Arts Summer Camps

By Carlene Cobb

Arts Summer Camps in Pinellas County

Where Young Artists Enjoy Success
and Develop Their Talents

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As the curtain falls on another school year, Pinellas County students and families focus on summer plans, including exciting new Arts Summer Camps. Young artists look forward to making new friends while delving into the world of visual and performing arts where they hone their skills in drawing, painting, pottery, dancing, playing music, acting, mural design, storytelling, creative writing and beyond.

Arts Summer Camps also polish valuable life skills – creative problem solving, collaborating, socializing, building self-confidence and feeling successful.

Parents know well the wisdom of keeping young ones engaged and motivated with fresh, fun projects on sultry summer days. In Pinellas County, there are so many options — something for everyone, in grades K-12.
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Scholarships & Grants

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Scholarships and grants are available for students who qualify through Creative Pinellas, the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance’s Funding Futures program (see details at the end of this article), individual arts camps and resources including the Dunedin Youth Guild.

“These grants continue to offer a way to get more funds into the communities where they are needed to enrich lives,” says Barbara St. Clair, CEO of Creative Pinellas.

Applying for a grant or scholarship is easy to do online. Each program’s webpage provides detailed information about eligibility and how to complete the application process.

For Creative Pinellas grants, you can find the details at creativepinellas.org/opportunity/summer-camp-grant-2022. You can email summercamps@creativepinellas.org with any questions.
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Health & Safety

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Arts Summer Camp venues continue to follow the most current COVID-19 safety precautions, which will be implemented and required of participants and guests on the campus. Protocols are listed on each camp’s website, so participants will know what is required to keep everyone safe and well.

Check for updates and possible adjustments to safety requirements when camps begin in May.
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Young artists at DFAC’s Sizzlin Summer arts camp

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Dunedin Fine Art Center

Summer ART Academy
dfac.org/kids-corner/summer-camp

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Celebrating his 25th year with Dunedin Fine ART Center’s Summer ART Academy, Director of Youth Education Todd Still describes the program as “one of the premier arts summer camp programs in the Tampa Bay area, with some of the best artists and art educators in the area – multi-media experts with skills from painting to clay to drawing and dreaming.”

Every year, Still infuses popular themes (like Dinosaurs) with new, imaginative elements so art camps are fresh each year with updated variations.

“We continue to offer in-person summer camp experiences with a whole new lineup of groovy themes, such as Pandas and Pyramids, Shark Week’s Sharky Business (featuring big city sharks in suits, ties, laptops and briefcases), and Sloths and Snakes on Saturn. These unique and exciting combinations promote creativity and ingenuity that materialize in the students’ artwork, whether it be 3-dimensional, 2-dimensional, digital or even in a play or skit.”
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DFAC walks kids and parents through the safety protocols,
parent pickups and studio layouts, and how over 900 students
enjoyed camp last year, in this video.
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Click here for a PDF of the brochure from DFAC’s Summer ART Academy, with a registration form and Arts Camp information for young artists 4 1/2 to 14 years of age.

Camps are offered May 31 through August 5, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 3 pm and are divided into age groups.

At DFAC, age groups are: Mini Masters (4 1/2-5), Sizzlin‘ Summer (6-10), Mural Madness (8-10 and 11-14), iPad Explorations (8-10), Arts in Motion (8-12) and Art Squad (11-14). Before and aftercare is available. Costs range from $175 to $225.
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Sizzlin Summer arts camp

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Dunedin Fine Art Center is located at 1143 Michigan Blvd, Dunedin FL 34698, 727-298-3322.

You can find complete camp details, extended care and lunch options, and information on DFAC’s own scholarship program at dfac.org/kids-corner/summer-camp.
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Parent Reviews

“Thank you very much for all that you are doing to ensure our children’s safety. It brings us such joy to hear about our daughter’s day at camp. Looking forward to our return mid-July.”

