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Summer Camps 2015

Spring/Summer 2015 registration for Members begins Feb. 12 and for Non-Members Feb. 19!

Summer Camps

The Edina Art Center offers learning through fun and dynamic summer arts camps. Taught by working artists at a reasonable price – fill your child’s summer with creating art!

AM camps: 9:30 am-Noon
PM camps: 1:00-3:30pm
$75 nm/ $68 m + $8 supply fee
$9 for supervised lunch

The Grade listed is the grade your child will be entering in school Fall 2015.


If a camp is listed as FULL, please call us to be placed on a waiting list or check back to see if there are cancellations. 952-903-5780

Six Special Camps with live horses
Allison and her Half-Pint Horses

How would you like to draw or paint or sculpt with a real half-pint horse in the room? The Edina Art Center offers a new summer camp with Allison Polster and her half-pints. These animals are potty-trained, clean and fresh or right from the stable, really cute, and ready to be an artist’s model. Get your cowgirl or cowboy boots on, and let’s create!

HPH1: June 30-July 2, 9:30am-Noon, Ages 11-14 Register Here
HPH2: June 30-July 2, 1-3:30p.m., Ages 11-14 Register Here

HPH3: July 28-30, 9:30am-Noon, Ages 7-10 Register Here
HPH4: July 28-30, 1-3:30 p.m., Ages 7-10 Register Here

HPH5: Aug. 25-27, 9:30am-Noon, Ages 5-7 Register Here
HPH6: Aug. 25-27, 1-3:30 p.m., Ages 5-7 Register Here

June 9-11

9:30 a.m.-noon


A: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Crazy Clay Register Here
Here is your chance to have a blast creating clay sculptures that are truly unique. Create a bowl and add wacky details that your instructor will share with you.

B: 8-10 years, 3rd – 5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

C: 9–11 years, 4th – 6th – Tween Drawing Register Here
Use pencils and charcoal to draw a variety of subjects that will contain depth and texture. You will add impact to your drawings while having fun using some basic tools professional artists use!

D: 11–14 years, 6th-9th - Extreme Pets Register Here
Create spectacular animals using papier-mâché. Kids will be encouraged to exaggerate one or more features for their pet for unique results.  

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

E: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Decorative Clay Bowls
Register Here
Hand-build bowls out of clay. Create surface textures and other ways to embellish your one-of-a-kind bowls. Add colorful glaze for a final touch.

F: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

G: 9-12 years, 4th-7th – Drawing Portraits Register Here
Learn how to drawing your favorite faces using examples from photos, other in the class and your own face from a mirror!

June 16-18

9:30 a.m.-noon


H: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Artful Builders Register Here
Learn about past and present architecture. Create 2 dimensional architectural designs and translate them into 3-D forms. Incorporate your own experimental designs into buildings of the future.

I: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – African Clay Village Register Here
A fun camp! Create an African Village out of clay. You will make trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

J: 9-11 years, 4th-6th – Sewing Felt-101 Register Here
This new and fun camp will teach you a bit about sewing while you create delightful and colorful animals. These charming soft sculptures are fun to make and unique! Students should feel comfortable using a sewing needle. Students will learn several types of stitches and all materials and embellishments are included in the supply fee. Students will complete at least one project during this camp.

K: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

L: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Beautiful Clay Birds
Register Here
Create a bird and bird nest out of clay. Use a template and make a hanging bird if you wish. For the finishing touch, apply shiny, colorful glaze. You will love the final results!

M: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Moustache Class(Clay) Register Here
Everyone needs a moustache, don’t they? Make a funny ‘stache using clay. Learn how to successfully construct your hairy clay project with lots of tips from your instructor. Apply colorful glaze to complete your projects which are then fired in our kiln.

N: 9-12 years, 4th-6th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

O: 11-14 years, 6th-9h – Old Masters Revisited Register Here
We will learn about the Old Masters, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet & Paul Klee, when they lived, what it was like in those days, where they came from, and where their art took them in life. Then we will interpret one piece of their art using a variety of mediums.

June 23-25

9:30 a.m. –Noon


P: 4-5 years, PreK – Crazy Dishes in Clay Register Here
Use your creative mind to create some dishes that everyone loves. Round and square – maybe. Star-shaped or asteroid-shaped with cat ears and whiskers. Maybe better.

Q: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Comic Book Art Register Here
Have fun creating your own, unique comic book characters and stories!

