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2-4 YEAR OLDS (Guardian/Child) 
STUDIO SAMPLER - SOLD OUT
9:00 - 10:15 am
Campers will get messy and explore a variety of media in this active class. While sharpening manual dexterity skills, this camp will give your preschooler the opportunity to experience art making in many different and unique ways.

MINI MASTERS
10:30 - 11:45 am
Campers will learn about a variety of artists and art forms, from European and American masters to Modern and Contemporary movements. Children will get their hands dirty with paint, collage, clay & more.


5-6 YEAR OLDS

GARDEN SPROUTS - SOLD OUT!
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time to play in the dirt! In this interactive introduction to the garden, campers will discover soil, seeds, the plant life cycle and the many wonders of the natural world. Through hands-on activities and greenhouse tours, campers will create garden art, conduct science experiments and cultivate a love of nature and gardening. Campers will spend time outdoors, weather permitting, in addition to time in the classroom.

PAINT & SCULPT
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the exciting world of 3D art in this fun class. Campers will do it all with painting, drawing, and sculpting inspired Steve Tobin’s works in the Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art. Campers will also enjoy seeing different sculptures on Cheekwood’s Sculpture Trail and learning about other famous artists.

INTERNATIONAL ART ADVENTURE
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Take a trip around the world in this exciting class!  From Cheekwood’s Japanese Garden to our summer International Playhouses exhibition, campers will expand their knowledge of different cultures & artists while creating works of art and learning basic foreign language vocabulary. Enjoy a wide variety of art making with unique materials.

MIXED MEDIA MADNESS
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Are pencils, paper, and paint the only materials used to create great pieces of art?  No way!  In this camp, children will create art using many different art ‘ingredients.’ Campers will explore a variety of materials and learn new methods and techniques for using everyday objects. No material is off limits.

PAINTING POSSIBILITIES
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Is your camper itching to get messy and have some fun? This class explores tempra, watercolor and acrylic paint in a variety of ways. While learning the basics of primary and secondary colors, campers will be encouraged to control their brushwork, mix colors, and have fun! Campers will learn about other artists and discover unique ways to apply paint on different surfaces.


7-10 YEAR OLDS

ARCHITECTURE EXPERIENCE
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduce your young architect or engineer to the fundamentals of design through age-appropriate studio projects. Campers will learn design basics and explore shapes and forms. Visits to Cheekwood’s historic residence and our summer exhibition International Playhouses will take campers out of the classroom and translate their knowledge to real-life structures.

INTERNATIONAL ART ADVENTURE 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take a trip around the world in this exciting class.  From Cheekwood’s Japanese Garden to our summer International Playhouses exhibition, campers will expand their knowledge of different cultures & artists while creating works of art and learning foreign language vocabulary. Enjoy a wide variety of art making with unique materials!

DYNAMIC DRAWING
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you like to draw?  From line and form to texture and shading, this class will explore the basics of drawing and beyond using a variety of different materials and media. Campers will enjoy learning the fundamentals in a fun and active studio.

CLAY FUNDAMENTALS 
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Campers will discover the basics of hand building and throwing on the wheel.  From learning the fundamentals and throwing their own cylinders, bowls, and plates to exploring underglazes and textures – campers will do it all!  No prior experience is necessary.

GARDEN & NATURE EXPLORERS 
1:00 - 4:00 pm
This unique camp is designed to foster respect and appreciation for the environment and to inspire a sense of wonder through direct experiences with the natural world. Campers will enjoy hands-on activities, insect and plant encounters, nature hikes, outdoor games, stories and craft projects. Our art studios and botanical garden will provide beautiful, spacious areas for learning, play and discovery!

READY, SET, PAINT!
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Do you love to paint?  If so, this is the camp for you!  Using tempra, watercolor, and acrylic paints, campers will learn about basic techniques and create fun painting projects.  Children will enjoy painting on a variety of different surfaces in addition to traditional canvas.
 

11-15 YEAR OLDS
CLAY FUNDAMENTALS
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Campers will discover the basics of hand building and throwing on the wheel.  From learning the fundamentals and throwing their own cylinders, bowls, and plates to exploring underglazes and textures – campers will do it all!  No prior experience is necessary.

ZEN ART
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Art and yoga collide in this exciting new class! Campers will create their own zen-inspired artwork while learning basic yoga poses in our Japanese Garden and other scenic locations. This camp offers ample outdoor time in addition to exploring media such as drawing and painting in the studios.

 

 

 

 

 

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