Summer Camps – Creative

Art

Calling All Artists
For boys and girls rising in grades K – 4

Calling all artists to come create! We will get dirty and have fun doing so as we use various materials, try some crazy techniques, and produce some AWESOME pieces! We will also go to the playground and eat lunch together. All campers should bring a lunch with them each day.

Instructor: Nancy Butler, FPD Art Teacher, and Mary Bennet Rose, FPD Art Assistant
Dates: Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150

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Girls Rule Art
For girls rising in grades 3 – 6

In this special art camp just for girls, we will use a variety of materials to allow young artists to express themselves in a “no drama” zone. 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).

Instructor: Nancy Butler, FPD Art Teacher and Mary Bennet Rose, FPD Art Assistant
Dates: Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150

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Music

Concert Band Camp
For boys and girls rising in grades 6 – 9

Middle-school students can grow as musicians in this week-long, immersive band camp experience. We will focus on basic fundamentals of playing, as well as preparing chorales, studies, and sheet music. This experience will be positively life-changing! Each session will be unique. Sign-up for one or both sessions.

Instructor: Jonathan Baker, FPD Band Director
Session 1: Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14
Session 2: Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
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! A light snack will be provided each day.

Instructor: Lydia Gray, FPD Dance Instructor
Dates: Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90

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Dance & Move Camp
For girls rising in grades PreK – 1

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 the traditional and pop class with lots of time for games, songs, dress-up activities, and recreational time.

Instructor: Lydia Gray, FPD Dance Instructor
Dates: Monday, June 10 – Thursday, June 13
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90

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Dance Stars Camp
For girls rising in grades 2 – 5

Campers will experience traditional ballet classes and contemporary “pop” dance classes, combining a variety of dance styles such as jazz, lyrical, and hip hop. Campers will rotate between the traditional and pop classes, with plenty of other activities such as talent shows and 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, June 3 – Thursday, June 6
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90

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Theatre

So Much Drama!
For boys and girls rising in grades 3 – 6

Explore the exciting world of the theatre through acting games and exercises. Learn how a play is brought to life by helping to create your own show – complete with script, costumes, lighting, and scenery. Perform your new show on stage and prepare to sign autographs for your fans!

Instructor: Dr. R. Andrew Strickland, FPD Fine Arts Director
Dates: Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Fine Arts Building
Cost: $150

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Summer Stock Theatre Experience
For boys and girls rising in grades 6 – 12

Actors often break into professional careers through working at “summer stocks” – regional theatres that produce numerous full-scale productions in a very short amount of time. Experience the energy and excitement of staging, designing, and performing a full-scale theatre production in just one week! Led by Dr. Strickland, a veteran director and actor at summer stock theatres, camp participants will get a true taste of what it takes to make outstanding theatre magic quickly!

Instructor: Dr. R. Andrew Strickland, FPD Fine Arts Director
Dates: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Auditorium
Cost: $200

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Musical Theatre Summer Workshop I
For boys and girls rising in grades PreK – 6

Get ready for undersea melodies in this workshop focusing on songs from “The Little Mermaid.” The camp allows children to explore the wonderful world of the performing arts through drama, music, and movement and will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30 a.m., followed by a pizza party.

Instructor: Spring Rawlings, Community Theatre Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Lecture Hall
Cost: $110

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Musical Theatre Workshop II

For boys and girls rising in grades PreK – 6

This camp allows children to explore the wonderful world of the performing arts through drama, music, and movement.  The camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Followed by a pizza party. The workshop will focus on songs from “Aladdin.”

Instructor: Spring Rawlings, Community Theatre Teacher
Dates: Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Location: FPD Lecture Hall
Cost: $110

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Crafty Creations

“Sew” Much Fun
For girls rising in grades 3 – 5

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

Instructor: Pat Huckabee, Sewing Instructor
Dates: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $160

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“Sew” Much Fun in the Afternoons
For girls rising in grades 6 – 8

Sewing is so much fun! Come make a pillow case, shorts, and purse and another item. Sewing machines and supplies are provided. Spaces are limited.

Instructor: Pat Huckabee, Sewing Instructor
Dates: Monday, July 22 – Thursday, July 25
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $135

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