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 The Beach Art Center's 2015 Summer Kreative Kids Summer Art Camp!

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Art Center

Kreative Kids Summer Art Camps

(Ages 5 and up)

10 Weeks

June 8 through August 14

Week-Long, Half-Day Camp Sessions

Monday through Friday

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 -4 p.m

 

Fees per half day sessions:

Non Beach Art Center Member - $85 + Materials Fee (all processing fees included) 

Beach Art Center Members - $75 + Materials Fee (all processing fees included)

 

Payment Plan Available  

 

Enjoy Member prices by becoming a Family Member. Click here for more information.

 

Discounts:

$5 for Siblings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1:  June 8-12

1A: Something’s Fishy – 9am-12pm (ages 7-10) In this romp through art we will be studying the various species of fish that inhabit our beautiful Gulf waters and the work of very famous artists and some not so famous. It’s our belief that everyone is an artist, it just depends on exploring diverse art media to find the one or ones that suit your talents and abilities. We are going to cover several different media, i.e. scratch art (Paul Klee), watercolor (Henri Matisse), printmaking (America Martin), mixed media with colored pencil and paint (Manisha Mistry), hopefully slab clay plates (Pablo Picasso) and if time permits, a trash art fish sculpture (Angela Pozzi) all with fish as the subject. Included in this camp will be songs about fish for a listen while you work addition as well as some interesting videos that relate. Instructors:Pamela Miles and Warren Kenny Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

 

1B: Digital Photography – 9am-12pm (ages 10-14) The basic rules of composition and lighting will be explored as all great photographers should know. You will learn to use your digital camera's or smartphone's different settings and applications to create lasting images. After image is saved we will use photo editing software or multi-media to enhance or distort the images to make a finished art show worthy piece of artwork. Please bring your own digital camera or smartphone fully charged with your devices USB cord with a 4 GB memory card. Instructor: Dana Lafita Smith Materials Fee: $8 Click Here to Register 

 

1C: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel - 9am-12pm (ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

1D:  Something’s Fishy – 1pm-4pm (ages 11-14) See description above, content geared for age group. Click Here to Register

 

1E:  Pottery Studio: Minecraft Unleashed – 1pm-4pm (ages 6 -12 or permission of instructor) Kids will let their imaginations unfold in 3-D as they create spiders, creepers, endermen, and everyone’s hero STEVE from the popular on-line game of Minecraft.  Kids will learn various hand building and modeling techniques as they use self hardening clay to let their imagination run Minecraft wild!. All work will be finished with acrylic paint. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

                                                                                                                                                                       

Week 2:  June 15-19

2A: Getting to Know the Artists – 9am-12pm (Ages 6-10) You will draw and paint funny faces like Picasso, sunflowers like van Gogh and jungles like Rousseau.  We will construct colorful collages like Matisse and sculpt animals at the circus after looking at the imaginative work of Alexander Calder.  Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

2B: Something’s Fishy – 9am-12pm (ages 7-10) See description above in week 1, content geared for age group. Click Here to Register

 

2C: Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register
 

2D: American Girl, “Let’s get Frozen” – 1pm-4pm (Ages 5-10) Bring your American Girl® Doll or any 16”-18” doll and let’s create “Frozen” themed outfits and accessories for our campers and dolls!  Each day will have a “Frozen” theme with activities and craft take homes.  Instructor: Roberta Romeo Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

                

2E: Pottery Studio: Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs – 1pm-4pm (Ages 6 -10 or permission of instructor) Welcome to the land before time, kids will explore various hand building and painting techniques to create a 3-dimensional dinosaur scene complete with an exploding volcano! Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

                                                                                                                                                              

Week 3:  June 22-26

3A: Watercolor and Paper Painting  - 9am–12pm (Ages 6 and up) The students will discover the joy of art through painting in watercolor and expression by painting with paper.  They will be exposed to some of the fundamentals of color theory and composition as they apply this information to their creations.  This is a fun week from blowing through straws to ripping and stripping colorful paper. Instructor: Roberta Romeo Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

 

3B: Mythological Creatures - 9am-12pm (Ages 9-12) Dragons, sea monsters, the Phoenix and the Pegasus, elves and fairies are brought to life through art.   Campers look at different samples of the art of mythical creatures as they draw, paint and sculpt their own versions of creatures from ancient mythology.  Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

3C: Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel- 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

3D: Bring on the Bling – 1pm-4pm (ages 9-14) Have you ever wanted to create your own jewelry?  You can!  Learn to make braided bracelets, memory wire bracelets, design your own pendant necklaces, and earrings.  Make your own jewelry box to keep all of your handmade treasures in.  Instructor: Laura Ely Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

3E:  Clay-mation  - 1am-4pm (Ages 8 – 12) Sculpt a movable 3D character with modeling clay to use in a stop-action animation film. Instructor: Deborah Vest Materials Fee: $8 Click Here to Register

