From art, drama and music to nature, science and athletics, the University of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of educational fun under the sun for kids of all ages! From campus activities to field trips, your kids will get plenty of fresh air and exercise as they make new friends in our hands-on, creative learning environments. Our camp leaders are qualified instructors - with many of them being former kids' camps participants themselves.
The Aspiring Young Artists Camps for Kids are age appropriate week-long day-camps designed to provide children who love arts activities with a safe, fun, exciting and creative atmosphere in which to enjoy their school break. Students will learn techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and sculpture. Daily outdoor time is a component of this flexible schedule.
Children 8 to 11 years participate in a rich program of daily field trips and nature study in and around Saskatoon. Kids will visit scientists, study rocks, fossils, plants, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and Saskatchewan Endangered Species, and then undertake environmentally friendly projects to help them! Camp size is limited to 12 campers, one junior leader (age: 12 to 17) and two instructors. Travel to off-campus sites is via 15-passenger van. Camp companions are Sniffles the Garter Snake, Sally & Mander the Tiger Salamanders, Batrick & Elizabat the Big Brown Bats (they're small).
For children aged three to six, these week-long half-day music camps explore cultures, animals,
songs and instruments. Daily crafts and outdoor activities are also included. Led by our early childhood music specialists, these camps are sure to delight young music makers.
Get ready to make some music! Toot your own horn in full band, small ensembles, private lessons and more. We have bands for young musicians in grades 5–12. Guaranteed to be the most fun all summer! Visit our website for more information.
Children’s Activity Camps, Dance Camps, Huskie Athletic Sport Camps and Hockey Schools, Human Performance Centre Programs, Programs for Special Needs and Aquatics Programs for Adults and Children. We have something for everyone this summer. Call us or get your copy of our brochure for details.
How does our past affect the world today? Students from grades five to nine will explore Canadian democracy and the links between Canada’s history and current events. History – venture through Canada’s past. Politics – craft legislation and create political parties. Citizenship – debate current issues and interact with local experts.
SCI-FI Science Camps promotes the love of science, engineering and technology to youth. Our camps for 5 to 14 year olds involve designing, building and experimenting with innovative hands-on projects in a fun atmosphere. We also offer camps in locations around the province. Visit our website to find out more about our bursary program, discounts and camp programs.
Experience a week of interactive science experiments, animal care and games centered around agriculture. Learn the science of food production, care for your own piglet and learn just how much fun agriculture can be. For more information, and to register, visit agbio.usask.ca.
Discover the wondrous world of acting! Creativity thrives during a fun-filled week of improvisation, characterization, voice and movement. For complete beginners as well as experienced young actors (ages 10 to 17). A highlight of each of the four weeklong camps will be a live performance for family and friends—a performance you help create, and, of course where you assume a starring role! Call us, or visit our website at www.artsandscience. See you on the stage!
Learn about the history, culture, art, mythology, and daily life of civilizations long ago! Come and explore the ancient world–from the Near East to Egypt, from Greece to Rome, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Children ages 6 to 12 will participate in week-long, full-day camps filled with games, crafts, tours, and activities that bring the past to life!
Huskie Athletic Sport Camps offer a variety of camps to young athletes that want to learn more about or further develop their skills in a particular sport. Huskie head coaches design the curriculum, hire the coaches and lead the instruction at camps. Participants will receive instruction from coaches who are known and respected throughout the province and the country for their abilities to work with elite athletes. Assistant instructors of the camps include Huskie assistant coaches, current or former Huskie Athletes as well as respected high school/club coaches from around the province. Instruction groups are kept small with a coach to athlete ratio of 10:1 or better. All instruction takes place in a sound educational environment. First aid and sports injury management services are accessible and are provided if necessary.
Map camp is designed to increase children’s understanding and curiosity about the world around them. Open to ages 8-12, this week long day camp includes one day at the Children’s Discovery Museum and will introduce children to basic mapping, navigation, and physical geography concepts in a fun and encouraging environment. Daily activities will vary but involve creating and using maps in a variety of settings, learning about and exploring the Saskatchewan landscape, using geography concepts creatively, and being involved in active outdoor games.