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Ross Creek is building! We are thrilled to announce a major collaboration with Dalhousie, Coastal Studios, University of Arizona(Tucson), The Nova Scotia Community College and its Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology program among many others for an incredible new project. Click here for more.
Amili Gelbman is coming! Returning after a great first residency last February, she thought she’d see Canada in its spring-time glory. She will be offering a one day workshop - click here to find out more.
We have had dozens of volunteers from the CFB Greenwood and the community this weekend to help make the above project possible. They are working with us to build the accommodations needed for the partners to come and build our new year-round dining hall! Find out more about this extraordinary project and see some of the pictures here.
We need some help! If you have some power tools or small backhoe etc. you can lend us for the next month or more, please let us know (chop saw, table saw, generator, etc).
Our own Lego Robotics Team #FLL has won top score and project innovation awards at the RecentProvincial Championships at Acadia University, and won a spot at the first ever International Open in Toronto this June! Congratulations to all the competitors (including many camp faces), and see more here.
Ross Creek is grateful to Country Stoves and Sunrooms for their generous support of the Residency program–the farmhouse now has a lovely new wood stove!
Ross Creek is teaching architecture! We’ve been working with Glooscap school and starting at NorthEastKings to explore the world of designing and building environments that are interesting and sustainable.
Ross Creek will be doing an exciting new program for young parents and their children at-risk. Working with whole families, we will be giving free art, theatre and writing classes and providing materials for young parents with their 3-4 year old children. Thanks for the support of the Wellness Initiative Boards for their support (Greenwood and Eastern Kings).
We’re hiring NOW for mid-April and June! Positions filling fast! Click here to see the positions!
Great new programs at Ross Creek
Community Art Sunday and CAMP DAY Sunday, May 4 from 1-4
Art for all ages, plus fun, fun, fun. Come explore the arts with all ages art activities, meet some of our camp staff, have a (wait for it) Campfire (CAMPFIRE? We LOVE campfire!), S’mores and mores. A great way to explore the spring at Ross Creek!
Still space in the best arts programs around. Skill development in all the arts for kids aged 5-18, great camp setting on 178 acres overlooking the Bay of Fundy, and amazing counsellors. From Pirate week to Picasso, from robots to Rembrandt, and ballet to bongos, with pre-professional programs in music, theatre, visual arts, film, writing, choreography and dance, all on a retreat setting, this is the place to make magic and memories.
PLUS: NEW! You asked, we deliver! If you have a child aged 7-11 who HAS NEVER BEEN to overnight camp before and is thinking about it, they can come try it out for a night! For $40 plus tax, they can come and stay on Thursday night for campfire (campfire? we LOVE campfire!) and cabin, being picked up when you see the show on Friday. A great way to start your little one in the best traditions of overnight camping! Plus, in our first week of single day camps, kids of any age who haven’t been to our overnight camps before can try it out if you book for both Thursday and Friday day programs. VERY LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE
Also, for parents of eight year olds, we allow you to use your discretion about the best place (junior or intermediate program); if you choose the junior program, we suggest they comes a day camper, while we do take eight year olds for the intermediate overnight camps!
Regular residencies – Deadline June 1 for artists of all disciplines and nationalities. Click here for details.