music • art • dance • drama
Darlington's Summer Arts Camps inspire students ages 3-14 to think creatively about the world around them and express themselves through the visual and performing arts.
Pricing & Information
|FULL DAY CAMPS||HALF DAY CAMPS||ARTS INTENSIVE|
|- Ages 5-12||- Ages 3-12||- Ages 5-14 (depending on subject)|
|- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (extended day available)||- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
(before care available)
|- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (extended day available)|
|- Weekly sessions, M-F||- Weekly sessions, M-F||- Weekly sessions, M-F|
|- $335/week||- $190/week||- $365/week|
|- All four arts every day (music, art, dance, & drama)||- All four arts every day (music, art, dance, & drama)||- Focus on one art form all week|
|- Showcase presented at 2:30pm on the last day!||- Showcase presented at 2:30pm on the last day!|
|- Before-care (8-9am); After-care (3-5pm): $10/hour/day. Must sign up at least 1 week in advance. Please call (610) 358-3632 to sign up.||- Before care (8-9am): $10/hour/day. Must sign up at least 1 week in advance. Please call (610) 358-3632 to sign up.||- Before-care (8-9am); After-care (3-5pm): $10/hour/day. Must sign up at least 1 week in advance. Please call (610) 358-3632 to sign up.|
Summer Time Preschool Pre-Camp
Week 1: Monday, June 1 - Wednesday, June 3 | 9am - 12pm
Week 2: Monday, June 8 - Wednesday, June 10 | 9am - 12pm
Give your little ones a head start on summer! Enjoy fun in the sun with our spectacular summer-themed half-day camp designed just for our youngest campers! Using the 4 Arts, you will delight in a beach-themed dance party, sing summer songs, go on a make-believe camping adventure, make sand art and more! You will be ready in no time for our full week summer camps. Projects in each session will be unique.
Week One - June 15-19
Go on a 4-arts adventure with the most gargantuan creatures to have ever walked the earth! With your imagination and the power of the arts, you will create and explore the Jurassic world of the dinosaurs! Full day campers will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30pm on Friday
Week Two - June 22-26
Heroes and Villains
Create your own epic superhero stories through music, art, dance and drama. Design new heroes and villains; write a theme song, and more. Save the universe using the power of the arts! Full day campers will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Three – June 29 – July 3
The Art of Cooking
Discover your inner chef and explore the art of food preparation. In this intensive camp, you will learn to prepare delicious summer snacks while creating food-inspired artwork and crafts to take home.
The Explorers’ Club
Grab your compass and get ready for a wild adventure! Using the four arts, we will explore the lush and exciting expanse of unmapped jungles and hidden locales. Campers will hold a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Four- July 6-10
Monsters of Myth
Enter a magical realm of dragons and unicorns, elves and giants! Launch noble quests to defend your kingdom and encounter imposing dragons utilizing the visual and performing arts! Use your imagination to create new beasts and creatures of myth! Campers will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Five – July 13-17
Welcome to Camp Earth! In this week, you will learn how to reuse and recycle by turning junk into works of art, upcycle everyday objects into musical instruments, and weave an original dramatic tale! Our planet is counting on you! Campers will put on a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Six – July 20-24
A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Using the powerful force of the arts, activate your hyperdrive and travel through the stars to distant planets in a far off galaxy! Explore space age music, design your own lightsaber, and more. Campers will create a new saga to perform in front of friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Seven – July 27-31
Darlington’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Board the Hogwarts Express into the magical universe of Harry Potter! Immerse yourself in the world of wizards, encounter fantastic beasts, and cast spells of music, art, dance, and drama! Campers will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Eight - August 3-7
Rockin’ the Arts!
Get rocking in this week of camp! Recreate rock classics, design your own album cover, learn popular dances and act out your own rock legend. Campers will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Guitar Jam Camp
Discover what you can do with your guitar! Learn how to play chords and pick, while learning to play songs as a group. Campers will also enjoy other games and activities with "Rockin’ the Arts" camp. Full day camp will have a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday. Campers must bring their own guitar.
Week Nine - August 10-14
Let’s Make a Movie
Be the screenwriters, directors, and stars of your own movie in this dramatic intensive camp! Learn about the creative process behind your favorite movies and some of the technology used to bring cinematic stories to life! Campers will premiere their movie for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Visual Art Intensive
Celebrate great contemporary artists in this art intensive week. Explore different styles of the modern era and use different media while creating a gallery of art to showcase for family and friends at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Ten- August 17-21
Follow clues and uncover hidden mysteries! Go on a 4-Arts detective adventure to discover and solve mysteries or create a mysterious story of your very own! Campers will hold a performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday.
Week Eleven - August 24-28
Let the Games Begin!
If you’re a fan of games, this entertaining week is the camp for you! You’ll play popular group games in theater, dance and music. Design and create your own board games, mazes and more using the visual arts! Campers will present some of their favorite games for friends and family at 2:30pm on Friday.
Week Twelve - August 31 – September 3 (4-Day Week; no camp on 9/4/20)
Darlington Puppet Theater
In this exciting new intensive week of camp, you’ll explore the world of puppet theater! Learn how to build and operate different puppets and explore the secrets behind the art of puppetry! Performance for friends and family at 2:30 on Friday. The cost of this shortened week will be prorated.
Counselors in Training (CIT) (Ages 11-15): Shadow our Camp Counselors and learn to conduct yourself as a valued teaching assistant and camp leader! Counselors in Training must have completed sixth grade in order to apply. CITs pay 50% tuition. CIT registration deadline is May 15th.
Camp Counselors (College and High School students, Ages 15+): Darlington is looking for energetic, friendly people with an interest in arts education for summer camp! Work closely with professional teaching artists, lead games and activities, and inspire children in a fun environment.
If you are interested in applying for any of our counselor positions, please contact our Program Director, Michael Hahn, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-358-3632 (ext. 2)