The d’Art Center offers Summer Camp for 6 weeks in June, July, and August. STEAM Summer Camp features activities such as clay, mixed media, technology and digital art, and art on the move. Daily activities correspond to a weekly theme that presents a different lesson plan that combines art with STEM! Students learn from professional art educators and d’Art’s on-site resident artists. Throughout these weeks they work collaboratively, enjoy short field trips, and create unique art projects using a variety of media and techniques.
Each week of camp is Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
♦STEAM Summer Camp is for elementary age students (6-10) and middle/high school students (10+).
Camp Tuition: $200 per week
Week 1 June 27 – 30: The Great Unknown
Week 2 July 5 – 8: Animation
Week 3 July 11 – 15: Animal Planet
Week 4 July 18 – 22: Animation
Week 5 July 25 – 29: Food & Fun
Week 6 August 1 – 5: Explore Your Imagination
Be a Star at Hurrah and learn a little bit about all the things that go into a Musical Theater performance! These interactive camps will have fun show themes and younger campers will get a sampler in all it takes to be in a show. This is an opportunity for young people to learn all about theatre with hands on activities and workshop style instruction.
Campers will participate in Musical Theatre classes including Broadway Dance and Voice, Stage Acting, and Beyond the Stage Theater 101.
The Last day of Camp will be a presentation of what the Campers have learned at the Hugh. R. Copeland Center in the NEON District.
Each day there is a 8:40-9am drop off and 3:30 dismissal.
Optional After- Care(3:45pm -5:30pm):$20 per afternoon or $150 for the whole session
*A limited number of need-based tuition scholarships are available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for application.
♦ Camp is for ages 5 and up (Campers are divided into smaller groups based on age)
Teens with prior training might be interested in Summer Intensive Classes.
Camp Tuition:$400 per camper.
Session 1 – June 20th – July 1st
Session 2 – July 5th – July 15th
Session 3 – July 18th – 29th
Session 4 – August 1st – 12th
Hermitage Museum Registration begins April 1st
Ages 6-10 & 11-14
The camp day runs from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., with lunch and outdoor time (weather permitting) from 12:00 –1:00 p.m. The camp day ends promptly at 4:00 p.m. No aftercare is available. Campers will focus on several artistic mediums with the goal of completing a work of art in each medium. Lessons include a brief discussion on the history of the medium and examples of famous works in that medium. By the end of the week, campers will have created a mini-portfolio to share with family, friends, and teachers. Each week incorporates a special tour of the museum, guest instructors, artist demonstrations, a nature walk, and time in the gardens and grounds. No previous art instruction is necessary but an ability to focus on one project for up to two (2) hours and an appreciation for art is encouraged!
Camp takes place at the Visual Arts Studio (VAS) located on Hermitage property just off of North Shore Road. The physical address is 7701 North Shore Road, Norfolk, VA 23505.
The Muse Writer’s Center
Creative Writing Camp: Elementary School (ages 7-10) with Jessica Kelley (12 out of 12 seats open) – In-Person
Creative Writing Camp: Middle School (ages 11-13) with Jessica Kelley (14 out of 14 seats open) – In-Person
Creative Writing Camp: High School (ages 14-17) with Jessica Kelley (20 out of 20 seats open) – In-Person
Creative Writing Camp for Adults with Tim Seibles, Desiree Cooper, Cassandra Clarke, Preslaysa Williams, Mike Lovely, Alison Schoew, Rick Eley, Patti McCracken, Abi Putnam, Marilyn Barton, John Aguiar, Skye Zentz (23 out of 23 seats open) – In-Person
Note: Tuition Assistance is always available to those in need.
Other camps in Norfolk, VA:
Virginia Stage Company
Dragonfly Studio Summer Camp