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    Summer Art Camps in San Antonio

    Summer Art Camps in San Antonio

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    June 1-August 31, 2011

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    CULINARY ARTS

    Young Chefs Academy
    20330 Huebner Rd, Ste.110, San Antonio, TX 78258
    210.402.0023
    sanantoniotx@youngchefsacademy.com
    www.youngchefsacademy.com
    Young Chefs Academy Summer Camps
    Camps run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm or 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Join us in the kitchen where adventure begins and the fun never ends! Each week’s theme is different, so register early to get in on your favorite menu. All camp weeks offer four recipes per day ensuring lots of hands on experience, tons of learning and of course, non-stop laughs!
    http://youngchefsacademy.com/stores/content/194/files/SummerCamp2011Brochure.pdf


    DANCE

    Carver School for Visual and Performing Arts
    226 North Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202-2898
    www.thecarver.org
    Spring Session : March 26 – May 14, 2011
    The classes are eight (8) weeks
    CALL (210) 207-2719 TO REGISTER
    The Carver School of Visual and Performing Arts offers a variety of classes that provide exposure to cultural traditions and legacies and expand the opportunities children have to explore their hidden artistic talents.
    Beginning Ballet I (ages 3-10) 11- 12 PM Saturdays
    Beginning Belly Dance (ages 10 & up) 10 - 11 AM Saturdays
    Capoeira (ages 3-12) 11 - 12 PM Saturdays
    Intermediate Belly Dance (ages 10 & up) 9 - 10 AM Saturdays
    Praise Dance (ages 15 & up) 9 - 11 AM Saturdays
    Beginning Ballet II (ages 5 & up) 12 - 1 PM Saturday
    Zumba for the Family 11:15 - 12:15PM Saturday
    http://www.thecarver.org/education_csvpa.html

    Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
    1300 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207
    210.271.3151
    www.guadalupeculturalarts.org
    SUMMER MASTER CLASSES IN DANCE
    SUMMER SESSION 1: June 6-24, 2011
    SUMMER SESSION 2: July 11-29, 2011
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 3, 2011
    DANCE STUDIO LOCATION: Guadalupe Gallery, 723 S. Brazos
    Mexican Folklórico Dance Classes
    All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate choreographies.
    Flamenco Dance Classes
    Students learn basics of Flamenco dance including rhythms, footwork, and armwork. Intermediate & Advanced progress on to more challenging technique and choreographies.
    http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/education/2011sum-dance.php


    LITERARY

    Summer Festival Young Writers Camp
    Gemini Ink
    513 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 78205
    210.734.9673?
    Fax: 210.737.0688
    info@geminiink.org
    All things connect. In a playful and supportive environment, students and instructors, together, will explore the possibilities and connections among the arts as one creative experience. Myth, music, art, story-telling, poetry, sharing: a coming together while encouraging and celebrating the individual voices of young writers. Finally, on July 24th, all camp participants are invited to share their work in a public reading at Gemini Ink. Instructors: Trey Moore and Donna Peacock
    Session I (ages 13 – 18)
    Dates: Monday – Friday, July 11 – July 15, 10:30am – 1:30pm
    Session II (ages 8 – 12)
    Date: Monday – Friday, July 18 – July 22, 10:30am – 1:30pm
    http://geminiink.org/su11-12

    The University of Texas at San Antonio
    Camp held at UTSA-Downtown
    501 W Durango Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78207
    www.sanantoniowritingproject.org
    Young Writer’s Camp
    For students entering grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Session I--8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Session II--12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Dates: June 20-24
    Registration Deadline: May 27, 2011
    Young Writer’s Camp is a place where emerging writers can practice and refine their writing skills, share with others, and grow as artisans and thinkers. Each day, they will investigate the art of writing, apply the craft to their own writing, and celebrate what they’ve done with fellow campers. Contact Kelley Meyer, Camp Director for San Antonio Writing Project at darbyella@gmail.com or 210-260-3850 with any questions.
    http://www.sanantoniowritingproject.org/SM2011/YWCamps/ywc11.html


    THEATER

    Carver School for Visual and Performing Arts
    226 North Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202-2898
    www.thecarver.org
    Spring Session : March 26 – May 14, 2011
    The classes are eight (8) weeks
    CALL (210) 207-2719 TO REGISTER
    The Carver School of Visual and Performing Arts offers a variety of classes that provide exposure to cultural traditions and legacies and expand the opportunities children have to explore their hidden artistic talents.
    Theater 9:00 - 10:00a.m. Saturday
    http://www.thecarver.org/education_csvpa.html

