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Summer Art-ventures for Kids

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Summer ART-ventures for Kids

Summer ART-ventures for Kids provides affordable half-day programs, Monday through Friday, overflowing with unique summer art fun. These art-filled weeks are designed around a single exciting theme. ART-ventures for Kids helps children make the connection between art and the amazing world around us! We believe the best route to expanding a child's creativity is through exploring and experimenting with as many art forms, tools and techniques as possible. As a result, our summer art-ventures weeks expose children to a world of artistic wonder while we encourage their own original ideas and their own unique perception and interpretation of art.

" lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt

With a dash of whimsy and a dollop of fun, we help art explorers think creatively about art and the amazing role it plays in our wonderful world!
* Provides unique and original art experiences using quality art materials 
* Talented instructors encourage children’s creative spirit and imagination 
* Inspires children to create art that is uniquely their own 
* Fosters creativity through exposure to a large variety of artists’ tools, techniques and materials 
* Programs include T-shirt creations and 2 or 3 awesome works of art each day 

Please send your child with an old over-sized t-shirt as a smock, a drink and a nut-free snack each day

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Camp Descriptions
Faires and Dragons Art-ventures
Enter the fantasy world of imagination where fairies fly and unicorns roam. Art-venturers unleash their inner elves as they conjure up fire-breathing dragons, transform colorful clay into silly goblin masks, and create winged fairies or armored knight dolls. Sculpt bedazzling unicorns with rainbow manes, design witch or wizard figurines, and build wooden fairy houses with real shells, stones, moss and more. Paint ceramic unicorn banks and create your own dragon or mermaid t-shirts! With the aid of some very magical potions and spells (i.e. materials and techniques), campers experience painting, drawing, stained glass, ceramic, fabric, and clay art. Enjoy an enchanted week of two and three dimensional works of art! Fairies and Dragons storytelling is included, as well as surprises and humor. Fun, fantasy- filled art-ventures!

Grr...Buzz...Hiss...Roar Art-ventures
Animal lovers and art explorers, take a walk on the wild side. Visit the jungle, go on safari and even travel back in time to the Dinosaurs. Discover where your creativity will take you while creating 2 and 3-dimensional butterflies, birds, snakes, frogs and lizards, lions and countless other kooky creatures! Paint 3-D wooden dinosaur puzzles, build giraffe pencil holders, and create super cool boxes disguised as elephants. Plus, design your very own animal t-shirt using a totally unique “hands-on” technique, and so much more! Campers use an amazing variety of art materials, textures and techniques while experimenting with clay and paints, ceramic and fabric art, wood, oil pastels, stenciling, collage, watercolor, decoupage and more. These cool and playful art-ventures include fun facts about the animals, storytelling, and always humor.

Guidelines in place for this program to mitigate the spread of COVID-19:
Guidelines are currently expected to be similar to those below,
subject to refinement as more information becomes available. Following
these guidelines will be a cooperative effort between Mad
Science/ART-ventures and the hosting facility;

Students will be spread out around the room and seated at their own table, instructors will maintain distance as much as possible.

Maximum number of kids may be limited, and social distance will
be maintained when at all possible.

The instructor will wear a face covering at all times.

Pickup and drop off will be no-contact and distanced from instructors
and other kids.

Health and/or temperature checks will likely be required of children
and instructors.

Parents will be urged to keep children exhibiting any respiratory
symptoms or fever at home.

Sharing of equipment will be minimized and materials will be sanitized
to the extent possible and practical.

Work areas will be sanitized before and after sessions.

Bathroom visits will require sanitizing after each use and either need to be done by the facility, or they will need to provide the sanitizing products for our instructors to use.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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