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March Break camps

Ages 8-12

Bring other worlds, creatures, societies and unimaginable buildings to life

Out of This World Art is a new spin on learning drawing, colouring and creativity basics. Suit up to explore perspective, colour theory, shading, and character design; all within an otherworldly context too creative for this planet.

March 4 - 8, 2024
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off from 7:45 a.m. and pick-up by 5 p.m.)
Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton
$199

Register


Ages 8-12

Cue the lights and let the magic begin

This is your chance to get the insider's scoop on everything that goes on in front of, and behind, the curtain.

Help create a script and develop your acting talents and bring your characters to life. The fun doesn't stop there. Costumes, props, and custom set designs all come together for the finishing touches as you present your play on stage under the spot light.

March 4 - 8, 2024
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off from 7:45 a.m. and pick-up by 5 p.m.)
Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton
$199

Register


Ages 6-10

Enter the magical world of Harry Potter and Hogwarts

Spend the week with other wizards and witches making your own magical creations. At the end of the week, amaze family and friends with your fantastical Harry Potter creations.

March 4 - 8, 2024
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off from 7:45 a.m. and pick-up by 5 p.m.)
Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton
$199

Register



Summer camps

Registration opens March 1. In the past, we’ve had an end of week celebration for campers to show off their work to family and friends. This year only some camps will have a performance component. This will be indicated in the camp description.


Parent resources

Marshall d’Avray Hall | 10 MacKay Drive | Fredericton campus


On the first day

Every day

  • Lunch and snacks (no nut or shellfish products)
  • Re-fillable water bottle
  • Clothing for outdoor play (hat, sunglasses, sweater, etc)
  • Sunscreen (first applied at home)
  • Appropriate clothing for artwork
  • Required materials (listed in camp description)

Please do not bring any electronic devices or cell phones to the camps. Your cooperation is appreciated.


Marshall d’Avray Hall | 10 MacKay Drive | Fredericton campus

Drop-off: 7:45 - 9 a.m.
Pick-up: 4 - 5 p.m.

An email will be sent out with more details on drop-off and pick-up procedures.

If you need to drop-off your camper after 9 a.m., or pick-up before 4 p.m., please come to the Design Works Summer office, Marshall d’Avray Hall,10 MacKay Drive, room 320.

If you are running late, or need to sign your child out early, or your child will not be attending camp, let us know by email designworks@unb.ca or call (506) 452-6360 or (506) 453-4623.

There is a $10 late pick-up fee for any time after 5 p.m. (within the first 30 minutes) and $10 for every half hour after.


If you require financial assistance to enroll your child in camp this year, consider applying for the Design Works Summer Camp Bursary. Bursaries will be awarded based on financial need.

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Support our camps by contributing to our bursary fund. Every donation makes a difference and donors will receive a charitable donation receipt.


Participants wishing to withdraw from a Design Works camp must do so by telephone or email. A full refund of tuition minus a $50 processing fee will be issued provided withdrawals are made on or before June 1, 2024.

Withdrawals made after June 1 will receive a 50% refund unless made five days or less before the beginning of a camp.

There are no refunds for withdrawals made five business days, before the beginning of a camp, except for medical reasons. All medical requests must be made in writing and be fully supported and documented by a practicing physician with the Medical Association.

Tansfers between camps may be possible and will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

Full payment is due at registration. There is no reduction in tuition for students who join a camp late or miss class(es). Non-attendance does not constitute official withdrawal. Withdrawals must be done in person, by email or in writing to the College of Extended Learning in Fredericton. Camps are conditional on enrollment. A full refund is issued in the event that a camp is cancelled.


 

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