March Break Camps in Halifax

March Break 2009 is March 16 – 20th.

By now every parent is thinking about what to do. Not everybody does or can take the entire week off so they start looking around for fun, safe and entertaining day camps during March Break.

Here are a few ideas I’ve put together. Please share your ideas!

Artech Studios
Build a robot, design a video game or produce an animated movie.
Mini-Camp (ages 5-7)- Full day and Half day camps are available
Production Studios (ages 8-14) – Full days
Game Designer & Robot Innovation Studios (ages 8-14)- Full days
Teen ONLY Studios (grades 7 and up)- Evening workshops
Located at Dartmouth Sportplex

ViewFinders March Break Camp: Animated Minds
For youth ages 12 to 18. Create a series of stop-motion animation Public Service Announcements or short films. Apply for free registration.

Rec Connect
Some programs still available for registration but it’s slim pickings

YMCA Day Camps
Keep checking this website for detailed information.

Pier 21’s Myths and Legends Camp
Explore various cultures from all over the world and here in Canada.

Creative Kids Education Centre
Choose from:
BBoying(break dancing)
Rock Band
Young Campers
Break Into Business Camp

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia March Break Art Classes
AGNS is offering a variety of creative and fun Art Camps to appeal to any child. Taught by well-qualified and experienced artists these classes are for kids ages 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 and teens.

Ski Martock Day Camp
Ski School program
From 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. daily

Claytime’s Rock Star Camp
Daily from 9:00am -noon
Pottery – drum box, guitar tray, microphone, star cup, wall plaque
Fused Glass – picture frame
Crafts – clay star- tambourine

St. Mary’s University Camp of Champions
Basketball camps available but this year there is no hockey camp

Dalhousie University’s March Break Camps
Basketball Camp (8-14 yrs)
Bouldering Camp (5-12 yrs)
Climbing Safety Camp (7-14 yrs)
Assistant Climbing Leader Camp (13-17 yrs)
Hockey Camp

Ice Men Hockey Kids Camp
Calling Atom & pee wee kids (ages 8 – 16) for their Ice Men tykes program, and also offering an Ice Men Juniors program for players up to 16 years of age.

The Utata Gallery and Art Centre in Windsor are having March Break Programs for children in grades K-6.
From drumming to painting, there is something different for every day.

Crank Your Core Lacrosse March Break Camp (16th-20th)
For girls and boys ages 8-12, this camp is for all skill levels and will be held in the new Caledonia Boys & Girls Club in Dartmouth from 9am-4pm.

Special events/Day Activities:

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic’s TUGS!
This interactive exhibit opens March 14th

Friday, March 13, 2009 at 7 p.m. (Saint John Sea Dogs)
Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 2 p.m. (Acadie-Bathurst

Halifax Rainmen
Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 2 p.m. (Manchester Millrats)

AGNS Drop in Drawing
Daily from 2 – 4 p.m. No registration necessary, free with regular gallery admission

Museum of Natural History Exhibit: Ice Age Mammals

Let’s keep this list growing, send me your ideas

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