ARTS, MUSIC, PERFORMING ARTS
Methodist University Summer Jam!: 5400 Ramsey St. The camp is open to musicians ages 11-18 of all experience levels. July 10-15. For more information, contact Linda Volman Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-630-7100.
Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation Cultural Arts Camps
Musical Theater Summer Camp: Full-day camp that teaches basic audition and acting techniques, backstage management and more. Bring a water bottle, two snacks and a packed lunch. Ages 6 and older. Smith Recreation Center. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12-16. Registration deadline is June 9. $100.
Cultural Arts Summer Camp: Full-day acting camp for aspiring actors and those who want to build self-confidence. Campers will learn about basic audition and acting techniques; backstage management; and music and dance routines for a full musical production at the end of the session. Ages 10 and older. College Lakes Recreation Center, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. dates to be announced. $150.
Little Picassos Art Camp: Students create fun works of art in the style of Picasso. Ages 3-5. 9 a.m.-noon June 19-23, Lake Rim Recreation Center. $70. Registration deadline is June 16.
Mixed Up Art Camp: Campers work with different forms of arts and crafts materials, making a project every day to take home. Ages 6 and older. 9 a.m.-noon June 26-30, Kiwanis Recreation Center; 9 a.m.-noon July 10-14, Cliffdale Recreation Center. $75 per session; combo option offered. Registration deadline is June 23 for Session 1 and July 7 for Session 2.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre
1209 Hay St. Each session ends with a live performance. cfrt.org or 910-323-4234
“The Adventures of Our Lives, So Far!”: World premiere musical written for summer campers ages 6-9. Sessions are June 19-24, June 26-July 1 and Aug. 7-12. $200.
“Disney’s Aladdin Jr.”: The story you know and live has been given the royal treatment. Ages 10-14. Sessions are June 5-17, July 10-22 and July 24-Aug. 5. $350.
“Sister Act”: When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent. Ages 15-19. July 17-Aug. 13. $350.
Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra
Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra String Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12-16 at Fayetteville Academy. The camp is led by Kristin Stiteler, Youth Orchestra director and a Fayetteville Sympony violist. Stiteler will be joined by other professional symphony musicians to provide a learning opportunity for students. The cost is $300 or $350 with lunch included. Some scholarships are available. Learn more at fayettevillesymphony.org/fsyocamp/ or by calling the symphony office at 910-433-4690.
Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Band Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 19-23 at Fayetteville Academy. The camp is led by Tim Parsons, Fayetteville Symphony Youth Band director and percussionist. Parsons will be joined by other professional orchestra musicians to provide a learning opportunity for students. The cost is $300 or $350 with lunch included. Some scholarships are available. Learn more at fayettevillesymphony.org/fsyocamp/ or by calling the symphony office at 910-433-4690.
String Sinfonietta Summer Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 19-23 at Berean Baptist Church. The morning day camp is for students 12 and younger who play violin, viola, cello, or double bass. The camp is intended for students who have experience participating in their school’s strings program, have been taking private lessons, or have been participating in the Fayetteville Symphony String Sinfonietta. Learn more at fayettevillesymphony.org/sinfonietta-camp/or by calling the Fayetteville Symphony office at 910-433-4690.