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Summer Camp Guide for local families: ARTS & SCIENCE edition

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It won't be long til school's out... so you might want to start planning your kid's summer activities. We've posted our popular 2016 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

We have SO MANY awesome choices this year in our Summer Camp Guide that we decided to split the Guide up into three separate editions:

Sports Camps
General Camps
Arts & Science Camps

Below is our ARTS & SCIENCE Camp Guide, stay tuned later this week for the other two guides coming soon to your inbox!

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Mad Science Camps
Mad Science Camps offer sensational, hands-on science along with all kinds of indoor and outdoor fun for 5-12 year olds for over 20 years! With 25 locations in the GTA and 6 different themed camp weeks to choose from. Countless amazing, daily take-home activities like Rockets, Birdhouses, Space Shuttles, Chess Sets, Telescopes and more!

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The Travelling Stage "Total Arts Experience" Summer Camp

Led by award winning industry professionals and Travelling Stage faculty, participants will be inspired to explore, create and grow through the arts in a non-competitive environment. Participants will work toward a final presentation on the Friday for parents (as well as daily presentations), which will showcase their experience, their talents and their newfound confidence! Camp includes instruction in dance, drama, visual arts, music and creative writing. Locations include Ajax, Brooklin, Markham, Port Perry and Uxbridge. Extended care is available from 4:30-6:00pm daily. Visit:

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Visual Art and Drama meet as campers 5- 10 create, imagine and explore all sides of building a live production. Campers are the set designers, prop builders, actors and creators of their very own 100% kid-created production, performed on the last day of camp. An exciting week to develop creativity, imagination and confidence! 289-923-9773


Ceramics Canada Fired Arts Camp

Ceramics Canada offers school aged children the ultimate creative summer camp experience during our fired arts (and more) camp program. Full week participants will experience pottery painting, hand building with clay, glass fusing and pottery wheel with clay. Camps run Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm with a cost of $30 for half day and $60 for full day. Early start and late pick up available. Visit our website for full details:

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Durham College Summer Camps
Durham College Summer Camps are for kids ages 7 – 14, who want to explore their creative side and learn valuable life skills. Choose from a variety of fun and interesting camps including Art, Cooking, Glee, Mad Science, Photography, and Sewing. Aftercare and lunch programs are also available.

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Creative Math & Music Summer Camp
Learn more about musicianship, play musical instruments, form a band, record a song, produce your own rock video and perform a final concert on

Ages 5+ years old
Beginners to Advanced musicians
One-week camps available
No fee for early drop-off or late pick-up
Guitar, Bass, Piano, Keyboards,
Drums and Vocals
Bring your own lunch and snacks.
Friday lunch is on us - a pizza day


Creative Clay Camp for Kids

Children ages 6+. Create hand-built clay treasures with art lessons, games and lots of fun activities! Friday is theme day with pizza lunch included. Price: $205.00 per week. Time: 9:00 - 4:00 pm. Extended care hours on request. Daily and half days available. July 4 - September 2. or call 905-420-2667 for info.

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Summer Art Camp at A Gift of Art

Themed weekly camps also available by the day.

Starting July 4th - ending August 26th.

Daily outdoor activities, art lessons, library visits.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm Bring two snacks and a lunch.

Additional camps in August, drama etc

Check website for more details 905-987-2264

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Ryerson Theatre School Summer Programs

The Ryerson Theatre School Summer Programs provide an exciting and stimulating theatre environment right in the heart of Toronto. We have unique and creative experiences for ages 4 to adult. Participants will use their imaginations, explore the world of live performance and expand their creative potential.

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Claremont Field Centre Summer Nature Day Camps

Connect with nature through hikes, games and creative play at the Claremont Field Centre! Our summer day camp program provides opportunities for children ages 5-11 to explore and learn about nature in our forests, meadows and the beautiful Duffin’s creek. Amazing Animals, Jr. Archaeologist and Art and Music in Nature are just some of our camp themes. Camps run 9:00 to 4:00 with optional before and after care.

Register online at or call visitor services at 416-667-6295 ext 4.


Boost creativity and confidence this summer!

Classes taught by Second City alumni and actors focus on improv terminology, scene basics (who, what, where), character development and emotions, culminating in a student showcase at the end of each week.

Exercise your creative energies and leave your comfort zone!

Experienced and new students of improv welcome, 10% sibling discount available.

Grades 2-12, week-long sessions run from July-August, 99 Blue Jays Way.

Register at or call 416.340.7270


Bricks 4 Kidz Camp

Bricks 4 Kidz® camps are a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their school break! With specially-designed Bricks 4 Kidz® models, LEGO® games galore, and plenty of time for free-play, the kids are always having fun!

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Great Big Theatre Company

With 42 locations -- and camps in your neighbourhood ! -- GBTC has offered theatre programs for young people since 1994. Our experienced, caring and dynamic staff will introduce your kids to stage performance and guide them toward self-expression.

We offer programs for ages 3 up to 14.

A great confidence and skill-building experience !

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Eco-Adventure Camp

Eco-Adventure Camp is for children ages 4-16 who want to explore the natural world and the animals who live there. Feed a giraffe, tickle a lemur, laugh with a New Guinea singing dog or race a tortoise. Have fun and develop skills with crafts, activities and talks about conservation, endangered species and the human-animal bond. We support children with Autism and encourage all campers to love and respect all animals (including humans) and the world we share.


Centauri Summer Arts Camp

Centauri Summer Arts Camp combines specialist arts programs with an exciting sleep-over camp experience! Choose from 8 or 14 day sessions, and programs like film, theatre, dance, art, writing and music. Centauri welcomes boys and girls aged 9-18 from across Canada and worldwide. Learn from inspiring arts professionals in a specialist camp this summer! 416 766 7124


Summer Art Camp

Spend your summer at the Art Hub and enjoy countless innovative art projects, step-by-step demos, outdoor art, games, and meeting new friends.

Come for a week of full or half days. Drop ins are also welcome (space permitting). Extended hours available.
CLICK HERE for more info and for rates!


The School of Media, Art, and Design at Durham College offers a series of creative workshops for ages 13-17 from July 4-29. Each workshop is one week inclusive, Monday - Friday, 9am to 4pm at Durham College Oshawa Campus, and costs $295 + taxes.
Summer Shorts offers workshops in the following categories: 2D & 3D Animation, Game Development, Digital Photo, Radio Broadcasting, Graphic Design, and Digital Video.
FIND US ON FACEBOOK - Summer Shorts at Durham College

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French 4 Tots Summer Camp

All-day French camp for senior kindergarten to grade 3 students in Durham Region.

French 4 Tots summer camp offers an enriched French language program in the morning and fun camp activities in the afternoon.

A great way to prepare SK students entering French Immersion for the upcoming school year! Register today. Spaces are limited.


Neighbourhood Music Studio: SWEET SONG SUMMER CAMP

Ages 4 - 8 years old
July 12,13,14, July 19,20,21 and July 26,27,28

Tuesday -Thursday Schedule 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

9:00 am -10:00 am Introductions with greeting games
10:00 am - 11:00 am Percussion and ORFF Instruments and movement
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Storytelling and Puppet Theatre
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Time (bring your own) (we supply the drinks)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Music Reading Elements
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Making instruments and playing them
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Craft Time


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