Summer Camps



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.

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!

Week of June 26
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.

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!

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!


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.
Directed by Erin Bond. Ages 10 – 17

July 10 – July 21
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 jr production. Casting is age-flexible. There will
be 2 performances on Friday and Saturday.
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. There will be 2 performances on
Friday and Saturday.
Directed by Darlene Stewart


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