Summer Camps Vancouver 2020

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Pear Tree Education is offering the ultimate in Vancouver summer camps for boys and girls aged 5-14.

We have summer camps at our Vancouver for 8 weeks (starting 6th July and finishing 28th August), and our East Vancouver and Burnaby locations for 7 weeks (starting 6th July and finishing 21st August). Individual summer camps last 1 week.

Our courses fill up very fast, so make sure that you book soon to avoid disappointment!

Pear Tree Education has become one of Vancouver’s most popular educational summer camp companies, both because of the quality and diversity of our courses. Our wide range of course types will engage your children in new and challenging activities, including cooking, sports, music and dance, drama/public speaking, technology, art/crafts, and academics.

All of our Vancouver summer camps are designed by Pear Tree.

Led by experienced Vancouver school teachers, our summer camps offer exceptional levels of safety, enjoyment and education!

Camps are from 9am – 3pm, with options to extend these times using our optional pre-camp and/or after-camp supervision services.

At $310 per 5-day camp, you won’t find a better value for money summer camp anywhere else in Vancouver!

We also offer two additional services including a Hot Lunch program ($68/wk) and pre-camp/after-camp care ($150/wk combo).

1) Pear Tree’s Summer Camp Vancouver brochure

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Need help booking multiple weeks? Check out our short video tutorial!

  • Week 1: July 6th - 10th

    Nature Explorers (Ages 5-6)

    Join us in a week of outdoor adventures, where we’ll learn about nature and how to take care of it!

    We will learn about BC’s old growth forests, build a hummingbird feeder, use natural items to make eco art, and take photography of nature.

    Through daily nature walks, lots of outdoor play, as well as field trips to local natural settings, we’re sure you’ll discover something new about nature this week!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Marine Biology (Ages 7-9) – 1 x SPACE REMAINING!

    With so many interesting sea creatures and aquatic plants, who doesn’t love exploring beaches?

    With beaches so close to Pear Tree, we’ll have lots of opportunities to explore local marine life.

    As a young biologist, you’ll develop important skills such as observing, documenting and comparing.

    We will also learn about other marine life in other parts of the world, including sharks, coral reefs and jellyfish!

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    Sports Science (Ages 10-14) – 1 x SPACE REMAINING!

    Science separates sports amateurs from the professionals.

    At Pear Tree, in addition to playing different sports, students will study and implement sports health and food nutrition, make their own smoothies and health snacks, learn about human kinetics, practice special exercising methods, use technology & apps, and develop their own digital training regime.

    PLEASE NOTE: Pear Tree’s healthy Hot Lunch Program is mandatory for this course, as food is provided throughout the week. Therefore, an additional $68 must be added to the camp price.

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  • Week 2: July 13th - 17th

    Urban Gardeners (Ages 5-6)

    In this course, we’ll give you tips to be a successful gardener in the city.

    We’ll learn about the plant life cycle, collect seeds, categorize plants, and do plant art.

    We’ll also create our own compost to improve our plants’ growth, and plant seedlings of our own to take home at the end of the course!

    This course includes a field trip, where we’ll learn from experts about their urban gardening techniques.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Adventurous Athletes (Ages 7-9)

    Whether you’re already sporty or an aspiring athlete, this week is a great way to get outside with new friends and get moving!

    Each day, there will be skill-based activities related to specific sports, and many opportunities for collaborating with peers. We’ll be playing games like Capture the Flag and California Kick Ball, as well as more traditional sports like tennis and soccer. Not only that, but we will be doing different fitness-based activities to improve our strength and stamina! Each day, different students will have opportunities to model and explain these activities, which help public speaking and leadership skills.

    This week will be held outdoors, rain or shine!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Pearformers (Ages 10-14)

    Dance, theatre, and musical theatre, Pear Tree’s Pearformers course has a little bit of everything of the performing arts! We’re bringing Broadway to West Broadway.

    Whether or not your child already does acting, dancing, or singing, in Pearformers we’ll start from the basics and will work upwards to create small group performances. If you’re confident enough to do a solo performance, there’s room for that, too!

    Come and discover your inner talents!

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  • Week 3: July 20th - 24th

    Painters Pallet (Ages 5-6)

    As painters, we will have lots of time to try different paints and painting techniques! We’ll work with watercolour, acrylic and tempera paints.

    Our paintings will be inspired by nature, animals, literature, our friends and family, and even the summer weather!

    The young artists of this course will have a small portfolio of art pieces to share with you at the end of this week.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Math Magicians (Ages 7-9)

    If you think learning math involves doing worksheets and quizzes, we’re about to change your mind! This is a fantastic, hands-on approach to learning math and connecting math to real life.

