2018 Summer Arts Schedule



Art Studio Program: Paper Making

Wednesdays from July 11 – August 8
10:00am – 11:30am or 12:30pm – 2:00pm

During this hands-on art-making session, students will learn basic principles of paper making. Using natural, traditional materials, students will make their very own pieces of paper, incorporating a variety of color and texture within, all while having messy, Summer fun! All participants take what they make!

Who Should Attend
Summer Camp or recreation groups with Camden City youth ages 6 – 18. Group size is limited to 25 students with one adult supervisor required for every ten students.

Fine Arts Building, Rutgers-Camden campus
On 3rd, between Cooper & Pearl Streets


Ask us about bringing Art Studio to your site! 


Stage Adventures Performance Series

Who Should Attend
Performances are open to everyone, but are especially recommended for Camden City youth ages 4-18. Group size is generally limited to approximately 125 per performance. A supervisor is required for every ten students.

10-11am. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to be seated.

All performances will be held in the air-conditioned Gordon Theater in the Fine Arts Building on the Rutgers-Camden Campus located on 3rd Street, between Cooper Street & the Ben Franklin Bridge.

The Principles of Hip Hop: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun!
Thursday, July 5 @ 10am  
Inspire positive change in young people through an exploration of the roots of hip hop culture. This ensemble of dynamic and energetic dancers use breakdancing and abundant audience participation to explore hip hop’s rich cultural history and how underserved inner-city youth changed the world. The performance focuses on youth empowerment, diversity, creativity, and working together, embodied by hip hop’s four principles: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun!
Trenton Circus Squad
Thursday, July 12 @ 10am  
Trenton Circus Squad empowers low-income and at-risk teens and younger children to make a difference, in their own lives and those of others. We use circus arts as a vehicle to bring diverse youth together to cooperate, challenge themselves and serve their community through performing and teaching.
Black Light Dance & Mask Theatre
Thursday, July 19 @ 10am 
ArcheDream for HUMANKIND is an internationally touring blacklight mask and dance theatre company that explores universal ideas and emotions through original performances for audiences of all ages. Merging ancient ritual, magical storytelling, puppetry, mask theater, and music in black light, ADHK’s uniquely tailored performances and educational workshops inspire and enchant audiences of all ages.
Magic by Ed Comedy Magic Show!
Thursday, July 26 @ 10am 
Get ready for fast-paced, high-energy, comedy magic! With a blend of audience participation, music, and live animals, this show entertains all ages!


Storytelling Program

Storyteller Kyle J

Tuesdays from July 10 – August 14
10:00am – 11:00am, 11:00am – 12:00pm


You can’t miss “Tall Tales with Kyle J” – Everyone’s favorite storyteller, Kyle Jakubowski will weave his delightful word magic and captivate pre-school aged children through interactive storytelling. Each weekly   session includes several different stories, which the children help to tell through call-and-response, creative movement, and other ways that provide engaged learning and encourage a love of words  and an interest in reading. After the story, the children will create an artwork inspired by one of the stories.

Who Should Attend
Preschool groups with Camden City kids ages 3-6. Group size is limited to 20 students with one adult supervisor required for every ten students.

Camden County Library Branch @ Rutgers-Camden
Please call for specific directions.


Programs are free of charge, but reservations are required. Contact Miranda Powell at (856) 225-6202 or miranda.powell@rutgers.edu for details.