Welcome to Strathcona County's summer camps! Our recreation and culture summer camp programs are available as half day and full day camps and feature both indoor and outdoor opportunities.

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Summer camp programs

Our summer camps include programs for performing arts, visual arts, preschool, child, youth & teen sport camps, swimming and outdoor pursuits at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.

There are two convenient ways for you to browse our available camps:


Summer camp guidelines

Preschool/young child camps

  • For your child's best experience we suggest they are fully toilet trained. Parents will be contacted by telephone to attend to any changing needs.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre camps

  • Bussing is included for all full-day camps at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. The bus departs at 8:30 a.m. from the Sherwood Park Arena, and returns at 4:30 p.m.

All camps

  • All classes begin and end promptly at the times indicated for each program.
  • Programs operate regardless of weather. Instructors will inform parents of outdoor activities. Please dress your child accordingly for outdoor activities.
  • Parents/guardians are required to sign children in and out each day.
  • Half day camps: send a nut-free light snack and a water bottle for your child. 
  • Full day camps: pack nut-free snacks and a lunch and a water bottle for your child.
    • All lunch hours are supervised.
  • Bring clean rubber-soled and close-toed shoes for indoor sessions. 
    • For health and safety reasons, bare feet, flip flops and sandals are not permitted. 
  • We request that your child wear weather permitting and protective clothing and that sunscreen and/or insect repellent be applied to your child prior to class.
  • Clearly label all of your child's belongings.
  • All electronic games and devices should be left at home.
  • Parents will need to complete all applicable forms.

Children with medication or special needs

If your child has a special medical need, advance notice allows instructors to plan appropriately to offer inclusive and accessible programs. Please call our administration office at 780-467-2211 and they will contact the program supervisor to work with you for your child's best experience.

Pre and post-care

Full day summer camps offer pre and post-care for 30 minutes. Pre and post-care is not available for half-day camps.


Summer camp forms

Parents/guardians must complete:

Please bring completed forms with you to the first day of your camp. If you plan to fill out the forms in-person, please arrive early on the first day of camp.

Children with allergies or medication

If your child has a severe allergy or requires medication*, please also fill out the severe allergy form (32.2 KB) . Children with EpiPens are required to carry one throughout the duration of the program/camp.

*Please indicate medication that your child requires during camp time. Our camp staff cannot administer any medications to children.

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Last updated: Thursday, June 02, 2022
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