RCA announces summer arts camps

Art, music, drama programs in Kelowna for kids from age 5 to 17.


Arts Camps


ArtsBlast Camp (ages 5-11)

The total arts experience for kids.

This 5-day arts camp will allow your child to explore the power of imagination while taking classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance. Guided by talented and inspiring “top flight” instructors, Arts Blast will give your child the opportunity for individual learning and growth.

A big hit every year! Sign up soon to be sure of a spot. more


Session 1: $240, July 9-13 (M-F) 9AM – 4PM

(#121c) Ages 5-6, (#121d) Ages 7-8, (#121e) Ages 9-11


Session 2: $240, July 16-20 (M-F) 9AM – 4PM

(#121f) Ages 5-6, (#121g) Ages 7-8, (#121h) Ages 9-11


Mini ArtsBlast Camp (ages 3-5)


Music, drama and movement are integrated into a dynamic class during the first hour. Children have an opportunity to sing, play dramatic games and use variety of percussion instruments. After a snack, they have fun with visual art. more


Instructor: Christine Moore

(#121i)  July 3-6 (T-F) | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  $80

(#121j)  July 23-27 (M-F) | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM $95


Around the World DANCE & ART CAMP (ages 5-17)

Celebrating Cultures Around the World!

Each day students will be introduced to the day’s dance style complete with a short piece of African, Bollywood, Broadway, Caribbean or Salsa choreography (examples)… depending on the day. Additionally, students will use various art techniques to complete finished take-home artwork inspired by the day’s focus country. Bring *peanut free snack. more


Instructor: Melanie Newell

(#121v)  July 30 – Aug 3 (M-F) | 9:00 – 11:00 AM  (Ages 5-6)  $60

(#121w)  July 30 – Aug 3 (M-F) | 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM  (Ages 7-11)  $70

(#121x)  July 30 – Aug 3 (M-F) | 3:00 – 6:00 PM  (Ages 12-17)  $80


Journey Through Time DANCE & ART CAMP (ages 5-17)

Each day students will be introduced to a particular ERA (60s, 70s, 80s, 90s) of dance styles complete with a short piece of Swing, Salsa, Jive, Disco choreography (examples)… depending on the day. Additionally, students will use various art techniques to complete finished take-home artwork inspired by the Days Focus Era. Bring *peanut free snack. more


Instructor: Melanie Newell

(#121s)  Aug 7-10 (T-F) | 9:00 – 11:00 AM  (Ages 5-6)  $50

(#121t) Aug 7-10 (T-F) | 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM  (Ages 7-11)  $60

(#121u) Aug 7-10 (T-F) | 3:00 – 6:00 PM  (Ages 12-17)  $70


Introductory Level Piano Camp (ages 7-10)

This unique method contains five units two hours in length, each including note reading, intervals, sight reading, rhythm and note values, ear training, music symbols, terms and composer information. This program can be used as an introduction to your child’s first piano lessons or can be used to bridge the gap between June and September lessons. No experience necessary. Stories, games and flash cards are used to help with retention of information.  *Instructional Book Included (Bring *peanut free snacks) Max 5. Last year’s camps sold out – be sure to register early! more


Introductory Level Topics Covered:

• Finger Numbers • Sight Reading

• White Keys, Black Keys • The Music Alphabet

• Notation (note values, soft, loud etc.) • Listening

• Sounds Up & Down/ High & Low • Basic Music History and Experiences in our lives

• Rhythm and Time Signatures


Instructor: Natalie-Anne Rutherford

(#121n)  July 16-20 (M-F) | 9:00 – 11:00 AM  (Ages 7-8)  $105

(#121p)  July 16-20 (M-F) | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  (Ages 7-8)  $105

(#121q)  July 16-19 (M-Th) | 2:00 – 4:00 PM  (Ages 9-10)  $90



Come Play in the Mud! And the Paint! (ages 7-12)

This 4 day camp combines pottery formations and art creations.  During the camp everyone will make 4 clay projects – using hand building techniques. Daily they will also discover visual arts as they explore painting, drawing, and mixed medium on canvass and paper.  All art work and pottery pieces will be take-home ready on the last day of camp. This new offering is exciting – come play with us! (Fee includes pottery & art supplies) Bring *peanut free snack/lunch. (max. 10 students) more


(#121a)  Aug 20-23 (M-Th) | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  $180

(#121b)  Aug 27-30 (M-Th) | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  $180


To view more courses, visit www.RotaryCentrefortheArts.com


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