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Arts Umbrella Summer Camp Coming to Fraser River District August 12th

11 Jul


Arts Umbrella and Fraser River District, 8683 Kerr Street, have collaborated to bring an arts based summer camp to SE Vancouver.   The summer camp runs from Monday, August 12th to Friday, August 16th. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m.  Children will do drawing and painting until 10:45 a.m.   At 11:00 a.m., kids will use their imaginations and get creative with theatre games and drama until 12:15 pm.  This camp is designed for the  young Picassos and Shakespeares of the world and is geared to ages 6 – 9.  Cost is $240.  For more information, you can email or call 604-681-5268. To register, visit As with most summer camps, space is limited. Registration is recommended early.


Circus Camp For Kids At The PNE This Summer

11 Jul


Want to keep your kids occupied this summer? Why not hang with the circus? CircusWest is offering one week summers camps at the PNE.  The camps  are divided into two age groups 7 and up and then 5 and 6 year olds which make up the ‘little ones’.

Summer Camps for ages 7 and up will learn unicycle, juggling, acrobatics, trapeze, mini-tramp and more. Every Friday afternoon, the kids will demonstrate their new skills by performing in a showcase for friends and family.  Camp costs $340 for 5 full days plus an additional Gymnastics BC insurance fee of $15.

For the little one, they will also learn unicycle, juggling, acrobatics, trapeze, mini-tramp and more. As well on Friday, they will demonstrate their new skills for friends and family. The two camps are scheduled for July 29-August 2, run from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and cost $175. An additional Gymnastics BC insurance fee of $15.

Camps will be held in the  Garden Auditorium at the PNE  on July 8 to 12, 15 to 19, 22 to 26 and half-day mini camps July 29 to August 2. For more information or to register, visit CircusWest. Classes are filling up quickly with a wait list for some, but classes are also offered at some other locations in the Lower Mainland.

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