Camps

***Registration opens for most camps in March. Sports camps will be posted in the next couple of weeks.***

Edmonton area camps and programs by age/grade

For rural Alberta or programs outside the province, visit DiscoverE, or see the many other Outreach Programs offered by UAlberta.

Jump to specific age/grade groups:

Ages 5 and under  Grades 1-6 (Ages 6-12)  Grades 7-9 (Ages 12-15)  Grades 10-12 (Ages 15+)

 

Ages 5 and under

Program (Faculty) Ages/Grade Dates Cost
Fantasy Forest! (ALES)
Ages 3-5  July 13-17  $95 
Super Hero (ALES)
Ages 3-5  Aug. 4-7  $85 
Buggin' Out (ALES) Ages 4-6 July 27-31 $170

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Grades 1-6 (Ages 6-12)

Program (Faculty) Ages/Grade Dates Cost
Buggin' Out (ALES) Ages 4-6 July 27-31 $170
Dinosaurs and Secret Agents in Space (ALES)
Ages 6-8 July 27-31 $170
Discoveries Mini (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 1 & 2 July 13-17
Aug. 17-21
Aug. 24-28
$225 
Fossil Finders Mini (Engineering - DiscoverE) Grades 1 & 2 July 6-10
July 20-24
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
$225 
Mini Minecrafters (Science) Ages 6-8 Aug. 4-7 $120 
Mini Tech (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 1 & 2 July 13-17
July 27-31
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 24-28
$225 
Scientific Adventures Mini (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 1 & 2 July 6-10
July 13-17
July 20-24 
July 27-31 
Aug. 4-7 
Aug. 10-14 
Aug. 17-21 
Aug. 24-28
$200-225 
Enchanted Arts (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 1-3 July 6-10
July 20-24
Aug. 10-14
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Food for Thought (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 1-3 July 13-17
July 27-31
Aug. 17-21
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Playing Around the World (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 1-3 July 6-10
July 13-17
July 20-24
July 27-31
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Cyber Kids (Science) Ages 7-9 July 20-24
Aug. 4-7
$120-$150 
Jr. Space Explorers (Science)
Ages 7-9 July 6-10
July 13-17
July 27-31
$275
SciKids (Science)

Ages 7-9

June 29 - July 3
Aug. 10-14
$220-$275
SciKids (Science)

Ages 9-11

July 27 - 31 $150
Designing with Computers (Science) Ages 7-9 July 6-10
July 20-24
$275
Mad Scientist (ALES)
Ages 7-11  Aug. 17-21  $170 
Survivor Games (ALES)
Ages 7-11 Aug. 10-14  $170 
CompuGirls (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 3 & 4 July 6-10
July 27-31
Aug. 4-7
$225
Discoveries Junior (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 3 & 4 July 20-24
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
$225 
Enviro Explorations (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 3 & 4 July 6-10
July 27-31
$225
Junior Tech (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 3 & 4 July 13-17
July 20-24
Aug. 4-7
Aug. 17-21
Aug. 24-28
$200-225
Scientific Adventures Junior (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 3 & 4
July 13-17
July 20-24
July 27-31
Aug. 4-7
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
Aug. 24-28
$200-$225
Comm-U-nity (Arts - Eurekamp) Grades 4-6 July 20-24
Aug. 17-21
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Dino Discoveries (Science) Ages 9-12
July 20-24
July 6-10
July 20-24
$150-$275
Masterminds (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 4-6 July 6-10
July 27-31
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Wondering at the World (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 4-6 July 13-17
Aug. 10-14
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Bio-Medical Design Intermediate (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6
July 6-10
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 24-28
$225
Discoveries Intermediate (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6 July 20-24
Aug. 17-21
$225 
Nano is Now! Intermediate (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6
July 13-17
Aug. 4-7
$200-225
RoboGirls (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6
July 27-31 $225
Robotics Intermediate (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6 July 6-10
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 20-24
Aug. 24-28
$225 
Sleepover Extravaganza (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6 Aug. 5-7 $225
Space Explorers (Science)
Ages 10-12 July 13-17
July 27-31
Aug. 4-7
$220-$275 
Space Voyage (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6 July 13-17
July 27-31
$225
Virtual Discoveries (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 5 & 6 July 6-10
Aug. 4-7
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
Aug. 24-28
$200-225
Computing Science Introduction (Science) Ages 10-14 July 13-17
July 27-31
$275 

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Grades 7-9 (Ages 12-15)