 

3F: Fun with Mosaics – 1pm-4pm (Ages 10 – 14) Mosaics are works of art created by using things like rocks, tiles or glass and we’re going to teach you how to make your own.  The only limit is your imagination! Instructor: Latonya Hicks Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

 

Week 4:  June 29 – July 3

4A: Fun with Mosaics - 9am-12pm (Ages 10 – 14) Mosaics are works of art created by using things like rocks, tiles or glass and we’re going to teach you how to make your own.  The only limit is your imagination! Instructor: Latonya Hicks  Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register
 

4B: Recycled Sculpture – 9am-12pm (Ages 12 and up) Learn how to create your very own imaginary robot, animal, or character with water bottles, to-go containers, milk jugs, bottle caps, and more! You'll discover that everyday items you see and use can be turned into art.  The possibilities are endless!  Just bring yourself and an old t-shirt that can get messy!  Instructor: Saori Murphy Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

4C: Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

4D: Paint Your Style – 1pm-4pm (ages 10-15) Learn how to bring out the inner artist in you.  Learn to paint on canvas and wood with acrylic paints.  Use the art of decoupage to create your own beautiful vase.    Put both mediums together to create your own Initial Art using acrylic paints and decoupage.  You will receive your own brush set to keep.  Instructor: Laura Ely Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

4E: Pottery Studio: Clay Dragons and Mythical Creatures - 1pm-4pm (Ages 9 -12 or permission of instructor) Kids will dive into the magical world of dragons, fairies, ogres and elves, after drawing and coloring several mythical creatures, kids will learn various hand building techniques to model their creatures from self hardening clay.  Creatures will be finished with acrylic paint. Instructor: Teresa Testa  Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

Week 5:  July 6-10

5A: Paper Mache Birds – 9am-12pm  (ages 8 - 11) Kids will have fun learning about birds from around the world.  Each child will make at least one life sized paper mache bird suitable for display. Birds will be finished with acrylic paint. Instructor: Maggie Vlasits Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

5B: Art from Around the World – 9am-12pm (ages 5-9) Create art from around the world as we travel to different continents throughout the week. As we look at the colorful folk art of different countries, you will learn to create a Chinese dragon, a decorative Mexican lizard, an Indian elephant and Japanese origami houses and animals.   Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

5C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel - 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

5D: Drawing Cartoon Characters – 1pm-4pm (Ages 5-9) Learn how to draw your favorite cartoon characters from Disney movies: Mickey Mouse to Olaf. We will draw the characters from a different movie each day. Instructor: Deborah Vest Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

5F: Pottery Studio: Creative Castles with Clay – 1pm-4pm (Ages 9 -12 or permission of instructor) Kids will explore creative castle designs past and present including fictional castle designs such as Hogwarts from “Harry Potter” and various Minecraft Castle designs from the popular on-line game. Kids will learn various hand building and modeling techniques using self hardening clay.  All work will be finished with acrylic paint. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

Week 6:   July 13-17

6A: Picturing the Amazon – 9am-12pm (Ages 8-13) The rain forest is bursting with life……strange birds, crocodiles, jaguars, Chameleons, butterflies.  You will draw and sculpt life in the Amazon.  Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

6B:  Watercolor Fish – 9am-12pm  (Ages 6 - 10) Dive into the wonderful world of life under the sea!  Learn simple techniques to paint beautiful under the sea compositions. Kids will take home at least 1 work of art suitable for framing. Instructor: Maggie Vlasits Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

6C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes.  Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

6D: American Girl, “Camping with Glam” – 1pm-4pm (Ages 5-10) Bring your American Girl® Doll or any 16”-18” doll and let’s create outfits and accessories for our campers and dolls!  Each day will have a camping theme with activities and crafts.  Instructor: Roberta Romeo  Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

 

6E: Pottery Studio:  Under the Sea Clay Creations – 1pm-4pm (Ages 7-12 or permission of instructor) Kids will learn about sea life indigenous to the Gulf Coast while creating a mixed media aquarium diorama. Kids will draw, paint and learn various hand building techniques with self hardening clay to complete their project. Undersea creatures will be finished with acrylic. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

Week 7:  July 20 – 24

7A: Animal Art – 9am-12pm (Ages 5-9) You are taught to draw, paint and sculpt all kinds of animals, including cats, dogs, chameleons, birds and fish.  They look at how animals look in their own particular environment.  They create a Model Magic sculpture of an animal family in its habitat.  Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

7C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register

 

7D: Under the Sea - 1pm-4pm (Ages 7-12) Campers explore the underwater world of the octopus and squid, the whales and dolphins, the sea turtle and fantastic fish galore!  Sea coral and sea horses provide inspiration for their creativity. A modeled underwater scene is the highlight of the camp. Instructor: Mary Shusta Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

