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2019 Kids’ Camps

INTO YOUR SUMMER! Explore Taekwon-Do as a beginner or advance your learning experience through an encouraging environment. Taekwon Do and Camp activities including out-trip during the week!

6-13 years JUL 22-26 / $207 BARCODE 1436589

EARL ARMSTRONG ARENA • 2020 OGILVIE ROAD www.johnsontkd.com • 613-882-8535

BLACKBURN TENNIS CLUB 2019 Full-Day Tennis & Swim Camps 1st Session: July 2-5 • 2nd Session: July 8-12 3rd Session: July 15-19 • 4th Session: July 22-26 5th Session: July 29-August 2

9am to 4pm daily with complementary early arrival (8am) and late pickup (5pm) REGISTRATION COSTS: First Session (4 days) Club Member - $180 • Non-Member - $200 Second - Fifth Sessions (5 days) Club Member - $225 • Non-Member - $250

www.blackburntennis.ca • blackburntennisclub@gmail.com

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2019 Kids’ Camps WHY SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO CAMP? By Mike Beasley Have you ever wondered why parents send their kids to summer camp? Back in the day, going to summer camp meant travelling somewhere deep in the woods to stay in a cabin or tent, paddle a canoe, see wildlife and sing songs by the camp fire. That seemed to be a part of almost every child’s summer.The readers who are 40 or older can probably relate to those quasi-fun-filled, sun burnt and blackfly-bitten summers. Those getaways are now labelled as traditional camps, which blend a variety of sports, the wilderness, creative arts and special activities into their programs. In this day and age, summer camps cater to just about every need or wish. You can sign your children up for a tripping camp with the focus on the wild and canoeing to a new campsite every night. Still not doing anything for you? Then why not send you daughter to Girl Guide Camp or son to Boy Scout Camp? If that’s still not working, then why not try a computer camp which is painful to suggest, because these days too many youngsters seem to spend hours – even days – on their electronic devices. There are camps to practice a sport, arts and drama camps, ones to learn new languages, photography camps, and even circus camps. And yes, there are family camps which enable families to get out and enjoy nature and activities together. Thankfully, everybody is included in themed camps with the advent of physical disability/learning/mental disability and/or developmental delay camps.

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If a family is burdened with the cost of sending several kids away for a couple of weeks, then subsidized camps may be the answer. They are defined as a division of the traditional camps but provide scholarships and discounts for underprivileged youth and offer a similar program.


2019 Kids’ Camps Ottawa School of Theatre École de théâtre d’Ottawa

Theatre study fosters cooperation, teamwork, creative thinking and selfawareness. Theatre creates good people, improves study habits and self-confidence.

School of Rock is a world-wide leader in Performance based music instruction. What does that mean? Students want to learn how to play songs, not just notes and scales. Most of our programs combine weekly one-on-one private lessons with weekly group rehearsals. Why? When someone wants to get into music, they want to play songs they like or they want to create their own music. Playing with others makes this possible. Think of hockey or soccer – if all you ever did was practice drills then you would never experience the thrill of playing on a team and the comradery of working towards something together. Music is also a Team Sport! We go beyond creating the band environment – our students play real gigs. Our bands have played at Grey Cup week, Ottawa Senators games, Hope Beach Volleyball, plus many school and local fundraisers where students get to show their chops in front of their peers.

In addition to all the year round programs mentioned above, we are offering a one week camp in March plus 5 one week camps in July. For 7-11 year olds, think of the camps as a mini Rock 101 program. We combine group plus 1:1 instruction, lots of other rock and roll activities and a “concert” at the end of the week. The cool thing about School of Rock programs, and music in general, is that no experience is needed. The team approach ensures that new students are welcomed and encouraged by current students and as the student grows in ability they are offered more prominent parts in their songs. Our instructors are the best in the city, bar none, and we are proud of our facilities. With two rehearsal studios, six individual lesson rooms and all the gear, for those who may have never picked up an instrument before or are seasoned pros, we are sure to be able to satisfy your thirst for music. So check us out online (locations. schoolofrock.com/orleans), come by for a tour at 2003 St Joseph, like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ SoROrleans) or call us at 613-841-8118. We are so confident that you will be enthralled that we offer a free first lesson with no additional obligation!

