Holiday Camps

Winter Break (Dec 22 - 23, 2014)

Playing with Patterns: Winter Break Camp (Ages 5 - 7)

Playing with Patterns: Winter Break Camp (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Kristi Werkheiser
Monday & Tuesday, December 22 & December 23
Price: 
$130 member / $155 non - member

Launch an investigation to find patterns in nature and architecture and invent some of your very own. Experiment with painting, drawing and sculpting and engage in group activities to explore patterns in movement and sound.

Pop Art: Winter Break Camp (Ages 8 - 10)

Pop Art: Winter Break Camp (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday & Tuesday, December 22 & December 23
Price: 
$130 member / $155 non - member

Enter the world of Pop Art in this dynamic mixed-media camp. Use paints, inks and found objects to create bold, colorful 2D and 3D artworks inspired by famous pop artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Shepard Fairey & Pittsburgh’s own Andy Warhol.

Legomation (Ages 8 - 10)

Legomation (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
December 22 & December 23
Price: 
$160 Members, $185 Non-Members

Explore the wonderful world of Legomation! Using Legos and other snap together building bricks campers will collaborate to storyboard, design, and build their own stop-motion movie complete with an original soundtrack.

MLK Jr. Day (Jan 19, 2015)

The Future: MLK Jr. Day (Ages 5 - 7)

The Future: MLK Jr. Day (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Jennifer Myers
1 Monday, January 19
Price: 
$70 member, $95 non - member


What does the future hold for us? What do the people need? What do they look like? What are our cities like? Consider these questions and more to brainstorm the many possibilities. Use these ideas to create conceptual drawings, models, maps and inventions that make life possible in the future.
 

Animation with Apps

Animation with Apps

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday, January 19th
Price: 
$80 Members, $105 Non-Members

Explore stop-motion animation utilizing tablets and apps in this cool workshop. Paper shapes, clay, 3D objects, and even your classmates will be animated into unique movie projects.

PPS In-Service Days (Jan 20 - 21, 2015)

Wiggles and Squiggles: PPS In-Service Days (Ages 5 -7)

Wiggles and Squiggles: PPS In-Service Days (Ages 5 -7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 Tuesday & Wednesday, January 20 & 21
Price: 
$70 member, $95 non - member


Art is full of action! Wiggle your body and your paint brush to different rhythms in this camp that explores both movement and art-making. Each class is guaranteed to leave you wiggling, squiggling, and giggling!
 

The Science of Art: PPS In-Service Days (Ages 8 - 10)

The Science of Art: PPS In-Service Days (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Lindsay Woge
1 Tuesday & Wednesday, January 20 & 21
Price: 
$130 members, $155 non - members


Enter an art laboratory to discoed where art and science naturally overlap. In this camp to examine the similarities between the two. Explore the world of color like Georges Seurat to create work informed by scientific investigation. Be inspired with Leonardo da Vinci to observe the world closely.
 

President's Day (Feb 16, 2015)

Modern Masters: President's Day (Ages 5 - 7)

Modern Masters: President's Day (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 Monday, February 16
Price: 
$70 member, $95 non - member


Be inspired by Modern Art’s great masters like Picasso, Warhol and DuBuffet. Emulate their techniques and styles to create portraits, prints, dynamic geometric designs, stunning abstracts and sculptures.
 

Mixed Media: President's Day (Ages 8 - 10)

Mixed Media: President's Day (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Michelle O'Leary
1 Monday, February 16
Price: 
$70 member, $95 non - member


Art has infinite possibilities! This camp will stretch the limits of your creativity and ingenuity with projects that combine drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Merge techniques from different medias in new ways.
 

Spring Break 1 (Mar 16 - 20, 2015)

Junior Architects: Spring Break 1 (Ages 5 - 7)

Junior Architects: Spring Break 1 (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 week, Monday - Friday, March 16 - 20
Price: 
$255 members, $280 non - members


Think like architects and engineers as you explore the most spectacular creations humans have built. Be dazzled by the mysterious pyramid of Giza and the monoliths of Stonehenge as well as buildings like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Coliseum. Create plans and complete a model of your own wonder inspired by great marvels of architecture worldwide.
 

Garden of Art: Spring Break 1 (Ages 8 - 10)

Garden of Art: Spring Break 1 (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 week, Monday - Friday, March 16 - 20
Price: 
$255 members, $280 non - members

Beat the winter blues with some green and brightness in this camp. Get your hands dirty and allow your imagination to take root. Mosaic a planter and start your own seeds to grow in a window garden. Combine nature with the man made to create green-inspired artworks.
 

Spring Break 2 (Mar 23 - 27, 2015)

Puppet Performance: Spring Break 2 (Ages 5 - 7)

Puppet Performance: Spring Break 2 (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5-7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 week, Monday - Friday, March 23 - 27
Price: 
$255 members, $280 non - members


Enter a camp that combines painting, collage, sculpture, storytelling and performance. Design zany characters and bring them to life as hand, finger, and stick or shadow puppets. Design sets, props and create original stories. Use your creations to put on shows to entertain your classmates.
 

Legomation

Legomation

Ages 8 - 10
1 week, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday-Friday, March 16 - 20
Price: 
$330 Members, $355 Non-Members

Explore the wonderful world of Legomation! Using Legos, apps and tablets, campers will collaborate to storyboard, design, and build their own stop-motion movies with soundtracks.

Spring Break 3 (Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2015)

Around the World in 4 Days: Spring Break 3 (Ages 5 - 7)

Around the World in 4 Days: Spring Break 3 (Ages 5 - 7)

Ages 5 - 7
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 week, Monday - Thursday, March 30 - April 2
Price: 
$205 members, $230 non - members

Hop on a train, ocean liner or hot air balloon and explore the unique cultures and artworks across the globe. Each day, focus on a different area of the world and create artwork inspired by the visual art, music, dance, fashion and history of the places you’ll discover in your journeys.
 

Building Bridges: Spring Break 3 (Ages 8 - 10)

Building Bridges: Spring Break 3 (Ages 8 - 10)

Ages 8 - 10
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
1 week, Monday - Thursday, March 30 - April 2
Price: 
$205 members, $230 non - members

Inspiration for bridge design comes easily when you live in the city of bridges! Get in touch with your architectural side and have a blast as you design your own bridge, build a model of your design, discuss the relationship between form and function, participate in a weight challenge and more!