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summer Art Camps 2009

Register online – CLICK HERE To view as a PDF – CLICK HERE
Download the financial aid form here Show camps sorted by age – CLICK HERE

Jump down to:  Saturday Classes   |   June 8 - 12  |   June 15 - 19

Jump down to:  June 15-26: two-week camps   |   June 22 - 26

Jump down to:  June 22 - July 3: two-week camps   |   June 29 - July 3   |   July 6 - 10

Jump down to:  July 6-17: two-week camps   |   July 13 - 17   |   July 20 - 24

Jump down to:  July 27 - 31   |   July 27 - Aug 7: two-week camps   |   August 3 - 7

Jump down to:  Aug 3-14: two-week camps   |   August 10 - 14

Jump down to:  Aug 10-21: two-week camps   |   August 17 - 21   |   August 24 - 28
 


Saturday Classes
Art in The Family
6 Saturdays, 9:00–10:30am
CCH100 ... ages 3-5 w/adult
6 weeks: July 11 – Aug 15
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Claymaking
6 Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:30am
CCH102 ... ages 6-9
6 weeks: July 11 – Aug 15
Drawing and Cartooning
6 Saturdays, 10:30am – 12:00pm
CCH104 ... ages 9-14
6 weeks: July 11 – Aug 15
3D Computer Animation
4 Saturdays, 1:00 – 4:00pm
EMA117 ... ages 14-17
4 weeks: July 11 – Aug 1

June 8 – 12
Art Partners
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 10:00am
AC110
ages 2-3 w/adult
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
All About Animals
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC111
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Space Odyssey
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC112
ages 5-7
Animation for Kids
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 103A
ages 5-7
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

June 15 – 19
Think Green
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC210
ages 4-6
Multi-Media Medley
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC211
ages 5-6
The Art of Japan
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC212A (ages 7-9)
or AC212B (ages 10-12)
Mixed Media Animation
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
EMA 109
ages 8-11
Fantastic Fiber / Tina Brewer
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC217
ages 8-11
Zany Umbrella Circus Camp / Ben Sota
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC218
ages 14-17

June 15–19 & 22–26: Two-Week Camps
Wheelthrown Ceramics
ages 11-14
AC213 (Mon– Fri, 9:00am–12:00pm)
or AC214 (Mon–Fri, 12:30–3:30pm)
Traditional Photography
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 316
ages 11-14
Jewelrymaking
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC215
ages 11-14

June 22 – 26
Caterpillar Camp
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 10:00pm
AC310
ages 2-3 w/ adult
Ladybug, Ladybug
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC311
ages 4-6
Transformation
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC312
ages 5-7
Animation for Kids
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 103B
ages 5-7
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Painting with van Gogh & Gauguin
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC313A (ages 7-9)
or AC313B (ages 10-12)
Puppet Movie
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 111
ages 9-12
The Writer's Toolbox
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC314
ages 14-17
Animation Studio
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 106
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

June 22–26 & June 29 – July 3: Two-Week Camp
All the World's a Stage
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC216
ages 11-14

June 29 – July 3
Dr. Seuss and Mother Goose
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC410
ages 4-6
Under the Big Top
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC411
ages 5-6
Andy's Factory
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC412A (ages 7-9)
orAC412B (ages (10-12)
Clay Animation
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 107A
ages 8-11
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
The Art of Architecture
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC413
ages 11-14
Video Fundamentals
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 101A
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Digital Photography
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 102A
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

July 6 – 10
Kites, Planes and Rockets
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC510
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.
What's the Buzz
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC511
ages 5-6
City Spectacular
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC512A (ages 7-9)
or AC512B (ages 10-12)
Animation Combination
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 120
ages 8-11
From Drawing to Sculpture
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC513
ages 8-11
Drawing Intensive
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC520
ages 14-17
Experimental Video
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 105
ages 14-17

July 6–10 & 13–17: Two-Week Camps
Earth and Fire
ages 11-14
AC514 (Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 12:00pm)
or AC515 (Mon – Fri, 12:30 – 3:30pm)
Photography: Street and Nature
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 317A
ages 11-14
Self-Portrait Painting
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC516
ages 11-14

July 13 – 17
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC610
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Painters! From Patterns to Portraits
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC611
ages 5-6
Superheroes
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC612A (ages 7-9)
or AC612B (ages 10-12)
Super 8 Filmmaking
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 114
ages 14-17
Experimental Photography
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 104
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

July 20 – 24
Down by the Sea
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC710
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Painting with Poems
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC711
ages 5-6
Puppet Theater
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC712
ages 6-9
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Picasso Camp
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC713A (ages 7-9)
or AC713B (ages 10-12)
Clay Animation
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 107B
ages 8-11
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Anime and Cartooning
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC714
ages 11-14
Foundations of Digital Photography
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 113
ages 11-13
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Video Fundamentals
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 101B
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

July 27 – 31
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC810
ages 4-6
Wild About Bugs
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC811
ages 5-6
Stage Right
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC812
ages 6-9
Born to Be Wild
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC813
ages 8-11
Landscape Painting / Ron Donoughe
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC814
ages 9-14
Animated Flip Books
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 118
ages 11-13
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Sound Design
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 110
ages 14-17
Hand Drawn Animation
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 108
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Digital Photography
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 102B
ages 14-17
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

July 27–31 & Aug 3–7: Two-Week Camp
Ceramics Intensive
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC815
ages 11-14

Aug 3 – 7
Pint-Sized Picassos
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC910
ages 4-6
Sculpture Sampler
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC911
ages 5-6
Medieval Adventures
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC912A (ages 7-9)
or AC912B (ages 10-12)
Comic Books and 'Zines
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC914
ages 8-11
Sketch Comedy and Improv
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC913
ages 11-14

Aug 3–7 & 10–14: Two-Week Camp
Cryptozoology and Hoaxes
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 116
ages 14-17

Aug 10 – 14
The Beat Goes On
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC1010
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Treasure Hunt
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC1011
ages 5-6
Our Green Planet
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1012A (ages 7-9)
or AC1012B (ages 10-12)

Aug 10–14 & 17–21: Two-Week Camps
Center Stage
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1013
ages 9-14
Earth and Fire
ages 11-14
AC1014 (Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 12:00pm)
or AC1015 (Mon – Fri, 12:30 – 3:30pm)
Outdoor Sketching
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC1016
ages 11-14
Photography: Street and Nature
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 317B
ages 11-14
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]

Aug 17 – 21
Side by Side
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 10:00am
AC1110
ages 2-3 w/ adult
Camouflaged Creatures
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC1111
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Egyptian Treasures
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC1112
ages 5-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Painting and Printmaking
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1113A (ages 7-9)
or AC1113B (ages 10-12)
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Large as Life / Tim Kaulen
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1114
ages 8-11
Exploring Animation
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 119
ages 11-13
Painting Intensive
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC1115
ages 14-17
Re-Animation
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
EMA 121
ages 14-17

Aug 24 – 28
Art Adventures Together
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 10:00am
AC1210
ages 2-3 w/ adult
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Summer Sensations
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
AC1211
ages 4-6
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Piñata Party
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:30pm
AC1212
ages 5-6
Map of the World
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1213A (ages 7-9)
or AC1213B (ages 10-12)
Creative Tees
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1214
ages 8-11
[Now full. Call to be added to waiting list.]
Everything 3-D! / Tim Kaulen
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
AC1216
ages 11-14
Video Improv-O-Rama
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
EMA 112
ages 14-17

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