Visual Arts Camps

List of 29 items.

  • Summer Sensory Bin Fun

    Ages 2-4
    June 22 -26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Add a new level of excitement to your at home play with endless Summer Sensory Bin Fun! Sensory bins can be both fun and engaging while working fine motor skills and gross motor skills. Campers will start each day by listening to a story showcasing what our new exciting sensory bin will be centered around! Spend time together creating and exploring sensory bin gardens, under the sea, construction sites, and much more. Learn at-home recipes for rainbow spaghetti and moon sand to add an extra level of fun to your sensory bin play! Join us for a week of hands-on sensory stimulation!
  • Creation Station Challenge

    Ages 4 – 6
    June 22 – June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50

    What wonders exist inside your own home? Our children may be starting to feel as though they've done everything they possibly can at home already, but the Creation Station Challenge is sure to prove them wrong! Each day, children will be "challenged" to use objects they can find around their own homes to create new and exciting things! They will have the opportunity to connect, brainstorm, and share their process and finished products with their peers.
  • Inspired By Nature

    Ages 4 - 7
    June 29 – July 3
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Campers will spend the week engaging in activities inspired by nature. They will get creative using natural materials to create unique art projects with objects found in their own back yard. Other activities will include how to plan a family picnic, scavenger hunts, and so much more. If your little one is creative and enjoys nature, this is the perfect camp. All activities and skills learned can be enjoyed throughout the summer.
  • Rainbow Crafters

    Ages 4 -7
    June 15 -June 19
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Let's find the rainbow after the storm! Spend the week using a variety of materials to create beautiful rainbow crafts and activities. Together we will read books and poems, dance and sing songs about the striking colors in the rainbow, and use our endless imaginations to add color into our artwork and crafts! Our week will include rainbow jewelry, a yummy edible rainbow treat, a rainbow tambourine, and much more. You don't want to miss out on this colorful week of fun!
  • Super Sensory Exploration

    Ages: 4-9
    June 15 – June 19
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Exploration that inspires innovation and creativity can be anything but tidy. The hands-on exploration and fun, however, are worth every sloppy second! Sensory play has many benefits, including motor development skills, play skills, language development, use of five senses, calming tools, and much more! Campers will have the opportunity to create a customized array of sensory recipes and activities, with as few ingredients as possible to make it easy to do from home! Join us in some maybe messy but good, clean fun. 
  • Messy Pants

    Ages 5 – 9
    June 29 – July 3
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Bring your creative genius, adventurous spirit and put on your messy pants for camp! Be ready for crafts and creations of all kinds during this fun week. Art, science, and imagination collide during this fun, hands-on week in which campers will learn creative outlets for their “Messy Pants” spirit. *Parents – don’t be worried, part of being a “Messy Pants” is learning to cleanup.
  • 5-Day Fun Activity Challenge

    Ages 5 – 10
    July 13 – July 17
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Have you joined the activity challenge? No? What are you waiting for? Join us using mostly what you have on hand! This 5-day challenge can be as much fun with your five-year-old as it can be with your ten-year-old! Slime-fluffy egg experiment, salt painting and more... They are all easy to set up and clean up ideas that can be done in 15-30 minutes or longer, if desired! Come join the challenge.
  • Lego Challenge

    Ages 5 – 9
    July 20 – July 24
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    This camp is for our youngest and emerging Lego builders. Campers will spend an exciting week of Lego building fun, using imagination and creativity to guide them in making original Lego creations. In addition to open-ended Lego play, campers will receive instruction in basic building design, learning how to create a solid base for buildings, incorporating wheels to make things go, bridging large gaps, and much more. If your child can’t get enough time building with Legos, this is the camp for him/her.
  • Random Acts of Kindness

    Ages 5 - 10
    July 20 – July 24
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    “A little spark of kindness can put a colossal burst of sunshine into someone’s day.”  Let’s work together to spread kindness! Every day we will discover different ways to bring sunshine into someone’s day through various kindness projects. Some projects will be for your family, and others will be for your community. Participants will be engaged in activities that encourage and develop a greater understanding of the power of kindness through creativity and imagination.
  • Hawken ROCKS

