• Camp Type: Day
  • Age of Campers: 5 - 12
  • Gender of Campers: Coed
  • Year Established: 1950

The Summer Art Camp program at the Boca Raton Museum Art School offers fun filled days of learning and creativity through drawing, painting, sculpture and so much more. Using the Art School's professional art studios with professionally trained art instructors, campers create high quality, age appropriate art projects as they learn a variety of techniques that they develop through a variety of mediums. Different themed weeks and unique art projects stimulate the creativity of the children who attend one, two, three or more weeks. Parents and friends are also invited and encouraged to attend the opening reception for the Art Exhibit in the prestigious Boca Raton Museum of Art at the end of the summer to celebrate each child’s first museum showing.

Weekly Summer Art Camp

June 4 - August 27, 2018

  • Camp Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Doors Open: 8:30am (Mon) / 8:45am (Tue - Fri)
  • Early Care: 8:00am - 9:00am
  • After Care: 4:00pm - 5:15pm
  • Museum Exhibit Reception: Sunday, Aug. 11 - 12
  • Closed Wednesday July 4th (during week 5)

A Typical Day Includes...

  • Creating new art projects each day
  • Collaborating on team projects throughout the week
  • Exploring world cultures and art history
  • Learning new art terms
  • Recreation, game time, film, and quiet time
  • Lunch, snack time, and clean up

Information

  • Students must be at least five years of age before first day of camp
  • Campers must bring their own lunch, beverages, and snacks
  • Naptime is not provided
  • Register online, in-person, mail, or phone.
  • Limited financial aid is available (Application for financial aid due by May 1st)

Week 1     6/4-8/18             
Making Friends with the Masters

Discover the techniques of master artists such as Dali, Matisse, Monet, and Picasso. This is a fun introduction to the wonderful world of art for the naturally curious and creative young artist. This will allow children to experience the styles and techniques used by “The Masters.”

Week 2     6/11-15/18                  
Art Around the World

Join us on a journey hopping from continent to continent, learning about different cultures of the world through art. We will explore a variety of artistic traditions such as learning the Japanese art of paper folding or Brazilian rain sticks.

Week 3     6/18-22/18                  
Paintapalooza

Young artists will tap into their inner creativity. We will be experimenting with paint and a wide range of fun materials while exploring the basic elements of art: color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. For inspiration, we’ll view works by Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh, Picasso, and much more!

Week 4     6/25-29/18                  
Manga Madness…All About Anime and Cartooning

Have fun creating original hero and villain characters and creative creatures all while learning the basics of cartooning and everything Manga and Anime. Create stories full of action and suspense by building a story arc with a beginning, middle, and end.

Week 5     7/2-3, 5-6/18     
Pop Art with a POW!

This week we will unleash the power of Pop Art by transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. We will be inspired by artists such as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jim Dine.

Week 6     7/9-13/18           
3D Art/ Sculpture

Students will explore techniques for constructing sculptures with a variety of fun materials while exploring the basic elements of art: color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. Proportion and balance will be addressed through the construction process for the purpose of creating unique finished pieces.

Week 7     7/16-20/18                  
Drawing and Painting People, Places and Things

Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting while drawing objects from life. Experimentation and creativity are encouraged as campers develop confidence working with a variety of media which may include charcoal, watercolor, and acrylic.

Week 8     7/23-27/18                  
Manga Madness…All About Anime and Cartooning

Have fun creating original hero and villain characters and creative creatures all while learning the basics of cartooning and everything Manga and Anime. Create stories full of action and suspense by building a story arc with a beginning, middle, and end.

Week 9     7/30-8/3/18       
Creatures in the Wild

This week is all about animals and their habitats. Create one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork limited only by your imagination. Be inspired by an existing critter and the place they call home or have fun creating your own.

Week 10   8/6-10/18           
Rock, Paper, Scissors; Mastering Mixed Media

Make room for media that goes beyond paint on a canvas. We will bring found objects and recycled materials to life by transforming them into beautiful works of art and develop a creative, resourceful way of looking at and protecting our world.

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