Inspiring Artistic Potential in an Exciting Visual Arts Environment

SUMMER 2017 

YOUNG ARTISTS WORKSHOP 
GRADES 1 - 4

  • Choose according to your fall 2017 grade.
  • Enroll in a 5-Week Track in Fine Arts or Multimedia and SAVE!
  • Students have supervised morning, lunch, and afternoon breaks and can bring their own lunch or purchase one in the Dining Hall.
     

TO REGISTER CLICK ON THE COURSE LINK BELOW:
Fine Arts Five Week Track, 1st - 4th 
Multimedia Five Week Track, 1st - 4th
Art Lab, 1st - 4th
Discovering Nature's Art, 1st - 4th
Mixing it Up, 1st - 4th
Cartooning & Character Design, 1st - 4th
Drawing Magic, 1st - 4th
Creatures & Monsters, 1st - 4th
Sculpting with Clay, 1st - 4th
Space Exploration, 1st - 4th

Expressive Painting, 1st - 4th
Art Expeditions, 1st - 4th

 

5-Week TRACK OPTION

Enrolling in a track offers a great opportunity to sample the mixture courses as listed (no substitutions) in five weeks of summer fun. Track tuition is $2060, a SAVINGS of $515 over individual course registrations.

FINE ARTS TRACK, 1st -4th

July 10 – August 11    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code:  YFWFA02                    
Tuition $2060

Young artists will be inspired to unleash their creativity while having fun exploring a rich variety of visual arts areas. Students who register for this track will be enrolled in the following courses:

  • Art Lab
  • Mixing It Up
  • Drawing Magic
  • Sculpting with Clay
  • Expressive Painting

 

MULTIMEDIA TRACK, 1st-4th

July 10 – August 11    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code: YFWMM02                    
Tuition $2060

Young artists explore different ways to make art in courses designed for fun while inspiring imagination and developing creative expressiveness. Students who register for this track will be enrolled in the following courses:

  • Discovering Nature’s Art
  • Cartooning & Character Design
  • Creatures & Monsters
  • Space Exploration
  • Art Expeditions

 

ONE-WEEK COURSES

Our program format allows for flexible weekly course options for busy summer schedules.  You can enroll for one week or any combination of weeks.

Art Lab, 1st-4th

July 10 – 14    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code:  YFA066                       
Tuition $515

Young artists engage in a range of activities to learn a variety of basic art concepts such as color, line, shape and texture. A nurturing environment stresses experimentation and fun with drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture to heighten sensory awareness and build skills. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Discovering Nature’s Art, 1st-4th

July 10 – 14    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code YFA021             
Tuition $515

A fun, hands-on exploration of the intersecting world of art and nature. Young artists study the outdoor world in search of birds, bugs, plants and more to discover inspiration for artwork. A variety of creative projects in the studio develop art and science awareness while building basic art and design skills in a variety of media. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Mixing It Up, 1st-4th

July 17 – 21    
9am – 4 pm
Course Code YFA023 
Tuition: $515

Young artists explore many stimulating media including pastels, india ink, papier mache, and watercolor while creating individual and group projects. Basic techniques are emphasized and imagination, self-confidence and individual style are encouraged. All materials are provided for creating fabulous interactive projects. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Cartooning & Character Design, 1st -4th

July 17 – 21    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YIL029            
Tuition $515

This course invites young artists to have fun while developing skills in storytelling, sequence drawing and character design. Inspired by the rich tradition of cartooning found in children's books, comic strips and animation, students develop drawing skills bringing their most whimsical ideas to life. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Drawing Magic, 1st-4th

July 24 – 28    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA059                       
Tuition $515

Exploring the magic of drawing through projects that utilize a rich array of materials, young artists build confidence in using their observational and imaginative skills. Exciting activities in a nurturing environment emphasize experimentation and fun. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Creatures & Monsters, 1st-4th

July 24 – 28    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA093           
Tuition $515

Envisioning imaginative worlds, young artists invent their own special creatures and develop original stories about them. They begin by drawing their ideas and then bring them to life through sculpting with plastic cloth and creating inspired, three-dimensional settings. Projects will vary each semester.

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Sculpting with Clay, 1st-4th

July 31 – August 4      
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA084                       
Tuition $515

Young artists have fun developing basic hand-building techniques while creating both useful and decorative forms in clay. The art of different cultures will serve as inspiration for exploring unique forms, patterns, textures, and colors.  Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Space Exploration, 1st-4th

July 31 – August 4      
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YFA091            
Tuition $515

Creating a variety of unique three-dimensional structures, young artists experiment with how their artwork can exist in space. Each week the work of famous artists such as Calder and Degas will be looked at for inspiration and new materials will be used to form, bend, carve, mold and build expressive sculptures. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Expressive Painting, 1st-4th

August 7 – 11 
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YFA090            
Tuition $515

Young artists share the joy of discovery while exploring the creative possibilities of color and paint for expressing ideas, stories and images of their world. Students will experiment with mixing colors, brushwork and composition and be introduced to famous artworks as inspiration for their own compositions. Projects will vary each semester.  Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Art Expeditions, 1st-4th  

August 7 – 11 
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA081                       
Tuition $515

Young artists take imaginary journeys to locations around the world to learn how people from different times and places used art to express their interests and ideas. Looking at art from different places serves as inspiration for students to create art reflective of their own lives. Projects will vary each semester. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!