Summer Camps: Arts

May 2, 2011 

Summer camps around the Lowcountry Here's a sampling of local arts camps this summer. ARTS Savannah Summer Theatre Institute Camp Name: Hairspray Musical Theatre Intensive Times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dates: July 4-31 Location: Savannah (Hilton Head/Bluffton Shuttle Offered) Ages: 13-19 Cost: 1790 with daily shuttle Notes: Join us for the fourth annual Musical Theatre Intensive. Students will be cast and work on a professionally produced production of Hairspray during the month of July. Performances occur during the final two weekends of July. Camp includes the new "4th Week" dedicated to guest artist master classes with stars of stage and screen. Visit our website for all the details. Website: www.savannahsummertheatre.com Phone Number: 888-994-7776 Email: info@savannahsummertheatre.com ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center Camp Name: ARTblast Times: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 5:30 p.m. Dates: June 20-July 22 Location: 2127 Boundary Street Ages: 6-14 Cost: $110 Notes: Our goal is to help children establish a creative outlook on life and art while having fun. Explore these topics with artist-educator CJ Norwood: Acrylic Paint and all its Wonder; Make an Impression; Collage Playground; The Masters. Scholarships are available, no extra paperwork. Website: www.artworksinbeaufort.org Phone Number: 843-379-2787 Email: cjane8163@yahoo.com ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center Camp Name: TheaterART Camp Times: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 5:30 p.m. Dates: June 13-Aug. 5 Location: 2127 Boundary Street Ages: 5-16 Cost: $110 per week Notes: Students will explore theatrical world onstage and off, and develop their own personal potential and confidence in the black box theater at ARTworks. The classes are: two in Performance Skills; Our Coastal World; Writing for the Stage, and Theatrical Design, with actor-educator Heather Denardo. Scholarships are available, no extra paperwork. Website: www.artworksinbeaufort.org Phone Number: 843-379-2787 Email: heather.denardo@yahoo.com Bluffton School of Dance & Performing Arts Camp Name: Camp make believe Times: 9-noon Dates: June 13-17 Location: 59 D Sheridan Park, Bluffton Ages: 3 to 6 Cost: $150 Notes: Camp includes dance, creative movement, crafts, acting, storytime and snack. Website: Blufftonschoolofdance.com Phone Number: 843-815-2619 Email: Blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com Bluffton School of Dance & Performing Arts (camp 2) Camp Name: Camp make believe Times: 9 a.m.-noon Dates: Aug. 1-5 Location: 59 D Sheridan Park, Bluffton Ages: 3 Cost: $150 Notes: Camp includes dance, creative movement, crafts, acting, storytime, and snacks. Website: Blufftonschoolofdance.com Phone Number: 843-815-2619 Email: Blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com Bluffton School of Dance & Performing Arts (camp 3) Camp Name: Musical theatre camp Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dates: July 18-22 Location: 59 D Sheridan Park, Bluffton Ages: 8 and older Cost: $250 Notes: Camp includes a workshop format introducing vocal and acting techniques used to put together a musical theatre performance. An informal studio performance on the last day will showcase the week's work. Website: Blufftonschoolofdance.com Phone Number: 843-815-2619 Email: Blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com Bluffton School of Dance & Performing Arts (camp 4) Camp Name: Dance camp Times: 9-1 Dates: July 25-29 Location: 59 D Sheridan Park, Bluffton Ages: 8 and older, all levels of dance experience Cost: $250 Notes: Camp includes classes in all forms of dance. Introducing techniques that students may not be able to focus on during the regular dance season. An informal studio performance on the last day will showcase the week's work. Website: Blufftonschoolofdance.com Phone Number: 843-815-2619 Email: Blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com Bluffton School of Dance & Performing Arts (summer classes) Camp Name: Summer dance classes Times: Morning and evening Dates: July 12-21, (Tuesday and Thursday) Location: 59 D Sheridan Park, Bluffton Ages: 2 to 7 Cost: $60 for the two weeks Notes: Tiny dance (2 to 3) 10:30-11; Preschool dance (3 to 5) 11-12 or 5:30-6:30 Combo (5 to 7) 5:30-6:30 Website: Blufftonschoolofdance.com Phone Number: 843-815-2619 Email: Blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com Dominique Geer Studio Camp Name: Strings Camp for Experienced Beginners Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dates: June 27-30 Location: 110 Malphrus Road, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Ages: 9 and older Cost: $100 Notes: This is a camp for students who have taken lessons or participated in a school program playing violin, viola, cello or bass. Students at this level should be able to read the notes on the D and A strings. Beginning level. Students will participate in: Drills and skills (left hand and bow hand), Ear training, Sight reading, Ensemble playing, Movement and meter, applied theory concepts, Musical games Phone Number: 843-384-9039 Email: dominique.geer@beaufort.k12.sc.us Dominique Geer Studio Camp Name: Strings Camp for Beginning Intermediate players Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dates: July 11-15 Location: 110 Malphrus Road, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Ages: 9 and older Cost: $125 Notes: This is a camp for students who have taken lessons or participated in a school program playing violin, viola, cello or bass. Students at this level should be able to read the notes on all strings. Students should be familiar with at least one 2-octave scale and a variety bowings. Students will participate in: Drills and skills (left hand and bow hand), Ear training, Sight reading, Ensemble playing, Movement and meter, applied theory concepts, Musical games Phone Number: 843-384-9039 Email: dominique.geer@beaufort.k12.sc.us Dominique Geer Studio Camp Name: Strings Camp for Advanced Intermediate players Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dates: July 18-22 Location: 110 Malphrus Road, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Ages: 9 and older Cost: $125 Notes: This is a camp for students who have taken lessons or participated in a school program playing violin, viola, cello or bass. Students at this level should be able to read the notes on all strings and be comfortable shifting and playing in position. Students should be familiar with at least one 3-octave scale and multiple bowings. Students will participate in: Drills and skills (left hand and bow hand), Ear training, Sight reading, Ensemble playing, Movement and meter, applied theory concepts, Musical games Phone Number: 843-384-9039 Email: dominique.geer@beaufort.k12.sc.us Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Name of camp: Watercolor on Canvas Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. When: June 15-16 Where: Arts Center, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island Ages: 13-adult Cost: $95 Note: This workshop leads artists of all levels through the challenges of handling watercolor on canvas. We will explore construction of a substrate, application techniques, preserving the painting, framing and hanging. Supply list will be furnished upon registration. Contact info: 843-686-3945, ext. 233 Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Name of camp: Palm Bark Puppets Times: 3-5 p.m. When: June 21 Where: Arts Center, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island Ages: 5-12 Cost: $15 Note: In this workshop we'll use native palm bark to create a fish marionette to tell your undersea stories. Your painted puppet will make a great souvenir of your summer island adventures. Contact info: 843-686-3945, ext. 233 Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Name of camp: Character Development Through Improvisation Times: 2-4 p.m. When: July 7 Where: Arts Center, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island Ages: 11-15 Cost: $15 Note: Students will learn methods of developing natural characters through sometimes unnatural means. Focus will be places on employing improv, style, voice and movement to grow our knowledge of character development. Contact info: 843-686-3945, ext. 233 Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Name of camp: Musical Kazoocicles Times: 10 a.m.-noon When: July 13 Where: Arts Center, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island Ages: 5-12 Cost: $15 Note: Join Lowcountry artist Amos Hummell in this wacky workshop where we will be crafting a kazoosaphone, a one-of-a kind musical instrument from recycled materials. Contact info: 843-686-3945, ext. 233 Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Name of camp: POP. Performing Arts Camp Times: 10 a.m.-noon (ages 5-7); 1-3 p.m. (ages 8-12) When: June 27-July 1 Where: Arts Center, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island Ages: 5-12 Cost: $100 Note: Join us as we honor the Arts Center's summer production of "Smokey Joe's Cafè"

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