Day Camps 2018

Day Camps at Fort Edmonton Park offer a fun, hands-on learning environment that will keep your child entertained, learning, and unplugged. The camps offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about what life in early Edmonton was like.

With a variety of camps to choose from that are catered to different age groups, there is something for everyone!

Spring Camps: 

$215
Egges Stopping House

Come experience the highlights from all our favourite younger kids camps,

jam-packed into one week! Play your spring break away while learning what pioneer children did for fun long ago. Each day will be filled with games, sports and crafts with new friends. Bake treats over a wood-burning stove and create your own toys to take home with you. Don’t forget your sense of adventure in the Fort on the last day, we have a great scavenger hunt planned!
Course # 621599

Date(s) Time
March 26th to 29th *4 day week 9am to 4pm
Early drop off for camps starts at 8:30 am and late pick up
until 4:30 pm.

$215
Clerks Quarters 

Come experience the highlights from all our favourite older kids camps, jam-packed into one week! Get a taste of voyageur life by using your survival skills in the Fort and cooking bannock over an open fire. Make your own toys from scratch and play like pioneers did. Express the drama to create a play about Edmonton’s early settlers and celebrate on the last day with tasty treats baked over our wood burning stove!
Course # 621600

Date(s) Time
March 26th to 29th *4 day week 9am to 4pm
Early drop off for camps starts at 8:30 am and late pick up
until 4:30 pm.

Summer Camps: 

$180 (5 day) $150 (4 day)

Experience the life of a child on a pioneer farm in a week filled with wholesome fun and activities. Children will tend the animals, play traditional games, go for a horse-drawn wagon ride, and make cookies, candy, and lemonade the old-fashioned way. The children will get creative with handmade arts and crafts.
Mornings are geared more towards 4 year olds going into first year kindergarten. Afternoons are geared towards 5 year olds after 1 year of kindergarten.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$180 (5 day) $150 (4 day)

Experience the life of a child on a pioneer farm in a week filled with wholesome fun and activities. Children will tend the animals, play traditional games, go for a horse-drawn wagon ride, and make cookies, candy, and lemonade the old-fashioned way. The children will get creative with handmade arts and crafts.
Mornings are geared more towards 4 year olds going into first year kindergarten. Afternoons are geared towards 5 year olds after 1 year of kindergarten.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day) $215 (4 day)

Keep the spirit of Christmas throughout the year by celebrating with Fort Edmonton Park this summer. Campers will experience the seasonal traditions of the pioneers and voyageurs and explore customs from around the world. Hands-on arts and crafts include: baking festive treats like gingerbread and cocoa from scratch, fashioning stockings to hang by the chimney, and building old-fashion toys. Join us for a jolly good time.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day) $215 (4 day)
Get your kids unplugged and engaged in the world the way our forebearers did. Games, sports, crafts… children in by-gone days made their own fun. Attendees will also experience the 1920s craze, Tom Thumb mini golf, and visit the Johnny J. Jones Midway to partake in carnival rides and games. A good old-fashioned picnic with fresh lemonade will leave them refreshed and ready to start again.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day)
No one bakes like grandma, except maybe great grandma and of course, Mrs. Egge! Aspiring bakers will learn the secrets of home cooking on a wood-burning stove. Recipes include cinnamon buns, pretzels, and cookies in the oven and scones and jam on the stovetop. After sampling their creations, tidying up and finishing the chores, campers will get outside, explore the garden, play pioneer games, and visit the neighbours.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$270 (5 day) $220 (4 day)

Daily living was one continuous adventure on the Edmonton frontier. Campers will walk in the steps of explorers, fur traders, and trappers – cooking over an open fire, building (model) tipis, travois, and tracking animals. Participants will make a plaster cast of an animal track as a take-away, taste freshly baked bannock, and complete a race of discovery around the Fort. This camp includes a visit to the 1846 Fort and the John Janzen Nature Centre.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day)

Experience the life of young Edmontonians from an earlier era. The classroom, the teacher, the lessons, the materials, even recesses were nothing like today. Treats, games, and activities were homemade and hands-on. Campers will make candy, fresh lemonade and checkerboards, and spend an afternoon enjoying their own Penny Carnival.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day)

An evil time-bandit is messing with history and needs to be set straight. Our History Hero recruits will need to conduct interviews with characters from Edmonton’s past and discover clues to right this dreadful wrong. Participants will create their own detective tools and keep track of all the important facts in their top secret files. It will require code cracking and other special tricks of the trade. Best suited to inquisitive and cunning junior historians.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$265 (5 day)
No audition necessary to be a player in these Fort Edmonton follies. Sing, dance, and act your way through Edmonton’s early history. Whether it’s a Scottish reel in 1846 or the Charleston in 1920, children will partake in some of the popular culture diversions of our past. Participants will get a special backstage tour of the Capitol Theatre and perform a short scene for Park visitors at the end of the week.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

 $360 (5 day) $290 (4 day)

It’s the Voyageurs’ life for me! Get a taste of this challenging and adventurous livelihood. Campers will learn how to paddle a voyageur canoe, bale furs, build (model) travois and tipis, and cook bannock over an open fire. Participants will also try their hands in the arts of finger weaving and Aboriginal beading.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

$380 (5 day)
Every day they had to meet their basic needs with nothing but their wit and bare hands. Imposing order and civilization on raw wilderness. Sound like fun? Campers will develop orienteering, fire-starting, and outdoor cooking skills; as well as practice woodworking and pyrography. An overnight at the 1846 Fort takes place on Thursday, followed by a day of pioneer fun and games.

This camp has no other offerings this season. Please check back for our 2018 Spring and Summer day camp schedule.

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