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Summer Camps Vancouver

Find and compare Vancouver summer camps below

Camps in Vancouver and the surrounding areas of BC give both local kids and teens and visitors to the west coast a chance to learn new things and develop their passions. This includes camps in downtown Vancouver, the West End, Yaletown, and Gastown. It also includes camps in greater Vancouver regions, such as DeltaSurreyRichmondLangleyMaple RidgeWhite Rock, Port moody, and the Tri-CitiesOver the summer your child will be immersed in camp life that will improve their confidence and leadership skills, among a range of other benefits.

Types of Summer Camps

Camps in the Vancouver area come in all different shapes and sizes. Day or overnight, specialized or traditional, Vancouver camps will keep your aspiring artist, pro sports player, super scientist or adventurer busy with a variety of arts, science, technology or outdoor activities.

There are programs to encourage your child’s specific interest, such as theatre, robotics or hockey camps, as well as camps that include a full range of options in their programming– from canoe tripping to arts and crafts. Educational camps with a focus on developing skills in a certain subject, including computer camps or ESL programs are also offered.

Summer camps that specialize in programming for kids and teens with special needs such as autism or pervasive developmental delay can also be found in and around Vancouver, Burnaby, Port Moody, and other parts of BC. Health oriented camps for kids toddler to 18 as well as family-friendly camps are also located in the area. 

Advantages of camps in the Vancouver region

Camps are designed to help kids and teens be themselves, explore their passions, and learn something new, all while having fun! Whether your child is excited to go to camp to improve their skills in something they already love, or to try something completely new, there’s a Vancouver camp that will fit your family’s needs.

A side-effect of learning to be yourself is learning to get along with others. In addition to helping campers develop confidence and independence, camps give kids and teens the opportunity to be social and learn about teamwork. When campers work together and have fun as a group, friendships blossom. In fact, life-long friendships are often a result of days spent bonding at camp.

Another advantage of camp is that kids and teens living in city landscapes such as the Metro Vancouver area get to experience the great outdoors. While many camps offer indoor programming or are based in studios or computer labs, most give campers the chance to get active. Many adventure, traditional, sports and canoe camps take this one step further and immerse campers in the BC’s beautiful natural landscape. Goodbye nature deficit disorder!

Find summer camps today

Camps in Vancouver offer kids and teens as well as families, a wide range of activities that will keep them busy, active and learning new things. Whether you’re searching for a Vancouver camp for special needs, CIT/LIT, technology, music, performing arts, visual artsphoto or film, web-design or wilderness out tripping, there’s one out there to suit your child’s needs.

Whatever your child’s interests, you’re sure to find a Vancouver camp that they will love right here at ourkids.net - Canada's trusted source for the best camps and kids programs.


List of Vancouver camps and programs

   Special Needs Support: Mild    Specialized   
Camp Ecolart   
A premium summer and winter camp for boys and girls 4 to 17 years old offering more than 15 different programs in their summer overnight and day camp, and a skiing/snowboarding program in the March break camp.

Vancouver; West Vancouver

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $240/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 240 4-17 0 Vancouver, West Vancouver
Digital Media Academy   
At Digital Media Academy, we encourage and inspire kids and teens to become the next generation of developers, animators, filmmakers, photographers, designers and engineers. Find your passion! Create the future at DMA!


Computer (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $695/week
Day, Overnight Coed 695 6-17 1 Vancouver
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Pacific   
One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps, Pioneer Pacific offers Christian summer camp and leadership programs for kids from 7-18, and includes a wide range of activities such as sailing, archery, kayaking and more.

Thetis Island; Vancouver

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed, Girls
  • Overnight
from $275/week
Overnight Coed, Girls 275 7-18 2 Thetis Island, Vancouver
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.

British Columbia (26)

Sport: Cycling

  • Ages 2 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $99/week
Day Coed 99 2-12 3 Delta, West Vancouver, Vancouver, Victoria, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Richmond, Surrey
Camp Artaban   
Youth call it “awesome”; adults call it “paradise”. Fun and adventure await you! Swim, boat, beach comb and wharf jump on the water. Create, sing, laugh and explore with friends new and old. We can’t wait!

Gambier Island

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 1 to 100
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $263/session
Overnight, family Coed 263 1-100 4 Gambier Island
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!


Sport (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day
from $235/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 235 4-14 5 Vancouver
Royal City 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.


Sport: Soccer

  • Ages 5 to 13
  • Coed
  • Day
from $109/week
Day Coed 109 5-13 6 Vancouver
Timberline Ranch   
Known for its delicious, home-style food, friendly staff, beautiful, convenient location, and exceptional programs, Timberline is open all year for camps, retreats, youth groups, banquets, and conferences.


Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $249/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed 249 7-16 7 Vancouver
YMCA of Greater Vancouver   
There’s something about camp that brings out the best in us. Whether it’s sailing, hiking or uncovering leadership potential, YMCA's spring and summer camps provide children ages 5-17 with a memorable experience.

Vancouver; Gibsons

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $139/session
Day, Overnight, family Coed 139 5-17 8 Vancouver, Gibsons
A superhero physical skills development camp for kids 4-8 including 12 kinds of balls, paint archery bows, a balance beam, target tarps, a climbing wall, crawling nets, a ladder and daily obstacle courses.

British Columbia (6)

Arts: Fantasy/superhero

  • Ages 4 to 8
  • Coed
  • Day
from $199/week
Day Coed 199 4-8 9 Burnaby, Vancouver, North Vancouver, Victoria
Knight Camp   
Dreams of being a Knight? At Knight Camp we take boys and girls ages 8-14 back to medieval times!


Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day
from $325/week
Day Coed 325 8-14 10 Vancouver
Tomorrow's Master of Digital Media Program   
A 2-week intensive summer camp for students entering grades 9-12 with artistic or technical interests who want to explore educational and career opportunities in the games and digital media industry.


Computer (multi)

  • Ages 13 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $1,100/2 weeks
Day Coed 1100 13-17 11 Vancouver
The-Cutting Room   
During this week-long camp, campers learn techniques in design, draping, sewing, and illustration, work on a real-world fashion project, and receive the opportunity to visit the city's most exclusive showrooms.


Art : Fashion design / Sewing

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $650/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 650 8-16 12 Vancouver

Camps that bus from Vancouver
   Special Needs Support: Mild    Specialized
Academic Camp Canada   
A challenging academic camp with 30 hours of learning per week, including sciences, maths and even robotics, complimented with exciting activities and trips on a spectacular waterfront campus on the Pacific Ocean!

Mill Bay

Education (multi)

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $6,000/3 weeks
Day, Overnight Coed 6000 12-18 0 Mill Bay