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Camps Updates

Apr. 7 - Registration for Summer camp programs is open! (Select "2022 Spring/Summer Term" from the list of options along the left-hand side). View the schedule to help you plan your summer.

We can help keep your kids active and moving.

Looking for exciting ways to keep your kids active this year? Vikes camps offer everything from high performance sport camps, to sport development, climbing, outdoor, and non-competitive recreational camps.

Vikes Athletics and Recreation offers youth camps for children ages 5 to 17 years old. In addition to our popular summer camp program, we have expanded to include camps over winter break, spring break and pro-d days. Using both indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and fields on the University of Victoria campus, our experienced Vikes camp leaders will guide campers through a variety of games and activities. Campers will develop new skills, meet new friends, explore creativity, and experience exciting activities in a fun, safe and positive environment.

Throughout the year we have a number of different camps: seasonal camps (spring, summer, winter) over the school holidays.

View the Camps schedule and programs.

Mini Thunder summer camps

🌞 Vikes Summer Camps are coming! 🌞

We are excited for the return of summer weather, summer holidays and of course Vikes Summer Camps! Keep your kids busy and active with a variety of fun indoor and outdoor camps over the summer.

Registration opens April 4, 2022 and the programs kick off the week of July 4th.

View all the summer camp info and programs.

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Contact

Questions about camps and camp programs at Vikes Active Living?

Email: vikecamp@uvic.ca

Location

Camps take place throughout our indoor and outdoor facilities. Check program detail for exact locations. View map.


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Vikes Summer Camps colouring pagesRun, kick, and climb with the Vikes! Download and print these free colouring pages and dot-to-dots featuring everybody’s favourite mascot, Thunder. Powered by our friends at Dairyland.

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Summer camps

Vikes Summer Camp 2022 registration is open! Register now. (Select 2022 Spring/Summer Term from the list of options along the left-hand side).

Documents and forms are available. Parents / guardians can download the 2022 summer camp documents now.

We offer four categories of Vikes Summer Camps for children ages 5 to 17 years old. With a range of camps to choose from, there is something for every camper.

Vikes Summer Camps - high performance camps
High Performance

Take your camp experience to the next level! Our high performance programs are aimed at children and youth who are looking to rise to the challenge of enhanced skills, drills and game play led by our varsity coaches and players.

Vikes Summer Camps - climbing and outdoor camps
Climbing & Outdoor

Taking advantage of the great outdoors in the Greater Victoria region we are proud to offer a full slate of climbing and outdoor camps this summer! Certified camp leaders will plan engaging activities that will focus on fun, skill building and teamwork in a safe environment.

Vikes Summer Camps - sport development camps
Sport Development

Campers of all ages and skill levels will enjoy a week of drills, skill development and interactive games in a fun yet challenging environment. The focus of these camps is on skill building, teamwork and fair play.

Vikes Summer Camps - recreation camps
Recreation

We offer a wide variety of recreation based camps that focus on fun, social development and learning through play. Camp leaders will plan non-competitive games, arts and crafts and other activities that will engage all participants.

Questions? Please reach out to us at vikecamp@uvic.ca

Vikes Summer Camps 2022 schedule

A week-by-week overview of camp programs running over the summer.

Click here for a printable version of the schedule.

