Summer Camp 2019
Art in the Garden Summer Camp, Wolfville – July 8-12 and August 5-9,
9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, at the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens on the Acadia Campus, Wolfville. Ages 7-12.
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.
The summer teen programs for Academies are masterclasses for young artists to develop their own artistry and to learn to collaborate with other artists across the disciplines in a unique and exciting program.
2) On Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7, I will also be holding a special 2 Day Art Camp for older students. This camp is designed only for kids aged 10 and up. From 9:00am-3:00pm we will spend the days creating art together at my place in Greenwich. $127 includes all art supplies, a morning and afternoon snack, and a whole lot of fun as well! Please provide your own lunch . Spread the word and let me know asap if you would like to reserve a spot for your child by emailing me at email@example.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.
Acadia Athletics Camps – Basketball, hockey, volleyball and hockey camps available for all ages! Welcome to Acadia Sport Camps – where youth have the opportunity to grow through their sporting experiences at Acadia. Plus, weekly adventure camps.
firstname.lastname@example.org OR (902)690-6153. Being held 2 different weeks.
Pisiquid Canoe Camp – Full summer programs, 2-week Canoe Kids program and a Kiddie Camp for U8 available in Windsor.
Rugby Camps – Rookie Rugby will be running Tuesday Nights from 6:00-7:00 in Port Williams at Benedict Field, Collins Road in Port Williams! Ages 5-13. Email valleybulldogsrfc@
Soccer Camp, New Minas – TBA
Sole Expressions Dance Camp, Greenwood – We will be having technique classes throughout the summer again this year! Classes will take place every Monday this summer starting Tuesday, July 2nd and ending Monday, September 2nd. Times/Classes are below: Beginner/Int Technique 3:00-5:00pm; Advanced Technique 5:00-7:00pm; Please message or email; email@example.com for more information or to be placed in the correct class.
Age 3-6 years
Age 7-11 years
Age 12+ years
Each dance camp will focus on jazz and contemporary styles, flexibility, and technique. Throughout the week, the dancers will learn two short dances that they are able to perform for parents at the end of the camp. We will be taking time to play games, have snacks/lunch, and water breaks.
Please be sure that your child brings their own drinks and food for each day! As well as dress appropriately as the studio gets very warm in the summer.
Tennis Camp in Kentville – for ages 5-12. Tennis camps are week long programs running each week from July 2nd – August 23rd. Tennis skill development and fun on the courts are the main building block of this camp, but campers also get to enjoy daily swims at the pool, and have regular outings to explore activities and parks in Kentville. From soccer, baseball to scootering to the skatepark and cooling off at the splashpad, tennis camp offers great fun on and off the courts.
Valley Gymnastics – We are offering TWO gymnastics summer camps this July. They include games, crafts and activities, trips to the pool and park, picnics and of course lots of gymnastics and much, much more!
Sign up now to be sure that you don’t miss out! Limited number of spots available. Once you have registered online please payments can be sent via EMT to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your spot in the camp is not secured until payment is received.
Aylesford Baptist Church – ROAR: Ages 4 to Grade 6 Snacks provided. FREE for everyone, limited space available! PLEASE register online at vbspro.events/p/roar2019aylesfordbaptist If your child needs a ride, contact us! For more information, call Wendee at 902-691-6699 “At Aylesford Baptist Church we welcome all to join our herd as we learn to look for God everyday! We encourage learning through teamwork while having an African Adventure. At ROAR kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life!” July 8-12 9am-12:30pm
Berwick Baptist Church – TBA
Centreville Bapist – TBA
Kentville Baptist – SonQuest Rain Forest DVBS at Kentville Baptist Church (503 Main St.) – July 8-12, at 9 am daily. Songs, snacks, games, stories, crafts, activities and more. Kids ages Primary – grade 6. Free registration (call 902-678-3162), www.KentvilleBaptist.org, all welcome.
Middleton Baptist – TBA
New Minas Baptist – TBA
New Minas Kings Presbyterian – Kings Presbyterian Church in New Minas welcomes you to SHIPWRECKED. (Free registration). July 8th-12th, 9am-12pm for ages 4-12. Come ashore for this action packed week full of music, crafts, friendship, creativity and imagination! Discover how Jesus rescues when life gets stormy!! Tropical Treats provided each day! Please contact Heather Churchill with any questions at email@example.com or 902 670 8920.
