124 E. Broadway, 624-9833 or 275-0864
Animation - Ages 9-up. Mon-Fri, morning. Two sessions: June 3-7, July 8-12. $180 session. Make animated shorts and learn about computer art.
Studio Production - Ages 9-up. Morning, July 22-26. $180. Learn green screen and special effects, studio lighting, audio, camera and directing to produce a TV show.
Video Production - Ages 9-up. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17-28. $250. Learn camera techniques, lighting, audio, scripting and editing. Plan and shoot a movie.
Video Production - Ages 9-up. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-26. $250.
Allegro School of Music
4641 N. First Ave., 670-9162
Drum Lessons for Beginners - Ages 6-up. Mon-Sun, afternoon, June 1-Aug. 31. $27 per 30-minute private lesson. Learn on a drum pad and sticks that can be bought for less than $50.
Guitar Lessons for Beginners - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sun, afternoon, June 1-Aug. 31. $27 per 30-minute private lesson. Work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory.
Piano Lessons for Beginners - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sun, afternoon, June 1-Aug. 31. $27 per 30-minute private lesson. Fundamentals and favorite songs.
Violin Lessons for Beginners - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sun, afternoon, June 1-Aug. 31. $27 per 30-minute private lesson. Learn to read, technique and theory, and songs you like.
Voice Lessons for Beginners - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sun, morning, June 1-Aug. 31. $27 per 30-minute private lesson. Set goals with teachers to develop sound and voice.
Arts for All, Inc.
2520 N. Oracle Road, 622-4100
Summer Arts Camp - Ages 3-22. Mon-Fri, flexible, May 22-Aug. 8. $130 half day, $255 full day. Scholarships available. Drama, dance, music, art, ceramics, games and cooking classes.
200 S. Tucson Blvd., 903-1445 or 623-3373
Ballet Tucson's Summer Dance Workshop 2013 - Ages 5 1/2 to adult. Mon-Sat, morning and afternoon, May 28-June 22. $175-$1,000, full workshop, weekly rates available. Dance workshops dance workshops for children and adults led by Tucson's professional ballet company, featuring master guest teachers and final performance.
Rhythm Industry Performance Center, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave., 320-5105
Cartoon Camp with Mark Zepezauer - Ages 9-up. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, July 8-12. $200 plus materials list. Learn history and practice of cartooning and create a multi-page cartoon story over five days.
Catalina Foothills Community Schools Camp Foothills
4300 E. Sunrise Drive, 209-7551
• Some camps may have early-bird rewards before April 30.
3-D Animation Camp - Grades 3-4. Mon-Fri, morning, June 24-28. $120. Build and texture a simple 3-D character using animation software.
Digital Photography - Grades 5-8. Mon-Fri, morning, 2 sessions: May 28-May 31, June 24-28. $120 week. Edit photos and create a slideshow.
Digital Storytelling - Grades 5-8. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17-June 21. $120. Tell stories through digital media.
Film Club - Grades 5-8. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 8-July 12. $120. Discuss film history and aesthetics, watch and critique films.
Missoula Children's Theatre: "Blackbeard the Pirate" - Grades K-11. Mon-Sat, afternoon, June 17-June 22. $120-$145. Have a part in the play and give two performances at Catalina Foothills High School at week's end.
Musical Theatre Camp: "Bye Bye Birdie" - Grades 6-11. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 2. $415. Full musical production in Catalina Foothills High School theater. Auditions May 20 and 21 for registered students.
Performance Arts Camp - Grades 1-8. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, May 28-June 21. $100-$120 half-day weekly camp. Learn techniques and technical skills of performing, staging, dance and song.
Weekly Camps - Grades Pre-K-9. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 19. $100-$120 half-day weekly camp. Themes include: Clay Camp, Paper Arts, Piñatas, Mexican Art, Papier-Mâché, Painting, Collage, Origami, Printmaking.
Christ Church United Methodist Music Camp
655 N. Craycroft Road, 327-1116
Music Camp - Grades completed K-8. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. $30. Music, chimes, crafts, Zumba, yoga and games.
Christian Youth Theater Tucson
7000 E. Tanque Verde Road, 751-7510
CYT Impractical Jokers - Ages 13-21. Tue, flexible, June 4-July 30. $150. Basics and techniques of improvisational theater. Performance July 30.
Theater for Kids, East Tucson - Ages 5-7, $85; 8-12, $150. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 8-12. Learn acting, voice and dance skills while working on Grimm's "Sleeping Beauty." Ends with a performance.