Ottawa School of Theatre students study theatre by doing theatre; classes work together using a play or performance piece as the nucleus through which theatre skills are studied. Shakespeare, Improv, Musicals, Voice, Movement,

Character, Collaboration and Creation – and more. OST-ETO offers a full curriculum of introductory and specialized theatre study classes and camps for students of all ages in both official languages. Studies take place in state-of-the-art studios within The Shenkman Arts Centre. For all ages in French and English. 613 580-2764 / office@ost-eto.ca / www.ost-eto.ca

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CENTRE DES ARTS SHENKMAN ARTS CENTRE 245 BOUL . CENTRUM BLVD. 613-580-2764 ost- eto.ca

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We start rockers as young as 2 with our Little Wing program. From there they move into Rookies (ages 6-7) where students start to move towards an instrument that they would like to master. After Rookies comes Rock 101 (ages 7-11) where students have picked their instrument and begin weekly rehearsals as a band. Our Performance program, for ages 11-17, also combines a weekly rehearsal with weekly private lessons and a mind-blowing season ending show every four months or so. For those students who want even more, the School

of Rock House Band plays events like the Capital Fair- where they performed daily for an entire week! To top it off we even have boot camps for adults – proving that you are never too old to rock!

A parent’s recent message to us: “My daughter is in her second year of participating in classes at Ottawa School of Theatre. She absolutely loves attending and always looks forward to being able to perform off and on stage. She is a very creative individual and these classes have allowed her to express herself through acting, dancing and singing. This has not only built her confidence but, has allowed her also to develop new friendships.”


2019 Kids’ Camps

CAMP KAGAMA The beauty of nature. The joy of friendships.

www.queenswoodstables.com 518 Smith Rd., Navan 613 612-1415 • 613 835-2085

2018 Riding Day Camps

100% fun soccer ! Pleins feux sur le plaisir ! Regular (7+) July 9-13 • July 16-20 July 30-Aug. 3 • Aug. 13-17 August 20-24

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July 1-6: Leadership Camp July 8-13: Sr. Girls (Ages 11-13) July 15-19: Jr. Co-ed (Ages 7-10) July 22-27: Int. Co-ed (A) (Ages 9-12)

July 29-Aug. 2: Jr. Girls (Ages 7-10) Aug. 6-10: Jr. Boys (Ages 7-10) Aug. 12-17: Int. Co-ed (B) (Ages 9-12) Aug. 19-24: Sr. Boys (Ages 10-13)

Adult April 11, 12 & 13 October 24, 25 & 26

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE BEST (AND THE MOST FUN!) YOUTH REC SOCCER IN THE Queenswood offersCITY! year-round www.campkagama.ca riding lessons and boarding. INSCRIVEZ-VOUS AU MEILLEUR CLUB DE SOCCER Come and join us RÉCRÉATIF POUR JEUNES À OTTAWA for a fun-filled week !

Lots of fun for boys and girls born between 2001-2015 Filles et garçons nésÉTÉ entre2018 2001 et 2015 : amusez-vous à fond! The lowest fees in the city! / Les tarifs les plus bas en ville!

Play games (not just drills) / Jouez des parties (pas seulement des exercices) Play with your friends / Jouez avec vos amis FREE uniform / Uniforme GRATUIT FREE ball (for U4-U6 players) / Ballon GRATUIT (pour les joueurs U4-U6)

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Ottawa School Of Art THE OTTAWA SCHOOL OF ART IS THE LEADING CENTRE FOR VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION IN THE OTTAWA REGION Children aged 6 to 15 will embark on an exciting hands-on exploration of a variety of artistic mediums, themes and styles. Our camps, which are taught by professional artists, provide students with access to a variety of art materials, included in the costs of the camps. Established in 1879, the OSA has always maintained its mission to deliver topquality arts education, making it the ideal summer camp for your children. Summer camps for children ages 6-12 years Students produce a wide variety of work in all disciplines: drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture. These classes give students the opportunity to use materials and processes that are not available in the home or school setting.

