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Recreation Camps & Programs

Virtual Camps

Vulcan Recreation is offer virtual camps during this time of social distancing. please enjoy as we encourage adults and youth of Vulcan to explore new and exciting way to view sceince, crafts and exercise. Please veiw the schedule of events along with some activities may require some supplies. Videos will be posted the day of the activity and if you miss one please go back and enjoy all the past activities.

  1. Week 1 June 8 to 12 Animal Planet
  2. Week 2 June 15 to 19 Color Camp
  3. Week 3 June 22 to 26 Culinary Camp
  4. Week 4 June 29 to July 3 Canada Week
  5. Week 5 July 6 to 10 Make a Splash
  6. Week 6 July 13 to 17 Nature Expedition

 

  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday Animal Safari

 This activity requires a walk along the walking path beside Elizabeth Street and the following worksheet

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Tuesday Elephant Toothpaste Experiment 
  • Plastic Bottle
  • ½ cup Hydrogen Peroxide
  • 1 squirt Dish Soap
  • Food Coloring
  • 1 TBSP Yeast
  • 3 TBSP Warm Water

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  Wednesday   Monkey Noise Maker
  • 2 Paper Plates
  • Paint
  • Googly Eyes (optional)
  • Yarn (optional)
  • Elmer’s Glue or Staples
  • Popsicle Stick
  • Dry Beans or Rice

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Thursday Breakfast Owls & Animal Movements
  • Bread Slice
  • Favorite Toast Spread (Ex: Peanut Butter, Honey, Jam, Nutella, etc...) 
  • Assortment of Fruit (Bananas, blueberries, and strawberries work well)
  • Cheerios (optional)

Breakfast owls

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Animal Movements

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Friday Create your own Animal Puzzle
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Coloring utensils
  • Coloring Page
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors

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  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday Rainbow Craft
  • Paper Plate
  • Scrapbook or Magazine Paper (or Coloring Utensiles if you don't have)   
  • Colors Needed: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick or Liquid Glue 

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Tuesday Rainbow in a Jar
  • Tall glass jar or plastic bottle
  • Food coloring: red, blue and green
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ water
  • ¼ olive oil
  • ¼ cup blue dish soap
  • ¼ rubbing alcohol
  • Bowls and spoons for mixing and pouring

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  Wednesday   Rainbow Slime
  • Baking Soda
  • Elmer’s School Glue
  • Saline Solution
  • Color Sprinkles
  • Bowl

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Thursday Puffy Chalk
  • Water
  • Dish soap
  • Sidewalk chalk (leftover remains of old chalk are perfect)
  • Plastic squeeze bottles or bag with hole cut in a corner
  • Cheese Grater

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Friday   Rainbow Scavenger Hunt  

This activity requires a walk along the walking path and the

following worksheet

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  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday Egg Squeeze
  • Hard Boiled Egg, Peeled
  • Bottle with mouth smaller than egg
  • Matches or lighter
  • Paper

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Tuesday Bake Cookies & Food Chalk Obstacle Course

The chocolate chip cookies for this week are made using this recipe

Find our food chalk obstacle course next to Elizabeth street and the CRC on the walking path! 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Food Obstacle Course

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  Wednesday   Spaghetti and Meatballs Craft
  • Paper Plate
  • Yellow Yarn
  • Red Paint & Paint Brush
  • Brown paper, or Felt, or pom poms
  • Glue

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Thursday Food Tower
  • Dry Spaghetti Noodles
  • Marshmallows

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Friday Egg Drop
  • Raw Egg
  • Things to Protect Egg, you may use whatever you have around home. Things that work well:
  • Toilet paper rolls, tape, straws, rubber bands, plastic bags, string, carboard, tissue paper, etc.…

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  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday Canadian Bingo

This activity requires a walk or bike throughout Vulcan and the following worksheet.

Don't print off the entire Bingo worksheet, there are two bingo cards per page. The first two pages are irrelevant. Example, if you have a family of 4, print off pages 3 and 4 to get 4 bingo cards. The bingo sheets start on page 3.  

