Summer Art Camps: Grades 3-5

JUNE 4-8 or JUNE 18-22
Loch Haven Partners Summer Camp: Explorations in Science, Art, Dance & Theatre         
  
9am-4pm
Venues: Orlando Museum of Art/Orlando Shakespeare Theater/Orlando Science Center

Discover the unique relationship between science, theater arts, and visual arts! This collaborative camp starts and ends each day at Orlando Science Center and includes daily sessions at Orlando Shakespeare Theater and Orlando Museum of Art. During this week long experience, campers will explore how science and art overlap in an exploration of Florida history, storytelling and dance, artworks and ecosystems. See listing and register through Orlando Science Center :  REGISTER HERE >

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JUNE 4-8

9am-Noon
Go Fly a Kite!
Let your creativity soar this week as you explore kites around the world! Learn the history and use of kites from different cultures throughout time. Make a variety of one-of-a-kind kites, and weather permitting, fly one in Loch Haven Park at the end of the week!  

1-4pm 
Art of the Seminole
Explore the culture of the Seminole Native Americans through their art and creative stories.  Venture into the galleries to experience and learn from the exhibition, The Enduring Seminole: History, Culture and Art. In the studio, create masks, baskets, and beaded works inspired by original Seminole artwork!  

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JUNE 11-15    

9am-Noon
Watercolor Wonders 

Learn basic watercolor painting techniques such as wet-on-wet, layering, and dry brush  to capture depictions of objects, water, light, and atmosphere.  

1-4pm
ARTmazing Race

Explore the world in a week through its diverse art forms! Travel across continents and be inspired by different cultures to create unique art as you virtually visit places such as France, Australia, and Mexico. Learn about new places, spaces, and faces during scavenger hunts in the galleries! 

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JUNE 18-22

9am-Noon
pARTy Animals

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! What other animals are in the galleries? Let your imagination “run wild” as you use watercolor, clay, textile fibers, and mixed-media to create a wonderful menagerie of creatures, both two- and three-dimensional. 

1-4pm
Magic, Mystery & Illusion

Unlock the mysteries of illusion in artworks by M.C. Escher, Victor Vasarely, and other Op artists. Learn the tricks about visual effects and optical illusions using pattern, perspective, symmetry, and color to create works of your own that fool the eye! 

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JUNE 25-29    

9am-Noon
Cartoon Creations 

Inspired by the Museum’s collection of original comics, learn how to draw cartoon characters, give them personality, develop the elements of setting, and build a storyline through sequence. You might create a new cartoon sensation!   

1-4pm
Art of Native America 

Learn about the original cultures of North and Central America, including Native American cultures of Florida, as you explore traditional art forms used for centuries such as painting, printing, clay, basket weaving, and fiber arts. Be inspired by the peoples and traditions of different times and places.

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JULY 2-6 (no class on JULY 4)

9am-Noon
Fun with Fiber

Materials Fee: $10
Explore all things fiber from spinning and dyeing raw wool for felting, to knitting and crocheting, macramé, weaving and more! Experiment with ice cube dyeing and learn shibori (tie-dye techniques) using indigo. Each student should bring a washed white cotton t-shirt clearly marked with his or her name. 

1-4pm
Crazy About Color

Discover the power of hue as you draw, paint, and print using basic color theory. Learn to mix tints and shades, as well as how to combine complementary colors to create works of art that pack a punch! 

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JULY 9-13                            

9am-Noon
What’s Your Story?

Give life to your ideas! Learn tips and techniques to create illustrations that tell stories or express ideas without words. Improve your drawing skills while exploring character development and design, setting, and the importance of effective storytelling. 

1-4pm
Playwrights & Puppetry

Explore the history of puppet making around the world as you create your own puppets with a variety of materials and features.  Learn how to craft a one-act play along with scenery and props to bring your puppets to life! Families and friends are invited to a puppet performance on Friday at 3:00pm.

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JULY 16-20                            

9am-Noon
Mask Mania

Inspired by masks from around the world, work with a variety of materials such as plaster, clay, and papier mâché, as well as found objects, to create displayable and wearable works of art.

1-4pm
Fabulous Fibers

Experiment with thread, fabric, foam stuffing, and other fiber materials to learn sewing, weaving, and three-dimensional textile construction. Design and create a variety of creatures, weavings, and soft sculptural forms.   

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JULY 23-27                    

9am-Noon
It’s All About Me!

Explore a variety of art forms and mediums as you create art with YOU as the subject! Celebrate your interests, your favorite things, your family and more, in two-dimensional and three-dimensional masterpieces that are as unique as you are.

1-4pm 
Linoleum Block Printing

Explore the possibilities of basic linoleum block printing as you carve and print to create images in black and white, color, and various shapes and sizes. 

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JULY 30-AUGUST 3

9am-Noon
Art Meets Science 

What happens when you mix vinegar, baking soda, and tempera paint? You’ll find out in this camp! Create artful experiments, predict outcomes, and test ideas. Explore potions and processes to concoct one-of-a-kind works of art. Sketchbooks will be used for scientific observation as well as designing new ideas. 

1-4pm
Drawing FUN-damentals

Learn basic drawing skills as you work in graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, ink, and marker. Explore contour drawing, shading, the use of perspective, and how to draw a self-portrait.  

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AUGUST 6-10

9am-Noon
Modern Masters
Pay tribute to the rock stars of modern art by creating your own visionary masterpieces. From Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art, you’ll learn to paint, print, and draw like a true master.

1-4pm
Papermaking & Book Arts

Learn how to make paper by using a variety of fibers and techniques. Then create art with your own handmade sheets paper! Learn basic bookbinding techniques and how to construct other unique objects from paper pulp.  

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Fee Schedule

Time:
Full Day, 9am-4pm or Half Day, 9am-noon or 1-4pm.
For full-day participation, students should bring a lunch and a drink.
Lunchtime supervision is provided for full-day attendance. Dress for mess!

Cost:
Members:
Full Day: 9am-4pm: $220/week
Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $120/per week
Short Week, Full Day (July 5-8): 9am-4pm: $175/week
Short Week, Half Day (July 5-8): 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $97/per week

Non-Members:
Full Day: 9am-4pm: $240/week
Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $130/per week
Short Week, Full Day: 9am-4pm: $195/week
Short Week, Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $105/per week

Discounts*

Sibling/Group Discount
Enroll more than one child the same week of sessions and receive a $10/week discount for each additional child enrolled. Discount only applies for children registered at the same time.
Multi-week Discounts
Receive a $10/week discount for multiple week enrollment after the first week.
* Only one discount eligible per registration (not including membership discount).

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