The Summer Arts Academy for VAPA students was amazing! We would like to congratulate and thank all the students, teachers, parents, and staff for a successful camp this year!
The SUHSD Summer Arts Academy was a FREE one-week camp offered each summer to Sweetwater Union High School District students that are currently enrolled in the arts. The camp celebrated the Visual Arts, Choir, Concert Band, Dance, Orchestra, Mariachi, Baile Folklórico, and Color Guard.
Once again, we would like to thank all the students that participated this year. Have a great summer break and see you next year!
The Summer Arts Academy deadline to register is today! The SUHSD Summer Camp for VAPA students is June 6 – 10, 2022 from 9AM – 3PM each day. The Summer Arts Academy will be held this year at Chula Vista High School. The SUHSD Summer Arts Academy is a FREE one week camp offered each summer to Sweetwater Union High School District students that are currently enrolled in the arts.
(Students must use their sweetwater.net emails to access the application.)
To register for the 2022 Summer Arts Academy, please click, here.
District Dance Concert is Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm
Location: Eastlake High School –
Ruth Chapman Performing Arts Center
(1120 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, 91915)
Featuring SUHSD’s middle and high school dance programs. Tickets are $5 and are only available in advance; please contact a Dance Teacher at your school.
If you cannot make it in person, please join us on our live-stream here on our new VAPA YouTube Channel.
Participating Schools: Bonita Vista High School, Castle Park High School, Chula Vista High School, Chula Vista Middle School, Eastlake High School, Olympian High School, Otay Ranch High School, and Sweetwater High School.
The 17th Annual Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Production Dates: July 24-27, 2019 / Wednesday – Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. At San Ysidro High School Dr. Maida Torres Stanovik Performing Arts Center (5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154) General admission is $10, Students & Seniors is $5. Limited Seating. Box office opens one hour prior to performance. Downloadable poster here.
Directed by Jose C. Lopez
Vocal Director: Michael Sakell
Music Director: Eric Mabrey
Choreographer: Valerie Ingram
Assistant Director: Jorge Rivas
Accompanist: Barbara Schroeder
Technical Director: Charles Batchman
Costumes: Hillary Hanns
Stager Manager: Zowie Rico
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials also supplied by MTI.
Pit Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule:
June 11th, 6pm-9pm at Olympian High School
June 16th, 6pm-9pm OHS
July 9th, 6pm-9pm OHS
July 13th, 9am-12noon OHS
July 15th, 9am-12:30pm at an Ysidro High School
July 16th, 9am-2pm SYH
July 19th, 5pm-9pm SYH
July 20th, 9am-5pm SYH
July 22nd, 5pm-9pm SYH
July 23rd, Dress Rehearsal 5pm-9pm
July 24th, Show call time 6pm-10pm
July 25th, Show call time 6pm-10pm
July 26th, Show call time 6pm-10pm
July 27th, Show cask time 1pm-5pm
July 27th, Pit unload and cast party 5pm-8pm
The Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy is a FREE one week learning opportunity offered each summer to Sweetwater Union High School District students in Visual and Performing Arts classes.
The 2019 Academy takes place at Chula Vista High School from June 10th through June 14th, 2019 from 9am-4pm, Monday thru Friday. Lunch will be served. Each day will be divided into 5 sessions including work specific to each discipline as well as leadership skills.
Interested students may apply below. Teachers from each of our school sites will then recommend students from the seven VAPA disciplines (Visual Art, Orchestra, Choir, Concert Band, Dance, Baile Folklorico, and Mariachi) to attend the Academy.
If you are interested in attending the Summer Arts Academy in 2019, please fill out this form AND turn in the printed part of the application to the VAPA Office. Make sure you have your parent’s permission to attend the entire week: June 10-14, 2019.
IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING SUMMER SCHOOL, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY. YOU CANNOT ATTEND BOTH SUMMER SCHOOL AND THE SUMMER ARTS ACADEMY.
Application deadline has passed
Click here to watch a short video on last year’s Summer Arts Academy at the Army Navy Academy.