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University of King's College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia,
B3H 2A1

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University of King's College

6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 2A1
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Day camp, Overnight camp
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Traditional (multi activity)
Cost:
$150 to $975/week
Age:
6 to 17
Gender:
Coed
Capacity:
15 to 50

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About this camp

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The University of King's College has programs for kids aged 6-17. King's Kids Summer Day Camp (ages 6-12) in July/Aug offers indoor and outdoor activities for grades primary to 6. Humanities for Young People (HYP) is a week-long summer live-in program for high school students interested in art, literature, philosophy and politics. King’s Sports Camps, focusing on soccer and basketball, are offered over March Break and in-service days, and the Summer Basketball Camp is in early August. The 2018 UKC March Break Skills Camps (March 12-14) are a fun and positive way to help female athletes build skills: the Skill Development Camp, grades 4-6, runs 9 am-12 pm; the Elite Development Camp, grades 7-9, runs from 1 pm-4 pm. Cost $150.


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King’s College is the oldest university in Canada, and the first English-speaking university in the commonwealth outside of the UK. Founded in 1789, it has understandably acted as something of a touchstone for academic life, and indeed has provided leadership in that regard. The summer programs provide a unique opportunity for young people to experience the campus, and to find a home there. The day camp makes use of the world-class campus facilities, offering a range of activities. Humanities for Young People, a residential program for kids 15-17, is a defining feature of the summer season. It attracts students from across the country to engage with peers and faculty in topics in the humanities. For many participants it’s a chance to dip a toe into the realities and the pleasures of university life. For all, it’s a chance to engage meaningfully with topics of importance to them and to the world. Each summer program is based in a theme chosen for that year. The 2018 theme is migration, with students looking at human migration in the past and present, and how migration has shaped the country. Participants take a lot away from these sessions, foremost among them the inspiration to push themselves further, and with a greater sense of not only what they want to study after high school, but also a greater understanding of what they personally can bring to it. There isn’t a wealth of programs like this one, which is why so many students turn to Kings.

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6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Day Camp
Coed
Ages: 5 - 12
Traditional (multi activity) $210/week
Halifax,NS
6350 Coburg Road
Jul 03-Aug 24$47/day
Halifax,NS
6350 Coburg Road
Jul 03-Aug 24$210/week
Zooology/Animals|Environment|Marine Biology|Safari|Basketball|Gymnastics|Hiking|Soccer|Badminton |Arts & Crafts|Magic|Painting|Vocal training / singing|Drawing|Fantasy/superhero|Makeup Artistry
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 15 - 17
Education (multi) $975
Writing / journalism|Public Speaking/Debate|Instructor lead (group)|Reading|Social Justice/Empowerment|Arts & Crafts|Theatre Arts

Upcoming Events July 14, 2018

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  • July 14, 2018HYP 2018 Public Symposium featuring Lawrence Hill and Doug Saunders
    Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS
    Join us Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    HYP 2018 culminates in a public symposium on migration at Halifax’s Central Library on July 14, featuring Canadian author Lawrence Hill. He will discuss his latest novel, The Illegal, which won Canada Reads 2016. Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders will also discuss his latest book, Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians are Not Enough.



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April 16, 2018 - Young people to examine what migration means for Canada

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