Summer Camps – Children

for Grades PreK-1 and Grades 2-6

Camps are for children ages 4 and up. Grade indicates class level Fall 2018.

Note:

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Options:

Full-day // 9am – 4pm // $285 ($243 members)
Morning // 9am – 12pm // $155 ($132 members)
Afternoon // 1pm – 4pm // $155 ($132 members)
* Unless individual camp description indicates otherwise.

Extended Day:
AM care // 8 – 9am // $6 per day
PM care // 4 – 5:30pm // $8 per day

Please call to sign up for before and after care.

Bring:
• If half-day – 1 snack
• If full-day – bag lunch & 2 snacks
• Snacks/juice box available $1 each
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen Optional
• Dress for mess

Grades PreK (age 4) – 1:

Event Venue Date Description
Cutting Edge - Paper!
  • June 11, 2018 2:00 pm

Cutting Edge – Paper! Grades PreK-1 June 11-15 From book arts to papermaking, learn the history of paper, how it’s made and what it can become by folding, cutting, tearing, weaving and more. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Myths & Magic
  • June 18, 2018 2:00 pm

Myths & Magic Grades PreK-1 June 18-22 Grab your wand and spell book as you enter the land of wizard potions and fairy dust. While in this charmed world, look for mythical creatures. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Start the Presses!
  • June 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Start the Presses! Grades PreK-1 June 25-29 Learn all about artist prints—multiple images you get to keep and share! Explore a variety of print techniques and try out our printing presses. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Fiber Arts
  • July 2, 2018 2:00 pm

Fiber Arts Grades PreK-1 July 2-6 *Note: 4 days- no class Wed. July 4 Learn fascinating facts and tidbits about textiles while painting, cutting, sewing, coloring, tying, fabric dying, weaving and more! Tuition: full-day $228 ($194), half-day $124 ($106) Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Animals!
  • July 9, 2018 2:00 pm

Animals! Grades PreK-2 July 9-13 If you love animals this is definitely your camp! This week will be focused on creating art related to our furry, scaly, slimy and feathery friends. Please note: There will be live animal models at Articulture this week for the camps for older children. Animals may visit this class. Full-day (more…)

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Hammer Away
  • July 16, 2018 2:00 pm

Hammer Away Grades PreK – 1 July 16 – 20 Hand tools rule in this camp week of sculptural art-making. We’ll have fun safely using hammers, clamps, screwdrivers and other awesome tools. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Scientific Artists
  • July 23, 2018 2:00 pm

Scientific Artists Grades PreK – 1 July 23 – 27 From the science of color to goop mixology, join us for some hands-on research in our art-lab. Discover the close link between art and science! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Urban Naturalists
  • July 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Urban Naturalists Grades PreK – 1 July 30 – Aug 3 Discover prairie flora and fauna that live and thrive around us. With nature journals in-hand, local parks will give us plenty to explore and record! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Kinetic Art
  • August 6, 2018 2:00 pm

Kinetic Art Grades PreK – 1 Aug 6 – 10 From mobiles and whirligigs to shadow puppets and Rube Goldberg-esque installations—this week we’ll make art that’s literally on the move! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Musical Arts
  • August 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Musical Arts Grades PreK – 1 Aug 13 – 17 In this camp, art and music will go hand-in-hand, with the making of musical instruments such as kazoos, drums, shakers, rain sticks and more! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Time Travelers
  • August 20, 2018 2:00 pm

Time Travelers Grades PreK – 1 Aug 20 – 24 Let’s go on an art history tour in a blink of an eye. Paintings on cave walls, pyramids then murals on ceilings. Blink again… what comes next? Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Creative Illusions
  • August 27, 2018 2:00 pm

Creative Illusions Grades PreK-1 Aug 27 – 31 Artists use various ways to trick the eye. This class will find out some of their secrets through Op Art, Trompe l’oeil, tessellations and more. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Grades 2 – 6:

Event Venue Date Description
Cutting Edge - Paper!
  • June 11, 2018 2:00 pm

Cutting Edge – Paper! Grades 2 – 6 June 11-15 From book arts to papermaking, learn the history of paper, how it’s made and what it can become by folding, cutting, tearing, weaving and more. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register
Myths & Magic
  • June 18, 2018 2:00 pm

Myths & Magic Grades 2-6 June 18-22 Grab your wand and spell book as you enter the land of wizard potions and fairy dust. While in this charmed world, look for mythical creatures. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Comics to Animation
  • June 18, 2018 2:00 pm

