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

Our links to Spring Break Camps, Pro-D Day Programs,  Family friendly Festival & Events, and Kid Friendly 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 in Victoria BC.

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Upcoming Family Fun Events:

March 3rd | RASCals of Cattle Point | Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Read more...

March 4th |  CRD Nature Guided Walk | Witty's Lagoon - Read more...

March 5th | Coast Capital Free Skate | SEAPARC Leisure Complex - Read more...

March 12th | Specialty Skate Event | Panorama Rec Centre - Read more...

March 14th | Coast Capital Free Swim | Juan de Fuca Rec Centre - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Standard First Aid Course | March 11th & 12th | Windsor Pavilion

Learn what to do in an emergency! This course offers a broad foundation of basic first aid training, including CPR, choking procedures, bleeding, shock, broken bones, medical emergencies, and more. Course includes training to a CPR 'C' level.


Spring Break Tech Camp | March 20th - March 24th | Christ Church Cathedral School

Cathedral School offers technology camp for boys and girls, ages 9 – 12. Themes include: Minecraft, Lego Robotics, and Scratch Programming (2-D Game Design). Learn hands-on, problem solving, and design, with trained and experienced instructors, and lots of outdoor play and activities.


Junior Master Gardener | March 27th - March 31st | Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

Come grow with us in the gardens at HCP! This dynamic outdoor program explores horticulture, health, nutrition, environmental science, leadership and life skills using fun, creative activities! This partnering program is delivered by HCP staff and volunteers from the Victoria Master Gardener Association.

ChildsPlay101.com 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.


ChildsPlay101.com 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               

 The Q. FM Radio - Community Events                        Arts Victoria -  Community Arts Calendar

WestShore Municipalities - Events Calendar                  CityVibe  - Summer Outdoor Events            

Harbour Living - Events Calendar


Here is the list of non-instructional days or Pro D Days for the 2016 / 2017 school year:

Victoria - SD#61

Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016
Friday, February 24, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
To be chosen

Sooke - SD#62

Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Friday, November 25, 2016
Friday, January 9, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017

Saanich - SD#63

Friday, October 21, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Monday, January 30, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Friday, May 8, 2017

Kids learn to paddle, great summer courses and camps, in Victoria, BC
Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria BC
Local paddling fun, ages 8-13, great selection of summer courses, for Victoria kids