Ceramics: July 6-10; 9:30-3:00
AM: Pottery, Wheel Throwing & Hand Building Create functional pottery (objects you can use) while working with both hand building and wheel throwing techniques. You will create collection of cups, plates and bowls that combine abstraction and functionality. By learning new glaze and surface decoration techniques, you will have a unique collection of objects that you will be proud to show off. This class will also teach you several new glazing techniques such as scratch through under glazing, stenciling and transferred surfaces. Finally, hand-paint some bisque-ware mugs to sell at the Creative Kids Artist Market at the end of the summer.
PM: Clay Sculpture Creations Create a collection of sculptures that transforms the ordinary into extraordinary while being inspired by yourself and your favorite stuff. You will learn techniques such as abstracting and simplifying forms, subtractive carving, hand building, using an armature and additive clay processes that will help you to create impressive sculptures. Projects will include a self-portrait in the style of a famous artist, a plate of your favorite faux food and a sculpture of your favorite possession. Finally, create a collection of mini-ring holders and tiny plates, perfect to sell at the Creative Kids Artist Market at the end of the Summer.
Weekly Summer Camp Schedule:
Monday through Friday:
8:30-9:30 Before Care
9:30-12:00 Morning Studio Class
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-3:00 Afternoon Studio Class
3:30-5:30 After Care
Students are encouraged to align with the camp of their rising grade. Parents are required to complete an Emergency Medical Form SAC 2020. Students should wear clothes that can get messy. Campers should bring an insulated sack lunch, beverages, and snacks every day. Each week, camps will culminate in a Friday Art Party, where students will share the artwork they have created throughout the week. Friends and family are invited to bring a snack to share and enjoy the artwork from 2:30-3:00pm.
Students will explore local parks and Dayton landmarks during off-site field trips for students on Wednesdays from 11:30-1:30.
Summer Camp Pricing:
6th-12th Grade Camps: $185 for Members or $308 for Non-Members
Before & After Care Pricing:
Full Week before care (8:30-9:30am): $65
Full Week after care (3:00-5:00): $125
Full Week both before and after care: $195