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2018 Cape Breton Summer Camps

Check out these 2018 Cape Breton Summer camps and activities to enrich your child’s summer, happening across the island!

2018 Cape Breton Summer Camps

ARTS & CULTURE

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Creativity and Craft Camps
Sydney
These camps will be based on creativity and how important it is to express yourself and let your own true colour shine through. They will also include lessons on the importance of the arts, learning, positive attitudes and the environment.
July 9 – July 13, ages 6-8
July 16 – July 20, ages 9-10
July 23 – July 27, ages 11-13
August 7 – 10, ages 6-8
Half day weekly fee $70 – morning (9am-12pm) or afternoon (1-4pm); $65 for additional siblings
Full day weekly fee $120 (9am-4pm);$110 for additional sibling
*Week of August 7 is $56 half day or $96 full day
Pre-registration is required. Register in person or by phone with credit card payment by contacting Cassie at 902 539 7491 ext 114 or [email protected]

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps
Sydney
Registration: June 23, 10:00am – 3:00pm
New Dawn CSI (former Holy Angels School, 37 Nepean St.)
July 9-13, 10am – 3pm – Creating a Theme Play
ages 11 – 14
Instructor: Brian Gallivan ([email protected])
July 16 – 20, 10am – 3pm – Drama IRL
age 15+
Instructor: James FW Thompson ([email protected])
August 13 – 17, 10am – 3pm – Summer Fun
ages 5 – 10
Instructor: Holly Schaller
([email protected])
Fee for each camp is $150 (with family discounts available!) and must be fully paid prior to starting class. For more information, or for early registration, please email the specific instructor for each camp.

Fortress of Louisbourg
Louisbourg
The Fortress holds three camp-style programs for youth every summer. Must be a member – family membership is only $15 and you can buy a membership and register for programs online.
Children’s Program for ages 5-12. 5 days. Approx. $75
Dress up in 18th century clothing, eat period snacks, play period games, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship for ages 13-16. 5 days. Approx. $75
Must have completed one year in the Children’s Program. Dress in 18th century clothing and choose from a Servant’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: cooking, laundry, garden work, cleaning, domestic crafts and serving, a Labour’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: forge, boat building, garden work, military, stacking/chopping wood and bakery), a Lady’s Life includes 1 activity: bobbin lace making (take away book mark), sewing a lingerie cap (take away cap), or embroidering (take away handkerchief), or a Drummer’s Life (drumming).
Youth Fife and Drum Program for ages 12-16 with some experience playing the drum, fife, or flute. Audition required. Please note: must have attended the winter drumming sessions.

Glace Bay Glee Summer Musical Theatre Program
Glace Bay
July 10-13, 10am-2pm for ages 5-8
July 23 – 27, 10am-2pm, For ages 9-15
Directed by Gayle Lahey & Todd Marsh. Exposes students to modern music, movement, and acting!
Tap the link above and message the Facebook Page to register.

The HATCH Summer Youth Program
Sydney’s Highland Arts Theatre
Auditions: June 9th and 10th
Two-week production intensive program for young performers ages 10-18, August 6-19th. If you’re interested in singing, acting, dancing, or better yet – all three – we’d love to audition you for our stage.

Studio Villa Nova Art and Animation Camp
Dominion
Art and Animation camps are taught by two CBVRSB Art teachers, Sandy and Joey MacNeil. Register: Sandy MacNeil @ 902 849-2973 or Studio Villa Nova on Facebook or [email protected]
Animation Camp, 2 days – July 9th and 10th from 10am to 2pm. Cost: $80 (Age 10 plus and all ability levels welcome – All art supplies and technical equipment provided.) Structured classes give students hands on experience with a variety of animation styles including, hand-drawn animation, cut-out animation, claymation, stop-motion, and green screen effects. Comic book and Anime Camp, 2 days July 12 – 13th from 10-2pm Cost: $80.00 (Age 10 and up all ability levels welcome- All art supplies and technical equipment provided.)
Kids explore the art of comic books, including anime. Campers will learn about sequential art, and paneling. They will use different drawing, illustration and colouring techniques, including both traditional and digital.
Painting Camp, 2 days – July 25-26th, from 10am to 2pm. Cost: $80 a variety of art supplies provided (5 and up all ability levels welcome)
Make art outdoors and explore the relationship between artistic expression and the natural world. Campers will learn to use a variety of materials and explore art forms including painting and drawing.
Photography Camp, 2 days – July 19-20th from 10am to 2pm Cost: $80 Bring your own camera or cell phone (10 and up all ability levels welcome) Learn an assortment of fun and creative ways to express your ideas through photography. Take your images further with advanced techniques in Photoshop, mixed media, photo transfer and collage techniques.

