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SUMMER CAMP CATALOG | 2020


Join us this summer at BCA Studios to work closely with professional teaching artists. Every camp includes studio arts instruction, 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 am to 12 pm for campers staying all day. Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm for an extended camp day, which features sketch book time, outdoor time, and other artful and edible activities. More time to explore and make! SCHEDULE

COST

WEEK 1: June 15-19

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

WEEK 2: June 22-26 WEEK 3: July 6-10 WEEK 4: July 13-17 WEEK 5: July 20-24 WEEK 6: July 27-31 WEEK 7: August 3-7 WEEK 8: August 10-14

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

TIMES MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 am LUNCH BREAK: 11 am-noon

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

AFTERNOON CAMPS: noon-3 pm FULL-DAY CAMPS: 8 am-3 pm AFTERCARE ART CLUB: 3-5 pm BCA/PARKS, RECREATION AND WATERFRONT ARTVENTURE CAMP: 8 am-5 pm

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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 hands-on experience in an arts classroom? BCA’s summer camp program relies on volunteer TAs throughout the summer. TAs assist instructors in the classroom, help monitor and play with campers during lunch coverage, and meet and greet parents during final exhibitions. TAs 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 is processed at the discretion of the Education Director. Class credits are non-refundable. A full refund is given if BCA has to cancel a camp.


AFTERCARE ART CLUB Need a longer camp day? Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 learn a variety of techniques in the medium of their choice and are encouraged to experiment and take creative risks. In our professional art studios, students learn to use the darkroom, digital lab, painting studio, printing press, and much more. Individual projects are based on students’ interests.

Catalog photos by Renee Greenlee


SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE WEEK 1: JUNE 15-19

WEEK 2: JUNE 22-26

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 6-8 MINI WORLDS POTTERY

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

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

AGES 9-11 DIGITAL PHOTO PAINTING AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM AGES 6-8 JEWELRY PAINTING AGES 9-11 DIGITAL PHOTO POTTERY WHEEL AGES 12-14 SCREEN PRINT

AGES 6-8 CARTOONS JEWELRY AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL SCREEN PRINT AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO

WEEK 5: JULY 20-24

WEEK 6: JULY 27-JULY 31

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

AGES 9-11 FINE METAL JEWELRY SCREEN PRINT

AGES 9-11 PAINTING

AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO

AGES 12-14 SCREEN PRINT

AGES 14-18 DRAWING & PAINTING INSTITUTE

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

AGES 9-11 FINE METAL JEWELRY

AGES 6-8 COSTUMES PRINTMAKING

AGES 6-8 STUFFIES

AGES 8-14 SCHOOL OF FOOLERY, BCA CENTER

AGES 9-11 DARKROOM POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 12-14 POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 12-14 FINE METAL JEWELRY

AGES 14-18 PHOTO & SCREEN PRINT INSTITUTE


LUNCH FOR FULL-DAY CAMPERS 11 AM-12 PM

AFTERCARE ART CLUB AGES 6-11 FROM 3-5 PM

WEEK 3: JULY 6-10

WEEK 4: JULY 13-17

FULL DAY: 8 AM-3 PM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 14-18 PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE

AGES 6-8 MINI WORLDS

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 9-11 DIGITAL PHOTO POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 6-8 PRINTMAKING STUFFIES AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL

AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO FINE METAL JEWELRY

AGES 12-14 FINE METAL JEWELRY

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

AGES 9-11 PAINTING SCREEN PRINT

AGES 6-8 POTTERY AGES 9-11 FINE METAL JEWELRY SCREEN PRINT AGES 12-14 DIY T-SHIRTS

AGES 6-8 JEWELRY

AGES 12-14 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION AGES 14-18 POTTERY INSTITUTE

WEEK 7: AUGUST 3-7

WEEK 8: AUGUST 10-14

FULL DAY CAMP: 8 AM-5 PM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 6-11 ARTVENTURE W/ BTV PARKS & REC

AGES 6-8 POTTERY

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AGES 9-11 DARKROOM PHOTO PAINTING

AGES 9-11 DIGITAL PHOTO POTTERY WHEEL AGES 12-14 DARKROOM PHOTO

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM AGES 9-11 DIY T-SHIRTS SCREEN PRINT AGES 12-14 POTTERY WHEEL AGES 14-18 FINE METAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE

AGES 12-14 DIGITAL PHOTO & SCREEN PRINT

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM AGES 6-8 CARTOON JEWELRY AGES 9-11 POTTERY WHEEL SCREEN PRINT AGES 12-14 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION


WEEK 1: JUNE 15-19 AGES 6-8

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM MINI WORLDS Shrink down and create small, wonderful worlds! Campers are encouraged to explore a variety of craft media and create tiny, intricate terrariums, doll houses, fairy worlds, and more. *PAIR this with Jewelry or Painting 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Jewelry or Painting for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

AGES 9-11

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM DARKROOM PHOTO Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End with a manual 35mm SLR film camera and learn how to print their own photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Digital Photo or Pottery 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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with Digital Photo 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 learn how to attach clasps, use beading tools, and make their own beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers have earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Mini Worlds or Pottery for a full-day experience.

PAINTING This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for all things painting. Students work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional media such as acrylic and watercolor in a variety of sizes and subject matter. Through collaborative and individual projects based on their interests, students develop new techniques while having fun. *PAIR this with Mini Worlds or Pottery for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 for a full-day experience.

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 2: JUNE 22-26 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

POTTERY

PAINTING

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Cartoons or Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM CARTOONS Learn how to draw cartoon characters that you create or that you love from books and movies. Campers look at a variety of illustrators and cartooning styles for inspiration and discover how to develop a character, giving them the expressions to make them come alive. *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 learn how to attach clasps, use beading tools, and make their own beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers have earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for all things painting. Students work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional media such as acrylic and watercolor in a variety of sizes and subject matter. Through collaborative and individual projects based on their interests, students develop new techniques while having fun. *PAIR this with Pottery Wheel 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 Burlington’s South End and are 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 or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Comics or Digital Photo 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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 12-14

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM DARKROOM PHOTO Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End with a manual 35mm SLR film camera and learn how to print their own photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Digital Photo for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIGITAL PHOTO Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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!

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WEEK 3: JULY 6-10 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

PRINTMAKING

POTTERY WHEEL

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

Learn all about printmaking as a way to make exciting new art. In BCA’s professional print studio, students learn different techniques, such as carving stamps and monoprinting, using professional tools and our printing press. Students 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 Pottery for a full-day experience.

STUFFIES Make a stuffed animal or creature of your choice! Campers learn basic sewing techniques and use simple patterns to cut and create their own stuffies out of various sewing materials, including cotton, rickrack, yarns, ribbons, buttons, puffy fabric paints, and more. By the end of the week, campers have a new handmade toy and skills they can be proud of. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Printmaking or Stuffies for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Fine Metal Jewelry or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Leadfree solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with 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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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

AGES 14-18

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

ALL DAY ART INSTITUTE: 8 AM-3 PM

FINE METAL JEWELRY

PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE

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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Leadfree solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with DIY T-Shirts for a full-day experience.

Immerse yourself in the photographic process and develop your artistic vision in this dynamic one-week program! Students 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 are covered throughout the week. Experience in photography is not required to participate. Bring your camera or use one of ours.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIY T-SHIRTS Create one-of-a-kind t-shirts using a variety of construction methods such as appliquĂŠ, embroidery, fabric dying, and printmaking, alteration, and upcycling of old clothes. Students learn basic hand sewing techniques and take turns on the sewing machine. All materials are provided, but campers are also invited to bring in old T-shirts that they want to reinvent. *PAIR this with Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 8-12)

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 13-17 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MINI WORLDS

DIGITAL PHOTO

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

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

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM JEWELRY Paper beads, glass beads, clay beads, and more! Learn how to make jewelry with all different kinds of materials. Campers learn how to attach clasps, use beading tools, and make their own beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers have earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Mini Worlds for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Painting or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM PAINTING This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for all things painting. Students work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional media such as acrylic and watercolor in a variety of sizes and subject matter. Through collaborative and individual projects based on their interests, students develop new techniques while having fun. *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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 AM

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

DARKROOM PHOTO

POTTERY INSTITUTE

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End with a manual 35mm SLR film camera and learn how to print their own photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR with Digital Illustration 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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Leadfree solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR with Digital Illustration for a fullday experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 8-12)

Join us for this week-long wheel throwing course, specifically designed for teens with a passion for art. In our professional ceramics studio, students 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 are also introduced. Class size is kept small to ensure that individual vision and projects can be developed and encouraged. No experience necessary.

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION Learn the basics of digital illustration! Students learn how to create digital drawings, designs, and their own avatar using tablets and Adobe Creative Suite. *PAIR with Darkroom Photo or Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 20-24 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead free. No experience necessary. *PAIR with Costumes or Printmaking 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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo or Pottery Wheel for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

SCREEN PRINT AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM COSTUMES Create one-of-a-kind costumes that only you can dream up! Using simple design, craft, and sewing techniques, campers plan and construct a costume of their choice, along with fun accessories. Basic materials are provided. Please bring at least two ideas of what you want to dress up as, and any material or old clothes to help create your costume. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 Pottery Wheel 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 learn different techniques such as carving stamps and monoprinting using professional tools and our printing press. Students 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 Pottery for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DARKROOM PHOTO Experience the magic of a traditional photographic darkroom! In this camp, students go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End with a manual 35mm SLR film camera and learn how to print their own photographs in our black and white darkroom. *PAIR this with Fine Metal Jewelry or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Fine Metal Jewelry or Screen Print for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

AGES 14-18

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

DIGITAL PHOTO

DRAWING & PAINTING INSTITUTE

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

(OR ENTERING GRADES 8-12)

Join us for a week-long visual arts course specifically designed for teens with a passion for art. Students 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 develop a deeper understanding of professional 2-D artistic techniques and leave with paintings and drawings to add to their art portfolio. Individual projects are encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests.

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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Leadfree solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with Digital Photo for a full-day experience.

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 27-31

AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

POTTERY

PAINTING

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Stuffies for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for all things painting. Students work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional media such as acrylic and watercolor in a variety of sizes and subject matter. Through collaborative and individual projects based on their interests, students develop new techniques while having fun. *PAIR this with Fine Metal Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM STUFFIES Make a stuffed animal or creature of your choice! Campers learn basic sewing techniques and use simple patterns to cut and create their own stuffies out of various sewing materials, including cotton, rickrack, yarns, ribbons, buttons, puffy fabric paints, and more. By the end of the week, campers have a new handmade toy and skills they can be proud of. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 are also added to enhance your wearable art. Lead-free solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with Painting for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

AGES 14-18

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

SCREEN PRINT

PHOTOGRAPHY + SCREEN PRINT INSTITUTE

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AGES 8-14

(OR ENTERING GRADES 3-8)

SCHOOL OF FOOLERY AT THE BCA CENTER Explore the fundamentals of circus artistry and physical comedy while embracing the power of play! Instructors have performed in Cirque du Soleil, starred on Broadway and Sesame Street, and have taught at the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. Camp culminates with a performance on the top block of Church Street. This camp is located at the BCA Center, 135 Church Street. You can also pair this camp with one of our morning camps at the BCA Studios, 405 Pine Street for a full-day experience. For campers also signed up for a morning studio camp, BCA staff provides a lunch break and then walks kids over to the BCA Center for the School of Foolery camp. Pick-up is at 3pm at the BCA Center, 135 Church Street.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 8-12)

Immerse yourself in a variety of digital photography and screen printing processes and expand your creative vision in this dynamic oneweek program. Students go on guided photo walks, learning digital shooting methods. Then, using the digital lab and print studio, students 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/screen printing is not required to participate. Bring your camera or use one of ours.

