Summer Programs

Summer Arts at Mason 2018

Summer Arts Camps and Programs

Join us this summer at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA for enriching and inclusive summer camps, programs and workshops focused on both artistry and skill building in the areas of Music, Acting/Theater, Visual Art, Photography, and Film & Video! Kids and teenagers ages 5 to 18 will experience quality arts education and meaningful self expression at  “Summer Arts at Mason”, presented by the Mason Community Arts Academy. A variety of weekly programs run from mid-June through mid-August, taught by professional teaching artists, vetted arts educators and George Mason University faculty.  Learn, create and perform with other like-minded young artists and make it a summer to remember!

 

ACTING/ THEATERART & PHOTOGRAPHY | FILM & VIDEOMUSIC

                                          TOOLS:      See Programs By Age         Summer Arts Calendar 2018          Summer Arts Catalog 2018

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AFYPAFYP Summer Acting Camps
Ages 5-18 (divided into age groups)
June 25-July 27, 2018 (weekly)
Exciting drama camps with a new theme each week

afyp showcase thumbAdvanced Actors Showcase
Ages 12-18
July 30-August 3, 2018 + shows
Perform in an original world premiere play

Students at summer musical programSummer Musical Showcase
Ages 7-11 and 12-18
June 18-22, 2018 + shows
Musical theater production with acting, singing & dancing

Musical Theater Bootcamp summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 7-11 and 12-18
July 9-13 OR August 6-10, 2018
Singing and stage skills intensive for singers/ actors

 

Visual Art IconART & PHOTOGRAPHY

Creativity art camp for young kidsCreative Discoveries Art Camp
Ages 6-8
June 25-29 or July 23-27, 2018
Explore drawing, painting, collage and more

Stop Motion Animation Summer CampSTEAM: Stop Motion Animation
Ages 9-12
July 9-13 and/or July 16-20, 2018
Make your own stop motion animation film

photo-magicTraditional Photography Studio
Ages 13-18
July 9-13, 2018
Create photos in a traditional darkroom

Digital Photography Camp for TeensDigital Photography Studio
Ages 13-18
June 25-29 OR July 16-20, 2018
Photoshoots, Photoshop, lighting, and more

2D Art Camp for TeensJumpstART Advanced 2-D Art
Ages 13-18
July 23-27, 2018
Explore printmaking and mixed media

3D Art Summer Camp for TeensJumpstART Advanced 3-D Art
Ages 13 – 18
July 30-August 3, 2018
Construction & material manipulation

Advanced Photography Camp for TeensAdvanced Photography Studio
Ages 13-18
July 23-27, 2018
Next level traditional and digital photography skills

 

Film & Video IconFILM & VIDEO

Screenwriting summer camp for kids and teensScreenwriting Workshop
Ages 11-18
July 9-13, 2018
Fundamental screenwriting techniques for film

FilmVideo-1Making Of A Documentary
Ages 13-18
June 18-29, 2018 (2 weeks)
Learn the basics of making documentaries

Film Video Summer Camp teacher with cameraFilmmaking Workshop
Ages 11-14 & 15-18 (2 weeks)
July 16-27 OR July 30-Aug 10, 2018
Dive into all aspects of film production & create a short film

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13-18
June 25-29, 2018
Techniques of composing music for motion pictures

 

Music IconMUSIC

Flute summer camp for teensSummer Flute Academy
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Masterclasses, chamber music, flute choir and more

Trumpet summer camp for teensSummer Trumpet Academy
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Learn different trumpet fundamentals and playing styles

Students rehearsing at Percussion summer camp

Summer Percussion Academy
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Clinics, masterclasses and percussion ensemble

Music Recording summer camp for teensMusic Recording Camp
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Record, mix and produce original music

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13-18
June 25-29, 2018
Techniques of composing music for motion pictures

Musical Theater Bootcamp summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 7-11 and 12-18
July 9-13 OR August 6-10, 2018
Singing and stage skills intensive for singers/ actors

Guitar students at summer camp

Beginner Guitar Camps 
Ages 8-12 & 13-18
July 9-13 OR July 16-20, 2018
Learn the basics of guitar playing, notation and more

Music theory summer camp for kids

Intro to Music Theory
Ages 9-12 & 13-18
July 16-20, 2018
Develop crucial aural, analytical and interpretive music skills

Songwriting students at summer camp

Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13-18
July 23-27, 2018
Write/ arrange your own songs and get vocal coaching

Piano summer camp for kids and teensSummer Piano Academy
Ages 8-18 (divided into age groups)
July 30-Aug 3 and/or Aug 6-10, 2018
Private lessons, masterclasses, ensembles, a final recital and more

Violin summer camp for kids and teensViolin Bootcamp (and Viola)
Ages 8-18
Aug 6-10 and/or Aug 13-17, 2018
Intensive for intermediate to advanced violinists (and violists)

Clarinet students at summer campSummer Clarinet Academy
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Masterclasses, reed clinics, chamber music and more

Trombone summer camp for teensSummer Trombone Academy
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Masterclasses, clinics, audition workshop and more

Composition students at summer camp

Music Composition Explorations
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
Instrumental composition intensive for advanced students

Students at summer musical programSummer Musical Showcase
Ages 7-11 and 12-18
June 18-22, 2018 + shows
Musical theater production with acting, singing & dancing

String musician students at summer campOvations Summer Strings
GRADES 7-12
June 24-29, 2018
Chamber music & orchestra for violin, viola, cello & bass

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Summer Piano Adventures
Ages 6-9
June 25-29 OR July 9-13, 2018
Intro to piano, musical notation, rhythm and more

Composition students at summer camp

Intro to Music Composition
Ages 13-18
July 9-13, 2018
Learn basic elements of the composer’s creative process

Music Sampler Camp for Young KidsMusic Sampler for Young Kids
Ages 5-8
July 23-27 OR July 30-Aug 3, 2018
A fun-filled introduction to the world of music

Music theory summer camp for teens

Advanced Music Theory
Ages 13-18
July 23-27, 2018
Prepare for college-level music theory and history

Summer guitar workshop for teensSummer Guitar Workshop
Ages 13-18
July 30-Aug 3, 2018
Explore different genres, theory, improv & more

Mason campusSummer Residential Program
Ages 13-18
June 18-22, 2018
On-campus housing & meals for Music Intensive Week

 

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