SPORTS

Camp Game On!
Sydney River
340 Keltic Drive (Game On building plus Y’s Men Keltic Drive soccer field)
Ages 6-8 and 9-11. $120 weekly
9am-5pm Monday-Friday, July 2nd to August 31st. Register for a week at a time or sign up for the whole summer.
Play lazer tag, fun team building games, arts and crafts, science days and much more!
For more information or to register please call or text 902 371 6631 or email [email protected]

Capers Basketball Camps
Sydney
Coaches will utilize personal demonstration, individual instruction, half court and full court games and drills to allow the campers to get the best possible basketball experience.
GIRLS (grade 6-8): July 23-27, 1-4pm, $125
BOYS (grade 6-12): August 20-24, 9am-4pm, $200
BOYS & GIRLS MINI (Grades 5 and under): July 23-27, 9am-noon, $100
BOYS & GIRLS MINI (Grades 5 and under): August 27-31, 9am-noon, $100
Tap the link above to register.

Dream Stables Horse Camp
49 Oyster Cove Road, Main-A-Dieu
Details TBA

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

ZombieProof Martial Arts
Sydney
Ages 5-14, $25 per day
Fun, games, education, martial arts.
Call (or text Summer Camp): 902-371-3969

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Camp Bretondean
965 Hillside Road, Albert Bridge
Overnight camp for children aged 6 – 14.
July 16 – 20; $200, family discounts available.
Swimming in the Mira River, playing all day in the sunshine, crafting, Quest, and singing around the campfire
Register here.

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 562-1085 or email [email protected]
All camps are $160, and for additional children $140, $100 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 2-8
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 9-15
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 16-22
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 23-29
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 30-August 2
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 6-12
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 13-19
Intermediate Co-Ed #3 (ages 12-14) August 20-26

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 8-10 – Little Leapers Camp (6-7 yrs) – $75
July 1-6 – Adventure Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 8-12 – Discovery Camp (8-10 yrs) – $200
July 15-20 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $250
July 22-27 – Skills Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 29-Aug 2 – Explorer Camp (7-9 yrs) – $200
Aug 5-10 – Senior Teen (15-18 yrs) – $250
Sep 28-30 – Teen Retreat (13-18 yrs) – $75
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Coastal Roots Summer Camp
August 13-17 – overnight and day camp options
Cost varies from $150-450 depending on need; 10% discount for more than one child
Day camp hours: 12pm – 4pm Monday,  9am – 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9am – 1pm Friday
Celebrates the history and culture of Cape Breton while encouraging young people to find their success on the Island.

French Language Camp
June 22-27, ages 11-14 Canadian Parents for French
Sydney Camp at Camp MacLeod, Albert Bridge
Tap the link above for more information and to register.

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 & ACTIVITIES

CBU Camps
Sydney
Various Camps throughout the summer for ages 4-12. Click the link above for more information.

Edventure Cape Breton Camp
A fun, educational day camp at Cape Breton University.
Camp 1: July 2-6 – Pioneers and Settlers
Camp 2: July 9-13 – Age of Empires: Ultimate Utopia
Camp 3: August 20-24 – The Industrial Age: Forces & Simple Machines
Camp 4: August 27-31 – The Space Traveller
Contact at the Facebook page link above or email [email protected] for more information.

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays: Laithean Sona/Happy Days Children’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. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Thursdays – 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. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Fridays – 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.

Super Summer Day Camp
Sydney
Saint Anthony Daniel Church
Ages 5-10, July 3 – August 31, $155 per week

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Love, Luck &
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Cape Breton March Break Camps 2018

What’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 12-16? Check out these Cape Breton March Break Camps 2018.

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Cape Breton March Break Camps 2018

Basketball at CBU
CBU Sullivan Field House, Sydney
March 12-15, 9am-1pm
Ages 6-17
CBU Capers Men’s and Women’s basketball teams share their skills. Call Coach Fabian at 902-563-1874.

Cape Breton Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps
Sydney
March 12-16, 9am-noon or 1-4pm. Fees range from $70-100 per camp
Kids & Craft – Morning only, ages 7-13
Kids & Play – ages 7-13
Kids Fibre & Indigo Natural Dyeing – Afternoon only, ages 7-13
Jewellery for Teenagers – Afternoon only, age 14+
Kids & Printmaking – Morning only, ages 8-12
Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in person or by phone with credit card payment at 902 539 7491 ext 111. Space is limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.

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.

Dream Stables
Usually holds a March Break Camp every year. No info. available at this time, please contact at the link above to inquire.

