2014 Summer Camp Schedule!
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All camps are $150 per week. A 10% sibling discount is available for 2 or more children in the same family.
A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required with your registration to hold your place in the camp. The balance is due by the first day of camp.
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Session 1 - June 23 - 27, 9am - 12pm
Art Adventures  (Courtney) Ages 5-8

Campers will have lots of fun exploring different styles of art in this camp! Each day a new activity and theme will be presented.  Themes included are painting, sculpting, stamping, and mural making.  This is an awesome way for beginner artists to explore art and better their skills.  At the end of the week campers will have the opportunity to create and host their own art show to display the artwork they have created during the camp.
Session 1 - June 23 - 27, 1PM - 4PM
Printmaking (Sam Paolini)  Ages 9-13

This is a fun packed camp where students can learn a variety of printmaking techniques such as stencils, monoprints, and linocuts and use their prints and other found materials to construct collages, create cards, print on fabric and create amazing pieces of art!

Session 2 - July 7 - 11, 9AM-12PM
Art & Craft In Nature
(Courtney) Ages 5-8

Campers will get creative with nature, by utilizing nature as their art tools, their canvas or their medium.  Using materials as is, or manipulating them to create something new. They will be painting and wrapping magic sticks, printing and embossing clay with leaves and flowers, decorating and assembling "nature pictures" to photograph.  It will be a fun filled week of exploring both art and nature!

Session 2 - July 7 - 11, 1PM - 4PM

Sculpture Madness (Debbie Thompson) Ages 9-13
Build, sculpt, create! In this fun and creative camp, students will be exposed to different techniques and materials.  They will get to nail, screw, and wire things together to create some interesting characters through assemblage.  Campers will also plan and sketch out projects that will be created in paper mache.  They will form and mold with clay, fold, cut and manipulate 2d materials into 3d masterpieces - it’s madness!!!!



 
Session 3 - July 14 - 18, 9AM - 12PM
Summer Crafts
(Alison Freidlin)  Ages 5-8

In this class campers will have fun exploring several craft processes.
They will design and sew stuffed animals, wet felt summer scenes using natural wool, construct critters from their own handmade paper, gather their paintings and drawings into handmade books, make faux tie dye t-shirts, god's eyes and more!


Session 3 - July 14 - 18, 1PM - 4PM

Tween Photography (Heather Park-Hanlon) (Ages 9-13)

This camp is geared towards all those photo-centric pre teens who want a great excuse to make really cool art from their photos. By completing a variety of projects, each student will have an opportunity to find some self expression and make really cool art! (Camera required)
Session 4 - July 21 - 25, 9AM - 12PM
All About Me (
Natalie Fream)Ages 5-8
In this class students will explore themselves, their likes, their interests all through the lens of art.  By working with a range of materials from fabric to paint, they will be creating different works of art based on the self portrait, fortune boxes, color and movement to name a few. This will be a fun and lively camp that will explore and capture each creative individual.

Session 4 - July 21 - 25, 1PM - 4PM

Drawing and Painting
(Heather Park-Hanlon) Ages 9-13
Each day students will focus on a different aspect of 2D art using a variety of drawing and painting materials and techniques.  Subject matter may be from the imagination, a still life they put together, going outside to paint in nature, or experimenting in some doodle art.
Session 5 - July 28 - Aug 1, 9AM - 12PM
Bugs, Butterflies & Dragons(flies)-oh my! 
(Heather Park-Hanlon)
Ages 5-8
They can be beautiful or scary, and in this camp we will be inspired by them to make art! Through each project campers will explore the insect world, using techniques such as embossing and relief, collage, stamping, painting, drawing and even sculpting. Campers will also have the chance to see an actual bug collection!

Session 5 - July 28 - Aug 1, 1PM - 4PM

Alien Adventure
(Sam Paolini)Ages 9-13
It's the year 9000. You're the leader of your very own planet! What is it called? What does it look like? Create your own world, people, environment, language, animals, food, and more!  Students will draw, paint, and sculpt different aspects of their planet and alien race, and interact with other planets for some unearthly fun!

Session 6 - Aug 4 - 8, 9AM - 12PM
Nature Drawing, Painting, and Printing
(Heather Park-Hanlon)
Ages 5-8

In this camp we will go outside to find inspiration.  Campers will dabble in landscape painting, they will learn scale, perspective, color mixing.  We will also bring nature inside for drawing still life or for using textures and details as elements to create prints and patterns. 

Session 6 - Aug 4 - 8, 1PM - 4PM

Shirt A Day Camp (Sam Paolini) Ages 9-13
Create one-of-a-kind tee shirts using five different methods: tie dye, stencil, patching, hand painting and wax resist dye. Learn great techniques to update your wardrobe and walk away with 5 new and unique shirts that you designed!
Session 7 - Aug 11-15, 9AM - 12PM
Summer Color Camp!
Color it up in this bright and festive camp! Students will be exploring all kinds of color variations.  They'll do some color mixing with tie-dying.  They'll explore contrast and pattern by printing vibrant papers to make a paper quilt.  They'll do some colorful painting, and create some collages with beautiful patterned & colored papers, that will make for a happy, bright and colorful camp!

Session 7 - Aug 11-15, 1PM - 4PM

Book Worms
(Heather Park-Hanlon) Ages 9 -13
Books!!! Sculpture? Inspiration? Objects to adorn? It's up to you in this camp, learn about different kinds of books and learn various ways to make them- and find creative new ways to use them!

Main Street Art offers multi-media art instruction for people preschool age to adult, encouraging every emerging artist to explore their creative potential and develop a style all their own. The MSA environment is nurturing and relaxed so that students feel comfortable experimenting with different techniques and methods of using color, design and texture. Class sizes are small enabling individualized attention. Scholarships are available. Sign up early so you are guaranteed a spot!


Main Street Art is continuing its search for art teachers! We are looking for amateur and professional artists to share their knowledge and passion with children and adults of all ages. Let us know what your specialty is, and what age group you are looking to teach. Please email Main Street Art for more information.