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Welcome to ArtsCalibre Academy's Summer Camps for 2024!

Lots of *NEW* activities are planned for this Summer!

Our 5-day camps (and two 4-day camps) will follow a brand new theme each week — fully engaging children in music, visual arts and crafts, dance, drama, cartooning, robotics, science and more...and lots of fun and games!  Our standard camps will also feature outdoor activities every day, including field trips to local parks and/or Cadboro-Gyro Beach.

8 weeks of camps are offered from July 2nd through August 23rd, 2024.

All camps are divided into two age groups4 to 5 and 6 to 8except for the **-marked camps below whose unique age groups are shown.  The LEGO Robotics camps are facilitated by the robotics/programming specialists at Littluniverse.

Available Camps:

  • Week 1: July 2nd to 5th (4 days):        Swifties Dance Camp 1 (Ages 9 to 14 ONLY**)
  • Week 2: July 8th to 12th (5 days):       Superhero: Action and Adventure
  • Week 3: July 15th to 19th (5 days):     Magic and Potions! Experiments and Exploring Magic
  • Week 4: July 22nd to 26th (5 days):
    • Crazy Cartooning & Illustration (Ages 9 to 12 ONLY**)
    • Nature is Calling: Bugs, Insects and the Great Outdoors!
  • Week 5: July 29th to August 2nd (5 days):
    • Drawing, Painting & Creative Drama (Ages 9 to 12 ONLY**)
    • LEGO Robotics and Science 1: Formula 1 Race Car Edition (Ages 9 to 14 ONLY**)
    • Under the Sea: Creatures, Animals and More!
  • Week 6: August 6th to 9th (4 days):     Movin' and Groovin': Music, Dance and Art
  • Week 7: August 12th to 16th (5 days):  Out of this World: Outer Space
  • Week 8: August 19th to 23rd (5 days):
    • Oh, the Places You Will Go!
    • LEGO Robotics and Science 2: Battlebots Edition (Ages 6 to 9 ONLY**)
    • Swifties Dance Camp 2 (Ages 9 to 14 ONLY**)

Camp Times and Locations:

All camps will run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM daily -- except our two LEGO Robotics offerings which run to 4:00 PM (one hour later).

Camps will operate out of one of our two Cadboro Bay neighbourhood campuses
   (a "stone's throw" from each other) at:

Families will receive an email one week prior to the start of each registered camp, containing important information including its assigned location.

 

Total per-child price for each weekly camp (no taxes added):

  • Standard camps:
    • 4-day camp (Movin' and Groovin': Music, Dance and Art):    $220.00
    • 5-day camps (all others):                                                   $275.00
  • Swifties Dance camps:
    • 4-day camp (July 2nd to 5th):                                            $250.00
    • 5-day camp (August 19th to 23rd):                                     $312.50
  • LEGO Robotics (technical) 5-day camps:
    • LEGO Robotics and Science 1: Formula 1 Race Car Edition:  $400.00
    • LEGO Robotics and Science 2: Battlebots Edition :               $385.00

Please note that the BC Ministry of Education and Child Care's Affordable Child Care Benefit (ACCB) program cannot be applied to our Summer Camps, nor can its Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative (CCFRI).  However, child care tax receipts for camp fees may be requested (by email to payments@artscalibre.ca) following completion of your registered camp(s).

 

Other Notes:

  • All (younger) children registered in our camps must be able to use the toilet independently.
  • Due to our "leader-to-camper" ratio and level of volunteer staff, our camps may not be the best fit for your child if they require additional inclusion support.  If you have any questions regarding this, please contact Natalie at summercamps@artscalibre.ca.

Need to know more?  Go to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

 

TO REGISTER: Complete and submit our online Summer Camps Registration Forms.  When submitting these forms, you will have the option to pay by either Interac e-Transfer or credit card.

Later, should you need to cancel one or more camps for any reason, our Cancellation/Refund Policy is as follows:

  • A 50% refund is available if request to cancel camp(s) is received on or before June 1st, 2024 (may be sent by email to summercamps@artscalibre.ca)
  • No refund is available under any circumstances if request is received after June 1st, 2024.