The Elk County Council on the Arts will be holding its annual summer youth programming, including two weeks of “Visual Arts Camp” and a week of “Summer Theater Camp.”
The theme of Visual Arts Camp will be “Fairy Tales and Folklore.” Campers will discover new artistic concepts while making connections between the art they create and the art that is around them.
Each day will be filled with a creative new projects inspired by fairy tales and folklore that will allow the campers to explore their love for the arts.
From June 19-23, the camp will be held at the St. Leo’s Church social hall in Ridgway and July 10- 14 at the Community Education Center in St.Marys. The camp is open to students entering third through ninth grade.
ECCOTA will be holding the annual Erie Art Museum trip July 6, and all school-aged students in third grade and up are welcome to register and attend.
Honk Jr. will be directed by Tiffany Gump during “Summer Theater Camp” that will begin on June 26 and conclude with a public performance at the St. Marys High School auditorium June 30 at 7 p.m.
Campers who will be entering grades third through 12th in the fall of 2017 and are 18 years or younger are welcome to participate.
Campers sixth grade and up are encouraged, but not required, to pre-audition for larger roles.
Auditions will be held June 15 in the ECCOTA gallery from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and in the St. Marys High School band room from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. that same day.
ECCOTA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the cultural enrichment of the residents of Elk County by expanding the opportunity for public participation in the arts.
Applications and more information can be obtained at ECCOTA.com, by calling 814-772-7051, or by stopping in the ECCOTA gallery at 237 Main St., in Ridgway.