Winter Camps 2017/2018

Winter blues got you down? Join us this holiday season to celebrate the best parts of winter! From arctic animals to steaming cups of hot chocolate, this week of camp will explore all your winter favourites using a wide variety of techniques and materials. We offer programs for children aged JK/SK to Grade 8, for either the morning session (9:30-12:00), afternoon session (1:00-3:30) or both!

December 27 - Favourite Toy Portrait and Arctic Ice Print & Paper Project
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Create a portrait of a new or long-loved toy using acrylic paints on canvas.
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Using cut paper and printmaking techniques, create an arctic scene complete with icebergs, snowflakes and polar bears.

December 28 - Musical Cardinals and Painted Vacation Frame
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Brightly painted red cardinals sing among birch trees cut from musical scores. 
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Paint and decorate a festive frame to house your holiday photos. 

December 29 - Arctic Animals and Savoury Snowmen
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Create lively scenes illustrated with inks and populated with fluffy or feathered arctic animals modeled with Model Magic.
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Imagine a snowman made from ice cream! Use oil pastels to create this dreamy, creamy confection. 

January 2 - Polar Bear Scarves and 3D Skiing Adventures
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : With acrylics and collage, design a colourful patterned scarf fit to keep a polar bear cozy warm.
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Recreate your favourite skiing success (or mishap!) in a 3D diorama made from cardboard, paint and cotton.

January 3 - Hot Chocolate Treat and Polymer Clay  Sledding Self-Portrait
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Warm up with an acrylic painting  of a mug of hot chocolate piled high with marshmallows!
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Take a popsicle stick sled out for a spin using your self-portraits made from polymer clay.

January 4 - Evergreen Forest Shadowbox and Penguin Parade
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Snow trimmed trees made from a variety of materials form a bustling winter forest housed in a shadowbox.
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Use printmaking techniques to create a parade of penguins marching through a frigid painted landscape.

January 5 - Catching Twirling Snowflakes and Sculpted Animal Faces
Morning (9:30am - 12:00pm) : Hat, scarf and coat required for this painted self-portrait where you try to catch swirling snowflakes that actually move!
Afternoon (1:00pm-3:30pm) : Using cardboard and plaster wrap, mold your favourite animal's smiling face.


Students are divided into groups by grade - JK&SK;  Gr. 1-2;  Gr. 3-5;  Gr. 6-8

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!