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Summer Camp Information

Summer Camps 2022

Now Enrolling for August Camps!
 


Click any link below to register for our special discount.
Buy 3 weeks, Receive $75 off. 

Click HERE to Register for Camp Superstar!
Click HERE to Register for Fine Art Camp!
Click HERE To Register for Rock that Band Camp!

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Questions? Contact the School Registrar at 631.369.2171 or education@eastendarts.org



Camp Calendar Overview

July 5 - July 8 (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


July 11 - July 15 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Studio Drawing & Painting
July 11 - July 15 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


July 18 - July 22 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Rock that Band
July 18 - July 22 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


July 25 - July 29 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Mixed Media
July 25 - July 29 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


August 1 - August 5 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Rock that Band
August 1 - August 5 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


August 8 - August 12 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Sculpture
August 8 - August 12 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


August 15 - August 19 - one-week camp (9 yrs. to 14 yrs.) Rock that Band
August 15 - August 19 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


August 22 - August 26 - (5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.) half-day or full-day one-week camp Camp Superstar!


UNEXPECTED DISCOVERIES:
ONE-WEEK ARTS & MUSIC CAMPS

Ages 9 - 14
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Early Morning Care available 8:30 - 9:00 AM & Aftercare available 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Take one or more of our arts & music camps!


VISUAL ARTS CAMPS

Registration Weeks Available

Studio Drawing & Painting Arts Camp
July 11 - July 15
East End Arts Studio Drawing and Painting Camp, a fun-filled Summer experience for art lovers, ages 9 - 14. During each week of Studio Art Camp, campers work closely with his or her counselor while engaging in fun projects and learning new methods and techniques of drawing and painting. Campers create observational drawings, visual journals, collage works, relief paintings, collaborative works, and more! This concentrated week of art exploration satisfies any art loving camper. Try new methods, new mediums, and express yourself creatively this Summer! All projects are tailored for all skill levels. At the end of each week, all artworks are to be displayed in a combination show during the last day of camp. Don’t miss out and register early! Camps are kept small to promote social distancing. Register early enrollment is limited to 10 campers.

Mixed Media
July 25 - July 29
This camp allows students to create a variety of projects while building skills working in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, printmaking, and assemblage. Work with new materials, recycle found objects, construct interesting forms, print on the press. Different processes, new techniques, and lots of fun! Students will create an exhibit of their works on the last day of camp. Register early enrollment is limited to 10 campers.

Sculpture
August 8 - August 12
In this week of 3D exploration, campers work with paper, wood, wire, and clay to create incredible sculptural art. Campers create small scale and large scale works and integrate mixed media – paint, fiber, and collage into expressive forms. EEA's campus allows for indoor and outdoor sculpting. Come join the fun! At the end of each week, all artworks are to be displayed in a combination show during the last day of camp. Don’t miss out and register early! Camps are kept small to promote social distancing. Register early enrollment is limited to 10 campers.

Click HERE To Register for Fine Arts Camps>>>


MUSIC CAMPS

Rock that Band

Registration Weeks Available
July 18 - July 22, 2022
August 1 - August 5, 2022
August 15 - August 19, 2022


This week-long Rock that Band Camp offers instrument instruction and an opportunity to play alongside your peers. All instruments are welcome, especially, electric guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and piano. Many genres are explored and campers develop skills in musicianship and have fun composing their own pieces. Practicing and performing together brings campers to the next level. At the end of each camp week, the band performs live! Knowledge of preferred instrument (any instrument) or vocal experience enhances the camp experience. Rock on!

Click HERE to register for Rock that Band Camp >>


Camp Superstar!

UNEXPECTED DISCOVERIES CAMP

Creative Arts, Music, & Theater Camp
Ages 5 - 10
Full Day: Monday - Friday • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Also Offering Half Day: Monday - Friday • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Early Morning Care available 8:30 - 9:00 am & Aftercare available 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Unexpected Discoveries Camp are one-week camp cycles over an 8-week period where campers are introduced to a broad range of artistic and creative experiences through a camp-wide theme. In this imaginative summer arts program campers will immerse themselves in art, theater, music, and dance while being inspired by this summer’s theme:

Camp Superstar!

Camp art workshops based on children’s books that showcase the importance of being kind, confident, creative, and celebrating what makes our campers superstars; combining art, music, and theater.

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

Each day at camp includes the visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpting, and craft activities), music (singing, dancing, and exploring different instruments), and theater (stories, puppetry, role playing, and other dramatic activities). The East End Arts School offers a home-like setting with comfortable air-conditioned rooms and fenced-in, park-like grounds for outdoor play. The small group size provides for a supportive camp experience with a ton of personal attention.

click HERE to register for any of our camps >>


 

July 5 - July 8 (4 days) 
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on books: I am Enough & Perfectly Norman
Celebrating Believing in Yourself!

I am Enough
by: Grace Byers, illustrated by: Keturah A. Bobo
We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it. 

Perfectly Norman
by: Tom Percival
Embracing and celebrating what makes you unique.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Two
July 11 - July 15
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: Imani’s Moon
Celebrate courage and confidence!