CampAgeJul. 4–8Jul. 11–15Jul. 18–22Jul. 25–29Aug. 2–5Aug. 8–12Aug. 15–19Aug. 22–26Aug. 29–Sep. 2
Sport Development
Archery (Afternoon) 12-15        
Archery (Morning) 8-11        
Ball Hockey 8-9, 10-12 8-98-910-12      
Basketball - Co-ed / Girls 8-10, 10-13 Girls    
Basketball - Mini Vikes 5-7     
Cheer 6-12         
Cross Country 5-7, 8-14         
Fencing (Half Day) 10-12, 13-16         
Golf 5-8, 9-12         
Judo (Morning) 7-13        
Racquet Sports 8-13      
Rugby NEW8-12         
Soccer - Co-ed 8-10, 10-13, 13-16       
Soccer - Mini Vikes 5-7 IndoorIndoor   Indoor   
Softball - Girls 9-13, 14-15         
Softball - Girls (Half Day) 9-13, 14-15         
Swim (Morning) 8-12      
Tennis (Afternoon) 11-14      
Tennis (Morning) 8-10      
Track and Field 5-7, 8-10, 10-14 5-7 only    
Vikes Sports 6-7, 7-8, 9-12
Volleyball (Beach) 10-13        
High Performance
Basketball - Elite Girls 13-17         
Soccer - Girls Elite 13-18         
Speed & Agility 8-12, 12-16         
Recreation
Dance 9-12         
Girl Power 8-11       
Mer-peeps 8-10         
Mini Vikes 5-7
Mini Vikes (Afternoon) 5-7  
Sports Science NEW10-13        
Under the Sea 8-10        
Vikes Kids 8-12      
Yoga (Morning) 7-10, 10-13         
Youth Leadership Development 14-18          
Climbing & Outdoor
Indoor Climbing 10-13      
Indoor Climbing (Half Day) 7-10      
Outdoor Advance Climbing 13-16         
Outdoor Girl Power Explorers 12-16        
Outdoor Land Explorers 12-16       
Outdoor Rock Explorers 12-16      
Outdoor Water Explorers 12-16        
Vikes Adventurers 8-12      
CampAgeJul. 4–8Jul. 11–15Jul. 18–22Jul. 25–29Aug. 2–5Aug. 8–12Aug. 15–19Aug. 22–26Aug. 29–Sep. 2

Before and after care

  • Before camp care available from 8:00–9:00AM for a cost $38 per week.
  • After camp care available from 4:00–5:00PM for a cost $38 per week.
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Programs

YOUTH

Vikes camps - Archery (Afternoon)

Archery (Afternoon)

$170

The Vikes Archery camp is designed for kids who are new to the sport and looking for a positive first experience. Campers will be given instruction in the basic components of an archery shot on a recurve bow, learn the basics of target shooting and scoring, and understand field safety. The last day of camp features a friendly competition.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 12-15 years.

Location: Velox Field (Field 8)
Dates: July 25 – August 5. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 1:00PM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Archery (Morning)

Archery (Morning)

$170

The Vikes Archery camp is designed for kids who are new to the sport and looking for a positive first experience. Campers will be given instruction in the basic components of an archery shot on a recurve bow, learn the basics of target shooting and scoring, and understand field safety. The last day of camp features a friendly competition.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-11 years.

Location: Velox Field (Field 8)
Dates: July 25 – August 5. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Ball Hockey

Ball Hockey

$218

Vikes ball hockey camp promotes skill development, fun and fair play in the CARSA field house's dry floor arena! Campers will learn skills through various drills in ball handling, shooting, passing and defence, supplemented with other activities mixed into the day. Participants are required to bring their own floor hockey stick, helmet (with cage) and gloves.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-9, 10-12 years.

Location: CARSA Fieldhouse, Zone 2
Dates: July 4 – July 22. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 3 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Basketball - Co-ed / Girls

Basketball - Co-ed / Girls

$218

Vikes basketball camps consists of a variety of teaching techniques with a focus on age appropriate skills, drills and games. Girls and boys aged 8-13 learn and play all positions of the sport in a fun and challenging environment coached by current and former Vikes varsity basketball players! Campers will receive a Vikes basketball.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-10, 10-13 years.

Location: McKinnon Gym
Dates: July 4 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Basketball - Elite Girls

Basketball - Elite Girls

$125

Vikes WBB is offering a specialized elite 5-day afternoon camp. This camp is to target female athletes that have goals to play post secondary basketball. Sessions will focus on, on court trainings with individual skills and team play. There will also be additional segments of off court training including leadership, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, and recruitment information.

Program Type: High Performance.
For ages: 13-17 years.

Location: CARSA Performance Gym
Dates: August 22 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Basketball - Mini Vikes

Basketball - Mini Vikes

$130

Our Mini Vikes basketball camp is developed with the beginner basketball player in mind! We will teach your child the basic fundamentals of basketball with a focus on passing, dribbling and shooting. Our staff will lead the camp through a progression of innovative drills and fun modified games. All participants receive a basketball.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 5-7 years.

Location: CARSA Performance Gym / Fieldhouse, hardcourt
Dates: July 18 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 5 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Cheer

Cheer

$218

Cheer camp will introduce you to the fun and excitement of cheerleading as members of the Vikes Cheer team teach participants dances, jumps, cheers, tumbling, teambuilding and more! On the final afternoon of camp the campers will have a chance to perform a routine for family and friends to showcase what they have learned throughout the week.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 6-12 years.

