Summer Art Camps

Summer Art Camps

2019 Themes

All weeks are 5 day week camps except July 1- July 3*
All Camps are for Ages 6-14
June 24- June 28: "WORLD OF WIZARDS" Theme

(For this whole week, we are plunging into the magical world. Through painting, sculpture and drawing we will be bringing into being lands we have read about while creating some new ones of our own! Campers will alternate between drawing or painting some of their favorite characters, creatures or villains and scenes from beloved books and films like Harry Potter, Just Add Magic, The Lord of the Rings, and The Wizard of Oz, etc. Campers will also get to sculpt items like magic wands and other items inspired by these magical worlds.)

July 1- July 3* PAINTING with Acrylics & Watercolors

*(This is a 3-DAY camp.) Campers will be shown several painting techniques and learn the skills needed to use both Watercolors and Acrylic paints. Each camper will be able to paint at least one of each: a Landscape, a Still Life an Animal and/or a Portrait/Figure.

July 8- July 12: FASHION ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN *FULL

(Campers will alternate between learning how to draw the figure and designing their own original line of clothing and accessories using a variety of illustration techniques (Pen & Ink, Collage, Mixed Media, etc.). Campers will also learn basic hand Sewing skills and create a one-of-a-kind bag using their own decorated textiles. Campers always look foward to playing 'Project Runway' and this year, we plan to take a field trip with our campers to 'Just Make It Sew' a sewing shop just down the street learn from a dressmaker about different fabrics and how a to use a sewing machine. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to design Jewelry and Sculpt ceramic pendants bracelets, and beads).

July 15- July 19: DRAWING, PAINTING & CLAY *FULL

(Campers will alternate between drawing and painting lessons and sculpting with Clay. During this week, Campers will be able to paint at least one of each: a Landscape, a Still Life, and an Animal or Person AND Campers will be able to sculpt at least one of the following: a Pinch Pot Planter or dish, a Slab Mug,Tray, Vase or Box, and a Clay Pendant or Ornament. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to throw at least one item (a cylindrical bowl or container) on the Potter's Wheel.)

July 22- July 26: "WE LOVE ANIMALS!" Art Theme

This week of Art Camp is dedicated to all the animals (dogs, cats, hamsters-you name it!-that we absolutely LOVE! Campers are invited to bring in photos of their own pets or pictures of animals on their 'pet wish list' to inspire their artwork in painting and sculpture! If all Campers and Campers' parents approve, a visit by Liza, the inspiration for "Leaping Dog" Art Studios' name will come visit so that campers may have the opportunity to draw an animal from real life.)

**July 29- August 2: NO CAMPS/STUDIO CLOSED FOR VACATION**

Aug 5- Aug 9: DRAWING, PAINTING & CLAY

(Campers will alternate between drawing and painting lessons and sculpting with Clay. During this week, Campers will be able to paint at least one of each: a Landscape, a Still Life, and an Animal or Person AND Campers will be able to sculpt at least one of the following: a Pinch Pot Planter or dish, a Slab Mug,Tray, Vase or Box, and a Clay Pendant or Ornament. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to throw at least one item (a cylindrical bowl or container) on the Potter's Wheel.)

Aug 12- Aug 16: PAPER MACHE & SCUPTURE

(Campers will alternate between sculpting with Paper, Wire, Plaster or Packing Tape and Paper Mache! Campers will be able to sculpt at least one of each: an animal, an imaginary creature, a paper mache food (taco or pizza for example) and will also be able to sculpt at least one of each: a Pinch Pot Planter or dish, a Slab Mug,Tray, Vase or Box, and a Clay Pendant or Ornament. In addition, campers will have the opportunity to throw at least one item (a cylindrical bowl or container) on the Potter's Wheel.)

Aug 19- Aug 23: CARTOONING, MANGA & COMIC BOOK ART

(Campers will alternate between learning how to draw cartoons in various styles including Manga. Lessons on how to draw faces and bodies including hands, how to draw animals, how to add shading and how to ink and color their work will be included in this week. Campers will be guided to draw in a narrative format and will be shown how to make their comics more visually interesting with changes in perspective and Values. In addition, campers will have the opportunity to sculpt some carton characters or use their cartooning skills on clay!)

Aug 26- Aug 30: DRAWING & STOP-MOTION ANIMATION*

(Campers will alternate between creating traditional 'Cel' or hand-drawn animation, and a variety of 'magic' movies including a White board animation. Campers will have the opportunity to create original characters out of clay and use their sculptures for their own original Stop-Motion animations. With a partner or two, Campers will be able to create an animated music video and a short film using objects in the studio or made in the studio or objects brought from home (i.e. Legos, Shopkins, etc.). This camp always concludes with a Film Festival where parents and friends are invited to view the films while enjoying Popcorn and refreshments, *THIS CAMP REQUIRES the use of an iPAD or similar device.

TIMES:

Before Care available 8:00am-9:00am
MORNING Session 9:00am-12:00pm
AFTERNOON Session 12:00pm-3:00pm
FULL DAY Sessions 9:00am-3:00pm
After Care available 3:00pm-4:00pm

Camps must have a minimum of 5 kids to run and a maximum of 20. Depending on the size of the camp, campers will be divided into 2 groups (closer in age) and alternate between 2-Dimensional Art projects (Drawing and Painting) and 3-Dimensional Art projects (i.e. clay or ceramics).

FEES for 5-DAY WEEK CAMPS:

Non-refundable
Registration Fee: $35 each session (or (to hold spot $50 for FULL DAY and pay for materials) Session)
MORNING SESSION: $175
AFTERNOON SESSION: $175
FULL DAY SESSION: $330 (save $20)
BEFORE /AFTER CARE: $8 p/hour

FEES for 3-DAY WEEK CAMP:

Non-refundable $21 each Session
Registration Fee (or $35 for FULL DAY Session)
MORNING SESSION: $105
AFTERNOON SESSION: $105
FULL DAY SESSION: $200

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE:

Early Registration by May 1: $25 Off ea.
Sibling Discount: 10% Off
Multiple Camp Discount: $10 Off ea. additional

 

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