Sleep-Away Arts Camp on the Eastern Shore August 11-17, 2019 (12-14 year old girls)

The Aug 11-17 CAMP WEEK IS FULL.

Contact if you would like to be placed on the wait list.


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 2018 camp HERE

Photos of the property and of past camps HERE

* Details

One-week camp from August 11-17,  2019

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 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.

 * 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.

 * 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, 2019)


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)
To be placed on the wait list, →  Register Here
NOTE: THE CAMP IS FULL as of March 2019.
Let us know if you would like to be placed on a list for advance notice of next year’s dates.
MORE INFO: / 301-466-0183