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Summer camps for teens ages 13-15 years The OSA also offers classes for older children between 13 and 15 years. These classes are media specific and encourage students to focus their attention and develop patience using a narrower range and techniques while having fun in cartooning, painting, sculpture, drawing etc. Before And After Care Monday to Friday 8-9am & 4-5:30pm

www.artottawa.ca

If your child has learning or behavioural difficulties that affect them daily, you may be eligible for the Disability Tax Credit Government Refund. Many children meet the criteria, but parents are unaware that this credit is available to them. This credit is also available for adults that have difficulty completing everyday tasks. Refunds can be generated in the thousands depending on individual circumstances. Why choose Count Smart Inc. to advocate for you? It’s what we do! We assess each file in a confidential and respectful manner, and have the experience to successfully navigate the application from start to finish. We have generated thousands of dollars in refunds for people who have not known this credit was available to them or their family members. Many

people think the eligibility is based on their annual income, however this is not the case. There are no applicable fees unless you get a refund. We have more than 15 years of experience and our success rate is excellent. For those that have the Disability Tax Credit already approved It is definitely worth having us review your previously approved application as we often find additional refunds that were never paid out Have you been denied for the Disability Tax Credit? This is not uncommon. This is why we do what we do. Contact us at 613-8321777 so that we can advocate for you! While we are based in Orléans, Ontario, we provide services across Canada.

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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION BEGINS IN MARCH OVER 70 CAMPS & 8 FULL WEEKS AT 2 CAMPUSES! 35 GEORGE STREET BYWARD MARKET 613-241-7471

245 CENTRUM BLVD SHENKMAN ARTS CENTRE 613-580-2765

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2019 Kids’ Camps WHY YOU SHOULD SEND YOUR TEEN TO CAMP (REALLY!) DAY CAMP #1 No sleeping in until noon.

SLEEP-AWAY CAMP #1 Your grocery bill. Enough said.

#2 No Wi-Fi!

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You don’t have to listen to “I’m bored.”

#4 No “Can you drive me to ________?”

#2 Do you really want your teen to play video games all summer?

#3 Will you miss wet towels on the floor? Probably not.

#4 “There’s nothing to doooooo...”


2019 Kids’ Camps Club de gymnastique Les Sittelles

Après 39 ans, le Club de gymnastique Les Sittelles a plusieurs raisons de célébrer, notamment, nos racines dans la communauté francophone, ainsi que le dévouement et l’engagement de nos membres. Plus que tout, nous célébrons la réussite de nos athlètes, soit les centaines, voire milliers de personnes qui sont passées par le Club de gymnastique Les Sittelles et ont relevé des défis personnels. En 1980, alors que les activités récréatives pour les familles de l’Est de l’Ontario étaient majoritairement

La Coccinelle

en anglais, Marguerite Landriault, mère de 5 enfants, fonde le Club de gymnastique Les Sittelles. Tant de choses ont changé depuis les débuts des Sittelles, pourtant notre vision et nos objectifs demeurent solidement tissés au sein du développement des habiletés physiques et mentales des jeunes, notamment en promouvant la participation, l’esprit d’équipe, la discipline personnelle, ainsi que l’atteinte d’objectifs personnels, le tout dans un environnement complètement francophone. Visitez notre site Web pour en apprendre davantage sur l’historique du seul club de gymnastique francophone de tout l’Ontario et sur nos différents programmes récréatifs et compétitifs de gymnastique artistique et de trampoline.

Aux camps d’été de La Coccinelle, vous trouverez une programmation enrichie avec une grande variété d’activités et de sorties dans un environnement sécuritaire. Nous offrons un choix de 5 sites différents dans la région. Nos programmes offrent 2 sorties, 2 ateliers et 2 dîners par semaine. Les sorties et les ateliers spéciaux vont être affichés en ligne sur notre site Web dès le mois de mars.

Club de gymnastique Les Sittelles Camp de mars / March camp 11 au 15 mars 2019

Camps d’été / Summer camps 24 juin au 23 août 2019

Gymnastique, trampoline, jeux, sortie et bricolage avec entraîneurs bilingues

Trampoline pour les 7 ans et plus. 785, prom. Taylor Creek, Orléans (Sortie ch. Trim de l’autoroute 174)

ort-études en Programme sp trampoline gymnastique et

613 830-5098 www.sittelles.ca

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Gymnastique artistique pour les 4 ans et plus.


Créateurs de souvenirs depuis 40 ans­!

