The Academy of the Arts will offer three art camps this summer, (June 14-18 or July 19-23) for students who have completed first through fifth grade and another (June 21-25) for middle school students who have finished grades six through eighth.

Summer Art Camp is one week full of inspiration and creative expressions lead by our experienced art instructors. Students make meaningful art while they make new friends and have lots of fun.

We are looking forward to seeing you at Art Camp 2021!

Art Camps 2021

Art Studio for Teens

Students will plan their work, and create 2D and 3D projects in paint, pencil, clay, and glass. Students will be encouraged to develop their own styles, and to experiment with different methods to hone their art skills.
June 21-25, 2021 (Grades 6-8)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
$275
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Bulldog Art Camp

Students will work with paint, graphite, clay, paper, and more to make works of art. We will learn about the visual components of color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value while we experiment with different mediums.

Session I: June 14-18, 2021 (Grades 1-5) 
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Session II: July 19-23, 2021 (Grades 1-5)
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9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
$325

Music Camps 2021

Piano

Adventures in Music Summer Piano Camp

Adventures in Music is open to students who are interested in continuing their studies in piano. Students must bring their own lunch and snacks. Space is limited to 20 campers due to COVID-19 guidelines. Students will be required to wear a mask. 
Daily sessions 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
$325

Session I: June 7 – 11, 2021 - Grades 7-12 (intermediate level & up)
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Session II: July 12 – 16, 2021 - Grades 1-6 (3 months study required)
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Session III: July 26-30, 2021 Grades 5-12 (3 months study required)
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Violin

Violin Camp

June 28-July 2, 2021 - 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Grades 3-8

Location: Academy of the Arts, Samford University
Tuition includes T-shirt and ensemble music. Maximum 20 students. Students must bring their own snacks.
Students will be required to wear masks for in-person classes. Campers will have theory, music literature, ensemble and group performance. We will not offer early drop-off or late pick-up.

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Voice

Summer Vocal Intensive

June 21 – 25, 2021 -  Grades 5-10
Instructor: Morganne Best
Individual sessions: $165 each (register using links below each course)
Save 18%! Both sessions: $275

Morganne Best is a graduate from Samford University and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre. She has performed and taught across the United States and Canada and loves to encourage new artists through acting and singing! 
 
Auditioning (June 21-25, Monday-Friday 2-3:30pm) We will learn the basics of auditioning in the community. This includes how auditions are set up, how to select appropriate materials to perform, and how to practice your materials. We will finish the week with a performance of what we have learned! 
 
Acting Through Song (June 21-25, Monday- Friday 4-5:30pm) We will learn how to analyze the music and text of a selected song. The students will learn approach their performance in a new way and finish the week showcasing what they have learned.

Register for Both Sessions: $275

 Auditioning: A Musical Theatre Prep Course

June 21-25, 2021  - 2-3:30 p.m.        

Students will learn the basics of Musical Theatre auditioning, which includes learning structures inside the musical theatre business, selecting appropriate audition material, and completing audition practice. The course will culminate in a mock audition where students will put all they have learned on display.  
$165 for this course only

Register for this course ONLY: $165

Acting Through Song

June 21-25, 2021   - 4-5:30 p.m.

Students will explore the presentation and performance of a song. Through in-person experience, students will explore character development, completing analysis of script and sheet music, and personalizing their songs. Students will finish the week with a class presentation of their work. 
$165 for this course only

Register for this course ONLY: $165