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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…

I was a weird kid who liked to write music and poetry, and spent most of my childhood reading books and playing outside. Not much has changed. I describe myself as a radical self love warrior. I use the creative arts to help women heal their relationships with their bodies and recover from abuse trauma….

Tristesse Seeliger is a Vancouver artist working in mixed media using painting and collage. Tristesse’s work has been featured in Scout Magazine, Vancouver is Awesome and Inside Vancouver, For Example (London) and Design is Kinky (Australia) amongst others. Tristesse has collaborated with Lululemon on window design and her work is in numerous private collections in…

This is one of my favorite places in the city for both photography sessions and also for hanging out with my own family. There’s a beautiful white sand beach, huge grassy fields and a pond filled with ducks. A great place for a family picnic. Just set up shop and let the kids run and play all day.

Summer is nearly upon us, and pretty soon the schools will be closing their doors for the summer holidays. There’s always lots to do during the holidays, like going to the PNE, visiting relatives or just heading down to the beach. But just because school’s out, it doesn’t mean the learning needs to stop. Here are some fun brain drain-busting activities that will keep your kids learning–and having fun.