In the heart of Lanark Highlands, MERA (McDonalds Corners/Elphin Recreation & Arts) provides the perfect backdrop for a magical summer camp experience. Children will love coming to MERA and learning from our excellent facilitators.

Summer Art Camp “Colour Your World”

July 8-12. Ages 6-10
August 12-16. Ages 8-14

Colour Your World is a vibrant haven for budding young artists aged 6 to 14 where creativity knows no bounds. Nestled in the heart of McDonalds Corners this enchanting art camp offers a kaleidoscope of imaginative experiences. Under the guidance of skilled instructors Jan Griffiths and Heather Vriends, children will explore various mediums from paintbrushes to pastels and unleash their artistic flair. From whimsical watercolour landscapes to dazzling clay sculptures, every day is a new canvas waiting to be adorned.

Circus Arts Camp

August 19-23, Ages 10-14

Celebrate your unique, weird and wacky selves at circus camp! This camp is lead by a passionate team of performance artists. Children will have the opportunity to delve into the worlds of their creativity as they create their own personas through the art of clown with Alexis Scott. They will also learn circus tricks through hoop dance with Meghan Robinson. Share and teach each other skills as we work collaboratively to create our own circus. This multimedia camp will touch on performance skills as well as crafting and making props for the performance at the end of camp.

The camp fees are $240 per child for MERA members or $300 per child for non- members.   Please note: grandchildren of MERA members are entitled to members’ rate. To register, please contact meraschoolhouse@gmail.com