    The Magik Theatre
    420 South Alamo, San Antonio, TX
    210.227.2751
    www.magiktheatre.org
    Camp Showbiz 2011
    2-WEEK SESSIONS FOR AGES 5 & UP
    4-WEEK SESSIONS FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS AGES 10-17
    http://magiktheatre.org/education/campshowbiz2011.html

    Drama Kids Summer Camp!
    Drama Kids Summer camp for children includes a unique combination of fun, creative, and entertaining theatre activities Make the laugh. Campers this week will learn the art of comedy and clowning. In addition to a wide range of zany drama activities, campers will learn and rehearse special clown activities that will be performed for you at the their end of camp Big Show.
    NISD: June 27th - 30th Location: Northside Learning Center 6632 Bandera Rd. San Antonio Texas register at: www.nisd.net/ace 
    JISD: July 11th - 15th Location: Judson Middle School, Bldg. B. 9695 Schaefer Rd Converse, Texas 78109 (tuition includes t-shirt & crafts) register at: www.dramakids.com/tx6 
    NEISD: July 18th - 22nd Location: Canyon Ridge Elem. 20522 Stone Oak Parkway, SA, TX 78258. San Antonio Texas register at: www.communityed.neisd.net 

    The Overtime Theatre
    The Blue Star Arts Complex, 1414 S. Alamo St., Suite 103
    210.557.7562
    www.theovertimetheater.org
    The Young Playwrights' Lab and Festival
    Ages 11-16
    10-day intensive workshop - Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 29, 2011, from 9 am to 4 pm.
    As part of its outreach to the community, this summer the Overtime Theater also will cultivate young writing talent in San Antonio. Local arts educators, including Christie Beckham, Tyler Keyes and other professionals, will give workshops in acting, directing, and writing to culminate in an original short play by each student. Sample classes include The Writer’s Table, Theater History, Acting, Directing, Improvisation, and Puppetry. Each student's play then will be performed by a seasoned team of actors on the Overtime's main stage in the Young Playwrights' Festival. The plays will be performed at 6 pm on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31.
    http://theovertimetheater.org/get-involved/young-playwrights-lab-festival/

    Performing Arts San Antonio
    15717 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78232
    210.557.1187
    www.performingartssa.org
    Summer Pro Camp 2011
    PASA PRO-CAMP SUMMER 2011 PRODUCTION: “GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY”
    Start Date: Jun 13, 2011
    http://performingartssa.org/summer-pro-camp/

    The Renaissance Guild and The Carver Community Cultural Center
    Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry, SATX, 78202
    210.207.7211
    Theatre Summer Camp for Youth III
    Accepting ages 12- 18
    Date: June 13-July 1, 2011, 8am-4pm
    Registration Deadline: June 15, 2011
    The Carver Community Cultural Center & TRG have joined together again to host a 3-week theatre training program that will aid middle-high school aged students in developing and strengthening critical theatre skills-acting, set design, and tech. The camp will culminate with a performance.
    http://www.therenaissanceguild.org/article/theatre-summer-camp

    The Rose Theatre Company
    11838 Wurzbach, San Antonio TX 78230
    210.360.0004
    therosetheatreco@yahoo.com
    www.therosetheatreco.com
    Acting Camp 101: June 6th-10th or June 27th-July 1st
    Musical Theatre Camp: June 13th-17th or August 8th-12th
    Movie Magic Camp: June 20th-24th
    Tween Camp: July 11th-15th
    DVC Jr. Camp: July 18th-22nd
    Teen Camp: July 25th-29th
    http://www.therosetheatreco.com/acting_camps_for_kids_and_teens