Port Williams United Baptist – Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive! Come to the Port Williams United Baptist Church from August 5 to 9 where we learn how we can be anchored in the truth that Jesus carries us through life’s storms. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilmot – TBA
Windsor Baptist – TBA
Wolfville Baptist – See Theatre Camps below
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. We offer 7 weeks of 5-day residential camps throughout July and August, as well as a two-night Family Camp and a three night Adventure Camp for teens.
Truth for Youth Bible Camp, Lower Blomidon – Junior Camp ages 7-10; Middle School Camp ages 11-13; Family Day
Berwick Recreation offers eight weeks of Summer Day Camp beginning July of each summer. Camp is for children ages 5 to 11. Cost is very reasonable and programs engage the children in many physical and cultural activities including trips to the beach, museum or local place of interest. This is a great opportunity to keep children active throughout the summer, make new friends, learn new skills and have fun at the same time. Email email@example.com or phone 902-538-8068 for further information or to register. Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) – 12 year(s); Dates July-August (8 weeks total)
Cotton Tale Cafe – Camps run daily in July and August from 9-3pm for ages 5-9. Each week has a different theme.
Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre – Summer Fun Camp for Preschoolers 7 Weekly sessions from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: GMFRC.
Cost: $60/child per weekly session and $48/child for short 4 day weeks where there is a holiday. Our weekly
themes will focus on the many summer activities that children love to do! We will be hiking, running,
exploring, playing games, doing playground activities, and making new friends. Children must be aged 3 to 5
years and be able to use the washroom independently and enjoy an outside atmosphere. A yummy snack will
be included. Registration deadline is the Monday prior to each weekly session.
Kentville Recreation Ages 5-12.
amps will have use of our parks and trails, the pool and our new splash pad, and will take outings to surrounding communities. All summer programs offered by the town will focus on getting active, connecting with nature, giving back to our community, and gaining skills needed to create your own adventure. This year the day camps will be broken up into smaller groups with each group having a designated leader. Groups will be established based on age, interest and ability. At times all groups will come together for events or activities to support a multi-aged approach.
Timing: Day Camp runs 9am-4pm Monday- Friday. Pre and post-camp playground supervision is available from 8am-9am and 4pm-5pm. The cost for pre and/or post-camp play supervision is $5/day (for either 8-9am, 4-5pm, or both).
Kingston Recreation -TBA
New Minas Recreation – TFor ages 4-13. $100 a week or $25 a day. Registration is now open.
Port Williams – TBA
Windsor Recreation – TBA
Wolfville Recreation – Offering camps in partnership with Acadia Univeristy. Art and drama camp, run-jump & throw, adventures on bikes, adventure: geocache and time travel, multisport field sports or multisport – court & racquet sports, dance and creative movement, leadership,
water warriors, survivor camp and cooperative games.
Woodville Recreation – Day Camp fee is $25 for the week. The online registration will be up in late May. Day Camp at the Community Centre from July 29 to August 2
Acadia Summer Music Academy – Join us at Acadia University for a musical experience that hits all the right notes. This July 1-7, 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
Country Music Camp – Windsor. Back by popular demand. Moe’s Music School presents Country Music Camp. Learn your favourite country songs and be a part of a band. Each group will participate in song writing and live performances. Come meet new friends and discover your passion for country music. Limited to 10 students.
Rock Camp – Windsor. So you want to be a rock star? This is a good place to start. Hosted by local musician and two time East Coast Music Award winner Jake Smith. These fun filled music camps cover everything from songwriting, performing, recording, musical instrument care and marketing/advertising your latest music project. Each camp will end with a live concert. We also have some very cool guests coming in to do workshops.
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!
Autism Summer Camp – Camp 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 3 and 25. Each camper receives 1 to 1 support from counselors with autism-related experience and training and activities are designed specifically with each individual participant’s needs and interests in mind. On the surface our camp looks like any other — we will go swimming, boating, do arts & crafts — but we will also make adapations to accommodate the special sensory and behevioural needs of all our campers.
Build Camp for Girls – BUILD is a week long sleep away camp for girls 11 to 14. We will dive into the world of Computer Science by exploring the basics of software development while building interactive artwork and literature, video games, and software that interacts with the physical world. Through our exploration we will also journey through use of hardware, refine our ideation skills and turn our ideas into software. Campers will also connect with Computer Scientists in our community who are changing the world one algorithm at a time. The camp is capped at 20 girls aged 11 to 14.
