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SELF-CARE SUMMER

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!

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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.

E~ Bradshaw

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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.

Richard Paz

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Summer Arts

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

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Camp NMOA

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/

Jessica Nuñez

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Outdoor Games

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

Aly Ross

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Storytime & Craft (Afternoon)

Every Tuesday @3:30pm-5pm | Join Mx. Aly for stories and crafts! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people.

Aly Ross

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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

Aly Ross

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Board Games

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

Aly Ross

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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

Yesenia Lopez

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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

Fallon Davis

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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.

Ages 13-18
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

Kim Washington

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Summer Camp

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.

Patricio Apaez

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Summer Arts

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.

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MURDER ON THE MOUNTAIN–A BOOK TALK BY PETER J. WOSH

6/22/2022 @6-8pm: Book talk--true crime book that takes place in West Orange. Must wear masks, in-person attendance requires proof of vaccination or proof of negative PCR test within previous 72 hours.
Newark Public Library, Main Library, 5 Washington St. To attend virtually register here: https://npl-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rkfx3Zq3QeKELUyOrEm_Jw

Tom Ankner

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Storytime & Craft (Morning)

Every Tuesday @10:30am-12pm | Join Mx. Aly for stories and crafts! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people.

Aly Ross

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Music Monday

Every Monday @4-5pm | Make some music at your library!! Masks are required. Capacity of 20 people. Newark Public Library Main Branch Children's Room

Aly Ross