Below is the event guide for Self-Care Summer from Arts Ed Newark. Access information on different types of programs offered by our partners. You can filter by ages served, art forms, program type, and cost. We hope it helps you have a fun and relaxing summer full of fun!
One week Dance Intensive, age 13-18, June 27-July 1, and six week Summer Arts Camp, age 6-18, July 5-Aug 13. All classes are a full day. Students study community activism, creative writing, dance, music-piano/vocal, theater and visuals arts culmination in a showing of works in progress and the MTI Broadway Jr musical, The Lion King. See website or email Dr. Heard for more information. www.accacreates.org
Marcia E. Heard, Ph.D.
Starting on July 5th, 2022 through August 12, 2022, Keys 2 Success will provide in-person summer camps. In addition to piano class, there will be art-making. The in-person classes will be held in various locations and times (location and day to be assigned based on your home location).
Keys 2 Success brings quality music education to students in the most underserved areas of Newark. Our free, daily piano lessons are delivered in a group setting in the students' own environment, where teachers and volunteers work to remove barriers and support students as they develop into future leaders.
Summer Performing Arts Programs
Summer Performing Arts!
Ages 9 - 18
July 11 - Aug 5
Hip Hop Arts and Culture
We’ll dance, emcee, DJ, make beats and produce music. We’ll learn how to create our own podcasts, graffiti and graphic design.
Acting and Musical Theater
Choose from acting, movement, circus, improv and much more. Whatever your age or experience level, we’ll make sure you get the support you need to succeed.
July 18 - July 30
City Verses: Amplifying New Voices Through Jazz and Poetry
Calling all teen musicians, singers,
poets, and writers: You have a story
to tell — and we want to hear it!
Registration is now open! Snack provided
Summer begins here! Join us for six weeks of building community through project-based learning where campers can develop their skills in art and science.
All students are required to wear a mask throughout the day and provide proof of vaccination prior to starting each camp week. Campers will have a one-hour break, which includes lunch and recess.
Camp dates: July 11 – August 19, 2022
Ages: 3 – 14
Camp day: 9am–3:45pm
For more information, please visit https://newarkmuseumart.org/learn/camp-nmoa/
Hello/ Hola: Let's Chat
Wednesdays 6pm and Saturdays 10am until June 19th | Join the NJHRIC for an opportunity to practice SPANISH and ENGLISH conversation skills in a relaxed setting. Masks must be worn. Newark Public Library - 1st floor La Sala Hispanoamericana, 5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
Every Thursday @10:30-12pm | Board games for all, plus prizes for lucky winners!! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people. Newark Public Library Main Branch Children's Room
Summer Reading Crafts
Every Wednesday @3:30-5pm | Dive into Oceans of Possibilities in summer reading and summer crafting!! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people. Newark Public Library Main Branch Children's Room
Every Friday @3:30-5pm | Head to your library for some summer fun in the sun!! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people. Newark Public Library Main Branch Children's Room
KEEP ART ALIVE “Where Art Meets Social Justice”
STEAM URBAN Presents:
KEEP ART ALIVE
“Where Art = Social Justice”
A FREE S.T.E.A.M Summer Program for students in grade K-8th!
When: July 12-30th & August 9-20th
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays | 10am-2pm
Location: Greater Newark Conservancy: 32 Prince Street Newark NJ, 07103
Somethings to look forward to:
•FUN ! FOOD! FREEDOM!
•Yoga / Dance / Meditation / Performance
•Daily Journaling and Scrapbooking
•Design Arty the STEAM Bot using cardboard and recyclable materials
• Create a T-shirt about Educational Inequities through digital design
• Tie Dye T-shirts with natural materials and learn about water pollution and up-cycling
• Mixed media landscapes
• Nature Paintings and Collages using nature items
• Cooking science using fresh ingredients
• Short film creations about how students view social justice and their contribution to the world
ACCA creates offers Summer Arts, comprised of two arts programs: The Dance Intensive for 13-18yrs, a one week, June 27-July 1, full day, 10am-4pm technique classes including learning choreographed works for the end of the week Showcase.
Summer Arts, for 6-18yrs, is a six week Arts Camp from 8:30am-4pm, M-F, July 5-Aug. 13, 2022 during which, campers will give seven performances. Classes consist of creative writing, community activism, dance music-piano/vocal, theater arts, visual arts. Summer Arts Camp will present the MTI Broadway Jr Lion King as the final product including works in progress, in visual art, piano, and creative writing.
Marcia E. Heard
Glass Art Summer Camp
Have fun at Glass Art Summer Camp! Registration is now open for several new sessions! Campers will create various glass art projects as they are introduced to the processes of Flameworking, Kilnforming, Mosaics, and Glassblowing.
No prior experience is necessary for any camp. Full and half day options available; lunch not included.
AGE 10-18 years old, all camps, except glassblowing.
Campers must be 12 years old to register for glassblowing camp.
LOCATION 10 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102
We are located between Halsey and Washington Streets, one block south of the
Newark Museum and 5 blocks from NJ Transit’s Broad Street station
TO REGISTER Register at glassroots.org/summer-glass-camp, or call 973-353-9555.
Theater Summer Session 2022
A fun, comprehensive, and enlightening, theatrical educational experience. Our newly redesigned and re-envisioned Theater Arts Education Department is debuting a new format. Our highly accomplished professional teaching artists guide students as they discover, create and grow into well-rounded theater artists. Whatever their age or experience level, students will be sure to get the support needed to succeed.
All students will participate in core classes according to their age, and placement level.
Core classes include; Improvisation, Comedy, and Playreading, as well as the Community(optional) and Showcase times.
Our exciting and diverse class offerings expose students to the foundational pillars of Acting and Musical Theater.
Students registering for Musical theater participate in core classes as well as musical theater dance (MT) choreography & singing.
Students registering for Acting, participate in core classes as well as movement for the actor & vocal production.
Leyda Flores' "Mi Amigo El Cancer" Book Presentation
June 4th @2-4pm: A book presentation with music, food & drinks, raffles, and more. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative covid-19 test result taken within the last 72 hours of event required. The Newark Public Library (Centennial Hall), 5 Washington St, Newark, NJ
Every Thursday @4-5pm | Stories and crafts for our youngest readers!! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people. Newark Public Library Main Branch Children's Room