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Skilled. Confident. Campers!

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A unique summer camp for Halifax youth in grade P-6 that provides daily instruction in literacy skills development to prepare students for the upcoming school year. Our camp offers a balanced schedule, combining education and active exploration of downtown HRM.

Monday to Thursday our campers take part in our evidence-based, gold-standard literacy skills development program, SpellRead.  Each afternoon and all day Friday campers take part in active and engaging field trips throughout Halifax. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, trips to local museums, guest speakers and more!  Check our our 2017 Summer Camp Itinerary below.


Camp Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:00pm.

Early and/or late drop off times can be arranged.

Each weeks’ activities are based on a theme inspired by daily reading material. 

Check out our 2018 Summer Camp Itinerary below. 


 

Summer Camp 2018 Itinerary

Location: Halifax Office | 2891 Oxford Street

Week 1 | Exploring the Maritime | July 3-6th 
*4 day week due to July 2nd holiday.
Excursions:

  • Citadel Hill
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  • Point Pleasant Park

Week 2 | Active Kids! | July 9th - 13th
Excursions:

  • Yoga
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming

Week 3  | Animal Planet | July 16th-20th
Excursions:

  • Museum of Natural History
  • Little Rays Reptile Zoo

Week 4 | Wacky Scientists | July 23rd-27th
Excursions:

  • Discovery Center
  • Daily Science Experiments

Week 5 | Big splash! | July 30th - August 3rd
Excursions:

  • Halifax Waterfront and Buskers Show!
  • Halifax Sea Dome for  'A Whale Story'
  • Swimming & Water Games

Week 6 | Time Travelers | August 6th-August 10th
Excursions:

  • HMCS Sackville Tour
  • Citadel Hill Time Detectives

Week 7 | Adventure and Exploration | August 13th-17th
Excursions:

  • Pirate Cruise on Tall Ship Silva
  • Sir Sandford Fleming Park
  • Chocolate Lake

2017 Summer Camp Highlights

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  • halifax learning spellread read write learn spell tutor tutoring reading program evidence-based
  • halifax learning spellread read write learn spell tutor tutoring reading program evidence-based

Meet our

Camp Director

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Emily has been a part of summer camp at CLF for four years.  She is returning as Camp Director and is our Location Lead for our clinic in Halifax.  Emily is a veteran of the SpellRead program, passionate about animals and loves the outdoors.

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