Summer Arts Programs at Mason

 Summer camp group photo

Summer Arts Camps and Programs

 

Join us this summer for enriching and inclusive summer camps, programs and workshops focused on both artistry and skill building in the areas of music, acting/theater, visual art, photography, and film & video! Both kids and teens will experience a blend of imagination and education at George Mason University’s “Summer Arts at Mason”, with weekly programs from the end of June through the middle of August.  Learn, create and perform with other like-minded young artists taught by professional teaching artists, arts educators and Mason faculty.

SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM INFORMATION & SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED BY JANUARY 15, 2018!

 

ACTING | ART & PHOTOGRAPHY | FILM & VIDEO | MUSIC

 

                                          TOOLS:      See Programs By Age          Summer Arts Calendar 2017          Summer Arts Catalog 2017

 

ACTING 

AFYPAFYP Acting Camps
Ages 5 – 18
July 3 – August 4, 2017 (weekly)
Exciting drama camps with a new theme each week

afyp showcase thumbAdvanced Actors Showcase
Ages 12 – 18
August 7 – 11, 2017
Perform in an original play

Students at summer musical programSummer Musical Showcase
Ages 7 – 18
June 26 – July 1, 2017
Musical theater intensive with acting, singing and dancing

Vocal students at summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 7 – 14
July 17 – 21, 2017
Singing and stage skills

 

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

Creativity art camp for young kidsCreative Discoveries Art Camp
Ages 6 – 8
June 26 -30, 2017
Drawing, painting, collage and more

 

art-around-world

Around the World Art Camp
Ages 6 – 8
July 17 – 21, 2017
Learn other cultures through art media

Claymation art project

STEAM Studio: Learning Thru Art
Ages 9 – 12
July 10 – 14, 2017
Make a stop motion animation film

Summer Art Portfolio Camp students

JumpstART Advanced Studio
Ages 13 – 18
July 24-28 | July 31-Aug 4, 2017
Enhance your college art portfolio prep

photo-magicTraditional Photography Studio
Ages 13 – 18
July 10 – 14, 2017
Create photos in a traditional darkroom

DigitalPhotographyDigital Photography Studio
Ages 13 – 18
July 17 – 21, 2017
Photoshoots, Photoshop, lighting, etc

 

 

FILM & VIDEO

Screenwriting summer camp for kids and teensScreenwriting Workshop
Ages 11 – 18
June 26 – 30, 2017
Fundamental screenwriting techniques for film


FilmVideo-1
Filmmaking Workshop
Ages 15 – 18
July 10 – 21, 2017
Dive into the exciting world of filmmaking

Film Video Summer Camp teacher with cameraFilmmaking Workshop
Ages 11 – 14
July 24 – Aug 4, 2017
Dive into the exciting world of filmmaking

 

MUSIC

String musician students at summer campOvations Summer Strings
Grades 7 – 12
June 25 – 30, 2017
Chamber and string orchestra


Students at summer musical program
Summer Musical Showcase

Ages 7 – 18
June 26 – July 1, 2017
Musical theater intensive

 

Singing students at summer campCreative Choral Camp
Ages 9 – 12
July 10 – 14, 2017
Bring your performance to life

 

Guitar students at summer camp

Beginner Guitar Camp 
Ages 8 – 12 & 13 – 18
July 17 – 21, 2017
Learn guitar basics

 

Songwriting students at summer camp

Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13 – 18
July 24 – 28, 2017
Creative songwriting and vocal techniques

 

Trumpet students at summer campSummer Trumpet Academy
Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
Trumpet fundamentals & styles

 

Clarinet students at summer campSummer Clarinet Academy
Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
Masterclasses, reed clinics, chamber music and more


Guitar students at summer camp
Classical Guitar Workshop

Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
For intermediate/advanced players

 

Piano students at summer campSummer Piano Academy
Ages 8 – 18
August 7 – 11, 2017
Masterclasses, ensembles and theory

Violin Masterclass and Workshop Potomac Arts AcademyViolin Masterclass
Any Age
August 16, 2017

Music camp for young childrenArtsQuest Summer Adventures
Ages 4 – 7
June 26 – July 28 (weekly)
Music, movement and art for young children

summer-piano

Summer Piano Adventures
Ages 6 – 9
June 26 – July 28, 2017 (weekly)
Basic piano & musical concepts

 

Composition students at summer camp

Intro to Music Composition
Ages 13 – 18
July 17 – 21, 2017
Learn basic elements of composition

 

Vocal students at summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 7 – 14
July 17 – 21, 2017
Singing and stage skills

 

Students rehearsing at Percussion summer camp

Summer Percussion Academy
Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
Clinics, masterclasses and percussion ensemble

 

Composition students at summer camp

Music Composition Explorations
Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
For musically advanced students

 

Music recording studio at GMUMusic Recording Camp
Ages 13 – 18
July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
Record, mix and produce songs

 

Violin students at summer bootcampViolin Bootcamp
Ages 8 – 18
Aug 14 – 18 | Aug 21-25, 2017
Intensive for intermediate to advanced violinists

 

Student learning violinSummer Music Sampler
Ages 5 – 8
August 7 – 11, 2017
Sample different instruments

 

 

Summer 2017 Map