2018 Dates: July 16 – August 10
Ages & Rates: 8-10 $345 / Ages 11-15 $385
Program runs: Monday – Friday 10am-2:30pm
Directed by:
Tess Hogans & Catherine Bushby

Contact Tess Hogans at or call 410-810-2060 to be added to the waiting list!

Final Production Dates: Friday, August 10 @ 7pm, Saturday, August 11 @ 7pm, Sunday, August 12 @ 3pm
$5 suggested donation

Our 2018 Production:

Playmakers Summer Theatre Camp at The Garfield Center For The Arts is provided for children ages 8-15. The summer camp program runs four weeks, culminating in two evening performances and a matinee performance that includes all participants. Children ages 8-10 will make up the chorus and supporting characters, while the 11-15 year old campers will play the lead roles. There will also be three cultural performances for the campers during the four weeks of camp.



2018 Dates: July 9 -13
Ages & Rates: 8-15 $180
Program runs: Monday – Friday 9am-3:30pm
Directed by:
Julie Lawrence


Final Production Date: Friday, July 13 @ 7pm
$5 suggested donation

Our 2018 Production:
“Steamboatin’: A Musical Journey Along the Mississippi”
by Jill & Michael Gallina

MUSICAMP is an intensive one week program for students aged 8-14 that will allow students to experience all parts of being in a musical!  Campers will participate in acting, singing, movement, set design, and costume creation.  Camp will run Monday through Friday 9a.m. to 3:30p.m. and culminate in a performance on Friday evening .  Because of the concentrated form of this week, campers MUST attend every day of the 5-day Camp as well as Friday evening.

NEW FOR 2018!

Music Geek Retreat
“An Adventure in Music Theory”

2018 Dates: August 16-17 – session cancelled
Ages & Rates: 8-80, $75
Program Runs: Thursday – Friday, 9:30am-3:00pm
Directed by: Julie Lawrence




Hedgelawn Performance Series and PLAYMAKERS: Each week, exciting multi-cultural performers introduce Playmakers to a variety of theatrical arts. Playmakers interact with Professional Artists who provides three Fridays of interactive entertainment, plus conversion, interaction and education directly with Playmakers.

Hedgelawn Performance Series and THE COMMUNITY: These shows are open to everyone, so friends and family can attend too!  Dates: TBD (Tickets are $5 for non-campers)

Note: The Federal government provides a dependent care tax credit for items like day camps.  IRS Publication number 503 may be downloaded via the IRS web site at  In addition, IRS Form 2241, “Child and Dependent Care Expenses,” which needs to be completed along with your IRS Form 1040, provides information on calculating the amount of your federal credit.


If you would like to contribute to the Playmakers Scholarship Fund to help send a child to Playmakers Camp we will happily accept your donation!  Donations in any amount can be made out to Garfield Center for the Arts – please be sure to specify in the memo that the donation is for Playmakers Camp.  Or you can make a donation online via PayPal by clicking on the donation button below:



Youth programming is supported in part by funding from: 

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