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About Varley Summer Art Camps Welcome to the Varley Art Gallery of Markham! We are located on Historic Main Street Unionville and our gallery spaces feature historical and contemporary art by regional and national artists with a special focus on the art of Frederick Horsman Varley (1881-1969), a founding member of the Group of Seven. The Varley Art Gallery offers fun, educational and enriching summer camps to engage your child’s imagination! Children ages 4-13 will have the opportunity to express how they see the world around them through gallery visits and a variety of art-making activities, using a variety of techniques and media. The experienced and energetic Summer Camp team will lead thoughtfully designed half and full day programs that encourage creative play and individual expression.

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Registration & Policies

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Extended Care & Location

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Contact

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How to Register 1. 2. 3.

Online via EZ Reg: https://econnect.markham.ca/Start/Start.asp Call FAST TRACK at 905-475-4867 & follow voice prompts Fax your completed registration form to 905-479-7767 Ask for a registration form at the Front Desk!

Registration begins on February 6, 2018.

Cancellation Policy All cancellation requests must be received 5 days prior to the start of the program in order to receive a full credit or refund.

Non-Residents Non-residents incur a $10 fee for all programs.

Did you know? Varley Art Gallery members receive a 10% discount on all* art classes. Nonresidents also have the perk of registering on the same day as Markham residents. Register and save today! *For children aged 14 and under, the parent must be a family membership holder in order for the discount to apply.

Inclusion Support (Ages 4 – 13) Should you require one-on-one support for your child, please add the cost of the Inclusion Counsellor when registering, or contact Janet Beatty at 905.477.7000 ext. 3930

Camp Ratios

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Under 6 years old

1 counsellor: 7 campers

7 years old and up

1 counsellor: 10 campers


Class Locations VAG

Varley Art Gallery of Markham 216 Main Street Unionville

MAC

McKay Art Centre 197 Main Street Unionville

Extended Care Drop-off and pick-up at the McKay Art Centre Before Care (BC)

7:30 – 9 a.m. $30 per week

After Care (AC)

4 – 6 p.m. $40 per week

Lunch Care (12 – 1 p.m.) Registration for Lunch Care is only permitted if a camper is registered for both Half-day Morning and Half-day Afternoon programs. $20.00 per week Week 1

Barcode: 315747

Week 6

Barcode: 315757

Week 2

Barcode: 315748

Week 7

Barcode: 315758

Week 3

Barcode: 315752

Week 8

Barcode: 315759

Week 4

Barcode: 315753

Week 9

Barcode: 315761

Week 5

Barcode: 315756

Half-Day & Full-Day Camps

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Half-Day Morning (M)

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Half-Day Afternoon (A)

1 – 4 p.m.

Full-Day Camps

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Week 1 (July 3 – 6) Colour Your World Ages 5 – 6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315695 The perfect camp for your curious child! Learn about how colours are made, represented and used in artwork. This camp will sharpen campers' observational skills and challenge how they see and capture the world around them through the use of a variety of materials and activities. All materials provided. Barcode: 315763 | Cost: $91 Mixed and Mingled Media Ages 5 – 6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315714 This camp is designed to provide young artists with creative opportunities and fun and in depth-access to various art media. Students will experiment with painting, drawing, collage, printmaking and sculpture. All materials provided. Barcode: 315765 | Cost: $91 Sculpture for Children Ages 7 – 10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315695, AC 315714 Dress for mess and have fun working with clay and other materials to hand-build your own 3-D objects. Learn different techniques for creating clay sculptural forms, including coil, pinch and modelling methods, surface design and various decoration styles. Learn about artists who explore traditional and modern styles of sculpture and create their very own masterpieces from a variety of materials. All materials provided. Barcode: 315694 | Cost: $221 Comics, Anime and more Ages 9 – 13 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315695 Pre-teens will be encouraged to bring their characters, stories, voice and visions to life using drawing and illustration techniques to create comic book strips and a cover for a graphic novel. Learn about and experiment anime and manga, both unique and compelling storytelling devices popularized in Japan. A comic book illustrator will be invited to provide further insight and enhance the campers' experience and understanding. All materials provided. Barcode: 315745 | Cost: $91 *NEW!* Kinetic Art Ages 9 – 13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315714 Campers will be introduced to kinetic art, an international movement that refers to art of both real and apparent motion. Inspired by artists like Calder and Vasarely, young artists will have an opportunity to build their understanding of the elements of art and design to create two and three-dimensional kinetic artwork. All materials provided. Barcode: 315795 | Cost: $91

