ChildsPlay101 is a free year round directory that lists thousands of activities, camps, lessons, and programs for newborns, toddlers, kids and teens.

Our quick links to 2015 Summer Camps - Full Day & Half Day, Family Fun Events, and Free Activities, makes finding the right program for each child fast & easy.

Launched in 2009, we are the go-to-source for parents & caregivers when planning kids activities.

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Check out Kids Guide to Victoria for weekend family fun!

Upcoming Family Events:

August 2nd | Symphony Splash | Inner Harbour - Read more...

August 5th | Outdoor Cinema | Bullen Park - Read more...

August 5th | Movies on the Hill | Juan de Fuca Rec Centre | Read more...

August 7th | Free B Film Festival | Legislative Lawn - Read more...

August 9th | Cadboro Bay Festival | Cadboro-Gyro Park - Read more...

August 13th | CRD The Amazing Race | Elk Lake Regional Park - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Outdoor Pursuits Camp | August 4th - 7th | Greenglade Community Centre

From sea-to-sky, this camp is all about exploring the great outdoors. Join us each week for plenty of interactive games & activities, swimming at Panorama, and 3 full days of out-trips! Whether kayaking, paddle boarding or skim boarding, hiking, geocaching or rock-climbing, we'll be sure to make the most out of every adventure.


Byte Camp - Build an App | Auagust 10th - 14th | Royal Oak Middle School

Learn how to design, program, test and deploy your very own app. Make custom responses to gestures, use the GPS guidance or anything else you can think of in your app.


VFC Summer Flight Camp | August 17th - 21st | Victoria Flying Club

This unique five day camp program will introduce youth, to the wonderful world of flight. The camp includes actual flight training with certified flight instructors, an introduction to ground school, as well as various activities combining fun and adventure. now offers a newsletter.

Our newsletter is sent out several times a year, and contains parenting tips, camp trends, our staff pick of best camps, new facilities, new apps, contests and more.

~~~ focuses on programs and events for kids aged 1- 14 and family fun events; for even more events check out these great resources:

Down Town Victoria Association -  Events Calendar        Tourism Victoria -  Victoria Events       

WestShore Municipalities - Events Calendar


Here is the list of non-instructional days or Pro D Days for the 2015 / 2016 school year:

Victoria - SD#61

Monday, September 21, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Friday, February 19, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016
To be chosen by each school

Sooke - SD#62

Monday, September 21, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Friday, February 19, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016

Saanich - SD#63

Friday, October 23, 2015
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Friday, November 13, 2015
Friday, February 19, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016