First Week: July 10-13, 2023 (West Stanly High School)
Second Week: July 17-20, 2023 (Albemarle High School)
Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Cost: $100 per camper (Sibling Discount available: $85 for each additional camper from the same household)
Registration will open the week of April 17, 2023. Check back for registration form and details.
The Stanly County Arts Council is hosting its annual Summer Arts Camp for two weeks at two different locations in Stanly County. The first week of camp will be July 10-13, 2023, at West Stanly High School in Red Cross, NC. The second week of camp will be July 17-20, 2023, at Albemarle High School, Albemarle. The camp is for any rising 1st – 6th grader. Each day, campers will explore classes in Theatre, Dance, Music, and Visual Art, all taught by licensed professionals. Camp begins at 9:00 am and concludes at 2:00 pm each day. Campers are responsible for bringing their own bag lunches Monday – Wednesday, but the Arts Council will host a Pizza Party on Thursday, July 13th and July 20th. Snacks and bottled water will be provided each day. Cost is only $100 per camper per week which includes all materials plus a camp T-shirt. Sibling Discount available: $85 for each additional camper from the same household.
Camp Director is Wes Tucker. Tucker initiated the camp in 2008 and has served as camp director each year. Tucker, the director of the West Stanly Players and the Chair of English/Drama Department at West Stanly High School, will be the theatre teacher. Returning visual art teacher from North Stanly Middle School, Rebekah Crisco, will lead your child through creating their own canvas art masterpiece that you will enjoy for many years. Former Albemarle Academy of Dance teacher Mary Grubbs will teach each camper different types of dances and choreography plus the basics of biomechanics of the human body. Alana Cooper, choir director at North Stanly Middle School, returns to teach the campers about different aspects of music, from rhythm to genres and different instruments.
Online registration form will be available the week of April 17, 2023. Registration is not complete until camp registration fees are received. Each family will be emailed an invoice due upon receipt. Registrations are due by May 26, 2023, or until camp is full. Enrollment is limited.
The Stanly County Arts Council, founded in 1974, continues to promote and support all art forms in the community. Its mission is to encourage and promote broad-based cultural and educational activities in the arts throughout Stanly County. The Summer Arts Camp allows the youth in Stanly County to continue their arts education during the summer months in a fun, relaxed camp-like environment.
SCHOLARSHIPS, funded by Atrium Health – Stanly, are available to qualified families. Scholarship applications will be made available the week of April 17 are due no later than May 15, 2023.
Completion of this form does not register your child for the Stanly County Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp. A separate registration form must be completed for your child to attend Summer Arts Camp. Registration fees will not be due until you receive notice regarding the status of your scholarship application. You will be notified if your child/family is eligible for scholarship funding by June 16, 2023.