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These programs are managed and coordinated by The Arts Alliance.
Deerfield Township partners with The Arts Alliance to offer arts programming for the community.

About The Arts Alliance
The Arts Alliance is dedicated to bringing the best possible arts programming to Warren County region and the surrounding area. Our focus is centered on developing programming that includes collaborative efforts and partnerships with our schools, local organizations, businesses, and the community.

The Arts Alliance Contact Information
Meredith Raffel, Executive Director

Summer Art Camps
  • The camps below are for youth entering K through 8th grade in the Fall. Please see camp details for camp specific grade levels.
  • Each camp is designed around a weekly theme that explores various art mediums, including visual and performing arts.
  • All Arts Alliance camps welcome both boys and girls.

Camp Staff
  • These camps are managed and staffed by The Arts Alliance instructors, volunteers, and outside contractors.
  • Camp instructors are 18 years of age or older and undergo a background check.
  • For questions regarding The Arts Alliance Camps, please contact Meredith Raffel at 513-309-8585 or

PLEASE READ: Grade Information
  • Please note that the system automatically rolls up your child's grade on June 1st each year.
  • If you are entering your household information during the school year and prior to June 1st, please enter the grade that they are currently enrolled in.
  • Errors in your child's age or grade can effect your ability to register.
  • Our instructors may allow some flexibility on age/grade requirements. If you have questions, please feel free to call The Arts Alliance at 513.309.8585.

Medical Conditions (Allergies, Medications, etc.)
  • Your child's safety is important to us. Please be sure to include all medical conditions (ex: allergies, asthma, dietary restrictions, medications) that you feel we should be aware of on your child's account information. This will be pulled into your child's registration so that our staff may review it prior to camp.
  • Changes made on your account to your child's medical information must be made by the Wednesday prior to camp. Please notify The Arts Alliance at 513.309.8585 if you make a change after the Wednesday prior to camp so that our rosters can be updated.
  • The Arts Alliance staff are not permitted to administer medication. If your child needs medication during program hours, staff may hold the medication until the child asks for it. Staff can not be responsible for reminding children of medication times or the administration of any medication.
  • The Arts Alliance values all children. If your child needs special assistance during program hours, please speak call Meredith at 513.309.8585 so that we may work together to determine feasible accommodations and to ensure a positive experience for your child.

Check In/Out
  • Children must be signed in and out each day.
  • Children may only be picked up by an Authorized Adult indicated on the child's member information for your household account. For additions and changes of Authorized Adults after the start of camp, please bring a note signed by the parent/guardian.
  • A valid photo ID is required at the time of pick up.
  • For camps at Cottell Park, please sign in and out from the Arts Bungalow or Snyder House. (location will be indicated on your registration)

What Should I Bring/Wear to Camp?
  • Due to the outdoor and hands-on activities of our camps, please have campers wear comfortable clothes that may get dirty and messy.
  • Small bag/backpack to carry your snack and water
  • Water bottle
  • Non-perishable snack
  • Comfortable tennis shoes/sneakers

What Should I Leave at Home?
  • Toys
  • Electronic entertainment (mp3 players, handheld games, etc.)
  • Cell Phones - The Arts Alliance prefers that cell phones be left at home. We understand that certain circumstances require that your child have a cell phone with them. We have a "Cell Phone Drop Box" on site for cell phones to be stationed during camp time.
  • Knives, guns, or weapons of any kind
  • Fire-making devices (matches, sparkers, lighters, etc.)
  • Campers are responsible for their own items. Staff cannot be responsible for carrying or ensuring safe-keeping of personal items.

Registration for Arts Alliance Camps
Registration opens for Residents and Non-Residents on March 1st.
*Please note that these camps require a minimum number of participants.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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Songwriting Camp 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
We will explore creative expression through fun writing games and prompts, piano and guitar tutorials, vocal coaching, and group collaboration. You will learn how to craft song lyrics and set music to your words.
Registration is available for Residents from 03/01/2018 to 06/15/2018
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Cartooning Minecraft, Manga & More 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
12 seat(s) available
This week campers will create projects based on pop culture icons as well as learn various cartoon drawing techniques and make 3D clay models. Original cartoon designs will also be encouraged and fostered as their confidence grows.
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Playwriting & Performance Camp 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kings Mills Elementary - Room 102
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
18 seat(s) available
The play's the thing! Write, produce, and star in your own play! Throughout the week campers will create their own characters and story lines, play spontaneous improv games and co-create music.The final day culminates in a performance showcase.
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Crochet, Sew, Stitch, and Yarn 
N/A  1 - 8  MTuWThF  07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
7 seat(s) available
Crocheting, sewing, stitching, using a sewing machine, weaving, and more! Expand your creative repertoire and learn the value of working with your hands as you make pillows, stuffed animals, dream catchers, and anything else you can imagine!
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Restaurant Camp 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kings Mills Elementary - Room 103
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
15 seat(s) available
What can you do with a cardboard box? How about creating a kid-size restaurant from the ground up! Campers will decide what business suits them whether it be a pizzeria, a coffee shop, a bakery! Campers will create name, logo, slogans, menus, and more!
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Fairy Camp 
N/A  K - 3  MTuWThF  07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
Fairytastic Fairy Camp! Calling all Fairies, Good-Fellows, Pixies and Sprites! Fairy Camp is back! Daily art projects include creating ALL things Fairy - wands, garden, and much more! Fun artsy fun, reading, and play. Dress up is highly encouraged.
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Painting and Drawing 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
6 seat(s) available
Love to Paint and Draw? This is the camp for you! Campers will explore color theory, mixing colors, enjoy their own sketch book and explore all of the many aspects of drawing and painting to create the most amazing finished projects.
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Science and Song 
N/A  3 - 8  MTuWThF  07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell: Bungalow - Room 1
$110.00 Res, $110.00 Non-Res
19 seat(s) available
Create movie sound effects with just a slinky. Turn a spoon into a gong. Singing balloons anyone? Experiment with us as we explore the world of sound. From vibrations to sound waves, music is science and we can't wait to explore it with you!
Registration is available for Residents from 03/01/2018 to 06/19/2018
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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