As Swiss Psychologist, Jean Piaget, once stated, “Knowledge is a consequence of experience.” There is a lot of truth to this statement and as education continues to evolve, Project-Based Learning (PBL) has become more recognized. In fact, many schools have actually taken on a Project Based Learning Model in offering their students the opportunity to…
It’s that time of year again when we are gearing up for Spring Break. Today we are highlighting three very different types of camps that offer the opportunity for kids to socialize, play games, and be introduced to experiences that might ignite a passion or new interest.
WHAT TYPES OF CAMPS APPEAL TO KIDS?
Martial Arts camps are a popular choices for kids. Their purpose is to expose kids to the learning of various martial arts skills, including self defence training and can be offered in ways that are inviting to all sorts of personalities and skill levels so nobody is left out. Using games and lessons, these games offer the take away for improved concentration, coordination, discipline, self defence, memorization and team work. These camps are often offered both indoors and outdoors.
Performing Arts camps are a non threating way for kids to be exposed to music, dance, and acting – and sometimes even visual arts (prop making). It’s an amazing introduction for many kids to interdisciplinary arts and offers a lot of opportunity for friendships to be formed and social skills to be developed as kids learn to express themselves and collaborate. Campers often build scenes and learn songs and dance routines as they work towards a performance on the last day of camp.
Teaching kids about finance can be fun when its child led and offered to them in a child led environment. According to bankrate.com, teaching kids about money at an early age can help them make better financial choices in the future.
HERE ARE 3 CAMPS TO TAKE NOTE OF THIS SPRING BREAK!
412 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. | Phone 604-568-9907
Our first featured camp is not one you see every day – The Spring Break at Academie Duello. This is the only authentic knight school for youth (ages 8 – 14) in Canada, where knightly skills are taught in a safe and engaging environment by Academie Duello’s trained instructors. Knight Camp Vancouver has been voted “Best Children’s Camp” by the Georgia Straight and takes place at our beautiful 5,000-square-foot facility in Downtown Vancouver.
5868 Selkirk St, Vancouver, BC 604-968-4501
Welcome to our Spring Camp where young minds will delve into the fundamental concepts of finance! From learning about saving to investing, and budgeting to understanding the value of money, our engaging activities and workshops will empower students to make informed financial decisions and lay a strong foundation for their future financial success. Join us for an enriching journey into the world of finance!
LIGHTS UP MUSICAL THEATRE SCHOOLS
Like all Lights Up programs, our camps teach children to work in teams, build confidence, make new friends, of course, Sing, Dance & Act, but most of all HAVE FUN!
Weeklong Musical Theatre Camps for 4-12yr old’s ending in a show!
Camps run over Spring Break and all Summer at 9 Vancouver & lower Mainland locations.
No two camps will ever look the same at Lights Up Music Theatre Schools and that's why they are so well sought out! Mike Wight, Director Since 2006, 'Lights Up' has helped thousands of children to perform at a higher level on stage and in all aspects of their lives through training in performing arts;…
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