Location: CARSA Performance Gym
Dates: August 29 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Cross Country

Cross Country

$130

Vikes Cross Country Camp offers an introduction to cross country running through games, pacing strategies, obstacle and hill running as well as team tactics. Instructors will ensure training is age appropriate and focuses on fun and team work. Campers who enjoy running around in the forest or cross-country type terrain will love this camp.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 5-7, 8-14 years.

Location: Cedar Hill Corner
Dates: August 15 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 1:00PM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Dance

Dance

$192

Love to move? Love to dance? Then our full day dance camp is the place for you! Each day will feature a variety of different dance workshops with quality professional instructors that will explore different forms of dance- hip hop, jazz, musical theatre and cultural dances to name a few! Friday will feature an opportunity to do a showcase performance! This camp is geared for children who are interested in learning new forms of dance movement - no experience necessary.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 9-12 years.

Location: CARSA Gwynne Movement Studio
Dates: August 2 – August 5. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Fencing (Half Day)

Fencing (Half Day)

$170

Learn the Olympic sport of fencing! Beginners will go through safety training, warm ups, group lessons, and progress to one-on-one matches. Experienced fencers of all skill levels will brush up on and develop their skills through drills and bouts. Key skills for all groups will be footwork, blade work and incorporating those techniques into strategy and tactics. Use of all the gear provided.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 10-12, 13-16 years.

Location: CARSA Fieldhouse
Dates: August 30 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Girl Power

Girl Power

$227

This exciting program brings girls together to participate in a week full of team building activities, leadership development, nutrition, art projects and health and fitness. Exciting activities such as yoga, martial arts, racquet sports and dance will be taught by our guest instructors.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 8-11 years.

Location: Wallace Field (Field 6)
Dates: July 18 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 3 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Golf

Golf

$71 - $106

Our Mini Vikes Golf Camp is developed with the beginner golfer in mind! We will teach your child the basic fundamentals of golf with a focus on setup, including grip, posture, and ball position, as well as basic techniques, including full swing, chipping, and putting. Our staff will lead the camp through a progression of innovative drills and fun modified games with primary use of SNAG Golf equipment (supplied equipment).

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 5-8, 9-12 years.

Location: Grass Field 8
Dates: July 4 – July 6. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 3 days each
Time: Monday at 9:30AM–11:30AM • Monday at 12:30PM–3:30PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Indoor Climbing

Indoor Climbing

$350

Vikes climbing camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun environment at our climbing centre in CARSA. Qualified coaches will lead and teach activities that will include basic climbing techniques, safety and games (both on and off the wall). Both the bouldering wall and climbing tower will be used.

Requirements: Must wear closed toe shoes.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 10-13 years.

Location: CARSA Climbing Centre
Dates: July 4 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Indoor Climbing (Half Day)

Indoor Climbing (Half Day)

$185

Vikes climbing camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun environment at our climbing centre in CARSA. Qualified instructors will lead and teach activities that include basic climbing techniques, safety and games (both on and off the wall). Both the bouldering wall and climbing tower will be used.

Requirements: Must wear closed toe shoes.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 7-10 years.

Location: CARSA Climbing Centre
Dates: July 11 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 8 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM • Monday at 12:30PM–4:00PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Judo (Morning)

Judo (Morning)

$170

Introduce your child to the Olympic Sport of Judo! Campers will learn the beginning stages of this martial art through a variety of fun yet challenging drills and games. Camp instructors will promote safety and physical literacy through fundamental skills like balance, coordination, how to fall safely etc. The camp is proudly hosted by the Island Judo Parent Association and the Kokushikai Judo Club. Instructors: Mike Turner and Jeremy Grant.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 7-13 years.

Location: McKinnon 1/3 Gym
Dates: July 5 – July 15. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Mer-peeps

Mer-peeps

$275

Transform into a Mer-person. Explore swimming with a mer-tail and dryland adventures. Participants will have daily instruction in the Swim to Survive Standard (roll entry, surface support and 50m swim - assisted or unassisted).

Requirements: Participants must be comfortable in deep water.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 8-10 years.

Location: McKinnon Pool
Dates: July 11 – July 15. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Mini Vikes

Mini Vikes

$210

Our littlest campers will have a blast with the Vikes this summer! Campers will explore a variety of activities including games, stories and amazing arts and crafts all geared towards our theme of the week. Instruction in sports and physical activity will center on skill building and fun in a non-competitive atmosphere.

