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Camps

Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Campers will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.


PLEASE NOTE: August session is 1-3pm not 10am-12pm as listed in the catalog. 

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 23-Jul 27, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 20-Aug 24, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Ceramic Tidepool with Melted Glass

Make a beautiful treasure. Everyone loves to look at sea life in a tidepool and this is your time to create your own. Students will learn to create the bowl and sea animals using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

July 16, Monday 11-2 am
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Painting and drawing animals is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc.

Dates & Times

Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Sea Creatures Camp

Painting and drawing sea creatures is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these animals to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of sea life like sea horses, octopi, sea lions, shrimp, blowfish etc!

Dates & Times

Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing Camp

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class.

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 16-Jul 20, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#3: Aug 20-Aug 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures Camp

Explore the fascinating world of fantasy creatures in this exciting new class! We will depict Dragons, Dinos, Mecha, Monsters, Robots, Elves, Gnomes, Trolls, Shape- Shifters, Mutants, Clones, Giant Insectoids, Animal- Creature Hybrids, Multi- Creature Hybrids, and all the amazing things they do! Running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

High School Glassblowing

This one week summer program introduces students to the science and art of glass blowing with the guidance of a highly knowledgeable teacher. This hands-on experience will introduce teens to the basic techniques involved in glassblowing such as gathering, blowing, and properly handling tools.  No prerequisite. Beginner

Dates & Times

Aug 14-Aug 17, Tuesday-Friday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 14 to 18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Intro to Encaustic for Teens

Explore the ancient medium of encaustic! Made from beeswax, damar resin and pigment, encaustic is a rich and luminous paint.

This workshop will cover introductory techniques including fusing, incising, stencils, and transfers. No experience required.

Dates & Times

June 23, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Kids' Painting

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone! 

Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Registration includes all supplies.

Dates & Times

#1: Sun, 3/11 - 4/22 (skip 4/1), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jul 8-Aug 12, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Painting Camp

Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Phone & Tablet Movie Making

Creating videos does not require bulky cameras or voluminous editing gear. Join us as we script, storyboard, shoot and edit movies you think up. Along the way we'll discuss narrative, characters, composition, light, camera work and other ways the audience can be pulled into the visual story you create.

Dates & Times

Jul 30-Aug 3, Monday-Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Photography: Digital Media & More

With example pictures and hands-on field trips, students will learn how the devices already in their pockets or backpacks can make big impressions. Lighting, posing, composition and editing are covered. No experience required. Bring any iOS or Android tablet or phone manufactured in the last 2 years that has a camera and can be connected to the internet.

Dates & Times

Jul 30-Aug 3, Monday-Friday 9 am-12 noon
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Summer Art Camp

Joint the fun for five fantastic days of art making! In this art camp, your child will explore drawing and painting with fine art mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 30-Aug 3, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Teen Drawing Camp

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 16-Jul 20, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 23-Jul 27, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Teen Painting Camp

Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2