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SUMMER CAMPS | 2024
School For The Arts is excited to offer a wide variety
of fun, creative, and educational Summer Day Camps for ages 3 and up!
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SUMMER CAMPS


Summer camps at School for the Arts Brighton are fun, creative, innovative, and designed to encourage your child’s interest in the arts while developing and expanding their creativity.

2024 camp offerings for ages 3-18 include:

~Art Camps – NOW ENROLLING
~Crochet Camp* – NOW ENROLLING
   *listed with Art Camps
~Culinary Camps – NOW ENROLLING
~Dance Camps – NOW ENROLLING
~Pirates! Musical Theatre Camp – registration closed.
Fall term Let’s Act drama registration coming July 2024.
Camp performance – Free community show August 2, 2024 @ 7pm
~Robotics Camps – camp concluded
Fall term daytime robotics registration coming July 2024.

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Young Entrepreneurs Camp – camp concluded
Fall term Young Entrepreneurs  registration coming July 2024.
 

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Camps ranging from a partial day to full day, one day to multi-day and week long camps.
Opportunities are available to combine camps for additional full-day camp experiences.

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

Spaces are limited, register early.

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Dance camp students will perform the combo they learn in camp for their families
at the end of Thursday’s camp sessions.

Dance camp participants are asked to wear proper dance attire based on camps they are participating in. Additional details included on camp registration form.

All dance camps are conducted by SFTA Instructor Amy Pacheco (Dance)

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DANCE CAMPS

2024 Dance Camps held at School For The Arts Brighton
All SFTA Dance camps are suitable for both girls and boys

Also available summer dance classes on Tuesday evenings. Learn more about dance classes here schoolforthearts.net/dance.

2024 Camp Weeks
June 17-20, 2024

Little Explorers: Growing in Dance* | 9:30-10:15am (sold out)
Little Explorers: Growing in Dance* | 10:15-11am
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Growing in Dance Camps: Butterfly Camp
Ballet + Tap Combo 11am-12:15pm
Jazz + Hip Hop Combo | 12:15-1:30pm
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July 22-25, 2024
NOW ENROLLING

Little Explorers: Growing in Dance* | 9:30-10:15am
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Growing in Dance Camp: Teddy Bear Camp
Ballet + Tap Combo 10:15-11:30am
Jazz + Hip Hop Combo | 11:30am-12:45pm

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August 19-22, 2024
NOW ENROLLING

Little Explorers: Growing in Dance* | 9:30-10:15am
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Growing in Dance Camp: Mermaid Camp
Jazz – Broadway Hits Camp* 10:15-11:30am
*Campers will dance to popular Broadway hits from shows such as Lion King, Wicked, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Annie, Frozen, Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat.

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

Ballet + Tap Combo | Ages 6-10
Campers will learn ballet and tap technique and combos, and play dance games.

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.

Jazz Broadway Hits | Ages 6-10
Campers will stretch, learn jazz technique and jazz combos, and play dance games.

Dancer ages are provided for camps based on instruction level.
Dancers are asked to be within the class ages at the start of the camp week.*
*If your student is outside the class ages and you are interested in registering for a specific class please contact us at sfta@242community.com to discuss possible enrollment options.

Add a sprinkle of sweetness to summer.
Learn the basics of cookie decorating with royal icing.

No experience necessary.
Bring your enthusiasm for creativity with a fun, hands-on experience.

All supplies are provided along with guided instruction for each cookie.
Campers will leave with a box full of their custom creations.

Traditional and vegan cookie options available.

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CULINARY CAMPS

2024 Camp Dates
at SFTA Brighton
ages 5-18

June 24, 10:30am-12:30pm
Sweet Shimmer Cookie Designs
registration for Sweet Shimmer Camp closes June 17

July 15, 10:30am-12:30pm
NOW ENROLLING

Christmas in July Cookie Designs
registration for Christmas in July Camp closes July 10

August 5, 10:30am-12:30pm
Happy Camper Cookie Designs
Designs: hat, tent, smiley face, campfire
registration for Sweet Shimmer Camp closes July 31

Culinary camps at SFTA Brighton are conducted by
SFTA Instructor Nancy Goliver (Culinary)

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THEATRE CAMP

A Pirate’s Life For Me!
Monday-Friday
July 29-Aug 2 | 9:30am-2:30pm
ages 7-13
Camp held at School For The Arts Brighton

Registration is now closed.
Learn more about fall term 2024 Let’s Act drama classes here.

Join us for our free Pirates! The Musical 2024 Camp Performance
Friday, August 2, 2024 | 7pm*
Performance will be held in the 2|42 Main Auditorium
*This is a free community performance, everyone is invited to attend.

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“A Pirate’s Life For Me!” – A Pirate Musical Theatre Camp at School For The Arts Brighton

“Ahoy, Mateys!” It’s time to set sail for an adventure of a lifetime in “Pirates! The Musical”! Join the salty crew of colorful Scallywags when Bluebeard, Yellowbeard, Whitebeard, Purplebeard and MORE hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail for the vast blue sea! It’s all hands on deck for this hilarious musical.

