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2012 Summer Camps Across Nova Scotia


Alderney Landing Art & Theatre Camp
Ages 7-12; 1st child: $185, additional children: $165
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Art Camps
July 3-6 Urban Art Camp
July 16-20 War of 1812 Pirates
Theatre Camps
July 9-13 Mary Poppins – FULL
July 23-27 Alice in Wonderland – FULL
Register online or call 461-8401

Artech Summer Camps
Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
State-of-the-Art fun and high-Tech creativity. For kids 6-14 years old.
Choose from Video Game Design, Adventures in Technology/Art, Animation, and more!
$270-334 per week – July 3 – August 10 – see website above for more details

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Art Classes for ages 12 and up
July 16 through Aug 24
Choose from: You are the Art, Explore with Clay,  Acrylic, Pastel, and Pen & Ink, Experimental Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Art Classes for Ages 5-12
Ages 5-7: 9-noon Ages 8-12: 1-4pm
July 3 through Aug 31
Choose from: A Big Sparkly Ocean Mosaic, Raising the Surface, Fun With Paper, Rockin’ the Imagine, and more

Atlantic Cirque – School of Circus Arts
Summer Camps FULL
Classes available: 4-week session for July, 4-week session for August, or 8-week summer session
Pricing weekday classes:
Each 1.5 hour class is $99 for July or August, and $180 for both months
Each 2 hour class is $112 for July or August, and $199 for both months
Book any 2 classes for a month for only $180 total
Pricing weekend classes:
You can only register for the full 8 weeks for the weekend classes
The hourlong toddler class is $144
Each 1.5 hour class is $184

Discovery Centre
To register contact: Danielle at 902-492-4422 x 221 or
6-12 year olds; 9am-4:30pm; $200/week; $195 for multiple weeks/children; MEMBERS: $185/week; $180 for multiple weeks/children
Eight weeks of Summer Science Camps to choose from

French Language Camps
Camp Kadimah $375
Aug 20-25; Gr. 4-8
Barrs Corner, Lunenburg County

Universite Saint-Anne Camp $390
August 13-18; Gr. 9-12
Pointe-de-L’eglise, Digby County

Camp Fran-tastique $225
August 6-10; Gr. 4-6
Barton, Digby County

SuperNOVA Camps at Dalhousie University
Camps for Grades 1-12
Cost from: $160-200 per week
Choose from: Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Combination, Movie Making
Contact: 902.494.6220 or

Mad Science Summer Camp
Shambhala School – 5450 Russell Street (near the Hydrostone Market).
Camp hours are 9am-3:30pm. Extended hours (8:30am-4:30pm) and half days are also available.
July 3rd – July 6th**(Halifax) – Rockin’ Rockets
July 9th – July 13th (Halifax) – Secret Agent Lab FULL!!
July 16th – July 20th (Halifax) – Rockin’ Rockets CANCELLED
July 23rd – July 27th (Halifax) – Codes, Claws and Constellations
General Hours: $195/week; Extended Hours: $35/week or $10/day extra
Half Days (9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm): $115/week; Half Day Extended Hours: $15/week or $5/day
**July 3rd-6th: $155/week, $30/week for extended hours

The Nova Scotia Sea School
Register today for a 5-day ($630) or 7-day ($875) sailing expedition – AGES 14-18
First 5 Day Adventure at Sea: July 4-8 & Second 5 Day Adventure at Sea: August 22-26
First 7 Day Coastal Adventure: July 11-17 & Second 7 Day Coastal Adventure: August 12-18
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!

For Children ages 5-8 Two Days/Week 1-4 pm
sibling discounts available
4 weekly camps, from July 16 – August 30
each week will be different
call Julie 429-8158,


Salvation Army Scotian Glen Camp
Music & Gospel Arts Camp
Aug 4-11
Late Registration (After June1, 2012): $230/person
See application HERE.


Marigold Cultural Centre
Usually offers a Musical Theatre Camp for ages 9-14, Theatre Camp for 13-17, a Violin/cello camp for ages 6+, and an Arts Camp for ages 6-10 & 11-15.
Keep watching the website link above for this year’s details.


St. Luke’s Vacation Bible School
Upper Tantallon
Something to Sing About
July 9-13, 9am – noon for ages 4-12
Email for this year’s information

***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.

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