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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 (8-11)
Archery, Fencing, Racquetball            
Badminton Basketball Combo          
Ball Hockey          
Bring it on Broadway!            
Cheerleading II          
Coding for Kids        
Dodgeball II
Draw, Paint, Create            
Field Trip Camp
Girlzone (8-11)            
Glow in the Dark (8-11)
Golf              
Junior Creators    
Junior Scientists
Kids in the Kitchen
Lead with Lego    
Mini Bisons Basketball II         
Mini Bisons Soccer II        
Mini Bisons Track and Field II            
Mini Bisons Volleyball II        
Outdoor Adventures II 
Rhythmic Gymnastics          
Robotics
Sport Sampler II
SUP + Watersports      
Wall Climbing II

Due to facility upgrades will will be unable to offer ice programs as a part of our 2022 summer camp experience.  

 

 

 

  • children and coach pictured outdoors on soccer field
  • Mini Bisons Soccer II

    Instructor: Bisons student-athletes, with mentorship and curriculum development support, provided by Bisons Soccer head coach Vanessa Martinez Lagunas
    Hours/Day: 2 Soccer; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 3, 4, 5, 7, 9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Mini Bisons Soccer II program details

Mini Bisons Soccer II is designed to build on skills learned in Mini Bisons I (but previous soccer experience is not necessary). With program development and coaching by Bisons student-athletes, participants will engage in fun, high quality and developmentally appropriate training, programming, and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development.

  • Teams playing basketball in a gymnasium.
  • Mini Bisons Basketball II

    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, 7, 8, 9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Mini Bisons Basketball II program details

Mini Bisons Basketball II is designed to build on skills learned in Mini Bisons I (but previous basketball experience is not necessary). With program development and coaching by Bisons student-athletes, participants will engage in fun, high quality and developmentally appropriate training, programming, and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development.

  • A Mini U junior dribbles a basketball during a game.
  • Badminton and Basketball Combination

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leaders
    Hours/Day: 4 Sport; 2 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1, 3, 6, 8
    Price: $260

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Badminton and Basketball Combination program details

In a recreational environment, participants will develop their shooting, passing, dribbling, serving, and rallying skills while building agility and endurance. Instruction will focus on the fundamentals of badminton and basketball and incorporate the opportunity to learn new organizational and team-building skills. All equipment will be provided but you may also bring your own.

  • girl playing volleyball
  • Mini Bisons Volleyball II

    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, 2, 4, 5, 7
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Mini Bisons Volleyball II program details

With program development and coaching by Bisons student-athletes, participants will engage in fun, high quality and developmentally appropriate training, programming, and coaching as part of a holistic approach to long-term athlete development.

  • A little girl wearing hockey equipment.
  • Ball Hockey

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Hockey; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8
    Price: $260

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Ball hockey program details

Can’t get enough of hockey? Looking to keep your on-ice skills fresh while enjoying the summer sun? Coached by experienced hockey players, this camp covers the basic techniques, positioning and strategies through drills, games and scrimmages.  Hockey sticks will be provided but participants may bring their own.

  • Several children racing each other on an indoor running track.
  • Mini Bisons Track and Field II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Track; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 3, 6, 7
    Price: $260

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Mini Bisons Track and Field II program details

Step into the blocks and sprint to the finish line! Develop your skills as you explore all the events of track and field. Learn about running, jumping and throwing in an active and games-oriented environment. Take part in a mock track meet at the end of the week to test out your new skills.

  • A Mini U junior raising her bow and aiming towards her target.
  • Archery, Fencing and Racquetball Combination

    Instructor: Sport Manitoba trained staff
    Hours/Day: 4-6 AFR; 0-2 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 4, 6, 8
    Price: $260

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Archery, Fencing and Racquetball Combination program details

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.

  • A group of junior cheerleaders stretch before practice.
  • Cheerleading II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 3 Cheer; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 3, 5, 7, 9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Cheerleading II program details

Take your cheerleading to the next level! Build off basic tumbling, pyramids and stunts combined with gymnastics and dance techniques.

  • Players rush to grab the dodgeballs during a dodgeball game.
  • Dodgeball II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 2 Dodgeball; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Dodgeball II program details

 

A Mini U favourite! Learn new and exciting ways to play dodgeball. You learn throwing, catching and dodging techniques while developing an understanding of teamwork and fair play.

