Fort Edmonton Park Summer Day Camps

Unforgettable & unplugged adventure for kids of all ages!

Kids home for the summer? Give them a season of adventure with Fort Edmonton Park’s themed Day Camps for kids of all age groups, from 4-5 years old all the way to 11-14 year olds.

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

There are many themed 4-5 day camps available to choose from depending on the age and interests of your child. Read on to learn about all of the upcoming Day Camps you can choose from!

$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.

Course# Dates
599447 Aug. 8-11 9am to noon
599449 Aug. 8-11 1pm to noon

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course# Dates Times
599429 Aug. 21-25 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course# Date Times
599452 Aug. 8-11 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Junior (ages 6-9) and Senior (ages 10-12) camps available.

Course# Dates Times ( Ages)
599412 Jul. 24-28 9am to 4pm (Ages 10-12)
599413 Jul. 31-Aug.4 9am to 4pm (Ages 6-9)
599414 Aug. 14-18 9am to 4pm (Ages 10-12)
599415 Aug. 21-25 9am to 4pm (Ages 6-9)
599416 Aug. 28 – Sept. 1 9am to 4pm (Ages 10-12)

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course# Dates Time
599431 Jul. 31 Aug.4 9am to 4pm
599432 Aug. 21-25 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course# Dates Time
599418 Jul.24-28 9am to 4pm
599419 Aug. 14-18 9am to 4pm
599420 Aug. 28-Sept. 1 9am to4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course # Dates Time
599440 Jul. 31 – Aug. 4 9am to 4pm
599441 Aug. 14-18 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$215 (4 day)

Invite your young inventor to experience the wonder and glory of scientific firsts. Let them discover the magic behind stereoscopes and thaumatropes and then create their own. A train engineer will walk them through how the power of steam can move a 55 tonne metal machine. The fascinating history of flight will be explored and participants will enter a paper airplane competition. Each camper will design and build an original invention to present on the final day. Imagination and curiosity are the only qualifications.

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.

Course# Dates Time
599425 Jul. 24-28 9am to 4pm
599426 Aug.14-18 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

 $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.

Course# Date Time
599437 Jul. 31-Aug. 4 9am to 4pm
599438 Aug. 21-25 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$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.

Course# Dates Times
599422 Jul.24-28 9am to 4pm
599423 Aug. 14-18 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

$270 (5 day)

Transportation is the pathway to the future. In this camp, participants immerse themselves in the role of transportation in Edmonton’s evolution. Find out first-hand from a steam train engineer how the arrival of the railway affected our City; learn about our aviation history and go for a sky-high ride over the High Level Bridge on a radial railway streetcar. Campers will build their own model car as a take-away. A week of activities for minds in motion.

Course# Dates Time
599434 Jul. 31-Aug.4 9am to 4pm
599435 Aug.21-25 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

 

$265 (5 day)

Who’s got game? Fun, fitness, and frivolity have been a part of the Edmonton scene from way back! Whether it’s double-ball in 1846, croquette in 1905, or badminton in the 1920s, leisure pursuits were always sought after. Campers will also partake in Tom Thumb mini golf and enjoy the rides and games at Johnny J. Jones’ midway. Family members can share in the fun at the race through time on the final day.

Course# Dates Time
599439 Jul. 24- 28 9am to 4pm

Book on E-Reg Today

Date(s) Time

Fill Out Our Daycamp Form >