Summer camps

Summer Camp Dates 2023

SUMMER CAMPS 2023 AT-A-GLANCE

  Week 1* Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6* Week 7 Week 8 Week 9
2023 July 4-7 July 10-14 July 17-21 July 24-28 July 31-Aug 4 Aug 8-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25 Aug 28- Sept 1
                   
Active Gamers Level-Up! 16204 16206 16207 16208 16209 16205 16210 16211 16212
Archery, Fencing, Racquetball   15950              
Becoming a Mini U Leader 16120 16121 16122 16123  
Glow in the Dark 16124 16364 16125 16365 16126 16366 16127 16367 16368
Rec Basketball          16128     16129  
Rec Volleyball 16130     16131          
Outdoor Adventures III 16132   16133   16134   16135   16136
Wall Climbing III 16137 16138 16139 16140 16141 16142 16143 16144 16145
  • 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 5, 8
    Price: $286 

     

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Rec Basketball 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 1*, 4
    Price: $286 (Short Week* $228.80)

     

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Rec Volleyball 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.

  • 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: Week 2
    Price: $286

     

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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 1*, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6*, 7, 8, 9
    Price: $286 (Short Week* $228.80)

     

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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! 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*, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6*, 7, 8, 9
    Price: $286 (Short Week* $228.80)

     

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Wall Climbing III program details

Participants will tackle a1500-square-foot climbing wall in the Active Living Centre for one hour per day and spend one hour per day on our bouldering wall which features our brand new kilter board. Learn safety procedures, knot-tying techniques, bouldering and climbing communication in a fun and safe indoor environment.

  • 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 1*, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6*, 7, 8, 9
    Price: $286 (Short Week* $228.80)

     

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Active Gamers: Level Up! program details

Unleash your gaming skills with all the latest systems from Xbox, PlayStation, Meta 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
    Price: $330 (Short Week* $297)

     

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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!

  • Outdoor III
  • 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
    Price: $286 (Short Week* $228.80)

     

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​​​​​​​Outdoor Adventures III program details

Explore and experience on-campus green spaces and Kings 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.

    Junior Bisons Summer Information 

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

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Wall Climbing III program details

Advanced Climbing Skills are designed to help climbers with experience on the wall to continue to develop their skills. The focus of this program will be on intermediate to advanced techniques while teaching you what it takes to train for a competition. Participants will be encouraged to set longer term goals for themselves and be taught strategies for achieving these goals.

  • junior bisons logo
  • 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

     

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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.