2020 Children's Summer Art Camps

• Monday-Friday
• 9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm
• Ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-13


Registration required!

Call (609) 399-7628 or mail in this form:

2020 Flyer


Full day discount: Morning camp $165 & afternoon camp $150 (same child, same week - pack a lunch!)

>> Ages 3-5 <<

DISNEY CAMP

Caroline & Julia Erickson

Ages 3-5

1st Session: June 29, 9-noon

2nd Session: July 6, 9-noon

3rd Session: July 13, 9-noon

Come learn all the Disney stories from Lion King to Cinderella, Elsa & Ana, Paw Patrol and more! Students will read stories, make crafts, play games, sing, dance, act and transform into their favorite Disney characters!

>> Ages 6-9 <<

DANCE LIKE NO ONE IS WATCHING

Julia Erickson

Ages 6-9

1st Session: June 22, 9-noon

2nd Session: July 6, 9-noon

3rd Session: July 13, 9-noon

Students will learn jazz, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical and musical theatre styles. We will focus not only on dancers’ technical skills, but their star quality and confidence as well! At the end of the week we will preform a show of everything we have learned. We can’t wait to dance with you! Open to all levels.

BEACH & SURF ART JR

Aaron Bogushefsky

Ages 6–9

June 22, 9-noon

Led by local surf artist and teacher “Bogy”, students will learn to make beach & surf art. Inspired by the OC lifestyle, this class will highlight the beach, surf and boardwalk. Students will create paintings and oil pastel drawings, use clay to build miniature sand castles, cut paper collages and more. If your kids like the beach and boardwalk this is the perfect camp!

ANIMALS

Aaron Bogushefsky

Ages 6-9

June 29, 9-noon

In this class led by local artist and teacher “Bogy”, students will learn how to draw animals of all kinds. They will create underwater scenes with watercolors and oil pastels, paint their favorite animal on canvas, make an animal collage, create 3-D sculptures and practice drawing correct animal forms. If you love animals and want to get better at drawing then this class is for you!

RAWSOME FOOD JR

Sarah O’Donnell

Ages 6-9

July 6, 9-noon

Kids will be learning basic nutrition on wholesome foods that can be made with no heat source! They will be bringing home something new & delicious everyday. Prepare for a messy treat! Disclaimer: A variety of nuts will be used in our recipes.

Full STEAM Ahead Jr

Jordan Caplan

Ages 6-9

1st Session: July 6, 9-noon

2nd Session: July 27, 9-noon

Students will explore, experiment and engage in projects related to science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). They will have fun as they collaborate, problem solve and work through the creative process to produce innovative artwork! Projects include squishy circuits, process artwork, slime, clay animation videos and more! (Bring your own device-iPhone or iPad preferred but not required.

NATURE DRAWING

Margo Thompson

Ages 6-9

July 6, 12:30-3:30

This class will focus on drawing and painting from nature. Students will use materials such as watercolors, tempera paint and pastels.

LET’S GET INKY

Megan Bellucci

Ages 6-9

July 13, 9-noon

Get creative and explore different ways of printmaking such as gelli plate printing, colograph art and much more! Students will design their own prints and take home projects such as OCNJ marker prints, underwater fish prints and more!

CREATIVE ART & DRAWING GAMES

Theresa Kennish

Ages 6-9

1st Session: July 13, 12:30-3:30

2nd Session: July 20 12:30-3:30

A class where drawing meets fun! Students will create drawing games, explore zentangle designs and experience fun techniques with mixed media. Students will create their own art journal of drawing options and self-expression.

DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES

Bethany Kelsey

Ages 6-9

1st Session: July 20, 9-noon

2nd Session: July 27, 9-noon

3rd Session: Aug 3, 9-noon

Students will engage in modern, jazz, hip hop and ballet techniques while dancing to a wide range of music from the 70’s to the 2000’s. With creative exercises students will explore fun new movements to different genres of music. Throughout each week dancers will learn a fun and exciting routine.

CLAY TIME JR.

Jason Elia

Ages 6-9

1st Session: July 20, 9-noon

2nd Session: July 27, 9-noon

3rd Session: Aug 3, 9-noon

This camp is designed for kids that want to have fun experimenting with clay. We will focus on the hand-building techniques of pinch, coil and slabs while creating unique sculptural and functional works. We will create pottery that is inspired by the nature that surrounds us, including its distinctive shapes, rich colors and textural elements. Students will bring home a number of handmade items.

DRAWING & PAINTING

Liz Stamm

Ages 6-9

July 20, 9-noon

Come enjoy a week of drawing & painting. Students will be taught a variety of drawing and painting techniques in an encouraging environment. An assortment of art media will be used to create drawings. This is an opportunity for students to be inspired to create beautiful original art pieces.

CREATIVE CRAFTS

Margo Thompson

Ages 6-9

Aug 3, 9-noon

Students will experiment with different mediums. All students will learn color theory and drawing basics. The class will create collages, paintings, drawings, sculptures and much more.

