The Salvation Army South Atlanta Kroc Center has a long history of operating exciting and fun-filled art camps at a low cost for the community. This summer is set to be our best camp offerings to date for children 7-13 years old.
ALL Camps will embark on an average of more than two (2) field trips per week. Many weeks will include three (3) trips. Destinations include, but are not limited to:
- Weekly Movies
- Atlanta Zoo
- Performing Arts Studios
- The Children’s Museum
- The Atlanta Aquarium
- The World of Coca-Cola
- Water Splash Parks
Our summer begins with a four (4) week camp centered around West African drum and dance. Professional teachers from An Ka Fo Drum & Dance Troupe will teach your child(ren) the rich history and culture surrounding the heart-pounding, authentic, traditional and ancient African dance, music and folklore. This camp will culminate with a vivid and rich performance on Friday, June 24.
The next two (2) weeks of camp will delight music lovers of all ages as your child(ren) will focus on voice and music. Professional teachers from Youth Ensemble of Atlanta will guide the campers through instrumentation, with a focus on singing and performance. This camp will culminate with a music-filled performance on Friday, July 8.
Lastly, professional teachers from Youth Ensemble of Atlanta will return for our final three (3) weeks of camp dedicated to theater and performance. Campers will learn the intricacies of theater, staging and performance. They will write, create sets and carry out a culminating performance on Friday, July 29.
KROC ARTS CAMP INFORMATION:
Who: Children ages 7 to 13
Hours: 8:30 – 4:30pm
(Extended care available at no extra charge from 7:30am – 6:00 pm)
West African Drum & Dance Camp – Tuesday, May 31 – Friday, June 24, 2016
Music & Glee Camp – Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 8, 2016
Theater & Performance Camp – Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 29, 2016
Cost: $100 per week (due on Friday before the following week)
Special: Pay for the entirety of each camp . (Drum Camp: $400, Glee: $200; Theater
$300) and receive $20 off
Performances: Friday, June 24th at 6:00pm (Drum & Dance)
Friday, July 8th at 6:00 pm (Glee & Music)
Friday, July 29th at 6:00 pm (Theater)
Meals/Snacks: Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack provided daily
Attire: All children should wear loose fitting summer clothing that allows for activities both in the gym and on the stage. On designated days, a modest bathing suit will be required to attend the field trip to a Splash Park.
Devotions: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
As such, we will begin each day with a short devotional.
Contact: Ben Scholes, Program Manager, 404.638.7204