2023 Summer Camp Guide

The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro has compiled a list of summer camps in Guilford County with extended registration deadlines or remaining open slots for Summer 2023. The camps range from visual arts to performing arts for children as young as two years old to high school-aged students. Each camp is a great way to inspire students to think creatively and express themselves. Explore below to see the available opportunities.

Art Alliance
Focus on the Wheel Summer Sessions
Class 1: June 20-23, 2023 from 4:15 PM until 6:15 PM.
Class 2: July 17 – 20, 2023 from 4:15 PM until 6:15 PM.
Ages: 12 – 17 years old
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $150 per session

Center for Visual Artists
Digital: Introduction to Digital Design
Ages: 7th grade – 12th grade
Dates: June 20 – June 22, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

Drawing/Painting: Painting Studio for High Schoolers
Ages: 8th grade – 12th grade
Dates: June 20 – Friday, June 23, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

STEAM: The Art of Building
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: June 20, 2023 June 23, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

STEAM: Art with LEGOs
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: June 26, 2023 June 30, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Drawing/Painting: Art Around the World
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 3, July 5-7 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

STEAM: The Art of Building
Ages: 1st grade – 3rd grade
Dates: July 3, July 5-7 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

Drawing/Painting: Paint Party
Ages: 1st grade – 3rd grade
Dates: July 3, July 5-7 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

Crafts: Messy Masterpieces – Creating Art with Unexpected Materials
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 3, July 5-7 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $195 – $216

STEAM: ArtSplosions! Art + Science
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 10 – July 14, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Digital: Create Your Own Digital Comics
Ages: 7th grade – 9th grade
Dates: July 10 – July 14, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Pottery/Ceramics Studio for High Schoolers
Ages: 8th grade – 12th grade
Dates: July 17 – July 21, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $252 – $280

STEAM: Art with LEGOs
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 17 – July 21, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Digital: Movie Makers
Ages: 7th grade – 9th grade
Dates: July 17 – July 21, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Crafts: Pinterest Party!
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 17 – July 21, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

STEAM: ArtPlosions! Art + Science
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: July 24 – July 28, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Crafts: Pinterest Party!
Ages: 7th grade – 9th grade
Dates: July 24 – July 28, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Drawing/Painting: Inspired by Women in the Arts
Ages: 7th grade – 9th grade
Dates: July 24 – July 28, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Digital: Introduction to Digital Design
Ages: 7th grade – 9th grade
Dates: August 7 – August 11 , 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

STEAM: ArtPlosions! Art + Science
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: August 7 – August 11 , 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Drawing/Painting: Paint Party
Ages: 4th grade – 6th grade
Dates: August 7 – August 11 , 2023 from 8:30 AM until 3 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (4th Floor)
Registration fee: $243 – $270

Choral Arts Collective – Greensboro Youth Chorus
Summer Choir Camp
Ages: Rising 1st – 6th graders
Dates: July 17 – 20, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 1 PM

Summer Choir Camp
Ages: Rising 7th – 12th graders
Dates: July 24 – July 27, 2023 from 8:30 AM until 1 PM

Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (Room 121)
Registration fee: Tuition for one week is $110 total, which includes a non-refundable $25 deposit required upon registration. Need-based scholarships are available, and breakfast and lunch will be provided in partnership with Guilford County Schools. (No audition or experience required)

Community Theatre of Greensboro
Guilford County Schools Summer Arts Institute 2023:
Age Groups: 6-8-year-olds, 9-11-year-olds, and 12-14-year-olds.
Dates: There are 5 weeks of this summer camp
– Week 1: June 20 – 22 (closed June 19th for Juneteenth)
– Week 2: June 26 – 29
– Week 3: July 10 – 13
– Week 4: July 17 – 20
– Week 5: July 24 – 27
Location: Scales Education Center (formerly McIver Education Center)
Registration fee: One-time $25 registration fee, $65 per week attended

CTG Producation Camps: Charlotte’s Web (Non-musical)
Age Group: 7 – 18 years old
Dates: June 20 -30, 2023 (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm)
Dates of the show: July 1 and Jul 2, 2023
Location: Starr Theatre (520 S Elm Street, Greensboro NC 27406)
Registration fee: $450 per student after May 1st

Dance Project, Inc.
DANCING A STORY
Dates: June 12-16, 2023 from 9 AM until 12:30 PM
Ages: 3-5

DANCE SAMPLER
Dates: June 26-30, 2023
Times: Full Day (9 AM – 5 PM) Half Day (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
Ages: 8-12

SUPERHERO CAMP
Dates: July 10-14, 2023 from 9 AM until 12:30 PM
Ages: 8-12

MAKERS & MOVERS
Dates: July 10-14, 2023 from 1:30 PM until 5 PM
Ages: 8-12

TRIP TO THE MUSEUM
Dates: July 17-21, 2023
Times: Full Day (9 AM -5 PM)Half Day (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
Ages: 5-7

DANCE SAMPLER JR.
Dates: July 24 – 28, 2023
Time: Full Day (9 AM – 5 PM) Half Day (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
Ages: 5-7

TEEN TECHNIQUE CLINIC
Week 1: July 31 – August 4, 2023 from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Week 2: Aug 7-11 from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Ages: 12-18

PRE / PROFESSIONAL DANCE INTENSIVE
Dates: Aug 12-13, 2023
Time: TBD
Ages: 13+

Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Registration Fees: New Student: $15, Returning Student: $10
Summer Camp Rates:
– $150/week for half day camps
– $280/week for full day camps
– $200/week for Teen Technique Clinic

Greensboro Ballet
Beginning Ballet Summer Workshop
Ages: 7-10
Dates: June 26-30 from 9:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (Suite 302)
Cost: $220

Summer Half-Day Elementary Intensive: Dance, Music, & Math
Ages: 8-10 (at least one year of ballet training)
Dates: July 10-14 from 9:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (Suite 302)
Cost: $220 for one Intensive, $420 for both Intensives

Summer Half-Day Elementary Intensive: The Nutcracker
Dates: July 31-August 4 from 9:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Ages: 8-10 (at least one year of ballet training)
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center (Suite 302)
Cost: $220 for one Intensive, $420 for both Intensives

Greensboro Opera
Greensboro Opera Youth Opera Camp
Ages: 10 – 17
Dates: June 26 – July 11, 2023
Location: Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Cost: $300 including lunch, snacks, and camp materials.

Greensboro Opera Youth Opera Camp is scheduled for June 26-July 11 in partnership with Mount Zion Baptist Church.  Youth Opera Camp Director Elvira Green will lead children ages 10-17 as they explore scenes from Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dreamand Verdi’s Falstaff. Campers will be preparing music, design costumes, and build sets for their performance of scenes from these two operas.  Each camper will journal his or her experience along the way.  The cost is $300 including lunch, snacks, and camp materials. 

Greensboro Performing Arts
MUSICAL ARTBOX CAMPS
Ages: Rising Kindergarteners – rising 3rd graders
Days and Times: Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Extended-day program(s) offered 12 PM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $180 for regular camp, $130 for extended-day program
Location: 7200 Summerfield Road, Summerfield NC 27358

PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS
Ages: Rising 4th – 9th graders
Days and Times: Weekdays 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Extended-day program(s) offered 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $255 for Regular camp, $100 for Extended-day program

Production Camp: James and the Giant Peach JR
Dates: Mon – Fri, Jun 12 – 30, 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Ages: 9-18
Cost: $425

Production Intensive: Mean Girls (High School Version)
Rehearsal dates: July 5 – 7 from 5:30 – 9:00 PM, July 10 – 14 from 5:30 – 9:00 PM, July 17-20 from 5:30 – 9 PM
Performances: July 21-23 & 28-29
Ages: No Specified age group.
Cost: $250

Greensboro Science Center
Duke Energy Aquatic Ecosystems Workshop
Dates: July 17 – 21, 2023, 9 AM – 1 PM
Ages: Rising 9th-12th graders
Location: 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
Cost: $100; scholarships are available.

General Science Camps
Dates: Various camps held between June 12th – August 11th.
Ages: Age groups 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, and 10-12
Location: 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
Cost: $165-350 depending on the session chosen.

Robotics Labs
Dates: Various camps held between June 12th – August 11th.
Ages: 5, 6-7, 8-9, and 10-12
Location: 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
Cost: $105-350

High Point Arts Council
Ukulele 1 Camp
Ages: 10-14
Dates: June 12 – 16, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Cost: $150
Learn the basics of how to play ukulele. End the week with a final performance on stage.

Songwriting 1 Camp
Ages: 15-18
Dates: June 26 – 30, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Cost: $150
Come learn how to write your own music from creating the lyrics to setting the chords. No prior music experience required.

Ukulele 2 Camp
Ages: 10-14
Dates: July 10 – 14, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Cost: $150
Build on skills learned in Ukulele 1, but this camp is also open for beginners. End the week with a final performance on stage.

Songwriting 2 Camp
Ages: 15-18
Dates: July 24 – 28, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Cost: $150
Build on skills learned in Songwriting 1, but all are welcome. No prior music experience required.

John Coltrane Jazz Workshop
Dates: July 24 – 28, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Cost: $150 (partial and full scholarships available)
Location: Penn-Griffin School for the Arts
The John Coltrane Jazz Workshop is a staple in the Summer Arts program and for the community of High Point. Inspired by John Coltrane’s legacy in High Point, this camp takes place at the school that Coltrane attended, Penn-Griffin. Students explore the fundamentals of various jazz styles with leading jazz musicians from the community. Students must have completed 1 year of band or orchestra and have an instrument to participate. This is a great camp for rising middle schoolers and we have many scholarships available.

High Point Ballet
2023 SUMMER INTENSIVE
Dates: June 12 – July 7, 2023. The days and times of classes vary per level.
Ages: Classes are offered for ages 8 and older.
Location: 121 S Centennial St., High Point, NC 27260
Cost: Varies depending on the session.

High Point Community Theatre
Summer Camp – Winnie the Pooh Kids
Dates: July 10 through July 20
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. After camp care at an additional charge.
Ages: 6-16
Location: Centennial Station Arts Center
121 South Centennial Street High Point, NC, 27260 United States
Cost: $350

Summer Camp – Behind the Curtain: Technical Theatre Camp
Dates: July 17-20, 24-27
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Ages: 12-Adult
Location: Centennial Station Arts Center
121 South Centennial Street High Point, NC, 27260 United States
Cost: $200

iAlign Dance Company
iAlign’s Summer Performance Camp
Dates: July 10-2, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Ages: 7-14
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $200 (includes instruction, lunch, and snacks)
Enrollment Deadline: July 5th
Performance Date: July 21st, 4:00 pm

Kids Poetry Basketball
World of Poetry Summer Camp
Dates: June 20 – August 11, 2023
Locations:
– Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club (Monday and Wednesday)
– Peeler Recreation Center in Greensboro (Tuesday)
– Partnership Village of the Greensboro Urban Ministry (Friday)

New School Old School Back-to-School Event
Date: August 19, 2023
Time: 2 PM – 5 PM

Special Events with Greensboro Downtown Parks
Time: 1 PM – 2:30 PM
– July 22, 2023 (LeBauer Park)
– August 12, 2023 (LeBauer Park)
– September 2, 2023 (Center City Park)
– October 21, 2023 (LeBauer Park)

Little Independent Theatre
Theatre Camp 1
Ages: 5-8
Dates: June 26 – 30,2023 from 10 AM until 10:50 AM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $60
This camp explores the basics of storytelling and performance through improvisation and role playing. Students will focus on mythical creatures and animal play.

Theatre Camp 2
Ages: 8-11
Dates: June 26 – 30, 2023 from 11 AM until 12 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $60
This camp focuses on fables, myths, and legends and students will develop their own story, and will also engage in some costume and prop building.

Theatre Camp 3
Ages: 12-14
Dates: June 26 – 30, 2023 from 1 PM until 2:20 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $75
This camp explores the basics of performance through improvisation and development of storytelling. Students will focus on topical and thematic elements based on the group, creating a story that enables them to voice their thoughts and ideas.

