Summer Camps at CCA

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In partnership with Arts in Education of the Gorge, this summer Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) is providing both visual arts and theatre summer camps for youth ages 4-18 to engage and empower them in the creative process where young people will explore their natural creative gifts and learn new techniques to build confidence and skills. We will have both in-person and on-line camps!

All supplies are provided, some scholarships are provided to support maximum engagement! Please bring your own snacks.

Safety and Precautions:
Safety first! Physical distancing will be implemented, we are following the State guidelines from the Oregon Health Authority to guide us in our decisions and health precautions, our website has more information on our Summer Camp Protocols with COVID.

Schedule of all Summer Camps at CCA:

June 22-25 – Visual Art – Art In Nature with Jess Graff (ages 6-15)

June 29-July 2 – Theatre -Character Development with Katrina Zavalney (ages 5-15)

July 6-9 – Brave Art for Youth with Michelle Yamamoto (ages 8-18)

July 13 – 16 – Visual Art – Painting and Print Making with Jess Graff (ages 6-15)

July 20- 23 – Visual Art – Collage with Jordan Kim (ages 5-12) ON-LINE

July 27 – 30 – Skateboard Art with Michelle Yamamoto (ages 8-18)

Aug 3- 6 – Theatre – Theatre Games with Katrina Zavalney (ages 4-12)

Aug 10 -14 – Design your own comic strip with Michelle Yamamoto (ages 8-18)

We are limiting our class sizes to 10 students, where our teaching artists will give an amazing experience to the youth who can participate, we will do everything we can to keep everyone healthy. We do plan to keep kids at least 6′ apart, and have measured out our spaces to practice safety, and each participant will have a private container for their materials. If youth or family are showing any signs of illness we will ask them to stay home. We will take the temperature of participants at the beginning of class and encourage masks. We also ask participants to bring their own snacks for safety and health precautions. Thanks for understanding and working with us to keep everyone safe and healthy!

Summer Camp Program for CCA 2020 – Logistics
$200/ week – includes supplies. Please bring your own snacks

Mon – Thurs @ CCA

215 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR

Younger Kids in the morning – 9:30- Noon
Older kids in the afternoons – 1:30 – 4pm

Register Below

Questions? email Katrina at with “Summer Camp” in the subject line or

call 541-234-5073 x 5

Scholarship request:

Please let us know if you would like a scholarship, full or partial and we will provide if able.

All teaching artists are on the Arts in Education of the Gorge professional teaching artist roster- a guarantee of experience and expertise. Their mission is to enhance every child’s education through performing, visual, literary and media arts in the schools and community.

July 27 2020


Date: July 27, 2020
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

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Columbia Center for the Arts

215 Cascade Ave
Hood River, OR 97031 US