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    San Francisco Arts Education Summer

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
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    Overview

    The SFArtsED Summer is San Francisco's best arts summer camp for students 6 to 14 in musical theater, painting, drawing, singing, dancing, sculpting, drama and more! 

    San Francisco Arts Education Summer Programs include: 

    EXPLORATION (ages 6-9)

    Younger campers spend exhilarating days experiencing everything from world rhythms and dance to choral singing and mixed-media art projects, from instrument making to theater and storytelling. Full-day Exploration sessions are taught by enthusiastic professional artists who understand how best to help children spark their own creativity.Each session features a fresh and exciting mix of performing and visual arts experiences that vary thematically from session to session. Structured activities are balanced with free time for play outdoors. Sessions conclude with a showcase for family and friends.

    BROADWAY BOUND (ages 9-14)

    Broadway Bound challenges young people with strong interest in theater to train as a “triple threat” singer, dancer and actor. Session One’s music celebrates Broadway classics from the Golden Age (1930-1965), while Session Two emphasizes contemporary favorites. In Session Three students will collaborate with the SF Bay Area Theatre Company, a group started by SFArtsED alumni, to create a fully staged concert production of Ragtime, an epic musical exploring race, immigration and what it means to be an American. The final week of Broadway Bound Session 3 will take place on campus at San Francisco State University.

    ART & DESIGN (ages 10-14)

    Art & Design explores various aspects of and develops skills in visual art making. Session One explores the worlds of clay and three-dimensional creations in Art & Design: Sculpture. In Session Two, designers will move fashion forward in Fashion Design and create runway-ready styles in Art & Design: Fashion. In Session Three, Art & Design takes young visual artists into the Artists’ Studio, an exploration of mixed-media arts that includes painting, drawing, illustration and more in Art & Design: Artists’ Studio (Mixed Media). A curated exhibition in a gallery space will feature work created in both sessions. Interested middle-school students may continue their exploration of art and design into the school year with the after-school/weekend Art & Design program.

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