When you step through the doors of School of Rock Vancouver, what you will hear is laughter and excitement. That’s because these budding musicians are building their self confidence while playing their chosen musical instruments from day one instead of starting with scales and other theory exercises, and they are doing this alongside their friends in…
Spring Break is creeping up, for me, it feels faster than expected. What have you got planned for Spring Break this year? With most people working from home, having the kids at home all day is an option many would like to avoid. It’s either book some holiday time off or find a camp. My preference is camp and there are many available that have taken measures to ensure they are COVID safe.
Camps are a great way to let your child try something new or advance a skill set. There are opportunities for your children to perform, build, and move around, but most importantly, have a lot of fun!
Here are some organizations offering exciting camps in the Lower Mainland this March.
Lights Up Musical Theatre Schools – Camp Season 2021
Vancouver & throughout Lower Mainland
Ages 4–13, Select teen camps, Spring Break, and Summer.
Sing, Dance, Act, SHINE! at a Lights Up Theatre Camp this year! Put together a performance for family and friends in our week-long day camps. Kids work in teams, split by age to put on a show, make friends, be creative and have fun in a responsible and safe environment this summer. In-person day camps run Mon-Fri throughout the Lower Mainland.
Pedalheads bike, swim, and trail Spring Break Camp
Best known for helping kids get off training wheels and riding on their own, Pedalheads bike, swim, and trail Spring Break Camp registration is now open! Spots are filling up quickly so visit their website today to register.
LEGO Robotics Full Day Camps with Daedalos Academy – SOLD OUT
University Chapel, UBC, Vancouver
Grades 1-3 LEGO WeDo – fun building and programming, play-based learning
Grades 4-8 Ev3 Mindstorms – Star Wars Theme – building, programming, robot games.
Registration and more info at: daedalosacademy.com
Steamoji West Vancouver
2009 Park Royal South
Spring Break Camp
After a year of disruption because of Covid-19 it is more important than ever to help get your kids back on track. Scholars Education & Steamoji Maker Spaces have teamed up together to offer full-day Spring Break camps combining a mix of academic preparation and hands-on maker skills.
Spring Break 2021 at Arts Umbrella
Vancouver, Surrey, Online
Let creativity flourish this Spring! Arts Umbrella have a packed schedule of arts activities including Drawing & Painting, Acting, Cartooning, Comedy, Improv, Sculpture and Musical Theatre. Strict COVID protocols are in place for in-person classes and remote learning is available.
Summer is coming to an end and now is time to start planning which activities your children will be doing this Fall. Extracurricular activities are a huge part of children's growth and development. They provide an opportunity for children to have new experiences, meet new people, and learn new skills. On top of all that…
Let's get into it as we explore new ways to keep kids busy during Summer break. There are a variety of new ways through which caregivers or parents can keep their young ones busy.
More current research is showing that excessive screen time is associated with other delayed cognitive and linguistic development.