Calabrese Arts Summer Camp
At Calabrese Arts Summer Camps we provide a safe, positive, judgment free environment where kids who love the arts can be with other children with the same interests. We work with your children to build skills that they will use for their whole life through creative expression. We have traditionally done this with performing arts but we are excited to begin incorporating self guided and instructor guided visual art activities as well! We pride ourselves on the work we do with youth to help them find confidence and self awareness through the creative arts.
Campers can expect to have a wonderful time participating in some or all of the following activities
Dance & Choreography
Drumming & Percussion Ensembles
Music theory & composition, Songwriting
Drawing, coloring, painting, mixed media art, nature art, arts & crafts
Mind and Body Activities
Mindfulness & Meditation
Water play - (ie, running through sprinkler on a hot day, other water games)
No-Contact Outdoor games
Through music, art, and creative fun, we have an experience that will be remembered for a long time.
2021 Summer Camp Offerings
Full Day Camps run 9am-4pm -Drop off as early as 8am. No After Care offered.
Location: Kennett Friends Meeting, 125 W. Sickle Street, Kennett Square, PA
Masks required when indoors or in close proximity outdoors.
Art and Music Camp: Ages 8-14
June 21-25 & June 28-July 2
In this camp we will sing, dance, play and create with our voices and bodies, arts and crafts! Students will participate in self guided and instructor guided visual art sessions to create drawings, paintings, origami, friendship bracelets and more!
Week one and Week two will have different activities so campers can come for two weeks of creative fun!
Musical Theatre Camp: Ages 8-14
Musical Theatre week features music from Broadway, TV and the Movies! This week is great for budding actors who are looking to grow their skills, build confidence and make friends.
Little Princess Camp: Ages 5-7
July 12-16 - Half Day Camp 9am-12pm (no lunch at camp)
Do you know a child who dresses in princess dresses and sings all day? This is the PERFECT camp for that child. At Little Princess Camp we will dress up, sing and dance like princesses. We will play princess games and do princess crafts and will even get a visit from a costumed princess!
Ukulele Camp: Ages 10-16
Come build your own Ukulele and learn to play it too! Campers will decorate and assemble their own Ukulele and learn basic chords to play along with the songs we sing. Come sing favorite songs and learn to play a new instrument, too! Extra charge of $75 for Ukulele kit.
Already have a Uke and don't want to make a new one? Come Wednesday -Friday for only $200!
High School Vocal Camp
This camp is for High School Students who love to SING! We will be learning a variety of styles of music together from different genres including musical theater, pop, classical and a cappella. Students will learn about music theory, songwriting and arranging to create pieces of music together and record a performance to share with families and friends. This camp has also been know to be called Harmony Bootcamp. These kids will come out of camp as stronger musicians.
*Art and Ukulele Camps cost more due to cost of materials.
Financial Aid Available
Counselor in Training and Volunteer Programs
Students ages 15-18 who are interested in being a counselor in training or gaining volunteer community service hours should send an email to
Counselor in training will attend as a camper with leadership training and opportunities for half tuition. There are limited spaces in this CIT program and those interested will be interviewed and chosen for the positions.
Volunteers will assist the directors as needed.
Are you ready to sign up?
All Camps take place at Kennett Friends Meeting
125 West Sickle Street, Kennett Square, PA
At Calabrese Arts Summer Camps, the directors are passionate, experienced educators who are also professional artists, songwriters, coaches and performers. They want nothing more than to help your young singers grow.
Each week, campers will make music and art with other students who love the arts as much as they do!!
Side note....It is rare that campers come for only one summer. The friendships, skills and passions that grow in our camps are a testament to the fun, challenging, supportive and accepting atmosphere that we strive to create for our students.
We can't wait to create with your shining stars!