Artpark: New Celtic music camp added to summer camp lineupby jmaloni
Registration is now under way for the popular summer camps for children and teens offered each summer by Artpark & Company.
Returning camps include three weeklong sessions of "Art Camp"; one special week of "Theater Camp": "Rock Camp" returning for two sessions; as well as the successful "Advanced Art Camp" for high school students. This summer, Artpark will introduce a "Celtic Music Camp" for young musicians interested in learning traditional Celtic music styles.
Artpark 2012 Camp Schedule
•"Art Camp," July 9-13, 16-20, July 30 to Aug. 3; ages 9-14
Description: Explore artistic elements such as drawing, painting, ceramics and more.
•"Advanced Art Camp," Aug. 6-10; ages 15-17
Description: For high school students with a serious interest in art and creating a fine art portfolio.
•"Theater Camp," Aug. 13-17; ages 9-14
Description: Aspiring actors can learn from the pros and get a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a Broadway musical.
•"Rock Camp," July 16-21; ages 10-14
Description: Future rock stars with at least two years experience on guitar, bass or keyboards will love working with some of Western New York's finest musicians, exploring all elements of rock music.
•"Advanced Rock Camp," July 23-28; ages 15-18
Description: For the more experienced guitarists, bassists and keyboardists looking to perfect their skills and rock out on the Outdoor Amphitheater stage.
•"Celtic Music Camp," Aug. 13-18; ages 12-18
Description: New camp for young musicians interested in traditional Celtic music. Requires minimum two years experience on instrument and ability to read music.
"Theater Camp" runs Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All other camps take place until 4 p.m.
Enrollment is limited, as one-on-one instruction is emphasized. All camps are $250 per session. Full payment is due upon registration. Lewiston residents receive 10 percent off camp fees.
Informational brochures and registration forms are available online at www.artpark.net or by calling the Artpark Box Office at 716-754-4375.