Imani’s Moon
by: JaNay Brown-Wood, Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
The power of believing in ourselves that is sure to inspire young readers to reach for their own moons.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Three
July 18 - July 22
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: I will be Fierce
Finding the Extraordinary in Everyday Moments!

I Will Be Fierce!
by: Bea Birdsong, Illustrated by: Nidhi Chanani
Embracing courage, confidence, and kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Four
July 25 - July 29
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: Inside Out & Back Again
Discovering the power of family!

Inside Out & Back Again
by: Thanhha Lai
A child's-eye view of family and immigration

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families.

Week Five
August 1 - August 5
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on books: The Dot & Beautiful Oops
Celebrating Creativity and Self Discovery

The Dot
by: Peter H. Reynolds
The creative spirit in all of us. 

Beautiful Oops
by: Barney Saltzberg
Every mistake is an opportunity to make something beautiful.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Six
August 8 - August 12
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: The Most Magnificent Thing
Celebrating Tenacity!

The Most Magnificent Thing
by: Ashley Spires
Discovering the rewards of perseverance and creativity.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Seven
August 15 - August 19
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: I Believe I Can
Celebrate Your Potential!

I Believe I Can
by: Grace Byers, Illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo
My presence matters in this world. I know I can do anything, if only I believe I can.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 

 

Week Eight
August 15 - August 19
(5 yrs. to 7 yrs.) & (8 yrs. to 10 yrs.)
Based on the book: The Invisible Boy
Simple Acts of Kindness!

The Invisible Boy
by: Trudy Ludwig, Illustrated by: Patrice Barton 
A simple act of kindness can transform an invisible boy into a friend.

Camp Superstar - How to be a Star Inside and Out!

Through creativity and expression, all campers will discover what makes them so amazing! EEA counselors integrate music and art from all parts of life into all activities. Each week closes with an art show and performance for the camper’s families. 



IMPORTANT INFORMATION
 

REGISTRATION
Please click the registration links at the top of the page for which camp you would like to register your child for.
We are pleased to offer a 10% discount for each additional child.

LOCATION
All camps are held at the East End Arts School, located at 141 East Main Street in Riverhead, NY. The School offers professional studios with comfortable air-conditioned rooms and scenic grounds for outdoor breaks and lunch.

EARLY MORNING & AFTERCARE
Early morning care is available between 8:30 - 9:00 AM
and aftercare between 3:00 - 5:00 PM.
Aftercare consists of modified camp activities.
Early Morning Care 8:30 - 9:00 AM & Aftercare 3:00 - 5:00 PM: $30 p/day or $100 p/week

STAFF
Counselors are chosen for their expertise, dedication, and enthusiasm with children. Unexpected Discoveries Creative, Arts, Music, & Theater 1-Week Summer Camp maintains a comfortable ratio of 1:6 counselors to children. Unexpected Discoveries Weekly Summer Arts & Music Camps maintain a comfortable ratio of 1:10. Our small group sizes provide for in-depth learning with personal attention and an encouraging arts camp experience.

SNACK & LUNCH
Campers bring their own snacks & lunch in an insulated container.

CAMP PERFORMANCE & ART SHOW
On the last day of each camp, campers show off their creations to family and friends. Details provided at camp.

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

SCHOLARSHIPS
A limited number of partial scholarships are available, based on financial need. An application can be requested by calling the School at 631-369-2171, email education@eastendarts.org or download a scholarship form. Deadline for application is May 1.

PLEASE NOTE: Camps have limited space. Campers will be registered on a first-come first-served basis. East End Arts School will maintain a waiting list for any camp that becomes full. Each camper will receive a call confirming their spot in camp a week prior to the beginning of camp.


CAMP REFUND & CREDIT POLICY

  • If you notify East End Arts before May 15, you can receive a 75% refund, less an administration fee of $15.00.
  • If you notify East End Arts less than one month (30 days) but at least two weeks (14 days) before the start of that specific camp week, you can receive 50% refund, less an administration fee of $15.00.
  • If you notify East End Arts less than two weeks (14 days) before the start of that specific camp week, you may receive a 50% credit on your East End Arts account.
  • Once a program begins, we cannot make any adjustments or offer any credit.

 



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“I loved it and I’m definitely going to do it next year. Best camp ever!”

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“I liked that the camp was flexible and dynamic. My son wanted to bring his banjo and the camp was able to accommodate him.”
“This is the first camp my daughter actually enjoyed. Terrific!”
“The experiences my child had were priceless.”
“Every day after camp my daughter said “I love camp!”
“Both my kids had an awesome time with the activities and counselors. The staff was amazing!”
“My children learned to express themselves and feel healthy and proud of their skills.”
“Excellent, as always!”
“I am amazed at the confidence your camp gave my son – Thank you! Art saved our summer!”

“My daughter has been asking since the last day of camp last summer to sign up for this year's camp!”
"My daughter said she learned more about drawing technique in the one week than in two years of art in junior high school. I was very glad to hear that she enjoyed the camp and took pride in her work."

 

“Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” ~ Anni Albers

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