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Camp & Program Guide

Summer Camp

Calgary’s Go-To Guide for Summer Camp & Program Options.

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CASSA MUSICAL ARTS

Phone: 403-969-0418
Email: info@cassamusicalarts.com
Website: http://cassamusicalarts.com

Join Cassa for online creativity this summer! Cassa Kids, ages 7 to 12 (introduction to music, art, drama, and movement); Cassa Musical, ages 9 to 21 (performance of Secret in the Forest); Cassa Staging, ages 12+ (sets, lights, sound, and costumes); Cassa Playwriting, ages 7 to 14 and 15+ (write and perform your own play); Cassa Song Writing and Cassa Composers, ages 12+ (compose your own works); Cassa Piano, ages 9 to 19+ (develop your performance skills); Cassa Jazz, ages 12+ (pianists create and perform jazz); Cassa Pedagogy (professional development for piano teachers and advanced pianists); Cassa Masterclasses, for all ages and levels (piano lessons with Cassa Experts).

MINI MONET

Phone: 403-827-3304
Email: minimonetarts@gmail.com
Website: http://minimonetart.com

Mini Monet Art is online painting fun for ages 5 and up! This product has two components. Art classes are pre-recorded links that are emailed to you, so you can do the class whenever it suits you. The artbox portion is complete with all you need to make creative paintings with all four links! There is usually a theme involved in the series. The box contains 12 paint colors, five brushes, four canvas boards, four loose pieces of canvas for mixing and blending, and painter’s tape. Mini Monet is @minimonetartonline on Instagram and loves to show mini artist’s work through posts and stories. Come paint with us!

The Arts

SCHOOL OF ROCK

Phone: (South): 403-460-7625
Phone: (West): 587-353-7625

Do you want to learn how to play in a band? School of Rock offers a wide variety of summer music camps for kids and teens ages 5 to 18. It’s an experience they’ll never forget. Fill your child’s day with learning how to play music, explore rock instruments, fun games and activities, and much more. Our music camp students ultimately end the music camp by performing a live show. Two great locations to choose from. South: 403-460-7625 or West: 587-353-7625. Book online: schoolofrock.com/music-camps

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-234-9549
Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org
Website: http://youthsingers.org

Sing, dance, act! SHOWBIZ KIDS is a fun and engaging musical theatre summer camp. Weeklong full-day camps for Grades 2 to 6. Campers will take part in choral, choreography, and theatre sessions. They’ll write a script, experience a number of popular styles of music and dance, learn about character development, participate in a professional recording session, and end the week performing in a mini musical. New this year! SHOWBIZ KIDS week-long half-day camps for Grades kindergarten to Grade 2. Campers will explore music and self-expression in theatre arts through listening, movement/dance, games, imaginative characterization, and singing. All camps are led by professional artistic instructors.

AMBROSE ARTS ACADEMY

Phone: 403-410-2000
Email: artsacademy@ambrose.edu
Website: http://ambrose.edu/artsacademy

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Bring the magic of theatre into your home with our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box: Everything you need delivered right to your door. Learn script writing, characterization, production design, and filming tips from university professors and professional artists. Build literacy, memory, and imagination all while having fun and staying safe. Our Fairytales and Fables Camp in a Box is great for anyone who loves stories!

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (CYPT)

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1
Email: cypt@cypt.ca
Website: http://cypt.ca

Logo CYPT is pleased to announce that we will be holding our 2021 Summer Drama Camps in person this year, with a number of restrictions in place. Visit cypt.ca/covid-19-update/ to learn more about our COVID prevention measures. This summer, we are offering Half-Day Camps, Full-Day Camps, Two Week Camps, and more! We hope you can join us for some summer drama fun!

COUNTERPOINT DANCE ACADEMY MARDA LOOP

Counterpoint Dance Academy Marda Loop has operated in the dynamic community of Marda Loop for 18 years, offering an extensive array of programs for children ages 2 to 18. Dance disciplines include Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, and Musical Theatre. Our community of invested professionals develop the technical skills of dancers in a fun, nurturing environment while building life skills of discipline, focus, work ethic, compassion, and community interest.

