Summer Fun! Art Camps (Ages 5-12)

Run by Place des Arts Ages 5-12 yrs



Summer Fun! art camps for children and youth offer flexibility, choice, innovation, excellent instruction, before- and after-camp care and, of course, lots of summertime fun! Each day begins at 9:00am and ends at 3:35pm.

5-12-year olds
Create the program of your choice! Choose the class you want, when you want it. Summer Fun! is uniquely designed to allow children and their parents/caregivers to fully customize a daily schedule and create a personalized summer program packed with favourite arts activities in the visual, literary and performing arts.

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3D Art: Build a Boat
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Using wood, various modeling materials and 3D-printed parts, learn how to build your own battery-powered toy boat from scratch! Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $78.00 Supply Fee $29.00

3D Art: Build a Diorama
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
It's fun to make a scene! Learn 3D model building techniques, like how to create illusions of depth, to design, build and paint your own three-dimensional diorama. Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.00

3D Model Building
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Have you ever wanted to make a model of something? Discover the world of 3D sculpting and see how fun and easy it is to turn your imagination into a model by designing, building and finishing from scratch. Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $78.00 Supply Fee $12.00

Acrylic Painting
Ages 8-12
Starting with colour theory, learn the fundamental skills of painting in this class. Each day, learn a new technique, including background painting techniques, and take home an acrylic painting masterpiece at the end of the week. Teacher: Dhanha Lee
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $12.00

Acting for Stage and Screen
Ages 8-12
From commercials and television shows to plays on stage, acting comes in all forms and styles. Through drama games and scene exploration, learn different styles of acting and dive into various characters to broaden your horizons as a performer. you'll present a short piece to family and friends on the last day. Teacher: Megan Phillips
Course Fee $26.00

Action Creature Sculpting
Ages 8-12
Learn to sculpt a nifty creature with movable joints. Use your imagination, modern materials and a few simple tools to sculpt your own posable creature. Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

Action Figure Sculpting
Ages 8-12
Learn to sculpt a nifty action figure with simple movable joints. Using modern materials, simple tools and lots of imagination, you will scratch-build your own figure that you can move and pose! Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

Art Around the World
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Get inspired by the many visual art styles of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas. you'll learn about the beautiful designs of traditional art and then create your own colourful masterpiece by using paint, pencils, printing and mixed-media techniques. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $7.00

Art Attack
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
In this project-based class, experiment with different mediums to create original artworks. Discover self-portraiture through a blow painting technique, draw optical illusions by experimenting with lines and perspective, see how tin foil can be used to create texture and explore mess-free painting using cling wrap. Teacher: Shanelle MacKenney
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.00

Art from Nature
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
In this fun-filled art class, transform everyday objects into works of art by making sculptures and collages from shells, driftwood, sticks, leaves, flowers and painted rocks. Art is all around us! Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $8.00

Art of Chalk Lettering & Design
Ages 8-12
In this beginner chalk-art class, you will learn to write in different lettering styles as well as how to draw embellishments such as flowers, banners and more. Create a chalk-art design showcased on a chalkboard to take home! Teacher: Bev Soh
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $15.00

Art of Emojis
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
You can use an emoji to communicate anything! In this class, make emoji masks, write emoji messages, learn the basics of digital art, pixels and tech-speak to transform those little smileys into art. Explore a variety of art mediums to take the digital world into the analogue world. Teacher: Ali Kenefick
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $5.00

Art: Mix It Up
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Explore different artistic mediums such as painting on glass or porcelain, decoupage and clay. We will also work with stamps, stencils and a variety of fun art materials to create colourful and unique projects. Just bring your creativity and smile. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $10.00

Books 'n Art
Ages 5-7
Learn about the connection between art and literacy by reading a variety of children's books and creating art inspired by them. Each week will feature a different selection of books and projects. Discover a variety of art styles and techniques and then use your new skills to make your own book! Teacher: Dawn Livera
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $7.00

