SPECTRE Arts Kid Crew


Creativity. Performance. Community.  FUN!

JOIN US this summer for two new arts and performance camps!   Mixed ages 6 & up.
SPECTRE Arts Summer Camp 2017

Each week, campers form a storytelling “art crew”. They will build a performance using folklore and world mythology, creating puppets, masks, music, dance, costumes and scenery, learning collaboration and leadership skills along the way.  At the end of the week, the crew gives a performance of their work and celebrates with a potluck for family and friends!

For more information contact: SPECTREArtsyouth@gmail.com

CAMP 1: July 10 – 14

The Phoenix
In Greek and Ancient Egyptian myth, the phoenix is a beautiful, wise and long-living bird that dies in spectacle of fiery flames, then rises again from its own ashes.

CAMP 2:     July 24 – 28

Wabi Sabi and The Lucky Cat
Follow Maneki-neko as she searches for the reason she’s forever lucky, learning haiku and the wabi-sabi “art of imperfection” along the way…



Camps run Monday – Friday, 9am – 3:30pm. Cost includes supplies.  Maximum 12 campers per session.

SCHEDULE: Each day will begin with a morning “art crew” work session, followed by snack, water play, then lunch time.  The afternoon begins with quiet time, followed by an afternoon art crew session, then free play until pick up.  Campers should bring a lunch, swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen.   Please inform us as soon as possible if your child has any dietary restrictions or allergies so we can plan snacks accordingly.

Please download the registration forms to the right, fill out (using Adobe or another pdf-filler program) and email to spectreartsyouth@gmail.com, OR print out and bring them with you to your child’s first day of camp.


KAMARA THOMAS is a Durham-based singer, songwriter, storyteller and mythology fanatic. In 2015 she presented her original musical story “Tularosa” to elementary and high school students as a resident artist for Lincoln Center Education in New York.  Kamara also develops youth arts programming for Durham Parks and Recreation.

SUSIE CROOKS is a ceramic artist and licensed classroom art teacher based in Durham. She has also collaborated with other artists at The Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis, Missouri and opened a clay studio in Ireland. She currently teaches visual arts enrichment at Montessori Community School.

SPECTRE Arts is located at:
1004 Morning Glory Avenue, Durham NC, 27701

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$235 per week / $205 early-bird special until March 3rd! OR please email us to discuss payment plan options.

All major credit cards are accepted via PayPal.  Once payment is made you will receive an email confirming your child’s camp spot.  If you would like to send a check, or discuss earlier drop-off/later pick-up rates and options, please email us.


PHOENIX: July 10-14, 2017


WABI SABI: July 24 – 28, 2017

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