• Fine Arts Summer Camps, Workshops, and Intensives

    Registration is now closed

    June 17 through July 8, 2021

    9:00-1:30pm Mondays-Thursdays*
    *Additional Class on Friday, June 18 and
    No Class Monday, July 5


    The HISD Fine Arts Camps, Workshops, and Intensives provide opportunities for students to be involved in an array of age-appropriate art experiences ranging from Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Fine Arts curriculum-based learning is combined with exciting and engaging instruction to grow our young performers and artists to enhance their cultural sensitivity and awareness. The camps will be located at five campuses around HISD, giving access to all students and parents interested in this summer opportunity. The HISD Fine Arts Summer Camps, Workshops, and Intensives are provided at no cost to students and are led by HISD Certified Teachers. To apply, follow the application process below.

    All levels welcome! 

    (The Middle School Dance Intensive is the only program designed for students with previous experience.)

Opportunities by Level

  • ELEMENTARY (Current Grades 2-4)
    Dance Camp @ Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy
    Music Camp @ Travis ES
    Theatre Workshop @ Pershing MS
    Visual Arts Camp @ Pin Oak MS

    MIDDLE SCHOOL (Current Grades 5-7)
    Dance Intensive1 @ Meyerland PVA MS
    Band and Orchestra Workshops @ Long Academy and MC Williams MS
    Technical Theatre Workshop @ Pershing MS
    Visual Arts Workshop @ Pin Oak MS

    HIGH SCHOOL (Current Grades 8-11)
    Color Guard Camp2 @ Austin HS, Furr HS, Heights HS, and Sterling HS
    Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Intensive @ Challenge Early College3
    Photography Intensive @ Challenge Early College3

      1 The Middle School Dance Intensive is designed for students with previous dance experience.
      2 Color Guard Camps are shorter and are offered starting June 17 and 28, see link for more info.
      3 Challenge EC is located at HCC next to Pin Oak MS.

Application process

  • You must complete the online application (see right) before June 7, 2021. Participation is limited to seating capacity per content and the camps are available on a frist-come, first-served basis. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you have a seat!

    Applicants will receive an email confirmation with their status by June 9, 2021. The student or parent/guardian must confirm acceptance to attend the HISD Fine Arts Summer Camp by June 11, 2021 by submitting all required documents.

    Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note transportation is not provided. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Imelda Cedillo in the Fine Arts office at 713-556-6867.

Oportunidades por nivel

  • PRIMARIA (actuales 2.º-4.º Grado)
    Danza: Academia Preuniversitaria Femenina
    Música: Primaria Travis
    Teatro: Secundaria Pershing
    Artes Visuales: Secundaria Pin Oak

    SECUNDARIA (actuales 5.º-8.º Grado)
    Danza 1: Secundaria Meyerland PVA
    Música (Banda y Orquesta): Academia Long y Secundaria MC Williams
    Teatro (Teatro Técnico): Secundaria Pershing
    Artes Visuales: Secundaria Pin Oak

    PREPARATORIA (actuales 8.º-11.º Grado)
    Abanderados 2: Preparatorias Austin, Furr, Heights y Sterling
    Artes Visuales (Dibujo, Pintura y Grabado): Preparatoria Challenge EC 3
    Artes Visuales (Fotografía): Preparatoria Challenge EC 3

      1 El intensivo de baile de la escuela secundaria está diseñado para estudiantes con experiencia previa en baile.
      2 Los talleres para abanderados son más cortos y están disponibles a partir del 17 y 28 de junio. Consulte el enlace para más información.
      3 La Preparatoria Challenge EC se ubica en HCC, junto a la Secundaria Pin Oak.