Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Wild Summer Camps

Wild Summer Camps
 

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 12
Half Day and Full Day Camps! 

CAMP HOURS:  9-12pm  & 1-4pm   FULL DAY AVAILABLE by combining two half day camps
                                                              Lunch hour registration is required.

CAMP WEEKS:  June 19 - August 10
CAMP COST: $145 each 1/2day camp. Lunch $20 / week.


AGE BREAKDOWN: 
CAMPS ARE DESIGNED TO BE APPROPRIATE FOR STUDENTS ENTERING K-8th Grade. 

Most camps cover a variety of art mediums working within a theme or concept.  Perfect for the young person who wants to explore, practice and grow creatively.  
Our instructors are artists who teach and enjoy working with students of all ages.  
We focus on Creativity, Fun, Imagination.  Our age appropriate camps build on art skills and included activities that will develop creative thinking.



Class Schedule
Class Type:
Week of June 18th
TINKER TIME
Jun 19, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018

Let's Tinker!! Tinkering is a fun, messy and creative time. We will use color, texture and more to encourage experimentation and imagination. We will also paint, draw, explore read stories and sing songs.



Week of June 25
GIANT MASKS
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 & 4
Imagine a larger than life personality celebrated in art!  This is your chance to think big as we design, build, paper mache’, and paint our very own GIANT masks. By the end of the week we will be ready to show off our creativity and mask making skills in our own parade!

 


SEW A SLEEPOVER
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 5-7
Learn how to make your own Pillow case, Backpack, and PJ Bottoms for your next sleepover.  Kids will learn how to hand sew, and use the sewing machines.  You can bring your own sewing machine or use the one at the center.  Material list will be emailed before class! Be the envy of all your friends to have matching or mix matched sleepover items!  Sewing is a life skill!  Come have some fun!  No experience is necessary.


LUNCH
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

COLOR POP
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 & 4
Do you love color? Do you ever wonder why some colors pop while others recede or why colors appear brighter on a gray day? Come explore, discover, and make sense of color! This class will include exposure to a variety of art mediums and techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and more! Enjoy the process and see the amazing results in making color sense art!

                 


RECYCLED FASHION
Jun 25, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 5-7
Tired threads turned into trendy treasures.  Project Runway inspired challenges will push our creativity to the limits as we create clothes and accessories from unconventional materials.  We'll also look at what kinds of interesting things can be made from discarded clothing.   We are sure to have a fun, fantastic, and fabulous time with recycled fashion. 



Week of July 9
FAIRYTALES
Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 1-2
Join us on an exploration of the world of Fairy Tales and magic with painting, sculpture, dioramas, masks, and puppets. We will read different fairy tales such as Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Then we will create imaginary characters: dragons, elves, witches, giants, talking bears, and fairy godmothers. We will also write our own fairy tale and illustrate it.


MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 & 4
We will have a week of art adventure with myths, legends, and tall tales.  Students will hear stories and create art projects to bring them to life.  Characters and settings will be created through paintings, collage, and sculpture.  Students will work on individual and group projects and create their own fantastic story.


LUNCH
Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

PEACE, LOVE AND TIE-DYE
Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 &4
Folding ,Twisting , Binding and Stamping.  Design your own fabric using a variety of resist-dying techniques. Enjoy a fun week of Batik, Shibori, Tie-Dye and more.  Create one of a kind colorful designs and unique patterns on fabric.  Join us for an exciting week of Textile Art!


ZANY SCULPTURES
Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 1 & 2 
Inspired by the worlds of the Zany Dr. Suess! Play games, paint, read stories, create whimsical sculptures, explore 3-d art!  This camp to is the perfect place to imagine, build and create mini magical homes and the little zany beings who live in them! 

                 



Week of July 16
MINIATURES in FIBER
Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4 & 5   *****FULL DAY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED please register for morning and afternoon sessions***
Join Polymer Clay artist Michelle Landry and Fiber artist Rachel Benson for this one of a kind camp that is all about miniatures.  This camp is designed as a FULL DAY EXPERIENCE creating miniature spaces representing interior and exterior environments. In addition to individual camp projects there is a shared project that will knock your sox off.  This camp is perfect for the young artist that enjoys working small, is patient and detail oriented.


MINIATURES in POLYMER
Jul 16, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 6 - 8      *****FULL DAY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED please register for morning and afternoon sessions***
Join Polymer Clay artist Michelle Landry and Fiber artist Rachel Benson for this one of a kind camp that is all about miniatures.  This camp is designed as a FULL DAY EXPERIENCE creating miniature spaces representing interior and exterior environments. In addition to individual camp projects there is a shared project that will knock your sox off.  This camp is perfect for the young artist that enjoys working small, is patient and detail oriented.