“Thank you so much for all you are doing to keep our kids safe while getting their creativity on!”
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Arts Conservatory for Teens

Creative Workforce Summer Intensive
artsconservatoryforteens.org/creative-workforce-summer-intensive
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Dance, acting and vocal performance are the three disciplines explored in the Creative Workforce Summer Intensive offered June 13 through July 1, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. A final showcase performance is set for July 2, and parents and friends will be invited to attend.

Designed to develop students’ skills and techniques, this program also provides education about the business side of the creative workplace and the importance of self-care through health, wellness and mindfulness.

“We take a close look at corporate concerns in the creative workplace because artists need to know the value the arts bring to a community and to a corporate setting,” says Alex Harris, PhD, CEO and Co-founder of Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT). “And they need to understand the importance of health and wellness, mentally and physically.”
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Taught by Broadway actors, recording artists and dance professionals, students will participate in daily technique classes, workforce development seminars and world-class Masterclasses. Registration has begun and acceptance is competitive, based on each applicant’s audition tape and interview. Scholarships are available. To learn more and apply, click here.
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Arts Conservatory for Teens is located at 1111 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33705. For questions, email info@artsconservatoryforteens.com or call 727-346-8233.
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ACT Creative Workforce Summer Intensive Reviews

“The ACT program really helped Lily acclimate and find a friend base of kids who had similar interests. It has given her an avenue of creativity and allowed her to express herself in theater which she has always loved and never had the opportunity to do so before.” — Mother of ACT Student

“The Arts Conservatory for Teens works. It is giving children a dream, a chance and a hope.” — USF Dean of College of Arts and Sciences Frank Biafora, PhD

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Beach Art Center: Real. Life. Fun.

Creative Kids Summer Camp
beachartcenter.org/kids-camp

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Creative Kids Summer Camp is a full day camp for students entering 1st through 6th grades, June 6 through August 5, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. Extended care before and after camp is not available. Fee: $200/week for Beach Art Center members; $225/week for non-members.

Camp descriptions, policies and COVID-19 safety requirements are posted on the website. Parents are encouraged to read all the information and check for updates to CDC recommendations.

Beach Art Center Art Camps Offered This Summer

Week 1, June 6-10: Exploring the “ISM’S” – Students create colorful landscapes, seascapes and sea animals with oil and chalk pastels, watercolor and acrylics. Or Amphibian Life – Students work in the pottery studio creating ceramic pieces inspired by nature while exploring the fascinating world of amphibians.

Week 2, June 13-17: The Wonderful World in Your Yard – Painting, coloring, cutting, gluing and pasting a pop-up display of treasures discovered in students’ own backyards. Or Coral Reef Life Clay Camp – Students learn about coral and its role in the ecosystem while creating sketches, paintings and ceramic representations of coral reefs

Week 3, June 20-24: Self Portraits – Students choose a famous artist and create a portrait of themselves in that artist’s style. Or Safari to Adventure – Students study the colorful painting style of Henri Rousseau and create art in his style, using acrylic paints, markers and colored pencils. Or Clay Camp (3rd–6th graders only) where students use the wheel and slab roller, learn glazing, pugging and decal work. Messy hands are just fine!

Week 4, June 27-July 1: Space is Spectacular – Students explore and create visions of outer space, planets, black holes, rockets and stars. Or Mythological Imaginary Animals – Students create their own imaginary creatures and a final collage. Or Clay Camp again because it is very popular!
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Clay, Clay, Clay! – photo by Joyce Scalzo

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Week 5, July 11-15: Preserve our Planet – Students use reclaimed materials to create projects that reflect efforts to preserve our beaches. Or Cartooning – Students learn to draw cartoon characters and create their stories. Or Clay, Clay, Clay! (3rd-6th graders only) for more time with the wheel, hand-building and glazing.

Week 6, July 18-22: The Art of Storytelling – Group activity reigns with telling and acting out stories, creating a set and costumes from old clothing. Or Claymation Animation – Students make a short Claymation video. (They need to bring their own flash drive to save the video.) Or Clay Camp (3rd-6th graders only) so much FUN!

