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summer camp!

come make art with us this summer!

 

full day camp

*rising k-2nd grade*

(weeks 2+3)

*rising 3rd-6th grade*

(weeks 1+4)

9am-3pm

art intensives

*rising 6th-9th grade*

(weeks 5+6)

12:30pm-5pm

FAQ

full day camps - Rising K-6th graders

This summer we are offering a camp day of 9am-3pm (drop off starting at 8:45am) with an extended day option of 3-4:30pm. 

The extended day option is a separate registration.

Approximate Daily Camp Schedule:

8:45-9:30 - Open Art/Arrival Activities

9:30-10:30 - Art Making

10:30-10:50 - Snack

10:50-11:50 - Art Making

11:50-1:30 - Lunch and outdoor activities in Prospect Park (weather permitting)

1:30-3:00 - Games/Open Art Time/Continuation of morning Art Making

Approximate Extended Day Schedule:

3:00 - 3:45 Art Stations, Trivia, Games

3:45-4 Snack

4-4:30 - Open-ended, student led art activities

experimental bookmaking

camp week 1 

with Christie

Ages: Rising 3-6th Graders

Class Time: 9am-3pm

Dates: 7/10/2023-7/14/2023

In experimental bookmaking, we will explore what makes a book a book, what makes a story a story, and we’ll have fun pushing the boundaries of form and content. Campers will write and illustrate a short story as well as bind a book where their story will live. This camp will be centered around one main project--making a book, whatever that may mean!--with smaller activities, games, and explorations to accompany it.

 

 

Day Camp (9-3) $600 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $575 (1/30-2/6 only)

Extended Day (3-4:30) $125 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $100 (1/30-2/6 only)

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adventures in abstraction

camp week 2 

with Samantha

Ages: Rising K-2nd Graders

Class Time: 9am-3pm

Dates: 7/24/2023 - 7/28/2023

All children start out as abstract artists, they play in color and shape and feeling, they explore without worrying about the final result. In this one week camp we will embolden your little artist to paint and color and build and sketch without an end result in mind, to simply put their energy and emotion out into the world in physical form.  We will work with an assortment of materials in this camp and make our art pieces in 2D and 3D.

Day Camp (9-3) THIS CAMP IS FULL

Extended Day (3-4:30) $125 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $100 (1/30-2/6 only)

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fiction, fables and fairytales

camp week 3 

with samantha

Ages: Rising K-2nd Graders

Class Time: 9am-3pm

Dates: 7/31/2023 - 8/4/2023

Stories animate, they excite, they fuel the imagination and send it soaring.  In this one week summer camp we will use books as the creative jumping off point for our artistic adventures.  We will begin the day on a cozy carpet reading a story from which we will take our inspiration and apply it to the days' artistic endeavours. We will make puppets inspired by Where the Wild Things are, explore color through The Day the Crayons Quit and learn there are no mistakes in art with Beautiful Oops. This camp will foster your child’s love of literature and give them the tools to create their unique stories.

 

Day Camp (9-3) THIS CAMP IS FULL

Extended Day (3-4:30) $125 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $100 (1/30-2/6 only)

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oversized art

camp week 4

with christie

Ages: Rising 3-6th Graders

Class Time: 9am-3pm

Dates: 8/7/2023-8/11/2023

Join us for a week of working BIG! We'll draw on big paper on the walls, make murals, mega-mobiles, super-sized sculptures and more! We'll look at the work of artists like Keith Haring and Chiharu Shiota for inspiration as we create installations in our studio space. Don't worry parents, we know you live in city-sized spaces! Most of this art will be collaborative and created just for the joy of the process, and only manageable pieces will be brought home ;)

Day Camp (9-3) $600 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $575 (1/30-2/6 only)

Extended Day (3-4:30) $125 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $100 (1/30-2/6 only)

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art intensives - rising 6th-9th graders

visual storytelling

camp week 5 

with Rosie

Ages: Rising 6th-9th Graders

Class Time: 12:30pm-5pm

Dates: 8/14/2023-8/18/2023

Join us this summer for an exploration of visual storytelling. We will explore ink, watercolor, drawing and writing to tell our own stories, create comics and visual diaries. We will take inspiration from art at the Brooklyn Museum, and will explore a few other local art and cultural institutions to help us build our own stories, both true and fictional.

$525 - EARLY BIRD PRICE $500 (1/30-2/6 only)

(admission to any museums, travel and supplies all included)

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field guide to the city

camp week 6

with rosie

Ages: Rising 6th-9th Graders

Class Time: 12:30pm-5pm

Dates: 8/28/2023-9/1/2023

We will use observation and imagination to map the city we live in and the nature it contains. We will visit The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, getting to know some local flora, and making our own field guides to the neighborhood. What can we learn about the nature around us through observation, and what worlds can we build through mapping our imagined landscapes? Join us to find out. We will use drawing, painting and printmaking to explore our surroundings.

$525 EARLY BIRD PRICE $500 (1/30-2/6 only)

(admission to any museums, travel and supplies all included)

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