Top Arts & Crafts Summer Camps in Halifax

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Published May 17, 2016

Is your child creative and wanting to create their own masterpiece this summer? There aren't many limits to a child's imagination, so here are just a few great camps where they can put their art on display:

Top Arts & Crafts Summer Camps in Halifax


Step aside Picasso. Move over Martha Stewart. We’ve got a new generation of awesome arts and crafts experts. Let your kids & their creativity run wild at the top arts and crafts camps in your local community. Whether your kids like painting, drawing, ceramics, or film ChatterBlock is your one stop resource for the most creative camps in town.


Mad Science of the Maritimes

Mad Science camps offer a daily combination of in-class discovery and exploration, outdoor games and physical activities, and hands-on applications of the scientific principles presented. Camp themes include Crazy Chemists, Secret Agent Lab, and Flight Academy. Campers create, build and assemble a variety of take-home projects. All camps are for children ages 5-12.




Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz camps are high-energy, fast paced settings where kids explore the world of engineering, architecture and machines. Camp themes and activities are specifically designed for children ages 5–13. Plenty of fun is to be had with motorized model building, creative free play building, LEGO-based games and challenges, snack breaks, and small daily take home items!




NSCAD University School 

NSCAD Extended Studies offers week-long themed art camps for ages 5-18. Get a start on your summer art making with NSCAD Summer Camps: stitch a story, make art in motion, create creepy crawlies, learn black and white film photography, make art outside, build a town out of boxes, experiment with animation, ceramics and much more!





Fine Art Classes

Semi-private (4 students) one day Art workshops are offered 10:00am-1:30 pm. Each day will cover one of the following subjects: portraits of people, animals, landscapes, seascapes, still life, or fantasy; working in one of the following mediums: graphite, charcoals, chalk pastels, acrylics or water colours. Students will leave with their finished artwork.





LittlePicasso.ca

Art Camp at LittlePicasso.ca is where creativity, inspiration and fun meet. Themed week long camps include drawing, painting, print making, textile painting and our exclusive introduction to glass and porcelain art. Each week children will experiment with and explore materials and techniques from all of the above art forms.



If you didn’t discover an awesome art class from the list above, ChatterBlock has hundreds of other cool camps and classes that your kids will absolutely adore. Check out our “Camps and Classes” page for more details.





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