Okanagan summer fun for kids and youth? Look no further than BGC Okanagan
From field trips, photography, sports camps and learning culinary skills to fun STEM camps – BGC Okanagan has a wide variety of fun activities to keep your kids busy all summer.
Here are our top picks for Okanagan summer fun (click here to see more!):
*Please visit our registration page to view which camps are available at the Club nearest you*
DIY Tuesdays is where kids ages 7 to 12 years old will learn simple culinary techniques with hands-on learning and then sample the delicious recipes after! Thrilling Thursday’s takes kids out for an evening of rock climbing, gym play, geocaching, adventure and fun. (Please note these camps are in Vernon only. Culinary programs are also offered out of our Rutland and Penticton Clubs)
Looking to try a new sport? Or, an opportunity to practice skills? Our sports camps are spent practicing and playing the sport, as well as participating in fun games, activities and outings that are sports-themed to give your child a well-balanced day of fun. Some of our BGC Okanagan Clubs offer golf camps to learn all aspects of the sport and fill out the day with Frisbee golf, croquet and more. Other sport camps include racquet sports (tennis and pickleball), Fishing Fridays, and Jays Care Rookie League (baseball)
Creative Kids Camps
Our creative camps are focused on sparking your child’s interest in the arts. The Creative Kids all day camp provides an introduction to theatre and art through various hands-on activities and games. Art Camp give kids an opportunity to explore painting, sculpting, cartooning and mixed media. The final week includes a showcase of all our art projects!
Explorers and Adventurers
Kids signed up for Okanagan Explorers can expect to enjoy the great outdoors of the Okanagan as we explore parks, hiking trails, nature areas while participating in land-based learnings through various games and activities. Adventure Daytrips are for kids ages six to 12 years old that want to have fun and participate in exciting activities during out trips in and around our communities.
Leaders In Training
This program focuses on building leadership skills and self-esteem in youth, while providing a fun summer experience. Our LIT program offers participants an opportunity to give back to others and gain a sense of responsibility. The group will participate in various activities and projects throughout the summer to foster leadership skills and positive self-esteem.
These popular three-day themed camps include activities and outings planned on a weekly theme such as art camp, science camp, detectives and spies and more! Join us for Nature Kids, Jr. Engineers, Gardening and DIY Projects, Detectives and Spies, Photography, Summer Camp Bonanza, Mixed Media Makers, Cool Moves, Kid Food Nation 2.0 or the World of Water!
Early Years Camps
Based out of our Webber Road Club in West Kelowna, kids ages three to five years old can participate in these fun summer mini camps. The two-hour programs have a different theme each week ranging from Bugs, Slugs and Creepy Crawlies, Pirates, Space Adventure Camp to Dinosaur Camp.
Visit our registration page at bgco.ca/forms to view our recreation guides for your nearest Club and to register.