Summer Programs

Art, Glorious, Art!

Summer is fast approaching and the Averitt is ready with a full line-up of camps for all ages. Registration begins April 5 at GSU's ArtsFest on Sweetheart Circle.

To register, contact Tony Phillips at 912-212-2787.

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The Summer Art Academy

June 2-6, 2014

Are you curious about the world of professional art and ready for a challenge? This week-long workshop is for the determined student of art who wants to explore a wide variety of materials and art forms, culminating in a professional exhibit on the final day. Read more...

The One-of-a-Kind Storybook

June 2-6, 2014

Learn the art of storytelling. Many children’s books have been loved and passed down for decades from generation to generation. Now your camper can learn how to develop his or her own storybooks using skills in reading, writing and drawing. By the end of the week, each camper will have designed, written and illustrated a personal storybook.

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Showmanship Camp

June 2-6, 2017

Do you enjoy performing, but just don't feel like you are the best with showmanship and pizzazz? Then this camp is for you. Enroll and take your performance skills to a whole new level. This camp will focus on showmanship and how to really shine on stage.

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All Kindz of Art

June 9-13, 2014

Come celebrate ten years of All Kindz of Art at the Averitt! South Carolina art educator and newly published author/illustrator Debi Slone will be back for one of the Averitt’s longest-running and popular summer programs. Don’t miss this hands-on, art-packed, fun-filled week of unique 2 and 3 D projects! Read more...

Cake Boss Buttercream Camp Creative Cake Decorating Camp for Kids

June 9-11, 2014

Your child can learn to be Statesboro's next Cake Boss in this class! Basic cake knowledge is preferred for this exciting class! Your child will be working with fondant and some buttercream. On the last day, the children will display their masterpieces for parents and children to vote on the Cake Camp Boss. Read more...

Clay 101

June 9-13, 2014

This camp is designed for the budding clay artist. If your child loves to get dirty and build things, this camp is for them! Clay techniques such as pinch, coil and slab building will be learned. Students will also be introduced to wheel throwing. Students will have the opportunity to glaze their masterpieces!

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Cup Cake Camp Creative Cake Decorating Camp for Kids

June 12-13, 2014

Here's your child's chance to get CREATIVE! Your child will explore the world of basic cake decorating. Using buttercream icing, your child will learn all the basics to decorate a cake! This class is a MUST for all children, and no experience is necessary! We will even learn to decorate cupcakes in this class! Read more...

Little Fingers Cloud Clay Camp

Session 1: June 16-18 and Session 2: July 7-9, 2014

Clay not only invites children to use their imaginations to form objects from scratch, it provides a unique way of bringing dimension to their creations! This camp is all about teaching young children how to mold and model using Cloud Clay. Its soft, malleable texture is perfect for “little fingers” – plus, it’s non-toxic and safe for small children to use!

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Kreative Prints Kamp

June 16-20, 2014

Go on an art print adventure with unique media. Watercolor prints on plexi, eco collograph relief prints, and gelatin prints are just a few of the techniques campers will explore. There will be print weaving too! Your print pictures will make you the artist you want to be. These exciting materials will create unexpected results!

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Klay and Kasting Kapers Kamp

June 16-20, 2014

Put on your sculptor’s hat (which we will make!) and get ready to schmoosh into clay. Create clay bowls with pizzazz, a clay box for trinkets, and cast necklaces.

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Jungle Book Camp

June 16-20, 2014

Join Mowgli and his jungle pals for this unique camp experience! This camp will take you through the entire process of producing a play with music in just five days! Join King Louie as you learn to walk like him, talk like him, and have a ball doing all the fun Jungle Book scenes.

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GI Joe Camp

June 16-20, 2014

Learn to think and move like GI Joe in this camp built around the action figure theme. Campers will dress as GI Joe, Power Rangers, the Karate Kid, or any other action figure or animated character they choose. Participate in martial arts, do cool thematic arts and crafts projects, and prepare for the ultimate GI Joe & Friends Party on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Read more...

Art Fusions: Prints and Design

June 23-27, 2014

Unlock your inner artist inside with Art Fusions! Fuse your imagination into vibrant watercolor prints. Blast your socks off with an image weaving! Explore the collograph print diptych and morph your initials into a design uniquely you. A clay box waits for you. Your mind is the key and your hands are the vehicle!

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Adventures in Art: Around the World

June 23-27, 2014

Join us for Adventures in Art’s 5th year at the Averitt Center for the Arts! Adventurers will explore the world, past and present, through exciting, hands-on activities. We’ll gather inspiration from different countries around the world with art projects ranging from prehistoric cave paintings to Impressionism and modern art, to different cultural costumes and customs!

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Magical Fairytale Theatre

June 23-27, 2014

Join us in the world of fantasy, imagination and play! Camp will focus primarily on drama through structured acting/drama games, with the goal of creating an imaginative group adaptation of each story. Stories might include Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Snow White, The Princess and the Frog, Pinocchio and Jack and the Beanstalk to name a few.

