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Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

SummerArts (Ages 12-16) - overnight


Run by Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

About this Overnight Camp

  • Overnight Camp
  • Age 12 - 16 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Arts (multi)—offers 31 activities
  • 4 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $550
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support available  

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 Senior campers start to explore art forms 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 overnight camps are Sunday to Friday.

July 08-12
Animation Studio
We’ll spend a week with a working animator and go from initial concept to the final credits of your own animation! From Flipbooks to film, we’ll explore various techniques of animation to make something really special together.

Musical Theatre Studio
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 15-19
Artist Studio: Painting & Printmaking
This week takes you from Paint to Printmaking! Working with our wonderful artist faculty, you’ll explore the ways to make your artwork come alive through incredible new skills, and take your work further.

Textiles Studio
Working with our fashion faculty member, you will explore textile and fashion design in this one week camp all about fabric, fashion, and your phenomenal imagination! From natural dyes to sewing techniques to exploring how fashion can be sustainable, it’s going to be a fabulous week!

July 22-26
Urban Art Studio
Learn how to scale-up your ideas and bring colour and different styles to the world around us, all while learning to use spray paint, and tools of the trade, in a safe positive way! Collaborative public art, stickers, stencils, and more will be part of this one-week wild and wonderful program! Campers will even compose a one-of-a-kind mural here at Ross Creek. End of week showcase.


Film Studio
LIghts, camera, ACTION! It’s your turn to explore the whole 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! End of week screening

July 29 – August 02
Jewellery & Metalworking Studio
In this brand new camp with our incredible faculty, you’ll get to explore the design and creation of incredible jewelry,  from beads to blowtorches! Exploring ways of making jewelry from ancient times to now, you’ll go home with some incredible pieces to give away or showcase yourself! End of week showcase

Graphic Novel Studio
Our fabulous Graphic Novel Studio 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 graphic artist to make their own characters, storyboards and completed comics, ending the week with a signing at the Ross Creek Comic-Con!

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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 07 - 12. '24
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

12 campers
Jul 14 - 19. '24
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

12 campers
Jul 21 - 26. '24
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

12 campers
Jul 28 - Aug 02. '24
Canning, NS
555 Ross Creek Road

12 campers

Special Needs Support

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  Autism Spectrum Disorder
  Down Syndrome
  Hearing loss
  Intellectual disability
  Physical Disability
  Tourettes Syndrome
  Troubled Teens


  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  3D Design
  Acting (Film & TV)
  Arts & Crafts
  CIT/LIT Program
  Comic Art
  Fashion Design
  Leadership Training
  Mixed Media
  Musical Theatre
  Theatre Arts
  Vocal Training / Singing
  Wilderness Skills


SummerArts (Ages 12-16) - overnight is run by Ross Creek Centre for the Arts.

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