Week 7, July 25-29: Holiday Traditions Around the World – Food, dress and activities related to holidays in different cultures. Or Print Making – Students learn printing techniques from stamping to silkscreens and print their original designs on fabrics, T-shirts and tote bags.

Week 8, Aug 1-5: Legends of the Sea – Treasure maps, treasure hunts and finding treasures. Or Pandas Need an Adventure – Lovable Pandas become the stars of stories and colorful illustrations created to share with new friends as summer camp ends.
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Beach Art Center is located at 1515 Bay Palm Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach FL 33785, 727-596-4331. For information on safety requirements, visit beachartcenter.org/kids-camp.

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Central Park Performing Arts Center, Largo (CPPAC)

Summer Theatre Camps
largoarts.com/children/summer_camps
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Disney High School Musical, Jr.
May 31-June 18 – Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm, Ages 13-18. Mandatory Orientation: May 23 at 7 pm, Public Performances: June 17 at 7 pm & June 18 at 11 am. Cost: $395 resident / $445 non-resident

Actor, director and arts educator Mona Lim leads this three-week teen intensive musical based on the popular movie series. Disney’s High School Musical Jr. is for the student who has some performance experience and wants to dive deeper into musical theatre. Students work on vocals, movement and acting in preparation for a fully-staged production with lights, set, costumes and their amazing skills!

Disney Frozen, Jr.
July 5-23 – Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm, Ages 9-13. Mandatory Orientation: June 27 at 7 pm, Public Performances: July 22 at 7 pm & July 23 at 11 am. Cost: $395 resident / $445 non-resident

Your young performer will have fun with this introduction to musical theatre led by Mona Lim. They will build lifelong skills, make new friends and perform on a professional stage in the magical, positive production of Disney’s Frozen Jr.

Technical Theatre Production Camp
July 11-23 – Monday-Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, Ages 12-18. Public Performances: July 22 at 7 pm & July 23 at 11 am. Cost: $250 resident / $300 non-resident

Led by entertainment industry professionals, participants in this camp will work with scenery, rigging, audio, sound and lighting equipment — culminating in the live performances supporting the Disney’s Frozen, Jr. summer camp production.
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Theater Camp Scholarships are available from Creative Pinellas and the Central Park Performing Arts Foundation. Need-based and talent-based scholarships are available with limited funding.
To apply, please contact Rob Mondora, rmondora@largo.com or call 727-587-6751.

Central Park Performing Arts Center is located at 105 Central Park Dr., Largo FL 33771, 727-587-6751. To sign up for Theatre camps, visit largoarts.com.
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Note: The City of Largo Has Critical Need for Summer Camp Counselors age 18 and up. “Childcare is essential for working parents, especially during the summer months,” says Krista Pincince, Largo Recreation, Parks, & Arts Department Director. “Currently, the City of Largo only has only received half the number of applications as the number of positions that need to be filled. If we are unable to hire as many summer camp counselors as possible, the number of children that we serve will have to be reduced.”

Largo Summer Camp Leaders can enjoy a fun job with great hours that keep nights and weekends free, and an opportunity to meet new friends while building their resumes. In addition, new hires who complete the entire 10 weeks of summer camp with Largo Recreation are eligible to receive up to $300 in incentives.

“Many staff that worked for our summer camps have said that it is the best job they have ever had,” said Director Pincince. “As a young adult, you can have fun while impacting the lives of the children registered in the program.”

You can visit Largo.com/Jobs to find out more and apply.

 

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Safety Harbor Art and Music Center

safetyharborartandmusiccenter.com/shamcamp-summer-camp
SHAMc Summer Camps
9 am-3 pm
Ages 7-14
Limited to 15 students
$200 per week per child. Grants for Summer Camp may be available through Creative Pinellas at creativepinellas.org/gotosummercamp.

9 am-10 am – week 1 and 2, Spanish language, week 3 and 4-mystery activity
10 am-3 pm regular activities
Bring a bagged lunch and plenty of water also cool comfortable clothing that can get messy!!

