Summer Camps – Creative

Art

Art at the Beach
For boys and girls rising in grades 3 – 5

Enjoy a week of beach-themed, summer-time art in this creative art class for boys and girls.

Instructors: Jaime Simmons, FPD Art Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 7 – Friday, June 11
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150
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Girls Rule Art
For girls rising in grades 3 – 6

This “girls only” camp will use a variety of materials to allow these artists to express themselves. We listen to music, discuss techniques, and just have some great girl time! We will also go to the playground and eat lunch together (lunches sent from home). This camp is not only great art but also provides a “no drama” zone.

Instructor: Nancy Butler, FPD Art Teacher and Mary Bennet Rose, FPD Art Assistant
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150
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Calling all Artists
For boys and girls rising in grades K – 4

Calling ALL Artists to create! We will try some crazy techniques and produce some AWESOME pieces! We get dirty and enjoy doing so! Various materials used. We will also go to the playground and have lunch together. All campers should bring a lunch with them each day.

Instructors: Nancy Butler, FPD Art Teacher and Mary Bennet Rose, FPD Art Assistant
Dates: Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150
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Music

Jazz Camp
For boys and girls rising in grades 7 – 12

Students attending Jazz Camp will learn beginning to intermediate jazz improvisation skills, ensemble playing techniques, and various jazz performance styles. Additionally, students will learn an overview of the history of jazz and famous musicians through the listening and discussion of historical recordings. Dr. Patrick Brown, MGSU Jazz Ensemble Director, and FPD Band Director, Mr. Jonathan Baker will co-host the camp. Open to all instrumentalists and percussionists.

Instructor: Jonathan Baker, FPD Band Director & Patrick Brown, MGSU Jazz Ensemble Director
Dates: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Band Room
Cost: $150
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Instrument Exploration
For boys and girls going into 1st – 4th grade

Kids will spend a week learning about, playing, and making many different instruments. They will get to play instruments such as the violin, piano, guitar, drums, xylophones, recorders, and many more! They will also learn to play various songs and record their own music video.

Instructor: Brayden Hutcheson, FPD Elementary Music Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Music Room
Cost: $120
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Rock Band
For boys and girls going into 2nd – 5th grade

Kids will get to try their hand at playing in a “rock band” as they play drums, guitars, bass, piano, and vocals. They will also get to experience what it’s like to write a song, record in a music studio, create a music video, and produce an album.

Instructor: Brayden Hutcheson, FPD Elementary Music Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Music Room
Cost: $135
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Middle School Band Boot Camp
For boys and girls going into 6th – 9th grade

The Middle School Band Boot Camp will consist of band fundamentals, chorales, chamber music, technique development, and leadership development.  FPD Band Director Jonathan Baker and MGSU Band Director Dr. Patrick Brown will co-host the camp. Emphasis on Brass, Woodwind and Percussion playing.

Instructor: Jonathan Baker, FPD Band Director & Patrick Brown, MGSU Jazz Ensemble Director
Dates: Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Band Room
Cost: $150
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Dance

Creative Movement
For boys and girls rising in grades 3K – 1

Creative movement directs the energy of young children with music, physical activity, and various props, such as scarves, parachutes, ribbon sticks, beanbags, etc. It is a great way for them to be active while encouraging creativity, imagination, and physical development!

Instructor: Lydia Gray, FPD Dance Instructor
Dates: Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $110
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Dance ‘n Move Camp
For boys and girls going into Prek – 1st grade

Experience traditional ballet and contemporary “pop” dance, as we combine a variety of dance styles such as jazz, lyrical and hip hop. Campers will rotate between traditional and pop with lots of time for games, songs, dress-up activities or recreational time. There will be a brief performance on Friday for family and friends to show what campers have learned.

Instructor: Lydia Gray, FPD Dance Instructor
Dates: Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $110
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Footloose, Tap Dance & Jazz with Cassie Palmer
For boys and girls going into 2nd – 5th grade

We will be learning basic tap dancing steps and a mini recital dance that will be shown at the end of the third! Tap dancing teaches balance, rhythm, and is a great form of exercise.

Instructor: Cassie Freeman Palmer, Dance Instructor at Dance Dynamics
Dates: Monday, June 7 – Friday, June 11
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $125
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Sewing & Jewelry

“Sew” Much Fun
For girls going into 3rd – 8th grade

Sewing is so much fun. Come make a pillow case, shorts, purse, and some other items. Sewing machines and supplies are included. Spaces are limited.

Instructor: Pat Huckabee, Sewing Instructor
Dates: Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $160
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Fashion Fest
For girls going into 3K – 2nd grade

Fashion Fest is a fun camp for girls!! We will be designing shirts, making bracelets and necklaces, making hair accessories, and more!

Instructor: Elizabeth Copelan, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $155
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Cooking

Wee Viking Chefs
For boys and girls going into Kindergarten – 5th grade

Learn the basics of cooking and baking.

Instructor: Jonas Smith, SAGE Dining Director
Dates: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $130
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