YMCA-CONCORDIA VIRTUAL ARTS CAMPS

Ages 13-17

Is your child artistically inclined?

Don’t wait—sign them up to the YMCA-Concordia Virtual Arts Camp and give them a summer they will never forget!

Choose two clubs for each week

Dance

Participants will explore lots of different group or solo dance styles.

Visual arts

Let your budding artist develop their skills at this specialized arts camp! Here, they will look at all the different ways they can express their creativity!

Music

Singing, songwriting, a career in music… this is the camp for music fans, allowing them to discover the many facets of the music world!

Theatre

This camp covers all aspects of creating and performing a play. Perfect for kids who love to play make believe!

All children are welcome to participate in virtual arts camp, no matter their level.
The cost of one week of camp is $125 plus tax.

Week 1 – July 13 to 17

Club 1

Theatre
A Better Tomorrow

We’ll think about the future and what we envision for the world and ourselves. We will improvise and play with the themes of innovation, ideals and change.

OR

Music
Garage Band

We’ll learn different recording and mixing techniques. By the end of the week, all participants will record a solo or group performance (remotely).

 

Club 2

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

All you need for this class is a few pencils and your imagination.

OR

Dance
Hip-Hop

We’ll discover or rediscover some hip-hop steps and create our own choreography!

 

Week 2 – July 20 to 24

Club 1

Dance
Street Jazz

Street jazz is a fusion of jazz and hip-hop. We’ll learn steps from both dance styles.

OR

Theatre
Broadway

We’ll work on performing a short monologue and song excerpt. We’ll also study audition techniques, including how to prepare, what to have in your repertoire, and important steps in the audition process.

 

Club 2

Music
Songwriting

We’ll learn the mechanics of songwriting and write a short song according to the model presented in workshops.

OR

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

All you need for this class is a few pencils and your imagination.

 

Week 3 – July 27 to 31

Club 1

Visual arts
Zine

We’ll learn how to make our own zine!

OR

Dance
Hip-Hop

We’ll discover or rediscover some hip-hop steps and create our own choreography!

 

Club 2

Theatre
Broadway

We’ll work on performing a short monologue and song excerpt. We’ll also study performance techniques, how to prepare, memorization tips, warming up and acting and singing exercises.

OR

Music
Garage Band

We’ll learn different recording and mixing techniques. By the end of the week, all participants will record a solo or group performance (remotely).

 

Week 4 – August 3 to 7

Club 1

Music
Singing

We’ll cover a song. Participants can play their own instrument as an accompaniment or use a pre-recorded track.

OR

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

All you need for this class is a few pencils and your imagination.

 

Club 2

Dance
Street Jazz

Street jazz is a fusion of jazz and hip-hop. We’ll learn steps from both dance styles.

OR

Theatre
Puppets

We’ll explore different types of puppetry and create our own puppets and puppet shows.

 

Week 5 – August 10 to 14

Club 1

Theatre
Among the Stars

We’ll head into space and boldly go where no one has gone before! While travelling to new planets and meeting alien people, we’ll do activities, workshops and games that focus on characters, movement and voice.

OR

Music
Garage Band

We’ll learn different recording and mixing techniques. By the end of the week, all participants will record a solo or group performance (remotely).

 

Club 2

Visual arts
Manga/Comics

We’ll learn how to draw our own comic book heroes and villains and how to write our own comics like the pros!

OR

Dance
Hip-Hop

We’ll discover or rediscover some hip-hop steps and create our own choreography!

 

Week 6 – August 17 to 21

Club 1

Dance
Street Jazz

Street jazz is a fusion of jazz and hip-hop. We’ll learn steps from both dance styles.

OR

Theatre
Blast from the Past

We’ll travel back in time, exploring great moments in history and having all kinds of exciting adventures, with activities, workshops and games focused on movement and improvisation.

 

Club 2

Music
Garage Band

We’ll learn different recording and mixing techniques. By the end of the week, all participants will record a solo or group performance (remotely).

OR

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

All you need for this class is a few pencils and your imagination.

 

Week 7 – August 24 to 28

Club 1

Visual arts
Manga/Comics

We’ll learn how to draw our own comic book heroes and villains and how to write our own comics like the pros!

OR

Dance
Hip-Hop

We’ll discover or rediscover some hip-hop steps and create our own choreography!

 

Club 2

Theatre
Puppets

We’ll explore different types of puppetry and create our own puppets and puppet shows.

OR

Music
Songwriting

We’ll learn the mechanics of songwriting and write a short song according to the model presented in workshops.