Ten Spring Break Arts Activities

February 27, 2012

Looking for an arts-focused camp for the kids over spring break? Here is an assortment of activities from across the Lower Mainland guaranteed to make the week creative and fun.

Songwriting Workshop , Shabolt Centre, Burnaby
March 19-21, half days, ages 11-16
A three-day workshop on how to write lyrics and compose music with musician Gillian Hobbs. No experience necessary.

Place des Arts Spring Break Camp , Coquitlam
March 12-24, grades 6 – 8
Delve into a two-week workshop on the Bard titled Shakespeare 101: Macbeth Made Fun workshop. Discover a variety of fine-art techniques in our one-week art workshops: Art Blender, Comics Workshop
or Spring Break Pottery Camp.

Evergreen Cultural Centre Camps , Coquitlam
March 12 ? 23, ages 7 – 12
These popular camps, which include documentary filmmaking, animation, theatre and the visual arts, are sure to ignite the artist in your‚Ä® child.

Dance Matrix ? Musical Theatre/Dance Camp , New Westminster
March 19-23, ages 6-12
Participants sing, dance and act, create costumes, props and scenery for the Musical Grease. Showcase for family and friends on the last day.

Arts Umbrella Camps , Vancouver
March 12-16 & 19-23, ages 3-12
Sign the kids up for an intensive arts-infused learning experience: hands-on theatre, dance, visual, digital arts, professional programs and early childhood classes.

Circus Camp , Vancouver
March 19-23, ages 7 and up
In this week-long camp, children will learn unicycle, juggling, trapeze, trampoline, acrobatics and more culminating in a one-hour show.

Carousel Theatre Camps , Vancouver
March 19-23, ages 3-12
These exciting and supportive acting classes are geared especially for young actors ages 3 to 12 and are designed to foster imagination and creativity.

Other Activities

Kids Market on Granville Island , Vancouver
March 10-23, various dates, preschool age
Meet Rainbow the Dragon, engage in ceramics and sand art, make potato crafts and get the little one?s faces painted at the market.

Vancouver Art Gallery , Vancouver
March 19-23, all ages
Arts Agents, Arts Tracks and The Making Place will all take place daily over the break.

Community Centre Day Camps, Vancouver
March 19-23, various ages
All the Vancouver community centres have day camps for kids, many arts-based. Consult your local centre website or program guide for details.