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Kids Summer Camps Around Vancouver - 2024

Summer is around the corner, and if you haven't booked your kids summer camps and are planning to do so, don't worry; there are still plenty of fun and exciting options available around Vancouver. From exploring nature to diving into science and technology, these camps offer a variety of programs designed to keep kids engaged, active, and learning.


Let us share with you some great summer camp options to consider for your children this year.

Kids summer camps vancouver 2024

Kids Summer Camps Around Vancouver - 2024


Dates: Monday to Friday from July 4th to August 26th, 2024.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: Mount Seymour Ski & Snowboard Resort, 3000 Mount Seymour Parkway, North Vancouver, BC

Ages:

Admission: Prices vary depending on the child's age and the length of the camp.

About: Mount Seymour Summer Camps offer a variety of programs for children ages 5 to 12, designed for them to have fun while learning about nature, the environment, and outdoor adventure. Activities include hiking, nature exploration, water games, nature arts, fire Starting, survival games . These camps are a great way for kids to stay active, make new friends, and create lasting memories, all in a safe and positive environment.

Shuttle bus options from East Vancouver, Burnaby, North Vancouver, and the bottom of the mountain.


Please note: Campers must have turned 5 years old by December 31, 2023.




Dates: Monday to Friday from July 2nd to August 23rd, 2024.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: Cypress Mountain, 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver, BC

Ages: Forever Camps have two age groups.

  • 5.5-7 years 

  • 8-12 years  

With the following themes:

  • Adventure Quest, inspiring young explorers

  • Peak Education, Nature, History, and Science

  • Mountain Minds, Adventure and Teamwork

Admission: Prices vary depending on the child's age and the length of the camp.

About: Cypress Mountain Summer Camps offer programs for children ages 5 to 12, designed for fun and learning about nature, the environment, and outdoor adventure. Activities include hiking, nature exploration, survival skills, local area history, scenic chairlift rides, the Eagle Coaster, the Discovery Zone, Trip Planning.

Shuttle bus options from Kitsilano, Park Royal, Burnaby and North Vancouver are available.


Please note: Campers must have turned 5 years old by December 31, 2023.




Dates: Monday to Friday, from July 3rd to August 30th, 2024.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Address: Grouse Mountain, 6200 Parkgate Road, North Vancouver, BC

Ages:

Admission: Prices vary depending on the child's age and the length of the camp.

About: Grouse Mountain Summer Camps offer programs for children ages 5 to 14, designed for fun and learning about nature, the environment, and outdoor adventure. Activities include hiking, nature exploration, shelter building, scenic chairlift rides, archery, the Lumberjack Show, the Birds of Prey Show, the Grizzly Bear Refuge, and more.


Please note: Campers must have turned 5 years old by December 31, 2023.



Dates: Mondays and Tuesdays from July 2nd to August 19th, 2024

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7

Ages: For kids that completed Grade 3, going into Grades 4-5 in fall of 2024 (Born in 2015 or 2014)

Admission: Prices vary depending on public child pricing, member child pricing and day chosen.

About: Your kids will have a blast learning about sustainability and community. They will also imagine, design, and build future cities where science will help them better understand today's climate issues.




Dates: Monday to Friday from July 2nd to August 30th, 2024

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2

Ages: Ocean Explorers Camps have two age groups.

  • Juniors ages 5 to 7 years old

  • Advanced ages 7 to 12 years old

Admission: From $499 to $599

About: Organized by Mini Makers, these summer camps are designed for ocean lovers and focus on problem solving, design, thinking, and innovation. Kids will learn the concepts of conservation and preservation, as well as the role they can play in building a sustainable world. They will also be working on important skills in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), always focusing on marine conservation. 

 



Dates: Monday to Friday from July 2nd to August 30th, 2024

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Address: 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1A3

Ages: Vancouver Maritime Museum has one age group.

  • 6 to 10 years old (children who turn 6 years old between Jan – Dec 2024 are welcome)

With the following themes:

Admission: $260-$325/week

About: From sea creatures to boats and artifacts, this summer camp is sure to have a lot of adventure and learning activities. If you have a sea enthusiast at home, the Vancouver Maritime Museum will cover everything sea-related during these exciting camp weeks.


Please note that there is one camp available and three on the waiting list.

 



Dates: Monday to Friday from July 3rd to August 18th, 2024.

Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Address: Integem Academy, 1000 - 700 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Ages: Summer Camps at Integem has four age groups.

With the following themes:

  • Coding, STEM & Game Design

  • AI & Robotics Engineering

  • Art, Animation & 3D Design

Admission: From $529 to $629/week

About: Integem Summer Camps offer a variety of programs for children ages 7 to 17 that focus on STEM, art, animation, 3D design, coding, robotics, and game design. Camps are designed to be fun and engaging, and they provide campers with the opportunity to learn new skills and explore their creativity.


