When talking about summer, magic and children, the first name that always comes to my mind is Sorcerers Safari Summer Camp. Sorcerers Safari is a sleep-away camp in the Haliburton Highlands about 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto. This year's camp runs from Tuesday August 30th to Sunday Sept 4th, 2011. The camp is coordinated by Mike Segal and boasts an amazingly talented and experienced staff!Not interested in a sleep-away experience?
To register or for more information, visit SorcersSafari.ca.
Take a peek at the highlights from last year's camp!
Oh, Magic Camp from Rotten Pictures on Vimeo.
Mega Magic Camp, Calgary
If you're looking for something in Western Canada, check out Mega Magic Camp with Sean Watson and Brent Smith in Calgary from August 22nd to August 26th, 2011.
To register or for more information, visit MegaMagicCamp.com.
In the Ottawa area, Eric Leclerc runs English and French language magic classes during the summer. His 2011 dates haven't been posted yet. Keep checking his website for more information.
Halton Magic Camp [added October 1, 2011]
Scott Dietrich is offering the chance of a lifetime to 20 lucky Halton children (ages 8 – 12). Halton Magic Camp is not your ordinary summer camp, over one week your child will be immersed in the magical arts while their confidence and creativity explode; something Scott is proud to have witnessed over and over again at his camps.Greater Toronto Area
Some of the Sorcerers Safari Summer Camp crew will also be teaching magic in Toronto area day camps. Some of these day camps are offering an introductory magic classes for the entire camp summer and some of the camps also offer a 'Magic Course/Specialty' that run on particular dates.
At present, the participating day camps are:
For more information about the magic taught at the day camps, contact Sorcerers Safari Summer Camp. For more information about the camps in general, or to register, contact the day camps directly.
- Bayview Glen: offers a general magic activity 3 days a week for the full summer
- Zodiac: offers a specialty magic program (a 2 week program, twice over their 8 week summer course)
- Crestwood (warning, website autostarts a video with sound): offers a general program 4 days a week for the entire summer
We hope your summer is magical!
(If you run a magic course for children and want to be included, leave a comment or send me an e-mail with your details!)