Requirements: Children 5 years old MUST be completing kindergarten in June 2022 in order to register for this camp.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 5-7 years.

Location: McKinnon Dance Studio
Dates: July 4 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 9 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Mini Vikes (Afternoon)

Mini Vikes (Afternoon)

$130

The perfect compliment to a Mini Vikes morning sport camp or for the camper only needing a half day of fun and adventure! The afternoon camp includes a variety of activities, creative crafts to explore and sport instruction with a focus on skill building and fun in a non-competitive atmosphere.

Requirements: Children 5 years old MUST be completing kindergarten in June 2022 in order to register for this camp.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 5-7 years.

Location: CARSA Pergola
Dates: July 4 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 8 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 12:30PM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Outdoor Advance Climbing

Outdoor Advance Climbing

$500

This camp is designed for those youth that have experience in Rock climbing and want to advance their skills. This camp will cover indoor Lead climbing, anchor building, and rappelling.

Requirements: MUST know how to Top Rope belay.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 13-16 years.

Location: MacAulay Point - Fleming Beach, CARSA Climbing Centre, Mt. Work
Dates: August 2 – August 5. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for MUST know how to Top Rope belay. each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Outdoor Girl Power Explorers

Outdoor Girl Power Explorers

$475

A week of adventure and excitement outdoors! The programming will be a cross between the land and water explorers. This camp is built to help build confidence in the outdoors. With a range of land based activities campers will be active in the natural world, which may include hiking, indoor and outdoor rock climbing, sea and lake kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 12-16 years.

Location: Gyro Beach, CARSA Climbing Centre, MacAulay Point - Fleming Beach
Dates: July 18 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Outdoor Land Explorers

Outdoor Land Explorers

$475

(Formerly Outdoor Multi-Sport) Join Vikes camps for a week of adventure and excitement outdoors! With a range of land and water-based activities campers will be active in the natural world, which may include hiking, sea or lake kayaking, indoor and outdoor rock climbing and paddle boarding. This camp is best suited for youth who enjoy trying new things, challenging themselves and pushing their limits. Please note no transportation will be provided. Drop off locations for 2-3 of the days will be off campus at various locations up to 30 minutes from campus . A list of pick up and drop off locations will be provided to parents prior to the camp start date.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 12-16 years.

Location: Gyro Beach, Mt Doug Provincial Park, CARSA Climbing Centre, Fleming Beach
Dates: July 11 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 3 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Outdoor Rock Explorers

Outdoor Rock Explorers

$475

Introduces children to the world of rock climbing and mountaineering in a safe and fun environment at our CARSA climbing gym. Participants will also have opportunity to then take the skills learned onside, under the supervision of an ACMG certified guide. They will also learn some basic mountaineering skills and hike to the peak of a local mountain.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 12-16 years.

Location: MacAulay Point-Fleming Beach, Mt Work Regional Park
Dates: July 4 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Outdoor Water Explorers

Outdoor Water Explorers

$475

Love the water? Join Vikes Camps for a week outside participating in water sports at various spots. Activities may include sea and lake kayaking, and paddle boarding. Certified instructors will teach basic paddling strokes and water safety. This camp is best suited for children who enjoy trying new things, challenging themselves and pushing their limits. Please note no transportation will be provided. Drop off locations for 1-2 of the days will be off campus at various locations up to 30 minutes from campus . A list of pick up and drop off locations will be provided to parents prior to the camp start date.

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 12-16 years.

Location: Gyro Beach
Dates: July 11 – August 12. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Racquet Sports

Racquet Sports

$223

Participants will develop skills and learn the rules of play in tennis, badminton, squash, pickleball and table tennis in a fun and challenging environment with our racquet sport leaders. All racquets and balls are supplied.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-13 years.

Location: CARSA Fieldhouse
Dates: July 25 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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NEW YOUTH

Vikes camps - Rugby

Rugby

$220

Vikes co-ed rugby camp is geared to all levels of rugby kids, from brand new, to rugby enthusiast. Campers will be grouped by age for skills and drills that focus on learning fundamentals and developing a lifelong love for a great sport. Camp will be supplemented with other off field activities at select times throughout the week. Camp will be led by current Vikes Student-Athletes!

