Toronto & GTA Events

ONGOING

Canada’s Wonderland
The 2019 season winds down but remains open weekends. Details at canadaswonderland.com.

Ontario Place
Take in a movie year-round at Cinesphere at Ontario Place, and enjoy such programming as weekly yoga classes, family activities in the East Commons and a skate park. Entrance to the park is free and open from 5 a.m. to midnight with many of the activities operating between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m.  Visit ontarioplace.com for details.

CN Tower
View Toronto through the CN Tower’s spectacular outlook including the world-famous glass floor, Skypod and glass fronted elevators. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Phone 1-416-868-6937. www.cntower.ca.

Casa Loma
One of Toronto’s top 10 tourist attractions and hospitality venues, the castle and estate gardens are open for tours and functions. For details visit www.casaloma.org.

LegoLand Discovery Centre
More than three million bricks, rides, a 4D cinema, Master Model Builder workshops and much more. www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca.

Ripley’s Aquarium
9 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Immerse yourself in a world of 20,000 aquatic animals. Details at  www.ripleyaquariums.com.

Ontario Science Centre
Enjoy hands-on experiences and engagement with science of local, national and global relevance. Details at ontariosciencecentre.ca.

Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives
The Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives features a variety of exhibitions, programs, events and hands-on activities. pama.peelregion.ca.

Rouge Park Guided Walks
Weekends and Wednesdays at various times: Take an urban wilderness adventure in Rouge Park. Deatils at www.rougepark.com/hike.

Pay-What-You-Wish Socials
5 to 8 p.m.: Visit Gibson House Museum on Thursday nights and take a self-guided tour through the historic house. Visit www.toronto.ca/museum-events for details.

Creative Play and Art Making at AGO
Visit the Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre at Art Gallery of Ontario for creative play and art making. www.ago.net.

Weekends at Bata Shoe Museum
Spend time exploring the galleries, trying on funky shoes and playing iSpy and participating in a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts. Visit batashoemuseum.ca or call 416-979-7799.

Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn
Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m.: Buy direct from local farmers and food artisans at Montgomery’s Inn. Free. Contact 416-394-8113 or visit www.montgomerysinn.com.

Sundays at the Aga Khan Museum
12 to 4 p.m.: Drop into the Aga Khan Museum’s Education Centre for family art activities inspired by current exhibitions. Ages 5 to 12. For more details, visit www.agakhanmuseum.org.

Mackenzie House
Tuesday to Friday, 12 to 4 p.m., weekends 12 to 5 p.m. Mackenzie House was the home of Toronto’s first Mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie. [email protected] or call 416-392-6915.

Montgomery’s Inn
Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Montgomery’s Inn Museum highlights the historical role played by the inn as a tavern, farm and gathering place.Email [email protected] 416-394-8133.

Spadina Museum
Tuesday to Friday, 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m.: Spadina Museum offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period. Call 416-392-6910 or email [email protected]

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site features a group of historic buildings set in the scenic Don Valley and wildflower preserve. Call 416-396-2819.

Medieval Times Toronto
Experience pageantry, horsemanship, swordplay, falconry, and romance while feasting on a medieval banquet. Call 1-888-WE-JOUST or visit medievaltimes.com.

Escape Manor
Toronto’s immersive entertainment lounge features axe throwing for ages 16 plus and various escape room experiences suitable for all ages, except the very young. escapemanor.com.

Rainbow Songs Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers
With 20 locations in the GTA you can catch these ongoing 40-minute classes where you’ll sing and dance your heart out with teachers, professional educators and musicians at Rainbow Songs. Details at rainbowsongs.com.

First Tuesday of the month
Strolling the Galleries

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.: Explore the AGO galleries with babies in tow. Tour allows for grown-up discussions where coos and cries are welcome. ago.ca.

Wednesdays
Montgomery’s Inn Farmers Market

2 to 6 p.m.: Buy direct from local farmers and food artisans. Held at Montgomery’s Inn. Museum admission free to Market visitors. Details at toronto.ca/montgomerysinn.

Third Monday of the Month
Free Night at the Museum

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.: This new initiative lets you experience the Museum, free of charge, on the third Monday of each month. Visit rom.on.ca.

First Sunday of the month
Family Flashlight Tours
11 a.m. to noon & 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.: Take a spooky flashlight tour in the Thomson Collection of Ship Models at Art Gallery of Ontario. Details and registration at ago.ca.

