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Camp Chief Hector YMCA
Outside the City
Located just an hour outside of Calgary in Bow Valley Wildlands Provincial Park, Camp Chief Hector provides a rich ecosystem for children and youth to learn and grow through nature.
This fun outdoor camp promotes independence and individual growth through group development and challenge. Your child will explore nature, canoe on the lake, go horseback riding, and swim in the pool.
They’ll test their love of the high-ropes, challenge course, rock climbing wall, archery course and getting creative in the adventure park.
In the City
Campers will brave the weather and experience the fun of outdoor camp —right here in the city!
Located at Sandy Beach in Calgary’s southwest, this outdoor space is full of adventure. Outdoor enthusiasts will test their skills on the low-ropes and challenge courses, bouldering cube, and archery range. They’ll even build a team shelter!
Participants will join in on traditional camp songs and games, and explore forests and wide-open spaces.
In the City
CAMP YMCA camps take place at all six Calgary YMCA locations. During multi-activity camps, participants will play sports, sing songs, get artsy, and participate in a variety of traditional camp games in the facility.
They’ll play court sports, scale walls, and take on the pool! Some will even explore philanthropy. Half-day, full-day and week-long camps are offered at all Calgary YMCA locations.