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Camp session: SummerArts (Ages 8-11) (Ross Creek Centre for the Arts)


SummerArts (Ages 8-11)

By: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts



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555 Ross Creek Road, Canning, Nova Scotia, B0P 1H0

​We’re gearing up for a fantastic summer full of all the arts. SummerArts Camp at Ross Creek is a program dedicated to fully engaging your child and giving them amazing new skills.

Far more than an ordinary camp, Ross Creek gives your child all the advantages of an amazing art program with the rec and atmosphere of a camp all on an incredible site overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

​With organic gardens and professional artist studios, for city kids from around the world or country kids from down the road, Ross Creek provides an unrivaled program.

At Ross Creek we provide an amazing art day taught by professional artists and a great camp experience for kids on our 178 acres of field and forest, led by our fabulous counsellors. Whether exploring the world of making, or make-believe, drumming or dancing, making movies, or making monsters on paper,  our camps have something for every kid! Kids get outside each day, and explore our gorgeous landscape as part of their program. 

Our Intermediate campers have a choice of continuing with thematic weeks or beginning to explore a particular art form in more depth, learning from our professional artists and gaining new skills while still focused on the creative exploration of the world, through the arts. 

SummerArts day camps are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm; Campers ages 7+ have can add Thursday overnight as an option. Limited bussing is available on a first come basis.

July 03-07
World Wide Art
Get ready for a full week of amazing art exploration through drawing, painting, sculpture and more! Drawing inspiration from art from around the world, campers will start to see what they are drawn to and see how to create their own masterpieces! 

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Fabric, Fibres, Fashion!
Working with our fashion faculty member, you will explore textile and wearable art design in this one week camp all about fabric, fashion, and your phenomenal imagination! Weave together a combination of materials, and experiment with processes like applique, block printing, and soft sculpture, and more! 

July 10-14
All About Animation
From flipbooks to stop motion, Animation at Ross Creek is awesome! Learn different techniques and create a fabulous film from concept to credits! 

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On Broadway!
All the World’s a stage, and you can be in the centre of it! This one week camp brings together the triple threats of acting, singing and dancing, with no experience required! This camp will give you improv experience, plus the chance to make a new collaborative piece where you can shine, while making new friends and gaining incredible skills!  

July 17-21
Wind in the Willows
We’ll start with the beautiful children’s book by Kenneth Grahame, about Toad of Toad Hall and many other creatures who have adventures big and small and explore our own windy willows for inspiration to create new Ross Creek stories and art of Toad, Muskrat and more! 

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Comic Creations
Our fabulous Comic Creations program is back, with a full week of exploring the way comics are made - from concept to Comic-Con! Campers will work with our incredible professional comic creator to make their own characters, storyboards and completed comics, ending the week with a signing at the Ross Creek Creek Comic-Con!

July 24-28
Lights! Camera! Action!
It’s your turn to explore the entire process of film-making from initial concept to final credits. Working with our filmmaking faculty, you’ll get to collaborate with other campers to create the story, the set and costumes, and then act and direct in your own movie at the Ross Creek Studios! Expand your world with in-depth workshops on script-writing, storyboards, lighting, audio, and tell your story with an end of week film-screening.

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Get ready for a thrilling journey below the surface of the earth! In this themed workshop, campers travel to the worlds of the classic Jules Verne Novel, before setting out on their own journey of artistic experimentation that involves stories, invented artifacts, exhibitions, and sci-fi! Exploring an underground ocean, living prehistoric creatures, active volcanoes, steam-punk technology - we’ll transform our studio!

July 31 - Aug 04

Maker Extraordinaire!
Inventions out of this world! This hands-on camp is perfect for any young maker who wants to experiment with a variety of tools and materials to make things move, light up, and do other amazing things. Develop technology in truly creative ways, and turn your studio into a collaborative fabrication shop of epic wonder! 

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Sculpt it!
Hold on to your wildest dreams in this hands-on workshop. Explore different sculpture techniques, tools, and materials to create marvelous 3D artwork inspired by fabulous stories and our natural environment . We’ll be inspired by artworks from across history and around the world. Learning about armatures, models, assemblage and more, each camper will have a variety of sculptures to bring home.  