  • A group of Mini U juniors and their leaders posing for a group photo in a dark room with neon glowing t-shirts.
  • Glow in the Dark

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 2 Glow; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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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 golf bag sits on the fairway, displaying the tools of the trade.
  • Golf

    Instructor: Glen Sirkis, PGA Golf Professional and multiple MB Junior Leader of the Year Award Winner.
    Hours/Day: Varies
    Dates: Weeks 4 and 8
    Price: $290

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Golf program details

This summer, learn from a certified PGA pro golf professional! Learn the basics of the game on the golf course and driving range while having fun along the way. Throughout the week receive instruction at St. Vital Golf Centre and then put your skills to work on a course.  Receive a video analysis of your swing to help maximize your driving, chipping and putting. Golf clubs and balls will be provided but participants may bring their own.

  • A group of kids playing with colourful rhythmic gymnastics ribbons.
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 3 Rhythmic; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8
    Price: $260

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Rhythmic Gymnastics II program details

Experience the world of rhythmic gymnastics, whether you’re a beginner or advanced. Groups will be divided according to age and ability. Receive basic instruction in rope, hoop, ball, clubs, ribbon and scarves.

  • Opposing teams playing a game of soccer.
  • Sports Sampler II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 4 Sport; 2 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

    Register now

Sports Sampler II program details

Are you a sports enthusiast who loves being active, having fun, and trying new things? Get to know basketball, soccer, track and field, floor hockey, archery and more! You will also receive a daily dose of our classic Mini U recreational games and activities for two hours per day.

  • Mini U leaders and junior program participants stand up paddle boarding on a lake.
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding and Water Sports

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leaders
    Hours/Day: 2-3 SUP; 4-3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
    Price: $290

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Stand Up Paddleboarding and Water Sports program details

If you have a love for water and adventure, pack your bathing suit and let’s go! Join us for a full week of exciting water sports that take place on and off campus. Experience a variety of water-based activities such as stand-up paddling, kayaking, canoeing and inner tube water polo in a fun and safe environment.

  • A child scales the climbing wall.
  • Wall Climbing II

    Instructor: Qualified climbing leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Climb; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Wall Climbing II program details

Tackle a 1,500-square-foot climbing facility located in the Active Living Centre. It’s 50 feet long and 40 feet high! 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

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 2 Gaming; 4 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

Active Gamers program details

Join this action-packed week of fun physical activities and video games. Learn how strategies acquired in video games can be applied to the physical activities you play throughout the day. Get ready to get your game on with the latest systems from Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo.

  • Three Mini U participants on stage during a group performance.
  • Bring it on Broadway

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Broadway; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 4, 8
    Price: $260

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Bring it on Broadway program details

 

Step onto the big stage if you have a flair for the performing arts! Learn about music, acting and choreography. Discover how our bodies work to create sound and expression. Vocal experience is not required but participants must be excited about singing and performing.

  • A Mini U junior coding in a computer lab.
  • Coding for Kids

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader, typically from the Department of Computer Science.
    Hours/Day: 3 Coding; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Coding for Kids program details

If you have an active imagination and an interest in computers then come and learn to code with us. Get to know the fundamentals of programming using the drag and drop program Scratch. Create your own interactive stories, animated adventures, creative comics and games. Previous experience with coding is not required.

  • A child colouring at a desk.
  • Draw, Paint, Create

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Art; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 6, 8
    Price: $260

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Draw, Paint, Create program details

Explore your creativity and express yourself. Learn about art mediums like drawing, painting and more! Smocks may not be available so please bring a large shirt to protect your clothes.

  • A child climbs a climbing wall during a field trip.
  • Field Trip Camp

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leaders
    Hours/Day: 3 Field Trip; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $290, $232 (Short week)

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Field Trip Camp program details

Keep active with us this summer while visiting some of Winnipeg’s fun and exciting destinations. You’ll experience four outings throughout the week which may include activities such as laser tag, a ninja and parkour gym, active gaming, bowling, fun park amusement centre and more! While on campus at Mini U, you will be participating in various recreational activities as well as a team building activity that will have you competing in challenges across campus. More specific information regarding your outings will be sent out the week prior to your camp starting.

  • Four Mini U juniors pose together for a photo.
  • Girlzone: Educate, Empower, Express

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Class; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1, 5, 7
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Girlzone: Educate, Empower, Express program details

In a safe and supportive environment, develop and grow into an expressive, confident mover and thinker. Learn about topics like leadership, healthy living, yoga and more! This program is designed for participants who identify as female.

