Art Beat shares information about programs and efforts of your regional arts council, Arts of the Pamlico (AOP), and arts events at the Historic Turnage Theatre and across the county. AOP presents and supports the provision of arts programming for the community and region.
Summer art camp registrations open this week – online for the first time at artsofthepamlico.org.
This year, AOP will host a variety of art camps including two, three-week Broadway Kids Camps, pottery camps, one-week theatre camps, movie camp, visual arts camps & more! Half-day, week long camps are $85 for non-family members and $75 for family members. Three-week camp fees are $250 for non-family members or $200 for members.
Two pottery camps with Liz Reed will be offered for kids this summer. Half-day morning camps from 9 AM – Noon are available for the week of June 22 and August 3, 2020. And Movie camp is back with Jennifer Woolard. Kids have fun all week with their friends and make a movie to show on the big screen on the last day of camp. Movie camp will be held the week of June 15.
New this year is mural camp with Carleigh Flynn. Youth will create concepts, draw and paint big outdoor murals that will beautify our City during this half day camp this summer.
Both week-long camps for youth to get started in trying out theatre or for those who want a shorter camp and three-week theatre camps will be offered this summer for the little actors in your life. The two, three-week Broadway Kids camps are Mary Poppins Jr. with Rachel Isaac and Shrek Jr. with Dylan Ritch.
Isaac is an ECU Theatre for Youth graduate and high school Theatre Teacher at DH Conley in Greenville. The camp is a half-day morning camp from 9 AM – Noon from June 22 – July 10 (skipping week of July 4th) with two performances on July 11 at the Turnage Theatre. Ritch also is a graduate of ECU’s Theatre for Youth degree program and leads elementary school Theatre program at Wahl-Coates in Greenville. This camp is July 13 – 31, 9 AM – Noon with
Two performances on August 1 at the Turnage Theatre.
Registration opens January 6, 2020. Register by visiting www.artsofthepamlico.org and click on Youth Arts on the home page to submit payment online. Forms for camps will be emailed following the receipt of payment. Questions? Call us during office hours, T-TH 1 – 6 PM, Fri 11 AM – 6 PM and Saturdays 11 AM – 4 PM.
Written by Debra Torrence, Executive Director
To become or renew your membership, purchase tickets, sponsor an event, and/or learn more about us visit www.artsofthepamlico.org or call 252-946-2504. AOP is located in its Historic Turnage Theatre at 150 West Main Street in Washington, NC.