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2017 Cape Breton Summer Camps

Looking for 2017 Cape Breton Summer camps and activities to enrich your child’s summer? Check out what’s happening across the island!

2017 cape Breton summer camps

2017 Cape Breton Summer Camps

ARTS & CULTURE

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Creativity and Craft Camps
Sydney
These camps will be based on creativity and how important it is to express yourself and let your own true colour shine through. They will also include lessons on the importance of the arts, learning, positive attitudes and the environment.
July 10 – July 14, ages 6-8
July 17 – July 21, ages 9-10
July 24 – July 28, ages 6-8
August 8 – August 11, ages 11-13
Half day weekly fee $75 – morning (9am-12pm) or afternoon (1-4pm); $65 for additional siblings
Full day weekly fee $120 (9am-4pm);$110 for additional sibling
*Week of August 8 is $56 half day or $96 full day
Pre-registration is required. Register in person or by phone with credit card payment by calling Amy at 902 539 7491 ext 116.

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps
Sydney
Registration: June 17, 10:00am – 2:00pm
New Dawn CSI (former Holy Angels School, 37 Nepean St.)
July 3-7, 10am – 3pm, ages 9 – 12: Theme Play
Students will collectively create a play on a chosen theme. The class will be guided by Brian Gallivan through the process of selecting a theme, writing a script, casting players, staging rehearsals, and performing on the last day.
Acting Adventures (July 24-28, 10am – 3pm)
ages 9 and under
Instructor: Maggie Musgrave (maggie@classactsdrama.com)
A week of games, crafts, and story-telling. Fun-filled and good for both new and returning students.
Scenes with Dialect (July 10-14, 10am – 3pm)
ages 13 – 15
Instructor: Brian Gallivan (brian@classactsdrama.com)
Explore the fun of playing a character with a foreign dialect. This class experience will dramatically improve each student’s ability to enhance a role. Various short scenes will be performed on last day of camp. (students will be required to do some memory work)
Super Fun Drama Time Yeah (July 17 – 21, 10am – 3pm)
age 15+
Instructor: James FW Thompson (james@classactsdrama.com)
Fun theatre that spans the ages and generations but now for teens! Games, activities, improv, scene creation, everything! For experienced and new students! Super fun time, yeah!
Fee for each camp is $150 (with family discounts available!) and must be fully paid prior to starting class. For more information, or for early registration, please email the specific instructor for the camp.

Fortress of Louisbourg
Louisbourg
The Fortress holds three camp-style programs for youth every summer. Must be a member – family membership is only $15 and you can buy a membership and register for programs online.
Children’s Program for ages 5-12. 5 days. Approx. $75
Dress up in 18th century clothing, eat period snacks, play period games, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship for ages 13-16. 5 days. Approx. $75
Must have completed one year in the Children’s Program. Dress in 18th century clothing and choose from a Servant’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: cooking, laundry, garden work, cleaning, domestic crafts and serving, a Labour’s Life (includes 2 or more activities: forge, boat building, garden work, military, stacking/chopping wood and bakery), a Lady’s Life includes 1 activity: bobbin lace making (take away book mark), sewing a lingerie cap (take away cap), or embroidering (take away handkerchief), or a Drummer’s Life (drumming).
Youth Fife and Drum Program for ages 12-16 with some experience playing the drum, fife, or flute. Audition required. Please note: must have attended the winter drumming sessions.

Savoy “Got Glee?” Summer Musical Theatre Program
Glace Bay
Canadian Kids Rock! Ages 9-18; $350
July 4 – 14 9am-4pm, with Friday the 14th only 12 pm to Show Time
Directed by Gayle Lahey & Todd Marsh. Exposes students to modern music, movement, and acting! Students will also be rehearsing and preparing for a live musical theatre performance which will take place on the main stage of the Savoy Theatre on July 14th! Call 902-842-1577 to register.

SCIENCE

ACAP Cape Breton
Sydney
Holds Eco Kids Day Camps every summer. Watch the website above for more info. or email education@acapcb.ns.ca

IslandWise Science Camp for Girls
Sydney – CBU
Ages 7-12; July 10-14, 9am-4pm
Free full day camp with a focus on applied sciences.
Only 30 spaces available – first come first served. Contact Stephanie_Macquarrie@cbu.ca or brittneymelnick@gmail.com, 902-549-3110.

