Summer camps

SUMMER CAMPS AT-A-GLANCE

  Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9
  July 4-8 July 11-15 July 18-22 July 25-29 Aug 2-5 Aug 8-12 Aug 15-19 Aug 22-26 Aug 29-Sept 2
                   
Active Gamers Level-Up!    
Archery, Fencing, Racquetball (12+)              
Artist Studio              
Becoming a Mini U Leader  
Coding with Minecraft and Roblox          
Create an App      √      
Dodgeball III              
Girlzone (12+)              
Glow in the Dark      
Golf                
Lacrosse/Ball Hockey            
Move-U    
Outdoor Adventures III        
Recreation Basketball (Co-ed)              
Recreation Soccer (Co-Ed)              
Recreation Volleyball (Co-Ed)              
Senior Creators              
Sport Sampler III              
Wall Climbing III
  • A junior program participant dribbles a basketball attempting to get past her opponent.
  • Rec Basketball 

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes, with mentorship and curriculum development support, provided by Bisons Basketball head coaches Kirby Schepp and Michele Sung
    Hours/Day: 2 Basketball; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 5
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Rec Basketball (co-ed) program details

Experienced U SPORTS athletes lead you through drills, competitions, and daily scrimmages to help improve your play. Learn shooting, passing, dribbling, offensive and defensive strategies and conditioning. Our coaches emphasize transitional situations and advanced shooting techniques.

  • Three girls from the Mini U Senior Program during volleyball
  • Rec Volleyball 

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes, with mentorship and curriculum development support provided by Bisons Volleyball head coaches Ken Bentley and Arnd Ludwig.
    Hours/Day: 2 Volleyball; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 3, 7
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Rec Volleyball (co-ed) program details

Bisons student-athletes will lead you through drills, daily scrimmages and mini competitions to help build on your volleyball skills. You will learn offensive and defensive strategies and systems, approach, attacking, blocking, hitting, setting, serving and passing. End the week by implementing your skills at the The Beach Volleyball Centre.

  • Kids practice their fencing techniques with each other.
  • Archery, Fencing and Racquetball

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Sport Manitoba trained staff
    Hours/Day: 4 Sport; 2 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 9
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Archery, Fencing and Racquetball program details

It’s back! Get the opportunity to try these three sports in a fun and safe environment. Learn sport specific skills from experienced players in archery, fencing and racquetball while developing an understanding of fair play.

  • Two kids with glowing neon clothing under the black lights.
  • Glow in the Dark

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 2 Glow; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
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Glow in the Dark program details

Black lights, neon decals and glow in the dark paint will light the way in this exciting camp. Join us for a week filled with fun games and activities all played under our black lights! End the week with glow in the dark bowling at Dakota Bowling Lanes. Each participant will receive a special glow in the dark t-shirt to take home.

  • A girl climbing the climbing wall in the advanced climbing skills class.
  • Wall Climbing III

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Qualified climbing leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Climb; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
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Wall Climbing III program details

Climb to new heights! You will learn about the fundamentals of wall climbing such as safety, rope work, communication skills and belaying. Come out and have fun learning as certified leaders teach you to climb to new heights.

  • Two Mini U juniors play a video game with their leader.
  • Active Gamers: Level Up!

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Gaming; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
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Active Gamers: Level Up! program details

Unleash your gaming skills with all the latest systems from Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo.  Acquire leadership skills through gaming and put them into play with physical activities. 

  • A senior Mini U participant working with other Mini U kids.
  • Becoming a Mini U Leader

    Age: 13-16
    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Lead; 3 Rec
    Dates - 2 Week Program: Weeks 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
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Become a Mini U Leader program details

Be a leader at Mini U and Junior Bisons Programs! Develop your skills in the areas of responsibility, behaviour management and goal setting and get a powerful glimpse into what it takes to be a leader on the Mini U team. Receive hands-on training through an in-depth orientation that includes learning behaviour management techniques, customer service, creating games for kids and teamwork. During the first week, our leaders will prepare you to lead at Mini U and Junior Bisons Programs. During the second week, you’ll work alongside a Mini U mentor and assist with leading one of our summer camps. After the program has been completed, you will have the chance to volunteer at our programs!

  • A group of kids and their leaders getting ready to go canoeing.
  • Outdoor Adventures III

    Age: 12-14
    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Outdoor; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
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​​​​​​​Outdoor Adventures III program details

Explore and experience La Barriere Park, Kings Park and Birds Hill Provincial Park! Learn about wilderness survival and first aid, Manitoba wildlife and vegetation, knot tying and fire safety all while learning leadership skills involving teamwork, communication and responsibility. Discover how fulfilling it is to be a leader in the great outdoors!

Junior Bisons Summer Camps

  • Junior Bisons logo
  • Junior Bisons

    We will be offering various day-time, high-performance training opportunities in volleyball, basketball and soccer.

    Age: 12-18

    Visit the Junior Bisons website for full program details.

Fall, Winter and Spring Programs

  • wall climbing
  • Wall Climbing III

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leaders

    Dates:  April 15-June 17, 2023
    Days:   Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
    Price:  $312

    Register here

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  • Junior Bisons

    We will be offering various programs in volleyball, basketball, soccer, track and field and swimming. 

    Age: 12-18

    Visit the Junior Bisons website for full program and club details.

    Junior Bisons website

March 27-31, 2023 Spring Break Camps

  • Climbing
  • Wall Climbing III

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs Coaches

    Hours/Day:  2 Climbing; 4 Rec
    Price:  $286

     

    Register here

12+ Experience

Leadership Skill Building

  • Mentoring young campers 
  • Building relationships 
  • Collecting leadership cards 
  • Developing teamwork skills 
  • Increasing communication skills 

Self Sign Out

Participants of Mini U Programs and Junior Bisons who are at least twelve years of age can be granted permission to sign themselves out of camp at 4:00 PM each day with the preauthorization from a guardian. Please see this form for authorization.