Ocean Dance Choreographic Lab at Ross Creek this week!

Thanks to the Canada Council, we are thrilled to have 2 emerging choreographers from Newfoundland and New Brunswick here this week, working with dancers from Nova Scotia and  beyond, under the mentorship of Mocean Dance’s Sara Coffin and Susann Chui, and facetted by Larry Lavender, of North Carolina! They will be doing a sharing of their work on Friday, May 15 at 3 pm at Ross Creekfor anyone who would like to see dance developing.

New Additions to our Summer Camp! 

We’ve just added single day programs to our roster for July 2 and 3rd for kids from 5-15! Get a sample of what Ross Creek Camps are all about, and if you register your child for Thursday AND Friday, they can try staying overnight on Thursday! We have a fabulous summer lined up for you, and we want to dream of summer now. Dream with us, and plan  an extraordinary experience for your children and teens with internationally renowned instructors, fabulous and fun camp staff, great food and an amazing venue. Book here. 

SummerArts for Ages 5-7
SummerArts for Ages 8-11
SummerArts for Ages 12-18
Teen Academies for ages 14-18
Dance Summer Dance for Ages 12-18

Community Arts Events are back! Coco Love Alcorn is in the house! 

After lots of repairs and reorganizing, Community Art Sundays are all ready for you and your family and friends, with a great series of all ages art days, camp days and community suppers! Special artist guests for each one. Find out more here, and Sign up here to avoid disappointment (drop-ins welcome, but not guaranteed space).
May 22, we welcome Coco Love Alcorn for a special House Concert, and May 24th is Camp Day!

Emerging Artist Residencies

Thanks to the assistance of  the Sobey Foundation, the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is granting free and subsidized spaces in its residency program to artists in the arts from any community and artistic discipline.  Click here to find out more! Regular residencies for artists of all disciplines and nationalities – we have rolling deadlines, so email to find out if we have openings.  Click here for details.

NEW: Paying it Forward Bursaries!

We are thrilled that Jason Roth and Cheryl Steadman Roth  have donated funding for bursaries which allow young people to attend our Summer and March Break programs.Those bursary applications are online now here. In the spirit of community-building, they have asked that when you receive a bursary, you also do something nice for someone else – take time to visit someone, make some soup or cookies for a neighbour, whatever makes sense to you and if you can or are willing, send us a picture or a little note to let us know what you did to pay it forward and what the bursary means to you. If you have received bursaries in the past, and you were thrilled for your family, drop us a line here and let us know. It all makes the world a better place!

Community support and new initiatives

We are thrilled that Peter Kohler Windows and Entrance Systems is our official supplier for our cabin windows and doors. We are proud to work with this Nova Scotian manufacturer of beautiful and energy efficient products  and to build our community together! @pkwindows.

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).

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