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Summer Camps

The Art of Nature Summer Camp

July 3 @ 9:00 am - July 7 @ 4:00 pm

Judy Anderson of kukucaju & Katie McLellan of Stuffed Dudes

Ages 7 – 11
July 3 – 7, 2017 | 9am – 4pm |
$240 members & $250 non-members
Join us for a week of nature-inspired art making and discover more about ourselves by taking a closer look at the nature that surrounds us. Create your own forest animal dioramas, driftwood mobiles, sun catchers, animal self-portraits, leaf prints, spirit sticks and more. Each day will be filled with fresh air and fun and feature artful creations that would impress even Mother Nature!

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Storybook Art Camp

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 12:00 pm

Debbie Watters & Bear Epp

Ages: 4 – 6
July 10 – 14, 2017 | 9am – 12pm
$120 members & $130 non-members
Storybook Art Camp brings together the craft of storytelling with the magic of art making. Beloved children’s stories and illustrations become the inspiration for painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and play in this week-long camp. Children will spend their mornings listening to stories, creating art, singing songs, and playing games that will foster a love of literacy and art!

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TUTU In You | Textile Art Adventure

July 24 - July 28

Stephanie Lines-Toohill

Ages 8 – 14
July 24 – 28 | 9am-4pm
$240 members & $250 non-members
Explore the world of textile and found object art! Make a crazy beach bag, funky shorts, and a magical fairy door for your garden. Lots of time outside to stitch under the trees, cloud gaze and be inspired by nature as we work.

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Circus Summer Camp

July 31 - August 4

Youth Circus Project

Run away with the circus this summer for a fun-filled week of creativity and self-expression. Each day will feature a variety of skills training, circus crafts, and mini performances. Slackline, stilt-walking, juggling, acrobatics, theatrical clowning and so much more! This camp is designed to help young people build confidence and develop their physical literacy under the guidance of professionally trained circus artists from the Youth Circus Project.

Ages 5 – 12

July 31 – August 4, 2017 | 9am – 5pm

$250 members & $260 non-members

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Summer Camps for Grown Ups

August 5 @ 10:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

with Laura Paghal

Summer is not just for kids and neither is Summer Art Camp at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Adults are invited to join us in the studio and have some fun getting creative. No previous art experience needed! Saturday will feature paper marbling, watercolour with pen & ink, and lino block carving and printing. and it’s silly surrealist collage, step-by-step acrylic painting, and mini sculptures in bake-able polymer clay on Sunday. Both days will end with off-site art activities at the Elora Brewing Company where we will enjoy a true craft beer experience.

Saturday August 5 OR Sunday August 6, 2017 | 10am – 4pm

$90 members & $100 non-members

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Canadian Art, Eh?

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 17 @ 4:00 pm

with Judy Anderson of Kukucju & Katie McLellan of Stuffed Dudes

A hands-on introduction to the vibrant world of Canadian art through an exploration of three of our most celebrated visual artist: Emily Carr (Tuesday August 15), Maud Lewis (Wednesday August 16), and Lawren Harris (Thursday August 17.) Children will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, colour and composition while creating their own masterpieces inspired by the styles and techniques of these cultural icons.

August 15, 16, 17

Ages 5- 7 (9am – noon)
Ages 8-10 (1pm – 4pm)

$24 per session for members or $65 for all 3
$34 per session for non-members or $75 for all 3

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