H’art Offers Best on Stage Day Camp

May 21, 2013 | Featured Stories, The Box

H’art is offering a summer day camp just for kids and teens with special needs.

Best on Stage is designed for youth aged 7-15. Day campers will learn to let their best self shine while they explore theatre, dance, and music activities in The Box, an award-winning, fully-accessible downtown performing arts space at H’art Centre. Outside the Box, day campers will explore Kingston’s performing arts events, concerts, and festivals together!

Executive Director Katherine Porter believes this pilot project will open new horizons for youth with special needs in Kingston.
“Kids and teens deserve a physically accessible summer arts experience. From our experience with our adult day programs, we know the arts move people from being passive to active. The arts change the way people see themselves. They become creators, expressive, and their own best advocates.”
This day camp experience will be supervised by qualified leaders who are Developmental Service Worker graduates with CPR certification and CPIC background checks. Additional certifications include NVCI and Sign Language.
There are eight weekly sessions from July 2-August 23. You can register for single or multiple weekly sessions. Weekly sessions are $225/week. Register by June 14th.
Please call 613-545-1392 to request a registration form.

Week 1: July 2-5*
Week 2: July 8-12
Week 3: July 15-19
Week 4: July 22-26
Week 5: July 29-August 2
Week 6: August 6-9*
Week 7: August 12-16
Week 8: August 19-23

*indicates weekly sessions with statutory holidays to receive reduced rates.


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H’art Centre is located below Good Life Fitness. The building’s main entrance is off of Barrack Street. Wheelchair access and audience access to THE BOX inclusive performing arts space is available through the entrance on Wellington Street.

237 Wellington St., Kingston, Ontario, K7K 0B5

T: 613.545.1392

E: hartinfo@hartschool.ca