Summer Art Camps: Grades 3-5

ENTERING GRADES 3-5

These programs are designed to strengthen technical skills through medium-specific experiences. The classes emphasize developing observation skills and the ability to think independently. Weeklong, full-day or half-day sessions are available.

STUDENTS MAY ATTEND FULL-DAY OR HALF-DAY PROGRAM AS PROJECTS WILL BE DIFFERENT

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MAY 28-31* (no class MAY 27)

The Art of Upcycling
9:00 a.m. - noon      
Recycle unexpected materials into something new, different, and more dynamic than the original (upcycling). Explore and learn about artists who create with recyclables including Nick Cave, John Chamberlain, and Carlos Betancourt.

REGISTER FOR MORNING SESSION

Crazy About Color - SOLD OUT
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.                        
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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JUNE 3-7

Paper Play - SOLD OUT               
9:00 a.m. - noon                   
Explore all the ways you can use paper to weave, sculpt, and transform your imagination into art! Discover how paper is made and learn how to make your own out of pulp. Play with paper by creating origami works of art, as well as woven masterpieces. 

Medieval Madness
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.                           
Become a knight of the OMA art table! Learn about medieval heraldry (the art of designing a coat of arms), as well as the traditions of knighthood in England. Explore how to create symbols that have meaning to you through drawing and painting. Create your own life story on a decorative shield for home display!

REGISTER FOR AFTERNOON SESSION

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JUNE 10-14 - SOLD OUT

Art Around the World 
9:00 a.m. - noon
  
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 imaginatively visit places such as France, Italy, and Mexico. Learn about new places, spaces, and faces!
 
Fabrics and Fibers
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.   

Experiment with thread, fabric, yarn, and other fiber materials! Learn about artists who tell stories through their artwork by using assorted fibers like Bisa Butler and Faith Ringgold. Discover how to patch together materials to create fantastic works of art! 

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JUNE 17-21 - SOLD OUT

Express Yourself 
9:00 a.m. - noon  
Materials fee: $10
Discover how to express yourself through art! Celebrate your interests, your favorite things, your family and more, by creating two-and three-dimensional masterpieces that are as unique as you are.

Crazed for Clay
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  
Firing fee: $10
Create functional three-dimensional art like vessels, sculpture, and more, using pinch, coil, model, and slab methods. Learn to burnish and glaze finished pieces, which will be kiln fired. Some pieces will be glazed and fired for pickup at a later date.
 
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JUNE 24-28 - SOLD OUT
 
Masquerades and Mask-making
9:00 a.m. - noon

Come one and all to a camp filled with mystery and disguise! Create an array of decorative masks transforming yourself into new characters and creatures each day while learning the basics of mask construction and design. 

Under the Sea              
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

Discover the world under the sea! Paint with watercolor, create a tropical fish collage, and design an underwater sea creature using recyclable materials. Come set sail and “sea” where your artistic talents take you!
 
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JULY 1-3* (no class JULY 4-5) - SOLD OUT

Painting Pizazz  
9:00 a.m. - noon

Discover new ways of painting, how to apply color, and how different surfaces can affect a painting. Create works using the methods of watercolor resist and mono printing using found textures. Learn how to create mood with color, while also incorporate other media like pastel, marker, and collage, into a work of art.
 
Out of this World! 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

Reach for the stars by creating works of art that are out of this world! Learn about the Milky Way and the fascinating things that make up our galaxy. Design cosmic creations such as a spaceship, planet, and astronaut by painting, drawing, assembling, and more.
 
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JULY 8-12 - SOLD OUT

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!  - SOLD OUT
9:00 a.m. - noon

From bright heights to dark nights, come see all the great sights! Learn about the climate and terrain from a variety of places around the world. Be inspired to create landscape scenes that feature colorful sunsets, snowy mountains, dazzling night skies, tropical rainforests, and more!
 
Superheroes 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s...ART! Create artwork inspired by people who you consider to be a superhero. Use an assortment of materials to create a superhero figurine while also designing a storyboard that details how they make a difference. Design a superhero eye-mask, wrist cuffs, and more! 

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JULY 15-19 - SOLD OUT                           

It’s All About ME! 
9:00 a.m. - noon

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- and three-dimensional masterpieces that are as unique as you are.

pARTy Animals 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

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


 
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JULY 22-26 - SOLD OUT         

Playing with Pattern  
9:00 a.m. - noon

Discover how patterns are used in everyday life. Create with a variety of materials, found objects, colored pencils, oil pastels, paint, fabric, and more. Explore the delightful results of repetitive design and learn what happens when a shape or pattern is repeated on paper.

Mythical, Magical Creatures 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

Dragons, unicorns, merpeople, griffins ― oh my! Learn about myths and legends from different parts of the world and the creatures that make the stories so captivating. Create two- and three-dimensional creatures using model magic, cardboard, canvas, paint, sequins, and more!

 

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JULY 29-AUGUST 2 SOLD OUT
 
Pop Art Party!
9:00 a.m. - noon
From the prints of Campbell’s soup cans by artist Andy Warhol to Op-Art designs in collage, explore art forms that exemplify the excitement of the 1960s, one of the most exciting times in American art.

Mixed Media Mash-up! 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Explore how to mix a variety of mediums together to create an assortment of artwork! Paint, print, draw, collage, and sculpt to design two- and three-dimensional works of art that combine a multitude of media.
 
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AUGUST 5-9

FULL DAY - SOLD OUT

Imagine, Create, Illustrate! - SOLD OUT
9:00 a.m. - noon

Discover how illustrators use images and text to convey a message. Write your own stories, create illustrations using a variety of media, and learn simple bookbinding techniques to create your own unique books that tell a story!

Linoleum Block Printing - SOLD OUT
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

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.

 

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 a mess!

COST:
Members:
Full-Day, 9am - 4pm: $255/week
Half-Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $155/per week
May 28 - 31 (Four-day week), Full Day, 9am - 4 pm: $205/week
May 28 - 31 (Four-day week), Half Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $125/week
July 1 - 3 (Three-day week), Full Day, 9am - 4 pm: $155/week
July 1 - 3 (Three-day week), Half Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $95/week

Non-Members:
Full-Day, 9am - 4pm: $280/week
Half-Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $170/per week
May 28 - 31 (Four-day week), Full Day, 9am - 4 pm: $225/week
May 28 - 31 (Four-day week), Half Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $140/week
July 1 - 3 (Three-day week), Full Day, 9am - 4 pm: $170/week
July 1 - 3 (Three-day week), Half Day, 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $105/week

 

Registration Information
Registrations are accepted on a space-available basis prior to the first day of class. We reserve the right to cancel any session that does not meet the minimum enrollment. Full payment is required before your child’s registration will be processed (we cannot hold a space for your child until we receive full payment). We process registrations as they are received. You will be notified if the sessions you requested are full. Once you submit a registration, an email confirmation will be sent to verify your child’s enrollment. If you do not receive a confirmation within two weeks of your submission, please contact us at (407) 896-4231, ext.262, or email education@omart.org.

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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