Summer Day Camps


Welcome to Trico Centre Summer Day Camps! 

Your child(ren) will have an unforgettable summer filled with fun, laughter and new friendships! Our non-profit community-based facility offers programs that activate adventure, encourage exploration, and support skill building.

Registration (for children ages 3-14) is now open and filling fast!

At Trico Centre, we support families and their busy schedules! Early drop-off and later pick-up times are included for campers registered in child and youth camps.

Camps Available

Nature Explorers: Offering rich sensory experiences, this camp connects children with a deeper understanding of nature. Children will be exposed to a variety of activities such as observations of plants and animals, nature journaling, gardening, and nature crafts.

Boredom Busters: This is the perfect camp to practice making connections while engaging in a variety of sports, games, stories, arts and crafts, and more! FULL

Squishy Squashy Science: Children will explore their inner scientist through hands-on messy fun! Games, crafts, and hands-on experiments will have them asking how, where, and why as they learn to think like scientists.

Energy Dash: This camp delivers a week full of physical activity for the ready to go preschooler. Children will have an opportunity to play games and engage in activities that support and enhance their gross motor development. 

Messy Hands: Let's get messy!!!! Does your child enjoy exploring the world with their hands and have an artist flair? This camp is designed to keep your child busy by exploring colors and textures with their hands all week long.

Space Explorers: Blast off for a week of space exploration and fun! Children will learn about the solar system through books, songs, arts and crafts and activities. Your little astronaut will create their own rocket ship, discover planets, play with space sand and so much more!

STEM Camp: Enhance your child's critical thinking, problem solving and creativity through a wide variety of exploration, activities and games. Our staff will provide games and activities that foster your child’s interests.

Summer Frenzy: Jump in to this fun-filled, action-packed camp! Children will experience a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, games, sports, outdoor activities, and more. This camp swims on Tuesday.

Get Up and Go:
 Have a blast with us this summer! Our fantastic leaders will plan a variety of activities including sports, crafts, games, and outdoor activities. This camp swims on Monday. FULL

Sportastic: Learn and practice skills during our full week of sports in a non-competitive environment. Activities include but are not limited to soccer, football and ball hockey. This camp swims on Wednesday.

Aqua Adventures: Does your child need a swim lesson while at camp? This active camp is just what you are looking for. Camp includes a daily swim lesson and sports, games and arts and crafts and more. Lessons are for Swimmer levels 1-5. FULL

Summer Escape: Join us for this action-packed camp that will offer a variety of activities including sports, games, art and crafts, outdoor play and more. Our energetic leaders will ensure this is a memorable week for every participant. This camp swims on Thursday.

Mega Sports: Build confidence and skill during a full week of sports in a non-competitive environment. Activities include, but are not limited to soccer, football, and ball hockey. This camp swims on Wednesday.

Discover YYC:
Join us as we go out on the town. We will learn how to take the bus and CTrain around Calgary while discovering local attractions, parks, and community services. This camp swims on Friday. FULL

Mach 1: Ready for a multi-adventure challenge? We will experience activities like biking, hiking, and more. Must have a speed bike as camp is offsite most of the week. This camp swims on Friday.

Hit the Gym: This week is filled with fitness and fun, including: spin, TRX and boot-camp style classes, obstacle circuit courses, swimming, and a variety of games and activities. Teens will receive a basic orientation to the Fitness Centre, including training essentials, so that they have the knowledge and skills to use our Fitness Centre on their own. As a bonus, upon completion of the week, teens can purchase a discounted Trico Centre membership for the rest of the summer.

Summer Day Camp Volunteer Program (13+ years): If you enjoy working with children, want to develop your leadership skills, gain valuable work experience, and make new friends, then this is the program for you! FULL


What you need to know:

  • Low camp ratios (Children 3-5 ratios 1:8   |   Children 5-12 1:14   |   Youth 11-14 1:15).

  • Full day camps run from 7:30am-5:30pm (Drop off anytime between 7:30-9:00am, pick up anytime between 4:00-5:30pm).

  • Half-day preschool camps run 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:00pm (lunch care is not available).

  • All preschool campers must be potty-trained at the time of camp start date, no exceptions.

  • Our day camps will operate under the current guidelines set out by Alberta Government.

  • Summer day camps operate July 4th – August 26th, 2022 (registration is weekly).

  • Space is limited and registrations will be approved on a first come first serve basis.

  • If a camp is full please place your child on a waitlist and you will be contacted if a space becomes available.

  • Child registration form is required prior, or on the first day of camp

  • If your child requires medication during camp, a medication record form is required.


Day Camp Cancellation Policy:

If you withdraw six days or more prior to camp start date a cancellation can be processed minus a $10.00 +gst withdrawal fee.

For less than 6 days prior to camp start date a cancellation can be processed and the program credit will be applied to your Trico Centre account.

Note: Trico Centre will be adhering to Alberta Government health and safety measures. If there is a Covid-19 outbreak while your child is attending camp, that requires a camp to quarantine no refund will be issued.

For more information:

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