Youth/Teen Camps

2019 Summer Camps registrations starts April 16 for Fairfield residents, April 18 for non-residents. To register, call the Park offices at 513-867-5348 or stop by the Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr.


Dance Camp
Ages 6 and up | Instructor: Jean Meyers

Dancers are divided into groups according to age (no previous dance experience is necessary) for fun games, dance routines and a final performance on Friday, June 15, at 1:30 pm. Campers must bring a sack lunch daily, wear shorts or dancewear, and appropriate footwear. Each dancer receives a Dance Camp T-Shirt. 

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Mon 6/10 - Fri 6/1411:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$90/$95CAC Theatre


Art with Ease
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Crystal Chmielewski

Exercise your creativity this summer! Students will learn by exploring various art techniques while creating new artwork each day.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 6/11 - Thu 6/1310 - 11:30 p.m.$50/$55CAC Art Studio

Sewing for a Novice Camp
AGES 7 – 13 | Instructor: Deb Crop

Learn a new trade while sewing some fun projects to either keep or give as gifts.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 6/11 - Thu 6/131 - 3:30 p.m.$60/$65CAC Children's Room

Break-A-Leg Camp
Ages 8-12 | Instructor: April Osborne

Campers will get to experience the entire production process from the auditions to the performance- and get a basic knowledge of costume design, set design, stage make-up, and improvisation. They will showcase their talent with a 20-30 minute age-appropriate play, presented on our stage on the evening of June 28th.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Mon - Fri, 6/17 - 6/281 - 4 p.m.$140/$145CAC Theatre


FULL - Cupcake Camp
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Crystal Chmielewski

Students are taught how to decorate cupcakes with different icings and edible products. Cupcakes differ from last year’s camp. Note that this class may use food containing nuts. 

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 6/18 - Thu 6/201 - 4 p.m.$90/$95CAC Children's Room

Intermediate Hip Hop Dance Camp
Ages 8 and up | Instructors: KK Meyers & Jean Meyers

This fun filled 3 day camp will expose students to hip hop dance as a means of self-expression, while learning hip hop moves and beats. Turns, leaps and strength building moves will be incorporated into hip hop routines.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Wed 6/19 - Fri 6/216 - 8 p.m.$70/$75CAC Dance Studio


FULL - Pottery Camp I
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Maggie Carpenter

Children are taught various hand-building techniques and learn to form decorative or functional pieces. Projects differ from Pottery Camp II.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Mon 6/24 - Fri 6/281 - 4 p.m.$90/$95CAC Art Studio

Nature Camp with Art
AGES 7 – 12 | Instructor: Aimee Ehlen

Explore the outdoors of Harbin Park as we hike and study the colors of nature and more. Please bring a snack and a water bottle each day.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 7/9 - Thu 7/119 - 10:30 a.m.$40/$45Harbin Park

American Sign Language Camp NEW
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Shannon Mangicaro (Signing Time Instructor)

American Sign Language will be introduced in a playful and educational way through games and songs.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 7/9 - Thu 7/111 - 3 p.m.$40/$45CAC Children's Room

Avengers in Science Camp NEW
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Marcy Martin

Fun Science exploration for the Avenger hero in all of us.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 7/16 - Thu 7/181 - 3 p.m.$50/$55CAC Children's Room


Pottery Camp II
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Maggie Carpenter

Children are taught various hand-building techniques and learn to form decorative or functional pieces. Projects differ from Pottery Camp I.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Mon 7/22 - Fri 7/269 - Noon$90/$95CAC Art Studio


Children’s Musical Theatre Camp
Ages 10-16 | Instructor: April Osborne

Our show (Honk, Jr.) will be performed on Aug 2nd, 3rd and 4th and auditions will be held on July 13th from 10 am -12 pm (audition packets must be picked up at time of enrollment and students must be enrolled to audition). Students must attend every class in order to participate in the final performance so please do not register if you have a conflict.  

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Mon - Fri, 7/22 - 8/21 - 5 p.m.$175/$180CAC Theatre

Simple Science
AGES 6 – 12 | Instructor: Marcy Martin

Discover the science of simple machine and physic while exploring toys and optical illusions.

DatesTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Tue 8/6 - Thu 8/81 - 3 p.m.$50/$55CAC Art Studio