Creative Kids Camp

 

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May 29 - August 10, 2018

Creative Kids Camp (Ages 6-10)

Camp Week Descriptions

Registration Form

Scholarship Application

Supply Donations

Monday-Friday*

9:30am-3:00pm 

Creative Kids - Ages 6-10

Art Center Members $210/week
Non-members $260/week

$15 sibling discount

Before care and After care available**

Fees include all supplies

Free T-Shirt

Camp overview, policies, photo release, and Before and After Care info

*Some weeks are 4 days due to holidays, cost adjusted

**Daily charge of $10 for aftercare  

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For more information or to register, please call 941-365-2032 or 

Register your choice of week(s) below using your credit card through Paypal

ATTENTION Parents and Guardians: please download and fill out the registration form

mail or email completed form to linda@artsarasota.org when you sign up ASAP

REGISTRATION FORM 

To receive the Members discount, please sign up each child for a $25 Student Membership first by going to: www.artsarasota.org/membership

Camp Overview

Each week campers will be lead by the teacher in projects related to the theme of the week using various mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture and collage.  Campers will learn and practice basic art skills such as color mixing, painting with artist paintbrushes and drawing with pencil, marker, pastel and more. All work done during the week will be kept at camp until Friday when campers will have a presentation for their parents at 2pm on Friday.


Creative Kids Camp is for younger campers of all skill levels and accomplishments. Our teachers are great at creatively adapting projects and working with variety of skill levels and dexterities. 

 

 RULES & LIABILITY WAIVER 

Camps Weekly Descriptions 

Sign-Up over the phone with a credit card or with cash or check or online via paypal

Week 1: May 29 - June 1 "Closer to the Art" (No camp on May 28)

We start off this year’s summer art camp with an immersive week of exploring art and artists by virtual visits to places like The Louvre in Paris where we will see the Mona Lisa and La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Antoni Gaudi’s yet unfinished architectural masterpiece! After our virtual visits we will create artworks inspired by these well-known artists using 3D construction, paint, collage and more.

 

May 29-June 1 (no camp May 28)

$170m/210nm

Full call for Wait List

941-365-2032

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Week 2: June 4 - 8 "Home By the Sea"

Here we are in a lovely gulf side city, with its gorgeous beaches, abundant wildlife and marine life and a vibrant art community, and this week we will focus our creative energies on all of these attributes! Our projects this week will be centered around our native wildlife and marine life, our area beaches and will include visits from local artists who will share their work and creativity with us. Campers will use a variety of materials and techniques. This week we partner with Carla's Clay for a fired clay project Monday morning.

 

June 4-8

$210m/260nm

FULL - Call for wait list

941-365-2032


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Week 3: June 11 - 15 "The Paint Mix, Volume 1"

Parents of campers will likely remember the old “Mix Tape”, and just like those cassettes filled with a random collection of favorite songs, this week will be a diverse assortment of all of our old favorite mediums and techniques, with a few previously unreleased methods mixed in.

 

June 11 - 15

$210m/260nm

 Full Call for Wait list 941-365-2032 

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Week 4: June 18 -22 "We Are the World"

Come on a journey with us this week as we travel the world from the comfort of our classroom and explore how artists all over the world create their unique arts and crafts! We’ll do folk style art from India, Italian artist, Bruno Munari's Alphabet Book, Russian Dymkovskaya Toys from Paper Mache, and South African Rainbow People just to name a few!

 

June 18 - 22

$210m/260nm

Almost Full Call to Register 941-365-2032

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Week 5: June 25 - 29 "Under a Paper Moon"

This week is about paper…with a little bit of outer space themed fun added in to make it an “out of this world” week! Campers will make their own paper;  create art from paper – 2D and 3D; design a “Space Travel Journal” from scratch;  and bring to life a colorful universe from hand painted paper and much more!

