Y-ARTS SUMMER CAMPS

Spend the summer with Y-ARTS! Let us help you express your creativity with 10 weeks of Summer Camp Workshops and classes.

Sign up for one of our three week full day options OR sign up for individual workshops and classes throughout the whole summer! Check out the final week of camp for a new “Love the Arts Early” workshop for our youngest rising stars. 

Y Arts Daily Schedule 
8:45-9:00 = Morning Check In 
9:00-10:30 = Dance Intensive 
10:30-11:00 = Break & Check In/Out 
11:00-12:00 = Art Intensive or STEM+M
12:00-12:30 = Lunch Break & Check In/Out
12:30-2:00 = Acting Workshop 
2:00-2:30 = Break & Check In/Out 
2:30-5:00 = Summer Musical Rehearsal 
*Last week- “Love the Arts Early!” 

When you sign up for a full three week package, you are signing up to attend camp from 9:00am-5:00pm each day for the three week block. This time includes break periods throughout the day. During the breaks, campers will be fully supervised and engaged with our staff team. If you sign up for a single class or combination of classes, please plan to pick up when the class time ends. 

Session 1: Weeks 1-3, June 21-July 19
Session 2: Weeks 4-6, July 12-July 30 
Session 3: Weeks 7-9, August 2-August 20 
*For week 10 please sign up for classes individually. 

SIGN UP FOR CLASSES OR PRODUCTIONS INDIVIDUALLY 

Dance Intensives 
1 Week, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-10:30am

Art Hour 
1 Week, Monday-Friday, 11:00am-12:00pm

STEM+M Hour 
1 Week, Monday-Friday, 11:00am-12:00pm 

  • Week 6: July 26-July 30
  • Week 8: August 9-August 13

Acting Workshop
1 Week, Monday-Friday, 12:30pm-2:00pm

  • Week 1: Sketch Comedy Club (June 21-June 25)
  • Week 2: Student Playwriting (June 28-July 2)
  • Week 3: Music Video (July 5-July 9)
  • Week 4: Sketch Comedy Club (July 12-July 16)
  • Week 5: Broadway JR Scenes (July 19-July 23)
  • Week 6: Music Video (July 26-July 30)
  • Week 7: Sketch Comedy Club (August 2-August 6)
  • Week 8: Poetry Out Loud (August 9-August 13)
  • Week 9: Music Video (August 16-August 20)
  • Week 10: Sketch Comedy Club (August 23-August 27)

Summer Musical
3 Weeks, Monday-Friday, 2:30pm-5:00pm

NEW THIS SUMMER: “LOVE THE ARTS EARLY!” 

A summer workshop for out youngest rising stars!
Intended for Ages 4-7
Join Emily Mirabile and her summer staff team for a week of Arts fun! Participants will meet in the Annex to rehearse an Itty Bitty Broadway Production of Winnie the Pooh. Kathy Faass will join the group to lead a daily art activity. Participants will dance, sing, and create in a safe and supportive environment. The week will end with an outdoor performance for family and friends to enjoy. Older participants are welcome to reach out to Emily if they would like to volunteer as performing mentors for our youngest rising stars. 

Visual Arts Hour

Intended for ages 7-14 years
Monday-Friday, 11:00am-12:00pm
Join Local Artist and Y Arts Teacher, Kathy Faass, for weekly Art classes. Each week will be a different theme as we explore the media of drawing, printmaking, watercolor, comic books, fabric painting and glass fusion. 

  • Week 1: Flags! (June 21-June 25)
  • Week 2: Set Design (June 28-July 2)
  • Week 3: Glass, Glass & Glass (July 5-July 9)
  • Week 4: Comic Books (July 12-July 16
  • Week 5: Abstract (July 19-July 23)
  • Week 7: Fabric Painting (August 2-August 6)
  • Week 9: All Things Coastal (August 16-August 20)
  • Week 10: Van Goh's & Georgia O'Keefe Sunflowers (August 23-August 27)

STEM+M: Science, Tech, Engineering, Math +MUSIC!

Intended for ages 7-14 years
Back by popular demand! Participants will join Y Arts Staff as we work through favorite STEM activities and challenges. Additional music based activities include building musical instruments and music based challenges. No necessary knowledge or musical background required to have fun and succeed at STEM+M!

Summer Acting Workshops & Classes

Intended for ages 7-14 years
From Improv to playwriting and studying the art of poetry and scenework, our summer is sure to be educational and FUN! Back by popular demand we are offering multiple weeks of Sketch Comedy and Music Video! For more in depth descriptions please don’t hesitate to email our Arts and Humanities Director, Emily Mirabile.

Summer DANCE Intensives 

Intended for ages 7-14 years
Join us for the 2021 Y Arts Summer Dance Intensives! Each week participants will focus on a different style of dance including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, and Music Theatre. Class time will be spent warming up, practicing technique, and learning routines and combinations in the given style. Each style runs for one week and repeats later in the summer but with new choreography and routines. Instructors for each class will be announced in June.  

Week 1: Jazz     
Week 2: Hip Hop
Week 3: Tap   
Week 4: Lyrical
Week 5: Music Theatre   
Week 6: Jazz
Week 7: Hip Hop  
Week 8: Tap
Week 9: Lyrical    
Week 10: Music Theatre

SUMMER MUSICALS

Intended for ages 7-14 years

Y Arts will be making a return to in person performing for the 2021 summer months. All performances will be rehearsed and performed wearing masks and with no-touch choreography and blocking. Performances will take place in concert style at outdoor locations in the area. Each musical rehearses for 3 weeks, 2:30-5:00, Monday-Friday. The 3 weeks will conclude with two Saturday performances at 2pm and 6pm. 

Summer Musical Session 1: DEAR EDWINA JUNIOR!

Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly “Advice-a-Palooza.” Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends, through clever, catchy and poignant songs.

Summer Musical Session 2: MOANA JUNIOR! 

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

Summer Musical 3: SHREK JUNIOR!

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.  It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.