Campers ages 7-13 will sing, dance, and act their way on our SFTA pirate ship this summer! All pirates will enjoy playing musical theater games, creating crafts in the spirit and theme of the show, and putting on an unforgettable performance for friends and family the last evening of camp!

Come aboard and join our silly crew this summer at SFTA! We promise no one will have to walk the plank!”

On Friday evening, August 2, at the finale of our pirate’s life week we’ll present a live musical performance of “Pirates! The Musical”. Our performance will showcase all the skills and knowledge campers gained throughout the week. 

Don’t miss out on this high-energy, musical extravaganza!

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A Pirate’s Life For Me! is Directed by
SFTA Instructors Jacléne Wilk (Drama)
and Marilyn Floyd (Music)

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ART CAMPS

We’re excited to bring you a variety of Summer Art Camps!
Art camps are available for ages 3-18 and are best suited for campers based on ages provided.

Camp dates in June, July, and August
Camps held at School For The Arts Brighton

Art Camps are taught by SFTA Art Instructors including
Natalie Assemany, Lynn Burrows, and Rebekah Start
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ART CAMP SESSIONS
Art camps are offered individually and as complete sessions.
Complete sessions feature special reduced pricing.

Disney Cartooning and Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Offered as an 8 class, 4 class (your choice of dates), or individual dates camp.

Growing in Art and Let’s Create Camps
Offered as a 4 class or individual dates camp.

Individual Date Camps:
Paint Together | “Campout” Canvas Painting
Sew Your Own Plushie Pet
Paint Together | “Paint Your Pet” Canvas Painting

Disney Cartooning
Full Session (8 weeks)
Wednesdays
12:30-2pm
June 19 – Aug 14
(does not meet July 3)
ages 7-18

Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Full Session (8 weeks)
Wednesdays
2:30-4pm
June 19-Aug 14
(does not meet July 3)
ages 7-18

Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Fun at the Beach
Mon-Thur
3-3:45pm
July 15-18 | ages 3-6

Let’s Create: Fun at the Beach
Mon-Thur
4:15-5:15pm
July 15-18 | ages 7-13

Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Mon-Thur
3-3:45pm
Aug 12-15 | ages 3-6

Let’s Create: Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Mon-Thur
4:15-5:15pm
Aug 12-15 | ages 7-13

Summer 2024 Art Camps by Date

JUNE 2024 ART CAMPS

Wed, June 19 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: WALL-E
ages 7-18

Wed, June 19 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Secret of Form, Making an Object Look Real
ages 7-18

Wed, June 26 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Tinker Bell
ages 7-18

Wed, June 26 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Hulk
Power of Perspective
ages 7-18

July 2024 Art Camps

Tu, July 9 | 11am-1pm
Paint Together | “Campout” Canvas Painting

ages 7-13
Camp out with SFTA and paint your own u-pick style campout canvas painting! Tent or camper, which one are you?

Wed, July 10 | 11am-1:30pm
Sew Your Own Plushie Pet
ages 5-11
Sew your very own plushie pet! Students will be taught the basics of sewing and how to construct their plushie pet.

Wed, July 10 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Woody
ages 7-18

Wed, July 10 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
So…Here’s The THING!
Let’s Study and Draw the Figure
ages 7-18

Mon, July 15 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Fun at the Beach
Wave Painting
ages 3-6

Mon, July 15 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Fun at the Beach
Wave Painting
ages 7-13

Tu, July 16 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Fun at the Beach
Sand Castle Texture Art
ages 3-6

Tu, July 16 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Fun at the Beach
Sand Castle Texture Art
ages 7-13

Wed, July 17 | 11am-1pm
Paint Together | “Paint Your Pet” Canvas Painting
ages 7-13
Students will paint a customized canvas painting of their pet! Families will need to provide SFTA with a high quality image of their pet via email prior to camp.

Wed, July 17 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Dumbo
ages 7-18

Wed, July 17 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
SPIDERMAN! To Your Rescue!
Action and Foreshortening!
The Knack of Drawing the Figure in Perspective
ages 7-18

Wed, July 17 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Fun at the Beach
Ocean Coral Painting
ages 3-6

Wed, July 17 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Fun at the Beach
Pastels Jellyfish
ages 7-13

Th, July 18 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Fun at the Beach
Beach Day Mixed Media Collage
ages 3-6

Th, July 18 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Fun at the Beach
Beach Day Mixed Media Collage
ages 7-13

Th, July 18 | 5:30-6pm
Student Art Show | Free to Attend
All are invited to come celebrate our campers and see their works of art.

