Summer Daycamps at Fort Edmonton Park

Daycamps

Send your kids to Edmonton’s past this summer! Choose from one our unique daycamps options designed for different ages and interests. To register, copy or write down the course code # (from the options below) and continue on to the City of Edmonton’s E-Reg site where you can search by code.

Click here to fill out the the Daycamp Registrant Form >

Cost:$180 – 5 days | $150 – 4 days

Experience the life a child on a pioneer farm. Campers will tend the animals, play traditional games, go for a horse-drawn wagon ride,and make cookies, candy and lemonade – the old-fashion way. The children will get creative with handmade arts and crafts. A week filled with wholesome fun and activities

Course#
564780
564783
564781
564784
564786
564787
564782
564785
Days
Mon.–Fri
Mon.–Fri
Mon.–Fri
Mon.–Fri
Tue.–Fri.
Tue.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 4–8
Jul. 4–8
Jul. 18–22
Jul. 18–22
Aug. 2–5
Aug. 2–5
Aug. 15–19
Aug. 15–19
Time
9 a.m –12 p.m
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
1–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
1–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
1–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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#
563368
563370
563372
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
July 11–15
July 18–22
Aug. 22–26
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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. Campers will also experience the “latest craze” of the 1920’s, 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#

563312
563313
563314

Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 4–8
Aug. 8–12
Aug. 22–26
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–12 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265
Location: Egge’s Stopping House

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 visitor the neighbours.

Course#
563321
563322
563323
563324
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 11–15
Jul. 25–29
Aug. 8–12
Aug. 22–26
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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) tipi’s and 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 HBC Fort and the John Janzen Nature Centre.

Course#
563309
563310
563311
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 4–8
Jul. 18–22
Aug. 8–12
Time
9 a.m –4 p.m
9 a.m –4 p.m
9 a.m –4 p.m

 

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Cost: $265

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

Course#
563305
563306
563307
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 4–8
Jul. 25–29
Aug. 15–19
Time
9 a.m –4 p.m
9 a.m –4 p.m
9 a.m –4 p.m

 

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Cost: $265 – 5 days | $210 – 4 days

An evil time-bandit is messing with history and needs to be set straight. Campers – History Heroes – 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#
564777
563452
563453
Days
Tue.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Aug. 2–5 (4 Days)
Aug. 15–19
Aug. 29–Sep. 2
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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.

Course#
563409
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 18–22
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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, Campers 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#
563316
563317
563319
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 4–8
Jul. 25–29
Aug. 8–12
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $360

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 tipi, and cook bannock over an open fire. Participants will also try their hands in the arts of finger weaving and Aboriginal beading.

Course#
563405
563406
563408
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 11–15
Jul. 18–22
Aug. 22–26
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $390

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#
563389
563391
563392
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 11–15
July 25–29
August 15–19
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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 effected 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#
563380
563381
563383
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 11–15
Aug. 8–12
Aug. 22–26
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Cost: $265

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#
563449
563451
Days
Mon.–Fri.
Mon.–Fri.
Dates
Jul. 25–29
Aug. 15–19
Time
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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Now open for the season

Summer Season Hours
Friday July 1, 2016 - Sunday August 28, 2016 Weekdays and Weekends : 10am – 5pm

After August 28, 2016

September Hours
September 3, - September 24,
Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory Holidays:
11am – 5pm

Free Admission Day
Sunday September 25, 2016
10am – 6pm

Fall and Winter Hours
Monday September 26, 2016 -
Saturday May 20, 2017
Open for special events and programs only.

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