Summer Art Camps for Youth, Teens & Adults

Summer Art Camps offer youth and adults creative opportunities to try a new medium, develop as artist, and expand their art portfolio. Led by Art House instructors, the camps typically start the third week in June and run in morning and afternoon sessions. Limited capacity. Masks will be worn by students and instructor. Desks will be set up 6 feet apart.



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Youth Summer Camps (Ages 5-16)

 


Summer Camp: Camping Adventures for Grades 1st-3rd

Instructor: Maria Latour

July 26-30
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

Create art inspired by outdoor camping adventures like paint a campfire landscape, draw animals found in the forest, sculpt friendly frogs, snails and smores with clay and paint on a real tree slice.


Summer Camp: 3D African Art for Grades K-3rd

August 2 – 6
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

Africa has a great history of arts and culture! Travel with us to this beautiful continent, where we’ll create jewelry, colorful masks, unique drums and much more! This is a mixed media camp and we’ll make sure to stop for a safari experience!


Summer Camp: Broadway Bound for Grades 2nd-5th

Instructor: Maria Latour

August 2-6
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

From Beauty and the Beast to Lion King…get inspired by the characters and music from Broadway musicals! We will create 2D and 3D art from 4 different Broadway shows using watercolor, pen and ink, pastels, paint and clay. On the last day create the idea for your own musical and make the poster to advertise your creation.

Possible fieldtrip to the Marquis Theater, Downtown Northville.


Summer Camp: Space is the Place for Grades 1st-3rd

Instructor: Maria Latour

August 9-13
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

Create images of space using pastels and water color, construct a 3D rocket, imagine the surface of a distant planet and draw it with colored pencils, along with other projects that are out of this world!


Summer Camp: Acting Camp for Kids & Teens Ages 9-15 

Led by Yasmine Jafri – Dramatic Flair Theatrics

August 9-13

Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
5 days (M) $180
In-person at the Art House / Max of 14 students 

In this camp, we will work on building confidence and connections on stage by doing theatrical warm ups, playing theatre games, and performing acting exercises using improvisation and scripts. This camp will help train the young performer to feel empowered to perform!


Summer Camp: 3D Illusions for Grades 4th-7th

Instructor: Maria Latour

August 16-20
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

Join us this summer and learn techniques and tricks for creating depth on a 2-Dimensional surface using pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolor and acrylic paint.


Summer Camp: Color Explosion for Grades 1st-3rd

Instructor: Maria Latour

August 16-20
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
5 days (M) $180; (NM) $200 (This price includes all material)
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students – Masks are required

Join us for a colorful fun camp! We will create art using vibrant colors in pastels, acrylic paint, markers and clay! Get ready for an unforgettable color explosion!


TEEN & ADULT SUMMER WORKSHOPS (13+)


Adult Summer Workshop: Plein Air Watercolor Day for Ages 16+

Instructor: Katherine Reaume

July 27
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
One-Day Workshop (M) $34; (NM) $38 (with materials)
(M) $30; (NM) $34 (no materials – artists will bring their own supplies)
Outdoor Workshop / Max of 10 students

Location: Mill Race
Meeting Location: New School Church at Mill Race

Come outside and explore watercolor and the joy of plein air painting! Learn some tricks and tips using watercolor and planning your painting inspired from life. With a great location at Mill Race Village, become inspired by classical architecture and nature. If the weather does not cooperate, we will move into the Mill Race chapel if needed. Table easels, tables, and supplies provided. You are welcome to bring your own if you wish.


Adult Summer Workshop: Macro & Closeup Photography with Sylvia Ford for Ages 16+

Instructor: Sylvia Ford

August 21
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
One-Day Workshop (M) $45; (NM) $50
In-person at the Art House / Max of 8 students 

Location: The Northville Art House

During this workshop, we’ll learn how to see details in flowers, critters, leaves and non nature. We’ll talk about depth of field, bokeh, focus stacking and more. Camera all types are welcomed. Tripod is required.
This is “A bugs view” classroom/outdoors setting workshop.

All camera types SLR, DSLR, Full Framed or iPhone
Stock or your favorite lens
Fully charged battery
Media card
Small light weight flashlight
Travel light no extra equipment required

To learn more about the artist, Sylvia Ford, please visit her website: Sylviafordphotography.com


Questions? Contact Elli Fassois, Education Director, education@northvillearthouse.org


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