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4 YEAR OLDS
ADVENTURE CHEEKWOOD (4 YEAR OLDS)
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
MIGHTY MASTERS - SOLD OUT
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.

MIXED MEDIA MADNESS
9:00 am - 12:00 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.

CRITTER CREATIONS
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Enjoy learning about critters in your own neighborhood and across the globe. Some projects will be inspired by our ecosystem, while others may take camper imaginations deep into the jungle and ocean. Create your own animal mash-ups, habitats and critters with painting, drawing and 3-D design.

PAINT & SCULPT
1:00 - 4:00 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.

SENSATIONAL STRUCTURES
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Designed for young campers who love to build, this new class will introduce form and shape while using Cheekwood’s historic residence and our International Playhouses exhibition as inspiration. Campers will use a variety of media to create their own structures.


7-10 YEAR OLDS
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, weather permitting, in addition to exploring media such as drawing and painting in the studios.

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.

COMICS & CARTOONS- SOLD OUT!
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Give your drawings a comical spin in this camp. Explore concepts and characters to create your own comics and cartoons. Students will learn how to incorporate the basics of drawing into these art forms through storyboards, self-portraits, anime, drawing on-site in Cheekwood’s exhibitions and more.

READY, SET, PAINT!- SOLD OUT!
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.

ART & FASHION - SOLD OUT!
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.

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.


 

11-15 YEAR OLDS
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.

COMICS & CARTOONS
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Give your drawings a comical spin in this camp. Explore concepts and characters to create your own comics and cartoons. Students will learn how to incorporate the basics of drawing into these art forms through storyboards, self-portraits, anime, drawing on-site in Cheekwood’s exhibitions, and more!

 

 

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