Written By: Samantha Crawford  |  May 19, 2020
In healthcare, misinformation can be as deadly as the most serious disease – and spread just as quickly. On May 8th Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York reported that the original perception that COVID-19 did NOT affect children was incorrect. There is now evidence that it has caused severe illness in children with symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease and toxic shock-like syndromes, with recent deaths reported and others being investigated. This has been corroborated by Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Dr. Robert Redfield of the United States Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the heads of other reporting agencies. Talk to your child’s doctor to get the facts about COVID-19.
Safer At Home remains the official guidance for your children’s welfare. Although this is not the summer to socialize face to face, it is more important than ever to create opportunities for children to feel normal, to do things that help make them feel happy, provide them with healthy outlets, and to socialize online with other children in a safe, well-structured environment. To fill this gap, camps like Performing Arts Workshops have pivoted from in-person to online programs and are also offering financial aid packages to families experiencing hardships.
At Performing Arts Workshops for example, the PAW Team has created a Sibling 2 for 1 Tuition for kids who will take camp together, sharing one device. PAW also offers an Ambassador Scholarship Program in addition to other special discounts and Free Day Passes to help parents maximize their savings even more! 
“All of us at PAW are committed to delivering your family our mission of ensuring that all school-aged children are provided the opportunity to experience the life affirming benefits of an affordable arts education. We are offering 8 one week sessions beginning June 15th through August 7th. Many of your favorite PAW teachers will be here with us via Zoom teaching curriculum from eight of our student’s all-time favorite musicals. Each session is Monday thru Friday and you can choose from our “Partial Day” of one workshop per day, “Half Day” of two workshops per day or even our “Full Day” with three workshops per day. PAW has created a schedule where kids will log on and off providing time for snacks, rest periods, lunch and restroom breaks. We are including group Chit-Chat sessions and End Of Day Hurrays which will inspire each child, leaving them feeling happier and more connected every day that they participate. The way we spend time with friends and family, birthday celebrations, and holidays have become virtual…and so will PAW!”
Trusted for over 30 years, PAW’s award-winning camps for kids ages 5-14 are going online this summer! PAW’s Virtual Summer Camp will include workshops in Acting, Singing, Dance, Guitar, Magic, Comedy, & Debate For Kids! 
For camp information check out our website at
Performing Arts Workshops ~ the ultimate ARTS experience.
Part Art…Part Play…ALL FUN!
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