Arts Camp

Blue Skies Arts Camp 2017: July 24th-July 28th

          Registration starts April 1st, 2017

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Magical, creative, collaborative, and joyful, Blue Skies Arts Camp is for children, 7 – 13 years old, who thrive in arts-based environments. Under the direction of Jenn Ayer and Janine DeVries, fifty children will participate in five days of workshops and activities which focus on vocal and instrumental music, material and visual arts, dance, campcraft and drama. All campers participate each day in three workshops which are led by experienced instructors who skillfully adapt their work to the Blue Skies outdoor site. For further information on the workshops that are offered this year, please select Arts Camp tab above and select Workshops 2017.

We provide leadership training along with valuable work experience for our Counsellors, Counsellors-In-Training (CITs) and student volunteers. The full-day camp takes place daily from July 24th to July 28th on the site of the Blue Skies Music Festival in Clarendon, north of Sharbot Lake, Ontario. If you have never been there, it is beautiful!

Cost: $ 250.00 per child
(special rate for families of three)

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Registration starts on April 1st. If you wish your child to attend camp this year, please fill out and submit the online registration form, click Blue Skies Arts Camp 2017. If you are unable to register online please click Camp Registration 2017 to access a hard copy. Confirmation of your registration form with a link to the waiver will be sent to you; waivers and deposit are due by May 18th, 2017. The first 50 applicants who send in their waiver and deposit are guaranteed acceptance. If you have problems with the link to the waiver, click Release and Waiver 2017 to access a hard copy.

We have bus pick-up at Sharbot Lake Beach and at Sharbot Lake Provincial Campground. The bus will bring the children back to Sharbot Lake Beach and to Sharbot Lake Provincial Campground at the end of the day for  pick-up by their families.

If you have any questions please check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Bursary Program

We provide bursaries to every school in the area so that all children have the opportunity to participate. Want to help send a kid to camp? Bursary donations gratefully received. Please contact susanann.walker12@gmail.com

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Accessibility and Blue Skies Arts Camp

We want as many children as possible to experience the magic of Blue Skies Arts Camp. We ask that parents and guardians take into account the physical geography of the camp site. Camp takes place on a very rugged piece of Ontario wilderness. The ground is hilly and uneven and the facilities are rustic. Both water and electricity are seriously limited (outhouses, no hot water and no electricity for personal use).

If your child has special needs, please contact Susan Walker susanann.walker12@gmail.com for further information.

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