School-Age Summer Camps in Hartford CT

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June Camps

Muddy Days (Grades K to 2)
June 24th to June 28th, 9:00am to Noon
Get down and dirty in this full week of working with clay. We will work with several types of clay including some native to our own Connecticut River! Prepare to be messy
Class Fee: $185, Materials: $25, Firing: $10
Disney Magic (Grades K to 2)
June 24th to June 28th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Whether it’s princesses or a small world, we will explore the wonderful world of Disney magic with projects from classic movies to theme park rides. Even the Disney of the past with Steamboat Willie! We will create animation cells, characters, sculptures and so much more! If you’ve been to a Disney park or are still dreaming of the day, this is the camp for you!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $15
Art in Nature (Grades 3 to 5)
June 24th to June 28th, 9:00am to Noon
Look at nature as a true artistic masterpiece; Use sticks to paint, feathers to print and orchestrate your very own “rock band”. This awesome camp will take you outside and into a whole new way to see the world around you!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $8
Creative Closet (Grades 3 to 5)
June 24th to June 28th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the art of working with textiles. Kids will create tie-dye, faux screen-printing, batik and stamping. We will make our own tote bag from scratch along with many accessories! This is a great camp to introduce anyone to the world of fashion and learn how to create your own looks!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $30

July Camps

Summer Sampler (Grades K to 5)
July 1st to July 5th (No class 7/4)
This is a camp that gives kids a taste of different programs, subjects, themes, and mediums. The group is K-5; however, with enough enrollment, we will split into younger and older groups. You can enroll in one day or all days – Pick any 4 and receive the “week rate” – Materials fees are built in.
When registering, please be sure to specify AM or PM class. A week consists of any combo of 4 AM and/or PM classes.
AM Class: 9:00am to Noon   /   PM Class: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday: (AM) Crafts   /   (PM) Sculpture
Tuesday: (AM) Drawing   /  (PM) Painting
Wednesday: (AM) Mosaics   /   (PM) Cartooning
Friday: (AM) Sculpey   /   (PM) Recycle Crafts
Class Fee: $42 per day
OR $160 for 4-day week
You can register for the FULL WEEK with the PayPal Button below. Please call the studio to pay for individual classes.
Paint Perfect (Grades K to 2)
July 8th to July 12th, 9:00am to Noon
Never thought that you could paint? This fun filled week of painting is a dream come true! Use brushes, sponges, sticks and more to create patterns, pictures, lines and landscapes!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $18
Draw 5 (Grades K to 2)
July 8th to July 12th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
See as an artist sees! In this week of 2-D adventures, learn the basic drawing skills needed to translate the world around us onto paper and to express your thoughts through images! A fun, challenging, and unique week!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $12
Krafty Kids (Grades 3 to 5)
July 8th to July 12th, 9:00am to Noon
Love to craft? This program will introduce you to new crafting mediums and help expand on ones you may already know. Decoupage, woodworking, fiber art, and more to explore in this exciting program!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $22
Potter Pandemonium (Grades 3 to 5)
July 8th to July 12th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Are you a wizard? Or just a Muggle? You may start out as a Muggle, but you’ll leave as a wizard after this fun week of everything Potter! From creating potions and wands to playing Quidditch, this wizardly week is for the Potter fan in all of us.
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $25
Krafty Kids (Grades K to 2)
July 15th to July 19th, 9:00am to Noon
Love to craft? This program will introduce you to new crafting mediums and help expand on ones you may already know. Decoupage, woodworking, fiber art, and more to explore in this exciting program!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $22
Art in Nature (Grades K to 2)
July 15th to July 19th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Look at nature as a true artistic masterpiece. Use sticks to paint, feathers to print and orchestrate your very own “rock band”. This awesome camp will take you outside and into a whole new way to see the world around you!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $8
Paint Perfect (Grades 3 to 5)
July 15th to July 19th, 9:00am to Noon
Never thought that you could paint? This fun-filled week of painting is a dream come true! Use brushes, sponges, sticks and more to create patterns, pictures, lines and landscapes!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $18 (includes canvasses)
Draw 5 (Grades 3-5)
July 15th to July 19th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
See as an artist sees! In this week of 2-D adventures, learn the basic drawing skills needed to translate the world around us onto paper and how to express your thoughts through images! A fun, challenging, and unique week!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $12
Pantry Possibilities (Grades K to 2)
July 22nd to July 26th, 9:00am to Noon
Food as art? Sure! Become “culinary artists” while we make projects with food products like macaroni, gelatin, rice, potatoes and more! Please inform us if any food allergies so we can adjust the curriculum if needed.
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $14
The Art of Science (Grades K to 2)
July 22nd to July 26th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Whether it’s slime, marbling, foam painting, or any host of science-based creativity, kids will enjoy having fun and getting messy in this interdisciplinary program!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $20
Silly Sculpture (Grades 3 to 5)
July 22nd to July 26th, 9:00am to Noon
This camp is designed for the child who is interested in making 3-D objects. We will be working with Model Magic, Sculpey, balsa, foam, wood, and much more!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $22
Muddy Days (Grades 3 to 5)
July 22nd to July 26th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Get down and dirty in this full week of working with clay. We will work with several types of clay including clay native to our own Connecticut River! Prepare to be messy.
Class Fee: $185, Materials: $25, Firing: $10
Slime Time (Grades K to 2)
July 29th to August 2nd, 9:00am to Noon
Ooey Gooey, stick it to you-ey! Who doesn’t love slime? Create fun mixtures and varieties of everyone’s new favorite toy. We will send kids home with their creations! Make sure you dress for a mess!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $16
Mythical Creatures (Grades K to 2)
July 29th to August 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fairies, mermaids, trolls and elves: so many fantastical creatures to learn about and create! Kids will use clay, paper, paint and most of all imaginations to create amazing creatures, their environments and, of course, to tell their stories!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $20
Purposeful Repurposing (Grades 3 to 5)
July 29th to August 2nd, 9:00am to Noon
From shabby chic fashion to household accessories, we will take and make from found objects and thrift shop treasures! We will be sending home a list of household objects to bring in on the first couple days as part of the required materials.
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $12
American Girl (Grades 3 to 5)
July 29th to August 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Whether your favorite girl is Saige or your Bitty Baby, this class will cover everything American Girl! We will make clothing, learn about historical periods and create all kinds of fun, from projects to adventures! Dolls are ‘welcome’ to class but only one per day. Dress yourself and your doll for a mess! (Dolls can wait in cubbies until camp is over if they don’t want to get messy).
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $30