Mon-Wed, July 22-24 | 9:30am-12pm
Crochet Camp: Sea Turtles
ages 7-18

Wed, July 24 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Buzz Lightyear
ages 7-18

Wed, July 24 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Superhero YOU! And a villain or 2!
Drawing the Human and not so Human Head
ages 7-18

Wed, July 31 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Mulan
ages 7-18

Wed, July 31 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
SPIDERMAN vs. Silver Surfer!
Composition, Draw Your Own Comic Book Page
ages 7-18

August 2024 Art Camps

Wed, Aug 7 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Mushu
ages
 7-18

Wed, Aug 7 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
Superhero YOU vs. the Villain!

Comic Book Cover
ages 7-18

Mon, Aug 12 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Caterpillar Sponge Art
ages 3-6

Mon, Aug 12 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Abstract Butterfly Painting
ages 7-13

Tu, Aug 13 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Whimsical Butterflies
ages 3-6

Tu, Aug 13 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Beeutiful Bees – Mixed Media Art
ages 7-13

Wed, Aug 14 | 12:30-2pm
Disney Cartooning: Mr. Incredible
ages 7-18

Wed, Aug 14 | 2:30-4pm
Marvel Superheroes Cartooning
HULK Brings the Storm to the D!

The Power of Perspective
ages 7-18

Wed, Aug 14 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Potato Stamp Bees
ages 3-6

Wed, Aug 14 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
3D Cute Bug Specimens
ages 7-13

Th, Aug 15 | 3-3:45pm
Little Explorers: Growing in Art
Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Ladybug Suncatcher
ages 3-6

Th, Aug 15 | 4:15-5:15pm
Let’s Create: Bugs, Butterflies & Bees
Jeweled Bugs
ages 7-13

Th, Aug 15 | 5:30-6pm
Student Art Show | Free to Attend
All are invited to come celebrate our campers and see their works of art.

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2024 Camp Dates
at SFTA Brighton
ages 12-18

June 15, 10am-12pm
Start Your Own Face Painting Business

July 13, 10am-12pm
NOW ENROLLING

Start Your Own Face Painting Business

August 10, 10am-1pm
Opportunity for Campers to Use Their New Skills

Students will learn from an experienced face painter how to launch their own successful business.
Topics Include:

~ Instruction on Painting Designs

~ Necessary Equipment

~ Marketing Tips

~ Cost and Pricing Suggestions

~ How to Grow Your Business

~ Many More Practical Tips

All supplies are provided. Campers will practice techniques in class and leave with photos, handouts, and information to launch their own business.

Young Entrepreneur Face Painting camps at SFTA Brighton are conducted by
SFTA Instructor Lynn Burrows (Art)

Young Entrepreneur campers will have the opportunity to put their new skills into practice with the supervision of their camp instructor on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-1pm as part of the 2|42 Community Church “Splash Bash” event. More information will be provided at camp.

Ages 7-9
Campers will develop and grow skills in problem-solving, logic, and collaboration using Lego WeDo 2.0 curriculum and other assorted robotics components.

This camp is designed for campers who are new to or have limited robotics experience.
Campers will focus on an introduction to basic mechanical design and programming with selected projects created by Lego Education.

SFTA robotics courses are built on the foundation of encouraging the curiosity and creativity needed to become a lifelong learner.

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ROBOTICS CAMPS

Camp dates June 24-27, 2024
Monday-Thursday
11am-12:20pm | ages 7-8

12:30-1:50pm | ages 7-12
Camps held at School For The Arts Brighton

Ages 10-12
Campers will develop and grow skills in problem-solving, logic, and collaboration using various curriculum and assorted robotics components.

This camp is designed for campers who are new to or have limited robotics experience.
Campers will focus on an introduction to basic mechanical design and programming through the completion of selected projects.

Robotics Camps are taught by
SFTA Robotics Instructor Dan Pace.

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Summer Theatre Camp Interns

Dance | Drama | Music | Tech

“A Pirate’s Life For Me!” Camp Interns
School For The Arts Brighton
Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2, 2024

We’re excited to offer intern opportunities for those who are interested in being part of our summer theatre camp at SFTA Brighton.

Students high school through college age (15 and up please) with a passion for dance, drama, music, or tech – this is an opportunity not to be missed! This is a one week camp, volunteer position. A great opportunity to earn Honor Society or other volunteer hours while expanding your theatre or tech skills.

Ready to join the fun and help younger campers learn to love musical theatre? Please complete our intern application via the link below.
Have questions? Email us at sfta@242community.com
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PREVIOUS SUMMER CAMPS
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Previous SFTA Camps

We're excited to offer a wide variety of fresh, new camps each year.
Past Camps Have Included:

Act, Sing, Dance, ENCANTO!
Surf's Up! Musical Theatre Camp (SFTA Original Production)
Let's Act! Livonia
Ace Your Auditions
Camp Build
Dance Camps
Baton Camps
Paint Together Camps
Camp PAWS
Art Camps
Camp Spa Day
Cookie Decorating
and Soap Making

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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.