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Sign up now for our Summer Camps!

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Creative Play

Dates: June 27–July 1
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: 6–12
Cost: $125

Explore the world of theater and imagination through games and stories! Campers will spend the week learning about movement, voice control, character creation, and more. This camp ends with a showcase where campers will perform what they have learned for friends and family.

Instructor: Marisa Valent
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Musical Theater

Dates: June 27–July 1
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: 6–12
Cost: $125

The world’s a stage and there’s music playing! Campers will explore the world of theater through a musical lens, working with dance and singing to create characters and hone performance skills. This camp ends with a showcase where campers will present a musical performance for friends and family.

Instructor: Marisa Valent
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Clay Creations

Dates: July 12–15 and July 19–22 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday for 2 weeks)
Time: 9–Noon
Ages: K-8
Cost: $180 (includes both weeks)

Roll up your sleeves and have fun as we make several projects out of mid-fired stoneware clay.
Campers must do both weeks to have completed work.

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 6
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Cricut Design Camp — FULL

Dates: July 11–15
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: K-8
Cost: $125

Create cards, stickers and more with the Cricut Maker 3.

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
MAXIMUM enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Robots, Robots, Robots! — FULL

Dates: July 18-22
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: K-8
Cost: $125

All about Robots! Build a robot buddy from recycled materials, have fun creating with Legos, as well as robot games and dancing!

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Drawing Everything

Dates: July 25–29
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: 8+
Cost: $125
Campers will explore the basics of drawing such as perspective, landscapes, and the properties of how to shade.
Instructor: Brooks Blanchard
Minimum enrollment: 5

Let’s Get Cooking! — FULL

Dates: Aug. 1–5
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: 8 & up
Cost: $125

Let your taste buds go on a creative journey! Students will learn how to bake and cook in an actual restaurant and bakery.

Instructor: Nicole Bower
Location: Cluckin’ Café, 2044 US Rt 7, Pittsford, VT
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Learning How to Draw Manga (Japanese characters)

Dates: Aug. 1–5
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: 10+
Cost: $125

During this camp, you will learn how to draw Japanese characters that are in their comic books and movies. This is not an animation camp. Students will learn to develop drawings into characters through techniques of breaking down the character and adding perspective to basic and action poses. Instructor: Brooks Blanchard
Minimum enrollment: 5

The Art of Science — FULL

Dates: August 8-12
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: K–8
Cost: $125

Let’s have fun with science and create slime, candles, batik, wire wrapping, and more.

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 5

The Art of Nature

Dates: Aug. 15–19
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: K-8
Cost: $125

Explore nature and collect items to use to make art. Use them to create with pour painting, tie dye and spatter paint. Be sure to dress for mess and the outdoors. Bring water bottle.

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Fairies, Gnomes, Dragons … oh my!

Dates: Aug. 15–19
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: K-8
Cost: $125

Come into the world of fairies, dragons, and gnomes. Create fantasy paintings, draw fire breathing dragons, design fairy houses and magical castles in your land of imagination.

Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or info@chaffeeartcenter.org

Cricut Design Camp — FULL

Dates: Aug. 22–26
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: K-8
Cost: $125
Create cards, stickers and more with the Cricut Maker 3. 
Instructor: Helvi Abatiell
Minimum enrollment: 5

Back to Nature

Dates: Aug. 22–26
Time: 9am–Noon
Ages: K–8
Cost: $125

Campers will have fun learning about pollinator plants, birds and more with guest instructors and activities. They will learn about pollinator gardens from Sadie Brown, Nursery Manager of Champlain Valley Native Plant Nursery, Make various garden crafts, and a Rutland County Audubon Society member will show & tell about birds and nature, plus draw bird with the campers. Be sure to dress for the outdoors and bring water bottle.

Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Introduction to Printmaking

Dates: Aug. 22–26
Time: 1–4pm
Ages: 10+
Cost: $140

Learn about the different types of print making and their role throughout art history. Use what we learn to design and create your own linoleum prints!

Instructor: Gary Parzych
Minimum enrollment: 5
Must pre-register 802-775-0356 or [email protected]

Forms

Camp/Class Application Form
Camp Participant Medical Form
Camp Release
Application for Financial Aid