Cartooning
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn to draw all kinds of characters, from funny animals to people and more. you'll practice design, proportion, expression and body language, and then create your own characters to feature in your own comic strip! Teacher: Vanessa Kelly
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $3.00

Ceramic Sculptures
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
In this workshop, you will brainstorm ideas then design and build a hand-made ceramic sculpture. Concepts for your sculptures may include human figures, animals, architecture, robotics, fantasy or all of the above! Fired projects will be fired and ready for pick up three weeks after the class end date. Teacher: Vin Arora
Course Fee $97.50 Supply Fee $25.00

Clay Play
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Come and learn a variety of handbuilding techniques to bring your imaginative ideas to life. From cool creatures to buildings and spaceships, we will explore the unlimited possibilities of clay. Projects created on Monday and Tuesday will be kiln fired, while other days will feature non-fired creations. All projects will be painted, embellished and completed by Friday. Teachers: Noelle Horrucks and Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50/ Wk 1 & 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $9.00

Comic Books
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Dive into the world of comic book making! you'll create your own cast of characters and explore the different kinds of poses, angles and compositions to make the most readable and dramatic pages possible. At the end of the week, take home your own multi-page story. Teacher: Vanessa Kelly
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $3.00

Creative Yoga
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Moving your body like a cat, dog, snake or other creature will help you to stretch, strengthen and align your body for flexibility, enhancing energy and self-confidence. Incorporating simple breathing techniques will help keep your body, mind and spirit working together and focusing in harmony. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. Teacher: Bernadette Rollin
Course Fee $32.50

Digital Photography
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Explore the creative side of photography through in-classroom and outdoor* activities. Starting with the basics, learn about the mechanics of the camera, the art of composition and then post-production effects and techniques (the really cool stuff!). Bring a digital camera, fully charged battery and a memory card to every class. *Outdoor excursions occur each day for approximately one hour and will be supervised and within walking distance of Place des Arts. Teacher: Adrian Walker
Course Fee $97.50

Digital Photography Basics
Ages 8-12
Explore the creative side of photography through in-classroom and outdoor* activities. Starting with the basics, learn about the mechanics of the camera, the art of composition and then post-production effects and techniques (the really cool stuff!). Bring a digital camera, fully charged battery and a memory card to every class.*All outdoor excursions will be supervised and within the grounds of Place des Arts. Teacher: Adrian Walker
Course Fee $26.00

Drama Fun
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Come explore drama in a FUN and exciting way! Through drama games and exercises, discover the various concepts of character building, using your voice and line memorization. Working as team, you'll build confidence, imagination and creativity. Get set to have fun! Teacher: Massimo Rocchetta
Course Fee $26.00

Drawing & Collage
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Put your drawing skills to work and try some new art tricks. Learn about composition, proportion, mixing colours and contrast by cutting and arranging shapes and exploring textures to create a mixed-media collage. Experiment with various papers, fabrics and beads, and use ink, paint, markers, crayons and pencils to incorporate printing and drawing techniques to create your own masterpiece. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $9.00

Drawing Basics
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn how drawing can be fun and empowering! you'll start by learning basic drawing skills through still-life drawings and then apply your skills to design and produce your own character from the world of imagination. Teacher: Adrian Walker
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $7.50

Drums of the World
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn to play drums and percussion instruments from around the world. From the Japanese taiko drum to Cuban, African, Brazilian, Middle Eastern and European instruments, play along with recordings and electronic instruments in an ensemble setting. Teacher: Jason Overy
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $5.00

Fan Fiction: Draw, Write, Create
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Re-imagine your favourite comic book heroes, movie characters or the whimsical worlds of your favourite storybooks in your own way! Through writing, drawing and mixed media, explore the possibilities of combining your imagination with the imaginations of your favourite creators to make new and fantastical ideas. Teacher: Ali Kenefick
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $3.00

