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Unlock your child's creativity with our art camps in Squamish BC! Join us for a summer of exploration and discovery that your child will never forget. Our experienced instructors will guide your child through various techniques and mediums, including painting, drawing, and mixed media. With a focus on individual expression and creativity, our camps offer a fun and engaging experience that will inspire and challenge your child's artistic abilities.

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Enroll now for our 2023/24 Pro-D camps! Discover their artistic talents and unleash their creativity at our thrilling art camps. Book today!

Welcome to our 2024 Summer Camps for ages 5-12! Each week we explore a different theme through brand new paintings and art projects. At our camps, kids are grouped based on skill and age to ensure personalized learning experiences. And this year we are super excited to collaborate with our awesome neighbours and bring you the HappiNinja camps, where half the day is spent at Happimess and the other half at the Ninja Gym – double the fun, double the adventure! 
All other weeks we will still get to enjoy an hour of fun at The Ninja Gym before lunch to get our energy up and stay active!
Early bird rates apply till June 1st.
Explore our specialty camps for older kids aged 10+ below!

  • HappiNinja! Week 1 | Jul 2-5
    HappiNinja! Week 1 | Jul 2-5
    Tue, Jul 02
    Jul 02, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 05, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Jul 02, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 05, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Experience art and adventure like never before at HappiNinja Camp! Half art, half ninja gym – all excitement! Join us for an incredible week of fun!
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  • A Splash of Everything! Week 2 | Jul 8-12
    A Splash of Everything! Week 2 | Jul 8-12
    Mon, Jul 08
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 12, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 12, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Dive into creativity at Splash of Everything Camp! Explore various art forms from drawing to painting and crafts. Book by day or week for a summer filled with artistic adventures!
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  • Cartoon World! Week 3 | Jul 15-19
    Cartoon World! Week 3 | Jul 15-19
    Mon, Jul 15
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 19, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 19, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Unlock your child's creativity at Cartoon Camp! From beloved characters to vibrant scenes, they'll learn to draw and paint their favorite cartoons. Book by day or week for a summer filled with imagination!
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  • The Art of Squamish. Week 4 | Jul 22-26
    The Art of Squamish. Week 4 | Jul 22-26
    Mon, Jul 22
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 26, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 26, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Discover the beauty of Squamish through art! Join us for The Art of Squamish camp, where kids unleash creativity with drawing, painting, pastels, and crafts inspired by our stunning surroundings. Book by day or week for an unforgettable artistic adventure!
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  • Magic & Fantasy. Week 5 | Jul 29 - Aug 2
    Magic & Fantasy. Week 5 | Jul 29 - Aug 2
    Mon, Jul 29
    Jul 29, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 02, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Jul 29, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 02, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Step into a world of enchantment at Magic & Fantasy camp! Let your child's imagination soar as they paint dragons, unicorns, mermaids, and more. Book by day or week for a spellbinding adventure!
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  • HappiNinja!! Week 6 | Aug 6-9
    HappiNinja!! Week 6 | Aug 6-9
    Tue, Aug 06
    Aug 06, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 09, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Aug 06, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 09, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Experience art and adventure like never before at HappiNinja Camp! Half art, half ninja gym – all excitement! Join us for an incredible week of fun!
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  • Famous Artists. Week 7 | Aug 12 - 16
    Famous Artists. Week 7 | Aug 12 - 16
    Mon, Aug 12
    Aug 12, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 16, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Aug 12, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 16, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Explore art like the masters at our Famous Artists summer camp! Kids delve into diverse genres, mastering skills, techniques, and mediums inspired by iconic masterpieces.
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  • Beautiful BC. Week 8 | Aug 19 - 23
    Beautiful BC. Week 8 | Aug 19 - 23
    Mon, Aug 19
    Aug 19, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 23, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Aug 19, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 23, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    Discover the beauty of BC at our summer camp! Kids paint stunning landscapes, learn from local artists, and capture the essence of our wildlife through drawing and painting.
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Welcome to our Specialty Camps designed specifically for ages 10 and up! Tweens and teens often have focused passions, so we've curated camps in drawing, painting, fashion, and SFX makeup. Our half-day camps offer a dynamic and fast-paced environment, ensuring that your tweens and teens remain fully engaged throughout the session. With exciting activities, focused learning, and interactive experiences, these camps are tailored to match their energy levels and attention spans.

You can book both Drawing and Painting Fundamentals camps for a weeklong experience from 9 am to 3 pm. Combine the Fashion and Makeup camps for 3 full days from 9 am to 3 pm.

