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Summer Art Camp

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Summer Art Camp

Join us for a summer filled with fun and creativity!

During the summer we offer weekly afternoon camps that explore a wide variety of media and techniques, from painting and drawing to sculpture and stop-motion animation, and everything in between. All of our programs emphasize creative exploration in a lively, fun, and supportive atmosphere and are led by our experienced art education team.

 

Registration is now open for Summer Art Camp at the Art Gallery of Peterborough:

 

Art Fundies (July 8 – 12) – register for Art Fundies

Flex your creative muscles and learn a new artistic skill in this week-long, half day camp. Campers will build a strong foundation of artistic skills and techniques as they learn the basics of art making through drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and more in this fun, exploration-based program.

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 4 pm
Ages 7-11
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

My Summer Fun 1 (July 15 – 19) – register for My Summer Fun 1

Portraits and landscapes and sculptures, oh my! This week-long, half day program is great for children looking to explore their creative selves. Campers will create funky portraits, nature-inspired artworks, and experiment with painting, mixed-media sculptures, and collages.

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 4 pm
Ages 4-8
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

Comic Books and Fairy Tales (July 22 – 26) – register for Comic Books and Fairy Tales

Marvel and Disney, take a seat. Learn the art of storytelling and bring your own characters to life as we explore bookmaking, drawing and painting techniques. Get inspired by your favourite comic books and fairy tales in this week-long, full day program.

Full Day, Monday to Friday – 9 am to 4 pm
Ages 7-11
$250 | $225 AGP Members

My Summer Fun 2 (July 29 – August 2) – register for My Summer Fun 2

Travel through time with the Art Gallery of Peterborough! Each day offers a new adventure in time, exploring different art and crafting techniques from stone-age to the present. Campers will learn skills in weaving, pinch pot pottery, and co-operative art making in this week-long, half day program.

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 4 pm
Ages 4-8
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

Introduction to Printmaking (August 12 – 16) – register for Introduction to Printmaking

Ready, set, print! Make your mark in this week-long, half day program. Learn and experiment with different printmaking techniques including stamping, stenciling, and block printing to create a portfolio of printed works.

Mornings, Monday to Friday – 9 am to 12 pm
Ages 4-8
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

Explorations in Printmaking (August 12 – 16) – register for Explorations in Printmaking

Ready, set, print! Make your mark in this week-long, half day program. Learn and experiment with different printmaking techniques including stamping, stenciling, and block printing to create a portfolio of printed works.

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 4 pm
Ages 7-11
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

My Summer Fun 3 (August 19 – 23) – register for My Summer Fun 3

All the world’s a stage, and every day is a new art adventure in this week-long, half day camp. Create fierce and fun animal masks and portraits as well as showstopping prints and puppets.

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 4 pm
Ages 4-8
$165 | $148.50 AGP Members

Stop-motion Animation (August 26 – 30) – register for Stop-motion Animation

Lights, camera, action! Campers will explore the art of storytelling, character development, and stop-motion animation techniques to create their own characters and short films. Build your character, story, and setting all week long and celebrate the grand finale with a short movie premier.

Full Day, Monday to Friday – 9 am to 4 pm
Ages 7-11
$250 | $225 AGP Members

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All participants will need to complete and return a Camp Health and Information Form prior to the beginning of the program. You can email your completed forms to the Education Programming Coordinator at the email listed below:

Andrew Ihamaki

Education Programming Coordinator
aihamaki@peterborough.ca
705 743 9179 ext. 2025

 

For more information about AGP Child and Youth Program Policies, refunds, cancellations, etc. please visit our General Information for Child and Youth Programs section.

 

Regular Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is by Donation.

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