Aerial, Arts & Makers Summer Camps in Grant Park

Half-day camps (Aerial Camp):

Challenge Aerial Summer Aerial Camps are for Rising 4th graders- Rising 9th Graders who are ready to spin and fly. Over five days, students will learn basic techniques and sequences on aerial silks, sling, trapeze, lyra, and rope the apparatus while developing flexibility, strength & balance. Children have fun while learning aerial arts in a safe environment that helps them-

  • Build confidence to express themselves artistically
  • Gain a love of physical activity
  • Learn principles of physics and math that are essential to aerial (yes, really!)
  • Develop artistically and intellectually

These half-day camps run from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM Monday through Friday (drop-offs can begin at 8:30am). The camps culminate with a student showcase each Friday. Spaces are limited so register now.

Full-day camps (Aerial and Makers/Builders)

Challenge Aerial and Atlanta Toolbanks’ Summer Aerial & Makers/Builders Camps are for Rising 4th graders- Rising 9th Graders who are ready to spin and fly in the morning, and build things in the afternoon. Over five days, students will learn basic techniques and sequences on aerial silks, sling, trapeze, lyra, and rope the apparatus while developing flexibility, strength & balance in the morning. Children have fun while learning aerial arts in a safe environment that helps them-

  • Build confidence to express themselves artistically
  • Gain a love of physical activity
  • Learn principles of physics and math that are essential to aerial (yes, really!)
  • Develop artistically and intellectually

The aerial portion of the camp runs from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM Monday through Friday (drop-offs can begin at 8:30am). The camps culminate with a student showcase each Friday. Then after a lunch break from 1:00pm- 1:30pm, the Atlanta ToolBank will kick off the Makers/Builder part of the day, where campers will learn to safely use hand tools including hammer, screwdriver, sanding black and manual miter saw to build projects such as a toolbox, a tic tac toe board, a balance board, an art display board and more. Closed toes shoes must be worn for this part of the camp. Please note, clothes may get dirty/gritty, so don’t wear nice new clothes!

Full-day camp (Aerial and Arts & Crafts)

Challenge Aerial and the Arts Beacon’s Summer Aerial & Arts/Craft Camps are for Rising 4th graders- Rising 9th Graders who are ready to spin and fly in the morning, and create and design in the afternoon. Over five days, students will learn basic techniques and sequences on aerial silks, sling, trapeze, lyra, and rope the apparatus while developing flexibility, strength & balance in the morning. Children have fun while learning aerial arts in a safe environment that helps them-

  • Build confidence to express themselves artistically
  • Gain a love of physical activity
  • Learn principles of physics and math that are essential to aerial (yes, really!)
  • Develop artistically and intellectually

The aerial portion of the camp runs from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM Monday through Friday (drop-offs can begin at 8:30am). The camps culminate with a student showcase each Friday.

After a lunch break from 1:00pm- 1:30pm, the Arts Beacon will kick off the Arts/Crafts part of the day, where students will further explore their artistic/creatives selves by creating works with a variety of mediums: paint, fabric, paper, clay, found objects and more. Opportunities to create props and costumes for the Friday shows will be explored. Closed toes shoes must be worn for this part of the camp. Please note, clothes may get dirty/gritty, so don’t wear nice new clothes!