Upcoming Camps for Summer 2019:
Stay tuned for more information in April
Kites, Cranes and Kimonos
This is a free camp for Arkansas students who will be going into the 7th , 8th and 9th grades next fall. (Priority will be given to GT students and those who attend schools in low-wealth areas.)
WHEN: June 3-7 (M-F) 9:00-3:30P
WHERE: DeltaARTS 301 S. Rhodes, West Memphis, Arkansas
Lunch and snacks will be provided daily
A weeklong camp filled with discovery, imaginative thinking, design, questioning, and art-making
– Featuring a theatrical performance of A Thousand Cranes
– Exploration of Japanese origami, masks, kites, culinary arts, and Haiku
Students will create their own theater and artistic interpretive pieces with professional teaching artists. Also included are trips to a Japanese Garden at The Botanic Gardens in Memphis and to a teaching kitchen where students will learn how to make sushi. This creative exploration of Japanese culture and history through the arts will end with a grand finale for families and friends featuring the students performing their original theatrical piece inspired by A Thousand Cranes and an exhibit of their original Japanese art and Haikus followed by a Japanese Tea Ceremony hosted by the students.
This camp is made possible by an AEGIS Grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.