Calgary’s Go-To Guide for Summer Camp & Program Options.
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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 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!
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.
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.
Give your children the gift of creativity and self-confidence this summer. Our one-of-a-kind summer camps are recreational and educational. Professional artists support student artists in learning the fundamentals of drawing, painting, and sculpting. Camps are filled with engaging projects that are specialized and focused on skill development. In this process, students gain artistic confidence and improve their concentration, problem-solving, and perseverance. Sibling and multi-camp discounts are great for families.
Join us for a unique week of creating visual art that helps the brain feel calm and happy. Using a combination of easy-to-follow art exercises, integrated guided dialogue, and art mindfulness, students can relax and enjoy a safe emotional space where they are seen and heard. Students will explore how art can truly make you feel better by increasing joy, self-esteem, and through connection to self and others.
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!
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Join 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.
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.
It’s time to get back to normal. Learning should be fun, safe, secure, private cohort classes. Educating preschoolers for 31 years. The Think Sun Preschool offers an enriched learning program including art, music, play, and intro-French. We observe and exceed all COVID-19 regulations. Registration ongoing, space permitting. Virtual tours are available.
Trellis offers summer day camps through July and August that run Monday through Thursday, 9am to 4:30pm, with pre- and post-care available. Each week has an exciting theme that will be explored through games, activities, and crafts! Camps are offered at three of our Club locations (Bowness, Penbrooke, and Renfrew), and are for children from preschool through Grade 6.
Choose your own adventure with YMCA Summer Camps. Give your kids summer adventures that they’ll remember all their lives. With camps for every age, the YMCA is Calgary’s day camp destination. Choose from outdoor camps to multi-activity camps to bike camps and more! They are offered at Camp Chief Hector YMCA, Camp Riveredge, and at six locations across Calgary. Registration is now open.
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!
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Let Your Kids Take a Walk on the Wild Side at the Calgary Zoo’s Summer Camps! Do your kids tend to get a little wild during their summer holidays? Maybe they start climbing the walls or they get a little growly when they don’t have enough to do. The Calgary Zoo totally understands! Whether your child is as young as four, a teen entering Grade 9, or somewhere in between, they can have an awesome summer experience at the Calgary Zoo. Kids need something special this summer, and the amazing summer camps at the Calgary Zoo will give them a week of joy and encourage them in their quest to learn about and explore their world. These camps engage kids on every level and inspire in them a love of nature.
Ciclomanias is a small social enterprise based in Calgary. We make one-of-a-kind eco-gifts for any occasion. We love upcycling materials and building a culture of environmental awareness while creating green jobs and engaging with local organizations. As part of our educational offering, we develop art and science based programs for kindergarten to Grade 9 students, community centres, daycares, and summer camps.
Conveniently located in Kensington, this interactive culinary centre provides a fun, active, hands-on environment with cooking activities that focus on natural ingredients and a really big "Yum" factor.
We are grateful to be able to support children and families in finding peace, calm, dignity, and understanding in their lives. We believe in being creative and cost-effective, while holding to high standards. Along with the services you might expect (assessment, counselling, behavior therapy, gifted), we offer various programs. Programs include our outdoor camps, six-week family program, mind-body transformation, tutoring, and more. Check us out!
Green Fools Beginner Circus and Aerial Camps introduce youth to a variety of circus skills including juggling, diabolo, plate spinning, flower sticks, poi, rola-bola, unicycle, tight wire, slack line, stilt walking, simple acrobatics, walking barrels and aerial skills. Students will receive plenty of one-on-one coaching. Focusing on fun and growth this class is ideal for youth who want to challenge themselves to learn new skills in a safe supportive environment.
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.
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.
Try 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.
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.
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!
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’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.
Make this an active and unforgettable summer for your kids ages 2 to 14 and register now. There is no shortage of fun, adventure, and sport discovery on land and in the water with multisport camps. Athletes interested in a single sport experience have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of these sports coached by our Sport Partner experts.
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.
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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