Aboriginal Camps

Family Spirit Camp 2017
Hosted By: Xyolhemeylh
Location: Sweltzer Creek Campground, Sleepy Hollow Road, Cultus Lake
Dates & Times:
Aug 11-13
Ages:
Families
Cost: Free
Registration: Return completed package to Xyolhemeylh Chilliwack, attention Natalie Brandon, Building 1-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 or via vmail Natalie.Brandon@Xyolhemeylh.bc.ca

Natural Changes Camp
Hosted By: Xyolhemeylh
Location: Leonard Gladstone Memorial Longhouse, Shxwhá:y Village, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 18-21
Ages:
12-18
Cost: Free
Registration: Return completed package to Xyolhemeylh Chilliwack, attention Natalie Brandon, Building 1-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 or via vmail Natalie.Brandon@Xyolhemeylh.bc.ca

Warrior Camp
Hosted By: Xyolhemeylh
Location: Shxwhá:y Village, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 18-21
Ages:
12-18
Cost: Free
Registration: Return completed package to Xyolhemeylh Chilliwack, attention Natalie Brandon, Building 1-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 or via vmail Natalie.Brandon@Xyolhemeylh.bc.ca

Youth Day Camps
Hosted By: Xyolhemeylh
Dates & Times:
Thursdays Jul 13, Aug 3 & 24
Ages:
12-18
Cost: Free
Registration: Return completed package to Xyolhemeylh Chilliwack, attention Natalie Brandon, Building 1-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 or via vmail Natalie.Brandon@Xyolhemeylh.bc.ca

Creativity Camps

Chana Chaat & Chai
Sidrah and Nasrin Ahmad will offer their take on Chana Chaat, a traditional vegetarian Pakistani appetizer that is generally served cold and tastes delicious with a hot cup of flavourful chai. Chana Chaat is made with chickpeas, delicious tamarind chutney, potatoes, and more.
Hosted By: Chilliwack Community Arts Council
Location: 20 – 5725 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
July 15, 10 am to 12:30 pm
Ages:
13-Adult
Cost:
$35 *members save 10%
Registration:
see the website

Coloured Pencil Techniques
Join Pat Gerlach to learn simple techniques for creating depth of colour in your work with easy to use and vibrant coloured pencils. If you have your own pencils you would like to use please bring along. Class fee includes one blending pencil.
Hosted By: Chilliwack Community Arts Council
Location: 20 – 5725 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
September 28, 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages:
13-Adult
Cost:
$20 *members save 10%
Registration:
see the website

Combination Wildlife Art/Nature Explorers Camp
In this camp, children get a mix of art and environmental education with half of the time spent with John LeFlock exploring different artistic techniques, and half of the time spent outside connecting to the unique habitat of the reserve.  A combination of Wildlife Art and Nature Explorers, children will be divided into 2 different age groups to enjoy artistic mentoring and the joys of playing outside with a knowledgeable environmental educator.
Hosted By: Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
Location: 5200 Sumas Prairie Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 10-15, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages:
5-13
Cost:
$120
Registration:
see their website

Intro to Improv
This fun and enjoyable, four part series is a highly interactive class designed to show you ways to use improv comedy in your life and help give you the confidence you need to deal with most any situation. Classes are led by SimPhoney Improv group founder, David Hobson, who actively performs and teaches the art of improv throughout the Fraser Valley.
Hosted By: Chilliwack Community Arts Council
Location: 20 – 5725 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Every Wednesday in July, 6-8 pm
Ages:
8-14
Cost:
$50 *members save 10%
Registration:
see the website

Pakistani Breakfast
Start the morning with Sidrah and Nasrin Ahmad and this traditional Pakistani breakfast which includes a savoury egg and potato curry, a flatbread known as a paratha, a sweet taste of halwa (dish made from cream of wheat), and warm cup of chai.
Hosted By: Chilliwack Community Arts Council
Location: 20 – 5725 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
August 19, 10 am to 1 pm
Ages:
13-Adult
Cost:
$35 *members save 10%
Registration:
see the website

Faith-Based Camps

Teen Camp
Why spend the week at home being bored when a week of friends, excitement and adventure await?! The goal of our teen camp is to make a safe place for taking risks and experiencing new things. This could mean facing fears or making new friends, and we hope and pray that it does mean that you come to know the God of the universe like you never have before! Come on up for teen camp and you will be surprised at the kind of adventure you are missing out on!
Hosted By:  Charis Camp & Conference Centre
Location: 51935 Hack Brown Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
July 2-7
Ages:
13-17
Cost:
$209 + GST
Registration: visit their website

XLerate Camp
XLerate is bound to get your heart pumping double pace. At Stillwood, you can expect to discover valuable new friendships, adrenalin-pumping activities, and long-lasting memories. Two goals that we hope to meet are 1) to provide each camper with an opportunity to grow in their relationship with God, and 2) to give each camper the best week of their summer!
Hosted By:
  Stillwood Camp and Conference Centre
Location: 44005 Watt Rd, Lindell Beach
Dates & Times:
July 2-7
Ages:
14-16
Cost:
$434.25 tax exempt
Registration: visit their website

Personal Growth Camps

Inner Style: Presence of Heart
Designed to empower girls to achieve their personal goals while redefining their true inner style.
Hosted By: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fraser Valley
Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre, 46361 Yale Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Tues/Th Jul 11-Aug 3, 6-9 pm
Ages:
Grades 7-9
Cost:
$25 for all 8 sessions
Registration:
complete the attached application

