2020 Summer Camp

PowerUp USA is sponsored by Culture Blocks— a community partnership between ASC, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to bring arts and cultural experiences closer to where residents live. Culture Blocks is funded by Mecklenburg County.


4:00pm - 6:00pm Mondays & Wednesdays October 5, 2020 - December 9, 2020

Our Digital Film & Video program introduces the art of acting, screenwriting, camera operation, and digital editing to students ages 10 -17. Students are provided an encouraging and supportive arena in which to explore their creativity, improve communication, and learn scientific research skills. PowerUp accomplishes this mission by implementing several unique program elements including:
• Life is a World of Actors
• Film History & Scientific Research Education
• Storytelling Through Screenwriting
• ABC’s of Filmmaking
• Using Technology in the Film Process
• Creating Your Art
• Student Filmmaking Expo


4:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesdays & Thursdays October 6, 2020 - December 10, 2020

Is your youngster interested in computers, graphics, web design or gaming? Our youth coding camp is a great way to spark your child’s interest in STEAM and to get an early start at developing a truly valuable skill set. Our program covers the basics of HTML, CSS, and Cyber-Security. Each student will design a personal website and work in a group to create a corporate site for a local non-profit.