Check out our altogether creative camp options below.

Registration for the 2022 Winter/Spring Semester is now open! Registration will remain open while space permits. For camps, registration will close the Friday prior to the beginning of the camp week.

Classes, camps, workshops & special events may be canceled if minimum participation is not reached. Participants enrolled in any instructional class, camp, workshop or special event that is canceled by the Carrollton Center for the Arts will receive a full refund or may transfer the registration fee to another program being offered during that semester of programming.

All class days and/or times are subject to change. The Carrollton Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel and/or combine classes based on enrollment.

Participants who cancel their registration prior to the beginning of a program will receive reimbursement, minus a 20% handling fee. NO REFUND will be made after the first camp/class session. No refunds will be made on theatre/concert tickets sold. Hardships will be handled on an individual basis and MUST BE delivered in writing to the Superintendent of Arts. Please allow four weeks for reimbursement.

Lunch & Snacks
Full-day campers will need to bring a sack lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. The center does have vending machines. For all camps, the center will provide one snack during the camp day. If a child has a food allergy, we ask parents to send a snack for their child.

Performance Fee
A performance fee will be assessed prior to shows performed by the youth programs. This fee will cover the costs of rehearsals outside of class, sets, props, lighting, legal rights to music/plays, costumes/uniforms, publicity and other costs associated with production.

Admission Fees
An admission fee will be charged for public performances. Aside from admission fees adding value to any product created by the Carrollton Center for the Arts, admission fees are used to support the production staff, including those who work behind the scenes, in the sound/lighting booth, in the box office and who provide janitorial service after the performance. 

Everyone is Welcome
The Carrollton Center for the Arts does not discriminate against any person with respect to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability.

The Carrollton Center for the Arts is entirely accessible to persons with special needs, ensuring a pleasurable performance experience for all. Accessible seating for persons with wheelchairs and a companion is available for all shows on a first–come, first–served basis. Be sure to mention your need for wheelchair-accessible seating when you purchase your ticket. For those needing ASL interpretation, please give one–week minimum notice prior to attending the performance. Guide or animal assistant therapy dogs with a designated vest are allowed in the facility, but family pets are not. For any other special needs, please contact the box office at 770–838–1083.


Students explore the intersection of art and imagination through the use of clay, drawing and painting.
Session I
Ages: 5 – 7
Dates: May 31 – June 3
Times: 9 – 12pm
Session II
Ages: 8 – 12
Dates: June 6 – 10
Times: 1 – 4pm
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 2 – 12

Director: Ashan Pridgon

Explore favorite childhood memories and combine them with a Pop Art style using oil and soft pastels. For all levels of experience.
Ages: 13+
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 4 –12

Director: Ashan Pridgon

Create rich tones, vibrant color drawings and creative scenery with charcoal and oil pastels.
Ages: 13-18
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 2 – 12

Director: Ashan Pridgon


Campers will immerse themselves in this artform, from wedging to coiling to throwing on the wheel. All supplies are included.
Session I
Ages: 8-12
Dates: May 31 – June 3
Times: 9am – 12pm
Session II
Ages: 5 – 7
Dates: June 6 – June 10
Times: 9am – 12pm
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 – 12

Director: Melanie Drew

Enjoy the fun and excitement of a creative art camp experience while producing a different project each evening. Campers are introduced to drawing, mixed media sculpture, printmaking, ceramics and acrylic painting.
Ages: 18+
Member: $95; Non-Member: $105
Camp Size: 5 – 10

Instructors: Cecilie Redding, Kara Hayden, Marilyn Collins, Ashan Pridgon, Alan Kuykendall

Students will hand-build figures, animals, portrait busts, science fiction and fantasy creatures and objects.
Session I
Ages: 8 – 12
Times: 9am – 12pm
Dates: June 13-17
Session II
Ages: 8 – 12
Times: 1 – 4pm
Dates: June 13-17
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 2 – 12