LES CAMPS D’ÉTÉ MIFO 24 JUIN — 16 AOÛT

Enfants et ados 4 à 15 ans

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Des camps offerts dans plusieurs écoles à Orléans

Renseignements

• Soirée d’information­: 26 février de 19 h à 21 h au MIFO (6600, rue Carrière, à Orléans) • 613 830-6436, p. 205 | MIFO.ca/les-camps


2019 Kids’ Camps AIR-EAU-BOIS C’est apprendre à vivre en pleine nature. C’est découvrir les plaisirs de dormir sous les étoiles. C’est une expérience chaleureuse de vie de camp pendant que de nouvelles amitiés se forgent autour du feu de camp. C’est un séjour en camp de vacances d’été axé sur les bienfaits de la vie de groupe et les rudiments du plein air. Les séjours comprennent l’hébergement, les repas et une prise en charge complète 24 heures sur 24 par une équipe d’animateurs chevronnés. Le camp de vacances d’été est ouvert aux jeunes de 7 à 17 ans. Ces derniers seront divisés en différents groupes offrant chacun une expérience unique : • Initiation à l’aventure douce : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont une nuit en camping en tente, pour les jeunes de 7 à 8 ans. • Aviron I : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont 1 nuit en expédition de canotcamping, pour les jeunes de 9 à 10 ans. • Aviron II : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont 2 nuits en expédition de canotcamping, pour les jeunes de 11 à 12 ans. • Aviron III : Séjour d’une durée de 12 jours, dont 7 nuits en expédition de canotcamping, pour les jeunes de 11 à 12 ans. • Aviron IV : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont 3 nuits en expédition de canotcamping, pour les jeunes de 13 à 17 ans. • Aviron VI : Séjour d’une durée de 12 jours, dont 10 nuits en expédition de canotcamping, pour les jeunes de 13 à 17 ans.

• Escalade : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont 3 nuits en expédition de canotcamping et rudiments de l’escalade sur paroi naturelle, pour les jeunes de 13 à 17 ans. • Kayak : Séjour d’une durée de 6 jours, dont 3 nuits en expédition de kayakcamping, pour les jeunes de 13 à 17 ans. • Aviron VII : Séjour d’une durée de 20 jours, dont 18 nuits en expédition de canot-camping, pour les jeunes de 15 à 16 ans. • Aviron VIII : Séjour d’une durée de 27 jours, dont 28 nuits en expédition de kayak-camping, pour les jeunes de 16 à 17 ans. • Programme aspirant moniteur (PAM) : Séjour de formation d’une durée de quatre semaines pour les jeunes de 15 à 17 ans. Les stagiaires développeront les connaissances, les compétences et les attitudes nécessaires pour devenir moniteur. Pour plus d’information, visitez notre site Internet au www.aireaubois.com.

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2019 Kids’ Camps National Kids Camps

At National Kids Camps, we pride ourselves on providing safe environments for children to learn and grow. Tennis Camp (March & Summer) Daily instruction and fun grouporiented activities such as swimming, theme days and much more! Go Girl Camp (March & Summer) A camp that focuses on what we really want to teach young girls; to love their mind, body and soul! RC Camp (March & Summer) National Kids Camps & The Great Hobbies Shop have partnered together to bring to your kids this fantastic camp! Survivor Camp (Summer) This fun-filled week will be full of physical and mental challenges, outdoor adventures, co-operative games, theme days, arts and crafts, and plenty of team-building activities! Wilderness Adventure Camp (Summer) Our five-day camp will pair campers with primitive life skills and outrageous summer fun!

Sail & Serve Camp (Summer) This popular camp allows your child to dip their toes in not only the best tennis camp in the city, but receive daily lessons from the Brittania Yacht Clubcertified sailing crew. Mountain Bike Kids Camp (Summer) This is a fun-filled and exciting way of exploring the great outdoors. Amazing Race Camp (Summer) A week full of challenges with a geographical base: five days, five countries, five adventures. NEW! Fortnite Camp (Summer) is not an ordinary video games camp. We will be bringing experts to train the children to get to the next level, learn how to work together as a team, and how to develop healthy gaming habits. NEW! Surf’s Up Camp (Summer) will be the premiere watersport adventure camp! Held in association with Ottawa City Rafting company, kids will learn river skills, take stand-up paddleboarding and canoe lessons and canoe, and much, much more...all with certified and experienced professionals.