First Saturday of the month
Sensory-friendly Saturdays

Open to all ages and abilities, these programs at the Ontario Science Cnetre are for those affected with sensory processing difficulties and neurodevelopmental disorders. ontariosciencecentre.ca.

Saturdays and Sundays
Kid’s Crafts
Noon to 4:30 p.m.: Bring the family to visit the last home of Toronto’s first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie, and make a craft. For more details, visit Toronto.ca/mackenziehouse.

Saturday and Sundays
Family Fun Activities

1 to 4:30 p.m.: Guide your family through art projects at PAMA. No registration required. Details at www.pama.peelregion.ca.

Sundays
Meet the Aquarium Keeper

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Gather outside the coral reef tank at Royal Ontario Museum to meet the person responsible for the ROM’s fish. rom.on.ca.

Tea Time at the Inn
1 to 4 p.m.: Visit Montgomery’s Inn for a tea in the community room. Choice of sweet or savoury plate with a seasonal feature. No reservations required. $7. Call 416-394-8113.

Weekends at the Bata Shoe Museum

Spend the afternoon exploring the galleries, trying on funky shoes and playing i-Spy and participating in a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity. For more details, visit batashoemuseum.ca or call 416-979-7799.

Until October 31
History through Stitches at the Elman W. Campbell Museum
Handmade quilts created by women from the Federated Women’s Institute of Ontario at Elman W. Campbell Museum. Newmarket.ca.

Until November
Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea
Visit the Toronto Zoo’s newest special exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea this season at the zoo. Details at torontozoo.com.

Until March, 2020
9 & 99: The Howe Gretzky Exhibition

A compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia at Hockey Hall of Fame.. Details at hhof.com.

SATURDAY MARCH 7

Toronto Storytelling Festival

1 to 2 p.m. “Stories and Songs and Rhymes, Oh My”, a special presentation by storytellers Carol Ashton, Rita Cox and Sally Jaeger. Great for kids of all ages.

SATURDAY MARCH 7

Winnie-the-Pooh

Experience the timeless and universal appeal of one of the most adored fictional characters of all time – Winnie-the-Pooh –– in this immersive and playful exhibition. Kids and grown-ups of all ages are invited to discover and rediscover the magical world of this much-loved bear and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood. For more details, visit rom.on.ca

SATURDAY MARCH 14 and SUNDAY MARCH 15

Sugar Shack 2020

The fifth annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath Sugar returns to Sugar Beach to celebrate all-things maple. Spend the weekend on the beach and chase away the winter blues with live entertainment, ice activities, delicious food and sweet, sweet maple syrup. For more details, visit sugarshackto.ca

SATURDAY MARCH 14 and SUNDAY MARCH 15

KidsFest 2.0

A family-friendly indoor festival filled with inflatables, rides, games, crafts as well as live entertainment, delicious food and drinks. Interactive activities and playgrounds and vendor market. Weather permitting outdoor activities are planned as well. For more details, visit kidsfest20.com

SUNDAY MARCH 15

Muppets from Space

The Great Gonzo discovers that his family tree is rooted on another planet, and becomes the centre of a government conspiracy in this lovably goofy Muppet adventure. Casually crossing paths with a customarily eclectic mix of surprise guests (Hulk Hogan, Katie Holmes, Ray Liotta and more), Gonzo has to decide whether to stay with his friends or join his family in outer space. Ages 5+. For more details, visit paradiseonbloor.com

MONDAY MARCH 16

Kubo and the Two Strings

Ages 9+. Follow 12-year-old Kubo as he embarks on a quest to find the magical armour that once belonged to his late father. This glorious film features some of the most jaw-droppingly stunning stop-motion animation you are ever likely to see. The inventive and enchanting action-adventure at the heart of the film will leave you spellbound. For more details, visit paradiseonbloor.com

MONDAY MARCH 16 and TUESDAY MARCH 17

Weaving Workshop at the Textile Museum of Canada

Ages 8 to 14. A unique opportunity for children and their caregivers to learn weaving together. Each child will have their own loom to use each day of the workshop – one day will be spent working on the museum’s floor and table looms, and one day will be spent working on tapestry looms. Participants will take home two woven samples and learn to create a variety of woven patterns. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, visit textilemuseum.ca

TUESDAY MARCH 17

Mr. Chris and the Gassy Bubbles, Toronto Public Library, Beaches Branch

Preschool age. Mr. Chris & the Gassy Bubbles deliver a super fun & interactive music & puppet show. The Bubbles perform a variety of popular children’s songs. For more details, visit torontopubliclibrary.ca

FRIDAY MARCH 20

Dragon Egg Workshop

Ages 13 to 19. Learn how to turn Styrofoam eggs and thumbtacks into mythical Dragon Eggs. Free. All supplies provided. Materials and space are limited. Auditorium, S. Walter Stewart Library. Call 416-396-3975 for information.

