An Extraordinary Summer Arts Program for Children!
* Gambit’s 2021 Best of New Orleans Recipient – Best Summer Camp *
“Art is not a thing, it is a way…”
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 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 2022:
- 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
- Creative Writing
- Juggling Arts, Circus Arts
- Physical Theater
- Capoeira – Brazilian Martial Arts
- Team Games
Classes marked with a star (*) were offered to older ages.