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Nova Scotia March Break Camps 2020

Looking for Nova Scotia March Break Camps 2020? Here’s what’s going on for children and families during March Break on the mainland, March 16-20.

ART

CANCELLED: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Halifax
Dynamic Dimensions Art Camp
March 16-20. $230/week for full-day classes. Family Memberships receive a 10% discount. Pre-registration required online at the link above.
For ages 5 to 7 and 8-12. 2D and 3D art.

Creative Kids Education Centre March Break Camps
Hammonds Plains
March 16-20, 8:45am-3:45pm.
For ages 3-4: Full week $195, Single day $39
For ages 5-12: Full week $160, Single day $33
Choose from: Early Years Explores: Transportation, Construction Building Extravaganza, Friendship Bracelet Club, Head to Head Sports, and Roblox Challenge themes.

Ross Creek March Break Art Camps
Canning
For ages 4-16. March 16-20 from 9am-5pm. $70 per day or $325 for all 5 days Lunch and snacks provided at no extra cost. Bus service is an additional $15 per day or $70 per week.
Many programs to choose from, including clay, comics, space, photography, singer-songwriter, jewellery, and more.

CODING

Artech Studios MARCH BREAK CAMPS!
Halifax – NSCC Institute of Technology
March 16-20, 9am-4pm. $299 for ages 7-14 and $324 for ages 15-20. $25 off all camps until the end of January. Register at the link above.
Pacman to Pokemon for Ages 7-12 (video game design)
Camera – Action – Animate for Ages 10-14 (animation)
Create New Realities for Ages 11-14 (3D game design)
Leaders in Training for Ages 15-20
Artech Camps are all about getting creative with technology! All programs tap into campers’ creativity and incorporate the use of new media.

MISCELLANEOUS

CEED Juniorpreneur Camp
Halifax – Bayers Road
Run by the Centre of Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED)
Ages 8-14, March 16-20, 8:30am-4pm. $180 snacks & Friday lunch included.
Campers will learn about entrepreneurship and work together to create their own business for a day all while developing teamwork and leadership skills!

CANCELLED-Dalhousie Junior Leadership Camp
Halifax
March 16-20, 8am-4:30 pm, Ages 13-16, $295 non member; $265 member
Register at the link above or call 902-494-3372.

Experience Waldorf March Break Camp
South Shore Waldorf School, Blockhouse
March 16-20, 8:30am-4pm, for ages 5 and up. Week: $150 first child, $135 additional; Daily: $35 first child, $31.50 additional.
Arts and crafts, stories and games, outdoor play.

CANCELLED-March Break at the Ross Farm Museum
New Ross
March 14-22. Admission: Adult $10, Child (6-17 years) $4, 5 & Under Free, Family (max. 2 adults) $25
Each day of March Break will have a theme relating to the farm. As always there will be lots of hands on activities for everyone to enjoy and crafts that everyone can participate in throughout the day. Hot chocolate will be served. Weather permitting, there will be sleigh rides.
Saturday 14th ~ Tasty Treats
Sunday 15th ~ Traditional Skills
Monday 16th ~ For the Birds
Tuesday 17th ~ St. Patrick’s Day
Wednesday 18th ~ Springtime on the Farm
Thursday 19th ~ Tasty Treats
Friday 20th ~ Explore the Outdoors
Saturday 21st ~ Fun on the Farm
Sunday 22nd – Happy Easter
For more information, contact Joan Lenihan at 1-902-689-2210 or
1-877-689-2210 or [email protected]

CANCELLED-Myths & Legends: Pirate Adventures
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
March 14 to 22, Daily: 10 am-noon, 1-4 pm, Sunday only: 1–4 pm
Yo, ho, ho, all aboard to raise the Jolly Roger, grab your cutlass and set sail to Canada’s largest and oldest maritime museum! Exciting adventures await, so come dressed in your finest pirate, privateer or buccaneer attire! Enjoy your adventure of themed and historical activities, games and crafts…and if you dare, exciting discoveries in virtual reality! All activities are included with regular museum admission.

CANCELLED-Spring Break Camp
Seaport Farmers Market, Halifax
March 17-20, 10:15am-2pm
Ages 7-12; $30 for the week, $10 drop-in per day
Register at [email protected] or at the market Customer Service.

