Applications Open for Guilford County Schools’ Summer Arts Institute

Application deadline is May 1.


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Applications are open for Guilford County Schools’ Summer Arts Institute (SAI).The high energy, fast-paced arts enrichment program helps students gain additional insight and depth into all aspects of the arts discipline outside of the regular school day.

This year’s institute offers four different programs for various ages in July.

  • Rising 5th-9th grade students may apply for “6 Strings and 88 Keys,” scheduled for July 10-13. In this section, students will have the opportunity to begin their study on piano or guitar, listen to great performances and learn about music theory and history as it pertains to their instruments.
     
  • Rising 2nd-4th grade students may apply for “Elementary Arts Exploration,” scheduled for July 10-13, when students will be immersed in visual art, theatre, dance and music classes. They’ll have the opportunity to learn aspects of each arts area by rotating daily through several different music, art, dance and theatre classes.
     
  • Rising 5th-8th grade students may apply for “Arts Immersion” from July 17-20. The program will allow students to major in chorus, theatre, visual arts or dance. They will also declare a minor in one of the programs to further enrich their experience.
     
  • Rising 6th grade students may apply for “Summer Band/Orchestra Jumpstart,” from July 24-27. Summer Jumpstart is a program for students to learn the FUN-damentals and basic techniques on instruments in a small group setting that will better prepare them for band or orchestra class.
     
  • NEW this year, UNCG will offer its Project Space 2017 Summer Camp in conjunction with SAI. The program will offer students in grades 5-9 an in-depth exploration of various art practices including animation, sculpture, textiles and more. The camps are offered weekly through July.

To apply for the Summer Arts Institute, click here.

Transportation is provided (with the exception of “6 Strings and 88 Keys”), as well as need-based scholarships. To qualify for a scholarship, families will be asked to provide income information on the online application.

Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2017.

For more information, visit the district’s website at gcsnc.com.

Source: Guilford County Schools

 

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520 S. Elm St.
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Cost: Free

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Carver School Road Branch Library
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Cost: Free

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Cost: Free

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Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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The Drama Center of City Arts presents “More Fun than Bowling,” a philosophical comedy by Steven Dietz. April 21-22, 27-29 at 8 p.m. and April 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. In “More...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC
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Telephone: 336-335-6426
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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time for 60 years....

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
Community Theatre of Greensboro
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27406
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Have you collected a pile of stuff while spring cleaning that you want to get rid of? Sign up for a space at our yard sale fundraiser and sell your things that may become someone else’s...

Where:
First Christian Church
1130 N. Main St
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: First Christian Church
Telephone: 336-996-7388
Contact Name: Pete Ramsey
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In conjunction with Autism Unbound's 5K run at the McNairy Library, join us for Exceptional Construction (9:30 a.m.) and Sensory Storytime (10:30 a.m.), and stop by for ideas on how library...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenn McNairy Branch Library
4860 Lake Jeanette Road
Greensboro, NC
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For Ages 5+. Get involved in your community and help make our park and city beautiful. This is a trash pick-up project at several sites throughout the city and parks around the community.

Cost: Free

Where:
Washington Terrace Park
101 Gordon Street
High Point, NC  27260
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An event for the whole family.  Lots of food, arts, crafts and pony rides in a beautiful setting in front of Spring Arbor Assisted Living. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Spring Arbor Assisted Living
5125 Michaux Road
Greensboro, NC  27410
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Sponsor: The Original Made by Hand in the Triad
Telephone: 133-688-03060
Contact Name: Mary Thompson Jordahl
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Come out to the Triad's biggest pregnancy, baby and parenting expo, Pregnant In The Piedmont!  Over 50 vendors focused on all things pregnancy, baby, and parenting.  Free activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Ctr. Conference Ctr.
3333 Silas Creek Pkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Sponsor: Piedmont Doulas
Telephone: 336-448-4114
Contact Name: Becky Hale
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High Point Friends School’s Art Committee is currently establishing its first annual art show called Art-A-PaloozA. With the help of students and staff, we aim to showcase our students’...

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Friends School
800 A Quaker Lane
High Point, NC  27262
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Stokes Partnership for Children (SPC) will host the 16th annual Little Folks Festival, a school-readiness forum for young children and families, with a focus on early care and education, literacy,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Olive Elementary School
2145 Chestnut Grove Road
King, NC  27021
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Telephone: 336-985-2676
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Bring your K-5th grade children to this exciting day of fun, food and games.  EOGs are right around the corner, and we want our students to know their community supports them in their...

Cost: Free

Where:
Windsor Recreation Center
1601 E. Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: BCDI-G
Telephone: 336-230-2138
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Kids Club members receive free admission to Kaleideum Downtown on the day of the event. Stop by the Kids Club Welcome Table to pick up stickers and take-home activity sheets. Say hello to...