SUNDAY MARCH 22

March 2020 Toronto Pug Grumble

Bring your pugs to the Dog Bowl in Trinity Bellwoods park for a Toronto Pug Grumble! There will be lots of snorting, rolling and grumbling. Pugs, Buggs, Chugs, Frugs, Jugs, Puggles and Muggles are all welcome to come. For more details, visit helmutthepug.com

SUNDAY MARCH 22

Humpty Dumpty Puppet Theatre

Have you ever seen the monkey singing “Kukaracha”? Or juggling rabbits? Or ostriches dancing the Kankan? Or… but let’s not spoil the thing. Join us for a fabulous puppet concert and we promise you won’t stay remote. No one can! This show is for kids from 2 to 99 years old. For more details, visit puppettheatre.ca

MARCH 16 to MARCH 20

Artsy and Bilingual March Break Camp

Aged 6 to 13 years old. Throughout the week, there are four different art activities every day including clay sculpture, pottery wheel, painting, mixed-media, drumming and more. Almost all art instructors facilitate the art activities in both French and English. For more details, visit lucsculpture.com

Kids March Break Photography Camps

A great way to meet new friends and have fun with photography. Kids are introduced to their cameras, and all the fun things they can do with them. Hands-on photography and field trips come together to give campers a unique learning environment where they get to explore both the creative and technical side to image making. For more details, visit gtaphotographyclasses.com

Joy of Dance Centre

Joy of Dance Kids & Teens Dance Camps has exciting dance camps for kids and teens. It’s the perfect place to spend the break, learning, making new friends and having fun. Dance camps include hip hop, street jazz, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, Bollywood and more. For more details, visit joyofdance.ca

Creative Arts Camp at Neilson Park Creative Centre

Monster Size (Ages 5 to 7) and Artist for the Week (Ages 8 to 12). Work within a theme and create a portfolio of art with professionally trained artists. On Fridays there is an art show for parents, caregivers, and siblings to see what the children have created. All art goes home with the camper. Light recreational activities, outside/ free time, and group activities each day. For more details, visit neilsonparkcreativecentre.com

Family Drop-In Activities at the Textile Museum of Canada

An afternoon of family-friendly activities. Make a repeating pattern using appliqué and go on a scavenger hunt through the exhibitions. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with admission. No registration required. For more details, visit textilemuseum.ca

Family Adventures March Break at Mackenzie House

Drop in and discover the rotten history of Toronto’s waste and learn about the roots of modern recycling in the Victorian-era! Solve the clues and riddles in our Historic House Scavenger Hunt, enjoy a cookie and apple cider warmed on the 1850’s stove, try out our recycling game and design your own image block to print on our 1845 printing press. For more details, visit toronto.ca

March Break Maker Camp at Scarborough Museum

Prepare yourself for a week of fun and creativity at Scarborough Museum. Learn how to make, bake and create in the museum’s historic buildings using traditional artisan skills. Make cool crafts including a thaumatrope optical illusion toy, bake over the hearth, play old-fashioned games indoors and out, go sledding (weather permitting) and have a blast with building challenges. For more details, visit toronto.ca

March Break at the Spadina Museum

Imagine what creatures — a dragon or mermaid perhaps — could represent your family. Learn the symbolism of colours, plants and animals, then you can let your imagination run wild to create your own one-of-a-kind family crest. Other fun activities for children of all ages include the difference challenge that gets you to spot as many differences as you can find between 1915 photos of Spadina mansion rooms and their appearance today. Plus, try your hand at some 1920s games. For more details, visit toronto.ca

