School is out and it’s time for some summer fun! From sports and games to arts and crafts, summer camps in Halifax are sure to keep your children active and give their creative side a chance to shine.
Camps are offered for all age groups: preschool, children, and youth.
For a comprehensive list of camps offered across the municipality, check out the 2018 spring/summer recreation catalogue [PDF] or visit RecConnect for more details and to register.
Camps for preschoolers
Preschooler play camps
Play camps for preschoolers often follow a theme and may include:
- arts and crafts
- music and creative movement
- active games
- stories and circle games
Preschooler specialty camps
These camps will focus on one type of activity, such as dance or drama.
Preschooler sport camps
Kids will practice skills, take drills, and play scrimmages in one or a number of sports such as soccer or basketball.
Camps for children and youth
Children’s summer camps are also theme-based, and could include:
- sports and games
- arts and crafts
- music and dance
- water fun and outdoor play
- outdoor adventures
- off-site activities
- group challenges
- extraordinary fun
Specialty camps will focus on one topic or skill, like dance, drama, or archery.
Your child will practice skills, take drills, and play scrimmages in the sport of their choice, such as soccer or badminton.
- boating and water safety
Youth leadership program
Youth Leadership is for youth aged 13+ (or completed grade 7) who want to develop leadership skills through fun & challenging learning experiences, organizing and taking part in SPECIAL EVENTS and assisting staff with CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS. A chance to make a DIFFERENCE in your community!
Youth participants will learn leadership skills, spend time with other youth though social activities, work with children in day camps and give back to the community. Contact your local recreation centre to find a program near you.