Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Wild Summer Camps

Wild Summer Camps

Half Day and Full Day Camps! 

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

CAMP WEEKS:  June 17 - August 9    NO CAMPS WEEK OF JULY 1 - 5
CAMP COST: $150 each 1/2 day camp. Supervised Lunch hour $28 / week.  NO FOOD INCLUDED

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. 

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. 
          SHOW TIMES   AM CAMPS: FRIDAYS 8:45am       PM CAMPS: FRIDAYS 3:45pm 
                                        FULL DAY STUDENTS: Parents are welcome to choose one of the time slots.

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 included activities that will develop art technique, art skills and creative thinking.

PLEASE NOTE OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS 
We have had difficulty with folks signing up for multiple camps and cancelling at the last minute, it is our hope that these policies will allow for more families to participate in our WiLd Summer camps. Camp registrations are not confirmed until a non-refundable, non-transferable, deposit of $50 is received for EACH camp registration.
For further information on our policy please read our terms and conditions.

GRADES 4 - 8   Have a young artist who wants a little more focused art experience? CHECK OUT OUR MINI CAMPS (3 AND 4 DAY)

Class Schedule
Class Type:
Week of June 17th
THINGS THAT MOVE
Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019

AGES 4 YEARS - ENTERING KINDERGARTEN
We will explore the many different ways things move by experimenting with kites and making a turtle for a turtle race. We will walk to the fire station and using an easel we make from a pizza box we will draw what we see there.Join us for a fun four days!!



Week of June 24
UNDER THE SEA MAGIC
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019

ENTERING GRADE 1-3
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!


WHAT DO YOU SEA?
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Do you love the sea and everything about it, below it, and around it? Come SEE how the SEA can inspire our imaginations to make beautiful art! We will incorporate gifts from the sea into our art like salt, sand, sea glass, and more. Watercolor paintings, unique weavings, collage, and relief sculpture are some of the possibilities that will be included. As always, the elements and principles of art will be applied as we grow as artists.


SKY ZONE AND BEYOND
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
When you look up what do you see? Is it a bird, a plane, something that hangs or spins or moves with a gentle breeze? Materials included will be everything from wire, copper, paper, recycled materials - limited only by our imaginations! Design a Calder inspired mobile, a colorful spinning disc, a large paper bird, and hmmmm? Artists, soon you'll be soaring to new heights!


WOODLAND CRAFT
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but let’s make them into art instead. In this camp we will use nature as our art material and as inspiration in our art making.  We will sculpt trees, make small woodland creatures out of a range of materials, paint rocks, weave with sticks, build terrariums and much more. Come enjoy working with the magic of nature while being imaginative and creative.



Week of July 8
ART + SCIENCE = AWESOME!
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Art connects to everything, and during this camp, students will experience first-hand how science and math can play an important role in creating art. Students will participate in science experiments like making crystal gardens and marbleizing paper with watercolor and oil to create interesting, beautiful works of art. They will also discover how balance and shapes can be combined to make mobiles inspired by artist Alexander Calder. Bring your curiousity and creativity to this week of art camp!


MAGICAL DESIGN
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
This multi-media camp will allow campers to plan, paint & play!  Map out & design a magical city, construct a wand, paint a magical creature, build a small elf or fairy dwelling,  concoct a signature slime and potion,  design a garden mosaic. Let’s envision and build some magical creations this summer. 


FABRIC FUN AND SEW CAMP
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019

ENTERING GRADE 4-6  (older students welcome)
Super fun and creative time to be had!  We will be designing our own fabric then making items with the fabric we have painted and/or bleached.  We will also be using fabric from the store.  Some of the projects we will be working on is a Square Pillow Case (you will need to buy the pillow), Lunch Bags, Phone Case, Sunglass Case, Apron, and a Tote.  We will be using a sewing machine.  You can bring your own or use the sewing machines at the center.  Sewing is a life skill.  This is for beginners or kids who have been to my camp before.


TINKER AND MAKE
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

This camp is an invitation to create!  Students will use their imaginations as they experiment with and explore art materials. We will feature design challenges, and open-ended art activities which build creative thinking and problem solving. 



Week of July 15
FAIRY TALES AND OTHER MAGIC!
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
Join us on an adventure through the world of Fairy Tales and magical places with painting, sculpture, collage, masks, dioramas, and puppets. We will create imaginary characters from enchanted lands and then create our own adventure.'