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-12 years.

Location: Field 6 - Wallace Field - Grass (varsity)
Dates: August 8 – August 12. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Soccer - Co-ed

Soccer - Co-ed

$218

Vikes soccer camps are geared to all levels of soccer enthusiasts. Campers will be grouped by age for skills and drills that focus on fundamentals of the game. Camp will be supplemented with other off field activities at select times throughout the week.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-10, 10-13, 13-16 years.

Location: Field 2
Dates: July 4 – August 12. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 3 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Soccer - Girls Elite

Soccer - Girls Elite

$122

Vikes soccer elite girls camp is tailored to the female soccer player who has played at the Vancouver Island Premier League (VIPL) level and higher. Join Vikes varsity women's soccer head coach Tracy David along with current varsity players and focus on skill development through drills and scrimmages. All participants receive a Vikes soccer ball.

Program Type: High Performance.
For ages: 13-18 years.

Location: Centennial Stadium, Field 4
Dates: August 8 – August 12. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

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Vikes camps - Soccer - Mini Vikes

Soccer - Mini Vikes

$130

Our half day morning soccer camp is perfect for the younger soccer enthusiast! Campers will be learn through fun skills, drills and games that focus on the basic fundamentals of the sport. All participants will receive a soccer ball.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 5-7 years.

Location: CARSA Fieldhouse
Dates: July 4 – August 12. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 3 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Softball - Girls

Softball - Girls

$255

Campers will enjoy age appropriate skills, drills, and learn how to play all positions in a fun and challenging environment coached by current and former Vikes women softball players! Participants will learn how to warm up, run bases, field, throw, and hit. They will develop their skills at their own pace while learning correct footwork, body mechanics, sport specific techniques, as well as game strategies and tactics. Participants require their own glove and batting helmet with cage to participate. Full day camps will balance the time playing softball with a variety of other activities, games, and crafts.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 9-13, 14-15 years.

Location: Field 3
Dates: August 15 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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YOUTH

Vikes camps - Softball - Girls (Half Day)

Softball - Girls (Half Day)

$127

Campers will enjoy age appropriate skills, drills, and learn how to play all positions in a fun and challenging environment coached by current and former Vikes women softball players! Participants will learn how to warm up, run bases, field, throw, and hit. They will develop their skills at their own pace while learning correct footwork, body mechanics, sport specific techniques, as well as game strategies and tactics. Participants require their own glove and batting helmet with cage to participate.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 9-13, 14-15 years.

Location: Field 3
Dates: August 15 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM • Monday at 12:30PM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Speed & Agility

Speed & Agility

$255

Want to improve your performance in any sport? This camp teaches agility, balance, coordination with speed, suppleness and skill development. Stamina and strength will be introduced progressively at age appropriate levels. Specific SPEED and AGILITY skills for a variety of sports will be taught, and in the afternoon campers will be able to experience what they have learned through interactive games.

Program Type: High Performance.
For ages: 8-12, 12-16 years.

Location: Centennial Stadium
Dates: July 18 – July 22. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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NEW YOUTH

Vikes camps - Sports Science

Sports Science

$250

In partnership with Science Venture, this week long Sports Science Camp will facilitate a dive into the human body and how it moves. Exploring the skeleton and muscles and how they help us play the sports we love. It will include some fun physically active games and sports, as well as some time exploring the exercise science and health education labs of the University of Victoria.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 10-13 years.

Location: McKinnon classroom, Centennial Stadium, CARSA
Dates: August 15 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Swim (Morning)

Swim (Morning)

$114

Vikes swim camp introduces children to the arena of competitive swimming. Experienced coaches will lead campers in stroke improvement, swim games, swim fitness, dry land skills and provide an opportunity for feedback from under/over water video.

Requirements: Participants must be able to swim 50 meters or be at a Lightning Fast 3/Red Cross Level 6 or higher.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-12 years.

Location: McKinnon Pool
Dates: July 25 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

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Vikes camps - Tennis (Afternoon)

Tennis (Afternoon)

$150

In our afternoon Vikes Tennis Camp, campers will learn all the basic skills (forehands, backhands, serving, volleying) from our tennis coach in a fun and inclusive environment. Participants will build on these skills while playing mini games and group games. All equipment provided.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 11-14 years.

