DEPARTMENTS

VISUAL ARTS

Explore a range of exciting classes taught by professional artists. Learn the basics of drawing and painting, get your hands into some clay to make a sculpture or throw a pot on the wheel. Make colored glass sculpture, carve linoleum blocks, cut, paste, and assemble found objects and colored paper in 2- and 3-D collages and more! The art department explodes with color and activity as we work toward our final exhibition.

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COMPUTERS

In our state-of-the-art Mac lab, classes in 3D animation, programming, game development and computer art expand campers’ creativity in the realm of technology.

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING INTERNS

This program is for high school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors (16-18 years) who assist in a teaching capacity and are mentored by experienced staff. The CITs also write and put on their own show for the campers. The most fun way to build up your college application and gain great leadership skills.

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DANCE

Dance with us around the world! You can choose from Afro-Caribbean, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, or Musical Theatre Choreography classes. Each class participates in the Dance Concert at the Arts Festival. Dance is also integrated into the Musical, Junior Musical, and Showtune classes.

MUSIC

Be lead singer or guitarist in Rock Band! Join Jazz ‘n Blues or Folk Band and compose a song in Songwriting. Sign up for guitar or drum instruction. Select from a wide range of singing classes including: Pop Singing, Showtunes, American Songbook, and a-CAAP-pella.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Choose from a broad range of classes, including experimental and alternative image-making techniques, and digital practices in our up-to-date computer lab. We focus on the artistic process, emphasizing composition, form, and the many ways in which photography allows for self-expression.

SPORTS

Engarde! Choose from fencing, karate, gymnastics, basketball, soccer, yoga, ultimate frisbee, or tennis and have a ball while learning new skills. Play favorites like kickball, capture-the-flag, or four-square. Take a Red Cross instructional swim class in our Olympic-size, heated, outdoor swimming pool or cool off with a daily free swim in the afternoon.

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THEATER ARTS

Develop skills in improvisation, musical theater, vocal technique, straight theater, lighting and set design, and make-up arts. Sing, dance, perform, and create in classes such as The Musical, The Jr. Musical or The Advanced One Act Play, Story Theater and Improvisation for Actors.

VIDEO

Get behind and in front of the camera everyday in our state-of-the-art video lab. Produce, act, and direct a soap opera, watch and recreate classic film scenes, or ham it up in video comedy sketches. Use our extensive production equipment and professional editing software to learn the craft of traditional movie making.

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WRITING

What kind of a writer are you? Try your hand at Fiction Writing, Screenwriting, Poetry, First-Person Narrative, and Journalism.