How can I stay creative & make art this summer… indoors, outdoors… by the pool… where-ever?!

Stay creatively engaged & inspired ANYTIME, ANYWHERE with ANYONE

ALL SUMMER long at DanceART Camp!

ages: late 3 – 9

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EVERY camper RECEIVES:

+an exciting ART KIT related to our fun travel-filled stories
 
+access code to DanceART Camp’s GOOGLE CLASSROOM
 
+Hours & hours of DIY dance, theater AND ART activities available online 24/7 for you this summer
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

“How to Draw” videos
Simple French learning @ lunch
Exercise classes
Dance routines
..and so much more!

Hot Day? Stay cool 😎 with this DIY snow dough recipe + a fun STEM snow making

Thanks Itty Bitty Family Blog for the tips!

FOR MORE hours of fun STEM activities this summer,

TRY this SNOW-MAKING KIT

EXTRA EXTRA! Join us in our final weeks of SUMMER ART CAMPS!

ONE WEEK LEFT for DanceART CAMP!! (Ages: late 3-9)

Spring 🌸 2020 Finale + UPCOMING SUMMER ☀️ ART CAMP online

For our final Spring Studio Art Adventures Online, we returned to artist, Jonathan Lev’s studio!

Sharing his latest LIFE-SIZE charcoal drawings, he gave us more art technique secrets when drawing a 3D object onto a 2D surface.  We worked through many art challenges to understand how to capture perspective, locate our light source and show depth using our value scale. WATCH HERE on our youtube channel!


Thank you again, Jonathan!  Check out more of his inspiring work HERE!

WANT to LEARN MORE DRAWING TECHNIQUES?

JOIN US THIS SUMMER ☀️  WITH JONATHAN IN OUR:

Tweens & Teens SUMMER Drawing ✍️  Programs CLICK FOR MORE

That’s a wrap Spring 🌸 2020! Coming Soon: SUMMER ☀️ 2020 ART ADVENTURES Online CAMP

We did it! Congrats to all our Art Adventurers and parents for taking this very different creative adventure with us this spring. See our 2019-2020 art year in action: HERE 

Art 🎨  is strength and healing. Keep making art and staying creative this summer! ❤️ 

See you for our very special online editions of SUMMER ART CAMP! 5 WEEKS STARTING JUNE 15th!

DANCE-ART CAMP in collaboration with Central Studio Academy to bring storytelling through DANCE, MUSIC, LANGUAGE AND ART in our weekly camp sessions

 

TWEENS & TEENS DRAWING PROGRAMS with guest artist, Jonathan Lev! A bi-weekly upper level drawing curriculum age appropriated: 

Pre-Masters Drawing: Ages 9-12

Masters Drawing: Ages 13-15

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Art Adventures ONLINE Summer Camps 2020

Check out CCA’s ALL NEW exciting collaborations with Central Studio Academy and artist Jonathan Lev for inspiring creative summer camps!

 

This year, our goal is to collaborate with artists to make today’s world a better place. Claire unites many arts and artists into the following  programs to engage youth (through teens!) this summer… Including dancers, writers & fine artists who contribute their specialties to be part of growth, courage & empowerment through Fine & Performing Arts.

 

  1. Art Adventures, in collaboration with Central Studio Academy presents: DanceArt Camps!  

Ages 3.5-8’s

Wk 1:  June 15 – July 19  /  Wk 2:  June 22 – June 26  /  Wk 3:  June 29 – July 3  /  Wk 4:  July 6 – July 10 /  Wk 5:  July 13  – July 17

Follow along all 5 weeks to Break up your mornings with fun, creativity & dance!  One book a week (Weeks 1-3 are a series, Weeks 4 & 5 are a series. Anyone can join any week, regardless of series, found HERE!)

Themes:  Walk through the snowy unknown and shadowy ice valleys throughout the hot summer. Your camper reads (or listens), dances, draws and goes on Art Adventures with Claire, along with illustrated books written & read by Mary Ellen Bryan, Founder of Central Studio Academy.

Look for the tallest mountain to climb or raging rivers to swim across. Discover when love and courage unite, they are unstoppable. Children unlock their own courageous and loving superpowers through a summer of reading, dancing, while learning to draw characters and create their own sets! 

