Many organizations, businesses, and artists offer camps in the arts during the summer. This list is NOT all-inclusive. If you know of such a camp, please have the camp director or organization send camp information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen Summer Programs at Annmarie Garden
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) announces two teen summer programs, Summer Teen Workshops and the Counselor in Training Program. Make plans for your summer today and register at www.annmariegarden.org or call directly on 410.326.4640
The Summer Teen Workshops are weeklong and run throughout the summer and include pottery, glass, airbrush & graffiti, or fashion design classes. Workshops are open to teenagers of all ages and vary in cost.
Annmarie Garden’s Counselor in Training Program (the C.I.T Program) is open to teens entering Grades 10-12. The (free) C.I.T Program is a wonderful opportunity for teens to be creative, experiment, part of a team, and have fun! As a C.I.T you will gain valuable work experience and service learning hours for school, while assuming leadership roles, working alongside Annmarie Garden’s talented faculty of artists and art educators during summer camp. Teens interested in participating in the C.I.T Program must complete an application, available at www.annmariegarden.org or contact us directly at 410.326.4640. Apply today as spaces are limited!
Children Explore Interests at CSM Summer Camps
Programs for Budding Writers, Scientists, Artists, Detectives
In the carefree days of summer, kids and teens attending College of Southern Maryland camps will be exploring their interests in writing poetry, building Lego robots, engineering and building bridges, zoology and entomology, computer illustration and art—while having fun and making new friends.
“In stringent and structured classrooms, teachers don’t always have the luxury of offering topics that are outside of their curriculum and students don’t always have opportunities to linger on subjects that interest them. That’s why summer vacation is so important,” said CSM Youth Program Coordinator John Terlesky. “We try to design our summer programs so that there will be something for everyone, whether the student is interested in space, animals, computers or art, the subjects can be explored at the student’s pace.”
Kids’ and Teen College camps run June 18 through Aug. 16 at CSM’s La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. Classes are full days 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or half days from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 4:30 p.m. Kids’ College programs are for children ages 5-10 years old; Teen College programs are for 11- to 17-year-olds. Programs include arts and crafts, music and theater, engineering and information technology, languages and literature, math and game strategies, sports and athletics, and science.
To view videos of CSM Kids’ College alumni Blake, click here and here.
Summer Intensive 2012 at Ballet Arts Academy
The Ballet Arts Academy at the Old Waldorf School is gearing up for an exciting summer 2012. We are now auditioning students and taking registration for what will be our most exciting Summer Intensive Program to date. International instructors and choreographers will be joining Oscar C. Hawkins, Artistic Director, in conducting classes for beginner to advanced level students in technique, pointe, pas de deux, character and court dance, and contemporary ballet. Angelina Gray, pre-ballet instructor, will also be holding classes to teach age-appropriate ballet technique as well as ballet-themed arts and crafts for children ages 5-8. Classes will be held at the Old Waldorf School, Monday through Friday 9 am to 3 pm. Extended programming is also being offered from 6:30 am to 9 am and from 3 pm to 5 pm.
The Ballet Arts Academy is a non-profit organization devoted to the teaching of classical Russian ballet techniques through the Vaganova methodology. Scholarships are available on a first come-first serve basis for students who wish to dance but are unable to meet the financial requirements for this program.
Summer Camps at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
This year, Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum is offering more camps than ever before! Summer camps at JPPM run Monday-Friday from 9AM – 4PM and cost $135. All camps are held at JPPM in St. Leonard, MD and campers are asked to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet and muddy. They will need to bring sunscreen, a hat, a water bottle, bug repellent, a mid-morning snack, a bag lunch and drink. In addition to the educational benefits of a JPPM summer camp, the campers have a blast; there is an offering for almost any age and interest! Register early as camps tend to fill up quickly. Applications available at www.jefpat.org! Camps include: Dirt Alert: All hands in!; Colonial Survival; Archaeology Explorers; Archaeology Detectives; Native Skills; From the Headwaters to the Estuary: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Discovery Camp; and Hands on HistoryDownload file below...
If you are ready to EXPLORE theater arts like never before, CAMP MOCKABEE is the place for you this summer. We offer workshops in such areas as Acting, Singing, Dancing, Stage Movement, Musical Direction, Vocal Technique, Directing, Producing, Stage Managing, Blocking, Character Development, Costume Design, Make-up Design, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Painting Techniques, Auditioning Skills, Resume Building, and much more… CAMP MOCKABEE is a one week program designed to BUILD and hone your SKILLS in the world of theater arts. Our talented instructors offer a FUN and ENCOURAGING atmosphere. If you have never set foot on a stage or if you are a seasoned veteran CAMP MOCKABEE IS FOR YOU! We look forward to TEACHING you this summer!
CAMP MOCKABEE FOR AGES 6-12
July 23 – 27, 2012
Half Day Sessions AM Session: 9:00 am – 11:45 am PM Session: 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Cost: $125 per Child Price includes: T-shirt, Membership Fees for 2012/2013 Season
CAMP MOCKABEE TEEN CAMP AGES 13-17
July 30-August 3, 2012
Full Day Session 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday
Cost: $225 per Teen Price includes: T-shirt, Membership Fees for 2012/2013 Season and a field trip to a show at a Washington Area Theater
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE THEATER AT 301-932-6819
CAMP IS HELD AT THE PORT TOBACCO THEATER 508 CHARLES STREET, LA PLATA, MD 20646
_Flute Magic! 2012 Flute Camp
_Flute Magic! 2012 Flute Camp Now in its 4th Year!
July 9-13, 2012 Christ Church, La Plata, Maryland Ages 8-18 Maximum 20 students
Don't Miss Out--This Camp Filled Last Year Flute lessons, Flute ensembles, Arts & Crafts, Recitals, Optional Piano Lessons Staffed by all professional flutists & educatorsvisit http://lsnell.mtacc.org for more information & registration!
EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY OFFERED FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS
Summer Environmental Institute on July 30 – August 3
Is your middle school student interested in science, being outdoors, learning by doing, and experimenting? The Calvert Marine Museum is offering the perfect program: the Summer Environmental Institute. This is a very serious name for a fun, hands-on camp experience that will give kids a chance to get out on the water, into the marsh, behind the scenes at the museum, and into science labs at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL). Camp is July 20 – August 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and participants pay only $50. Visit the website at http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/education/education-youth-summer-camps.php or call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register.
The kids will have an opportunity to talk with CBL scientists who have collected base data on the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay for over 30 years. They will learn to interpret the information, review the trends, and learn to do water sampling and analysis to see how results compare. They will explore how natural events, such as Tropical Storm Lee, can have an enormous impact on the Chesapeake Bay – and how that impact affects the environment. They will map a section of shoreline from the museum’s historic bugeye, William B. Tennison. They will see the impacts of erosion, visit a shoreline restoration project at Cove Point, and a living shoreline in Solomons as part of an exploration for solutions.
This summer camp experience is sponsored by the Calvert Marine Museum and Chesapeake Biological Laboratory with the support of a grant funded by the Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust. This partnership and combination of resources will bring environmental science to life for an unforgettable experience!
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