  • A child builds a tower out of interlocking wooden blocks.
  • Junior Creators

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader, typically from the Faculty of Architecture.
    Hours/Day: 3 Create; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Junior Creators program details

Learn about famous designers and innovators, their approaches and inspirations and how the built world comes together. Witness 3D printing and laser cutting firsthand in the Architecture FABLab. Take part in design exercises and learn how to create your own unique structures with custom parts cut by a laser cutter! Participants will take home two objects, both assembled and created by their own action.

  • A group of junior science program participants talking.
  • Junior Scientists

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader, typically form the Faculty of Science.
    Hours/Day: 3 Science; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Junior Scientists program details

Come explore the exciting world of science through fun and interactive hands-on experiments. Learn about various themes in chemistry and physics with an emphasis on exploration and scientific discovery. All experiments and activities will take place in a university science lab!

  • Kids preparing and cutting vegetables in a kitchen.
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader, typically from the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences.
    Hours/Day: 3 Kitchen; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $290, $208 (Short week)

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Kids in the Kitchen program details

Learn to become a leader in the kitchen! Better understand kitchen safety, techniques for proper food handling, how to follow a recipe and more! Transform healthy ingredients into delicious snacks, baked goods and savoury meals. Participants will be assembling a recipe book that can be taken home at the end of the week. Our menu for the week will be set prior to your first day of camp. All recipes prepared will be nut-free. Please visit our website for our full menu and a list of ingredients that will be used. Families must inform us of any food allergies or dietary restrictions a minimum of 10 days prior to your first day in the kitchen. We may not be able to accommodate all requests.

  • A group of juniors sit at a table playing with Lego.
  • Lead with Lego

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Lego; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Lead with Lego program details

Build your leadership qualities one brick at a time! Leadership activities and team building games go a long way in increasing productivity and achieving overall growth. Enjoy the newest LEGO™ themes like Ninjago™, City™ and Superheroes™ while taking part in hands-on, challenging communication and teamwork activities throughout the week!

  • A group of Mini U juniors with their leaders walking outside.
  • Outdoor Adventures II

    Instructor Qualified Mini U Programs leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Outdoor; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, $208 (Short week)

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Outdoor Adventures II program details

If you have a passion for the great outdoors then this camp is for you! Spend the week visiting various green spaces such as La Barriere Park, Kings Park and Birds Hill Provincial Park. Learn about the Leave No Trace Principles, tent building, Manitoba wildlife and vegetation and wilderness survival all while learning leadership skills involving teamwork, communication and responsibility.

  • A child sits at a desk surrounded by robotics in a computer lab.
  • Robotics

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs classroom leader
    Hours/Day: 3 Robotics; 3 Rec
    Dates: Weeks 1-9
    Price: $260, 2$08 (Short week)

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Robotics program details

Explore the world of robotics using our EV3 LEGO Mindstorm™ kits! You’ll design, build and program your robot to compete in mini challenges throughout the week. 

Fall and Winter Camps

  • A beginner hockey player sits on the ice in full mask, hockey gloves, and jersey.
  • Bisons Learn to Skate II

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Bisons Learn to Skate II program details

This program is ideal for beginner hockey players, ringette players and recreational ice skaters. Lessons will focus on the fundamentals of skating: forward skating, stopping, starting, turning and backwards skating. Learn to Skate combines movement-oriented activities and games to encourage fun through learning.

Children must be able to stand independently on the ice without assistance. CSA-approved helmets are required. Full facemasks, thick gloves and pants are strongly recommended.

  • children playing basketball
  • Junior Bisons Mini-Basketball II

    Instructor: Bisons coaching staff and Bisons student-athletes

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Junior Bisons Mini-Basketball II program details

Designed by our Bisons head coaches, the Mini-Basket program allows children to play the game in a focused environment suited to the development of their physical, mental and basketball skills by instituting long-term athlete development (LTAD) modifications to the adult game. With high repetitions and touches, it is player-oriented with the emphasis is on skill development in combination with the teaching and loading of actions. 

  • A junior program participant runs through soccer practice drills.
  • Junior Bisons Soccer Academy

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Junior Bisons Soccer Academy program details

This program uses a holistic approach towards player development  and integrates the pillars of soccer including technical, tactical, physical and psycho-social components.

The Junior Bisons Soccer Academy will be overseen by the Bisons women’s soccer varsity coaches Vanessa Martinez Lagunas (UEFA Pro License) and William Rosales (CSA A License Candidate). Current and former Bisons athletes and assistant coaches will also be involved in leading training sessions.

