Tips for your first day

What to bring

  • Bring a notebook and pen
  • Know your lunch plans – are you going to bring your own or do you need to buy lunch. If you would like to purchase lunch on campus, there a number of food outlets available. 
  • Parent consent form – all teen programs require a completed Parental Consent form. Campers that don't have a completed Parental Consent Form, will not be able to participate in a camp until a completed form is submitted.
  • Familiarize yourself with the campus - we have prepared a special campus map for summer campers. Download here
  • Bring any extra items for your camp - If you are attending one of the following camps, make sure you have the additional items that the instructors would like you to bring:
    • Introduction to Digital Music Production/Advanced Digital Music: headphones
    • Capture The Moment: Teen Photography Summer Camp: DSLR camera, charged battery, Charger, CF/SD card. Tear sheets will be needed for Tuesday: please bring examples of portraits or photo stories that have posing, composition, lighting, or other elements you like.  This can be torn from a magazine, on a Pinterest board, or even a screenshot on your phone.
    • Graphic Novel and Manga Camp: sketchpad, 05 or 08 black micron pen, ruler, 2H and dark HB pencil , white or Staedler cleaning eraser, cotton rag
    • Coding (Introduction & Advanced): Headphones, 8GB USB
    • Esports:  Coaching & Training for Fortnite Athletes:  Headset with microphone
    • Fencing:  Non-marking indoor running shoes; athletic clothing including long sports pants (track pants, sweat pants, etc).  No jeans, skirts, or shorts please.

Getting to Langara

The College is located at 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver. For directions on getting to Langara, visit the Facilities website.  

  • Public Transit:  The College is located minutes from the Langara-49th Canada Line Skytrain station. Bus stops for the Metrotown/Dunbar/UBC (49) are also located in front of the College. To plan your trip, visit http://www.translink.ca/
  • Drop Off and Pick Up: There are two designated drop off zones that we recommend for drop-off and pick-up. Entries to these parking lots are off Ontario St – both marked on the Summer Camp campus map. There will be signage at these locations to help you find your way to registration. 
  • Driving: Paid parking is available on campus. All day parking will cost $7. See map below for parking locations. Paid parking is available on campus in the student parking lots. For information, visit the Langara parking page

Where to go

  • Langara is a small campus. Signs will direct summer camp participants to the main foyer of the A building for camp registration and package pick-up on the first day.

    • Camp check-in8:30 to 8:45am
      When you arrive on campus, go straight to the A Bldg to check in and pick up your camp package, see campus map for location. The check in desk will be located near the front doors of A building.
    • Start your camp
      Camp instructors will greet students and take them to the classroom or lab for the duration of the camp.

Download a copy of the campus map. 

Campus map