 

June 25 - 29

$210m/260nm 

FULL - CALL FOR WAIT LIST 941-365-2032 

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Week 6: July 2-6 "Here In My Art" (No camp on July 4)

When you look at a piece of art, what you see may be very different from what someone else sees…and that’s what this week will be centered around – how we all interpret art in our own way, just like we all create art with own unique styles. Campers will put their own spin on some famous works of art, while learning how to talk about and view artwork and how to tell a story or send a message through their own creations. We will use paint, collage, sculpture and pastel as some of our mediums.

 

July 2 - 6 (no camp on July 4)

$170m/210nm


Almost Full - Call to Register           941-365-2032

 

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Week 7: July 9 - 13 "The Monster Mash"

“They did the Mash…they did the Monster Mash…” and this week we’ll be mashing it up with art projects inspired by all kinds of creatures…real and imagined…aliens, dinosaurs, monsters, and more! We’ll build and paint and draw and collage and it will be a “roaring” good time!
This week we partner with Carla's Clay for a fired clay project Monday morning.

July 9 - 13

$210m/260nm

Full Call for Waitlist 941-365-2032

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Week 8: July 16 - 20 "The Paint Mix, Volume 2"

For Volume 2 of “The Paint Mix”, we will be thinking outside of the “case” by using some old materials in new ways and we’ll hit the “play button” with some new techniques and mediums. We will discover how ordinary, everyday items can be used in to create works of art. Campers will definitely be stretching their imaginations this week!

 

July 16 - 20

$210m/260nm

Almost Full -
Call to Register           941-365-2032

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Week 9: July 23 - 27 "The Great Pretender"

Inspired by beloved artists, we will channel their styles and artworks, and experience what it was like to create “in their shoes”. Imagine putting on a Salvador Dali moustache and creating surreal collage masterpiece, or wearing a bandage over an ear and painting like the impressionist, Vincent Van Gogh. We will learn about the artists while creating our own pieces in homage to them.

 

July 23 - 27

$210m/260nm


ALMOST FULL - CALL TO REGISTER
941-365-2032  

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Week 10: July 30 - August 3 "Welcome to the Jungle"

Let’s take a virtual visit to the jungle…and the farm…and the zoo…and see what amazing art we can create that incorporates all the animals we might find! We’ll look at and be inspired by artists who have well known works of art that feature animals. Campers will paper mache, paint, draw and collage their animal art! This week we partner with Carla's Clay for a fired clay project Monday morning.

 

July 30 - August 3

$210m/260nm

 

 

ALMOST FULL - CALL TO REGISTER
941-365-2032

 

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Week 11:  August 6 - 10 "Under the Dreaming Tree"

This week is nature week – so as long as the weather cooperates, campers will be spending some time in the great outdoors to find their inspiration (and in some cases, materials) for the projects this week. What will you dream up with leaves and stones and sticks as your medium?! In addition to 3D sculpture, painting and sketching, we will also explore nature printing.

 

August 6 - 10

$210m/260nm

 
ALMOST FULL - CALL TO REGISTER
941-365-2032

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Scholarship Applications

Art Center Sarasota awards scholarships to campers in need of finiancial assitance.  Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. Applications will be available NOWClick here to download.  must be submitted no later than May 21.  Scolarships will be awarded May 23

 

These three documents are required completed in full for the Scholarship Committee:  

   Summer Camp Scholarship Application

    Current tax return

    Teacher recomendation letter

 

Download Scholarship Application HERE

 

Please mail or fax (941-366-0585) or email the completed applications to Elizabeth Goodwill by May 21

Only completed applications will be considered by the scholarship committee. 
 

 

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 Supply Donations   

The Creative Kids Summer Camp needs donations of supplies. Your generous donations help make camp more fun every year. 

 

DOWNLOAD THE SUPPLY WISH LIST

 

Please drop off supplies anytime all summer long at Art Center Sarasota, call or email Elizabeth Goodwill or Barbara Gerdeman or call 365-2032 to make arrangements  


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