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Summer Camps 2020

Camp Reservations

Send us a check for the deposit ($50.00 per child/per camp) with your child's name, the camp(s) you want, your phone number and an e-mail address so we can confirm your camps for you. Deposits and tuition are non-refundable.

Camp Info and Schedule

All of our camps are Tuesday through Friday.

Camps start at 9:00 am and end at 3:00 pm. Students need a lunch with drink, we supply a snack. Please choose carefully; deposits and tuition are non-refundable and absences are not replaceable. For those needing a longer day... call to arrange for classes that extend camps (tuesday - friday) until 4pm or 6pm. Email us for more information and to sign your child up for a camp.

Time Description
9:00 - 11:00 Intro and studio work with OJ and snack.
11:00 - 12:00 Walk (outside)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch with a Fly on the Wall movie...older students can continue working after eating.
1:00 - 2:00 Schpeel, demo & studio work.
2:00 - 2:30 Play and snack if needed. (based on group)
2:30 - 3:00 Finish for the day & organize for the next day.

Upcoming Camps

Drawing for FUN
June 9 - 12

Cartooning, comics, manga, anime, graphic novels, street art & mythical creatures are our subjects in this camp, but our focus is; action figure drawing, humor, composition and creative character development.  We try to improve your skills while still keeping this a relaxed first camp of the summer! 

$285.00

Creativity; When everyone Zigs...we zag
June 16 - 19
Science, Business & Technology are just a few of the fields that seek people with creative experience.  With imaginative prompts every morning, followed by fun projects in the afternoon, students learn to have fun OUT of the box! That's 8 new creative thinking skills and students can choose 2D or 3D materials...or both!

$285.00

Nature Art
June 23 - 26
Students use drawing, sculpting, painting and printmaking to explore the natural world around us....meaning actually around us here in Half Moon Bay! Our subjects include birds, tidepools, plants, insects and more.  Fun Stuff and we get outside a lot hunting down our subjects in this camp. Fun and Interesting!

$285.00

Creative Zines, Publications, Comic Books and Making Sculptures with Books
June 30 - July 3
This camp teaches the basics of Creative DIY Publications while it teaches layout, construction, copy art and easy binding.  In addition we get to play with non-booklet formats like maps, pocket books and pop-ups.  3D students make sculptures using folding, cutting, gluing and carving books!

$285.00

Painting Studio
July 7 - 10
Students use Acrylics, Tempera, Gouache and Watercolor while they explore color theory, design elements and principles and painting from life. This camp is patterned after a Chicago Art Institute Class that also let's students develop their unique style.  Just for fun, we add some creative paint products to try and experiment with.

$285.00

Drawing Studio
July 14 - 17
This camp is another camp inspired by The Chicago Art Institute School.   It strengthens observational skills as it teaches classic drawing skills and techniques to all levels of students.  Each project is offered in 3 different levels, begining, intermediate and advanced.  We use graphite, charcoal, oil pastels, India ink, and marker.

$285.00

Great Artists
July 21 - 24
Explore 50 of the greatest Artists ever from Art Cards we have here at the Art School.  Each morning we challenge students with creative short projects inspired by famous Artists.  In the afternoon, students choose a favorite artist from the cards and use the ideas of that Artist to create their own piece of art, not by copying but by riffing off their ideas!  Should be a really fun camp!

$285.00

Drawing and Painting Animals
July 28 - 31
This camp lets students choose their favorite animals but it teaches them techniques for eyes, fur, scales feathers and insect parts. The mediums are graphite, pen and ink, printmaking and paint. For fun we will have an option for 3D projects also! Very Fun Summer Projects!

$285.00

CRAZY CAMP

August 4 - 7

Our last camp for the summer is a student created camp.  We offer students all the favorite activities from the summer, PLUS some new ones!  Students vote to create their own camp.  The perfect end to a fun summer of camps!

$285.00

On the Coast Since 1992

Twenty years of creativity, fun, and intelligence!

Contact Info

790 Main Street.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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(650) 713-0751

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