Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Halifax

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Published May 30, 2016

Is your child showing an interest in music or the performing arts? If so, here are some great summer camps where they can hone and showcase their talents:

Top Music & Performing Arts Camps in Halifax


Whether your child is looking to build confidence or needs an activity to unleash some, we recommend signing up for a performing arts camp. It really doesn’t matter if your little ones can sing, dance, or act because we are here to help. Who knows - maybe they are a star in the making!



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.




Andrea's Music Studio

Andrea's Music Studio offers piano, guitar, bass guitar, voice, ukulele and drum lessons in a learning environment that is fun, allowing students of all ages the opportunity to explore their musical abilities. This year, they will be running two summer music camps in August for kids ages 5-8.




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.





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!




Joyful Sounds Music Studio

Kindermusik Summer Camp is offered for kids ages 4-7. Half Day Camps run Monday-Friday.

Come explore music and adventure in the award-winning Kindermusik camps. Music, Craft, Outdoor Play, and Snacks to match the theme daily.




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!




Hopefully the list above inspired you to grab an instrument, ballet shoes, or costume and head off to the coolest camp in town. If none of the performing arts camps met your kids killer creative needs feel free to check out our huge selection of other awesome local camps and classes here.

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