SPORTS

Capers Basketball Camps
Sydney
Coaches will utilize personal demonstration, individual instruction, half court and full court games and drills to allow the campers to get the best possible basketball experience.
GIRLS (grade 6+): July 10-14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $250
BOYS (grade 6+): July 17-21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $250
BOYS & GIRLS MINI (grade 5 and below): July 24-28, 9:00 am-1:00pm, $150
Call CBU Athletics at 563-1277 or 563-1143.

Dream Stables Horse Camp
49 Oyster Cove Road, Main-A-Dieu
Details TBA

Redwood Stables
1806 Coxheath Road
Horseback riding – for more information contact Mona
redwood@ns.sympatico.ca
539-5529

ZombieProof Martial Arts
Sydney
Ages 5-14, $25 per day
Fun, games, education, martial arts.
Call (or text Summer Camp): 902-371-3969

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Camp Bretondean
965 Hillside Road, Albert Bridge
An ecumanical overnight camp for children aged 6 – 14.
July 17 – 21, 2017; $200 with sibling and bring a friend discounts available.
See Facebook page link above, call camp registrar Betty Mansfield 902-794-3198, or register online.

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560 (after June 24: 562-1085)
All camps are $135, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 3-9
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 10-16
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 17-23
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 24-30
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 31-August 3
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 7-13
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 14-20
Intermediate Co-Ed #3 (ages 12-14) August 21-27

Cape Breton Bible Camp
July 2-7 – Adventure Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 9-13 – Discovery Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
July 16-21 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $250
July 23-28 – Skills Camp (10-12 yrs) – $250
July 30-Aug 3 – Explorer Camp (8-9 yrs) – $200
Aug 6-11 – Senior Teen (15-18 yrs) – $250
Sep 30-Oct 2 – Teen Retreat (13-18 yrs) – $75
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

French Language Camp
June 23-29, ages 11-14 Canadian Parents for French
Sydney Camp at Camp MacLeod, Albert Bridge
Tap the link above for more information and to register.

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts
Stay overnight, or choose a day camp instead – everything from the Gaelic language to Highland dance, music, and weaving offered.
Ages 5 – adult

MISCELLANEOUS CAMPS & ACTIVITIES

CBU Camps
Sydney
Various Camps throughout the summer for ages 4-12. Click on image to see full poster or click the link above for more information.
2017 cape Breton summer camps

Edventure Cape Breton Camp
A fun, educational day camp at Cape Breton University. Early bird prices available until end of day (midnight) June 30th for $135.
Aug 14- 18 Learning through Nature: Earth & Fire
Aug 21 – 25 Learning through Art: Air
Aug 28 – Sept 1 Learning through Drama: Water
Contact at the Facebook page link above or email edventurecb@gmail.com for more information.

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays: Laithean Sona/Happy Days Chidren’s Living History Program
Take part in this special living-history program for children and get a sense of what life was like for Gaels in those days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, games, language, and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 8-12 only. 10 am to 4 pm. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Thursdays – Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth
Partake in this special living-history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, language and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 13-17. 10 am to 4 pm. $45 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.
Fridays – Spors/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of Scottish heritage. Gaelic games such as Tunnag Tunnag Geadh, Duck Duck Goose, center on basic Gaelic vocabulary and phrases which are incorporated into fun and engaging games for children. Spors is for children aged 5-10. 10 am to 12 pm. Free admission.

Super Summer Day Camp
Sydney Curling Club
Ages 5-10, July 4 – September 1, $140 per week

Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Camp
Sydney
New Dawn Innovation Centre (former Holy Angels)
July 31-August 4th; Register before July 24th – click poster below for more information.

