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METRO VANCOUVER SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2023

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Are you looking for summer day camps with activities that will spark your child's imagination, sense of wonder, and adventure? We've got you covered with 150+ Summer Day Camps around Metro Vancouver in 2023 for kids who like to swim, bike, shoot hoops, score goals, draw, explore, and more! Above all, we feature camps that stress fair play, new skills, and making new friends along the way! We've made it easy to find one near you with options in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Squamish, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver, Whistler, and White Rock.


METRO VANCOUVER
SUMMER DAY CAMPS GUIDE 2023


Summer day camps
PEDALHEADS BIKE & TRAIL-RIDE CAMPS
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Pedalheads' popular learn-to-ride bike camps are open for registration across Metro Vancouver! This exciting program is known for taking kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence. They combine a fun group setting with specialized equipment, tailored cycling lessons, and incredible instructors to build confidence & get some of the most tentative kids biking on their own. Ready for more? They also offer advanced bike lessons & trail riding camps for kids. Pedalheads has been a staple for many families during the summer for the last 35+ years helping over 600,000 kids ride with confidence - including our own kids at various stages of their bike skills development over the years! All Pedalheads camps take place outdoors.  Click HERE to learn more!

Summer day camps
DEBATE CAMP VANCOUVER
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Debate Camp offers incredible day, overnight & online camps in debate, public speaking & Model UN across Canada and the USA! Metro Vancouver families are lucky to have Debate Camp's day programs available to us this summer at York House School in Vancouver and Mulgrave School in West Vancouver for students in grades 5-12. Debate Camp teaches & develops camper speaking and debating skills through parliamentary-style debate. Campers gain confidence that grows throughout the week in public speaking games, debate round, and Model United Nations simulations. Taking on the role of select countries as they try to solve a fictional world problem, Model United Nations simulation day is one of the best days for campers! 

Summer day camps
PEDALHEADS SWIM PROGRAMS
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Kids will enjoy fun, dynamic swimming lessons with Pedalheads Swim! Their safe & engaging programs are designed to build kids' self-assurance and determination while teaching them the valuable skills to swim confidently on their own. From bubbles to butterfly, they help kids progress in their swimming ability! They focus on building kids' confidence and skills to safely enjoy the water, and for some, maybe one day become an Olympian! Pedalheads Swim programs are available in Burnaby, Richmond, Vancouver, and at their state-of-the-art pool that's custom-designed to teach young children at Park Royal in West Vancouver. Bike/Swim & Trail/Swim Combo Camps are also being offered this summer, combining a half-day bike camp with a two-hour swim camp. It's the best of both worlds! Click HERE to learn why parents rave about Pedalheads Swim programs

Summer day camps
PEAR TREE EDUCATION
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Pear Tree Education has become one of Vancouver’s most popular educational summer camps because of the quality and diversity of its programs. Its wide range of courses engages children in new & challenging activities, including cooking, sports, music, dance, drama, public speaking, technology, arts & crafts, and academics. Led by experienced Vancouver school teachers, these summer camps offer exceptional levels of safety, enjoyment, and education! And we love that they offer before & after camp care, and a Healthy Hot Lunch program! Pear Tree Education is offering their 1-week summer camps for kids aged 5-9 in North Vancouver, Burnaby, Vancouver, East Vancouver, and White Rock. And booking 4 weeks or more of summer camps, you could save up to 20% off. See why these camps are so popular with both kids and parents here!

Summer day camps
SPORTBALL MULTISPORT CAMPS & CLASSES
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Sportball Vancouver's goal is to build your child’s confidence, competence, and physical literacy to them build skills for life. They offer a wide range of programs across the Lower Mainland throughout the summer months, including weekly soccer & t-ball programs, and a variety of half-day soccer, multisport, floor hockey, and basketball camps, with indoor & outdoor options. Not only is this variety a ton of fun, but research has also shown that kids who play multiple sports through childhood will stay active longer and are more likely to find success later in competitive sports. At Sportball, Multi-Sport classes provide an amazing foundation for a lifetime of active living. Sportball kids are kept moving and engaged, learning a new skill from a different sport in each class. Sportball Vancouver is perfect for families looking for a non-competitive, fun environment for their kids to play safely this summer! See why these camps are so great here.

Summer day camps
North Shore Basketball Academy
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North Shore Basketball Academy provides fun, high-quality basketball programming for our community. They pride themselves on being able to meet the needs of the 5-year-old who is just being introduced to the game, right up to the elite athlete pursuing a college career (and everyone in between), with the same level of focus, effort & attention. North Shore Basketball Academy offers half-day and full-day summer camps & year-round programming for youth ages 5-17 (grade K-12) who get to be active & learn the importance of teamwork while building skills they can use throughout their school sports & beyond. Their instructors are experienced basketball coaches & players themselves (even some pros on the team) who lead fun & engaging programs with a focus on individual attention & developing a love for the game!

