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Kids' Uke & Drum Camp
A fantastic musical Summer day-camp for children ages 9 to 12.
(Have kids a little younger or older? Not a problem.)
Nothing is more important than your child’s education – and studies show that participation in music can have a positive impact on a child’s academic and social lives. A musical Summer day camp can help your child gain the skills and confidence he/she needs to live a productive, creative and fulfilling life.
We believe that every child is musical – and it’s our mission to see that your child has a positive experience with music that will stay with him/her throughout a lifetime. Our developmental approach to community music making is based on creating an inclusive environment, helping everyone to cooperate with one another, and showing appreciation for everyone’s accomplishments. Children work together with their peers to create a pro-social culture of positivity!
YOUR MUSICAL GUIDES
Michel Hardbarger is an Orff-Schuwlerk (music, dance and creative movement for children) specialist from the Bay Area. Michel specializes in diverse and creative music from around the world. She has a passion for creating hand-crafted instruments from natural materials. She has been an elementary music teacher for over 16 years and welcomes all students – wherever they are along their journey.
Kalani Das is an Orff-Schuklwerk specialist and board-certified music therapist with over 30 years of professional experience as a performing musician. Originally from the Bay Area, Kalani lives and teaches in Los Angeles, working with people of all ages and abilities. He is the creator of the Developmental Community Music approach to person-centered music making and trains teachers, music therapists and the general public in music and wellness.
THE UKE & DRUM CAMP INCLUDES:
- Ukulele Lessons
- Hand Drumming Lessons (djembe, frame drums & hand percussion)
- Music Games
- Instrument Building
- Strum & Sing-Alongs
- Nature Walks, Outdoor Activities & More
- A Delicious and Nutritious Lunch & Snacks each day.
If I can Drum, Uke & Drum!
Tickets are priced at three levels. There are a limited number of tickets at each price. They are sold on a first-come, first served basis. To get the lowest possible price, purchase your tickets early!
Dates & Hours
July 23-27, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day (Extended hours are available, from as early as 7:30am to as late as 6pm) Contact us to arrange for extended hours. There is a $10 fee for each instance up to 90 minutes.
Holy Spirit Retreat Center
4316 Lanai Rd.
Encino, CA 91436
Price includes instrument materials.
The Holy Spirit Retreat Center is owned and operated by the Sisters of Social Service and hosts non-denominational retreats of all kinds. The friendly staff make sure that each visitor is well provided for. For information about the facility, visit their website.