Director: Ashan Pridgon

Students are introduced to the world of glass fusing and will practice basic glass cutting techniques to achieve smooth and textured effects and forms. No experience with glass needed. All tools and materials are included. Closed-toe shoes and N95 mask are required.
Ages: 13+
Member: $185; Non-Member: $195
Camp Size: 4 – 8

Director: Elizabeth Mobley

Students will complete one of five glass fusing projects:

Project 1: Monday, June 20, 9am – 12pm: Rocking Sgraffitto on Fused Glass
Project 2: Tuesday, June 21, 9am – 12pm: Wipe Out Fusing Glass – Create a fused glass dish with a water theme.
Project 3: Wednesday, June 22, 9am – 12pm: Flower Power – Make a fused glass panel having flowers or a garden.
Project 4: Thursday, June 23, 9am – 12pm: Dancing in the Wind – Make glass wind chimes. There is no firing in this project.
Project 5: Friday, June 24, 9am – 12pm: Album Cover Doodles – Doodle on glass having an album cover theme. There is no firing for this project.

No glass experience needed. All tools and materials included. Closed-toe shoes and N95 mask are required.
Ages: 13+
Member: $45 per project; Non-Member: $55 per project
Project Size: 4 – 8

Director: Elizabeth Mobley

Printmaking is the artistic process of transferring images, most often paper on fabric. Learn how to make fun and simple prints, carve your own blocks and leave with finished art.
Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 6 – 12

Director: Faye Byrd

Students create artwork on a larger scale than what many of them have attempted before. Instead of creating one large artwork as in the past Think Big camps, students will focus on smaller items that will be pulled together to create a single installation. Items can be drawings, paintings and sculptural forms or mixed 2D and 3D works. Supplies included in the camp fees. Students can register for one or both sessions.
Session I
Ages: 13 – 18
Dates: June 20 – June 24
Times: 5 – 8pm
Session II
Ages: 13 – 18
Dates: June 27 – July 1
Times: 5 – 8pm
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 – 12

Director: Marcella Kuykendall

Join us for an exciting week of upcycle, recycle and create.Learn how to transform recycled and unconventional materials into eye-catching and creative artworks and techniques to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Ages: 5 – 7
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 11 – 25

Director: Debi Slone

South Carolina educator and former Teacher of the Year, Debi Slone, brings her talents to a fun-filled hands-on week of creative exploration. From 2D to 3D, campers will dive into the world of art, culminating in an exhibition for family and friends.
Ages: 5 -7
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 11 – 25

Director: Debi Slone

Get muddy with a purpose! Learn the fundamentals of building with clay, including coiling, slabbing, pinching, glazing, working on the potter’s wheel and firing your creations. All camp supplies provided.
Session I
Ages: 5 – 7
Dates: July 11 – 15
Times: 9am – 12pm
Session II
Ages: 8 – 12
Dates: July 18 – 22
Times: 9am – 12pm
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 – 12

Director: Cecilie Redding

Flashback to the grooviest decade for peace, love and rock n’ roll! Let Andy Warhol-style Pop Art, the psychedelic colors of tie-dye and a puppet activity bring out your inner hippie. Age-appropriate painting and crafting skills will inspire wild creativity and expand your mind. The grooviest tunes will accompany you and your guru, local artist Scott Foxx, on this magical mystery tour through the design of the Sixties. It’s gonna be far out!
Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85

Director: Scott Foxx

Free art activities offered in our neighborhood pavilions. No experience required, just bring an open imagination and an adult to help out. Large groups, please contact Marcella Kuykendall, mkuykendall@carrollton-ga.gov for pre-registration. Registration is required.
Legends West Park
Dates: July 11 – 15
Knox Park
Dates: July 18 – 22
Ages: 6 – 13
Times: 9 – 10am
Free

Director: Melanie Drew

Learn the dirty pour or the flip cup techniques while exploring the color wheel and creating unique abstract art.
Ages: 13+
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 – 10

