An Extraordinary Summer Arts Program for Children!
“Art is not a thing, it is a way…”
The 2017 Dates are June 12 – July 14.
Registration will be open for 2017 on January 18, 2017. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us.
Visual, Performing Arts, and Sports
Ages 7 (and entering 2nd grade) through 14
On June 12, what is now the campus of Metairie Park Country Day School will be transformed into something unique & magical.
Professional artists from New Orleans and around the country will come together to create an environment that is like no other.
What links these diverse people is a deep belief in the power of art to transform children’s lives. Read more about our program.
Summer art classes were offered in these areas and more in 2016:
- Drawing / Painting
- Clay Sculpture
- Mixed Media
- * Mosaics
- * Photography
- Fiber Art
- * Woodworking
- Big Installation Art
- Metal Working
- * Media Arts
- Computer Art
- Puppetry & * Stilt Walking
- Radio CDCA
- * Electronic Art
- Musical Instrument Making
- Instrumental Music
- * Musical Theater
- * Film Sound Effects
- Sign Language
- Creative Writing
- Juggling Arts, Circus Arts
- Capoeira – Brazilian Martial Arts
- Team Games
Classes marked with a star (*) were offered to older ages.
“From my experience, this is the best summer program for children in the USA. The level of care, engagement, and inspiration is a gift to everyone involved.”
2016 Artist Teacher from Minneapolis, MN.
Introduction to CDCA
Click play on the video below for an intro to CDCA
“I watched both of my children flourish at CDCA — gaining independence, making a diverse group of friends, and developing new skills and interests along the way!”
-Zoe Larned Sonnier – Mother of two 2016 CDCA Participants