Summer Arts Camps

Visual Arts Camp I - June 6 - 10 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 5-8 taught by the City’s Artist-in-Residence, Daryle Halbert.  Children will have the opportunity to experience basic drawing and painting techniques with an emphasis on principles of basic design.

Visual Arts Camp I (Bilingual Workshop: English-Spanish) - June 13 - 17 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 5-8 taught by Cuban artist Maribel Acosta and translated by Lydia Cotton. Children will experience an explorative journey into the visual arts (Un viaje de exploraci¤în dentro de las artes visuals). Lessons will be based on the elements that manage the artist (line, color, composition, light, perspective, theme, techniques, etc.) and supported by questions, fun videos, and images that inspire the notions of art history.  First, children will learn basic techniques, then they will interpret them and work with them according to their own creativity.

Visual Arts Camp II - June 13 - 17 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 9-13 taught by the City’s Artist-in-Residence, Daryle Halbert.  Children will receive more in-depth instructions on drawing and painting techniques and complete an actual acrylic painting from start to finish.  This will be a good opportunity to strengthen art portfolios for the more serious student while having fun!  Students of all ability levels will benefit from the opportunity to be creative!

Visual Arts Camp II (Bilingual Workshop: English-Spanish) - June 20 - 24 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 9-13 taught by Cuban artist Maribel Acosta and translated by Lydia Cotton.   Children will experience an explorative journey into the visual arts (Un viaje de exploraci¤în dentro de las artes visuals). Lessons will be based on the elements that manage the artist (line, color, composition, light, perspective, theme, techniques, etc.) and supported by questions, fun videos, and images that inspire the notions of art history.  First, children will learn basic techniques, then they will interpret them and work with them according to their own creativity.

Drama Camp I - June 20 - 24 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 5-8 taught by local theatre professional Juanita Green.  Students will learn dynamic skills for acting in fun ways to build confidence and stage presence with inspiration coming from familiar fairy tales/children’s stories.

Drama Camp II - July 11 - 22 from 9 am – 12 pm
For children ages 9-13 taught by local theatre professional Juanita Green.  Students will have the opportunity to learn more intensive drama skills in a two-week performance workshop format focused on creating a performance for parents and the community at the end of the camp.

African Drum & Dance Camp - July 25 - 29 from 9 am –12 pm
For children ages 5-13 taught by Rajeeyah Mujahid of RBM African Drum and Dance.  Students will learn rhythms and techniques of drumming and dance from West African influences.  An informal performance for family and friends will showcase the skills learned in the camp. 

The fee for all camps is $50 per week.  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.  All camps take place at the Olde Village Community Building (4820 Jenkins Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405) except the bilingual camps, which take place at Midland Park Building 200 (2427 Midland Park Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.
Visit www.northcharleston.org under Cultural Arts for more information and to print registration forms.

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