Theme Camps

Vecova Camps

Kids will explore fun activities and learn new things each week at Vecova’s Theme Camps! Themes offered this year include science, heroes, sports and more.

Schedule Details

  • Pathfinders AM theme camps will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each weekday. Swim time takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and parents are encouraged to arrive to help their children get dressed after swimming. Pathfinders AM participants can take part in our Before Care sessions.
  • Pathfinders PM theme camps will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. each weekday. Swim time takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and parents are encouraged to arrive to help their children get dressed after swimming. Pathfinders PM participants can take part in our After Care sessions.
  • Pathfinders can register in the AM and PM camp, however, parents will need to pick them up for the lunch break as there will be no supervision from 12-1pm
  • ExplorersAdventurers and Trailblazers theme camps will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each weekday.

Camp Fees

Did you know we have a discounted early bird fee for camp sign ups between Feb. 14th, 2024 – May 15th, 2024. Prices upon registration reflect the discount.

Register within these dates to benefit from a discount on your camp fee!

Registrations made after May 15th will be subject to increased fees.

Before and After Care

For busy parents, Vecova offers convenient drop-off and pick-up options to extend your child’s stay at camp. Before care begins at 7:30 a.m. and costs $25.00-$30.00 per week. After care finishes at 5:30 p.m. and costs $25.00- $30.00 per week.

INTO THE WILD

Let’s get WILD! This camp will inspire kids to play outdoors, make friends, enjoy unique experiences, connect with nature, plus much more! This week is filled with hands-on outdoor adventures, environmental awareness activities and daily swimming.

Our field trip this week will be at Calgary Zoo!

Please note: The field trip will be on Thursday, July 6. There is no swimming this day.

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!

LIVESAVING SOCIETY SWIM INSTRUCTOR COURSE (ages 15+)

The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate the swimming strokes and related skills found in the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, planning skills, and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques.

 

Why take this at Vecova? Our warm water pool makes the 20 hours of pool time much more enjoyable, plus participants will get real in-water teaching experience with children in our summer camps. Our instructor Rob is pretty fun too! Those interested must be 15 years old and have their Bronze Cross certification.

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!

GET UNPLUGGED, GET ACTIVE

Time to get unplugged! This multi-activity week has it all. Each day will encompass a variety of ways we can be active through sports, group games, swimming and other fun new activities.

We will also get active at Granary Road for our weekly field trip!

Please note: The field trip will be on Thursday, July 13. There is no swimming this day. 

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!

SCIENCE HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE

What makes the world work? Science is making new discoveries every day. It’s time to get in on the action and have some fun while doing it. Through science experiments, hands-on experiences, this week will ignite natural curiosity while inspiring a love for science!

Our field trip this week will be at Telus Spark!

Please note: The field trip will be on Thursday, July 20. There is no swimming this day.

ADVENTURELAND

Adventure Awaits! Every day this week offers new opportunities for children to have fun, explore and engage in hands-on learning. The adventures will be endless indoors, outdoors, in our warm water pool and on our field trip. Join us!

Please note: The field trip is on Thursday July 27, location TBD. There is no swimming this day.

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!

SPORTS EXTRAVAGANZA

Calling all sports lovers! During Sports Extravaganza campers will participate in a variety of different sports and activities, ranging from soccer to cricket and everything in between. Not only will campers have fun learning new sports and playing their favorite ones, they will also focus on teamwork. All campers will be able to achieve success regardless of their athletic abilities.

Please note: The field trip is on Thursday August 3, location TBD. There is no swimming this day.

LEADERSHIP AND BABYSITTING COURSE (ages 10+)

Take charge this week as you build confidence and problem solving skills. Amongst team building challenges and practicing water safety, our budding leaders will complete the Stay Safe program and earn their babysitters certificate. They will also gain practical experience by helping in our Pathfinder camps! Time to discover what true leaders are made of!

THE HEART OF A HERO

What kind of Hero are you? This week, campers will learn what it takes to be a hero while discovering all kinds of heroes and heroines. Campers will enjoy superhero activities, discussions around real-life heroes and visits from community heroes like firefighters and police officers. On the last day, campers will get the opportunity to dress up as their favourite hero!

Please note: There is no field trip this week.

MERKIDS CAMP

Calling all Merkids! Join us for a fun week of mermaid and merman activities, including land activities and in water merkid activities. Merkids will learn skills like; underwater flips, spins and swims along with a variety of bubble tricks. Dive into this week to experience something fun and different! We accept all budding merfolk that are 8 years and older and are going into Swimmer 4.

Please note: Monofins will be provided for use during the camp. Tail skins are optional and to be purchased by the participants. If participants have their own tail skin and monofin, they are more than welcome to bring it.

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!

ADVENTURES IN STEM

Give your child the opportunity to be amazed by the world of STEM; Science, Technology,  Engineering and Math. This camp provides hands-on learning experiences through fun, engaging programming that encourages children to explore their sense of wonder, promote discovery and reward curiosity. Focusing on a different theme each day, campers will collaborate with each other and their leaders to explore and problem-solve using creativity and ingenuity.  Please note: The field trip will take place on Thursday, August 17. There is no swimming on this day.

Our field trip this week will be at Telus Spark!

Please note: The field trip will be on Thursday, August 17. There is no swimming this day.

EXPLORING TALENTS

What is your talent? Whether you already have one or want to find one, this camp is for you! During this week campers will be exposed to a variety of activities like dance, art, acting, magic tricks, improv and much more to discover their talents. Campers will finish the week with a Talent Show! More information for parents & caregivers to come and watch will be provided.

Please note: The field trip is on Thursday August 24, location TBD. There is no swimming this day.

Did you know we have before and after care? View the Before & After care link for more information!