Do you find yourself daydreaming about summer? Beaches, sunshine, ice cream… there is so much to look forward to. While it is important to find time to take a proper break this summer, it is also important to continue to offer your children learning opportunities. Summer camps are the perfect way to provide your kids with fun, activities and learning during their school break. Whether your kids are into sports or art, enrichment or exploration, we have some recommendations for you in our 2023 Summer Camp Guide,featuring our top picks for summer fun in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and beyond!
FEATURED: Camp de jour du Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre
Get ready for a fun-filled summer ‘en français’! Make new friends, try new activities, and experience summer adventures with Camp de jour du Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre!
Read more about Camp de Jour here.
FEATURED: Halifax City Soccer Club Summer Camps
Watch your kids have a ball on the soccer field this summer. Halifax City Soccer Club Summer Camps provide kids with proven soccer instruction, exercise, and most of all, fun. Summer is the perfect time to help your kids try something new or give special attention to the thing they love to do most- soccer!
Read more about Halifax City Soccer Club Summer Camps here.
FEATURED: Sackawa Canoe Club Summer Camps
Stay active and fit while you spend your days on the water learning about and developing skills in the sport of canoe and kayak. Your days will also include dryland training, activities, games, and more. A summer of fun in the great outdoors is waiting for you.
Read more about Sackawa Canoe Club Summer Camps here.
Armbrae Academy – Osprey Summer Camps
Choose a camp theme that interests your child and watch them experience new adventures and fill up vitamin D this summer. They’ll return home with new skills, new friends and a new appreciation for learning.
Read more about Osprey Summer Camps here.
Apex Language and Career College ESL Summer Camps
If English isn’t your child’s first language and you’re eager to help them communicate fluently and build their confidence we’ve got the perfect solution for you. Get ready to dive into an extraordinary summer of language learning at the Apex Language and Career College (ALCC) ESL Summer Camp 2023.
Read more about Apex Language and Career College Camps here.
Art, Music & Dance Camp
Looking for a summer camp that will ignite your child’s passion for music, movement and art? Look no further than the “Art, Music & Dance Camp-Halifax”! This camp is perfect for kids of all ages who are ready to push the level of their main discipline of choice, explore their creative side and have fun while doing it.
Read more about “Art Music & Dance Camp – Halifax” here.
Brigadoon Village Summer Camps
Brigadoon Village Summer Camps are sure to be the most fun you’ll have all summer! Canada’s largest pediatric medical camp will offer 15, week-long camps this summer, each tailored to a different childhood illness or life challenge.
Read more about Brigadoon Village Summer Camps here.
Camp Geddie offers summer camp and leadership training for children and youth ages 7 to 18. Get ready for a camping experience filled with fun, friends, and fellowship. Each day will include outdoor education, swimming, canoeing, games and sports, arts and crafts, as well as, Bible study, mission study, vespers, and campfires with music and song.
Read more about Camp Geddie Summer Camps here.
Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Summer Camps
One of the greatest skills a child can learn is how to respectfully communicate their point–of–view. Not only will it change the dynamic of your family life and interaction, but it will also prepare them for successful adulting. This year, Debate Camp Halifax will host day camp on-campus learning and there will also be opportunities for overnight stays.
Read more about Debate Camp Halifax here.
Eastern Front Theatre Fine Art & Theatre Summer Camps
Does your little one love to create and perform? Eastern Front Theatre and Alderney Landing have your July covered with their Fine Art and Theatre Summer Camps. These week-long sessions have been designed to create space for self-discovery, personal growth, and fun.
Read more about Eastern Front Theatre Fine Art & Theatre Summer Camps here.
Halifax Dance Summer Camps
Hip hop, jazz, ballet, creative movement… Halifax Dance offers many varieties and styles of dance and you can keep your child movin’ and groovin’ this summer with their Summer Camps for children ages 3 and up.
Read more about Halifax Dance Summer Camps here.
Illusion Dance Arts Summer Day Camps
The Illusion Dance Arts Summer Camps are the perfect way to give your child a memorable summer experience while also helping them develop their dance skills.
Read more about Illusion Dance Arts Summer Camps here.
inesS® Circus Summer Camps
nesS® Circus is bringing the fun this summer! What child doesn’t love to dance, spin, fly, and twist? inesS® Circus offers unique and exhilarating Aerial Circus Summer Camps for youth ages 5 to 16. Join them in their beautiful, sunlit studio, and put all of your kid’s energy to good use.
Read more about inesS® Circus Summer Camps here.
Mad Science Summer Camps
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 that are as entertaining as they are educational. Summer Camp Registration is now open for children in kindergarten to Grade 6.
Read more about Mad Science Summer Camps here.
MAMBEC Martial Arts Summer Camps
MAMBEC (Martial Art Mind Body Education Centre) is a contemporary martial arts centre that teaches both physical and mental martial arts. These camps include swimming, outdoor activities, and weekly themes with one hour of life skills and self-protection each day at an age-appropriate level.
Read more about MAMBEC Martial Arts Summer Camps here.
Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts Summer Camps
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 5 to 18.
Read more about Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts Summer Camps here.
Royal City Soccer Club Summer Camps
Kick up some fun this summer and help your child burn off all that energy by enrolling them in Royal City Soccer Club Summer Camps. This non-profit community organization hosts thousands of children between the ages of 5 to 13 years old every year across 100 locations throughout Canada.
Read more about Royal City Soccer Club Summer Camps here.
Stagecoach Halifax Children’s Performing Arts Summer Camps
Do you have an aspiring young entertainer in your life that loves singing, dancing, and acting? 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.
Sobeys Atlantic Tennis Centre Summer Camps
Stay active, learn the game of tennis, meet new friends, and have tons of fun this summer at the Sobeys Atlantic Tennis Centre (SATC) Summer Camps. The SATC Summer Camps are designed for children and youth ages 5 to 14 and are great for all experience and skill levels.
Read more about Sobeys Atlantic Tennis Centre (SATC) Summer Camps here.
Suburban Football Club Summer Camps
Suburban Football Club offers a variety of summer camps for players of all ages and skill levels. These camps are designed to provide a fun and engaging experience while also developing players’ technical, and physical abilities. Campers will work to build team chemistry, improve individual technical play and have fun!
Read more about Suburban Football Club Summer Camps here.
Veith House Summer Day Camp
The Veith House Summer Day Camp is a great way for your kids to meet new friends, try new activities, and have a summer full of good times and laughter. This exciting, fun-focused, day camp is for children ages 5 to 12 and will help children socialize and learn new skills over 8 weeks.
Read more about Veith House Summer Day Camp here.
ViewPoint Gallery Summer Camps
Get ready to ignite your child’s creativity and unleash their inner photographer. Youths age 12 to 15 are invited to explore the world of photography at the 2023 ViewPoint Gallery Youth Photo Camp. Participants will advance their skills and find inspiration alongside fellow shutterbugs during this fun week of hands-on learning and experimentation.
Read more about Viewpoint Gallery Summer Camps here.
Unicorn Theatre Summer Camps
Unicorn Theatre Summer Drama Camps are for children who love to perform! Whether your little ones love to be the center of attention or just can’t stop singing around the house, Unicorn Theatre can help hone their talents and get them ready for the stage.
Read more about Unicorn Theatre Summer Camps here.