When

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, July 31, 2015 - 3:00pm

Tickets & Registration

Three Ways to Register:

1. Click Here to Register Online

2. Call 504.528.3805 to register by phone.

3. Visit the CAC Box Office to register in person.

Download 2015 Camp Registration Form

NOTE: Postmark deadline for Scholarship Form is May 1, 2015
 
Registration & Scholarship forms must be filled out and returned to CAC Education Department.
Forms may be submitted via email to education@cacno.org or by mail to:
 
CAC Education Department
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

 

Camper | $230/week
Multi-week discount applied at checkout for non-members.

CAC Member Camper | $200/week
Member discount for Family/Couple Level and above.

***Cost of camp includes all administrative fees.

After Care | $60/week

Member discounts are applied automatically at checkout when you register using the email address associated with your membership. Email education@cacno.org or call the CAC Box Office at 504.528.3805 for questions or assistance.

Cancellation Policy: Partial or full order cancellations more than four weeks in advance of a reservation will be subject to a 4% fee. Cancellations less than four weeks in advance of a reservation will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee.

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Support

This program is supported in part by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Inc.
The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established and funded by the William Helis Family. The Arts Funds of The Helis Foundation advance access to the arts for the community through contributions that sustain operations for, provide free admission to, acquire works of art, and underwrite major exhibitions and projects of institutions within the Greater New Orleans area.
The CAC is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans and administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans, and by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.

Calling Young Artists & Adventurers!

CAC Summer Arts Camp 2015 will ignite the creativity of campers through the powerful combination of books and imaginations. Each week campers will explore a different book that presents brave characters who use their imaginations to solve problems that improve their lives as well as make the world a better place. The selected award-winning and bestselling children’s books will inform and inspire campers and staff as they explore in and through our five art forms: music, visual arts, culinary, theater, and dance.

Ages: 6 through 14

Camp Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 3pm

  • Drop off begins: 8am
  • Camp begins: 9am
  • Camp ends: 3pm

After Care Hours: After care is available from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. For a fee of $60 per week, per child, the CAC will be offering additional art projects with local artists, a small snack, and other activities.  Enrollment is limited, and registration is required in advance.

  • After care begins: 3:30pm
  • After care ends: 5:30pm
  • Last pickup: 6pm

Lunch: Campers are responsible for bringing lunch. Snacks are provided in the morning and afternoon.

Camp Shirts: Campers are required to wear their camp shirts on Mondays and Fridays. Each weekly camp registration includes one camp T-Shirt. Additional T-Shirts are available for $10 each. Contact education@cacno.org for ordering information.

A Different Theme Every Week!

Week 1: July 6-10                 
Drama: Odd Velvet written By Mary E. Whitcomb, illustrated by Tara Calahan King
Campers will gain inspiration from Velvet who wins the admiration of her classmates with her creativity and inner strength. They will use Odd Velvet, a bestselling children’s pick, to inform their performing and visual arts presentations for Week-One’s Friday Showcase.
 
Week 2: July 13-17               
Fantasy & Autobiography: Tar Beach Written and Illustrated by Faith Ringgold
Imaginations will soar along Cassie Louise who takes an imaginary flight over New York and claims the buildings as her own. During Week 2, CAC campers will interpret Tar Beach, a multi award-winning book through the five art forms and make it their own.      
 
Week 3: July 20-24   
Humor: The Big Orange Splot written and illustrated by Daniel Manus Pinkwater.
Campers will find humor and innovation in this tale about Mr. Plumbean who changed his very neat street, on which all of the houses looked the same, to an avenue of homes that reflected creativity and individuality. Staff and campers will use this text to jumpstart Week 3.
 
Week 4: July 27-31
Adventure: Westlandria written by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
The power of an imagination becomes evident when Wesley creates a new civilization in his own backyard that includes a staple-crop, clothing, a number system, a language, and more, He calls it Weslandia and, rather than a social outsider, he becomes a very popular person.     

 

 

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