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March Break 2015 Cape Breton Camps & Activities

What’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 16-20?

March Break 2015 Cape Breton

March Break 2015 Cape Breton Camps & Activities

ACAP Cape Breton Eco-Camp
Glace Bay, Oceanview Education Centre
March 16-20, 9am-noon for Gr 1-5, Free
Spaces are limited. For more information or to register, phone 902-567-1628.

Cape Breton Centre For Craft & Design March Break Classes
Sydney
March 16-20th, classes for both kids and adults will be offered.
For more information please contact Tammy at 902-539-7491 ext 111.

ATEKELAB Tech Camp 2.0
Cape Breton University, Sydney
March 17-18, 10am-4pm. Ages 14-17
Free – including lunch and prizes! Register now. Contact Kim Desveaux: [email protected] or 902-217-2092.
Code your own video game, Hackathon demo, judge a mock pitch competition, program a robot, learn how to build an app, and more!

Cape Breton Regional Libraries
Fun March Break activities typically take place at the McConnell Library in Sydney for children in grade Primary and up. For more information please call the library at 562-3161.

Gaelic College March Break Fun Camp
St. Ann’s
March 13-16, Ages 5-18
Registration on Friday, Camp runs Saturday through Monday
Gaelic language, song & drama, guitar, step & highland dance.

IMAC March Break Camp
Sydney, Sydney River, Glace Bay
March 16-20, 8AM to 5:30PM
Family rates available.
Theme Days:
Monday – Olympic Sports – Sledding, snow soccer, etc.
Tuesday – St. Patrick’s Day – Treasure Hunt, Crown King and Queen + Dance
Wednesday – Teddy Bear Day [Dragons] Ski Hill [Juniors] (Weather permitting)
Thursday – March Break Madness Day – Movie @ Cineplex Theatres
Friday – Retro Game Day – Skating @ C200
For info: Sydney: (902)562-1494, [email protected]
Sydney River: (902)562-9863, [email protected]
Glace Bay: (902)849-3302, [email protected]

NSCAP Technology Camp
Sydney, NSCC Marconi Campus
March 16-20, 9am-4pm, Ages 8 to 13.
$30/day or $125 for the week.
Monday: Electronics and Computer Programming and Minecraft Tournament – can choose either
Tuesday: 3D Printing
Wednesday: Robotics Construction
Thursday: Robotics Programming
Friday: Design Day (kids will get to design an innovative project based on what they learned all week)
Contact: Rachael 902-539-9063 or [email protected]

Old Sydney Society March Break Day Camps – CANCELLED
Sydney, Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science
March 16-20, 8:30am-4:30pm. Ages 7+
$100 for full week or $25 a day.
Learn about a new subject and do fun crafts, games and activities each day … Monday: Dinosaurs and Fossils; Tuesday: St. Patrick’s Day and Irish; Wednesday: Crazy Science; Thursday: Mi’kmaq Legends and Natural history; Friday: Space
Call 902-539-1572 TO REGISTER.

Reaching Strides Equestrian Centre Horseback Riding Camp
Port Hood
March 17-19, 9am-5pm. Ages 4+
Three options for attendance:
$250 (all three days and nights, meals included)
$210 (3 days drop off at 9am pick up at 5pm, bring your own lunch)
$85 (individual days, bring your own lunch)
2 Riding Lessons daily, Trail Rides, Games, Stable Management Lessons. Funding is available both through the Sport NS Kid Sport Program as well as the Canadian Tire County Recreation Program, (up to $300 for those that qualify). For further info: www.reachingstrides.com

Ski Ben Eoin
Ben Eoin
March Break Day Camps for ages 6+
March 16-20th, 9:30am – 2:30pm
1 day=$55, 2 days=$100, 3 days=$135
call: 902-828-2804

Ski Cape Smokey Activities
Cabot Trail
March 14: Cape Smokey Race Camp
Ages 5-18, noon-2pm
March 15: Movie Night
March 16: Sliding Party 5-7pm
March 17: Face Painting 11am-2pm
March 18: Obstacle Course Ages 5-16
Grade Primary-6 Kids Dance
March 19: Scavenger Hunt Ages 0-13
March 20th: Pie in the Face Auction
March 22: Kids Race 10am for under 19

Studio Villa Nova Animation Camp
Dominion
March 16-18, 10am-3pm, Ages 10+
$150 for 3 days or $50.00 per day (attending for all three days is strongly suggested as projects may take more than one day)
Structured classes offer students hands-on experience with:
Hand-drawn Animation, Cut-out Animation, Claymation/Stop-motion, Puppets, and Green Screen
Instructor Joey MacNeil’s work has been featured in the Atlantic Film Festival, Viewfinders: International Film Festival for Youth, and the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Click on the link above or contact: (902) 849-2973.

Sydney Mines March Break Day Camp
Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines
March 16-20, 9am-5pm. $150
Games, themes, crafts.
Registration deadline is March 1st. Call 902-217-2137


Do you know of an event I’ve missed? Let me know and I’ll add it to the list. Thanks!

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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.

14 thoughts on “March Break 2015 Cape Breton Camps & Activities

  1. Hi Kimberly,

    Can you add my animation camp to the March Break Camps 2015 please.

    Thanks Sandy MacNeil

    Studio Villa Nova
    (902) 849-2973
    sandymacneil.wix.com/educationvillanova
    http://www.facebook.com/studiovillanova

    Ages 10+
    March 16-18 10am- 3pm

    Structured classes offer students hands-on experience with:
    Hand-drawn Animation
    Cut-out Animation
    Claymation/Stop-motion
    Puppets
    Green Screen

    $150 for 3 days or $50.00 per day
    (attending all three days is strongly suggested, however, as projects may take more than one day.)

    Taught by Joey MacNeil. Joey’s work has been featured in the Atlantic Film Festival, Viewfinders: International Film Festival for Youth, and the Ottawa International Animation Festival. He is currently an art substitute in the CBVRSB.

    1. Thanks, Sandy, that’s fantastic! Please let me know when you have information for the next round of weekly classes and summer camp. I will add the info. to the Events page and summer camps info 🙂

      Love, Luck &
      Laughter,

      Kimberly

  2. Thanks, Kimberly, for compiling and posting this information. It’s a huge help! Please note that the OSS heritage camp has just been cancelled.

  3. Hey, Just wanted to let you know that the Nova Scotia Community Access Program is holding technology camps for kids aged 8 to 13. There is a new theme each day.

    Monday: Electronics and Computer Programming
    Tuesday: 3D Printing
    Wednesday: Robotics Construction
    Thursday: Robotics Programming
    Friday: Design Day (kids will get to design an innovative project based on what they learned all week)

    For more info you can visit: http://capcbco.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/March-Break-Camp-Schedule.pdf

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