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2012 Summer Camps Across Nova Scotia

HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH AREA

Alderney Landing Art & Theatre Camp
Dartmouth
Ages 7-12; 1st child: $185, additional children: $165
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Art Camps
July 3-6 Urban Art Camp
July 16-20 War of 1812 Pirates
Theatre Camps
July 9-13 Mary Poppins – FULL
July 23-27 Alice in Wonderland – FULL
Register online or call 461-8401

Artech Summer Camps
Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
State-of-the-Art fun and high-Tech creativity. For kids 6-14 years old.
Choose from Video Game Design, Adventures in Technology/Art, Animation, and more!
$270-334 per week – July 3 – August 10 – see website above for more details

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Art Classes for ages 12 and up
1-4pm
July 16 through Aug 24
Choose from: You are the Art, Explore with Clay,  Acrylic, Pastel, and Pen & Ink, Experimental Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Art Classes for Ages 5-12
Ages 5-7: 9-noon Ages 8-12: 1-4pm
July 3 through Aug 31
Choose from: A Big Sparkly Ocean Mosaic, Raising the Surface, Fun With Paper, Rockin’ the Imagine, and more

Atlantic Cirque – School of Circus Arts
Halifax
Summer Camps FULL
Classes available: 4-week session for July, 4-week session for August, or 8-week summer session
Pricing weekday classes:
Each 1.5 hour class is $99 for July or August, and $180 for both months
Each 2 hour class is $112 for July or August, and $199 for both months
Book any 2 classes for a month for only $180 total
Pricing weekend classes:
You can only register for the full 8 weeks for the weekend classes
The hourlong toddler class is $144
Each 1.5 hour class is $184

Discovery Centre
Halifax
To register contact: Danielle at 902-492-4422 x 221 or [email protected]
6-12 year olds; 9am-4:30pm; $200/week; $195 for multiple weeks/children; MEMBERS: $185/week; $180 for multiple weeks/children
Eight weeks of Summer Science Camps to choose from

French Language Camps
Camp Kadimah $375
Aug 20-25; Gr. 4-8
Barrs Corner, Lunenburg County

Universite Saint-Anne Camp $390
August 13-18; Gr. 9-12
Pointe-de-L’eglise, Digby County

Camp Fran-tastique $225
August 6-10; Gr. 4-6
Barton, Digby County

SuperNOVA Camps at Dalhousie University
Camps for Grades 1-12
Cost from: $160-200 per week
Choose from: Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Combination, Movie Making
Contact: 902.494.6220 or [email protected]

Mad Science Summer Camp
Shambhala School – 5450 Russell Street (near the Hydrostone Market).
Camp hours are 9am-3:30pm. Extended hours (8:30am-4:30pm) and half days are also available.
July 3rd – July 6th**(Halifax) – Rockin’ Rockets
July 9th – July 13th (Halifax) – Secret Agent Lab FULL!!
July 16th – July 20th (Halifax) – Rockin’ Rockets CANCELLED
July 23rd – July 27th (Halifax) – Codes, Claws and Constellations
Prices:
General Hours: $195/week; Extended Hours: $35/week or $10/day extra
Half Days (9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm): $115/week; Half Day Extended Hours: $15/week or $5/day
**July 3rd-6th: $155/week, $30/week for extended hours

The Nova Scotia Sea School
Halifax
Register today for a 5-day ($630) or 7-day ($875) sailing expedition – AGES 14-18
First 5 Day Adventure at Sea: July 4-8 & Second 5 Day Adventure at Sea: August 22-26
First 7 Day Coastal Adventure: July 11-17 & Second 7 Day Coastal Adventure: August 12-18
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!

MUSIC AND ART CAMP
For Children ages 5-8 Two Days/Week 1-4 pm
SONGS, PIANO, MUSIC NOTATION, MOVEMENT AND ART
$65/week
sibling discounts available
4 weekly camps, from July 16 – August 30
each week will be different
call Julie 429-8158, [email protected]

THORBURN

Salvation Army Scotian Glen Camp
Music & Gospel Arts Camp
Aug 4-11
Late Registration (After June1, 2012): $230/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
Something to Sing About
July 9-13, 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***

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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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