Theater for Kids, East Tucson - Ages 5-7 $85; 8-12, $150. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 3-7. Learn acting, voice and dance skills while working on Kipling's "The Jungle Book." Ends with a performance.
Theater for Kids, Northwest - Ages 5-7, $85; 8-12, $150. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 17-21. "Jungle Book."
Theater for Kids, Northwest Tucson - Ages 5-7, $85; 8-12, $150. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, July 15-19. "Sleeping Beauty."
Theater for Teens - Ages 13-20. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, July 22-Aug. 2. $300 two weeks. Learn acting, voice, improv and dance skills while working on a Broadway show. Performance 7 p.m. Aug. 2.
City of Tucson Parks & Recreation Leisure Classes
900 S. Randolph Way, 791-4877
Art Under Construction - Ages 5-10. Sat, morning, May 28-July 27. $59-$71. Create a universe with wood, clay, recycled materials and other mixed media.
Arts & Crafts - Parent & Tot Classes - Ages 2-5. Mon-Sat, morning, May 28-July 27. $64-$71. Develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination with color, shape, sound, mixed media and play. Classes include Art Safari, Sculpture for Tots and more.
Ballet - Ages 3-12. Daily, morning, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $43-$58. Basic positions, movements and terminology. Various locations.
Ballet/Creative Dance - Ages 3-8. Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, morning, May 28-July 27. $43-$58. Both dance forms each week. Classic steps, improvisation and creative movements. Various locations.
Ballet/Tap - Ages 3-10. Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun, morning and afternoon, May 29-July 27. $43-$58. Classical ballet and basic tap steps. Ballet and tap shoes recommended. Various locations.
Ballroom Dance Intro - Ages 12-16. Thu, afternoon, May 3-July 25. $58-$70. Basics of Tango, Cha-Cha, Fox Trot, Waltz and others.
Banana Split-The New Musical Theater - Ages 7-13. Thu, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $50-$61. Singing, dancing and drama in unique plays. Everyone performs last day of class.
Children's Pottery - Ages 6-12. Mon, Sat, morning and afternoon, June 1-July 27. $82-$112. Basic hand-building techniques to make coil pots, pinch animals and others.
Cool Crafts - Ages 6-12. Fri, Sat, morning, May 28-July 27. $59-$71. Beads, weave bracelets, 3D stringing and simple wire projects.
Creative Dance - Ages 3-4. Mon, Tue, Sat, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 27. $43-$58. Beginning class to introduce movement, improvisation and motor skills.
Dance Fusion - Ages 8-12. Sat, afternoon, June 1-July 27. $47-$58. A blend of hip-hop, jazz and lyrical dance teaches technique, choreography and self-expression.
De-Tech-A Clay Challenge for Teens - Ages 13-17. Sat, afternoon, June 1-July 27. $91-$112. Learn centuries-old ceramics techniques used to create sculptural and functional pieces.
Drawing & Painting Techniques Classes - Ages 6-up. Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 27. $64-$92. Learn drawing and painting in the style of the Old Masters. Classes includes "Starry Night." Variety of media.
Drum Lessons - Ages 8-up. Thu, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $65-$80. Learn to drum with a drum pad, sticks and method book.
Family Pottery - Ages 3-up. Sat, morning, June 1-July 27. $91-$112. Parent and child work together and learn basic pottery techniques.
Family Wheel - Ages 9-up. Thu, Sat, afternoon, May 30-July 27. $64-$112. Parent and child work together to learn basic wheel techniques. Various locations.
Gizmos A Go Go - Ages 3-5. Mon, Wed, morning, May 28-July 27. $64-$71. Make things that move, fly, spin, roll and launch using household items and environmentally friendly materials.
Guitar for Youth - Ages 10-15. Thu, Sat, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $80-$89. Simple play techniques, reading music, tuning, chord notes, playing by ear and performance.
Guitar Beginning & Beyond - Ages 11-up. Thu, Sat, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $80-$89. Simple play techniques, reading music, tuning, chord notes, playing by ear and performance.
Hip-Hop - Ages 6-16. Tue, Sat, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 27. $47-$58. Popular street dances including house and urban styles in this introductory class. Various locations.
It's in your Sole - Ages 16-up. Fri, afternoon, May 31-July 26. $47-$58. Low-impact mix of hip-hop and jazz designed for older students and/or nondancers.
Jazz/Ballet - Ages 6-10. Tue, afternoon, May 28-July 23. $47-$58. Combination of classical ballet and jazz techniques. Various locations.
