Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Wild Summer Camps

Wild Summer Camps

Half Day and Full Day Camps!                                        Full Camp List | Camp List By Week

CAMP HOURS:  9-12pm  & 1-4pm  
          
FULL DAY AVAILABLE by combining two half day camps and SEPARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR LUNCH HOUR:  Scroll to the bottom of the page and register for appropriate week.

CAMP WEEKS:

CAMP COST: $150 each 1/2 day camp. Supervised Lunch hour $28 / week.  CAMPERS SUPPLY LUNCH

NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $50 PER STUDENT/ CAMP IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION

DISCOUNTS: 10% sibling discount.  Pay one full price and siblings are 10%off

AGE BREAKDOWN:  CAMPS ARE DESIGNED TO BE APPROPRIATE FOR STUDENTS ENTERING Preschool-8th Grade. 
We reserve the right to move a student who is registered in a camp designed for a different age group.

WEEKLY ART SHOWS!
Each week ends with a celebration of our hard work.  Join us for a snack and see a collection of artwork by each student and an opportunity to talk to the instructors and staff.

WHAT IS OUR PHILOSOPHY:
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 include activities that will develop art technique, art skills and creative thinking.

PLEASE NOTE OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS  terms and conditions.

Have a young artist who wants a little more focused art experience? CHECK OUT OUR MINI CAMPS (3 AND 4 DAY)

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2020
WILL OPEN MARCH 2020


 

Class Schedule
Class Type:
Week of June 22
IN THE GARDEN
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020

Let’s explore what’s in the garden: Flowers, rocks, worms, dirt!  Bug expert Rachel Maccini will visit to tell us about insects that live in the garden. We will create a miniature garden that won’t need tending! Our week together will end with making a special edible flower!
AGES 3.5 - 5 YEARS
 

$ 145.00

NATURES ARTBOX
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020

Let's get Messy and make our own art supplies! We will step outside the studio to gather materials like leaves, flowers and sticks to make our own paint, dyes and ink!  Use what we make to dye wool, paint pictures even playdough!  Discover what mother nature has in her art box and allow it to spark your imagination!
ENTERING GRADES K-1

$ 145.00


Week of June 29th
CREATIVE COLLECTIONS
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

Spend a wonderful week creating designs on fabric by, block printing, bleach printing, tie dyeing, then sewing a fabulous project. We will also be designing on T- shirts.  Campers will learn real practical skills that will last a lifetime while having fun! We will be teaching hand sewing as well as machine sewing techniques.
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00

SHARK WEEK!
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

How many different kinds of sharks are there?  What does their skin feel like?  How many teeth does a shark have?  Create shark themed projects, including build your own shark!  Take a bite out of summer boredom with this shark-tastic class!
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

EXPERIMENTAL ART!
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

This camp is for kids that like to get their hands and even feet dirty. We will experiment with various forms of creativity and expression. This camp is more about the process than the final outcome. Kids will explore, and experiment with unique ways of using art materials while focusing on being in the present moment.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3
 

$ 145.00

FASHION FORWARD
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

Love to create your own look?  Come explore the process of design and creation of your own uniquely designed accessories.  We will have fun creating fashion accessories both with and without a sewing machine.  Larger projects will include bags and hats.
ENTERING GRADES 4-7
 

$ 145.00


Week of July 6
IN THE WORLD OF ATLANTIS
Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020

This camp is beyond description! We will be inspired by the undersea world, sea plants and creatures to create abstract sculptures and small group installations.   Zoom into the many textures of the coral reef and the patterns made by the ocean waves.  Work with a wide variety of media, recycling, paper, clay, paint, fibers and found objects. Create funky dynamic 3D wall art, mobiles and small sculptures for any room in your house.
ENTERING GRADES 4-6
 

$ 145.00

WALK IN THE WOODS
Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020

Our natural world is bursting with life! Be inspired by nature up close and far away! We will look, see, touch, and create original art! Paint a large Georgia O’Keefe inspired flower. Create amazing colorful botanical prints. Collaborate on a Monet inspired mural. Your child will be exposed to a plethora of art mediums - tempura, watercolors, pastels, markers, ink, mixes media, and more. We will learn how line, shape, pattern, color, and value in nature create harmony in our art.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

NATURES STUDIO
Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020

Nature wears a beautiful coat! Let’s take a closer look. See the pattern, texture, and repetition in our printmaking. Notice the detail in our pen and ink botanical drawings. Admire our colorful and vibrant watercolor paintings! Let nature inspire you to explore and experiment with a variety of art mediums and learned techniques in “Nature’s Studio!”
ENTERING GRADES 4-6
 

$ 145.00

UNDERSEA MAGIC
Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020

Learn, make, and play as we dive into the life and beauty of the ocean world.  Using a variety of materials and techniques, we will get creative while focusing on making art inspired by the creatures, movements, and mysteries of the big blue.  Kids will make jellyfish, mermaid slime, whale friends, and even capture a little bit of the ocean in a jar. Spend the week at sea with this awesome magical ocean-themed Camp!
ENTERING GRADES 1-3
 

$ 145.00


Week of July 13
FANTASTICAL WORLDS
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020

Design and create your own Fantastical Worlds! Create characters and mystical places. Our worlds will come to life through our imaginations with painting, drawing, and sculpture.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

