BCCA Summer Arts Program: Pre-Registration
Brookline Community Center for the Arts
BCCA Summer Arts Program )
 IT'S TIME TO PRE-REGISTER!!! March 16, 2004 
Program Sessions by Age Group
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten
  • 7 to Preteens
  • Teens (13-17)
  • Extended-Day Option
  • Program fees
  • Other Summer Programming
  • PRE-REGISTRATION

  • Dear Community Friends,

    We had a busy winter at the BCCA and spring is on its way, but its time to start planning for the summer. The 2004 Summer Arts Program is ready for pre- registration, and program sessions are already filling up. In the past few weeks, we've added a few new sessions and adjusted the schedule, so take a look and see what we've got planned!

    All sessions are listed below according to age group. Pre-register today!!!

    Pre-K and Kindergarten
    Alphabet Fitness & Music, Ages 4-6
    June 28th - July 9th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -An exciting summer twist on our popular Alphabet Fitness program that we currently have at the BCCA
    -A fun way for your little wigglers to develop language skills and explore their creativity through movement and music

    Creative Movement, Ages 4-6
    July 12th - 23rd, 9:00 - 12:30

    -An exploration of movement with a strong emphasis on music that introduces students to the foundations of several styles of dance, from pre-ballet to modern

    7 to Preteens
    World Dance Intensive, Ages 8-11
    July 12 - 23rd, 9:00 - 12:30
    -A funky combination of our great cultural dance offerings
    -An easy way to sample many cultural flavors in a short period of time

    Ballet, Jazz, & Tap Intensive, Ages 7-10
    July 26th - August 6th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -A classical dance program taught by some of the best instructors in Boston
    -Designed for all experience levels

    Drama Workshop, Ages 11-14
    July 26th - August 6th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -A fun workshop for young actors that will build skills such as improvisation, stage-presence, and character development
    -Appropriate for experienced and novice actors

    Hip Hop & African Drumming, Ages 8-12
    August 9th - 20th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -A high-energy journey through the hottest new dance and music styles
    -A great context in which to learn about and experiment with African drumming

    Teens (13-17)
    Kung-Fu & Capoeira, Teens
    July 26th - August 6th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -An intensive look at today's most popular forms of martial arts
    -Great exercise and strength-building for young adults

    Hip Hop & African Drumming, Teens
    August 9th - August 20th, 9:00 - 12:30
    -A cool way to stay active and listen to fun music
    -A fresh twist to learning to play a new musical instrument- the African drums!
    -Plus, the extended-day program will include a breakdancing workshop!

    Extended-Day Option
    All of the above sessions run from 9:00 to 12:30 with an 8:30-1:00 early/late dropoff/pickup option. For all elementary, middle, and teen sessions, there will be an extended day Creative Arts option until 4:00 . Students will eat lunch (brought from home) from 12:30- 1:00 and resume summer programming at 1:00. The Creative Arts afternoons will be less movement-oriented than the morning session and will focus primarily on two-dimensional art and sculpture, as well as fun, one-hour electives. Possible elective topics include Installation Art, Magic, and Belly Dancing.

    The BCCA Summer Arts Program will not offer an extended day option for the 4-6 year-olds program. We are happy to network you with other BCCA parents if you need help arranging afternoon care for your child. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope to be able to offer this option to all students in the future.

    Program fees
    The BCCA is a non-profit organization and we charge only the amount to cover the costs of the program. Each two-week, morning session costs $385 per student. The session fee for the extended day option with twice the fun is only $700. The extended-day option will also require students to purchase art supplies for their Creative Arts session, not to exceed $30.

    To help accomodate the needs of working parents, the program will offer a $50 per session fee if you would like an early/late dropoff/pickup option. This option would extend the morning program hours to 8:30- 1:00. For those students in the extended day program, late pickup would run until 4:30.

    Other Summer Programming
    We hope that the above sessions fill up quickly because we've got more great ideas. Please help us spread the word about the Summer Arts Program, and we'll be happy to add new sessions as demand increases! You can simply forward this newsletter to other parents who might be interested using the Forward email link at the bottom of this page .

    I'd also like to mention another kids program that will be housed at the BCCA this summer. Summer Tunes , a "jam-filled music adventure for kids," will be offered July 19th - 30th and August 16th - 27th for elementary and middle school students. Contact "Middle C Music" for more information at 617-594-4676.

    PRE-REGISTRATION
    Space for these sessions is limited so pre-register your student today! Click here to open and print the registration form. You can also pick up a registration form at the BCCA. Mail or bring in your completed form, including your $100 program deposit fee. This fee is required to register and guarantees a placement for your child. Pre-registration ends May 1st when the total program fee is due.

    I am happy to answer any questions about the program or the registration process. Please don't hesitate to call or e-mail me at the contact info below. Thanks!

    Emily Gold, Summer Program Coordinator

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