The time has come. Your child sings and hums all the time, dances around the house and expresses themselves with music everywhere they go. As parents, we want to encourage this, so we think – music lessons, and music instruments! The best time to get a jump start on music is when the child is…
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, 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.
Arts Umbrella Summer Camps offer fun, energetic workshops in Art, Design, Dance, Theatre, Music & Film for young people ages 3-19! Inspiring artist-instructors lead activities on Granville Island (July 5 – 30) and in Surrey (July 5 – August 20). Registration opens May 7th – details here.
Vancouver, In-studio and Online
Register now for exciting and fun summer dance camps and M/T/W classes. Enjoy hip hop, breakin’, popping, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre, and more. Recreational to competitive levels – for early childhood to adults. Your health and safety is our top priority. Please visit our website to view our Covid-19 safety protocols.
Colourstrings Conservatory of Music
Summer Camps & Music & Movement classes. Progressive, fun & interactive classes grouped by age, with music, instruments, songs & play. Baby to 6yrs. Available in a Hybrid, in-house & online formats. Instrumental & Choir lessons. Start your musical journey today at colourstrings.ca
Digital Media Academy
Digital Media Academy (DMA) offers North America’s best STEAM camps. Its well-known camps are held at world prestigious university campuses. The summer camps at UBC are offered in-person for ages 9-18. Students will be immersed in cutting-edge courses in AI, Robotics, Coding, Animation, Game, APP development, Music & Film Production, Social Media, and etc. These camp courses are professionally designed with a focus on project-based learning.
Camp safety protocols are implemented both by the NEST, UBC, and DMA Vancouver team and meet or exceed provincial Public Health and Ministry of Education guidelines as identified in its Guidelines and safety plan here.
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!
Place Des Arts
Place des Arts visual and performing arts camps give you flexibility and choice. They have in-person day camps and hybrid camps, where students have the option of attending in-person or online via Zoom. Register online, in-person or by phone: 604/664-1636.
Summer Day Camps At Camp Qwanoes!
Yes – summer CAN still happen! Why stay home when there’s a world of adventure just around the corner? With the Camp Qwanoes “MAINLAND EXPRESS” option they’ve made a way for children and youth from the mainland to come to camp! Watch the 2021 video here.
Royal City Soccer Club
Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria
Royal City is the #1 grassroots summer soccer day camp in BC. Host to children aged 5 to 13 across 18 locations in Lower Mainland, we operate during July and August weeks. For more info call 1-800-427-0536 or visit royalsoccerclub.com. All Federal, Provincial and local Covid safety protocols will be closely followed.
Steamoji is a maker academy for kids that trains builders, makers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. Engage your child this summer with a week-long camp of STEAM projects and activities!
Build to Solve Summer Camp / Ages 5-9
Designing for 3D Printing and Laser Cutting / Ages 10-14
Intro to Robotics Summer Camp / Ages 5-9
Physical Computing with Microcontrollers / Ages 10-14
Kitsilano Vancouver, Steveston Richmond
TumbleTown offers specialized movement education programs for children ages 6 months and up. Our unique and exciting curriculum keeps children moving, learning & engaged. We now have 2 locations in Vancouver (Kitsilano) and Richmond (Steveston). Our Summer camps include In-Gym & Outdoor, Half & Full day options!
8 weeks available beginning July 5 – August 27th
As each child is unique, exposing them to explore many genres of music and types of instruments in the early years can play an instrumental role in sparking that connection for them to music.
Renovating a family home can be challenging enough without children present - let alone when doing it on your own! Renovation projects can be noisy, chaotic and disruptive - not to mention dangerous! When combined with power tools and workstations that look like play areas for small children, a disaster could easily ensue. 1. Establish…
For some though trick-or-treating is no longer a viable option. Since the challenging Halloweens during COVID, there has been a decline in trick-or-treating. There are a few other reasons why it may not be the best way to celebrate Halloween this year.