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Spring Break Art Camps

Spring Break Art camps take place March 27-31, 2017.

Art camps are offered by the City Arts Centre and take place in a variety of recreation centres.

City Arts Centre

KinderArt (Ages: 4-6)

Cost: $75

This innovative program is designed to encourage creative expression and independent decision-making in a child friendly, art-based environment. Using a centre approach, children will enjoy making art using a variety of media: sculpture, painting, and printmaking. Our KinderArt program draws inspiration from Reggio and Montessori methods.

To register, see KinderArt.

Art Moves! (Ages 6-12)

Ages: 6-8 years; 9-12 years
Cost: $100

Let your child's creative energies loose at the City Arts Centre during spring break. They will create works of art in a drawing and painting class and get their groove on while they try out the coolest dance moves.

To register, see Art Moves!.

Beginner Sewing Camp (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $150

This class will introduce participants to the basics of sewing by hand and by machine. We'll learn to safely operate a sewing machine, take measurements and read patterns as we work on projects that participants will be proud to wear and enjoy! Machines provided.

To register, see Beginner Sewing Camp.

Baking Camp (Ages 11-14)

Cost:$150

Your child will knead, whip, bake and ice as they create an assortment of baking from breads and muffins to cakes and cookies. They'll learn the basics of baking and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. We're ready to get baking!

To register, see Baking Camp.

You Can Cook! Camp (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $145

Introduce your little chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely; measure ingredients correctly; and enjoy making food from scratch.

To register, see You Can Cook!

Photography for Teens Camp (Ages 12-15)

Cost: $100

We’ll learn how to take photos in a variety of situations - indoors and out, of scenery or friends! Campers will learn about the features of their camera and how to stage the
shot. Participants will need to bring their own camera for this interactive course that will have them snapping away.

To register, see Photography for Teens.

Teen Silversmithing Camp (Ages 12-15)

Cost: $150

Make two wearable projects - a ring and pendant - when you learn silversmithing basics including cutting metal, finishing edges and drilling and piercing. All supplies provided.

To register, see Teen Silversmithing.

Mill Woods Recreation Centre

Baking Camp (Ages 11-14)

Cost:$150

Your child will knead, whip, bake and ice as they create an assortment of baking from breads and muffins to cakes and cookies. They'll learn the basics of baking and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. We're ready to get baking!

To register, see Baking Camp.

You Can Cook! Camp (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $145

Introduce your little chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely; measure ingredients correctly; and enjoy making food from scratch.

To register, see You Can Cook!

Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

Animation Camp (Ages 6-14)

Lego & Toy Animation Camp
Ages
: 6-9 years
Cost: $125

Everything is awesome this summer! Using lego characters, your child can create a stop-motion animation film by using the latest digital gear. Sound effects, music, voice-overs and titles in post-production to make their film worthy of an Oscar. Family and friends are invited to join crews at the red carpet film festival at the end of the week. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Claymation Camp 
Ages
: 10-14 years
Cost: $125

In this camp, the clay is in your hands. Mould it, twist it, animate it - and create a stop-motion animation feature. First draw a storyboard, create characters and settings, then bring your story to life with digital cameras and laptops. The week will end with a claymation festival. All equipment and instruction provided by the Director's Cut. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

To register, see Animation Camps.

The Meadows Community Recreation Centre

Splashy Art Camp (Ages 6-10)

Ages: 6-7 years; 8-10 years
Cost: $215

Register today in this splashy week of fun. Participants' creative energies are maximized with various visual and performing arts activities. Then it's off to the swimming pool to refresh those creative juices. This camp is sure to keep the kids 'cool' in and out of the pool. Early drop off at 8am and late pick up until 5pm.

To register, see Splashy Art Camp.

Summer Art Camps

Summer Art Camps take place July 4 - August 26, 2017.

Camps take place at City Arts Centre as well as a variety of recreation centres in your community. We have half-day and full-day options available. 

City Arts Centre

Music (Ages 4-10)

Beginner Piano Camp
Ages:  7-10 years
Cost: $150

Introduce your child to the piano in a fun group setting. Classes will include basic piano technique, a few simple pieces, and general music skills such as rhythm, pitch, patterns and concepts. Includes a lesson book.

Jungle Book Music Camp
Ages: 4-6 years
Cost: $140

We're going on a musical safari this week - exploring all kinds of sounds and songs to get to know the animals of the jungle: monkeys, lions and elephants! Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

Nature's Notes Camp
Ages: 4-6 years
Cost: $140

A symphony of sounds surround us in nature - the sound of the wind, rain and as well as all kinds of birds. We'll play with the sounds of nature with instruments, songs and games. Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

To register, see Music Camp.