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2013 Summer Camps & Activities Across Nova Scotia

2013 campsHALIFAX/DARTMOUTH AREA

Alderney Landing Art & Theatre Camp
Dartmouth
Ages 7-12; 1st child: $185, additional children: $165
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Art Camps
July 2-5 Drums, Rattles & Harmonicas
July 15-19 Haunted Shipwrecks of 1812
Theatre Camps
July 8-12 Privateers, Sea Captains & Heroes
July 22-26 Forts, Teepees & Lean-to’s
Register online or call 461-8401

Artech Summer Camps
Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax AND in South Shore at Lahavre Fire Hall, 50 School Road, Lahavre
State-of-the-Art fun and high-Tech creativity. For kids age 6 to teens.
Choose from FILM, Video Game Design, Claymation/Animation, ROBOTICS, Photo Expressions and more!
$274-337 per week – July 2 – August 30 – see website above for more details

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Art Classes for ages 12 and up
1-4pm, July 15 through Aug 16
Choose from: Fashion Redesign – One of a Kind, Birdland, Photography, New Media and Materials, or Une Personne Vaut Mille Images – Communiquez Avec Art! (delivered in French)
Art Classes for Ages 5-12
Ages 5-7: 9-noon Ages 8-12: 1-4pm
July 2 through Aug 23
Choose from: Art, Dance & Drum!, Characters, Creatures & Books, Grocery Store Sculptures, and more!

Atlantic Cirque – School of Circus Arts

Summer Camps – for ages 7-12 & 13-17
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm $275
July 1 through August 30
Classes and Workshops also available. See link above for details.

Discovery Centre
Halifax
To register contact: Danielle at 902-492-4422 x 221 or dwhite@discoverycentre.ns.ca.
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 July 1 through Aug 30

French Language Camps
July 1-5, 2013 – FrancoForum – Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
July 14-20, 2013 – Nautical Camp, Magdalen Islands
July 14-20, 2013 – Sea Kayak Adventure Camp, Magdalen Islands
July 2-5, 2013 – Camp Chocolat I – Kaye Street United Church, Hydrostone, Halifax
July 8-12, 2013 – Camp Chocolat II – Kaye Street United Church (* Camp Chocolat II is now full, contact the CPF-NS at cpf@ns.sympatico.ca to be added to wait list)
August 5-9, 2013 – Camp Fran-tastique, Barton, Digby County
August 12-17, 2013 – Adolescent Camp: Université Sainte-Anne, Pointe-de-L’Eglise, Digby County
August 19-24, 2013 – Camp Kadimah I, Barss Corner, Lunenburg County
August 25-30, 2013 – Camp Kadimah II, Barss Corner, Lunenburg County

Mad Science Summer Camp
Halifax/Dartmouth
General Hours (9am-3:30pm):  $195/week, Extended Hours (8:30am-4:30pm):  $35/week or $10/day extra, Half Days (9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm):  $115/week, Half Day Extended Hours: (8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm): $15/week or $5/day extra
July 8-12 – Secret Agent Lab (Shambhala School at 5450 Russell St, Halifax)
July 15-19 – Rockin’ Rockets (Shambhala School)
July 22-26 – Codes, Claws and Constellations (Shambhala School)
August 12-16 – Secret Agent Lab (Salvation Army church at 171 Pleasant St, Dartmouth)
August 19-23 – Rockin’ Rockets (Salvation Army church)
Please send your registration form and cheque (made payable to Mad Science) to 3537 Leaman Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3Z6.

The Nova Scotia Sea School
Halifax
Register today for a 5-day ($675) or 7-day ($875) sailing expedition – AGES 14-18
5 Day Adventure at Sea: July 2-6
First 7 Day Coastal Adventure: July 9th to July 15th, 2013
Second 7 Day Coastal Adventure: August 12th to August 18th, 2013
Third 7 Day Coastal Adventure: August 22nd to August 28th, 2013
No sailing experience is necessary

NSCAD Summer Art Camps
Various Art camps available throughout the summer for various ages, 5 through 18.
For more info, click the link above.

SuperNOVA Camps at Dalhousie University
Camps for Grades 1-12
Cost from: $175-215 per week, 9am-4pm
Choose from: Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Combination, SuperSKILLS, or Movie Making
Contact: 902.494.6220 or supernova@dal.ca

ANNAPOLIS VALLEY

Camp New Dawn – Learning Disabilities and ADHD
Brigadoon on Aylesford Lake, July 14-19
Ages 8-15; Leadership Program ages 16-17
Canoeing, swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor education
Contact Sally Banks: 902-422-3387, info@brigadoonvillage.org

COLE HARBOUR

Total Hockey Skills Camp
Cole Harbour Place (put on by Dalhousie University)
Aug 5-9 and Aug 12-16; Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm $325 OR
Mon-Fri 11am-3:30pm $165
All hockey camps are co-ed and goalie-specific instruction is also available for all camps.

