An Extraordinary Summer Arts Program for Children!
* Gambit’s 2019 Best of New Orleans Recipient – Best Summer Camp *
“Art is not a thing, it is a way…”
The 2020 dates will be June 8 – July 10.
CDCA 2020 Registration will open on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Visual, Performing Arts, and Sports
Ages 7 (and entering 2nd grade) through 14
“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
On June 8, 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.
Summer art classes were offered in these areas and more in 2019:
- Drawing / Painting
- Clay Sculpture
- Mixed Media
- * Mosaics
- * Photography
- Fiber Art
- * Woodworking
- Big Installation Art
- Stop Motion Animation
- * Media Arts
- Computer Art
- Graphic Design
- 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.