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HTHTA2009 April 6th, 2009 10:49

Hands Together, Heart to Art Summer Camp 2009
 
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is proud to present the fifth year of our one-of-a-kind summer camp program, Hands Together, Heart to Art. This program is designed for children 7-14 years old who have experienced the death of one or both parents. Employing several different areas of the performing arts, the program encourages communication, fosters emotional growth, and provides the consolation of friendship and compassion.

HTHTA will continue to work with licensed counselors to produce Hands Together, Heart to Art. This unique camp experience emphasizes team building, self-esteem, consciousness and problem solving. Through interaction with other children who have experienced a similar loss, campers understand that they are not alone in their situation.

Campers will develop skills in acting, improvisation, singing, music, dance, juggling, mime, stage direction and more! Campers will also create, rehearse and stage a final performance for family and friends. A high artist-to-student ratio ensures a fun, safe and supportive camp. In addition, the availability of grief counselors will allow campers to talk through their loss with a caring adult. Small group creative activities facilitated by professional healing counselors provide campers a safe time and place to express and share their grief with their peers. Our counselors are also on site throughout the duration of the camp.

Chicago - Roosevelt University : July 6-17, 2009 - ages 7-11, July 20-31, 2009 - ages 10-14
Moline - Western Illinois Universty, Quad Cities : August 3-14 - ages 7-14

Please spread the word around and try to contact anyone who you feel may benefit from our camp. For more information, please call the Camp Director Nicole Losurdo at 312-922-2110 ext. 353 or visit our website at www.hthta.org. On the website, you can also see FAQ and obtain a brochure for this year's camp.


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