LUNCH
Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018

MINIATURES in FIBER
Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 6-8   *****FULL DAY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED please register for morning and afternoon sessions***
Join Polymer Clay artist Michelle Landry and Fiber artist Rachel Benson for this one of a kind camp that is all about miniatures.  This camp is designed as a FULL DAY EXPERIENCE creating miniature spaces representing interior and exterior environments. In addition to individual camp projects there is a shared project that will knock your sox off.  This camp is perfect for the young artist that enjoys working small, is patient and detail oriented.


MINIATURES in POLYMER
Jul 16, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4 & 5   *****FULL DAY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED please register for morning and afternoon sessions***
Join Polymer Clay artist Michelle Landry and Fiber artist Rachel Benson for this one of a kind camp that is all about miniatures.  This camp is designed as a FULL DAY EXPERIENCE creating miniature spaces representing interior and exterior environments. In addition to individual camp projects there is a shared project that will knock your sox off.  This camp is perfect for the young artist that enjoys working small, is patient and detail oriented.



Week of July 23
AN ART QUEST
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Go on an art quest with Ms. Denyse for a week full of magical inspiration. We will bedazzle dragon eggs, create magical maps, read and tell enchanted  stories, bring to life fabulous beasts. Think wizards, wands, glitter, fairies, potions and paint!

                 


DUMBLEDORE'S ARTISTS
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
A multi-media camp inspired by J.K. Rowling’s imagination- and OURS!
Decorate wands, paint magical creatures, play games, make potions, draw maps and more. Join us for a week of artful wizarding fun!


LUNCH
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

FAIRY CAMP
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 1 - 3
Explore a world where fairies abound!  In this camp we will create fairy art, wearable fairy accessories, and make our very own fairy houses and more!  A very magical week indeed! 


WORD ON THE STREET
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Learn about street art and street artists!  Create your own alias in a street font on a poster!  Then we will also create your initial in a  3D cardboard sculpture and paint it in the style and colors of a street artist of their choice!

                 



Week of July 30
MORNING of ART, FUN AND FOLLY
Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 -5
Join us for a week of whimsy and folly as we explore the world around us through art, friendship and play! Collaboration, Imagination, Inspiration!  Some of the art mediums for this week include: collage, paper mache, clay, and nature!  Activities are different in the morning and afternoon to allow for a FULL DAY of ART, FUN and FOLLY!

 


MORNING to IMAGINE, CREATE AND GROW
Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018

ENTERING GRADES K - 2 
We will create a space where we can relax, create and celebrate the beauty of summer!  Flowers are in full bloom and so are our imaginations.  We will explore the tiny wonders that surround us where we will plant the seeds of creativity and watch our imagination bloom.  More than paint, pencils and paper we are going to express ourselves!


LUNCH
Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018

AFTERNOON of ART, FUN & FOLLY
Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 3 -5
Join us for a week of whimsy and folly as we explore the world around us through art, friendship and play! Collaboration, Imagination, Inspiration!  Some of the art mediums for this week include: collage, paper mache, clay, and nature!  Activities are different in the morning and afternoon to allow for a FULL DAY of ART, FUN and FOLLY!


AFTERNOON to IMAGINE, CREATE & GROW
Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018

ENTERING GRADES K - 2 
We will create a space where we can relax, create and celebrate the beauty of summer!  Flowers are in full bloom and so are our imaginations.  We will explore the tiny wonders that surround us where we will plant the seeds of creativity and watch our imagination bloom.  More than paint, pencils and paper we are going to express ourselves!

                 



Week of August 6
STICKS AND STONES
Jul 16, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 2-3
Sticks and stones are everywhere! Imagination,
problem solving and engineering lead our campers to create structures, decorations, musical instruments, keepsakes, and more!  We will weave, paint, and build as we explore mother nature’s favorite art supply! 


LUNCH
Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018

ANIMAL ART
Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4 - 6
Animals are fun to draw and paint!  This class will teach you how to build upon a few basic shapes, create expression and personality, and how to add shading and texture to bring your animal art to life!  In this class we'll work with different types of pencils, pastels, pen & ink, watercolors, and acrylics.  Near the end of the week, students will have the opportunity to draw their own pet or favorite animal!

 


LITTLE CRITTERS
Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 2 & 3
In this camp, students will experiment with a variety of materials and ideas to create a fun collection of unique critters, both real and from our imagination and create simple habitats for them to live in.   We will work both two and three dimensionally to make a body of work centered around animals and their environment.   



Week of August 13
DRAW, PAINT & SCUPT ... YOU!
Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
You are amazing and why not express it creatively!  What do you LOVE?   Where is your favorite place
? . What makes you unique?  We will answer those questions and more through drawing, painting, collage/mixed media, and sculpture.  If you love art and don’t mind getting a little messy.. this week if for you!


BEACH PARTY
Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018

4 YEARS - K
Its Summer and we just can't spend enough time at the beach.  We will dance, paint, glue and maybe add a little glitz.  Mermaids, seashell
mendalas and Beach towel yoga. 
Enjoy that summer vibe!


LUNCH
Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018