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Summer Camps & Programs 2017

Summer Art Camps at the Fine Arts Center 
We offer a wide range of activities, watch newspapers or website for additional Wed. & Sat. activities.

Online preregistration is available now.  Or you may call us  by phone (435) 723-0740, or contact us by e-mail for questions. Please feel free to check with us about sliding fee scale and scholarships at phone #(435) 723-0740 or e-mail
Scholarships and sliding scale discounts available based on income.
No child turned away for inability to pay.

Download and Print Registration form.  Along with registration links below, we need a new registration form filled out for your family/child each year in June. These will be at the Fine Arts Center when you first bring your student in for a camp or to save time you can download the family/child registration form, fill in the information, sign and bring it or send it with your student(s) Only one form needed per family.
Download Form to print, click here.
Classes subject to minimum student sign up.   Please pre-register for all classes

Story Hour:  Fridays
for 10 weeks, June 2 - August 4. For ages 2 to 7 years, 10 - 11 am. Includes stories, songs, crafts, and puppetry.  $5 per child or $15 per family for all 10 weeks or $1 Per week.  

Make Your Own Picture Book:  4 days: Monday through Thursday June 12 – June 8.  9 to 11:30 am.  Learn how to write, organize, and add artwork to a story. Children will write and illustrate their own original story book. For ages 8 to 15 years of age.  Presentation for family on Thursday, June 8. Cost is $40 and includes materials.

Nature Camp:  Monday through Friday June12-16.  Held at the James V. Hansen Wildlife Education Center (Bear River Bird Refuge) just west of Brigham City: 2155 West Forest Street, Take  I-15 exit # 363, then go west ¼ mile. Enjoy a week of nature walks, hands-on learning, writing, sketching, sculpting, crafts, and exploring in this combined nature and art camp. Class is from 9 am to 1:30 pm for ages 8 to 15.  Program for parents on Friday afternoon.  Please register and pay in advance at the Fine Arts Center. Cost $60.

Art Exploration Camps:  (4 days in one week) Mon-Thurs,  9 am to 2 pm.  Art, Music, Crafts, Theatre, puppetry and science for ages 5 to 15 years.  Different themes are offered each session.  Cost is $60 per student per session, family discounts and scholarships available. Each week ends with class presentations.           
                                                Session  #1   June 19-22  -  “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” 

Session  #2   July 10-13  -  “Lights, Camera, Action”  

                                                Session  #3   July 31-Aug 3 -  “Penguins, Polar Bears and the Polar Ice Caps”   
Theatre camps:  (Elementary and Intermediate) Sign up for one of 2 different weeks of camp
    Session 1: Monday - Friday,  June 26 – June 30. There will be a final performance on Friday afternoon.             
            For TWO different AGE GROUPS:
            Grades 1-3 meet 9-10 am  $25.     Grades 4 and up bring a sack lunch and meet 10 am-2 pm. $55.
    Session 2:  Tuesday through Friday, July 25 – 28,  Theatre camp for ages 11 and up, 10 am-2 pm,  $55.
Puppets on Parade:  5 days- Monday through Friday, July 17 - 21.  9 am - 2 pm.   Musical theater and puppetry are combined for a week of fun, culminating Friday in a formal show at 4 and 7 pm. Dance, music, live acting and puppetry are included. Limited enrollment for  4-12th  grade. Cost is $55 for the week.

Ongoing Teen Programs--

Pay it forward, Youth in Action: Meets year round
Wednesdays  3:45 - 5:00 pm  - Ongoing
Youth ages 12-15 yrs. old. 
Class fee: FREE
Pay it Forward is a volunteer group for youth. There is a mentor, a regular meeting time (if there is not a special activity that week), a variety of activities to try out and a chance to help be an active part of the planning. More Pay it forward Information here 

Improv Faction:
Thursdays 5-6 pm -
Ages: 9th grade and up. 

Try your hand at improvisation!!! Improv Faction invites students 9th through 12th grade and up to join them for weekly improvisation fun at the Fine Arts Center. Everyone is welcome! There is no fee for participating youth.

This Improv Faction group will also periodically have the opportunity to perform for special community programs.

The sessions are moderated by Bruce Baird with  over 6 years of improv experience.  He will be helping students learn and develop poise, wit, humor, ad-libbing, and characterization skills on stage. Interested students are welcome to stop in for a session or call for more information. Stop in to watch or to try it out in this fun and supportive environment.

Scholarships and family discounts available for all youth classes. 
For additional information, call the Fine Arts Center at 435-723-0740 or visit

Additional Classes and Programs at the Fine Arts Center

   Creative Stage: Evenings and Saturday rehearsals. Watch for Creative Stage Show and audition schedule.

   Tanner Dance Satellite program: Wednesdays
    Pre-schoolers with Disabilities: 10:15 am as scheduled through USU only
    Afternoon Creative Dance Classes: 3 & 4 pm
    Instructor: Sandy Christensen
    Info and registration at:

   Guitar Lessons:  Wednesday 3:30 – 6:30 pm 
    Group Guitar Lessons with Austin Weyand: hourly by age group,
    Private Guitar Lessons with Austin Weyand (435) 279-4046

** Tanner Dance sessions and Guitar Lessons are funded separately from the Fine Arts Center programming. Rates and any discounts or scholarships are listed on their respective web sites.

Ongoing Programs -- Something for Everyone!

Puppet Making Workshops: Available by Appointment, Call (435) 723-0740 to Schedule.

World of Puppetry Museum: 1-4 pm - 1st & 3rd Saturdays - Fee: FREE
Or by appointment- (and schedule a puppet making workshop)

Adult Paint Party: Second Saturday of the month from 1-3 pm.Learn to paint in a fun, social atmosphere. Go home with a completed oil painting. $15 - includes instruction, supplies, refreshments. Please reserve your spot in advance! Ages 16-Adult.  Call (435) 723-0740 for reservations or Register online today!