Summer Camps, Classes and Family Fun!
Our members and Teaching Artists aren’t only busy during the school year.
Check out these fun and educational classes offered throughout the summer!
Important themes at Mindport are exploration, observation, creativity, play, and, last, but not least, fun. Bring your family today and experience exhibits which have been compared to those at the San Francisco Exploratorium or OMSI in
Portland. More information at http://www.mindport.org/.
BellinghamART Summer Camps and Workshops
BellinghamART classes reflect a conviction that anyone, at any age, can learn to draw and paint. Whether you’re new to BellinghamART or have been coming for years, you’ll learn new skills and have fun creating art. Each camp includes all your art materials, tools and a daily nutritious snack. See http://www.bellinghamart.com/ for more
Pace Atelier Art Studio Summer Camps
Pace Atelier is enrolling for fun, fabulous and exciting summer art camps for kids ages 4-teens. Media choices include: ceramics, mixed media sculptures, papier-mache, paper making, printmaking, found object sculptures, plaster and stone carving, painting, drawing and more! Each day has a focused art project with lots of time to work individually. Schedule and tuition information at: http://www.paceatelier.com/.
College is now enrolling for Summer classes. Courses offered include dancing, outdoor recreation, cooking, fitness and much more. See the complete course listing: http://www.whatcom.ctc.edu/.
Missoula Children’s Theater Summer Camps at Mount Baker Theatre
The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, has been touring extensively for 38 years now from
Japan. This will be their 14th visit to MBT. The tour team will arrive at the Mount Baker Theatre with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play...except the cast. Each camp consists of 50-60 local students who rehearse throughout the week and present two public Saturday performances on the Main Stage. Perform Robinson Crusoe, the Wizard of Oz, or even Blackbeard the Pirate! Enrollment information at: http://mountbakertheatre.com/education-program/mct
Throughout the year, everybodyBIKE sponsors bike rides, events, and classes. From May to August, enjoy weekly Summer Rides led by everybodyBIKE. See the bicycle events listing at http://everybodybike.com/events/ for a wide variety of fun and informative activities.
School's Out! Summer Art Camp
Their theme-based Summer Art Camps feature four three-hour sessions during which children will learn to work with a variety of art mediums. Visits to the
Museum’s galleries are included to enrich the child’s knowledge of fine arts. In addition to making art every day, children are encouraged to interact, talk, and learn about the history of art, its role in society and how it affects our daily lives. Each session is conducted by guest instructional artist, Gabriel Miles. Light snacks and refreshments will be served at each session and admission to the museum is included. Art projects will be taken home at the end of the session. Sessions will not be repeated. Check out http://whatcommuseum.org/home-page for more!
Fingers become nimble and minds expand as kids create beautiful objects through a diverse grouping of projects. Children will enjoy a solid and varying rhythm of activities balanced with daily walks to local parks and the beach for outside fun. Three camps are offered: Creativity Camp, Pottery Camp, and Advanced Creativity Camp. The camps will be held at the home of teaching artist Sandra Loeffelmann, 3026 Cedarwood Avenue in the Birchwood Neighborhood in partnership with Whatcom Hills Waldorf School. Ages: 7 and up. Materials and Firing included. Snacks provided. Please bring lunch, a bottle of water and good walking shoes. Check out: http://creativitycamps.weebly.com/index.html for more info!
The Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps
All Camps take place at
the Bellingham Theatre Guild –
1600 H St.
For more information visit http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net/summerdrama.html
the Big Top”
Grades: Kindergarten- 2 – Spend the week with TNP playing games, learning poems and skits.
July 8-12 10:00-1:00 with a presentation. $145
"Page to Stage”
Grades 3-5 - A book will be brought to life on stage, complete with costumes and music!
July 29 - August 2 10:00-2:00 with a presentation. $195
Grades 6-12 - Our annual variety show with skits, improv and lots of laughs!
July 29 - August 2 10:30-2:30 with
a performance. $195
Summer Production Camp, "Up the Down Staircase
Grades 6-12 -- Audition, rehearse for, and perform this wonderful show based off the book by Bel Kaufman. July 8-20 10:00-3:30 with three public performances. $275
Bellingham Sings Summer Classes!
To register for
Bellingham Sings classes, call 393-1687 or click the "Contact Us" link on their website (bellinghamsings.org).
Group Voice Classess - Youth & Adult!
Come experience the passion and fun of these highly informative and hands-on group vocal sessions with Ann MacDonald. Repertoire will be provided and each singer will have the opportunity to perform in class and also during the informal recital.
Summer Youth Voice Camp
WHEN: July 8-15, Monday-Friday 4:00-5:15pm
WHERE: BAAY Studio,
1209 N State Street,
TUITION: $80 for Ages 8-15 years, 20 singers per class, music provided.
ABOUT: Come and learn Disney's best loved songs and great musical theater hits, age appropriate and FUN for developing voices!
Summer Adult Voice Camp
WHEN: July 9-12, Monday-Friday, 7:00-8:30pm
WHERE: BAAY Studio,
1209 N State Street,
TUITION: $95 for Ages 16 and up, 20 singers per class, music provide, all levels accepted
ABOUT: Come as we travel through folk, theater and easy art song repertoire while learning solid and healthy vocal techniques in a fun and supportive environment.
Bellingham Children's Theatre
The BCT is hosting four unique outdoor summer theatre camps running from July 8th to August 2nd. Each camp is only $150. Check out http://www.bellinghamchildrenstheatre.com/classes-workshops/camps/ or call (360) 734-9999 for more information.
Random Acts & Sneaky Set Ups: July 8-12
Wutcracker Boot-Camp: July 15-19
"Sprinkle Park - The Musical:" July 15-19
Wozard of Iz: July 29 - August 2
Village Books Summer Camps
Village Books is hosting a week-long half-day summer camp, Monday, August 5th through Friday, August 9th, from 1-5 pm each day. Join VB staff member Claire as she leads each day of themed activities with hands-on projects, book related topics, and field trips around Fairhaven. Snacks included. The camp is open to boys and girls, ages 7-10. The cost is $129 per child. Check out http://www.villagebooks.com/camp-village-books for more information.
Jansen Art Center's Summer @ the J for Kids
Lynden's Jansen Art Center is hosting a number of camps and workshops throughout the summer. Visit www.JansenArtCenter.org for more information
BizArt Youth Camp
When: Jul 15-17 at 9:30-12:30
Where: 321 Front St Lynden 98264
Tuition: $45 for ages 10-16
About: Learn the art of business & the business of art. Participants will receive a commission on all sales plus have fun learning about entrepreneurship!
Summer Ballet Camps with NW Ballet Academy
Summer camps for Pre Ballet (ages 3-6) & Beginning Ballet (ages 7-9). See site for details.
Teaching Artist Benjamin Mann Paint Tutorials
Ben has just finished teaching his 12th school year, and is happily
booking children for summer paint tutorials in his studio. $50/Hour/Child
includes all supplies and a cold juice beverage. All ages, and
he requests that one adult stay in studio on premises. Multiple kids
at once are fine(up to 5), because Ben believes that children learn
differently when they are elbow to elbow with others who are in a
similar place developmentally. Painting in a real live art studio also
puts kids in the right 'frame' of mind. Recent sessions featured a local
11-yr-old, who painted alongside his grandmother visiting from
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