Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Classes

SUMMER CAMPS 2019
Workshops & Open Studios
SUMMER CLASSES 2019
Class Descriptions
Location:
Mini Camps 3 Days
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 17, 2019

Do you love to write, sketch, and doodle in notebooks and journals? If so, this is the camp for you! We will explore the world of journals and then make our own from a variety of materials including old books, paper, envelopes, magazines and more! From bullet journals to sketchbooks, memory books to planners, you will learn how to make a variety of books & journals from everyday items. After you make your own custom journal you will get to make handmade charms and embellishments that will make your project even more personalized and special.  You don’t want to miss this fun and creative hands on camp!

Entering Grades 6-8 (but I would take older teens as well)

 


Jul 29, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019

Create a variety of cool projects over this fun 3 day camp. Explore many mediums: watercolor paintings, stenciled art bags, needle-felted creatures, cabochon necklaces or magnets, treasure bottles, and other mixed media art. 
ENTERING GRADES 6-8
 


Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 07, 2019

Are you an older wizard or muggle who knows a thing or two about the world of magic?  If so join us for an advanced studies primer that will develop the biggest magical skill of all, creativity!  All older wizards should have some basic supplies for battling the dark arts, and we will make them in this camp. Using polymer clay and other mixed media, we will make protective pendants, miniature potion kits that fit in a tiny tin and even spell book charms! This camp will teach you to make keepsakes that reflect you love for all things magical and “Potterish”.    

ENTERING GRADES 7 and UP
 



Mini Camps 4 Days
Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 08, 2019

Come one, come all and learn the basics of magic and wizardry.  Taught by Professor Poly Polymer,  students will be able to prepare for the life of a wizard, by creating their very own magical wizard wand, a magical pet or two and even learn how to write and send owl mail by dabbling in a little magic of their own.  Many projects in this camp will be made with polymer clay as well as other materials and mixed media.  (*Professor Polly Polymer is better known in the muggle world as Michelle Landry, long time polymer clay teacher for Wild Salamander)
Entering Grades 3-6



Week of July 15
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 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.


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.'


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.


Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Be inspired by "Silly Stories" that encourage art making! One day we will make a paper mache animal inspired by"Knuffle Bunny." Another day, we will create a mixed media weaving inspired by "The Emperor's New Clothes." Draw and paint an Eric Carle inspired animal. Throughout the week we will create our very own flipbook and storyboard. Using our imaginations to create art inspired by "Silly Stories" is sure to make us smile!

 



Week of July 22
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.


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!


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!


Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Explore a world where fairies abound!  In this camp we will create and take home our own mini fairy garden which will be a magical, welcoming place for tiny friends to visit!  
Featuring a toadstool dwelling, fabulous flower fairies and other adorable forest friends.


Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Nature is waiting "Outside Our Window!" Look, see, find, and gather treasures from Mother Nature to use in our art. Pressed flowers, ferns, and leaves add interest to our geli prints. Try natural objects as tools for drawing and painting unique botanical art. Create a clay medallion to hang in your garden and much more! Come discover how to incorporate the beauty and wonder of nature in our art!



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

ENTERING GRADES 4-6
Break out of the traditional art world with colorful, BOLD and unique styles! Make a GIANT food sculpture inspired by artist, Claes Oldenburg. POP, POP, POP balloons and paint with SLIME to make a splash like Jackson Pollack!  Design, stitch, glue, paint, mold, cut and create .. because Pop Art is a wild and wacky world!


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! 


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. 


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!



Week of August 5
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!


Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-7
Enrolling all muggles for a week of magiZoology! Lets dive into our imaginations, inspired by J.K. Rowling and Newt Scamander's books. We will wield the power of our creativity to discover and bring to life all of the magical creatures of our wildest dreams. Sculptures, masks, painting and more!


Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

ENTERING GRADES 4-7
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!


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’.  How do you make unicorn goo?



Camp Lunch
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

A Supervised lunch (meal not provided) and activity time FOR FULL DAY CAMPERS ONLY

SPACE IS LIMITED


Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019

A Supervised lunch (meal not provided) and activity time FOR FULL DAY CAMPERS ONLY

SPACE IS LIMITED


Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

A Supervised lunch (meal not provided) and activity time FOR FULL DAY CAMPERS ONLY

SPACE IS LIMITED