Gaelic College March Break Fun Camp
St. Ann’s
March 9-12 and 14-17, Ages 5-18
Gaelic language, fiddle, piano, piping, guitar, step & highland dance.

Hockey Camp
Emera Centre, North Sydney
March 13, 8am-2:45pm
$75 + HST
Group A: 2010-2008, Group B: 2007-2005, Skill Level: All levels
Each player will receive 2 X 90 minute ice times that feature 2 of our most popular programs, Modern Techniques of Hockey Skating and The Art of Scoring Goals. Perfect your skating and and learn to use your brain to score goals! Supervision will be provided between sessions as well. Players will partake in off-ice and classroom sessions.

Reaching Strides Equestrian Centre Horseback Riding Camp
Port Hood
March 12-14 (Snow Date Mar 14-16)
Camp sessions can be overnight sessions or day camp sessions. Campers enjoy a fun, safe experience that they will never forget. Camps combine horsemanship (working with and around the horses), theory, games and riding time with an emphasis on safety and lots and lots of fun. We provide a safe, friendly learning environment with a 1:3 ratio of camp counselors to students. Participants must be 4 years of age or older. We also welcome adults to attend our camps and clinics.
$260.00 / day campers (bring their own lunch)
$300.00 / overnighters (includes all meals)
$100.00 / single day

March Break Vocal Lessons
New Dawn CSI (formerly Holy Angels), Sydney
March 12-16
Turn March Break into Music Break and enroll in a mini vocal intensive where you learn to explore the full potential of your own unique instrument: your voice!
Individual Private Lessons: 3 x 30 min lessons: $60, 3 x 45 min lessons: :$90, 3 x 60 min lessons: :$120
Questions & Info: Phone Robyn @ (902) 217-2409 ~Limited Availability – Book Today~

March Break Winter Carnival at Ski Ben Eoin
Ben Eoin
March Break Day Camps for ages 6-14
March 12-16, 9:30am – 2:30pm
1 day=$55, 2 days=$100, 3 days=$135
call: 902-828-2804

ZombieProof March Break Camp

Ages 5-14
Fun, games, education, martial arts.
$25 per day (discounts for current students)
Call or text March Break to 902-371-3969

Do you know of any Cape Breton March Break Camps 2018 I’ve missed? Let me know and I’ll add them to the list. Thanks!

Click here for mainland Nova Scotia March Break camps.

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

Kimberly

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2017 Cape Breton Summer Camps

Looking for 2017 Cape Breton Summer camps and activities to enrich your child’s summer? Check out what’s happening across the island!

2017 cape Breton summer camps

2017 Cape Breton Summer Camps

ARTS & CULTURE

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Creativity and Craft Camps
Sydney
These camps will be based on creativity and how important it is to express yourself and let your own true colour shine through. They will also include lessons on the importance of the arts, learning, positive attitudes and the environment.
July 10 – July 14, ages 6-8
July 17 – July 21, ages 9-10
July 24 – July 28, ages 6-8
August 8 – August 11, ages 11-13
Half day weekly fee $75 – morning (9am-12pm) or afternoon (1-4pm); $65 for additional siblings
Full day weekly fee $120 (9am-4pm);$110 for additional sibling
*Week of August 8 is $56 half day or $96 full day
Pre-registration is required. Register in person or by phone with credit card payment by calling Amy at 902 539 7491 ext 116.

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps
Sydney
Registration: June 17, 10:00am – 2:00pm
New Dawn CSI (former Holy Angels School, 37 Nepean St.)
July 3-7, 10am – 3pm, ages 9 – 12: Theme Play
Students will collectively create a play on a chosen theme. The class will be guided by Brian Gallivan through the process of selecting a theme, writing a script, casting players, staging rehearsals, and performing on the last day.
Acting Adventures (July 24-28, 10am – 3pm)
ages 9 and under
Instructor: Maggie Musgrave ([email protected])
A week of games, crafts, and story-telling. Fun-filled and good for both new and returning students.
Scenes with Dialect (July 10-14, 10am – 3pm)
ages 13 – 15
Instructor: Brian Gallivan ([email protected])
Explore the fun of playing a character with a foreign dialect. This class experience will dramatically improve each student’s ability to enhance a role. Various short scenes will be performed on last day of camp. (students will be required to do some memory work)
Super Fun Drama Time Yeah (July 17 – 21, 10am – 3pm)
age 15+
Instructor: James FW Thompson ([email protected])
Fun theatre that spans the ages and generations but now for teens! Games, activities, improv, scene creation, everything! For experienced and new students! Super fun time, yeah!
Fee for each camp is $150 (with family discounts available!) and must be fully paid prior to starting class. For more information, or for early registration, please email the specific instructor for the camp.

