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Youth and Teen Camps

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Youth Theater Camp: (ages 6-10)

Cost: $50 per child, $25 for additional siblingtheater-camp.jpeg
Ages: 6-10
Dates: June 16 - 20
Session I: 9am - 12pm (FULL)
Session II: 1:30pm - 4:30pm*
Location: Marks Building Room 107
Instructor: Edd Garcia

To Register: CLOSED

*Please note that we have added a second Youth Theater Camp for the afternoon hours of June 16-20. The morning camp is full and unavailable for registration. Follow the link to register for the afternoon camp.

During the course of this camp the students will be devising a sharing for parents, friends, and family based off of the Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith.  Students will learn the value of playing well with others, active listening, and how it's totally okay to be your wonderful weird and silly self.  Coaxing shy young people out of their shells and helping more exuberant kids learn to focus their energy is pretty par for the course.

If you have a teen ages 10-16, check out our one day improvisation workshop HERE 

Youth Art Camp: (ages 6-10)

Cost: $75 per child, $50 for additional siblingart-camp.jpeg
Ages: 6-10
Session I: June 23 - 27, 9am - 12pm (FULL)
Session II: July 7 - 11, 9am - 12pm
Location: Trahern Building Room 403
Instructor: Susan Tomi McGolrick 

To Register: CLOSED

*Please note that we have offered a second Youth Art Camp for July 7-11. The one for June is already full. Follow the link to register for the camp in July.

Each summer, students come to APSU for this one of a kind art experience. Every day of this camp explores many different styles, techniques, and mediums of visual art in a fun to learn environment. Our instructor Susan McGolrick has extensive experience with children of all ages and giving them the best overall experience to the visual arts. Materials for the camp are included in the cost and all works created will be the property of the students. Snacks are not provided but are allowed.

Teen Art Camp: (ages 11-14)

Cost: $75 per child, $50 for additional siblingart-camp.jpeg
Ages: 11-14
Dates: June 23 - 27
Times: 1pm - 4pm
Location: Trahern Building Room 403
Instructor: Susan Tomi McGolrick

To Register: CLOSED

Just like our Youth Art Camp, this camp is a one of kind art experience. Children of this age will be given instruction in visual arts that is tailored for their unique age. Students will also be given the opportunity to explore the many styles of visual art while finding their own specialized interest. Snacks are not provided but are allowed. 

Reading Readiness Camp: (ages 4-5)

Cost: $25 per child, $10 for additional siblingreading-readiness.jpeg
Ages: 4-5
Dates: June 23 - 27, 9:30am - 11:00am (FULL)
Dates: July 7 - 11, 9:30am - 11:00am (FULL)
Location: Memorial Health Dance Studio
Instructor: Margaret Rennerfeldt 

To Register: CLOSED

APSU Dance instructor Margaret Rennerfeldt has created this special summer camp to prepare children entering Kindergarten this fall. Reading is one of the most basic learning skills and is taught during a child's first year of school. Margaret is prepared to get your child started through using basic creative dance concepts of body, time, space and energy as well as letter and word recognition and literacy awareness. She will also explore movement possibilities with music, rhythm, stories, and picture books. On the last day the camp will present a short program to our families to show what they have learned. Children should wear play clothes in which they can move around comfortably. Please send along a healthy snack for your child. Two separate sessions of this camp are being offered. Please choose the dates above.

Camp Granada Music Camp: (ages 6-11)

Cost: $75 per child, $50 for additional siblinggranada.jpeg
Ages: 6-11
Dates: July 14 - 19
Times: 9am - 2pm
Location: Music Mass Communication Building
Instructor: Eric Branscome

To Register: CLOSED

Camp Granada integrates a variety of arts and common core objectives into a music curriculum that fosters creativity and musical exploration. Activities include singing, playing instruments, movement, listening and music literacy. The program also includes kinesthetic, summer-camp style games and activities that continue to expose students to content and skills from the day’s lessons. The week concludes with a student performance of the music and skills that have been developed through the week. In this summer’s theme “Black out!” students will explore the music of Claude Debussy (Nocturnes) and Russell Peck (Cave of the Winds), and create a multi-media performance piece using black lights.

Dora Lewis Piano Camp: (ages 8-14 )

Cost: $30 per childpiano-camp.jpeg
Ages: 8 - 14
Dates: July 21 - 23
Times: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Instructor: Dora Podkovryoff-Lewis

To Register: CLOSED

Piano students of the CSA and other schools are invited to join instructor Dora Podkovryoff-Lewis in a fun three day piano camp. During the camp,students will be exposed to music theory, different piano techniques and styles, as well as music history facts and appreciation. Activities will include, but will not be limited to: singing, playing the piano, listening to music and even moving with it!! Exploring music will be the means to creation and discovery of new ways of expression. At the end of the camp, the students will perform a sample of what they have learned and experienced through the week. We will also try to share all this with senior citizens in a retirement home and give back to the community. Students of the camp get the privilege of working on the two grand pianos in the Mabry Concert Hall at APSU.