Summer Camps – Children

for Grades PreK-1 and Grades 2-6

Camps are for children ages 4 and up. Grade indicates class level Fall 2017.

Note:

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  • For alternative payment arrangements, please see our scholarship page or call us at 612.729.5151.
  • If you have a gift certificate without a code or are unsure of how to apply it, please call.

 

Options:

Full-day // 9am – 4pm // $275 ($234 members)
Morning // 9am – 12pm // $145 ($124 members)
Afternoon // 1pm – 4pm // $145 ($124 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

Grades PreK (age 4) – 1:

Event Venue Date Description
Architecture and Design
  • June 12, 2017 9:00 am

Architecture and Design Grades PreK – 1 June 12 – 16 Architects and planners are constantly thinking of new ways to design spaces where we live, work and play. Let’s think like architects and design our perfect house. Let’s not stop there, what about imaginative multi-use spaces or the perfect playground? Full-day : 9am – (more…)

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2-Day End of School Camp - Minneapolis
  • June 15, 2017 9:00 am

2-Day End of School Camp – Minneapolis Architecture & Design Thursday, June 15 – Friday, June 16 This is a 2-day camp and cannot be broken up into individual days. Options Times Tuition Full-day 9 am – 4 pm $110 ($94 members) AM Half-day 9 am – 12 pm $58 ($49 members) PM Half-day 1 (more…)

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Paper and Book Arts!
  • June 19, 2017 9:00 am

Paper and Book Arts! Grades PreK – 1 June 19 – 23 Enter the versatile world of paper where it is folded, cut, woven and more! Projects aren’t just created on paper, they’re created with paper! From bookmaking to handmade paper—learn how it’s produced, where it comes from, and what it can become. Full-day : (more…)

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Mirror Images
  • June 26, 2017 9:00 am

Mirror Images Grades PreK – 1 June 26 – 30 Learn techniques that allow artists to create original art in multiple series through printmaking. The world of printmaking is vast and versatile, from block prints to collagraphs—this type of art enables you to both keep your work and share! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day (more…)

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Celebrations
  • July 3, 2017 9:00 am

Celebrations Grades PreK – 1 July 3 – 7 *Note: 4 days – no class Tues. July 4 Throughout the ages cultures have expressed their celebrations through art. From ceremonial masks and paper cutouts to ceremonial costumes and puppets—let’s explore festivities from around the globe. Tuition: full-day $220 ($187), half-day $116 ($99) Full-day : 9am (more…)

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Scientific Art
  • July 10, 2017 9:00 am

Scientific Art Grades PreK – 1 July 10 – 14 When does science end and art begin or when does art end and science begin? In this art studio/science lab students will observe how art and science overlap—such as color pigment and light theory, experiment with chemical reactions, textured clays and much more! Full-day : (more…)

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Master-Pieces
  • July 17, 2017 9:00 am

Master-Pieces Grades PreK – 1 July 17 – 21 Be an art historian for a week and explore the works of famous artists. Learn about the movements these artists were part of or spearheaded and how they influenced the art world. With hands-on projects, find out how they will influence you! Full-day : 9am – 4pm (more…)

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Urban Forest
  • July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Urban Forest Grades PreK – 1 July 24 – 28 Projects will be based on learning about native plants and animals that flourish in the city. We will take walks in local park “forests” for observation and various collection “specimens” will be brought back to the studio classroom for creative inspiration. Full-day : 9am – (more…)

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Magical Mystical Arts
  • July 31, 2017 9:00 am

Magical Mystical Arts Grades K – 2 July 31 – August 4 Step into a land of witches and wizards, trolls and fairies. Rub shoulders with fauns, unicorns, dragons and other mythical creatures. Can you conjure up potions, use a wand with ease, or put someone under a spell? Find out in this enchanted class. (more…)

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If I Had a Hammer
  • August 7, 2017 9:00 am