Fortress of Louisbourg
Louisbourg
The Fortress holds three camp-style programs for youth every summer. Must be a member – family membership is only $15 and you can buy a membership and register for programs online.
Children’s Program for ages 5-12. 5 days. Approx. $75
Dress up in 18th century clothing, eat period snacks, play period games, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship for ages 13-16. 5 days. Approx. $75
Must have completed one year in the Children’s Program. Dress in 18th century clothing and choose from a Servant’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: cooking, laundry, garden work, cleaning, domestic crafts and serving, a Labour’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: forge, boat building, garden work, military, stacking/chopping wood and bakery), a Lady’s Life includes 1 activity: bobbin lace making (take away book mark), sewing a lingerie cap (take away cap), or embroidering (take away handkerchief), or a Drummer’s Life (drumming).
Youth Fife and Drum Program for ages 12-16 with some experience playing the drum, fife, or flute. Audition required. Please note: must have attended the winter drumming sessions.

Savoy “Got Glee?” Summer Musical Theatre Program
Glace Bay
Canadian Kids Rock! Ages 9-18; $350
July 4 – 14 9am-4pm, with Friday the 14th only 12 pm to Show Time
Directed by Gayle Lahey & Todd Marsh. Exposes students to modern music, movement, and acting! Students will also be rehearsing and preparing for a live musical theatre performance which will take place on the main stage of the Savoy Theatre on July 14th! Call 902-842-1577 to register.

SCIENCE

ACAP Cape Breton
Sydney
Holds Eco Kids Day Camps every summer. Watch the website above for more info. or email [email protected]

IslandWise Science Camp for Girls
Sydney – CBU
Ages 7-12; July 10-14, 9am-4pm
Free full day camp with a focus on applied sciences.
Only 30 spaces available – first come first served. Contact [email protected] or [email protected], 902-549-3110.

SPORTS

Capers Basketball Camps
Sydney
Coaches will utilize personal demonstration, individual instruction, half court and full court games and drills to allow the campers to get the best possible basketball experience.
GIRLS (grade 6+): July 10-14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $250
BOYS (grade 6+): July 17-21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $250
BOYS & GIRLS MINI (grade 5 and below): July 24-28, 9:00 am-1:00pm, $150
Call CBU Athletics at 563-1277 or 563-1143.

Dream Stables Horse Camp
49 Oyster Cove Road, Main-A-Dieu
Details TBA

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

ZombieProof Martial Arts
Sydney
Ages 5-14, $25 per day
Fun, games, education, martial arts.
Call (or text Summer Camp): 902-371-3969

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Camp Bretondean
965 Hillside Road, Albert Bridge
An ecumanical overnight camp for children aged 6 – 14.
July 17 – 21, 2017; $200 with sibling and bring a friend discounts available.
See Facebook page link above, call camp registrar Betty Mansfield 902-794-3198, or register online.

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560 (after June 24: 562-1085)
All camps are $135, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 3-9
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 10-16
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 17-23
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 24-30
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 31-August 3
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 7-13
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 14-20
Intermediate Co-Ed #3 (ages 12-14) August 21-27

Cape Breton Bible Camp
July 2-7 – Adventure Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 9-13 – Discovery Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
July 16-21 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $250
July 23-28 – Skills Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 30-Aug 3 – Explorer Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
Aug 6-11 – Senior Teen (15-18 yrs) – $250
Sep 30-Oct 2 – Teen Retreat (13-18 yrs) – $75
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

French Language Camp
June 23-29, ages 11-14 Canadian Parents for French
Sydney Camp at Camp MacLeod, Albert Bridge
Tap the link above for more information and to register.

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 & ACTIVITIES

CBU Camps
Sydney
Various Camps throughout the summer for ages 4-12. Click on image to see full poster or click the link above for more information.
2017 cape Breton summer camps

Edventure Cape Breton Camp
A fun, educational day camp at Cape Breton University. Early bird prices available until end of day (midnight) June 30th for $135.
Aug 14- 18 Learning through Nature: Earth & Fire
Aug 21 – 25 Learning through Art: Air
Aug 28 – Sept 1 Learning through Drama: Water
Contact at the Facebook page link above or email [email protected] for more information.

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays: 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. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Thursdays – 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. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Fridays – 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.

Super Summer Day Camp
Sydney Curling Club
Ages 5-10, July 4 – September 1, $140 per week

Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Camp
Sydney
New Dawn Innovation Centre (former Holy Angels)
July 31-August 4th; Register before July 24th – click poster below for more information.