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OPUS Academy

OPUS Academy is busy preparing for its 10th year of exciting summer camps! That’s ten years of original, music-based programs promoting creativity and enriched learning. Back by popular demand, Musical Theatre camp taps into your child’s singing, acting and team building skills. Rock band camp explores instrumental, vocal and performance skills necessary to jam in a real band. Opus also offers the regular camp, which is an enriched camp that introduces younger children to music through interactive games, thematic arts and crafts and creative physical activities to get little bodies moving and shaking. Campers will be exposed to a variety of musical genres as well as playing and building instruments. Don’t be surprised if your child is inspired to continue with music lessons in September. Exposure to music, especially through lessons is extremely beneficial to a growing mind. Opus has always prided itself on the highest quality of music education. It is dedicated to building a vibrant and engaged music community.

At Opus, we run Musical Theatre programs year round as well as Adult and Children’s choirs. Our Rockbands and choirs have been an integral part of the Orléans community by performing at various events, ceremonial openings and other celebrations. We also love to be invited to “gigs” all around town. All of our programs as well as private lessons on piano, guitar, drums, violin, voice, sax, and flute are offered in both official languages. OPUS prepares students for examinations, competitions, recitals, university auditions and, promotes a life long love of music. Our school is dedicated to providing a safe, creative space and we welcome kids from 3 to 93 years young.

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COUNTLESS friends made

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MARCH BREAK CAMPS Locations across the region! Half- and full-day options! For more information, visit:

nationalkidscamps.com Or call us at:

613•723•1101

SPECIALIZED CAMPS: Rock Band ($315/week/semaine) Musical Theatre ($315/week/semaine) Early drop-off (7:00) and late pick-up (6:00) are included for all campers. Le service de garde est inclu dans le coût des camps 7h00 à 9h00, 16h00 à 18h00

Full day: $240 / week (regular) Half-day: $135 / week Day: $55 Journée complète: 240$ / semaine (régulier) Demi-journée: 135$ / semaine Journée: 55$ • July 08-12 regular/régulier (5 +) • July 15-19 Musical Theatre/Théâtre musical (8 +) • July 22-26 regular/régulier (5 +) • Aug 12-16 Musical Theatre/Théâtre musical (8 +) • Aug 19-23 Rockband (9 +) 4-900 rue Watters Rd., Orléans, ON

www.opusacademy.ca

Inscrivez-vous maintenant ! Register Now !


2019 Kids’ Camps Tumblers Gymnastics Centre certified coaching staff deliver an exciting weekly program of themed activities that will keep your child active while developing new gymnastics skills. Full Day Camp (age 4+) 9am-4pm • 3 hours of gymnastics daily in our fully equipped gym • Fun & exciting themed activities each week • Pre-care and post-care included from 7:30am to 5:30pm • Free camp t-shirt with a full week registration • Pizza lunch on Friday Half Day Camp (age 3+) 9am-12pm or 1pm to 4pm

We offer 10 weeks of full day and half day summer programs for children 4-12 years of age. No gymnastics experience is necessary! Our NCCP

Special Needs We welcome children of varying needs and abilities into our summer camp. For more information about programming for children with special needs, please contact us.

2019

With massive snowbanks everywhere, it’s hard to believe we’ll ever see summer again... but it won’t be too long until parents are scrambling to get the kids into those summer camps that always fill up! The Cumbrae School of Dancing on St. Joseph Blvd offers an excellent, fun and affordable summer camp for kids July 8-12 and August 12-16. The classes are introductory and include a variety of styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, musical theatre, hip hop and Irish. There are also crafts, costume design, dance photo shoots... snacks are even provided!

Cumbrae has been a family-owned business in Orleans for over 30 years. The highly qualified instructors train girls and boys in a positive, noncompetitive environment. “Choosing Cumbrae has been a wonderful decision for my daughter. She gets the best instruction and she is always eager to go to class! The summer camps are amazing – they have the perfect mix of fun and learning. The studio has been such a positive influence on both her dance and her confidence – she loves dance and that is all thanks to Cumbrae!” — Rachel (parent) Dance is for everyone – come join our dance family!

TUMBLERS.CA | 613.834.4334 330 VANTAGE DR. K4A 3W1

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MARCH BREAK AND SUMMER 2019 LUNCH AND CHILDCARE INCLUDED REGISTER YOUR CHILD TODAY!