August Camps

Unicorns & Dragons (Grades K to 2)
August 5th to August 9th, 9:00am to Noon
Creating these amazing creatures is just part of our activities! Learn historical connections to these fantasy animals and how they are popular today. Prepare for an exciting week of magic!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $20
Paper Crafts (Grades K to 2)
August 5th to August 9th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Children will learn various paper-based arts and crafts. Projects like decoupage, paper mosaics, quilling, making recycled paper and more will be explored. These crafts will all be hands on and some can be a little messy, so make sure to prepare accordingly!
Class Fee: $185, Materials: $12
Comics, Cartoons & Caricatures (Grades 3 to 5)
August 5th to August 9th, 9:00am to Noon
Caricatures and creating comic strips is what we will dive into in this comical week. Peanuts, Looney Toons, and our own imaginary friends will come to life as we learn to draw, tell stories, and express ourselves. No Manga or Anime will be covered, only the classics. If you have taken this camp before, please indicate as such on your registration form so we do not repeat the same images. Older kids will create more original characters and their own comic book. New this year: Create an animation cell like old time cartoons were made of!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $14
Art Trends (Grades K to 2)
August 5th to August 9th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
From Pinterest to HGTV to Makers and Martha, we will look at fun trends in decor and fashion to make our own trendy creations!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $20
Ocean in Motion (Grades K to 2)
August 12th to August 16th, 9:00am to Noon
The seas come alive in this aquatic adventure! Explore the world of ocean mammals and create your own dolphin, mosaic sea turtle, and decoupage a tropical fish! The possibilities are endless!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $18
Creative Color (Grades K to 2)
August 12th to August 16th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Exploring the world of color theory, we will use several mediums to create 2-D projects based on different principals. There’s a world of possibilities!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $16
Unicorns and Dragons (Grades 3 to 5)
August 12th to August 16th, 9:00am to Noon
Creating these amazing creatures is just part of our activities! Learn historical connections to these fantasy animals and how they are popular today. Prepare for an exciting week of magic!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $20
Pokémon Stay (Grades 3 to 5)
August 12th to August 16th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Explore the creative world of Pokémon as we make characters with a variety of different materials. 2-D and 3-D techniques will be used for this adventure to catch them all!
Class Fee: $185, Materials: $16
Silly Sculpture (Grades K to 2)
August 19th to August 23rd, 9:00am to Noon
This camp is designed for the child who is interested in making 3-D objects. We will be working with Model Magic, Sculpey, balsa, foam, wood, and much more!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $22
Marvel vs DC (Grades K to 2)
August 19th to August 23rd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Who doesn’t like a good clean rivalry? Whether you love Iron Man and Spiderman or Batman and Aqua Man, this camp is for you! We will create comic characters as well as 3-D creations that take us into each universe, then you can decide if Marvel or DC is the victor!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $18
Slime Time (Grades 3 to 5)
August 19th to August 23rd, 9:00am to Noon
Ooey, gooey, stick to you-ey: who doesn’t love slime? Create fun mixtures and varieties of everyone’s fun favorite toy! We will send kids home with their own creations. Make sure to dress for a mess!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $16
Canvas Creations (Grades 3 to 5)
August 19th to August 23rd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Not a paint night, but a paint WEEK! Campers will create a new canvas creation each day step by step. Our first canvas will be a fun fish, but the others will be up to the kids – we vote on Monday!
Class Fee: $185, Materials Fee: $35