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Cape Breton March Break Camps 2017

What’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 13-17?

cape breton march break camps 2017

Cape Breton March Break Camps 2017

Art Camp at Black Spoon Espresso Bar
North Sydney
Free your child’s creativity in a relaxing creative environment with award winning visual artist Nancy Chiasson. Use recycled box board into fabulous bookmarks and cards; gel pens, acrylics and glues on vintage pager to creating unique collages; painting with metallics and glitter (the kid’s love glitter) on recycled goose feathers; having fun creating ‘talking sticks’ with washi tape and driftwood. You can enroll your child for the week in either morning or afternoon program; 9am-noon OR 1pm-4pm. $99.00. Register: 902-322-0731.

Basketball at CBU
CBU Sullivan Field House, Sydney
March 13-17, 9am-1pm
Ages 6-17
CBU Capers Men’s and Women’s basketball teams share their skills. Call Coach Fabian at 902-563-1874.

Cape Breton Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps
Sydney
Kids ‘N’ Comics
Kids ‘N’ Clay – Morning
Kids ‘N’ Jewellery
Kids ‘N’ Clay – Afternoon
Kids ‘N’ Printmaking
Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in person or by phone with credit card payment at 902 539 7491 ext 111. Space is limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. Deadline to Register is March 10, 2017.

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.

Dream Stables
Usually holds a March Break Camp every year. No info. available at this time, please contact at the link above to inquire.

Gaelic College March Break Fun Camp
St. Ann’s
March 10-13 and 15-18, Ages 5-18
Gaelic language, fiddle, piano, piping, guitar, step & highland dance.

Hockey Camp
Emera Centre, North Sydney
March 17, 8am-4:10pm
$75 + HST
Group A: 2009-2007, Group B: 2006-2004, Skill Level: All levels
Each player will receive 2 X 90 minute ice times that feature 2 of our most popular programs, Modern Techniques of Hockey Skating and The Art of Scoring Goals. Perfect your skating and and learn to use your brain to score goals! Supervision will be provided between sessions as well. Players will partake in off-ice and classroom sessions.

Reaching Strides Equestrian Centre Horseback Riding Camp
Port Hood
March 13-15 (Snow Date Mar 15-17)
Camp sessions can be overnight sessions or day camp sessions. Campers enjoy a fun, safe experience that they will never forget. Camps combine horsemanship (working with and around the horses), theory, games and riding time with an emphasis on safety and lots and lots of fun. We provide a safe, friendly learning environment with a 1:3 ratio of camp counselors to students. Participants must be 4 years of age or older. We also welcome adults to attend our camps and clinics.
$260.00 / day campers (bring their own lunch)
$300.00 / overnighters (includes all meals)
$100.00 / single day

March Music Madness: A Vocal Performance Workshop
New Dawn CSI (formerly Holy Angels), Sydney
March 16-18, 10am-3pm, Ages 12 and up
$150 per person (due by March 3rd)
Give the gift of music and enroll yourself or someone special for a 3-day workshop dedicated to perfecting the art of optimal speaking and singing. The workshop will be comprised of body work, yoga, theatre sports, extensive masterclasses, and visualization.

March Break Daze at Ski Ben Eoin
Ben Eoin
March Break Day Camps for ages 6+
March 10-29th, 9:30am – 2:30pm
1 day=$55, 2 days=$100, 3 days=$135
call: 902-828-2804

Soccer at the CBU Dome
Sydney
March 14-17, 9am-noon
Ages 9 and up
Play soccer games, work on drills, and enjoy the Soccer Nova Scotia skills challenge. Click on the link above or call 902-564-1222.

Time Machine Camp
Harbourview Montessori, Sydney
March 13-17, 9am-3pm
$150 for 5 days or $35 per day.
150 Years of time travel with Edventure Cape Breton and the Old Sydney Society. Outdoor games, songs, stories, and skills.
Contact [email protected] to register.

Town House March Break Activities
Glace Bay
March 13-17, 9:00am-3:30pm
$20 per day; $90 per week. Family rates available.
Call 902-849-2449 for more info and drop by Town House to pay by March 9th.

ZombieProof March Break Camp

Ages 5-14
Fun, games, education, martial arts.
$25 per day (discounts for current students)
Call or text March Break to 902-371-3969

Do you know of any Cape Breton March Break Camps 2017 I’ve missed? Let me know and I’ll add it to the list. Thanks!

Click here for mainland Nova Scotia March Break camps.

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

Kimberly

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2016 Cape Breton Summer Camps

Looking for 2016 Cape Breton Summer camps and activities to keep your child busy or enrich their Summer? Check out what’s happening across the island!