Director: Faye Byrd

1950s Teen Choir Camp
June 6 – June 10 / 1 – 4pm

The Carrollton Youth Choir will learn foundational sight-singing, ear training, vocal techniques and a fun variety of music that intertwines with our Summer of Rock N’ Roll.
Ages: 13 – 18
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85

Director: Ruthie Phillips

Rockin’ Robin Children’s Choir Camp
June 20 – 24 / 9am – 12pm

Our children’s choir camp will cover the basics of singing in a choir while learning American classic rock ‘n’ roll songs. There will be opportunities for solos, duets, trios and quartet. Students will also work as a group to create fun choreography for these classic rock songs and present a lively performance on the last day of camp.
Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $75; Non-Member $85
Camp Size: Up to 25

Director: Melissa Stamps

Carroll Symphony Orchestra Music Camp
June 20 – 24 / 9am – 12pm

A week of learning, connecting and performing with members of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra. Campers study a major instrument and learn music history. Participants are asked to bring their instrument. Those interested in string instruments can bring their own, however, the center will have violins available. The camp fee covers five days of private lessons with the instructor. Additional lessons can be scheduled throughout the summer after camp is over.
Ages: 6 – 18
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85

Director: Terry Lowry & Samantha Lester

Rockin’ In the USA Youth Choir Camp
Dates: July 11 – 15 / 9am – 12pm

Learn music and singing techniques in a group setting. There will be a performance on the last day of camp.
Ages: 5 – 7
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: Up to 25

Director: Glen Hoying

Frozen: Kids Theatre Camp
June 6 – 17 / June 13 – 24

Anna, Elsa, Olaf and Sven as they embark on an epic, ice-filled journey of self-discovery and camaraderie in this stage adaptation of the celebrated animated film. This musical includes favorite Frozen songs such as “Love Is an Open Door,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” and “Let It Go,” as well as wonderful new songs from the Broadway production.
Session I
Dates: June 6 – 17
Times: 9am – 12pm
Performance will be on Saturday, June 18, at 6pm.
Session II
Dates: June 13 – 24
Times: 1 – 4pm
Performance will be on Saturday, June 25, at 6pm.
Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $150; Non-Member: $170
Show Tickets: $5

Director: Jenny Lyle

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
June 27 – July 8 / 9am – 12pm

This show is a comedic adaption of the Disney classic about beautiful Snow White, her jealous stepmother, the Queen, and the delightful Seven Dwarfs. Adapted by Kathryn Schultz Miller.
Ages: 5 – 7
Members: $75; Non-Member: $85
Performance will be on Saturday, July 9, at 6pm
Camp will not meet on Monday, July 4, 2022

Director: Tracey Morris

Hamlet Hears a Who
July 11 – 15 / 9am – 3pm

This is the Shakespearean classic as Dr. Seuss would have written it, sprinkled with contemporary references to add to the silliness! Hamlet still battles insanity and seeks the truth behind his father’s death, but this retelling also has Ikea-style furniture and characters who won’t put down their cell phones.
Ages: 13 – 15
Member: $150; Non-Member: $170
Show Tickets: $5
Performance will be on Friday, July 15, at 6pm.

Director: Cindi Winstead

Technical Theatre Camp: School of Rock Crew
July 18 – 29 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays) / 6 – 9pm

Join our Teen Theatre production of School of Rock and learn the behind-the-scenes side of theatrical arts. This crew will participate in the show and learn about lights, sound and set construction.
Ages: 14 – 18
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 3 – 6
Performances will be on July 28 – 30 at 7pm and July 31 at 2pm.

