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Spring & Summer Camp 2014

To Register call 225-3932

Frequently Asked Questions


Spring Art Camp

Spring into the world of Art

April 21st - 25th

It’s a week of art for the Spring. In this week we will explore the many different forms of art to improve our artistic skills. Students will work on projects that that will teach them how to draw, paint, and create sculptures. Mixed media projects like collages and print making will be covered. The work of great Artist like Claude Monet, Jasper Johns, and Georgia O’Keefe will be used to influence the learning process. This is a week centered on the creation of art and becoming great artist.

Summer Arts Camp

World Cultures
July 7th - July 11th
Let’s explore the heritage and customs of different cultures through art and projects that celebrate the unique and interesting people of our shared world. This week will be a passport to a global adventure that will take you through Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and all the exotic lands in-between. Have fun learning how amazing we all are through the art that is inspired by our shared global community.

Animal Week
July 14th - July 18th
If you love wildlife you will love this wild week of animal fun with art projects based on the unique features of animals. Let’s understand and appreciate the wonders of the wildlife that inhabit our beautiful planet through exceptional art projects created by using the great and unique features of animals for our inspiration. From tiger stripes to the magnificent colors of butterfly wings, the art created will represent the amazing world of animals. Fly, crawl, swim or hop to celebrate the world of animals.

Fantasy Week
July 21st - July 25th
For one week only, Kimball Jenkins School of Art will be the site of truly fantastical events that are beyond the realms of reality. Come quickly and experience the world of wizards and fairies casting spells and knights battling mythical dragons. Beware of vampires, werewolves, and the great zombie invasion. Become a time traveler as you look out for alien invasions and robots direct from galaxies far away. Come celebrate the creative worlds of Fantasy, Fairy tales, Myths, Horror, Science Fiction through magical art projects and costumes. We will bring to life the works of great writers and story tellers. If you are brave enough, there might be a ghost hunt through the mansion waiting for you.

Comics, Cartoons, and Manga Week
July 28th - August 1st
Come and celebrate the amazing comics, cartoons, and manga that we all love. Learn to draw and create comic book heroes and cartoons as you write and illustrate your very own comics with the characters you create. From the Avengers and Bat-Man, to the world of Disney princesses and minions, it’s a week of celebrating the amazing animation, crazy cartoons and heroic comics we all love. Let’s bring characters and heroes to life with art. Are you ready for the adventure true believers? Well let’s go!

Earth Week
August 4th - August 8th
Come celebrate the wonders of planet Earth. Students will have fun learning about the importance of preserving and protecting our environment by creating   fascinating and unique art projects. We will celebrate planet Earth with art by using natural and recycled materials. Through found object art and biodegradable sculptures, mosaics and landscape paintings, we can all become artist-caretakers of the big beautiful planet we all call home. Let’s keep the Earth the most amazing place ever!   

Great Artist Week
August 11th - August 15th
If you ever wanted to paint and draw like the Masters then this is the week for you. Students will have fun developing their artistic skills and an appreciation for the arts. There will be drawing, painting, sculpture, and clay projects based on artists we all love and admire- Van Gogh, Claude Monet and Jasper Johns. During this week long celebration of great artists, students will work on Jackson Pollock drip paintings as well the work of Pop Art and Andy Warhol. Get ready to create art, improve your artistic skills and set up an art show that celebrates the work you created to keep the arts alive. Be the next Picasso and come to Great Artist Week! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does it start and how much does it cost?
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Members $235 per week
Non-members $255 per week

Will we be working with clay?
Students will complete a minimum of 2 clay projects every week.

How do I register?
The Kimball-Jenkins office is open for registration weekdays from 9 A.M to 4:30 P.M. Please call 225-3932 or stop by our campus at 266 N. Main Street to register!
Registration is ongoing as long as space is available.

I work until 5:00, but the program ends at 3:00. Are there any after camp activities?
Yes! Kimball-Jenkins offers after camp supervision from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM, for an additional $40 a week or $10 per day.
Before-care can also be arranged beginning at 8 AM. $5 per day or $20 per week.
Arrangements for before or after-care should be made through the office prior to the start of the week.

Will my 6 year old be in the same class as 13 year olds?
No! Each week has a common theme, but the camp is divided by age group so that the projects and instruction will be age appropriate, challenging, and fun. Instructors will tailor the program to individual students as much as possible, depending on their previous artistic experience. Children must have already been enrolled in a full-day kindergarten
or first grade program.

What does my child need to bring?
Your child should wear clothes they don't mind getting wet or dirty. A bag lunch (refrigeration is available), sunscreen and any medication he or she might need.