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Alberta summer camps

Find summer camps in the province of Alberta listed below

Kids that attend summer camps during July and August, tend do to better in school, but the benefits of attending summer camp go far beyond better grades. Alberta summer camps, from Calgary to Edmonton, will give your child the opportunity to try new activities and sports, gain self confidence, and build leadership skills within a positive and nurturing environment. 

Types of camps in Alberta

Alberta offers many different types of summer camps for kids aged 2 to 18. A traditional overnight camp experience is something every child should experience, and there are great options from Rocky Mountain House and Sundre to Halkirk and Ferintosch. 

For kids with a special focus, Alberta's cities of Edmonton, Calgary and Chestermere offer children both multi-activity and specialized programs in arts, dance, technologysports and horseback riding

How safe are camps in Alberta?

Camp safey is the highest priority for camp owners, directors and staff. For both day and overnight summer camps in Alberta, parents should expect first-aid trained staff and high staff-to-camper ratios (higher than a school environment). Click here for more on staff training and camp safety.

It's important to note that not all camps in Alberta are run the same, so be sure to ask questions before you register.

  • How are camp staff trained? What's the staff to camper ratio
  • How much of the day is structured, how much is free-play?
  • What will my child gain by attending your camp?

Regulation of summer camps in Alberta

The Alberta Camping Association (ACA) is a provincial organization represent organized summer and youth camps in Alberta.  Each member camp goes through the Standards and Accreditation program that includes a formal accreditation visit once every three years that covers all aspects of camp operations. 

Parents should be aware that camps are not required to be a part of ACA, and many non-member camps also offer excellent safe and well-run programs that meet or exceed standards.


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List of Alberta camps and programs

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  • Alberta Pioneer Camp
    Alberta Pioneer Camp is a Christian summer camp with two beautiful locations in Alberta. Get ready for exploration, adventure,creation, challenge, growth, skill development, and of course, fun!

    Rocky Mountain House; Calgary

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $125/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 125 7-17 0 Rocky Mountain House, Calgary
    Halkirk Circle Square Ranch
    Circle Square Ranch is a children's summer camp providing adventure filled camp experiences. One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps across Canada, our programs include horsemanship, climbing, biking, swimming and so much more!

    Halkirk

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $410/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 410 6-17 1 Halkirk
    Lone Prairie Camp
    Offers onsite and offsite (hiking and backpacking) camping for ages 6 to 17, along with a weekend family camp.

    Ferintosh

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 99
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $130/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 130 5-99 2 Ferintosh
    Heroheads
    A superhero physical skills development camp for kids 4-9 including, 12 kinds of balls, paint archery bows, a balance beam, target tarps, a climbing wall, crawling nets, a ladder and daily obstacle courses.

    Calgary

    Arts: Fantasy/superhero
    • Ages 4 to 8
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $179/week
    Day Coed 179 4-8 3 Calgary
    Pedalheads Bike Camps
    A premier cycling camp for kids aged 2 to 12 (from training wheels to trails) with locations throughout BC, Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, Washington, Colorado, and Illinois.

    Alberta (9)

    Sport: Cycling
    • Ages 2 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $99/week
    Day Coed 99 2-12 4 Edmonton, Calgary, St Albert
    Spirit of Math
    Does your child love math challenges? Spirit of Math’s summer program offers an intensive, yet exciting and fun week of math enrichment based on our unique curriculum.

    Calgary

    Education: Math
    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $54/session
    Day, Program Coed 54 5-17 5 Calgary
    RCSC SUPER SUMMER SOCCER CAMPS
    Canada's #1 grassroots summer soccer day camps offer full day and half day sessions during July and August to boys and girls aged 5 to 13 years old.

    Calgary; Red Deer; Edmonton

    Sport: Soccer
    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $109/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 109 5-13 6 Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton
    Venture Academy Summer Program for Troubled Teens
    Supportive & therapeutic environment for struggling students. Assessment, educational support, life skills and outdoor activities. Earn school credit, acquire skills & stay safe!

    Red Deer

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 13 to 18
    • Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    Cost Varies
    Day, Overnight Girls, Boys 0 13-18 7 Red Deer
    Sports Camps Canada
    Our coed summer sports camps are geared toward kids ages 4-18 of all abilities and skill levels. From beginner to elite, there is a camp option for everyone. Improve Your Skills & Have SERIOUS FUN at Sports Camps Canada!

    Calgary

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $235/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 235 4-14 8 Calgary
    Belka Summer Camp
    Iqaluits; Calgary SE, Saskatoon @ U O Sasks @ Winnipeg; Imman fellowship V.B. S. We cater for low-income children and youth by engaging them in sporting activities. - High Credits for ICT, Math & Leadership.

    Calgary

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, family
    from $75/week
    Day, family Coed 75 5-14 9 Calgary

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