Director: Tory Kimbrell and Kelsey Craft

Mini Ballet Intensive
May 31 – June 3 / 9am – 12pm

This camp features classes in classical ballet. The week will culminate with an informal demonstration for parents on Friday. Students should bring a water bottle and a healthy snack (no nut products).Participation in this camp requires a minimum training of one year in Classical Ballet (for example the student has completed one year of Ballet I). This program is not for beginners.
Dress Code: Girls – Solid colored leotard (please no patterns, designs or attached skirts), pink tights and pink ballet slippers. Boys – White or black solid colored t-shirt (please no patterns or de85signs), black athletic shorts, white socks, and black ballet slippers.
Ages: 10 – 16
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Class Size: 2 – 12

Director: Olivia White

Little Rockers Dance Camp
June 6 – 10 / July 25 – 29

This week-long day camp features activities with movement and music, games and craft activities. Campers will work on gross motor skills, rhythm, coordination and musicality. The week will culminate with an informal demonstration for parents and friends.
Session I
Dates: June 6 – 10
Time: 10 – 11am
Session II
Dates: July 25 – 29
Time: 10 – 11am
Ages: 3 – 4
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 – 12

Director: Shawn Megorden

Tiny Rockstar Dance Camp
June 6 – 10 / July 25 – 29

This week-long day camp features activities with movement and music, games and craft activities. Campers will work on gross motor skills, rhythm, coordination and musicality. The week will culminate with an informal demonstration for parents and friends.
Session I
Dates: June 6 – 10
Times: 1 – 4pm
Session II
Dates: July 25 – 29
Times: 1 – 4pm
Ages: 5 – 6
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 5 — 12

Director: Shawn Megorden

Adult Ballet Intensive
July 5 – 8 / 6 – 8pm

Participation in this camp requires a minimum training of one year in classical ballet (for example: the student has completed one year of Ballet I).
Dress Code: Women – Solid colored leotards (please no patterns, designs or attached skirts), pink tights and pink ballet slippers. Men – White or black solid colored t-shirt (please no patterns or designs), black athletic shorts, white socks and black ballet slippers.
Ages: 18+
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Class Size: 2 – 12

Directors: Olivia White

Rock Around the Clock Dance Camp
July 18 – 22 / 9am – 12pm

This camp features classes in classical ballet, jazz and tap. The week will culminate with an informal demonstration for parents on Friday. Students should bring a water bottle and a healthy snack (no nut products).
Dress Code: Girls – Solid colored leotards (please no patterns, designs or attached skirts), pink tights, black tap shoes and pink ballet slippers. Boys – White or black solid colored t-shirt (please no patterns or designs), black athletic shorts, white socks, black tap shoes and black ballet slippers.
Ages: 7–10
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Class Size: 2 – 12

Directors: Shawn Megorden

Let’s Rock Musical Theatre Camp
July 18 – 22 / 1 – 4pm

Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Class Size: 2 – 12

Director: Tracey Morris

Chef Junior Pastry Camp
June 27 – July 1 / 9am – 12pm

Learn the basics of pastry baking and confectionery techniques from Chef Andrea Hardman. Each day will focus on a different dessert.
Ages: 8 – 12
Member: $100; Non-Member: $110
Camp Size: 5 –10

Director: Andrea Hardman

Young Chef’s Basic Pastry Camp
July 18 – 22 / 9am – 12pm

Learn the basics of kitchen safety, nutrition and cooperation while exploring the delicious science of baking. Our experienced master chef will teach recipes easy enough for any beginning cook and discuss food safety and ingredient choice. All supplies for camp are provided.
Ages: 5 – 7
Member: $100; Non-Member: $110
Camp Size: 5 – 10

Director: Andrea Hardman

Creative Writing Literary Camp
July 11 – 15 / 1 – 4pm

This immersive camp will explore a variety of written forms from novel to short story, poetry and memoir.
Ages: 13 – 18
Member: $75; Non-Member: $85
Camp Size: 3 – 6

Director: Cinda Skelton

Blue Heron Art Studio, Melanie Drew 770–214–2943
SE Quilt /Textile Museum, JoAnna Browning 770–301–2187
Neva Lomason Library, Richard Coleman 770-836-6711