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Classes and Workshops

There's no better way to learn than to actually "do." At every age and stage in life, you can learn through the arts. Workshops and classes are a great way to be educated through action. If you belong to an agency that offers a workshop or class, submit it for possible inclusion to calendar@theartscouncil.com.

Organization/Agency

Fascinate-U

Phone

9108299171

Location

Fascinate-U, 116 Green St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Join us as we discover the wonderful world of Dinosaurs, their friend the Dragon and colorful Unicorns! Pants, oil pastels and clay will be the order of the day!

Hours

9-11 am

Cost

Member: $45 Non-member: $55

Ages

4-7 years

Website

Summer Camps

Organization/Agency

Fascinate-U

Phone

9108299171

Location

Fascinate-U, 116 Green St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Explore Earth and Space

Earth's changing landscape, temperature mapping and the expanding universe are a few of the topics explore through this hands-on journey through the stars.

Portraits, Still Lifes and Landscapes

Composition isthe focus of this camp as ordinary objects are transforme into original paintings, collages and sculptures!

Hours

9 am - 4 pm

Cost

See website for more information

Ages

Rising 1st-5th graders

Website

Summer Camps

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Phone

9104860221

Location

Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Spend a week exploring and learning all about plants, animals, and life in the Garden. Campers will develop an understanding for the natural world and how everything works together while getting their hands dirty in various hands-on activities.

Activities will includes things such as:

  • Investigating animal tracks and signs
  • Dissecting seeds
  • Plant projects and experiments
  • Nature hikes and games

Hours

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost

$125 Garden Member (must be household level or above) | $175 Non-Member | $215 Membership bundle (includes one year household membership and member camp price)

Ages

6-8

Website

Nature Detectives

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Phone

9104860221

Location

Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Spend a week exploring and learning all about plants, animals, and life in the Garden. Campers will develop an understanding for the natural world and how everything works together while getting their hands dirty in various hands-on activities.

Activities will includes things such as:

  • Investigating animal tracks and signs
  • Dissecting seeds
  • Plant projects and experiments
  • Nature hikes and games

Hours

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost

$125 Garden Member (must be household level or above) | $175 Non-Member | $215 Membership bundle (includes one year household membership and member camp price)

Ages

9-12

Website

Nature Detectives

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Studios

Phone

910-433-2986

Location

Cape Fear Studios, 148 Maxwell St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Children will learn about colors, painting, and different techniques. Camp will take place at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.

For more information or to register please call (910) 443- 2986 or visit us online!

Deadline: July 2

Hours

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cost

$125

Ages

8-14

Website

Cape Fear Studios

Organization/Agency

Fascinate-U

Phone

9108299171

Location

Fascinate-U, 116 Green St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Art with Natural Materials

Gather inspiration to create amazing works of art from the textures, colors, shapes and patterns of objects from nature! Wood, seashells, sand and rocks are just a few of the natural materials composing our art productions.

Let's Do Chemistry!

Explore the chemistry all around you--dyes chromatography, batteries, bubbles and jet propulsion area few of the chemical reactions unraveled in this camp.

Hours

9 am - 4 pm

Cost

See website for more information

Ages

Rising 1st-5th graders

Website

Summer Camps

Organization/Agency

Gilbert Theater

Email

executivedirector@gilberttheater.com

Phone

9106787186

Location

Gilbert Theater, 116 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Do you have a child in your life that is interested in acting, singing, or dance? Do you they want to create and have while doing it? We would love to have them join us for the Gilbert Theater Summer Acting Camp! 

Hours

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cost

$150

Ages

6-11

Website

Summer Acting Camp

Organization/Agency

Methodist University

Phone

(910) 630-7100

Location

Methodist University, 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28311

Description

Summerjam! is open to all musicians ages 11–18 who want to enhance their musicianship and interact with other student musicians from across the state and region. In order to have the best possible camp experience, instrumental and vocal students need to have had at least one full year of prior instruction or experience in music. Students develop their music skills through large ensemble participation, master classes, lessons, academic classes, and concerts.

Cost

$175 (day campers) // $375 (overnight campers)

Ages

11-18

Website

Summerjam!

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Phone

(910) 323-4233

Location

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, 1209 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28305

Description

Summer Camps for ages 6-19 will be held beginning June 11.

Ages 6-9 
Session I: June 24-28 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm
Session II: July 8-12 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm

Ages 10-14
Session I: June 10-21 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm
Session II: July 8-19 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm

Ages 15-19
July 22-August 9 (Mon.-Fri.) 6pm-10pm

 

Hours

9 am - 3 pm; 6-10 pm (teens)

Cost

See site for details

Ages

6-19

Website

CFRT Summer Camp

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Phone

(910) 323-4233

Location

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, 1209 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28305

Description

Summer Camps for ages 6-19 will be held beginning June 11.

