Parent Information

Parent Information

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Why register for MRU Kids?

MRU Kids has been committed to providing top-quality, innovative, educational and engaging programs for children and youth ages 5-14 for more than 25 years. We have a wide range of camps which focus in fields such as arts, sciences, leadership, technology and sports. At MRU Kids, your child will learn and grow in a safe and exciting environment. Campers are guided by qualified, motivated and safety-conscious staff who love working with children and youth. Our summer camps include daily recreation times, as well as free before- and after-camp care.

 

Parent Manual and Registration Day Information

Mount Royal University values positivity and respect. Any form of disrespect will not be tolerated. Disrespectful behaviour by parents or campers can lead to withdrawal from MRU Kids without a refund.

Required Camp Registration Forms & Checklist


  1. Risk and Liability Form
  2. Photo Release Form
  3. Authorized Pick-Up Form
  4. Medical Form New!
  5. InjaNation Waiver For Senior Field Trips Camp Participants Only

    *Please have the waiver forms completed, signed and printed before the first day of your child's camp.       

Important Information for campers registered in multiple camp sessions and/or weeks: We require a new set of forms to be submitted every week   and session. To make this easier, we encourage you to fill out each of the four forms above in their entirety, with the EXCEPTION of the details related to the camp, such as camp name, camp week, and any dates. Set these forms aside as your template, and photocopy them each time you need to submit the forms, and fill out the camp details and date on the photocopy.

   Camp Checklist:

  • Separate Pool Bag with Swimsuit and towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Water bottle
  • Outdoor Adventures: Multi-geared bicycle & properly fitted helmet  *Bike storage is available on campus for the week of their program
  • Nut-free lunch (unless enrolled in the lunch program)
  • At least two healthy snacks
  • Comfortable running shoes
  • Tech Academy: An external drive or USB
  • Youth Science Academy: lab-appropriate clothing (long pants, closed-toe shoes, hair tied, back, no contact lenses)
  • Junior and Senior Field Trips: must wear their MRU Kids t-shirt for every trip

      **Please leave all personal electronics, playing cards and valuables at home.

Parking Information

Please note you can park in Lot 2 on the WEST side of campus. If you choose Lot 2, the maximum allowable time without paying is 30 minutes. On June 30, 2017, for safety reasons Mount Royal University permanently closed two sections of Mount Royal Circle, an inner campus road that goes around our main building.


With increasing development in the neighbourhood, the number of vehicles taking a shortcut through the Mount Royal campus, frequently at higher speeds, continues to rise. There have been many near misses involving pedestrians and vehicles. Other campuses have experienced the same problem and by closing inner roads were able to improve safety.

We realize the road closures may be an inconvenience for some visitors to our campus, but it is a necessary step to ensure the safety of pedestrians. To minimize the inconvenience, parking lots will remain accessible, bus routes will not change and new signage will help redirect traffic.

Closure gates will be used as barriers. In an emergency, these gates can be lifted to allow access to emergency vehicles. The gates may also be lifted in special circumstances, such as when students are moving into Residence.

For more information go to mru.ca/ringroad.

Thank you for your cooperation as we implement this change on our campus.

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Grouping Requests

Each MRU Kids camp is divided into two groups based on age. If you want to ensure that two campers of different ages will be grouped together, please email us at mrukids@mtroyal.ca.
*Please submit all grouping requests by Monday, the week prior to camp start date - kindly note that we are not able to accommodate any last minute grouping requests after the requested deadline.
Notes:
Please provide us with the following information:
  • Camp Name
  • Camp Date and CRN
  • Camper 1: Name and Age
  • Camper 2: Name and Age
  • Parent Confirmation for each camper

*Please be advised grouping requests result in campers being grouped according to the age of the youngest camper in the requested group.

Testimonials

“We have always had a great experience with the summer camps. This is why we come back every year. The bonus is the fact that you know that your child is under great care."

MRU Kids parent

“I was impressed with the coordination and dedication of the leaders.”

MRU Kids parent