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Featured Camp: Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

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Summer 2021 Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center

Throughout the year, Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center offers a variety of free and affordable programming in the arts. This summer, the annual free movie series will return along with a variety of classes and workshops in painting, puppetry and more.

New to Summer 2021 is the ARCH Program, a series of three intensive sessions in poetry, acting, and dance led by award-winning performers. Kids ages 9-15 are welcome to explore their creativity. Space is limited. Register today!

Location: In-person at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 2410 Wickham Ave, Newport News, VA 23607

REGISTER HERE!

In the ARCH (Artistically Raising Children Higher) Program, kids ages 9-15 will learn 24 hours worth of intensive camp instruction by award-winning performers. Whether your child is new to these disciplines or has years of experience, they will gain valuable knowledge from these creative professionals. Each camp will end with a video, showcasing the participants’ achievements!

  • #1 POETRY SESSION

    • Poetry with Nathan Richardson 

    • Tuesday, June 22 – Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 9am-5pm

    • Cost: $50 per session

      • Register for all three sessions by June 15th for only $140

 
  • #2 STORYTELLING SESSION
    • Storytelling with Stephanie “Steph Love” Lask  

    • Tuesday, June 29 – Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 9am-5pm

    • Cost: $50 per session

      • Register for all three sessions by June 15th for only $140

 
  • #3 DANCE SESSION
    • Session 3: Dance with Joppa Whitehead  

    • Tuesday, July 6 – Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 9am-5pm

    • Cost: $50 per session

      • OR Register for all three sessions by June 15th for only $140

 

  • Registration Deadline(s): Varies by Session

    • Session 1 (Poetry) and Discounted Registration Deadline: June 15

    • Session 2 (Storytelling) Registration Deadline: June 22

    • Session 3 (Dance) Registration Deadline: June 29


REGISTER HERE!