Ages 6-9 
Session I: June 24-28 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm
Session II: July 8-12 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm

Ages 10-14
Session I: June 10-21 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm
Session II: July 8-19 (Mon.-Fri.) 9am-3pm

Ages 15-19
July 22-August 9 (Mon.-Fri.) 6pm-10pm

 

Hours

9 am - 3 pm; 6-10 pm (teens)

Cost

See site for details

Ages

6-19

Website

CFRT Summer Camp

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Studios

Phone

910-433-2986

Location

Cape Fear Studios, 148 Maxwell St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Children will explore colors, different paint techniques and create! Camp will take place at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.

For more information or to register please call (910) 443- 2986 or visit us online!

Deadline: June 11

Hours

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cost

$125

Ages

8-14

Website

Cape Fear Studios

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Phone

9104860221

Location

Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Learn about different animals, adaptations and habitats. You will get to know some critters up close through various activities.

Activities will include:
• Bird watching and owl pellet dissection
• Habitat hikes and games
• Meet and touch captive animals
• and more!

Hours

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost

$125 Garden Member (must be household level or above) | $175 Non-Member | $215 Membership bundle (includes one year household membership and member camp price)

Ages

6-8

Website

Critter Camp

Organization/Agency

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Phone

9104860221

Location

Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Learn about different animals, adaptations and habitats. You will get to know some critters up close through various activities.

Activities will include:
• Bird watching and owl pellet dissection
• Habitat hikes and games
• Meet and touch captive animals
• and more!

Hours

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost

$125 Garden Member (must be household level or above) | $175 Non-Member | $215 Membership bundle (includes one year household membership and member camp price)

Ages

9-12

Website

Critter Camp

Organization/Agency

Gilbert Theater

Email

executivedirector@gilberttheater.com

Phone

9106787186

Location

Gilbert Theater, 116 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Do you have a child in your life that is interested in acting, singing, or dance? Do you they want to create and have while doing it? We would love to have them join us for the Gilbert Theater Summer Acting Camp! 

Hours

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cost

$150

Ages

12-17

Website

Summer Acting Camp

Organization/Agency

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Phone

(910) 500-4240

Location

Museum of the Cape Fear, 801 Arsenal Avenue, Fayetteville, NC, 28304

Description

The week-long history camp, for children aged 9-12, engages them in life-enriching activities that teach about the past and its influence on the present. The theme for 2019 is “Mysteries of NC’s Historic Sites.” Campers will become history detectives and uncover the mysteries of NC’s historic sites. This camp will focus on the lesser known events, stories and places in NC history. Campers will hone their detective skills with assistance from guest historians and archaeologists, through hands on investigations, and a field trip to Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. Hours for the camp are 9 am to noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; while Wednesday is 8:30 am to 2 pm to accommodate the field trip.

Hours

9 am - noon

Cost

$30

Ages

9-12

Website

Mysteries of NC’s Historic Sites

Organization/Agency

Capitol Encore Academy

Phone

910-849-0888

Description

Encore Kids College is an after school program hosted by The Capitol Encore Academy (TCEA). The mission of Encore Kids College, through a joint collaboration with local artists and organizations, is to provide access to the arts and creative practices for K-12 children in our community.

Registration for the Fall 2017 Encore Kids College (EKC) after school program is now open. This program is offered to all K-12 students in our community. Students do not have to attend TCEA to participate in EKC Programs.

Ages

K-12

Website

Visit Website

Organization/Agency

Gilbert Theater

Phone

910-678-7186

Description

Gilbert Glee is the Gilbert’s young company. Through the Glee initiative, the Gilbert aims not only to entertain, but also to educate young people by engaging them with timeless literature through expressive theatre and music.

Ages

6-17

Website

Visit the Ongoing - Gilbert Glee Club Website

Organization/Agency

Green Tea - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Location

Capital Encore Academy, 126 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

Description

Green Tea brings Shakespeare to young adults in a fresh way, encouraging them to find joy in stories old and new. Through Green Tea, we aim to develop a community of storytellers who work together to discover the wonder of performing Shakespeare.

During monthly Green Tea sessions, company members will learn to work as an ensemble to make authentic theatre. Young adults will be introduced to acting techniques, scene study, improvisation, and study of Shakespeare’s language over the course of a year. The program will culminate in a full performance.

Participants can join at any time throughout the year.

**Though the classes will be split into two age groups (12-14 and 15-17) the performance will include the entire group**

Hours

One Sunday per month. Ages 12-14 @ 1-3pm. Ages 15-17 @ 3:30-5:30pm

Cost

See site for details

Ages

12-17

Website

Green Tea