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Art With a Heart Summer Camps messy Summer fun

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Week Long programs:

Art With a Heart campers will have a hands-on visual arts experience using a variety of mediums. During AWAH week long camps, participants will work with professional teaching artists to explore two different topics. Choices include: papermaking/bookbinding & fiber arts, painting techniques & re-imagined eco art, printmaking & fonts/lettering, ceramics & felting.

  • Grades 2 - 8
  • Divided into 2 age groups for age-tailored instruction
  • Convenient drop-off time of 8:30 am
  • Class time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • All art materials included
  • Extended hours available from 4:00-5:30 ($25/student)
  • Cost is $200/week (sibling discount of $10 available)

June 15-19 Papermaking, Bookbinding, Fiber Arts & Felting

Our first week of summer camp will have your child experiencing the joy and awe of paper making. They will also learn various book binding techniques and have the opportunity to explore the world of fiber arts and felting.

June 22-26 Painting Techniques & Re-imagined Eco Art

Week 2 offers plenty of opportunities for your child to get messy while learning a wide range of painting techniques. Plus, they will explore how to turn trash into treasures through the re-purposing of recyclables.

July 13-17 Printmaking, Fonts and Lettering

The third week will have students receiving hands-on experience in printmaking. From stamping with found objects to screen printing and everything in between. Students will also learn about lettering with various fonts..

July 20-24 Ceramics & Felting

In the 4th week long summer camp, your child will get their hands dirty learning about ceramics and different hand-building techniques. The second half of their days will be filled with experimenting with dry felting where they will have the opportunity to create both an abstract piece and a representational piece.

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Day Camp programs

Looking for an interesting art camp for just a day or two. Art With a Heart's summer day camps are the perfect option. Your young artist can choose a more focused art experience they are interested in exploring. Register for one or more classes. *Each day and class is sold separately. Cost is for ONE, full day class.*

  • Tailored for 5th grade+
  • Convenient drop off time of 8:30 am
  • Class time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • All art materials included
  • Extended hours available from 4:00-5:30 ($25/student)
  • Cost is $50 per student / day ($5 sibling discount)

3D Felting

Dive deeper into the art of felting with artist Gary Schmitt as students create a 3D animal. Available:

  • Tuesday, July 7th

Alcohol Inks

Experiment and play with alcohol inks on tile, stone, and glass while learning from artist and veteran Michael Jones. Available:

  • Tuesday, July 7th
  • Thursday, July 9th
  • Friday, July 10th

Mind Mapping

Lori Leaumont will help students unlock the secrets of the brain with mixed media mind mapping. Use lines and color to show relationships and connections between ideas and images. Available:

  • Wednesday, July 8th

STEAM - Chemical bonds and Paper Making Vessels/Art

Students will learn about the science and power of Hydrogen bonds behind paper making with Laura Hurrle. Students will be able to create a paper bowl/art. Available:

  • Wednesday, July 8th

Bead Making

Melissa Churchwell will teach various bead making techniques in this bead making extravaganza! Available:

  • Thursday, July 9th

STEAM - Mathmatical Art

Math and science enthusiast, Laura Hurrle, will guide students in combining math and art through tessellations, spirolaterals, and parabolic curves, as well as an intro into Fibonacci art. Available:

  • Friday, July 10th

Credits:

Created with images by Bernard Hermant - "Here are the hands of my nephew Lucien. Ubud May 2018." • Sharon McCutcheon - "Part of a lovely wool felt string of hearts." • Mike Petrucci - "Mix of paints" • LUM3N - "untitled image" • Alex Jones - "pottery and craft" • freestocks - "untitled image" • Annie Spratt - "Pink abstract background" • Louis Droege - "untitled image" • Lisa Woakes - "untitled image" • Clem Onojeghuo - "The roof at Kings Cross Station"