Prairie Explorers Day Camp

Travel back in time and explore Heritage Park as a pioneer kid!

About the Program

Wear a historic costume and participate in games and activities to see what life was like over 100 years ago. Enjoy five days of unique experiences that you won’t find anywhere else!

  • Collect eggs from the hen house!
  • Make ice cream from scratch!
  • Ride a real steam train!
  • Play with old-fashioned toys!
  • Step into the pasture with our ranch animals!
Booking Form

Program Details



Program Times

9:30 am -4 pm

Program Dates

Weekly July 4 - Aug. 25, 2023

Age Range

Grade 3 - Grade 4, Kindergarten - Grade 2

Additional Information

Campers will be divided into groups based on age. Activities may vary for each group to ensure age level appropriateness.

Dates and Times (SOLD OUT)

9:30 am to 4 pm

Each camp is 5 days in duration (Monday to Friday) with the exception of the July 4-7 and Aug. 8-11 camps. These are 4 days in duration (Tuesday to Friday).

  • July 4 – 7 (Sold Out)
  • July 10 – 14 (Sold Out)
  • July 17 – 21 (Sold Out)
  • July 24 – 28 (Sold Out)
  • July 31 – Aug. 4 (Sold Out)
  • Aug. 8 – 11 (Sold Out)
  • Aug. 14 – 18 (Sold Out)
  • Aug. 21 – 25 (Sold Out)


  • 5-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp: $315;
  • 4-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp (July 4 – 7 and Aug. 8 – 11): $252;

Pre-care and After-care

  • Pre-care is available from 8:30 – 9:30 am for a fee of $45/week per participant.
  • After-care is available from 4 to 5 pm for a fee of $45.00/week per participant (Or $85.00/week per participant if both pre-care and after-care are required).
  • Pre-care and/or after-care require registration prior to camp start date.


  • Full payment is required at time of registration.
  • Visa and Mastercard are accepted online.

Email Confirmation

  • A confirmation of your camp dates will be sent within three weeks of registration. If you do not receive your confirmation within this time, please email
  • A more detailed camp information package, including behaviour policies, a participation waiver and a medical form will be sent closer to the start of camp.


  • As part of the unique and historical experience of our camps, all campers are loaned a historically accurate costume that must be worn each day of camp.
  • All pieces must be returned and in good condition on the last day of camp or you may be charged a damage fee.

Cancellations and Transfers

  • If you need to cancel your registration, Heritage Park will issue a full refund (minus a $100 administration fee) provided you cancel at least three weeks prior to the start of the booked camp. No refunds will be issued after that time.
  • Transfers will be permitted up to two weeks before the start of the camp, subject to availability.
  • We are unable to pro-rate the cost of camp if your child needs to miss any day(s).



Visit Heritage Park

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2V 2X3

Phone: 403.268.8500

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