April 15, 2009 in Features

Day camps: Art

The Spokesman-Review
 

SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM

Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission. Classes include watercolor, guitar, arts and crafts, rhythm and music, sketching, clay and more. Tuesday-Thursday. Where: Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St, Coeur d’Alene. Cost: $30/class. Ages: Grades K-10. Dates: June 23-25; June 30-July 2; July 7-9; July 14-16. Contact: (209) 676-9132. Web site:www.cdaid.org.

STRING CHAMBER MUSIC CAMP

For intermediate and advanced string players, middle and high school ages. Dates: July 23-July 1. Where: Rock of Ages Church, 2131 W. Woodside. Cost: $235. Contact: (509) 280-7725. Web site: www.chambermusiccamp-Spokane.com.

TINCAN SUMMER CAMPS

June 22-26, Beginners Science Computer Gaming for middle and high schoolers; July 6-17, Summer Film Challenge for high schoolers; July 13-17, Advanced Science Computer Gaming for middle and high schoolers; July 20-31, CSI/Game Development for middle school girls only; July 27-31, Advanced 3D Science Computer Gaming for middle and high schoolers; Aug. 10-21, InvenTech, for fifth- and sixth-grade girls only. Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: varies. Cost: $20. Contact: (509) 744-0972. Web site: www.tincan.org.

CYT-NORTH IDAHO CAMPS

Theater workshops using a Broadway-style theme. Weekly Junior camps for ages 7-12 and Bitty Camps for ages 5-6 to be held July 6-17 and July 27-31; Teen Camp is July 20-24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, and Fridays until 4 p.m. Cost: $150/juniors by June 14; $90/teens. Location: Coeur d’Alene. Contact: (208) 819-9281. Web site: www.cytnorthidaho.com

CORBIN KIDS FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS SUMMER CAMP

Hands-on fun for everyone. Eleven-week program includes weekly camps in art, archaeology, drama, history, science, fairytale theatre and more. Where: 507 W. 7th Ave, Spokane. Cost: $27-104. Ages: 3-11. Dates: Classes begin June 8. Contact: (509) 625-6677. Web site: www.spokaneparks.org.

INLAND NORTHWEST DRAWING SCHOOL

A variety of themed art camps where students will draw, paint and craft along the theme of the week. Cost: $100/camp. Ages: 6-12 (adult and teen courses also available). Dates: June-Aug.. Contact: (509) 230-1880. Web site: www.indrawschool.com.

KAMIAK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SUMMER CRAFT CAMP

Pound, stretch, bend, drizzle and slop your way through a week of themed art projects in a fun, creative and Christian atmosphere. Cost: $100, includes cost of all materials and t-shirt. Ages: 6-10. Dates: July 6-10. Contact: (509) 413-2867. Web site: www.kamiak.org.

KAMIAK CARTOON AND ANIMATION CAMP

Work on a Macintosh computer loaded with Toon-Boom’s studio animation software. Cost: $100, includes DVD of project and T-shirt. Ages: 9-14. Dates: Aug. 3-7. Contact: (509) 413-2867. Web site:www.kamiak.org.

BOYD-WALKER SEWING CAMP

Learn basic sewing skills, using a pattern to create pajama pants. Where: 9439 N. Newport Hwy, Spokane. Cost:$339, includes new Pfaff 1132 sewing machine and sewing kit. Dates: Two week sessions in June, July and August. Contact: (509) 467-2270.

Dance

THE ACADEMY OF DANCE- CLASSICAL BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVES

All workshops include classes in classical Ballet Technique, Pointe or Pre-pointe and Pilates-based Conditioning for dancers. Where: Academy Studios, 14214 E. Sprague. Cost: Advanced Beginner: $150; Low Intermediate: $264; High Intermediate: $264. Ages: 7-11 (or two years experience in ballet). Dates: Advanced Beginner: July 6-10; Low Intermediate: July 13-23 (Monday-Thursday); High Intermediate: July 20-31 (Monday-Thursday). Contact: (509) 922-3023.

SANDRA OLGARD’S STUDIO OF DANCE

Various classes available for dancers of all skill levels. Cost: $45-150. Ages: 4 and up. Dates: June 15-18; June 22-25. Contact: seolgard@msn.com.

DANCE CENTER OF SPOKANE SUMMER DANCE 2009

Various classes available for all ages and dance types. Where: 1407 E. 57th, Spokane. Cost: $12-240. Dates: June 15-Aug. 20. Contact: (509) 448-2464. Web site: www.DanceCenterofSpokane.com.