March Break Adventure Camp at the Spadina Museum

Ages 7 to 10. Enjoy the beautifully restored city mansion and arts and cooking workshops. Brings out the artist in campers with painting, drawing, film, photography, radio plays and other activities. Aspiring chefs will have fun making a different historic recipe each day and tasting the results afterwards. Different recipes include Cheese Straws, sugar cookies and finger sandwiches. For more details, visit toronto.ca

 

March Break Camps 2020 Toronto/Peel/York

 

Monday to Friday March 16 – 20

Kinder Explorers (formerly Camp by the Water)

Ages 4-5

This camp is a great introduction for first-time campers, and will focus on encouraging new friendships, camper enrichment, creativity and self-expression. Campers will participate in arts and crafts, active games and many other activities. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Curiosity

Ages 6-8

Campers explore a world of imagination, creativity and culture through arts and crafts, drama, active games, science activities and cooperative programming. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Movin’ & Groovin’

Ages 5-7

For the active young camper that loves to move and groove! Led by experienced dance staff, campers will have the chance to explore movement in a safe and fun environment. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Intro to Circus

Ages 6-10

Under the instruction and supervision of our highly trained circus specialists, campers will engage in a number of circus activities such as acrobatics, trapeze, juggling and clowning. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Pop Star

Ages 8-12

Working with skilled staff, campers will participate in vocal and dance workshops designed to enhance their natural talents, while building confidence and stage presence. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Theatre: Improv

Ages 10-15

Campers are invited to explore their creativity through the art of improvisation while building their confidence and developing team-building, listening and problem-solving skills. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Creative Arts

Ages 6-8

Campers will have the opportunity to experiment with different materials and be inspired by multiple artists and cultures. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Comic Book

Ages 8-12

Narrative and artistic concepts will be explored, which will help inspire and develop the campers’ characters in the pages of their very own comic strips. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Stop-Motion Animation

Ages 8-12

From idea to storyboard to screen, campers will design and assemble their own characters, sets and props. Campers will then use our digital cameras to shoot images and work with staff to animate their stories—complete with sound effects! For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Emerging Artists

Ages 9-11

Campers will explore a variety of artistic styles, techniques and mediums in a supportive and creative environment. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Senior Arts: Clay

Ages 11-15

Campers will learn clay terminology, a variety of hand building techniques and how to use texture as surface decoration. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Young Builders

Ages 8-10

Through creative thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and a whole lot of imagination, campers will have the opportunity to build models, engineering projects and explore other design activities. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Mad Science: Machine Maniacs

Ages 8-11

Join us for a week full of creations, chemistry and cameras! Work together with your fellow engineers to build the best bridge in our shake, rattle and roll challenge. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Chess Challenge

Ages 8-12

Working with skilled staff and a Chess Master, campers learn to “see” the chessboard as tournament professionals do. They will be taught how to open a game, defend a piece, mate, avoid stalemate and more. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Intro to Magic

Ages 8-12

This camp is great for new and experienced magicians alike. With the support of staff and a professional magician, campers will learn the tricks of the trade, with opportunities to build and improve skills, as well as learn something new. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Dungeons & Dragons

Ages 10-15

Dungeons & Dragons is regarded as a foundational contemporary role-playing game. Campers use their imagination and creativity to overcome obstacles and outwit opponents. For more information, visit harbourfrontcentre.com

 

Frozen” Themed Musical Theatre Spectacular!
Ages 4 to 12
Do you have an Elsa, Anna, Olaf or Kristoff who loves to sing, dance, act and perform? If yes, then we have a program for you! Introducing… our Frozen-themed Camp Monarch, offering daily classes in singing, dancing, acting and art, plus free-play time outdoors. torontodance.org/campmonarch/camp-monarch-toronto/

March Break at the Museum
12 – 4 p.m. Every day, a new partner and new activity! Throughout March Break; Oshawa’s amazing culture groups are popping up in the Verna Conant Gallery! In the Museum houses, we will be giving tours and planning activities around our feature guests! For more information, visit oshawamuseum.org

 

March Break at the Botanical Garden

Ages 5-8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join Toronto Botanical Garden Kids for interactive, educational and engaging activities in TBG’s cozy nature-themed classroom, expansive garden and nearby ravine. March Break Camps are also great for getting a taste of our popular summer nature day camps. Register for individual days or for the entire week and get a FREE day of camp! Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Plant Superheroes

Discover fascinating plant superheroes from around the world through fun activities and games. Campers will also take home their very own “plant superhero.” Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Garden Art