Felting Fun
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Felting to create non-woven material has a long textile history and has recently become a popular way to create decorative and wearable items. Explore basic wet felting techniques on several small projects such as beads or flat felting, and then use them for a large project. Teacher: Catherine Dumaine
Course Fee $32.50/ Wk 1 & 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $8.00

Fibre Arts: Weave, Felt, Create
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Learn about fibres and their uses while creating beautiful, handmade crafts. you'll explore a variety of techniques such as spinning and dyeing, warping and weaving on an inkle loom, weaving on a table loom and wet felting. New challenges will be offered to students with previous experience. Teacher: Catherine Dumaine
Course Fee $97.50 Supply Fee $15.00

Flip Books and Cartoons
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Bring your drawings to life with a Flip-o-Rama! you'll practice drawing humans and animals and then create characters in your own flip-book story. Teacher: Vanessa Kelly
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $3.00

Guitar Around the World
Ages 8-12
In this fun introduction to guitar and world music, learn basic guitar techniques while exploring music and cultures from around the world. Listen to, and try playing, examples of various musical traditions from places such as West Africa, Cuba, Spain, China, Vietnam, Jamaica and India. Teacher: Jimmy Baldwin
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $2.00

Guitar Camp
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Guitarists from beginners to intermediates will develop technique, general knowledge and an appreciation of music in a variety of genres. Learn a few songs, and experience playing in an ensemble. Intermediate-level players will further develop their skills and knowledge. Genres covered could include: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Country, Funk and various world-music forms. Teacher: Jimmy Baldwin
Course Fee $97.50 Supply Fee $2.00

Hand Chime Choir
Ages 8-12
Come and discover the wonderful world of hand chimes. You will develop music skills, such as rhythm and basic note reading, and be a part of a musical team. Perform a piece to family and friends on the last day of class. Teacher: Sandra Chan
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $2.00

Hand Drum and Percussion Jam
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Bring an instrument if you have one, or just bring yourself to the jam! We will use hand drums and percussion instruments to make up and play rhythms from around the world. Using popular songs and recordings, we’ll jam as we explore many styles of music throughout history. Teacher: Jason Overy
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $5.00

Hip Hop and Breakdance
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn the fundamentals of hip hop and breakdancing! Kick it old school with classic moves like the baby freeze, 6-step and coffee grinder, and combine those moves into a wicked piece to show family and friends on the last day. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in. Teacher: Ashley Binette
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 & 6 $26.00

Hip Hop Kidz
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Dance to the rhythm of your favourite music and learn a dance routine that is full of flavah! Classes will include a variety of movement and coordination games and fun activities. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in. Teacher: Bev Soh
Course Fee $32.50

Intro to Dance and Movement
Ages 5-7
This is an introduction to dance and movement for boys and girls. Dance and play movement games, explore basic elements of ballet technique, and develop your coordination, musicality and group interaction skills. Dress in comfortable clothing you can move in. Teacher: Lucienne Anczykowski
Course Fee $26.00

Intro to Piano and Rhythm Instruments
Ages 5-7
Learn to play the piano using the fun and creativity of the Music for Young Children® program. Using lovable characters, games and songs, you will discover the world of music and get a basic understanding of how to play the piano and other rhythm instruments. Teacher: Jenneka MacRae
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $4.00

Jazz Dance
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
In this introduction to jazz dance, you will learn basic jazz dance steps and technique while moving along to some of your favourite music. you'll develop coordination and musicality through engaging movement games and exercises. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Teachers: Ashley Binette and Bev Soh
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00

Jewelry Beadazzle
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Working with beads made from stones, metal, crystal, plastic and wood, learn how to create your own jewelry! 5-7-year-old classes will explore the techniques to produce a stretchy bracelet, a pair of earrings (clip-on or pierced) and a keychain. 8-12-year-old classes will learn techniques to make a necklace and a pair of earrings (clip-on or pierced). Teacher: Deanna Fligg
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.00

