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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?

Centre For Craft & Design March Break Camps

Registration for all March Break and Summer Camps is on until March 12  For more information and a printable registration form, click here:  March Break 2010

Kids ‘N’ Crafts – 9am to noon March 15-18 – Ages 7-11 – Tuition $75:  Work in a variety of media making inventive projects from visual art to papercraft to polymer clay to instrument making.  Every day a brand new project including pizza box guitars, paper pop-up cards and spinners, fimo photo frames, St. Patrick’s Day Surprise, drawing and painting, etc.  Tuition fee includes most supplies.

Kids ‘N’ Clay March 15-19 – 9am to noon Ages 8-10; 1-4pm Ages 11-16 – Tuition $90: Students will work on slabs that may include plates/saucers, bowls, cups, wall hangings.  Students can select their projects and choose from a variety of coloured slips, underglazes and glazes to work with.  If time permits, students can try their hand at making pots using the hand-building techniques of pinch and coil.  Work will be kiln fired and ready for pick up within two weeks. Tuition fee includes clay, glazes, tools, and firing.  Students should wear old clothes and bring an apron.

Harry Potter Day Camp
Monday March 15 to Friday March 19
Mira Road Elementary School
1464 George Street, Sydney
Experience the magic of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!
Call Helen Mortimer at 564-0607 to register. Sign up soon as spots are limited!
Recommended for children 8-12 years of age.
1 child: $25/day or $100/week
2 children: $40/day or $175/week
The camp will run from 9:30 to 3:30. Children may be dropped off anytime after 8:30 and must be picked up by 4:30. The Candy Trolley will be open at lunch and snack time.

March Break Activities at Two Rivers Wildlife Park
1 km Wildlife Trail & Petting Zoo open daily 10 am – 4 pm.

Wagon Rides Daily 1-3 pm $2/ person

Canteen Services 1-3 pm upstairs in Admin. Bldg. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Beverages

Albert Bridge Community Winter Carnival March 12-20th

Monday, March 15 – 10am – 2:30pm
Coasting & Animal Visit
Hanson’s Farm, Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Noon – Hot Dogs & Hot Chocolate Available
Proceeds to Albert Bridge Community Fire Truck Fund
Admission:  Food Donation for the District 1 Food Bank
Tuesday, March 16 – 11am – 1pm
Klutzy the Clown Live Magic Show & Maze
Albert Bridge Firehall
Admission:  Food Donation
Munchies Provided
Tuesday, March 16 – 5pm
Bonfire @ Albert Bridge Firehall
With Leonard Dean. 
Hot Chocolate & hot dogs available.
Admission:  Food Donation
Thursday, March 18 – 10-11:30am
Co-Ed Floor Hockey
Riverside School, Horne’s Road
Ages 12 and under. (10am to 11:30am)
Ages 13 and up. (11:30am-1:00pm)
*No outdoor shoes in the gym

ACAP Cape Breton Day Camp
March 15-19 – 9am-noon

ACAP’s Centre for Sustainable Communities, 582 George St., Sydney.

Participants will have lots of fun while learning how to make eco-conscious choices towards a greener future!

Family Skate @ Centre 200, Sydney

Saturday, March 20 – 1:30-3pm
Admission:  $3, Family of 4 w/ Adult $6, Child Under 12: $2

Ski Ben Eoin
Day Camps March 15 – 19, 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.

Port Hawkesbury Skating
Monday, March 15 – 3-4pm
Wednesday, March 17 – 3-4pm
Friday, March 19 – 3-4pm
Civic Centre, 606 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury
Admission: $1

Cape Breton Regional Libraries

Check your local Library branch for March Break Fun.


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


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.