Find a summer arts program for your kids in Rockland County.
UPDATED June 2018: Tap into your child’s artistic and creative side by immersing them in an art camp or program this summer. The scope of art includes fine arts, dance, music, and theater for children of all ages and skill levels. Dance programs range from ballet to jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, and acro and acrodance, while musical instruction includes gear setup techniques, learning and writing songs, music theory, music history, endurance and tempo drills, recording strategies, and music performance. Find art camps and programs in Rockland County and neighboring areas in towns such as Congers, Nanuet, New City, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Tappan, and West Nyack.
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GLAZE POTTERY AND ART STUDIO
34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg
Unleash your child’s inner artist at Glaze Pottery and Art Studio during our Summer Art Experience. Our resident artist will take your child on a journey that will produce artwork from Disney and a host of themes including tie-dye, jewelry, and outer space. Flexible registration makes it easy to sign up for one week or all seven! Become part of the Glaze family this summer. For children in grades first-sixth. Check our website or call for more information.
COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO
430 Market St., Nanuet,
Beautiful air-conditioned studios. Exciting summer programs for students ages 4 through teens and a Ballet Intensive (by audition). Programs feature age-appropriate classes in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, musical theater, acro and acrodance, voice training, and acting. Trips to Broadway shows, and ballet at Lincoln Center. Flexible schedules are available.
KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
We are the best alternative to an all-day camp with the most reasonable rates! We cater to ages 16 months (diapers welcomed) to 5 years. This multi-arts program includes music with instruments, creative movement, theme weeks, tumbling, and more! Other special summer programs for ages 2½ to adult include Dance Theatre Workshop, Teen Dance Workshop, Princess Dress-up Dance Tea Party, American Girl Dance, Broadway Kidz Camp, Pop Diva Camp, and a variety of combination classes. Programs are one-three hours long, with extended-hour options.
BACH TO ROCK - NANUET
150 E. Route 59, Nanuet
B2R’s unique approach makes it possible for students with no previous musical training to be rocking out with a band in a matter of hours. Bands and groups are coordinated by age, grade, or ability level. Bands or group ensembles learn a variety of classic rock and current pop songs and even compose original music. All students perform in a weekly public concert, record in our state-of-the-art studios, and leave with a digitally mastered CD of songs recorded by their band or group ensemble.
RIVERTOWN MUSIC & ARTS CAMP, RIVERTOWN MUSIC STUDIO
20 Bridge St., Nyack
Rivertown Music Studio in Nyack offers a Music and Arts Summer Camp combining music, movement, and the arts with loads of fresh air and tons of summer fun. The professional staff conducts daily activities for campers ages 5-12, including music and theatre games, songwriting, storytelling, creative movement, art, and yoga, plus one weekly private lesson in piano, guitar, voice, or drums. See what happens when your child unplugs in this non-competitive, supportive camp. Join one or both two-week sessions. Visit our website for details.
Theater & Performing Arts Camps
APPLAUSE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
25 W. Central Ave., Pearl River
APPLAUSE offers musical theater classes and shows specializing in the three disciplines of acting, singing, and dancing for children ages 3-18. Musical Theater Camp 2017 include One- or two-week options. Possible shows this summer are Madagascar–A Musical Adventure Jr., Bring it on –the musical, and Schoolhouse Rock Live! Ms. Renna creates a unique part for each child in the show. Your child will develop self-confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment. We provide programs and performances year-round. Join our exciting Applause Company, which performs at festivals and special events.
CLARKSTOWN THEATRE COMPANY
8 Second St., Lower Level, New City
Clarkstown Theatre Company began in our community to create and develop artists as actors and performers. We are a year-round organization offering acting classes, music theater workshops, and intimate original showpieces. Join us where the craft of theater is experienced in a warm and positive environment with professional instructors. In addition to our after-school classes, we are offering a summer program that involves your child in every aspect of an original production from start to finish. Please call for details. Space still available for this summer. We keep our casts small, so the experience is “huge!"