Summer Art Camp 

Introducing Youngsters to Creative Expressions 

June 27-July 1, 2016

Summer Arts Camp 2016 registration is now open. The camp will be held June 27-July 1 at Romney Elementary School for children entering 3rd grade in the fall up through this year’s graduates who have a genuine interest in the arts. The camp day, which includes hot breakfasts and lunches, will run from 8:30 am – 3:15 pm. 

Campers will choose classes from past favorites such as collages, dance, drama, drawing, drum circle, glass crafts, metal sculpting, music imagery, painting, paper mache, poetry, pottery, weaving and yoga. New class offering this year are air brush techniques, basket weaving and soap carving. 

An open house will be held on Fri., July 1 at 2 pm. Family and friends are invited to view the campers’ art work and enjoy presentations of their weeklong team projects in drama and dance. 

Registration fee is $50 for non-HCAC members and $40 for HCAC members. Siblings of registrants will pay $10 less than the feee for the first family member registered. Non-HCAC members may join HCAC on this website or by submitting the membership form with membership fee and appropriate member camper fee when registering. Some scholarship funds are available based upon financial need. Deadline for registration is June 4. 

Any questions should be directed to Joanne Snead: 304-298-3039; or Nadine Miller, 304-822-2624; 

Our instructors are distinguished local artists as well as some from out of state who donate their time and expertise to make this an educational and fun-filled camp. Scheduled this year are: Lisa Boward, Liz Braun, Brenton Colbert, John D’Amico, Phil Gallery, Judi Gaydos, Mark Griffith, Nancy Judd, Skylar Lane,  Josh Liller, Anne Renee Livingston, Sibyl Mackenzie, Lou Mazzeo, Joanne Snead, Olie Teeter,  Paige Tighe and others 

Some highlights of the last year’s activities are shown below.

Summer Art Camper collages 2015

Weaving at Summer Art Camp 2015


2015 Summer Art Campers collaborated on a group weaving project.

Paintings by Summer Art Campers 2015


Campers tackled a variety of images in paint.

Abstract Art by Summer Art Campers 2015

Abstract Art

2015 art campers were introduced to abstract art.

How To Apply

Enrollment is limited and classes are on a first-come, first-served basis; class preferences cannot be guaranteed.  Applications must be postmarked by Saturday, June 4, 2016. 

Please complete and return both pages of the registration form with required signatures, and include it with a check or money order payable to HCAC for the appropriate fees. 
Mail all to:  HCAC Summer Arts Camp, c/o Joanne Snead, PO Box 305, Springfield WV 26763 by Saturday, June 4, 2016. 

The fee for the week of Art Camp is $40 for HCAC member campers; $50 for non-HCAC member campers.

*Non-members who wish to join in support of the Hampshire County Arts Council’s activities should include a membership application with the appropriate fee ($25 for family membership, $15 for individual membership) to qualify for the member camper rate.

Some scholarship funds may be available based on financial need.  For more information, contact Joanne Snead at 304-298-3039 or 

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Click here to see pictures of past Art Camps