Summer Camp 2024 

All Beginner Classes. No Experience Required.* Small classes so Enroll Early.
Existing students please call to enroll.

Create Your Own Schedule. 
Take one class or connect multiple classes such as  morning, lunch and afternoon classes to create your own 1 to 6 hour day camp experience. 
Scroll down for a complete list of camp classes, or check out a comprehensive list of our regular recurring evening schedule of classes.  

Summer Camp 2024

Film and Acting Camp

Film & Acting
Ages 8 to 14
Monday - Friday

 9am to 12pm daily
June 24 – 28
Tuition $200 each
 1 -week session 

Tuition $375 each
2-week sessions
 June 10 – 21
July 8 – 19
July 22 – Aug 2
August 5 – 16

DESCRIPTION:
Students will have a blast as they explore fun and innovative ways to complete a short. Students will learn acting for film, auditioning for film, script reading, rehearsals, and table reading. Students will also learn the production side of filmmaking, including shooting, lighting, and directing.

No previous experience required.

kids drumming

Music & Arts Adventure Camp

Ages 5 to 11
Monday - Friday
Tuition: $160 week

9am to 12pm
June 10 – 14 (FULL)
June 24 – 28
July 22 – 26

 1pm to 4pm 
June 17 – 21
July 15 – 19
July 29 – August 

DESCRIPTION: Campers will enjoy daily introductions in a variety of Music & Arts related activities including music (ukulele, guitar, drums, drum circles, percussions, piano, etc), drama, dance, arts and crafts, storytelling and more. There will be different experiences each week so students may choose to attend more than one of the weekly sessions.

No previous experience required.

kids art of fish

ART

Ages 5 to 11
 Monday – Friday
Tuition: $160 week

1 pm to 4 pm
June 10 – 14: Art Through the Eyes of the Masters

9 am to 12 pm
June 17 – 21: Landscapes & Horizons
July 8 – 12: Still Life and Observational Drawing
July 15 – 19: Cartoon & Fantasy
July 29 – August 2: Charcoal & Pastels
August 5 – 9: Textures and Mixed Media
Aug 12 – 16: Student's Choice - Students will work independently on their project of choice.

DESCRIPTION: Campers get creative as we focus on drawing skills and introduce different media such as pastel, watercolor, markers and colored pencils. We'll explore the theme of the day as we touch on a little of everything including abstract, realism and expressionism! Each week will have a different theme and focus with a final masterpiece!

Each student will be receive age appropriate instruction and outcomes in a group setting.
This a no pressure, creative environment.

All Supplies Provided. No experience required. 

kids abstract art of a tiger

ART

Ages 8 to 14
Monday - Friday  
Tuition: $160 week

1 pm to 4 pm 
June 17 – 21: Landscapes & Horizons
June 24 – 28: Watercolor
July 8 – 12: Still Life and Observational Drawing
July 15 – 19: Cartoon & Fantasy
July 22 – 26: Acrylic Painting
July 29 – August 2: Charcoal & Pastels
August 5 – 9: Textures and Mixed Media
August 12 – 16: Student's Choice - Students will work independently on their project of choice.

DESCRIPTION: Campers get creative as we focus on drawing skills and introduce different media such as pastel, watercolor, markers and colored pencils. We'll explore the theme of the day as we touch on a little of everything including abstract, realism and expressionism! Each week will have a different theme and focus with a final masterpiece!

Each student will be receive age appropriate instruction and outcomes in a group setting.
This a no pressure, creative environment.

All Supplies Provided. No experience required. 

kids singing

Vocal Performance and Recording Ages 5 to 12
and
Ages 12 to 17

 Monday – Friday 1pm to 3pm

Tuition $160 week

Choose one week or multiple weeks:

June 10 – 14
June 24 – 28
July 8 – 12
July 15 – 19
July 22 – 26
July 29 – August 2
August 5 – 9
August 12 – 16

DESCRIPTION: The energy and camaraderie that comes from learning to sing in a group environment make for an unbeatable experience.
During this fun and engaging group course, students:
• Learn proper vocal technique
• Learn vocal care
• Improve sense of pitch
• Learn to blend voices
• Learn to harmonize
• Improve rhythm & timing
• Gain an understanding of performance, delivery, projection, and stage presence
• Combat stage fright with the help of new friends
• Have lots of fun
This class is for anyone who enjoys performing and singing.

No experience required!



boy and girl playing piano

Intro to Piano

Ages 5 to 11
and
Ages 12 to 17

Monday - Friday
3pm to 4pm

TUITION: $175 week
Popular Class - Enroll Early! Limited spots per session.

June 10 – 14
June 24 – 28
July 8 – 12
July 15 – 19
July 22 – 26
July 29 – August 2
August 5 – 9
August 12 – 16

DESCRIPTION: Curious about piano? This is a perfect opportunity to get a sneak peek at our recurring weekly group piano classes without the month long commitment. Learn the basics in this beginner intro class while working individually and together to complete activities and play theory games.

No previous experience required.

Intro to band boy singing with guitar and girl drumming

NEW CLASS!!
Intro to  Band*

Ages 10 to 17
Minimum of 6 months experience required.
 
Monday – Friday
1 pm to 3pm

TUITION: $160 week

June 10 – 14
June 24 – 28
July 8 – 12
July 22 – 26
August 5 – 9
August 12 – 16

NO BEGINNERS 
Students must currently take music lessons and enroll with instructor consent or have  a minimum of 6 months previous experience.

DESCRIPTION: Calling Singers and Musicians. Grab your instrument, join our band, and take your playing to the next level. Musical Bands are essential to helping students improve and develop as musicians and are one of the most rewarding experiences young musicians can experience.