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Week 2 (July 9 – 13) My First Art Camp! Ages 4 – 5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315717 This introductory camp invites pre-schoolers to experience the wonderful world of art through creative play, stories, songs, games and hands-on art activities. Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 315777 | Cost: $113 Artsy Animals Ages 4 – 5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315725 What about animals fascinates and enchants young and old? Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on art activities, young artists will explore and express their love for their crawly, furry and feathered friends. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 315778 | Cost: $113 Drawing and Doodling Ages 5 – 6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315717 Young artists will explore drawing techniques such as line, cross-hatching, shading and much more using pencil, marker and conté. Drawing exercises will challenge campers to draw outside of the lines and think outside of the box. All materials provided. Barcode: 315773 | Cost: $113 Storybook Sculpture Ages 5 – 6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315725 Does your child love creating three-dimensional forms? Young campers will bring stories to life through sculpture in this tactile and imagination-based camp. Explore how stories are told through visual and auditory modes of communication. All materials included. Barcode: 315775 | Cost: $113 Paint Exploration Ages 7 – 10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315717, AC 315725 Paint is the name of the game in this camp so prepare to get messy! This camp explores traditional and non-traditional techniques, concepts and paint applications. Campers will create paintings inspired by historical and contemporary painters with an emphasis on the artwork on view in the galleries. All materials provided. Barcode: 315767 | Cost: $276 Photography for Pre-teens – Session 1 Ages 9 – 13 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315717 This fun and interactive camp puts campers behind the lens of a camera. Tweens will learn about visual composition, flash and non-flash photography and photograph outdoor landscape scenes, people and action shots. Find out about how to express their voice, ideas and vision through their photographs and study works from established photographers. Campers also have an unique opportunity to work with a practicing photographer. Kids must bring their own digital camera and are responsible for printing out their own photographs on Thursday for the Art Show on Friday. Some materials provided. Barcode: 315769 | Cost: $113

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Fantasy and the Future Ages 9 – 13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315725 push the boundaries of what is possible. Pre-teens will access their imagination to creative new and futuristic worlds. Using a variety of interactive and nontraditional approaches, kids will create models, drawings and more of imaginary landscapes and spaces. Turn paintings into live-action scenes or reimagine the future in digital space. All materials provided. Barcode: 315772 | Cost: $113

The Varley joins STEM Minds to offer unique and rewarding experiences in science, technology, engineering and math. Proudly sponsored by Teranga Gold Corp.

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Week 3 (July 16 – 20) Mini Painters – Session 1 Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315718 Little painters explore, experiment and express themselves through creative play, stories, songs, games and hands-on art activities, Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 315819 | Cost: $113 Draw and Discover Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315726 Pre-schoolers focus on their observational, motor and cognitive skills through play, stories, songs, games, hands-on drawing exercises and mixed media art activities, Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.** Barcode: 315821 | Cost: $113 Play with Paint – Session 1 Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315718 The perfect class for the youngster who loves to paint and explore colour! Find out about the fundamentals of design, colour mixing and brushwork and examine various painting techniques and mediums. Students will work in watercolour, acrylic and tempera paints to create various types of 2D and 3D paintings. All materials provided. Barcode: 315816 | Cost: $113 *NEW!* Celebrate Canada Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315726 Campers will be introduced to Canada’s most influential artists including F.H.Varley as well as others that have shaped the Canadian Art story. Campers will create artworks on paper, canvas and more using a variety of media, inspired by subject matter, traditions and motifs from coast to coast. All materials provided. Barcode: 315818 | Cost: $113 Drawing 101 – Session 1 Ages 7-10 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315718 The perfect camp for the creative child who would like to learn more about honing their drawing and sketching skills. Explore form, pattern, design and more through exercises and projects. Learn about the different types and uses of drawing materials such as chalk, pencil, marker, conté and charcoal. All materials provided. Barcode: 315797 | Cost: $113 Painting and Printing – Session 1 Ages 7-10 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315726 Painting is so much more than putting brush to paper! Learn about fabulous techniques and styles of painting, and how it has changed through the years. Still life, landscapes, portraits and abstract styles will be taught in a fun and creative environment. Campers will also learn about the different types of printmaking and try their hand at relief printing and serigraphy or stencil printing. All materials provided. Barcode: 315806 | Cost: $113