CANCELLED-Wheels on the Bus
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
March 14-22, Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-5
Hop on and hop off our play bus for a day of adventure and fun! Climb aboard and imagine your destination. Where will you go today? Maybe you will work laying bricks or fitting pipe. Perhaps a visit to the post office is next on your list. Don’t forget to stop at the grocery store before you shoot some hoops in the park or play a round of golf. There’s much to do around town and the Wheels On the Bus will take you there!

YMCA Day Camps
All Across Nova Scotia – contact the YMCA near you, or click on the link above to find yours.

CANCELLED-March Break Activities at Your Local Library
See your local library branch for what’s happening in your area or click on the link above to find yours.

SCIENCE

CANCELLED-Discovery Centre March Break Camps
Halifax
March 16-20
Loco-Locomotion
Get up and show off your own wacky locomotion, discover how objects in motion stay in motion, and build, balance and race zipliners across the room. Make and take home a variety of moving contraptions in a workshop designed to get things spinning, rolling, and zooming.
Ages 5-7 & 8-12. Registration: $250 non members; $230 members
Digital Discovery
This week-long camp explores a variety of ICT topics including video game development, coding, robotics and hardware. Enjoy special guest visits and work one-on-one with current professional mentors in ICT fields.
Ages 9-14. Registration: $275 non members; $250 members

SPORTS & RECREATION

CANCELLED-Dalhousie University Day Camps
Halifax
March 16-20, ages 6-15
Climbing Camp: Ages 6-15, $295 non member; $265 member
Dal Tigers Basketball Camp: Ages 7-15, co-ed, $234 member; $260 nonmember
Click the link above to register or call 902-494-3372

Hockey Camps – Halifax
March 19 & 20 $75 per day. Separate camps for goalies and players.

Horseback Riding Camp
Todd Hill Farm, Oakfield
March 16-20, $400 plus HST
Daily riding lessons, trail rides, horse care, mounted and unmounted games, horse safety, hands-on practice, pool time.

Sea School March Break Camping Expedition
Black River Lake
March 16-20
Ages 14-18
PRICE: $600 – Includes all food, group equipment, sleeping bags and other group gear apart from personal clothing items.
Shelter making, fire building, tracking, cooking and exploring with map and compass. Learn how to stay toasty in the winter and also have the opportunity to test your survival skills in a culminating solo experience. Call 902-423-7284 or email admin at [email protected]

Try Taekwondo Camp
Ummah Mosque and Community Centre, Halifax
March 16-20, 4-5pm daily. $50

THEATRE

Neptune Theatre School March Break Camps
Halifax
March 16-20
Camps for Ages 4-12 at the Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street in Halifax, 9am-4pm, $240:
4-6yrs (Drama) Squish! Squack! Scoot!
4-6yrs (Musical) The Royal Treatment
7-9yrs (Drama) Theatre Wizard
7-9yrs (Musical) Musical Misfits
10-12yrs (Drama) Around the Campfire
10-12yrs (Musical) Time to Shine
Teen Intensives for Ages 12-18 at Neptune Theatre, 1593 Argyle Street in Halifax $175 for 1/2 day classes, $280 for full day classes (save 20%):
12-18 yrs Monologues & Cold Reads, 9am-noon
12-18 yrs Musical Theatre Rep, 1-4pm
Leader in Training Program for Ages 15-18 at the Shambhala School. Offered to successful applicants free of charge. It is aimed at teens hoping to build skills and confidence working with children in theatre education. L.I.T. participants will work with specialized instructors on lesson planning, problem solving, breaking down and instructing games and activities for different age groups, building up a professional resumé, etc. To apply, fill out the online form.

**Do you know of an activity or camp I have missed? Let me know and I will add it to the list of Nova Scotia March Break camps 2020. Thanks!**

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Nova Scotia March Break Camps 2019

Looking for Nova Scotia March Break Camps 2019? Here’s what’s going on for children and families during March Break on the mainland, March 18-22.

ART

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Halifax
March Break Art Classes
March 18-22. Non-members $130/week for half-days; $260/week for full-day classes (+HST). Family Memberships receive a 10% discount. Pre-registration required: 902-424-5280
For ages 5 to 12. Choose from the following themes: Mix it Up, Paint it Up, Clay it Up, Print it Up.

Creative Kids Education Centre March Break Camps
Hammonds Plains
March 18-22, 8:45am-3:45pm.
For ages 3-4: Full week $185, Single day $38
For ages 5-12: Full week $150, Single day $32
Choose from: Space is the Place, Retreat Week, Multi Sport Madness, and Roblox Regatta themes.

