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Potsdam Prepared: Spring 2022 Updates

Creative Arts Camp

Creative Arts Camp LogoJuly 25 - to August 6, 2022

Located at SUNY Potsdam’s Performing Arts Center. 

Registration

Camp registration includes a t-shirt and free tickets to the final performances. Campers must provide their own lunch.  Please register your child by the year of school they are going into in the Fall 2022. 

Register Online today!

The camper’s information packet will appear toward the end of the online registration process. Please fill in all boxes that appear on the right hand side of your screen. If you selected multiple campers, please fill 1 form for first camper and once you submit that form, the next blank form will pop up to fill in for the second camper, etc.  If you have any questions or experience any problems, please call Meghan at (315) 267-2412.

Campers can choose from four separate tracks, depending on their interests:

Creative Arts for Kids, K-3

Creative Arts Camp Image9 - 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 - 3 p.m.
$250 per session
$450 for both sessions
K – 3rd grade

Each day campers will explore a variety of art forms including the visual arts, drama and dance.  Visual art mediums will include drawing, watercolor and collage. The August 6th final presentation will exhibit work made throughout the camp. 

Note: K-3 campers who sign up for a morning AND afternoon session must bring lunch. Supervision and activities will be provided during the hour break between the morning and afternoon. 

Drama

Drama Image9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$300
4th – 7th grade
8th – 12th grade

Drama campers start with team building exercises. They go on to explore improvisation, learn the basics of acting and rehearse scripted plays.  Both 4th- 7th graders and 8th - 12th graders perform their play on August 6th.

Creative Writing

Creative Writing Image9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$300
4th – 8th grade

Campers exploring this art form write in a variety of genres including short stories, poems, non-fiction and plays.  Additionally, they review exemplary forms of the styles they are writing in, both as print and video. Not every moment of the day is spent reading and writing, however, as the campers will engage in other activities to explore their creative style. A final exhibition of their work will take place August 6th with readings of work selected by the campers themselves.

Dance

Dance Image9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$300
4th - 8th grade

Campers will learn the fundamentals of dance in a fun and relaxed setting.  They will develop awareness of their bodies and how they move in space. A variety of styles of dance will be explored, including ballet, jazz, and modern. Finally, they will experience the choreographic process in preparation for their performance on August 6th. Beginners are welcome and will receive special attention to ensure they learn technique safely.

 

Questions?

Call (315) 267-2547 or email creativeartscamp@potsdam.edu.

 

 

Saturday August 6th is showcase day! All campers present the work they have done the previous two weeks.