If I Had a Hammer Grades PreK – 1 August 7 – 11 And some nails, a drill, screw driver, screws and some wood, I could make some really cool art! This week, learning to safely use hand tools and building materials are key to having fun designing some amazing and unique projects. Full-day : (more…)

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Art in Action
  • August 14, 2017 9:00 am

Art in Action Grades PreK – 1 August 14 – 18 Explore and experiment by making kinetic art—visuals that move! This will be a Rube Goldberg approach to creativity where the laws of physics meets visual arts. The possibilities are endless from mobiles and stabiles to kites, chain reaction art, and more! Full-day : 9am (more…)

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Musical Instruments
  • August 21, 2017 9:00 am

Musical Instruments Grades PreK – 1 August 21 – 25 Creative art building goes for melodic in this fun studio class. Handmade instruments from pan flute straws and bottle cap castanets to the sweet sound of rain sticks—the sounds will be music to our ears. Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day Morning : 9am – (more…)

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Amazing Maps
  • August 28, 2017 9:00 am

Amazing Maps Grades PreK – 1 August 28 – September 1 Peruse maps, diagrams and graphs to see how humans navigate our world. Then you will become the navigator with a creative twist—maybe map a meal, the perfect day or have a class treasure hunt—this is all about the creativity of direction. Full-day : 9am (more…)

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Grades 2 – 6:

Event Venue Date Description
Architecture and Design
  • June 12, 2017 9:00 am

Architecture and Design Grades 2 – 6 June 12 – 16 Architects and planners are constantly thinking of new ways to design spaces where we live, work and play. Let’s think like architects and design our perfect house. Let’s not stop there, what about imaginative multi-use spaces or the perfect playground? Full-day : 9am – (more…)

Register
2-Day End of School Camp - Minneapolis
  • June 15, 2017 9:00 am

2-Day End of School Camp – Minneapolis Architecture & Design Thursday, June 15 – Friday, June 16 This is a 2-day camp and cannot be broken up into individual days. Options Times Tuition Full-day 9 am – 4 pm $110 ($94 members) AM Half-day 9 am – 12 pm $58 ($49 members) PM Half-day 1 (more…)

Register
Paper and Book Arts!
  • June 19, 2017 9:00 am

Paper and Book Arts! Grades 2 – 6 June 19 – 23 Enter the versatile world of paper where it is folded, cut, woven and more! Projects aren’t just created on paper, they’re created with paper! From bookmaking to handmade paper—learn how it’s produced, where it comes from, and what it can become. Full-day : (more…)

Register
Mirror Images
  • June 26, 2017 9:00 am

Mirror Images Grades 2 – 6 June 26 – 30 Learn techniques that allow artists to create original art in multiple series through printmaking. The world of printmaking is vast and versatile, from block prints to collagraphs—this type of art enables you to both keep your work and share! Full-day : 9am – 4pm Half-day (more…)

Register
Comic Arts & Animation // Sold Out
  • June 26, 2017 9:00 am

Comic Arts & Animation Grades 3 – 6 June 26 – 30 In this popular camp, students will design their own comics and storylines while working in teams to make animated claymation shorts. Learn techniques, processes and imaginative tricks used by professionals to show thoughts, feelings and ideas to create fun and imaginative stories. This (more…)

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Celebrations
  • July 3, 2017 9:00 am

Celebrations Grades 2 – 6 July 3 – 7 *Note: 4 days – no class Tues. July 4 Throughout the ages cultures have expressed their celebrations through art. From ceremonial masks and paper cutouts to ceremonial costumes and puppets—let’s explore festivities from around the globe. Tuition: full-day $220 ($187), half-day $116 ($99) Full-day : 9am (more…)

Register
Scientific Art
  • July 10, 2017 9:00 am

Scientific Art Grades 2 – 6 July 10 – 14 When does science end and art begin or when does art end and science begin? In this art studio/science lab students will observe how art and science overlap—such as color pigment and light theory, experiment with chemical reactions, textured clays and much more! Full-day : (more…)

