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2016 Nova Scotia March Break Camps

2016 Nova Scotia March break camps

2016 Nova Scotia March Break Camps

What’s going on for children and families during March Break on the mainland, March 14-18th?


Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
In-Gallery Activities
March 14-18. Pre-registration required: 902-424-5280
For ages 3 to teen

Ross Creek March Break Art Camps
For ages 5-16. Camps run March 14-18 from 9am-5pm and are $65 per day or $295 for all 5 days of fun. Lunch and snacks provided at no extra cost. Bus service is an additional $15 per day or $60 per week.


Halifax – Shambhala School
March 14-18, 9am-4pm. $339 + HST
All Things Mario & Minecraft for Ages 8-12
Minecraft & Beyond! for Ages 11-16
Artech Camps are all about getting creative with technology! All programs tap into campers’ creativity and incorporate the use of new media. It’s this blend of creativity and technology that makes Artech Camps so unique.


Creative Kids Education Centre March Break Art Camps
Hammonds Plains
8:45am-3:45pm. Themed portion of camps is 9am-noon. Optional childcare from 7am until 6pm at no extra charge. Full week $150; Half day $100; Single day $32
March 14-18.
Choose from:
Young Campers (6 and under), March Mindcraft Madness, Star Wars Party, and Building-mania themes.

THR!VE Education
A unique and enriching March Break experience.
March 14-18 for polite, eager kids in grades 4-7 (and their younger siblings in grade 3)!
Cost: $445; Monday to Friday, 9:00-5:00, with flexible drop-off and pick-up times. All lunch meals and healthy snacks included.
2 exciting full day outings (trampolines, indoor rock climbing, special restaurants and several hours of meaningful community service with The Salvation Army). Dynamic and interactive guest presenters (think African drumming, aerial fire trucks and Sable Island horses). A “THR!VING in Learning and Life” dream board workshop, and more!
Contact Wendy at 902-223-9023 or to register.

March Break at the Ross Farm Museum
New Ross
March 12-18
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 12th ~ Tasty Treats
Sunday 13th ~ Traditional Skills
Monday 14th ~ Spring Time on the Farm
Tuesday 15th ~ For the Birds
Wednesday 16th ~Tasty Treats
Thursday 17th ~ St Patrick’s Day
Friday 18th ~ Easter
For more information, contact Joan Lenihan at 1-902-689-2210 or
1-877-689-2210 or

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

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.


Discovery Centre March Break CampsHalifaxMarch 14-18
Digging Dinos
A prehistoric adventure set 65 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and pterodactyls soared the skies. Unearth new discoveries in this week-long day camp and come face to face with a terrifying, flesh-eating Tyrannosaurus rex named Sue!
Ages 6-12. Registration: $180 non members; $165 members

Digital Discovery March Break Camp
Explore the ever-changing world of digital technology, from robotics, video game development, to drone technology. This industry led camp, in partnership with Digital Nova Scotia, aims to build the next generation of technology leaders!
Ages 9-12. Registration: $275 non members; $250 members


Dalhousie University Day Camps
March 14-18 for kids and teens, ages 6-14
Climbing Camp
Ages 7-15. Members: $265; Non-members $295

Mount Saint Vincent University March Break Camp
March Madness For Primary through Grade 6
March 14-18, 8am-5:30pm
$37 per day or $155 per week per child

Soccer Nova Scotia Annual March Break Camp at SNSTC
March 14-18, 9am-noon. Ages 9-12. $145

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

Love, Luck &


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.