Here are the highlights of the creative arts activities your campers will participate in:
Finger Painting With Acrylics
Let’s get dive in and get our fingers into the paint! Create your very own masterpiece by following step by step instructions. Learn how to mix colours, create a background, and complete a painting from start to finish. You’ll be able to take your painting home and show it off to family and friends.
In this class we’ll be learning the basics of drawing. You’ll learn about light and shadows and how to put them onto your paper. Draw and observe geometric shapes and have fun discovering how light creates shadow in your artwork.
Learn how to design and create a tie-dye shirt of your very own. Have fun experimenting with inks and colours and learn how to create unique patterns and shapes for your one of a kind shirt.
Charcoal & Pastels
Learn how to draw and create using charcoals and the bright bold colours of pastels. Have fun experimenting with colours, blending, and learning about patterns, shadow, and shapes to create beautiful works of art.
Song Writing Basics
In this class you will learn the 4 elements of what makes a great song: melody, chords, lyrics, and emotion. Learn about song structures, genres, how to create great lyrics, and how to record your ideas. We’ll listen to examples, and learn how to build your own song from the ground up.
Rhythms and Garageband
Learn the basics of how to make a song using Garageband and recording devices emphasizing having fun and getting creative during the process. Campers will record original ideas they develop and organize them into songs. They will get a glimpse into electronic music production and how modern pop songs are made on the radio. Campers will be emailed their work and can celebrate their work and enjoy the song with their families at home.
Come and learn the wonderful world of how to write and tell a great story. We will have fun finding story ideas and characters from doodles, create fun rhymes for your story, and learning from the best story teller of all time! Campers will have a great time making memories for everyone who hears their story and learning effective ways to engage their audience.
Working With Clay
Get your hands warmed up as we twist and shape and dip our fingers into the world of clay! In this class we’ll explore some of the materials and techniques used to make to make your own, one of a kind sculpture. Learn all about the wonderful possibilities of this amazing art medium.
Mixed Media Journalling
Have fun creating your very own art journal. Learn how to use various mediums and items to create wonderful covers and pages. From paint, to fabric, to things you find in nature, you will have fun exploring the possibilities. You will have a chance to fill your pages during the week and learn new techniques along the way.
In this class campers will learn how to draw a face with proper proportions and then have a chance to capture their own look by working with watercolour paints and adding them to their drawing, creating a wonderful one of a kind portrait of their very own.