    Ages 5 – 11
    July 6 – July 10
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Have you gone on a hike in Northeast Ohio and come across a painted rock? Here at Hawken, we will be exploring a new and exciting theme each day with our rock paintings. Students will have the opportunity to use their painted rocks to show gratitude towards their neighbors and friends. Each day presents a new theme, and at the end of each day, the rocks can go into the world to be found by a stranger to make them smile.
  • American Girl Doll Camp

    Please note this a ½ day option with two synchronous sessions per day

    Ages: 5 – 13
    Session I: July 6 – July 10
    Session II: August 3 – August 7
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am
    $35
     
    Bring your American Girl doll and accessories for a week full of arts and crafts, stories, dollhouse making, no sew projects, and cooking. We will make a blanket, outfit, and cookies, while learning about different American Girl dolls each day. We will design and build original dollhouses with furniture and food using boxes, recycled materials, and arts and crafts supplies. We will end the week with our very own fashion show and tea party. Don’t have an American Girl Doll? Don’t worry; any doll will do!
  • Pet Projects

    Ages 6 – 12
    August 10 – August 14
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Make creative projects all about your pet! Campers will spend a fun-filled week making a variety of craft projects for their favorite pet or animal. Crafts, pet toys and treats, even a portrait of your pet are included in the week’s activities.
  • Duct Tape Art

    Ages 6 – 12
    August 17 – August 21
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    This camp is perfect for the child with an endless imagination and the ability to see potential in a simple piece of tape. Did you know that each year, full college scholarships are awarded to the student with the best prom dress made completely out of duct tape? The newest form of art allows students to create just about ANYTHING imaginable... out of duct tape: wallets, iPad cases, bags, jewelry, flowers, clothing and even shoes. This is wonderful way to be creative and explore an unusual approach to art that is fun and full of color!
  • Watercolors

    Ages 7 - 11
    June 22 – June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Each day, campers will explore a new and exciting theme with watercolors. A live demonstration of a technique will take place each morning and mid-day sessions. During independent work time, campers will be given time to just relax and enjoy the calming effect that watercolors have on the artist. Look forward to nature-inspired watercolors, resists, landscapes, zentangles, and much more!
  • One Drawing a Day

    Ages 7 – 12
    July 13 – July 17
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Are you ready to take your drawings to the next level? In this class, students will be given a prompt each morning with a new technique to try. Step-by-step drawing instructions will be demonstrated to achieve a really cool and exciting drawing each day of the week. A live gallery reception will be held at the end of the week to showcase the work of each student!
  • Cleveland Architecture through Art

    Ages 8 – 13
    July 27 – July 31
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Explore a different building each day, from the James A Garfield Memorial to the very modern Museum of Contemporary Art Building! Frank Ghery, I.M.Pei, and Zara Hadid are just a few architects we will discuss, and each day we will explore a different building. Students will work toward creating their own unique building at home.
  • Friendship Bracelets

    Ages: 7 - 13
    June 22- June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Campers will have fun learning how to make cool, creative, handmade friendship bracelets step-by-step using embroidery floss. We will start with the basic forward knot and cover all the necessary steps to create various stylish patterns with color combinations of choice. Synchronous as well as asynchronous videos will be provided for all makers, so campers can practice over and over again. Differentiation for more advanced bracelet makers will be provided as well. This Passport will be a blast and you’ll create beautiful, unique bracelets to keep forever! 
  • DIY Yarn Creations

    Ages: 6-10
    July 6 – July 10
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Discover what can be made with a ball of yarn, a pair of scissors, and a few other materials! From animals and monsters to flowers and rainbows to sophisticated decor you’ll want to display and use in your house and more, DIY yarn crafts are easy to make and super fun! Synchronous as well as asynchronous videos will be provided for all makers, so campers can practice over and over again, seek help from the instructor, and proudly share their creations with the other campers! 
  • Blast Time

    Ages 7-10
    July 27- July 31
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    3-2-1, blast-off! Does your child enjoy constructing objects that fly and launching their creations? Then this might be the camp for them! In Blast Time, campers will participate in aviation-themed days where they will design, fabricate, and launch customized creations. Campers will have a “blast” as they utilize their inventions during interactive games and friendly category competitions to acknowledge creativity, innovation, and ingenuity! 
  • Paint by Number Masterpieces

