Prairie Explorers Day Camp

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

About the Program

Travel back in time and experience what life was like over 100 years ago! Wear a historic costume and explore Heritage Park through games, activities, and crafts.

  • Attend a one-room school house
  • Ride a real steam train
  • Watch a play in a log opera house
  • Meet our farm animals and tour the ranch

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Program Details


5-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp: $325; 4-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp (July 2 - 5 and Aug. 6 - 9): $260; Pre-care: $45; After-care: $45; Pre-care and After-care: $85

Program Times

9:30 am - 4 pm

Program Dates

Weekly July 2 - Aug. 23

Class Size


Age Range

Grade 3 - Grade 4, Grade 5 - Grade 6, Kindergarten - Grade 2

Additional Information

Dates and Times

Camp Time: 9:30 am to 4 pm

Each camp is 5 days in duration (Monday – Friday) with the exception of the July 2-5 and August 8-12 camps. These are 4 days in duration (Tuesday to Friday).

  • July 2-5 (short week due to Canada Day stat)
  • July 8-12
  • July 15-19
  • July 22-26
  • July 29-Aug 2
  • Aug 6-9 (short week due to Heritage Day stat)
  • Aug 12-16
  • Aug 19-23

Ages: 6-11

Campers will be placed in one of two groups: ages 6-7 and ages 8-11. These age groups are firm and have been created to provide appropriate programming and supervision ratios for the age of the campers.


  • 5-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp: $325;
  • 4-day Prairie Explorers Day Camp (July 2 – 5 and Aug. 6 – 9): $260

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 by Showpass after booking online. If you do not receive a confirmation please email
  • A more detailed camp information package, including pick-up and drop-off instructions, will be sent in May 2024.


  • 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 3 weeks prior to the start of the booked camp. No refunds will be issued after that time.
  • Transfers will be permitted up to three 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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