It’s time to think about summer – and that means time to research the best summer camps! Whether your kids are into sports or art, enrichment or exploration, we have some recommendations for you in our 2022 Halifax and Area Summer Camp Guide, featuring our top picks for summer fun in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Beyond! We’ll be updating this guide as we discover more fabulous Summer Camps, so make sure you check our calendar and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Stay active, learn the game of tennis, meet new friends, and have tons of fun this summer at the Atlantic Tennis Centre (ATC) Summer Camps! The ATC will be hosting Summer Camps for ages 5 to 14 and Teen Camps for ages 12 to 16. These camps are for all skill levels and are fun-focused while building both camaraderie and confidence.
Read more about ATC Summer Camps here.
Build confidence, faith, and friendships this summer at Bayside Camp and Retreat Centre! Bayside offers summer camp and leadership training for children and youth ages 5 to 18. They welcome guests from all faiths so get ready to meet new friends, have tons of fun, and create memories to last a lifetime!
Read more about Bayside Summer Camps here.
Brigadoon Village will offer 15 summer camps this year, giving extraordinary kids the chance to be ordinary! Each camp is designed to accommodate a health condition or life challenge. Brigadoon gives children living with the same illness or life challenge the freedom to share experiences with other children going through similar challenges.
Read more about Brigadoon Summer Camps here.
Canadian Parents for French (CPF), Nova Scotia Summer Camps are a great way to refresh language skills over the summer months or provide an introduction to late French immersion. Best of all, CPF Summer Camps offer exciting summertime adventures – while totally immersed in the French language.
Read more about CPF Summer Camps here.
Get ready for a fun-filled summer ‘en français’ with Camp de jour du Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre! Campers, ages 4 to 13, will have fun-filled days of adventure while having an opportunity to speak French with their friends.
Read more about CCGH Camp de Jour here.
Whether you love hip hop, jazz, ballet or creative movement… Halifax Dance offers many varieties and styles of dance! Get creative, have fun and get ready to dance, at the Halifax Dance Summer Camps – for children ages 3 and older!
Read more about Halifax Dance Summer Camps here.
Is your child a little climbing monkey? Do they love to dance, spin, fly and twist? Studio InesS’s Acrobatics and Aerials Camps offer unique and exhilarating Summer Camp experiences for children and youth ages 6 to 15.
Read more about inesS® Circus Summer Camps here.
Summer fun is all about playing, exploring, making new discoveries, and learning new things about our amazing world! Mad Science Summer Camps offer unique, hands-on science experiences for children in grade primary through grade 6, that are as entertaining as they are educational!
Read more about Mad Science Summer Camps here.
Give your child a summer camp experience where they will meet new friends, and learn skills to last a lifetime! MAMBEC (Martial Art Mind Body Education Centre) offers exciting life skills day camps with a martial arts connection. These camps for children ages 4 and older include weekly themes, swims, outdoor activities, and tons of fun!
Read more about MAMBEC Summer Camps here.
The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts has been a part of the arts community in Halifax for over a century and is known for its legacy of excellence in music and dance. The Maritime Conservatory will be offering summer camp experiences for children and youth ages 3 to 18.
Read more about MCPA Summer Camps here.
Whether you are an aspiring young star or broadway bound, Neptune Theatre Summer Camps has a vast choice of one-week summer day camps for students aged 4-18 who want to learn about music, creative movement, singing, and acting.
Read more about Neptune Summer Camps here.
A summer of fun in the great outdoors is waiting for kids ages 8 and older at the Sackawa Canoe Club! Learn and develop skills in the sport of canoeing and kayaking in both single and team boats. Camps will also include dryland training, activities, games, and more. Make lifelong friends, and have a summer you’ll never forget! Registration is now open for weekly and full summer paddling programs.
Read more about Sackawa Summer camps here.
Get ready for a week of taking your technique and performance skills to the next level this summer with the “Art, Music & Dance Camp – Halifax” at the Scotia Suzuki School of Music. This multi-disciplinary summer camp week has incredible faculty, small class sizes, collaborative cultural projects, and a final performance at the end of the week.
Read more about the Suzuki School “Art, Music & Dance Camp” here.
The Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, an award-winning professional theatre company, will be hosting summer camps for children and youth ages 6 to 14. The ‘Ship’ has been going strong for almost 40 years and its experienced instructors are excited to welcome the new crew aboard! Meet new friends, build confidence, challenge yourself and get ready for a week of summer fun at the Ship’s Company Theatre.
Read more about the ‘Ship’ Summer Camps here.
Do you have an aspiring young entertainer in your life that loves singing, dancing, and drama? Stagecoach Halifax Summer Camps, for children ages 5 to 15, gives children the opportunity to participate in performing arts disciplines in a fun-filled environment, while helping to develop confidence and communication skills.
Read more about Stagecoach Summer Camps here.
Meet new friends, try new activities, and get ready for a summer of good times and laughter at the Veith House Summer Day Camp for children ages 5 to 12. The campers can look forward to swimming, music, arts and crafts, and lots of outdoor fun!
Read more about the Veith House Summer Camps here.
The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth has summer day camp experiences of endless adventure for children ages 5 to 12. Meet new friends, reconnect with old pals, try new activities, and simply have fun!
Read more about YMCA Summer Camps here.
The YPC offers Summer Camps in musical theatre, dance, and music for children, youth, and teens ages 4 to 19. Explore the world of performing arts, make lifelong friends, build confidence and have tons of fun!
Read more about YPC Summer Camps here.