    We’ll explore measurement, create our own word problems, study shapes, try several different addition and subtraction strategies, and work with money.

    We will also play lots of math games to strengthen our number sense in a fun, age-appropriate way!

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    Sound and Vision (Ages 10-14)

    Humans take for granted how important sight and hearing is to their lives both personally and culturally.

    This course explores the huge role that light and sound play in our daily lives and in our society as a whole.

    We will learn about sound and vision from a biological perspective, and make a model of ears and eyes and learn about how they function. We will look at different music and art to see how artists express themselves. We’ll do experiments with prisms and sound waves, and work towards making a group light and sound installation for the end of the week!

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  • Week 4: July 27th - 31st

    Under the Sea (Ages 5-6)

    Pear Tree Education is lucky to be located close to some of the most perfect beaches for beach combing and exploration!

    During the Under the Sea course, we will explore both local and exotic marine life.

    Each day will include experiments, art, stories, water sensory activities and even drama related to the ocean.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Medieval Times (Ages 7-9) – 3 x SPACES REMAINING!

    Hear ye, Hear ye, all Lords and Ladies! Join us for a week of medieval times.

    During the camp, you’ll make shields, create a crown, design a personal crest, build a castle, and design a mini catapult.

    This course also includes many drama and public speaking activities, with the opportunity to perform like a person from the Medieval times!

    N.B. This class will not participate in any activities related to violence, so no need to ask!

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    Film Noir (Ages 10-14) – 2 x SPACES REMAINING!

    Pear Tree is bringing the old with this homage to Film Noir cinema. We have one week to create, film, and edit a Neo Noir movie, and we need your help!

    With movies requiring a massive team, there is guaranteed to be a role for you: live acting, voice overs, directing, filming, editing, music, or writing.

    Come and find out if you can make it in the movie industry.

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  • Week 5: August 4th - 7th (4-day week)

    Super Structures (Ages 5-6)

    Do you like to build things? Are you an aspiring engineer? Then this hands-on exploration course is for you!

    During this course, you will learn basic building principles and apply your knowledge by taking part in daily structure challenges!

    You will learn how to apply critical thinking skills, how to be a creative designer and problem-solver, and apply math, science and design concepts using a variety of building materials, including straws, paper, clay, blocks, K’Nex, Lego and even eggs!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Junior Scientists (Ages 7-9)

    Get your lab coats and beakers ready!

    Science is always fun when you’re doing the experiments! In this exciting, hands-on course, we’ll be conducting a variety of experiments, learning about the scientific method, carrying out observations and recording data in our science journals, just like real scientists.

    Among our activities will be ‘Flubber’ making, dissections, and even kitchen science, where we get to eat our experiments!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Graphic Novels (Ages 10-14) – 2 x SPACES REMAINING!

    Come and experience Pear Tree’s amazing updated version of its already much-loved Graphic Novels course!

    Taking advantage of some amazing changes in technology, your child will get to create graphic
    novels on a level of sophistication never before imaginable and with unlimited potential.

    In this course, we combine literacy, acting, photography, art and technology to create our own high quality digital graphic novels to take home at the end of the course.

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  • Week 6: August 10th - 14th

    Interesting Insects (Ages 5-6)

    Leave your bug spray at home! Find out how insects are important for our community and environment.

    After making our insect sanctuaries, we will go on daily nature walks and collect insects to observe and research. Some of these insects include pill bugs, centipedes, and ladybugs!

    Our students will also take part in learning about and raising butterflies. The butterflies will be released in the summer as part of an inclusive field trip.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Eco Art (Ages 7-9)

    Some of the most fun art to create is made of different recycled materials, mediums and of course, your imagination!

    Each day will have a different focus of reusable materials and visual elements. While students will still use traditional materials such as paint, construction paper and pastels, we’ll also use natural items such as cork, stones and leaves, as well as recycled materials such as buttons, glass jars, newspapers and fabric.

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    Cooking Science (Ages 10-14)

    Cooking is both an art and a science. Pear Tree’s cooking science course is the best hands-on method for kids to develop a fascination and deeper understanding of chemistry.

    Students will learn about, cook with, and eat a variety of ingredients that transform depending on how they are prepared.

    PLEASE NOTE: Pear Tree’s healthy Hot Lunch Program is mandatory for this course, as food is provided throughout the week. Therefore, an additional $68 must be added to the camp price.

