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sea turtleHAVE AN ARTWILD TIME AT OUR CREATIVE FINE-ARTS CAMPS ALL SUMMER LONG

Creativity Runs Wild here all Summer long! with Imaginative, Creative-Arts Camps & Programs every week for all school-ages.  Programs are designed and taught by some of Raleigh’s favorite local artists & teachers. Each year, we introduce new & unique camp themes.  The perennial favorites always feature fresh & varied projects from previous seasons.  
Most Camps are offered mornings, Monday-Friday: 9:30am- 1:00pm
Afternoon & Combination/ Full Day Camps  (1:30-4:30) are available some weeks.  Please see listings. 
 Workshops, Classes, Birthday Parties, Special Events & other Programs also available.  Student to teacher ratio Ages 3-5 is 6:1 and 6 + older is 10:1
ELEMENTARY  *  MIDDLE-SCHOOL  *  PRESCHOOL  

  

TO REGISTER, CLICK CAMP TITLE. MORE CAMPS TO BE LISTED SOON!  CHECK BACK OFTEN! 

2017

MONTH/ WEEK-of

Camp Title

Click to register
TIME /AGE FEE INSTRUCTOR
MAY
5/30- 6/2    MemDayWk 

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STORYBOOK ART
Classic favorites and new stories each day combined with unique art projects
9:30-1p
3-rising K 
$155
4 days
Jen Davis
JUNE
6/05 M-F

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IT’S SUMMERTIME!
Yay for summer! Come for a week of lots of fun projects to kick of the fun season!
9:30-1p
3-rising K
$185
Jen Davis
JUNE
6/12 M-F

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IT’S SUMMERTIME!
Yay for summer! Join us for a week of fun projects to kick off the season!
9:30-1p
6-10y
$185
Jen Davis
JUNE
6/12 M-F

SURF & SEA
Explore the sea and its surroundings each day with a fun, new adventure!
9:30-1:00p
3-5y
$185
JUNE
6/19 M-F

 

 

GOING GREEN
Learn how to reuse items and elements of nature to create fun art!
 
9:30-1p
3-6y 
$185
JUNE
6/19 M-F

DIY + DESIGN
Patterns, Original Designs, Printmaking, Jewelry, Weaving and More…
9:30-1pm  7-12y
$185 
Cyndi Harris
JUNE
6/19 M-F

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INTERNATIONAL CAMP
Each day, campers will learn and explore Art and Dance from different cultures.
1:30- 4:30pm  4-10y
$185 
Charlene Brickhouse
JUNE
6/26 M-F

 

 

 

ANIMAL PLANET
From the tallest to the smallest, we will play, paint, build and learn all about our favorite animals!
9:30- 1pm
3- 5 y
$185
JUNE
6/26 M-F

EXPRESSIVE ART AND YOGA WEEK
Explore art and how our bodies and breathing deeply can help us create!
9:30- 1pm
6-10 y
$185
Jen Davis
 
JULY
7/10 M-F

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PARTY IN THE USA
Learn about  a famous American Artist each day and create a project inspired by their special technique/ style
9:30-1pm
 3-5 y
 
$185
JULY
7/10 M-F

POTTERY FUN
Learn the basics or expand your current knowledge of clay, ceramics, pottery, the kiln, glazes and more
9:30-1pm
6-12y
 
$185
Cyndi Harris
JULY
7/10 M-F

BIG ANIMAL
SCULPTURES
Imagine creating your own wild animal or pet animal sculpture.  The cover with plaster, paint adding details and personality. Add accessories or baby animal to go with
1:30- 4:30pm
6-12y
 
$185
Keith Norval
JULY
7/10 M-F

LITTLE GURU CAMP
Yoga Poses, Games, Breathing, Meditating and Process Art- Campers will paint a yoga mat and make an eye pillow so they can continue practice after camp.
1:30- 4:30pm
6-10y
 
$185
Jen Davis
& Jen Bluestone
JULY
7/17 M-F

 

CLAY PLAY
Kids love clay! Knead, poke, roll, squeeze, hit, squish! Playing with it works large & small muscle groups and stimulates imagination and curiosity.  We will shape animals, pinch pots and more while exploring texture, color and pattern.
9:30-1pm
3-5 y
 
$185
JULY
7/17 M-F

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
A fun break from the summer heat- create unique, festive projects that you’ll love to display during the holiday season and throughout the year!
9:30- 1pm 6-10 y
$185 
Jen Davis
JULY
7/17 M-F

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FAIRY CAMP
Come discover fairies that live all around us with art and movement!
1:30-4:30pm
3-7 y
$185 
Charlene
Brickhouse

 

 

JULY
7/24  M-F

EXPLORING THE SENSES
Touch! Smell!  Taste! Hear! See! Tune into your senses with fun projects that explore them all!
 9:30- 1pm
3-5y 
$185
JULY
7/24 M-F

