The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts provides a universe of music and dance under one roof with highly qualified and dedicated faculty, accredited programs, and a legacy of excellence. Their School of Music and School of Dance will both be offering summer camp experiences for children and youth ages 3 to 18.

School of Music Summer Camps

String Camp for ages 6 to 17

Show your creativity, have lots of fun, and make new friends – this camp for string instrument players is open to all levels! Each day will include music classes, as well as, arts and crafts and outside time to enjoy the summer sunshine! At the end of the week, you will have an opportunity to showcase your skills with a performance for family and friends.

Dates: July 11th – 15th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (early drop off – 8:30 am and late pickup – 5:00 pm available)
Cost: $325 + registration fee

Brass Camp for ages 8 to 18

Calling all brass players! This camp is an introduction to brass instrumental performance for students with at least one year of experience on your preferred instrument – trumpet/cornet, horn, baritone/euphonium, trombone, tuba/brass. During this camp, you will receive both individual and group instruction, leading up to the end-of-the-week performance!

Dates: August 22nd – 26th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $325 + registration fee

Dance and Music

This special combination camp gives students the opportunity to experience both dance and music. With alternating dance and music classes, you will learn the basics of an instrument and be inspired with creative movement in various dance classes. This camp will also include fun arts and crafts with a short final performance at the end of the week.

Dates: July 18th – 22nd, 2022
Cost: $250 + registration fee

Pre-Twinkle Fun for ages 3 to 6

Listening, repetition and encouragement are all a part of the Suzuki Journey. Join in the fun with these pre-twinkle activities for the youngest of music lovers.

Dates: July 19th – August 11th, 2022 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Time: 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Cost: $15/class

Musical Theatre Intensive for ages 14 to 17

Get ready to elevate your skills with this week-long intensive musical theatre and vocal camp. Katie Cochrane, Patrick Maubert, and Chuck Homewood will offer professional instruction to expand your repertoire and enhance your audition skills.

Dates: August 22nd – 28th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $600 + registration fee (scholarships available)

Summer Theory Intensive

The MCPA will be once again offering their popular summer theory intensive camps for students at varying levels. Each camp will span 2 weeks and will include 3 hours of instruction over 10 days. These Camps will prepare you for the History 9, Harmony 9, and/or Theory 6 and 8 RCM August theory examinations.

Dates: July 4th – 15th and August 1st – 12, 2022
Cost: $450/class, $900/private lessons + registration fee

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School of Dance Summer Camps

Dance Camp for ages 5 to 12

Make new friends and have tons of fun learning new dances at the MCPA summer dance camp. Students will be grouped according to age and will have an opportunity to participate in ballet, jazz, national dance, and more. The camp will also include arts and crafts and a performance for family and friends to finish off the week!

Dates: July 4th – 8th | July 11th – 15th | July 25th – 29th | August 8th – 12th | August 15th – 19th | August 22nd – 26th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (early drop off – 8:30 am and late pickup – 5:00 pm available)
Cost: $250 + registration fee

Junior Dance Intensive for ages 10 to 13

This Junior Summer Intensive program is for students who would like an opportunity to improve their technical and performance skills. A minimum of lower school 6 or grade 4 RAD or equivalent training is required.

Dates: August 8th – 12th and August 15th – 19th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (early drop off – 8:30 am and late pickup – 5:00 pm available)
Cost: $900 + registration fee for 2-week program (early bird registration by June 1st – $825) *one-week option also available

Summer Dance Intensive for ages 12+

This Summer Intensive program is for students who would like an opportunity to advance their technical and performance skills. This camp will be divided by level of experience with a minimum Upper School 1 or equivalent training required.

Dates: August 8th – 12th and August 15th – 19th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (early drop off – 8:30 am and late pickup – 5:00 pm available)
Cost: $900 + registration fee for 2-week program (early bird registration by June 1st – $825)
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Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts – Summer Camps

When: July and August 2022
Where: The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts
Address: 6199 Chebucto Road, Halifax
Website: https://maritimeconservatory.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maritimeconservatory