2016 Cape Breton summer camps

 

2016 Cape Breton Summer Camps & Activities

ARTS & CULTURE

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Creativity and Craft Camps
Sydney
Details TBA

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps
Sydney
Registration June 18, 9am-3pm at the Southend Community Centre.
Schedule:
Improv 1 (age 9-12), July 4-8
A week of theatre game skills that conclude with a fun filled theatre games competition
Acting Primer (High School), July 11-15
A course in making choices: Script analysis, Character analysis, Objectives and Obstacles, Tactics, Physicalization, Staging a scene, Rehearsal techniques, Character Development, Emotional Expression and Response
Improv 2 (13+), July 18 – 22
This improv camp for older students will advance their skills in both short and long-form improvisation.
All camps run 9am – 3pm at the Southend Community Centre. The fee for each camp is $140 to be paid upon registration.

Fortress of Louisbourg
Louisbourg
The Fortress holds three camp-style programs for youth every summer. Must be a member – family membership is only $15 and you can buy a membership and register for programs online.
Children’s Program for ages 5-12. 5 days. Approx. $75
Dress up in 18th century clothing, eat period snacks, play period games, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship for ages 13-16. 5 days. Approx. $75
Must have completed one year in the Children’s Program. Dress in 18th century clothing and learn baking, soldiering, blacksmithing, gardening, cooking, lace making, fishing, music, craft making, or helping to supervise child animators (choose two).
Youth Fife and Drum Program for ages 12-16 with some experience playing the drum, fife, or flute. Audition required.

Savoy “Got Glee?” Summer Musical Theatre Program
Glace Bay
10 day camp, $350, Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm
July 4-15th, for ages 9-18
Directed by Gayle Lahey & Todd Marsh. Exposes students to modern music, movement, acting, and film! Students will also be rehearsing and preparing for a live musical theatre performance which will take place on the main stage of the Savoy Theatre on July 15th! Call 902-842-1577 to register.

SCIENCE

ACAP Cape Breton
Sydney p
Holds Eco Kids Day Camps every summer. Watch the website above for more info. or email [email protected]

CBU Science Camp
Sydney
Runs every year. For more information, contact [email protected]

SPORTS

Capers Summer Basketball Camps and Volleyball Camps
Sydney
Elite Player Development Camp: August 15-19, 9am-8pm for boys and girls entering grades 6-12, Day camper: $250; Residence Camper: $450
Capers Super Skills Camp: August 22-36, 9am-1pm or 9am-4pm for boys and girls entering grades 6+, Full Day: $200, Half Day: $150
Call CBU Athletics at 563-1277 or 563-1143.

CBU Camps
Sydney
Innovative Explorers Camp: July 6-10 for ages 8-11
Fun-Damentals Multi-Sport Camp in Sydney: July 13-17 for ages 4-12
Venture Fest Entrepreneurship: Aug 9-14 for Gr 10-12
Fun-Damentals Multi-Sport Camp in Sydney: Aug 10-14 for ages 4-12
Fun-Damentals Multi-Sport Camp in Cheticamp: Aug 17-21 for ages 4-12
Fun-Damentals Multi-Sport Camp in Inverness: Aug 24-28 for ages 4-12

Dream Stables Horse Camp
49 Oyster Cove Road, Main-A-Dieu
Details TBA

Potentials Yoga Camp
54 Prince Street, Sydney
Full day camp, 8:30am – 4:30pm, July 4th – September 2nd for kids 5 – 10 years.
$150 per child per week or $45 for daily drop in
Includes: swimming, outdoor activities, daily yoga sessions, arts and crafts, music, dance and so much more.
Contact Bev at [email protected] or 902 295-0414

Registration Dates
Monday May 30th 9am – 1pm and 3pm – 5pm
Monday June 6th 9am – 1pm and 3pm – 5pm

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

ZombieProof Martial Arts
Sydney
Ages 5-14, $25 per day
Call (or text Summer Camp): 902-371-3969

TECHNOLOGY

[email protected] Society of Cape Breton Technology Camps
For ages 8 to 13. 9am-3pm daily
Your child will get to work with cutting-edge technology education toys and learn fundamental concepts related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Register for a full week or for specific days: $30 per day or $120 for the week. Scholarships available: [email protected]

Coding Camp
Sydney
Ages 7-9 and 10-14
Six camps available. Each week is a mixture of learning and fun activities: building competitions and playing on servers. Every day students will get work on a STEM challenge and play games at a nearby park.
Click on the link above and then the Registration tab for more details and to register.

