Winter Camps 2018/2019

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. Camps are offered on December 27, 28 and January 2, 3 & 4. We offer programs for children aged JK/SK to Grade 6, for either the morning session (9:30-12:00), afternoon session (1:00-3:30) or both!

General 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!

See below for descriptions of each camp

Thursday December 27

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Throwing Snowball Self-Portrait
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Using acrylic paint and collage, we’ll create a movable portrait of ourselves frolicking in the snow!

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Beluga Whale Printmaking
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
This afternoon we will create a colourful underwater scene that features a beautiful swimming beluga whale. We will use paint to create the background and print our whale on with using styrofoam and printing ink.

Friday December 28

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Snow Angel Paintings
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
Let’s celebrate the snow by painting ourselves or a friend making a snow angel! We will use acrylic paint on canvas create a colourful snowy scene.

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Toy Portrait Paintings
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Bring in your favourite toy to paint a close-up portrait with acrylics on canvas.

*Grades 1-6 should bring in a toy and JK-SK will paint a cuddly teddy bear.

Wednesday January 2

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3D Skiing Diorama
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
We’ll hit the slopes this morning with a mixed media diorama featuring downhill skiers.

Hibernating Bear Paintings
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Ever wonder where bears go in the winter? This afternoon we’ll paint an above-and-below ground scene of a bear snuggled in its den.

Thursday January 3

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Snowy Birdhouse Collages
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
This morning we’ll create a mixed media scene featuring a colourful birdhouse and a cute winter bird. We’ll use coloured paper to collage on to a painted background.

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Sledding Self-Portraits
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm):
Let’s go tobogganing! This afternoon we’ll make a self-portrait using modelling clay, paint and other sculpture materials.

Friday January 4

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Mittens Catching Snowflakes
Morning Camp (9:30am to 12:00pm):
This morning we’ll design and draw a pattered mitten to catch snowflakes on. Then we’ll make a cut-paper snowflake that will actually twirl in our hand!

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Winter Forest Shadowboxes
Afternoon Camp (1:00pm to 3:30pm): We’ll create a mini winter wonderland using sculpture materials. We’ll complete our scene with a painted background, fluffy snow and cut paper trees.