FAQs

What activities will my child be doing during summer camps?

Take a look at Daily Schedule to see a daily schedule for KICKSTART Summer Camps. (Please note that daily schedule may change based on weather and planned activities).

Also, look here to see where summer camps may visit throughout the summer!

What qualifications do your staff have?

According to child care regulations there must be a Level 2 instructor present with your children. All instructors will be CPR-C, First aid and AED certified. As well, all instructors, volunteers, and drivers will have their police clearance.

Will food be provided?

KICKSTART will not be providing food for summer camps. Please pack at least 2 snacks (or 4 if your child is in before and after camp care) and a healthy, peanut-free lunch for each full day of camp!

What should my child bring to camp?

Here is a list of what your child will need to bring to camp:

  • 2 snacks (4 if your child is in before and after camp care)
  • Healthy, peanut-free lunch
  • Water bottle*
  • Extra pair of clothing – we might get muddy!
  • Weather appropriate shoes (no open-toed shoes)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Bug spray
  • Rain jacket/rain boots
  • Indoor shoes

 *Please note that water fountains are currently out of service due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols. There is a sink for your child to refill their water bottle if needed

What COVID-19 safety protocols will you have in place?

KICKSTART will be following all Alberta Health Guidelines for COVID-19 protocols. As these protocols change day-to-day you can visit Alberta Child Care COVID-19 Regulations

As children are not required to wear a mask in child care, KICKSTART will not be enforcing masks for children. Instructors will be wearing a mask during summer camps.

When does registration begin?

Registration opens for summer camps and Fall 2021 Before and After School care on April 1st 2020.   Contact Us to sign up!

What are KICKSTART’s summer camp cancellation policies?

If your child cannot attend summer camps due to a COVID-19 illness or close contact in the family you will receive a full refund or store credit.

Camp cancellations with 2 weeks or more notice from start date will receive a full refund or store credit.

Camp cancellations with 2 week or less notice from start date are eligible to receive a full refund or store credit less a $25 admin fee.

I require child care outside of your listed hours, can I still enroll in KICKSTART’s camps?

At KICKSTART we support all families with different schedules. If you require childcare outside of summer camp hours (Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm  please contact KICKSTART. We will be happy to to go over options for additional childcare.