7E: Fun with Mosaics – 1pm-4pm (Ages 10 – 14) Mosaics are works of art created by using things like rocks, tiles or glass and we’re going to teach you how to make your own.  The only limit is your imagination! Instructor: Latonya Hicks Materials Fee: $10 Click Here to Register

 

7F: Clay-mation - 1pm-4pm (Ages 8 – 12) Sculpt a movable 3D character with modeling clay to use in a stop-action animation film. Instructor: Deborah Vest Materials Fee: $8 Click Here to Register

 

Week 8:  July 27 – July 31

8A: Digital Photography – 9am-12pm (Ages 10-14) The basic rules of composition and lighting will be explored as all great photographers should know. You will learn to use your digital camera's or smartphone's different settings and applications to create lasting images. After image is saved we will use photo editing software or multi-media to enhance or distort the images to make a finished art show worthy piece of artwork. Please bring your own digital camera or smartphone fully charged with your devices USB cord with a 4 GB memory card. Instructor: Dana Lafita Smith Materials Fee: $8 Click Here to Register

 

8B: Masks from Around the World – 9am-12pm (Ages 10 and up) Learn to create your very own mask inspired by the sights and sounds of a different culture each day of the week. These mixed media masks will not only teach us something new each day about another culture, but also teach us how to create with recycled items and utilize our creative problem solving skills.  By the end of the week, you'll have five AWESOME masks and a little culture to share to others!  Don't forget to bring an old t-shirt for the messy parts!! Instructor: Saori Murphy Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

8C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes.  Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

8D: Pottery Studio: Outer Space Blast Off! – 1pm-4pm (Ages 9 -12 or permission of instructor) Let’s take a trip into galaxies far beyond! Kids will explore rockets and spaceships as they create their own outer space world.  We will look at popular ship designs from Star Wars, Star Trek and other popular shows/games.  Kids will create at least one super cool spaceship using self hardening clay.  Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

Week 9:  August 3 - 7

9A: Handmade Paper – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-14) You will learn how to mill, screen, press and emboss.  Complete a project using your handmade paper.  Take home finished sheets to make bookmarks or other fun pieces.  Instructor: Joyce Scalzo. Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

9B: Make Your Own Comic Books – 9am – 12pm (Ages 6 and up) Tell a joke or a story with your own cartoon characters. Use a variety of backgrounds, talk balloons, and viewpoints to make your comic come alive. Instructor: Deborah Vest Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

9C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel – 9am-12pm (Ages 7-and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

9D:  Pottery Studio: Robot Designs of the Future – 1pm-4pm (Ages 9 -12 or permission of instructor) Kids will use their imaginations to create robots of the future using self hardening clay and repurposed objects. We will use old toys and machine parts to create our robots. Let’s think outside the box here, as we anticipate the next great technological invention of the future.  All robots will be finished with acrylic. Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

 

 

Week 10:  August 10 - 14

10A: 2D Puppet Animation – 9am-12pm (Ages 8 – 12) Create a paper puppet with movable joints to use as a character in a stop-action animation film. Instructor: Deborah Vest Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register 

 

10B: BAC Comic-Con – 9am-12pm (Ages 12 and up) Learn from the Pros! Get the full experience from creating your very own character all the way through to having your very own table in Artist Alley at BAC Comic-Con.  Industry professionals: Saori Murphy (Illustrator/Fine Artist), Joanna Ledingham (Illustrator/Character Designer for Hasbro), and special guest John Allison (Comic book Artist), will walk you through the process of conceptualizing and designing to a final unique poster featuring your character in it's own imaginative world. Instructor: Saori Murphy Materials Fee: $5 Click Here to Register

 

10C:  Pottery Studio: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel - 9AM – 12PM (Ages 7and up) Kids will learn basic wheel throwing skills and create at least 4 useful pieces of clay art such as a cup or a bowl. All work will be fired with food safe glazes.  Materials Fee: $15     Instructor: Teresa Testa Materials Fee: $15 Click Here to Register 

More Information

 

Camps tailored various ages from 5-18

(5 year olds must be attending Kindergarten August)

 

Children should bring a snack and drink in a labeled cooler bag daily. (No refrigeration or heating services are available).

 

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis based upon payment received.

 

A full week payment is required, even if the camper is not able to participate during the full session.

 

Payment in full must be received in order for the camper to participate in the first day of camp.

 

Reimbursement for cancellations will be granted if the cancellation is received during business hours no later than 7 days from the start date of the camp.  If cancellation is within the 7 days, a refund will not be granted.

 

 

Due to space limitations, pottery must be picked up no later than 3 weeks from session.

 

Left Art Work Policy

 

All art work that is left at the Center for longer than 30 days will be donated, recycled and/or sold in the gift shop.  All proceeds to benefit the Beach Art Center. Please pick up your art work as soon as possible or call to make other arrangements if it will be longer than 30 days.

 

 

            

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