    St. Philip’s College Academy of Fine Arts
    Watson Fine Arts Center, Dance Studio #103,
    St. Philip’s College Main Campus, 1801 Martin Luther King Drive, San Antonio TX 78203
    www.alamo.edu/spc/
    The 2 Stories of the 3 Little Pigs - Summer Musical Theater Workshop
    Date: Saturday, May 21st, 2011
    The SPC Academy of Fine Arts is holding REGISTRATION for the 2011 Summer Musical Theatre Workshop production of "The 2 Stories of the 3 Little Pigs" on Saturday: May 21st @ 10am in the Watson Fine Arts Center, Dance Studio #103. This program is developed for both Middle and High School students to participate and gain a greater understanding of the mechanics of creating a theatrical production. This 8 week workshop begins June 6th and runs through July 30th, with performances scheduled for the last week of July at the Watson Fine Arts Center. There are several roles available, and the production is under the direction of Mr. Laurence Wensel. Scholarships are available. For additional information about registration and the workshop, please contact: Nina McGrath 210-486-2704 or email nmcgrath@alamo.edu

    San Pedro Playhouse
    800 West Ashby Place
    (210) 733-7258
    info@sanpedroplayhouse.com
    CREATIVITY CAMP: IMAGINE, CREATE, DISCOVER
    Imagination and creativity will be unleashed during this three-week session as students create their own show from start to finish. Students will write the script, make costumes, build the set and STAR in their own show. June 27 - July 15.
    Ages 7 - 12 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - $250.00
    Ages 13 - 18 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - $250.00
    CAMP BROADWAY: ACT, SING, DANCE
    This three-week session will explore musical theater through song and dance. Students will take the stage as they perform scenes and numbers from some of musical theater’s most popular shows. July 18- Aug. 5.
    Ages 7 - 12 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - $250.00
    Ages 13 - 18 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - $250.00
    BROADWAY HEADLINERS - Students ages 12 - 17 are invited to audition for a summer musical theater workshop on June 4th at 11:00 a.m. We are looking for “triple threat performers” who can sing, act and dance. Only a limited number of performers will be accepted into the program. During the two-week camp, students will put together an intense Broadway-style musical revue and perform it for the community. Entrance into the program is by audition only. Audition date - June 4 at 11 am. BROADWAY HEADLINERS SCHEDULE: June 13 - June 24, 2011. Ages 12 –17
    www.sanpedroplayhouse.com/conservatory.stm

    Woodlawn Theatre
    1920 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 78250
    210.738.1117
    penningtonproductions@live.com
    www.woodlawntheatre.com
    Summer Youth Broadway Workshop at the Woodlawn Theatre
    CAMP BROADWAY
    JUNE 6 - 24, 2011
    Ages: Ages 6 - 18
    Actors will be divided into 2 groups, Ages 6 - 12 and Ages 13- 19
    CAMP HOURS: 9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday
    Summer Youth Broadway Workshop at the Woodlawn Theatre
    DISNEY'S MULAN
    JULY 11 - 29, 2011
    Ages: Ages 6 - 18
    CAMP HOURS: 9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday
    http://www.woodlawntheatre.com/index.php?pr=WORKSHOPS


    VISUAL ARTS

    Artpace San Antonio
    445 North Main Avenue
    San Antonio, TX 78205 1441
    210.212.4900
    www.artpace.org
    Camp Artpace
    CAMP 1 - 6-8 years old
    CAMP 2 - 9-12 years old
    The registration deadline for both camps is May 20th.
    Camp Artpace projects are designed to reach all types of learners, and the week-long program is structured to keep kids actively engaged through daily workshops with practicing artists. Parents and family will be able to view the students’ creations during an exhibition at Artpace on the final day of camp.
    YAIR (Young-Artists-in-Residence) Camp
    The registration deadline is July 9th.
    During the heat of July, teens will get cooking by building their portfolios through a series of artist-led workshops at Artpace. Participants are encouraged to bring previous work or ideas to polish over a two-week period at our innovative research- and practice based art camp. Student work will be featured during a closing exhibition on July 29th; participants will also receive a color catalogue for their keeping, as well as a CD with professionally photographed images of their art.
    http://www.artpace.org/docs/CampInformationAndRegistration.pdf

    Artworks
    1840 Nacogdoches Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209
    210-826-2787
    7715 Mainland Suite 103, San Antonio, TX 78250
    210.256.2787
    www.artworksartstudio.com
    2011 Summer Camp
    During camp, spend the day being an artist as we experiment with mixed-media painting, collage, drawing, and sculpture. All materials will be provided. Learn a wide range of new skills and experiment with mixed-media painting using watercolor, acrylics, collage materials, markers, oil pastels, clay, wood, wire and more. Join us by the week and choose half day or full day options. All materials will be provided.
    http://www.artworksartstudio.com/2010/11/09/summercamps/

    Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio
    12500 N.W. Military Highway, San Antonio, TX 78231
    210.302.6820
    www.jccsanantonio.org
    FINE ARTS ACADEMY
    ENTERING GRADES 3-8
    These specialty arts camps introduce budding artists to all forms of media including painting, drawing, sculpting, clay and much more. Campers will have the opportunity to work in these mediums and discover their own distinctive abilities. A gallery-style exhibition open to parents and campers alike will be the highlight of each week. Boys and girls will expand their fine arts horizons designing and creating arts & crafts pieces that will be enjoyed long after camp ends.
    http://www.jccsanantonio.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=Fine%20Arts%20Academy&category=Camp&submenu=camp

    Carver School for Visual and Performing Arts
    226 North Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202-2898
    www.thecarver.org
    Spring Session : March 26 – May 14, 2011
    The classes are eight (8) weeks
    CALL (210) 207-2719 TO REGISTER
    The Carver School of Visual and Performing Arts offers a variety of classes that provide exposure to cultural traditions and legacies and expand the opportunities children have to explore their hidden artistic talents.
    Art/Puppet (ages 5-12) 9:30 -10:30 AM Saturdays
    Ceramics (ages 10 & up) 10:30-12:30PM Saturdays
    http://www.thecarver.org/education_csvpa.html

    The D.I.Y. Factory
    529 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
    210.208.7777
    info@diyfactorysa.com
    Summer Art Camps
    Kids (ages 8-11) or Teens (ages 12-15)
    Summer Art Camps are 5 days/ 5 hours long each day (excluding the week of July 5-8, which is only 4 days) with a half hour lunch period *or* 5 days/ 2.5 hours each day, half day sessions, no lunch period.
    Parents must come in person to The D.I.Y. Factory and fill out all registration forms and pay for Summer Art Camp at least 3 business days prior to the start of that Summer Art Camp.
    http://www.diyfactorysa.com/art-camps/

    Inspire Fine Art Center Summer Art Camps
    200 Queen Anne Ct.
    210.829.5592
    inspirefineartcenter@gmail.com
    Inspire Fine Art Center is now registering for its summer art camps for children ages 6-13. Week-long half-day camps (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday) are offered in a wide variety of artistic media and focus on varied themes. For more information or to register for classes, call 210-829-5592 or visit www.inspirefineart.org.

    Paint, Paper, Scissors
    13133 NW Military Hwy, Suite #100, San Antonio, TX 78231
    210.764.7777
    info@mypaintpaperscissors.com
    Check website for a full list of camps.
    http://www.mypaintpaperscissors.com/camp.htm

    Southwest School of Art
    300 Augusta, San Antonio, TX 78205
    210.224.1848
    www.swschool.org
    Summer Art Camp
    Ages 5 – 18
    Summer Art Camp offers one- and two-week long classes concentrating on a specific media or subject and provides creative learning experiences in a positive, nurturing and fun environment. All classes are taught by a professional artist who will help inspire and develop individual expression. Classes are designed to fit the skill set for a specific age range.
    https://www.swschool.org/index.php?option=com_ixxocart&Itemid=18&p=page&page_id=Summer%20Art%20Camp

    San Antonio Children’s Museum
    305 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78205
    210.212.4453
    www.sakids.org
    Three-Day Art Camp
    Grades 2-4
    July 6th, 7th & 8th / 9AM to 4 PM
    Art is a great way to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Tap into your creativity and discover your inner artist. We’ll paint like the Masters, sculpt with clay and explore a variety of mixed media. For information or to register over the phone, contact, Mary Compton 210.212.4453 ext 1310 or mary@sakids.org
    http://www.sakids.org/events/SummerCamps.aspx

    San Antonio Museum of Art: What's in Your Museum?
    200 West Jones Avenue
    (210) 978-8100
    SAMA offers four themed weeks of exciting hands-on fun in a safe educational environment. SAMA’s summer youth program, What’s in Your Museum?, incorporates a variety of activities to include gallery talks and tours, hands-on workshops with local artists, painting and drawing, storytelling, music, creative writing and more. Through these activities, students begin to understand how the museum collection can serve as a learning tool and encourage the exploration of new ideas and concepts in art and culture.
    http://samuseum.org/education/youth-and-families

     