FOREST GLEN

Forest Glen Bible Camp
July 10-13 Family Camp 1 – All Ages, cost varies by age
July 15-20 Teen Camp – Ages 13-18 $170
July 22-27 Junior Camp – Ages 8-12 $170
July 31-Aug 3 Family Camp 2 – All Ages, cost varies by age

HANTS COUNTY

Learn 2 Camp
Smileys Provincial Park, Brooklyn, Hants County
July 6 & 7 (Registration Deadline: June 21)
$60 for up to four individuals, $10 for each additional child/adult,
maximum of 6 per campsite
A fun and informative camping experience for 16 families!
Call 902-662-3030 or see link above to register

LOWER SACKVILLE

Sackawa Canoe Club
Sackawa offers weekly camps, Mon-Fri, $150 for 1 week or $275 for 2 weeks.
Introduces the sport of canoe/kayak racing . Water activities such as an introduction to kayaking/canoeing and swimming, and learn teamwork in the war canoe. Dryland activities include soccer, volleyball, and various co-operative games.
Contact registrar@sackawa.ca for more information.

POINTE-DE-L’EGLISE

French Immersion Camp at Universite Saint Anne
1 week camp for ages 10 and up, August 3-10
$50 Non-refundable enrollment fee plus $540 tuition – includes room, meals, sports, socio-cultural activities

SAMBRO HEAD

Bayside Camp
Camps run all summer long, and are available for various ages, from
Grades 1 through 12
See Rates and Dates info page for more.

ST. MARGARET’S

Total Hockey Skills Camp
St. Margaret’s Centre (put on by Dalhousie University)
Aug 19-23 and Aug 26-30; Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm $325
All hockey camps are co-ed and goalie-specific instruction is also available for all camps.

THORBURN

Salvation Army Scotian Glen Camp
For ages 7-12
Holiday Camp A: July 1-5
Holiday Camp B: July 8-12
Holiday Camp C: July 15-19
Holiday Camp D: July 22-26
Music & Gospel Arts Camp: Aug 3-10
Late Registration (After June 1, 2013): $230/person
See application HERE.

TRURO

Marigold Cultural Centre
Musical Theatre Making Day Workshop (June 25, 26, 27)
For ages 9 to 14 – class limited to 24 participants.
Sing, Move, Act, Improvise, Explore your Acting and Vocal Abilities, Learn Dance Moves, Build your Confidence, and Discover Your Inner Talents and Have Fun !!!!
June 25th, 9 to 3pm,  June 26th, 9 to 3pm,  June 27th, 9 to 4pm
Course Fee: $160 plus tax (full registration fee required on registration)
Spotlight Music Theatre Summer School – July 2 – 20
For more information about this popular 3 week Cantabile Society program, please e-mail rossthompson65@gmail.com.
Summer Art Camps with Jillian Ritchie
For Ages: 7-12, 9am-3pm daily
Session 1 – July 8 – 12 – ages 6 – 9
Session 2 – July 15- 19 – ages 6 – 9
Session 3 – July 22 – 26 – ages 10 – 14
Session 4 – July 29 – Aug 2 – ages 6-9
Fee: $165 plus tax to be paid at time of registration
Summer Drama Camps with Wayne Burns
1st Group: August 6-9  (ages 9-12) – $125 + tax
2nd Group: August 12-16 (ages 9-12) – $160 + tax
3rd Group: August 19-23 (ages 13-17) – $160 + tax
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily

Summer Dance at Show Case Dance Studio
112 Esplanade, Truro
Classes begin July 2nd. One hour classes daily.
Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9: Kinder Ballet 3-5 yrs, Introduction to Ballet 6-9 yrs, Jazz 4-7, 8-12, 13-18, Soft Jazz Adult
Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8: Creative Dance 3-8 yrs, Intro to Tap 5-10, 10-16, Hip Hop 6-10, 10-16, Soft Jazz Adult
Call 902-843-0322

