FULL AND PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for Students

Through the generosity of the June and Edmond Freeman Endowment, Simmons Foundation, Windgate Foundation, Altheimer Foundation and Synergy Forum, Inc., ASC can provide scholarships for students to attend this year's summer camps.

For more information, contact ASC at 870.536.3375 or email Leonor Colbert, Public Programs Coordinator, at lcolbert@asc701.org

 

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Art

 

Art I

July 23rd – July 27th
Half-day
Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm
Ages 6-11

Art Camp I combines lessons in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with exploration of current ASC art exhibitions. Students will create 2D and 3D projects, and focus not only on artistic methods and working with different media, but also on the creative process itself. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 20 students.

Half-day camps are $100 for members and $120 for non-members.

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Art II

June 11th – June 15th
Full-day
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Ages 12-17

Art Camp II combines lessons in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with exploration of current ASC art exhibitions. Students will create 2D and 3D projects, and focus not only on artistic methods and working with different media, but also on the creative process itself. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 20 students.


Full-day camps are $160 for members and $180 for non-members.

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STEAM CAMP

 

Engineering & Technology

June 18th – June 22nd
Half-day
Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm
Ages 12-17

Through hands-on building and experimentation, students will be introduced to electric circuits, LEDs and switches, stop-motion animation, beginning computer coding and apps, conductors and semi-conductors, programming motors, and app development. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 20 students. This camp can be combined with Game Design & Development to create a full day STEAM camp.

Half-day camps are $100 for members and $120 for non-members.

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Game Design & Development

June 18th – June 22nd
Half-day
Monday-Friday, 1pm-4pm
Ages 12-17

Through virtual development, students will be introduced to the fundamentals for creating a game through computer programming and animation, creative problem solving, mathematics, storytelling, and teamwork. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 15 students. This camp can be combined with Engineering & Technology to create a full day STEAM camp.

Half-day camps are $100 for members and $120 for non-members.

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Full Day STEAM Camp

June 18th – June 22nd
Full-day
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Ages 12-17


Combo registration option for both Engineering & Technology and Game Design & Development. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 15 students.

Full-day camps are $160 for members and $180 for non-members.

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Theater

 

Theater 

June 18th – July 14th (No camp on Wednesday, July 4th)
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, plus Saturday performance on July 14th
Full-day
Ages 7-17

In this immersive camp, students will learn all aspect of theater production: from directing to acting, from scenery construction to light & sound design. Through theater, students will practice creativity and innovation while they improve their skills in performance, collaboration, and technology. Theater Camp will culminate in a junior production of the play It’s Not Ugly... It’s Art! Advance registration is required. Limited space of 30 students.

Theater Camp (full-day, four weeks) is $600 for members and $680 for non-members.

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Filmmaking

 

Filmmaking

July 16th – July 20th
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Full-day
Ages 7-17

Release your inner filmmaker at ASC this summer! Over the course of the week, students will explore storytelling as an art form, develop a film idea, shoot video, record audio, and edit their creation. Students will be immersed in both the technology and the creative and artistic aspects of filmmaking. Advance registration is required. Limited space of 12 students.

Full-day camps are $160 for members and $180 for non-members.

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FREE DANCE CAMP

 

SWING, ART,  AND ALL THAT JAZZ

A Swing Dance Cultural Camp

July 30 - August 3
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Full day

Explore the living traditions of swing dance and music at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC). Under expert supervision, students will practice a different style of dance each day and explore its relationship to music and African American cultural heritage through hands-on activities. Throughout the week, students will curate and produce a video on the history of African American dance to accompany a painting by Palmer Hayden in ASC’s permanent collection. This video will be made available in ASC’s gallery alongside the painting and on ASC’s website, allowing future generations to learn from the students of this camp. Limited space of 20 students.

This camp is for gifted and talented students in Arkansas who are in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades during the current school year (2017-2018). Camp participants do not need to be in gifted and talented programs at their school. If selected, this camp is provided at no cost to the student. To be considered for this camp, please complete the following application.

This camp made possible by a grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.

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Extended Care

 

Extended Care

Camp ends promptly at the designated end time, children must be picked up within 15 minutes. If you are unable to pick up within 15 minutes, we offer Extended Care. Extended Care lasts until 1 hour past the camp’s designated end time. Extended Care is $5/day preregistered, or $8/day unplanned. Adults will be charged $8 for each day they are later than 15 minutes past the camp’s designated end time and have not signed up for Extended Care. To register for Extended Care, select the number of days that you would like to sign up for and use the note field to specify which days (e.g., Monday – Friday; Monday Tuesday and Wednesday; etc.). ASC closes at 5 p.m., all campers must be picked up before this time.

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CAMP POLICIES AND FEES

Eligibility: All are welcome to attend camps, and financial aid scholarships are available. Age parameters have been established according to curriculum content and expected behavior for a given age. ASC camps are designed for creativity and problem solving which might be a new process for the student. Parent or guardian will be called immediately if behavior issues arise. No refund will be given.

Lunches and snacks: The Arts and Science Center does not provide lunch for campers. There will be snack breaks and a lunch break for full day camps (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.). ASC has a fridge for campers to store their lunches in. If a full-day camper is dropped off without lunch, we will contact their parent or guardian to come deliver a lunch. ASC provides light snacks for snack breaks, please inform ASC of any food sensitivities so we can try to accommodate all campers’ needs.

Drop-off and pick-up: An adult must accompany the camper for drop-off on the first day of camp; after the first day, the camper may come in alone. Any camper without parent or guardian permission to self-checkout must be picked up by an adult that registered the camper or is listed as an emergency contact.Adults will need to present ID or use a “kid code,” a private password that you choose at registration to facilitate a quick and easy pick up process. Adults not listed on the camper’s registration may only pick up the camper if they can provide the child’s kid code. Campers 16 years of age and older may self-checkout with written permission from their parent or guardian. Once a camper has checked him- or herself out, they may not remain on the ASC premises without adult supervision.

Camp ends promptly at the designated end time, children must be picked up within 15 minutes. If you are unable to pick up within 15 minutes, we offer Extended Care. Extended Care lasts until 1 hour past the camp’s designated end time. Extended Care is $5/day preregistered, or $8/day unplanned. Adults will be charged $8 for each day they are later than 15 minutes past the camp’s designated end time and have not signed up for Extended Care. To register for Extended Care, select the number of days that you would like to sign up for and use the note field to specify which days (e.g., Monday – Friday; Monday Tuesday and Wednesday; etc.).

ASC closes at 5 p.m., all campers must be picked up before this time.

Half-day camps are $100 for members and $120 for non-members.
Full-day camps are $160 for members and $180 for non-members.
Theater Camp (full-day, four weeks) is $600 for members and $680 for non-members.
Extended Care is $5/day when you preregister and $8/day unplanned for both members and non-
members.
Full and partial scholarships are available based on family income and financial need, please contact
ASC for more information.