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2010 Summer Camps Across Nova Scotia


Artech Summer Camps
Armbrae Academy, Halifax
5-16 year olds
Half and full day programs all summer long involving: Animation, Video Game Design, Robotics, Photo editing, Leadership Skills, etc.

Atlantic Cirque – School of Circus Arts
Ages 7-13; $250 per week
9am-4pm weekly throughout the summer starting July 5th
Trampoline, juggling, stilts, human pyramids, trapeze, and more.

Discovery Centre
6-12 year olds; $200/week; $190 for multiple weeks/children; MEMBERS: $185/week; $175 for multiple weeks/children
Nine weeks of Summer Science Camps to choose from: Carnival Incredible:The Greatest Show on Earth, You Are What You Eat, & Body Dynamix.

Mad Science Summer Camp
Shambhala School, Halifax
Ages 5-12.
9am-3:30pm. Extended hours (8:30am-4:30pm) and half days are also available.
July 26th – July 30th – Rockin’ Rockets
August 3rd – August 6th – Moving with Science
August 9th – August 13th – Rockin’ Rockets
Prices: General Hours: $185/week
Extended Hours: $35/week or $10/day extra
Half Days (9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm): $105/week
Half Day Extended Hours: $15/week or $5/day

The Nova Scotia Sea School
Register today for a 5 or 7-day sailing expedition – AGES 14-18
5-day expedition: July 4th – 8th
7-day expedition: August 8th – 14th
7-day expedition: August 17th – 23rd
5-day expedition: August 26th – 30th
No sailing experience is necessary – we’ll teach you what you need to know. If you do have a background in sailing, we’ll build on those basics with a great experience of small boat coastal cruising where you’ll learn chart and compass navigation, anchoring, how to read the weather, how to cook on board and more!

Alderney Landing Art & Theatre Camp
Ages 7-12; 1st child: $165, additional children: $145 – 5% early bird discount June 1st
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Art Camps
Multicultural Art July 5-9
Explore the world through art making! Join instructor Daina Scarola for a week learning about art from other cultures. Create Chinese dragons, Japanese kites, an African drum!
Haunted Sculptures July 12 – 16
Do you dare create a Haunted Sculpture? Join instructor Julie Adamson Miller and storyteller Cindy Campbell to create larger than life “Haunted Sculptures” based on the spooky characters from Bluenose Ghosts by Helen Creighton. Once created, the sculptures will be on display outside at Alderney Landing during the Bluenose Ghost Festival in October!
Theatre Camp
July 19-23
(Theatre Camp for July 26-30 is now full)
This ever popular camp explores all you need to act, direct, sing and dance your way to stardom! Play fun activities and games and perform skits while preparing for the final performance on Friday afternoon. Guests are welcome to attend the final performance.


Salvation Army Scotian Glen Camp
Music & Gospel Arts Camp
July 31 – Aug. 7
Early Bird Fee (Before May 31, 2010): $200/person
Late Registration (After May 31, 2010): $220/person


Marigold Cultural Centre
Musical Theatre Camp
June 24-26; 9am – 3pm; ages 9-14
Sing, dance, act.
Strings ‘n Things Camp
July 12-16; 9am – 3pm
Violin and cello students ages 6 and up.
Creative Kids Art Camp
9am – 3pm
July 19-23 for ages 6-10
July 26-30 for ages 11-15
Aug. 9-13 for ages 6-10
Aug 16-20 for ages 11-15
Explore many media including drawing, painting, jewelery making.
Summer Theatre Camp
9am – 3pm
Aug 16-20 for ages 13-17
Aug 23-27 for ages 9-12


St. Luke’s Vacation Bible School
Upper Tantallon
July 5-9; 9am – noon; age 4-12
Our physical and spiritual need for water will be explored through activities, music,, crafts & more.
Register by June 20:

***Do you know of any other summer camps across Nova Scotia? Let me know and I’ll post them here***


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.