Creatisphere inspires children through active learning, and hands-on exploration. The camp offers engaging, creative experiences, in which children are encouraged to experiment, innovate, and CREATE.
Pottery, Drawing, Sculpture, Collage, 3-D Design, Storytelling, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Glass, Textiles, Costume Design, Building, and More!
STEAM, history, conservation, world cultures, yoga, and games are incorporated into the weekly themes.
Creatisphere will include a kiln forming, or sand casting glass experience. Campers will also get to see artists making blown glass, learn about the science behind glass blowing, and ask questions!
Discovery, movement, and play are an important balance to inside classroom time at Creatisphere Summer Camp. Campers will spend break-times outside observing nature, or visiting the labyrinth and art park adjacent to our campus.
2023 Weekly Camps: May 29th -August 4th / 9 am – 4 pm *Extended Care Available
Tuition Per Week: $240 Member / $265 Non-Member – JOIN TODAY!
To see all the fun things we do in the Youth Art Program visit the YAP Facebook page.
Thank you to all those who voted for First City Art Center as Best Summer Camp in 2020, and runner-up in 2021!
COVID-19 Safety: FCAC will follow the recommendations of the CDC in regards to mask wearing, social distancing, and cleaning protocols. At this time masks are optional. (3-15-22)
Ancient Art –
Going back in time campers will learn about the first forms of human expression from the cave paintings of Lascaux, to exploring the art of storytelling on Egyptian vases and pyramids. Highlights this week include paper making, paint making, and weaving!
Myths and Magical Creatures
In this enchanting week of camp, students will learn about myths and magical creatures from around the world. Projects will include drawing, mixed media, sewing, and more!
This STEAM based camp combines art and music! Create instruments, mini sets, fun props, and costumes. Projects will cover a variety of media from drawing to sculpture.
In this camp students will take their creative cue from modern artists to reimagine how to create art and experiment with different materials. Highlights include discussion on artists and a “trip,” to Gallery 1060 on FCAC’s campus.
Paints & Potions
This week of camp is inspired by the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling! The magic of art will be explored as campers create their own “houses,” make spell books, wizard hats, capes, potions, design their dream Hogwarts castle, and more!
Adventures in the Serengeti
Zebras, lions, elephants, Nile crocodiles, monkeys, and hippos are the stars this week of camp! Campers will be inspired by African art, and the animals and landscape of the Serengeti.
Over the Rainbow
The classic Wizard of Oz story comes alive this week! Campers will explore the iconic characters, create their own Emerald City, make masks, and learn about perspective and color. Each day of camp will include reading an excerpt from the children’s book, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Peter Clover.
Comics and Cartoons
Campers this week will learn about story building, character development, setting, plot and resolution. The comics will take on a life of their own through drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, and more.
Legends of the Sea
Campers will set sail learning about legends and lore of the sea. Projects will feature the lost city of Atlantis, mermaids, pirates, and island folklore. Drawing, painting, sewing, pottery, printmaking, and more!
In this week of camp students will use recycled and natural materials to create works of art. 3-D construction, nature weaving, sculpture, and more will be featured this week!
- Please send your child with 2 snacks, lunch, and a refillable (non-throw away) water bottle.
- Weekly Camps: May 30th- August 5th
- Camp Hours: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. *Extended Care Available 8-9 a.m. & 4-5 p.m.
- Age(s) 6-12
Students will receive a refund of tuition minus 10% if the student contacts us no later than 7 days prior to the first day of class. Cancellations up to 48 hours before the start of the class will receive a 50% refund. Any cancellations within 48 hours before the start of the class, or after the class has begun will not be refunded. In the case of an emergency, the student may be able to transfer their payment towards another class based on availability.
Class sizes are limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Unfortunately, FCAC is unable to prorate students for missed classes or classes that they are unable to attend. We strive to provide the highest quality art classes and we value your feedback. If you would like to share your experience or have questions or concerns, please email us at email@example.com