Summer Camp 2017

Marking Day Camps

Port Williams Recreation is running a Marking Days camp in June.

 

Art Camps

Summer Art Camp with Colleen Gerrits –  Tuesday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, August 24th  I will be having Art Camp in Greenwich for ages 5 and up!  You can choose which time slot you would prefer.  The first option is  from 9am-12 and the second group will be from 1-4.  The fee is $95 and will include all 3 half days, art supplies and a snack each day.  Register by emailing me at cmgerrits@hotmail.com.  Space is limited.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to send me an email or call me at #902-542-9883.  Feel free to check me out on Facebook.

 

Athletic Camps

Acadia Athletics Camps – Summer Sport & Adventure Camps
This year, the Town of Wolfville is once again partnering with Acadia University to deliver eight amazing weeks of Adventure Camps. These camps promise to be exciting and fun filled, tailored towards promoting active lifestyles and artistic creativity. Camp themes include: Art and Drama; Run, Jump & Throw; Adventures on Bikes;
Multisport Field Sports; Court and Racquet Sports; Adventure: Geocache and Time Travel; Dance and Creative Movement; Water Warriors; Leadership; Survivor Camp; and Cooperative Games.

Are sports more your thing? Then do not worry, Acadia is still offering all of their original sports camps, including basketball, football, hockey, soccer, and volleyball!

CangaRoo Tennis Camps, – Full day and half day options. For ages 5-13, but must be 7+ to attend the full day camps.

Kentville – CANgaroo Tennis! 7th year with Town of Kentville, full and half day options. Multi-sports, theme days, prizes, Olympic Day events, amazing coaches. All summer long 4-12 years old. Also offering for the first time, Tennis Canada Development Lessons/ Leagues every weekday evening. Contact Town of Kentville to register or visit www.cangarootennis.ca

Berwick – CANgaroo Tennis! 4th year with Berwick, offering 3 times per week classes inside the day camps included in price of regular camp. Community members can join in for only $2. All summer long! Contact Town of Berwick to for more information and times or visit www.cangarootennis.ca

Woodville – CANgaroo Tennis! 4th year in Woodville, we are once again offering week long summer camps all summer long on a “Pay What You Can” format. You decide the value. All equipment provided. Contact Woodville Recreation or visit www.cangarootennis.ca for more information!

Port Williams – CANgaroo Tennis! – 1st year offering tennis camps and twice a week classes all summer long within the regular day camps.  Community members not in camp can join for $2. Contact Port Williams Recreation or visit www.cangarootennis.ca!

Kingston – CANgaroo Tennis! 6th year offering regular twice weekly lessons and a pre-teen/teen full day camp! Contact Village of Kingston Recreation or www.cangarootennis.ca

Kings County – CANgaroo Tennis! Kings County is offering a weekly traveling camp to Aylesford, Coldbrook, Aldershot & Burlington. Weekly tennis lessons are included in each camp. All equipment provided. Contact Kings County Recreation or www.cangarootennis.ca

Rugby Camps – Rookie Rugby is a non-contact way to introduce rugby to kids- our main focus is fun! Practices are on Tuesdays beginning July 4 at Collins Road Field in Port Williams from 6:00-7:00p.m. The cost is $50.00/child- ages 5+. 

Church Camps

 

Port Williams United Baptist – August 14-18. Come on a Cave Quest! Come to the Port Williams Baptist Church from August 14-18 where we will gear up for an over-the-top underground adventure! We will ground kids in the solid rock foundation of God’s love, a love that takes us through life’s dark times. Come to the Church each day from 9 to 11:45 for a free morning of games, crafts, music stories and snacks This daily vacation Bible school is open to children aged 4 to the end of grade 5. For more information, or to pre-register phone 542-3495 or email lauracd@ns.sympatico.ca  

 

 

Kingswood Camp is located on Lake George, is an Evangelical Christian Camp. Camp provides an atmosphere where campers encounter Jesus Christ and grow as His disciples through wholesome relationships with dedicated Christian leaders, in an inviting outdoor setting, while participating in safe programs and activities relevant to their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual development. They have a variety of camps throughout the summer for campers ages 5+. There are also leadership camps and camps for youth with disabilities.

Sherbrooke Lake Camp – Sherbrooke Lake Camp is a fun, residential United Church summer camp for campers age 6-16.  During a week at camp, campers experience canoeing, swimming, crafts, nature activities, games, music, hiking, campouts, campfires, vespers and so much more! Do not be alarmed if you come home with a huge smile, a full belly of great food, singing crazy songs, and full of memories and stories. 

Truth for Youth Bible Camp, Lower Blomidon – Junior Camp ages 7-10; Middle School Camp ages11-13; Family Day

Day Camps

Cotton Tale Cafe, New Minas – A series of camps in July with a different theme each week. 9:00am-3:00pm Mon-Fri. $195.00 per week, which includes art/craft supplies, a healthy snack and lunch. Each week of camp also features Yoga and outdoor water play. Ages 5-9. Complete details at www.cottontale.ca.