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LET’S PAINT!
Explore different types of paint (watercolor, tempera, acrylic and others), new processes and more while creating fun projects!
9:30-1pm
6-10y
$185
JULY
7/24 M-F

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FAIRYTALE ART & THEATRE CAMP
Create art and participate in learning  pieces of twisted fairytales that we will reenact each day of the week.
1:304:30pm
4-10 y
$185
Charlene Brickhouse
JULY
7/31 M-F

ART AND MOVEMENT
A fun mix of movement, creative projects, outdoor fun and more!
9:30-1pm
3-5 y
& 6-10y
$185 
JULY
7/31 M-F

SEWING AND PAINTING
Create unique art by painting on fabric and embellishing with embroidery stitches.  Campers will also work on some small sewing projects like a draw-string pouch or bag
1:30pm- 4:30pm
6-12y
 
$185
Anna Podris
AUGUST
8/7 M-F

 

LITTLE EXPLORERS
Art scavenger hunts, explore new materials and learn about new places!
9:30-1pm
3-5y 
$185
AUGUST
8/7 M-F

 

COLOR EXPLORATION
Each day will be filled with lots of fun, colors, new materials, and projects to create!
 
9:30-1pm 
6-10y
 
$185 
Cyndi Harris
AUGUST
8/7 M-F

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FANTASTIC BEASTS
Each day campers will create art and incorporate movement based on Mythological Creatures throughout time.
 
1:30-4:30pm 
4-10y
 
$185 
Charlene Brickhouse
AUGUST
8/14 M-F

LET’S GET CRAFTY
Each day, we will create a fun, one-of-a-kind crafts while we learn about using different materials, artists, techniques and more.
9:30-1pm
3-5y
$185
AUGUST
8/14 M-F

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ISLAND TIME
Create Your own Paradise, Tropical Fish, Textured Sand Art, Bright, Colorful Landscapes and other fun projects throughout the week!
9:30-1pm
6-10y
$185
 
Jen Davis
AUGUST
8/14 M-F

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HOWDY DOODY HANDWRITING & PUPPET CAMP
Gulliver Gator will help campers learn the correct formation of letters and increase their legibility, neatness and handwriting speed, as well as create puppets and perform their own puppet plays!
1:30-4:30 pm
6-10y
$185
 
 Elizabeth Norval, Puppeter
AUGUST
8/21 M-F

UP, UP AND AWAY!
Let Your Imagination Soar!  Hot Air Balloons, Build Your Own Air-Craft, Flying Creatures and More

 

9:30- 1pm
3-5 y
$185
AUGUST
8/21 M-F

COLOR THEORY AND COLLAGE
A fun way to bid farewell to summer with one last week of creative art! Learn new ways to mix & use color, while reviewing the Color Wheel & other theories. We’ll also use some of of our color creations & scraps in  unique, fun collage art.
9:30-1pm  
6-10 y
$185
 
Jen Davis
AUGUST
8/21 M-F

COMIC BOOK ART
Using comics as inspiration, create your own characters to use for comics, sketchbooks and paintings.  Learn the art of pen and ink on paper, then make large acrylic paintings based on drawings
1:30-4:30pm
6-12y
 
$185
Keith Norval
AUGUST
8/28 M-F

COLOR THEORY AND COLLAGE
A fun way to bid summer farewell with one last colorful week of unique projects!
9:30-1pm
3-rising K
(Daily options for staggered entry)

 

 

$185/week
$45/day
 
Jen Davis

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More about our Summer Programs:
SINCE 2005, our summer programs have grown to offer wide varieties of artistic camps for all ages. Each summer, favorite camps return with new projects- plus exciting NEW creative themes every year! We are a FULL-SERVICE ARTS STUDIO for KIDS. Parents & Kids alike love our unique, original programs. Our Teachers & Artists specialize in working with children. The spacious studio is designed just for Kids and their creative process:  Imaginative, open spaces to Move, Play, Create-/ smaller tables, chairs, smocks -& even art Supplies- for our littlest friends/ lounge or play-areas with books & toys.  All conveniently located in the heart of Raleigh, across from ROANOKE PARK on Bickett Blvd (in the Five Points Neighborhood). [Look for our BRIGHT GREEN building & BIG DAISY!]
 
ART CURRICULUMS vary by Age, Specialty, Medium or Teacher.  Unless otherwise specified, most camps include multiple Art Projects. Your child will love creating & you’ll love to bring the artwork home. As a Multi-Media Art Studio, we stress creative-learning beyond the typical paintbrush or crayon:  Sculpture, Drawing, Charcoal, Inks, Oil Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor, Textiles, Murals, Up-Cycled Material, Collage, Ceramics, Clay & Pottery (we have a KILN on-site). Students receive relevant instruction on specific mediums, techniques, & process -plus some learning about art-history and  important artists or movements relevant to camp-theme and student-age. Most camps incorporate several mediums. Sometimes a collaborative group project results in a studio installation piece created by all students working together! Specified programs combine Visual & Movement Arts like Dance, Yoga- even the Art of Sport- all taught by Raleigh’s favorite kids’ teachers!  Programs also incorporate Stories, Songs, Games, Sharing & Fun into the Artistic Experience of WILD AT ART!
 
Come Let Your Creativity Run Wild!
 
SUMMER CAMP FAQs:

WHAT TO BRING:   

  • SNACK & WATER BOTTLE for ALL camps 
  • LUNCH for AM camps only

WE ARE NOW MOVING TOWARD A PEANUT-FREE FACILITY:  Due to the many serious allergy-conditions of some of our campers, we have decided this summer to begin the process of going peanut-free. Since this is new to many of our families who are used to bring PB&J, we are taking it week-by-week for now, and gently reminding. However, if there is an allergy in a given week (please let us know in advance), we will remind ALL who will be in the studio that week NOT to bring any peanut products.  Next summer Wild@Art will OFFICIALLY be Peanut-Free and more strictly enforce it as policy.

AGE-GROUPS & RANGES:  We try to arrange age ranges to best support a curriculum and medium being taught. Camps specifying multiple age-groups are simultaneous but usually separate groups/classes in different studio areas (w/ a few possible joint-activities). Some camps & programs are taught in a Montessori-style with broader age-range groups, learning and sharing together creatively. Occasional age exceptions are made upon Parent Request. [i.e. placing siblings/friends together, or a slightly younger child in older group] PLEASE CALL FIRST! We strive to provide the best possible educational, developmental and enjoyable experience for all the children in our programs. We use these age-breaks for registration & teaching guidelines, but adjustments may be made during the camp week to accommodate class sizes & curriculum.

  • PRE-SCHOOL CAMPERS MUST be POTTY-TRAINED
  • YOU MUST REGISTER EACH CHILD INDIVIDUALLY TO HOLD A SPOT
  • CAMPS WILL BE MARKED FULL WHEN THERE ARE NO MORE SPOTS. 
  • IF YOU CAN ADD A CAMP TO YOUR SHOPPING CART, THERE IS A SPACE AVAILABLE.
  • WAITISTING OPTIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONCE A CAMP REACHES CAPACITY
CANCELLATION/ DEPOSIT & REFUND POLICY: 
** $50 of each individual camp-week Tuition ($50/camp per child) is a non-refundable camp deposit ** This guarantees your spot in a camp for which someone else cannot register. If the Studio is notified of Cancellation or Request-to-Transfer [by phone or email] prior to 21-days before the camp start date [COB 5p on the MONDAY THREE WEEKS PRIOR to the camp start-date], we can do one of the following:
1)  Transfer your registration & full payment toward another camp within the same calendar year, subject to availability of spots  -OR-
2)  Credit or Refund the tuition amount minus the $50 nonrefundable deposit
Note:  Within the three-week period prior to camp, the studio is not required to return any payments, as we may not be able to fill the vacant spot.  Of course, we do understand special circumstances and always try our very best to work with our loyal customers if at all possible. Please understand that this policy is based on our effort to bring you the best programs possible which includes managing our cost of supplies, staffing, and class sizes. THANK YOU!
 
FULL-DAY: Full-Day camp options are available in certain weeks, for certain ages, depending on the camp curriculum that week. Please look in the schedule for availability. Registration is available as an option online for those particular week. Please call with any questions.
 
REGISTRATION FORM: One form for each Family, for each Camp Week, must be completed by Monday at Drop-off. You may print it from the Registration Page, or fill it out at the studio at check-in on Monday. **We ask for a new form each camp-week in order to ensure ANY new information (medical, phone numbers, emergency contacts, adults authorized to pick-up, etc.)
 
DROP-OFF & PICK-UP:  The studio is open for Drop-Off no earlier than 10-minutes prior to camp: 9:20am or 1:20pm, as we are working to prep the studio & lesson materials. Pick-up is always by camp dismissal time. After Monday registration, you will be asked to initial a sign-in sheet at Drop-Off and Pick-Up, and to note any other adults authorized to pick up that day.
 
CAMP HOURS: 
MOST Morning camps are 9:30-1p. Please check for any exceptions at registration. Send LUNCH, SNACK & WATER BOTTLE every day for all AM camps ending at 1p.
Afternoon camps are 1:30-4:30  We will have a Snack-break, if you would like to have/send a SNACK & BEVERAGE
 
FRIDAY SNACK OR TREAT:
*SOME camps provide a creative, themed snack or treat on Friday! (If so, we’ll share what it will be early the week of camp, so that we can try to accommodate dietary constraints/allergies, or you may opt to send your child’s snack that day instead.) Your child’s health and safety is our most important concern. Please make us aware of any allergies or conditions on your form and verbally on first day. 
 
ART SUPPLIES INCLUDED:  Occasionally we may request that students provide a specialized item (i.e. t-shirt) for a specific project
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE STUDIO  919.802.5088