Sketching, Painting & Invention
Ages: 6 - 12 Skills Level: Beginner - Advance
Timing: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Tools: All Art Supplies, Invention project matreials
Progressive curriculum week by week
Overview of the week
Sketching and Painting
Our FUN sketching and painting camp is designed for beginning - Advance students focusing on paint techniques. This camp teaches techniques in sketching , watercolor and acrylic paintings. Students will produce three projects :-
- Sketching and pencil color
- Acrylic painting on canvas
- Water color projects
If desiring a half day camp (9-12:00) Use can just register for Sketching and painting camp only.
Be an Inventor
Be an inventor, work like an inventor. A fun Maker-Camp that introduces innovation. Become an Inventor and Engineer!
While working in teams, students learn basics of brainstorming, design and cost tradeoffs, and intellectual property. Teams compete in best designs for multiple challenge projects using material from class and/or home. Previous classes created
Coaster Spirals, Robotic Arms, Scissor Lifts, Artist Robot, electric bowties, etc.
Last hour of last day is invention-convention where students present to parents their projects and evaluate their process and teamwork.
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Camp Hours and Daily Schedule
09:00 AM Check - in
09:15 AM Sketching and Painting Lesson
10:30 AM Morning break (campers bring snacks)
11:00 AM Continue Instruction on Sketching and Painting
11:45 AM Clean-up & review (Half Day Campers pickup)
12:00 PM Lunch
01:00 PM Invention
02:30 PM Afternoon Break (campers bring snacks)
02:50 PM Invention
03:30 PM Pickups
3:30-6:30 Extended care available
If desiring a half day camp (9-12:00) Use can just register for Sketching and Painting camp only.
Camp Key Elements
STEM based curriculum on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics using Invention and Maker space projects
Camps curriculum is designed from beginner to advanced level
Hands-on experimental and exploratory study
kids will learn strategies for “Critical Thinking, Lateral Thinking, Problems Solving, Designing Projects and Communicating Ideas”
This camp teaches basic techniques in sketching
This camp teaches basic techniques in watercolor and acrylic paintings
Students will produce several works on their own in the style of great masters in various periods Content is different for each sketching and painting camp
At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 11:00 AM and is typically finished by 12:00 PM. Then we will start Fun Friday - Walking Movie, Ice Cream, Cookies, Games, Lots of fun