Halifax camps

Find day camps and kids programs in Halifax, NS


Find summer camps and kids’ programs in Halifax listed below. We include camps in nearby Dartmouth and Cole Harbour. You’ll find camps serving Cowie Hill, Williams Lake, Clayton Park West, Melville Cove, Green Acres, The North End, West End, and other nieghbourhoods throughout the city. Aside from the perennially popular day camps, we also list overnight camps, March break, and PA day programs. Read more

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    Halifax
    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 5 to 26 (Coed)
    • Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Program
    • from $230
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    What are your camp options in Halifax?

    Camps in Halifax offer a wide variety of traditional summer camps’ activities from archery to cooking to soccer to ziplining. Camps offer both day and overnight programs. 

    How much do camps in Halifax cost?

    Camps in Halifax start around the $200 mark for a one-week session of all-day camp. This is good value for an experience that helps kids grow more independent and responsible. Camp also gives kids a mental health break

    How do you find the best camps for your family?

    Families who are serious about summer camp should start researching in February. When you reach out to camps listed above, start with the questions below:

    Questions about the camp in general

    • What is the schedule for a typical day? 
    • How much focus is there on activities your child enjoys? 
    • Are there any prerequisites for the camp? 
    • What is the goal or projected outcome of the camp?
    • How are kids grouped? By age range? How big are the groups? 
    • Is there before and after care?
    • How strict are drop off and pickup times? 

    Questions about counsellors and leaders

    • How are counsellors trained and certified?
    • Are counsellors all police checked?
    • What training do they have concerning discipline? Concerning bullying?
    • How many counsellors have First Aid training? 
    • Are they trained under the ASAP Camp Safety Program? 
    • Can you contact your child’s counsellor directly or speak to them regularly?

    Questions about food and drink

    • What are policies regarding food allergies, like nut products?
    • Are children allowed to bring their own snacks or are those provided?
    • Is water readily available on hot days?
    • What are all the rules with regard to snacks, food, water, etc?





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