R: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

S: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Discover Animals in Art
Register Here
Fun- filled half days learning about how famous artists painted and drew animals. Students will create their own works of art drawing and painting their favorite animals.

T: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay Luminaries Register Here
Construct a form out of clay. Create a design that will allow light to pass through the carved openings. After your luminary has been fired, ask an adult to place a tea light inside the luminary and a lovely warm glow will be cast when lit.

U: 9-11 years, 4th-6th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

V: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Painting 101 Register Here
In these classes you will learn the basic fundamental principles of painting; shape, form, value, line, color, space, and texture. You will explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere.

June 30-July 2

9:30 a.m. – Noon


W: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Simple Printmaking Register Here
Make prints using fun everyday items like apples, potatoes, foam and more!

X: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – African Clay Village Register Here
A fun camp! Create an African Village out of clay. You will make trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

Y: 9-11 years, 4th-6th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Z: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Animal Portraits
Register Here
Learn how to draw and paint your favorite animals in fun and exciting ways. We will use a variety of wet and dry media to create unique art pieces.

AA: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

BB: 9-11 years, 4th-6th – Clay Dinos Register Here
Back by Popular demand Dinosaurs! Hand-build your favorite dino and a dino piggy bank!

July 7 – 9

9:30 a.m. – Noon


CC: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Clay Critters Register Here
Get crazy! Here is your chance to have a blast creating clay sculptures that are truly unique. Create a bowl and add wacky details that your instructor will share with you.

DD: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Origami Register Here
This camp is for origami enthusiasts! Whether you are a beginner or a pro, we will have fun making different origami creations into a finished project.

EE: 9-11 years, 4th-6th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

FF: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Recyclable Art
Register Here
Create wearable art out of recyclable materials. Have fun creating hats, necklaces, bracelets, and 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

GG: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

HH: 11-14 years – 6th-9th – Nature Printing & Collage Register Here
We will have lots of interesting materials for you to use to create your own nature prints. You will also be using tips the pros use to put everything together into a one-of-a- kinds collages.

July 14-16

9:30 a.m. – Noon


II: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Crazy Clay Register Here
Get crazy! Here is your chance to have a blast creating clay sculptures that are truly unique. Create a bowl and add wacky details that your instructor will share with you.

JJ: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Painting w/ Water Mixable Oils Register Here
Water soluble oil paint is smooth and buttery like oils, easy clean-up like acrylics. Explore this medium and create unique paintings that express your own personal vision.

KK: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. 

LL: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Wacky Watercolors
Register Here
This is a great class for students who want to bring their creativity to the next level. Students will be guided according to their needs. Paint with watercolor and learn many techniques like wet on wet, using salt, frisket and more. Personal style and expression is encouraged.

MM: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th– French Immersion/Clay on the Wheel
Register Here
Speak French with Adama and learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

NN: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Photorealism Painting Register Here
Do you want to paint something that looks so real you might mistake it for a photo? In this class, create your own photo-real painting. Learn to mix colors and capture your subject exactly.

July 21-23

9:30 a.m. – Noon


OO: 4-5 years, PreK – Clay Critters Register Here
Get crazy! Here is your chance to have a blast creating clay sculptures that are truly unique. Create a bowl and add wacky details that your instructor will share with you.

PP: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Old Masters Revisited Register Here
We will learn about the Old Masters, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet & Paul Klee, when they lived, what it was like in those days, where they came from, and where their art took them in life. Then we will interpret one piece of their art using a variety of mediums.

QQ:8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

RR: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Sculpture Register Here
Students explore the world of sculpture using a variety of art materials including clay, wire, and wood.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

SS: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Art Sampler
Register Here
I would love to try something new! I am not sure I know what I want to do! I know I want to try making something! Join this art sampler class where many types of art mediums and projects will be tried. Something might spark your creativity!

TT: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – African Clay Village Register Here
A fun camp! Create an African Village out of clay. You will make trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

UU: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

July 28-30

9:30 a.m. – Noon


VV: 4-5 years, PreK – Beautiful Clay Birds Register Here
Create a bird and bird nest out of clay. Use a template and make a hanging bird if you wish. For the finishing touch, apply shiny, colorful glaze. You will love the final results!

WW: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Simple Printmaking Register Here
Make prints using fun everyday items like apples, potatoes, foam and more!

