Sleep-Away Arts Camp on the Eastern Shore August 16-22, 2020 (12-15 year old girls)

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Arts Camp on Broad Creek in Royal Oak, Maryland –  Visual arts, music, song and dance, plus swimming, boating and bicycling in a beautiful waterfront setting on the Eastern Shore.

Photo and video album from 2019 camp HERE

Photo and video album from 2018 camp HERE

Photos of the property HERE


* Details

One-week camp from August 14-22, 2020

For 12-15 year-old girls.

Cost: $875 (see details below)

Sunday, August 14, 3pm to Saturday, August 22, 3pm

Arrival: Sunday, August 14, 2:00-4:00 pm – allowing time to settle in, take a swim, before our first activity at 4:30pm. Drinks and snacks will be provided for campers and guests. Families are welcome to stay until 6pm.

Departure: Saturday, August 22, 3pm, after potluck lunch at 1pm, art exhibit, performance at 2pm.  Families are invited to join us starting at 12 noon. 

Neha Thomas silk painting with Sue Stockman PHOTO credit Sue Stockman IMG_7581

 *  Scope of activities

The primary focus is on the visual arts, with a healthy dose of song and dance, outdoor activities, and field trips!

  • Visual arts: mosaics, decoupage, jewelry-making, potholder weaving, photography
  • Singing and Music-making (*campers encouraged to bring instruments!): international song and dance, songwriting workshops, learning ukulele
  • Field Trips: artist studios, ferry rides to historic Oxford, and ice cream cones in the park
  • Outdoors fun: bicycling, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and cairn building!
  • Other activities: theater, spoken word poetry, group games, international baking & cooking, and fun evening pastimes*.

*If there are musicians in the group, there will be opportunities for ensemble work. In addition to ukulele, we can also offer instruction in lap dulcimer, banjo, autoharp, piano.

*Evening activities will include singing, international dance, games, movies, readings, visit to Deep Neck Farm and the horses, a picnic and outdoor concert in St. Michaels.

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 * Field Trips

Visits to historic Oxford via the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry and ice cream cones in the waterside park, Deep Neck Farm, picnic and concert in Muskrat Park, St. Michaels — plus Academy Art Museum and Avalon Theatre in Easton, if time permits.

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 * Cost

$875 Breakdown: $500 Tuition: workshops with professional teaching artists, 6 days, 14 hrs/day planned activities; $55 Activity fee: art supplies, field trips; $180 Room ($30 x 6 nights); $140 Board (18 meals: Sunday – Saturday + snacks)

NOTE: Additional $50 for Ukulele + electronic tuner if needed.
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Discount Offers: 10% discount for 2nd family member

5% early bird discount (before March 1, 2020)


Deposit of $437.50 required with application. Full payment due on June 1.

NOTE:  Flexible payment options (i.e. extended over 6 months), and in some cases, partial barter arrangements can be considered.

Limited funds available for financial aid.


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Space is limited (maximum 14 overnight campers)
MORE INFO: / 301-466-0183

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