    MUSIC

    Carver School for Visual and Performing Arts
    226 North Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202-2898
    www.thecarver.org
    Spring Session : March 26 – May 14, 2011
    The classes are eight (8) weeks
    CALL (210) 207-2719 TO REGISTER
    The Carver School of Visual and Performing Arts offers a variety of classes that provide exposure to cultural traditions and legacies and expand the opportunities children have to explore their hidden artistic talents.
    African Drumming (ages 5 & up) 12 - 1 PM Saturdays
    http://www.thecarver.org/education_csvpa.html

    Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
    1300 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207
    210.271.3151
    www.guadalupeculturalarts.org
    SUMMER SESSION: June 6-August 26, 2011
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 3, 2011
    MUSIC CLASS LOCATION: César Chávez Building, 824 S. Brazos
    Beginning Guitar: Ages 8 to Adult - Mondays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Intermediate Guitar: Ages 8 to Adult - Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Beginning Accordion with Eva Ybarra: Ages 8 to Adult - Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/education/2011sum-music.php

    Youth Orchestras of San Antonio
    Camp Dates: July 10-23, 2011 (9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays)
    Auditions Ensemble placement auditions will take place on Sunday, July 10, 2011
    Location: Saint Mary’s Hall (Orchestras A, B, X, Y)
    9401 Starcrest Drive, San Antonio, TX 78217
    www.yosa.org
    This campus is for grades 7 or higher who have played for more than two years. Placement auditions will determine your assigned orchestra.
    YOSA Summer String Camp is the only program of its kind in the San Antonio metropolitan area. This two-week day camp provides intensive instruction in orchestral studies, string technique, music theory, composition and chamber music. This is an excellent opportunity for young string musicians to strengthen their musical skills during the summer. You will be able to register for the 2011 YOSA Summer String Camp at the beginning of April. Please check back at that time to signup online. Any string player ages 8-18 with at least one year of experience on violin, viola, cello or bass is eligible.
    http://www.yosa.org/index.php/YosaPrograms/category/summer_string_camp/#


    MULTIARTS

    Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
    1300 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207
    210.271.3151
    www.guadalupeculturalarts.org
    TEEN ARTS PUENTES PROJECT SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE
    Open to all San Antonio teens, ages 13-17
    SESSION 1: June 13-July 1, 2011
    SESSION 2: July 11-July 29, 2011
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 3, 2011
    The Teen Arts Puentes Project (TAPP) is a multimedia arts and activism program for San Antonio youth. Members take workshops in theater, visual art, poetry, and film/video, with projects and events focused on fostering healthy personal relationships, community engagement, and self-reliance. Each session culminates in a performance/exhibition with a city wide tour of the show at the end of the summer.
    Students interested in participating in TAPP must fill out an application and attend orientation day. Scholarships are provided to all teens accepted into the program. http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/education/2011sum-tapp.php
    CAMP GUADALUPE
    SESSION 1: June 13–July 1, 2011; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    SESSION 2: July 11–29, 2011 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 3, 2011
    Camp Guadalupe is a culturally rich summer camp for ages 8-12 who want to explore their creativity, develop their artistic talent, make lifelong friendships and have FUN! We offer intensive multi-disciplinary experiences in creative writing, dance, media arts, music,theater arts, and visual arts. Campers select a major art focus in the morning, and a minor discipline to study in the afternoon. Camp Guadalupe is packed with a full day of arts activities including snacks and a supervised lunch. Each session culminates in a performance in which all students participate.
    http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/education/2011sum-camp.php


    OTHER

    Witte Museum
    3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
    210.357.1900
    www.wittemuseum.org
    Adventure Club at the Witte Museum
    An entire week of day camps for children in grades 1 - 2 and 3 - 5, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Amazon Adventure
    July 11 - 15 and July 25 - 29
    This week-long exhibit exploration of Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches comes alive with hands-on and fun interactives, original artifacts, live fish and other creatures!
    Expedition San Antonio River
    July 18 - 22 and August 1 - 5
    Spend a week exploring our own jewel--the San Antonio River!
    http://www.wittemuseum.org/index.php/education/kids

     

    If your organization offers arts releated summer camps, and would like to be listed, please contact Linsey Whitehead at linsey.whitehead@sanantonio.gov.


    The City of San Antonio does not warrant or guarantee the quality of any of the listed programs that are not provided by City departments. This list is intended to provide general information regarding the listed programs and does not indicate any endorsement on the part of the City.


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