Exciting Summer Camps in The Glebe: Fun and Learning for Kids! - The Glebe BIA

Exciting Summer Camps in The Glebe: Fun and Learning for Kids!

June 4, 2024

Summer is the perfect time for kids to explore new interests, build skills, and make lifelong memories. This year, The Glebe is offering an array of fantastic summer camps hosted by local businesses, each designed to engage and inspire children in unique ways. From fashion and acting to art, robotics, and more, there’s a camp for every child's passion. Here’s a closer look at what’s on offer:

Ottawa Acting Studio: Summer Camp – Summer on Stage!

From July 8-12, the Ottawa Acting Studio invites young actors aged 7-10 to join their Summer on Stage camp. Located in the heart of the Glebe, this camp offers a fun, creative, and supportive environment for budding actors. Kids will engage in various acting exercises, such as acting games and improv, which stimulate creativity and spontaneity. They will also work with scripts, developing their skills in preparation for a final performance. The camp culminates in a showcase for family and friends, giving every child a chance to shine. Held at the Ottawa Acting Studio on Bank Street, this camp is perfect for young thespians eager to step into the spotlight.

4Cats Summer Art Camps

At 4Cats Summer Art Camps, children aged 6-12 can immerse themselves in the world of art from 9 AM to 3 PM daily. This drop-off camp encourages independence and creativity. Kids will learn about famous artists and create art inspired by their styles and mediums. Each day features different activities, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. Campers will engage in hands-on learning with experienced instructors, making art history come alive. This camp is perfect for young artists eager to explore their creativity and develop new skills.

Models International Management Fashion Camp

For tweens and teens who dream of the runway and the spotlight, the Fashion Camp by Models International Management is the ultimate summer experience. Aimed at ages 8-12 and 13-15, this camp is all about building confidence and discovering inner beauty. Campers will engage in activities such as runway walking and posing for photos to develop self-esteem and stage presence. They will learn about health, fitness, nutrition, makeup, hairstyling, and more, providing a well-rounded introduction to the fashion world. Creative projects like DIY hand scrubs, face masks, jewelry making, and t-shirt design keep the camp lively and interactive. Additionally, a field trip to Viens Moi Boutique offers insights into starting a clothing brand, while lunch at Cantina Gia adds a touch of culinary delight. Instructors provide a supportive environment, ensuring that each participant feels empowered to express themselves and discover their talents.

Summer Camps at GNAG

The Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG) offers a variety of summer camps for different age groups, blending fun, education, and adventure. From July 2nd to August 30th, GNAG has 9 weeks of programs located at the Glebe Community Center. Summer camps are filling up fast but there are still spots available in various programs across all 9 weeks. Available programs include Tennis for a variety of ages, Musical Theatre for grades 6-8, Magic Camp for grades 4-6, STEM programs for various ages, and programs that will take your campers on outdoor expeditions. Please check GNAG’s website or call them at  613-233-8713 to inquire about the most up to date availability

Kumon Summer Math and Reading Program

If you are looking for your child to gain an academic edge, consider enrolling them in the Kumon Math and Reading Program. At Kumon, your child will develop their math, reading, and writing skills while also building essential skills like confidence, time management, and independent learning. This program is an excellent way to set your kids up for success this fall and beyond by integrating structured learning into their daily summer routine. To make it even more enticing, enroll between June 1-30, 2024, to waive the Enrollment Fee of up to $80.

Businesses in The Glebe are offering a diverse array of opportunities for kids to explore their interests, build new skills, and make unforgettable memories. Whether your child is passionate about fashion, acting, art, robotics, sports, or academics, there's a camp that will inspire and engage them this summer. Don’t wait – spots are filling up fast, so register today and give your child the gift of an amazing summer adventure!