August 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.

Art for Tykes - Colour Lovers

August 3 - 6, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Gallery Artist Akke Stretch brings her swirly, juicy, colour saturated style out to play with the littles! A former teacher, Akke's projects emphasize creative play and material exploration.

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Creative Leadership Camp with Jennifer Hayden

August 3 - 6, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-14

Jennifer Hayden is a very special part of our School community and this is a very special camp!

Jennifer exemplifies warmth, generosity and a strong belief in the capacity of the arts to empower kids. As an educator, she is a role model and leader...and this camp is her very own version of passing arts leadership learning on to her maturing students! Students will look at how they can use art to help other people and their communities while also learning leadership skills that will be great training for one day being an art camp volunteer!

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Willow Weaving for Kids

August 3 - 6, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Get bent! Students explore the wondrous nature of willow construction. They will learn several willow weaving techniques and create a trivet, fish and star while learning how to weave two traditional forms of baskets (frame and stake & strand).

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Graphic Novels

August 9 - 13, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 9-14

Character development, storyboards, cartoon and drawing techniques and more! Students will create their very own graphic novel over the course of the week.

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ART ADVENTURES - Explore the Beach

August 9 - 13, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

An Outdoor Art Experience!
A beach-fun art experience where kids engage with sand and surf to create. Come beach-comb with us as we make our beach-stone mandalas, papier-mache seagulls, and decorate driftwood ornaments. Kids won't want to miss out on this tidal wave of an art adventure!

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Kidz Cuisine - August

August 16 - 20, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 9-13

Calling all young Chefs! Does your child love to cook? Then this class is perfect for them! This course will offer an interactive, hands-on approach to healthy cooking.

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Art for Tykes - The Busy Spider

August 16 - 20, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Welcome to the fantastical world of Eric Carle. Join us this week in this draw, paint, and sculpt class as we catch the moon, spin webs with spiders and munch our way through a very hungry caterpillar’s feast. With a strong focus on process kids will create multi-layered artworks inspired by some of our classic literary favourites. A colourful and messy week that kids wont want to miss!

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Reef Explorers

August 16 - 20, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Underwater adventures! Well, in our imaginations! Students learn about incredible reef ecosystems and explore color, shape and texture in the creation of coral, sea anemones, sea urchins, sponges, barnacles and more!

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August 23 - 27, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Calling all aspiring fine artists! Join Kim Vanderburgt for a week of fun paint-along projects where kids get to learn about some of history’s most influential painters and movements, and recreate some of their most inspiring pieces of art. From Van Gogh to Andy Warhol, kids will get to expand their art skills and knowledge!

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Art for Tykes - Magic Makers

August 23 - 27, 10AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

A professional development camp for emerging wizards in wand making and potion creating! Double, double, toil and bubbles, to misquote the witches of Macbeth.

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Batik & Tie Dye Colour Camp!

August 23 - 27, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Batik is a very old art form involving wax resists and saturated colours to create designs! Children will twist and tie fabric to create patterns, explore colour theory and make wild and wonderful colour combinations to wear, take a nap with as a cool pillowcase...or let your creativity (literal) flag fly!

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