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The first ever “Bridge Warming” takes place this Friday (Nov 24) under the Cambie Bridge and promises “lights, music and extreme coziness.” And it’s completely FREE! This wonderful community event aims to brings “awe and wonder back to our oversaturated world.” Now that’s a sentiment we can all get behind. Oh … and did we mention,…

As parents we love programs that allow our children the chance to explore their (potential) passions. But trying to expose them to as many options as possible until they find that perfect fit can be difficult. Unless you can find a class that covers a little bit of everything at once. If that sounds interesting…

Six benefits of arts camps

We hear a lot about the benefits of team sports and sports camps, but arts camps bring a whole lot of unique benefits of their own. Think self-expression and confidence and bursts of creative thought that lie dormant amid all the tech cacophony of modern life. Six benefits of arts camps Confidence builder Arts camps give kids more time…

Looking for a creative or active summer camp? One that keeps the kids brains or bodies engaged? Well our VM Picks: Top Vancouver Summer Camps for kids list features some of our favourite camps for kids. We connected with Laura Farina, the Program and Marketing Manager at Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art’s about their summer camps, which offer a magical space for joy, creativity, imagination and transformation. Give…

Looking for a creative or active summer camp? One that keeps the kids brains or bodies engaged? Well our VM Picks: Top Vancouver Summer Camps list features some of our favourite camps for kids. We connected with Arts Umbrella, about their summer arts camps for kids.

Two weeks off school, preschool or daycare sounds like fun for the kids, but it’s chaos for parents. With 14 days to fill, why not sign them up for a spring break camp one week and go exploring the next. We’ve hand-picked a few March Break camps to cover most tastes from nature and sports to arts and even a quirky historical camp!

Let’s face it, most of us enroll our kids in art classes or camps―music, ballet, painting―and some of us even have our own evening of book clubbing, crafting or knitting. But how often do we experience art as a family?

So maybe you’ve already got the toys wrapped and under the tree, or you’ve at least shopped until you dropped to get most of them sorted. If you still need one more really special gift for your kids or an adult that will provide fun into the new year, how about tickets to an event,…