Mixed Media Wall Art
Ages 8-12
Using a variety of art techniques such as drawing, painting, papier mâché and collage, come and create an imaginative and personalized work of art that you'll be proud to display on your wall. Teacher: Dawn Livera
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $8.00
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Music Fun with Mr. I
Ages 5-7
Sing and play along with Mr. I and his charming combinations of songs, rhymes and musical games. Make your very own musical instruments to use in class and take home at the end of the week. Teacher: Yurgen Ilaender
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $2.50

Music Video Hip Hop
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Do you dream of being in a music video? Get comfortable performing for the camera in this hip hop class. Begin each day with a warm up and stretch, and progress through technique, dance games and choreography. Throughout the week, we will film and view your choreography so that you can learn how to improve through watching yourself. Perform live for family and friends on the last day! Teacher: Bev Soh
Course Fee $97.50

Musical Theatre Glee Club
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Practice musical theatre skills of acting, singing and dancing through fun games and exercises. We will focus on current pop songs and work together as a group. Combine your skills in a short piece and perform it on the last day of class for family and friends. Teacher: Natasha Sengotta
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00

Musical Theatre Intensive
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Learn the fundamentals of hip hop and breakdancing! Kick it old school with classic moves like the baby freeze, 6-step and coffee grinder, and combine those moves into a wicked piece to show family and friends on the last day. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in and non-marking running shoes or bare feet. Teacher: Erika Babins
Course Fee $97.50

Musical Theatre Stars
Ages 5-7
Learn to sing, dance and act all at once! Through games and exercises, you'll be introduced to warming up, vocal exploration, coordination and storytelling. Combine your skills in a short musical theatre piece and perform it for friends and family on the last day of class. Teachers: Megan Phillips and Natasha Sengotta
Course Fee $32.50/ Wk 1 & 6 $26.00

Origami
Ages 5-7
Develop your creative intelligence with origami. This Japanese paper art stimulates the brain through the use of fine motor skills. As you visualize your work and decide how to construct wonderful and unique creations, you will develop the power of your imagination and colourful creativity. Teacher: Sung-Eun (Sarah) Park
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.50

Origami Band
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Develop your creative intelligence and refine your fine motor skills with origami. Learn to fold three-dimensional instruments like pianos, drums and guitars using this ancient Japanese paper art form. Teacher: Sung-Eun (Sarah) Park
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.50

Origami in 3D
Ages 8-12
Learn to fold origami . . . in 3D! With a strong focus on folding 3D shapes, origami is more fun and educational than ever. Develop a strong sense of geometry and spatial awareness with this Japanese paper art. you'll expand your imagination and build colourful creativity. Teacher: Sung-Eun (Sarah) Park
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.50

Origami Zoo
Ages 5-7
Improve your brain power using this ancient Japanese art form. you'll create animals such as bears, dogs, rabbits and cats and party-related objects in 3D using origami. Teacher: Sung-Eun (Sarah) Park
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.50

Paintless Art
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Create beautiful works of art without any paint or brushes! Explore classic techniques of fine art such as pointillism, metallic bas-relief and paper transfer and then, using your imagination, create paintless artwork with simple, everyday materials. you'll make two to three masterpieces to bring home. Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $12.00

Papier Mache Bugs
Ages 5-7
Learn a bit about insect anatomy, explore some drawing and painting skills, and then create your own realistic or imaginative giant papier mâché bug! Teacher: Dawn Livera
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $7.00

Piano Party
Ages 8-12
In this a fun and social beginner piano class, you'll discover the musical language of notes and rhythms, and gain confidence in playing in front of others. Perform a song or two for family and friends on the last day of class. Teacher: Sandra Chan
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $2.00

Portrait Painting
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Explore self-expression through painting. Starting with the basics, you will learn drawing and painting techniques that will help you gain confidence in capturing the human face in tempera and acrylic paint on canvas. Teacher: Adrian Walker
Course Fee $78.00 Supply Fee $3.00