This is a camp for art and nature lovers! Campers will create lots of nature-inspired art, both indoors and outdoors, as well as learn about nature artists and play art-themed games! Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Taste Buds

On this yummy day, we will put our chef hats on to make meals and drinks that will include ingredients found around the garden. To add to the fun, there will be food-related experiments, stories, games and crafts. All creations will be nut-free! Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Feathery friends

Campers will discover the great diversity of birds that visit our gardens and the adjacent ravine at this “fly” camp. They will sing with chickadees, spread their wings with blue jays, and become camouflaged like sparrows. Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Green Heroes

If your child enjoys exploring and protecting nature, then this is the camp for them! Together, we will go on outdoor adventures in the garden and adjacent ravine, create recycled crafts, tell stories, and become the ultimate “Green Heroes.” Torontobotanicalgarden.com

 

Instrument Exploration

Ages 4 to 5 and 6 to 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore the wonderful world of musical instruments and voice! Students will be introduced to the many instruments we teach at the Royal Conservatory School. Specially designed for two different age groups, these camps provide a variety of activities each day, including free play and outdoor activities. rcmusic.com

 

March Musical: Songs of the Sea and Sky

Ages 8 to 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ahoy! Join us as we set sail for a musical adventure. We will be stopping to visit a ghost ship, navigate foggy seas and arrive in harbour to sing the great jazz standard, Blue Skies. Come and join us and set your imagination free! Enjoy a creative and fun-filled week of learning songs, staging and movement routines, designing costumes, building sets, and more! March Musical students collaborate in a full production with a showcase performance for family and friends at the end of the week. rcmusic.com

 

Superhero Science at the Ontario Science Centre

Ages 5 – 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. with extended care from 8:30 – 8:45 a.m. and from 4:15 – 6 p.m. Grab your cape and get ready to unmask some spectacular superhero science. Bend light, battle magnetic forces, defy gravity and go wild for incredible animal powers. Wham! Zap! Whoosh! Is your super-identity up for the challenge? ontariosciencecentre.ca

 

Drama Camp

Ages JK to Grade 6. Campers interested in drama can learn skills, watch performances and plan their own performance at the Young People’s theatre March Break Camps with locations at Young People’s Theatre in downtown Toronto and the Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts in North York. For more information, visit youngpeoplestheatre.ca

 

March Camp at the ROM

Ages 5-14, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The ROM offers an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by the world-class museum. Offering a huge variety of offerings to match most interests and abilities. The ROM’s fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee a camp experience that’s hard to beat. For more information, visit rom.on.ca

 

March Break at the AGO

Sat. March 14-Sunday March 22. 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Nine days of art and illusion! Visit the exhibition Illusions: The Art of Magic and get inspired by posters from the Golden Age of Magic; then join us in Walker Court for an immersive art-making adventure. Show us your best tricks on our March Break Magic stage and try your hand at all kinds of fun and creative activities for the entire family all break long! For more information, visit ago.ca

 

Art Quest

Ages 5-6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join in the fun on a quest of artistic proportions. Through the use of picture books, storytelling and games, campers will be introduced to a variety of visual art techniques using painting, drawing, collages, and more. Campers begin their journey into the world of visual art while developing imagination, self-confidence, and creativity. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

 

Imagine Art
Ages 6-8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This fun-filled program for young artists with big imaginations introduces them to the amazing possibilities of painting, drawing, sculpting and much more. The day will be filled with stories, games and lots more to keep young artist imaginations busy. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

 

Art Craze
Ages 8-10, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jump into art with Art Craze. This dynamic and popular program provides an exciting introduction to a wide variety of art techniques and materials. New projects every year. Painting, drawing and sculpture will be explored. New artists will be amazed by the spectacular artworks they create and returning ones will renew their skills. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

Clay Art
Ages 8-10, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore the fundamentals of creating with clay using coil, pinch pot, slab and other sculpting techniques to create a variety of functional and decorative objects. Campers will learn hand-building techniques and will also have a chance to try their hand on the potter’s wheel. Pieces will be kiln fired and ready for pick up within three weeks. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

Design it!
Ages 9-13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore how master designers create amazing 2D and 3D objects, while getting the chance to invent your own. From amazing cityscapes and blueprints to inspired inventions and prototypes, campers will see their imagination come to life while developing creative, technical and problem-solving skills through the design process. Campers will use a wide range of visual art techniques including drawing and illustration, printmaking, and model building to explore the fundamentals of everyday design. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

