Summer Camps

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SUMMER CAMP PRE-REGISTRATION (PAY LATER)

Students MUST be registered and paid by the Friday before their assigned camp week.

ART CAMPS

Designed for ages 6 – 16 (classes are divided by age)
Projects vary from morning and afternoon.

FIVE DAY WEEK CAMPS
ALL DAY: 9 am – 4 pm
$145 members / $155 non-members

HALF DAY : 9 am -12 pm or  1 – 4 pm
$80 members / $90 non-members

MAY 30 – FOUR DAY WEEK
ALL DAY: 9 am – 4 pm
$116 members / $124 non-members

HALF DAY : 9 am -12 pm or  1 – 4 pm
$62 members / $72 non-members

Week of May 30 (4-day week): Tropical Margaritaville
This week will be filled with colors of the tropics! Paintings reflecting the colors of the summer. Students will create colorful birdhouses and 3D parrot sculptures using different types of media. Fruits and images of the islands will also be created. Friday will end with a pineapple tropical treat!

Week of June 5th: Strings and Things!!!!
Incorporating wood, nails and lots of string! Students will be hands on with creating sea animals, nature and abstract works of art with neon bright patterns. The patterns will also include working with negative space. They will be amazed at the design that comes from simple wrapping techniques!

Week of June 12th: Illumination Light Up
Students will create projects that “light up” using different types of illumination through battery operated and transparent colored papers. Using LED’s, warm lights, glass beads and other materials, they will create lit 3D cards and one-of-a-kind pieces that will electrify.

SOLD OUT: Week of June 19th: “Splat, Splat, Splat!”
Our most popular theme is back at the Gateway! Students will blow, splatter, throw and drop paint on a variety of surfaces, generating wonderful works of art. Spin art and throwing paint-covered tennis balls will also be included in the mix. Friday is our outside splatter day. They will be splattered and should wear old clothes this day from head to toe! This week is sold out.

SOLD OUT: Week of June 26 : LEGO WEEK
Calling all thrill seekers and LEGO® lovers! Combine the thrill of amusement parks with the adventures of a Pirate’s Quest in this fun-filled camp. Campers will not only build a new ride each day, design their own thrills and challenges, but they will also build a motorized pirate ship, a launching trebuchet, a rowboat and much more. Each camp day includes games, group challenges, model-building and more. This week is sold out.

Week of July 10th:  “SteamPunk” Art
“Steampunk” art is metal art with an edge! The class will create art from nuts, bolts, chains, gears and anything else that fits the theme. Gateway will have their own welder to weld the pieces together, of course instructed by the young artists as to the design. All art will be constructed and unique!

Week of July 17th:  Black Light Art
Students will be “wowed” at their pieces when regular lights get turned off and black lights get turned on. They will see what happens when they create their own black light art with special paints. There will be a special student show with black lights on Friday.

Week of July 24th:  Rock art
Using pebbles and stones, students will construct beautiful scenes, animals, and any object that comes to mind with vivid colors and textures. Students will incorporate bright paints and other media to paint rocks and rock scenes into masterpieces that can be hung inside or out!

SOLD OUT: Week of July 31: Geometric Painting
This week will be filled with prints on boards and canvases. Students will learn how to create 3D looking images by using tape and other materials to get the effect of negative space. Sculptured geometric bowls will also be created giving the look of a master! This week is sold out. 

 

THEATER CAMPS

Designed for ages 6 – 16

Two weeks / All Day 9 – 4 pm
$290 members / $310 non-members

June 5-16th: Cinderella Jr.
The timeless, “rags to riches” fairy tale becomes a new audience favorite in Disney’s Cinderella KIDS, an adaptation of the treasured animated film that will charm its way into your heart and remind audiences that dreams really can come true.
Performances: Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Erin Bond. Ages 10 – 17

July 10 – July 21: Madeline
Madeline and her 11 friends live at a school run by Miss Clavel in an old house in Paris. The smallest of all the girls, Madeline is also the most adventurous. Come join her and all her friends and she gets in and out of trouble! In this all new kids junior production. Casting is age-flexible.
Performances:  Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Jessica Foxworth-Badillo

July 24 – August 4: 101 Dalmations
Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians  KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences. Casting is age-flexible.
PERFORMANCES: Friday, August 4 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 5 at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Darlene Stewart