I know it has been a while since my last entry…but it is for good reason. COVID-19 Return to Day Camp Guidelines: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/docs/COVID-19-Return-to-Day-Camp-Guidelines.pdf, https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/docs/COVID-19-Return-to-Day-Camp-Guidelines.pdf, limiting group sizes to 10, keeping the same groups of children together, multiple groups are allowed but they must be kept separated, increased hand washing and minimizing sharing of equipment, day camps are run by a variety of organizations such as municipalities, universities, recreation facilities, and others, day camps that choose to open must have plans based on the guidelines but do not need to submit them for approval. Since I live on a lake I hear the laughter of the young people as they play in their pools (yes, people in Canada swim in pools or the lake in the summer – – don’t ask me why, it is too cold for me!). There are thousands of waterfalls around Nova Scotia, and a hike followed by a dip in the falls is a wonderfully refreshing summer activity—not to mention a great photo op! We all went and enjoyed some good seafood and a bit of live music. We watched the races on the lake then enjoyed a BBQ of bison burgers. It made me so happy to see that Kim and Zack loved the place as much as I do. The nicest people live in Nova Scotia! “With these guidelines, children will have opportunities to learn, grow, be active, and have fun this summer in an environment that’s safe for them, their families and staff,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. Another delicious dinner was enjoyed at Boondocks on the Eastern Passage where my friend Sue joined us. Visit top-rated & … He ran off into the woods with another ball to add to his collection. For more information on any of them, visit novascotia.com #1 South Africa -vs- Cape Breton Highlands National Park Jan Select a destination to see more weather parameters. Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Lighthouses, Points of Interest & Landmarks, McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, InterContinental (IHG) Hotels in Nova Scotia. Remember, the plan is to have a big 4th of July, Sandee Birthday and Zoey Birthday Party next year, 2011 at the cottage. Explore Nova Scotia. There is an excitement, an electricity in the air. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I miss the family most of all. We’re cooking burgers and fish – a bit of surf and turf! Dec. I now want to visit summer, fall, winter AND spring. Of course it didn’t usually work out quite that way, but nevertheless the feeling was there each year as the last day of school approached. I liken it to the time when we were in grade school and that feeling that built inside of you as summer vacation grew near. There is an overwhelming appreciation of God having granted the Maritimes another summer! While at the cottage there was no lack of sweets! Sights and fun experiences abound in Nova Scotia, and there is a little bit of something for everyone. The July weather guide for Nova Scotia shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Sue came over yesterday afternoon. Visit some or all of them this summer. Sue and her whole family (about 12 folks) were there. It’s a bit ironic that I have a business need to go to Texas now, but I really don’t want to. Zj was mesmerized by the big bowl of muscles on the table and how Sue used an empty muscle as a pair of tongs to pick up the meat out of each one and pop it in her mouth. Oh sure I’d love to see the grandkids and Mike, but it’s HOT there!!!! And before any of my Maritime friends read this and get offended – – be sure that it is a compliment. Nova Scotia weather in July 2021. Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, released COVID-19 guidelines all summer day camps must follow, today, June 12. If I can talk anyone else into coming, I’ll give it my best shot. A mix of the charming, modern, and tried and true. “Our guidelines will help day camp operators develop plans that are tailored to their activities.”. Love –  Suse, Mom, GrandMaMa, Friend, Love. The summer is racing by, but I’m trying my best to enjoy every moment. Summertime in Nova Scotia is beautiful, fun and exciting. Helen, who cares for the cleaning of the cottage, made a lemon pie and a big pan of rice krispie treats for the kids. I liken it to the time when we were in grade school and that feeling that built inside of you as summer vacation grew near. There are usually 11 days with some rain in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July and the average monthly rainfall is 100mm. Zj awoke one morning and stepped out into the hall and smiled at me. Plans will cover key areas such as: Day camps will communicate directly with families about their specific reopening plans. Grab your beach towel and your lobster fork, and check out our guide to the best things to do in this coastal province. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Unique Things to Eat & Drink. Farmer is doing well. Nova Scotia is home to some of the best summer fun in the country.