Pottery Intensive
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Come and get the feel of working at the potter's wheel and create several hand-built projects. This class is open to both beginner and more experienced potters. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up three weeks after the class end date. Teacher: Vin Arora
Course Fee $97.50 Supply Fee $25.00

Printmaking and Book Making
Ages 8-12
Explore a variety of printing techniques using natural, synthetic and found objects like Styrofoam, wood, metal and leaves. Then, learn different printmaking techniques like monoprinting, Styrofoam reduction, leaf printing, block printing and simple book making and binding techniques to turn your prints into your personal book. Teacher: Dawn Livera
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $8.00

Reverse Painting
Ages 8-12
Reverse painting is an art form where you paint on a piece of clear Plexiglass and view the image on the other side. It requires planning and technique to paint in reverse! Come learn how to reverse paint. Teacher: Dhanha Lee
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $10.00

Rhythm Instrument Fun
Ages 5-7
Have fun trying out many different types of rhythm instruments. Learn how to read different rhythms and enjoy playing along to a music ranging from popular hits to classical and folk music. Explore resonator bells, boom whackers and hand bells, and create your own instrument to take home at the end of the week. Teacher: Jenneka MacRae
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 & 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $4.00

Rhythm Jam
Ages 8-12
Have fun learning to play different rhythm instruments and come up with rhythms to play along to your favourite popular music, folk songs and/or classical music. We’ll also cover basic music theory and learn to work and jam together to create music with bells. Teacher: Jenneka MacRae
Course Fee $26.00 Supply Fee $2.00

Speech Arts and Drama Adventures
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Have fun using story-telling and scene work to practice listening, reading, vocabulary and speaking. You will also learn the basics of improvisation through fun drama games. Develop confidence with your speaking abilities as well as an appreciation for drama and presentation. Teacher: Natasha Sengotta
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $1.50

Street Dance
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Pop, lock and break it down in this fun and energetic class! From old school and current hip-hop moves to breakdancing, discover a new style each day and learn how to blend them together into “street dancing.” Show off your moves to family and friends on the last day. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Teacher: Ashley Binette
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 & 6 $26.00

Summer Creations: Drawing & Painting
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Expose yourself to a variety of art techniques and ways of artistic expression! Learn how to capture lines, shapes, shadows and highlights as you draw with pencil, charcoal and crayons. Experiment with primary, secondary, complimentary, cool and warm colours to draw and paint nature-inspired and imagination-driven projects. Teacher: Stan Hunc
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $6.00

Summertime Drawing & Painting Adventures
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Experience the incredible world of art! Come and try various colour blending, wax resisting, printing and mixed-media techniques to find your own style. you'll have fun experimenting with charcoal, pencils, markers, oil and soft pastels, paint and ink. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $7.00

Sustainable Art
Ages 5-7
There is no need to buy new materials to create art―art can be made from anything! Using newspapers, recycled milk jugs and other everyday objects and recyclable materials, create various sustainable art masterpieces including wind chimes and puppets to take home at the end of the week. Teacher: Dhanha Lee
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $6.00

Taiko to Techno: Drums in Music
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Bring an instrument if you have one, or just bring yourself to the jam! We will use hand drums and percussion instruments to make up and play rhythms from around the world. Using popular songs and recordings, we’ll jam as we explore many styles of music throughout history. Teacher: Jason Overy
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $5.00
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Textile Arts
Ages 8-12
Immerse yourself in a variety of textile and fibre art techniques to create your own beautiful, unique treasures. Make new projects throughout the week while learning new skills, participating in hands-on activities and having fun. Explore knitting, hand sewing, embroidery and more. Teacher: Patti Koyanagi
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $10.00

