Registration has begun for visual and performing arts summer programs at the Howard Arts Council (HCAC) in Ellicott City. Programs are open to the public, regardless of residency in Howard County, for students entering grades K-7. Campers must be at least 5 years of age by September 1, 2013 to be eligible for summer camp.
Campers are grouped by age and may enroll for a full day or half day. Before-care beginning at 8:00 a.m. and after-care until 6:00 p.m. is also available. Students may select from age-appropriate visual and performing arts camps, including Story Boxes, Needle Felting Fun, Stuck on Shakespeare, and much more. Camps conclude with an exhibit or performance of student work on the last day of each camp session. HCAC employs experienced teachers who are each supported by 1-3 camp assistants and volunteers. Classes are limited to 20 campers.
Summer camps begin June 24 and run in one week sessions through August 16, 2013. Registration is available online at www.hocoarts.org or by phone at 410-313-2787.
The Howard County Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary space including 14 resident artists' studios, 2 professional galleries, a dance studio, the black box theatre for performing arts, and the offices of the Howard County Arts Council, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, The Columbia Orchestra, and the Howard County Ballet.