It’s time for our annual summer camp guide for Metro Vancouver! We’ve got the inside scoop on great summer camps covering everything from cooking classes, musical theatre, and circus arts, to LEGO building and pioneer adventures. There are video game and mobile app development camps, overnight camps, outdoor camps, plus arts and crafts camps too. You’ll find something for every kid. So grab your calendar and get planning for the best summer ever!
With more than 20 camp locations throughout Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast, the YMCA has the perfect summer camp for your kids. Hiking, biking, sailing, golf, and outdoor adventures await. Your kids will build lasting connections and lifelong friendships. For kids ages 5-17. More details. More details.
Does your teen love video games and mobile apps? Tomorrow’s Master of Digital Media Program is a 2-week intensive summer boot camp designed for teens with artistic or technical interests. Presented by the Centre for Digital Media, this camp is perfect for those who want to explore educational and career opportunities in the video game and digital media industries. For teens entering grades 9 – 12. More details.
Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver & Richmond Summer Break Camps are the perfect programs for your LEGO-lover to expand their horizons. Their hands-on curriculum encourages a fun and collaborative environment. Exciting camp themes run the gamut from robotics to superheroes, so there’s something for every kid. If your child loves LEGO and building, this is the perfect camp for them! For kids aged 6 – 10. More details.
This summer break, head to where history comes to life – Burnaby Village Museum, where your kids will play heritage games and get back to the basics of summer fun. Each camp has a specially designed theme aimed at a specific age group to maximize summer fun! For kids aged 5 – 12. More details.
Do you have a mini-foodie on your hands? Does your kid love experimenting in the kitchen? Or maybe they just love everything to do with food. For a fun and interactive summer break camp for aspiring young chefs, check out Well Fed’s Kids Cooking Camp. For kids aged 7 – 12 and teens. More details.
For kids who love theatre and have a knack for the performing arts, taking part in a summer camp at The Stage New Westminster is a dream come true! Each week, students will participate in creating a musical theatre production including everything from singing, acting and dancing to costumes, set & props design and production! For kids 6 – 13. More details.
The City of Surrey provides day camps in over 50 convenient locations all across Surrey where kids can take part in a wide variety of camps focusing on everything from arts and crafts to sports to video game design. Recreation Surrey is your headquarters for summer fun and adventure! For kids aged 3 – 18. More details.
Run away and join the circus this summer to experience the pure thrill of Aerial Silks, the joy of Trampoline, and the sheer amazement of Juggling Props & Unicycling at the Vancouver Circus School. These unique summer camps are open to all fitness levels and abilities. For kids ages 6-16. More details.
Established in early 2013, TechUpKids Vancouver makes it their goal to inspire kids to code. Through their fun summer camps, kids will be inspired in a hands-on learning environment. They will create their own games and programs while learning concepts of programming and problem-solving. For kids ages 6-13. More details.
Evolve Camps is the Canadian epicentre of action sports camps for boys and girls. It’s where your kiddo can experience board sports, biking, adventure, and travel experiences this summer! Evolve has cool camps for kids throughout BC, Calgary, Edmonton, and Ontario. Until May 15th, 2017, get a $25 discount on camp fees with code: YOYOMAMA17. For kids age 5 – 16. More details.
Music & Movement classes for Baby to 3 years and Music Camps for kids at Colourstrings Conservatory are an awesome way to spend the summer! Your kiddo can jam on piano, guitar, or ukulele. There are jazz camps, music & science camps, music & drama camps, and strings camps too. Colourstrings enables all children to become confident, creative, musically literate individuals with the skills to develop a social, emotional and artistic relationship with music for life. For kids age 0 – 10. More details.
This summer your kids can explore the world of coding, robotics and engineering at Under the GUI Academy. Register today so they can tinker and learn about technology with real-world experiences. Choose from Coding & Animation, Robotics, Circuits & 3D printing, and Mechatronics & Engineering Olympics camps. Programs are designed for kids aged 6 – 14. More details.
Level Up Kids introduces tech camps for kids where real computer science and technology learning is fun! The unique programs at Level Up Kids teach vital skills like problem solving, abstract and quantitative reasoning, mathematics modeling, strategic thinking, precision, and attention to detail. 12 different tech camps are held at BCIT over the summer. For kids 7 – 15 years old. More details.
For fun, creative, and quality summer camps, look no further than the City of Richmond. For over 75 years their summer camps have been led by experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated staff and enjoyed by thousands of kids. Your kiddos can enjoy cooking camps, hockey camps, music and arts camps, and everything in between! For kids aged 3 – 16. More details.
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