Summer at The Center

Welcome to Summer at The Center 2017!


2017 Summer at The Center workshops listed below:

Brazosport Center Stages (BCS)


48 hour cancellation notice please. No refunds will be given after workshop start date. To cancel, please call The Center Administrative office Monday thru Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at (979) 265-7661.

Gerrard Teen Guild Workshop- FULL
Students, 12–18 years old, have the option to participate in an intensive week of drama workshop culminating in a performance. Teens audition, build the set & costumes, gather and make props, learn theatrical make–up, hang lights, and learn both choreography and a part to perform on stage. Students bring jacket, 3-ring binder, a sack lunch & drink and wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center bag. Class size limited to 40.
ONE SESSION ONLY- June 5 through June 17 • 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fees: $175 both BCS members and non-members

Children’s Music Theater Workshop 
A fun–filled week of singing, acting, choreography & theater art for 7 (before the start of the workshop) to 12 years old. A complete musical production will be presented by the children on the final afternoon of each workshop week. Students must be able to read. Students bring a sack lunch & drink each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center bag. Class size limited to 40. 
$135 Non–BCS Members • $120 BCS Members
June 19 through June 23 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm
June 26 through June 30 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm


Children’s Drama Workshop
A 6–day total theater experience for 7–15 year olds culminating with a performance by the children on Saturday. Students must be able to read. Students should bring a sack lunch & drink each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center bag. Class size limited to 35.
$135 Non–BCS Members • $120 BCS Members
July 17 through July 22 • 9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
July 24 through July 29 • 9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.


Hey, teens!

If you are a high school student active in theatre and would like to assist the instructors during Summer Workshop sessions, please print out the application below, complete the form, and return it to The Center (Attn: Terri Martin) or mail to Terri Martin at 122 Juniper Street, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 by May 4, 2016.

Summer Workshop Helper Form 2017

All-Day Helpers: Two assistants will be hired for each workshop, to work from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Duties will include the following:

  • Checking attendance
  • Passing out and collecting materials
  • Monitoring participants’ activities
  • Helping with lights and/or sound
  • Managing props & costumes
  • Assisting the directors in their duties
  • Following directions given by the directors
  • Checking attendance at lunch time
  • Monitoring participants during their lunch time
  • Helping with set up and clean up for lunch
  • Following directions given by the directors

Professional Behavior: All helpers are expected to stay focused and on task for the entire time of duty. While on duty, helpers should not engage in off-task behavior, such as socializing, texting or talking on cell phones, horseplaying, misusing materials, or behaving in any manner considered by the directors, the producer, or by Center staff to be unprofessional. Helpers who engage in off-task or unprofessional behavior may be immediately released and will not be hired again to work for future BCS children’s workshops.

Compensation: Each helper will receive a pay check at the end of the week for which he/she works.

  • All-day helpers will receive a salary of $40.00 per day

Application & Selection: Anyone interested in working as a BCS Children’s Workshop Helper must submit a completed application. After the application deadline, the producer and directors will review the submitted applications and select personnel. The producer will contact all the applicants to inform them of their hiring status.

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science (BMNS )

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Kids ages 4-6 can experience the world around them through stories, crafts and other activities. Class size limited to 20. Summer at the Center bag available for additional $5.

4-6 year olds • 9:30a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
June 19 • Splish Splash
June 26 • Creepy Creatures
July 10 • Hop & Slither
Fee for each class:
$15 Non–BMNS Members
$10 BMNS Members

Fees: $15 Non–BMNS Members • $10 BMNS Members

BASF Planetarium (BP)


Exploring Science I

3-4 year olds (Limit 12 Students)
June 26-30 & July 17-21
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
$80 Non–BP Members
$70BP Patron level or higher
Exploring Science II
5-6 year olds (Limit 18 Students)
June 26-30 & July 17-21
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$80 Non–BP Members
$70BP Patron level or higher
The Art of Science
June 5-9 • 7-8 year olds
July 10-14 • 9-10 year olds
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$80 Non–BP Members
$70 BP Patron level or higher
(Limit 18 Students each session)




Brazosport Art League (BAL)

Summer Art Camp

Learn techniques such as drawing, watercolor & clay from a variety of experienced teachers. Class size limited to 20. Cost includes supplies and a Summer at the Center bag.

Session I • June 5-9
1st – 3rd grade • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
4th – 6th grade • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session II • July 10 – 14
1st – 3rd grade • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
4th – 6th grade • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$50 Non–BAL Members
$45 BAL Members