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SUMMER CAMP CATALOG | 2019


Join us this summer at the BCA Studios and work closely with professional teaching artists for a week. Every camp includes in-depth studio arts experience, high-quality art materials, and a final celebration. Come for a half-day or pair a morning and afternoon camp together to make a full-day experience. A supervised lunch break is provided from 11 a.m. – noon for campers staying all day. Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


SCHEDULE

COST

WEEK 1: June 17-21

HALF-DAY CAMP (15 CAMP HOURS): $180, $162 BCA members

WEEK 2: June 24-28 WEEK 3: July 8-12 WEEK 4: July 15-19 WEEK 5: July 22-26 WEEK 6: July 29-August 2 WEEK 7: August 5-9 WEEK 8: August 12-16

FULL-DAY CAMP (35 CAMP HOURS): $360, $324 BCA members AFTERCARE ART CLUB (10 EXTRA CAMP HOURS): $90, $81 BCA members for week (or $18, $16.20 BCA members per day) BCA/PARKS & REC ARTVENTURE CAMP: $360, $324 BCA members

TIMES MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 a.m. LUNCH BREAK: 11 a.m. - noon

Cost includes hands-on studio experiences with professional teaching artists, all art materials and a final celebration with refreshments.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: noon - 3 p.m. FULL-DAY CAMPS: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 p.m. BCA/PARKS, RECREATION AND WATERFRONT ARTVENTURE CAMP: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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CAMP LOCATION

405 Pine Street, Burlington, VT

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS (AGE 16+) Do you like working with children? Are you interested in gaining some hands-on experience in an arts classroom? BCA’s summer camp program relies on volunteer TA’s throughout the summer. TA’s assist instructors in the classroom, help monitor and play with campers during lunch coverage and meet and greet parents during final exhibitions. TA’s are scheduled on a weekly basis and work with a specific teaching artist for mornings, afternoons or all day. Please contact Melissa Steady, Education Director at 802-865-7524 or msteady@burlingtoncityarts.org for more information.

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SCHOLARSHIPS Partial and full scholarships for classes and camps are available through the generosity of local businesses and donors. Please submit a scholarship application online at burlingtoncityarts.org/classes or call 802-865-7166 to request an application.

REFUNDS Refunds can only be given if the request is made at least two weeks before the beginning of the camp. 15% of your registration fee is non-refundable. After the two week window, class credit will be processed at the discretion of the Education Director. Class credits are non-refundable. A full refund will be given if BCA has to cancel a camp.


AFTERCARE ART CLUB Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, guided explorations of BCA’s contemporary galleries, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!

Become a Member for $25 and save 10% on all classes, workshops, and camps.

SUMMER ART INSTITUTES FOR AGES 14-18 Passionate about photography, jewelry or pottery? Inspired by drawing, painting, and printmaking? Immerse yourself in a full-day art institute for a week! Our Summer Art Institutes are specifically designed for middle and high school students with a passion for art. Working closely with a specialized teaching artist, students will learn a variety of techniques in the medium of their choice and will be encouraged to experiment and take creative risks. In our professional art studios, students will learn to use the darkroom, digital lab, painting studio, printing press and much more. Individual projects will be based on students’ interests. Catalog photos by Kyle Tansley and Renee Greenlee


SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE WEEK 1: JUNE 17-21

WEEK 2: JUNE 24-28

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

AGES 6-8 DRAWING & PAINTING POTTERY

AGES 9-11 FINE METAL JEWELRY DIGITAL PHOTO AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M. AGES 6-8 CARTOONS JEWELRY

AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 9-11 COMICS DARKROOM PHOTO AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO AGES 14-18 FINE METAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M. AGES 6-8 DRAWING & PAINTING JEWELRY

AGES 12-14 SCREEN PRINT

AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL SCREEN PRINT

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

WEEK 5: JULY 22-26

WEEK 6: JULY 29-AUGUST 2

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

FULL DAY: 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.

AGES 9-11 FINE METAL JEWELRY DARKROOM PHOTO

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO

AGES 9-11 COMICS FINE METAL JEWELRY

AGES 6-11

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 14-18 DRAWING & PAINTING INSTITUTE

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M. AGES 6-8 DRAWING & PAINTING AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL SCREEN PRINT

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M. AGES 6-11

AGES 6-11

AGES 14-18 PHOTOGRAPHY + SILKSCREEN INSTITUTE

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 12-14 SCREEN PRINT

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M. AGES 6-8 JEWELRY MINI WORLDS

AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL AGES 9-14 (WED-FRI) SCHOOL OF FOOLERY, BCA CENTER

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M. AGES 6-11


WEEK 3: JULY 8-12

WEEK 4: JULY 15-19

FULL DAY: 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL DIGITAL PHOTO

AGES 14-18 PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE

AGES 6-8 DRAWING & PAINTING PRINTMAKING AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 12-14 FINE METAL JEWELRY

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M.