ITS A JUNGLE OUT THERE
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020

Animals captivate us with their colors, patterns, textures, antics, beauty, and grace! We will create art inspired by amazing creatures of the wild! Our repertoire will include drawing, painting, printmaking, and a jungle themed mural. We will learn how to draw a pair of animal eyes up close. We will make prints inspired by the patterns and textures in animals.  The possibilities are as big and wild as the jungle!
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00

AMAZING MINIATURES
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020

Do you love using your imagination to create all sorts of tiny, cute critters, food, and accessories?  This class is for you.  We will embrace cuteness creating tiny items focusing on the Kawaii style.  We will use a variety of mediums including polymer clay, pen and ink, and origami to celebrate making everything tiny and cute.
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00

ART IN ANIMALS
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020

Did you know that Picasso drew a dove, Van Gogh painted a pair of crabs, Dali painted elephants, and Eric Carle created animal collages? Come take a closer look at the amazing colors, patterns, shapes, sizes, and variety in the animal kingdom!  We will draw, paint, printmake, collage, and create amazing animals inspired by “Animals in Art!” Your child will exposed to a variety of art mediums and learn the basic principles of making beautiful and harmonious art.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00


Week of July 20
ART QUEST
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Join Miss Anna on a magical art quest where we’ll journey on an artful adventure through rivers, mountains, skies, & imaginary lands. We’ll make a tool kit, paint magical creatures,  draw maps of magical lands, play & create our way through a summer adventure.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

ARTSY WIZARDS
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

You have been accepted to the Artsy Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry!  Come make a variety of magical crafts out of a variety of magical materials. We will  make wands, and learn needle felting making our hogwarts pets. We will get creative with clay, fabric, and other media to make a range of other fun Harry Potter inspired crafts and trinkets. This camp is sure to be a fun magical experience!
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

 

$ 145.00

MAGIC OF NATURE
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

There is so much undiscovered magic in nature. Combine your love for the outdoors with your love of fantasy and the magic realm. We will use nature as our inspiration and as our material in art making.  Mushrooms, flowers, sticks and stones, Gnomes, fairies, and whimsical creatures of the forest.  Soak up the magic from the natural world and channel your powers into your whimsical art making.
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

WILD MYTHOLOGY
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

We will dive into ancient and imaginary civilizations to create our own mythical art! Let’s explore Gods, Goddesses, Vikings, enchanted beasts, trolls and the wild landscapes where they lived. Bring magic and your larger than life imagination to draw, paint, sculpt and create in, Wild Mythology!
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00


Week of July 27
ART OLYMPICS
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

It's the start of the summer Olympics in Toyko, and we are going to use this amazing event to inspire our artwork! We will learn about the different athletic competitions and then choose one to create a sculpture of the figure in a competitive pose. We will study the Toyko games' mascots, as well as past Olympic mascots, and then draw our own. We will learn about relief printmaking to create a print inspired by the unique Olympic medals. Come join us for a week of creative art making using a variety of materials and techniques all connected to the summer Olympics!
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00

GOING FOR GOLD
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Unite in art-Olympic fun!  Join us as we celebrate and draw inspiration for art-making from the Olympic summer games in Tokyo.  We will explore the connections between movement in sport and motion in art, work as a team to make collaborative art, and study some of the vast art landscape of Japanese culture.  As "artletes", we will create torches to inspire our artistic best, draw figures striving for gold and greatness, and sculpt our Olympic medals commemorating our record-shattering fun!
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

COLOR ADVENTURES
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Do you love color? Are you excited by rainbows and other color patterns? Come learn how they all play together. Come explore, discover, and make sense of color! This class will include exposure to a variety of art mediums and techniques in drawing, painting, 3-D and more! Enjoy the process and see the amazing results in making color sense art!
ENTERING GRADES 1-3

$ 145.00

LEGENDARY BEASTS
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Let’s hunt for Bigfoot and Yetis, find the Loch Ness Monster, and tame dragons and bowtruckles! Join us as we experiment and play with various methods and media to create some of the most interesting imaginary creatures and fantastic beasts.
ENTERING GRADES 4-6

$ 145.00


Week of August 3
IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY
Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020

Join us for a Star Wars inspired week of mixed media art! Imagine and design new alien species. We will create our own droids. Paint new worlds and paper mache light sabers! Think Baby Yoda! Rey! And maybe even Darth Vader!
ENTERING GRADES 3-6

$ 145.00

TALES AND MYTHS
Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020

We will explore myths and imaginary tales to create our own mythical art. Like the Tlingit people of the Northwest we will make a totem pole with mythical creatures. Pixies are tiny characters from English stories that love to play tricks. We will create Pixie pencil tops. The Navajo people made sand painting on the ground. We will make an edible sand painting.  Join us for a fun  creative week.
ENTERING K-2
 

$ 145.00

ANIMAL INSTINCTS
Aug 03, 2020 - Oct 09, 2020

Roar!!! Animals of the jungle have inspired many artists throughout time. Tap into your animal instincts and explore your wild side.  Using animals as our inspiration we will create wildly wondrous works of art. You will even create your very own jungle mosaic through various art mediums.
ENTERING GRADES K-2
 

$ 145.00