Arts Council’s youth arts camp to start July 25

* Camp at Ellis Arts Academy for ages 5-14; registrations taken until camp is full

Staff Report

Rockford Area Arts Council (RAAC) invites young people, ages 5-14, who love to sing, dance, draw, rap and make movies to participate in its arts camp Monday-Friday, July 25-Aug. 5, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at Ellis Arts Academy, 220 S. Central.

Each camper will choose three arts classes. Choices include dramatic arts, video production, choral music, rap, modern dance, hip hop dance and visual arts.

At 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5, the campers present performances and an art exhibit, which are free and open to the public.

Camp fee is $60, waived for children on free or reduced lunch. Seats are limited. Registrations will be taken until camp is full.

For details and registration, call (815) 963-6765 or visit

From the June 29-July 5, 2011 issue

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