Arts Explosion Camps

Now Hiring – Lead Camp Counsellor for Summer 2019

Guelph Dance is Hiring We are currently looking for a lead counsellor for our Arts explosion camps. One 6 week (approx) position for a total of 198 hrs start date end of June. Deadline for Applicatiaons Jun 21st, 2019 Send cover letter and resume to Leslie fisher at [email protected] Please find the detail below: This individual …

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“Movement is a pretty direct route to happiness”

Our Education and Outreach programs have received a new boost this season, in part due to generous funding from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between The Guelph Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast. That funding has expanded our Workshops in Schools program this year to …

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10 Reasons You Should Send Your Child to March Break Arts Explosion Camp

Our March Break Arts Explosion Camp takes place March 14-18, 2016, at the River Run Centre. Been considering signing your child up? Read on to be convinced. Here are 10 reasons you should send your kid to Arts Explosion camp. 1) Great Instructors.Outreach Artistic Director Janet Johnson hires the most amazing teaching artists to work …

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Meet Our Team of March Break Camp Instructors

Our Arts Explosion March Break and Summer Camps are a fun-filled, pressure-free exploration of the arts. Renowned local and national artists encourage children from 4-13 in all art forms. This March Break Camp is perfect for the child who loves to create: they’ll sing in a glee club, dance up a storm, make art, and get theatrical! Book …

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Exciting Changes Coming to our Popular Camps!

We were happy to announce in November that our popular Arts Explosion Camps are returning for another year! We have stimulating multi-arts programming for children ages 4-13 for a total of three weeks, so mark your calendars: March 16-20, July 6-10, and July 13-17. March Break Camp is fast approaching, so we want to let …

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Memories from Camp: Compliments All Around

Our 2014 Arts Explosion Summer Camps, from July 7-11 and 14-18, were a huge success! Heartfelt thanks go out to all of the instructors, volunteers, River Run Centre staff, and campers for an inspiring and energizing two weeks! Parents: if you didn’t have a chance to fill out a survey on your last day of …

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What Makes Our March Break Camp Magical

We had a fabulous week at our 2014 Arts Explosion March Break Camp, but then again, we always have a great time at camp! We want to share with you why our counsellors, campers, and camper parents think our camp is so magical.  Lynette Segal led the 4-5 year old campers in creative movement. Here …

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Meet Our March Break Camp Instructors!

Our Arts Explosion March Break and Summer Camps are a fun-filled, pressure-free exploration of the arts. Renowned local and national artists encourage children from 4-13 in all art forms. This March Break Camp is perfect for the child who loves to create: they’ll sing in a glee club, dance up a storm, make art, and …

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Teaching at the Arts Explosion March Break Camp

We talked to Amelia Griffin and Anik Bouvrette of Tara Luz Danse after their inspiring workshops at the Guelph Dance March Break Arts Explosion Camp. Amelia describes the experience from the educators’ perspective. Amelia: It has been almost two weeks since Tara Luz Danse visited Guelph for the March Break camp and it’s still on …

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Guelph Dance Video: What Does Dance Mean to You?

Guelph Dance asked youth: “What does dance mean to you?” Here’s what they said:We want to hear from you now! What does dance mean to you?Send us your video clips, your photos, your pictures, your favourite words, whatever you think best describes your feelings about dance––and we’ll feature them in our next video!Email to: [email protected]

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Volunteering at our Arts Explosion Camps

In this week’s blog, we hear from our Volunteer Coordinator Lindsay Morris and long-time Camp Counsellor Bernadette Cruz on the importance—and benefits—of volunteering. Our March Break Camp is coming up, and Guelph Dance is recruiting dedicated and energetic volunteers! Check out our website or contact Lindsay at [email protected] for more information. Some of our campers …

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Video Post: Allen Kaeja at the GCDF Arts Explosion Camp

Last week, award-winning choreographer and filmmaker and co-artistic director of Kaeja d’Dance, Allen Kaeja, was a guest teacher at the GCDF’s Arts Explosion Camp. He talks here about what it was like to work with the Dance Focus group––campers from 10-13 years-old with at least two years of dance experience. Don’t miss Allen’s work at …

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