Location: ISC Tennis Courts
Dates: July 4 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 12:30PM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Tennis (Morning)

Tennis (Morning)

$150

In our morning Vikes Tennis Camp, campers will learn all the basic skills (forehands, backhands, serving, volleying) from our tennis coach in a fun and inclusive environment. Participants will build on these skills while playing mini games and group games. All equipment provided.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 8-10 years.

Location: ISC Tennis Courts
Dates: July 4 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

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Vikes camps - Track and Field

Track and Field

$218

Vikes track and field camp offers an introduction to a wide range of running, jumping and throwing events (sprints, middle distance, steeple chase, high jump, long jump, and throws) with a focus on progressive skill development in a fun environment. Campers will be grouped by age.

Requirements: Children 5 years old MUST be completing kindergarten in June 2022 in order to register for the 5-7 Track and Field Camp

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 5-7, 8-10, 10-14 years.

Location: Centennial Stadium
Dates: July 4 – August 5. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 5 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Under the Sea

Under the Sea

$275

A week of sea exploration. Each day will focus on a different sea creature through study, games and crafts. Participants will have daily instructor in the Swim to Survive Standard (roll entry, surface support and 50m swim - assisted or unassisted) and explore snorkelling in the pool.

Requirements: Participants must be comfortable in deep water.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 8-10 years.

Location: McKinnon Pool
Dates: July 4 – July 22. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Vikes Adventurers

Vikes Adventurers

$350

Vikes Adventurer camp is geared for participants who want to get outdoors this summer for a week of amazing activities planned by our adventure leaders! Activities during the camp will include rock climbing, hiking, orienteering, geocaching, scavenger hunts, team building, beach adventures, and paddle boarding to name a few!

Program Type: Climbing & Outdoor.
For ages: 8-12 years.

Location: Gyro Beach, UVic Campus, CARSA Climbing Centre, Fleming Beach
Dates: July 4 – August 26. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Vikes Kids

Vikes Kids

$214

Join the Vikes this summer for an exciting week of adventure on campus! Activities will include art projects, interactive games, scavenger hunts, science experiments, a beach trip and an opportunity for campers to have a blast in a fun and non-competitive environment.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 8-12 years.

Location: CARSA Pergola
Dates: July 11 – August 19. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 4 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Vikes Sports

Vikes Sports

$218

Vikes Sport campers will enjoy a jam-packed week of all kinds of sports, which could include: basketball, soccer, kickball, tennis, and volleyball to name a few! Leaders will provide an inclusive environment for the campers to learn basic skills and also develop teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 6-7, 7-8, 9-12 years.

Location: Field 3
Dates: July 4 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 9 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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Vikes camps - Volleyball (Beach)

Volleyball (Beach)

$130

Our new half day beach volleyball camp is developed with the beginner player in mind. Learn basic skills and strategies for both 2-on-2 and 4-on-4 play, in a fun, inclusive environment.

Program Type: Sport Development.
For ages: 10-13 years.

Location: ISC Sand Courts
Dates: August 2 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:30PM

This camp is currently full. Join the waitlist to be notified of new sessions or openings.

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Vikes camps - Yoga (Morning)

Yoga (Morning)

$72.00

Campers will experience a wonderful introduction to the practise of yoga through games, music and fun yoga poses while learning about mindfulness, relaxation and breath. This is a 1.5 hour camp.

Requirements: Campers must bring their own mat

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 7-10, 10-13 years.

Location: CARSA Gwynne Movement Studio
Dates: August 29 – September 2. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 5 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–10:30AM • Monday at 11:00AM–12:30PM

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Vikes camps - Youth Leadership Development

Youth Leadership Development

$200.00

Our leadership development program gives teens the opportunity to learn valuable tools to work with children in a recreation program environment. Staff mentors will support them through hands-on practical experience. Participants will also learn theoretical knowledge through the HIGH FIVE training workshop- Principles in Healthy Childhood Development, and will become certified in Emergency First Aid. Participants will also receive training in outdoor recreation leadership as part of the camp.

Program Type: Recreation.
For ages: 14-18 years.

Location: McKinnon
Dates: June 27 – June 29. See the above schedule grid for weekly dates.
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM • Tuesday at 9:00AM–4:00PM • Wednesday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

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All prices valid as of May 2, 2022. All prices include GST.

Please review the Vikes Athletics and Recreation policies and Vikes camp policies before participating in Vikes camp programs.