Summer Arts Camps

Arts Camp I: Visual Arts & Drama (For children ages 5-8)
Visual Arts:
Using the beauty of the ocean as inspiration, children will explore drawing, painting, and sculpture techniques to create sea creatures, coral, fish and more.  Taught by the City’s Artist-in-Residence, Caroline Self.
Drama: Students will create costumes and props that will be utilized in short skits.  They will also learn techniques in pantomime to develop their facial and body language.  They should be prepared to use their whole bodies as an instrument to have fun through dancing, acting, and singing!  Taught by local certified teacher Jennifer Seals.
Fee: $100
Olde Village Community Building, 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405
June 5-9, 2017
8:30am-5:00pm

Arts Camp II: Visual Arts & Drama (For children ages 9-13)
Visual Arts:
Using the Gibbes Museum of Art’s Modern and Contemporary collection as inspiration, children will receive more in-depth instruction on drawing and painting techniques and create one to two acrylic paintings from start to finish.  Students of all skill levels will benefit from the opportunity to be creative as they make one of a kind art.  Taught by the City’s Artist-in-Residence, Caroline Self.
Drama: Students will participate in drama exercises that build the actor's voice and focus, body movements, and facial gestures. All of these skills will be utilized to create a performance and prepare the actor for future auditions.  Taught by local certified teacher Jennifer Seals.
Fee: $100
Olde Village Community Building, 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405
June 12-16, 2017
8:30am-5:00pm

Arts Camp III: Bilingual Visual Arts (English-Spanish) - For children ages 5-8
Children will learn basic art techniques through exploring a variety of media. There will be an underwater theme, along with art appreciation of famous artists whose focus was ocean subjects (including mermaids, light houses, seascapes, and shells).  Taught by local artist Dayna Lopez.
Fee: $50 |
Midland Park Arts Center, 2429 Midland Park Road, Building 200, North Charleston, SC
29406
July 10-14, 2017
8:30am-12:00pm

Arts Camp IV: Music (Piano) & Dance (Hip Hop) (For children ages 5-13)
Music:
Under the direction of local music professional and certified music teacher Jarrard Coleman, campers will explore a variety of basic musicianship and piano fundamentals, such as reading notes and rhythms, on electric keyboards.  Over the course of the week participants will also learn to play alone and in a group setting.  Students will have the opportunity to record their performances for family and friends to enjoy.  The basics of recording technology will also be discussed.  All equipment will be provided, but students may bring their own personal keyboard if desired.
Dance: Students will demonstrate an understanding of American Street Dance culture by studying the evolution of hip hop movement styles from the 1970s to the present, basic elements of hip hop dance (breaking, locking, and popping), and dance crews responsible for the growth of hip hop dance and music. Taught by local dance instructor Starr Woodall.
Fee: $100
Olde Village Community Building, 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405
July 24-28, 2017
8:30am-5:00pm

Registration begins March 1st.  A minimum number of registered students is required for the camps to take place.  Deadline for registration is one week prior to the beginning of the camp.  Register early by phone at (843) 740-5851 or email culturalarts@northcharleston.org

SUMMER ARTS CAMPS FLYER REGISTRATION FORM

Spanish flyers and registration form available upon request.

           

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