The summer season is almost upon us. Parental planning is just about hitting its peak as families coordinate childcare, vacations and summer camps. Living where we are you don’t need to go far for some local solutions. Watch out for registration dates!
North Van Rec – Register May 16
Camp Lynn Valley, 5-6yrs, various dates Jul. 3-Aug. 31, Lynn Valley Rec Centre
Calling all five & six year olds! Camp Lynn Valley is a great way to spend your summer. Visit parks, explore forests, streams and creatures, learn about science, make new friends and more.
Bricks 4 Kidz, various age groups 5-15, various dates Jul. 3-Aug. 31, Lynn Valley Village/Mollie Nye House
Bricks 4 Kidz® camps are a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their school or holiday break! Children will enjoy using LEGO® Bricks to build specially-designed models, play games, explore the world of engineering, architecture and movie-making.
Camp KM Tennis & Waves, 9-12yrs, various dates Jul. 3-Aug. 31, Karen Magnussen Rec Centre
A half day camp program focusing on tennis skills and plenty of games. After a supervised lunch, enjoy and swimming (12:00-1:00pm) in the wave pool.
North Shore Winter Club – Registration open
Multi-sport Day Camps, 6-11 yrs, various dates Jul. 3-Aug. 24,
Each week offers multi sport activities to keep kids active and doing lots of different things. We end the week with a field trip to a local hangout. Day camps are supervised in the safe environment of the Club. Lunches and snacks are included.
Activities may include: swimming, tennis, dance, sportball, basketball, hikes to the park and arts, crafts and games.
Kids Corner – Culinary No Cook Recipe Week 2, 2-7 yrs, Aug. 27-31, 9-11 am
A week filled with fun, no bake recipes. The children will learn how to make fresh fruit salad, summer berry cheesecake, trail mix, oatmeal energy bites and more, without the use of any heating equipment. The day will finish with an active game or swim in the small pool.
Atom Summer Hockey, various dates Jul. 3-Aug. 31
The NSWC Summer Hockey Camps are a great way to keep your kids active over the break. Drop them off for a day of fun activities with 3 hours of ice broken up into 4 different ice sessions. Kids will work on their skating, puck skills and game skills, as well as play a 45 minute 3v3 game to end each day. Participants will be introduced to off-ice development. Lunch is included.
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre – registration open
Summer Mini-Camps, various dates M-W Jul. 3-Aug. 29, 5-8yrs/8-12yrs
Ecology Centre Summer Camps are where the Forest and Fun meet! There is plenty of forest fun planned throughout the summer from Slime Time to Splish Splash for younger children and from Survive to Homesteaders.