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 3-7 AGES 6-11

AGES 9-11

EXTENDED FULL DAY CAMP: 8 AM-5 PM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

ARTVENTURE W/ BCA BURLINGTON PARKS, RECREATION, & WATERFRONT

DIGITAL PHOTO

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-5)

DROP-OFF: BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street PICK-UP: Old North End Community Center at 20 Allen Street, Burlington Join our full-day Artventure camp! Campers 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 join Parks, Recreation, & Waterfront staff for a variety of fun activities and fieldtrips 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. Drop-off is at BCA Studios, 405 Pine Street, and pick-up is at the ONE Community Center, at 20 Allen Street. *Please register at BurlingtonCityArts.org or call BCA at (802) 865-7166.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

Learn the basics of digital photography! In this camp, students will go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End and are 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 DIY T-Shirts or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with DIY T-Shirts or Screen Print for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIY T-SHIRTS Create one of a kind t-shirts using a variety of construction methods such as appliqué, embroidery, fabric dying, and printmaking, alteration, and upcycling of old clothes. Students learn basic hand sewing techniques and take turns on the sewing machine. All materials are provided, but campers are also invited to bring in old T-shirts that they want to reinvent. *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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 AM

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM

DARKROOM PHOTO

FINE METAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE

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

This week-long fine metals course, specifically designed for teens with a passion for art, uses 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 are encouraged in this small class based on students’ interests. Lead-free solder and safe-flux are used during the camp. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

(OR ENTERING GRADES 8-12)

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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 10-14 AGES 6-8

AGES 9-11

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM

POTTERY

PAINTING

(OR ENTERING GRADES 1-3)

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 created are dishwasher safe and lead free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Cartoons or Jewelry for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM CARTOONS Learn how to draw cartoon characters that you create or that you love from books and movies. Campers look at a variety of illustrators and cartooning styles for inspiration and discover how to develop a character, giving them the expressions to make them come alive. *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 learn how to attach clasps, use beading tools, and make their own beads and pendants. By the end of the week, campers have earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more to share or keep. *PAIR this with Pottery for a full-day experience.

(OR ENTERING GRADES 4-5)

This camp is specifically designed for young artists with a passion for all things painting. Students work in BCA’s painting studio, experimenting with professional media such as acrylic and watercolor in a variety of sizes and subject matter. Through collaborative and individual projects based on their interests, students develop new techniques while having fun. *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 go on guided photo shoots in Burlington’s South End with a manual 35mm SLR film camera and 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.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM 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 created are dishwasher safe and lead-free. No experience necessary. *PAIR this with Comics or Darkroom Photo 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 learn to apply photo emulsion, use a silkscreen exposure unit, and print images using water-based inks. At the end of the week, students 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 or Darkroom Photo for a full-day experience.


AGES 12-14

(OR ENTERING GRADES 6-8)

NEED A LONGER CAMP DAY? AGES 6-11 (3-5 PM)

MORNING CAMPS: 8-11 AM DIGITAL PHOTO & SCREENPRINTING 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 silkscreened posters, T-shirts, bags, and more. *PAIR this with Digital Illustration for a full-day experience.

AFTERNOON CAMPS: 12-3 PM DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION Learn the basics of digital illustration! Students learn how to create digital drawings, designs, and their own avatar using tablets and Adobe Creative Suite. *PAIR this with Digital Illustration for a full-day experience.

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB Join our Aftercare Art Club from 3-5 pm 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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Burlington City Arts Summer Camps 2020  

Join us this summer at the BCA Studios and work closely with professional teaching artists for a week. Every camp includes in-depth studio...

Burlington City Arts Summer Camps 2020  

Join us this summer at the BCA Studios and work closely with professional teaching artists for a week. Every camp includes in-depth studio...