Summer art camp

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AGES: 5-12

 

HOURS: 8:30AM-4:30PM

 

BEFORE & AFTER CARE:

8:00-8:30 AM, 4:30-5:00 PM

$8/HALF HOUR

You must register for before or after care a week

prior to your camp start date, in person or by phone.

Full Days (5 day week)

$200/members | $235 non-members

Full Days (4 day week)

$160/members | $190 non-members

Half Days (5 day week) 

$125/members | $144 non-members

Half Days (4 day week)  

$100/members | $115 non-members

Camp pricing:

Please arrive 15 min early on the first day to fill out mandatory forms.

Wear clothes that can get messy.

All art materials are provided.

what to bring:

Morning and afternoon snacks, lunch, 

a water bottle and sunscreen.

No nuts or shellfish. No electronics

Alert staff of any allergies or

health concerns upon initial registration.

what not to bring:

weekly descriptions:

Art that Works!: Jun. 29-Jul. 3, 8:30am-4:30pm

(short week, no camp July 1st)

SC-01: Join us in the studio to make art in drawing, painting, printmaking and more. Make clay objects you can use like bowls and cups, and sculptures that wow! Weave an awesome tapestry, learn to make paper, and experiment with lots of new materials. Use your imagination to create amazing art, and design usable objects.

 

Wearable Art: July 6-10, 8:30am-4:30pm

SC-02: Design your own piece of wearable art, or cool piece of clothing! Explore self-portraits, drawing, performance, costume design, and photography. Use paint and papier-mâché to create backdrops and props, face paint and fabric to define a unique look, and a camera and lighting to take photos! Play with lots of different materials and find awesome ways to express yourself.

 

Mythical Creatures: July 13-17, 8:30am-4:30pm 

SC-03: Time to play, improvise and get messy! Let’s create mythical creatures, and tell stories! Be inspired through movement, famous characters, and your own imagination. Join us this week in a creative journey, and find your stories waiting to be told.

 

Nature Art: July 20-24, 8:30am-4:30pm

SC-04: Does the natural world mesmerize you? Reveal the secrets of the mysterious world around you through artistic expression! Take part in public art creation, building natural survival structures, sketching, sculpture, natural prints and dyes, portraiture, theatre, fresh air play, and obstacle course runs! Make art that is friendly to our environment and inspired by nature and your own imagination.

Contemporary Art: July 27-31, 8:30am-4:30pm

SC-05: See how artists connect with the world around them helping people see the world in new ways! Contemporary artists use many different materials to express their ideas. This week we will cover projects in drawing, sculpture, animation, video game art, collage, and public art! Learn about interesting artists of our time, collaborate with friends, and make your mark on the world.

 

Art that Works!: Aug. 4-7, 8:30am-4:30pm (short week)

SC-06: Join us in the studio to make art in drawing, painting, printmaking and more. Make clay objects you can use like bowls and cups, and sculptures that wow! Weave an awesome tapestry, learn to make paper, and experiment with lots of new materials. Use your imagination to create amazing art, and design usable objects.

 

 

Nature Art: Aug. 10-14, 8:30am-4:30pm

SC-07: Does the natural world mesmerize you? Reveal the secrets of the mysterious world around you through artistic expression! Take part in public art creation, building natural survival structures, sketching, sculpture, natural prints and dyes, portraiture, theatre, fresh air play, and obstacle course runs! Make art that is friendly to our environment and inspired by nature and your own imagination.

 

 

Best of Week: Aug. 17-21, 8:30am-4:30pm

SC-08: This week you will get to try the most popular projects from the whole summer. Explore many materials and ways of making. This week will surely get you inspired and will feature lots of fun activities and play!

Hours:

Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm

Saturdays: 10am-3pm

Please note we are closed during

all Holiday Weekends. 

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