ASC registering students for summer camps


The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is in the process of taking applications for summer camps for youth ages 5-18. Classe offered are:

Theatre Camp - June 10-14, with instructor Stephanie Ong

Theatre I - Ages 8-12 from 9 to 11 a.m. Theatre I is a introduction to the fundamentals of acting, In this camp students will learn how to combine voice, body, and imagination to create believable moments on stage. Students will also learn theatre games and activities, movement on stage, voice projection, how to keep and use focus, and who to develop confidence on stage.

Theatre II - Ages 13-18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Theatre II is based on exercises that combine acting fundamentals with text, conflict resolution, and acting with a partner. In this camp students will learn to develop character using vocal and physical elements and improvisation. Students will also learn text with conflict and resolution, voice and diction, exploring through improvisation, acting with a partner, and creating honest moments in a scene.

Art Camp - June 17-21, with instructor Troy DeBill

Art I - Ages 5-11 from 9 to 11 a.m. Art I is a painting workshop that includes experience in watercolor, tempera, and acrylic. Students will learn the basics of composition, creating landscapes, and working with still life. Supplies are included in the fee.

Art II - Ages 12-18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Art II is a printmaking workshop for the older group that includes the history and purpose of the art as well as experience creating mono prints, collagraphs, and linoleum cut prints. Supplies are included in the fee.

Tinkering*/Science Camp - June 24-28, with instructor Timothy Rhoades

(*Tinkering is the exploration of scientific principles through hands on activities.)

Tinker Jr. - Ages 5-11 from 9 to 11 a.m. Tinker Jr. participants will learn science through hands on craft-making and experimenting; featuring shadow puppetry, blinky bugs, jiggle bots, flying machines, and more.

Tinker Sr. - Ages 12-17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Tinker Sr. will focus on computer software driven experimentation from 1-4 p.m. and will feature green screen imaging, GIF making, as well as studio and video recording and editing.

Fees for all camp classes are $60 for members and $80 for non-members.

The Center, is located at 701 Main Street and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 1-4 on Saturday, and is closed on Sunday.