A smiling Mini U child playing in a bouncy castle.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not able to run a number of our recreation and special interest programs. We do hope to see them back on the menu next year!


Summer 2021 camp dates

  • Three Mini U students being introduced to a live barn owl during an all about animals program.

    All About Animals

    (AGES 5-7)

    Animal lovers will be wild about this camp! You will learn where animals live, what they eat, how long they have been around for and how they survive. Have fun through interactive activities and games.

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader 

    Weeks Offered: 2, 4, 6, 8

    Price: $260 

  • Two Mini U kids colouring at a table.

    Crafty Kids

    (AGES 5-7)

    If you love all things crafty, this is the camp for you. Improve your skills in drawing and painting. Try splatter painting, sculpture and more! Participants will have some take-home projects at the end of the week. Please bring a large shirt to protect your clothes. 

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader 

    Weeks Offered: 2, 4, 6, 8

    Price: $260 

     

  • Mini U kids and a leader in a Dinosaur Discovery class.

    Dinosaur Discovery

    (AGES 5-7)

    Take a trip back to prehistoric times when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Learn how a T. Rex hunted through challenges tracking light and movement. See how fossils were made and then go out and dig them up yourself! You will also get to visit the Ed Leith Cretaceous Menagerie right here on campus to see some massive fossils first hand.

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leader

    Weeks Offered: 1, 3, 5*, 7,

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

     

  • Mini U kids cheering each other on as they play.

    Fun, Sport and Fitness PLUS

    (Ages 5-7)

    Explore a variety of sports and have fun in a non-competitive environment. Each day includes one hour of science adventure and one hour of cool crafts. Learn about basic skill development, fair play, teamwork and participation.

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader 

    Weeks Offered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5*, 6, 7, 8

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

  • Mini U kids stand in front of a basketball net.

    Mini Bisons Basketball I

    (Ages 5-7)

    Mini Bisons Basketball I is designed to provide an introduction to basketball through fun, high quality and developmentally appropriate programming and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development. Our programs will be created and coached by Bisons student-athletes.

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes

    Weeks Offered: 3, 6

    Price: $260 

  • Kids and their Mini U leader getting ready to go on the ice.

    Bisons learn to skate

    (Ages 5-7)

    Lessons will focus on the fundamentals of skating (forward skating, stopping, starting, turning, backwards skating) combining movement oriented activities and games to encourage fun through learning. Children must be able to stand independently on the ice without assistance. 

    Participants are required to bring their own skates, CSA-approved helmets (full face mask recommended) and thick mitts or hockey gloves. 

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes

    Weeks Offered: 1, 5*

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

  • young boy playing volleyball

    Mini Bisons Volleyball I

    (Ages 5-7)

    Mini Bisons Volleyball I is designed to provide an introduction to volleyball through fun, high quality and developmentally appropriate programming and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development. Our programs will be created and coached by Bisons student-athletes

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes

    Weeks Offered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5*

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

     

  • Kids playing in a gymnasium.

    Mini Gym

    (Ages 5-7)

    Keep your body moving all day long. Program focuses on gymnastics elements like cartwheels, forward and backward rolls, and balance beam activities, and is combined with fun jungle gym activities throughout the day. Get instruction in movement and motor skills like throwing, catching, hopping and more!

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach

    Weeks Offered: 1, 4, 8

    Price: $260

  • Kids playing a game of hockey.

    Mini Bisons Hockey I

    (Ages 5-7)

    Mini Bisons Hockey I is designed to provide an introduction to hockey through fun, high-quality and developmentally appropriate training, programming, and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development. Our programs will be created and coached by Bisons student-athletes. 

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes

    Weeks Offered: 2, 3, 7

    Price: $300

  • A Mini U participant holds a soccer ball.

    Mini Bisons Soccer I

    (Ages 5-7)

    Mini Bisons Soccer I is designed to provide an introduction to soccer through fun, high-quality and developmentally appropriate training, programming, and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development. Our programs will be created and coached by Bisons student-athletes.

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes 

    Weeks Offered: 2, 7, 8

    Price: $260

  • A group of children sitting outside in the grass together.

    Science Alliance

    (Ages 5-7)

    Throughout the week, perform exciting experiments in a variety of hands-on activities. Learn about rockets, fossil formation, chemical reactions, and more!

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader 

    Weeks Offered: 1, 3, 5*, 7

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

  • Three Mini U kids dressed as superheroes with masks and capes.

    Superheroes in Training

    (Ages 5-7)

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No…it’s Superheroes in Training camp! Explore what it takes to be a superhero. Climb like Spiderman, run like The Flash and leap like Superman. Sharpen your leadership skills while discovering how the Avengers and Justice League work as a team and use their strengths for good. Create your very own superhero/heroine identity and make your own take-home costume!

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader  

    Weeks Offered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5*, 6, 7, 8

    Price: $260 ($208 *short week)

Recreation

**Due to Covid-19 restrictions, some of our loved recreation games and activities (indicated with **) will not be available for Summer 2021. We look forward to a full return of our camp menu and games for Summer 2022!

  • Adaptives**
  • Bean Bag Zoo with Giant Jenga 
  • Buckets!
  • Dodgeball
  • Eggstavagant Eggs
  • Frogs LOGS
  • Giant Soccer
  • Giant Twister**
  • Hoppers
  • Kanga-Sacs**
  • Kinect 4
  • Mini Basketball and Parachute
  • Mini Bouncer**
  • Mini Circus
  • Mini Leadership
  • New Age Kurling (NAK)
  • Noodle Time
  • Pinguard
  • Ricochet Ball
  • Rubber Chicken
  • Scatterball
  • Scoops
  • Soccer 
  • Spelunker**  
  • Swamp Thang
  • Swimming**
  • Team Walk**
  • Topple Tubes
  • Track Pack
  • Yard Games 

 

Leadership opportunities

  • Making new friends 
  • Sharing your ideas 
  • Learning how to be part of a team 
  • Being creative 
  • Collecting leadership cards 
  • Learning to solve problems 
  • Assisting your leader