Upcoming Summer Art Camps for Kids – June 19 through August 10, 2017 (air-conditioned art studio & private backyard) Bring a friend or come & meet new friends for one or more half-day sessions. Or, enjoy a full-day of art camp! Bring a snack & lunch for a backyard picnic & some free time to relax. ENROLL TODAY!!
Ages 6 – 11
SCHOOL’S OUT, SING AND SHOUT, June 19 – June 22, 9:30 am to12:30 pm or June 26 -June 29, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Explore what’s great about summer. Draw, then paint a dream vacation using watercolors and acrylics. Construct a swimming pool, a patio, or a beach scene using foam board, Sculpey clay and model magic. Instructor: Ramona Agro
FUN & FESTIVE 4th OF JULY, June 19 – June 22, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or June 26 – June 29, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Design and paint your own Fourth of July hanging banner and tee-shirt. Children can choose from 4 designs: colorful bursting fireworks, red, white & blue birthday cake, stars and stripes, or their favorite American patriot. Instructor: Ramona Agro
AFRICAN SAFARI, July 10 – July 13, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or July 17 – July 20, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. What’s more interesting than lions? Perhaps elephants, leopards, rhinos, African buffaloes, zebras or giraffes. Draw one or more of these beautiful animals, then make a painting of its home on the African plains and paint it with some of its family and friends. Finish with a sculpture of your favorite animal. Instructor: Ramona Agro.
SCRIMSHAW AND SAILING, July 10 – July 13, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Design, draw, paint and sculpt your own scrimshaw scene: the ocean with whaling ships, whales, mermaids, waves, and sailors. Instructor Ramona Agro
LOVE MY PET, July 17 – July 20, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Bring several photos of your pet (or one you wish you had) to kids’ camp. Learn to use shape, line, texture to draw a pet portrait with photos for inspiration. Then expand your skills with a painting on canvas and a clay sculpture that honors your special pet. Instructor: Ramona Agro.
BEAUTIFUL LIGHTHOUSES, July 24 – 27, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Craft your own 3D caste plaster lighthouse with a lookout tower, stone walkway, and ocean waves crashing onto rocks. Design and Paint it on canvas. Sculpt it and paint a t-shirt to proudly wear at the beach this summer! Instructor: Ramona Agro
BIRDS OF A FEATHER, July 24 – July 27, 1:00 pm to 4;00 pm, or August 7 – August 10, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Hummingbirds, woodpeckers, blue buntings, parrots, macaws and peacocks! Choose a bird to draw, or design the bird of your imagination, then paint its picture on canvas in beautiful color. Build a clay sculpture of your bird and add the crowning touch: feathers. Instructor: Ramona Agro
ENDANGERED ANIMALS, Jul 31 – August 3, 1;00 pm to 4:00 pm. Connecticut has some birds, frogs, and salamanders that are endangered. Learn about them and the ponds and forests where they live. Draw, paint and sculpt them in their environments and make a tee shirt. Instructor: Ramona Agro
DINOSAURS AND DRAGONS, July 31-August 3, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Sketch, paint, sculpt dinosaurs and dragons in a lush real or imagined landscape and paint a tee-shirt to take home. Instructor: Ramona Agro
Monday through Thursday Art Camp for children ages 9-12 years:
BLOWING IN THE WIND BACKYARD ART, August 7 – August 10th, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. We will be making an upcycled wind chime and a windmill to add some kinetic charm to our outdoor environment. Start collecting used keys and other small metal items and let’s turn them into a musical art piece! Instructor Sharon Shiraiwa