Kids Broadway Musical - Ages 8-12. Mon, afternoon, May 28-July 27. $58-$70. Perform Broadway songs focusing on three to four numbers and working scenes. Stage performance July 28.
Kids Perform - Ages 8-12. Tue, Thu, morning, May 28-July 27. $102-$126. Fastmoving keyboard, guitar and singing with music games and music technology. Performance July 28.
Kumihimo - Japanese Braid 4-Hour Workshops - Ages 13-up. Sat, morning and afternoon, June 22-July 13. $31-$36. Kumihimo is the ancient Japanese technique of braiding silk cord. The three separate workshops cover round pattern, flat braid and beaded braid.
Line Dance - Ages 15-up. Wed, afternoon, May 29-July 24. $64-$78. Learn basic line dance terminology and steps.
Little Mozart's Music - Ages 3-5. Thu, Fri, Sat, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 27. $80-$89. Introduction to music appreciation with singing, listening, movement and rhythm. Variety of musical styles.
Modern Dance Basics - Ages 5-8. Fri, morning, May 31-July 26. $47-$58. Express and learn technique, improvisation and composition. Includes floor and center work.
Mosaic Tile Mural Design - Ages 12-16. Sat, afternoon, June 1-July 27. $91-$112. Introduction to small-scale mural design from design to installation.
Photography for Kids - Ages 10-16. Wed, morning, May 28-July 27. $95-$115. Learn darkroom techniques, photo methods, pinhole, Polaroid transfer and hand-coloring. Must have 35 mm camera.
Piano/Beginning - Ages 4-6; 7-up. Mon-Sun, all-day, May 28-July 27. $89-$109. Progressive training, beginners must know alphabet/numbers. Bring age-appropriate "Alfred's Basic Piano Series & Theory Book" to first class.
Piano/Intermediate - Ages 4-6; 7-up. Mon-Sun, all-day, May 28-July 27. $89-$109.
Piano/Advanced - Ages 4-6; 7-up. Mon-Sun, all-day, May 28-July 27. $89-$109.
Pom - Ages 5-12. Wed, afternoon, May 29-July 24. $47-$58. Combination of cheerleading motions with jazz style and techniques.
Pots for Tots - Ages 3-5. Mon, Wed, morning and afternoon, May 29-July 24. $68-$91. Play with clay to improve coordination while making animals, masks and containers. Various locations.
Potter's Wheel for Kids - Ages 9-16. Mon, Tue, Sat, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 27. $82-$112. Basic wheel throwing and glazing techniques. Make bowls, mugs and vases.
Tap Dance - Ages 3-8. Thu, morning, May 30-July 25. $43-$58. Terminology, basic steps, rhythm and choreographed routines. Tap shoes recommended. Various locations.
Teen Pottery - Ages 12-16. Wed, afternoon, May 29-July 24. $91-$112. Advanced techniques in hand building, wheel throwing, glazing and decorating.
Wirework and Chain Jewelry - Ages 10-up. Wed, afternoon, June 12-July 31. $115-$140. Learn jewelry terms, use of special tools, working with wire, beads, weaving different styles of chain.
10302 N. Hacienda Hermosa Drive, 551-6508
Clay for kids - Ages 5 - 10. Sat, flexible, May 18-July 2. $50 for two 90-minute classes. Introduction to clay hand building and glazing. First class is hand building the project and second class is glazing.
6530 E. Tanque Verde Road, Suite 160, 271-5023
• Classes $225 week.
Fiber Art Fun - Ages 6-13. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 10-14. Explore fiber arts through different mediums and techniques.
Just Sculpt It! - Ages 6-13. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 3-7. Explore sculpture through the use of several different mediums and techniques.
Mixed Media Mania - Ages 6-13. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 17-21. Explore the art of mixed media.
Passion for Painting - Ages 6-13. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 24-28. Week of painting and drawing. Many techniques and methods to explore.
Cuisine Classique Cooking School
1060 W. Magee Road, 797-1677
Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, morning, Five sessions: June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, July 8-12, July 15-19. $225 week; $199 for each additional sibling. Cook "around the world" with kid friendly meals each day, from pizza to monkey on a stick.
Teen's Culinary Camp - Ages 13-18. Mon-Fri, morning, Two sessions: June 24-28; July 22-26. $345 week; $299 siblings. The real nuts and bolts of cooking; knife skills to souffles. Learn kitchen safety, hygiene and classic techniques to become a good cook.
