GPAC offers opportunities for creative and self discovery through summer arts camps...

GPAC Summer Arts Camps 2017!! 

GPAC offers opportunities for creative and self discovery through summer arts camps, such as Fairytale Ballet, Artventures in Drawing and Painting and Play that Guitar. The camps are designed to stimulate artistic talents while providing enjoyable and enriching experiences. 


Emily Hefley
Programming Manager
(901) 751-7665

Fairytale Ballet
Session 1: June 12-16, 9-12pm - FULL
Session 2: June 19-23, 9-12pm - FULL
Ages 3-6, Fee: $150
Child may only sign up for 1 session.
Be our guest at this magical ballet camp as we explore the beloved story of Beauty and the Beast. Experience the classic fairy tale through stories, crafts, ballet, creative movement, music and of course fun! Watch your little one become the belle of the ball on the final day in a special performance for family and friends.

Music Performance Workshop
Date: June 26-30, 9-12pm
Ages 10-18, Fee: $175
Ready to take your shredding or vocals to the next level? This camp taught by singer/guitarist Josh Threlkeld, is designed for more advanced students who are interested in translating their skills to the stage. Students will work individually and in small ensembles to build confidence and improve performance technique. This camp will finish with a showcase for family and friends and additional opportunities to perform over the summer.

Be a Star Dance Camp - FULL
June 26-30, 1-4pm
Ages 6-10, Fee: $150
Ever wanted to STAR in a music video? In this week of camp dancers will take classes in ballet, jazz and contemporary dance and learn how dance is captured on film. Students will learn choreography and acting techniques which will culminate in a video shoot on the last day. A copy of the video will sent via email to all participants.

Artventures in Drawing and Painting - FULL
July 10-14, 9-12pm
Ages 5-7, Fee: $160
Do you like to draw, paint, sculpt and sketch? This camp is for you! Learn about a different artist every day and create your own masterpieces inspired by artists new and old, the masters and the contemporary. Discover the greats and become the best artist you can be!

Superhero Stories
July 17-21, 9-12pm
Ages 6-11, Fee: $150
Calling all super heroes and heroines! The world needs saving! All your kids' favorite characters collide in this weeklong camp where students will explore acting, movement and voice while creating their own play. Kids can choose their favorite character or create their own, while discovering that power can come from the most unlikely places! We will finish the week with a short performance for family and friends.

Play that Guitar!
Date: July 24-28, 9-12pm
Ages 8-16, Fee: $175
Need the spark to get you started on the guitar? Taught by Memphis musician, Josh Threlkeld, this camp is designed to electrify the ability and creativity of a beginning/intermediate student. Students will spend the week sharpening their technique, learning a song and collaborating with
peers. The week culminates in a showcase where students can show off their new songs and skills. Students must provide their own guitars.

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