Summer Camp 2018

Registration is now open!

Register for Summer Camp!

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


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

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

Master Artist and field trip* details coming soon!

Camp runs daily from 9:00am-4:00pm.

The cost for camp is $288.75 for one (1) week sessions, $577.50 for two (2) week sessions or $68.25 per day for daily sessions.

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 deposit of $57.75, a registration fee of $5.20 and a supply fee of $5.00 will be charged at registration. The deposit is applied to the tuition balance. Payment plans are available!

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.
SUMMER CAMP GRANTS will be awarded for a maximum of two 2-week sessions, or a total of 4 weeks. Young artists requesting more than the maximum can either 1) Be placed on a session’s waitlist for both space and funds, or 2) Pay for the session in full.
*Young artists ages 4&5 will not attend field trips.


Session 1: Superhero Camp (June 4 – June 15)

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Upturn Arts Young Artists! This session is all about Super Powers: the powers we already have, the powers we wish we already had, and the powers we see in each other. Young Artist’s will draw inspiration from their favorite superiors, cartoons, and real-life experiences to create a Marvel-Esque performance that’s outta this world!

Superhero Camp Registration

Session 2: Explore NOLA Camp (June 18 – June 29)

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Young Artists will explore the culture, history, and art of their hometown. Upturn Arts teachers will share the lives of such musicians as as Dr. John, Fats Domino and Mahalia Jackson. Young Artists will create art inspired by the beauty they pass by everyday. Dancers will learn to second-line and strut their stuff and actors will play out some very traditional and uniquely New Orleans stories.

Explore NOLA Camp Registration

Session 3: Adventure Camp (July 2, 3, 5, 6)

Have you ever heard of a “stay-cation”? New Orleans is a booming city with lots of fun summer activities, despite the heat! Join us for a NOLA adventure during this holiday week. Every day except Wednesday, July 4th, Young Artists will attend morning field trips, returning to Nola Spaces in the afternoon to apply experiences during master classes.

Adventure Camp Registration

Session 4: STEAM Camp (July 9 – July 20)

Science. Technology. Engineering. ART! Mathematics. Young Artists will nurture both sides of the brain, creating new thinking and problem solving skills, while discovering that art and innovation go hand-in-hand. Each day, community partners will teach master classes that challenge young artists to contemplate solutions to larger problems, such as poverty and climate change.

STEAM Camp Registration

Session 5: Recycle Camp (July 23 – August 3)

Reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle! Young Artists will be given the opportunity to develop their artistic skills and engage with their peers while making original artwork with everyday objects. In theater new spins will be put on old tales. The dance and music classes will build on already acquired skills and turn them into new choreographed works and compositions. Young Artists will also explore the concept of sustainability as they turn waste into wonderful works of art.

Recycle Camp Registration

Session 6: International Camp (August 6 – August 10)

Grab your passport and travel to far off places! This daily drop-in camp will visit a different country every day. From the music and dances, to the artwork and food, Young Artists will explore the world without leaving the comfort of their own neighborhood.

International Camp Registration

**Sessions 1, 2, 4, and 5 are two-week sessions that will include a field trip every Friday and a final performance on the second Thursday. Session 3 is a daily sessions that will include a field trip every morning with classes in the afternoon. No performance. Session 6 is a daily session that will not have a field trip or performance.


All registrations will be subject to a $5 processing fee. Registrations cancelled more than one week prior to the camp starting, with or without prior payment, will be subject to a cancellation fee of $50 plus processing fees. Accounts will be refunded in full less the processing and cancellation fee up to one week before the camp begins. Registrations cancelled less than one week before the camp will be refunded 50% of the payment, less the processing and cancellation fee.