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.)

 2018 Spring Break Heritage Adventure Camp

Registration for 2018 Spring Break Camps starts August 16, 2017.

In a 1920s setting, children play heritage games, try out toys from the past, decorate spring-themed cookies, listen to stories, and have fun with arts and crafts!

    • Mo-Fr, Mar 19–23, (6 – 9 year old), Code: 456903
    • Mo-Th, Mar 26–29, (6 – 9 year old), Code: 456904
    • 9am-3:00pm, Mo-Fr, $170 non-members, $153 members
                            Mo-Th, $140 non-members, $126 members

 

 2018 Spring Break 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 4:30pm sharp.  If you would like to pick up your child before 4:30pm, you are welcome to do so.

  • Mo-Fr, Mar 19-23, (6 – 9 year old), Code 456908
  • Mo-Th, Mar 26-29, (6 – 9 year old), Code 456909
  • 3-4:30pm, Mo-Fr,  $55 non-members, $50 members
                     Mo-Th, $50 mon-members, $40.50 members

 


2017 Summer Heritage Adventure Camps

*Registration for summer camps starts February, 21 2017.

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, $170

2017 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 4:30pm sharp. If you would like to pick up your child before 4:30pm, you are welcome to do so.

 

Outdoor Escapes (6-9 year olds), July 3-7, Monday-Friday

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 in general,  celebrating the fun and freedom of the season!

  • Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434819
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435716


Food Capers (6-9 year olds), July 10-14, Monday-Friday

Finally, a chance to play with your food! In this week campers will make and break piñatas, bake cookies in the Love Farmhouse, start your own cookbook, and make food themed crafts and art!

  • Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434821
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fi, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435717


Back to Nature Week (6-9 year olds), July 17-21, Monday-Friday

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!

  • Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434818 
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435718


Toy Adventure (6-9 year olds), July 24-28, Monday-Friday

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

  • Camp: Mo-Fi, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434822
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fi, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435719

 

A Little Girl’s Life (5-7 year olds), July 31-August 4, Monday-Friday

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, make yummy treats, and much more!

  • Camp: Mo-Fi, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434820
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fi, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435720

 

Dig It! Archeology Week (8-12 year olds), August 8-11, Tuesday-Friday

Uncover the world of archeology 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, be part of a mock dig, and even create replicas!

  • Camp: Tu-Fr, $140, 9am-3:00pm, $140, Code: 434825
  • After Camp Club: Tu-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $45, Code: 435723

 

Culture Quest (8-12 year olds), August 14-18, Monday-Friday

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

  • Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434824 
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435721

 

Vintage Gals (8-12 year olds), August 21-25, Monday-Friday

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

  •  Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434823
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435722

 

Science Detectives (6-9 year olds), Mo-Fr, August 28- Sept 1, Monday-Friday

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.

  • Camp: Mo-Fr, 9am-3:00pm, $170, Code: 434826
  • After Camp Club: Mo-Fr, 3-4:30pm, $55, Code: 435724