Family and youth programming

Ignite your creative spirit with the NAC’s engaging family programs and free digital resources.

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In the Spotlight

Enfance/jeunesse

The theatre doors are open again. The artists are there, full of enthusiasm, eager to welcome you and a host of other children.

Current Programs

  • Creative Camp for Kids

      Ages 5-11

    Our week-long camps are the best way to spend the summer. There is plenty to see, hear, and do, with inspiration around every corner. Your child will sing, dance, act and laugh their way through fun-filled activities led … read more

  • Offre ado 

    French Theatre is offering three delightful shows for adults and teens alike. There’s something for every personality type.

  • An off-the-road experience

    Ersatz

    Creative projects, videos, multiple resources and learning tools—that’s just a taste of what’s on offer for you to explore anytime, in the classroom or even in your living room

  • Music

    Music Circle workshop series for special needs students

    A unique opportunity for students with special needs to explore string, woodwind, brass or percussion instruments in a supportive and professional environment.

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Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.

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