Arts & Design

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New! Adventures in Travel

Launch a love for travel!  The journey starts NOW! We’ll explore the dress, music, entertainment, sports, currencies and food of other cultures from the comfort of the classroom. Get a feel for distant lands and sites you may visit one day. No need to pack!  We’ll travel to France, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico and China.

XCHLC 309, $319

7/8-7/12, 9am-2pm, Grades 3-4

New! Garden Friends Art Camp

The outside world comes alive when we are inspired by nature. From leaf rubbings and clay pressings, to paintings of trees and insects, we celebrate nature through art! Join us for a mixed media camp all about nature with lessons that meets National Standards for Art Education. Your budding artist will explore many techniques of art using pastels, watercolors, acrylics, clay, and more! All projects are sure to delight boys and girls alike. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday.

XCHLC 308, $319

8/12-8/16, 9am-2pm, Grades 2-5 

KIDZART: Fine Art Studio (All new lessons)

Blend drawing, painting, collage and sculpture for students who want it all. At KidzArt Fine Art Studio camp, you’ll make a masterpiece every day as you bring your artistic skills to the next level with 2D and 3D projects. Learn to use perspective, color, shading and texture to achieve amazing results in your drawings and paintings. Explore new and different fine art techniques with curriculum that meets National Standards for Art Education. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday.

XCHLC 274, $319

7/29-8/2, 9am-2pm, Grades 2-5

Girls Only - Crafting and Building Design

Develop the hands-on creative process skills to create the world you envision using a variety of LEGO® basic and technic bricks. Design models that move using motors and remote controls. Create multi-level buildings, country houses with landscaping, castles, jewelry, drawing machines and more. Learn how to design and build new forms from concept to creation.

XCHLC 290, $319

7/15-7/19, 9am-2pm, Grades 3-5

Ceramics and Sculpture Combo

Get your hands dirty this summer and develop creative skills while you design and build unique 3D studio art pieces.  Camper projects include papier mache' sculpture, plaster masks, and ceramic works including a more-than-decor bowl and mug that can be used for food and drink!   A week to explore a variety of art materials and methods and create personal art pieces you'll enjoy for years to come.  

XCHLC 224, $319

Section 1: 7/15 - 7/19, 9am-2 pm, Grades 5-7

Section 2: 7/22- 7/26, 9am-2 pm, Grades 6-8

New! Urban Architecture

Let’s build a CITY! We’ll learn, plan and build together. Junior architects, engineers and designers will learn skills to create schematic of ideas, develop floor plans and learn important STEM concepts to make it happen. Test out engineering and architecture principals as we build models of skyscrapers, buildings, parks, playgrounds, waterways and bridges, using LEGO technic motorized components and basic bricks. Have a blast building custom vehicles to move people of the city around town - brick by brick!  Proudly exclaim, “We built this BRICK City!”

XCHLC 310, $319

7/29-8/2, 9am-2pm, Grades 5-7

New! Fabulous Female Artists

Explore the styles, techniques, concepts, and legacies of female artists who deserve to be household names. A variety of projects in 2 and 3D, across media both common and unusual, in styles both contemporary and classic, work together to provide a new level of insight and appreciation. Grow to know, love, and respect artists and great works by often overlooked women artists. If you are looking to round out a curiosity for art history, or for an unusually cross-curricular way to appreciate art, this camp is one designed to do all that with curriculum that meets National Standards for Art Education. Proudly present your work at a brief art show.

XCHLC 311, $319

7/22-7/26, 9am-2pm, Grades 6 & Up

Drawing Attention!

Drawing is an amazing and versatile life skill. Advance drawing skills by learning perspective, proportion and composition. We’ll focus on a finished drawing in charcoal from life. Students will gain knowledge of building the structure of objects, composition, and shading techniques. Individualized instruction and open to all levels.

XCHLC 322, $319

8/12 – 8/16, 9am – 2pm, Grades 6-8

TEENZART: Fine Art Studio

We’ll capture the passion and imagination of older students through quality art instruction that mixes technique and skill building with opportunities for creative freedom and self-expression. Big plans include painting, sculpture, watercolor, pastels, printmaking and mixed media with projects that pack a lot of WOW! TeenzArtists will be encouraged to work together to learn, design, think, and create in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Proudly present your work at a brief art show on Friday

XCHLC 275, $319

8/5 - 8/9, 9am-2pm, Grades 6 & Up

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