Baking (Ages 4-14)

Cooking: Baking Camp
Ages
: 11-14
Cost: $125(4 days); $150(5 days)

Participants will learn to measure, whip, and mix ingredients when they create an assortment of baked goods: breads, cupcakes, and cookies. We'll batter up our hands to learn baking basics and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. Let's get baking!

Cooking: You Can Bake! Camp
Ages
: 7-10
Cost: $150

Participants will learn to measure, whip, and mix ingredients when they create an assortment of baked goods: breads, cupcakes, and cookies. We'll batter up our hands to learn baking basics and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. Let's get baking!

To register, see Cooking/Baking Camps.

Cooking (Ages 4-14)

Cost: $150

Welcome your little chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely, measure ingredients correctly and enjoy making food from scratch.

To register, see Cooking: You Can Cook! Camp.

Dance and Craft (Ages: 5-7)

Ice Queen for a Day Ballet & Craft Camp 
Cost: $115

Let your child express their inner Elsa when they create their own no sew 'Ice' tutu and tiara and then learn choreography to a medley of original music from the movie Frozen. At the end of camp students will show off their tutus and delight their families in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle. 

Island Princess Ballet & Craft Camp 
​Cost
: $140

Tropical islands are the inspiration for our newest ballet and craft camp. Your child will create their own no-sew skirt and necklace and learn choreography to a medley of original music from the Disney movie Moana. At the end of the week, students will showcase their efforts in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle 

To register, see Dance Camp.

Splashy Art (Ages 6-12)

Cost: $180(4 days); $225(5 days)

Register today in this splashy week of fun. Participants' creative energies are maximized with various visual and performing arts activities. Then it's off to the swimming pool to refresh those creative juices. This camp is sure to keep the kids 'cool' in and out of the pool. Early drop off at 8 am and late pick up until 5pm.

To register, see Splashy Art Camp.

Beginner Sewing (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $125(4 days); $155(5 days)

This class will introduce participants to the basics of sewing by hand and by machine. We'll learn to safely operate a sewing machine, take measurements and read patterns as we work on projects that participants will be proud to wear and enjoy! Machines provided. 

To register, see Fashion: Beginner Sewing.

Cake Decorating (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $125(4 days); $150(5 days)

Participants will learn the basic building blocks for decorating unique cakes for family and friends by creating flowers, piping letters and more. We'll cover trimming and icing a cake as well as piping borders, rosettes and leaves. Each day features small projects to build skills towards the final project: a complete cake masterpiece.

To register, see Cooking: Cake Decorating Camp.

Clareview Community Recreation Centre

Baking (Ages 4-14)

Cost: $125(4 days); $150(5 days)

Participants will learn to measure, whip, and mix ingredients when they create an assortment of baked goods: breads, cupcakes, and cookies. We'll batter up our hands to learn baking basics and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. Let's get baking!

To register, see Cooking:Baking Camp.

Cooking (Ages 4-14)

Cost: $125(4 days); $150(5 days)

Welcome your chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine, and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely, measure ingredients correctly, and enjoy making food from scratch.

To register, see Cooking Camp.

Dance and Craft (Ages: 5-7)

Ice Queen for a Day Ballet & Craft Camp 
Cost
: $140

Let your child express their inner Elsa when they create their own no sew 'Ice' tutu and tiara and then learn choreography to a medley of original music from the movie Frozen. At the end of camp students will show off their tutus and delight their families in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle.

Island Princess Ballet & Craft Camp 
Cost: $140

Tropical islands are the inspiration for our newest ballet and craft camp. Your child will create their own no-sew skirt and necklace and learn choreography to a medley of original music from the Disney movie Moana. At the end of the week, students will showcase their efforts in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle.

Sorcerer Hip Hop & Craft Camp
Cost
: $140

All things magical are infused in this beginner dance camp: wands, capes and enchanting music to dance to. A special performance at the end of the week will showcase your child?s dancing wizardry! No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle.

To register, see Dance Camp.

Beginner Sewing (Ages 11-14)

Cost: $155

This class will introduce participants to the basics of sewing by hand and by machine. We'll learn to safely operate a sewing machine, take measurements and read patterns as we work on projects that participants will be proud to wear and enjoy! Machines provided. 

To register, see Fashion: Beginner Sewing.

Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Animation (Ages 6-14)

Film Making Camp
Ages: 11-14 years
Cost: $260

Lights! Camera! Action! Our digital media camps are a week of hands on creating, filming and editing. With digital cameras, software and instruction provided by the Director's Cut, your kids will produce a DVD, then show it off at a film festival finale. Kids already know a good movie when they see one, but after our camp they'll know what it takes to put one together. Early drop off and late pick-up available.

