Summer Programs

Summer 2023 programs will be announced in March of 2023.

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Summer 2022

Trout Events

Carlisle Summer Fair Community Day at The Trout Gallery

Sunday June 26

11AM-3PM

Join The Trout Gallery for live music, a bounce house, refreshments, art activities and tours of current exhibitions.  Trout Gallery exhibition tours 12PM and 2PM. FREE and open to the public.  Held indoors in the event of rain.

Trout Workshops 

Bring your day camp, club, or organization for a 1.5 hours workshop during select summer weeks.  All workshops include a hands-on activity.  Individual workshops are offered free of charge. Summer visit availability depends upon the status of COVID-19 in our area and may be subject to change as local conditions change.

Programs

Begins June 20th:

Window on the World: From majestic mountains to dried-up deserts, the windows in this program show us worlds where up is down and big is small. 

Begins July 18th:

Fantastic Beasts: Explore a wild menagerie of creatures from around the world and throughout time in this animal-inspired adventure.

Summer programs are offered on the following dates:
June 20-23
June 28th, 30th and July 1st
July 6-8
July 25-29th
To Register: 
  • Email Heather Flaherty, Curator of Education at flaherth@dickinson.edu
  • Call: (717) 245-1492

Day Camps

Availability depends upon the status of COVID-19 in our area.

The Trout Gallery partners with Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) and the Carlisle Parks and Recreation Department to offer full-day camp experiences.  During selected weeks, campers will spend a half day at The Trout Gallery and a half day at the partnering institution.  Contact the partner institution for details and registration.* 

*Full scholarships available for the CALC camps. Ask for more information when registering. 

Parks and Rec Camps:

WINDOW ON THE WORLD

June 27 and 29th

Ages: 5-12

From majestic mountains to dried-up deserts, the windows in this program show us worlds where up is down and big is small. 

FANTASTIC BEASTS

Ages: 5-12

July 18 and 20

Explore a wild menagerie of creatures from around the world and throughout time in this animal-inspired adventure.

To register:

Registration opens Saturday, April 2nd

CALC Camps: 

NATURE HUNT:

June 13-17

9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Ages: 5-8

How many different ways can you use nature to make art? Grind it up, stick it in a bottle, and put it in a frame in this surprising class about unusual ways to combine nature and art.

WEATHER READER:

July 11-15


9 a.m.–3 p.m.


New Age Range: 5-12


What do words and storms and dirt all have in common? Come find out in this nature-inspired class based on the exhibition of artworks by Eleanor Conover on view at The Trout Gallery.

To register for programs: