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Camps Updates

Jan. 23 - Registration for 2024 Vikes Summer Camps opens on April 4th at 6:30AM for sport development and recreation camps and April 8th at 6:30AM for climbing and outdoors camps.

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.


Mini Thunder summer camps

🌞 Summer camps update 🌞

Registration for our 2024 summer camps will open at 6:30AM on April 4th for sport development and recreation camps and April 8th at 6:30AM for climbing and outdoors camps.


Seasonal camps

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Co-Ed Spring Break Soccer Camp

Co-Ed Spring Break Soccer Camp

$175

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.

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth welcome: 8-14 years

Location: Field 3
Dates: March 18 – March 22
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 1 week each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–12:00PM

Register

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Men's Rugby Spring Break Camp

Men's Rugby Spring Break Camp

$175

The Vikes Men’s Rugby Spring Break Camp will be a great way to supplement your high school season and help you to prepare for Tide regional rugby in the Spring. This camp is held between 9:00 and 11:00 am. The camp will run for five days, the first four days centering around key themes that core to the Vikes Varsity Program. The camp will culminate with a competition day on Friday where we will put the skills you have picked up to the test.

Looking forward to seeing all the future Vikes on the field during Spring Break!

Class level: All welcome.

Youth welcome: 14-18 years

Location: Field 2
Dates: March 18 – March 22
Program intervals: Runs time(s) for 1 week each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Tuesday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Wednesday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Thursday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Friday at 9:00AM–11:00AM

Register

NEW YOUTH WELCOME ACCESSIBLE

Vikes Recreation youth program - Mindset Masters

Mindset Masters

$400

Our brains can be hardwired to adapt and overcome failure to achieve our very best! Young leaders will build key future-ready skills for innovation, social connection, and resilience by engaging in a variety of activities that will guide them to explore their personal goals, practice mindfulness exercises, and learn neuroscience-based tools to build resilience, adaptability, and self-motivation.

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth welcome: 6-8 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: CARSA Lobby & UVic Classrooms
Dates: March 25 – March 28
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 4 days each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

Register

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Pro-D 1/2 Day Climbing Camp

Pro-D 1/2 Day Climbing Camp

$71

Come and spend part of your Pro-D day with us in the CARSA Climbing Centre!

Our talented team of staff will help you have a grand time in the gym!

Participants can expect to learn about belaying, climbing technique, play some climbing games and challenge themselves on both our climbing tower and bouldering walls. Ages 7-10.

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth welcome: Ages 7-10 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: CARSA Climbing Centre
Dates: February 16
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 1/2 day each
Time: -- Select day -- at 8:45AM–12:30PM

Register

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Pro-D Day Camp

Pro-D Day Camp

$65

Spend your Pro-D-Day with the Vikes! Fantastic Vikes camp leaders are back to plan a day filled with games, sports, crafts and more! Campers will also get some time on CARSA's climbing wall on both the bouldering wall and climbing tower.

Requirements: Children 5 years of age must currently be attending kindergarten

Class level: All welcome.

Youth welcome: 5-12 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: McKinnon Dance Studio, CARSA Climbing Centre, McKinnon Gym
Dates: September 1 – July 1
Program intervals: Runs time(s) for 7hrs each
Time: -- Select day -- at 9:00AM–4:00PM

Register

NEW YOUTH WELCOME ACCESSIBLE

Vikes Recreation youth program - S.T.E.A.Mers

S.T.E.A.Mers

$500

Design thinking, technology literacy, innovation and making observations are important skills that young leaders will engage in. Activities and play-based hands-on learning will focus on: S.T.E.A.M - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math!

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth welcome: 6-8 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: CARSA Lobby & UVic Classrooms
Dates: March 18 – March 22
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 1 week each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

Register

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Spring Break Sports and Outdoors Camp

Spring Break Sports and Outdoors Camp

$230

Come join the Vikes camp crew on your spring break for a week of sports, adventure and fun! Activities will include sessions on our climbing wall, swimming, scavenger hunts, plus various sports skills and individual play! We'll also include some quieter time for arts and crafts. Dress your child for the weather, as the camp will be held outdoors.

Requirements: Children 5 years of age must currently be attending kindergarten.

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth welcome: 5-8, 9-12 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: CARSA FIeldhouse
Dates: March 18 – March 28
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 2 weeks each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–4:00PM

Register

NEW YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Spring Break- Co-Ed Finishing Camp

Spring Break- Co-Ed Finishing Camp

$40

Everyone loves to shoot in soccer but how many players know how to score? Join current Vikes players and coaching staff for this three-hour camp where you will learn the foundations of ball striking and finishing in a fun environment. Specific skills, drills and small sided games will be used to help build players confidence and goal scoring abilities regardless of their position. Goalkeepers are encouraged to attend as well. Players will be challenged in groups based on age and ability.

Class level: All welcome.

Youth welcome: 11-15 years

Location: Field 3
Dates: March 26
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 1 day each
Time: Tuesday at 9:00AM–12:00PM

Register

YOUTH WELCOME

Vikes Recreation youth program - Women's Rugby Spring Break Camp

Women's Rugby Spring Break Camp

$150

The Vikes Women’s Rugby Spring Break Camp will be a great way to supplement your high school season and help you to prepare for Tide regional rugby in the Spring. The camp will run for five days, the first four days centering around key themes that core to the Vikes Varsity Program. The camp will culminate with a competition day on Friday where we will put the skills you have picked up to the test.

Looking forward to seeing all the future Vikes on the field during Spring Break!

Early Registration Price of $150. Increases to $175 after January 31st, 2024.

Class level: All welcome.

Youth welcome: 12-18 years

Location: Wallace Field (Field 6)
Dates: March 18 – March 22
Program intervals: Runs time(s) for 1 week each
Time: Monday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Tuesday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Wednesday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Thursday at 9:00AM–11:00AM • Friday at 9:00AM–11:00AM

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Presented by Dairyland

Vikes Camps sponsor Dairyland

Supported by Thrifty Foods

Vikes Camps sponsor Thrifty Foods

Supported by Hot House Pizza

Vikes Camps sponsor Hot House Pizza

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.


Colouring pages

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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