Dutchess Arts Camp, Poughkeepsie


Poughkeepsie Campus, Ages 4-12
Dutchess Arts Camp at Poughkeepsie Day School

Session 1: July 10 – July 14, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Session 2: July 17 – July 21, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Session 3: July 24 – July 28, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Session 4: July 31 – August 4, 2017

See details and pricing below. Full payments only online. Please call the office for deposit or balance payments.


Product Description

Poughkeepsie Campus, For Ages 4-12
Weekly, July 10th – August 4th, 2017
Dutchess Arts Camp at Poughkeepsie Day School
260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie

A beautiful facility including state-of-the-art James Earl Jones Theater, air-conditioned studios, plus lovely outdoor spaces – courtyards, playgrounds, and wooded walking paths. The perfect location to inspire imagination. Join us for one week, two, three, or all four!

Session 1: July 10 – July 14, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
– Our heroes are people who make a difference. This week, DAC explores what life is like through the eyes of heroes. Mighty feats of the mind and body are our strong suit, and we know heroes can wear some unique suits!

Session 2: July 17 – July 21, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Let’s Go Crazy – This week, DAC jumps into activities that are creatively combined together to offer unheard of artistic expressions!

Session 3: July 24 – July 28, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Around the World in a Day – All the world’s a stage- or palette- this week as DAC explores the art of faraway lands. Bringing elements of international styles and art forms together is the perfect way to spend not just the day, but the week!

Session 4: July 31 – August 4, 2017
Sign o’ the Times – DAC takes our art to different times this week as we explore what art once was, what art is, and what art will be when we make it ourselves! Come see how we change art, and how art changes us!

Director Keith Swingle
Keith Swingle is looking forward to his 18th summer in tie-dye as part of the DAC family! He is ecstatic to be back serving as DAC- Poughkeepsie’s director for the 4th summer, and can’t wait to see what wondrous masterpieces the campers bring to life. During the school year, Keith teaches 8th grade ELA in Yonkers, New York. He grew up in the Hudson Valley, and is a 2002 graduate of Arlington High School, a 2006 graduate from SUNY Albany, and earned his MAT from SUNY New Paltz in 2008.

Full-day 9:00-4:30pm
members: $345/wk • non-members $365/wk

Half-day 9:00-1:00pm (Limited Space, for Campers Ages 4 – 5 only)
members: $180/wk • non-members $200/wk

Please note: To receive reduced member pricing on courses and camps, click the “Become a Member” button below to purchase your annual membership at a minimum Orange Level, or above. Your membership is valid through the end of the calendar year.

Early Drop-Off
7:30-8:45am • $10/day (call our office to arrange, 845.471.7477)
Late Pick-up
4:45-5:45pm • $10/day (call our office to arrange, 845.471.7477)

To register multiple children, please complete a full registration for each child separately. We require a medical release form be filled for each child.

Payments, Cancellations and Refunds
Registration requires a non-refundable $100.00 deposit for each week per child. Balances are due by June 20th. There are no refunds after June 20th.
Online system allows for full payments only. To make a deposit payment, please send in your registration by check or call the office for payment by credit card.
All registrations after June 20th must be paid in full.
A $20.00 administrative fee will be charged for all registration changes after June 20th or for not submitting a Medical Release Form prior to the start of camp.
No reduction of camp fees can be made for missed days/weeks due to camper’s absence.

Partial scholarships are available to those in economic need. Please email for an application or call Mill Street Loft ARTS at 845.471.7477.