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Plan ahead for summer holidays by registering for summer camps now!

Summer holidays are right around the corner. Registration for many summer camps as well as applications for funding to attend for those in need, are opening now! Here are some ideas to keep children busy when they aren't in school this July and August:



Pedalheads® Bike Camps 

Pedalheads Bike Camp gives children (ages 2-12) the opportunity to learn and develop biking skills. With small class sizes your child will not only learn how to ride their bikes but about bike safety. 

 

YMCA Summer Camps 

YMCA offers a range of summer camp experiences and activities for 4-to-15-year-olds. 

 

My Gym Summer Camps 

My Gym offers a fast pace engaging fitness, gymnastic and music fill camp experiences for 3- to 10-year-olds. 

 

Sumer Camps through the Centre of Autism Services Alberta 

A camp experience for Autistic children (3 to 17 years old) to make new friends and create some fun summer memories.  

 

Hearts in Action Summer Camps 

Hearts in Action is a summer camp for children (3 to 14 years old) of diverse abilities ran by AdaptAbilities. 


City of Edmonton Day camps 

The City of Edmonton have a variety of camps for a variety of interests and ages at a variety of location around the city. 

 

Other places to check out for summer camps: 

Community groups 

Edmonton Attractions such as the Telus World of Science or Muttart 

Some sport organizations also have specific camps. 

U of A also has summer camps each summer. 

 

Want to know more about how to choose a camp check out these articles: https://campscanada.com/how-to-choose/  

Great resources for learn about other Summer Camps in Edmonton and area is https://www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/summer-camps/  

 

Funding 

Jumpstart  

Jumpstart Supports families who need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. They are committed to help all families access a range of activities, from boxing to bowling and skating to skiing, and more.  

For Summer Camp funding, the program must last at least five consecutive days, a sport or physical activity for children 4 to 18 years old. 

 

Kidsport  

A grant program for school sports, Club sport, community sport, group sport, or individual sport and sport camps. 

The camp needs to 4 days minimum (consecutive or not) for child 18 years or under.  

 

City of Edmonton 

For City of Edmonton, if you have a Lesisure Access Pass you can get a 75% discount for each child for registered programs including days camps. (4 per year) * 

 

For other funding options, asked the camps if they have any subsidized camp spots or check out the camp’s website for funding options. For example, YMCA’s will sometimes provide financial assistance for families wanting to send their child to their day camps. 

 

At Norwood Centre our team of qualified Early Childhood Development Subject Matter Experts work to provide tools that caregivers can use to support early childhood development. We hear you! If you have a question or concern, please ask us. We have a variety of Child Development Activities available on our website, find them at norwoodcentre.com/child-development-activities. For short-term one-on-one coaching, please call us at 780-471-3737.


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