Registration starts May 1 for Place des Arts' popular Summer Fun! art camps.
Parents can sign up their kids for visual art, music, dance, drama and literary art classes for part - or all -- of the five-week block, July 4 to Aug. 5.
Children aged five to 12 can join hour-long courses, while youth aged 12 to 14 can pick what three-hour intensive workshops they want to participate in during the week.
Here a sample of what the Maillardville facility is offering:
For five- to 12-year-olds: Art from Nature, Creative Movement, Digital Photography, Circus Arts, Claymation, Build a Bug, Cartooning, Drama Fun, Dye and Knit, Embroidery, Happy Hands Drumming, Fibre Arts, Stitch-A-Stuffie, Street Dance and Start Acting Out!;
and for 12- to 14-year-olds: Summer Clay, Jewellery Design, Fantasy Writing, Inspired Writing, Stage Combat, Songwriting, Fibre Arts Sampler, Musical Theatre and Digital Photography.
Classes start at 8:45 a.m. and end at 3:35 p.m.; after-hour care is also available for $5.
For a full list of Summer Fun! camps, visit www.placedesarts.ca.
Meanwhile, registration for private music and dance lessons at PdA this summer opens May 2. Call 604-664-1636 for music teacher availability and fees.
Register online or in person at Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave.).