Register now: Kids’ Summer Programs

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Check out these four kids’ summer programs at the Strathcona Community League:

  1. Art at the Hall  (1 week of classes in July, 1 week in Aug)
  2. Kids’ Yoga Class (1 week of classes in July, 1 week in Aug)
  3. Pop Up Play (Wed and Fridays, 10:30 am to 1:30pm)
  4. Paint Plaster and Play Camp (week long, full day camp in July)



The Strathcona Community League will be offering art classes for kids at the hall this summer.  Join Berna Ponich from ARTAGOGO for a week exploring drawing and painting and/or printmaking techniques in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere.  All skill levels are welcome.

Date: July 17 – 21

6-8 yr olds – 10:00 – 11:30 am

9-12 yr olds – 11:45 – 1:15 pm

Date: August 14 – 18

6-8 yr olds – 10:00 – 11:30 am

9-12 yr olds – 11:45 – 1:15 pm

Cost : $100 for the week including all materials and a sketch book

Registration : Contact Berna at for more information and to register.  Space is limited.  Children must be 6 by the start date

Berna Ponich studied Fine Arts at the Alberta College of Art and Design and went on to receive her B.Ed at the U of A, with a major in art education.  She has been teaching for 27 years and currently runs classes through Artagogo, the City Arts Centre and is in her fourth year as Artist in Residence at King Edward School.



Two summer yoga camps will be offered at the Strathcona Community League Hall:

  • For ages 4 – 6:

July 10 – 14, 9am – 12 noon. Cost:  $150

  • For ages 6 – 9:

August 7 – 11, 9am – 12 noon. Cost:  $150

The camps will emphasize having fun as well as developing physical skills, creativity and mental focus. We will practice poses while taking imaginative journeys, moving to music and playing games.  We will also do yoga related crafts, outdoor explorations and age-appropriate mindfulness and relaxation activities. Both camps will be run by two certified kids’ yoga instructors from Yogi Kids.

Registration: contact or call or text Tina at 587.341.7777


Pop Up Play (formerly the Green Shack Program, although now part time and without the shack)

Pop Up Play is an exciting opportunity for kids to enjoy access to high quality recreation programming in their own neighbourhood   Join in games, sports, crafts, music, drama and special events 2 days a week at each location. Look out for the colourful Pop Up Play flags flying at a green space near you.

If there’s a game or activity you’d like to play, just ask the Program Leader. They are there to make your summer a fun one!

  • Ages: 6 – 12 years (children under 6 must be supervised by a parent or guardian)
  • Dates:   Wed and Fridays, 10:30 am to 1:30pm

July 5- August 25, 2016

  • Cost: Free!
  • Location: At the park and spray park by the hall

Registration: Children are free to come and go as they please from our Pop Up Play Programs.


Paint Plaster and Play Camp 

Let your imagination soar and create a masterpiece! Use your creative skills as you explore a variety of art activities including painting, sculpting, paper mache and sketching. Participants will also enjoy a field trip to an art gallery!

  • Ages 8-13
  • July 4 to July 7
  • 9am to 4pm
  • Strathcona Community Hall
  • $130

This is a City of Edmonton program. Registration: or call 311.