XX: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

YY: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Drawing 101 Register Here
In this class you will learn the basic fundamental principles of drawing; shape, form, value, line, color, space, and texture. You will explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere.

1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

ZZ: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Hoot Owl Vessels
Register Here
Do you like owls? Then, join us as we create vessels in the form of an owl. Lots of tips and techniques will be taught that will provide you with the skills necessary to successfully create your very own “hoot owl” vessels. You will be proud of your finished pieces as well as enjoy this fun camp!

AB: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
 Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

AC: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Beading Register Here
Create a variety of beautiful jewelry pieces. Necklaces, bracelets, oh my! The possibilities are endless with lots of beads and colors to choose from.

August 4-6

9:30 a.m. – Noon


AD: 4-5 years, PreK – Clay Critters Register Here
Get crazy! Here is your chance to have a blast creating clay sculptures that are truly unique. Create a bowl and add wacky details that your instructor will share with you.

AE: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Wacky Watercolors Register Here
This is a great class for students who want to bring their creativity to the next level. Students will be guided according to their needs. Paint with watercolor and learn many techniques like wet on wet, using salt, frisket and more. Personal style and expression is encouraged.

AF: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

AG: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Piggy Banks (Paper) Register Here
Make a large papier-mâché piggy bank and other fun paper creations in this camp.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

AH: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Drawing 101
Register Here
In this class you will learn the basic fundamental principles of drawing; shape, form, value, line, color, space, and texture. You will explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere.

AI: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay Gnomes Register Here
Learn sculpting techniques & create imaginative garden gnomes using clay. Develop your design skills and make awesome and unique garden stones too.

AK: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

August 11- 13

9:30 a.m. – Noon

AL: 4-5 years, PreK – Artful Builders
Register Here
Learn about past and present architecture. Create 2 dimensional architectural designs and translate them into 3-D forms. Incorporate your own experimental designs into buildings of the future.

AM: 5-7 years, K-2nd – African Clay Village Register Here
A fun camp! Create an African Village out of clay. You will make trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

AN: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

AO: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Teen Tea Party Register Here
Ready for a challenge on the wheel? Take your pottery to the nest level by combining several thrown or hand built components into a teapot or other compound vessel. This camp is for youth with some prior wheel throwing experience.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

AP: 5-7 years, K-2nd – MN Animals Sculpture
Register Here
Sculpt your favorite Minnesota animals moving from form to detail. We will take our inspiration from photos and folk tales about various native animals, first drawing then sculpting in clay. A great opportunity to practice drawing, clay modeling, joining, and texture skills.

AQ: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Painting 101 Register Here
In these classes you will learn the basic fundamental principles of painting; shape, form, value, line, color, space, and texture. You will explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere.

AR: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.


August 18-20

9:30 a.m. – Noon


AS: 4-5 years, PreK – Clay Treasure Containers Register Here
 What better way to store your precious treasures but in your own hand-made clay container. Make it yours by personalizing it with tools to add pattern and style!

AT: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Decorative Clay Bowls Register Here
Hand-build bowls out of clay. Create surface textures and other ways to embellish your one-of-a-kind bowls. Add colorful glaze for a final touch.

AU: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

AV: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Tween Drawing Register Here
Use pencils and charcoal to draw a variety of subjects that will contain depth and texture. You will add impact to your drawings while having fun using some basic tools professional artists use!

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

AW: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Animal Portraits Register Here
Learn how to draw and paint your favorite animals in fun and exciting ways. We will use a variety of wet and dry media to create unique art pieces.

AX: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Comic Book Art Register Here
Have fun creating your own, unique comic book characters and stories!

AY: 11-14 years, 6th-9th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.
 

August 25-27

9:30 a.m. – Noon


AZ: 5-7 years, K-2nd – African Clay Village Register Here
A fun camp! Create an African Village out of clay. You will make trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

BC: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

BD: 5-7 years, K-2nd – Artful Builders Register Here
Learn about past and present architecture. Create 2 dimensional architectural designs and translate them into 3-D forms. Incorporate your own experimental designs into buildings of the future.

BE: 8-10 years, 3rd-5th – Clay on the Wheel Register Here
Learn how to use the potters’ wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.
 

Edina Art Center

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4701 W. 64th St.
Edina, MN 55435
952-903-5780
952-903-5781 (fax)
ArtCenter@EdinaMN.gov

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