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GEEGEES.CA www.queenswoodstables.com 518 Smith Rd., Navan 613 612-1415 • 613 835-2085

2019 Riding Day Camps Regular (7+) July 8-12 • July 15-19 July 29-Aug. 2 • Aug. 12-16 August 19-23

Angel N Butterflies “There is so much I can do!”

CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION INTENSIVE MOVEMENT TRAINING

Adult April 10, 11 & 12 October 20, 21 & 22

If your child seems to be behind with rolling, crawling, sitting, has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy, motor developmental delay, brain injury, etc., contact us today to explore the benefits of conductive education!

Queenswood offers year-round riding lessons and boarding.

www.angelnbutterflies.ca • angelnbutterflies@gmail.com 5470 Canotek Rd., Unit 35

Come and join us for a fun-filled week

Contact us to find out more about our daily sessions, March and summer camps!


2019 Kids’ Camps How to Choose a Summer Camp Your child’s interests What does your child like to do? Children know what they like and don’t like. Ask them for their input. If your child is active and loves to play sports, a sports camp is probably right for him or her. If your child is creative, then choose a camp that offers arts and crafts. Camp choices are as varied as children themselves. Choose a camp with the specific focus geared toward your child. Day Camp versus Overnight Camp Depending on the age, maturity and independence of your child, he or she may or may not be ready for an overnight camp. Some overnight camps accept children as young as six years old. Only you can decide when the time is right.

Research With pencil in hand, contact the camps you are considering and ask some specific questions. Not all camps are created equal, so ask the same questions to each camp director and compare their answers. You need to feel comfortable with their answers before you make your choice. Camp directors are used to answering questions about every detail of camp. If you don’t get the answers you are looking for, keep searching. You need to feel good about your decision. After all, you want your child to have an awesome camp experience that will forge memories to last a lifetime. Written by: Matt Barr of Camps Canada

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2019 Kids’ Camps The Ottawa New Edinburgh Club Summer fun, friendship and skill-building start at the Ottawa New Edinburgh Club’s (ONEC) multi-sport Summer Day Camps! Designed for children of any skill level (aged 7-17), they feature tennis, sailing, rowing, canoeing and stand-up paddle-boarding in various combinations. The camps run from July 2 to August 23, 2019, on week days from 9 am – 4 pm on a half or on a full-day basis and for one to four weeks. Pre and post camp supervision is available. All instructors are certified. ONEC’s Sailing Camp uses the CANSail progressive certification from levels 1-4. CANSail 1 takes a full-day week; CANSail 2 takes two to three weeks; CANSail 3 & 4 each take four to six weeks; all participants must sign up for fullday sailing camps.

Shenkman Arts Centre a few. Children start the day in one of the centre’s specialized studios but there are also plenty of opportunities to get outside. Classes offer the opportunity to film in the sunshine, watch a performance as part of the exciting summer series on the Agora Minto-Orléans outdoor plaza, draw, eat lunch in the fresh air, or just blow off some steam. Some camps have organized outings to local pools, and parks.

ONEC’s Watersports offer ‘Rowing Adventures’ in the morning through which Row Canada’s Journey 1 & 2 certification is attained and Paddling Adventures in the afternoon when campers learn to canoe and use stand-up paddleboards. ONEC’s Tennis Camps are a great way to get your child interested in tennis or to build on the skills they already possess. Participants learn stroke basics, game strategy, footwork, sportsmanship and receive an ONEC Summer Day Camp t-shirt. Structured off-court activities are also organized. The Ottawa New Edinburgh Club is located at 501 and 504 George Étienne Cartier Parkway. For further information go to www.onec.ca and register online at http://www.onec.ca/daycamps/. A 10% discount is offered for reservations paid by May 31, 2019.

If you are looking for a mix of educational activities and a whole lot of fun, then look no further than Shenkman Arts Centre. Inspire the creative side of children through the huge variety of camps and classes offered, which are not only top quality but also affordable. Campers are entertained by a wide range of arts camps, learning skills like filmmaking, illustration, dance, pottery, sculpture and theatre – just to name

Programs are offered by both City of Ottawa staff and the resident programming partners at Shenkman Arts Centre and parents can rest assured that all professional instructors working in their fields provide a high standard of instruction. The Centre’s convenient location, free parking and before and after-camp care make it an easy fit with anyone’s schedule. Visit Shenkmanarts.ca and click on “Classes and Camps” to find out more!

