Child Care and Parenting
Adoption, Infertility & Pregnancy
Adding a child into the family can be one of the biggest decisions of your life. Below are some suggested resources that may help in your decision making.
Choosing a child care provider can be a daunting task. You may find this booklet, courtesy of the Government of Alberta, to be of help in your decision making.
University Area Daycares
Each child is unique and will develop at his or her own rate. For a general idea of the key developmental milestones, please see the following link:
Being a parent can be one of the toughest, most rewarding jobs out there. If you are looking for help to make the job a little easier, consider the valuable resources below:
If your child has special needs, developing a connection to a related agency and/or networking with other families that share your experience can be helpful in navigating your path.
It can be challenging to keep your children entertained during the summer break. The following links provide information on various summer camp opportunities to keep both parents and children happy!
- Physical Education and Recreation, Summer Sport and Activity Camps
- Faculty of Engineering, Discover E Camps
- Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, Camp Fyrefly
- Computing Science, Summer Camps
- YMCA Day Camps
- YWCA, YoWoChAs Outdoor Education Centre Summer Camps
- City of Edmonton, Activities, Parks & Recreation
- City of St. Albert, Program Information
- Strathcona County, Recreation, Parks and Culture
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