FSA 2015 Summer Program

Summer Arts Program

Fiona Thompson, FSA's own amazing Art teacher, joins other talented teachers in offering the FSA summer arts program. All fees include art materials. Bring a packed snack and lunch. A limited amount of individual instruction is also offered.

All camps are $275 per week. Free before care 8:30–9am; free after care 3–4pm.

Summer Arts Camp 2015: Two groups, ages 5–9 and 10–16
June 8–12Ages 5–9Clay Prints
Ages 10–16Clay Patterned Tiles
June 15–19Ages 5–9Cartoon Pop-Up Books
Ages 10–16Drawing and Painting Techniques
June 22–26Ages 5–9Stop-Motion Animal Workshop
Ages 10–16Photography/Stop-Motion Film-Making
June 29–July 3Ages 5–9Tinker Lab: Machine Sculptures
Ages 10–16Tinker Lab: Clay Machines
July 6–10Ages 5–9Nature Draw Sketchbooks
Ages 10–16Drawing/Photography Project
July 13–17Ages 5–9Clay Faces
Ages 10–16Clay Forms
July 20–24Ages 5–9Plastic/Fiber Making
Ages 10–16Plastic/Mixed Media Sculpture
July 27–31Ages 5–9Clay Houses
Ages 10–16Clay Architecture Reliefs

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please contact Fiona with questions.

Digital Arts and Multimedia Design Camp

Russell Fair, FSA's new Director of Technology (effective July 1) and Computer Programming expert, is offering fun digital arts and multimedia design camps featured in this years' Friends Summer Arts Program. He is also the leading the maker space Innovation Lab project at FSA, introducing students to the exciting world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), where combined creativity based projects will stimulate new innovation in the minds of all students.

Camp is $275 per week. Free before care 8:30–9am; free after care 3–4pm.

Digital Arts and Multi Media Design Summer Camps: Ages 6–15
June 8–12Digital Arts
June 22–26Game Design
July 6–10Storytelling
July 20–24Music and Sound

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please note that space is limited to 10 students in each camp. Please contact Fiona with questions.

Story-Making Camp

Camp is $275 per week. Free before care 8:30–9am; free after care 3–4pm.

Story-Making Camp is for children aged 5–9.

Camp dates are: June 29–July 3, July 6–10, July 20–24 and July 27–31.

Taught by Sara Moylan. Bringing a wealth of experience in a creative movement and improvisational singing and drama, she presently teaches her passions at The Friends School of Atlanta. Previously, she has been a teacher of creative dramatics for the Georgia State University Saturday School for Scholars, as well as an artist-in-residence for a grant program to bring character education to Atlanta City Schools through the arts, and a music teacher for Global Village Project School for refugee girls in Decatur.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please contact Sara with questions.

Math Camp

Camp dates are: July 13–17 and July 20–24. Ages: rising 1st through rising 7th graders.

Camp is $275 per week. Drop-Off: 8:30 am; Pick-up: between 3:30 and 4 pm.

Math Camp is organized by retired Elementary Head, Karen Morris, and staffed by our own talented teachers, Celest Samas, Cate Hilenski, Kenny Rochester, and Jillian Beazer, plus a few student interns. Former elementary teacher, Mindy Allen, will return for the two weeks at the elementary level.

Camp Themes

July 13–17: Buggin' Out and Going Green
July 20–24: Amazing Animals

Middle School
July 13–17: Intriguing Inventions
July 20–24: The Space Place

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Questions? Contact Karen Morris, math@friendsschoolatlanta.org.

Circus Camp

Circus Camp

Circus Camp, the official Atlanta Camp Partner of the Big Apple Circus, is a day-camp experience for campers aged 5 to teens, introducing circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and noncompetitive environment. The staff is complimented by a variety of professional circus and performing artists. Counselors are members of organizations such as World Clown Association, International Brotherhood of Magicians, and KIDabra Children's Entertainer Association. Other credits include Camp Winnarainbow, Cirque du Monde, the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, and the Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus.

Circus Camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn something new and exciting every day, while developing their unique skills. Your child becomes a "Circus Star" with a Circus Performance each Friday.

Activities Include
Trapeze & Triple TrapezePuppetryMusic
Spanish WebClowning & MimeJuggling & Magic
Theatre SkillsFace PaintingArts & Crafts
Tie-dyeAcrobatics & Hand BalancingStorytelling
Tightwire WalkingUnicycleand much more!

For more information or to register, call Circus Camp at 404-370-0001 or visit www.circuscamp.org. Circus Camp dates at our location are: June 8–12, June 15–19, June 22–26, July 6–10, July 13–17, July 20–24, and July 27–31.

New! Serenbe Summer Musical Theatre

June 29–July 3

Register online at http://www.serenbeplayhouse.com/education/summer-camps

Serenbe Playhouse Academy's Summer Musical Theatre Camps are week-long, conservatory-style programs for students in rising grades 2–8. The camp will take place Monday through Friday 9am–3pm, with an option for early drop off and aftercare. The camp will focus on the fundamentals and techniques in the three primary theatrical disciplines: acting, voice, and dance. It will culminate in a musical revue on the final day of camp, spotlighting each student's talents and skills learned during the session. The Broadway Bound! camp also includes extensive audition and script creation workshops guided by professional performers. All campers will receive Camp Gear! Serenbe Playhouse Academy t-shirt, reusable water bottle and a DVD of behind-the-scenes footage and final performance. They will also receive admission to Evita on Wednesday, July 29.

New! Critter Camp

Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm with before care and after care available.

June 8–12Ages 6–9
June 15–19Ages 10–12
June 29–July 3Ages 6–9
July 13–17Ages 10–12
July 20–24Ages 6–9
July 27–31Ages 10–12