heARTy Hoopla Camp 2018

Registration is now open!

Register Here!

Interested in a creARTive grant? Click HERE for details before you register!

Young artists will work with Master Artists to prepare a performance for our 6th annual Appetite for Art fundraising dinner to be held on Tuesday, October 16 from 6:00-9:30pm.
Master Artists include: John Bukaty Studio / Gallery, CR Gruver of the School of Rock, Daria & The Hip Drops, Mike Doussan & Co., Jacob Cureton of Atchafalaya, and local bartender, Adam Orzechowski, to help young artists create mocktails to serve at the dinner.


Monday, October 8 – Friday, October 12, 2018

Ages 4 – 12 years old. Young artists must meet age requirements by September 1 to enroll.

Music, Dance, Visual Arts, and Theatre every day.

Camp runs daily from 9:00am-4:00pm.

The cost for camp is $288.75* for the week session, or $68.25* per day.

Before and/or after care is available from 8:00am – 5:30pm each day for $50/week per child or $12/day per child.

A nonrefundable registration fee of $5.20 and a one-time supply fee of $5.00 will be charged at registration. The supply fee includes a water bottle and t-shirt.

Funds are available to reduce the cost of tuition. These funds, or creARTive grants, are awarded to families on a sliding scale based on income. To see if you qualify, click HERE.

For information on our Refund Policy, please see our Family Handbook.

**The theatre program at Upturn Arts is supported by a grant from the New Orleans Theatre Association (NOTA).**

Important dates

Early Bird Registration: Sunday September, 30 , 2018

Late Registration: Monday, October 1 – Friday, October 5, 2018
*All late registrations will incur a Late Registration fee of $10 per day per child

Master artist schedule

Coming soon!


Time Activity
9:00-9:15 Drop-Off
9:15-9:30 Building Community
9:30-10:30 Dance
10:30-11:30 Visual Art
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15-1:15 Music
1:15-2:15 Theater
2:15-2:45 Reflection
2:45-3:45 Master Artist Series
3:45-4:00 Dismissal

*Schedule is subject to change.

What to bring & what not to bring

Please bring:

  • Comfortable appropriate clothing (shorts underneath dresses)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Lunch
  • Healthy snack

Please do NOT bring:

  • Juice, soda, or junk food
  • Electronics – tablets, cell phones, iPods