It’s about that time to start registering for summer camps. If you’re looking for something fun and unique for your kids, we’ve got you covered. Depending on your child’s area of interest, there are a lot of camps to choose from in the Metro Vancouver area. Here are some we found to be particularly cool.
Vancouver Aquarium’s Aquacamps
At the Vancouver Aquarium’s Aquacamps, you’ll enjoy hands on learning, crafts and activities while learning about marine life over the summer. Have fun and learn about important environmental issues while spending time at a state of the art centre for marine research.
From $228 (for members), $284 for non-members
Have you ever wanted to be a knight? Here’s your chance to learn swordplay, falconry, games, crafts, and medieval history. Academie Duello is a blast from the past camp set in downtown Vancouver and offers a unique adventure to participants.
Science Camp at TELUS World of Science
Explore all things STEM at TELUS World of Science, with hands on galleries and experiments designed to surprise, delight and inspire. Children from kindergarten to junior high will participate in curriculum designed for their age group.
Starting at $230 (for members), $255 for public
Level Up Technology Camps
Learn about Minecraft, robotics, coding, claymation and more at this innovative day camp situated at BCIT. But don’t worry, it’s not all screen time at Level Up Technology, there are crafts and daily outdoor activities with enthusiastic and knowledgeable leaders.
Arts Umbrella Summer Camp
Arts Umbrella Summer Camp lets your kids explore Theatre, Music, Dance, Visual, Applied, and Media Arts at either the Vancouver or Surrey campuses and enjoy top-rated arts instruction from skilled facilitators. Fun and educational for kids aged 3-19, half-day camps can be combined into full day programs.
Dirty Apron Cooking School
Cook up some fun at the Dirty Apron Cooking School. Learn about cooking, baking and get your apron dirty with a culinary experience spanning five half days. Participants will watch demonstrations and work in small groups to make a variety of dishes.
**Note: This camp is for 7-11 year-olds and runs from 9 am to 1 pm only, Monday to Friday, on select weeks. Cost is $600.
Pedalheads offers a variety of half and full day programs, including combinations of camps for kids to learn to ride a bike, learn to swim or participate in multi-sport activities. Learn valuable life skills, get active and have fun!
Summer camp is where memories are made. Find your best fit for fun and have a great summer in Metro Vancouver.
Ranges from $119 to $399