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 10-12 – Little Leapers Camp (6-7 yrs) – $75
July 3-8 – Adventure Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 10-14 – Discovery Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
July 17-22 – Junior Teen  (13-14 yrs) – $250
July 24-29 – Skills Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 31-Aug 4 – Explorer Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
Aug 7-12 – Senior Teen (15-18 yrs) – $250
Sep 30-Oct 2 – Teen Retreat (13-18 yrs) – $75
Early Bird Rate of $220 if paid by May 15th
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560 (after June 24: 562-1085)
All camps are $135, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 4-10
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 11-17
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 18-24
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 25-28
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) August 1-7
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 8-14
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 15-21
Intermediate Co-Ed #3 (ages 12-14) August 22-28

French Language Camp
June 19-25, ages 11-14 Canadian Parents for French
Sydney Camp at Camp MacLeod, Albert Bridge
Tap the link above for more information and to register

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 & ACTIVITIES

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays: 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 – 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 – 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.

Super Summer Day Camp
Not in operation this year, returning in 2017.

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

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

Kimberly

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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


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2014 Cape Breton Summer Camps & Activities

Cape Breton summer camps

Cape Breton Summer Camps & Activities

ARTS & CULTURE

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
Holds summer arts and culture camps every year.Watch the website above for more info.

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps 2014
Registration: Saturday, June 21, 10am – 4pm
Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview St, Sydney) upstairs in the drama room. Each camp runs 9am-3pm. Cost: $130 (family discount available)

July 7th – 11th
Improv 1 for ages 9-11
Instructor: Brian Gallivan
July 14th-18th
Improv 2 for ages 12+
Instructor: James FW Thompson
July 21st – 26th
Adventures in Drama 2 for ages 5-8
Instructor: Erin Thompson
July 28th – August 1st
Theatre Activism (ages TBA)
Instructor: Nicole MacDougall
Please email [email protected] with any questions!

Fortress of Louisbourg
The Fortress holds three camp-style programs for youth every summer. Must be a member – family membership is only $15 and you can buy a membership and register for programs online.
Children’s Program for ages 5-12. 5 days. $ Dress up in 18th century clothing, eat period snacks, play period games, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship for ages 13-16. 5 days. $ Must have completed one year in the Children’s Program. Dress in 18th century clothing and learn baking, soldiering, blacksmithing, gardening, cooking, lace making, fishing, music, craft making, or helping to supervise child animators (choose two).
Youth Fife and Drum Program for ages 12-16 with some experience playing the drum, fife, or flute. Audition required.

Savoy “Got Glee?” Summer Musical Theatre Programs
10 day camps, $350
July 7-18th – Children’s program: for ages 8-12
July 21-Aug 1 – Teen program: for ages 13-18
Directed by Gayle Lahey & Todd Marsh. Exposes students to the exciting world of music, theatre and performance! Students will be provided professional instruction in drama, music, movement and now film! Along with daily classes, students will also participate in workshops such as: make-up for stage, costumes and photo shoots! Students will also be rehearsing and preparing for a live musical theatre performance. “Got Glee?” which will take place on the main stage of the Savoy Theatre!

ACAP Cape Breton
Eco Kids Day Camps. One week of science, environment and fun! Watch the website above for more info. or email [email protected]

CBU Science Camp
Runs every year. For more 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 and Volleyball Camps
The Capers holds summer camps for boys and girls every summer. Watch their website for details or call CBU Athletics at 563-1277 or 563-1143.

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 13-15 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $60
July 6-11 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 13-18 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 20-25– Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 27-Aug 1 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 3-8 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 10-15 – Senior Teen (15-19 yrs) – $225
Sep 19-21 – Teen Retreat (13-19 yrs) – $60
Early Bird Rate of $195 if paid by May 15th
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560
All camps are $135, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) June 30-July 6
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 7-13
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 14-20
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 21-27
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 28-31
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 4-10
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 11-17
Junior Co-Ed #3 (ages 9-11) August 18-24

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: 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 (alternating) – 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 – 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.

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

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March Break Camps & Activities in Cape Breton 2014

imageWhat’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 8-16?

Cape Breton Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps
March Break Madness
Kids ‘n’ Art
March 10-12, 1-4pm; Fee: $45
Kids ‘n’ Clay
March 10-14, 1-4pm; Fee: $75
Kids ‘n’ Origami
March 15, Noon-3pm, ages 8+; Fee $18 (including material)

Cape Breton Gymnastics Academy
March Break Gymnastics Camp for ages 5-11
March 10-12, 9am-4pm, $18 Half day, $30 full day
Final registration is Saturday, March 1st, 10am-4pm at 205 Hospital Street, Sydney

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.

