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Spring Break Day Camps

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Registration Open for Spring Break Day Camps

Join the fun over the winter holiday break! We offer a variety of camps for all ages at convenient locations throughout the city. We also offer extended afternoon hours for day camps through Camp Connections. See what camps are being offered in the Winter Recreation Guide.

Programs

To get the program registration number for each program session and secure your spot, see the Spring Break Daycamps page in the Winter Recreation Guide and then online registration.

 

Preschool (Ages 3-5 years)

Spring Break Adventures 
Children will have the opportunity to play games, sing songs, create arts and crafts projects and learn through cooperative games. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Art Ventures 
Learn basic art skills with an introduction to a variety of mediums.

Art and Science 
Discover the World of Science with a splash of Art! Look through a microscope, make a bug and sing a song.

Dance 
Have fun learning rhythm, timing, and different moves in this dance camp.

Science and Nature 
Every day is a journey into the world of science! Your ‘Young Einstein’ will spend the week exploring fascinating subjects in science and nature.

Sports 
Lace up your sneakers and join us for a variety of sports and games.

 

Children (Ages 6-12)

Fun Zone 
Camp programs include sports, arts, crafts, music, dance and games. Theme related activities will be featured each week. Swimming may be included in the weekly events. Please check with the Town Centre in your area for specific details. Camp Connections are available for extended hours.

Forest Adventures 
Adventures abound in this camp! Have fun developing your outdoor awareness through shelter-building and orienteering using a compass. Go fishing at Green Timbers Lake! Extended hours may be available.

Preteen Forest Adventures 
Complete fun challenges in the forest as you discover your wild neighbours. Create a map, learn to navigate in the woods, test your knot-tying skills and go fishing. Extended hours may be available.

Preteen Fun Zone 
Activities include age appropriate programming for children ages 10-13. Weekly themed activities will include sports, arts and crafts, music, dance and games. Swimming may be included in the weekly events. Camp Connections for some locations may be available for extended hours. Please contact the Town Center in your area for more details.

Art Ventures 
Explore the wonderful world of arts and crafts. Create all kinds of things from masks to jewelry to pottery.

Preteen Art Extreme
Experiment with extremely different kinds of art: ceramics, watercolours, acrylics, printmaking, and drawing! Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

Animals in Art 
Create amazing art works featuring animals using a range of media: drawing, paint, and collage. Experiment with creating 3D animal sculptures using papier-mache and found objects. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

BYTE Camp - 2D Video Game Design
Create your own wacky characters, cool game play and fun levels in your very own on-line game! Students will start the week making short animated films, and each day new programming skills will be taught to help them make the animations interactive. The final project is a video game built from scratch that will go on-line and is handed out on take-home USB sticks!

Clay Days 
A full week of fun clay projects! Learn techniques like slab construction, pinch pots, coil building, and sculpture. You’ll also have a chance to try some other fun arts and crafts like painting, jewellery making, and paper sculpture. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

Pottery Explorations
Learn the basics of making functional pottery (bowls, cups, and plates) as well as unique sculptural artworks. Techniques in coiling, pinching, and slab construction will be taught as well as glazing and painting.

Ready, Set, Paint
This fun camp will lead you on a paint-filled journey. Let your imagination run wild as you explore themes such as animals, portraiture and nature. Create with paint, pastels and collage while learning a variety of techniques under the guidance of practicing artist Cara Guri.

Cartooning
Join professional artist Nicci Battilana to learn how to create your own amazing cartoons. Unique and fun art materials will be used to explore and bring your artistic visions to life.

Handwoven Bracelets, Belts and Bands
Kids learn new skills from old techniques as they weave bright threads on simple, portable inkle looms. Create colourful and unique woven bands to decorate bags and backpacks.

Classic Tale Time Travellers
Travel back in time with characters from classic 19th century stories. Themed activities, crafts and artifacts inspire kids to imagine life as a child long ago.

Preteen Acting Extreme
Ready to break a leg? Young actors will have a blast as they experience the excitement of bringing a play to life in a week. Families and friends are invited to the fun and inspired final performance!

The Art of the Theatre
Use your voice and body to bring a character to life, produce original costumes and props, then show off your stuff in the final performance. Surrey Arts Centre instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

Superheroes and Villains Theatre
Students will become their favourite heroes and villains as they explore the exciting world of acting. Creating plots, performing scenes, and having fun with improv are all ways that students will learn drama skills, build confidence, and get to explore the heroic stories that they love.

Drama 
Enter stage right! Be silly and have fun while learning about theatre and stage presentation. This program introduces you to drama exercises, games and improvisation.