  • girl playing volleyball
  • Junior Bisons Mini Volleyball II

    Instructors: Bisons coaching staff and student-athletes

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Junior Bisons Mini Volleyball II program details

Mini-Volley is an approach of initiating people to the game of volleyball. The traditional game is adapted to the specific needs and abilities of the participants. These adaptations include varying the number of players, altering the court size, adjusting the height of the net and using bigger and lighter balls. The objective of these adaptations is to encourage learning, promote success and increase the enjoyment for the participants. When the game is properly adapted for the age and abilities of the participants, they experience more success and enjoy the activity.

  • Opposing teams playing a game of soccer.
  • Sport Sampler II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs leaders

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Sport Sampler II program details

Are you a sports enthusiast who loves being active, having fun, and trying new things? You will participate in sports like basketball, soccer, track and field, floor hockey, archery* and more! You’ll also receive a daily dose of our classic Mini U recreational games and activities for two hours per day.

Due to COVID-19 health restrictions, we will not be able to offer archery as part of Sport Sampler for 2021.

  • A child scales the climbing wall.
  • Wall Climbing II

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Wall Climbing II program details

Tackle a 1,500 square-foot climbing wall located in the Active Living Centre. It's 50 feet long and 40 feet high! Learn safety procedures, knot-tying techniques, bouldering and climbing communication in a fun and safe indoor environment.

  • Children running in a gymnasium.
  • Mini Bisons II Run Club

    2022 - 2023 information coming soon!

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Mini Bisons II Run Club program details

On your mark, get set, go! Register for this new running program to learn about sprinting, distance running and everything in between. Our coaches will teach you the best techniques, pace control, nutrition and goal setting leading up to a mock time trial to help prepare you for the upcoming running season.

March 28-April 1, 2022 Spring Break Camps

  • Players rush to grab the dodgeballs during a dodgeball game.
  • Dodgeball II

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 2 Dodgeball; 4 Rec
    Price: $260

Dodgeball II program details

A Mini U favourite! Learn new and exciting ways to play dodgeball. You learn throwing, catching and dodging techniques while developing an understanding of teamwork and fair play.

  • A group of Mini U juniors and their leaders posing for a group photo in a dark room with neon glowing t-shirts.
  • Glow in the Dark

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs Coach
    Hours/Day: 2 Glow; 4 Rec
    Price: $260

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.

  • Opposing teams playing a game of soccer.
  • Sports Sampler

    Instructor: Qualified Mini U Programs coach
    Hours/Day: 4 Sport; 2 Rec
    Price: $260

Sport Sampler program details

Are you a sports enthusiast who loves being active, having fun, and trying new things? Get to know basketball, soccer, track and field, floor hockey, archery and more! You will also receive a daily dose of our classic Mini U recreational games and activities for two hours per day.

  • A child scales the climbing wall.
  • Wall Climbing

    Instructor: Qualified climbing leader

    Hours/Day: 2 Climbing; 4 Rec

    Price: $260

Wall climbing program details

Tackle a 1,500-square-foot climbing facility located in the Active Living Centre. It’s 50 feet long and 40 feet high! Learn safety procedures, knot-tying techniques, bouldering and climbing communication in a fun and safe indoor environment.

8-11 Experience

Recreation Activities

  • 2Beez Leadership
  • 9 Square in the Air 
  • Adaptives
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bounce Blast 
  • Broomball
  • Clash of the Camps
  • Co-operative games 
  • Cricket
  • Disc Golf
  • DiscBonk
  • Dodgeball
  • Drive N Dunk
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Flag football
  • Floor hockey
  • Floor ringette
  • Handball
  • Hungry Hippos
  • Junior Bouncer
  • Junior leadership
  • Kan Jam
  • Lacrosse
  • Omnikin
  • Paddle Zlam
  • Pinguard
  • Poull Ball
  • Racquetball
  • Scatterball
  • Scoops
  • Scooter hockey
  • Soccer baseball
  • Spikeball and Spikeball Rookie
  • Sport Showdown
  • Swimming
  • Swamp Thang
  • Tchoukball
  • Topple Tubes
  • Touch Rugby
  • Track Pack
  • Trashketball
  • Triple Ball Blitz 
  • Tug-o-War
  • Ultimate Frisbee

 

Leadership Skill Building

  • Forming meaningful relationships 
  • Helping to build successful teams 
  • Collecting leadership cards 
  • Being creative 
  • Helping to lead Minis through activities 
  • Assisting leaders in providing leadership during games and activities