CBU Capers March Break Basketball Camp
March 10-13, 9am-1pm, single day: $30, all 4 days: $100

Gaelic College March Break Fun Camp
Ages 5-18
Registration on Friday, Camp runs Saturday through Monday
Gaelic language, song & drama, guitar, step & highland dance

Skating across the Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Click on the schedule here for more information

Ski Ben Eoin
March Break Day Camps for ages 6+
March 9-17th, 9:30am – 2:30pm
1 day=$55, 2 days=$100, 3 days=$135
call: 828 2804

Soccer Cape Breton
March 10-12, 10am-1pm, for U10-U14
Register for soccer camp here.

Taking the Stage Musical Theatre Workshop
Director and Tenor Robyn Cathcart
March 11-13, $150
Contact Robyn at [email protected] or 562-5911

Undercurrent Youth Group – Glace Bay
Undercurrent typically has skateboarding and other activities

YMCA Cape Breton March Break Camp
March 10-14, 7:45am-5:30pm, $31.50 per day
Theme days, swimming, and outdoor play.
Kim MacPhee: 562-9622 ext 2223


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2013 Summer Camps & Activities in Cape Breton

Summer Camps-Cape Breton PhotoDRAMA

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps 2013
Registration: Saturday, June 15, 10am – 4pm
Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview St, Sydney) upstairs in the drama room. Each camp runs 10am-4pm. Cost: $130 (family discount available)

July 8th – 12th
Improv for ages 11-13
Instructor: Brian Gallivan
July 15th-19th
Adventures in Drama 1 for ages 8-10
Instructor: Erin Thompson
July 22nd – 26th
Adventures in Drama 2 for ages 5-7
Instructor: Erin Thompson
July 29th – August 2nd
Drama Camp Classic for ages 14+
Instructor: James FW Thompson
Please email [email protected] with any questions!

Broadway at the Boardmore

An intermediate to advanced applied training program aimed at singers, actors and dancers, integrating private voice lessons, master classes, performance seminars, and work in the areas of text (acting methods) and movement. All participants will perform in the Showcase Concert, a highly entertaining musical theatre compilation medley held on the last evening of the intensive.
Youth Program (Ages 12-18: August 12-16, 2013)
Adult Program (Aged 19 and Above: August 19-23, 2013)
Cost: $300 Per Person for Each Program
To BOOK an AUDITION:
Please phone Todd Hiscock @ 902-563-1351 or email [email protected]

SCIENCE

CBU Science CampRuns every year. For more 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
July 1 – July 5 2013
Boys and Girls Camps – Grades 7 to 12
Day Camper – $195.00
Residence Camper (all meals included) – $425.00
Ball Handling Camp: July 8 – July 9
Grade 7 and Up – 9am – 4pm – $70.00
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $50.00

Shooting Camp: July 10 – July 12
Grade 7 and Up – 9am – 4pm – $100.00
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $75.00
Mini Camp: July 15 – July 19
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $125.00
2013 Registration Form

Cape Breton Summer Volleyball Camps also available

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 7-9 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $60
June 30 – July 5 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 7-12 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 14-19 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 21-26 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 28-Aug 2 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 4-9 – Senior Teen (15-19 yrs) – $225
Sep 20-22 – Teen Retreat (13-19 yrs) – $60
*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
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 1-7
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 8-14
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 15-21
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 22-28
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 29 – August 1
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 5-11
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 12-18
Junior Girls #2 (ages 9-11) August 19-25

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: 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 (alternating) – 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 – 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.

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

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March Break Camps in Cape Breton

 photo 9db7da4a-1ed8-4681-8ac8-dfcfc5d54d56_zpseb3e4680.jpg  What’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 9-17?

Cape Breton Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps

Kids n’ Craft for ages 7-12
Daily, March 11th to March 15th, 9am to 12pm
Fee:$60

The 13th Annual Albert Bridge Winter Carnival
Proceeds go to the Albert Bridge Community Fire Truck Fund and the Atlantic Burn Camp.
Donations of food items will also be accepted on behalf of the District 1 Food Bank at all events.
Activities begin Friday March 8th – details to follow

Enjoy some Skating across the Cape Breton Regional Municipality

See the schedule for more information

 

Ski Ben Eoin
March Break Day Camps for ages 6+
March 9-17th, 9:30am – 2:30pm
1 day=$55, 2 days=$100, 3 days=$135
call: 828 2804

YMCA Cape Breton
The YMCA in Sydney generally holds March Break activities – contact the Y for more information

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.

Town House – Glace Bay
March Break Program Monday March 11th to Friday March 15th – 8am to 4pm
Passchendaele House on Dominion St. in Glace Bay.
Cost is $80.00 per child and $65.00 for each additional child in the same family or $20.00 a day per child and $15.00 per day for each additional child in the same family.
If you would like more information or to register please contact Town House at 849-2449.

Lighthouse Church Undercurrent Youth Group – Glace Bay
Undercurrent typically has skateboarding and other activities


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