

1. ARTS CALIBRE ACADEMY

artscalibre.ca

Victoria, BC 250/382-3533 

Girl holding microphone with purple shades and music notes.

This camp is where you can come and learn more about the global superstar.  Sing and dance along to Taylor Swift’s favourite hits. Songs from across her career.  Finish with a “Swift – Show” on the last day. Students will immerse themselves in the whole world of “Swiftie”.  Find a community of new friends.  Learn Production numbers and create sets and props. 9AM – 3PM Bring your own lunch and snacks. Dates: July 2 – 5 and Aug 19- 23. Price is $250 for July and $312.50 for August.

2. BRAINSTEM LEARNING

brainstemlearning.ca

Ages:  4-6, 7-11, 12-14 YEARS

North Vancouver, BC 604/379-2767

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Your kids will have fun and enjoy their summer using science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative and fun way at BrainSTEM. Our Summer Camps are geared towards 4-6 year-olds and 7-14 year-olds. They are run over the course of Eight weeks half day or full day sessions daily, either in the morning or afternoon or add lunch to both for full day camps.

3. CODE NINJAS

codeninjasbc.com

Locations in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Burnaby South, Delta, Guildford, Langley, Vancouver East, Vancouver South, Vancouver West, West Coquitlam

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“Embark on a digital adventure with Code Ninjas Summer Camps! Designed for ages 5-15, our immersive programs fuse coding education with hands-on activities. From creating video games to becoming a Youtuber, kids explore technology in a fun, supportive environment. Join us for a summer of innovation and creativity!”

4. STEAMOJI

Steamoji Camps

Kitsilano, Kerrisdale, Richmond Central, Coquitlam, West Vancouver and Kelowna

July 1 – Aug 30, 9am-3pm

236/997-1529
info@steamoji.com

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Steamoji’s discovery-filled summer camps complement and enrich children’s school studies by exposing them to new technologies in fabrication, physical computing, engineering and digital arts. This year’s camp offerings include designing and 3D printing your very own LED-powered night light!

5. COLOURSTRINGS MUSIC CONSERVATORY

colourstrings.ca/collections/camps-summer-classes

129 East 8th Ave – Mount Pleasant – Vancouver (between Main St & Quebec) 778/846-0127

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Immerse yourself in a summer of musical magic at Colourstrings Summer Camps! Newcomers warmly welcomed! Each camp brims with music, instruments, crafts, and boundless fun! Options for morning, afternoon, half-day, or full-day sessions. Plus, enjoy lunch supervision with morning and afternoon bookings. Unlock special “SIBLING” discounts for two family members in one camp. Discover the transformative power of music! 

6. DAEDALOS ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

deadalosacademy.com

Vancouver, BC 604/345-8603

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LEGO Robotics Camps with Daedalos Enrichment Programs:

Celebrating our 10th anniversary! Enjoy LEGO building, programming, and challenges in our whimsical, engaging camps.
Grades: 1-3 (WeDo) | 4-7 (Mindstorms)
Dates: July 8-12, 15-19, August 12-16
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm  
Location: University Chapel, UBC
Cost: $472.50 (tax included)

REGISTER HERE

7. DEEP COVE MUSIC & ARTS CENTRE

www.deepcovemusic.com/summer-camps

North Vancouver, 604/929-2683 (COVE)

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Deep Cove Music & Arts Centre offers many ways for children to explore their performance arts skills without previous experience required. During Summer Arts Day Camp campers (Ages 6-12) will explore the art of music, acting and filmmaking by creating their own movie and premiering it on the last day! At BandFactory Jam Camps (Ages 7-12) & (Ages 10-18) whether you are a beginner or advanced musician, come explore your instruments through musical games, learning to play your favourite songs or even writing your own original songs! Performance on the last day! 

