MERA’s dance camp is cancelled for 2020

For kids aged 7–11 (minimum 8, maximum 15 “campers”)

9 am to 3 pm at the Schoolhouse - August 12-16, 2019

Five fun-filled days of the best of dance, games and crafts. At the heart of the camp is to have campers lead with their imaginations, build their confidence, make new friends and have fun! Dance and crafts will come together in a mini-performance to celebrate the week.

MERA's Expressive Dance and Arts Camp is brought to you by:

Melissa Cornacchia lives a creative life as a dancer, movement and program facilitator, homesteader and community builder. She's building a dance community in Lanark County focused on making dance accessible to people of all ages and abilities. As a life-long learner, she regularly attends dance workshops, trainings and conferences.

Rosemary Kotze is an artist. She is inspired by the natural world and sees the beauty in all of it. She looks at and lives life through an artist’s lens, always exploring new ideas and new possibilities. Rosemary has been a long-time member of MERA and has been active with the Fibre Arts group. She has spent time working in northern Ontario and Labrador in indigenous communities, especially with children, bringing her numerous art ideas and projects with her. She is a mother and grandmother, who loves working with children and seeing their creativity come alive. For the past few years, her passion has been felting. Rosemary is excited about exploring the merging of art with dance and excited to be working with Melissa, a dear friend and neighbour.

Fees:The camp fees are $175 per child for MERA members or $195 for Non-members. Grandchildren of MERA members are entitled to the member rate.

Payments can be made via e-transfer to or mailed to MERA 974 Concession 9A Dalhousie McDonalds Corners, ON K0G 1M0 or delivered to MERA.

Days will be spent indoors and outdoors. Dress for the weather, bring a hat and sunscreen. Pack a lunch, snacks and drinks to stay hydrated.

Download the MERA Dance & Arts Camp Registration Form in Word Format here.

Download the MERA Dance & Arts Camp Registration Form in PDF Format here.

For more information about the program contact MERA: