Spots still open for sum­mer camps at Garfield Cen­ter

Record Observer - - Arts & Entertainment -

CHESTERTOWN — The Garfield Cen­ter for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown, is host­ing three chil­dren’s sum­mer camps this year.

A week-long mu­sic theater camp, MUSICAMP, will re­turn to the Garfield Cen­ter from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mon­day Aug. 8, through Fri­day, Aug. 12. MUSICAMP is an in­tro­duc­tory camp for ages 8 to 15, and dur­ing the week campers will par­tic­i­pate in act­ing, singing, chore­og­ra­phy and set de­sign. The camp cul­mi­nates with a per­for­mance at 7 p.m. Aug. 12.

This year’s pro­duc­tion, “The Hun­dred Year Snooze” by Dave and Jean Perry, is a mu­si­cal ver­sion of “Sleep­ing Beauty.” The show is di­rected by Julie Lawrence, and Rachel Craig and Char­lice Cul­vert will as­sist. The cost of the week-long camp is $180 and schol­ar­ships are avail­able.

A new three-day pro­gram, “Sum­mer Mu­sic Ex­pe­ri­ence,” will de­but at the Garfield Cen­ter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tues­day, Aug. 16, through Thurs­day, Aug. 18. The camp is open to chil­dren ages 8 to 16, who want to learn more about mu­sic. The three-day course will fo­cus on rec­og­niz­ing rhythms, lis­ten­ing and singing. The course also will in­clude a drum cir­cle and a guest lec­turer. The cost of the three-day camp is $30.

A pop­u­lar theater camp, “Play­mak­ers,” is full, but chil­dren still are able to add their names to the wait­ing list.

To reg­is­ter for a camp pro­gram, visit www. garfield­cen­ter.org/camps/ or call 410-810-2060.

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The Garfield Cen­ter for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown, is host­ing three chil­dren’s sum­mer camps this year, and spots are still avail­able.

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