8. EVERGREEN CULTURAL CENTRE

evergreenculturalcentre.ca/summer-camps/

Coquitlam, BC 604/927-6555

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Summer Arts Camps at Evergreen Cultural Centre 

Join Evergreen’s art educators for a fun-filled week of creativity at our Hybrid Arts Camps! Campers will start the day exploring visual arts with activities like painting, sculpting and drawing, followed by an afternoon of acting, dancing and singing in the rehearsal hall. We have camps available for ages 6 – 11, plus a special Theatre Intensive for teens.  

9. FRASER ACADEMY

Summer Camps Link

Fraser Academy, 2294 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, 604/736 5575 FAx@fraseracademy.ca 

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Boost Your Child’s Skills Development at Fraser Academy’s Summer Camp

This July, children entering Grades 2-8 will experience fun-filled summer learning adventures, while receiving a “boost” in skills development in literacy and numeracy.

With engaging, hands-on activities, our two-week camps help children develop their academic skills throughout the Summer while building lasting memories.

Register now, to ensure your child’s spot!

10. LYNN CANYON ECOLOGY CENTRE

ecologycentreca/mini-camps/

North Vancouver, BC 604/990-3755

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Join Ecology Centre naturalists for three days of fun, adventure, and outdoor education! Explore the temperate rainforest in Lynn Canyon Park and discover its amazing creatures, big and small. Mini-camps cost $91.50 per child, for ages 5-8 or 8-12, with 12 camps available. Camps run Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver, BC | 604-990-3755

Register Here: https://ecologycentre.ca/mini-camps/

11. MAPLEWOOD FARM

maplewoodfarm.bc.ca

North Vancouver, BC 604/929/5610

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Join Maplewood Farm this summer for a unique camp experience! With camps ranging from one to four days, your child will enjoy interacting with animals, learning about husbandry, feeding, and more. Sign up now for an unforgettable adventure!

12. MY WHOLE EARTH ACADEMY

mywholeearth.ca

Vancouver, BC   778/379-1858

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Join us for an enriching 8-week adventure as we delve into the fascinating evolution of our planet Earth! At our camp, children will immerse themselves in exploring various habitats and uncovering the secrets of different life forms.

Each week, we’ll focus on a new group of organisms, examining their diets, habitats, and unique characteristics. From understanding how they build their homes to exploring their methods of communication, children will engage in hands-on activities and discussions to deepen their understanding of Earth’s biodiversity.

Let’s embark on this journey together, ignite curiosity, and foster essential skills for lifelong learning!

13. PEAR TREE EDUCATION

pear-tree.ca

Vancouver, BC 604/355 2155

Collage of different kids activities.

Join Pear Tree Education’s summer camps in Burnaby, East Van, Kitsilano, North Van, Steveston, and White Rock! Experience theme-based learning, hands-on activities, and real-life applications. Enjoy a 20% discount with a 6-week registration. Sign up now for a summer filled with fun, creativity, and growth. Visit our website for details and registration.

14. TIMBERLINE RANCH

timberlineranch.com

22351 144 Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC 604/463-9278

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Timberline Ranch is well-known for great horse activities, delicious meals, beautiful facilities, and friendly staff. Those things attract about 10,000 children and families each year to the facility. But what brings back the staff and so many of the campers is the great community, that feeling of a “home away from home,” where everyone is loved and accepted.

15. WESTSIDE MONTESSORI ACADEMY

westsidemontessoriacademy.ca

5550 Fraser Street, Unit 300, Vancouver, BC 604/434-9611

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WMA partners with innovative children’s programmers to create extraordinary summertime fun. Choose your adventure — spend the morning with Place des Arts and the afternoon swimming with Aquaventures, or combine Bricks4kidz with Happy Feet, Hightouch Hightech with In the Company of Fairies and more. WMA’s own instructors offer everything from computer coding to table tennis boot camp to the culinary arts.

Whether at summer camp or with family and friends, be sure to brush up on your swim skills before summer hits with some lessons at Pedalheads and be sure to check out their current offering to get you ready for water safety!

Right now, we’re letting first-time swim customers dive in with $60 off!

Use code FIRST when you register before July 3, 2024. 

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