Theatre Camp 4
Ages: 14-18
Dates: June 26 – 30, 2023 from 2:30 PM until 4 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $75

Production Camp 1
Ages: 8-11
Dates: July 10 – 13, 2023 from 10 AM until 3 PM and July 14 from 10 AM until 8 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $125
This camp provides a more thorough understanding of elements for actors like improvisation, learning lines, and collaboration. We will also provide an overview of production elements for technical theatre such as design and directing. The final day of camp includes a culminating performance for friends and family that will include a program designed by students, with props and costumes!

Production Camp 2
Ages: 12-18
Dates: July 17-20, 2023 from 10 AM until 3 PM and July 21 from 10 AM until 8 PM
Location: Greensboro Cultural Center
Cost: $125
The camp provides an opportunity to explore theatrical practices from development of a script, auditions, directing, designing, and the rehearsal process. The final day of camp includes a culminating performance for friends and family that will include a program designed by students, with props and costumes!

Music Academy of North Carolina
Explore Music at EMF
Dates: July 10-14, 9-12 noon (Ages 5-8), July 17-21, 9-12 noon (Ages 9-11)
Cost: $160

Reconsidered Goods
DIY Designers Summer Camp
Ages: 10 – 12
Date: June 19 – 23, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Location: Reconsidered Goods

How to be a PhotoGENIUS
Ages: 13-15
Date: June 29 – 30, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Location: Reconsidered Goods

Creators & Inventors
Ages: 7 – 9
Date: July 10 – 14, 2023 from 9 AM until 1 PM
Location: Reconsidered Goods

STEAM Engineers
Ages: 13-15
Date: July 24-28, 2023
Location: Reconsidered Goods

Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet
Summer Evening Classes (Ages 2 – adult)
Dates: June 20 – August 1 (tuition due June 20)
– Dance & Tumble for Kids (ages 2 – 7)
– Acro for Dance (ages 8+)
– Open Level Dance Classes

Dance on Camera Summer Intensive with Kara “KJ” Wade
Date: July 5 – 7, 2023 from 5:30 PM until 9 PM

CAMERA PERFORMANCE: Teaching students how to dance on camera, this begins with choreography and then adjusting for spacing to be on set, training endurance for multiple takes and learning terminology for camera work and filming. We will film and then watch playback so students can see and critique themselves in the area of performance, presentation, direction and more.

CREATIVE DIRECTING: This intensive will be about making dance films and concept videos. Students will go over casting, shot lists & treatments, scouting locations, costume & formations, breaking choreography into scenes and how to direct the cast & crew to get shots accomplished. They will review editing tips or what software is needed to edit (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Color Correcting etc.) and how to establish a production team: music composer, sound engineer, videographer, editor, etc.

Cost: $373

TAB Arts Center
Tab Arts Center Non Profit’s ALL Arts Summer Camp gives youth the opportunity to learn about a variety of art forms.

Participants learn about film, theater, creative writing and the visual arts. Our camp consists of two different programs: TAB Teen Film Camp and our TAB Kids Theater Program. Participants get FREE breakfast and lunch provided by GCSNC.

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Needles, Knots, & Knowledge
Ages: 10 – 15
Dates: June 10 – 23, 2023 from 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Going Green/Upcycled Art
Ages: 7 – 11
Dates: June 13 – 16 from 1 PM until 4 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

It’s in the Books!
Ages: 9 – 12
Dates: June 26 – 29, 2023 from 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

STEAM Camp with High Point Museum
Ages: 6 – 11
Dates: July 11 – 14, 2023 FROM 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Pinch, Coil, & Slab! Clay Camp
Ages: 9 – 14
Dates: July 17 – 20, 2023 from 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Stuffed Best Friends
Ages: 4-5
Dates: July 24-27, 2023 from 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Bubbling Over with Art Ideas
Ages: 6-9
Dates: July 24 – 27, 2023 from 1 PM until 4 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Everything 3D
Ages: 7 – 11
Dates: July 31 – August 3, 2023 from 9 AM until 12 PM
Location: The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards
Price: $125 – $140

Triad International Ballet
Summer Intensives
Dates: June 5 – 9, 2023 and June 12 – 16, 2023
Cost: $550 per week