YMCA-CONCORDIA VIRTUAL ARTS CAMPS

Ages 9-12

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!

2. 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

Is your child crazy about music? Is their voice their favourite instrument? This camp is all about solo and group singing!

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
Puppets

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

OR

Music
Singing chorale

We’ll learn a popular group song.

 

Club 2

Visual arts
Zine

We’ll create zines, which are short DIY magazines with drawings, collages and writing on the topics of our choice!

OR

Dance
Capoeira

Capoeira is a martial art that combines elements from dance, music and acrobatics. We’ll learn a few movements that can be combined into sequences.

 

Week 2 – July 20 to 24

Club 1

Dance
Improvisation

We’ll use improvisation techniques and games to develop our own movements and our ability to perform and share.

OR

Theatre
Magic & Mystery

We’ll delve into the fantastical world of magic! Through activities, workshops and games focusing on theatre basics such as projection, breathing and character, we’ll become wizards and witches in our own imaginary world!

 

Club 2

Music
Singing

We’ll sing our hearts out and learn how to train our voice!

OR

Visual arts
Manga/Comic

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

 

Week 3 – July 27 to 31

Club 1

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

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

OR

Dance
Contemporaine

We’ll learn contemporary dance music and create choreography.

 

Club 2

Theatre
Friends of the Earth

We’ll look at environmental conservation and the fight against climate change.

OR

Music
Narration musicale

Musical Storytelling What role does sound and music play in storytelling? How can we use music to deepen character development and create an ambiance? Let’s find out!

 

Week 4 – August 3 to 7

Club 1

Music
Singing

We’ll sing our hearts out and learn how to train our voice!

OR

Visual arts
Manga/Comic

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

 

Club 2

Dance
Contemporary

We’ll learn contemporary dance music and create choreography.

OR

Theatre
Story Time

This week will be dedicated to the stories that make us who we are and the stories that we tell each other.

 

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
Story Time

This week will be dedicated to the stories that make us who we are and the stories that we tell each other.

 

Club 2

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

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

OR

Dance
Jazz

We’ll start by looking at ballet techniques, and then we’ll use these techniques to transition into upbeat and fun jazz choreography. We’ll be kicking, jumping and turning!

 

Week 6 – August 17 to 21

Club 1

Dance
Latin Fusion

By drawing inspiration from Zumba, we’ll get creative with rhythm and speed to the beat of different genres of Latin American music!

OR

Theatre
Puppets

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

 

Club 2

Music
Singing

We’ll sing our hearts out and learn how to train our voice!

OR

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!

 

Week 7 – August 24 to 28

Club 1

Visual arts
Painting & Drawing

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

OR

Dance
Contemporary & Hip-Hop Fusion

We’ll study movements from contemporary dance and hip-hop, and create choreography that combines the two!

 

Club 2

Theatre
It’s a Super World!

This week will be all about super heroes, real and fictitious. We’ll explore what it means to be super and how you can be super in your everyday life, with activities, workshops and game focused on improvisation and motivation.

OR

Music
Musical Storytelling

What role does sound and music play in storytelling? How can we use music to deepen character development and create an ambiance? Let’s find out!