Sleep-Away Arts Camp on the Eastern Shore August 12th-18th, 2018 (12-14 year old girls)

 *NOTE: The August 12-18 camp is full.

Let us know if you would like to be added to the wait list.


We still have space in the August 5-10 camp for 10-12 year-olds.

Arts Camp on Broad Creek in Royal Oak, Maryland –  Arts, Song and Dance in a beautiful waterfront setting on the Eastern Shore.

Photos available here.

* Details:

One-week camp from August 12th -18th,  2018.

For 12-14 year-old girls.

Arrival: Sunday, 1:30-3:30 pm – allowing time to settle in, take a swim, before our first activity (Families are welcome to stay until 8:30 pm — RSVP with numbers 4 days in advance)

Departure: Friday, after 11:30am program and 12:00pm lunch. Families are invited to join us for as much of the day as possible.  Details to follow.

$875 pays for tuition, field trips, room and board, artist workshops, materials, etc (+$50 for Ukulele/tuner if needed).  See below for breakdown of costs.

 *  Scope of activities:

The primary focus will be 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. We can also offer workshops in lap dulcimer, ukulele, autoharp, hammer dulcimer, bodhran, banjo, if there is interest.

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

 * Field Trips:

Visits to local artists’ studios, Oxford-Bellevue Ferry to historic Oxford and ice cream cones in the waterside park, Deep Neck Farm, Academy Art Museum, Avalon Theatre, and more 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, concert ticket, etc

$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 (pay before March 1st, 2016)

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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) →  Register Here