Treasure Hunt: Spain

For kids 4–6 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Shoora Majedian

This course will take you back in time and around the world to hunt for the treasures of ancient and modern civilizations. Our journey begins thousands of years ago, exploring the rich history of iconic art, craft, architecture, and design—learning about the intricate patterns, imagery and motifs inspired by nature and mythology that were used to adorn everyday objects and places—pots, coins, costume, homes and temples. Our search will take us to modern times, where we will meet some famous artists and discover their fascinating art work.

Using various mediums and techniques you will create works inspired by treasures from the ancient and modern worlds of art!

This camp is offered on...Age Group
Week 1 (Jul 4–7) 4–6 years
Week 2 (Jul 10–14)4–6 years
Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4) 4–6 years
Week 6 (Aug 8–11) 4–6 years

Wild, Wild North: the Great Plains

For kids 4–6 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With Shoora Majedian

Explore the Wild, Wild North of Canada, travelling across the great plains, forests, mountains and wetlands, from sea to shining sea. Visit the kingdom of the polar bear and marvel at the colours of the polar night. Watch and listen to the moose, geese, and loons and get inspired by the shapes, colours and sounds of nature.

Together we will explore the “Wild, Wild North” through sound recordings, short videos, stories, and images by Canadian artists. We will also share our own stories, tales and personal memories of the wilderness through art.

You will draw, paint, build, and sculpt using various techniques and materials including recycled objects, and natural matter such as flowers, rocks, twigs, leaves and grasses that you’ll collect outside.

This camp is offered on...Age Group
Week 1 (Jul 4–7)4–6 years
Week 2 (Jul 10–14) 4–6 years
Week 3 (Jul 17–21) 4–6 years
Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4) 4–6 years
Week 6 (Aug 8–11) 4–6 years
Week 7 (Aug 14–18) 4–6 years
Week 8 (Aug 21–25) 4–6 years

Papermania

For kids 6–9 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With TBD

Draw and paint on it, tear it, cut it, paste it or paste on it! Roll it, tape it, crunch it, bend it, print it, decorate it or decorate with it...wrap, cover, flip, seal, sculpt, carve, gouge, cast it...use it for papier-mâché, a book, a mural or a miniature....create your image on it and wrap your mind around it...It's PAPER MANIA!

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
6–9 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
7–11 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
7–11 years Week 4 (Jul 24–28)
8–12 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
4–6, 6–9 years Week 8 (Aug 21–25)
4–6 years Week 9 (Aug 28–Sept 1)

Dream in a Bottle

For kids 6–9 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With Chiara Arevalo

Illustrate a dream (or dreams) that you wish to carry with you—a dream you had while sleeping or awake. It can be a goal that motivates you, something you wish will come true. Once you have uniquely decorated your dream jar you will be able to fill it with new dreams every day.

In this course you will also create an impossible bottle, containing a 3D representation of one of your dreams.

You are encouraged to bring a unique bottle or jar you like from home (we have mason jars).

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
6–9 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
6–9 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)

Nature's Architects: Shelled Creatures

For kids 7–11 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Jeremy Stellato

Bird's nests, ant hills, beaver dams and more—what did Nature's Architects teach people about art and design? Learn all about ants, birds, spiders, beavers, shelled creatures (such as snails and nautili), and more. Learn how and why they create their homes—recognizing the influence of natural forms and shapes on human art, design and architecture, from ancient to contemporary times.
Together we will enjoy the summer days observing and collecting natural materials from outside to use in our building and art work.

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
6–9 years Week 1 (Jul 4–7)
7–11 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
6–9 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
6–9 years Week 4 (Jul 24–28)

Sculpting the Human Form

For kids 7–11 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With Jeremy Stellato

Using a variety of techniques for modelling clay, plaster, wire sculpture and carving you will learn how to reproduce the shapes and forms of the human body, studying anatomy, proportion and how the musculoskeletal system gives us our shape. Throughout this course you will engage in the full design process, from sketching to production.

This is an excellent course for developing your 3D thinking and planning abilities, and improving dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

This course is especially recommended if you intend to take Portfolio Building in the future.

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
8–12 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
13+ years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)

Portfolio Building

For preteens 10–14 years
Class Times:
9:30am–12:00pm,
1:00pm–3:30pm

With Azadeh Pirazimian, TBD

This summer crash course is designed to introduce you to the basics of portfolio development. You will begin the building process with a variety of art and design projects that explore many different mediums and techniques. You will be encouraged to focus on your personal development as an artist/designer as well as the development your discussion, critiquing and presentation skills. This course is especially recommended if you intend to take a full Portfolio Building course in the future.

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
10–14 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
10–14 years Week 7 (Aug 14–18)

Lyrical Landscapes: Plein Air

For teens 11+ years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Marija Barac Jandric

Enjoy the warm summer breeze while you draw and paint nature as you observe it, en plein air, at some of the beautiful parks near Rosetta. Several approaches to landscape drawing and painting will be discussed and you will learn techniques step-by-step, as demonstrated by your instructor. Special attention will be given to observation, composition, cropping as well as achieving a sense of distance and depth. All painting materials will be provided, but you should bring is your own sketchbook, water and snacks.

This course is also offered on:
Age Group Week Offered
11+ years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
11+ years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
11+ years Week 8 (Aug 21–25)

Before/After Care

Please be punctual when picking up children. In the event of late pick-up, there will be a ten-minute grace period, after which a $35.00 fine will be charged. Supervised before and after care is available at $10/hr (pre-paid).

Before Care: 8:30am–9:30am
After Care: 3:30pm–5:00pm

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