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AWOL Hip-Hop & Performing Arts Summer Camp
Campers will learn hip-hop history and all about the 4 elements of hip-hop, MCing, Breaking/B-boy/B-girling, Graffiti Art and Djing. AWOL is famous for using this popular medium as a positive way to engage youth arts education. Campers will have access to hands on technology training through attendance at workshops on sound design/music recording, film/photography, spoken word poetry, rap, break dancing and graffiti art. Campers will conceptualize, write, produce and edit their own hip-hop musical and performing arts production complete with designing their very own set! Final performances will be held at the Muse Arts Warehouse Savannah’s newest arts venue.
Education-Finally, literacy education will be a key component of the camp with engaging writing and performing arts workshops. Arts and Education workshops will be based on the Georgia Performance Standards for K-12 Language Arts as well as the National Arts Education Standards in Visual, Performing and Music Education.
Session 1: Part 1-“Hip-Hop History”
Camper will explore the real history of hip-hop learning where the music originated in Jamaica and then landing in the US in New York city. AWOL prides itself on using this poplar medium as a way to positively engage kids. Learning the history of the culture allows them to understand hip-hops true roots as a positive genre interested in helping others and making society a better place for all. Campers will also learn the 4 main disciplines of the genre which include MCing (writing and music recording), B-Boy/B-Girling (dance), Graffiti art (visual arts/painting) and DJing. The camp will also teach kids how to fuse these art forms into a hip-hop musical to be performed at the end of camp, complete with set building, dancing, and making lots of music.
Session 1: June 18-29, 2012
Final Performance: June 29th-6pm
Session 1: Part 2 “World Hip-Hip”
In this session campers will get a brief lesson the true history of hip hop culture and then forge into gaining knowledge of world hip-hop artist and cultures. Hip Hop has become a global force penetrating all different types of people, places and continents. Campers will learn about artist from Sweden, Africa and even Afghanistan and how hip-hop has become common ground for people all over the world. Campers will also learn the 4 main disciplines of the genre which include MCing (writing and music recording), B-Boy/B-Girling (dance), Graffiti art (visual arts/painting) and DJing. The camp will also teach kids how to fuse these art forms into a hip-hop musical to be performed at the end of camp, complete with set building, dancing, and making lots of music.
Little Rockers-Ages 7-11
Hip-Hop All Stars: 12-18
Registration: May 3-June 15-$35.00
All registrations and summer camp fees are non-refundable whether you decide to participate or not.
Lunch & Snacks: All campers are required to bring a lunch with them each day. Bottle water and snacks will be provided.
Meeting Times: Mon.-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm
Fees: $100.00 per week ( $200 per session) + ($35 Registration )
Total Camp Cost: $235 per session
Early Drop-Off Fee: 7:30am-$40 per week
Camp Locations: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703D Louisville Rd. (near downtown Savannah), & AWOL Studios, 6 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd. -The majority of all summer camp workshops will be held at our southside location located near Star Castle Arcade on Savannah’s southside. Final performances and rehearsal days will be held at Muse Arts Warehouse.
Due Dates: Fees for entire session must be paid on the first day of camp by 9:00am, unless other arrangements have been made and agreed upon with the staff.
Session 1-June 18th-FINAL DEADLINE
Camp Orientation: Orientation for both Sessions 1 will be held on Saturday, June 16 -Time:TBD
Late Pick-Up Fee: A $20 late pick up fee will be charged for every 15 minute interval pass the 5:30 scheduled pick up time. This fee must be paid that day or the child will not be allowed to return to camp.
Financial Assistance: A limited amount of spaces will be held at a rate of $70 per week for families in need of financial assistance. Financial Assistance Form will be available for download May 1, 2012. Discounts available for multiple enrollments from the same family.
Downloadable paper forms available by clicking links below:
Please download the Summer Camp Registration Packet, complete and return via Fax (912-525-3160) or mail to AWOL, Inc. P.O. Box 15846, Savannah, GA 31416.
Summer Camp Sponsors Needed!
If your interested in sponsoring a child in to attend this years summer camp. Please click the link below to download our Summer Camp Sponsorship Form and submit with your payment today!
Summer Camp Scholarships
A limited number of scholarship slots are available through generous donations from community members and sponsor. Please download and complete the linked Scholarship Application below and return to the AWOL office no later than June 24th at 12pm
AWOL All Walks of Life, Inc. is Savannah’s only arts and technology program for teens. Our mission is to promote and provide self-awareness through the use of Poetry, Hip-Hop and Life. This mission is met by providing high quality arts and technology education programs during the hours most relevant to youth, after school and at night. AWOL program encourage respect, creativity, education and most of all non-violence.