Looking for a creative or active summer camp? One that keeps the kids brains and bodies engaged? Our VM Picks: Top Vancouver Summer Camps list features some of our favourite camps for kids. We connected with Melanie Jeffs from the Vancouver Maritime Museum about their ocean-based STEAM camps camps.
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Give us a brief description of your camp.
VMM STEAM day camps feature interactive learning and outdoor play. The beautiful waterfront location provides the perfect backdrop for fun maritime-themed activities for kids. VMM STEAM day camps run from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. We offer four camps: Sea Navigation Camp, Arctic Canada Camp, Ahoy Matey Camp, Ocean Explorers Camp
What makes your summer camp unique?
VMM STEAM camps provide children with an opportunity to explore their relationship with the ocean through fun learning experiences.
3. What are 2 or 3 highlights of your camp, something the kids will talk about long after camp is over.
At Ahoy Matey Camp they’ll go on a treasure hunt; They’ll get to use snow goggles like the Inuit used at Arctic Canada Camp.
4. What will kids learn at your camp?
At Arctic Canada Camp children will learn about one of the most unique environments in the world; at Ocean Explorers camp they’ll learn about the wonders to be found in our local oceans.
5. What kind of feedback have your received about your camp?
This is our first year running a summer day camp, but we do a lot of school programs, and teachers rave about the hands-on learning opportunities we provide.
This post in Sponsored by the Vancouver Maritime Museum
The Vancouver Maritime Museum provides families with hours of entertainment. Climb aboard the St. Roch, the first ship to make the west-east traverse of the Northwest Passage, explore galleries and exhibits celebrating the maritime heritage of the Pacific Northwest and the Arctic or enjoy activities and play in Underwater World, a cozy corner of the museum just for kids. www.vanmaritime.com
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