An Extraordinary Summer Arts Program for Children!
“Art is not a thing, it is a way…”
The 2018 dates will be June 11 – July 13.
CDCA 2018 Registration will open on Wednesday, January 17 at 10:00 AM!
Visual, Performing Arts, and Sports
Ages 7 (and entering 2nd grade) through 14
On June 11, 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 are offered in these areas and more in 2017:
- Drawing / Painting
- Clay Sculpture
- Mixed Media
- * Mosaics
- * Photography
- Fiber Art
- * Woodworking
- Big Installation Art
- * 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 (*) are 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.”
-Theresa Linnihan – 2016 Artist Teacher from Minneapolis, MN.
“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
Introduction to CDCA
Click play on the video below for an intro to CDCA