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Art Fusions: Prints and Design

June 30 - July 2, 2014

Unlock your inner artist inside with Art Fusions! Fuse your imagination into vibrant watercolor prints. Blast your socks off with an image weaving! Explore the collograph print diptych and morph your initials into a design uniquely you. A clay box waits for you. Your mind is the key and your hands are the vehicle!

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Ready, Set, Throw

June 30 - July 2, 2014

This camp will introduce your child to the basics of throwing on the wheel. Campers will experience all aspects of throwing and trimming functional pottery. Decorating with glaze will also be introduced.

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To Paris & Beyond Apparel Design Workshop

July 5, 2014

Paris is the center of fashion but not for long! Statesboro will rival the Paris runway as you design your own costumes and maybe even wear them in the To Broadway and Beyond class! Sewing machines will hum, colorful duct tape will be used ... this teacher believes just about anything can be used to make a costume!

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To Broadway & Beyond Theater Camp

July 7-11, 2014

Get ready to let your child’s star shine with this hands-on educational theater experience designed to encourage creative, dramatic interpretation! Learn audition preparations and improvisation techniques, as well as musical scores and other important aspects of being on stage!

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Ballet FUNdamentals

July 7-11, 2014

Students will participate in a ballet class and a ballet-related craft each day, giving them the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of dance technique and poise, work on performance skills, and create their own costumes! At the end of the week, students will perform for their parents and have a special “sweets” party. Read more...

Cake Boss Fondant Camp

July 9-11, 2014

Creative Cake Decorating Camp for Kids
Your child can learn to be Statesboro's Next Cake Boss in this class! Basic cake knowledge is preferred for this exciting class! Your child will be working with fondant and some buttercream in this class. They will learn to make fondant figures and cover cakes in fondant. Read more...

Art Fusions: Prints and Design

July 14-18, 2014

Unlock your inner artist inside with Art Fusions! Fuse your imagination into vibrant watercolor prints. Blast your socks off with an image weaving! Explore the collograph print diptych and morph your initials into a design uniquely you. A clay box waits for you. Your mind is the key and your hands are the vehicle! Read more...

Amazing Art at the Averitt Center

July 14-18

Join us for five days on an artistic adventure as we explore many different art techniques. Some of the projects we will be creating are paintings, sculptures, mosaics, drawings, paper maché and other paper projects. On Friday the projects will be displayed in their own gallery for parents to view at 3:30 p.m. Read more...

Clay Academy

July 14-18, 2014

Campers will have a blast with all things clay!!! Hand-building techniques like pinching, and coiling, and slab building will be learned. These campers will also have the opportunity to throw on the potter’s wheel. Each day will have a theme for campers to explore and generate their creativity!

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Oliver! Musical Theatre and Performance Camp

July 14-18, 2014

We will study acting, dancing and singing for musical theatre with a special focus on the scenes, songs and dances from Oliver! In addition, campers will have the chance to join the full company onstage for performances. Read more...

Record a CD Camp

July 14-25, 2014 (2 weeks)

The Statesboro Youth Chorale will be recording a Christmas CD this summer! This will be open to rising Allegro singers (rising 6th graders), Allegro, and Vox Novum soprano and alto singers. Any changed-voice boys who would like to sing alto are welcome! New singers must audition!

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Ballet Summer Intensive

July 14-25, 2014 (2 weeks)

Under the direction of Vaganova-trained Statesboro Youth Ballet Artistic Director Jurijs Safonovs, students will take a daily ballet class to strengthen and further their ballet technique. Students will also participate in a variety of other dance and related classes, such as pointe technique and variations (where applicable), character dance, jazz, modern, and dance composition. Read more...

Let’s Get Muddy!

July 21-25, 2014

This is the camp for you if you like to get dirty! We will try out the pottery wheel and have fun making sculptures and functional objects. Clay techniques and glazing will be learned. Campers will learn the joy of clay!

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Be a Princess Camp

July 21-25, 2014

Be a princess for a week! Move like a princess! Dance like a princess! This creative movement class is built around the princess theme. Campers will dress as their favorite princess, create tiaras and wands, and prepare for the ultimate Princess Tea Party! Read more...

Broadway Revue Camp

July 28-30, 2014

Imagine yourself on the Broadway stage performing numbers from your favorite shows. The lights are bright and the shows are sold out. The Broadway Revue at the Averitt Center is open to singers, dancers, and actors ages 12 and up. We will be doing numbers from several shows that the participants will choose. Read more...

Pretty Little Princess Ballet Camp

July 28-30, 2014

In this 3-day, princess-themed camp, students will partake in activities that improve their sense of rhythm and coordination, as well as instill in them an appreciation of movement, music, and creativity. Children will receive their own personalized tiaras and magic wands! No previous dance experience required. Read more...



Averitt Center for the Arts
33 East Main Street
Statesboro, Ga. 30458
(912) 212-2787 (ARTS)

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.