Overview:  

  • Reading, Storytelling, Character-Drawing & Scene-Building
  • Various forms of Dance, Music & Movement
  • Daily Warm-up Drawing Games & Drawing Sessions
  • Including: 
    • Weekly Art Kits for Character-Drawing, Scene-Building and Mini-Theater, per week, per student.  
    • Daily live engagement- to keep students inspired and motivated
    • Friday classes are Live with with Claire and Mary Ellen (Founder of Central Studio Academy)
    • French & Spanish practice
    • Even lunch is art!  “Rendezvous” (Art, French & Lunch) has transformed into an engaging ART EYE-SPY to use with your food! (Just like at school.)  Which lines, shapes and colors is Ms. Claire eating?  Includes daily French numbers & colors.  Bon Appétit!

Children become a master of thier worlds through a collage of 3+ hours of daily content with live & recorded daily engagement. Campers can work at their own pace and time of day convenient for your family.  You will recieve a suggested time schedule to help frame your active day. (Calendar plug-in, if desired.)   Sample the Daily Activities.

All materials are mailed out to you prior to the start of camp in weekly Art Kits. Virtual Fun is provided by Claire and Mary Ellen through Google classroom and 30 min. online live-stream sessions “Check-in/Art Share” each camp day at 1:15 pm;  Children may share what they’ve made & ask questions.  The week culminates in Friday Live Days with your teachers… creating the set, having fun dancing, performing and sharing their own stories with what they’ve made throughout the week.  Invite family & friends!

Learn more about Central Studio.

  • Register 1 week prior to camp start date, for timely receipt of Art Kit & to avoid expedited shipping fees!  See Policies.)  $25 registration fee.
  • $500/wk. Single Week registration available. Sibling Discount 40%
  • Full 5-Week registration saves $100.  
    Monday – Friday Mornings (approx. 3 hours, mix of pre-recorded and live content) 9:30am – 1:45pm (suggested. A calendar plug-in will be available.)

TO REGISTER: Click HERE and tell us which weeks in the “Messages” section of the form.    PLEASE ADD THE CORRECT MAILING ADDRESS WHERE YOU WILL BE FOR CAMP!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tweens & Teens Drawing Programs:

Jonathan Lev joins CCA in an upper level drawing curriculum, age-appropriated, to learn to SEE & Draw Reaslism with Confidence & Skill with fun daily drawing warm-ups, subject drawing & interesting S.T.E.A.M.- based “Brain” challenges along the way, to create curiosity and anticipation (the answeres are not revealed until the following class.)  “Art Tricks”

All materials are mailed out to you 1-week prior to the start of camp– in a professinal Art Drawing ToolKit. Virtual learning is provided through Google classroom or Zoom and online live-stream session each camp day at 11:20am or 1:20pm.  The weeks culminate in Friday Gallery Days where students learn art etiquette:  How to present their work, discuss art responsibly, respectfully, get and give tips, while learning important art tricks and vocabulary.

 

 Ages 9-12:  Pre-Masters Drawing Class  (2-4 weeks) 

6/15- 6/26  Objects & Architecture (2 weeks)
6/29- 7/10: Landscapes, Nature, Portraits (2 weeks)

Monday / Wednesday /  Fridays @ 11am- 12pm
Monday (Drawing) /Wednesday (Drawing) /Friday (Gallery Show & Learn how to Critique day.)

Learn basic art rules:  Once put into action, they become habit.  Warm-up practices in abstraction, followed by application to reaslism each class.  Students learn scale, perspective, composition & values, while making their own choices on subjects. Curriculum is tailored to participants’ interests and levels.

  • Including: 
    • 1 Art ToolKit- per student.  (Includes Sketchbook, diverse drawing tools: graphite pencils, charcoal pencils, coloring tools, kneadable & rubber erasers, smearing stomps.)
    • Daily Live classes to complete a picture (approx. 35-40 min.)
    • Pre-recorded:  Warm-ups and Drawing object of the day  (15-20 min.)
    • Friday “Gallery Day” & Learn How to Critique.
  • 2-Week registrations available (Register 1-week prior to camp start date, for timely receipt of Art Kit & to avoid expedited shipping fees. See Policies.)
  • $550 Per 2-week session.  $25 registration fee.  5% Discount for 4-Week Registration.  
  • 4-Week registration saves $52  (Recommended for better advancement)

TO REGISTER: Click HERE and tell us which weeks in the “Messages” section of the form.    PLEASE ADD THE CORRECT MAILING ADDRESS WHERE YOU WILL BE FOR CAMP!

 

  Ages 13-15:  Masters Drawing Class  (2-4 weeks. Click the dates to register.)