Red Cross Babysitters Course
Learn about your rights and responsibilities, how to care for a child, how to deal with emergency situations, and basic first aid. Wallet completion card and workbook included. Bring a lunch & pen.
Hosted By: Chilliwack Central Elementary Community School Society
Location:
9435 Young Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
July 13, 9 am-5 pm
Ages: 11-15
Cost: 
$45
Registration:
in person, by email, or by phone at 604-792-8539 or 604-819-6687 (call or text)

Summer Training and Recreation Program (S.T.A.R.)
The STAR Summer Program is an opportunity for youth aged 15-17, that introduces them to the work-skills and life-skills necessary to successfully obtain and keep employment.
While participating in the STAR Summer Program, accepted applicants will participate in recreational activities, complete volunteer assignments, attend workshops, and work one full day at a local business or society.  In addition, each participant will be given one-to-one support and counselling both during and post program.
Those completing the three-week program will receive a reference towards their career and resume.
Hosted By: Ann Davis Transition Society
Location: 9046 Young Rd, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 11-27 or Aug 8-24, 10 am-3 pm
Ages:
14-17
Cost:
Free; youth will earn $25/week for their participation
Registration:
complete the attached application

Sports & Recreation Camps

Body Contact Camp
The game of hockey is played at a high speed so it is important to learn the skill of body contact to ensure safety. Players will receive detailed instruction on proper positioning, angling to receive and to execute a body check. Players will be taught how to protect themselves and avoid the danger areas on the ice. Players will also learn proper stick check methods that are necessary at the highest levels of hockey. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 31-Aug 4; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
7-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Forward and Defence Camp
Forward Players
Participants will work on all 3 positions, Left/Right Wings and Center. Skating will be the foundation of each session working on positional skating skills that can and will be used in game situations. Quick starts/stops, changing directions, crossing over to gain speed, lateral movements, puck control, puck protection, giving and receiving passes in motion, becoming a passing option, defensive, offensive and neutral zone play, how to become a scoring option, shooting in traffic, these are only a few of the many skills and concepts that will be taught. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Defence Players
This camp will help defensive minded players work on techniques and drills to help expand their skill set. Skating will be a main area of focus, backward skating, backward quick starts, lateral movements. Defensemen will work on a variety of skills each day from; shooting technique and accuracy, strong first pass, net front play, D-zone coverage, angling, jumping into the play, Offensive zone play, how to become an offensive threat from the blue line, reading the ice, gap control and much more. These sessions will help defence work on and expand their knowledge of their position making them a more effective defenceman. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 10-14 or Aug 14-18; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
10-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Girls Only Hockey Skills and Skating Camp
Hockey Skills and Skating Camp for girls is designed to keep hockey fun and give each individual participant a chance to improve their skills over a one week period. This camp will focus on learning and practicing proper technique in skating, stickhandling, passing, receiving, and shooting.  On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 17-21; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 6
-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Goaltending Camp
In the Goaltending Camp, goalies are taught to develop good work habits, improve reaction time, strength, flexibility, quickness, and agility. Instructors will teach players techniques to shut down breakaways, pass outs, and wraparounds, along with detailed instruction on rebound control, recovery skills, and playing the puck. This camp will focus on emphasizing the basic fundamental skills necessary to develop as a complete all-around goalie. Note: Full goalie gear is required. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: 
Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 24-28; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
7-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Power Skating Camp
Hockey is the fastest game in the world. To be an elite player you have to be an elite skater. The fastest way from point A to point B is in a straight line. We will teach you the proper and the fastest way to your destination on the ice. We will focus on forward and backward skating, edge work, quick starts, tight turns, crossovers, lateral movement, and proper hand and stick placement and balance. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 17-21 or Aug 14-18; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
6-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Preseason Conditioning Camp
This camp focuses on preparatory conditioning (including general strength, aerobic, and flexibility exercises) prior to the hockey season. In this camp our instructors provide campers with guidelines and information on proper nutrition, training exercises, and advanced techniques in skating, passing, puck control, and game-specific strategies. This camp is intended to ensure the campers are ready for the upcoming season. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Aug 21-25; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
7-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Puck Control Camp
Learn how to develop quick hands with our puck control exercises. To become an elite player you need to learn how to handle the puck in tight areas and in motion. Players will learn how to control the puck on their forehand, backhand, in their feet, wide movements, tight movements, and multiple puck drills to force your feet and hands to work together.  On ice instruction will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 10-14, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
7-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

Shooting, Scoring and Passing Camp
Learn how to execute the proper techniques of the wrist, snap, backhand and of course the all the time favourite slap shot. Learn to develop a quick release that will improve your chances to score.  The majority of all goals are scored in the net front area and we will emphasize goal scoring in these tight areas. We will work on deflections, driving the net and rebound situations. We will work on receiving passes in small areas and receiving passes in motion. Learn European concepts that all the NHL players are learning. On ice instruction, will include instructors from the Chilliwack Chiefs coaching staff. Guaranteed 2 hours of ice time.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Jul 24-28, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages:
7-14
Cost:
$327.50, including taxes
Registration:
see their website

The Chilliwack Chiefs Rep Prep Camp
The Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Camp is a 4 day, one hour evening camp designed to prepare Atom, Pee Wee, and Bantam Players for the upcoming season and players that will be attending rep try outs. Players will work on their skating and the hockey fundamentals which include: skating, passing, shooting, body and stick checks, and we won’t forget about  their conditioning. The Chilliwack Chiefs Coaching staff will run all the ice sessions including the team’s goaltender coach.
Hosted By: Prospera Centre
Location: 45323 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack
Dates & Times:
Aug 8-11 (4-5 pm Atom; 5:15-6:15 pm Peewee; 6:30-7:30 pm Bantam)
Ages:
10-15
Cost:
$150, including taxes
Registration:
see their website