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June 6-10 – Creative Writing Camp with Laura Kepner
Do you have a wild imagination? Are you a kid who makes up adventures without ever leaving your house? Learn how to create amazing worlds, believable characters, surprising plots and solve the world’s most intriguing mysteries. We’ll work on short stories, poetry, zines and more. This camp will make writing fun and all kids are welcome, even if writing isn’t your best subject. Supplies will be provided.

On Friday will we do a short performance of works created during the week, please bring friends and family for this event. (Note: We have a job for everyone, even those who don’t like to perform.)  Details here.

June 13-17 – Cardboard-Mixed Media Camp with Beth Warmath
Award-winning visual artist Beth Warmath will lead the class in hand building super funky art using cardboard and mixed media. We will work individually and collaboratively on projects using different textures of cardboard. Students will use their imagination to build anything they can dream up. We will work on daily projects and a gallery project. All materials will be provided.  Details here.
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June 20-24 – Recycled Art Camp with Autumn Pearson
Spend a week turning “trash” into “treasures!” In this weeklong session students will learn about the importance of recycling and being good stewards of the land, while creating magnificent works of art! Utilizing everyday items that are discarded or thrown away, such as aluminum cans, bottle tops, old cloths, newspapers and more, participants will engage in making quality individual art pieces and group projects that showcase how trash can be transformed into art. Sign up for this unique experience and you will never look at trash the same again!  Details here.

June 27-July 1 – Fine Art Camp with Autumn Pearson
​What to be an explorer? An “Art Explorer?” Join this weeklong camp and explore the many aspects of “Fine Arts.” Student will have in-depth experiences in learning about and practicing in the fine arts of drawing, painting, textiles and sculpture. Student will have the opportunity to learn the elements and principles of design, study famous artists and experience these techniques for themselves. This is a great session to try your hand at many art forms and create masterpieces for yourself!  Details here.
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Safety Harbor Art and Music Center is located at 706 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor FL 34695, 727-304-LOVE.

If you would like to be a sponsor of SHAMcamp, please contact
SHAMc at 727-725-4018 to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

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Warehouse Arts District

Aresty School for Young Artists
warehouseartsdistrictstpete.org/summercamp
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For ages 7-11. Monday through Friday, 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm. Extended hours available. Full-Day: $299, WADA Members: $274, Art Teachers & Students: $232, Supply fees included. Half-Day: $179, WADA Members: $164, Art Teachers & Students: $149, Supply fees included. Scholarships are available through Creative Pinellas.
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The Aresty School for Young Artists is located at 515 22nd St S, St. Petersburg FL 33712, 727-256-0821. Registration details are at warehouseartsdistrictstpete.org/summercamp.

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Dalí Museum

2022 Junior Docent Summer Art Camp
thedali.org/programs/camp
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The theme for this summer’s Junior Docent program is Inventing Identity and this camp is ideal for children 9 to 14 years of age.

Campers will have a lot of fun meeting new friends, creating art and learning how Salvador Dalí displayed his identity through his art. Campers learn to interpret paintings, share compelling stories and deeply understand the power of images. As a bonus, they feel empowered to think independently about art and to express their own thoughts and opinions with greater confidence.

Junior Docent Camps are available both in-person and online. For In-person Junior Docent Art Camp, The Dalí Museum and participants will abide by all Museum health & safety guidelines to help create a safe, clean environment. Students will be spaced 6 feet apart and have their own assigned workspace and individual materials.
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In-person Learning, Dates and Fees
Dates: June 13 – 17, June 27 – July 1, and July 25 – 29, 9:15 am to 4:15 pm.
Ages: Mix of middle and elementary students
Price per Week: $225 non-member/$200 member
Instructors: 3–1 to 6 student/teacher ratio
Student materials: provided by the museum

Virtual Learning, Dates and Fees
Dates: July 11–15, 9:30 am to 3 pm.
Price per Week: $85 non-member/$65 member
Ages: Mix of middle and elementary students
Instructors: 2
Student materials: List of recommended materials will be provided by the museum. Items should be purchased by individual families. Campers receive instruction via professional level of Zoom, which provides added security. Zoom can be accessed from a smart phone, tablet or computer.

