Summer Art Camps

Visual Art Camps

Kids Visual Art Camp will be taught by Amanda Adams Gordon at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, North Carolina, July 15th through July 19th.  This camp is available for students ages 6-12, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $85 per student.

If you want to sharpen your creative skills, explore new art tools, turn found objects into art, explore art themes and have some fun with other student artists then this is the class for you! Join us for an exciting time of painting, printing, drawing, mixed media, games, and more as we explore the world around us. Campers will end the week with an exhibit and simple performance for the parents, showcasing all we learn and explore. Campers will also have a collection of art projects to take home after the exhibit.

Kids New Perspective on Art Camp will be taught by Zach McCraw at The Arts Place, 502 Main Street, Danbury, North Carolina, July 29rd through August 2nd. This camp is available for students ages 7-14, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per student.

Students will be guided through various creative processes from concept to completion. Activities will include clay sculpture, painting, digital photography/video*,  interactive art experiments, and more. *Students interested in digital photography must provide their own smartphone or tablet. 

Pottery Camp

Kids Pottery Camp will be taught by Meredith Van Meter at The Arts Place, 502 Main Street, Danbury, North Carolina, June 24th through June 28th.  This camp is available for students ages 12-18, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The cost is $85 per student.  

This class will focus mostly on beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter’s wheel, providing proper technique and allowing the student to complete projects such as cups, bowls, plates, etc.  Instruction will also include glazes and firing of pottery.

Theatre Camp

Kids Theatre Camp will be taught by Brack Llewellyn at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, North Carolina, July 8th through July 12th. This camp is available for students ages 10-18, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per student. 

Students will learn the facets of youth theatre, communication, improvisation, storytelling and connecting with a young audience.

Kids Cooking Camp

NEW THIS YEAR! The Art of Cooking Camp will be taught by Patti Snyder at The Arts Place of Stokes, 500 Main Street, Danbury, North Carolina, August 12th through August 16th. This camp is available for students ages 8-14, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $85 per student.

This camp will focus on the combination of fun and creativity in the kitchen. We will teach children about the food they eat as well as nutrition awareness. We will explore all areas of the kitchen, as well as following recipes. This camp will include the children making their lunch.

Kids Take the Lead Dance Camp

NEW THIS YEAR! The Take the Lead Dance Camp will be taught by professional dancers Julianne Harper and David Hawk at The Arts Place of Stokes, 500 Main Street, Danbury, North Carolina, July 22nd through July 26th. This camp is available for students ages 12-16, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $85 per student.

Students will explore hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary styles in this camp. All levels are welcome, no previous dance experience is necessary. This camp is made possible by a collaboration of Take the Lead North Carolina, Our Communities of NW Stokes, and the Stokes County Arts Council.

 

REGISTRATION: We encourage pre-registration. You will receive $5 discount per camp.  Dress is casual and bring a bag lunch and beverage Monday through Thursday (with the exception of the cooking camp), and we will host a pizza party on Friday for all classes. We accept as payment—cash, check, credit or debit card (Visa or Master Card).

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