5 Special Interest Camps

Looking for special interest Summer camps for kids? Niche-loving children will have no shortage of camp programs to choose from this year, whether it be cooking programs, drama classes, and arts camps. Mini actors and actresses can use their Summer break to learn the ins and outs of the stage while future Top Chef contestants can try their hand at creating new recipes. And, there's really no place like Toronto for kids to learn all about art.

Here are 5 noteworthy Summer camps to learn about arts, drama, and cooking!

Summer Camps at Children’s Arts Theatre School

Children's Arts Theatre School is Toronto's leader in professional theatre training for young people of all ages. Summer camps run for two-weeks, at four locations in the Toronto area. There are full day or half-day sessions that provide a stimulating social and creative curriculum for Summer students. The Junior Summer Camp (ages 3-5) focuses on visual arts, storytelling, puppetry, pantomime, improvisation, and creative movement, with a performance at the end of camp week. The Intermediate Summer Camp (ages 6-9) focuses on improvisation, visual arts, role-playing, mask, mime, dance, voice, comedy, and physical theatre. The Advanced Summer Camp (ages 10-13) focuses on visual arts and advanced theatre skills, including improvisation, voice, dance, comedy, scriptwriting, and performance. The Director will assist the students in writing and developing their ideas in dramatic form.

Children’s Arts Theatre School
Four Locations in Toronto
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CAMP Petits-Chefs-We-Are! is the place to be this Summer.

Petits Chefs Academy is a fun, educational, culinary, cooking school specifically designed for children, youth, and families. It's a place where everyone comes together to learn and rediscover the value and joy of healthy, nutritional cooking and baking. CAMP Petits-Chefs-We-Are! is the place to be during the Summer Break at the cooking school for kids. The program is offered for children 6-14 years old. At CAMP Petits-Chefs-We-Are! a recipe/lunch and snack is included in the package price. Can it be that easy for busy working parents? YES and it's only at Petits Chefs Academy!

Petits Chefs Academy
9661 Jane Street - Unit #1
Maple, ON
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4Cats Arts Studio Avenue Road Summer Art Camp

4Cats Arts Studio Avenue Road is a professional art studio for children ages 2 to 15. At 4Cats, kids learn about the weird and wonderful lives of famous artists and use professional quality art materials to create masterpieces inspired by each artist’s work. Highly-trained 4Cats curators share stories and encourage art conversation as children create amazing art projects. Sign up now for Summer camp and join in some fun art adventures such as Pixelcraft Camp; Goblins, Fairies, and Gnomes Camp; Future World Camp; Shark Week; Space Camp; and much more. Camps run throughout July and August.

Cats Arts Studio Avenue Road
1823 Avenue Road
North York, ON M5M 3Z4
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Oh So Sweet Summer Baking and Decorating Workshops

Oh So Sweet is a specialty bakery in Vaughan, Ontario that offers a wide variety of 100% nut-free handmade baked goods, including cupcakes, birthday cakes, cookies, pastries, sweets, and party favours. They also offer children’s seasonal baking and decorating workshops. It's a fun and creative solution for those children (4-12 years old) who love to bake in the kitchen. The program offers your children a wonderful fun-filled, hands-on baking experience in a 100% nut-free facility. Children will learn how to measure ingredients, read recipes, and gain practical experience while baking tasty home baked goodies. The ingredients used are completely NUT FREE.

Oh So Sweet
8099 Weston Road, Unit 15
Vaughan, ON L4L 0C1
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Avenue Road Arts School Presents Summer 2014

Avenue Road Arts School presents Summer 2014! Pre-schoolers (2-5 years with a caregiver) can enjoy a week of art, drama, music, and fun while exploring enriching and creative themes. Children will learn through stories, illustrations, songs, rhythm instruments, art materials, and creative exercises. Kids JK to Grade 4 can flip open the cover and step right into the pages of some of the best-loved children’s stories around. Roald Dahl Arts Camp allows kids to write their own chapter and get set to travel on a creative journey with Charlie and Willy Wonka, Matilda, James and his peach, and Mr. Fox, as they discover the most popular children’s books written by Roald Dahl. Or try visual and performing arts programs for kids and teens that are carefully chosen and designed to offer students lots of choice, while incorporating a good balance between challenging, creative, engaging, skill-based, and fun classes.

Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON M4V 2J1
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