UPPER TANTALLON

St. Luke’s Vacation Bible School
Something to Sing About
August 6-9, 9am – noon for ages 4-12
Registration Deadline: July 19
Email ajmaclean@eastlink.ca 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***

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2013 Summer Camps & Activities in Cape Breton

Summer Camps-Cape Breton PhotoDRAMA

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps 2013
Registration: Saturday, June 15, 10am – 4pm
Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview St, Sydney) upstairs in the drama room. Each camp runs 10am-4pm. Cost: $130 (family discount available)

July 8th – 12th
Improv for ages 11-13
Instructor: Brian Gallivan
July 15th-19th
Adventures in Drama 1 for ages 8-10
Instructor: Erin Thompson
July 22nd – 26th
Adventures in Drama 2 for ages 5-7
Instructor: Erin Thompson
July 29th – August 2nd
Drama Camp Classic for ages 14+
Instructor: James FW Thompson
Please email info@classactsdrama.com with any questions!

Broadway at the Boardmore

An intermediate to advanced applied training program aimed at singers, actors and dancers, integrating private voice lessons, master classes, performance seminars, and work in the areas of text (acting methods) and movement. All participants will perform in the Showcase Concert, a highly entertaining musical theatre compilation medley held on the last evening of the intensive.
Youth Program (Ages 12-18: August 12-16, 2013)
Adult Program (Aged 19 and Above: August 19-23, 2013)
Cost: $300 Per Person for Each Program
To BOOK an AUDITION:
Please phone Todd Hiscock @ 902-563-1351 or email todd_hiscock@cbu.ca

SCIENCE

CBU Science CampRuns every year. For more information, contact kellie_white@cbu.ca

SPORTS

Redwood Stables
1806 Coxheath Road
Horseback riding – for more information contact Mona
redwood@ns.sympatico.ca
539-5529

Capers Summer Basketball Camps
July 1 – July 5 2013
Boys and Girls Camps – Grades 7 to 12
Day Camper – $195.00
Residence Camper (all meals included) – $425.00
Ball Handling Camp: July 8 – July 9
Grade 7 and Up – 9am – 4pm – $70.00
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $50.00

Shooting Camp: July 10 – July 12
Grade 7 and Up – 9am – 4pm – $100.00
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $75.00
Mini Camp: July 15 – July 19
Grade 6 and Under – 9am – 1pm – $125.00
2013 Registration Form

Cape Breton Summer Volleyball Camps also available

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 7-9 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $60
June 30 – July 5 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 7-12 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 14-19 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 21-26 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 28-Aug 2 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 4-9 – Senior Teen (15-19 yrs) – $225
Sep 20-22 – Teen Retreat (13-19 yrs) – $60
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560
All camps are $120, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
Junior Co-Ed (ages 9-11) July 1-7
Intermediate Co-Ed (ages 12-14) July 8-14
Junior Girls (ages 9-11) July 15-21
Senior Co-Ed (ages 14-16) July 22-28
Novice Co-Ed (ages 7-8) July 29 – August 1
Junior Co-Ed #2 (ages 9-11) August 5-11
Intermediate Co-Ed #2 (ages 12-14) August 12-18
Junior Girls #2 (ages 9-11) August 19-25

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts
Stay overnight, or choose a day camp instead – everything from the Gaelic language to Highland dance, music, and weaving offered.
Ages 5 – adult

MISCELLANEOUS CAMPS

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays: Laithean Sona/Happy Days Chidren’s Living History Program
Take part in this special living-history program for children and get a sense of what life was like for Gaels in those days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, games, language, and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 8-12 only. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Thursdays (alternating) – Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth
Partake in this special living-history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, language and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 13-17. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Fridays – Spors/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of Scottish heritage. Gaelic games such as Tunnag Tunnag Geadh, Duck Duck Goose, center on basic Gaelic vocabulary and phrases which are incorporated into fun and engaging games for children. Spors is for children aged 5-10. 10 am to 12 pm. Free admission.

