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Girl Power
Online camp
Summer 2020

Girl power summer camps 2020

We are excited to announce that we have adapted our summer camps to be available online ensuring we are still offering programming to youth in our community! 
We will be offering 4 groups of Girl Power Camps in August for participants ages 8-12

Aug 3rd - 7th  (Camp Day Party: Aug 14th AM) (FULL Pending)

Aug 10th -14th (Camp Day Party: Aug 14th PM)

Aug 17th - 21st  (Camp Day Party: Aug 28th AM)

Aug 24th - 28th (Camp Day Party: Aug 28th PM)

All Camps Are 


&  Aimed For Participants

Ages 8-12

your week at camp...

Online activities

Art Challenges
Scavenger Hunts
Yoga/ Zumba/ Meditation 
Make your own comics
Reading Challenges
& More Surprises!

Plus... A Bonus Camp Day to Celebrate

(1/2 Day at The Lotus Centre)

Bathbomb making activity

Soap making activity

Petting zoo – With goats

Outdoor play & yard games

Snacks/water provided

Camp facilitators


Vanessa Totten-Paris 

Vanessa grew up outside of Truro, and always dreamed to have a little farm of her own. She is the owner of Totten-Paris Family Goats, which makes all natural soaps and beauty products out of goat milk. She also takes her goats on the road with her to Birthday Parties, schools, daycares, and the goats have been in 4H with her children. Totten-Paris Family Goats has been in business for 4.5 years. Vanessa is also the event planner of Craft & Vendor Events at the Legion.

She has experience working with children over the last 12 years. She has worked with children as a Student Monitor, an Educational Assistant, and a Pre-Primary Teacher over the last 4 years. Vanessa thrives to help make a difference in kid’s lives and loves the unconditional bonds she’s able to form with them.

Vanessa is a very busy parent; she is actively involved in her children’s sports and activities. Managing her son’s hockey team has been her most recent and rewarding endeavor.


“My Daughter has attended the Girl Power Camps in the previous years and she loved it. I thought it was a great camp myself and when the chance came to be a leader, I was very excited for this opportunity to help show some Girl Power to the youth that will attend Girl Power Camp.”


sarah pearson

Sarah has dedicated her career to working with families, youth and children and is passionate about helping at risk individuals reach their fullest potential. Her combination of studying Fine Arts at NSCADU and Child and Youth Work at MSVU helps her address the needs of individuals in crisis through creative interventions.

For over 15 years she has developed and facilitated various programs for The Boys and Girls Club, Department of Community Services and her own childcare business as well as various arts education programs and workshops within the community.


She has worked as a youth worker, behavioral interventionist, respite foster parent and is currently the Women's Support Worker here at The Lotus Centre.

Sarah loves spending time with her daughter and husband, drinking coffee, cuddling animals, making art and collecting records.

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How will online camp work?

Campers will be given a kit they can pick up at the centre before their scheduled camp week which will include any materials needed to complete activities. Kits will include login information for them to access to the online camp activities on the website as well instructions for all the self guided activities.

Participants will be able to pick and choose the order they do activities in and work at what ever time works fort them.


Each group of campers will also be invited to a special “Camp day,” (1/2 day of on-site socially distanced activities in person) where we will have activities for them to complete and celebrate their accomplishments from the week.

** Please note that anyone attending the in person 1/2 days will be required to follow our COVID policies and procedures. (Information will be provided upon registration)

For more information please contact:
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This program was made possible due to the generous funding from United Way, Walmart and Presidents Choice.

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