March Break Sewing Series at Atlantic Fabric
Dartmouth
My Patchwork Quilt
March 18-22 9:30-12:00, $100
Aimed at children aged 8-14, however everyone is welcome.
A slightly more complicated quilt project for children; learn the basics in addition to basic block construction, sandwiching, very basic machine quilting and how to bind. Ask for supply list when registering.

Ross Creek March Break Art Camps
Canning
For ages 4-16. March 18-23 from 9am-5pm.$70 per day or $325 for all 5 days Lunch and snacks provided at no extra cost. Bus service is an additional $15 per day or $70 per week.
Many different programs to choose from, including clay, space, prehistoric, Broadway, comics, writing, drumming, and more.

CODING

Artech Studios MARCH BREAK CAMPS!
Halifax – NSCC Institute of Technology
March 18-22, 9am-4pm. $299. Register at the link above, call 902-579-3317 for more info
Reach for the Stars – Get Animated for Ages 7-12 (stop motion animation)
Encounters with Aliens for Ages 7-12 (video game design)
Outta This World with Unity3D for Ages 11+ (3D game design)

Artech Camps are all about getting creative with technology! All programs tap into campers’ creativity and incorporate the use of new media.

MISCELLANEOUS

CEED Juniorpreneur Camp
Halifax – Bayers Road
Run by the Centre of Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED)
Ages 8-14, March 18th to 22nd, 8:30am-4pm. $180 snacks & Friday lunch included.
Campers will learn about entrepreneurship and work together to create their own business for a day all while developing teamwork and leadership skills!

Dalhousie Junior Leadership Camp
Halifax
Ages 13-16 $290
Experiential learning opportunity for students interested in becoming a camp counsellor. At the end of the week, campers will receive a certificate and evaluation.

March Break at the Ross Farm Museum
New Ross
March 16-24. Admission: Adult $10, Child (6-17 years) $4, 5 & Under Free, Family (max. 2 adults) $25
Each day of March Break will have a theme relating to the farm. As always there will be lots of hands on activities for everyone to enjoy and crafts that everyone can participate in throughout the day. Hot chocolate will be served. Weather permitting, there will be sleigh rides.
Saturday 16th ~ Tasty Treats
Sunday 17th ~ St. Patrick’s Day
Monday 18th ~ Traditional Skills
Tuesday 19th ~ For the Birds
Wednesday 20th ~ Springtime on the Farm
Thursday 21st ~ Tasty Treats
Friday 22nd ~ Explore the Outdoors
Saturday 23rd ~ Fun on the Farm
Sunday 24th – Easter
For more information, contact Joan Lenihan at 1-902-689-2210 or
1-877-689-2210 or [email protected]

Moving Trees March Break Camp
The Deanery Project, Lower Ship Harbour
March 18th, 10am-4pm, age 8-11
Cost: $28 members, $34 non-members. Discounts available for sibling & multiple March Break workshop registrations.
Explore movement and nature in fun, energizing and creative ways indoors and out with exercises and games. No experience necessary! Come with a packed lunch, snacks, appropriate clothing to move inside and outside and a sense of curiosity!
Call 902-845-1888 or email [email protected] for more information. Follow this link to register – https://goo.gl/forms/vopC5ROnCOi72UXG3.

Nova Scotia Sea School Camp
TBD
March 18-22, 5 days (4 overnights)
Ages: 14-18; Price: $500 tax incl. (The price includes all food, group equipment, – 20 sleeping bags and other sleeping gear apart from personal clothing items)
TO REGISTER or for more details, contact (902) 423-7284or email [email protected]

YMCA Day Camps
All Across Nova Scotia – contact the YMCA near you, or click on the link above to find yours.

March Break Activities at Your Local Library
See your local library branch for what’s happening in your area or click on the link above to find yours.