FUN WITH ART, POEMS AND STORIES
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
    In this fun filled camp we will discover creative ways to bring fun stories and poems to life through art projects. We will draw, paint, sculpt and construct to to celebrate art, stories and books near and dear to our heart.  We will work as individuals and as a group to produce a final book project to share with family and friends at our art show.


HIDDEN WORLDS
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Explore your imagination with Faeries, Borrowers, and Lilliputians. Create items for all types of tiny creatures that live inside your walls, under the floorboards, and in abandoned mole holes.   Creatures living among us that we don't notice.  Stretch your imagination and your creativity creating for the tiny hidden worlds and their inhabitants.


SILLY STORIES AND BEYOND
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
Do you like books that are silly - ones that make you laugh and smile? We will share a story and a few laughs and then go on to making art that is inspired by books and humor. One day it might be a 3-D Pop Art piece and another day a  surreal painting, or a silly creature drawing. Using our imaginations to create art inspired by silly stories is sure to make us smile!



Week of July 22
IT'S A BUGS LIFE
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
Explore butterflies, beetles, bumblebees, crayfish and other creatures we lovingly refer to as bugs!  Lets get up close and personal and have an adventure together! We will create wonderful windchimes, colorful collage, spectacular stories and more.  Work together through movement, music and yoga letting our  imaginations fly!


THE ART GARDEN
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
During this camp, we will use nature as our inspiration and as the materials for our art making. We will design and photograph temporary sculptures made of objects from nature, inspired by environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy. We will build our own rock picture holders. We will use sticks to create frames for string weavings, and we will build found object wind chimes to hang outside. Join us in a week of creative fun where we celebrate the beauty of nature in our art!


BIRDS, BUGS AND BUTTERFLIES
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019

AGES 3.5 - ENTERING K
Four fabulous days exploring the beautiful colorful world of bugs, birds and butterflies. Learn songs, make a bird kite and get messy creating wonderful art.


FAIRY CAMP
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Explore a world where fairies abound!  In this camp we will create our own mini fairy garden which will be a magical, welcoming place for tiny friends to visit!  
We will also create art featuring toadstools, fairies, and other adorable forest folk.


OUTSIDE OUR WINDOW
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Do you marvel at nature's repetition, pattern, texture, color - beauty? Come see and learn how to incorporate the beauty and wonder of nature into our art. Exploration and artmaking will include drawing and design, pen and ink, printmaking, relief sculpture, and more. As always, the elements and principles of art, as well as technique will be applied.



Week of July 29
ART POPS
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Explore Pop artists and learn about how they broke out of the traditional art world with their colorful,BOLD and unique style! We'll look at artists like Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg as we build, paint and draw our own fun creations! Let the artist in you pop!!


NATURE ARTISTS
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
An art camp inspired by the art work of amazing nature artists, think: Andy Goldsworthy mashed up with Bob Ross. We will make art with nature itself and of nature with paint and sculpture! We will play, read, create, learn and revel in the beauty of art & nature! 


ART ROCKS
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
Who is Andy Goldsworthy? Who is Michael Grab?  What is an Inukshuk? Lets find out together in this fun and relaxed week of creative fun. Sculptures, mosaics, mandalas and more!  These are just some of the ways we will reimagine mother natures greatest gifts.  Pack you imagination and get ready to Rock!


KAWAII (cute,cute,cute)
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
We will have fun creating in the Japanese Kawaii style.  Any kind of object can be made cute.. food, animals, bugs... what can you imagine?  If time allows we may explore other types of Japanese inspired art. 



Week of August 5
JOURNEY BOOKS
Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Take a journey to enchanted lands through art, story and books! Artists in this camp will make books, explore book artists and maybe even write their own stories. We will bring our characters and imagined lands to life through our art. There will be games, imagination, stories, summer fun and magic!   


MYTHICAL CREATURES
Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
During this camp week we will Journey into a world of mystical creatures.  We will create in a variety of media while using our imaginations to create imagery and items inspired by the fantasy realm.  Each day we will explore a different whimsical creature, Unicorns, Dragons, Mermaids, Gnomes, and Fairies. Bring your creativity, unleash your imagination, wish on some Fairy Dust and make lots of mystical creature friends!


ARTSY WIZARDS
Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
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!


ENCHANTED FOLKS
Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3
Join us as we spend a week creating art featuring spritely fairies, colorful unicorns, and magical mermaids.  We will use clay, paint, mixed media, and most importantly, our imaginations to create our own whimsical places where these creatures could call ‘home’.