2018-2019 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 5, 2018 - Creature Feature

Caged Monsters
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm)
Create a scary or sweet monster decorated with paint, feathers, gems and air dry clay. Once the monster is complete, students will construct a 3D cage made of painted paper to make sure it doesn't get away! 

Haunted House Windows
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm)
Using collage and paint, students will design a spooky mansion silhouetted against an evening sky. Open paper window shutters to reveal the ghosts, vampires and witches that haunt this house! 

November 16, 2018 - Super Heroes

Superhero Split Pin Self-Portrait
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
In this imaginative project, students will use pen and ink to make themselves into a superhero split-pin character that can run, jump and fly over a background of painted buildings in a city skyline. 

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Pop Art-style Sound Effect Art
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
In classic pop art style, students will learn how to draw bubble letters and layer brightly painted paper to create sound effect word-art that will really POP! 

December 7, 2018 - Winter Wonderland


Hot Chocolate Pattern Painting*
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
What better way to celebrate winter than with a steaming cup of hot chocolate? Students will learn about creating patterns as they paint a wallpaper background and a mug filled with hot chocolate, topped off with some model magic marshmallows! 

*Camp Full


Snowy Arctic Animal Printmaking*
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Using ink and watercolours, students will paint an arctic animal in its icy habitat. Complete the picture with detailed snowflakes, stamped onto the painting using traditional printmaking techniques! 

*Camp Full

January 18, 2019 - Tropical Escape

Toes in the Sand Mixed-Media Painting
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Get swept away to a tropical island in this immersive art project! Students will paint their feet on the shore of a beach using acrylic paint and real sand! 

Tropical Bird Painting
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Tropical birds are colourful and bright -- everything needed to beat the winter blues! For this project, students will experiment with splatter painting and watercolour dust painting to create a vibrant bird in its jungle habitat. 

February 15, 2019 - Loving Life

Neon Cakes
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
In the style of artist Wayne Thiebaud, students will create neon oil pastel cakes on black paper. Students will learn how to draw a 3D cake and how to use complimentary colours to make their cakes look bold, bright and delicious! 

Bubblegum Self-Portrait
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm)
For this artwork, students will learn to draw and paint a self-portrait, complete with a 3D bubble of pink bubble gum popping out of their mouths!


June 7, 2019 - Looking for Adventure

Famous Landmark Hot Air Balloon
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
From the Eiffel Tower to the Grand Canyon, students will truly go on an adventure with this imaginative project! Students will use collage and paint to create colourful hot air balloons that fly over their favourite famous landmark. 

Camping Self-Portrait
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
It's finally summer -- the perfect time for a camping trip! Using pastel and collage, students will create a camping scene complete with a 3D tent, forest animals, a campfire and a self portrait of themselves enjoying the great outdoors! 

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.