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW
Phone: 403-282-0555
Email: fhdp@telusplanet.net
Website: http://freehousedance.com

Make summer awesome in our July summer dance camps! Go on an enchanted fairy tale adventure, become a popstar, explore dance in movies, or create a music video. Shake off that cabin fever and join us for the perfect combination of dance, music, and crafts. There’s something for everyone as we explore dance styles including jazz, ballet, hip hop, acro, and musical theatre. For ages 4 to 6 and 7 to 11. Contact us or check our website for more details.

JUBE CAMP

Phone: 403-297-8000
Email: jubecamp@albertajubileesociety.ca
Website: http://jubeschool.com

30+ classes + 30 artists = endless creative adventures for you and your family from the safety of your own space. Brought to you by the Jubilee Auditorium and the makers of Jube School, you can explore, create, and imagine your summer through the visual, performing, and technical arts. 

QUEST THEATRE

Phone: 403-264-8575
Email: admin@questtheatre.org
Website: http://questtheatre.org

Quest Theatre is an award-winning theatre for young audiences offering whimsical and intelligent professional performances as well as opportunities for young people to create their own theatre during residencies in schools and fun drama camps, classes, and workshops. Instructors are professional theatre artists. Based at cSPACE King Edward in Marda Loop.

General: Multiple Themes & Activities

RUNDLE SUMMER CAMPS

Address: Rundle College Campus: 7375, 17 Avenue SW
Email: clab@rundle.ab.ca
Website: http://www.rundle.ab.ca/summercamps

RundleJoin us for a ‘summer of play’ this July! Be a part of the circus, learn how to spike a volleyball, fix your bike, cast spells in French, or design and 3D print sellables for your own business - these are just a few of our fantastic camp options for Kindergarten to Grade 6. The best part? You can build your own schedule as our camps are all half-day (the exception is KinderCrew). Come for the morning, the afternoon, or both! Your full-day camper can choose to stay for lunch and creative play in between camps at no additional charge.

STRATHCONA-TWEEDSMUIR SCHOOL

STS is offering a variety of week-long day camps that are sure to have children ages 4 to 17 excited, engaged, and energized over the summer months. Whether it’s exploring the outdoors on our beautiful 220-acre campus, creating, imagining and inventing in the Innovation Lab or honing sports skills in the Sports Centre, there is an enriched learning experience for everyone to say “yes” to. Participants will be able to pursue their passions while enjoying all that our incredible campus has to offer. Bussing options available.

CALGARY READS LITTLE RED READING HOUSE BOOK CAMP

This summer, join Calgary Reads in Inglewood for a reading-themed book camp combining read aloud time, book and story exploration activities, as well as games and crafts! This camp is for kids ages 6 to 8. The reading-themed camps run July 19 to 23 and August 9 to 13, 2021. Cost is $300 per child; $500 per sibling pair. Register today!

ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY

With our Science Explorers and French Immersion Summer Camps, campers can expand their minds - exploring science, language, and culture through educational hands-on activities. Campers will learn while having fun with new friends and experienced instructors, and make memories to last a lifetime. The French Immersion Summer Camps will see children embark on a voyage through culture and language through a variety of interactive activities. The main objective is to develop confidence in oral and written French within an immersive environment and a unique blend of fun activities.

In Person & At Home Options

CAMP AMICUS (FOOTHILLS ACADEMY)

CHINOOK SCHOOL OF MUSIC & MUSIC KIDS

Students of all ages enjoy lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, flute, ukulele, drums, and theory both online and in-person. Summer camps are offered for the 2021 season for ages 3 to 12. Music Kids for babies and toddlers classes incorporate singing, movement, and instrument play. Children experience a joyful and nurturing learning environment while developing fundamental music skills. Explore our website for our virtual program offerings for all ages!