BALLET ARTS ACADEMY

Explore dance and hone your technique. Where: 109 W. Pacific, Spokane. Cost: $50-275. Ages: 4 and up. Dates: June 18-July 1; July 5-Aug. 10. Contact: (509) 838-5705.

SWAN LAKE DAY CAMP

Three day camps will be held in July and include classical ballet, storytime, ballet crafts, and fairytale makeup. Classes will also be held in tap and jazz as well as ballet for ages 10 and up. Ages: 3-9; 10 and up. Contact: (509) 467-0765. Web site:www.inlandnewballet.com.

Music

EWU HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ DIALOGUE

Campers learn from some of the best jazz educators in the country, both instrumentalists and vocalists. Overnight camp. Where: Eastern Washington University. Cost: $475. Ages: 14-HS grads entering college. Dates: July 29-Aug. 4. Contact: (509) 359-7073.

EWU MIDDLE SCHOOL JAZZ DIALOGUE

Campers learn from EWU jazz faculty and teaching assistants. Overnight camp. Where: Eastern Washington University. Cost: $395. Ages: 11-14. Dates: July 18-23. Contact: (509) 359-7073.

MIDSUMMER MUSICAL RETREAT

Music camp for adults. Participants come from all over the state, country and even abroad for this opportunity. Where: Whitman College, Walla Walla. Cost: $775. Ages: adults only. Dates: Aug. 4-9. Contact: (509) 489-4633. Web site:www.musicalretreat.org.

SING FROM THE HEART

Performance workshops available for different age groups to help enhance vocal technique and stage presence. Where: Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. Cost: $78-135. Ages: 5 and up. Dates: June 26-July 17 (Fridays, Ages 16 and up) or June 22-July 13 (Mondays, Ages 16 and up); June 2-July 14 (Tuesday, Ages 5-12); June 2-July 14 (Tuesdays, Ages 12-16).

COUGAR STRING CAMP

Offers musical opportunities for orchestra, chamber music, fiddling, jazz, improvisation and more. Where: Washington State University. Cost: $385 (commuter rates available). Ages: Grades 7-12. Dates: June 18-July 3. Contact: (509) 335-3961. Web site: libarts.wsu.edu/music.camp/csc.

HOLY NAMES MUSIC CENTER SUMMER CAMPS

Musical opportunities for all ages and musical talents. Where: 3910 W. Custer Dr, Spokane. Cost: $60-230. Dates: Various sessions from June 17-Aug. 26. Contact: (509) 326-9516.

SPOKANE AREA CHILDREN’S CHORUS

Provides choral and vocal training to boys and girls of all experience levels. Where: St. George’s School, 2929 W. Waikiki Rd, Spokane. Cost: $160 by June 12, $185 after. Ages: Grades 2-8. Dates: Aug. 10-14. Contact: (509) 624-7992 ext.300.

Theatre

SPOKANE CIVIC THEATRE ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP

Students learn acting by rehearsing and performing scripts, there are also opportunities for set design and construction. Where: Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Cost: $70-375. Ages: Grades K-12. Dates: June 15-Aug. 14. Contact: (509) 325-2507 ext. 406.

STAGE DOOR TO THE FUTURE

Where: Eastern Washington University. Cost: $225 (two week); $500 (six week). Ages: 7-17. Dates: June 18-July 1 (two week); June 18-July 30 (six week). Contact: (509) 995-8450.

SUMMER THEATRE CAMP

Participants will work on acting skills appropriate to their age and experience using script, improvisational, mime and adaptive techniques. Where: Central Valley High School. Cost: $130. Ages: Grades 3-12. Dates: July 7-22 (Monday-Thursday), 12:30-3:30 p.m. Contact: (509) 228-5400. Web site: www.cvsd.org.

Academic Camps

READING AND MATH LITERACY

Students in need of additional skill and strategy development in reading, writing and math use hands-on tools to learn problem-solving strategies. Where: Broadway Elementary, 11016 E. Broadway. Cost: $150. Ages: Grades 1-5. Dates: June 22-July 23. Contact: (509) 228-5400. Web site:www.cvsd.org.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Students learning English as a new language will enjoy reading, writing, listening and speaking through fun hands-on activities. Where: Broadway Elementary, 11016 E. Broadway. Cost: $150. Ages: Grades 1-5. Dates: June 22-July 23. Contact: (509) 228-5400. Web site:www.cvsd.org.

BUILDING ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Students will build learning skills and strategies in math, reading, fluency, comprehension and writing skills. Where: University High School. Cost: $150. Ages: Grades 6-8. Dates: June 22-July 23. Contact: (509) 228-5400. Web site:www.cvsd.org.


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