Kids Classes 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.

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Age: 8 - 11

June 2021

Art Spark for Kids - Saturday Morning

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

Join Chelsea Campbell this season in this ‘Story Tellers’ art course that is sure to spark the imagination. Looking at different authors and stories from different cultures we discover what makes a good story. While using techniques in drawing, painting and crafting, young artists will create their visual tales that they can share with everyone!

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Art Spark for Kids - Saturday Afternoons

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

Join Chelsea Campbell for our winter ‘Story Tellers’ art course that is sure to spark the imagination!

Looking at different authors and stories from different cultures, we discover what makes a good story. While using techniques in drawing, painting and crafting, young artists will create their visual tales or work inspired by characters that they can share with everyone!

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July 2021

Art in Nature

July 5 - 9, 9AM - 12PM | 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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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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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 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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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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Reef Explorers

July 26 - 30, 9AM - 12PM | 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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ART ADVENTURES - Explore the Forest

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

An Outdoor Art Experience
An outdoor art experience where kids engage with nature to create. Tread lightly with us this week as we forge and build, collecting what we need to make our forest inspired art projects. Wooden wind chimes, dreamcatchers, pressed leaf prints, and more – kids won’t want to miss this outdoor art adventure!

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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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August 2021

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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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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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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