Creatisphere Art Camp ~ Grades 1-5

$265.00Member Price: $235.00

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Creatisphere Art Camp

Week-long camps for grades 1st-5th will be offered June 7th – August 6th, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Creatisphere Art Camp includes hands-on classes in pottery, drawing, sculpture, collage, 3-D design, mixed media, painting, printmaking, glass, textiles and more. Weekly themes are designed to to offer a variety of mediums, as well as incorporating STEAM, history, conservation, world cultures, yoga, games, and more into lessons.  

Each week will feature a hands-on glass studio experience. This may include kiln forming, sand casting, or glass sculpting. Please note: some hot glass classes such ornament making, are pending as we monitor and adjust COVID-19 safety protocols. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, and week of camp.

Discovery, movement, and play are an important balance to inside classroom time. Campers will spend break-times outside observing nature, or visiting the labyrinth and art park adjacent to our campus.               

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 2020 Best Summer Camp!

Camp Tuition:

  • Regular Price Starting March 16th: $235-$265
  • Sibling and multiple week signup discount is available. Email Create@firstcityart.org for more information.

Extended Care: Early drop-off 8 a.m., and extended care 5 p.m., is available. It is $5 per morning or afternoon, or $30 for the full week.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols: FCAC will follow all CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all participants and staff. Student workspaces will be socially distanced, face coverings are required, and each students will have a personal art set of tools and supplies to limit shared use. To allow for frequent cleaning, campers are encouraged to enjoy snack and lunch break outside.


2021 Creatisphere Summer Camps

June 7-11: ART Rocks -Camp is Full

This STEAM based camp combines art and music! Create instruments, mini sets, fun props, and costumes that can be used for a pop-up performance show on Friday. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

June 14-18: -Camp is Full 

Blast Off -SIGN UP

Make it your mission to explore the universe through science and art with the Pensacola MESS Hall and First City Art Center. Blast Off is a joint camp, campers will spend half the week at the FCAC campus, and half the week at the Mess Hall. To sign up for this camp click HERE.

Aquatic Adventures- Camp is Full

From the Gulf of Mexico to estuaries and crystal clear springs, campers will explore Florida’s ecosystems and learn about the species who inhabit them. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

June 21-15: Abstract That– Camp is Full

Campers learn about artists such as Picasso, Miro, and Calder and discover the feelings their art portrays. Utilizing shape, color, line, texture, and their imaginations, campers create a variety of 2D and 3D art. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

Inventor’s Workshop-   

Do you have what it takes to innovate? Try your hand at the creative world of engineering innovations. This camp provides engineering challenges, but also leaves room for campers to attain the skills needed for product innovation. Inventor’s Workshop is a joint camp, campers will spend half the week at the FCAC campus, and half the week at the Mess Hall. To sign up for this camp click HERE.

June 28-July 2: Creativity Begins– Camp is Full

Going back in time, campers will learn about the first forms of human expression from the cave walls of Lascaux, to exploring the art of storytelling on Egyptian vases and pyramids. Highlights this week include paper making, paint making, and weaving! Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

July 5-9: Making Magic– Camp is Full  

Grab your broomstick and fly into the magical world of art. From fairies and unicorns to Harry Potter and dragons, campers this week will explore a variety of magical creatures and the illustrators who bring them to life. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

July 12-16: Creative Comics and Cartoons – Camp is Full

Campers develop their own comic book or cartoon character inspired by myth, fables, Marvel, or D.C. characters. They then bring the character to life through sketches, clay models, and a shoebox diorama. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

July 19-23: From the Ground Up

Inspired by plants, flowers and insects, campers draw from observation. Then “dig in,” learning about symmetry and patterns to create  mixed media projects. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

July 26-30: Appetizing ArtCamp is Full

From larger than life desserts to bento boxes, campers will be inspired by food to create tasty works of art in this fun multimedia camp. Paper mache, and sculpture will be some of the highlights! Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

August 2-6: Passport to Art 

Paper lanterns, scroll paintings, origami, Rangoli, Koi fish ponds, Chinese dragons, and more! This week campers will be inspired by the faraway lands of Asia to create unique works of art. Each week features a variety of mediums, including pottery and glass. Glass projects range from kiln forming, sand casting, to glass sculpting. Glass classes may also vary by grade level, or week of camp.

 

 

Dates

Week-long camps for grades 1st-5th will be offered June 7th - August 6th, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Requirements

  • Please send your child with 2 snacks, lunch, and a refillable (non-throw away) water bottle. 

Notes

  • All supplies are included.
  • Creatisphere is designed for children age 6-11.
  • If you or your child has a yoga mat, please send it to camp.

Cancellation Policy

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 create@firstcityart.org.

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