Character Development: This program helps build the following traits

  • Creativity: Ross Creek Campers will have ample opportunities to explore different art forms while collaborating with artists from down the road and around the world. Creativity is a key trait to learning to be an open, independent, and kind individual!
  • Independence: Campers will have chances to pursue creative tasks in groups and on their own and will build a sense of confidence and independence as they grow through art.


Session Dates and Rates:

Jul 03 - 07, 2023
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

09:00 - 17:00
$345 - $405
Hot Lunch (Free)
2023-07-03345
Jul 10 - 14, 2023
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

09:00 - 17:00
$345 - $405
Hot Lunch (Free)
2023-07-10345
Jul 17 - 21, 2023
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

09:00 - 17:00
$345 - $405
Hot Lunch (Free)
2023-07-17345
Jul 24 - 28, 2023
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

09:00 - 17:00
$345 - $405
Hot Lunch (Free)
2023-07-24345
Jul 31 - Aug 04. '23
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

09:00 - 17:00
$345 - $405
Hot Lunch (Free)
2023-07-31345


Special Needs Support: This program is able to accomodate a few campers with special needs

Mild Support       Specialized programming

ADD/ADHD
Aspergers Syndrome
Autism/Pervasive development delay
Diabetes
Down Syndrome
Dyslexia
Hearing loss
Intellectual disability
Physical Disability
Tourettes Syndrome
Troubled Teens
Mild Support       Specialized programming


Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

3D Design
Acting (Film & TV)
Animation
Architecture
Arts & Crafts
Ceramics
Drawing
Fashion Design
Football
Gaga
Jazz
Makerspace
Musical Theatre
Nature/Environment
Painting
Photography
Pottery
Sewing
Soccer
STEAM
Theatre Arts
Videography
Vocal Training / Singing
Wilderness Skills
Writing
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive




Busing:

Location Address Pick up Drop off
Bus
ColdbrookMacDonald's, Coldbrook8:00 am6:00 pm
KentvilleArena, Kentville NS8:10 am5:50 pm
New MinasCounty Fair Mall 8:20 am5:40 pm
WolfvilleAcadia Arena8:30 am5:30 pm
Port WilliamsFirehall, Port Williams, NS8:40 am5:20 pm
CanningGlooscap Arena8:50 am5:10 pm
CambridgeCambridge Elementary, Cambridge, NS7:50 am6:10 pm
ColdbrookMacDonald's, Coldbrook8:00 am6:00 pm
KentvilleArena, Kentville NS8:10 am5:50 pm
New MinasCounty Fair Mall 8:20 am5:40 pm
WolfvilleAcadia Arena8:30 am5:30 pm
Port WilliamsFirehall, Port Williams, NS8:40 am5:20 pm
CanningGlooscap Arena8:50 am5:10 pm
CambridgeCambridge Elementary, Cambridge, NS7:50 am6:10 pm
ColdbrookMacDonald's, Coldbrook8:00 am6:00 pm
KentvilleArena, Kentville NS8:10 am5:50 pm
New MinasCounty Fair Mall 8:20 am5:40 pm
WolfvilleAcadia Arena8:30 am5:30 pm
Port WilliamsFirehall, Port Williams, NS8:40 am5:20 pm
CanningGlooscap Arena8:50 am5:10 pm
CambridgeCambridge Elementary, Cambridge, NS7:50 am6:10 pm
ColdbrookMacDonald's, Coldbrook8:00 am6:00 pm
KentvilleArena, Kentville NS8:10 am5:50 pm
New MinasCounty Fair Mall 8:20 am5:40 pm
WolfvilleAcadia Arena8:30 am5:30 pm
Port WilliamsFirehall, Port Williams, NS8:40 am5:20 pm
CanningGlooscap Arena8:50 am5:10 pm
CambridgeCambridge Elementary, Cambridge, NS7:50 am6:10 pm
ColdbrookMacDonald's, Coldbrook8:00 am6:00 pm
KentvilleArena, Kentville NS8:10 am5:50 pm
New MinasCounty Fair Mall 8:20 am5:40 pm
WolfvilleAcadia Arena8:30 am5:30 pm
Port WilliamsFirehall, Port Williams, NS8:40 am5:20 pm
CanningGlooscap Arena8:50 am5:10 pm
CambridgeCambridge Elementary, Cambridge, NS7:50 am6:10 pm

Art, theatre, dance & outdoor adventures!
Combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, a full recreation schedule, and a core of incredible arts programming!

 

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