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Nova Scotia 2022 March Break Camps and Activities

Looking for Nova Scotia 2021 March Break Camps and activities? Here’s what’s going on for children and families during March Break across mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, March 14-18.

ART

ArtWorks Halifax
5 years old and up, 9am-4pm, $70 for the day or $350 for the week
Create masterpieces using a variety of media – from clay to painting and print making.

Creative Kids Education Centre March Break Camps
Hammonds Plains
March 14-18, 8:45am-3:45pm.
Minecraft/Roblox for Gr 2+ $200
Super Science Sleuths $200
Pokemon Craze & Mythical Creatures for Gr 1 & 2 $170
Art Smart/Mad Science for Gr 3+ $170

Hand Building with Solskin Brask
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney
Ages 7+, 9am-noon or 1-4pm. $100
Students will learn through hands-on guidance and enjoy lots of fun creating an art project that is both functional and decorative. Work will be kiln fired and ready for pick up within two weeks. Tuition fee includes clay, glazes, tools and firing.

Maritime Centre for African Dance Virtual March Break Camps
Halifax, Cape Breton
Open to ages 4 and up, March 14-18
Fun activities include taking a virtual tour of an African city, batik art, learning different languages.
Email admin@mcafricancamps.com to register,

Ross Creek March Break Art Camps
Canning
For ages 4-16. March 14-18 from 9am-5pm. $75 per day or $335 for all 5 days Lunch and snacks provided at no extra cost. Bus service is an additional $15 per day or $70 per week.
Ages 4-7 Programming:
Monday: All About the Arctic!
Tuesday: All the Fish in the Sea
Wednesday: Fabulous Forests
Thursday: Castles & Crowns
Friday: The Funky Fundy
Ages 8-11 Programming:
Monday: Across the Seas or Ancient Egypt
Tuesday: Lots of Lights & Lasers or Comic Creations
Wednesday: Animations. It’s Alive! or Fibres! Fabric! Fashion!
Thursday: Time Travellers or Thursday at the Improv
Friday: Art in the 3rd Dimension or Magizoology
Ages 12-16 Programming:
Monday: Animation Studio or Jewelry & Metalwork
Tuesday: Street Art or Sculpture Studio
Wednesday: Visual Arts Studio or Musical Theatre
Thursday: Graphic-con or Textiles Studio
Friday: Photo Studio or Creative Music Studio

MISCELLANEOUS

CEED Juniorpreneur Camp
Halifax – Bayers Road
CANCELLED

Free Ferry Rides
Dartmouth/Halifax
Ride the ferry between 11am and 2pm free.

Hatfield Farms March Break Round-Ups
Hammonds Plains
March 14-18, Start times of 11am, 12pm and 1pm
Wagon/sleigh ride to Fort Clayton, All you can eat hot dogs, unlimited juice, pop, coffee, tea & hot chocolate, Rubber Rodeo with inflatable games, campfires, zip lines, playgrounds and petting pens! Please purchase tickets in advance

Osprey March Break Camps
Halifax – Armbrae Academy
March 7-11 and 14-18, 9am-3pm, Pre-Primary to Grade 7, $270-$350 for members, $300-$375 for nonmembers
Choose from Explorer, Rock Climbing, Art, Drama, Soccer, and Dance themed camps
For any questions, email amatthewsduffett@armbrae.ns.ca Registration closes March 1st.

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 to find yours.

Wild Child Forest School March Break Camp
Porters Lake Provincial Park
March 14-18, 9am-4pm, Ages 5-12, $285
Includes fire skills and fire making as well as a special guest appearance by Wil Brunner of Soft Pine Wellness, a Certified Forest Therapy Guide! The Wild Child Forest School program is heavily focused on child-led and play-based learning. Some typical forest school activities include: hiking, exploring, knot tying, fort buildilng, nature crafts, games, storytelling, plant and animal ID, and foraging. Programs also include elements of risky-play including: tree climbing, fire skills, whittling, and tool use.

MUSEUMS

Enjoy museum visits March 14-18.

Museum of Natural History
Halifax
Check out the new Age of the Mastadon exhibit. Journey before the last ice age and marvel at a full size Mastadon.

Museum of Industry
Stellarton
Here you will find technology, steam engines and locomotives, cars and coal mining. Children will love the hands-on fun, the trains, and the demos.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax
March 13-21
Open Tues – Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm

Fundy Geological Museum
Parrsboro
Displays an ancient world and some of the oldest dinosaur bones in Canada. Meet some of the ancient creatures that lived here millions of years ago: the world’s first reptiles, early dinosaurs, giant dragonflies, an ancestor of frogs and a sow-bug-like creature as long as a baseball bat. Explore mineral treasures of Nova Scotia exposed when the great Fundy tides washed away the sea cliffs. See a collection of beautiful amethyst and agate gem stones.

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
Birchtown
Learn the story of the world’s largest free African population outside of Africa, in the late 18th century in Nova Scotia. Enjoy the view of Birchtown Bay when you climb up the Shaw Turret, which commemorates all Black Loyalist communities in Nova Scotia. Enter the Centre’s Lindsay Gallery and immerse yourself in the multimedia presentation of the Black Loyalist journey from Africa to the American colonies, then to Nova Scotia and back to Africa. Explore the virtual copy of the Carlton’s Book of Negroes and search for an ancestor who may have experienced part of this incredible journey.

Firefighters’ Museum of Nova Scotia
Discover the history of firefighting in this province. See the types of fire engines used from the 1800s to the 1930s. Marvel at antique hand-drawn and operated engines such as Canada’s oldest horse-drawn steam engine, an 1863 Amoskeag Steamer. Take the wheel of a 1933 Chev Bickle pumper and see collections of antique toy fire engines, shoulder crests, patches and badges from fire departments around the world.

SCIENCE

Discovery Centre March Break Camps
Halifax
March 14-18
Ages 5-7: $250 non members; $230 members
Ages 8-12. Registration: $275 non members; $250 members

SPORTS & RECREATION

Dalhousie University Camps
Halifax
March 15-19 half-day camps for kids and teens
Climbing Skills
Ages 7-14. $270, 9-4pm
Basketball Camp (Co-ed)
9am-4:30pm. $270

Horseback Riding Camp
Todd Hill Farm, Oakfield
March 14-18, $400 plus HST
Daily riding lessons, trail rides, horse care, mounted and unmounted games, horse safety, hands-on practice, pool time.

Skating at the Emera Oval
Halifax
Pre-registration required.

Ski/Snowboard at Ski Ben Eoin
Ben Eoin, Cape Breton
March Break extended hours: March 14-19th, 9am-9pm

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

THEATRE

Neptune Theatre School March Break Camps
Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
March 14-18
Ages 4-12, $240-$250. Full day programs, choose musical theatre or drama.

Do you know of an activity that I have missed? Let me know and I will add it to the list of Nova Scotia 2022 March Break camps and activities. Thanks!

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

Author:

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.