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Tuesday Northern Lights Lantern
  • Colored tissue paper
  • White glue
  • Mason jar
  • LED tealight
  • Pipe cleaners

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  Wednesday    Canada Day - No Camp 

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Thursday  Canadian Colors Explosion 
  • Vase
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Food coloring (preferably red for a Canadian color)
  • Glitter
  • Pan 

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Friday Canada Day Moose Toast
  • 2 slices of whole wheat bread, toasted
  • 2 tbsp of peanut butter
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 mini marshmallow
  • 4 choco chips
  • Kitchen knife

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  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday  Oobleck
  • Cornstarch
  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • Bowls

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Tuesday Water Balloon Targets
  • Water Ballons
  • Water
  • Chalk

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  Wednesday    Water Color Rainstorm
  • Watercolor Paper    
  • Watercolor Paint
  • Wax Crayons
  • Paint Brushes
  • Water 
  • Rag

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Thursday  Nature Soup
  • Bucket
  • Water

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Friday Underwater Fireworks
  • Water
  • Vegetbale Oil
  • Food Coloring
  • Shallow Plate
  • Fork

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  Activity Supply List Other Activities
Monday  Nature Art
  • Paper
  • Wax Crayons
  • Any Other Art Supplies you May Want  
Tuesday Mud Play
  • Dirt
  • Water
  • Anything Else you May Want, i.e., Buckets, Shovels, etc.  
  Wednesday    Pinecone Birdfeeder
  • Pinecone
  • Peanut Butter
  • Birdseed
  • Twine or String
  • Screw
Thursday  Paint a Plant Pot
  • Clay Pot
  • Paint Brushes
  • Paint 
  • Plant (optional)
Friday

  Dirt and Worms Dessert  

  • Crushed Oreo Cookies
  • Brown Pudding Cup
  • Gummy Worms

SPRING CAMPS AND PROGRAMS

Vulcan Recreation offer many Camps and programs for youth and adults during the Spring Months

  1. Family Week Activities Camp
  2. Easter Multi Sport Camp

Fuel your passion for physical activity and physical literacy by trying out a variety of sports and activities.

Cost: $50  3 day camp

 

 

 

Fuel your passion for physical activity and physical literacy by trying out a variety of sports and activities.

Cost: $50  3 day camp

SUMMER SPECIALTY CAMPS

The focus of each camp is to gain confidence in a specific area of interest. They will make friends in a safe social  atmosphere while learning and developing skills in the camp of their choosing. Registration for all summer camps is now open please be advised that changes may occur as we work through the logistic.  

  1. Basketball Camp
  2. Volleyball Camp
  3. Golf Camp
  4. Art Camp
  5. Drama Camp
  6. Camp Safety Procedures

This Basketball camp  is designed for young athletes of all ages and ability. Players will learn and develop their skill and fitness through fun filled games and drills.

When: July 20-24,
Grade 5-8, 4pm - 6pm
Grade 9-12, 7pm - 9pm
Where: CRC
Cost $80
             Register 2

Here young players will learn and develop skills and teamwork in the game of  volleyball through games and drills. For all ages and skill levels.

When: July.  27 - 31,

Grade 5-8, 9pm - 12pm

Grade 9-12, 1pm - 5pm

Where: CRC

Cost $100

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A great way for youth to learn the fundamentals and mechanics of the game, safety, and lessons to be applied to life. Putting, chipping and full swing will be covered.

When: 

Session 1: Age 7-9

July 13 - 17, 9am - 12pm

Session 2 Age 10-18

July 13 - 17, 1pm - 5pm

Session 3: Age 7-16

July 27 - 31, 9am - 12pm

Where:Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Cost: Session 1- $139,

Session 2- $159, Session3- $149

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Explore the use of multi-medium ( acrylic, watercolours, pen work) by creating a personalized journal with embellishments.

When: July 6 - 10  10 - 14,

Age: 8 - 13

Where: Healy Art Studio

Cost $90

            

Cancelled 

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This program  expands young people’s creativity and confidence through the skillful use of theatre games, movement, and exercises. There will be a sharing of their work on the final day of camp.

When: Aug.  10 - 14,

Grade 4 and up

Where: Vulcan Lodge Hall

Cost $80

             Cancelled

Vulcan Recreation
Summer Camp Safety Procedures

Vulcan Recreation Summer Camps will begin on July 6, this summer and we are being as innovative as possible to make this happen. As a team, we have been working diligently to adapt our camp programming and operational plans to meet or exceed the anticipated health and safety guidelines being developed by government agencies and health professionals. If it is necessary to cancel any part of Vulcan Recreation Camps this summer due to a resurgence or outbreak of COVID-19, we will contact parents immediately and offer full "no hassle" credits and/or refunds without fees.