June 13-17 (In-person) [Register Here]
June 27 – July 1 (In-person) [Register Here]
July 11-15 (Virtual) [Register for Virtual Camp Here]
July 25-29 (In-person) [Register Here]
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“Sketching in the Garden” is a popular activity in the Dalí’s Junior Docent Camp. Sketch books are provided and campers go out into the garden to sketch what they see – photo ©2021 – Salvador Dalí Museum, Inc., St. Petersburg FL 

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A limited number of scholarships are available for both in-person and virtual camps. For information please contact Sumaya Ayad, School Programs Manager at sayad@thedali.org.

The Salvador Dalí Museum is located at 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg FL 33701, 727-823-3767.

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Eckerd College

Summer Theatre Camp for Teens with Asolo Rep
eckerd.edu/precollege/theatre
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photo by Joe Salcedo, class of ’23

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Eckerd College partners with Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota to launch a new pre-college residential program in summer 2022, Theatre for Social Change, designed for rising 10th-12th grade students.

Blending the strengths of both institutions, Theatre for Social Change offers tools that allow students to experience social-emotional learning and creative problem solving. In this dynamic intensive, Young Artists will work with professional theatre artists to devise stories to affect social change – adapting familiar tales into epics of today.

This residential week of creating, collaborating and connecting will challenge participants to use what is important to them to grow works of art and plant seeds of change.
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Check-in: June 12, between 2:30-3:45 pm. Check-out: June 17, between 2:30-4 pm.

Cost: $695 per student includes transportation for all sessions, activities, performances, field trips to Asolo Theatre in Sarasota, program supplies, entrance fees, use of college recreational facilities, meals, lodging and snacks.

Partial scholarship requests are available. A refundable, $100 scholarship deposit is required to reserve space. For scholarship information, contact Courtney Smith, Executive Director, Continuing Education – precollege@eckerd.edu or 727-864-8312.
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Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33711, 727-867-1166.

Scholarship information can be found here. Scholarships and Financial Assistance are available thanks to a generous contribution from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation. Students must register to reserve space in the program and submit a scholarship application for review.

Find registration information here.

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Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg

mfastpete.org/programs/youth-programs
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Rising Graders 1-5 and 6-9 can make new friends and explore the world through art, archaeology, nature, wild creations and the Art & Empowerment Workshop at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg. Camps from 9 am to 4 pm. Extended care is not available. Cost: $190 MFA members, $250 Not-yet-members. Scholarships are available through Creative Pinellas. To register, call 727-896-2667, ext. 210 or sign up online.
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July 11–15, Art & Archaeology — Designed for rising 1st to 5th graders. Imagine time traveling Ancient Greece to Mesoamerica, and even right here in Tampa Bay! Explore artifacts, a mini archaeology site, and create a time capsule for a future dig. Please register by July 9.

July 18–22, Art & Nature — designed for rising 1st to 5th graders. Join a safari through the art museum galleries to discover how animals, plants, weather, water and sky inspire artists. Campers will create nature-inspired artworks and learn how artists share the beauty of nature and help protect it. Please register by July 16.
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July 25–29, Wild Creations: Art & Empowerment Workshop — designed for rising 6th to 9th graders who identify as female. Inspired by historical and contemporary female artists, campers will discover how art can be used as a tool for expression, care and advocacy. Get to know the art and advocacy of female artists featured at the MFA, including the Guerrilla Girls, Georgia O’Keeffe and Elizabeth Vigee Le Brun. Enjoy the special exhibition Fresh Up, the first solo museum exhibition of Bahamian artist Gio Swaby, whose work explores Blackness and Womanhood. Back in the classroom, participants will explore their own artistic voice through drawing, collage, painting and more. Please register by July 23.
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The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg is located at 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg FL 33701, 727-896-2667.