TV Techniques
Ages 11-14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Budding directors, script writers, and camera operators have the chance to learn the fundamentals of TV production. Experience technical training in camera, lighting and sound, and explore the creative side of writing and acting by producing the first episode of your own TV program. A premiere showing will be held in our film theatre on the final day. Each filmmaker will receive a copy of the final project. For more information, visit livingartscentre.ca

Museum Fun

Magical Shoebox

Head over to the Bata Shoe Museum for some enchanting activities. Dress up as your favourite magical character, play magical beanbag toss and string games, make some very cool magical crafts, find magical shoes in the galleries, put on a puppet show in the magical theatre and leave your magical footprint for all to see.  There’s so much to do at the magical shoebox! Tickets are $8 per child and accompanying adult. For more information, visit batashoemuseum.ca or call 416-979-7799.

Ages 4-10 – Enjoy a different craft theme each day and have fun all week with scavenger hunts, hands on playtime with tabletop activities (wooden train set, wooden doll house, build a log cabin, colouring, slates with chalk, mini dental office & more). Adult supervision required. The Museum is located at 134 Main Street South, Newmarket. To register, call 905-953-5314 or email [email protected].

 

Ceramics & Crafts
Ages 4-7 and 8-13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Campers will paint ceramics, design & paint a T-shirt, hand sew a small animal with felt, build with polymer clay, paint a canvas and much more! For more information, visit creativekidsplace.ca

 

All About STEM
Ages 4-7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. What is STEM? STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is everywhere today and in everything we do. It builds and teaches creativity, problem solving, life skills, ingenuity, resourcefulness, patience and curiosity. STEM is what shapes the future as our world grows and changes. For this camp, some of the projects include making a kaleidoscope, creating & launching a straw rocket, making a catapult and building a paddle boat that floats. Kids will also be introduced to coding using Blue-Bot, a bluetooth programmable floor robot. For more information, visit creativekidsplace.ca

 

Lego Robotics & Wacky Science

Ages 5-8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Campers will use the new Lego WeDo Bluetooth version and tablets to build their models and then to program them with simple drag & drop software. In the afternoon, they will conduct fun & educational hands-on science experiments. For more information, visit creativekidsplace.ca

 

makeBlock Robotics & Coding with Scratch
Ages 9-13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Camper’s will build robots using Makeblock kits which consist of aluminum parts, a powerful MegaPi mainboard, motors and a range of sensors. Once the robot is complete, campers will learn to program the robot using block-based programming. Campers will develop their logical thinking and design skills. Campers will also learn how to use the Scratch platform to code fun games such as Asteroids, Flappy Birds, Crossy Roads, Rock Blaster, Ping Pong, Treasure Island and many more. Campers can choose from our extensive library of games that will grow their coding skills starting from beginner to advanced. For more information, visit creativekidsplace.ca

 

Winter Survival Camp at Claremont Nature Centre, Pickering

Ages 4-12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come on an outdoor adventure with us and develop wilderness survival skills through tracking, foraging, making shelters and learning how to build a fire! Optional healthy, warm lunch available. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save. For more information, visit trca.ca

 

March Break Nature Camp at Lake St. George field Centre, Richmond Hill

Ages 6-12. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! For more information, visit trca.ca

 

March Break Nature Camp at the Humber Arboretum
Ages 4-12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This March Break give your child the opportunity to get outside, get active, and develop a lasting appreciation for the natural environment. With a focus on maple syrup harvesting and other seasonal activities, the Humber Arboretum’s March Break Nature Camp ensures a high level of activity and interest for each participant. The camp is facilitated by Nature Interpreters who work regularly throughout the year with school classes and community groups. For more information, visit humber.ca/arboretum

 

Kids’ Camp
Ages 8-12. New to our camps? This is the place to start! Kids Camp 1 introduces campers to their cameras through hands-on demonstrations and inspiring field trips! We’ll explore creative techniques that are engaging and meaningful for kids! For more information, visit gtaphotographyclasses.com

 

Explore Photo Editing
Ages 8-12. Get creative with photo editing applications, including Lightroom CC for iPads! Campers will learn the essential photo enhancement techniques necessary to transform ordinary photographs into something extraordinary! For more information, visit gtaphotographyclasses.com