Digital Vision Academy
8475 E. Broadway, 390-4723
Digital Vision Academy Summer Camp - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, morning or all-day, June 3-July 19. Per week: $125 half day; $175 full day. Photography or videography. Learn about the art form, equipment and techniques. Full day includes afternoon sessions, which cover teen life skills.
DJ Mix School - Learn to DJ
1530 E. Broadway, 240-0305
DJ Mix School - Ages 12 and up. Mon, Tue, Wed, all-day, May 20-Aug. 7. $200. Two-week course meets three times a week for two hours for a total 12 hours of classroom, hands-on experience on the art of DJing.
Drum & Drummer School of Percussion
210 S. Plumer Ave., Suite 150, 396-3663
Drum & Drummer Summer Camp - Ages 12-18 (grades 6-12). Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-7. $185 for kids currently drumming in their school band. Will work in small groups with staff to improve timing,reading technique and speed.
1400 N. First Ave., 884-0672
Variety Arts Theatre Camp - Ages 7-10, morning; 11-14, afternoon. Mon-Fri, morning, July 8-19. $300. American folk traditions of circus, sideshow, magic, vaudeville, Wild West shows and street theater.
The Jim Howell Music Studio
2725 E. La Cienega Drive, 975-7895
Born To Rock - Ages 8-17. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 3-21. $199-$499, early registration discount. Music immersion program in a functioning band.
JM McClary Creative Arts & Instruction
Lessons given at your location
Expressive Arts Exploration - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sat, flexible, May 25-Aug. 4. $25-$55. Individualized instruction using combinations of music, writing, movement and visual arts. Lessons tailored to interests, abilities and special needs.
Fine Arts Lessons - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sat, flexible, May 25-Aug. 4. $25-$55. Lessons in drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, clay, 3-D works and mixed media. Instruction tailored to interests, abilities and special needs.
Piano and Keyboard Lessons - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sat, flexible, May 25-Aug. 4. $25-$55. Individualized lessons based on musical interests and level. Instruction includes note-reading, ear training, composition, theory and fun.
Locations in Tucson and Oro Valley, 495-4952
KidzArt ART-Rageous Summer Adventures - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 3-July 26. $75-$175 varies by program. Build skills in the visual arts. Create original drawings, sculpture and paintings.
KU Studios, Home of Kids Unlimited
6066 N. Oracle Road, 293-1225
• Some early-bird discounts available before April 15,
Kids Unlimited Performing Camp 2/3 Be A Star! - Ages 7-11. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 10-14. $200. Teaches fundamentals of singing, staging and dance.
Dance Intensive - Ages 9-18. Sat, morning and afternoon, June 8-Aug. 3. $30 per class. Intermediate or advanced, different genre each week.
Disney Boot Camp, Character in Training - Ages 3-6. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-19. $100 full week. Learn to sing and dance like a favorite Disney kid.
Dr. Seuss 2/3 "Cat in the Hat" to "Seussical the Musical" - Ages 3-6. Mon-Fri, morning, July 22-26. $100 full week. Kids explore "Cat in the Hat" and Dr. Seuss characters through singing and dancing.
Hail to the Prince/Princess 2/3 Royalty Training Camp - Ages 3-6. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3- 7. $100 full week. Learn about the Disney royal court. Informal final show. Boys and girls welcome.
Once Upon a Time 2/3 Fairy Tale Camp - Ages 7-11. Mon-Fri, all day, June 24-28. $200 full week. Explore the realm of fairy tale with singing, acting and creating.
Sesame Street, Elmo, Big Bird, Grouch, who is your favorite! - Ages 3-6. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17-21. $100 full week. "Sesame Street" music and character singing and acting.
The Best of Broadway and Television - Ages 7-11. Mon-Fri, all day, July 8-12. $200 full week. Campers build a show with music from Broadway and TV.
4500 N. Oracle Road, 888-3772
School of Rock - Ages 8-18. Mon, Wed, Fri, morning and afternoon, May 27-June 3. $180. Variety of instruments taught with final performance at Tucson Mall. Drums and piano provided. All experience levels welcome.
Live Theatre Workshop
5317 E. Speedway, 327-0160
Musical Theatre Summer Camp - Ages 6-18. Mon-Fri, morning, age-specific sessions, June 3-Aug. 2. $250 week. Produce a show and become the actor, singer and dancer.