Comics to Animation Grades 3 – 6 June 18 – 22 In this popular camp, students will design their own comics and storylines while working to make animated claymation shorts. Learn techniques to show thoughts, feelings and ideas to create fun and imaginative stories. This is a full-day camp. Tuition: $290 ($247 members) (more…)

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Start the Presses!
  • June 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Start the Presses! Grades 2-6 June 25-29 Learn all about artist prints—multiple images you get to keep and share! Explore a variety of print techniques and try out our printing presses. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register
Fiber Arts
  • July 2, 2018 2:00 pm

Fiber Arts Grades 2-6 July 2-6 *Note: 4 days- no class Wed. July 4 Learn fascinating facts and tidbits about textiles while painting, cutting, sewing, coloring, tying, fabric dying, weaving and more! Tuition: full-day $228 ($194), half-day $124 ($106) Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register
Animals! // See PreK-1 Listing
  • July 9, 2018 2:00 pm

Animals! Grades PreK-2 July 9-13 If you love animals this is definitely your camp! This week will be focused on creating art related to our furry, scaly, slimy and feathery friends. Please note: There will be live animal models at Articulture this week for the camps for older children. Animals may visit this class. Full-day : (more…)

Register
Reigning Cats & Dogs
  • July 9, 2018 2:00 pm

Reigning Cats & Dogs Grades 3 – 6 July 9 – 13 This popular camp is for animal lovers! Learn techniques to capture live motion observation. We will plan for class visits by various furry, scaly and feathered friends throughout the week, with a day at Como Zoo mid-week. Note: Weather determines Zoo day, drop-off (more…)

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Hammer Away
  • July 16, 2018 2:00 pm

Hammer Away Grades 2 – 6 July 16 – 20 Hand tools rule in this camp week of sculptural art-making. We’ll have fun safely using hammers, clamps, screwdrivers and other awesome tools. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register
Art Car
  • July 16, 2018 2:00 pm

Art Car Grades 3 – 6 July 16 – 20 Be part of Articulture’s Art Car team! A donated car will be the canvas for young artists with a vision. Campers will conceptualize and present their ideas for approval and then go into action to create a mobile masterpiece. Note: The grand finale Art Car (more…)

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Scientific Artists
  • July 23, 2018 2:00 pm

Scientific Artists Grades 2 – 6 July 23 – 27 From the science of color to goop mixology, join us for some hands-on research in our art-lab. Discover the close link between art and science! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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From the Ground Up
  • July 23, 2018 2:00 pm

From the Ground Up Grades 3 – 6 July 23 – 27 Register by contacting Northern Clay Center 612.339.8007 Architects are inspired by form and tie their ideas into how buildings function. Explore creative architectural designs locally and around the world before breaking ground on your own creations. Spend mornings at Northern Clay Center shaping (more…)

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Urban Naturalists
  • July 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Urban Naturalists Grades 2 – 6 July 30 – Aug 3 Discover prairie flora and fauna that live and thrive around us. With nature journals in-hand, local parks will give us plenty to explore and record! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Art of Food
  • July 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Art of Food Grades 3 – 6 July 30 – Aug 3 Create “foodworks” at Articulture in the mornings with nonfood art materials. Then spend afternoons at the nearby Soup for You Café kitchen concocting healthy food and yummy treats. Ingredients will be chopped, measured, stirred, cooked, baked and of course eaten! Note: Tuition covers cost (more…)

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Kinetic Art
  • August 6, 2018 2:00 pm

Kinetic Art Grades 2 – 6 Aug 6 – 10 From mobiles and whirligigs to shadow puppets and Rube Goldberg-esque installations—this week we’ll make art that’s literally on the move! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

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Theater Production
  • August 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Theater Production Grades 2 – 6 Aug 13 – 17 Campers will learn all aspects of putting on a play, as participants become playwrights, set designers, stagehands and actors. From the making the story to striking down at the very end, students will see that creative fun and teamwork is what theater is all about. (more…)

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Time Travelers
  • August 20, 2018 2:00 pm

Time Travelers Grades 2 – 6 Aug 20 – 24 Let’s go on an art history tour in a blink of an eye. Paintings on cave walls, pyramids then murals on ceilings. Blink again… what comes next? Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register
Creative Illusions
  • August 27, 2018 2:00 pm

Creative Illusions Grades 2 – 6 Aug 27 – 31 Artists use various ways to trick the eye. This class will find out some of their secrets through Op Art, Trompe l’oeil, tessellations and more. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – 12pm Half-day Afternoon : 1pm – 4pm (more…)

Register