Giveaway: Win a spot in a kids’ week-long Spring Break art & gardening camp in Kits


muralNeed plans for Spring Break 2013? Get involved with painting a community mural and planting a garden.

We’re giving away a spot in “A Mural and Garden For Our Community” – a one week Spring Break camp at Christianne’s Lyceum in Kitsilano.

To win, comment on the blog and tell us what you (and/or your kiddo) loves about the Kits community. We’ll draw a winner Friday, March 8.

PRIZE: A Mural and Garden For Our Community

Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Ages: 5 to 10
Value: $450 + HST

The Lyceum has been asked by the strata council of Highbury Towers (Highbury between W. 4th and 5th) to create a mural for a lane way wall bordering an empty lot near their property. During this week we?ll see this project through from beginning to end with the help of a dedicated group of young artists.

We’ll work together on a design and meet with the strata to get ?nal approval. We?ll prep the wall, gather our supplies and paint our designs into reality. We?ll also condition the soil in a small garden that is part of the wall and plant indigenous, drought resistant plants to add to the wild?owers that have been sown by other community members. Even if you live in a different community, this project is an opportunity to leave your mark on this one, and take away the tools and techniques you?d need to produce a similar work of art where you live.

Through our connections to community, we get in touch with other
experiences, and other ways of thinking. Students at the Lyceum have always valued opportunities to reach out to people in our community to collect their thoughts and stories and represent them in writing and art.

Last modified: March 6, 2013

7 Responses to " Giveaway: Win a spot in a kids’ week-long Spring Break art & gardening camp in Kits "

  1. Cherish says:

    My kids and I love how everything is walkable in our neighbourhood. We walk to school, dance class, the beach, stores and more! There is no better place to live!

  2. Salvatore Stefanile says:

    Our family loves how Kits feels like a community whenever we’re in the area. Oh, and the Kits swimming pool is our second home during the summer!

  3. Sheila says:

    We love having everything within walking distance – the library, the community centre, the neighbourhood house, the family place, the playgrounds, restaurants, Kitsilano Showboat in the summer, the ice rink in the winter.

  4. Mersiha says:

    I absolutely LOVE the Kits community, because everything you could possibly want and do is around you minutes away : )))))

  5. Taraneh says:

    Congrats to Sheila! We’ll email you details.

  6. Sheila says:

    What a delightful surprise! Thank you so very much for this wonderful opportunity.

  7. stephanie says:

    This seems to be a wonderful plan. As for our spring break, we spend most of the time with our children walking along the beaches here in Vancouver and visiting some of the spots our children simply love such as parks, gardens or museums. But no matter what you do the most important thing is to enjoy the moments you spend together as much as you can.