AGES 6-8 MINI WORLDS

AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO FINE METAL JEWELRY

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M. AGES 6-8 JEWELRY

AGES 6-8 ITSY BITSY FASHION POTTERY

AGES 9-11 DRAWING & PAINTING SCREEN PRINT

AGES 9-11 SCREEN PRINT

AGES 14-18 POTTERY INSTITUTE

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

WEEK 7: AUGUST 5-9

WEEK 8: AUGUST 12-16

FULL DAY CAMP: 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M.

MORNING CAMPS: 8 - 11 A.M. AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL DIGITAL PHOTO

AGES 9-11 COMICS DARKROOM PHOTO FINE METAL JEWELRY

AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO

AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO + SCREEN PRINT

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: NOON - 3 P.M.

AGES 12-14 POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL SCREEN PRINT

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3 - 5 P.M.

AGES 6-11

AGES 6-11 ARTVENTURE W/ BTV PARKS & REC

AGES 9-11 DRAWING AND PAINTING SCREEN PRINT

AGES 6-11

AGES 6-11

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 6-8 DRAWING AND PAINTING

AGES 6-11


WEEK 1: JUNE 17-21 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

FINE METAL JEWELRY

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional drawing and painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink. Students will be encouraged to develop their projects based on their interests all while learning new techniques. *PAIR this with Cartoons or Jewelry for a full-day experience.

POTTERY Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Cartoons or Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

CARTOONS Learn how to draw cartoon characters that you create or that you love from books and movies. Campers will look at a variety of illustrators and cartooning styles for inspiration and will discover how to develop a character and give them the expressions to make them come alive. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Pottery for a full-day experience.

JEWELRY Paper beads, glass beads, clay beads and more! Learn how to make jewelry with all different kinds of materials. Campers will learn about how to attach clasps, use beading tools and make their beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers will have earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Pottery for a full-day experience.

Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington and will be instructed in our Digital Lab, learning camera controls, image editing software and color printing techniques to make prints, small books/ zines and more! *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY WHEEL This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DARKROOM PHOTO Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

SCREEN PRINT Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.

REGISTER ONLINE AT: BURLINGTONCITYARTS.ORG


WEEK 2: JUNE 24-28 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

POTTERY

COMICS

Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

Learn design and drawing tricks to take your comics and cartoons to the next level. Campers will look at a variety of illustrators and comics styles for inspiration and will incorporate special design elements into their work. Campers will also discover how to enhance their comics by learning about layouts, lettering, and figure drawing techniques. By the end of the week, students will have created their storyline and comic strips to share. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

DRAWING & PAINTING

DARKROOM PHOTO

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional drawing and painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink. Students will be encouraged to develop their projects based on their interests all while learning new techniques. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

JEWELRY Paper beads, glass beads, clay beads and more! Learn how to make jewelry with all different kinds of materials. Campers will learn about how to attach clasps, use beading tools and make their beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers will have earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY WHEEL This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Comics for a full-day experience.

SCREEN PRINT Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Comics for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington and will be instructed in our Digital Lab, learning camera controls, image editing software and color printing techniques to make prints, small books/ zines and more!

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!

AGES 14-18 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

FINE METAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE Join for this week-long fine metals course, specifically designed for teens with a passion for art. Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Individual projects will be encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests. Lead-free solder and safeflux will be used during the camp.

REGISTER ONLINE AT: BURLINGTONCITYARTS.ORG


WEEK 3: JULY 8-12 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

POTTERY WHEEL

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional drawing and painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink. Students will be encouraged to develop their projects based on their interests all while learning new techniques. *PAIR this with Itsy Bitsy Fashion or Pottery for a full-day experience.

PRINTMAKING Learn all about printmaking as a way to make exciting new art. In BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn different techniques such as carving stamps and monoprinting using professional tools and our printing press. Students will create a variety of one-of-a-kind prints on tote bags, cards, and posters they will be excited to show off. *PAIR this with Itsy Bitsy Fashion Design or Pottery for a full-day experience. AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

ITSY BITSY FASHION Become a miniature fashion designer! Campers will learn basic sewing techniques and will use simple patterns to cut and create their dolls out of various sewing materials, including kinds of cotton, rickrack, yarns, ribbons, buttons, puffy fabric paints and more. By the end of the week, campers will have made many fashionable outfits and accessories for their dolls. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Printmaking for a full-day experience.