6/15- 6/26  Objects & Architecture (2 weeks)
6/29- 7/10: Landscapes, Nature, Portraits (2 weeks)

Monday / Wednesday /  Fridays @ 1-2m
Monday (Drawing) /Wednesday (Drawing) /Friday (Gallery Show & Learn How to Critique day.)

Learn advanced art techniques:   Once put into action, they become habit.  Warm-up practices in abstraction, followed by application to reaslism each class.  Students learn scale, perspective, composition & values, while making their own choices on subjects. Curriculum is tailored to participants’ interests and levels.

  • Including: 
    • 1 Art ToolKit- per student.  (Includes Sketchbook, diverse drawing tools: graphite pencils, charcoal pencils, coloring tools, kneadable & rubber erasers, smearing stomps.)
    • Daily Live classes to complete a picture (approx. 35-40 min.)
    • Pre-recorded:  Warm-ups and Drawing object of the day  (15-20 min.)
    • Friday “Gallery Day” & Learn How to Critique.
  • 2-Week registrations available (Register 1-week prior to camp start date, for timely receipt of Art Kit & to avoid expedited shipping fees. See Policies.)
  • $550 Per 2-week session.  $25 registration fee.  5% Discount for 4-Week Registration.  
  • 4-Week registration saves $52  (Recommended for better advancement)

TO REGISTER: Click HERE and tell us which weeks in the “Messages” section of the form.    PLEASE ADD THE CORRECT MAILING ADDRESS WHERE YOU WILL BE FOR CAMP!

 

  4. The Golden Ratio:  Fibonacci’s Sequence!   July-August, TBD.

A great week of S.T.E.A.M.-Based learning through ART!  Apply the Golden Spiral’s mathmatical equation to Art (the Mona Lisa) Architecture (Parthenon), Nature (Waves, Plants & Space) and Shapes.  Make art-inspired pieces from Finbonacci’s Sequence.

 

 

Moving and Grooving – With the help of local musicians- Claire is coordinating musical collaborations with “art and music” segments- incorporating different musical instruments with creating art.

+ More art, dance & movement programs will be offered with Central Studio Dance Academy & CCA Fine Arts collaboration!

 

Pre-Covid19/ Past Camp Projects: SUMMER 2018!  Summer 2017!   Summer 2015!  Summer 2014!  Summer 2013!Summer 2012!

Summer Camp 2019 Highlights

JUNE ZOOMED by and we had a BLAST! Check out some of our favorite highlights of this 2019 Art Camp season:

WEEK ONE- June 10 – June 14:

 

“TEAMWORK MADE THE DREAMWORK!”

 

Teamwork and leadership skills shown in our Mosaic Art

Click Image for a VIDEO of our teamwork IN ACTION!!

Great Teamwork during our Stop Motion Animation of our Salt Watercolor Seascape Collage Paintings! Click & scroll to watch our stop motion videos!

Our Art Camp Adventurers (Ages 4-9) demonstrated FANTASTIC teamwork skills!
AND our 9 year olds truly shined with their leadership roles, guiding the 4-5 year olds in grouting their Mosaics!

WEEK TWO- June 24 – June 28:

Exploring SO MANY NEW 

Materials, Artists & ART Techniques!

Food Art Triptych Seascapes! Using Graham Crackers, Icing, Food Coloring & our favorite candies & snacks

Rauschenberg Combines using painting, collage AND sculpture elements using found objects

From using glass paints to a multitude of recycled objects and even candy, Week 2 Camp Adventures was filled with unique materials, techniques, Modern & Contemporary Artists!

Highlighted Artists:
Claude Monet
Julie Mehretu
Jackson Pollock
Robert Rauschenberg
Gustav Klimt
Romare Bearden
Mark Rothko
Cy Twombly
Louise Nevelson
Alicja Kwade

Stop-Motion Animation At Art Adventures June Camp

Inspired by William Kentridge (click link for more on the artist) and his charcoal stop-motion animations during our week 1 of June Art Camp…we created our own! Working in teams, our 8-9 year old campers created Charcoal Drawing animations while our 5-6 year old campers created Dry Erase Marker Drawing animations.  These teams created new friendships through their daunting collaborations!

Now Check Out Our Camp’s Creative Animations on Facebook!

JOIN US for our final 2018 June Art Camp! HURRY & Register TODAY for next week’s camp (June 25th-29th AM or PM)

Story-telling, Drawing, Patience & Teamwork were all important skills that flourished in this great collaborative project!