Top Summer Dance Camps in Halifax

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Published Jun 7, 2016

Is your son or daughter interested in dance? Whether it's at a recreational or competitive level, here are some great camps to choose from:

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Top Summer Dance Camps in Halifax


Whether your kid has a natural rhythm, or two left feet everyone & anyone can benefit from participating in a dance class. With so many different varieties to choose from your kid could become the text prima ballerina, or hip-hop superstar! ChatterBlock has put together a killer list of the hottest, kid-friendly dance camps and classes in town! Scroll through and see if anything inspires your kids to get their groove on!


Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts

The MCPA offers an accessible and comprehensive program of dance and music instruction accommodating students of all ages and abilities. Students receive a quality education designed to inspire a lifelong interest in the arts, whether for their personal enjoyment or a professional career. Programs are offered in music and dance.





Neptune Theatre

From drama and improvisation to musical theatre and dance, Neptune Theatre School has a course addressing virtually every area of professional theatre. No matter what your experience, there's a part for everyone! Theatre classes for youth ages 4-18 are offered each spring, fall and winter. Summer Camps are available throughout July and August.





Edgett Social Dance

Camp will include group dances (square and fun mixer dances), couple dances (Swing and cha cha), Yoga, Hand Drumming and Art.These are fun camps which combine creativity, movement, exercise and socialization.

Camps run July 11-14, 9am-1pm. Open to ages 6-15.





Halifax Dance

For almost four decades, Halifax Dance has been nationally recognized as a leader in dance education and development.

This summer, they offer one summer camp for children aged 3-5 and two camps for children aged 5-12. Camps include four or more dance classes plus arts and crafts each day!




Upstage Studios

Upstage Studios' summer camps will be held at the Dartmouth Players Theater.  Camps run 9am-4pm, and are open to kids ages 8 and up.

In a day at camp, students will be instructed in dance (2 hrs) drama (2 hrs) and singing (2 hrs). On the last day they will put it all together to perform a full musical, with lights and costumes--it is intensive but FUN!




Maritime Dance Academy

Maritime Dance Academy operates in Halifax and Bedford.  Summer camps are offered in fitness, and theatre, as well as intensives in ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, conditioning, Broadway, and more. All camps are 1-week long.





Did you find any awesome dance camps or classes for your kids? We hope so! If not do not despair. We have hundreds of other amazing camps and classes to browse through. Discover more here.


Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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