The Citizen’s 2019 summer camp guide: Classes, camping and more

 Auburn Public Theater and Cayuga Community College will team this summer to offer a new Young Filmmakers Camp. Children ages 11 to 18 are invited to the camp, where they will make a film in one week using facilities at the college at the theater. Subjects to be covered include digital video cameras, non-linear editing, lighting, directing and storytelling. Children will also work with media professionals in writing, directing and producing. The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-12 for sixth, seventh and eighth graders, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-19 for high-school grades. There is a limit of 20 students per class. For more information, including pricing, call (315) 253-6669 or email janie@auburnpublictheater.org.

The theater will also offer a “Phantom of the Opera” Musical Theater Camp from July 22 through July 27. The first five days of the camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn, where participants in grades 3-12 can learn scenes from the musical and perform a showcase for friends and family Friday. Then, on Saturday, participants will travel to New York City via bus to see the show live on Broadway. For more information, including pricing, call (315) 253-6669 or visit auburnpublictheater.org.

• Also taking place at the theater will be Exchange Street Records Camp July 29 through Aug. 3. Participants in grades 7-12 will learn about playing in a rock band and writing music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, then perform with Perform 4 Purpose on the theater’s Main Stage Saturday. For more information, including pricing, call (315) 253-6669 or visit auburnpublictheater.org.

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