POTTERY Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Printmaking for a full-day experience.

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

SCREEN PRINT Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

FINE METAL JEWELRY Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp.


AGES 14-18 ART INSTITUTE (8 A.M. - 3 P.M.)

PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE Immerse yourself in the photographic process and develop your artistic vision in this dynamic one-week program! Students will use both the traditional darkroom and the digital lab to create a portfolio of quality images. Instruction in film and digital shooting methods, darkroom printing, image processing in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, group photo shoots, large-format printing and more will be covered throughout the week. Experience in photography is not required to participate. Bring your camera or use one of ours.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


WEEK 4: JULY 15-19 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MINI WORLDS

POTTERY WHEEL

Shrink down with us and create small wonderful worlds. Campers will be encouraged to explore a variety of craft media and will create tiny, intricate terrariums, doll houses, fairy worlds and more. *PAIR this with Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

JEWELRY Paper beads, glass beads, clay beads and more! Learn how to make jewelry with all different kinds of materials. Campers will learn about how to attach clasps, use beading tools and make their beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers will have earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Mini Worlds for a full-day experience.

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

DIGITAL PHOTO

Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington and will be instructed in our Digital Lab, learning camera controls, image editing software and color printing techniques to make prints, small books/zines and more! *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

REGISTER ONLINE AT:

Join us for a week-long visual arts course, specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with different drawing and painting mediums and techniques such as acrylic, charcoal, perspective, and abstraction. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of professional 2-D artistic techniques, and individual projects will be encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

SCREEN PRINT

Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

AGES 14-18

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

ART INSTITUTE (NOON - 3 P.M.)

DARKROOM PHOTO

POTTERY INSTITUTE

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their photographs in our black and white darkroom.

FINE METAL JEWELRY Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp.

Join us for this week-long wheel throwing course, specifically designed for teens with a passion for art. In our professional ceramics studio, students will learn to use a potter’s wheel and hand building methods to create sculptural and functional pottery in clay. Clay preparation, centering, forming, trimming, glazing and firing techniques will also be introduced. The class size will be kept small to ensure that individual vision and projects can be developed and encouraged. No experience necessary.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


WEEK 5: JULY 22-26 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

POTTERY

FINE METAL JEWELRY

Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional drawing and painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink. Students will be encouraged to develop their projects based on their interests all while learning new techniques. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

DARKROOM PHOTO

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY WHEEL This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

SCREEN PRINT

REGISTER ONLINE AT: BURLINGTONCITYARTS.ORG

Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington and will be instructed in our Digital Lab, learning camera controls, image editing software and color printing techniques to make prints, small books/ zines and more!

AGES 14-18 ART INSTITUTE (8 - 11 A.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING INSTITUTE Join us for a week-long visual arts course, specifically designed for teens with a passion for art. Students will spend the day at BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with different drawing and painting techniques such as acrylic, charcoal, figure drawing, perspective, and abstraction. Students will develop a deeper understanding of professional 2-D artistic techniques, and will leave with paintings and drawings to add to their art portfolio. Individual projects will be encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


WEEK 6: JULY 29-AUGUST 2 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

POTTERY

COMICS

Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Jewelry or Mini Worlds for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

Learn design and drawing tricks to take your comics and cartoons to the next level. Campers will look at a variety of illustrators and comics styles for inspiration and will incorporate special design elements into their work. Campers will also discover how to enhance their comics by learning about layouts, lettering, and figure drawing techniques. By the end of the week, students will have created their storyline and comic strips to share. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

JEWELRY

FINE METAL JEWELRY

Paper beads, glass beads, clay beads and more! Learn how to make jewelry with all different kinds of materials. Campers will learn about how to attach clasps, use beading tools and make their beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers will have earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

MINI WORLDS

Shrink down with us and create small wonderful worlds. Campers will be encouraged to explore a variety of craft media and will create tiny, intricate terrariums, doll houses, fairy worlds and more. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

REGISTER ONLINE AT: BURLINGTONCITYARTS.ORG

Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY WHEEL

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Comics or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

AGES 14-18

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

ART INSTITUTE (8 A.M. - 3 P.M.)

SCREEN PRINT

PHOTOGRAPHY + SCREEN PRINT INSTITUTE

Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well.