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Junior Fashion Designers Ages 9-13 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315718, AC 315726 For the fashion lover in your child, this camp takes an artistic approach to clothing and accessory design. Campers will produce a sketch book with a variety of designs in varying styles and genres. Learn about proportion, form, and pattern creation. Discussions will include past and current trends in fashion design and how fashion reflects the society we live in. An industry professional will be invited to enhance the campers' understanding of design philosophy, concept and terminology. No sewing experience required. All materials provided. Barcode: 315796 | Cost: $276

Week 4 (July 23 – 27) Colour Magic Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315719 We are affected by colour through visual and physical experience in our everyday lives. Pre-schoolers explore the magical properties of colour through creative play, stories, songs, games and hands-on mixed media art activities. Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.** Barcode: 315829 | Cost: $113 Grow Your Imagination Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315727 Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on art activities, young artists will have the opportunity to appreciate and capture the great outdoors.The camp invites pre-schoolers out to the McKay Gardens and Varley Art Gallery, as a source of inspiration and imagination for their nature-inspired artworks, created in the studio. Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.** Barcode: 315835 | Cost: $113 Animal Adventures Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315719 The Animal Kingdom comes alive at the gallery this summer. Kids will love creating artworks from their rich imaginations using colour and texture. Explore printmaking, sculpture and painting and create your own furry and feathered friends! All materials provided. Barcode: 315826 | Cost: $113 Sculpture Factory Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315727 Work in 3D! Kids will design and create sculptures not only in clay but so much more. They'll learn the techniques of relief and additive sculpture to bring their creations to life. Play with texture, materials and form in this tactile camp. All materials provided. Barcode: 315827 | Cost: $113

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Art Revolution Ages 7-10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315719, AC 315727 Who said that you have to paint on rectangular canvases and with a paintbrush? Enjoy experimenting with painting, sculpture and more in new and unexpected ways. Learn how art has changed over the ages and the artists and movements that were involved in these revolutions! Gallery visits and discussion will give campers the inspiration to take creative risks. All materials provided. Barcode: 315822 | Cost: $276 Drawing Intensive Ages 9-13 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315719 Is your pre-teen eager to sharpen their drawing skills? The curriculum includes challenging drawing and observation-based exercises. Campers will focus on preparatory sketches to create one finished drawing. All materials included. Barcode: 315823 | Cost: $113 Painting Intensive Ages 9-13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315727 Through in-depth exploration of techniques and materials, and class discussion of creative ideas and concepts, pre-teen campers will create a painting ready to display and include in future portfolios. All materials provided. Barcode: 315825 | Cost: $113

Week 5 (July 30 – August 3) Imagination and Play Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | AC 315720 With a focus on sparking the imagination and providing outlets for creative expression, this program engages your pre-schooler through play, stories, songs, games and hands-on art activities, Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.** Barcode: 315840 | Cost: $113 The Shape of Things Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | BC 315728 Pre-schoolers will be introduced to the elements of art with an emphasis on the use of shape, form, line and colour through play, stories, songs, games, handson drawing exercises and mixed media art activities. Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.** Barcode: 315841 | Cost: $113 Express Yourself Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315720 Artmaking provides us the opportunity to express emotions and ideas in a powerful way. Campers will be introduced to colour psychology and tap into their feelings to play and experiment with art, creating artwork in a variety of mediums. The perfect camp for your child to harness their energy and emotion into a creative and artistic outlet. All materiasl provided. Barcode: 315838 | Cost: $113

