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Summer Camp Guide 2022

May 3, 2022

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It’s hard to believe that we are less than two months away from Summer. This year is flying by and now with relaxed COVID protocol, it feels like things are getting back to normal. That normal during the summer, can be a little chaotic and it’s also a great time for your kids to try out new things.

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, music, or technology, we have our annual Summer Camp round-up to help you find that fantastic camp that will excite and entertain your children this summer.

Arts Umbrella

Safe summer programs in Art, Design, Dance, Theatre, Music, and Film. Let your kids discover new artistic passions and enjoy the break alongside their peers. And for those that want to dig into their craft, we are offering intensives in July and August.

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Camp Qwanoes

Jump into the adventure and let friendship fill each day! Experience a world of discovery in a spectacular oceanfront setting with an amazing staff team. We make it easy for mainland campers to get to camp – just meet us at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal!

COVID Protocol
They are committed to everyone’s health & safety. They continue to be concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic, as they are about any potential sickness. As always, health and safety are highest priority at Camp Qwanoes and they have extensive policies and procedures in place. Their plans and protocols for 2022 will be guided constantly by COVID-19 updates from B.C. and Canadian health authorities and government officials, and other reputable sources. They are committed to follow all public health guidelines. They are ready to adapt however needed. For example, all campers are required to complete an “Camp Screening” form before they can enter the camp.

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Cedar Coast Field Station Summer Camps

CCFS is offering family and youth overnight programs at its nature-based, off-grid facility located on beautiful Vargas Island, a 15-minute boat ride from Tofino. All of CCFS’s summer programs include place-based learning, traditional summer camp activities, and local excursions.

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Digital Media Academy (DMA) Vancouver 

UBC, Vancouver
1 (866) – 526 – 6854
North America’s best STEAM camps held only at world prestigious universities. UBC Summer camps are offered in-person from July 4th – 29th for ages 9-18. 40+ cutting-edge digital media STEAM courses in AI, Robotics, Coding, Animation, Game, APP Development, Music & Film Production, Social Media Creation. Courses are professionally designed by ISTE standard with a focus on project-based learning. $1000 Scholarships available.

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Lights Up Musical Theatre Schools

Vancouver, Burnaby, North Shore, Richmond, Surrey. 
The show MUST go ON! Safe and responsible Musical Theatre for 3-18yr olds. Weekend classes, Spring and Summer Camps, After School programs, In person and online options. At Lights Up we teach the musical theatre fundamentals to help students shine on the stage and in all aspects of their lives. NO previous experience necessary!  

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Kerrisdale, Kitsilano, West Vancouver
Steamoji Camps offer a fun-filled week for your child to learn hands-on skills with new technologies in fabrication, physical computing, engineering and digital arts. Full-day and half-day options available with courses like 3D Printing and Robotics! Visit steamoji.com for more information.

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TumbleTown Movement Education Centre

Richmond, Vancouver
Tumbletown is a unique, custom-built facility offering a variety of specialized movement programs for children aged 6 months & up.   Our gymnastics programs enhance cognitive processes through fun and challenging activities involving movement circuits, games and music.  Now with 3 locations – Vancouver Kitsilano and Richmond – Steveston & Ironwood.   Summer programs include: half and full day camps, weekly classes, birthday parties, private bookings & more. 

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Summer Camp at the Vancouver Art Gallery

July 18 to 22, 2022 | 9 AM to 2:30 PM
This summer, young artists (aged 6-12) will have the opportunity to take over the Gallery and get a behind-the-scenes look at everything it takes to create an art exhibition! Each day will be filled with hands-on activities and studio time. Cost for full-day camp is $350 for Gallery Members and $400 for non-members.
Register now at www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/events/summer-camp-2022.

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Photo Credit: Ian Lefebvre, Vancouver Art Gallery

Carlie Parkinson


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