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  • Week 7: August 17th - 21st

    Fairytale Theatre (Ages 5-6)

    Once upon a time at Pear Tree, we had a camp about Fairy Tales! Kings, evil stepmothers, princesses and magic are some of the topics we will explore.

    You’ll build houses for the Three Little Pigs, bake gingerbread men, and engage in dramatic play related to fairy tales. We will even read fractured fairy tales!

    This is an excellent course to develop reading and speaking skills in a fun and creative way!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Food, Glorious Food (7-9) – 2 x SPACES REMAINING!

    Yes, food is glorious! Vancouver is such a “foodie” city, with so many different dishes and fresh, healthy things to eat.

    In this course, we’ll introduce students to basic nutrition, prepare a dish each class, learn about fitness and healthy living. We will do blind taste-testing, make food art, and even take food photography!

    Students will gain an appreciation for trying new things and how food impacts their body.

    PLEASE NOTE: Pear Tree’s healthy Hot Lunch Program is mandatory for this course, as food is provided throughout the week. Therefore, an additional $68 must be added to the camp price.

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    Young Detectives (Ages 10-14)

    If you love problem solving, science and a good mystery, this is the course for you!

    Through age-appropriate mysteries, you’ll learn about DNA, fingerprints, footprints and other trace evidence, as well as facial composites.

    You’ll develop deduction, math skills, problem solving and critical thinking skills by working collaboratively.

    The skills you learn will be put to the test on the final day, when we create a crime scene for  you to investigate.

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  • Week 8: August 24th - 28th

    Plants & Pollinators (Ages 5-6)

    Plants depend on pollinators such as birds, bees and insects!

    This course will focus on how pollinators such as bees or butterflies are interrelated with our local plants.

    We will learn about the life cycle of plants, grow seeds, observe and study different local pollinators, and even participate in raising and releasing butterflies.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Photography (Ages 7-9)

    Vancouver is one of the most photogenic cities in the world, especially in the summer! Join us for a week of capturing this beauty by learning about composition and creating meaning behind photography.

    You’ll learn all about basic digital photography techniques and use these to take some great photos. As well, you’ll have the opportunity to turn your photos into cards.

    PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that students bring their own digital camera or iPad for this course.

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    PLEASE NOTE: This camp is now fully booked. Check out our other Vancouver location near Olympic Village!

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    Film School (Ages 10-14)

    Action, drama, and comedy! We have one week to create, film, and edit a theatrical movie, and we need your help!

    With movies requiring a massive team, there is guaranteed to be a role for you: live acting, voice overs, directing, filming, editing, music, or writing.

    Come and find out if you can make it in the movie industry.

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Summer Camp Vancouver Prices 2020


By booking 4 weeks or more of our Vancouver summer camps, you could save up to 20% off our regular price. We’re confident you won’t find a better value for money Vancouver summer camp! Prices are for 5-day weeks. On weeks with statutory holidays, the price will be calculated for the actual number of days. This applies to our Hot Lunch program, too.

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*note: some premium courses have additional fees for field trips / materials / entrance costs

All prices subject to GST
Deposit = $100 per course registration

Additional Options

Pear Tree’s Healthy Hot Lunch Program

Why not take advantage of Pear Tree’s Hot Lunch Program? For just $68 per week, your child will receive a healthy combination of a hot meal with veggies, and a morning and afternoon snack!

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Our menu is approved by a certified nutritionist, and is prepared by our in-house chef.

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Pear Tree Summer Camp Highlights


  • 15 x kids per summer camp (maximum)

  • 1 x school teacher per class

  • Plus classroom assistant (for young classes)

  • 1:5 ratio on field trips

  • Very high quality summer camps

  • Amazing value for money!

  • Healthy balance of indoor/outdoor time

Pear Tree Education is about to change your idea of summer camps! With any Pear Tree summer course, your child will spend as much time as possible outside, experiencing education hands-on in the open air. Your child will learn and experience diverse skills and goals, such as multidisciplines (science, math, social studies, and language arts), creativity, teamwork, technology, public speaking, sports, and critical thinking.

Furthermore, Pear Tree offers some of the most unique educational experiences, connecting education to the community!

If your child has never taken a course with Pear Tree, we’re about to change your understanding of education, too, because Pear Tree Education is Vancouver’s one and only 21st century private elementary school and learning centre. All of our courses are taught by fully-qualified, experienced school teachers passionate about our system of learning. We’re confident you won’t find a better educational summer camp.

Our Vancouver camps are located at Pear Tree Education, Suite 215 – 2678 West Broadway on the corner of Stephens St.