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VM Picks: Top Kids Summer Camps in Metro Vancouver 2019

Get your kids into the kids summer camps of your choice by booking now. Believe it or not, Vancouver kids will be in shorts and flip flops before they can say “I’m bored!” Enroll them in one of these creative, active or just plain fun summer camps around Metro Vancouver. Whether it’s indoor or outdoor, daylong or sleepover camps, we’ve got ideas! Summer camps are typically geared to 5-12s but there are plenty of exceptions, so take a look.

2019 Summer Camps in Vancouver

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

Y camps are perfect all-rounders that any kid will enjoy. Featuring a wide range of exciting, friendly activities, these camps are perfect for the kid who likes lots of variety and socialization (even shy kids will have fun). Campers from 5‐12 participate in out‐trips, outdoor activities, sports, games, arts and crafts and get the recommended 90 minutes of daily physical activity. 

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A Q&A with YMCA
YMCA Summer Camps

The World of Kidtropolis

Let your child’s imagination soar with awesome, hands-on exploratory activities such as: science experiments and creative art projects at Kidtropolis. There will also be plenty of time for your child, aged 6-10, to play and learn in their pretend 18,0000 sq, foot indoor city! *NEW* Kidtropolis is now offering before and after camp care options.

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A Q&A with The World of Kidtropolis 
Kidtropolis Summer Camps

Evolve Summer Camps

Got a board or scooter fan in the house? Enroll them in a camp they can stoked about! Evolve teaches kids everything from the basics of riding to tricking in a safe, expert led environment. Instructors also offer challenges for those who are interested. Skateboarders go to new skate park each day!

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A Q&A with Evolve
Evolve Summer Camps

In the news: 5 summer camps! 

With CBC’s Our Vancouver

Knight Camp at Academie Duello

Knight Camp, the winner of Georgia Straight’s “Best Kids Camp,” is a five-day adventure day-camp for girls and boys aged 8-14 focused on the skills of knighthood —from the martial arts of the sword and shield, two-handed sword, and quarterstaff— to the practice of knightly virtues such as courage and integrity. Students at Knight Camp learn about history, leadership, heraldry, archery, medieval games and much more. It’s an experience your child will never forget.

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A Q&A with Academie Duello
Academie Duello Knight Camp

VSO School of Music

Looking to deepen your child’s understanding and appreciation of music? You’re in luck. The VSO School of Music is offering interactive full day camps geared to the K to 7 set include “Experimenting with Music (Grades K-3)” and “Music of Different Cultures (4-7), while kids 3-5 can enroll in a half-day “Arts Explorer” camp.

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A Q&A with VSO School of Music
VSO School of Music Summer Camps

In the news: 5 Awesome summer camps!

With CTV Morning Live

Sprouting Chefs Wellness and Cooking Camp 

Camps include basic cooking lessons in combination with holistic wellness activities incorporating seasonal and local ingredients that are kid-tested and family approved. This five day camp program includes morning yoga, 2 hour cooking session, afternoon wellness crafts, forest and labyrinth walks, and a field trip to Whole Foods. 

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Sprouting Chefs Summer Camp

Pedalheads Bike Camps

Want your child to drop the training wheels or learn more advanced bike skills? Pedalheads camps for kids aged 2 to 12 teach everything from getting the little ones going on their balance bikes, to taking off training wheels and teaching kids to ride independently, to how to ride safely with confidence. Kids also play games, navigate obstacle courses, and more in a safe environment. If you have an adventurous, child who likes a challenge, there are also Mountain Bike camps where kids learn to ride on various surfaces; control and steering; riding in a group; and riding up and down hills.

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A Q&A with Pedalheads
Pedalhead Summer Camps or call 1-604-874-6464

MCKids Academy

Got a kid who’s interested in coding, science and multi-payer gaming? At MCKids Academy, kids aged 8-13 will learn about play etiquette, game design, building, map-making, storytelling, mods, coding and programming using their imagination and intellect. Camps focus on social-emotional learning, online safety and creating a community of like-minded kids who want to learn more about becoming game creators themselves. Concerned your kids will be inside on a screen all day? Camps include half a day of outdoor activity. It is summer after all!

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MCKids Academy

Fire & Flower Girls Rites of Passage – Girls Empowerment Program

Is your daughter moving out of girlhood? Gift her an unforgettable and empowering Spring Break. Fire & Flower prepares girls aged 12-14 to move confidently into young womanhood in a fun, safe and honest environment of friendship and sisterhood. They explore healthy body image, menstruation, media literacy and sexuality, all balanced with sweet nature time, movement and crafts. Small group sizes create depth and connection, and 1-on-1 mentoring provides personal support. Moms are invited to join on the last afternoon. Help empower our girls in their incredible rite of passage into young womanhood. 

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Fire & Flower Summer Camp

Monarch Summer Arts Camp

Camp Monarch is an annual two-week summer day camp intended for children with a genuine interest in the arts. Our goal is to motivate children to achieve their true potential in the arts within a positive and encouraging environment. Each day, campers have classes in fine art, music, dance and musical theatre, all taught by professionals in their field. The summer camp finishes with a spirited performance for family and friends.

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Monarch Summer Arts Camps

Place des Arts Camps

Every summer, Place des Arts offers a variety of creatively engaging visual and performing arts classes for grades K to 9 that sell out fast! For grades K to 5, children choose a block containing six unique classes in visual art, movement, drama and music. Classes allow both beginners and experienced students to try new activities.For a more intensive experience, students in grades 6 to 9 can participate in half-day, week-long workshops. 

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Place des Arts Summer Camps

Vancouver Opera Camp

Write, stage and perform an original opera! Opera camp is a fun-filled musical and theatrical experience. Children and youth will learn about all aspects of producing an opera from writing the libretto and score to designing costumes to performing on stage. The Teen Intensive includes master classes as well as opportunities to create and build the set.

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Vancouver Opera Summer Camp

Made Talents Dance Camp

Make new friends, share in creative exercises, build confidence and dance with Made Talents this summer! Each day starts with dance as students discover movement, coordination, and rhythm. Kids are exposed to several styles of dance including Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet and more! Afternoon activities include arts and crafts, picnics, relay races/games, swimming, water play. Camp caps with a fun-filled dance performance.

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A Q&A with Made Talents
Made Talents

Marina Swim Camps

Is time your kids learned to swim? If you’d like them in a safe, nurturing environment that builds self-confidence, then check out Richmond’s Marina Swim School’s Summer Camps. All class ratios are 4:1 for a focused, individualized approach to instruction as well as an element of teamwork and fun.

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Marina Swim School Summer Camps

Sportball Vancouver

Keep your child moving through the summer break with a half or full-day sportball camp. Kids 4 and up will have a blast while developing their skills for life. The Ultimate Skills Clinics are a great fit for children (6+) who just can’t get enough sports. Clinics consist of two or three hour sessions and feature advanced skills training and scrimmages.

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