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2011 Summer Camps Across Nova Scotia

HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH AREA

Alderney Landing Art & Theatre Camp
Dartmouth
Ages 7-12; 1st child: $175, additional children: $155 – 5% early bird discount June 1st
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Art Camps
July 4-8 Celebrate Canada!
July 11-15 Haunted Sculptures
Theatre Camps
July 18-22 A Haunted Theatre Camp
July 25-29 The Wizard of Oz
For more details, see website above.

Artech Summer Camps
Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
Register before April 30th & receive $25 off any camp.
State-of-the-Art fun and high-Tech creativity. For kids and youth from 6-14 years old. Choose from Video Game Design, Claymation/Animation, Photo Expressions and more!
$246-334 per week – see website above for more details

Atlantic Cirque – School of Circus Arts
Halifax
Ages 7-12 OR 13-17 $250 per week
9am-4pm weekly throughout the summer starting July 4th
Trampoline, juggling, stilts, human pyramids, trapeze, and more.
Advanced Summer Camp for 12 and up: Aug 29-Sept 2; $325
For full schedule see website link above.

Discovery Centre
Halifax
[email protected] OR 902-492-4422 ext.221
6-12 year olds; $200/week; $190 for multiple weeks/children; MEMBERS: $185/week; $175 for multiple weeks/children
Nine weeks of Summer Science Camps to choose from: When I Grow Up, Paint With Music, Eco-City (2021)!

SuperNOVA Camps at Dalhousie University
Camps for Grades 1-12
5 day Science Camps and Engineering Camps = $175
5 day Computer Science Camps, SuperSKILLS, Movie Making Camp  = $185
4 day Science Camps and Engineering camps = $150
4 day Computer Science Camps = $165
2 day Overnight CATALYST Program = $185
For more information and to register, go to:
http://supnova.squarespace.com/faq/camp/2011-camp-schedule.html

Mad Science Summer Camp
Shambhala School, Halifax
Ages 5-12.
9am-3:30pm. Extended hours (8:30am-4:30pm) and half days are also available.
July 11th – July 15th – Rockin’ Rockets
July 18th – July 22nd – Moving with Science
July 25th – July 29th – Rockin’ Rockets
Prices: General Hours: $185/week
Extended Hours: $35/week or $10/day extra
Half Days (9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm): $105/week
Half Day Extended Hours: $15/week or $5/day

The Nova Scotia Sea School
Halifax
Register today for a 5-day ($630) or 7-day ($875) sailing expedition – AGES 14-18
5-day expedition: July 5th – 9th
7-day expedition: July 12 – 18th
7-day expedition: August 17th – 23rd
5-day expedition: August 26th – 30th
No sailing experience is necessary – we’ll teach you what you need to know. If you do have a background in sailing, we’ll build on those basics with a great experience of small boat coastal cruising where you’ll learn chart and compass navigation, anchoring, how to read the weather, how to cook on board and more!

THORBURN

Salvation Army Scotian Glen Camp
Music & Gospel Arts Camp
Aug 6-13
Early Bird Fee (Before May 31, 2010): $200/person
Late Registration (After May 31, 2010): $220/person

See application HERE.

TRURO

Marigold Cultural Centre
Truro
Usually offers a Musical Theatre Camp for ages 9-14, Theatre Camp for 13-17, a Violin/cello camp for ages 6+, and an Arts Camp for ages 6-10 & 11-15.
Keep watching the website link above for this year’s details.

UPPER TANTALLON

St. Luke’s Vacation Bible School
Upper Tantallon
Usually has a July week-long camp 9am – noon for ages 4-12
Email [email protected] for this year’s information

***Do you know of any other summer camps across Nova Scotia? Let me know and I’ll post them here***

 

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

 

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Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her husband of over 20 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is also a freelance writer, editor, social media manager, and VA. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, engage in local theatre, and horseback ride.

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  1. I have been looking for good quality music camps for my son. This post is awesome. I am seriously going to look in to this for him. Thanks for the information. Also you should checkout Philadelphia’s International Music Festival.

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