Cake Decorating Camp – Wolfville Baptist Church. August 27th, 29th August 27th 9:00-12:00 grades P-3; August 29th 9:00-12:00 grades 4-6; Cake decorating basics. Learn to decorate like a “Cake Boss!”
Camp Brigadoon, Aylesford Lake – Brigadoon Village passionately transforms the lives of Atlantic Canadian children and youth living with health conditions and other life challenges to help them reach their full potential through experiential learning, meaningful connections, and exceptional fun. A series of camps all summer for a variety of health concerns.
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 16th-30th, 2018. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Cooking Camp – Wolfville Baptist Church. July 29-31st.Italian cooking theme (pizza, lasagna, spaghetti); learn to budget, shop and cook homemade yummy meals. 9:00am-12:30pm. Students grades p-5
Creative Critters Camps – Booker School, Port Williams – August 19-30. Our Creative Critters Camps are back. This year we have a focus on transdisciplinary learning, exploring Water in week 1 and Plants in week 2 through the arts, science, drama, and more. Discounts available for siblings or for booking both weeks. Contact email@example.com for more information.
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.
Earth Leadership Camp, Wolfville – This summer the Town is launching four Earth Leadership Camps, each one with it’s own Story-line and a Code to be solved! All camps are operating out of the Wolfville Recreation Centre at 7 Victoria Ave. The Earth Leadership Camps meet the requirements of the Local Mudley Fund! Call us at 902-542-3019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat about financial support options
Entrepreneurship Summer Camp – Kentville. CEED offers a five-day Juniorpreneur Camp designed for youth ages 8 through 14. Campers will develop new skills and hone existing ones as they learn what it takes to be an Entrepreneur! Over the week campers will engage in activities to build teamwork, innovation, critical-thinking, risk-taking and leadership abilities, as they work towards running their own business for a day and then pitching their businesses to local Entrepreneurs! July 8 to 12, 2019 – Kentville
Math and Science Camp – Treasure Hunt 2019: A Junior Math and Computer Science Camp. A week of fun and enriching indoor and outdoor activities designed to develop a child’s curiosity and enjoyment of math and computer science. A treasure hunt theme will include topics like data science, robotics, cryptography, geocaching and art & math. Who: Children entering grade 5 or 6
Rowan’s Room, Middleton – We offer more than your typical camp! Open all summer Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm, $250 per week, you can pick or chose your weeks or have your child stay the entire summer! We do offer extended hours (8 – 5) at our full rate ($65/day). Our camps our perfect for children ages 2 – 18, with any exceptionality such as ASD, ADD, ADHD, Anxiety, Down Syndrome, CP, or no diagnosis of any kind! We offer a 1:3 teacher to student ratio (1:1 is available for an extra fee), structured routine mixed with play-based fun for a day full of exploring. We offer art, music, science, and trips to local attractions such as libraries, playgrounds, parks, and more! Check out www.rowansroom.ca for program info or email email@example.com
WISE Camps – WISE Acadia is dedicated to providing young girls with learning opportunities and mentoring initiatives in STEAM fields. Every August, girls entering grades 7 and 8 are invited to attend our overnight science camp hosted at Acadia University. Attendees will be given the opportunity to experience a variety of activities to engage them in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In addition, our science camps focus on the ways in which the integration of arts can enhance learning in STEAM education by encouraging students to think creativity and develop unique solutions to problems. Morning and afternoon education sessions focus on fun, hands-on learning activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Girls are also provided with a popular mentoring session given by female undergraduate students at Acadia, studying a broad spectrum of STEAM subjects. This overnight camp is open to all girls beginning Grades 7 and 8. Follow us on Facebook for news relating to the next available dates of the science camp!
American Musical Theatre Academy– Join us as we spend 14 days singing, dancing and acting in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada. No matter what your level of musical theatre experience, from beginners to advanced, this is a chance to join in, have some fun, meet new people and learn some valuable skills from working professionals.
When: 21st July – 3rd August 2019; All Levels – Ages 7 up / Adult program also available
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. We are pleased to announce that we will be presenting Camp Rock this summer!
A classic story of rivalry and power, Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical opens with Mitchie and her friends arriving at Camp Rock, ready to spend another summer jamming out and having the time of their lives. But the new, flashy Camp Star across the lake now threatens Camp Rock’s very existence. To keep the doors open, Mitchie steps up, rallies her fellow Camp Rockers and gets them into top shape for the ultimate showdown!
Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical features a large ensemble cast with many featured roles. (www.mtishows.com)
Camp will be offered for students 10-18 and run for three weeks in August from Monday-Friday. During this camp the students will be trained in dance, music and theatre technique while rehearsing for a full scale musical production.
Auditions for camp will be in May for those looking for a singing or acting role. If you would like to come to camp just fill out a registration form. Cost of the camp will be $350.00 with deposit paid by July 4th. $365.00 if paid on first day of camp, 380.00 if fees are paid late. Family rate for camp is $650.00 for two and $925.00 for three. If you are interested in auditioning, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.edalenetheatre.ca for more details.
Mermaid Theatre, Windsor –Cardboard Box Theatre;Dates – July 2-5 inclusive. Time – 10am-4pm. Cost $200.00 + HST
What can we do with old cardboard boxes? Garbage, recycle, use them for moving? At the Institute of Puppetry Arts at Mermaid Theatre we are taking these old boxes to create worlds where stories will be told.
Zombie Apocalypse:Dates – July 8-12 inclusive;Time – 10am-4pm; Cost $250.00 + HST; Ages 7-12
Are you hungry for brains? The Institute of Puppetry of Arts at Mermaid Theatre has been infected with a deadly zombie virus. With the help of acclaimed scientist and puppet maker, Struan Robertson, we will battle this Zombie Apocalypse.
Quick as a Wink – Windsor.
Camp 1: One-Week Theatre Camp (ages 8-12)
- Windsor United Church, 613 King St. Windsor
- July 15-19, 9 am-4 pm
- Performance at King’s-Edgehill School July 19 at 7 pm
- Early Registration Fee (before June 22) : $125.00
- Late Registration Fee (after June 22): $150.00
Camp 2: One-Week Theatre Camp (ages 8-12)
- Windsor United Church, 613 King St. Windsor
- July 22-26, 9 am-4 pm
- Performance at King’s-Edgehill School July 26 at 7 pm
- Early Registration Fee (before June 22): $125.00
- Late Registration Fee (after June 22): $150.00
Perfect for newcomers and experienced actors alike, Quick As A Wink’s Theatre Camps offer a fun and educational theatre experience for everyone! Through making crafts, playing games, and rehearsing for an exciting final performance, campers will learn all about the process behind putting on a show. The week of camp will build up to a final performance on July 12 at 7 pm (Camp 1) and July 19 at 7 pm (Camp 2) at King’s-Edgehill, which parents and friends are invited to attend!
Camp 3: Two-Week Musical Theatre Camp (ages 12-17)
- Windsor United Church, 613 King St. Windsor
- July 29- August 2, August 5-9, 9 am- 4 pm
- Performance at King’s-Edgehill School August 9 at 7 pm
- Early Registration Fee (before June 22): $275.00
- Late Registration Fee (after June 22): $300.00
In an exciting two weeks of music, singing, and fun, Quick As A Wink’s Musical Theatre Camp offers an extensive look at what goes into producing a piece of live theatre, while also offering participants an opportunity to improve their performance skills, meet new people, and gain experience in a theatre environment. No acting experience is required! The final performance will be held August 2 at 7 pm at King’s-Edgehill, which parents and friends are invited to attend! All camp registrants must audition for placement in the production. Auditions are part of an inclusive registration process and all camp registrants will be accepted into the camp.
UnRoyal Summer Camp – Wolfville. Our workshop series will be held over 3 weeks. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. The camp will be themed weekly with programming daily to match. Each Friday the students will perform what was learned throughout the week at our showcase which will be held 1/2 hour before pickup.
Week 1 July 1-5th will be Theatre101/Musical Numbers.
Week 2 July 8-12th will be Comedy, Clowning, Circus, and Improv.
Week 3 July 15-19th will be Stage Combat and History of Theatre.
Overall, general theatre games, dance and singing workshops, and outdoor activities – weather permitting – will be offered throughout the weeks. We are also offering an hour long pre-camp and post-camp which is at 8-9AM and 5-6PM. This provides parents with a little extra time, if needed, for pick up and drop off! $200 per child, per week!
Wolfville Baptist Performing Arts Camp – July 8-12th, performance July 14th 11:00am. 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday. Singing, dancing, acting, sets/costume design, games, swimming and lots of fun! Students grades p-6