2019 Summer camps


The Foundry Art Centre offers a variety of visual art camps for Preschool - High School. Camps run from June 3 - August 2, Monday through Friday, half day or full day sessions. We invite children to join us for multiple classes of their favorite camps. Each session brings excitement and creativity to an array of different projects and mediums in each class, including cartooning, drawing, fibers, mixed media, painting, and sculpture. Camps will end on Friday with a mini reception for friends and family to see and hear about the artwork created throughout the week.

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Have a question about a camp or need more information?
Contact the Foundry Art Centre at 636-255-0270


Half Day Camps

$120 | $108 FAC Members
$102 FAC Family-Level Members

Full Day Camps

$190 | $170 FAC Members
$162 FAC Family-Level Members


Each session has a different theme & teacher. Enroll your child in either a half-day camp or a full-day camp! Camps run Monday - Friday.

AM Sessions | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PM Sessions | 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 
 

Petite Picassos (Ages 3-5)

AM SESSIONS ONLY

Session 1: June 3 – June 7
Color Me Happy! - Students will create colorful art using paint, crayons, and pastels.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Animal Kingdom - Students will create multi-media projects featuring a variety of favorite animals.

Session 5: July 8 – July 12
Under the Sea - Students will create multi-media projects featuring creatures from the sea


K - 2nd Grade

AM SESSIONS

Session 1: June 3 – June 7
Theibaud Desserts - Students will create their own multi-media Theibaud Desserts including drawing and sculpture.

Session 2: June 10 – June 14
It’s a Jungle in Here! - Students will create multi-media projects featuring jungle animals.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Art from Around the World - Students will learn to create traditional art from China, Africa, India, Oceania, and Mexico using different media and techniques.

Session 4: June 24 – June 28
It’s Magic! - Students will create multi-media projects featuring optical illusions and magical embellishments.

Session 5: July 8 – July 12
Theibaud Desserts - Students will create their own multi-media Theibaud Desserts including drawing and sculpture.

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
It’s All About the Mess! - Students will create projects with clay, plaster, and other sculpture materials.

Session 7: July 22 – July 26
America the Beautiful! - Students will create projects featuring art from Folk Art to Pop Art.

Session 8: July 29 – August 2
A Walk in the Woods - Students will create multi-media projects featuring the world around us.

 

PM SESSIONS

Session 1: June 3 – June 7
History of Art - Students will learn about and re-create great works of art history using a variety of media and techniques.

Session 2: June 10 – June 14
Story Book Art - Art projects inspired by popular children’s books using a variety of mediums and techniques.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Art from Around the World - Students will learn to create traditional art from China, Africa, India, Oceania, and Mexico using different media and techniques.

Session 4: June 24 – June 28
The Art of Design - Students will do daily projects that teach basic design principles such as: balance, symmetry, color mixing, repetition, scale, and proportion.

Session 5: July 8 – July 12
The Art of Nature - Students will create paintings, drawings, and sculptures inspired by plants and animals.

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
Wearable Art - Students will learn weaving, tie-dye, and other textile art techniques and create pieces they can wear home.

Session 7: July 22 – July 26
History of Art - Children will learn about and re-create great works of art history using a variety of media and techniques.

Session 8: July 29 – August 2
Story Book Art - Art projects inspired by popular children’s books using a variety of media and techniques.


3rd - 5th Grade

AM SESSIONS

Session 1: June 3 – June 7
How the West was Drawn - Students will create 3D paper mâché, painting, and drawing related to the West. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 2: June 10 – June 14
3D Animals - In this all media class, students will create projects relating to 3D animals, mud painting, drawing and painting, and batik on material.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
It Must Be Art - In this class, students will be inspired by the works of living artists as they create their own using a variety of media.

Session 4: June 24 – June 28
This is SO Today! - Students will explore a variety of artistic expression and art forms, including pixelated paintings, assemblage, collage, and more.

Session 5: July 8 – July 12
Mixing It Up - Students will explore a variety of different media and techniques, look at African art, Native American art, famous artists, and create their own sculpture piece

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
Multi Media - In this class students will create a 3D clay project, create and paint plaster of Paris project, paint, and create mono gel prints. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 7: July 22 – July 26
How the West was Drawn - Students will create 3D paper mâché, painting, and drawing related to the West. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 8: July 29 – August 2
All Media - In this all media art class, students will create korhogo mud cloth painting, a batik, 3D project, and a painting. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

 

PM SESSIONS

Session 1: June 3 – June 7
Art Near and Far - In this class, students will explore art from places near and far. They will create 1D and 3D works such as painting, sculpture, and collage.

Session 2: June 10 – June 14
In the Manner of Paul Klee - Students will study the whimsical work of Paul Klee, and projects will include printmaking, painting, oil pastel blends, and clay.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Summer - Students will create a 3D project, printing, watercolor, canvas painting, and drawing. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 4: June 24 – June 28
Animals Galore - Students will use different media to create a 3D project, painting, drawing, and printing of an animal. Students will make a gel print, as well as make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 5: July 8 – July 12
Nature/Earth - Students will create 3D project, drawing, painting, and clay projects all relating to nature/earth. Students will make an art journal that they will write and illustrate throughout the week.

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
Illustration with a Twist - Students will create paintings and drawings of their own emojis, superheroes, animals, and more.

Session 7: July 22 – July 26
Pop Art with Jim Dine and Wayne Theibaud - Students will create art with bright colors and engaging patterns, including painting, color themes, drawing, and clay.

Session 8: July 29 – August 2
Start with a Circle - Students will work with circles, projects including mandalas, collaborative design project, pet eyes, and clay turtles.


Middle School

AM SESSIONS

Session 2: June 10 – June 14
Back to Nature - Students will use a variety of media as well as wood, paper, string, and more to create 2D and 3D works.

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Making Art Personal - Students will create art inspired by personal interests and favorite things. Various media will be used, including 2D, 3D, painting, drawing, and sculpture.

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
“Putting It All Together” Students will put objects and/or images together through the use of collage and assemblage in order to create something new. Both 2D and 3D art will be created using a variety of media.

 

PM SESSIONS

Session 3: June 17 – June 21
Creating Art Where Real Meets Abstract - Students will create 2D and 3D art using a variety of media, and finish by enhancing their images and forms with lines, shapes, textures, and colors.


High School

PM SESSIONS

Session 6: July 15 – July 19
Mixed Media Faces - Students will create expressive faces from life, photos, and imagination, being inspired by artists from the past as well as the present, from abstract to real.

Session 2: June 10 – 14
Back to Nature - Students will use a variety of media as well as wood, paper, string, and more to create 2D and 3D works.