Interact and perform with other musicians
improve improvisation skills
sharpen listening skills master major skills.

Must bring your own instrument except piano and drums.

Minimum 6 months experience!

keyboards, guitar player and vocal singer

One-on-One
Private Lessons

Ages 11 and up

TUITION:
60 min.: $300 week
45 min: $235 week

Monday - Friday  
9pm to 12pm 

Limited Private lesson morning slots are open for guitar, ukulele, drums, saxophone, baritone horn, piano, voice and music and lyric songwriting).
Please reach out to admin for availability.
call, text 210-748-5599 or email admin@blackboxmusicarts.com

No Summer Registration fee!

Kids Singing

Regular weekly recurring classes

Group Piano
Private Guitar
Private Ukulele
Private Trombone
Private Saxophone
Private Bass
Private Baritone Horn
Private Vocals (singing)
Private Art
Acting: Mondays 6 - 8 pm
Private Acting: Saturdays
Little Kids Art: Wednesdays 4:45 to 5:45pm
Kids Art: Wednesdays 6 to 7:30pm
Kids Art: Saturday 2 to 4pm
Teen Art: Saturday 12 to 2pm
Summer Art: Thursdays 6 to 7:30pm

CAMP TERMS: These are terms addendum to our standard studio terms
All standard studio terms apply and can be found here.

MUST HAVES - WATER & CLOSED TOE SHOES!
Please send a refillable water bottle for all classes, no matter the duration.
Send a snack for classes lasting 2 hours or more. (nothing messy)
NO open toed shoes and dress appropriate for our natural outdoor setting with common outdoor nuisances such as prickly plants, insects and the hot sun.  
Bring a light jacket or sweater. Classrooms may be chilly to some.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT All camps are subject to a minimum enrollment of students in order to proceed. If class is cancelled, on option to transfer to another class or receive a full refund will be provided. 

B.Y.O. Lunch Bring your own lunch and beverages and snacks. Please try and avoid messy items.  Refrigerator is available. 

100% POTTY TRAINED 
All students must be fully capable of utilizing the restroom without assistance (potty trained). No faculty assistance will be provided in the restroom. If your child presents signs of not being fully capable of using facilities without assistance, you will be contacted to pick them up and no refund will be provided.

DROP-OFF and PICK-UP
We are not a childcare facility and do not have staff available to supervise students outside of their scheduled class times. Students may not be dropped off more than 10 minutes prior to the start of their scheduled class and should be picked up on time. 

NO EARLY DROP OFF OR LATE PICK UP
We are NOT offering before or after care with the exception of supervised lunch at 12 p.m. for qualified students* We do not offer early drop off. Please do not drop  your student more than 10 minutes prior to class start time. Pick up should take place promptly at the end of the scheduled class. We do not have staff available to supervise children outside of the classroom. Late pick ups are charged.

STUDENT DROP OFF AND RELEASE
DAY ONE: For your child's safety, make sure your child is escorted into the building on the first day.
EACH DAY AFTER: you may drop off and pick up at the patio deck. We will not release your children if we cannot see who is picking them up. Please pick up at the patio.
If a parent or guardian not listed on the original registration form will be picking your child up, please notify us at drop off.

TARDIES or  ABSENCES
Students who are late, accept the remaining time of their lesson as a lesson in full. There are no refunds or make ups for missed classes.

BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH - ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ONLY*
12 pm to 1 pm is applicable as an paid add-on for qualified students who attend classes ending at 12 pm or are attending classes beginning at 1 pm. No other students are eligible to be dropped off at lunch.

CLASS CANCELLATION & CHANGES
We apologize for any inconvenience, however, classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met. BlackBox reserves the right to cancel classes when necessary, as well as change time, dates of class offerings. If a class is cancelled, or changed, every effort will be made to notify participants by phone/text, and/or email prior to the first session. For cancelled classes, a full refund will be given or participant may request to be transferred to another class on a space–available basis or funds may be put on account for future classes. 

NO REFUND POLICY
Most classes depend on a minimum of 3 student in order to proceed. Your registration and tuition help us make the determination to proceed with the class, reserve your child’s place in a camp session and allow BlackBox Music & Arts to purchase supplies and contract staff. All camp tuition is non-refundable (with the exception of class cancellation) so please read all policies, time, dates etc. carefully prior to registration

YES, it is possible that classes may be transferred or gifted to other family or friends with advanced notice, the proper completion of a new registration form by the new student's guardian prior to the beginning of camp. Please contact administration 210-748-5599.

REMOVAL FROM CLASS
BlackBox Music & Arts reserves the right to ask any student, enrolled in any class or program, to leave the property if they: are disruptive or interfere with the safety of others, consistently debate or argue with the instructor, disrespect or abuse of instructor or interference with instruction, act out in any manner not acceptable to staff, or if parental/guardian are in non-compliance with stated policies.

Classes are designed based on age related criteria. Removal from class may occur if student is found to be under the age of class requirement or not fully potty trained. There will be no refunds or credits if removal occurs– no exceptions.

PRICING ERRORS & ORDER CANCELLATION
BlackBox reserves the right to adjust pricing in case of listed errors, can cancel orders and refund customers' money because of pricing errors (or for any reason). No discounts will be given for listed pricing errors.

ABOUT

Founded in 2015, Family owned and operated by retired San Antonio Fire Department EMS LT. Dwayne Toler, and his wife, visual artist Susan A. Toler. BlackBox Music & Arts is a creative space where performing and visual artists gather to learn, collaborate, celebrate and contemplate; are encouraged to reach their full potential; and are challenged to a higher standard.

CONTACT US

EMAIL: admin@blackboxmusicarts.com
PHONE: 210.748.5599
1401 Dezarae #6
San Antonio TX 78253

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