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Summer Opportunities

BE THE STAR THAT YOU ARE this summer at the Carson Center!


Now On-Sale
Broadway Workshop at the Carson Center
June 10-14, 2019

Broadway Workshop, New York's Best Training for Young Actors, is a 5-day musical theatre intensive directed by Marc Tumminelli, owner of Broadway Workshop NYC.  Marc and a team of teaching professionals who have worked on Broadway and/or Broadway tours, will work with students ages 9-18 and of all levels of talent to help them advance their vocal, acting, and dance technique!  Past teachers include Jason Gotay (Bring it On), Tony nominee Taylor Louderman (Mean Girls), Jessica Lee Goldyn (Hello, Dolly!), and Erika Henningsen (Mean Girls) and many more!  Broadway Workshop returns to the Carson Center for its 8th year!

Give your child an exciting summer experience with professional artists, as the Carson Center connects them to their next stage!

CLICK to reserve your spot in the Carson Center's most anticipated summer program!   
*Registration form and additional information to follow.

Please contact Josh Morehead at jmorehead@thecarsoncenter.org or Mary Katz at mkatz@thecarsoncenter.org for more information.


Kids' Firework STEAM Camp - Did you know, the 4th of July is oozing with science?  Join us at The Carson Center on July 3, 2019 as we present Kids' Firework STEAM* Camp and Science Showcase featuring Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” of Hooked on Science. 
(*STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)

Kids’ Firework STEAM Camp will engage students in rising grades 3-5 in 6 hours of spectacular Fourth of July themed science experiments and activities that are sure to get them excited about science!

Participants will:
Create a 4th of July masterpiece
Capture the flag’s shadow
Launch a 4th of July water bottle rockets
Discover the science behind fireworks and more!

The camp day will culminate with the 4th of July Science Showcase, which takes place on the Carson Center Stage immediately following camp instruction at 3pm.  Family and friends are invited to this free event to watch student demonstrate their learning and perform experiments on the Carson Center stage.  During the showcase, participants will help “Mr. Science” by creating a Red, White, and Blue explosion and simulate fireworks with 4th of July streamers.  Following the showcase, camp participants will take the lead and guide and engage audience members in hands-on science stations which encourage fine motor and problem-solving skills.  Parents, enjoy a day of dining and shopping in downtown Paducah while your kids have a blast at The Carson Center!

Camp participation is open to students rising into grades 3-5.  Space is limited to 30 participants, and registrations will be accepted on a first come-first served basis.  The cost of the camp is $60 and includes all educational activities, snack and drink, take-home science bag with a special surprise from “Mr. Science,” and free admittance for friends and family to the Fourth of July Science Showcase on The Carson Center stage. 

We look forward to putting the STEAM in STEM this 4th of July!  To register, click the link below, or call the box office at 270-450-4444!


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