Summer Kids Camps

2017 Summer Kids Camps

July 11 – August 25

Our Summer Kids Camps offer a fun and unique experience to kids ages 3-14. We have a wonderful array of camps available – everything from painting, sculpture, cultural arts, clay, sewing, and everything in between – with inspiring, experienced art instructors. Each Camp is four days, from Tuesday through Friday, with a different theme each week that is sure to stimulate the imagination.  Full-day and half-day options are available. Class sizes are limited to 15 students so get registered today! Please look through our Camp Catalog below for information on all of our amazing Summer Camps!

PLEASE NOTE: If your child is attending an ALL-Day session, please bring a sack lunch.

Registration opens April 1st-

It’s now easier than ever to get registered. Complete the online registration form, or just come by the Art Center and register in person.

Online Registration

 

$75 Members | $85 Non-members
for four full days (7 hours each)

$45 Members | $55 Non-members
for four full days (3 hours each)

If you have any questions, please contact our wonderful Arts In Education Director Renée Richardson at renee@uvarts.com, or give us a call at 541-672-2532.

SUMMER KIDS CAMP CATALOG


WEEK 1:   JULY 11 – 14 Imaginarium (Ages 6-14)

9:00-12:00

Victoria Carnate: Imagination Required  

Art students will use a variety of materials to create amazing sculptures, based on Masters and contemporary artists. Clay, wood, plastic, cardboard, plaster, acrylic paint will be some of the mediums included in curriculum. Dress for mess.

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-4:00

Epiffany Gombart: Monster Mania

A menagerie of crafts from origami to paper-mâché. Learn to make your own little monsters!

WEEK 2:  JULY 18-21 Nature Gone Wild (Ages 6-14)

9:00-12:00

Cheryl Stokes

Fill your morning with wild and crazy papier mache animals, felted wild animals on a bad hair day and zany animal puppets.

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-4:00

Tara Bacon

Animalistic Art – A multi-media art camp where campers will explore a variety of artist materials. Charcoal lions, painted horses, watercolor fish, colored pencil toucans, and oil pastel frogs.

WEEK 3:  JULY 25-28 Let Your Imagination Fly

9:00-12:00

Megan Dee

Students will be working with many mediums that will make their imaginations fly!  We will  be completing projects such as:  marbling with pastels, plaster wrap to create sculpture, spatter painting, tie dye with sharpies, plus basic embroidery.

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-4:00

Epiffany Gombart

Crazy Contraptions – Make cool inventions that fly, float, throw, and more using a variety of interesting materials.

WEEK 4:   August 1-4 Express Yoursel(Ages 6-14)

9:00-12:00

Megan Dee

Students will draw and paint to express their personalities, thoughts and ideas.  Projects include working with clay  to create themselves as monsters, imagine their neighborhood in a small scale, working feathers and creating sea creatures. 

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-2:30

Benne Nichols

Express yourself with this hands on adventure using techniques, materials and tools to achieve the surprising effects of a one of a kind plaster and clay relief project in a frame. Then create a cloth, fabric dyed, crayon project and finally experiment with watercolor sticks, pencils, markers, and brushes.

2:30-4:00

Patty Hendricks

Explore Modern Art in the styles of Escher, Matisse, Warhol and Chihuly with cut paper designs, tessellations, printmaking and mobile art.

WEEK 5:  AUGUST 15-18 Head in the Sand  (Ages 6-14)

9:00-12:00

Cheryl Stokes

Sea shell beach mosaics, miniature Zen gardens, sand castles, and sand casting will all be in store for campers this week

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-2:30

Benne Nichols

Cave Art” using paint, glue and sand. “Sand n’ Surf” paint with sand. Draw a “head in the sand” from a still life vignette.

2:30-4:00

Kristyn Karnes

Come be creative with Native American Sand Art, Beach painting with footprints, watercolor with sand embellishments and torn paper with oil pastels.

WEEK 6:  AUGUST 22-25 Create and Craft (Ages 6-14)

9:00-10:30

Kristyn Karnes

Foil sculptures, Keith Haring sculptures, art board sculptures, air dry clay melted clocks.

10:30-12:00

Kristyn Karnes

Klimt Tree of Life Button Trees, Renoir sponge paintings, Didier Triglia crushed car art, Matisse designed tissue holders

12:00-12:45

Lunch

1:00-2:30

Kristyn Karnes

Warhol soup can pencil cups, Picasso inspired masks, Romero Britto art, BotJoy robot painted dominoes.

