PA Day Camps


Freehand offers full and half day camps every PA Day during the school year. Each camp has a fun and enriching theme with different projects in the morning and afternoon.

October 6, 2017 - Creature Feature

Monster Pet Store Painting
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm)
Curate a pet store full of fantastic beasts and incredible creatures using ink, watercolour, and lots of imagination!

Critter Boxes
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Transform a box into a crazy, toothy critter with collage and acrylic paint!

November 17, 2017 - Microscopic Worlds

Electron Microscope Illustrations
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Everything is weird and wonderful under the electron microscope. For this project, kids will use oil pastels and coloured paper to imagine animals and objects magnified by the power of 10 million!

Magnifying Glass Explorer
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Peer through the magnifying glass to discover miniature worlds hiding right under your nose! In this mixed media project, kids will paint a realistic background and then use collage and paint to reveal a macroscopic image under a magnifying glass.

December 1, 2017 - Winter Wonderland

Ice Castle
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Design a palace fit for an ice king or queen with acrylic painted paper!

Northern Lights Glow Jar
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Marvel at the majesty of the aurora borealis with this fun and colourful project. Kids will use mixed media to capture a piece of the northern lights in their very own glow jar!

January 19, 2018 - Arctic Animals

Footprints in the Snow
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Follow in the footprints of caribou, polar bears, Arctic foxes and snowy owls by creating a snowy mixed media Arctic diorama.

Blowing Snowflakes Printmaking
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
When it's too cold to blow bubbles, polar bears and Arctic foxes blow snowflakes! Using printmaking, kids will create a picture filled with their own unique snowflakes.

February 16, 2018 - Loving Life

Collaged Fantasy Sandwich
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
What do goblins, fairies, mermaids or giants each for lunch? Using cut paper, kids will create a collage of a fantasy sandwich straight out of their imagination.

Swinging Shadowbox Self-Portrait
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm)
Go for a swing in a painted shadowbox that has been transformed into your favourite place for summer fun.


June 8, 2018 - Looking for Adventure

Fantastical Sign Post
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Point the way to imaginary lands with your own fantastical sign post! Using acrylic paint and oil pastels, kids will create a colourful picture to mark the beginning of an imaginary journey.

Pirate Ship Cross Section
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
What’s hiding inside your pirate ship? Stock your ship and prepare for an epic voyage by designing a cross section of a pirate ship using ink.

Registration Information

Students are divided into groups by grade -  JK&SK;  Gr. 1-3;  Gr. 4-6.

Half Day Fee:  (AM 9:30-12:00 or PM 1:00-3:30)  $50.00 + HST
Full Day Fee:  (9:30-3:30) $90 + HST, (save $10!)
12:00-1:00: Lunch supervision is included for  full-day participants. Please send your child with a nut-free lunch.
Early drop-off from 8:30-9:30, additional $10.00 + HST. 
Late pick-up from 3:30-5:30 additional $15.00 + HST. 

Please send your child with a nut-free lunch and 2 nut-free free snacks for our morning and afternoon breaks. Participants should dress for mess.