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Underwater Explorers Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315728 Put on your flippers and explore the world under the sea. Work in a variety of media and styles to create wild and wonderful sea creatures. See the ocean come alive through their imaginative and colourful creations! All materials provided. Barcode: 315839 | Cost: $113 Cartoon Art Ages 7-10 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315720 Calling all young cartoonists! Here is your chance to create your own cartoon characters and the amusing situations in which they find themselves! You will learn how to draw settings, faces, perspective, and examine the use of line, text and colour. All materials provided. Barcode: 315837 | Cost: $113 *NEW!* Sketch, Paint, Collage and Print it! Ages 7-10 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315728 Park area around the gallery as the inspiration and reference for their artwork created in four artistic disciplines. Sketch - pencil, pen or pencil crayons or combination; Paint - acrylic, watercolour (paints or pencils); Collage - using works created and/or found objects. Print - frottage and simple printmaking. All materials provided. Barcode: 316403 | Cost: $113 Sculpture for Pre-teens Ages 7-10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315720, AC 315728 Explore surface design and various decoration styles, learning from artists' works and practices. Campers will be introduced to both traditional and contemporary styles and approaches to sculpture to create works using a variety of materials. They will learn different techniques for creating clay sculptural forms, including coil, pinch and modelling methods and will hand-build and paint a piece that will be fired up! All materials provided. Barcode: 315836 | Cost: $276

Week 6 (August 7 – 10) Play and Perform Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315721 Imaginations will be activated through storytelling, songs, creative play, prop and instrument-making in a supportive and encouraging environment. Pre-schoolers will perform for their peers and families at the end of the week. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316046 | Cost: $91 *NEW!* Our Town Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315729 Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on art activities, kinder campers explore and represent the symbols, landscape, seasons and traditions that are a part of life in Ontario. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316047| Cost: $91

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*NEW!* Food Frenzy Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315721 The colours, shapes, patterns, and textures found in natural and processed foods will be used to create a variety of mixed media works. Using goods you would store in your pantry for projects including mosaic art and sculpture, and fresh produce for printmaking and fabric dyeing, children will enjoy this interactive and experiential camp. Please note this is not a cooking camp. All materials provided Barcode: 316035 | Cost: $91 Little Eco-Art Explorers Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315729 Art is about observing and perceiving the world around you in new and different ways. Campers will venture outside and use it as the inspiration for artwork. Found materials, recycled items and natural materials from the great outdoors will be incorporated into your child's environmentally friendly artwork. Campers will paint outdoor landscapes, sketch beautiful Unionville Main Street and make an artwork using plants and flowers in the McKay Garden. All materials provided. Barcode: 316045 | Cost: $91 Art Meets Science Ages 7-10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315721, AC 315729 This camp intersects basic scientific and mathematical principles with design principles in new and unexpected ways. Through the exploration of balance, cause and effect, order, chemistry and more, projects will allow your child to discover new concepts that inform artistic decisions. Campers will learn about artists who use scientific inquiry and experiment in their practice, and be amazed by outcomes that provoke, challenge and invite more curiosity. All materials provided. Barcode: 316030 | Cost: $221 Pop Art & Culture Ages 7-10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315721, AC 315729 Explore how popular culture impacts how we view and express ourselves in this ever-changing and digitally dependent world. Learn about Andy Warhol and other artists who represent the pop art movement in this fun and interactive camp. Create expressive, bold, colourful and unique artwork inspired by what we see on television, online and in advertising and the news. All materials provided. Barcode: 316031 | Cost: $221 *NEW!* The Natural World Ages 9-13 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315721 Nature forms both the inspiration and the source of media for exciting new camp. Work with natural pigments, create land art installations, and share your perspective of the world we live in through collaborative and imaginative activities. All materials provided. Barcode: 316032 | Cost: $91

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Incredible Illustrations Ages 9-13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315729 Incorporate illustration techniques in drawing, painting, mixed media collage and sculptural projects. Learn about how illustrations are used to communicate and express ideas in commercial art, posters, books and magazines. Create your own graphic novel cover and poster to promote Markham among other creative and challenging activities. All materials provided. Barcode: 316033 | Cost: $91