Thrilling Theatre
Experiment with the exciting world of improv comedy while learning skills needed for scripted drama. Honing collaboration skills, gaining confidence, and freeing the imagination are all benefits of joining us on this raucous ride with instructor Melanie Reich.

Musical Theatre Camp
Musical Theatre incorporates acting, dancing, and singing into one exciting genre. This class with instructor Melanie Reich introduces students to the exploration of each skill while letting their creative impulses flourish into theatrical creation.

Kid Hop
Kid Hop teaches the basic principles of movement through the fun and dynamic genre of Hip Hop dance. Creative moves and hip hop beats adds a fresh take to young children’s movement education.

Dance
Test your dance shoes with a variety of dances. Try jazz and hip hop in this energetic, fun camp.

Guitar Level 1 
Have lots of fun learning to play the guitar. You will learn to play notes and chords, as well as strumming a few easy songs.

Kids Who Cook 
Children will learn to create a variety of healthy and fun foods. You will even make your own recipe book.

Cook and Play
Your children will enjoy new and exciting crafts, sports, games and learn how to cook cool spring treats.

Eco Heroes 
Learn how to take care of nature with hands-on games and activities. Create habitats, build your own garden planter and go fishing at Green Timbers Lake. Extended hours may be available.

Preteen Eco Heroes 
Become a nature steward! Get your hands dirty with habitat restoration projects as you develop your skills to care for plants and animals. Enjoy a fishing trip to Green Timbers Lake. Extended hours may be available.

Basketball 
Can’t get enough basketball? Learn new skills or improve on your existing ones. Slam dunk your spring break and join us for some fun!

Soccer
Enjoy a week of soccer. Program will help to develop skills through games and fun.

Sports
Play soccer, basketball and more! You name it, we can play it! Bring your friends and your energy for sports galore!

Badminton
Improve fitness and speed while learning fundamental badminton skills, including forehand and backhand grips and serving.

Horseback Riding 
Learn about horse safety and behaviour, stable management, proper grooming, feeding and handling techniques. Develop basic riding skills in a fun, positive environment.

Cycling - BMX 
Develop your BMX Skills during this week long camp. Focus on park etiquette skills, riding on slopes, obstacles, and even learn some awesome tricks.

Skateboarding 
Focusing on basic maneuvers like pushing, turning, stopping, ollies, skate park etiquette, safety, theory, mechanics, and history.

Power Skating Level 2
Are you looking for ideas and methods to improve your balance, technique and strength? Let our coaches teach you to gain confidence using your edges to increase speed, quickness and acceleration. Come to class prepared with full hockey / ringette gear. Level 2 Children’s Learn to Skate is a prerequisite.

Camp Swim and Skate 
Activities include swimming, skating, games and crafts. Skate and helmet rentals are included in fee. Parents/guardians MUST accompany children on the first day to fill out medical forms.

Camp H2O Winter Break Adventure 
Join the staff at the South Surrey Indoor Pool for action packed adventure camps! Each day will feature swim lessons in the morning, a different adventure activity in the afternoon and maybe even a visit to our theme swims. Come prepared for fun!


Youth

Pottery Camp
Create clay mugs, vases, and bowls using the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques. Explore glazing and other decorative techniques. Course includes tool use, glazes, firing and a bag of clay. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

Teen Pottery
Students will be led through pottery techniques in both hand-building and wheelthrowing. A great class for both beginners and returning students. Demonstrations and instruction will be given in glazing as well as painting your finished pottery pieces.

Creative Painting & Drawing
Learn how to blend and shade while channeling your artistic vision. Experiment with charcoal, pastels, and other media with the guidance of practicing artist Cara Guri.

Graphic Novel Drawing & Painting
Explore creative expression in graphic novels - writing, drawing, painting, collage, and unique mark making techniques will be used to bring our artworks to life. Artist Nicci Battilana will lead students towards creating their own graphic novel while developing skills in sketching, watercolour, and acrylic painting. Lots of cool materials and tons of fun!

Badminton Intermediate 
Learn more advanced shot-making, net play and court positioning. Players will be introduced to the rules and strategies of badminton through singles and doubles game play.

Basketball 
Five-day mini basketball will introduce young players to the fundamentals of the game. Learn skills, team concepts and develop fair play.

Basketball for Girls 
Participants will receive instruction in all aspects of basketball, including scrimmages. Camps include skill evaluation summaries and prizes.

One-to-one staff support is available for children with disabilities 6-13 years old to participate spring break camps. There is no additional fee for this service.

 

Spring Break Fun Swims

Public swims are happening throughout spring break at an indoor pool near you!

 

3 Ways to Search and Register

  1. Register using WebReg  if you already have your camp course number.
  2. Search and register  for camps using Surrey’s search and registration tool.
  3. Browse the Winter Recreation Guide.