Thursday, May 12, 2011

Summer Camps!

ARTS/West is providing space for Performing Arts Camps for youth that will serve as a component of four different summer day camps by local nonprofit groups: Athens Rock Camp for Girls, Stephens Literacy Center, Ohio Valley Summer Theater, and APECenter.

Each group is has their own registration policies and information. I've posted as much as I can below to help you sign up!


Athens Rock Camp for Girls: Are you a young woman between the ages of 12-18? Do you want to rock? Check out Athens Rock Camp for Girls. June 12-18th 2011, 8:30am-5:30pm. $50 per camper. Scholarships are available.

Registration opens April 1, 2011 and is limited to the first 30 applicants. Forms should be mailed to or dropped off at ARTS/West between 10am-4pm M-F Applications are now available and act quickly, only the first 30 applicants will be secured a place in this, the first Athens Rock Camp for Girls!

Applications available on the website: APPLICATIONS Forms should be mailed to or dropped off at ARTS/West between 10am-4pm M-F.

For information on Athens Rock Camp for Girls contact Tessa Evanosky at 740.594.5440

More of the writing type? No fear. The Stevens Literacy Center and ARTS/West are please to present Kids Ink! A Creative Writing Day Camp for Grades 5-7. July 11-15, 2011 9:00am-3:00pm (drop off begins at 8:30am). $125 per Camper. A Limited Number of Scholarships will be Made Available.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of different writing genres and collaborate with professional authors from the local Athens area! Each student will additionally finish the week with one fully polished writing piece of their choice, which will be presented to family and friends during a Friday evening celebration. This is a great way for students to grow as young writers and to develop their composition skills through the summer!

Join us for a great week of fun and games as we explore the art of creative writing!

For more information on Kids Ink! call 740-593-4419 for more information & to reserve your spot today!

OVST’s Summer Youth Camp June 20-23 June 27-30 July 5-8 ARTS/West
The Ohio Valley Summer Theater is offering a youth camp designed to aid students in the development of age appropriate theatrical knowledge and skills. Our camp offerings are: puppet work, audition skills, movement and voice for the stage, and training from certified teachers.

Participants in the camp will have an opportunity to gain experience in theatrical and/or technical production. Our Camp is open to students of grades Entering 2nd grade – 12th grades.

Camp times and fees are as follows:
Entering 2nd grade—6th grade = $75, 8:30am— 11:30am
Entering 7th grade—12th grade = $100, 9:30am—12:30pm

A free demonstration performance for family and friends of Amy’s Attic is Friday July 8th at 11am. Workshop fees are reduced 10% for every sibling enrolled. Online registration is available at or download the registration materials and mail your check to OVST, PO Box 303, Athens, Ohio 45701.

APE Center (Appalachian Progressive Education Center) “Theater, Music & Art Programs for Building Character & Self Confidence”
WHEN: July 25h – 29th, 9am-4pm*, show on stage July 30th
WHERE: ARTS/West , Athens
AGE: 8-14ys
• Write a Play
• Make Costumes
• Design Sets
• Create one-of-a-kind programs/tickets/posters
• Rehearse
• Present their OWN, LIVE THEATER PRODUCTION to the Athens community at ARTS/West.
(CHOICE to be on stage or backstage)

ENROLLMENT (or Questions): Or call 594-8831.
Facebook: APE Appalachian Progressive Education Center
*Additional CHILDCARE 8-9am and 4-5pm