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Week 7 (August 13 – 17) Adventures in Nature Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315722 Explore flora, creatures and habitats, big and small that spark the creation of mixed media, two and three dimensional art activities in the studio. Kinder campers will participate in creative play, stories, games and songs inspired by their outdoor adventures. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316416 | Cost: $113 Art from the Heart Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315734 Art is a healthy medium for children to express and understand their emotions, and make sense of the world. Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on art activities, kinder campers will be encouraged to communicate their feelings, interests, fears and much more in a safe and supportive environment. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316417 | Cost: $113 Superhero Stories Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315722 Children will have an opportunity to create their very own superhero, and create a short storybook where they will draw and paint their creation and bring it to life. They will also create a three-dimensional version of their superhero which they can proudly display in their room for all to see! All materials provided. Barcode: 316414 | Cost: $113 Artsense Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315734 Incorporating sensory play, music and movement, this fun and interactive camp will bring our senses into visual perspective. A variety of mediums and materials will be employed to activate all five senses in unexpected and exciting ways. All materials provided. Barcode: 316415 | Cost: $113 *NEW!* Cut and Paste Ages 7-10 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315722 This camp introduces young artists to mixed-media and collage techniques, providing opportunities to build proficiency in a variety of media. Kids will also learn how to choose materials based on their properties and intended mode of expression to experiment and create their own cut-out masterpieces on canvas and more! All materials included. Barcode: 316412 | Cost: $113 Draw from Life Ages 7-10 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315734 Focusing on fundamental drawing and observation skills, campers will express their unique viewpoint through still life, self-portrait and costumed life drawing studio projects. Explore and be inspired by drawings in the gallery and in the vault, while celebrating the legacy of Fred Varley, considered to be one of Canada’s finest portrait artists. All materials provided. Barcode: 316413 | Cost: $113

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Junior Architects Ages 9-13 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315722, AC 315734 Learn about architectural styles, terminology and concepts through the ages, genres and around the globe. Through hands-on construction projects, guest artist visit and studying noted architects and landmarks, pre-teens use their new found knowledge to experiment, imagine and create models and sketches. All materials provided. Barcode: 316092 | Cost: $276

Week 8 (August 20 – 24) Mini Painters – Session 2 Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315723 Little painters explore, experiment and express themselves through creative play, stories, songs, games and hands-on art activities, Materials are provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 315820 | Cost: $113 Sensory Art Explorers Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315735 Through sensory play, stories, games, music and hands-on art activities, kinder campers will activate all their senses in a tactile, creative and supportive environment. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316888 | Cost: $113 Passport to Art Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315723 Visiting different countries and continents, we'll learn about the art of different cultures through painting, collage and three-dimensional creations. We'll return from our trip around the globe with lots of souvenirs so don't forget your passport! All materials provided. Barcode: 316875 | Cost: $113 *NEW!* Marvellous Masks and Puppets Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315735 Let your child's imagination run wild by creating fun and fantastic masks and puppets. Campers will be introduced to the history and global traditions of maskmaking and puppetry, to create their very own out of a variety of materials. Campers improve tactility through model building and exercise their imagination through pattern design. All materials provided. Barcode: 316876 | Cost: $113 Made in Canada Ages 7-10 | Full-Day | VAG | BC 315723, AC 315735 Celebrate, discover and be inspired by art and artists that have shaped the history of Canadian art. Through fun and interactive art exploration and lively discussion, campers will be introduced to work in a variety of materials, styles and genres to create their own Canadian masterpieces. All materials provided. Barcode: 316871 | Cost: $276

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Mythical Creatures Ages 7-10 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315723 Uncover fantastical creatures hidden within your imagination while you step back into a time when mythology and folklore guided everyday life. Be inspired by myths and narratives from cultures around the world to create a storyboard and a sculptural project using both manufactured and natural art materials. All materials provided. Barcode: 315810 | Cost: $113 Eco-Art Ages 7-10 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315735 Bring your imagination! Put used and found objects together in new and creative ways. Using items found in everyday life like glass jars, caps, fabric, tubes as well as objects found in nature, campers will be challenged to create environmentally-friendly eco-art masterpieces. The camp fosters creative thinking, problem-solving and encourages campers to be resourceful and environmentally conscious. All materials provided. Barcode: 315813 | Cost: $113 Clay-Mation Ages 9-13 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315723 Campers interested in exploring the fascinating world of clay-mation will 'create, freeze, capture, and repeat' in this creatively challenging camp. Campers will learn how to make physically manipulated objects appear to move on their own, in addition to working as a team to develop a story for a short animation film that they will work on collaboratively. Using software and hands-on techniques, children will learn how to build sequences between photographed-frames to create the illusion of continuous movement. Campers must bring their own laptop, digital camera and USB adapter for this camp. Some materials provided. Barcode: 316873 | Cost: $113 Street Art Ages 9-13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315735 Learn about the origins and the artists that have shaped the history of street art. Participants will get a chance to work independently on projects and a collaborative work that will be featured outdoors, using materials like paint, stencils, markers, chalk, mops and more. All materials provided. Barcode: 316874 | Cost: $113

