Our camps are held at The McDowell Arts Center in Downtown Matthews
(123 McDowell St. East, Matthews, NC)
DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION, OUR JUNE CAMPS + TEENZART CAMPS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. THOSE ENROLLED IN CAMPS THAT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED WILL RECEIVE A FULL REFUND. SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO WITHDRAW YOUR CHILD FROM CAMP DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS, YOU CAN DO SO THROUGH JUNE 15TH AND WE WILL PROVIDE A FULL REFUND.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR OUR REVISED JULY/AUGUST SCHEDULE.
(Scroll down to see the Camp Theme Descriptions and click on the specific dates to register for that week.)
***If you were enrolled for a camp that was cancelled and you wish to join another session, you can arrange for transfers now by calling the Matthews Community Center at (704) 321-7275. New registration for our summer camps is planned to re-open on June 1st. ***
2020 Camp Themes + Descriptions
Hawaiian Luau Beach pARTy
Aloha, campers! Grab a lei and join us for an unforgettable island adventure dedicated to sun, fun and all things tropical. While creating multi-media art inspired by clear blue ocean water, sandy beaches and picturesque sunsets, we’ll savor every moment of this paradise stay-cation of our own creation! Techniques and mediums include drawing, canvas painting, sand art, watercolors, sculpture and more. We’ll even make our own lava lamps! (Ages 6-11)
Offered: (July 6-10; 9am-12:30pm), (July 27-31; 9am-12:30pm) (Aug 10-14; 9am-12:30pm)
Matthews Resident ($185/wk); Non-Resident ($195/wk)
DOLLHOUSE DESIGN CAMP
Be an architect, builder, designer, and artist! Campers will personalize their very own dollhouses – drawing blueprints, painting their home’s exterior, adding wallpaper + flooring, creating mini works of art to adorn the walls, crafting furniture, accessories, and so much more to make their house a home. We’ll explore interior design principles, color scheme and balance. At the end of the week, each camper will have a wonderfully unique dollhouse to keep and treasure for years to come! (Ages 6-11)
Offered: (July 13-17; 9am-12:30pm), (July 20-24; 9am-12:30pm), (Aug 3-7; 9am-12:30pm)
Matthews Resident ($230/wk); Non-Resident ($240/wk)
*Camp fee includes wooden dollhouse structure for each registered camper (approximately 2’wide X 9”deep x 23”high).