Visual Arts Camps

List of 13 items.

  • Block Printing

    Ages 6 - 10  
    June 13 – June 17
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    Campers will see all the versatile ways they can create art with block printing. From embossed Styrofoam prints to utilizing foods as printing mediums and many more techniques, campers will spend the week creating a variety of projects that express their individuality. At the end of the week, campers will have a portfolio of print-based works of art that capture true self-expression.
  • Channel Your Inner Hippie: BOHO Camp

    Ages 8 - 12  
    June 20 – June 24
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350
     
    Do you have your own unique style slightly different from other kids you know? Do you find yourself drawn to alternative art, fashion, and jewelry? Come spend a week creating projects that reflect your style. From macrame wall hangings to tie-die to hippie style jewelry and Bohemian paintings, campers will have a blast expressing themselves creatively. After a week of peace, love, and friendship, campers will have many examples that represent their true inner hippie self.
  • Friendship Bracelets

    Ages 7 - 13
    June 27- July 1
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    In this fun Passport camp, campers will learn 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 with beautiful, unique bracelets to keep forever! 
  • National “Fill-in the Blank” Day: Create a Holiday Camp

    Ages 7 - 11  
    August 1 – August 5
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    Did you know that August 2 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day? Or that International Ninja Day falls on December 5, and October 4 is your chance to enjoy tacos, as it’s National Taco Day? This fun and informative camp will provide campers with the opportunity to explore and learn about “National Days” as well as traditional holidays. Each camper will put together a calendar of self-invented holidays that can then be share with family and friends throughout the year. Through art projects, developing traditions for each day, cooking opportunities, and much more, campers will be able to spread a little joy throughout the year as each of their “holidays” comes up.
  • Party Planning: Create Your Own Themed Birthday Party

    Ages 6 - 10  
    August 8 – August 12
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $400

    What child doesn’t delight in choosing the theme of his/her birthday each year? In this camp, campers will not only plan a themed party, but each camper will also create all of the necessary elements for an epic get-together with family and friends. From party decorations to games, campers will have a blast creating and planning. Campers will create their own pinatas and party favor bags and will create and plan recipes for delicious dishes and much more. Don’t miss this chance to have the most unique birthday party of the year!
  • Pet Projects

    Ages 6 - 10  
    August 8 – August 12
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    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. 
  • The Caldecott: Exploring Children’s Book Illustrators

    Ages 5 – 10
    June 20 – June 24
    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 those authors. 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.
  • American Girl Doll Camp

    Ages 6 - 11
    July 11 – July 15
    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, and picnic lunches; make doll accessories; and learn 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!
  • Pottery and Glass Mosaics: Creating Beautiful Works of Art

    Ages 9 – 13
    August 1 – August 5
    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.
  • Advanced Comic Drawing

    Ages 9 - 13
    August 1 – August 5
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $375
     
    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.
  • Art in Nature

    Ages 4 – 7
    August 1 – August 5
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    Look out the window and find an expansive art pallet 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 art and being outdoors, you will have the week of your life, hiking, collecting, and creating.
  • Cartooning/Comic Book History

    Ages 9 – 13
    July 25 – July 29
    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
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Lyndhurst Campus
    $350

    Around the world in five 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!