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Week 9 (August 27 – 31) Little Sculptors Ages 4-5 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315724 Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on art activities, young artists will build and sculpt using a variety of forms and materials, with a focus on tactile and spatial learning. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316901 | Cost: $113 Art in Motion! Ages 4-5 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315736 Through creative play, stories, games, songs and hands-on mixed media art activities, young artists will explore gesture and movement, using their body to create both small and large scale artwork. This camp introduces pre-schoolers to visual perspective, form and shape, all essential to understanding the world around us. All materials provided. ***Children must be toilet trained to attend camp.*** Barcode: 316972 | Cost: $113 Play with Paint – Session 2 Ages 5-6 | Half-Day M | MAC | BC 315724 The perfect class for the youngster who loves to paint and explore colour! Find out about the fundamentals of design, colour mixing and brushwork and examine various painting techniques and mediums. Students will work in watercolour, acrylic and tempera paints to create various types of 2D and 3D paintings. All materials provided. Barcode: 315817 | Cost: $113 Sculpture Factory – Session 2 Ages 5-6 | Half-Day A | MAC | AC 315736 Work in 3D! Kids will design and create sculptures not only in clay but so much more. They'll learn the techniques of relief and additive sculpture to bring their creations to life. Play with texture, materials and form in this tactile camp. All materials provided. Barcode: 315828 | Cost: $113 Drawing 101 – Session 2 Ages 7-10 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315724 The perfect camp for the creative child who would like to learn more about honing their drawing and sketching skills. Explore form, pattern, design and more through exercises and projects. Learn about the different types and uses of drawing materials such as chalk, pencil, marker, conté and charcoal. All materials provided. Barcode: 315798 | Cost: $113 Painting and Printing – Session 2 Ages 7-10 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315736 Painting is so much more than putting brush to paper! Learn about fabulous techniques and styles of painting, and how it has changed through the years. Still life, landscapes, portraits and abstract styles will be taught in a fun and creative environment. Campers will also learn about the different types of printmaking and try their hand at relief printing and serigraphy or stencil printing. All materials provided. Barcode: 315807 | Cost: $113

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*NEW!* Portfolio Ready Ages 11-14 | Half-Day M | VAG | BC 315724 If your young art lover is interested in pursuing art in high school, this portfolio development camp will provide the fundamentals to get started along this path. Through a series of projects designed to showcase rudimentary proficiencies, skills and techniques, pre-teens will be on their way to developing a solid foundation for a well-rounded portfolio. All materials provided. Barcode: 316979 | Cost: $113 Comics, Anime and more Ages 9 – 13 | Half-Day A | VAG | AC 315736 Pre-teens will be encouraged to bring their characters, stories, voice and visions to life using drawing and illustration techniques to create comic book strips and a cover for a graphic novel. Learn about and experiment anime and manga, both unique and compelling storytelling devices popularized in Japan. A comic book illustrator will be invited to provide further insight and enhance the campers' experience and understanding. All materials provided. Barcode: 315746 | Cost: $113

Contact We would love to answer any of your questions. Stefanie Trombatore & Joey Lee Summer Camp Director (905) 477-7000 x3267 STrombatore@markham.ca JoeyLee@markham.ca

Varley Art Gallery Front Desk (905) 477-7000 x3261 iofficers@markham.ca

We look forward to seeing you at the Varley very soon!

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2018 Summer Art Camps  
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