Rock, Paper, Scissors Animation Camp
Ages: 6-9 years
Cost: $260

In this one-of-a-kind program, participants will create their own colorful characters and scenes. Then, using stop motion technology, video cameras, lap top computers, and their imagination, they'll bring things to life in their own Blockbuster stop motion film! Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Lego & Toy Animation Camp
Ages: 6-9 years
Cost: $260

Everything is awesome this summer! Using lego characters, your child can create a stop-motion animation film by using the latest digital gear. Sound effects, music, voice-overs and titles in post-production to make their film worthy of an Oscar. Family and friends are invited to join crews at the red carpet film festival at the end of the week. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

To register, see Animation Camps.

Mill Woods Recreation Centre

Cooking (Ages 4-14)

Pirates in the Kitchen Camp
Ages
: 4-6 years
Cost: $150

Ahoy mateys! Your child can come aboard the good ship Yum Yum as we set sail on a food adventure. Arghh, no parrots please. An introduction to food and a world of taste awaits your little chef. Each day will feature new food skills, ingredients and games. Children will bring home a cookbook to remember the week. 

Cooking: You Can Cook! Camp
Ages
: 7-10 years
Cost: $150

Introduce your little chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely; measure ingredients correctly; and enjoy making food from scratch.

Cooking Camp 
Ages
: 11-14 years
Cost: $150

Welcome your chef to the world of cooking! Participants will learn to measure, combine, and create easy-to-make snacks and dishes. They will also learn to chop vegetables safely, measure ingredients correctly, and enjoy making food from scratch.

To register, see Cooking/Baking Camps.

Baking (Ages 7-14)

Cooking: Baking Camp
Ages
: 11-14 years
Cost: $150

Participants will learn to measure, whip, and mix ingredients when they create an assortment of baked goods: breads, cupcakes, and cookies. We'll batter up our hands to learn baking basics and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. Let's get baking!

Cooking: You Can Bake! Camp 
Ages
: 7-10 years
Cost: $150

Participants will learn to measure, whip, and mix ingredients when they create an assortment of baked goods: breads, cupcakes, and cookies. We'll batter up our hands to learn baking basics and make treats and sweets that will impress friends and family. Let's get baking!

To register, see Cooking/Baking Camps.

Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

Art Camp (Ages: 4-6)

Art Squad Camp 
Cost
: $125(4 days); $140(5 days)

Our art squad is ready to tackle a different project every day: painting a mural, creating an underwater world with water colurs or making superheroes from clay. Each day will challenge their imagination with art, playtime, story and snack - and an Art Show! Don't forget to pack a snack.

Picasso Play Camp 
Cost
: $140

The works of famous artists will fill our art room with colour, shapes and stories! Art projects focus on colour mixing, shapes and lines and learning to see the beauty that surrounds us. We?ll provide the fun learning and art show at the end of the week. Don't forget to pack a snack.

Art Safari Camp
Cost
: $140

Join us for all kinds of art adventures with animals as our inspiration! We'll start the day with a story, then use paint, clay or paper to create an animal masterpiece. Don't forget to pack a snack.

To register, see Art Camp.

Cooking (Ages 4-7)

Cooking: Kitchen Geniuses Camp
Ages
: 4-6 years
Cost: $150

An introduction to food and a world of taste awaits your little chef. Campers will make their own food network as they explore all kinds of interesting food. Each day will feature new food skills, ingredients and games. Children will bring home a cookbook to remember the week.

Cooking: Pirates in the Kitchen Camp
Ages
: 4-6 years
Cost: $125

Ahoy mateys! Your child can come aboard the good ship Yum Yum as we set sail on a food adventure. Arghh, no parrots please. An introduction to food and a world of taste awaits your little chef. Each day will feature new food skills, ingredients and games. Children will bring home a cookbook to remember the week.

Cooking: Kitchen Detectives Camp
Ages
: 5-7 years
Cost: 150

All kinds of secrets lurk in the kitchen. An introduction to food and a world of taste awaits your little chef as we experiment and find out how much fun cooking can be. Each day will feature new food skills, ingredients and games. Children will bring home a cookbook to remember the week. 

Cooking: Pirates in the Kitchen Camp
Ages
: 5-7 years
Cost: $150

Ahoy mateys! Your child can come aboard the good ship Yum Yum as we set sail on a food adventure. Arghh, no parrots please. An introduction to food and a world of taste awaits your little chef. Each day will feature new food skills, ingredients and games. Children will bring home a cookbook to remember the week.

To register, see Cooking/Baking Camps.

Music (Ages 4-7)

Piano Adventure Camp 
Ages
: 4-5 years; 5-6 years; 6-7 years
Cost: $125.00

Let Piano Adventure introduce your child to the piano in a fun group setting. Classes will include basic piano technique, a few simple pieces and general music skills such as rhythm, pitch and patterns. Music lesson book included.

