DCCA SUMMER ART CAMP 2013: Imagine, Explore, Create
- Six weeks of camp
- Small class size with a maximum of 15 campers per week
- Narrow age groups to make sure that campers are creating with others at their level
- Rotating Teaching Artists throughout camp to ensure new perspectives and curriculum
- Half day camps for the youngest and oldest campers to allow for a more flexible schedule
- New themes - we never repeat projects at the DCCA, every year, every week, and every day offers something NEW!
- Pre-camp and post-camp options available
The DCCA offers six sessions of summer camp for ages 4 – 15. Participants will work with professionally trained Teaching Artists and have full access to DCCA galleries. Campers will explore contemporary takes on a number of art themes, including color, performance, and recycled materials.
For more information contact Curator of Education, Sarah Ware at (302) 656-6466 x 7101, or email@example.com.
DCCA scholarships are made possible by gifts from our generous friends.
SUMMER CAMP DATES
Session 1: Hues and You: Experimenting with Color, Ages 4 – 6 Half-Day!
June 24 – June 28, 9 am – 12 pm
Come join us at the DCCA for a week of color exploration. Discover contemporary artists that express themselves through the use of color. Use a variety of art media and techniques to investigate the vibrant world around us. Discover new shades this summer and break free from the color wheel!
Session 2: Recycling Renegades: Using Found Materials in Art, Ages 7 – 9
July 8 – 12, 10 am – 4 pm
Recycle, reuse, and make some amazing artworks! Learn how contemporary artists are using everyday found objects and common materials to make museum-worthy works of art. Create fun sculptures and installations that are both beautiful and eco-friendly.
Session 3: See in 3D: The Wide World of Sculpture, Ages 7 – 9 SOLD OUT!
July 15 – July 19, 10 am – 4 pm
Where do artists find their inspiration? Join the DCCA for a week of sculpture based on everyday subject matter. Discover contemporary artists from around the world that utilize their surroundings for inspiration. Use different media including wire, clay, found objects, and natural materials.
Session 4: Style It: Creativity for Your Closet, Ages 10 - 12
July 22 – July 26, 10 am – 4 pm
Come join us at the DCCA and blur the boundaries between art and fashion. Explore contemporary artists that use wearable art as a form of personal expression. Add some pizzazz to your wardrobe with found art objects and handcrafted accessories. Turn wearable materials into sculptural or 2D artworks.
Session 5: Act It Out: Performance and Visual Art Combine, Ages 10 - 12
July 29 – August 2, 10 am – 4 pm
Come express yourself at the DCCA while you explore different ways contemporary artists communicate with viewers including gesture, narrative, and interactivity. Artwork doesn’t just hang on a wall; create participatory works of art that engage others and entertain. Take a break from that easel and get moving!
Session 6: Art Skool: A New Twist on Art History, Ages 13 – 15 Half-Day!
August 5 – August 9, 1 pm – 4 pm
During this week DCCA campers will explore famous art movements and masterpieces while experimenting with materials such as paint, printing inks, pastels, graphite, charcoal, digital photography and sculpture. Common historical themes and subjects will be updated for today’s generation.
Half Day Programs: $130 Members, $160 Non Members
Full day programs: $225 Members, $265 Non Members
Future Teaching Artists (FTA) Program
Ages 14 - 18
Interested in a career in the arts? Love kids? Let us help you learn about different careers in art education and museums this summer through our Future Teaching Artists (FTA) program. We are seeking responsible, eager, and creative teen volunteers ages 15 to 18 to assist in our Summer Arts Camps, shadow museum jobs, and gain valuable career experience.
Session 1: July 8-19 - Session 2: July 22 - August 2
Application Deadline: May 31, 2013
Application coming soon.
For more information contact Sarah Ware, Curator of Education at 302-656-6466 ext. 7101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.