Culpeper County & State Theatre Partner for Summer Programs

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016

Culpeper Parks & Recreation and The State Theatre of Culpeper Partner to Offer Summer Camps for Kids

Registration for Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Camps is Open

Culpeper, VA – May 17, 2016 – The State Theatre of Culpeper on Main Street (the Premier Venue of the Virginia Piedmont) and Culpeper County Parks and Recreation have partnered to provide Culpeper citizens, and those throughout the Piedmont region, with theatre and visual arts summer camps offerings for children grades rising 2nd through rising 9th.

Registration for these summer camps is OPEN and can be accessed through the Culpeper County Parks and Recreation activity registration page: https://apm.activecommunities.com/culpepercopandr/Home, and in person at The State Theatre Box Office located at 305 South Main St., Culpeper, Va.

Summer Break Camps are operated out of The State Theatre and led by The State Theatre staff and Piedmont Players theatre group instructors. The camps will cover a variety of topics in creative drama, acting, improvisation, and visual art techniques. Camps begin June 6th and run through July 29th and offer half-day, full-day and extended-day options: 9:00am – 12:45pm, 1:15pm – 4:30pm or 9:00am – 4:30pm, with before and after care provided at an additional cost.

Questions about course offerings and details of each camp may be directed to The State Theatre, Education Coordinator, Tara Moylan, at 540-812-5629 x100, and information about registration may be directed to Culpeper County Parks & Recreation at 540-727-3412. For an overview of the summer camp program, review this letter from Steven Barker, Executive Director of The State Theatre, and registration packet: 

The State Theatre of Culpeper – “We have your tickets waiting!”

Settled along Main Street, Culpeper, and tucked into the heart of the Virginia Piedmont, the State Theatre stands firm in its vision to “Showcase the Arts to Everyone!”, and in a way that captures the passions and interests of the entire regional community. With a rich history dating back to 1938, the State Theatre has been renovated, preserved and enhanced, and today boasts a beautiful 493-seat live theatre, with contemporary and restored historic features, and is listed on the State and National

Registers of Historic Places. The State Theatre is home to more than 150 educational and entertaining events every year, for all ages and all walks of life, and strives to bring the arts to every resident of the Virginia Piedmont in an inclusive, accessible and sustainable way! For more information, visit www.culpepertheatre.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StateTheatreFoundation/events.