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March Break Camps & Activities – March 15-19 – Across Nova Scotia

What is there for children and families to do during March Break across Nova Scotia?

Artech Studios
Dartmouth Sportsplex
Build a robot, design a video game or produce an animated movie.
Mini-Camp (ages 5-7): Full day and Half day camps are available
Production Studios (ages 8-14): Full days
Game Designer & Robot Innovation Studios (ages 8-14): Full days
Teen ONLY Studios (grades 7 and up)- Evening workshops

ViewFinders March Break Camp: Animated Minds
For youth ages 12 to 18.
Create a series of stop-motion animation Public Service Announcements or short films.
Apply for free registration.

YMCA Day Camps
Halifax and Dartmouth locations are holding Day Camps 7:30 – 5:30 Mon-Fri.
Check your local YMCA for details on Day Camps in your area.

Pier 21’s Through A Green-Coloured Lens Camp
Half-days: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. OR 1 to 4 p.m.; Full days: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Half-day $15
  • Full-day $30
  • Full-week $140

Add $5 extra per day for early drop-off/late pick-up (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Creative Kids Education Centre
Hammonds Plains
Choose from the following Day Camps:
Young Campers
Project Creation
Mario Challenge
Lego & Stuff

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia March Break Art Classes
Morning & afternoon Art Camps for kids ages 4- Gr. Primary, Gr.  1-3, Gr. 4-6.
Daily Tours & Film Screenings also available

Ski Martock Day Camp
Ski School program
Ages 5-adult
From 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. daily

Club Penguin Camp
Daily from 9:00am -noon
$125 for the week or $30 per day
Design a bowl, mug, plate, igloo box & paint a penguin.
One-day Easter Camp
March 17@ 1-4pm
Ages 5+

St. Mary’s University Camp of Champions
Basketball and hockey camps

Dalhousie University’s March Break Camps
Day Camps to choose from:
Active Kids – age 5-10
Baseball – ages 8-14
Climbing Novice – ages 5-12
Climbing Advanced – ages 7-14
Outdoor Rangers – ages 8-17

Halifax Ice Men Hockey Kids Camp
Calling Atom & pee wee kids for their Ice Men tykes program, and also offering an Ice Men Juniors program for players up to 16 years of age.

Soccer Nova Scotia

Soccer Nova Scotia Subway Training Centre, Halifax

Offering ½ day March Break Camps for U12 Players. Camps will be held in the morning for girls and the afternoon for boys, March 15-19th

Download Brochure/Registration Form here. If you have trouble viewing, try the PDF Version of the Brochure/Registration Form.

Firefighters’ Museum of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth
Children’s Events
BRRR! Come in out of the cold and learn about some hot stuff! Fire! Hear about the origin and myths of fire while learning about the way we use it

Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Children’s Events, Arts/Crafts
Come out for March Break on the farm.
Each day of March Break will have a theme relating to the farm

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Heritage, Children’s Events
Craft your own Navy – Create your own Ship’s Badge – Dress Up Photo Opportunity – HMCS Horatio: Join the Navy! – Ship Simulator: Navy Ship Museum – Navy Boot Camp: Sailors Ashore! – Lego: Navy Town – Pirate Hunter – Face Painting

Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Children’s Events
Take a ride on the brand new kids’ train, build with Lego, join the museum’s circus!

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg
Children’s Events
Get out and explore March Break. A full week of fun including crafts, stories and games!

Do you know of an activity that 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.