Program (Faculty) Ages/Grade Dates Cost
Dino Discoveries (Science) Ages 9-12
July 20-24
July 6-10
July 20-24
$150-$275
Space Explorers (Science)
Ages 10-12 July 13-17
July 27-31
Aug. 4-7
$220-$275 
Computing Science Introduction (Science) Ages 10-14 July 13-17
July 27-31
$275 
Minecrafters (Science) Ages 10-14 June 29 - July 3
July 27-31
Aug. 10-14
$150-$275
Android App-lications Level 1 (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 July 6-10
July 13-17
July 27-31
$225
Android App-lications Level 2 (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9
July 20-24
Aug. 17-21
$225
Bio-Medical Design Senior (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 July 6-10
Aug. 4-7
$225
Digital U (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 7-9 July 6-10
July 27-31
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Discoveries Revolution (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 Aug. 10-15 $225 
Doctoring Curiosity (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 7-9 July 13-17
Aug. 10-14
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Game Design (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 July 20-24
Aug. 10-14
$225
Intro to Gaming (Science) Ages 12-14 July 6-10
July 20-24
$275
Nano is Now! Senior (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 July 27-31
Aug. 24-28
$225
Robotics Senior (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9
July 13-17
Aug. 4-7
Aug. 17-21
$200-225
Riveting Robotics (Science) Ages 12-14 June 29 - July 3
Aug. 4-7
$220 
Rubiks Revolution (Engineering - DiscoverE)
Grades 7 to 9 Aug. 24-28 $225
Truth and Lies (Arts - Eurekamp)
Grades 7-9 July 20-24
Aug. 27-31
$225 Early Bird
$250 After May 1 
Space Challengers (Science)
Ages 13-15 Aug. 4-7 $220

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Grades 10-12 (Ages 15+)

Program (Faculty) Ages/Grade Dates Cost
Space Challengers (Science)
Ages 13-15 Aug. 4-7 $220
Game Design Workshop (Science) Ages 15-17 July 13-17
$275
Hands on Physics (Science-Physics)
Grades 9-12
Aug. 4-7
$200
Alberta Summer Math Institute (Science-Math)
Grades 10-12
July 6-31
(weekdays only)
No Fee

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***Registration opens for most camps in March. Sports camps will be posted in the next couple of weeks.***

Camps and Outreach Programs at UAlberta

Most UAlberta camps take place in Edmonton. Check out each program for more information on summer camps as well as other programming they do throughout the year in Edmonton, around the province and throughout western Canada and the far north. 

 

Camp fYrefly (Opens March 27)

Canada's only national leadership retreat for sexual and gender minority youth Both Edmonton and Calgary options available, as well as Regina, Sask. A variety of arts-based leadership workshops take place during these four days, along with field trips, a talent showcase and group/free time. The camp spans four days where camper participants and youth leaders stay on-site in dormitory style rooms with healthy meals provided.

Summer Camp
July 9-12: Calgary
July 23-26: Edmonton
Aug. 13-16: Saskatoon, Sask.

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Devonian Botanic Gardens (Now Open)

Catch frogs, hike trails, tour greenhouses and rediscover the natural world just outside Edmonton in Devon at the beautiful Devonian Botanic Gardens. All camps include environmental learning, games, crafts and loads of fun.

Ages 3-11
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DiscoverE (Opens Feb. 16)

If children are exposed to engineering and science at an early age, they are more likely to pursue further studies in these fields. Participants of all ages complete exciting projects and challenges across engineering, science, technology and math. From our gripping general science camps to our thrilling theme camps, there is fun science waiting for everyone! Find camps in Edmonton and learn more about how DiscoverE engages youth across the province and the Northwest Territories.

Edmonton Camps
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Remote and Rural Camps
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Eurekamp! (Now Open)

Building confidence and a love of learning through inquiry and exposure to a world of ideas. Through a series of week-long summer day camps we have our campers reaching across the boundaries of math, science, language, drama, art, music, ecology and philosophythrough experiments, games, adventures, presentations and camper-led discussions.

Ages 5-14
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Science Camps (Opens March 2)

Send your child to learn about computers or examine real dinosaur fossils. Learn about space with real space scientists or visit world class Faculty of Science museums and collections. Our camps and give students of all ages the opportunity to share our excitement about exploring science in new and inventive ways.

Ages 6-17
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Sport and Activity Camps (Opens March 4)

Choose from a range of exciting camps taught by high-calibre coaches in a friendly environment right in Edmonton on the UAlberta campus. From team sports like hockey, volleyball, soccer and basketball camps to individual activities such as swimming, tennis, track and field. Day camps also include activities to increase strength, speed and agility for young and old.

Activity Camps and Combo Camps
Ages 7-17
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Sport Camps
Ages 7-18
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Free2BMe: Summer Camps for Kids and Teens With Disabilities
Ages 4-19
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Green and Gold Soccer Academy (Opens March 4)

Bringing the outstanding skills of Golden Bears and Pandas coaches and players to young soccer players in and around Edmonton by helping facilitate player development and to identify and promote talented players to play at the higher levels whether that's club, provincial select team, national, university or even professional. Young players learn the fundamental techniques and skills they'll need to be creative with the ball, skilful in executing game strategy and efficient in their movements on the field.

Golden Bears and Pandas Soccer Camps
Ages 6-17
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Vikings Athletics Camps (Camrose, Alberta)

Basketball, volleyball and multi-sport camps in Camrose, featuring Augustana Vikings coaches and athletes. This year features boys and girls camps for junior and senior high school in July and August. Registration begins in April. 

Summer Sports Camps
Ages 12-19
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