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2010 Summer Camps in Cape Breton

Music For Young Children
Summer Day Camp for ages 3-10
July 19th to 23rd
July 26th to 30th
Singing, dancing, drama, instruments, & fun!
Half days for ages 3-5 – 9am to noon – $60
Full days for ages 6-10 9am to 3pm – $120
Call 371-7369 or see website for more info.

Class Acts Drama School
Registration for all camps will be held on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00-5:00 pm at the
Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview Street, Sydney).
All camps run from 10am-4pm at the Southend Community Centre and cost $120 unless otherwise noted, with discounts available for siblings or students who attend more than one camp.
MASKS – July 5-9 :: ages 11-14 :: Brian Gallivan

DRAMA SKILLS FOR LIFE – July 12-16 :: ages 14-18 :: Brian Gallivan

CREATE A CHARACTER – July 19-23 :: high school students :: James FW Thompson

A MUSICAL REVIEW – July 26-30 :: ages 14+ :: Suzanne Doane & Wesley Colford
*NOTE: This camp runs from 1pm-5pm and costs $60

PLAYBUILDING – August 9-13 :: junior high school students :: James FW Thompson

ADVENTURES IN DRAMA I – August 16-20 :: ages 4-6 :: Erin Gillis

ADVENTURES IN DRAMA II  – August 23-27 :: ages 7-10 :: Erin Gillis


Culture and Heritage Day Camp – Summer Programming for Children
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney
Participate in a variety of craft & art making activities while learning about world cultures!  Plus enjoy a trip to Downtown Sydney’s historic sites.
Monday to Thurs 9am0-12:30 and Friday 9:am-2pm
$65 per child, $60 for siblings
July 5-9 – ages 7-8
July 12-16 – ages 9-10
July 19-23 – ages 11-13
Register by June 25th.  email: [email protected]; phone: 539-7491, ext 111


CBU Science Camp
July 19-23, 9am-4pm; 7-10 year olds; $125
To register contact:  [email protected]

Redwood Stables
1806 Coxheath Road
Horseback riding – for more information contact Mona
[email protected]

Capers Summer Basketball Camps
July 5-9 Boys & Girls Camp (Gr 7-12)
Choose from Day camper $175 or Resident camper $395
July 12-13 Ball Handling Camp (age 6-17) $60
July 14-16 Shooting Camp (age 6-17) $90
July 19-23 Mini-camp (Gr. 6 and under) $110

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 11-13 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $75
July 4-9 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 11-16 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 18-23 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 25-29 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 1-6 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 8-13 – Senior Teen (15-19 yrs) – $225
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar:  733-2560
All camps are $120, and for additional children $110
July 5-11 Junior Co-ed (age 9-11)
July 12-18 Intermediate Co-ed (age 12-14)
July 19-25 Junior Girls (age 9-11)
July 26-29 Novice Co-ed (age 7-8) $70.00
Aug 2-8 Senior Co-ed (ages 14-16)
August 9-15 Junior Co-ed #2 (age 9-11)
August 16-22 Intermediate Co-ed#2 (age 12-14)
August 23-29 Junior Girls#2 (age 9-11)

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts
Stay overnight, or choose a day camp instead – everything from the Gaelic language to Highland dance and weaving offered.


Summer Day Camps all Summer @ Bethel Presbyterian Church Hall
(formerly Mira Road Summer Day Camp)
corner of George and Brookland StreetCall Helen or Andrew Mortimer @ 564-0607
Monday-Friday, 8:30-5pm
Sports, Drama, Art, Music, Kids in Business, Swimming, Harry Potter Week, Mini Olympics, and more!

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays (July 7, 14, 21, 28) – Làithean Sona/Happy Days Chidren’s Living History Program
Take part in this special living-history program for children and get a sense of what life was like for Gaels in those days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, games, language, and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 8-12 only. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Thursdays (alternate – including July 8 & 22) – Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth
Partake in this special living-history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, language and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 13-17. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Fridays (July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) – Spòrs/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of Scottish heritage. Gaelic games such as Tunnag Tunnag Gèadh, “Duck Duck Goose” center on basic Gaelic vocabulary and phrases which are incorporated into fun and engaging games for children. Spòrs is for children aged 5-10. 10 am to 12 pm. Free admission.

These programs are also available in August – see website for more details.

**Do you know about a summer camp in Cape Breton?  Let me know and I’ll post it!**

**Updated July 12, 2010**

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Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her dear husband of over 25 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She works from home as a homeschool coach and offers OBM, writing, editing, social media, and tech services. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, volunteer in local theatre, and horseback ride.

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