Cost: Free for Kids Club members

Where:
Kaleideum Downtown
390 S Liberty St
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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This year, The Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum is taking the plant sale across the street to LeBauer Park. We'll have a wide selection of veggie, herb and flower...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
LeBauer Park
208 N Davie St
Greensboro, NC  27401
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For Grades K-5. Lego Master Builders will be challenged to get creative, building a creation based on weekly themes. Only imagination is required to join the club

Cost: $2 per person per visit

Where:
Allen Jay Recreation Center
1073 E Springfield Road
High Point, NC  27263
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Parents, students and youth are welcome to attend weekly ‘Saturday Children’s Story Hour.’ Guests are invited to meet at the museum every Saturday at 11 a.m. to hear dynamic...

Cost: Free

Where:
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Telephone: (336) 274-9199
Contact Name: Nakia Hoskins
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Join friends and neighbors for this free community festival evoking a spring afternoon in the parks of Paris. Visitors of all ages can see Samuel F.B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the...

Cost: Admission is free for people and poodles of all ages.

Where:
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
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Telephone: 336-758-5150
Contact Name: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
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Come out and meet your community members and first responders. There will be free food and gifts while supplies last. Join us for music, a bounce house, face painting, K9 demonstration, impaired...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creekside Park
214 Park Dr
Archdale, NC  27263
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Sponsor: Archdale Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 336-434-7314
Contact Name: Jocelyn Moon
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Parents, students and youth are welcomed to attend this weekly event. Guests are invited to hear dynamic leaders and educators from the community narrate stories and interact...

Cost: Free

Where:
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Telephone: 336-274-9199
Contact Name: Nakia Hoskins
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The Hayes-Taylor YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active, especially during the summer. This year marks the 26th annual YMCA’s...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayes-Taylor Memorial YMCA
2630 East Florida St.
Greensboro , NC  27401
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Sponsor: Hayes-Taylor YMCA

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Join us in the park every Saturday for children's and family activities! Art classes, young yogi fitness classes, playtime, story time and weekly Saturday Kid's Klub events every...

Cost: Free

Where:
LeBauer Park
208 N Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Join friends and neighbors for this free community festival evoking a spring afternoon in the parks of Paris. Visitors of all ages can see Samuel F.B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
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Kids and families, come out on Saturdays for fun fitness games that test your endurance and laughter - Bubble Sports! Join us on the Great Lawn.

Cost: Free

Where:
LeBauer Park
208 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Meet at the bridge beside site #55 in the A Loop of the Family Campground for a program on insects that live in our mountain streams. Bring shoes and clothing that you can get wet. Weather...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stone Mountain State Park
3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC  28668
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We will be collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the Clemmons Food Pantry. All movies will begin at sunset at the Jerry Long YMCA. Come early to enjoy the playgrounds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jerry Long YMCA
1150 S Peace Haven Road
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Bring your family and join your neighbors and friends for a movie under the stars. We will be collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the Clemmons Food Pantry. All movies...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jerry Long YMCA
1150 S Peace Haven Road
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Sponsor: Village of Clemmons
Telephone: 336-766-7511
Contact Name: Shannon Ford
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The Piedmont Chamber Singers' spring concert will celebrate images of nature, and include texts by poets Sara Teasdale, Odell Shepard, Henry Vaughan, and others. Our feature work will be...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Ardmore Baptist Church
501 Miller St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Sponsor: Piedmont Chamber Singers
Telephone: 336-722-4022
Contact Name: Scott Schumpert
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Prepare for a sidesplitting ride as the mullet-haired trio of hillbilly bumpkins Billy Joe, Billy Bob and Billy Billee bring "down home laughs with big city music" as they seek out fame...

Cost: $30-$35

Where:
High Point Theatre
220 E Commerce Ave.
High Point, NC  27260
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Join members of the Forsyth Astronomy Club for a look at the night sky. Begins at dark in the Family Campground. Meet in the field between campsites 33 and 34. We ask that you please use grass...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stone Mountain State Park
3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC  28668
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Take an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away as Nate Beversluis and the Greensboro Symphony guide you through space and time. You will not want to miss sci-fi favorites like Star Trek, Close...

Cost: $34 - $46

Where:
Westover Church
505 Muirs Chapel Road
Greensboro, NC  27410
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The Drama Center of City Arts presents “More Fun than Bowling,” a philosophical comedy by Steven Dietz. April 21-22, 27-29 at 8 p.m. and April 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. In “More...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC
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Telephone: 336-335-6426
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Enjoy delicious carnival food, rides and more. Held in the Greensboro Coliseum parking lot, the Central Carolina Festival will feature an action-packed midway with thrill rides, games of skill and...

Cost: $5

Where:
Greensboro Coliseum
1921 W. Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC  27403
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A frank, heartwarming and inspiring story about a contemporary Cherokee woman and her father who embark on an incredible 900-mile journey along the “Trail of Tears” to truly understand...

Cost: $16.01-$42.70

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Follow the journey of two young siblings as they venture into an imagined world where all lost things go. Using a musical landscape and everyday objects, “Lost & Found” explores...

Cost: $7

Where:
Kaleideum Downtown
390 S Liberty Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Website »

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Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time for 60 years....

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
Community Theatre of Greensboro
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27406
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