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Address: #B, 8411 Elbow Drive SW
Phone: 403-255-0010
Website: http://keyboardacademy.ca
Address: #203, 4803 Centre Street N
Phone: 403-277-2987

With all COVID-19 protocols in place, Keyboard Academy is able to continue with our in-studio one-on-one instruction from both locations. Virtual classes may also be available in some cases. We offer private lessons in piano, keyboard, and organ for ages 6 and up. Our “Beginners 8 Week Trial Program” is also a great way to get started. Call for more information or to register. Now’s the perfect time to have music in your life!

LONG & MCQUADE MUSIC LESSON CENTRES

Address: Calgary Chinook - 225, 58 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-252-8506
Email: calgarychinooklessons@long-mcquade.com
Website: http://long-mcquade.com/lessons/alberta/calgary
Address: Calgary East - 3404, 5 Avenue NE
Phone: 587-296-6648
Email: calgaryeastlessons@long-mcquade.com
Website: http://long-mcquade.com/lessons/alberta/calgary_east
Address: Calgary Royal Vista - 10 Royal Vista Drive NW
Phone: 587-794-3196
Email: calgaryroyalvistalessons@long-mcquade.com
Website: http://long-mcquade.com/lessons/alberta/calgary_north

Long & McQuade Music lessons for every age, level, and style. At Long & McQuade, we believe every person is capable of acquiring the skills and knowledge required to make playing a musical instrument a rewarding activity. We have a wide variety of carefully-chosen professional instructors offering year-round music lessons. Our lesson centres follow current government guidelines and established COVID protocols and have been redesigned with everyone’s safety in mind. You can choose in-person studio lessons or connect with one of our teachers online from the comfort of your home. Contact us for details.

MUSICA ACADEMY YAMAHA SCHOOL LTD.

Phone: (Northwest): 403-681-3117
Email: info@musicaacademy.com
Website: http://musicaacademy.com
Phone: (Southwest): 403-619-9990

Making Music Makes You Smarter! Musica Academy offers internationally-renowned Yamaha group classes to children ages 2 and up. Students enjoy making music in a group environment through Hear-Sing-Play-Read method. Call for a free demo class. We also offer private RCM piano, guitar, and voice lessons. For more information, check out our website.

Nature & Animal Care

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: office@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

It’s true! The best memories are made at the farm! Give your children more meaningful experiences and wonderful, significant memories they can share with their own children one day… Butterfield Acres Farm Summer Camps for 4 to 14 year olds build memories, friends, love and respect for animals, self-confidence, and a can’t-wait-‘til-next-summer attitude! Many parents have told us over the years that Butterfield Acres Farm Camps are the best camps in the city! So, you’re in the right place if you want an active and exciting, vibrant and engaging, well-organized, and authentic farm camp as part of your child’s summer experiences.

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202
Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com
Website: http://calgaryreptileparties.com

Do you have kids that love animals? Celebrating their 11th summer of camps, Calgary Reptile Parties returns with their incredible Reptile Camp! Convenient NW and SE locations. Meet dragons, tortoises, boas, pythons, geckos, frogs, and more with engaging camps. Includes live daily shows, crafts, animal photo ops, games, a $50 gift bag, and educational content. Join the reptile adventure with Reptile Camp!

CALGARY ZOO

Campers interested in animals, conservation, and nature will have an action-packed week discovering the natural world through activities, games, crafts, stories, interpretive programs, and animal visits. Select camps and select weeks are open for all children 5 TO 12 years of age.

Special Kids

CAMP AMICUS (FOOTHILLS ACADEMY)

For children/teens ages 8 to 18 with Learning Disabilities/ADHD, Camp Amicus offers day camp and an online option in 2021. Camp goals are to increase a camper’s confidence, self-esteem, and social skills in a fun and safe environment. A low camper-to-counsellor ratio is provided. Teen options include leadership and CIT programs. Financial assistance is available, and most camps qualify for FSCD funding.

Sports & Recreation

CAMP JCC

Phone: 403-253-8600, Ext. 0
Email: camp@cjcc.ca
Website: http://campjcc.ca

It’s going to be a super summer at Camp JCC – we’re open to everyone! Children ages 3 to 11 will enjoy a variety of themed, general, and specialized half- and full-day camps. We also have a Counsellor-in-Training program for teens ages 13 to 15. All camps include fun indoor and outdoor activities, plus swimming in our pool. Pre/post camp and lunch programs also available.

