Children’s Summer Workshops Kick Off at Haldimand Museums

The Wilson MacDonald Memorial School Museum is excited to welcome children back to its popular Children’s Summer Workshops, beginning Thursday, July 8 with ‘Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice’!

The 12 workshops will run Thursdays and Fridays each week from July 8 to August 13 and are geared towards kids aged 5 to 12 years. The cost for each workshop is $27.50 per child and registration is limited to ten (10) participants per session, in keeping with provincial and public health COVID-19 safety guidelines.

This year, for the safety of our workshop participants and staff, workshops will operate out of the spacious Selkirk Community Park Pavilion, 17 Main Street West, and follow Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit and provincial guidelines for day camps including safety protocols such as mandatory screening, physical distancing, increased hand-washing or sanitizing stations and increased facility cleaning.

For a complete list of workshop themes or to register visit For additional information contact the Museum at 905-776-3319.

Edinburgh Square Heritage and Cultural Centre in Caledonia will also be offering a variety of children’s programming throughout the summer. From arts and science to mystery and mayhem, the seven live-stream workshops in July and three in-person sessions in August will offer something for everyone.

Cost for the virtual programming is $10 per child and includes a supply-kit of everything needed for the 1.5 hour session. On-site workshops will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and the cost per child is $27.50. For additional information contact the Centre at 905-765-3134 or to register