Day camps: Art
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.