Fundy YMCA, Cornwallis – We are offering week long and daily summer camps from July 4 – August 11 for ages 5-12 weekly/daily Monday – Friday from 8am-5:30pm.

Kentville Recreation – Camps for junior and seniors for ages 5-12. $100 per week. Theme weeks throughout July and August.

Port Williams – Port Williams will be running a Day Camp for the summer of 2017! We are looking forward to a summer of games, activities and of course, fun! For more information please contact 902-698-9086.

 

Music Camps

Acadia Summer Music Academy Join us at Acadia University for a musical experience that hits all the right notes. This July 2-8, we welcome young musicians to experience our Summer Music Academy. Our Concert Band Camp is designed for students ages 10-18, with experience ranging from beginner to advanced. Each student will play at the right level for their musical development. Students are welcome to attend a day camp (with an optional meal plan), or enjoy a week living in an Acadia residence. For more information, please visit summermusic.acadiau.ca

 

Junior Choir Camp and Youth Choir Camp, Berwick – For 2 weeks every summer, voices raised together in song float among the hemlocks of the Berwick United Church Campground.

Our camps are open to all, from those just starting to find their voice to experienced singers – there is a place for everyone in this friendly, family-like atmosphere. It feels a little bit like coming home and both singers and staff return to Berwick year after year after year. We have three camps to choose from, for all ages!

Specialty Camps

Autism Summer CampCamp Spectrum, our Summer Day Camp for Children & Youth with Autism is a recreation program for children and youth on the Autism Spectrum between the ages of 5 and 25.  Each camper receives 1 to 1 support and activities are designed specifically with participants’ needs and interests in mind.   All applicants must have an autism spectrum diagnosis or be awaiting an autism assessment.
Registration for CAMP Spectrum, the Valley’s Summer Day Camp for Children & Youth with Autism will open this Wednesday, May 24th. at 9:00 am

Camp Canada is an exciting cross-cultural boarding opportunity for children aged 8-14 years, hosted at King’s-Edgehill School in Windsor, Nova Scotia from July 17th-31st, 2017. Students from Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, Dominican Republic, Korea, Switzerland, Germany and France gather on the campus for two weeks of experiential  learning. Students also participate  in camping trips, Halifax cultural visits, Art, Music, Sports and other varied activities focused on building self-confidence and interpersonal friendships. Professional and experienced  Independent School teachers and selected councilors have run the camp for 5 years to great response. If your child would like to learn independence, have fun, meet students from around the world, and enjoy making lasting memories, please have a look at the website (www.gocampcanada.ca) and send an email to info@gocampcanada.ca  with any questions.  

Debate Camp – Windsor, Debate Camp is a place to learn, and we believe one of the best ways to develop new skills is through practice and effective feedback.  At camp, debaters are on their feet, raising points, countering and developing new abilities in an active way.  We are more about this active form of learning and less about lecture-style teaching. This camp will be held at the Kings Edgehill Campus, Windsor from August 7-11 for grades 5 to 11.

Wild Spirits Forest and Nature School Camps – Spend a week in nature getting connected and experience the wonders and joy this beautiful earth has to offer. Our day camps are Monday-Friday 9-5 for ages 3-12.

Youth Specialty Camps in Kentville – Ages 12-15
Explore. Investigate. Lead. Learn. Have fun! These youth programs (for ages 12-15) run Monday-Friday 10am-4pm. Each program has a unique focus, with opportunities for learning new things, engaging with community leaders, and contributing to our community.

 

Theatre Camps

CentreStage Theatre, Kentville – This summer CentreStage will be hosting drama camps for youth! Participants will learn stage skills such as voice, movement, character development and technical aspects. Camp Fees: $150 per person per week. Each participant is responsible for bringing a lunch. CentreStage will provide all snacks. Camp Times: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 3:00 (doors open at 8:30am), with a public performance at 2pm on Friday afternoon.

Edalene Theatre, Wolfville.  Come Join Edalene Theatre for an Amazing Summer Intensive Camp!
This year we are doing the amazing Broadway hit- The Addams Family!
Based on the comic strip and later tv show and movies, this musical by Lippa, Brickman and Elice sees our beloved Addams Family on the brink of change.
Camp will be offered for students 10-18 and run from August 7th– August 25th. During this camp the students will be trained in dance, music and theatre technique while rehearsing for a full scale musical production.
All who audition will be accepted. However, if you would like to come to camp and be part of the chorus, no audition is required, just fill out a registration form.
If you are interested in auditioning, please email kerri@edalenetheatre.ca  or go to www.edalenetheatre.ca for more details.

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts Experience an amazing program of camps for children and teens, and academies for young artists. Our flagship arts camps, both in summer and at March Break, offer a unique way to experience the arts. All programs are taught by professional working artists who are  skilled educators and who love to work with kids. Combine that with cool counselors who are here to give you so much fun and you have a recipe for a great day or week at the Creek! SummerArts combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, with overnight cabins, a full recreation schedule, campfire and of course a core of incredible arts programming.

 

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