Our team of passionate instructors will encourage your child to learn, laugh, explore, and create!

Spaces are limited, register today.

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SUMMER CAMPS


Summer camps at School for the Arts (Brighton + Livonia) are fun, creative, and designed to encourage your child’s love for the arts.

~Act, Sing, Dance ENCANTO!
~Camp Build
~Camp PAWS
~Dance Camps
~Let’s Act! Drama Camp
~Cookie Decorating
~Paint Together!
~Soap Making

Camps for children age 3-14

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Join SFTA Robotics Instructor Dan Pace, Music Instructor Marilyn Floyd, and CrossFit TIG Fitness Coach Liv Bellanti
for a camp full of fun, variety, creativity, movement, and learning!

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CAMP BUILD

Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton
Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14, 2022
9:30am-12:30pm | Age 4-entering 4th grade

Campers will move with their group through robotics, fitness, and music sessions daily throughout this camp.

  • Robotics portion is designed for campers who are new to or have limited robotics experience
  • Fitness portion will be adapted to campers of all fitness levels
  • Music portion will be adapted to campers of any musical ability

 

Camp Build at School for the Arts will conclude with a time at the end of Thursday’s camp day for participants to show friends and family what they’ve learned.

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CAMP PAWS

PAWS
Photography | Art | Writing Stories

Campers will learn to write and illustrate their own book using Winston the Therapy dog as inspiration!

Learn visual storytelling fundamentals through hands-on exercises, art exploration and demos. Campers will learn what makes a good story, how to come up with their own ideas, and have fun drawing and coloring pictures to go with their story.

Winston the Therapy dog will make appearances during camp to encourage, inspire, and delight campers.

Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton
Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22, 2022
9-10:30am | ages 6-9
11am-12:30pm | ages 10-12

Winston and Marilyn are a certified Therapy Dog team. Together they bring a playful nature and the belief that pawsitive pet therapy provides comfort and confidence to kids of all ages.

SFTA Instructor, Rebekah Start (Art) and Marilyn Floyd (Music + Winston’s owner) are bringing campers a week of fun, creativity, inspiration, and time with Winston while helping campers to write and illustrate their own book.

Act, Sing, Dance, ENCANTO!

Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5, 2022
9am-2pm | Ages 7-12

Find your inner magic at the School for the Arts as we recreate scenes, find the melody and beat with songs, dances, and instruments from the new hit Disney film, ENCANTO!

We’ll steep ourselves in Colombian music and dance, create crafts from Mirabel’s basket, and we’ll try not to talk about Bruno!

Camp week at School for the Arts will conclude with a live, filmed performance that is shared with campers and their families as a memento of their creative week spent with us!

Camp Performance | Friday, August 5 | 7pm
*Friends and family are invited to join us for the performance

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Act, Sing, Dance ENCANTO! is Directed by
SFTA Instructors Jaclene Wilk (Drama)
and Marilyn Floyd (Music)

Little Explorers | Growing in Dance | Ages 3-5
Campers will learn a dance, do creative movement, make a craft, and play dance games.

Ballet + Tap Combo | Ages 6-10

Campers will learn basic ballet technique and ballet combo, play dance games, learn tap technique and tap combo.

Jazz + Hip Hop Combo | Ages 6-10
Campers will stretch, learn jazz technique and a jazz combo, play dance games, learn basic hip hop moves across floor, and learn a hip hop combo.

Praise + Worship Dance | Ages 10-18
Campers will stretch, learn basic contemporary moves and learn combinations to Christian music.

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DANCE CAMPS

Camps held at School for the Arts Brighton
June 13-16 (M-Th)

  • Little Explorers | Growing in Dance
    9:30-10:30am | Age 3-5
  • Ballet + Tap Combo 10:30am-12:30pm | Age 6-10


July 25-28 (M-Th)

  • Little Explorers | Growing in Dance
    9:30-10:30am | Age 3-5
  • Jazz + Hip-Hop Combo 10:30am-12:30pm | Age 6-10


August 15-18 (M-Th)

  • Little Explorers | Growing in Dance
    9:30-10:30am | Age 3-5
  • Ballet + Tap Combo 10:30am-12:30pm |Age 6-10
  • Praise + Worship Dance 1pm-2pm | Age 10-18

Students will perform the combo they learn in camp at the end of Thursday’s camp sessions.

