Kids Classes 2020

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.

July 2020

Kids Photo Camp

July 27 - 31, 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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Wacky and Wonky Creature Creation

July 27 - 31, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Calling all Creature Creators! Make the wackiest, wonkiest papier mache sculptures celebrating the feathered or the furred. Colour and pattern create feather and foot, cardboard and imagination transform into masks that express our inner animal.

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Lunch Supervision July 27 - 31

July 27 - 31, 12PM - 12:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Add to your cart to have continuous supervision of your child through the 12 - 12:30 pm  lunch period to turn two half days camps into a full day one!

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Bear Builds a Beaver Dam - Otter Art Club

July 27 - 31, 12:30PM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Students will spend the week immersed in the visual language of acclaimed artist Travis Shilling and  professional photographer Naomi Woodman, as they gently guide students through experiences that knit an understanding of Indigenous visual culture with creative exploration of different media

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Colour Cartooning

July 27 - 31, 12:30PM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 9-13

Children will create their own cartoon superheroes, comic strips and comic book covers.  They will learn how to develop dynamic characters such as people, animals, machines, or aliens!   This course focuses on colour, pencil shading techniques and basic colour theory

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August 2020

Im-pressed! Inspired by Sandy Esplen

August 4, 9AM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Bold and graphic, Gallery Artist Sandy Esplen's work inspires a day of experiments with monoprints and abstract art! Students will slather sheets of plexiglass with beautiful colours and create designs in the wet paint, press paper to it...and ta da! A mono print!

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The World of Jenny Lee Learn

August 4 - 7, 9:30AM - 11:30AM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

This mixed media experience celebrates Gallery artist and local author, Jenny Lee Learn! Little artists will read her books and create their own versions of Jenny Lee's bold and bright line drawings.

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Collagraph Creators - Inspired by Jane Geard

August 5, 9AM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Lets start with being inspired by what inspires Gallery Artist Jane Geard; the plants and trees around us. Students will go on a texture safari to find sources of line and texture in nature and sketch the shape and connections of branch to tree trunk, discovering the various species resident around Fairy Lake.

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The Forest for the Trees - Inspired by Kristina Maus

August 6, 9AM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

The shadowed tangle of the forest creates pattern and colour that captivates Gallery artist Kristina Maus...and will inspire our young artist's! Students will make sketch books and take a line (and their feet!) for a walk to capture shadow and shape around Fairy Lake

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Flora & Fauna

August 10 - 14, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Calling all Scientists-Botanists, Ornithologists, Ichthyologists, Entomologists! Flora and Fauna will be a week filled with incredible experiences, investigations and observations of the natural world. We will use a variety of mediums to create  two and three dimensional pieces that highlight your interest in art and science.

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Light, Paper, Scissors - Elly Mackay

August 10 - 14, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Make miniature worlds with award winning Author/Illustrator, Elly Mackay! Students are invited into Elly's unique, whimsical and charming paper theatre world where anything can be imagined! Each student is welcomed into a truly original process that involves drawing, constructing, photographing  and learn stop motion animation

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The Colours of Creation

August 10 - 14, 9:30AM - 11:30AM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Join Emily Kewageshig as she leads students on an exploration of the different animals and plants of Turtle Island. Emily inspires with her signature, contemporary Woodland style and encourages observation and colour play.

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Lunch Supervision August 10- 14

August 10 - 14, 12PM - 12:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Add to your cart to have continuous supervision of your child through the 12 - 12:30 pm  lunch period to turn two half days camps into a full day one!

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Naturally Inspired!

August 10 - 14, 12:30PM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Join Emily Kewageshig as she leads students on an exploration of the different animals and plants of Turtle Island. Emily inspires with her signature, contemporary Woodland style and encourages observation and colour play.  Students will be exploring colour mixing and paint pouring techniques

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Freestyle Sewing for Girls

August 17 - 21, 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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Kidz Cuisine - August

August 17 - 21, 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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Masterpiece Remix

August 17 - 21, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Sumera Khan's warm and gentle character guides this art history for  course!  Learn about masterpieces made in different times and cultures and "remix" those lessons with awesome projects that explore clay, mixed media and paint.

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Mixed Media Mania!

August 17 - 21, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

This hands on class will offer children the opportunity to sample a few different mediums all in one week! Kids will get to create papier-mâché monsters, mosaic collages, batik fabric, weaving, and so much more!

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Lunch Supervision August 17-21

August 17 - 21, 12PM - 12:30PM | All Levels

Add to your cart to have continuous supervision of your child through the 12 - 12:30 pm  lunch period to turn two half days camps into a full day one!

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Art in Nature

August 17 - 21, 12:30PM - 3:30PM | 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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Krazy Kool Knitting

August 17 - 21, 12:30PM - 3:30PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Come have a ball of a time with instructor Tanya, who will assist all skills levels in this course! Children who are beginners will learn the basics of knitting, purling, casting on and off, while the more experienced will go beyond the basics and learn how to increase, decrease, and read patterns to create so much more

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