Some of the highlighted courses include:


AR Coding for Space Exploration: In this course, campers will learn how to use augmented reality (AR) to explore the solar system. They will create their own AR apps and games, and they will learn about the planets, stars, and galaxies.

Intro to Robotics Design & AR Coding: In this course, campers will learn how to design and build their own robots. They will also learn how to use AR to control their robots and to create interactive AR experiences.

Interactive AR Animation with Adobe Character Animator: In this course, campers will learn how to use Adobe Character Animator to create their own animated characters. They will also learn how to use AR to bring their characters to life.


In addition to these highlighted courses, Integem Summer Camps also offer a variety of other courses, such as:


Coding for Kids: This course introduces kids to the basics of coding. They will learn how to create their own games, apps, and websites.

3D Design for Kids: In this course, kids will learn how to use 3D design software to create their own models and animations.

Robotics for Kids: This course introduces kids to the basics of robotics. They will learn how to build and program their own robots.

Game Design for Kids: In this course, kids will learn how to design and create their own video games.


Summer Camps, Integem, robotics


Dates: Monday to Friday from July 3rd to August 18th, 2024.

Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Address: Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC

Ages:

OUTDOOR/RECREATIONAL CAMPS

  • Girls Rock (7-9yrs)

  • Junior (5-6yrs)

  • Mountain Madness (8-11yrs)

  • Rec Reality (8-10yrs)

  • Young Moviemakers Film Camp (8-13yrs)

EDUCATIONAL CAMPS

  • Future Ready Minds (6-13yrs)

  • Leadership (12-15yrs)

  • Pre-University (13-16yrs)

  • Science: Junior (6yrs)

  • Science: Chemistry (7-12yrs)

  • Science: Engineering (7-12yrs)

  • Science: Planet Earth (7-12yrs)

  • Science: STEM (7-12yrs)

SPORT CAMPS

  • Basketball Boys PM (5-13yrs)

  • Basketball Girls AM (5-13yrs)

  • Field Lacrosse (10-17yrs)

  • Judo Camp (8-12yrs)

  • Soccer (5-13yrs)

  • Softball Youth (7-12yrs)

  • Tennis (5-12yrs)

  • Track & Field (7-13yrs)

  • Outdoor Sports (7-11yrs)

  • Volleyball (11-14yrs)

  • POST CAMP CARE

  • Post Care

CLINICS & ID CAMPS

  • Basketball Boys Futures Camp (15-18yrs)

  • Basketball Boys Skills Camps (12-18yrs)

  • Basketball Girls Elite Camp (15-18yrs)

  • Softball Prospects Camp (Grad yrs. 2024-2027)

  • Sports Performance Camp: Lightning Camp (10-17yrs)

  • Volleyball Advanced Skills Camp (Gr. 9-12)

  • Volleyball Position Specific (12-17yrs)

  • Volleyball ID Camp (Gr. 9-12)

Admission: Prices vary depending on the child's age and the length of the camp

About: SFU Camps offer a variety of programs for children ages 4 to 17. Camps are designed for kids to have fun while learning about a variety of topics, including:

Science and Technology: Exploring the wonders of science and technology through hands-on activities and experiments.

Arts and Crafts: Getting creative with a variety of arts and crafts projects.

Sports and Games: Getting active and having fun with a variety of sports and games.

Nature and Outdoor Adventure: Learning about the natural world and going on outdoor adventures.

 

In addition, students will get a taste of university life with pre-university courses.

SFU Camps are located on the beautiful Simon Fraser University campus, which offers a variety of facilities for campers, including:

  • Classrooms and labs: Campers will have access to state-of-the-art classrooms and labs for their learning activities.

  • Sports fields and courts: Campers will have the opportunity to play a variety of sports on the university's fields and courts.

  • Forest and trails: Campers can explore the university's beautiful forest and trails.



Dates: Monday to Friday from July 2nd to August 30th, 2024

Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Address: The Terrace, Mount Seymour Lion's Housing Society, 1300 Parkgate Ave, North Vancouver

Ages: Wonderstruck campers are aged 5-10. LITs (Leaders in Training) are 11-13.

Admission: from $275-$300/week

About: Campers are immersed in a captivating storyline featuring mythology homegrown in North Vancouver. Their journey takes them through epic challenges, imaginary battles, hard-won victories, and unforgettable bonding moments as a team.

Camp activities include:

  • Shoreline and riverbank scavenging operations.

  • Arts and crafts (wand-making, rock-painting, etc.)

  • Adventure parks and playgrounds

  • Swimming (indoors)

  • Magical Forest walks

  • Decoding secret messages




In conclusion


Whether your children love mountain adventures, science, the sea, or exploring new technologies, there is a summer camp around Vancouver that will cater to their interests. These camps not only help kids develop new skills but also create beautiful memories and friendships that last a lifetime. We hope you find the perfect camp for your children and that they have an unforgettable summer filled with fun and learning.


Happy Summer!!



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