Jungle Book Music Camp 
Ages
: 4-6 years
Cost: $125.00(4 days); $140(5 days)

We're going on a musical safari this week - exploring all kinds of sounds and songs to get to know the animals of the jungle: monkeys, lions and elephants! Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

Nature´s Notes Music Camp
Ages
4-6 years
Cost: $125.00(4 days); $140(5 days)

A symphony of sounds surround us in nature - the sound of the wind, rain and all kinds of birds. We'll play with the sounds of nature with instruments, songs and games. Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

Space Odyssey Music Camp
Ages
: 4-6 years
Cost: $125.00(4 days); $140(5 days)
The stars, the moon and the planets provide the musical inspiration for this week-long space adventure. Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

To register, see Music Camp.

Dance and Craft (Ages: 5-7)

Ice Queen for a Day Ballet & Craft Camp 
Cost
: $140

Let your child express their inner Elsa when they create their own no sew 'Ice' tutu and tiara and then learn choreography to a medley of original music from the movie Frozen. At the end of camp students will show off their tutus and delight their families in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle. 

Island Princess Ballet & Craft Camp 
Cost: $140

Tropical islands are the inspiration for our newest ballet and craft camp. Your child will create their own no-sew skirt and necklace and learn choreography to a medley of original music from the Disney movie Moana. At the end of the week, students will showcase their efforts in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle 

Sorcerer Hip Hop & Craft Camp
Cost
: $140

All things magical are infused in this beginner dance camp: wands, capes and enchanting music to dance to. A special performance at the end of the week will showcase your child's dancing wizardry! No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle. 

To register, see Dance Camp.

Animation (Ages 6-14)

Claymation Camp 
Ages
: 10-14 years
Cost: $208(4 days); $260(5 days)

In this camp, the clay is in your child's hands. Mould it, twist it, animate it and create a stop-motion animation feature. They'll first draw a storyboard, create characters and settings, then bring their story to life with digital cameras and laptops. The week will end with a claymation festival. All equipment and instruction provided by the Director's Cut. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Lego & Toy Animation Camp
Ages
: 6-9 years
Cost: $208(4 days); $260(5 days)

Everything is awesome this summer! Using lego characters, your child can create a stop-motion animation film by using the latest digital gear. Sound effects, music, voice-overs and titles in post-production to make their film worthy of an Oscar. Family and friends are invited to join crews at the red carpet film festival at the end of the week. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Film Making Camp
Ages
: 11-14 years
Cost: $260

Lights! Camera! Action! Our digital media camps are a week of hands on creating, filming and editing. With digital cameras, software and instruction provided by the Director's Cut, your kids will produce a DVD, then show it off at a film festival finale. Kids already know a good movie when they see one, but after our camp they'll know what it takes to put one together. Early drop off and late pick-up available.

To register, see Animation Camps.

The Meadows Community Recreation Centre

Music (Ages 4-7)

Nature's Notes Camp
Cost
: $140

A symphony of sounds surround us in nature - the sound of the wind, rain and as well as all kinds of birds. We'll play with the sounds of nature with instruments, songs and games. Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

Jungle Book Music Camp
Cost
: $140

We're going on a musical safari this week - exploring all kinds of sounds and songs to get to know the animals of the jungle: monkeys, lions and elephants! Our camp includes singing, dancing, and instruments as well as fun play and storytime. The week finishes off with a performance for family. Please provide a snack.

To register, see Music Camp.

Dance and Craft (Ages: 5-7)

Ice Queen for a Day Ballet & Craft Camp
Cost
: $140

Let your child express their inner Elsa when they create their own no sew 'Ice' tutu and tiara and then learn choreography to a medley of original music from the movie Frozen. At the end of camp students will show off their tutus and delight their families in a mini ballet production. No dance experience required. Craft supplies provided. Bring a light snack and a water bottle. 

To register, see Dance Camp.

Animation (Ages 6-9)

Lego & Toy Animation Camp
Ages
: 6-9 years
Cost: $208(4 days); $260(5 days)

Everything is awesome this summer! Using lego characters, your child can create a stop-motion animation film using the latest digital gear. Sound effects, music, voice-overs and titles will be added in post-production to make their film worthy of an Oscar. Family and friends are invited to join crews at the red carpet film festival at the end of the week. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Rock, Paper, Scissors Animation Camp
Ages
: 6-9 years
Cost: $208(4 days); $260(5 days)

In this one-of-a-kind program, participants will create their own colourful characters and scenes. Then, using stop-motion technology, video cameras, lap top computers, and their imagination, they'll bring things to life in their own blockbuster stop-motion film! Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

To register, see Animation Camps.

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City Arts Centre

10943 84 Ave
Edmonton AB T6G 0V5

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-496-7397
Email CityArtsCentre@edmonton.ca

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