7770 N. Shannon Road, 229-9001
Arts and Humanities Camps - Ages 8-18. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-July 26. $50-$100 week. Experience the visual arts like ceramics and clay, and the performing arts like hip-hop dancing, theater and disc jockeying.
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
1200 N. Campbell Ave., 327-6521
Choir Camp for Young Musicians - Ages 7-12. Mon-Fri, morning, June 10-14. $25; $40 two children or more. Boys and girls. Professional instruction. Camp ends with a Friday evening performance.
Southwest University of Visual Arts
2525 N. Country Club Road, 325-0123
Art and Creativity Camp - Ages 10-12; 13-17. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 10-14. $350. Explore animation, graphic design, illustration, fine art, photography, interior design and landscape architecture. Scholarships and extended day options.
Studio Connections at St. Francis in the Foothills
4625 E. River Road, 270-7049
Musical Theater Camp - Ages 8-18. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 3-21. $495. Intensive training in voice and movement. Ends with full production.
The Drawing Studio
33 S. Sixth Ave., 620-0947
Art of Summer Gallery Management Class - Ages 13-18. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-19. $95. Learn how to put on a professional art show, by installing the Art of Summer student show. Spotting, matting, label making, cataloging and reception.
Art of Summer Junior Blitz - Ages 9-12. Mon-Fri, morning, July 1-12. $175 for all eight days. (no class July 4 -5). Explore drawing fundamentals, watercolor painting, narrative illustration and clay modeling. Two classes each morning.
Art of Summer Junior Immersion - Ages 9-12. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 10- 28. $110 week, $295 all three weeks. Immersion into the visual arts, in a variety of media, from charcoal and pastel to clay and wire sculpture.
Art of Summer Teen Blitz - Ages 13-18. Mon-Fri, all-day, June 3-12. $260. A condensed fundamentals program teaching a solid grounding in all drawing skills and working from observation.' Graphite, charcoal, pastel and other media.
Art of Summer Teen Immersion - Ages 13-18. Mon-Fri, all day, June 17-July 16. $315 two weeks, $580 all four weeks. Two 2-week sessions. More than 100 hours of visual arts training, focused on observation. Work in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.
The Journey, an Evangelical Free Church
4700 N. Swan Road, 299-1660
Summer Arts Festival - Grades completed 1-5. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-. $25. Choose two workshops (such as cooking, science, painting, mosaics) and participate in a musical production, ending with a showcase Friday evening.
Junior Summer Arts Festival - Ages 4-completed kindergarten. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-19. $25.
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive,
• Member discounts available. Pre-registration recommended.
Amazing Amusement Park - Ages 8-12. Mon-Fri, morning, June 24-28. $90. Make mini monster slides, a roller coaster ride and tiny carnival confections with moveable parts.
Clubhouse: All the World's a Stage - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 17-21. $20 per day. Themed crafts and physical activities change daily.
Clubhouse: Many Modes of Transportation - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 24-28. $20 day.
Clubhouse: Out of This World - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7.
Clubhouse: Passport Adventure - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 22-26.
Clubhouse: The Great Outdoors - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 10-14.
Clubhouse: Through the Looking Glass - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July-29-Aug. 2.
Clubhouse: World Games - Ages 5-12. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 15-19.
Fairy Cove - Ages 5-7. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-19. $90. Create fairies, mermaids, trolls and a magical fairy cove from natural materials.
Lights, Camera, Action! - Ages 8-12. Mon-Fri, morning, June 10-14. $90. Make a short stop-motion picture and its set, furniture, props, script and character.
Petite Sweet Shop - Ages 5-7. Mon-Fri, morning, July 29-Aug. 2. $90. Make tiny pretend confections and an edible miniature and fill a little sweet shop with treats.
Sweet Solar Home - Ages 8-12. Mon-Fri, morning, July 22-26. $90. Build a solar-powered mini home and learn about renewable energy.
Way Out West - Ages 5-7. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3- 7. $90. Create mini covered wagons, horses and corrals, a petite pueblo, pottery and more.
Zany Zoo - Ages 5-7. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17. $90. Go on an animal safari in the galleries and then build a zoo with dressed up beasts and play animal themed games.
Toscana Studio and Gallery
9040 N. Oracle Road,575-1445
Mon-Thu, all day, unless otherwise noted. Sessions are by grade.
Be An Impressionist For A Week - Grades 2-5, May 28-May 31.
Grades 5-9, June 3-6.
Grades 2-5, July 8- 11.
Grades 5-9, July 15-18. $225. Be immersed through various media, learning to paint like the Great Masters.