2:30-4:00

Patty Hendricks

Getting crafty by creating     3-D name sculptures, painted rocks, kaleidoscopes, and other fun projects.

INDIVIDUAL CLASSES


JULY 11-14 // 9:00-12:00 (Ages 9 and up)

Beginning Sewing

No previous sewing experience needed. 

Come join us for a fun time using a sewing machine and other sewing tools while learning to make some cute and fun simple projects.  Learn to sew straight lines and follow a pattern as you make such things as pillow cases, table runners, and small bags.  If you have a machine at home we encourage you to bring it so you can learn on the machine you will be using later.

Class Fee: $40.00 (UVAA Members) $45.00 (Nonmembers)
Supply fee: $10:00

AUGUST 1-4 // 9:00-12:00 (Ages 9 and up)

Intermediate Sewing

In this session participants will make a quilt top. This year we will make the pattern “Breezy”. Students will need to bring 6 coordinating 1/4 yard print fabric, 1/4 yard solid and 1/2 yard white. This will make a 40 1/2 x 47 1/2 quilt top. We will discuss different ways to finish a quilt.

Class Fee: $40.00 (UVAA Members) $45.00 (Nonmembers)
Supply fee: $10:00

JULY 14-17 and JULY 25-28 // 10:00 – 12:00 (Ages 10 – Up)

Beginning Clay- Muddy Masterpieces

Clay Creations: Two weeks of creating functional pottery and sculptures! Learn to make pinch pots, create with coils, build with slabs, and more! Develop your 3d building, tactile, and fine motor skills!

Beginning Clay- Ages 10 and Up This will be a two week clay class.  Class will be limited to 10 children.

July 11-14  and July 25-28

Beginning Clay—10:00-12:00        Teacher: Epiffany Gombart

Class Fee: $    Member: $60.00

Nonmembers: $65.00

Supply fee:  $15.00 (clay and firing)

ADULT AND ME ART CLASSES

These classes cater to adults and their children three to six years old. Adult is required to be with child.

Cheryl Stokes, Instructor

JULY 18-21 // 1:00 – 2:00 //

Class Fee: $30.00 (UVAA Members)  $35.00 (Nonmembers)

AUGUEST 15-18 // 1:00 – 2:00 //

Class Fee: $30.00 (UVAA Members)  $35.00 (Nonmembers)

Standards of Conduct  Students, visitors and staff are expected to maintain a standard of behavior conductive to the community spirit of learning and working at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA). Any violation, including physical confrontation, use of abusive language, destruction of property, or any behavior deemed by UVAA staff to be in violation of the standards of behavior may result in suspension or expulsion.  UVAA reserves the right to refuse enrollment as deemed appropriate by any staff member.  Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Students who do not comply will not be allowed to continue classes and any remaining tuition will be forfeited.Special  NeedsIf a student has a special need or requires accommodation, including, if applicable, any allergies or dietary restrictions, please notify the UVAA staff.Safety / BehaviorUVAA will not assume responsibility for the student’s actions that are not related to teaching or learning art. If behavior is deemed inappropriate UVAA will initiate contact with the parents or guardians.  If the problem continues we may cancel the student’s enrollment from the art classes without refunds. For student safety, we ask that they remain in fenced area after classes to await pick-up, and ask that all students be picked up promptly after class. If pick-up will be later than 5 minutes, please contact the UVAA office. If students are consistently picked up late, a fee may be assessed to your bill.ArtworkUVAA is not responsible for any artwork unclaimed for more than 30 days after final day of each camp session.   Students artwork (painting, watercolor & drawings etc.) may be dispose of if not claimed by the 30th day after discontinuance. UVAA will make every effort to contact via email/phone within the 30 day time frame.

Payment must be made in full at time of registration. No refunds will be made after the first day of camp – no exceptions.

 


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Friends of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association: 

Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education of The Oregon Community Foundation, Ed Moorin Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Dr. John Wm. and Betty Long Unruh Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Betty Long Unruh Arts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, United Commercial Travelers, Cow Creek Band, Arnold Morton, Lory Utz, Richard Worthey and Debbie Kelley, Marie Rasmussen, Umpqua Insurance, Umpqua Bank, Lone Rock Timber, Dawn and Jeffery Thomas.