Register
Master-Pieces
  • July 17, 2017 9:00 am

Master-Pieces Grades 2 – 6 July 17 – 21 Be an art historian for a week and explore the works of famous artists. Learn about the movements these artists were part of or spearheaded and how they influenced the art world. With hands-on projects, find out how they will influence you! Full-day : 9am – (more…)

Register
Art Car!
  • July 17, 2017 9:00 am

Art Car! Grades 3 – 6 July 17 – 21 Be part of Articulture’s Art Car team! We will use a donated car as our canvas for young artists with a vision. Campers will conceptualize and present their ideas for approval and then drive into action to create a mobile masterpiece. Note: The grand finale (more…)

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Urban Forest
  • July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Urban Forest Grades 2 – 6 July 24 – 28 Projects will be based on learning about native plants and animals that flourish in the city. We will take walks in local park “forests” for observation and various collection “specimens” will be brought back to the studio classroom for creative inspiration. Full-day : 9am – (more…)

Register
Imprintable // Register Through NCC
  • July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Note: contact Northern Clay Center 612.339.8007 to register. Imprintable Grades 3 – 6 July 24 – 28 Texture upon surfaces. Texture as form. Just look around you and see how much inspiration you can find in the surfaces of the world. Spend mornings at Northern Clay Center creating functional wares with additive, stamped, and pressed (more…)

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Magical Mystical Arts // See PreK-1 Listing
  • July 31, 2017 9:00 am

Magical Mystical Arts Grades K – 2 July 31 – August 4 Step into a land of witches and wizards, trolls and fairies. Rub shoulders with fauns, unicorns, dragons and other mythical creatures. Can you conjure up potions, use a wand with ease, or put someone under a spell? Find out in this enchanted class. (more…)

Register
Reigning Cats and Dogs!
  • July 31, 2017 9:00 am

Reigning Cats and Dogs! Grades 3 – 6 July 31 – August 4 This ever-popular camp is for the young artist and animal lover! Examine a variety of animal species and learn techniques to capture live motion observation. We will plan for class visits by various furry, scaly and feathered friends throughout the week and (more…)

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If I Had a Hammer
  • August 7, 2017 9:00 am

If I Had a Hammer Grades 2 – 6 August 7 – 11 And some nails, a drill, screw driver, screws and some wood, I could make some really cool art! This week, learning to safely use hand tools and building materials are key to having fun designing some amazing and unique projects. Full-day : (more…)

Register
Art of Food
  • August 7, 2017 9:00 am

Art of Food Grades 3 – 6 August 7 – 11 The perfect combination – food as art and art as food! Create “foodworks” at Articulture in the mornings with nonfood art materials. Then spend afternoons at the Soup for You Café kitchen (located at Bethany Lutheran Church) concocting healthy and yummy edibles. Harvesting from (more…)

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Art in Action
  • August 14, 2017 9:00 am

Art in Action Grades 2 – 6 August 14 – 18 Explore and experiment by making kinetic art—visuals that move! This will be a Rube Goldberg approach to creativity where the laws of physics meets visual arts. The possibilities are endless from mobiles and stabiles to kites, chain reaction art, and more! Full-day : 9am (more…)

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Theater Production
  • August 21, 2017 9:00 am

Theater Production Grades 2 – 6 August 21 – 25 In this action-filled camp, students will learn all aspects of what it takes to put on a play, as participants become playwrights, set designers, stagehands and actors. From the beginning of making the story to striking down at the very end, students will see that (more…)

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Amazing Maps
  • August 28, 2017 9:00 am

Amazing Maps Grades 2 – 6 August 28 – September 1 Peruse maps, diagrams and graphs to see how humans navigate our world. Then you will become the navigator with a creative twist—maybe map a meal, the perfect day or have a class treasure hunt—this is all about the creativity of direction. Full-day : 9am (more…)

Register