General Information


Our on-campus camps take place at the following UBC Facilities:

  • Osborne Centre
  • War Memorial Gym
  • Student Recreation Centre (SRC)
  • UBC Tennis Centre
  • BC Binning Studios
  • Dorothy Sommerset Studios
  • NEW UBC Aquatic Centre
  • Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Arena
  • UBC Ropes Course
  • And various Thunderbird Park fields

We have expanded our programming to offer off-campus camps at Douglas Park, Acadia Beach (Vancouver), and Jericho Beach. The location of each camp is listed above the camp description.


Parking is available adjacent to most camp locations. More detailed information regarding our drop off/pick-up locations will be emailed to participants in the information email the Thursday or Friday before your children’s camp start date. For further information on parking rates and lot locations please visit the UBC Parking & Access website at:

Medical Aid

All of our UBC Camp instructors are certified in First-Aid. As well, the University hospital is located on campus and provides complete first aid and medical services should they be needed. At the time of registration please notify us of any medical conditions or allergies.

Statutory Holidays

Most of our camps do not run on statutory holidays. This summer (2017) there are two statutory holidays of concern; Monday, July 3rd and Monday, August 7th. Please check the dates listed for each camp carefully.

Cancellation Policy

UBC Camps reserves the right to cancel any camps that do not fill to at least 70% capacity. Full refunds will be issued.

Refund/Withdrawal Policy

Refunds will only be considered for participant schedule changes and conflicts (including vacation schedule, work schedule or other non-emergency reasons) if they are requested a minimum of 5 business days prior to camp start date. Refunds requested within 5 business days of a camp’s start date will only be considered for injury/illness reasons. A written request for a refund due to injury/illness must be submitted with an attached letter from a physician. There are no refunds or make-up classes for missed days.

All refunds are subject to an administration fee. Please note that there are some programs which fall under different refund policies.


UBC Camps is continually working to provide the best possible services to the community. We encourage your suggestions and/or comments regarding your experience with us. Please call our office at (604) 822-1540 or e-mail us at with your feedback. Your comments are very much appreciated. Thank you!

UNA Discounts

Members of the University Neighborhood Association (UNA) are eligible for a 10% discount on camps operated by UBC Athletics. To be eligible for discounts, registration must be made in person with two pieces of ID (UNA card, picture ID) and proof of address. Discounts can only be given at the time of registration.