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Explore the Arctic, Go on an Amazing Race and Get to Know Real Life Superheroes at Kepler Academy Summer Day Camp for Kids
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  Summer camp season is nearly here, and that means that parents like you and I are searching for camp programming that is interactive, thoughtful and engaging for our children. New to Edmonton this year and operating summer camps out of two of three locations (Westlink Park and College Plaz...
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ETS Introduces Free Fares for Children 12 and under
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At Edmonton Transit Service (ETS), we have a couple of exciting developments that may be of interest for your readers. First, we’re making it easier for families to travel using ETS by providing free fares for kids 12 and under. Second, we recently released a proposed bus network that will see al...
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Things to do in Edmonton This Weekend with Kids | May 25-27
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What to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Pop up Art Play at Creation Space During this workshop childern will have the chance to paint, sculpt, build, get messy, explore a number of different sensory stations and listen to a story followed up by creative project related to the book. Connecti...
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Exploring the Alberta Railway Museum: Here’s What to Know Before you Go
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The Alberta Railway Museum is one of those things that not many people in Edmonton are aware of. Tucked away on in an area that’s for the most part, undeveloped, it’s a field full of railway cars of many different types, ready to explore. When we’re planning excursions for the k...
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7 Things to do with Kids During the Summer at Elk Island Park
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Drive down Bison Loop Road | Play in the Sand and Playground at Astotin Lake | Rent a Canoe on Astotin Lake | Take a Photo in a Big Red Chair | Walk on the Floating Boardwalks of Amisk Luche Trail | Explore the Living Waters Boardwalk | Watch Beavers on the Beaver Po...
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10 Waterparks and Beaches Near Edmonton that You’ve Got to Visit This Summer
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10 Waterpark and Water Fun Day Trip Destinations Near Edmonton Pembina River Tubing  If you’ve never tried the River Tubing at Pembina, it’s something that should make it on to your bucket list. Plus, if you bring two vehicles and tube with friends, it’s a completely free activi...
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You’ve got to Explore the #HappyWall with Your Kids this Summer
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There’s something about public art that you can play with, play on, or generally interact with that makes us excited. Especially when those interactive installations are kid-friendly. The #HAPPYWALL in Churchill Square, is just that. A wall where you can play, create and experiment, creatin...
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Your Kids Will Explore the River Valley in these Incredible Edmonton Summer Day Camps
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Camp season is here – and like most parents, we’re researching camps where our kids can get out there, explore nature, and make the most of their summer vacation. The first place that we looked for our children’s camp experience this summer was out of town – there, they would be able to connect w...
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Things to do in Edmonton This Weekend with Kids | May 18-21
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Here’s what to do in Edmonton this weekend with Kids: Maydaze Carnival at Mill Woods  When: All weekend Long MayDaze carnival is back to Mill Woods Town Centre. The wristband is $30 per person, and you can experience those classic carnival rides to bring you back to your childhood. Giant sl...
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Use this Map of Edmonton Spray Parks to Plan Your Summer Water Adventures
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What if there was an easy way to find the spray parks in the city, or the community, by map? We’ve got our listings of the Best Edmonton Spray Parks, but had to share this easy to use map with images and details of each park, to make spray park fun simple this summer. Use […] The post...
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