Camp Creativity: Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Our Georgetown location, 1801 Thirty-fifth Street NW, Washington DC 20007
Registration begins January 27th for Members, February 10th for Non-Members
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please click on the title of the camp or care session you would like to register for. You must do this for each session. If you are registering for full-day camp, you must select both the FULL DAY AM and FULL DAY PM sessions. If you are registering for half-day camp, you must select an AM-ONLY or PM-ONLY session. Failure to do this may result in an incomplete registration.
Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Week 1 June 23 –27 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Food for Thought A.M.
Can food inspire art? Explore 20 th century artists that saw food as the perfect subject for their paintings and sculptures. Create works of art that are just as appetizing as they are creative.
Studio Bead P.M.
Ready, set, bead! String, glue, and fasten together colorful beads to make jewelry, art, and objects of your own design.
Week 2 June 30 –4 (4 day week, no class on July 4) Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Things that Fly A.M.
There has always been a fascination with flying. Explore various contraptions that take to the air- from kites to planes. Explore the process of design and create your own aerial works of art.
Explore the medieval storytelling traditions, including mermaids, monsters, and other creatures. Illustrate stories and create your own magical beasts through painting, drawing, and mixed-media creations!
Week 3 July 7 –11 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Clay Castles A.M.
Ever made a sand castle and wished you could take it home? Now’s your chance to build a battle-proof fortress fit for a king or queen, using clay, stone, and wood. You also design your own coat of arms for your flags flying high.
The circus has always been a special source of entertainment for all. Draw, paint, and sculpt animal creatures and figures from the circus.
Week 4 July 14 –18 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Transform your classroom doodles and rainy-day drawings into your own comic book. Campers learn conventions of cartooning, including storyboards, dialogue bubbles, and caricature.
Marvelous Mobiles P.M.
Learn how artists such as Alexander Calder play with gravity and balance to create sculptures that move. Use paper cut-outs, wire, and other materials to build works of art to suspend from the wall or ceiling.
Week 5 July 21 –25 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Flower Power A.M.
Wake up, smell the roses, and create beautiful works of botanical art. Studying Claude Monet, John La Farge, and Camille Corot, campers create colorful and dynamic floral arrangements to capture with pastels and paint.
Animal Menagerie P.M.
Learn how to create many different kinds of animals with a variety of two-and three- dimensional media. Your favorite animals will come alive through creative expression.
Week 6 July 28 –August 1 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
The human face has fascinated artists throughout time. Learn the basic components of portraiture with a variety of drawing materials. Become an expert on measuring proportions and shadow. Build up to creating your own self portrait.
Pop Art P.M.
Study soup cans, soft-sculpted household objects, delicious pies and cupcakes. Works of art by Pop artists will be updated from nostalgia to the Pop of today in drawings and paintings of your own creation.
Week 7 August 4 –8 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Hidden Gems A.M.
Found objects can open your eyes to new artistic potential for reinvention. Look around your world for untapped inspiration from nature, forgotten items, recycled materials, and even your discarded stuff to create fabulous sculptures.
Enter the world of western art and study masters like Remington, Russell and Catlin. Draw horses, paint cowboys and discover how Native Americans used natural materials to make practical items that look like art. Create your own wild, wonderful, western work!
Week 8 August 11 –15 Georgetown Studio B (Ages 8-10)
Kid Pan Alley FULL DAY ONLY. DOWNTOWN ONLY
The last week (August 11-16) of Camp Creativity 2014 is a weeklong songwriting workshop that combines creativity, music, and art. Campers work with Kid Pan Alley Songwriter Staff, who have written over 1,800 songs with over 30,000 children across the nation. Budding songwriters draw musical inspiration from the art in the Corcoran’s galleries. Theater and visual art teachers guide costume and stage design projects for the concert finale on Saturday, August 16th.
All classes for all ages are be held at the Downtown campus this week only. Space is limited.
Kid Pan Alley Fees
8 to 9am