2024 Culture Camp: Documentary Filmmaking: Culture and CommunityVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Monday, July 22 – Friday, August 2, 2024
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Daily
Register Now for Summer 2024!
In this two-week filmmaking camp, Kids TV producer Dan Gordon leads campers in creating an original documentary that explores how to use the power of film to make a meaningful impact in the world. This camp will bring students on exciting field trips into the Houston community where they will visit cultural landmarks and meet inspiring people from all walks of life.
From storyboarding to camera operation, campers will participate in every aspect of film production. At the end of camp, parents and community members are invited to a screening of the documentary that the students created.
Recommended for students ages 12–14.
Add-on: In our After-School A/V Club, campers will enjoy a snack and watch content related to the camp instruction, 3–5:30 p.m. daily.
Culture Camps FAQs
Session fee: $850 Members, $900 Members
This session fee covers the costs of field trips, equipment rentals, and software.
After-School A/V Club add-on fee: $70
"[My daughter] liked every part of the week. She became bereft Thursday afternoon knowing that it would come to an end." — Parent, Summer Camper
"How rewarding [it is] to find a place that brings the best of so many camps [...] and is able to also showcase the richness of Asia and its contributions." — Parent, Summer Camper
"My kids were very happy all week; every day for them was so much fun. They made very good friends. They enjoyed and appreciated the service and attention they received from each one of the instructors." — Parent, Summer Camper
Additional 2024 Sessions
Asia Society's Got Talent!
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14, 2024・9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Daily
Get inspired by traditional arts and pop culture of Asia, from Indian classical dance to K-pop! Learn about the history and backgrounds of various Asian performing arts while preparing for your own performance.
Recommended for students ages 6–9.
Rising Artists: The Nature of Symbols
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21, 2024・9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Daily
Dive into calligraphy traditions and learn how nature has influenced this art form across Asia and beyond. Learn different techniques, scripts, and tools to create your own expressive artwork.
Recommended for students ages 9–12.
Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12, 2024・9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Daily
Attention, artists and manga fanatics! Create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style, with opportunities for Beginner and Advanced students to bring their comics to life on paper and the web.
Recommended for students ages 9–14.
Education and Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas are presented by AARP. Generous funding also provided by Asia Chemical Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas). Free Thursday exhibition admission presented by Regions Bank. Additional support is provided by Cathay Bank Foundation, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, and the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas.
About Asia Society Texas
Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diverse perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating the vibrant diversity of Asia, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Spanning the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community — trusting in the power of art, dialogue, and ideas to combat bias and build a more inclusive society.
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