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2-4 YEAR OLDS (Guardian/Child)
PAINTING POSSIBILITIES
9:00 - 10:15 am

This camp will give your preschooler the opportunity to experience painting in many different and unique ways.  With varied projects, textures, and tools –the result will be fabulous works of art.

YOUNG AT ART - SOLD OUT!
10:30 - 11:45 am

Through unique projects designed to stimulate imagination and creative skills, help your child explore a variety of 2D and 3D techniques including drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Enjoy being creative in a group setting, socializing with other children and leaving the mess at Cheekwood.

ADVENTURE CHEEKWOOD (4 YEAR OLDS) - SOLD OUT!
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This special camp will introduce your child to camper-only camp session through art activities, stories, play time in the gardens, nature walks, gallery discoveries and more. All participants must be fully potty trained and 4 years old. There is no exception to this policy.


5-6 YEAR OLDS
INTERNATIONAL ART ADVENTURES - SOLD OUT!
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 basic foreign language vocabulary. Enjoy a wide variety of art making with unique materials.

MIGHTY MASTERS
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Campers will learn about a variety of artists and art forms, from Van Gogh and Picasso to Warhol and Chihuly, both in the classroom and by visiting Cheekwood’s exhibitions, such as Steve Tobin: Southern Roots. Children will get their hands dirty with paint, collage, sculpture & more.

BUGS & BLOOMS - SOLD OUT!
1:00 - 4:00 pm

In this all-time favorite class, campers will explore Cheekwood’s gardens to find artistic inspiration and venture into the studio to make their own crafts and creatures. Campers will enjoy learning about various insects, plants and bugs in the gardens, before creating beautiful artwork. This class combines time outdoors, weather permitting, in addition to time in the studio. Please Note: This is an art camp and campers will not handle any insects

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.

SUMMER SAMPLER
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Over the course of a week, campers will discover a variety of new materials and an exciting assortment of projects.  Campers will explore painting, drawing, clay and more.  If your child wants to experience the wide world of arts and crafts, this is the class for you!  No two sampler classes are alike.

 
7-10 YEAR OLDS
READY, SET, PAINT!
9:00 am - 12:00 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.

SENSORY DRAWING
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Use all five senses in this exploratory drawing class. Campers will take inspiration from sound, smell, taste, and touch, in addition to using their eyes in order to create vibrant drawings using materials such as pencil, pastel, charcoal, and ink.

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.

STUDIO FUNDAMENTALS
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Over the course of a week, campers will work with a variety of materials as they discover a wide array of studio arts. Exploring both 2D & 3D processes, projects will include drawing, painting, sculpting and working with clay. Each week will vary in theme to encourage students to discover fun new ways of expressing their creativity.

PLEIN AIR SKETCHING
1:00 - 4:00 pm

The art studio moves outdoors in this exciting drawing class. Campers will explore Cheekwood’s grounds while learning drawing fundamentals such as perspective and composition, while taking inspiration from our landscape and exhibitions such as Steve Tobin: Southern Roots and International Playhouses. This class will combine time in the studio in addition to outdoor time.

 
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.

ART & FASHION
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Explore the art of fashion in this stylish class. Campers will learn about fashion design, accessory making, and fashion history. From sketching their own designs to making their own jewelry, this course will introduce campers to the basics of fashion and design while using a variety of materials.

 

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