**Do you know about a summer camp in Cape Breton? Let me know and I’ll post it!**

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2012 Summer Camps in Cape Breton

DRAMA

Class Acts Drama School Summer Day Camps 2012
All camps run from 10am to 4pm at the Southend Community Centre (28 Hillview St, Sydney)
Registration: Saturday, June 23, 10am-4pm at the Southend Community Centre

July 9th-13th – Adventures in Drama 1 – age 5-7
July 16th-20th – Adventures in Drama 2 – age 8-10
July 23rd-27th – Playbuilding – age 14 and up
August 6th-10th – Improv – age 11-13
Note: Improv camp includes Action Week performances at Wentworth Park
for more info:info@classactsdrama.com

ARTS

Culture and Heritage Day Camp – Summer Programming for Children
Daily in July: 9am to 12:30pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 9am-2pm
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
Fee: $70 + HST; $65 for siblings
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design is offering three, week-long Culture and Heritage Day Camps for children aged 7-13. Participants will learn basic elements, techniques of design and complete craft projects while learning about the many cultures of the world!  There will also be a field trip during the week to a local heritage site as the students explore the historical connection to traditional Cape Breton craft.  At the conclusion of the camp, students will celebrate their accomplishments with invited guests.

  • Camp 1 July 9 – 13 Ages 7-8
  • Camp 2 July 16 – 20 Ages 9-10
  • Camp 3 July 23 – 27 Ages 11-13

SCIENCE

CBU Science Camp
Runs every year.  For this year’s information, contact: kellie_white@cbu.ca

SPORTS

Redwood Stables
1806 Coxheath Road
Horseback riding – for more information contact Mona
redwood@ns.sympatico.ca
539-5529

Capers Summer Basketball Camps
Cape Breton University Athletics
July 4-8 Boys & Girls Camp (Gr. 7-12)
Choose from Day camper $175 or Resident camper $395
9am – 8pm; Friday ’til 4:30pm
July 11-12 Ball Handling Camp (age 6-17) $60
July 13-15 Shooting Camp (age 6-17) $90
OR attend both for $150
July 18-22 Mini-camp (Gr. 6 and under) $110
563-1277, jim_charters@cbu.ca or fabian_mckenzie@cbu.ca

Cape Breton Summer Soccer Camps and
Cape Breton Summer Volleyball Camps
also available

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Cape Breton Bible Camp
June 8-10 – Kid’s Camp (6-7 yrs) – $60
July 1-6 – Junior Camp (7-9 yrs) – $225
July 8-13 – Skills 1 (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 15-20 – Junior Teen (13-14 yrs) – $225
July 22-27 – Skills 2 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
July 29-Aug 3 – Skills 3 – (10-12 yrs) – $225
Aug 5-10 – Senior Teen (15-19 yrs) – $225
*check the website above for multiple child discounts

Camp MacLeod
2731 Trout Brook Road, Albert Bridge
Camp Registrar: 733-2560
All camps are $120, and for additional children $110, $70 for Novice Camp
July 2-8 Junior Co-ed (age 9-11)
July 9-15 Intermediate Co-ed (age 12-14)
July 16-22 Junior Girls (age 9-11)
July 30-Aug 2 Novice Co-ed (age 7-8) $70.00
August 6-12 Junior Co-ed #2 (age 9-11)
August 13-19 Intermediate Co-ed#2 (age 12-14)
August 20-26 Junior Girls#2 (age 9-11)

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts
Stay overnight, or choose a day camp instead – everything from the Gaelic language to Highland dance, music, and weaving offered.
Ages 5 – adult

MISCELLANEOUS CAMPS

Highland Village Programs
Wednesdays (July 4, 11, 18, 25) – Laithean Sona/Happy Days Chidren’s Living History Program
Take part in this special living-history program for children and get a sense of what life was like for Gaels in those days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, games, language, and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 8-12 only. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Thursdays (alternate – including July 12 & 26) – Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth
Partake in this special living-history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, language and song. Costumes are provided. For ages 13-17. 10 am to 4 pm. $30 per child. Prepaid reservations required. No refunds or discounts. 13% HST included.

Fridays (July 6, 13, 20, 27) – Spors/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of Scottish heritage. Gaelic games such as Tunnag Tunnag Geadh, Duck Duck Goose, center on basic Gaelic vocabulary and phrases which are incorporated into fun and engaging games for children. Spors is for children aged 5-10. 10 am to 12 pm. Free admission.

These programs are also available in August – see website for more details.

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