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Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2016

Posted by Kimberly on April 15, 2016 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Looking for Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2016? Check out these camps and activities for your kids to enjoy on the mainland! Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2016 Kids Bowl Free all summer across the province! Visit Kids Bowl Free for more information. HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH AREA Alderney Landing Art Camps Dartmouth Ages 6-12; $200 Monday – Friday 8:30am – […]

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Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2015

Posted by Kimberly on May 8, 2015 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Looking for Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2015? Check out these camps and activities for your kids to enjoy on the mainland! Know of a camp I’ve missed? Let me know in the comments below! Nova Scotia Summer Camps 2015 Kids Bowl Free all summer across the province! Visit Kids Bowl Free for more information. HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH […]

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A Virtual Field Trip Through Nova Scotia AND Giveaway!

Posted by Kimberly on March 25, 2015 in Things to Do, Places to Go |
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A Virtual Field Trip Through Nova Scotia AND Giveaway! Nova Scotia is a beautiful province, well worth visiting! We fell in love with Cape Breton Island in particular the moment the plane landed (we moved here from Ontario eight years ago). Join me and my family for a virtual field trip, with breathtaking views and […]

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March Break Camps in Mainland Nova Scotia 2014

Posted by Kimberly on February 28, 2014 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

What’s going on for children and families during March Break on the mainland, March 8 – 16th? ART Art Gallery of Nova Scotia In-Gallery Activities SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 1:30am – 3:00pm Drop-in and sketch in the gallery with drawing tips from a well-qualified artist. Drawing boards, pencils […]

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2013 Summer Camps & Activities Across Nova Scotia

Posted by Kimberly on June 3, 2013 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

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 2-5 Drums, Rattles & Harmonicas July 15-19 Haunted Shipwrecks of 1812 Theatre Camps July 8-12 Privateers, Sea Captains & Heroes July 22-26 Forts, Teepees & Lean-to’s Register online or […]

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Public Meetings For Homeschoolers Across Nova Scotia: June 10-14

Posted by Kimberly on May 29, 2013 in Homeschool Information |

Attention all homeschoolers in Nova Scotia! Further to a recent meeting with Dr. Lowe of the Department of Education to discuss the DOE’s response to the Auditor General’s Report on homeschooling, public meetings across the province have been scheduled. For the most part, Dr. Lowe wants to know how the Department of Education can best […]

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Standing Committee Meeting on Homeschooling Held April 3rd

Posted by Kimberly on April 4, 2013 in Homeschool Information |

On April 3, 2013, the Standing Committe on Public Accounts met at the Nova Scotia Legislature to discuss the Auditor General’s Report on Homeschooling. The CBC news covered it in a news clip on the 6 o’clock news. Go to http://www.cbc.ca/newsatsixns/ and click on the April 3rd newscast – coverage of the meeting begins at […]

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The Homeschool Legal Defense Association of Canada’s Response to the AG’s Report

Posted by Kimberly on November 22, 2012 in Homeschool Information |

From HSLDA Canada: “The Auditor General in Nova Scotia has released a strongly anti-home education report. The report makes 12 recommendations for change. Among those recommendations are the following: The Department of Education should require periodic, independent assessment of home schooled children against learning objectives and outcomes. The Department of Education should assess the programs […]

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Nova Scotia Auditor General Report Perpetuates Homeschooling Myths

Posted by Kimberly on November 22, 2012 in Homeschool Information |

The Nova Scotia Auditor General’s Report was just released, with a section on homeschooling.  Unfortunately, the Auditor General’s recommendations perpetuate some homeschooling myths and misconceptions typically believed by the general population. Myth #1: The Department of Education (DOE) Provides a Standard Curriculum and Materials to Homeschoolers In fact, homeschoolers in Nova Scotia (and Canada-wide) are […]

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August Events at Nova Scotia Museums

Posted by Kimberly on August 2, 2012 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Museum of Natural History – Halifax Out of This World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television Until August 26 Featuring more than 40 costumes and objects from science fiction films and TV programs, this exhibition shows visitors how designers use colour, style, scale, materials, historical traditions, nature and cultural cues to help actors and audiences […]

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