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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.

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Upcoming Family Events:

July 4th | Naval & Military Museum | CFB Esquimalt - Read more...

July 4th | CRD Nature Outing | Island View Beach Regional Park - Read more...

July 8th | Outdoor Movie - Lego | Esquimalt Parks and Recreation - Read more...

July 9th | Neighourhood Nights | Juan de Fuca Rec Centre - Read more...

July 11th | Campfire Stories | Island View Beach Regional Park - Read more...

July 12th | Strawberry Festival | Beaver Lake Park - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Mountain Bike Camp | July 20th - 24th | Hartland Landfill

Beginners - Take your riding ability to the next level with our professionally certified coaches and an intensive week of instructional lessons, epic guided rides, bike maintenance and safety, trail-building sessions with SIMBS and more, all with a 1:6 coach-to-rider ratio!


SPCA Summer Camps | July 27th - 31st | SPCA - Victoria Branch

Campers are immersed in animal-themed activities and are challenged, in fun and engaging ways, to learn about responsible animal care, discover fascinating new animal facts and develop positive, respectful relationships between people, animals and nature.


French Language Camps | July 27th - 31st | University of Victoria

These on-campus sessions, conducted in French, are intended for children who have completed at least kindergarten and at most grade four in French Immersion or in a Francophone school. Our experienced staff is committed to encouraging the exclusive use of French at all times, fostering creativity, promoting discovery and learning in a fun and safe environment. 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, October 23, 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