July 2021

All of our children’s programming features projects designed and taught by professional artists, ensuring your child has an immersive experience in the creative process with quality, fine art materials within a supportive learning environment.

Kids Photo Camp

July 5 - 9, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

A perfect capture! Students will learn about the principles and elements of design, through capturing images of people, nature, and landscapes.

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Pirates of the Great Lakes

July 5 - 9, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

A swashbuckling adventure on the high seas!! Captain Suzy Short finger regales the crew with true Pirate tales as students transform themselves with costumes after making eyepatches and swords.

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Art for Tykes - Munchkinland

July 5 - 9, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Kids won’t have to travel over the rainbow to join us this week as we create our own magical, tiny town of Munchkin Land. Glitter rooftops, spaceship townhomes, rainbow shutters, and secret exits; the possibilities are limitless when we imagine and create our cardboard-box dream homes! This camp brings attention to the process of designing and building, as we draw inspiration from different examples of architecture that exists in real-life, as well as in our favourite storybooks. kids will have a blast as they pull the wildly and outrageous dream spaces of their imaginations into reality.
Not to worry; at the end of the week, kids will be allowed to fold up their house creations and take a magical piece of Munchkin Land home with them.

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Art in Nature

July 5 - 9, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Students will explore Fairy Lake and the beach to gather materials found in nature to create incredible art projects!
Young artists start the week with a hike around Fairy Lake and create a "journey stick" while gathering  fallen leaves, bark, pine cones and other found treasures to use for relief printing in clay.

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Freestyle Sewing for Kids

July 12 - 16, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

This course will allow children to wear their own ART!  Students will experience the enjoyment of designing and creating their own altered clothing, while learning basics of hand and machine sewing, ironing, pinning, attaching buttons, tie dyeing, and painting fabric.

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Strike a Pose: Improv & Comedy

July 12 - 16, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

So much fun, the kids won’t even know it’s good for them! Jennifer energizes, motivates, and educates students in a supportive, non-judgemental setting.

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Art for Tykes -Owlet Originals

July 12 - 16, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

With Jennifer Hayden! Children will investigate a variety of mediums, which will allow them to create two and three-dimensional artwork using materials such as paint and clay.

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ART FACTORY - Ancient Civilizations

July 12 - 16, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Welcome to ‘The Art Factory’ – a creative space where kids will explore the three pillars of fine art: drawing, painting, and sculpting. This week, kids are encouraged to let their artistic intuitions take over as they pull inspiration from some of the great artists of the past. Come and join the fun!

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A Cast of Characters!

July 19 - 23, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 9-14

Monsters, super heroes, villains, magical beings and more! Jan Dolby guides students through the process of creating a cast of characters. Students will learn about the design process  for creating your own original characters, while learning about anatomy and  structure so characters will look consistent in every angle and range of motion  and exploring different aspects that make up a character, both through  personality and physicality.

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Art for Tykes - Frolicking Fawns

July 19 - 23, 10AM - 11:45PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

With Jennifer Hayden! Children will investigate a variety of mediums, which will allow them to create two and three-dimensional artwork using materials such as paint and clay. Throughout the week, children will explore a variety of children’s books, famous artists, and the outdoors to provide inspiration for their artwork.

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ART FACTORY - Paper Creations

July 19 - 23, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Welcome to ‘The Art Factory’ – a creative space where kids will explore the three pillars of fine art: drawing, painting, and sculpting. This week, kids are encouraged to let their artistic intuitions take over as they pull inspiration from some of the great artists of the past. Come and join the fun!

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McGuire's Illustrated Adventures in the Outdoors!

July 19 - 23, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Artist and Scientist Jenna McGuire leads an adventure in observation! Students will be examining the geology, botany and biology of Fairy lake and Lake Huron while sketching and nature journalling. Discover fairy stones...and learn about crinoids!

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Art for Tykes - Creative Cubs

July 26 - 30, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

With Jennifer Hayden! Children will investigate a variety of mediums and create two and three dimensional pieces with materials like paint and clay.

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Monster Mash!

July 26 - 30, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Explore the wild and wonderful world of monsters. Through a variety of different multi-media projects, students will tap into their imagination using a variety of brainstorming techniques. Next, they'll take their ideas and bring their creatures to life.
We will create monsters using India Ink and watercolours, We will bring their world to life and then design a home for our monster. Perhaps our monsters are a part of a family or have lots of friendships. We'll explore other techniques and build a whole community in which our monsters will live and thrive.

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