We hope you’ve been having a great summer with your family!

Let’s embrace the next six weeks of summer break and recap some of the best camps and activities in the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas.

We’ve put together a list of the best summer break camps and activities for kids of all ages. Continue reading for some summer-inspired fun.

Featured Summer Break Camps & Activities

YMCA Summer Camps

Summer vacation will be upon us sooner than you think. If you’re starting to wonder how you’ll be filling up your kids’ vacay schedule, now would be a great time to look into YMCA Summer Camps!

The YMCA has been providing camps for more than 100 years to help children and youth build confidence, leadership skills and environmental awareness. YMCA Camps provide kids with incredible experiences that help them grow in confidence, discover their leadership abilities and develop the skills needed to reach their potential.

There are two different types being offered this summer: Day Camps and Overnight Camp.

Check out their website for more information and registration.


River District’s Savour Summer Festival

If you’re looking for a FREE, fun, family-friendly event in Vancouver this summer, check out River District‘s Savour Summer Festival. Back for its second year, Savour Summer will take place over three Saturday’s over the summer: July 13, August 10 and September 7.

Located in River District’s Town Centre (at Marine Way and River District Crossing), the Savour Summer Festival has an impressive lineup of fun events for all ages.

Proudly showcasing BC talent, River District’s Savour Summer will be a fun-filled first event. There will be so much for fun the whole family on July 13th! This free family event includes live music, interactive entertainment, giveaways, prizes and local food trucks. A few of River District’s retailers will also participate with special offers, activities for kids and giveaways – you won’t want to miss local favourite Yeeri The Magician, the music and all the free fun!

For more information about River District’s Savour Summer Festival, click here.


Well Fed Cooking Camps for Kids

Need a little help in the kitchen, mama?

With summer break coming up soon, what better time to help nurture and guide our mini sous chefs.

Well Fed offers fun and creative summer camps for kids in the North Vancouver area.

So let’s get cookin’! North Vancouver’s Well Fed Studio is bringing back their ever-popular Summer Break Kids Cooking Camps for kids (aged 7-12) and teens (aged 13-17).

For more information about summer camps at Well Fed Studio, click here.


If you’re looking for a healthy and easy summer treat, Nutrition Blooms has got you covered with this delicious Chia Seed Pudding with Cherry Sauce recipe.

Chia seeds have become a popular functional food as it contains gluten free protein and is nutrient dense. This recipe allows you to have an easy, delicious and nutrient dense breakfast or snack available throughout  day while working with your busy schedule.

Click here to see the delicious recipe.



Kids Learn Code with TechUpKids

With summer upon us, it’s time to think about camps for our kids.

There’s no better way to keep their minds alert and their skills fresh than learning how to code.

TechUpKids will help your children get excited about learning to code. Not to mention, their programs help kids make the switch from consuming computer programs to creating them. And when you register at TechUpKids, 2 children from same family will get 5% discount in fees for each.

In a fun and enriching environment, summer camps at TechUpKids use experiential learning to develop code and explore kid-friendly programming tools, such as Scratch.

Check out TechUpKids’ summer camps in Vancouver that inspire children to build their very own first programs and go on to learning other programming languages.

For more information, check out TechUpKids.com and find them on Facebook.

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