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Summer Day Camps

Summer Day Camps

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is excited to introduce Summer Day Camps, an engaging, educational, and fun-filled 2-days of activities for youth aged 9-13 hosted by our highly trained and knowledgeable staff.

Participants will learn about the history and unique culture of Japan, Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta, and Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Participants will have the opportunity to make traditional Japanese crafts, dress in Yukatas, participate in a tea ceremony demonstration, learn how to speak basic “survival” phrases, write their names in Japanese, and much more!


Experience Details:

  • This is a two-day camp with 2 dates available, July 22-23 & August 26-27
  • The camp starts at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm each day with a 45-minute lunch break
  • A maximum of 12 kids will be considered for each camp date, to ensure a quality experience
  • Kids will need to have their own lunch and snacks available. This is a nut-free camp, Please notify staff if you have additional allergies


Participants will receive:

  • Traditional Japanese craft items and “Kodomo-Kids” gift packages to take home.
  • Worksheets of basic “survival” Japanese phrases.
  • A family pass to Nikka Yuko that is good for a whole year! (if there are more than 4 people in the family, please let us know.)
  • Memories and friendships that will last a lifetime!


Experience Prices:

For youth 9-13 years of age.

  • $150 for one child
  • $250 for two children (+$125 per extra child)

To book a participant for a summer day camp, contact the booking coordinator at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden by phone at 403-328-3511 ext. 111 or email at You can also fill out the online inquiry form here. Bookings are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Find out more information by reading our Summer Day Camp Booklet below.

Summer Day Camp Booklet Book Here!