While we anticipate further guidance and details from Health Authorities, we are already making plans for a heightened level of health and safety at Vulcan Recreation Camps. These include:


• Physical distancing of children & individual cohorts where possible
• Each camper will have their own separate resting and lunch space to support physical separation, further to that we will define specific spaces for each cohort where/when possible
• High contact activities and games have been modified were possible
• Signage and communication at camp regarding social distancing and hand hygiene
• Campers stay together in their small group for the week (no swapping or mixing groups)
• Groups are assigned to a pair of instructors for the week
• No non-essential visitors allowed into camp.
• Strict "no sharing" policies for food & personal items

• Personal Protective Equipment

• Our ultimate goal is to provide safe and healthy camps and still allow staff to have a positive engagement with campers. We will be following the guidelines of our provincial health authority with regards to the use of PPE (face coverings in particular) for those times physical distancing is not possible
• PPE will be required for our staff at camp as long as the activity can be done safely.
• If PPE is mandated to be worn by children at camps by the health authority, we will ask that a personal, comfortable, face covering be sent to camp for the child
• PPE for children is recommended by health officials, parents may make their own decision of whether their children to wear at camp or not. All campers must always have access to a mask.
• Hand sanitizer will always be available and will be used frequently throughout the day including upon arrival, before and after breaks and/or eating, after using the washroom facilities and before and after use of group tools/equipment.

Enhanced hand washing protocols & facility cleaning

• Hand sanitizer – will always be available to all staff and campers
• Washing of hands will be required before any snack or meal breaks and as a normal part of any bathroom breaks. 70% alcohol-based hand sanitizer will be provided when soap and running water is not readily available (outside activities)
• We have hand sanitizer stations throughout our facilities
• We will ensure daily cleaning, and regular use of approved cleaning products on toilets, door handles, sinks, vehicles, and other high touch surfaces

Adjustments to our program equipment procedures to limit cross-contact

• Regular cleaning of high-touch surfaces
• Sharing of equipment and program aids between campers will be kept to a minimum, we will be separating out any used equipment for cleaning during each camp day and it will not be allowed for use until cleaned
• Cleaning of equipment will be as per health guidelines utilizing approved sanitizing products

Camper and Staff Health

• Daily screening questions for every camper when they are being signed in
• Daily health screening questions and temperature check for staff
• If Campers, Staff, or someone in their household have the symptoms of a cold, flu, or COVID-19, including a cough, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat, or fatigue, they must stay at home!
• Staff and participants at higher risk of experiencing severe illness. (because they have compromised immune systems or underlying chronic medical conditions) should not be taking part in camp activities. This group should properly inform themselves of risk, assess their own risk-tolerance, and think through extra precautions they may wish to take over the coming months
• Scrapes and bruises are not uncommon at camp. Our staff have first aid training and will use their best judgement to balance the need for treatment and emotional support, with the need to limit close contact. If the child is able and willing, with guidance from the first aid attendant, the child will be coached through self administered first aid such as cleaning and bandaging a wound
• If the child can’t self-treat the first aid attendant and the patient will don the appropriate PPE for the situation and begin treatment.
• With reduced group sizes this year it is going to be a challenge to accommodate all friend pairings, we will do our best to accommodate all requests.
• Swapping to another group after camps have started may not be possible
• Campers that show signs of illness will have their parents contacted and be asked to be picked up

Contactless sign-in and sign-out procedures
In previous years, you (or people you authorised) signed your child in/out by initialing our sign in sheet. This year will be slightly different. Please allow for a little extra time as we work through this together


For drop off
• Please pull up in front of facility where one of our staff will ask your camper’s name and find them on our list, we ask that parent remain in their vehicles
• Next as mandated by the Province our staff will ask routine COVID-19 screening questions, we ask that parent and campers remain in the vehicles until they complete all questions.
• Your camper will get a squirt of hand sanitizer and join the other campers for an awesome day at camp!
• Parents and Guardians will also be expected to abide by guidelines during drop off regarding distancing


For pickup
• Please park in the designated area and remain in your vehicle until your child and staff find you.
• They will ask your camper’s name
• They will then ask your name to ensure that you are one of the listed “authorised pickups”
• Parents and Guardians will also be expected to abide by guidelines during pick up regarding distancing

SUMMER YOUTH AND TOT CAMPS

Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 6-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week. Registration for all summer camps is now open please be advised that changes may occur as we work through the logistic.

  1. Running Wild Action Camp
  2. Nature Warriors
  3. Tumbling Fun
  4. Creative Camper
  5. Park Warriors
  6. Multi Sport Camp
  7. Inventor's Workshop

Is your preschooler new to day camps? Try our morning day camp to test the waters and get ready for summer fun. Day camp can be a child's first independent experience away from mom and dad. Your child has the opportunity to benefit in many ways.

