First Week: July 18-21, 2022 (West Stanly HS)
Second Week: July 25-28, 2022 (Webb Center, Stanly Community College, Albemarle)
Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Cost: $100 per camper (Sibling Discount available: $85 for each additional camper from the same household)
Registration Due Date: June 3, 2022 or till camp is full
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 18-21, 2022, at West Stanly High School in Red Cross, NC. The second week of camp will be July 25-28, 2022, at the Webb Center at Stanly Community College, 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 21st and July 28th. 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. Albemarle Academy of Dance teachers Mary Grubbs and Jesse Springer, will teach each camper different types of dances and choreography plus the basics of biomechanics of the human body. Derek Smith, former band/choir director at West Stanly High School, returns to teach the campers about different aspects of music, from rhythm to genres and different instruments.
Registration is not complete until camp registration fees are received. Each family will be emailed an invoice due upon receipt. Registrations are due by June 3, 2022, 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 are due no later than May 27, 2022.
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 13, 2022.
Click here to download a Summer Arts Camp Scholarship Form (PDF)
Click here to apply for a Summer Arts Camp scholarship online.