    Ages: 7 - 13   
    June 22 – June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50

    Learn to paint like a master artist! Campers will learn basic painting techniques to create masterpieces using a paint by number technique. Basic painting skills will be incorporated. Bring your creative spirit and a willingness to try new techniques. Pieces that campers create will be unique to their own vision.
  • Masks

    Ages: 8 – 13   
    July 13 – July 17
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50

    In this fun and interactive camp, campers will learn the history of masks from a variety of cultures. Taking elements from many different cultures, campers will design their own masks to create amazing pieces of art. Masks will be created from cardboard and utilize found household items.
  • Jewelry 101

    Ages: 8 – 13   
    June 15 – June 19
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Making beautiful pieces of jewelry is so much more than randomly stringing beads together. During the week, campers will learn a variety of skills and techniques that will allow them to create unique pieces of “wearable art.” Metal stamping, engraving, wire twisting, and much more will be taught in age appropriate ways. There will be projects that every camper completes as well as a “signature” piece that each camper will design and create by the completion of camp. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the skills necessary to become a jewelry artist.
  • Smart Phone Photography

    Ages: 8 - 13     
    June 29 – July 3
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    With the explosion of technology, we are always ready to “capture the moment.” However, how many of us have the skills to do so in an artistic way? Campers will learn to see a good composition through the lens of a smartphone. Utilizing editing apps, campers will then create masterpieces they will be proud to hang on their walls. Campers will create their own digital portfolio of all their creations that they can add to when camp is over. Each camper will select one of her/his photos to be framed at the conclusion of the week.
  • Embroidery Camp

    Ages: 8 - 13   
    July 6 – July 10
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Come join a week of hands-on fun! Campers will be introduced to the basics of embroidery. Throughout the week, campers will learn new stitches that can be used to create amazing pieces of functional art. T-shirts, blankets, pillowcases, and so much more can be transformed from ordinary to extraordinary!
  • Comics and Trading Cards

    Ages 9 - 13
    June 29 – July 3
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    This camp is designed to take comic enthusiasts and artists to the next level of representing superheroes. Campers will spend the week learning advanced drawing techniques and character development. Each camper will design her/his own set of superhero trading cards. The collection will include both traditional characters from Marvel and DC and original camper-inspired heroes and villains. The front of the cards will be drawings depicting the characters; the backs will be camper-inspired and can contain short bios detailing origin, super powers, and rivals. At the end of the week, campers will have a set of high quality cards that they can keep, trade, or display.
  • Cartooning/Comic Book History

    Ages 9 - 13
    June 15 – June 19
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50                                                                                  
     
    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.
  • Neighborhood Newspapers

    Ages 9 - 13
    Session I: June 15 – June 19
    Session II: June 22 – June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    Love being creative? Join us for creating your own community newspaper! In this camp, you will work with a counselor and other campers to design and write your own edition of a community newspaper. You can decide whether you will create print or digital copies of your paper and circulate your final copy to your community - however you define it! The first session of this camp will focus on ways to set up your newspaper as well as how to create your content and gather followers for your paper. The second session will be available to new campers and as an extension to campers who have already completed their first edition.
  • Advanced Comic Drawing

    Ages:   9 - 13
    June 22 – June 26
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    This camp is designed to take comic enthusiasts and artists to the next level of drawing and developing unique characters and stories. If you have participated in the Cartooning/Comic Book History camp and enjoyed it, this is an opportunity to build on the skills you began developing. During this week of comic-focused fun, campers will work to create finished comic pages that tell the story of new characters. Professional cartoonist Thom Zahler will help guide campers through the process of actually producing a cohesive well-crafted story and drawings that can be developed into a full series.
  • Young Graphic Designers

    Ages 10 - 13
    July 20 – July 24
    Daily synchronous meet times: 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:15 pm
    $50
     
    The field of graphic design is continually growing. Designers are needed for website development, advertising, architecture, and much more. Are you interested in creating art using technology? In this camp, you will learn the basic principles of graphic design. Campers will create original designs and build artwork using Photoshop. These skills are the building blocks for becoming a true graphic designer.