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Make It a Summer of Music!

DYNAMIC Music Camps! Filled with Crescendos of Inspiration and Creative Self Expression...All in the Musical Key of FUN! Small, intimate groups. No more than 8-10 in a group- special instruction and attention for each child! Camps for 4 to 10 yrs.

Guaranteed be one of your child's favorite camps of the summer!

"...Kathy and her incredible staff really empowered my son to feel like a leader because of their approach to empowering each child. It was the most beautiful educational experiences I have ever witnessed!... “ Sue Hartman

MUSICAL INSTRUCTION & ENSEMBLES WITH * PIANO * DRUMS * UKULELE * XYLOPHONES * PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS CAMPS COMBINED WITH * DANCE & CREATIVE MOVEMENT * SPORTS & OUTDOOR GAMES * FOLKTALES * DRAMA

  • *4 days of Camps, *Monday-Thursday

  • AM Camps: 9:00am-1:00pm, $220

  • Ages 4-10 yrs (some camps for 5 yrs and older). Sibling and extra camp discounts - $15 savings if you do 2 or more camps!

SB Camps at The First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. downtown SB

CAMPS DATES and TIME:

July 15-18. 9am-1pm.  ALL KEYED UP! - PIANO’S KEYS TO SUCCESS! 5-8 yrs with Kathy and Estrella, $220

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July 22-25, 9-1pm. UKULELE - SING, STRUM n  FUN with Songwriting! 5-10 yrs with Emily and Jackie, $220

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CAMPS DETAILS:

June 17-20, 9am-1pm
SING A MUSICAL – MARY POPPINS (old and new songs)
Come Sing A Musical! Drum and dance too! Children can more easily learn and practice singing on pitch when their repertoire includes songs that have a limited range, common rhythmic and melodic patterns, and are written in the pentatonic scale. We begin camp with the joyful journey of learning to sing with the fundamental interval, sol-mi...then adding on to sol-la-mi, etc. Successful experiences lead to confidence...and confidence leads to more singing!

Camp inspired by the expert guidance of exceptional Choir, Piano and Kindermusik Teacher, Sapna Shah and Sophie Bakaev. Using the creative and imagination of the students together, they sing songs, dance and play instruments also! An energetic camp for your child to harness their vocal power and simple acting skills. A performance is on the last day of camp for kids to share with their favorite adults!

July 1-3 (closed on the 4th and 5th), 9am-1pm
DRUMS, DRUMS, DRUMS (and DANCE!)
Jambo Africa! Children LOVE to drum on just about anything, and drums can be found in every culture. In this energizing and lively camp, we focus on drums, percussion instruments, dances and music from African, the Caribbean and South America. We learn about echoes (call and response), and we sing, clap and play to a variety of games and song of the African cultures. Learn basic djembe skills and other drums rhythms, songs and chants of Africa. An active and very engaging camp, with various forms of African folk dance, chants and music that will delight the drummers! Dramatic Play & Tales of the clever and famous, Anansi, the Spider - are all part of this week with Kathy.

Jul 1-3 (closed on the 4th and 5th), 1-3pm
NATIVE DRUM & RHYTHMS OF MY LAND
In camp, Kathy and campers explore the rhythms, dances and sounds of Native American music. Folklore, drumming, tales and dances are a part of this fun afternoon. As we investigate, compare, and contrast a wide variety of drums, your camper develops the investigative vocabulary needed in the sciences. When you repeat rhythm patterns at home, your child gets help in their math skills too.

July 8-11 and July 15-18, 9am-1pm
(offered for 2 weeks, Semester 1 and 2. Select one or both!)
ALL KEYED UP! - PIANO’S KEYS TO SUCCESS!
Dancing Fingers, Hands and Bodies will love this week with introduction to piano, singing, dance and drum. The answer is right at the tip of your fingers! Kathy brings a FUN & SUCCESSFUL approach to learning the keys of piano, that includes piano playing, music theory, and singing and music games! Using the Faber and Kindermusik Simply-Piano method, all students will learn how to read music and apply it to the keyboard. Come join Kathy and Sophie in this fun-filled camp and become the musician your child aspires to be! Camp is for first-time beginning piano players.

July 22-25, 9-1pm
UKULELE- SING, STRUM n FUN with Songwriting!
Learn Ukulele this week! An easy, simple and accessible string instrument for all! Let’s take a trip around the world and learn songs and ukulele from native music with creative and fun Ukulele and Songwriting teachers, Emily Yurcheshen and Jackie Pelaez. In this camp we will learn the basics of the Ukulele, engage in group ensembles, learn fun lively songs, move to native dances and learn about the history of the Ukulele. Ukuleles are available for use.