If your child likes art and loves animals, this experience is sure to delight. We’ll draw, paint, sculpt, and get messy. Explore art media including oil pastels, acrylic paint, clay, collage, chalk pastels, and watercolor, all while learning to draw your favorite animals. Our curriculum meets National Standards for Art Education. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday.
XCHLC 203, $315
7/31-8/4, 9am-2pm, Grades 2-4
The Art Of Photography – Learn How To Capture Summer In A Flash!
Wonder what it takes to envision an idea and then execute it as a piece of art? Photography is part art, part science, and part psychology. Learn about digital photography, including terminology, mechanics, and process, and how to choose subjects, lighting, and editing. Students will begin to develop a personal photographic style, to explore the creative meaning of images and to tell a story through photography. Please bring your digital camera, charger, memory card, card reader, and a creative mind!
XCHLC 179, $315
Section 1: 7/24 – 7/28, 9am-2 pm, Grades 9-11
Section 2: 8/7 – 8/11, 9am-2 pm, Grades 7-8
Ceramics And Sculpture Combo
3D Art = hands-on summer excitement! Create unique papier–mâché sculptures, plaster face masks, and ceramic projects you can actually use at home to eat and drink from! A variety of art materials will feed your creativity to design many three-dimensional pieces that you’ll enjoy for years to come. Make something memorable this summer.
XCHLC 224, $315
Section 1: 7/10 – 7/14, 9am-2 pm, Grades 6-8
Section 2: 7/17 – 7/21, 9am-2 pm, Grades 6-8
Create your own fabulous fashions by drawing, painting, and personalizing your own runway-worthy designs. Express yourself with style like a real fashion designer by creating a 3-dimensional design on your own personal miniature dress form. Impress family and friends with your styling skills by taking home a matted unique fashion sketch, sketches, templates, and original creation on a miniature dress form.
XCHLC 123, $315
7/17-7/21, 9am-2 pm, Grades 5-8
New! DIY Artistry
Be in style and on trend while creating artwork in this special Do-It-Yourself class. Wearable art (jewelry making), usable art, textile art, and recycled art, are just a few forms of individual expression. Create the coolest crafts posted on Pinterest & Etsy. Creativity will flourish while having fun.
XCHLC 273, $250 (4 day camp)
7/3-7/7, 9am-2pm, Grades 3-5
Drawing New Conclusions
Improve your drawing skills. Learn principles including perspective, proportion and composition to improve your drawing ability. We will incorporate cartooning into our activities developing a cartoon from storyboard to finished comic strip. This is a hands-on skill building class (not a computer program) Work with numerous media and new techniques to create challenging graphics and storytelling.
XCHLC 251, $315
8/14-8/18, 9am – 2pm, Grades 5-7
New! KIDZART: Fine Art Studio
Clay! Papier–mâché! “Glass” sculpture! Do you love art almost as much as you love summer? You’ll make a masterpiece every day as you bring your artistic skills to the next level. Through guided projects, we will show you how to use perspective, color, shading and texture to achieve amazing results in your drawings and paintings. Explore new and different fine art techniques with curriculum that meets National Standards for Art Education. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday.
XCHLC 274, $315
7/24-7/28, 9am-2pm, Grades 2-5
New! TEENZART: Fine Art Studio
TeenzArt Fine Art Studio captures the passion and imagination of older students. This camp mixes technique and skill building with opportunities for creative freedom and self-expression. We have big plans in store including painting, sculpture, watercolor, pastels, printmaking and mixed media with projects that pack a lot of WOW! TeenzArtists, you will be encouraged to work together to learn, design, think, and create in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday.
XCHLC 275, $315
8/7-8/11, 9am-2pm, Grades 6 & Up