Youth and Kids

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Pottery

The Clay Cafe is a “paint-your-own pottery” studio designed for all age groups – a relaxed, café-like atmosphere for people to enjoy painting on pottery. The studio has over 300 kinds of pottery to paint…plates, bowls, mugs, teapots, vases, and lots of cool designs for kids!

Where: Clay Cafe, Fredericton

Local Library

The local Fay Tidd Library provides a range of programs for families, including the Hackmatack Book Club for youth in grades 4-6, Toddler Tales for children aged 18 months-3 years, Babies in the Library for newborns-18 months, Preschool Storytime, and others!

Where: Fay Tidd Public Library, Oromocto

Art, Dance, and Music Lessons

Madrigal Musicians provides music lessons, dance, and art classes for children. Classes include step dancing, tap dancing, and music and movement for toddlers as well as guitar, piano, trumpet, ukulele, violin, and voice classes. Call 999-2631 or email madrigalmusicians@gmail.com to learn more.

Where: Hazen Centre, Oromocto

The Lintuhtine Music Academy of Oromocto is a place and system set up for children, youth, teens and adults to experience singing and or playing an instrument musically together.

Where: 137 Macdonald Avenue, Oromocto

Gagetown MFRC

From casual childcare so you can get to the gym or run those errands to an extensive list of programs for kids of all ages, the Gagetown MFRC has your back. Check out their monthly list of activities and programs here.

Where: Gagetown MFRC, Oromocto

Gagetown MFRC Youth Centre

The local Youth Centre has an amazing range of programs as well as a location where youth and teenagers can come to hang out, play games and video games, read, and meet friends. For more information on hours, monthly programs, and costs, click here.

Where: Gagetown MFRC Youth Centre, Oromocto

Base Gym

The Base Gym provides a wide range of programs for youths, ranging from camps and swimming lessons to laser tag and all-night parties.

Where: Base Gym, Oromocto

Youth Sports Leagues

We have a wide range of leagues for your kids, check out the list below to learn more!

Capital Area Minor Football Association

Junior Buccaneers Lacrosse Academy

Oromocto and Area Minor Baseball

Oromocto Area Soccer Association

Oromocto Minor Hockey Association

Oromocto Ringette Association

Scouts

For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, and friendship to youth. Scouts have a lot of fun discovering new things and experiences they wouldn’t have elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident, and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world. For more information about our local 1st Oromocto Scouts, please click here.

Girl Guides

Guiding provides a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun, and make a difference in the world. Girl Guides of Canada strives to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate. To learn more about our local programs, email MawiwMembership@gmail.com.

Cadets

The Canadian Cadets provide dynamic, structured youth programs for a variety of interesting and challenging activities. The programs help youth develop an increased level of self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-awareness, as well as motivate youth to improve their physical fitness, work harder at their academic studies, and give back to their communities.

We have a range of cadet programs here in Oromocto, including the Navy League of Canada-Oromocto BranchRoyal Candian Army Cadets-Oromocto (2647)Royal Canadian Sea Cadets-Nipigon (341), and Royal Canadian Air Cadets-Oromocto (334).

U-Pick

The local area has a number of farms where you can spend time outside picking your own fresh food. A number of these locations have beautiful views, take a picnic and enjoy the day! Here are just a few locations to check out.

Charlotte’s Family U-Pick Orchard – Apples, plums, and pears

Johnny Appleseed U-Pick – Apples

River View Orchard – Apples, strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins,and a corn maze in the fall

Sandow Farm – Apples

Doucett’s Orchard – Apples

Everett Family Orchard – Apples

Gilbert’s Farm – Apples and strawberries

Big Sky Sea Buckthorn – Sea buckthorn

Cameron Orchards – Apples

Sunset U-Pick – Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries