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 and a water bottle with them each day.

Instructors: Nancy Butler, FPD Art Teacher, and Mary Bennet Rose, FPD Art Assistant
Dates: Monday, June 8 – Friday, June 12
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

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 15 – Friday, June 19
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: FPD Art Room
Cost: $150
Register for Girls Rule Camp


Music

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

Rising 6th – 9th grade students can grow as musicians in this week-long, immersive concert band camp experience. We will focus on basic fundamentals of playing, as well as preparing choral studies, and sheet music. A portion of our time will be spend on learning how to prepare audition material for GMEA District and All State.

Instructor: Jonathan Baker, FPD Band Director
Dates: Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Band Room
Cost: $150
Register for Concert Band Camp


Instrument Exploration
For boys and girls going into 3rd – 5th grade

Kids will spend a week exploring different instruments, how to play them, what makes them unique, and the history behind them. This includes instruments like piano, drums, violins, didgeridoos, and everything in between. They will even get to make their own instrument to bring home!

Instructor: Brayden Hutcheson, FPD Elementary Music Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Music Room
Cost: $120
Register for Instrument Exploration Camp


Spectacular Summer – Orff Style
For boys and girls going into 3rd – 5th grade

Kids will spend a week learning to play a variety of drums, Orff instruments, and percussion instruments. We will review the basics of proper playing technique, reading music, and playing in a group as the students learn a selection of songs to perform. Parents are invited to hear a final performance on Friday in the music classroom.

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: $100
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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, June 1 – Friday, June 5
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90
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Dance ‘n Move Camp
For boys and girls going into 2nd -5th

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: FPD Dance Instructor
Dates: Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90
Register for Dance ‘n Move Camp


Dance Stars Camp
For girls rising in grades 2 – 5

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: Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Dance Studio
Cost: $90
Register for Dance Stars Camp


Theatre

So Much Drama (and Comedy) Theatre!
For boys and girls going into 3rd – 6th grade

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 15 – Friday, June 19
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Fine Arts Building
Cost: $150
Register for So Much Drama (and Comedy) Camp


Summer Stock Theatre Experience
For boys and girls going into 7th – 12th grade

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 22 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Auditorium
Cost: $200
Register for Summer Stock Theatre Experience


Puppets for Performance
For boys and girls going into 3rd – 6th grade

Experience the fun of puppetry by learning puppet performance techniques, creating your own puppets, and developing and performing an amazing puppet show! The instructor is Dr. Andrew Strickland, a member of Puppeteers of America and the Director of Fine Arts at FPD.

Instructor: Dr. R. Andrew Strickland, FPD Fine Arts Director
Dates: Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $120
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Sewing

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

Sewing is so much fun! Learn the basics of sewing and surprise yourself by all the creations you can create in a week of sewing camp.  You will leave with 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 27 – Friday, July 31
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $160
Register for Sew Much Fun Camp


Cooking

Kitchen Fun 101
For boys and girls going into PreKindergarten – 2nd grade

Students will learn all about the kitchen and food safety in this fun camp.  Each day will be different.  Day 1: Donuts and food and kitchen safety. Day 2: Pancakes and paninis. Day 3: How to toss and build a pizza. Day 4: Cookie Decorating. Day 5: waffle Brownies and Ice Cream.

Instructor: Jonas Smith, SAGE Dining Director
Dates: Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $130
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Kitchen Fun 102
For boys and girls going into 3rd – 5th grade

Come join and learn all about cooking. Day 1: Food safety and Kitchen Equipment, donuts and more, Day Two: Make your own omelet- seasoning and tossing. Day Three: How to toss and build a pizza. Day four: Chocolate Chip Cookies from scratch. Day Five: Waffle Brownies and Ice Cream.

Instructor: Jonas Smith, SAGE Dining Director
Dates: Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Classroom
Cost: $130
Register for Kitchen Fun 102 Camp