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Camps to Help the Right-Brained Child Thrive!

May 10, 2012

Children who are right-brained tend to be artistic, emotional and full of life. While this can be either a blessing or a curse to a parent depending upon the particular circumstance, most parents revel in watching their youngster express their inherent creativity and colorful imagination. As the school year begins to wind down and a blank calendar just waiting to be filled with summer fun looms, there are plenty of camps available to kids who thrive in an environment that calls upon them to be a performer, artist or anything else that places them happily center stage!

Young At Art – South Bay kids who love to express themselves through visual art will adore the summer schedule at Cupertino’s Young at Art. Focuses include acrylic painting, Arts of the Silk Road, Portrait drawing, and even fashion & jewelry design. Best of all, that just covers a portion of June – there are many more opportunities to learn everything from paper crafting to comic book design with Young at Art.

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) – For kids local to the Mountain View area, CSMA features over 50 specialized summer camps for those aged 5-20. CSMA camp can truly become an annual tradition in your family – especially since your youngest child will receive 10% off of every camp they enroll in. From Bugs & Butterflies to advanced cello classes, there is truly something for everyone.

Drama Kids Summer Camp – Children who can’t help but “act up” when the weather warms, this Texas summer camp chain invites them to come learn theatrical techniques including improve, dialogue development and plenty of games for the stage! Enjoy $25 off the second session, and watch your child indulge in special events like dress-up days.

Kids ‘N Dance ‘N Theater Arts: Theater or Dance – Back over in California, kids in Lafayette will experience the magic of dance through a 1-week program that includes costume and prop design, and plenty of story dances to learn and perform.  Little Musical Theater is geared toward 4-9 year olds, while Musical Theater is geared toward 1st-8th graders who are more serious about the craft. A secondary location is in Oakland.

The other  camp that is worth mentioning is  Sticky Art Lab at Berkeley which offers  a quite unique approach in teaching arts to children.Be sure to check out.

These are just a few of the great creative camps in the area for your little thespian, artist or musician. The sky’s the limit this summer for kids who love to fill their days with art and new friendships.

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