schedule & registration2024-04-14T01:11:00+00:00

2024 summer art camp schedule and registration

June 3-7     Nature and Art 

ages 5-7, 9:30-11:00, $150  register

ages 7-9, 1:00 – 3:30, $250  register

Draw, paint and make creations inspired by the natural world. The farm offers an abundance of  natural worlds to explore:  giant cottonwoods, an ancient willow tree with branches that sweep the ground, a miniature pine forest, cattails lining the ditch that runs through the property, pastures of tall grass, flowers, insects and more!

 

June 10-14     Art-chitecture 

ages 8-12,  9:00 – 3:00, $480  register

Design and build your very own miniature architectural wonder! From fairy houses to skyscrapers, and castles to cabins, campers will learn the fundamentals of transforming ideas into tangible structures. Campers will work on both individual and group creations, using a wide array of materials including natural materials, wood, wire, fabric and paint.

 

June 17-21     Drawing and Beyond

ages 12-16, 9:00 – 3:00 pm, $480  register

Figure, portrait, landscape, found still life – each day begins with a morning lesson emphasising a specific technique that will build the skills to draw accurately.  In the afternoon you  will explore and expand the morning lesson in any way you’d like – change your medium, go large, abstract it, collage it or perfect your morning’s drawing.

 

June 24-28     Stories in Paint and Clay  

ages 8-12, 9:00-3:00, $480   register

Sculpt a story! Paint a poem! Spend a week combining the magic of storytelling with the joy of working in paint and clay. Each day we will share our favorite stories,  discover some new ones and make up our own. Working with clay, mixed media drawing and painting, campers will bring these stories to life in their unique artistic creations.

July 1-3 (Mon – Wed)  Enchanting Shadows – Create your own Shadow Puppet 

ages 7-10, 9:00-12:00,  $180  register

This whimsical 3-day camp is designed for young imaginations eager to explore the art of shadow puppetry through characters they create. Each child will design and craft their own shadow puppet – from mystical creatures to beloved storybook characters, the possibilities are as endless. On the final day they will share their shadow puppet stories!

 

July 8-12  Installation and Performance Art

9:00 – 3:00, ages 12-16, $480  register

Break free from traditional art boundaries and explore the thrilling world of installation and performance art. Fostering a sense of collaboration, participants will engage in group projects, encouraging teamwork and the exchange of creative ideas. From body movement and the spoken word, to experiments with the interplay of light, sound, and physical elements, participants will  discover how to manipulate space to convey emotions, stories, and ideas. This is an opportunity for young artists to learn, inspire, and be inspired by their peers. The camp nurtures a supportive artistic community that allows for free thinking and imaginative exploration.

 

July 15-19     Imaginary Worlds in Clay

ages 6 -8, 9:00-11:30 am, $250  register

Explore the make-believe lands in your stories and dreams! Imagine a world in a garden of flowers, under the sea, or floating in the clouds. Imagine a world filled with fairies, dragons or your favorite furry friends. Join Jill for a magical, whimsical week working in clay and other materials including paper, paint, fabric, ribbons, and beads!

 

July 24-26  (Wed-Fri)  All About Animals     

9:00-12:00, ages 8-12, $180   register

From majestic lions to playful dolphins, each day brings a new adventure in art exploration. Kids will engage in a variety of hands-on projects from painting and drawing to sculpture, all inspired by the wonderful world of animals!

 

July 29-Aug 2      Follow Your Muse  

ages 11-14, 9:00-3:00, $480   register

This immersive and inspiring camp is tailored for young creatives ready to explore the depths of their imagination and follow their muse through a diverse array of artistic mediums. From painting and drawing to clay sculpting and mixed media, each day presents an opportunity to freely explore and express your artistic visions. Page and Jill will guide you in discovering and articulating your unique creative voice. Through personalized attention and peer support, you’ll find inspiration and build confidence in your artistic journey.

 

August 5-9   Celebrate Summer

ages 5-7, 9:30-11:00, $150   register

ages 8-12, 1:00 – 3:30, $250  register

What do you love about summer?  … long, lazy days? …swimming with friends? …drippy popsicles and juicy watermelon? …picking flowers and eating from a garden? …bird songs and buzzing bees?  …hiking in the mountains? …camping under the stars? …visiting grandparents, cousins and old friends?  Let’s celebrate summer in this last week of camp with painting and mixed media creations!