The Y’s arts and humanities programs help participants experience activities that foster self-expression and build self-esteem, develop imagination, critical thinking and valuable social skills. Exposure to the arts helps campers to develop progressive skills that allow us all to connect with and understand other people and express our ideas, while providing a unique entertainment experience.
CAMPS LOCATED AT:
115 E Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Transportation to camps at New Spire Arts not provided. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at New Spire Arts.
Hours of Operation
*Unless otherwise noted, camp specific activities will occur from 9:00am-4:00pm.
Week 1 Jun 24 – Jun 28
Week 2 Jul 1 – Jul 5*
Week 3 Jul 8 – Jul 12
Week 4 Jul 15 – Jul 19
Week 5 Jul 22 – Jul 26
Week 6 Jul 29 – Aug 2
Week 7 Aug 5 – Aug 9
Week 8 Aug 12 – Aug 16
Week 9 Aug 19 – Aug 23
Week 10 Aug 26 – Aug 30
*Four day week for day camps; fees will be prorated.
|Artxperience||Big Top Circus|
|Sing, act, dance, and explore the performing arts all in one week!||Your camper will learn new skills like juggling, stilt walking, clowning and more!|
|Dance Exploration provides learning a variety of dance styles while discovering history, vocabulary, and|
performance knowledge. Parents are invited to the end
of camp performance and reception on Fridays.
|Fashion camp is designed for campers who would like to explore the world of fashion and discover their own individual style. Campers will have the opportunity to create unique outfits and participate in an end of the week fashion show. Price includes field trips to local establishments to help campers create their look and style!|
|Intro to Puppetry||Script to Screen|
|Younger campers will learn basic puppetry skills, construct puppets, and then perform with them in a beloved fairy tale with a twist.|
Older campers will construct puppets, create an original story, and learn basic and intermediate puppetry manipulation skills.
|Young Filmmakers will do everything from write the script to produce a screen-ready short film.|
|Marvel Madness Dance||Musical Theatre|
|Come move like your favorite Marvel hero each day!||Theatre Camp is an excellent adventure in drama, dance, and musicality. Each week a new musical is produced to create a unique camp experience for all. Parents are invited to our final performance on Friday afternoons.|
|Putting on a Play||Young Playwrights|
|From script to show and audition to performance, learn how to put on a play!||Write, direct, create, perform in a play, and let your creativity show!|
|Young Composers||Viral Video|
|Campers will compose and perform their own piece of music over the course of one week, learning methods which they can continue to use for future compositions.||See how to craft your own viral video! Filmmakers will do everything from write the script to produce a screen-ready short|
Intro To Aerial Skills
In this workshop, young campers will learn introductory aerial silks skills!
Ages 8-12: $100/$130
August 5 – 9, 11:30am-1:30pm
Intro To Aerial Skills For Teens
In this workshop, teens will learn introductory aerial silks skills!
Ages 13-16: $100/$130
August 5 – 9, 11:30am-1:30pm