YOGA & MINDFUL ART

Mariah Alexander

Ages 6-9

1st Session: Aug 10, 9-noon

2nd Session: Aug 17, 9-noon

Campers will practice yoga, meditation and create mindful crafts with a certified yoga instructor and local teacher. They will have fun stretching and strengthening their bodies and minds with a series of yoga poses and a variety of meditation techniques. Relevant and creative art projects such as dream catchers and wind chimes will reflect our daily practice. Please bring yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

DRAW, PAINT & SCULPT THE BEACH

Cyndy Dudnick

Ages 6-9

Aug 10, 9-noon

Every day is an artistic adventure in development of fine art skills and creativity! Fun, whimsical art lessons incorporating the art mediums of CLAY, paint, printmaking, drawing and collage. Creative artwork inspired by faraway places, famous artists and seashore themes. Create projects such as carousel horses, fish prints, clay sculpture with candle, coral reef mobile, tie-dye butterfly , flip-flop garland and more. A rich and fun experience for all!

COMICS & CARTOONING

Alex DiGiovanni

Ages 6-9

Aug 17, 9-noon

Campers will explore creating characters and visual stories while being shown different drawing and painting techniques to bring their creations to life. Campers will learn illustration, pen and ink techniques, storyboarding, painting, color theory and figure drawing.

UNDER THE SEA

Margo Thompson

Ages 6-9

Aug 17, 12:30-3:30

Come take a trip under the sea. Students will learn how to draw sea creatures. Projects will include paintings, sculptures and pastel drawings.

FAIRY HOUSE

Margo Thompson

Ages 6-9

Aug 24, 9-noon

Students will enjoy creating a 3-D fairy house. They will work with a variety of materials to explore their imagination. Final project will include a completed fairy house and much more.

MIXED MEDIA

Theresa Kennish

Ages 6-9

Aug 24, 9-noon

Explore various art mediums such as paper mache, clay and paint. Projects may include clay animals, canvas paintings, dream catchers, bead bracelets and flower pots. A fun end of the summer camp!

>> Ages 10-13,14 <<

BEACH & SURF ART

Aaron Bogushefsky

Ages 10-13

June 22, 12:30-3:30

For slightly older students this class is also led by local surf artist and teacher “Bogy”. Students will create paintings and oil pastel drawings, collages and clay sculptures inspired by the OC lifestyle. The perfect camp for those who love the beach and boardwalk!

Full STEAM Ahead!

Jordan Caplan

Ages 10-13

1st Session: July 6, 12:30-3:30

2nd Session: July 27, 12:30-3:30

Same camp as Full STEAM Ahead Jr but geared to the older campers!

JEWELRY MAKING

Megan Bellucci

Ages 10-13

July 13, 12:30-3:30

Learn the basics of jewelry making! Students will gain inspiration from the beach, their own interests and hobbies. Jewelry will be made from various materials including resin, metals air dry clay and wire.

COIL BASKET WEAVING

Liz Stamm

Ages 10-13

July 20, 12:30-3:30

Older campers will be introduced to the art form of coil basket weaving. They will learn to thread a needle, stitch and weave with yarn to create a coil basket. Students will complete a 6 inch decorative basket created from coil foam and yarn.

CLAY TIME with MIXED MEDIA

Jason Elia

Ages 10-13

July 27, 12:30-3:30

This camp is designed for a slightly older group of kids who want to continue their exploration of clay or try something fun and new! Along with the basic hand-building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab the students will incorporate other mediums into their work. Inspiration for these projects will be derived from nature (beach & surf) and their own personal hobbies and favorite things. Students will bring home a number of handmade items.

YOGA & MINDFUL ART

Mariah Alexander

Ages 10-13

Aug 17, 12:30-3:30

Campers will practice yoga, meditation and create mindful crafts with a certified yoga instructor and local teacher. They will have fun stretching and strengthening their bodies and minds with a series of yoga poses and a variety of meditation techniques. Relevant and creative art projects such as dream catchers and wind chimes will reflect our daily practice. Please bring yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

RAWSOME FOOD

Sarah O’Donnell

Ages 10-13

Aug 3, 9-noon

This camp is for older kids looking for sweet new ways to make treats in the summer heat. We will be learning how to make raw, wholesome & vegan foods sure to entice your tastebuds! Disclaimer: A variety of nuts will be used in our recipes.

DIGITAL ART

Alex DiGiovanni

Ages 10-13

Aug 10, 9-noon

Campers will learn how to illustrate using ipad technology. Topics will focus on portraiture, perspective drawing, photography and video editing. The will learn how to use a variety of applications and principles of design and will create a diverse digital portfolio of work. Tablet or smartphone is required.

DRAW, PAINT & SCULPT THE BEACH

Cyndy Dudnick

Ages 6-9

Aug 10, 12:30-3:30

Every day is an artistic adventure in development of fine art skills and creativity! Fun, whimsical art lessons incorporating the art mediums of CLAY, paint, printmaking, drawing and collage. Creative artwork inspired by faraway places, famous artists and seashore themes. Create projects such as carousel horses, fish prints, clay sculpture with candle, coral reef mobile, tie-dye butterfly , flip-flop garland and more. A rich and fun experience for all!