June 25 2019

Schools out!

The school year has come and gone and just like that, it’s summer again! On June 27th, our local elementary/junior high school, Christ the King School is officially out for the summer holidays. School is out for the next 2 months, which means schedules are shifting and family time will soon be aplenty. To help ease you into the excitement that awaits your family this summer, we thought we’d share our two cents on some family-friendly summer activities in the area.


Find the right fit for your kids this summer with NAIT kids summer camps, ranging in activities from swimming, indoor and outdoor games. Whether it’s creativity or athletics, NAIT has a variety of summer camps for your kids to choose from to explore their passions and interests this summer!


The University of Alberta faculty of science summer camps are a great opportunity to give your kids the chance to explore their interests in STEM. Ranging in age groups from grade 1 up until grade 11, these camps are sure to push boundaries and expand horizons this summer.


Pedalheads wants to get your kids rolling without training wheels this summer! Offering lessons for 6 instructional biking levels, Pedalheads is here to help with the transition from training wheels to trails. Conveniently located just west of McConachie at Lorelei-Beaumaris Community League, Pedalheads will have your kids in great hands this summer!


With convenient pick-up spots around the city, Evolve’s Edmonton Skateboard Camp provides an opportunity for your kids to work with qualified coaches and develop their skills. Designed for all skill levels, Evolve is the perfect environment to let your kids practice and grow by partaking in an Edmonton-wide skatepark tour this summer.


Let your kids test and expand their knowledge this summer when they delve into the realms of STEM with Engineering For Kids. With options from coding and digital storytelling, 3D printing and design to building, wiring and programming a robot, your kids are bound to have an excitingly educational summer break.


Whether it’s expanding educational horizons, exposing young ones to new things or simply keeping busy, your schedule is sure to be filled up with exciting activities this summer in McConachie!


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McConachie wishes you an exciting summer vacation! Stay active, be safe and have fun!