THE OTTAWA NEW EDINBURGH CLUB Ottawa’s Waterfront Sports Centre

ONEC SUMMER DAY CAMPS

TENNIS • SAILING • ROWING • CANOEING • STAND UP PADDLEBOARD

July 2 through August 23, 2019

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SUMMER CAMPS + CLASSES

One and Two Week Sessions; Full and Half Day for Ages 7 to 17; Certified Instructors; Extended Drop-off and Pick-up Times

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2019 Kids’ Camps

Wynbrook Riding School Is your child crazy about horses and ponies? If you are looking for total horse immersion and a dream-cometrue for your child, then Summer Camp at Wynbrook Farm is the place to be this summer! Now in our 33rd season, Wynbrook Farms is offering a two-week camp for children aged 7 to 14. The two-week session will run from Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12 and from Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19. During the camp, participants will develop a bond with the horse or pony they will be paired with for the week and they will learn the basics of horsemanship, grooming, handling and practical horse care. The children will ride twice daily with a morning instructional lesson and an afternoon “pony game” which could include mounted games, bareback, trail riding etc. Day Camp activities also include nature hikes, arts and crafts, trampoline, and scavenger hunts. On the final day of the camp, the children will perform a “horse show”

for their parents and friends to enjoy as they demonstrate the skills they have learned at camp. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt as well as their very first horse show ribbon as a keepsake of their time spent at Wynbrook Farm. The 2019 fee remains the same as in previous years: $870 + HST, and we limit our enrollment to 20 children. With a team of 4-5 staff members, we are able to maintain our standards of safety and professional care as high as ever. All campers are required to have their own riding pants (breeches or leggings) and paddock (or equivalent) boots with a small heel. Camp activities begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. and we can help arrange for car-pooling, early drop offs or late pick-ups should that be necessary. To reserve your child’s spot visit www.wynbrook.com, download and complete the registration form and e-mail it to Melanie@tbeq.ca.

The Academy of Dance Arts

HAPPY FEET ARE DANCING FEET! The Academy of Dance Arts is offering SUMMER DANCE in June, July, and August for only $99.00! Summer Evening Classes Dance classes will be offered in the evenings in June, July and August for students ages 3 to adult for only $99.00. Classes are offered in: • Ballet • • Tap • • Musical Theatre • • Creative Dance •

Jazz / Lyrical Hip Hop Acrobatics Contemporary

Please register ONLINE at www.theacademyofdancearts.com commencing March 1st. Alternatively, register in person, at the studio, on Thursday, June 13th from 5 to 8 p.m. Dance Camps Summer Dance Camps will be offered in July and August. Dance camps are open to all children ages 4 to 12. Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm daily, Monday to Friday, with FREE care one hour before camp (8am), and one hour after camp (5pm). Dance camps

are offered on the following dates: • July 15-19 and July 29-August 2 Register for multiple camps and SAVE! Summer Intensive Camps for the Competitive Dancer ADA also offers competitive camps, for the competitive dancer, on the following dates: • August 12-16 and August 19-23 Competitive Team Auditions Thursday, June 13th Registration (12 and under) 5 to 5:30 pm Competitive Audition (12 and under) 5:30 to 7:00 pm Registration (13+) 7 to 7:30 pm Competitive Audition (13+) 7:30 to 9:00 pm

2019 Summer Daycamp TWO-WEEK CAMP FOR AGES 7 TO 14: July 8-12 & July 15-19

6222 Dunning Road, Vars (only 20 minutes from Orléans)

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.wynbrook.com

Summer Evening Classes b June, July, August b Ages 3 to adult b $99 Summer Fun Dance Camps b July & August b Free care before camp (8 am) and after camp (5 pm) b $199

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If you are looking for total horse immersion and a dreamcome-true for your child, then day camp at Wynbrook is the place to be this year! • 8:30am–4:00pm (carpooling, early drop-off or late pick-up available) • Two riding lessons a day • Pony Games & Trail Rides • Arts & Crafts • Nature Hikes • Swimming Pool & Trampoline • Parents’ Day Horse Show


2019 Kids’ Camps SUMMER SCHEDULE

Use this calendar to keep track of your children’s summer activities.

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