GLADIATORS FENCING CLUB

Phone: 403-685-3733
Email: info@gladiators.ca
Website: http://gladiators.ca/camps.html

GladiatorsTry Fencing! Join our experienced coaches at our summer fencing camps for beginners and fencers with less than one year of experience. Enjoy outdoor fitness activities, indoor fencing (outdoors, weather-permitting). Learn the fundamental movements of fencing and develop new skills. Groups are divided by age for activities. Camps run weekly. For ages 7 to 14. Each fencer is assigned their own set of equipment (provided). The health and safety of fencers remains a priority and we follow Government of Alberta guidance for day camps. Activities will be at the Gladiators Fencing Club located at 60 Patterson Boulevard SW, Calgary.

MAPLE ROOTS SUMMER CAMP

Phone: 403-200-1378
Email: info@maplerootsinc.com
Website: http://maplerootsinc.com

Summer is Here! We are incredibly excited to provide safe, healthy, physically active, outdoor/indoor activities and memorable day camp experiences in the heart of Calgary at Glamorgan Community Association: 4207, 41 Avenue SW. We are ready to play with physical distancing in mind, family cohorts, and maintaining controlled contacts through the week. What are you waiting for? Join our Play-demic now! Register at maplerootsinc.com.

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO

Phone: (Southwest): 403-460-2472
Email: info@masterrim.com
Website: http://masterrim.com
Phone: (Northwest): 587-535-6560

Come see for yourself how Master Rim’s TaeKwonDo can help you and your child enhance self-esteem and physical conditioning in a safe, fun, and disciplined environment! Canadian National Team Head Coach, Master Rim, and award-winning instructors will help your child to enhance real-life skills. More than that, the students will learn how to deal with strangers and bullies as a form of self-defence. Find out why our school is recognized worldwide for world-class martial arts education!

ROYAL CITY SOCCER CLUB

Phone: 1-800-427-0536
Email: info@royalsoccer.com
Website: http://royalsoccer.com

The Royal City Soccer Club, a registered non-profit community organization, is proud to host our 29th annual grassroots summer soccer camps - No. 1 in Canada! Uniquely designed to offer a soccer focus in the morning and a leisure swim with other organized activities in the afternoons to all children aged 5 to 13, the camp operates during all weeks in July and August, 2021. Check us out at royalsoccer.com or call 1-800-427-0536.

WINSPORT

WinSport’s purpose is to inspire human potential through the spirit of sport and it’s something that is woven into all of our year-round, award-winning programming. We are pleased to bring you outdoor summer camps this year in Mountain Biking and Outdoor Adventure. Our programs are offered based on existing and evolving COVID-19 guidelines. We will adjust our operations as required to ensure a safe experience for our program participants and Team Members. Stop Watching. Start Playing.

Learning Through Play

JUVENESCENCE SUMMER CARE

Phone: 587-433-7734
Email: hello@juvenescence.ca
Website: http://juvenescence.ca

Summer is Here! Juvenescence presents our Summer Care for Children aged kindergarten to 12 years old. We are proud to provide our families creative activities where children can explore their interests through play and recreation. Summer Care is a great way to meet new friends and explore all the fun Calgary has to offer. Join us for a summer full of sun, fun, friends, and adventure.     

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Six Locations
Phone: 403-605-2988
Email: Register@PreKindergartenEd.com
Website: http://Pre-KindergartenEd.com

Visit our on-line classroom tours. Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services has six locations and offers three program types: “Pre-Kindergarten” for 3-to-5 year olds, “Out of School Care” for Kindergarten to Grade 6, and Kindergarten Enhancement programming for Kindergarten students to complement their half-day in school, enabling kids to follow the regular school day hours or add Out of School Care. Pre-Kindergarten curriculum focuses on Early Literacy while recognizing the importance of Learning Through Play. Out of School Care blends both child-led and Teacher-facilitated exploration. Kindergarten Enhancement complements the Kindergarten curriculum, while offering additional time for centre play. We look forward to welcoming you to our centres!

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