Modern Art Mania -
Grades 2-5, May 28-31.
Grades 5-9, June 3-6.
Grades 2-5, June 10-13.
Grades 2-5, June 24-27.
Grades 5-9, Mon-Wed, July 1-3, $165.
Grades 2-5, July 8-11.
Grades 5-9, July 15-18. $225. Learn about the modern period in art and the process of painting in the abstract, shapes, color and texture.
Sculpt in Clay and Plaster - Grades 2-5, May 28-31.
Grades 5-9, June 3-6.
Grades 2-5, June 10-13.
Grades 5-9, June 17-20.
Grades 2-5, June 24-27.
Grades 2-5, July 8-11.
Grades 5-9, July 15-18.
Grades 5-9, July 29-Aug. 1.
$225. Sculpting in water-based clay to make an animal, portrait or item from a student's imagination.
The Art of Book Making - Grades 5-9, June 17-20.
Grades 5-9, Mon-Wed, July 1-3, $165.
Grades 5-9, July 29-Aug. 1, $225. Make books with movable parts, including pop-ups, fold-outs and lift-ups. Turn a favorite photo or drawing and turn it into a pop-up design. Make a folded book with pockets for small pictures or cards.
The Art Of Japan, A Floating World -
Grades 5-9, June 17-20.
Grades 2-5, June 24-27.
Grades 2-5, July 22-25.
Grades 5-9, July 29-Aug. 1, $225. Explore the art and culture of Japan's archipelago and four large islands. Activities include making a tissue paper kite, origami, printmaking and bamboo brush painting.
Mixed Media and Gourd Art - Grades 5-9. Mon-Wed, July 1-3, $165.
Grades 2-5, July 22-25, $225. Tissue papers, magazine cut outs, paint, charcoal, and more will be combined with mediums to create collage art. Create abstracts from observation and imagination.
Papier-Mâché Extravaganza - Grades 2-5, July 22-25. $225. Make a dragon, monster, or other imaginary creature with fun and messy papier-mâché.
2050 N. Wilmot Road, 401-4833
• $25-$50 off for early enrollment.
Antic Arts Comedy Theatre Camp - Ages 11-17. Mon-Fri, all day, July 8-19. $295. Learn about acting, improv, directing, play writing, theatrical design, stage combat and perform in a production of "Check, Please!"
Broadway Bound Musical Theatre Camp - Ages 8-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 17-28. $295. Learn about acting, singing, dancing, improv, directing, theatrical design and more and perform in a production of "Fiddler on the Roof."
First Spotlight Young Actors Camp - Ages 5-11. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-14. $215. Learn about acting, play theatre and improv games, and perform in a production of "Princess Who?" for family and friends.
Rock, Roll, Repeat! Rock 'n' Roll Music Camp - Ages 12-18. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-14. $195. Learn about rock music history, take music lessons from professional musicians, and perform in a live concert.
Tubac Center of the Arts
9 Plaza Road, Tubac, 398-2371
Tubac Center of the Arts: Summer Arts Program - Ages 6-14. Tue, Wed, Thu, all day, June 11-July 3. $50-$195 week. Designed to train youth in visual and performing arts. Bring lunch.
Tucson Community Music School
6061 E. Broadway, 971-6694
Summer Instrumental Music Camp - Grades 6-12. Mon, Wed, afternoon, June 3-July 26. Join one group $445; join two, $545. Classes in jazz, big band and combo, choir, symphonic winds and music technology. Beginning jazz class available.
Tucson Summer Music
Camp held at St. Philip's in the Hills, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 289-7982
Tucson Summer Music - Ages 5-13. Mon-Sat, flexible, June 3-July 26. Free. Nonprofit providing private lessons, music theory, and ensembles to low-income children.
Viva Performing Art Center
4563 S. Park Ave., 544-9543
Summer Dance & Mariachi Camp - Ages 6-12. Mon-Fri, morning, May 28-June 14. $100-$125 week. Dance classes in hip-hop, jazz, Mexican folklórico, Zumbatomics and mariachi classes in guitar, violin, vihuela, guitarron and trumpet.
YES! Young Explorers Schools
1201 S. Avenida Sirio, 747-1816 and 6207 E. Bellevue St., 886-6859
Young Explorers Schools - Infants to grade 3. Mon-Fri, all-day, May 24-Aug. 15. Fees from $125-$160 week. Second child discounts, flexible schedules. Art, music, swimming lessons on-site. Family events include drama night, campouts, field trips and guests.