MRU Camps (formerly known as College Kids and MRU Kids) has a long standing tradition of delivering diverse educational camps in Calgary that stretches back more than three decades. As a team we take pride in providing experiences that meet the changing needs and interests of campers. MRU Camps focuses on providing an environment where children and youth can grow and thrive to the best of their potential.


Read our 2023 Impact Report:


Our Mission

Turning ordinary into extraordinary. We engage children and youth in lifelong learning while providing a fun, safe, and inclusive environment.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We lead through example and are accountable for our actions.
  • We communicate honestly, openly and consistently.
  • We strive to provide inclusive programming and acknowledge diversity.
  • We nurture a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
  • We aim for academic growth in all subject areas.
  • We prepare campers for leadership and service in society.
  • We respond to challenges and use innovative ways to better serve our community.

Become a Partner or Donor

Through partnership and donations, MRU Camps' able to offer innovative and exciting opportunities to children and youth in Calgary and the surrounding areas. MRU Camps operates on a cost-recovery basis; therefore, partnerships within the community are essential in assisting with the marketing and promotion of our programs. These partnerships allow us to maintain the quality that our participants have come to expect.

Your contribution will allow us to:

  • purchase the most up-to-date equipment and supplies for our programming
  • develop new and innovative lesson plans for our programs
  • pay fair wages to our student-based staff
  • provide bursaries and scholarships to participants
  • provide enriching educational experiences for children and youth 4 to 15 years of age

To find out more about partnership opportunities, please contact us at 403.440.6001 or by email at

Partners, Funders & Collaborators

  • MRU Transitional Vocational Program
  • Calgary Adapted Hub powered by JumpStart
  • Film Camp in a Box
  • Canada Summer Jobs, Government of Canada
  • The S.M. Blair Foundation
  • Shaw Charity Classic: Shaw Birdies for Kids
  • Canadian Tire Jumpstart
  • Iniskim Centre
  • MRU Cougars Athletics and Recreation