SCIENCE

Girls Get WISE Science Retreat
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish
Saturday, March 23rd
For girls Grade 7-10 to experience STEM activities and chat with women in STEM industries.
Cost: $10 and includes pizza lunch. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/girls-get-wise-science-retreat-st-fx-registration-53877379693

Discovery Centre March Break Camps
Halifax
March 18-22
Weather Wizardry
Campers will take part in the best STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) experience, with challenges and activities.
Ages 5-7 & 8-12. Registration: $230 non members; $215 members

Digital Discovery
Explore video game development, coding, robotics, and hardware. This industry led camp, in partnership with Digital Nova Scotia, aims to build the next generation of technology leaders!
Ages 9-14. Registration: $275 non members; $250 members

SPORTS & RECREATION

Dalhousie University Day Camps
Halifax
March 18-22 for kids and teens
Climbing Adventure Camp (full)
Ages 6-8 and 9-12. $295
Dal Tigers Basketball Camp
Ages 8-15, co-ed. $260
Click the link above to register or call 902-494-3372

Hockey Camps – Antigonish
8am-4pm
Players Camp: March 22 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels
Goalies Camp: March 22 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels

Hockey Camps – Halifax
8am-4pm
Players Camp: March 18 & 19 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels
Goalies Camp: March 18 & 19 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels (limited availability)

Hockey Camps – Kentville
8am-4pm
Players Camp: March 21 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels
Goalies Camp: March 21 – $75/day, Age 2011-2006, all levels

THEATRE

Neptune Theatre School March Break Camps
Halifax
March 18-22
4-6yrs (Drama) Patrol for Dramatic ‘Paws’ – $235
4-6yrs (Musical) You’ve Got a Friend In Me – $235
7-9yrs (Drama) Tell Your (Toy) Story – $235
7-9yrs (Musical) Big Time Movie Musical – $235
10-12yrs (Drama) Jedi Camp – $235
10-12yrs (Musical) This Is Me Camp – $235
15+ yrs TEEN- Leader In Training Program (FREE), 8:30am-4:30
This program is aimed at training students in arts leadership and instruction. Students will attend training sessions in the morning, and then get to shadow March Break camps in the afternoon. To apply please fill out the Application Form by February 15th.

**Do you know of an activity that I have missed? Let me know and I will add it to the list of Nova Scotia March Break camps 2019. Thanks!**

Click here for Cape Breton March Break Camps.

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

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March Break Camps & Activities Around Nova Scotia

What’s going on for children and families during March Break on the mainland, March 12-20th?

Chester Playhouse March Break Youth Acting Camp
Chester
A Grimm Tale to Tell – An examination of archetypes in fairy tales
March 14-18 9am-3pm
Registration: $150.00

Artech Studios
Halifax
Cirque d’Artech! And Stunt Riders! Our March Break camps will be held at Armbrae Academy on Oxford Street.  See the full line-up of MARCH BREAK CAMPS!

YMCA Day Camps
All Across Nova Scotia – contact the YMCA near you, or click on the link above

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia – Halifax
Sunday, March 20
Family Sunday: Foolin’ Around with Art

Explore humour in art.  A playful afternoon of art making creating 3D portraits and lively, colourful paintings.

March Break at Ross Farm Museum
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Children’s Events, Arts/Crafts – March 12 – March 20, 2011
During this time Ross Farm will be opened daily from 9:30- 4:30. Come for a sleigh ride, visit Rosebank Cottage and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Help the farmer with his chores and visit the farm workshop. Keep a watch on the web site for more daily hands on activities. http://rossfarm.museum.gov.ns.ca or visit the Facebook page.
For additional information:  Joan Lenihan,902-689-2210, 1-877-689-2210, [email protected]

The Navy: Adventures at Sea Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax Heritage, Children�s Events

March Break at the Museum of Industry
March 12 – March 20, 2011
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
March Break – Pack Your Bags!
Pack your Bags for fun and adventure at the Museum of Industry. Travel: maps, landmarks, music and games.
Admission: Adult $8.15; Children 5yrs & under Free; Children 6 to 18 yrs $3.60; Family $16.80; Senior $4.85
For additional information:Denise Taylor 902-755-5425, [email protected]

March Break at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg
Children’s Events, March 15 – March 19, 2010
Get out and explore March Break. Crafts, stories and games!
For additional information:Linda Baker,902-634-4794, 1-866-579-4909,[email protected]

March Break Activities at Your Local Library
See your local library branch for what’s happening in your area or click on the link above.

Dance ConXion
March 14 & 16
– DAY (or 2!) OF DANCE. Register for the day and learn jazz, tap, lyrical, musical theatre and hip hop technique as well as some great choreography.The day starts at 10:00 and runs until 4:00 (early drop off/ late pickup is available).To register call or email the studio 365-7300
[email protected]

DANSXpress Dance Centre
Annapolis Valley – March 14-19
Ages 5-8 from 9-12 daily. Ages 9+ from 1-4 daily. Kids will participate in classes including Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Lyrical, Acro, ballet and more. Register at the studio or email for more information at [email protected]

**Do you know of an activity that I have missed?  Let me know and I will add it to the list. Thanks!**

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March Break Camps & Activities – Cape Breton

What’s going on in Cape Breton for children and families during the March Break, March 12-20?

Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps

Registration for all March Break and Summer Camps is on until March 9th.
Kids ‘N’ Crafts – 9am to noon March 14-16 – Ages 7-10 – Tuition $60.  Tuition fee includes all supplies.

Working With’ Clay March 15-18 – 9am to noon  Ages 10-14- Tuition $75, includes all supplies.

Drawing & Cartooning – Mar 14-17 – 1-4pm – Ages 10 & up – Tuition $60, includes all supplies.

To register or for more information phone 539-7491
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney
[email protected]

March Break Activities at Two Rivers Wildlife Park
Kick-off March 12th 6:30-9pm – Coasting Party with Free Sleigh Rides!
March 12-20th
1 km Wildlife Trail & Petting Zoo open daily 10 am – 4 pm.
Free Sleigh Rides Daily 1-3 pm
Canteen Services 1-3 pm upstairs in Admin. Bldg. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Beverages
Fill out a ballot to win a family pass for a year!
Park admission:  4 & under free, Youth/Seniors $4.50, Adults $6.50

Albert Bridge Community Winter Carnival March 10-15th

Friday, March 11th
6:30 p.m. Grand Opening

Albert Bridge Fire Hall
Opening Parade—Bring a flashlight
Hot Dogs, Cake and Hot Chocolate.
Kids Dance Downstairs
Age 12 and under
Admission: food donation. Music donated by Bobby Burke. Munchies provided.

Saturday, March 12th

8:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast, Riverside School,Hornes Road
$4.00 per person, Tickets available at the door.
Accepting donations for District 1 Food Bank.

Monday, March 14th.
10:00 a.m. To 1:30 p.m.
Coasting and Animal Visit, Hanson’s Farm, Trout Brook Road
Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate, Admission: food donation
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m,
Bonfire At the Fire Hall
Roasting Hot Dogs, Hot Chocolate

Friends of Mira Provincial Park Winter Festival
March 12-13
Brickyard Road, Albert Bridge
Cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, snow sculptures, ice fishing, canteen facilities
For more info: 577-8065 or [email protected]

ACAP Cape Breton Day Camp
March 14-18 – 9am-noon – $8 per day or $30 for the week; family rate is $12 per day or $60 per week for 2 children.
ACAP’s Centre for Sustainable Communities, 582 George St., Sydney.  567-1628
A week of eco arts and crafts, games and nature!

Expose Yourself at the Southend Community Centre
Youth ages 16 and up can perform music to an audience free of charge.  Donations at the door.
For more info: [email protected]

Free Family Skate @ Centre 200, Sydney
Saturday, March 12 – 11:30-3pm
For information contact [email protected] or 563-2497

Free Family Skate @ Sydney Mines & District Community Centre
147 Legatto Street, Sydney Mines
March 15th 11:30am-1pm
Bring a food donation for the food bank
[email protected] or 563-2497
March 17th Johnny Miles Family Skate 1pm
Donations for the food bank welcome.

Family Skate at New Waterford Rink
March 13th 3-3:50pm, free admission, helmets encouraged
March 19th – 3-4pm
[email protected] or 563-2497 for more info.

Free Family Skate @ Bayplex, Glace Bay
March 16th Noon-1pm
[email protected] or 563-2497

Free St. Patrick’s Day Family Skate @ Dominion Arena
March 17th 4-6pm Helmets encouraged

Ski Ben Eoin
Snowshoeing – Wed & Sat at 10am. 2-hour guided tour in the Back Country.  For more information, contact Micheline [email protected]

Day Camps March 12-20, 2010
Discover Skiing or Snowboarding, for kids aged 6 and up.
9:30am to 2:30pm. $55 per day or $100 for two days or 3 days for $135. Lunch is unsupervised – lift & rental not included ~ One day lift is $12, one day rentals $12.

YMCA Cape Breton – Sydney Location
Day Camp 11am-4pm Daily; for 5-12 year olds

Check your local YMCA for details on day camps in your area.

Cape Breton Regional Libraries

March 15-17th.  Check your local Library branch for March Break Fun.

March 18th at McConnell Library, Sydney – PJ Movie Night 6:30pm
NFB Short Films with a winter theme

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