Summer Art Camps

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Our summer camps provide children with a creative atmosphere where they can explore their artistic side, learn new skills in the visual arts, and grow their imagination. Through a wide variety of media, professional artists and supportive art educators share their knowledge and skills with students in a way that engages, challenges, and inspires them.

Camps also include time outdoors and field trips to campus destinations such as the Museum of Natural Sciences, Rayner Dairy Research and Teaching Facility, Kenderdine and College Art Galleries, Snelgrove Gallery, Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, and the Museum of Antiquities

All camps run from 9am to 4pm in the RJD Williams Building at 221 Cumberland Ave North. Camps are tailored to each age group and run seperately although there may be some joint activity time. 

If you are a low income family, funds may be available from Creative Kids Saskatchewan. Please contact us if you will be applying. 

 

Aspiring Young Artists (ages 6-11)

Students will explore different media and styles of art including drawing, painting, printmaking, multimedia, and sculpture, under the guidance of skilled and caring artists and art educators. Outdoor time and field trips to campus and neighbourhood destinations are included in the camp.

Art in French (ages 6-11)

A camp for creative kids who speak French or are in French Immersion! Students will explore different media and styles of art including drawing, painting, printmaking, multimedia, and sculpture, under the guidance of French speaking artists and art educators. Outdoor time and field trips to campus and neighborhood destinations are included in the camp.

Art and Puppetry (ages 6-11)

In this puppet-themed art camp, Jackie Green from Wide Open Children’s Theatre will lead children in an exploration of media and styles of art including drawing, painting, printmaking, multimedia, and sculpture by creating different kinds of puppets and sets. The week will conclude with a puppet and art show. Outdoor time and field trips to campus and neighbourhood destinations are included in the camp.

Visual Art Intensive (ages 12-15)

In this camp, students will explore a range of art mediums and techniques in a safe and supportive studio environment. Students will be introduced to a variety of materials, such as pencil, charcoal, inks, pastels, acrylics, watercolour, clay, plaster, and recycled objects. They will also learn and apply the fundamental principles of visual design and form through a range of artistic approaches, including observational drawing, printmaking, comics and illustration, portrait drawing, abstract and still-life painting, collage, plaster mask making, and assemblage sculpture. At the end of the camp, students will have the opportunity to hold a final exhibition for friends and family. For students who are interested in applying to the Community Arts certificate program in the future, this camp will count as an introductory course credit.

Comics, Graphic Novels and Manga (ages 12-15)

Students will learn the different elements of creating and illustrating a comic or graphic novel using a wide variety of materials. Narrative, page layout, timing, and sequences, character generation, compostion and body language will be explored.

Exploring Sculpture (ages 12-15)

Students will focus on building new skills and having fun while exploring three dimensional art forms and media including clay, making miniatures, and using found materials, under the guidance of a skilled sculptor and art educators. Outdoor time and field trips to campus and neighbourhood destinations are included in the camp.

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