Top Summer Camps on Vancouver Island for 2024/2025

Find and compare Vancouver Island summer camps below

Find summer camps from all across Vancouver Island, BC below, concentrated in Victoria, of course, but also including Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Parksville, smaller towns like Mill Bay and even nearby islands like Gabriola. At camp, kids also develop soft skills, in addition to gaining confidence and independence. It’s a unique opportunity to be social and learn teamwork. When campers work together and have fun as a group, new friendships blossom. You’ll find many different types of programming available at the Vancouver Island kids' camps below. Read more

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    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Pacific 

    Thetis Island; Vancouver

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp, Virtual Program

    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. Read more

    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed, Girls
    • from $350
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    STEM Camp 

    Sidney; Vancouver; Victoria

    • Education: STEM
    • Day Camp

    STEM Camp is a weekly summer day camp at more than 50 locations across Canada where youth aged 5-13 engage in fun and amazing activities in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. 519-475-6600. Read more

    • Ages 5 to 13
    • Coed
    • from $225
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    Pedalheads Bike, Swim and Sport 

    Throughout British Columbia (40)

    • Sport: Cycling
    • Day Camp, Program

    Pedalheads offers bike, swim, and trail programs to families across Canada. Pedalheads helps kids develop life skills, confidence, and independence through fun, safe, and engaging instruction. Read more

    • Ages 2 to 12
    • Coed
    • from $199
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    Outward Bound Canada 

    Vancouver; Vancouver Island

    • Adventure (multi)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp 

    Outward Bound Canada provides challenging adventures in the outdoors across the country that develop self-respect, awareness of others, interpersonal skills, and a sense of accomplishment. Read more

    • Ages 9 to 19
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • from $1
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    Camp Qwanoes 

    Vancouver Island

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp, Virtual Program

    Camp Qwanoes is a youth-focused high adventure Christian residential camp that exists to love kids to life like no other. Summer camps for ages 8-18 and leadership programs starting at age 15. Over 75 activities. Read more

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • from $693
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    Camp Homewood 

    Quadra Island

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp

    Camp Homewood offers four radically different, exciting overnight camp experiences at its stunningly beautiful Sailing, Harbour, Woodsman, and Ranch Camps. Homewood's 26 camp sessions provide exceptional fun and value! Read more

    • Ages 1 to 99
    • Coed
    • from $240
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    Easter Seal Summer Camp 

    Kelowna; Shawnigan Lake; Squamish

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Virtual Program 

    Easter Seals camps are for children and adults (6-49) with physical and cognitive disabilities. With fully accessible facilities and specially trained staff, our programs can accommodate campers with all abilities. Read more

    • Ages 6 to 49
    • Coed
    • from $1
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    • Education: Leadership (multi)
    • Overnight Camp, Program 

    Overnight leadership camps at beautiful Cowichan Lake! Expand your co-operative leadership and team building skills while connecting with youth from around the province. Experience a summer camp like no other. Read more

    • Ages 14 to 18
    • Coed
    • from $125
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    Learn & Experience 

    Shawnigan Lake

    • Traditional (multi activity)
    • Overnight Camp 

    L&E World Camps inspires & nurtures young people with their award winning multi-activity programs in Canada and Europe. The camps can be combined with L&E Teen Travel trips to create a summer experience of a lifetime. Read more

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • from $3,000
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    Varieties of Summer Camps on Vancouver Island

     Above, there are sports camps specializing in everything from soccer to bicycling. For young arts lovers, there are camps with musical theatre sessions and  other arts curricula. Science or technology camps include sessions on everything from robotics to STEM programs. And Vancouver Island is also home to several adventure-oriented camps, typically weeklong (or longer) overnight camps.

    For kids from out of the area, attending an overnight camp on Vancouver Island is a special experience. This includes overnight bunking, campfires and late- night conversations that give kids memories that will last forever. Boys and girls build leadership, self-confidence and independence, among many other benefits of summer camp. You’ll also meet other kids from throughout the province and other parts of Canada and the United States.

    Another big advantage of camp is that kids and teens who rely too heavily on screens and accustomed only to cityscapes get to experience the great outdoors. Campers get active outdoors and deepen their appreciation of the beauty of the BC outdoors. Investigate camps to get started on an adventure in learning.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How many Summer Camps on Vancouver Island are there?
    There are 9 Summer Camps on Vancouver Island that are Our Kids trusted members. Use the filters to narrow options by age or type, then click on each organization to read reviews, browse program schedules, and access registration details.

    What are the fees to attend Summer Camps on Vancouver Island?
    Fees for Summer Camps on Vancouver Island range from FREE to $8,500 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.

    What age do Summer Camps on Vancouver Island start at?
    There are programs available for children starting at age 1. Family and adult programs are also available.

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