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Morean Arts Center

School’s Out, Art’s In Camp
moreanartscenter.org/camps
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9 Weeks of Camp Fun with visual art, glass, clay, photography and more, starting June 6. Monday-Friday 9 am-3 pm. Aftercare available until 5:30 pm for additional fee. $200 member, $250 non-member. Scholarships available through Creative Pinellas.
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Morean Arts Center, downtown St. Petersburg
Starting June 20 – Trash to Treasure Ages 7-10
Starting June 27 – Who Did That?! Ages 7-10
Starting June 27 – Who Did That?! Ages 5-6
Starting July 5 – Oh Oh Its Magic Ages 5-6
Starting July 5 – Oh Oh Its Magic Ages 7-10
Starting July 11 – Inspired By Nature Ages 7-10
Starting July 18 – Animal Kingdom Ages 7-10
Starting July 25 – Explore the Chihuly Collection Ages 7-10 Starting July 25 – Explore the Chihuly Collection Ages 5-6 Starting August 1 – Making Waves Ages 5-6
Starting August 1 – Making Waves Ages 7-10

Registration details here
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Morean Center for Clay, Warehouse Arts District, St. Pete

Weeklong Clay Camps for Teens, start dates June 6-August 1.

Registration details here

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The Morean Arts Center is located at 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg FL 33701. The Morean Center for Clay is located at 420 22nd Street South. The phone for both is 727-822-7872.

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The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art

thejamesmuseum.org/summercamp
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A young artist at the James Museum’s 2022 Art Explorers

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Come enjoy an art adventure this summer at The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art! Week-long summer day camps encourage children to get messy as they explore a variety of art making processes.

With inspiration from our collection of paintings and sculptures, campers will bring their own ideas to life in our children’s art studio. Art camp offers opportunities for hands-on learning, creative thinking and collaboration. Camp Hours 9 am–3:30 pm. Extended care before and after camp is not available. Camps designed for rising 1-6 graders, Co-ed. Cost: $250; $225 for members.
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June 13-17 – Art Explorers
Entering grades 1-3, Sold Out! Contact stacy.stockdale@thejamesmuseum.org to be put on our waiting list.

June 27-July 1 – S.T.E.A.M. Spectacular
Entering grades 4-6
Think big and bold! Combine science, technology, engineering, art and math to create dynamic 2D and 3D works. Design your own art bot, build with unique materials, sculpt with clay and try large-scale action painting.

July 11-15 – Media Mix-Up
Entering grades 1-3. Sold Out! Contact stacy.stockdale@thejamesmuseum.org to be put on our waiting list

July 25-29 – Funky Forms
Entering grades 4-6
Create funky, colorful artworks inspired by the museum’s collection of sculptures and paintings. Experiment with interesting techniques like mold-making, wire sculpture, foil embossing and fiber weaving.
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A young artist at the James Museum’s Uncycled Art Camp 2021

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Testimonials from Camp Parents
“This was our favorite camp all summer. It was fun, my son was inspired and learned new things. I appreciated the affordability, outdoor time, great hours, field trip and safety protocols.”

“A class act, all the way! Thank you for ensuring a wonderful art camp for my daughter.”

“My daughter had a great week. She came home and continued to create art. The art show was really nice. She was so happy to show her work. The pickup and drop off was seamless. We will return next year!!”
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The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art is located at 150 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701, 727-892-4200.

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American Stage

Arts Summer Camp: Powerful Stories. Boldly Told.
americanstage.org/education
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“Campers will have the opportunity to learn more about the world of theatre and develop as artists, all while learning life skills such as collaboration, communication and self-accountability,” says John Perez, American Stage Education and Engagement Associate. “We’re confident that we can help everyone ignite their creative voice!”

Students in rising grades K-12 participate in week-long sessions that delve into comedy, musical theater, playwriting, choreography, staging, ensemble exercises and music. All students are encouraged to be fearless, focused and flexible — onstage and in daily life.

One camp session experience, the Rhythm is Gonna Get You! Camp offered June 13-17 will explore the music-making process using a variety of percussion instruments – a perfect camp for students who enjoy music, movement and self-expression.