  • Hands on learning, build social skills, Enhance physical fitness. Develop character, Learn the value of team work

Running Wild Action Camp

Running, jumping, turning and throwing all the fundamental movements will be explored during this week.

When: July 20 - 23, 9am—11:30 am

Age:  5 to 7

Where: Lewis/Ware Pavilion

Price:  $50 / Half day 4 days

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Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 7-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week.

Nature Warriors

Have fun while exploring the outdoors. Finding adventure and fun in our surroundings. Get ready to enjoy the trails and nature around Vulcan.

When: July. 27 - 31, 9am - 3:30pm

Age: 7 -14

Where: Lewis/Ware Pavilion

Cost $80 / full day full week

             Register 2

Is your preschooler new to day camps? Try our morning day camp to test the waters and get ready for summer fun. Day camp can be a child's first independent experience away from mom and dad. Your child has the opportunity to benefit in many ways.

  • Hands on learning, build social skills, Enhance physical fitness. Develop character, Learn the value of team work

Tumbling Fun

We explore the beginning elements of gymnastics

When:  August 4 -7, 9am—11:30 am

Age: 5-7

Where: CRC

Cost $50 / Half day 4 days

             Register 2

Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 7-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week.

This camp focuses more on the artistic, creative side, From drawing to creating art projects, campers will enjoy a week of creativity

When: Aug. 10 -14, 9am - 3:30pm

Age: 7- 14

Where: Vulcan Lodge Hall

Cost $80 / full day full week

             Register 2

Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 7-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week.

Park Warriors

Fun fill days playing games in the park. We will explore classic and new yard and park games

When: Aug. 17 - 21, 9am - 3:30pm

Age: 7 - 14

Where: Memorial Park

Cost $80 / full day full week

             Register 2

Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 7-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week.

This  is a high energy camp where your child engages in games that incorporate teamwork, fair play, skill development, and most important FUN!

When: July.  6 -10, 9am -3:30pm

Age: 7- 14

Where: CRC

Cost $80 / full day full week

             Cancelled

Come join us at our youth day camp full of fun and friendship. We offer a safe environment for  children to actively learn, grow and develop. Every week is a different adventure during the camps for ages 7-14 years! We have a variety of categories  to keep your child busy and trying something new week-to-week.

Do you have a little budding inventor at home? We will inspire your inventor to get creative and work on projects that could change the world.

When: July.  13 - 17, 9am - 3:30pm

Age: 7 - 14

Where: CRC

Cost $80 / full day full week

             Cancelled

SUMMER ADULT PROGRAMMING

Adult recreation is always a big part of our summer. 

  1. Adult Slo-pitch League

Due to the current situation we are all facing, our April 16 AGM will be postponed to a future date yet to be determined. All recreation facilities are closed until further notice. We are also uncertain how this pandemic will affect the start of our season, as Goverment of Alberta has not started the discussion when facilities will open for 2020. Please keep an eye on the website as we will be posting all of our updates here. Thanks - and keep healthy and safe.

Update June 9, AHS will allow team sports to resume June 19.

if you are interested in entering a team this year in the Vulcan Adult Slo-pitch league please contact Channing at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Season will start June 23 with regular games ending the week of July 29

Playoff will be the week of August 5

Vulcan will be only be playing on one diamond this year, games will be on multiple night during the week.

 

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FALL CAMPS AND PROGRAMS

Vulcan recreation offer many fall programs from in-house Hockey to line dancing

WINTER CAMPS AND PROGRAMS

We offer many programs for those who whould like something to do on the cold chilly months

  1. Family Activities Camp
  2. Easter Multi Sport Camp
  3. Tia Chi

Family Week Activities Camp

Fuel your passion for physical activity and physical literacy by trying out a variety of sports and activities.

Cost: $50  3 day camp

Easter Multi Sport Camp

Fuel your passion for physical activity and physical literacy by trying out a variety of sports and activities.

Cost: $50  3 day camp

A series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion.

              6 Sessions in Sept. & Oct. Time : TBD

              Minimum Numbers Required

Town of Vulcan

We boast great health services, accommodations, recreation, attractions, schools, professional and personal services just to name a few. We invite you to explore Vulcan’s frontier, a community that offers you an experience from out of this world!

Mayor Tom Grant

Contacts

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  403-485-2417
 403-485-2914
 321 – 2nd Street South

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