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Art is transcendent. It engages the senses and opens the mind teaching new forms of expression.

Named to honor the 37 years of leadership provided The Community House’s longest serving Executive Director, the Ly Hotchkin Arts Program is strengthening our arts programming giving children, youth and adults opportunities to experience the joy of discovery and creation that comes through all expressions of art.

SUMMER ARTS CAMPS – Past, Present & Future  will take your child (ages 5-13) Join us for an art experience through the ages. Step into a “time machine” in our Art Studio and explore the art and culture of yesterday, today and imagine what our world will be like tomorrow. Three themed weeks are running 3 times each throughout the summer. Camps include painting, sculpture, and mixed media projects of all sorts. LyArts Camp will run Monday – Friday from June 13 through August 19.

PAST : 6/13-6/17   7/11-7/15   8/1-8/5

PRESENT : 6/20-6/24  7/18-7/22   8/8-8/12

FUTURE: 6/27-7/1   7/25-7/29   8/15-8/19

In addition to Past, Present and Future, LyArts offers a variety of additional Summer Camps that are sure to fill your child’s break with opportunities to be creative, try different artistic styles and enjoy their time off in an engaging and fun setting. Click here to view our Summer 2022 Program Guide, scroll to page 18 and hover your mouse over the camps of interest to you. A link will pop up and lead you to our Activenet registration page, where you can register.  

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Tiny Toes Music

Each week, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music with Tiny Toes Music. Your teacher will lead you and the other families in music activities ranging from lullabies to full-on jam sessions. You’ll be supporting your childs music-learning and overall development as you discover new ways to play music together. Click here to register now!


Elite Dance Intensive

No audition required, but all dancers will learn a routine as if they were getting ready for a dance competition. Dancers will be invited to be a part of our Elite Dance Company for the upcoming season and will already have a dance under their belt! Class will have a showcase for the last week. Click here to register now!


Animation Camp

Kids explore the history, technology, and techniques of this magical, illusory art form. Make your own stories one frame at a time.

Monday – Thursday   6/27 – 6/30  1:00 – 4:00pm

Monday – Thursday   7/25 – 7/28  1:00 – 4:00pm


Short Film Camp

Every story needs a beginning, a middle, and an end. There’s the movie you imagine, the movie you shoot, and then the movie you edit for others to see. Walk through the entire process in this 3 day intensive. Then share your movie with the world.

Tuesday – Thursday   8/2 – 8/4  1:00 – 4:00pm


Comedy Improv Camp

Back by popular demand, improv for kids. Kids will enjoy working with our friends from Stage Door Fine Arts. This 4-day camp will be intensively fun! Limited space is available – sign up now!

Thursdays   4/7 – 5/12   5:00 – 6:00pm

Monday – Friday   6/20 – 6/24   9:00am – 12:00pm


Explore our Program Guide and register! 

Make art a part of your life and those who will be touched by your artistry.