Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Classes

Private Classes 2021
Spring 2 2021
Online Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Class Descriptions
Location:
Preschool summer camps
AGE 4 - entering 1
Jul 26, 2021 - Jul 29, 2021

AGES 4 - 6 years
Furry friends, Beautiful Bugs and Boisterous Birds oh my!  We will explore all that makes the outdoors a magical place to play and create.  Bug expert Rachel Maccini will visit to tell us about the insects that live in the garden.  We will plant, paint, play and draw. Get wet and get messy!  Join us for a fun-filled mornings in our art garden.

Jul 06, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021

AGE 4 - 6 years
Working with our hands, sewing, knitting and creating with fiber, can bring a sense of peace and calm.  Join us for this class where we will make adorable hand-sewn projects, create with a variety of fiber mediums while enjoying our time together outside. Renee will also incorporate mindful activities, storytelling and yoga with her students to cultivate the art of being in the moment.


1/2 Day Summer Camps
entering GRADE 2-4
Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021

entering GRADE 2-4
Join Miss Anna for a half-day camp inspired by wonderful animals, both real and imagined. Both inside and outdoors, we'll draw, paint, sculpt and celebrate animals of all kinds, owls, turtles, pandas and creatures of the deep. We'll even include some magical creatures like gnomes, fairies and the fiery phoenix.

Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021

entering GRADES 4-6
Ever wonder where our animal friends live? In this camp we’ll explore animal habitats and different species that interest you!We’ll learn how to draw and paint whimsical caves, rabbit holes, trees with nooks and crannies that are perfect homes for birds and porcupines!! Outside in nature is best, so we’ll be traveling around the art center with our supplies and finding quiet spaces to create. (Weather permitting)  Sarah will provide gentle and nurturing guidance for you to let your artistic mind run wild!

entering GRADES 1-3
Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021

entering GRADES 1-3

Join Miss Anna for a half-day camp inspired by wonderful animals, both real and imagined. Both inside and outdoors, we'll draw, paint, sculpt and celebrate animals of all kinds, owls, turtles, pandas and creatures of the deep. We'll even include some magical creatures like gnomes, fairies and the fiery phoenix.

Jul 12, 2021 - Jul 16, 2021

entering GRADE 4-7
This 1/2 day camp will introduce students to designing and creating their own fabric.  We will use printmaking, fabric fusion, and a variety of dye techniques.  We will then use our fabric to create fun and functional items you can use in your room like a throw pillow and a handy bag.  We will learn and practice hand-stitching and basic machine sewing to sew, upcycle and embellish our handiwork.   A small materials list will be sent two weeks before class starts.

Jul 12, 2021 - Jul 16, 2021

entering GRADE 4-7
This 1/2 day camp will introduce students to designing and creating their own fabric.  We will use printmaking, fabric fusion, and a variety of dye techniques.  We will then use our fabric to create fun and functional items you can use in your room like a throw pillow and a handy bag.  We will learn and practice hand-stitching and basic machine sewing to sew, upcycle and embellish our handiwork.   A small materials list will be sent a few weeks before class starts.

Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021

entering GRADES 2-4

Let's make some interactive art that moves and is fun to play with!  Students will learn how cams, gears, and axles can be combined with their imaginations to take their art to the next level. We will also explore how the wind and other external factors play a part in moveable art. Projects are student driven and will strengthen their design and engineering skills while giving confidence to all tinkerers and makers alike. 

Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021

entering GRADES 1-3

Toy theater is full of interactive fun!  During this class students will be designing an entire puppet show ready to take on the road. This includes creating a mobile box sized theater, writing a short script, painting set pieces, making props, and don't forget the puppets! We will take short movement breaks to play improv games and get our imaginations ready to rock!

Jul 26, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021

entering GRADES 4-6

Let's wander the globe through art.  We will pick two countries a day to inspire us to create.  We will work to celebrate cultures through their traditional craft, design and motifs.  Join us as we paint, glue, stitch and travel around the world in 5 days.

Aug 02, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021

entering GRADES 5-8

This camp is a mixed media frenzy inspired by Star Wars, space travel and your own imagined Multiverse! We will create planets, make up new worlds or characters and craft our very own droids. Paper mache a mini lightsaber and create graffiti art like a Rebel!

entering K-2
Aug 02, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021

entering K-2
This camp is all about artistic expression, experimentation and play.  Kids will be encouraged to think outside of the box and explore unique ways of using art materials.   We will play art games,  explore nature, sculpt, paint, and use mixed media.  The focus will be on being in the present moment, enjoying the tactile nature of creation and play.  If you like the idea of mixing art with creative play this is the camp for you.


Full Day Summer Camps
Entering GRADES 2-4
Jul 12, 2021 - Jul 16, 2021

Entering GRADES 2-4

This full-day multi-media camp will explore many mediums:  painting, drawing and sculpture.  We will explore themes and subjects like magical creatures, myths and stories, fantasy, and the amazing geometry of the natural world. Draw an intricate dragon eye, or a magical portal in a forest, construct a wand, paint the aurora borealis, make abstract art with the golden ratio, create your own magical object, build a fairy or elf dwelling, and much more. Working both inside and outside, join Miss Marta and Miss Anna to envision and build some magical creations this summer.

Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021

entering GRADES 4-6

Join Rachel for this magical week of unicorns, dragons, gnomes, fairies and more.  Together we will journey into a world of mythical creatures. Our world will be created using 
Fiber, felting, clay, mixed media, paint and more.   Each day we will explore different whimsical creatures who enchant the fantasy realm and bring them to life.  Together we can explore the magical world of your imagination and unleash your creativity!

entering GRADES 2-5
Jul 26, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021

entering GRADES 2-5
Imagine an alien friend visiting our deepest sea and now imagine you are a mysterious sea creature adventuring a long way away to deep space?! Spend your mornings on a cosmic quest, making art inspired by all things space. Then dive deep into an underwater adventure for the afternoon! Paint, craft and glitterate all day!

entering GRADES 4-6
Aug 02, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021

entering GRADES 4-6
This camp is for those who love art and all things cute, whimiscal and delicious!   Rachel will show you that Art is sweet! You will create a variety of delicious-looking treats using needle felting, sculpting with clay, painting, mixed media.  None would be complete without bedazzling those treats with fun details. You will end your week with decorating and enjoying a tasty cupcake.  Beth will introduce you to the art of Kawaii and other styles of miniature art. You will use your imagination to Create tiny critters, food and accessories as we take the opportunity to celebrate all that is tiny and cute!