All experience levels are welcome. The teaching artist staff includes working theatre professionals who have a passion for teaching. They are trained in key methodologies, cultural competency and inclusion.
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Summer Camp Sessions Grades K-2
LITTLE RASCALS: GOT JOKES (June 6-10)
RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU! (June 13-17)
PUPPET PLAYSHOP (June 20-24)
DISNEY CLASSICS: WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER (June 27-July 1)
SUPER-DETECTIVES (July 11-15)
DANCE PARTY AROUND THE WORLD (July 18-22)
OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO WITH GREEN EGGS AND HAM! (July 25-29)
STORY-MAKERS: GALACTIC HEROES (August 1-5)

Summer Camp Sessions Grades 3-5
LAUGH FACTORY (June 6-10)
AROUND THE WORLD WITH LIN (June 13-17)
PUPPET POWER! (June 20-24)
DISNEY SIDEKICKS: “…AND PEGGY!” (June 27-July 1)
MYSTERIES UNRAVELED: ENOLA & SHERLOCK (July 11-15)
ZAP, BANG POW! HEROIC MOVEMENT & STAGE COMBAT (July 18-July 22)
WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS: EXPLORING SHEL SILVERSTEIN (July 25-29)
JOURNEY THROUGH SPACE (August 1-5)
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Summer Camp Sessions Grades 6-12

LAUGHTER IN THREE’S: COMEDY FORMATS (June 6 – 10)
MUSICAL MOMENTS OF MIRANDA (June 13 – June 17)
MUSICAL THEATRE PUPPETRY (June 20 – June 24)
DISNEY DEEP-CUTS AND HIDDEN GEMS (June 27 – July 1)
WHO DUNNIT: CREATE YOUR OWN MURDER MYSTERY (July 11 – July 15)
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: STAGE COMBAT & CHOREO (July 18 – July 22)
THE BARD AND THE BEAT (July 25 – July 29)
A TALE OF TWO GALAXIES (August 1- August 5)

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Classes are held at Admiral Farragut Academy, 501 Park Street North in St. Petersburg, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, $225 per session. Pre-care and after-care available for additional fees. Financial aid applications are available online, and American Stage offers a 10-percent discount for Military families and teachers. For more information on sessions, pricing, financial aid and safety protocols, please visit: americanstage.org/summer-camp-at-afa/, 727-823-7529, BoxOffice@americanstage.org
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American Stage Camps Reviews
“It is a great program not just for theatre, but for embracing diversity and tolerance and for building confidence.” – Camp Parent

“I’ve learned so many life lessons that I could not have gotten anywhere else… I’ve learned how to go about life as a strong-minded individual.” – Camp Student

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St Petersburg City Theatre

spcitytheatre.org/summer-camp

All Arts Summer Camps at St. Petersburg City Theatre are SOLD OUT. Please email office@SPCityTheatre.org to be placed on the waiting list.

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St. Petersburg Arts Alliance Scholarships

Funding Futures Awards Program

stpeteartsalliance.org/education/funding-futures

Applications are open to talented underserved students age 10-17 in Pinellas County who aspire to be musicians, actors, dancers, writers, visual or digital artists.

SPAA’s Funding Futures Awards Program is dedicated to helping students nurture their creative interests and develop their expressive talent by providing funding to eligible young artists and connecting them to St. Petersburg’s after school arts programs and summer arts camps.

Funding Futures is designed to identify and encourage talented at-risk emerging artists in Pinellas County seeking St. Pete programs in the categories of dance, music, jazz, voice, theater, digital arts, photography, cinematic arts, or visual arts. The program is open to all talented artists regardless of race, ethnic, social background, sexual orientation, gender identity or ability/disability.

Funds may be used for
• Tuition for summer arts programs, both live and virtual
• Musical instruments rental, purchase or repair
• Equipment or supplies for a special artistic project
• Individual instruction or master class tuition
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Organizations may nominate students and parents may email for an application. For information, visit our website at stpeteartsalliance.org/education/funding-futures.

If you are interested in supporting Funding Futures, your gift will help a young artist advance their interest in art and further develop their creative thinking, problem solving, communication and cooperation skills becoming a more well-rounded adult. stpeteartsalliance.org/donate

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