Summer Camp Programs in Staten Island

Music, Performing & Visual Art Summer Camps

At our summer camps, every activity is a chance to learn, grow, and have fun.

Whether it’s exploring a music instrument, creating an art masterpiece, or simply making new friends, your child will enjoy an awesome experience. Watch their confidence grow as they conquer new challenges and pursue new interests.

Our summer camps are packed with hands-on activities that offer experiences for campers to discover new skills and talents. Whatever your child’s interests are, we have fun and unique activities for them to try!

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Music & Performing Arts Camp

Ages 5-12 (Whole Day)

From budding actors to artists, our exclusive summer camp allows children of all ages the chance to shine! Our innovative program is designed so that every camper can explore their natural talents and curiosities in the performing or creative arts. Our camp transforms kids from regular kids into superstars as they walk out our doors with newfound pride!

Learn a new musical instrument, play in a rock band with peers that love music the same way, then go into the art room for some creative and unique journey in the magic world of the visual arts. This is the camp that covers it all. Let your child’s talent shine and make some lasting memories.

Week 1 and 2
An exciting introduction to piano playing. This course is designed for children who are studying music for the first time. This motivating program develops the student’s basic musicianship skills through ear training, solfege singing, keyboard solo, ensemble performance, composing, and arranging. A strong program to build self-confidence and the right foundation in piano skills. Instrument provided.

Week 3 and 4
Guitar/Ukulele Club
Big or small–if your child is curious about playing guitar or ukulele with others, this is the class for them! Perfect for a variety of levels, this class will cover the basics of playing in a guitar ensemble, exposing children to the fun of ensemble playing. Must own the instrument

Week 5 and 6
Rock Band Jam
This immersive experience gives beginners the opportunity to build real musical skills under the guidance of expert teachers. At first, students will learn the very basics of guitar, drums, bass, keys, and vocals and will have the chance to explore which instruments they enjoy the most. Then, they will take those basic skills and rehearse as a band to prepare to perform in front of their peers and staff. Students will be grouped according to their age. Instruments provided

Week 7 & 8
Visual Arts – Exploring Colors
Students will grow their passion for art as we create drawing and painting art projects. Students have fun learning about and creating personalized artwork inspired by art history fun facts artistic movements, Students will learn endless new artistic techniques while enjoying creative exploration, group art games, step-by-step artistic guidance, and tailor-made instruction according to each participant’s needs and interests.

Week 8 & 9

In the ever-evolving world of art, digital artistry stands at the forefront, shaping the future and redefining creative expression. Engaging with digital art not only bolsters a childs cognitive abilities and fine-tunes their motor skills but also offers innovative methods to organize and interpret visual information.

By diving into digital art, children step into a realm where traditional artistry meets technology, opening up unlimited possibilities to create and share your work. 

*Each set of two weeks we will focus on a special musical instrument for a more enhanced experience. Other music and art activities are offered daily regardless of the bi-weekly theme. We offer well rounded performing arts curriculum throughout the summer weeks. iPad and software required for digital art activity.

Extended Hours Information

$200/wk for AM & PM ($35 daily) (includes Eye Level Academics from 3-4pm)(7:30am-6:00pm)

$180/wk for PM care Plus Academics (Eye Level from 3-4 plus care until 6:00pm)

$130/wk for Eye Level Academics Only (includes Eye Level Academics from 3-4pm)

$200/wk for Eye Level Academics Only (includes Eye Level Academics from 3-5pm)

$75/wk AM only ($20 daily) (7:30am-9:00am)

Half Day Programs & Mini Camp- Ages 2+

Toddler Music & Art

(Preschoolers) Ages 2-3

Campers Get Ready to See Life in Color!

Experience a creative journey that will push the boundaries of perception and inspire new ideas. Our art class for young ones not yet in school is both fun and educational.

By participating in a variety of projects, campers will improve skills, gain independence, and ignite their creativity. Get ready for a colorful adventure and a successful transition to the new school year!

Young Artists

Ages 3-4

Embark on a journey of endless creativity and artistic expression! With our tailored instruction, step-by-step guidance, and group art games, students of all ages and interests can explore a variety of new techniques that will ignite their passion for the arts. Join us for an experience that is both educational and fun!

Students will learn endless new artistic techniques while enjoying creative exploration, group art games, step-by-step artistic guidance, and tailor-made instruction according to each participant’s needs, age and interests.

Kids Art Studio

Ages 5+

We offer a variety of media including:

Painting Styles: Traditional | Pop | Portraiture | Landscape + Cityscape | Still Life | Street Art

Drawing Styles: Classic Illustration | Cartooning | Anime

Mixed Media Fun: Recycled + Found Object Art | 3D Works + more!

Campers will grow their passion for art as they create drawing and painting art projects. Students have fun learning about and creating personalized artwork inspired by art history fun facts artistic movements, 

Campers explore authentic artistic media and learn professional techniques providing inspiration for future artistic endeavors!

Music and Performing Arts Mini Camp

Ages 4+

This is our mini version of our Music and Performing Arts Camp.

From budding actors to artists, our exclusive summer camp allows children of all ages the chance to shine! Our innovative program is designed so that every camper can explore their natural talents and curiosities in the performing or creative arts. Our camp transforms kids from regular kids into superstars as they walk out our doors with newfound pride!

Learn a new musical instrument, play in the rock band with piers that love music the same way, then go into the art room for a creative and unique journey in the magic world of the visual arts. This is the camp that covers it all. Let your child’s talent shine and make some lasting memories. 

Summer Music Intensive - All Music Instruments

Learning a music instrument during the summer weeks is a great place to begin learning music.

This summer, study piano, guitar or voice with our professionals who will work closely and one-to-one with students to shape the best learning plan for them.

DEA’s educated musicians teach a range of styles like classical, jazz, and blues. Many of our experts are NYS School certified and can teach a range of instruments. 

Tottenville

57 Page Avenue Staten Island, NY 10309

Grasmere

1481 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305

Bulls Head

1409 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314

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We'd love to hear from you.

Rock Band teachers at DEA music and art are professional, fun and knowledgeable. All of our teachers are masters in their craft! DEA has multiple programs, performances and events year-round to keep kids busy and engaged.

DEA Music and Art has always taken the cleanliness of our studios and learning environments very seriously. Instruments are disinfected regularly after each class and students may be asked to wash their hands before each class starts! Daily sanitizing will be enforced throughout your child’s time at our camp. 

We’ve recently launched our lessons with students online and have had great success! We’re alternating lessons at home, and lessons in studio week-by-week.