  • Drawing Fundamentals | Jul 8 - 12 | Age 10+
    Drawing Fundamentals | Jul 8 - 12 | Age 10+
    Mon, Jul 08
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 12, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    9am - 12pm Experience the joy of drawing! This camp challenges students to explore new tools and techniques to help them develop their own drawing style, by teaching the basic concepts any beginning artist needs to learn: form, shape, proportion, composition, perspective, value and more.
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  • Painting Fundamentals | Jul 8 - 12 | Age 10+
    Painting Fundamentals | Jul 8 - 12 | Age 10+
    Mon, Jul 08
    Jul 08, 2024, 12:00 p.m. – Jul 12, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    12 pm - 3 pm Explore the art of painting at our Painting Fundamentals Camp for ages 10-16! Dive into color theory, brush techniques, and composition basics in a fun and supportive environment. Unleash your creativity and master the essentials of painting with us!
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  • Fashion Art Camp | Jul 29 - 31 | Age 10+
    Fashion Art Camp | Jul 29 - 31 | Age 10+
    Mon, Jul 29
    Jul 29, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 31, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    9 am - 12 pm Design, sew, and create at Fashion Art Camp! Learn fashion basics, pattern making, and sewing skills. Bring your unique style to life in one full project!
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  • SFX Make-up | Jul 29 - 31 | Age 10+
    SFX Make-up | Jul 29 - 31 | Age 10+
    Mon, Jul 29
    Jul 29, 2024, 12:00 p.m. – Jul 31, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    12pm - 3pm Get ready for a thrilling adventure at our Special Effects Camp! Ages 10+ dive into the world of movie magic, crafting fake blood, fangs, and wax prosthetics for an unforgettable experience!
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  • Big Idea Art Camp | Jul 22 - 24 | Age 10+
    Big Idea Art Camp | Jul 22 - 24 | Age 10+
    Mon, Jul 22
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 24, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
    Happimess, 39455 Discovery Way Unit 106, Squamish, BC V8B 0R5, Canada
    9 am - 12 pm Unleash creativity at Big Idea Art Camp! Ages 10+ paint a masterpiece on 16"x20" canvas in 3 days. Learn drawing, color choice, wash techniques, and brush skills.
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What you need & Camp Schedule

Please don't forget to dress for a mess, pack a healthy lunch and snack, and a bottle of water.

Our schedule for the day runs as follows:

9:00 am   Drop off time 

Settling in/introductions and unstructured play

9:30 am   Art time (step-by-step painting)

10:45 am Snack time

Washing hands and getting ready for outside play (please dress for the weather)

11:15 am Outside time / Ninja Gym

12:15 pm Lunchtime

1:00 pm   Art time (outside crafts, weather allowing)

1:45 pm   Unstructured creative time

2:00 pm   Art time (Applied arts)

2:45 pm   Cleanup time

Washing up and getting ready for pick-up

3:00 pm Pick-up time*

 

*We give the last child to be picked up some candy, it takes away the disappointment of being the last one there and the sugar rush after is just an added bonus for parents. Please note that if you are late the stakes go up and they are given more and more sugar by the minute!

Cancellations and Refunds: This includes, but is not limited to the following: Summer Camps, Spring Break Camps, Winter Holiday Camps and Pro D Day Camps.

  • Please note that camp registration fees are non-refundable, and your spot is only secured after full payment is completed. If you need to cancel your reservation, please notify us 14 days prior to the camp start date at info@happimess.net to receive credit towards any of our services or products.

  • Wait-listed campers will be prioritized in the order of our online registration process. If a spot becomes available, wait-listed campers will have 24 hours to claim their spot before we move on to the next camper on the list.

  • In the event that Happimess cancels all or part of a program for any reason, we will provide full credit towards any of our services or products for the amount paid (or pro-rated if the program has already started).

  • If you need to cancel due to sickness, please provide a medical note and we'll offer credit towards any of our services or products. Refunds will be issued only on a case-by-case basis and are up to the discretion of Happimess's management team.

  • For all other cancellations made prior to 14 days before the camp start date, we regret to inform you that no refunds or credits will be issued.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We hope to see you soon at one of our Happimess camps!

If the camp you wanted to attend is already full, you can fill out our waitlist form. Campers on the waitlist will be given priority based on the order of their online registration. If a spot becomes available, wait-listed campers will have 24 hours to secure their spot before we move on to the next camper on the list.

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