Visual Arts Camps

List of 8 items.

  • American Girl Doll Camp

    Ages 6 - 11
    July 12 – July 16
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    Bring your favorite American Girl doll and accessories for a week full of arts and crafts, stories, games, parties, and adventure. We will have a tea party, beach party, picnic lunches, and make doll accessories while learning about the historical doll, Julie, who lives in San Francisco in the 1970s and is described as fun-loving, spirited, and full of inspiration despite the changes taking place in the world around her. We will design and build original doll houses using boxes and recycled materials. Don’t have an American Girl Doll? Don’t worry; any doll will do!
  • Art in Nature

    Ages 4 – 7
    August 2 – August 6
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    Look out the window and find an expansive art palette waiting to be tapped into for unique and beautiful masterpieces. Campers will spend a wonderful week outdoors learning how to utilize the bounties of nature while creating unique works of art. All pieces will utilize materials collected or created in nature. Projects will include natural birdhouses, paintings using nature-based paints, leaf impression murals, and so much more. If you love to be outdoors and art, you will have the week of your life, hiking, collecting, and creating.
  • Fashion School

    Ages 9 - 13
    June 21 – June 25                  
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    Every child’s dream of being a fashion designer can finally be brought to life! This camp will give your child the opportunity to express their creative side by designing his/her own fashion line. We will begin the creative process by collecting inspiration and creating mood boards. Next, students will work to develop a color and texture scheme for their collection. After selecting fabrics, students will learn how to sketch designs and draw them on a human form. Each participant will have the opportunity to display his or her fall collection sketches at our very own “Fashion Week” on the final day of the week.
  • Painting and Murals

    Ages 9 – 12
    July 26 – July 30
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $375

    We will be doing some small individual paintings in this camp as well as creating and painting a mural in the school hallways that represents our community. Campers will learn various techniques of painting including portraits and splatter painting. The mural will be a collaborative work of art.
  • Pottery and Glass Mosaics: Creating Beautiful Works of Art

    Ages 9 – 12
    July 26 – July 30
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $450

    Do you want to work with clay and glass as mediums for art? If so, this is the week for you! Campers create unique pieces using slab, coil, and pinch hand building methods to make functional and creative masterpieces. Campers will also have the opportunity to use a professional potter’s wheel throughout the week. Each student will also design a glass-on-glass mosaic using a large picture or window frame. Come to camp with a photograph or idea for inspiration for a glass mosaic. Your brilliant glass mosaic will look like stained glass for a one-of-kind treasure.
  • The Caldecott: Exploring Children’s Book Illustrators

    Ages 5 – 10
    June 28 – July 2
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    Do you enjoy getting to know favorite picture book authors and illustrators while creatively exploring their unique styles? During the week we will study favorites such as Eric Carle, Todd Parr, Louis Ehlert, Tana Hoban, and Barbara Benson Keith while creating our own stories emulating them. We will use a variety of art media including photography, vibrant markers, painting, and mosaics. Each camper will compose and illustrate unique stories using found natural objects, painted collage pieces, mosaic shapes, photographic images, and original drawings. The week will be about the process of thinking like an author and illustrator as well as artistic expression and creativity.
  • Cartooning/Comic Book History

    Ages 9 – 13
    July 26 – July 30
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    Ever dream of making your own comic book series or comic strip in the Sunday paper? Make this dream come true as professional cartoonist Thom Zahler teaches the basics of cartooning. Campers will learn several key skills such as how to draw exciting life-like images using basic shapes, the art of character design, and the fundamentals of designing a comic strip. Layout, composition, inking, and lettering will also be introduced. As part of this highly interactive camp, campers will learn comic book history while investigating some of the classics including Spiderman, Batman, and the Fantastic Four. Looking at the evolution of these titles and others, campers will begin developing their own heroes and villains that will come to life through illustration. Don’t miss the chance to develop your drawing skills, storytelling, and character development through your own unique comic book.
  • Masks from Around the World

    Ages 9 – 13
    July 26 – July 30
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    Around the world in 5 days! Travel around the globe and learn about other cultures through mask making - from Japanese Kabuki to beautiful Venetian masks and more. Campers will create beautiful works of art that can be displayed on their walls all while learning about the cultures that create and use different style masks. Campers will use a variety of materials and techniques in this hands-on art camp. Bring your creativity and sense of adventure!