AGES 9-14 SPECIALTY AFTERNOON, 3-DAY CAMP WED-FRI, JUL 31- AUG 2 (NOON - 3PM)

SCHOOL OF FOOLERY

BCA Center, 135 Church Street $90, $81 BCA members Registration required. Space is limited! Learn and explore the fundamentals of circus artistry and physical comedy while embracing the power of play! The camp will culminate on Friday, August 2 with a 3 p.m. performance on the top block of Church Street. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity! Instructors have performed in Cirque du Soleil, starred on Broadway and Sesame Street, and have taught at the legendary Ringling Brothers Clown College. Drop-off and pick-up are at the BCA Center, 135 Church Street.

Immerse yourself in a variety of darkroom, digital and screen printing processes and expand your creative vision in this dynamic one-week program. Students will go on guided photo walks, learning both film and digital shooting methods. Then, using the black and white darkroom, digital lab and printmaking studio, students will transform their photographic images into a variety of prints on both paper and alternative media such as t-shirts, posters, bags and more. Experience in photography/silkscreening is not required to participate. Bring your camera or use one of ours.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


WEEK 7: AUGUST 5-9 AGES 6-11

AGES 9-11

EXTENDED FULL DAY CAMP (8 A.M. - 5 P.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

ARTVENTURE W/ BCA BURLINGTON PARKS, RECREATION & WATERFRONT

POTTERY WHEEL

DROP-OFF: BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street PICK-UP: TBD Join our full-day Artventure camp! Campers will spend the morning in BCA’s art studios with professional teaching artists exploring a variety of art projects including painting, printmaking, and craft. In the afternoon, campers will join Parks, Recreation and Waterfront staff for a variety of fun activities and field trips including swimming at North Beach, bowling, berry picking and more. This special partner camp is led by teaching artists from BCA and staff from Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront. Bring a peanut-free and tree-nut free bagged lunch. *Please register at BurlingtonCityArts.org or call BCA at (802) 865-7166.

REGISTER ONLINE AT: BURLINGTONCITYARTS.ORG

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

DIGITAL PHOTO

Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington and will be instructed in our Digital Lab, learning camera controls, image editing software and color printing techniques to make prints, small books/zines and more! *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

Join us for a week-long visual arts course, specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with different drawing and painting mediums and techniques such as acrylic, charcoal, perspective, and abstraction. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of professional 2-D artistic techniques, and individual projects will be encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

SCREEN PRINT

Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DARKROOM PHOTO

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


WEEK 8: AUGUST 12-16 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11 (CONT.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

POTTERY

DARKROOM PHOTO

Join us for a week of working with clay in the BCA ceramics studio. Create bowls, cups, sculptures and more through wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Learn surface design and decorating tips to make your pieces amazing. All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Drawing & Painting for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

DRAWING & PAINTING

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for drawing and painting. Students will work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional drawing and painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink. Students will be encouraged to develop their projects based on their interests all while learning new techniques. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

AGES 9-11 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

COMICS

Learn design and drawing tricks to take your comics and cartoons to the next level. Campers will look at a variety of illustrators and comics styles for inspiration and will incorporate special design elements into their work. Campers will also discover how to enhance their comics by learning about layouts, lettering, and figure drawing techniques. By the end of the week, students will have created their storyline and comic strips to share. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in the South End of Burlington with our manual 35mm SLR film cameras and will learn how to print their own photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

FINE METAL JEWELRY

Use professional jewelry tools to make rings, pendants, and bracelets with brass and silver. Learn basic jewelry techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, texturing, ring sizing and more. Beads and other craft techniques will also be added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux will be used during the camp. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS (NOON - 3 P.M.)

POTTERY WHEEL

This camp is all about the ever-popular pottery wheel. Kids never get bored with learning new throwing, decorating, and glazing techniques as they make bowls, cups and more! All items will be dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Comics, Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

SCREEN PRINT

Take your favorite drawings, photos and designs and print them onto t-shirts, bags, posters and more! Working in BCA’s professional print studio, students will learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students will have an array of printed items to wear or share. BCA provides one t-shirt and poster paper. Students are encouraged to bring other surfaces to print on as well. *PAIR this with Comics, Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14 MORNING CAMPS (8 - 11 A.M.)

DIGITAL PHOTO + SCREEN PRINT

Learn the basics of digital photography and screen printing! Go on guided photo shoots, learn how to print your photographs in our digital lab and transform your images into screen printed posters, t-shirts, bags and more!

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 (3 - 5 P.M.)

Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3 - 5 p.m. for an extended camp experience, which features sketchbook time, visits to Pine Street hot spots and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make!


Burlington City Arts is committed to being accessible for our whole community. We are wheelchair accessible, can make materials available in braille and large print, and can make accommodations as requested. For more information please call 802.865.7166 or 802.865.7142 (TTY).

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BCA Studios Summer Camp Catalog 2019  

BCA Studios Summer Camp Catalog 2019