SUMMER SAMPLERS (AGES 6-8)
From creating masterpieces with clay to hip hopping, and from dancing through the decades to hooping for health, Arts Together runs riot with summertime adventures for children ages 6 through 8. Put on a show, compose your own music, paint a picture, or dance ‘til the cows come home! These arts enrichment programs allow children to dig deep into favorite artistic disciplines and/or tackle new ones while having lots of fun. Your child creates a summer full of experiences that are the perfect fit for them!
Six to eight-year-olds can sign up for a half day camp or a whole day comprised of two camps. All campers should pack a snack and a reusable drink container each day. Those attending all day will have a supervised 30 minute lunch period and will need to bring their own lunch.
Tuition of Summer Sampler camps are $160 per camp unless otherwise noted
summer sampler camps:
Yoga Motion: What does it mean to be mindful? What actions can we take to cultivate a sense of inner peace and confidence? In this camp, students will explore tools to connect with themselves, nature, and with others through the basics of Yoga, Visual Art, Creative Writing and Movement. With the addition of breathing and meditation techniques, we will discover what energizes, calms and/or focuses the mind. This diversified mindful discovery camp will help participants identify and share things that bring joy and a feeling of well-being to their lives. Instructor: Glenda Mackie
Sea To Shore-Art Galore: Get a little sand in your life as we explore sea to shore. We will set off on new artistic adventures with the ocean as our inspiration. Along the way we will meet many mysterious creatures as we dive under the sea to paint ocean scenes. Clay fish, surfboard totems and watercolor jellyfish will be part of our journey. Bring your imagination and let’s have some fun in the sun! Instructor: Renee Boyette
Tumble Fun: From handstands to cartwheels, learn about building strength and increasing flexibility in fun and creative ways! Students will learn tumbling basics through the use of tumbling equipment in a safe and encouraging environment. Instructor: Kathryn Auman
Fairies, Flowers and Fantasy: Do you love creating with color? Are you fascinated by fairies and butterflies? Do you enjoy drawing and painting different kinds of flowers? Come explore the fantasy world of fairies and the variety of fabulous flowers! Let your imagination fly free this summer as we enhance our drawing skills, learn about flowers, and make our own fairy wings and fairy dolls. Instructor: Eliza Hearn
Dancing Through the Decades: Want to see where today’s most popular moves came from? Join us as we travel back in time to learn famous dance moves from different eras like the Charleston, the Twist, and the Robot! We will explore pop culture through crafting our very own record labels, tie-dying t-shirts, and by the end of the week we will have choreographed our very own fun journey of how dance has evolved through the decades. Instructor: Jessi Tilden
G’Day Mates: Let’s explore art through the Australian Outback and coast to coast of this continental island. We will discover Australian food, language, culture, and create artwork inspired by this fascinating country. Instructor: Sarah Harris
Hip Hop Hooray: Get funky with us! Students will learn traditional jazz dance techniques as well as revel in the stylized movements and rhythms of hip hop jazz. In this beginning/intermediate level class, students will build strength, coordination and flexibility. Instructor: Kayla Grinnell
Under the Sea: We will explore the seas and oceans around the world through mythology, folklore, and storytelling. Using those stories as inspiration, we will make artworks in watercolor, marbled paper, 3-D dioramas, and air dry clay. Instructor: Emily Henderson
Dabbles in Dance: Jazz, ballet, swing, African, and modern, as well as an introduction to improvisation and choreography – there are so many different styles of dance to learn! Delve into a different dance form each day, learning technique and then branching out into creative exploration. Family and friends are invited to an informal sharing on the final day. Instructor: Kathryn Auman
Music Adventure: Get ready for an adventure into the wild, wonderful world of music! We’ll be off to explore the terrains of voice, keyboard, drums, and movement as we journey into the realms of musical language, performing, and improvisation. Campers will be introduced to the basics of music in an engaging, friendly and encouraging environment. No previous experience needed. Just bring your natural enthusiasm as we chart a course for musical fun! Instructor: Matt Vooris
(Tuition $180, includes $20 materials fee)
July 31-August 4
Hoops for Health: Your child will be doing loop-de-loops as they hula hoop through the week. Twirling and swirling, they will learn not only how to keep the hoop on their waist, but will learn hula hoop tricks that will have your head spinning! Instructor: Grayson Gant (Tuition $180, includes $20 materials fee)
Buzzin’ Like Bees: This mixed-media class will be part art, part science and all fun! How do bees help people and what are all the things they do? Garden drawings, bees wax collage and a bee painting or two are all projects we will spend our week working on as we learn about these important and amazing creatures.
Instructor: Renee Boyette
FairyTale Ballet: Come join us for a week as we learn about ballet and the stories of fairy tale ballets such as Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and Swan Lake! We will learn some basic ballet techniques, do some fun and creative ballet related crafts, and learn about these famous ballets and their stories. At the end of the week we will create our very own special performance with dances from each of the ballets we learned about during the week! Instructor: TBA
Trash Into Treasure: Make art projects using recycled materials: cardboard canvases, water bottle wind spirals, collage bookmarks, and paper towel roll flowers! Instructor: Sherri Pekks