Summer Programs

We have lots of fun programs and workshops going on this summer! There is something for everyone! You can register for all summer programs, camps, workshops and events on the REGISTRATION page. Hope to see you this summer!

Join us for a fun filled week of all things UP! Each day starts at Aspire with drop off between 8:30 and 10am. Campers will make kites to fly at the beach, learn how to make GIANT bubbles, go rock climbing at the park, bounce on trampolines, and climb, jump and zip through the air at WildPlay adventure park. The week includes professionally instructed classes in art, dance, music and theater in our fun UP! theme.

Campers must be at least 3 feet 9 inches tall to participate in the WildPlay obstacle course. Campers should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day and dress in comfortable clothes that they can dance & get messy in. Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp each day.  Add $15 for WildPlay admission.

Imagine, build, learn and discover at our robotics & science themed ROBO WEEK! Each day starts at Aspire with drop off between 8:30 and 10am. Campers will explore the basic concepts of robotics and build several different robot projects with their camp leaders using the LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits. Campers will use their imagination and creativity designing cardboard box robots at the park and working together to engineer task specific machines out of every day objects. We will also learn and explore with a few wacky science experiments and a trip to Science World! The week also includes professionally instructed classes in art, dance, music and theatre in our ROBO WEEK theme.

Campers should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day and dress in comfortable clothes that they can dance & get messy in. Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp each day. Add $14.50 for Science World admission.

SPLASH! Dive in to WATER WEEK at Aspire! Each day starts at Aspire with drop off between 8:30 and 10am. Get ready to get wet in water parks, pools, water balloon fights and our GIANT slip n slide!  The week ends with a visit to the Vancouver Aquarium to see our underwater animal friends.   The week also includes professionally instructed classes in art, dance, music and theatre in our WATER WEEK theme.

Campers should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day and dress in comfortable clothes that they can dance & get messy in. Campers will need a bathing suit, towel, hat and change of clothes every day. Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp each day. Add $18 for Aquarium admission.

RED TEAM! GREEN TEAM! YELLOW TEAM! BLUE TEAM! It’s COLOR WARS week at Aspire! Each day starts at Aspire with drop off between 8:30 and 10am. Campers will be at the park every day playing sports, riding their bikes through obstacle courses, running relay races and completing wacky challenges to earn points for their teams. Each point earned equals one water balloon for your team. The week ends with a trip to the pool and an EPIC water balloon fight!  The week also includes professionally instructed classes in art, dance, music and theatre in our COLOUR WARS theme. Campers should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day and dress in comfortable clothes that they can dance & get messy in.

Swimsuits and towels needed for the Friday. Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp each day. Parents are asked to chain up a bike or scooter to the bike rack at Don Christian elementary on Tuesday and Wednesday pick it up after camp (be sure to tell us or your child how to unlock the bike!). Add $5 for pool admission.

Explore the wonders of nature! Our NATURE WEEK camp is all about trees, plants, insects and animals! Each day starts at Aspire with drop off between 8:30 and 10am. Campers will collect bugs, plant flowers & trees, hike gorgeous trails, learn to read maps, work together to complete scavenger hunts and go bird watching at various local parks. We will visit our local farm market and learn to create delicious healthy snacks with fresh fruits and veggies. At the end of the week we will visit our animal friends at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.  The week also includes professionally instructed classes in art, dance, music and theatre in our NATURE WEEK theme.

Campers should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day and dress in comfortable clothes that they can dance & get messy in. Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp each day. Add $15 for Zoo admission.

Is your little one ready for a princess adventure?  Join us this summer for Princess Adventure camp! Each day is themed with a different princess and packed with dance, music, gym time, crafts and stories! Climb the icy mountains with Elsa, brave the ocean waves with Moana, Journey through the bayou with Tiana, and explore the sea with Ariel.

Children must be comfortable at camp without parent participation but parents are welcome to stay and watch from the lobby if they want to. Children must be fully potty trained to attend camp. Princesses should come to camp each day in comfortable, easy to move in clothing (princess costumes are ok over top), with a snack and a water bottle. 

Special offer: Register for Princess Adventures Summer camp and get 25% off your first session of Tumble & Twirl. Call for more info.  

Guest Teacher Week at Aspire

July 15th -19th ages 10-14yrs  $15/class or $135 for whole week

 

Fresh energy! Fresh perspective! New Style! New Inspiration! Find it all at Guest Teacher Week. Come take class with dance industry professionals that have so much to share with YOU! Join us for a fun and inspiring week of technique, choreography, teacher demonstrations and Q&A! Come dressed for DANCE and bring a water bottle! There is a short break scheduled between classes for dancers taking multiple classes. 

Turn out and Flexibility workshop with Physiotherapist Erika Mayall

July 24th & 25th 1-3pm Ages 9yrs+ $60 for 2 day workshop

Erika Mayall is a physiotherapist specializing in dance medicine and she is coming to Aspire to share her knowledge with our dancers! Strongly recommended for all ballet and competitive students ages 9yrs +.

Overnight Dance Camp

August 19th -24th Girls ages 9-14yrs $250

 

Don’t miss Aspire’s 1st annual overnight dance camp at Cultus Lake! Dancers will be camping in Sunnyside Campground and attending daily dance classes (jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, ballet, acro, musical theatre) taught by Aspire teachers at Cultus Lake Community School.  Dancers will hang out by the lake at lunch each day, and giggle around a cozy campfire each night. Our hardworking dancers will also be treated to some fun at the Cultus Lake Waterslides and Cultus Lake Adventure park. This amazing week to remember will conclude with a picnic at Main Beach and a performance for the parents when they come to pick up on Saturday afternoon.

Dancers are expected to be independent and well behaved but will be supervised by Aspire teachers at all times. Campers are required to bring their own tents & bedding for camping but are encouraged to make arrangements to share with friends (we need 4 person tents or larger X 5). Bring all clothing, bathing suits, towels, dancewear and shower stuff that you need for the week.

Transportation between Sunnyside campground and Cultus lake community school is provided each day. Meals included. Parents please bring your own food for the picnic on Saturday or organize a potluck. Drop off and set up at Sunnyside is between 4-6pm Monday August 19th (check in at site 101). Pick up and clean up is at Sunnyside between 9am and 11am Saturday August 24th followed by a picnic and performance at Main Beach.

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