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SUMMER YOUTH ART ACADEMY

Create, express, and explore through a variety of artistic mediums at one of our in-person summer camps.

2022 SUMMER CAMP AT BLACKROCK

BlackRock’s Summer Programs are designed with student safety in mind. With limited enrollment, spots will fill quickly, register today. 

  • Small groups 

  • Limited programs 

  • Use of outdoors 

  • Comprehensive cleaning & safety planning 

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Rising Grades 3-8

$650 per two week session

Let’s put on a show! Our professional artistic staff will guide you through two weeks of an intensive Musical Theater program.  The rehearsal process will include learning dance steps, songs, scripts, and design projects to get a performance up on its feet for a live audience! Each program is two weeks long, and has a different theme to explore. Campers will be grouped by age as they rehearse and create their showcase. Join us on the last day for a staged showcase for family and friends! Warning, this exciting camp fills very quickly, register now! 

REGISTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS CAMP (Grades 3-8)

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Performing Arts Camp Session 1

June 20- July 1, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Week 1: Beforecare & Aftercare available

Week 2: Beforecare & Aftercare available

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Performing Arts Camp Session 2

July 5- 15, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Week 1: Beforecare & Aftercare available

Week 2: Beforecare & Aftercare available

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Performing Arts Camp Session 3

July 18- 29, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Week 1: Beforecare & Aftercare available

Week 2: Beforecare & Aftercare available

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Rising Grades K-5

$350 per week

Students will embark on a quest to create and explore their very own world using visual art projects, dramatic scenes, music and dance. The only limit is their imagination! Students will work together to come up with an original showcase at the end of each week to demonstrate their skills for family and friends.

REGISTER FOR ARTS JOURNEYS CAMP (Grades K-5)

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Arts Journeys Camp Session 1

March to a Different Drum

August 1- 5, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Beforecare & Aftercare available

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Arts Journeys Camp Session 2

You're a Sketch

August 8-12, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Beforecare & Aftercare available

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Arts Journeys Camp Session 3

Throwback Thursday

August 15-19, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Beforecare & Aftercare available

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This exciting new venture is an audition only program for teens. Once cast, the program prepares students for a two night performance on BlackRock’s MainStage to a live audience.  

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Rising Grades 9-12 

$125/week

BlackRock's Counselor in Training (CIT) Program is returning this summer! Accepted applicants will serve as leaders and mentors in our Summer Youth Art Academy. This is the perfect opportunity for youth to build their professional skill set and earn SSL hours. 

OFFSITE CAMPS

SPORTS MEETS THE ARTS CAMP

 

BlackRock is partnering with the Maryland Soccerplex & Adventist HealthCare Fieldhouse to bring a half-day sports and half-day arts camp for five weeks in June and July. All activities will take place at the Adventist HealthCare Fieldhouse at the Maryland Soccerplex where teaching artists from BlackRock will engage campers in visual arts activities. For ages 5-11. For more information or to register, please call the Maryland Soccerplex at 301-528-1480 or visit their website

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SPORTS MEETS THE ARTS CAMP

Nine Weekly Sessions

June 20 - August 26

(No camp August 1-5)

Ages 5 - 11 (Rising Grades K-5)

$270/week

 

Daily Schedule:

9am - 12pm  (Play in the Morning)

12pm - 1pm  (Lunch)

1pm - 4pm   (Create in the Afternoon)

 

Fee:

$270 per camper/week ($230/4 day week)

 

Extended Care:

8am - 9am  (Morning): $50

4pm - 5pm (Afternoon): $50

4pm - 6pm   (Afternoon): $100

SONIE MATHEW
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
On February 9, 2021 BlackRock lost a legacy and friend, Teaching Artist Sonie Mathew. Sonie touched the lives of over a thousand young people in his decade of service to BlackRock education programs who like him, share a passion for theater and music. Mr. Sonie understood the benefits of a performing arts education, lessons that could be applied for life.

This scholarship opportunity serves 75% of tuition fees for the Summer Youth Art Academy and the Counselor in Training Program. This scholarship is not applicable for the Sports Meets the Arts camp run in partnership with Maryland SoccerPlex.
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If you have any questions about the scholarship, please email our Education Manager.