Town of Canmore

Day Camps

Lost & Found
Lost items from Grizzlies and Ravens (programs based out of the Canmore Recreation Centre) will be located at the Canmore Recreation Centre. The Lost & Found bin is located to the left of the main doors.

Lost items from Chipmunks (program based out of the Scout Hall) will be located at Elevation Place. Please ask Customer Experience for assistance as the Day Camp Lost & Found will be separated from the Elevation Place Lost & Found. 

All unclaimed items will be donated on Oct. 1, 2022.

Big Fun Camps 

The Town of Canmore is pleased to provide quality day camps for children and youth in our community.

Our commitment is to ensure your child has a safe, rewarding and memorable day camp experience. Through carefully planned itineraries, we will provide meaningful and age-appropriate activities that take into consideration Canmore and our local resources.

Big Fun camps run from Monday - Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., not including stat holidays. Both weekly and daily registration options are available.

Pre-Camp and Post-Camp Care
  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
  • 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
  • No charge

Ravens and Grizzlies will take place at the Canmore Recreation Centre (1900 8 Ave).

Chipmunks will take place at the Canmore Scout Hall (918 8 St).

pdf Camp Handbook 2022 (996 KB)

pdf Big Fun Day Camp Bead Program (434 KB)

All camp participants must fill out a Camper Information Form and an Acknowledgement of Risk before their first day of camp. 



Big Fun Camp Schedules

Group This Week Next Week
Chipmunks A (5-6 years old) N/A N/A
Chipmunks B (5-6 years old) N/A N/A
Ravens A (7-8 years old) N/A N/A
Ravens B (7-8 years old) N/A N/A
Grizzlies (9-11 years old) N/A N/A




Age Categories
Big Fun: Offered for children/youth ages 5 - 11 
Children with Special Needs
We encourage children with disabilities and/or special needs to participate in our program. Please inform the Child and Youth Coordinator at 403.678.8933 of your child’s needs prior to registering to ensure a positive day camp experience.
Financial Assistance 
Financial assistance is available through the Affordable Services Program for Summer Big Fun Camps. To apply for the program visit the Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) office which is located in the Canmore Civic Centre at 902-7th Ave. You can also call the FCSS office for more information at 403.609.3743. Eligible individuals will be provided with an Affordable Service Program Identification card. Each child will be provided with one complimentary week of summer Big Fun Day Camp. Learn more about Affordable Services here

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Contact Information
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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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