Summer day camps
Marina's Swim School
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Calling all mermaids & mermen! In addition to their regular swim camps, Marina’s Swim School is offering a special summer camp for kids who love swimming. At Mermaid Swim Camp, your child will learn how to swim like a mermaid or merman with a mono-fin and tail. They'll not only get to enjoy customized swim lessons and fun aquatic activities, they will also receive custom underwater videos AND a mermaid or merman costume absolutely free! Marina’s Swim School believes that your child deserves to have a summer filled with incredible swimming experiences in a safe & fun environment. Their coaches will ensure that your child receives individualized training designed just for them, allowing them to progress quickly. Safety is the name of the game, so all of Marina’s Swim School instructors are Red Cross certified for WSI, Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR. Choose from 2 convenient locations in Richmond or Port Coquitlam, or your own backyard pool!

Summer day camps
Royal Soccer
Club
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Royal Soccer Club is celebrating its 31st summer of soccer camps! Since 1993, they’ve welcomed over 300,000 children to summer soccer day camp experiences. The Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and of course, FUN!  Morning & Full Day sessions are available for kids aged 5 - 13 during July and August. Full-day sessions combine the soccer focus of the morning sessions (daily warm-up, individual skill development, fun team games, soccer scrimmages, and mini-Royal Cups) with an afternoon session full of more traditional camp games and a possible recreational swim (where available). Join the largest grassroots summer soccer day camp in the country. This camp is a place where kids will learn, play, build life skills, make friends, and have so much fun! Campers receive a soccer ball, t-shirt, medal, and much more. There are 14 locations across Lower Mainland including 4 in Vancouver!

Summer day camps
Saplings Outdoor Program
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Saplings Outdoor Program offers nature-based exploration in the wonderful forests throughout the North Shore and Metro Vancouver area for kids 3-5 & 5-11. This is the perfect summer camp for your adventurous, creative, nature-loving child! Saplings believes that nature is a child's best education. And that fostering a child's sense of wonder for the great outdoors by facilitating inspirational, stimulating, and hands-on experiences promotes lifelong learning and interest in the outdoors. Kids may build fairy houses or forts, make nature art, hunt for birds and worms, find a secret spot to build a garden, or even create sculptures with clay sticks and materials found in the forest. Whatever the day brings it will be full of fun, excitement, creativiy, and exploration. Saplings also provide children with plenty of free time to socialize, explore their own interests and just enjoy the wonders around them. 

Summer day camps
Gymboree Play & Music Vancouver
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Gymboree Play & Music is the global leader in play classes & camps for kids newborn to 6 years old with more than 700 play centers in 40+ countries worldwide. Metro Vancouver parents are lucky to have a Gymboree location to visit on West Broadway in Vancouver, especially because they're offering three fun drop-off camp options for various age groups this summer! S.T.E.A.M Summer Camp for 2.5 to 4-year-olds provides inventive play that instills confidence, innovation, and problem-solving skills in little ones. Little Creators Summer Camp for 2.5 to 5-year-olds facilitates creativity, confidence, and imagination through music & skits. And Little Architects Summer Camp for 4 to 6-year-olds offers 3D play that broadens your child's perspective and thinking patterns! Check out the Gymboree Play & Music Vancouver website for more details on summer camp offerings and schedules.

