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2012 Summer Camps in Cape Breton

DRAMA

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps 2012
All camps run from 10am to 4pm at the Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview St, Sydney)
Registration: Saturday, June 23, 10am-4pm at the Southend Community Centre

July 9th-13th – Adventures in Drama 1 – age 5-7
July 16th-20th – Adventures in Drama 2 – age 8-10
July 23rd-27th – Playbuilding – age 14 and up
August 6th-10th – Improv – age 11-13
Note: Improv camp includes Action Week performances at Wentworth Park
for more info:[email protected]

ARTS

Culture and Heritage Day Camp – Summer Programming for Children
Daily in July: 9am to 12:30pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 9am-2pm
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
Fee: $70 + HST; $65 for siblings
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design is offering three, week-long Culture and Heritage Day Camps for children aged 7-13. Participants will learn basic elements, techniques of design and complete craft projects while learning about the many cultures of the world!  There will also be a field trip during the week to a local heritage site as the students explore the historical connection to traditional Cape Breton craft.  At the conclusion of the camp, students will celebrate their accomplishments with invited guests.

  • Camp 1 July 9 – 13 Ages 7-8
  • Camp 2 July 16 – 20 Ages 9-10
  • Camp 3 July 23 – 27 Ages 11-13

SCIENCE

CBU Science Camp
Runs every year.  For this year’s information, contact: [email protected]

SPORTS

Redwood Stables
1806 Coxheath Road
Horseback riding – for more information contact Mona
[email protected]
539-5529

Capers Summer Basketball Camps
Cape Breton University Athletics
July 4-8 Boys & Girls Camp (Gr. 7-12)
Choose from Day camper $175 or Resident camper $395
9am – 8pm; Friday ’til 4:30pm
July 11-12 Ball Handling Camp (age 6-17) $60
July 13-15 Shooting Camp (age 6-17) $90
OR attend both for $150
July 18-22 Mini-camp (Gr. 6 and under) $110
563-1277, [email protected] or [email protected]

Cape Breton Summer Soccer Camps and
Cape Breton Summer Volleyball Camps
also available

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 8-10 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $60
July 1-6 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 8-13 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 15-20 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 22-27 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 29-Aug 3 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 5-10 – 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, $70 for Novice Camp
July 2-8 Junior Co-ed (age 9-11)
July 9-15 Intermediate Co-ed (age 12-14)
July 16-22 Junior Girls (age 9-11)
July 30-Aug 2 Novice Co-ed (age 7-8) $70.00
August 6-12 Junior Co-ed #2 (age 9-11)
August 13-19 Intermediate Co-ed#2 (age 12-14)
August 20-26 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, music, and weaving offered.
Ages 5 – adult

MISCELLANEOUS CAMPS

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays (July 4, 11, 18, 25) – Laithean 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 12 & 26) – 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 6, 13, 20, 27) – Spors/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 Geadh, Duck Duck Goose, center on basic Gaelic vocabulary and phrases which are incorporated into fun and engaging games for children. Spors 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!**

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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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