Participants are asked to wear proper dance attire based on dance camps they are participating in.

Details included on camp registration form.

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PAINT TOGETHER!

Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton
Two Dates | Two Different Paintings

Paint together as a class while learning new techniques and adding
individual creative touches to your personalized, custom canvas painting.

Thursday, June 23 | 12:30-2:30pm | Ice Cream Cone Canvas
Monday, July 25 | 12-2pm | Noah’s Ark Canvas
Ages 5-12


Looking for a full day camp experience?
Join us for Cookie Decorating from 10am-12pm and Paint Together!
Ice Cream Cone Canvas Painting from 12:30-2:30pm

Students will leave class with their own custom canvas painting!

SFTA Art Instructor Natalie Assemany is excited to bring her experience
as a private event and school art instructor to SFTA camps.

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COOKIE DECORATING


Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton + Livonia

Learn new techniques to decorate cut out sugar cookies like the pros!  Decorate ½ dozen cut out sugar cookies including ice cream cones, popsicles and donuts!  Campers will leave with expanded cookie decorating knowledge, recipes, boo boo sticks for correcting errors, and of course, COOKIES!

Students will leave class with 1/2 dozen beautifully decorated cookies to enjoy and share!

SFTA Culinary Instructor Andi Bissett is excited to share one of her latest kitchen passions, cookie decorating.

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Choice of Two Dates Offered

  • Thursday, June 23 | 10am-12pm
  • Wednesday, August 10 | 1-3pm
  • Ages 10-14


Looking for a full day camp experience?
Join us for Cookie Decorating from 10am-12pm and Paint Together! Ice Cream Cone Canvas Painting from 12:30-2:30pm
Full details provided on registration form

SFTA Livonia
Choice of Two Dates Offered

  • Wednesday, June 22 | 1-3pm
  • Thursday, August 11 | 1-3pm
  • Ages 10-14


Looking for a full day camp experience?
Join us for Soap Making from 10:30am-12:30pm and Cookie Decorating from 1-3pm
Full details provided on registration form

SOAP MAKING

Camp held at School for the Arts Brighton + Livonia

Learn a practical skill, create gifts, and let your creativity run loose all at the same time by taking up the art of soap making.

DIY soap is loaded with natural and aromatic products that are better for your skin and the planet.
We will be using a melt and pour process, without the use of lye.

Students will leave class with 4 beautifully made soaps.
Each with their own creative touch!

SFTA Instructor Andi Bissett brings her love for DIY projects along with her personal soap making knowledge and experiences to this class.

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Choice of Two Dates Offered

Tuesday, June 14 | 10:30am-12:30pm
Monday, August 8 | 1-3pm

Ages 11-14

SFTA Livonia
Choice of Two Dates Offered

Wednesday, June 22 | 10:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, August 11 |10:30am-12:30pm

Ages 10-14

Looking for a full day camp experience?
Join us for Soap Making from 10:30am-12:30pm and Cookie Decorating (description above) from 1-3pm.
Full details provided on registration form.

SFTA Drama Instructor Samantha Stafford will inspire and encourages camp attendees with knowledge from her personal performance experiences and theater education.

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LET'S ACT! DRAMA CAMP

Camp held at School for the Arts Livonia
CAMP MEETS OVER THE COURSE OF THREE DAYS:

Friday, August 12 | 6-8:30pm
Saturday, August 13 | 3-6pm
Sunday, August 14 | 3-6pm

Ages: 5-12

 

Campers will focus on scene work and character development utilizing a wide variety of scenes, short acts, theater exercises and games.
Together campers will unleash their creativity through movement, improvisation, and vocal training.

Camp Performance | Sunday, August 14 | 6pm
*Friends and family are invited to join us for the performance

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Learn More About School for the Arts

School for the Arts offers camps, classes, and lessons throughout the year.

We are a growing community of artists with locations in Brighton and Livonia, Michigan.
School for the Arts is pleased to offer experiences in the arts for children and adults.
Looking for a class you don’t see here, have questions, want to arrange a tour of our facilities,
interested in teaching at School for the Arts?

We’d love to hear from you.