Summer is approaching, FAST!
Every year Winnipeg parents face the similar problem of finding a summer camp to send their kids to.
With interests ranging from coding to karate sometimes it is hard to find the perfect summer camp.
To make things easier the team at ChatterBlock has put together a complete list of summer camp ideas including schedule, information, and pricing. If you are looking to focus your search based on specific days or the week, or ages I suggest you head over to our summer camps listing in Winnipeg.
Local providers add to this list on the daily, so we get 100+ camp schedules that you can easily filter through based on your needs. Easy peasy.
In the meantime if you're looking to get some ideas and see what's out please check out our list below. These are our favourite summer camps based on experience, price, and trying to keep in mind all different age levels and interests.
Summer camps we think you'll love for your kids in Winnipeg:
Is you child ready to spend a week paddling in the Red River? Manitoba Canoe & Kayak Centre is hosting week-long camps throughout the summer, with full and half day options available. Youth ages 9 to 14 will learn how to canoe, kayak, and dragon boat. Camp staff also have lots of games, crafts, outings, and other activities planned to give campers an extremely memorable and rewarding experience.
A 9-week summer camp program introduced by Flying Squirrel Sports is gearing up for a great year! Customers will enroll in weekly programs (sold by the week), each weekly program has three 20-person groups based on age. Your child will have tons of fun fort building, bouncing through obstacle courses, doing relay races, colouring, and playing board games
*Each group of 20 campers will be seperated into four teams of five campers, and will compete together as a team throughout the summer camp week. The top team will win the "Golden Acorn Cup."
The University of Manitoba Bisons are excited to offer their annual High Performance Summer Camps. These camps are geared towards athletes looking to further their athletic skill development in an intense and challenging environment. All camps will be led by University of Manitoba Head Coaches, assistant coaches, current and former Bison athletes.
The Legion Athletic Camp was established in 1962 by the Royal Canadian Legion. Part of the Legion's mandate is to develop positive youth leadership. Originally a Track Camp, the Legion Athletic Camp has expanded over time to include many different sports. Each camp focuses on the skills and positive attitude required to be successful not only in that sport but in life. Current camps include: Track & Field, Advanced Track, Gymnastics, Basketball, Volleyball, Judo and Multi-sport (an new introductory camp that introduces athletes to a wide variety of sports).
GymKyds Gymnastic Centre is one of Manitoba’s leading gymnastic training centres. Their goal is to promote a healthy, active lifestyle by providing a supportive, friendly, and above all “fun” environment for both students and their parents.
They offer a variety themed summer camps throughout the summer. Full days or Half days are available for children ages 3+.
Kids participate in sports activities, relay races, water games and more! Your child is bound to have a jam-packed week of fun and physical activity!
Their one of a kind camp is a great opportunity to build teamwork and leadership skills, as well as foster growth and development through playing a variety of sports. This camp will also encourage campers to build connections and lasting friendships with their peers and leaders along the way.
Sagehill Stables is an up and coming equestrian facility in the Winnipeg area. They are hosting week-long riding camps this summer for kids aged 8 to 16. Each day will include, theory, tack-up time, riding, crafts, time with the petting zoo animals and games!
No experience necessary.
STEM and Academic Camps
Engineering for Kids' classes, camps, and workshops give students engaging opportunities to experiment with their own hands to see the real-world uses of the concepts they learn in school. Each class is project based and centered around the Engineering Design Process, helping kids develop self-confidence, collaboration, problem-solving, and other 21st century skills that will prepare them for a successful future.
Arts and Theatre Camps
Outdoor and Variety Camps
The Children’s Museum offers fun-filled day camps that get kids’ minds and bodies moving during summer break.
Museum campers will create, discover, learn, and meet new friends as they explore exciting themes related to our galleries. Grouped with others of a similar age, campers will enjoy stimulating, age-appropriate activities. With indoor and outdoor activities, games, crafts, time in the galleries, special guests, and field trips, your children are sure to have a memorable week full of adventure.
Cheers to a happy, safe, and fun summer!
Just a heads up you can always check our local directory listing for all available summer camps and things to do with your kids. Our listings are constantly being updated so we hope you check back often.
With so many amazing camp providers in Winnipeg, we still wanted to mention a few others who have had soaring review from kids and parents alike.
Our honourable mentions include:
- Winnipeg Studio Theatre
- Tauber Music School
- Pride Muay Thai
- Université de Saint-Boniface
- Cafe Music School
- Gymboree Play & Music
- Aquatica Synchro Club
- Royal Winnipeg Ballet
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg
- Skate Canada
- H20 Academy
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