Building Confidence and Developing Skills Through Performing and Visual Arts
Through the framework of visual and performing arts, adults with disabilities experience meaningful relationships and gain self-esteem. Classes are offered daily in dance, drama, music, exercise, ceramics, painting, and drawing.The adult participants attend performances (Arizona Theater Company, Borderlands, Invisible Theatre, etc.), parks, therapeutic swimming, libraries, local museum, and more. Adult Dance and Drama Ensembles are available by audition. Choices are offered throughout the day to provide greater autonomy and self-confidence.
Sample Daily Schedule:
Note: End of May through beginning of August changes for summer schedule
8:00am Coffee/Social Time
10:00am Ceramics/Drama Note: Some leave for field trip
11:00am Wheel Throwing / Exercise
1:00pm Dance / Games
2:00pm Weekly Reflections
For more information or to schedule a tour, contact
(520) 622-4100, ext. 208
Summer Arts Camp 2015
Summer arts camp 2016 schedule: may 20, 2016 - august 10, 2016
Summer Arts Camp is accessible for children with and without disabilities. The camp day starts with Opening Circle. Opening Circle is a time when all campers and counselors get together to sing camp songs, give and receive ‘warm fuzzies,’ and share information with each other. The campers are divided into small groups by age, and go to different classes with their counselors. The classes consist of drama, dance, music, arts, ceramics, crafts, games and cooking. The counselors are responsible for the health and well-being of the campers and teachers are responsible for the class content.
The counselors are required to meet with the parents or guardians prior to the beginning of camp in order to make the transition to camp a positive experience. Flexible schedules of 2 to 3 times a week or half-days are available.
Camp Fee: $255/week for full day program. $130/week for half day program. Partial Scholarships are still available.
Arts for All Summer Arts Camp will be closed for these holidays in 2016:
Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence, Monday, July 4, 2016
Comments by parents about the Summer Arts Camp:
"It's a wonderful environment that concentrates on the ability in disability."
"Excellent program and staff."
"Kids are well taken care of."
How to Register:
To register for Summer Arts Camp, please call Dreeha at (520) 622-4100, ext. 206. New campers must meet with her and take a tour. Parents are encouraged to call to register their campers early because spaces fill up quickly!
Daily Camp Schedule:
7:00 - 8:30am Early Drop-off (prior arrangements required)
7:30 - 8:30am Playground Time
8:30 - 8:50am Opening Circle
9:00 - 9:50am Period I
10:00 - 10:50am Period II
11:00-11:50am Period III
12:00 -12:30pm Lunch 1 (Teams 1 and 2)(Teams 3 and 4 Outside Play)
12:30 - 1:00pm Lunch 2 (Teams 3 and 4)(Teams 1 and 2 Outside Play)
1:00 - 1:50pm Period IV
2:00 - 2:50pm Period V
3:00 - 3:30pm Snack (Teams 1 and 2)(Teams 3 and 4 Outside Play)
3:30 - 4:00pm Snack (Teams 3 and 4)(Teams 1 and 2 Outside Play)
4:00 - 4:50pm Period VI
5:00 - 5:50pm Period VII
Winter Arts Camp
winter arts camp 2016: december 23,2016 - january 6, 2017
Full day arts classes also offered during fall 2016 and spring 2017 school vacations. Our staff is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students will have rotations through ceramics, dance, drama, music and visual arts classes. Field trips to local museums and attractions are also available. Please call Dreeha at (520) 622-4100, ext. 206, to set up a tour for new enrollments, and to confirm fall and spring art camp schedules.