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Kids' Local Summer Day Camps

Kids' Local Summer Day Camps are now open for registration! 28 days of FREE summer day camps - right here in Bon Accord!

PLEASE COMPLETE A SEPARATE REGISTRATION FOR EACH CHILD REGISTER HERE

AGES: 6+

COST: Free!

LUNCH: Not provided except where noted below (July 19 & Aug 23)

LOCATION: Bon Accord Arena 

TIME: 8:30AM - 3:30PM (drop off starting at 8:15AM)

REGISTRATION CUTOFF: 4 days prior to each day camp

Only ONE form required for ALL camps.  Simply select all the camps you would like your child to attend.  If you are not sure of future dates or need to make adjustments, please call Christina at the Town office at least 4 days prior to the day camp you would like your child to attend (registration cut off).  

Summary of Camps

JULY DATES:

  • Tuesday, July 2 - Kids get Krafty 
    • First day of camp kicks off with art projects all day and time at the park!
  • Friday, July 5 – Jurassic Fun 
    • Mini dinosaur excavation, and stomping around with Triceratops!
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Monday, July 8 – Kids in the Kitchen 
    • Baking cookies and making pizza, a fun day in the kitchen.
  • Tuesday, July 9 – Puppet Show & Shoppe 
    • Enjoy a travelling puppet show in the morning and make your own puppets in the afternoon. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Wednesday, July 10 – Under the Sea! 
    • Dive into some fun activities about our friends living in the oceans.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Friday, July 12 – STEM Day 
    • Chemistry, Engineering, and Science, oh my! Recreation Coordinator, Kayleigh, is a third year Biochemistry student. She will conduct some fun science experiments during the day!
  • Monday, July 15 – Water Fun
    • Be prepared to get wet!
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Tuesday, July 16 – Art Therapy 1.0 
    • Make your own clay creation and have it fired! (Paint on July 30).  Local Potter, Heather Edwards has kindly donated clay for our participants to make their own creation. She will fire the creations so they can be painted on July 30.
    • Mixed media artist, Amanda Milke, will teach us to make "Doodle birds", using watercolors and markers. All supplies are provided by Amanda. Children will be introduced to different art mediums as a way to support their mental wellness. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Wednesday, July 17 – Let’s Get Messy! 
    • A Day of sensory fun. Together with Jojo, children (and adults) will learn that laughter is the best medicine and so good for our mental health! We will begin with our clown school workshop, where we can learn to plate spin, juggle and more. This will be followed by an enjoyable, uplifting performance by Jojo. (SHINE collaboration.) We will dive into messy activities during the afternoon session. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Thursday, July 18 – Wellness Day 
    • A morning of mindful activities, and an afternoon of Glow Yoga at Centennial Park (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Friday, July 19 – Into the Woods 
    • Camping is the fun theme of the day! Hotdogs for lunch and smore fun all afternoon. Includes lunch.
  • Monday, July 22 – Disney Fun 
    • Have a magical day at Camp. Dress-up optional.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Tuesday, July 23 – Build with Bricks 
    • Enjoy a day filled with LEGO building and challenges. Each participant will work with their own LEGO kit and build creations using their imagination, and then take home their masterpiece! (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Friday, July 26 – Crafts and a Movie 
    • Casual Friday! Relax, snack and craft.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Monday, July 29 – Superheroes and Villains 
    • Explore the multiverse and unleash your inner hero! Dress-up optional.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Tuesday, July 30 – Art Therapy 2.0 
    • Come paint your pottery masterpiece. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Wednesday, July 31 – MAD Science 
    • Come watch a scientist work their magic. Join us as we learn about Space Technology. Kids will learn about the astronaut's preparation for space, parts of a rocket, the forces acting, and an instructor will do a rocket launch demonstration.  Participants will also create a DIY rocket.  (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)

AUGUST DATES:

  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Friday, August 2 – Tie Dye Day 
    • Hey man, come make a cool t-shirt.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Tuesday, August 6 – Mystery Day 1.0 
    • Treasure Hunt! Work together, read the clues, and follow the trail to find the treasure! The adventure begins with a letter from half-way around the world, a strange key, and a note from a long-dead pirate. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Wednesday, August 7 – Mystery Day 2.0 
    • Escape the Master Loop! Everyone knows there are rules to time travel. You are about to receive an urgent message from your future self: you have caused some serious mishaps in the time travel universe. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Friday, August 9 – Medieval Day 
    • Come experience life in the medieval times. (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Tuesday, August 13 – Bugs & Birds 
    • Get to know the local birds and bugs outside. Leave your creepy crawly fears at home! We are about to get up close and personal with some amazing bugs in the morning. The fun and learning continue into the afternoon as we welcome a large rescue bird to the program. 
  • Thursday, August 15 – Mental Health Day 
    • A morning of mental health based activities, and an afternoon of Glow Yoga at Centennial Park. Let’s get serious about our mental wellness today! Starting off in the morning with a breathing/meditation session, followed by an afternoon session on the mats for Glow yoga.  (in partnership with Mindful Mentors)
  • Friday, August 16 – Pirates and Princesses 
    • Enjoy a treasure hunt and swashbuckling fun! Dress-up optional.
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Monday August 19 – LEGO Day 
    • Bring your master builder skills and everything will be awesome!
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Tuesday, August 20 – STEM Day 
    • Chemistry, Engineering, and Science, oh my! Even cooler stuff in our summer lab! Recreation Coordinator, Kayleigh, is a third year Biochemistry student. She will conduct some more fun science experiments during the day!
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Thursday, August 22 - Animal Crackers! 
    • A day of animal talk and then a visit from “Zoo to You!”. Enjoy some animal cuddles as the "Zoo to You!" makes a stop in Bon Accord.  (in partnership with Bon Accord Library and Mindful Mentors)
  • FULL, WAITLIST ONLY DURING REGISTRATION - Friday, August 23 - All wrapped up! 
    • Last day of camp today. Includes lunch.