Kids Camps

 General Kids Camps Information

Kids can enjoy day camps during Spring Break or the Summer Holidays

Pre-registration is required. Registration can be completed over the phone (604-297-4565), in-person at the Museum or any Burnaby recreation centre, or on-line through WebReg. (The family PIN and client numbers are available at Burnaby recreation centres.)


2019 Summer Heritage Adventure Camps

*Registration for summer camps starts March 13, 2019.

In our 1920s setting children play, create, discover and experience. Each week has a specific theme for aimed at specific aged campers. Camps operate Monday-Friday, excluding statutory holidays, 9am-3pm, $180

2019 Summer After Camp Club

We are pleased to offer an extended day program for parents who need a bit more time before picking up their children from camp.  Your child will be able to participate in relaxed activities and games supervised by camp staff. They may also bring a book to enjoy during this time.  Please consider packing an extra snack as well.  Pick up time is by 5pm sharp. If you would like to pick up your child before 5pm, you are welcome to do so.


Science Detectives  |  6-9 years

Tap into your inner scientist and get hands-on experience doing experiments and making awesome stuff. Campers will recreate playful inventions, get messy creating slimy goo and investigate how things are made.

  • Monday-Friday, July 2-5
  • Camp: $150, $135 members   504079
  • After-Camp Club: $45, members $40   504086


Food Capers  |  6-9 years

Finally, you have the chance to play with your food! In this week you will start your own cookbook by exchanging recipes with the other campers, make bread from scratch, bake cookies in the Love Farmhouse, and make food themed crafts and art.

  • Monday-Friday, July 8-12
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504062
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504080


Back to Nature  |  6-9 years

Get down and dirty in this week of plants, bugs, and critters of all sizes. Go canoeing on Deer Lake, visit the Chinese Herbalist, take nature walks, embark on a scavenger hunt, and have lots of fun with nature and recycling themed crafts!

  • Monday-Friday, July 15-19
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504059
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504087


Outdoor Escapes  |  6-9 years 

Enjoy the fun and adventure of summer. Spend a week unplugged from hi-tech games and get back to the basics of summer. Campers will spend the week making and flying kites, riding the carousel,  playing heritage games, having a watermelon eating contest, learning how to make ice cream and celebrating the fun and freedom of summer!

  • Monday-Friday, July 22-26
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504060
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504081


A Little Girl’s Life  |  5-7 years

Take a step back into the past and have fun as a little girl in the 1920s. Dress up, play old-fashioned games, make toys and dolls, have a real tea party, decorate yummy treats, and much more!

  • Monday-Friday, July 29-August 2
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504061
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504082


Dig It! Archaeology Week  |  8-12 years

Uncover the world of archaeology in this active and hands on camp as we find new ways to solve mysteries of the past. Discover how archaeologists find things using different tools and experiments, a mock dig, and even create replicas!  

  • Tuesday-Friday, August 6-9
  • Camp: $150, $135 members   504066
  • After-Camp Club: $45, members $40   504088


Culture Quest  |  8-12 years

Experience Burnaby's multicultural roots! Have fun while discovering the world of Japanese, Chinese, South East Asian and First Nations communities through traditional games and crafts and even go canoeing on Deer Lake!

  • Monday-Friday, August 12-16
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504065
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504083


Vintage Gals  |  8-12 years

Go back in time to experience life as a 1920s girl as you make handcrafts, bake cookies in the Love Farmhouse, dress up in old-fashioned clothes, learn to dance the Charleston and even spend a morning in our one-room schoolhouse!

  • Monday-Friday, August 19-23
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504064
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   504084


Toy Adventure  |  6-9 years

Explore the world of toys and games in this popular week of camp. Experiment with how the old-fashioned toys and games work and make some of your own to take home!  Ride our vintage 1912 Carousel. Get up close and see how the it was made.

  • Monday-Friday, August 26-30
  • Camp: $180, $162 members   504063
  • After-Camp Club: $55, members $50   (Not available)

 2020 Spring Break Heritage Adventure Camp

Registration and camp information coming Winter 2019. Stay tuned!