ABBOTSFORD
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Choose from a wide variety of Music Mini Camps at How Music & Arts Academy.
  • MyGym summer camps are packed with energizing games, exciting gymnastics, and cool arts and crafts!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
Burnaby
  • Kids will enjoy fun and dynamic swimming lessons with Pedalheads Swim!
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Pear Tree Education's camps engage children in cooking, sports, music, dance, drama & more!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Elevate Ultimate focuses on Ultimate Frisby and Disc Golf camps.
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Code Ninjas is a fun & inviting place where children are taught valuable computer programming skills.
  • Under The Gui's summer camps teach kids skills in digital art, coding, robotics, and more!
  • Become a future builder, maker, inventor, or entrepreneur at Steamoji
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • You'll wheely love the skateboard camps for all ages and skill levels at One Love Skateboard
CHILLIWACK
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Affordable full and half-day camps for all ages and skill levels at Chilliwack Gymnastics and Dance
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
COQUITLAM
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Code Ninjas is a fun & inviting place where children are taught valuable computer programming skills.
  • Explore kids' french camps for all skill levels at Société francophone de Maillardville
  • Find camps to help train your child to become a future builder, maker, inventor, or entrepreneur at Steamoji
  • Climb the walls with camps at Climb Base5
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • Under The Gui's summer camps teach kids skills in digital art, coding, robotics, and more!
DELTA
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
LANGLEY
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Learn historical equestrian arts with camps at Academy Cavello
  • MyGym summer camps are packed with energizing games, exciting gymnastics, and cool arts and crafts!
  • Find camps to help train your child to become a future builder, maker, inventor, or entrepreneur at Steamoji
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
MAPLE RIDGE
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • MyGym summer camps are packed with energizing games, exciting gymnastics, and cool arts and crafts!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
MISSION
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
NEW WESTMINSTER
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • Try dance, musical theatre, acting, and production camps at The Stage Musical Theatre Academy
NORTH VANCOUVER
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Pear Tree Education's camps engage children in cooking, sports, music, dance, drama & more!
  • North Shore Basketball Academy offers summer camps & year-round programs for youth aged 5-17!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Saplings Outdoor Program offers nature-based exploration on the North Shore and in Metro Vancouver. 
  • Elevate Ultimate focuses on Ultimate Frisby and Disc Golf camps.
  • Well Fed Studio’s summer camps get kids cooking from scratch, and encourage a lifelong joy of cooking!
  • Code Ninjas is a fun & inviting place where children are taught valuable computer programming skills.
  • Check out STEAM camps filled with interactive games and take-home projects at Zen Maker Lab
  • Put in your dancing shoes and join a class at Tutu School
  • Get creative with art camps at 4Cats
  • Future engineers will love the STEM activities with camps at BrainSTEM Learning
  • Climb the walls with camps at Climb Base5
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • Under The Gui's summer camps teach kids skills in digital art, coding, robotics, and more!
PITT MEADOWS
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
PORT COQUITLAM
PORT MOODY
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Explore your creativity with a camp at PoMoArts
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • Lean in to Yoga Inspired Summer Camps at RVN Wellness.
RICHMOND
  • Kids will enjoy fun and dynamic swimming lessons with Pedalheads Swim!
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Learn debating, public speaking & try a Model UN at Debate Camp! (bus transportation from Richmond to Vancouver location available)
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Marina's Swim School gives your child an incredible swimming experience in a safe & fun environment.
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Enjoy Play, Music & Art camps for kids from Birth - 5 years old at Gymboree Play & Music Richmond
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Code Ninjas is a fun & inviting place where children are taught valuable computer programming skills.
  • Enjoy badminton and pickleball classes at Badminton Vancouver
  • MyGym summer camps are packed with energizing games, exciting gymnastics, and cool arts and crafts!
  • Find martial arts lessons and summer camps at Richmond Martial Arts
  • Find camps to help train your child to become a future builder, maker, inventor, or entrepreneur at Steamoji
  • Get creative with art classes at 4Cats
  • Design, build, and learn like an architect with camps at Petit Architect
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
SQUAMISH
  • Enjoy performing arts and yoga programs at Act Alive Academy
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
SURREY
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Royal Soccer Club program is designed to promote personal development, team building, and FUN!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • MyGym summer camps are packed with energizing games, exciting gymnastics, and cool arts and crafts!
  • Enjoy STEAM camps at Minimakers
  • You'll wheely love the skateboard camps for all ages and skill levels at One Love Skateboard
  • Enjoy a wide variety of dance styles with camps at Artistic Edge Dance Academy
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
VANCOUVER
WEST VANCOUVER
  • Kids will enjoy fun and dynamic swimming lessons with Pedalheads Swim!
  • Pedalheads' popular bike & trail camps take kids from training wheels to two wheels with confidence.
  • Learn debating, public speaking & try a Model UN at Debate Camp!
  • North Shore Basketball Academy offers summer camps & year-round programs for youth aged 5-17!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • Saplings Outdoor Program offers nature-based exploration on the North Shore and in Metro Vancouver. 
  • Find camps to help train your child to become a future builder, maker, inventor, or entrepreneur at Steamoji
  • Check out STEAM camps at Zen Maker Lab
  • Register for astronomy, coding, and robotics camps at Canada Youth Robotics Club
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
WHISTLER
  • Evolve offers camps in 5 different action sports: skateboarding, skittering, biking, skiing, and snowboarding!
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
WHITE ROCK
  • Pear Tree Education's camps engage children in cooking, sports, music, dance, drama & more!
  • Have a ball in multi-sport, t-ball, soccer, floor hockey & other non-competitive Sportball camps & classes!
  • YMCA Day Camps will keep your kids active & happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! 
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
ONLINE
  • Explore BC Curriculum-based math and coding online camps for kids aged 7 - 18 with GeekEdu.
  • Register for astronomy, coding, and robotics camps at Canada Youth Robotics Club

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