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Little Artist Camps (Ages 5 – 9)

Artistic Chefs Camp

Ages: 5 - 9
Instructor: Emily Howard
$70.00/members, $90.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Create art that looks good enough to eat! We’ll draw inspiration from artists like Wayne Theibaud, who use food as subject matter. Campers will prepare various delectable “meals” for the eyes using a variety of art materials and techniques. We’ll also experiment with and discuss edible art. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Beach Vacation Camp

Ages: 5 - 9
Instructor: Sharon Theard
$70.00/members, $90.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have fun in the sun with this beach-themed camp! We’ll create sea creatures likes jellyfish, sharks, crabs, and starfish, “cool off” with crafted popsicles, make sandcastle sand art, and more! Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

 

 

Every Day is a Holiday! Camp

Ages: 5 - 9
Instructor: Sharon Theard
$70.00/members, $90.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrate your favorite holidays all week long in this festive camp!  We’ll trap a leprechaun, spin a spooky spider web, and make a Valentine butterfly.  Every day is a new celebration – come have a party at this camp! Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Flower Power Camp

Ages: 5 - 9
Instructor: Sharon Theard
$70.00/members, $90.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lilies, roses, and poppies, oh my! This camp will celebrate the blooms of summer with flower paintings, crafts, and even a butterfly no-sew pillow! Explore many ways to make beautiful bouquets! Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Painter's Studio Camp

Ages: 5 - 9
Instructor: Emily Howard
$70.00/members, $90.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018 Monday 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Join us for a fun multimedia and multi-sensory playful exploration of painting! Campers will express themselves through color, movement, and unhindered creativity. Experiment with captivating painting techniques that can be applied to all kinds of artistic-creations. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Youth Camps (Ages 7 – 12)

Art Around Town Camp Sculpting & Shaping Week

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer, Natalie Tritt
$175.00/members, $200.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018 Monday 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM

Members of any participating organization may receive member pricing.

Art Around Town is a collaboration between the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, the YMCA, and Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum. This camp combines exciting arts experiences with physical activities, both indoors and outdoors!  Participants will be introduced to art instruction including drawing, painting, sculpture and building, using new and recycled materials to create, and see nature as an artist views it.  Throughout the day, YMCA staff will lead energizing physical games and activities. Daily drop-off/pick-up location is the Fitton Family YMCA; transportation to other locations is provided. Campers should pack a lunch to bring each day.

 

 

 

Art Around Town Camp Sketching & Painting Week

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer, Natalie Tritt
$175.00/members, $200.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 Monday 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM

Members of any participating organization may receive member pricing.

Art Around Town is a collaboration between the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, the YMCA, and Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum. This camp combines exciting arts experiences with physical activities, both indoors and outdoors!  Participants will be introduced to art instruction including drawing, painting, sculpture and building, using new and recycled materials to create, and see nature as an artist views it.  Throughout the day, YMCA staff will lead energizing physical games and activities. Daily drop-off/pick-up location is the Fitton Family YMCA; transportation to other locations is provided. Campers should pack a lunch to bring each day.

 

 

 

Claymation Creations Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Sally Runge
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018 Monday 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

If you have ever wondered how claymation and animations are created, join us at this exciting summer camp! Campers will create 3D characters, sets, and drawings for filming their very own stop-motion videos. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for a series of short film screenings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaleidoscope of Color Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 Monday 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Immerse yourself in a world of beautiful colors! This camp will teach the basics of creating mosaics using a variety of unique materials. Campers will have the opportunity to both design their own individual mosaics and work with a group to create a large-scale mosaic. We will use a variety of tesserae from stone, glass, and ceramic, to recycled bottle caps! Learn basic design elements needed in creating mosaics such as how to cut and shape tiles and how to grout a finished artwork. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

 

 

Musical Theater Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Alison Rampa
$175.00/members, $200.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/16/2018 - 07/27/2018 Monday 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Note: This camp is two weeks long

Do you dream of Broadway? Obsessed with musicals? Love singing and dancing? Find your inner superstar this summer in Musical Theater Camp. In this camp, you will learn about various age-appropriate musicals. Discover how to perform, develop acting skills, and learn how to overcome stage fright! Each camper will participate in a showcase at the end of the camp which will include opportunities for acting, singing and dancing. Gain confidence, prepare for future auditions, or just have fun this summer in Musical Theater Camp. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on the final Friday for a performance.

Noteworthy Novelists Camp: Creative Writing from Brainstorming to Books

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Laura Leavitt
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 Monday 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Creative storytellers will spend a week playing imaginative improv games, dreaming up their own magical universe, and writing stories about their own unique characters and settings. Lessons on details, dialogue, and plot will help campers become stronger writers, both in creative work and their future schoolwork. Campers will spend time learning how to make their own books to showcase illustrations and stories at the end of the week. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for a “book release” party.

 

Plucky Printmakers Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Billy Simms
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 Monday 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ever make a beautiful drawing or painting, but wish you could have more than one copy? If so, then this is the camp for you! Join us to experience the exciting artform of printmaking using a real printing press! Campers will learn several printmaking techniques in this camp including relief printing (carving into a flat surface) and monotype printing (creating unique, one-of-a-kind prints.) Campers will have the opportunity to draw on and create collages from their prints. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

 

 

STEAM Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Emily Howard
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018 Monday 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Delve into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, using Art as your vehicle. Campers will problem-solve to create feats of physics, invent new solutions to real-world problems, and use art to change ideas and the world around them. Campers will have the opportunity to both create individual projects and collaborate with a group. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

 

 

 

Sock-It-To Me Camp

Ages: 7 - 12
Instructor: Sharon Theard
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018 Monday 09:30 AM - 12:30 AM

Learn to upcycle socks to create your very own fun and furry friends! We’ll craft our own stuffed animals, including an owl, octopus and shark! We’ll also make a horse to ride and play with  puppets! Get ready to have SEW much fun! Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Teen Camps (Ages 12 – 18)

Express Yourself: Creative Writing and Storytelling Camp

Ages: 12 - 18
Instructor: Laura Leavitt
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018 Monday 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Creative storytellers will discuss how to become writers through practical writing habits, advice from expert writers, and even a game or two to promote our creativity. Lessons on details, dialogue, and plot will help campers become stronger writers. We'll use the college technique of writer's workshop to improve our work and learn about constructive criticism. We'll put together our own magazine before the end of the week. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for a “magazine release” party.

 

 

Hot off the Press! Printmaking for Teens Camp

Ages: 12 - 18
Instructor: Billy Simms
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 Monday 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Have you ever created a cool drawing, illustration, or doodle, but wished you could have more than one copy to sell or share with friends and family? If so, then this is the camp for you! Join us to experience the retro artform of printmaking using a real printing press. In this camp you will learn several printmaking techniques including relief printing (carving into a flat surface) and monotype printing (creating unique, one-of-a-kind prints.) Discover how to make your own holiday/birthday cards, posters, and collages. Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.

Pop Art Camp

Ages: 12 - 18
Instructor: Chrissy Collopy
$105.00/members, $125.00/non-members

Summer Camps 2018 :
06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 Monday 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

What's new, fresh, in-your-style, and cool? Let's create a visual mashup of pop culture and ideas using paint and collage materials! Learn how to create a composition using the principles and elements of art. Discover how to use color theory to create eye-popping imagery. Explore acrylic paint (including color mixing, and brush techniques) and collage materials (including textures, layering, gluing). Find your unique artistic voice this summer! Parents and guardians are invited to join us during the last thirty minutes of camp on Friday for an art show.