Textured Acrylic Painting
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Explore acrylic painting on textured surfaces. Learn how to prepare your canvas and paper surfaces with materials such as gels, textured papers, sand, gauze, foil, porous materials and more to create a textured base. Then paint creative shapes and lines on top to turn it into a work of art. Teacher: Bernadette Rollin
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

Textured Watercolour Painting
Ages 8-12
Explore watercolour painting on textured surfaces. You will prepare your paper surfaces by adding texture with gel and other porous materials. Have fun with spattering, stamp impressions and more to add to your textured base, and then paint creative shapes on it to finalize your work of art. Teacher: Bernadette Rollin
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

The Art of Book Making
Ages 11-14: 3-hour Intensive
Spend the week exploring a diverse range of book-related art forms: beautifully marbled end papers, illuminated lettering, surprising pop-ups and pull tabs, radical ‘zines or insightful comics. You will finish the week by using your creations to create a Coptic bound journal. Teacher: Dawn Livera
Course Fee $78.00 Supply Fee $15.00

The Mighty Paintbrush
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn how to use your paint brush in many ways! Discover and practice single-stroke, calligraphy and other painting techniques on flat and three-dimensional surfaces. Teacher: Marilyn Sugiyama
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $12.00

Theatrical Performance Choir
Ages 8-12
Learn how to sing in two-part and three-part harmonies in this class inspired by Pitch Perfect. Discover the amazing qualities your voice can produce with music ranging from musical theatre to modern pop. As a group, perform for family and friends on the last day of class. Teacher: Natasha Sengotta
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00

Tote Bag Design
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Wouldn't it be cool to carry around a bag you designed? Plan your design and then, using acrylic paint, draw and paint patterns and illustrations on a tote bag. 8-12-year-old classes will also learn basic sewing techniques to embellish the bag. Teacher: Dhanha Lee
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $8.00

Ukulele 101
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Learn to sing and play along with familiar songs. Discover how the ukulele works, and learn to play chords and simple melodies to go along with some of your favourite songs. you'll be introduced to note reading, rhythm and how to read basic chords. Teacher: Jenneka MacRae
Course Fee $32.50/Wk 1 $26.00 Supply Fee $2.00

Violin 101
Ages 8-12
Get to know the violin in this fun and engaging class! you'll learn the basics of violin technique, then move on to playing in groups. We’ll cover exciting music from classical to fiddle traditions. Intermediate players will be given other challenges. Teacher: Genevieve MacKay
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $5.00

Voiceovers: Acting with your Voice
Ages 8-12
Have you ever wanted to be the voice of an animated character in a cartoon or movie? This is your chance to discover the silly and colourful world of voiceovers. Learn the techniques you need to voice different animated characters, and explore the many ways you can use your voice to demonstrate different characters and emotions. Teacher: Megan Phillips
Course Fee $26.00

Watercolours and Chinese Brush Painting
Ages 8-12
Learn the similarities and differences between western and eastern ways of using watercolours and ink. Explore a variety of subjects such as landscapes, still life and nature. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

Watercolours and Pastels
Ages 5-7
You'll be amazed at the results when you add a twist to traditional watercolour painting. Learn the basic techniques of watercolours and both soft and oil pastels; then explore how to combine the two media to create interesting works of art. Teacher: Olga Pirogova
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $10.00

Weaving Fun
Ages 5-7 & 8-12
Join us to explore fibre arts and create beautiful and functional one-of-a-kind treasures. Make a new project each day: spinning & dyeing, weaving on a table loom, felting and more. You will gain hands-on experience, develop colour sense and gain an understanding of how fibres can be transformed. Teacher: Catherine Dumaine
Course Fee $32.50/ Wk 1 & 6 $26.00 Supply Fee $9.00

Word Art
Ages 5-7
Speaking, writing and reading can be fun! Come and play with your words through writing and drawing games and exercises in this fun, free-form class. Get ready to twist your brain around all sorts of language loopiness and consternations. Teacher: Ali Kenefick
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $3.00

Writing & Illustration
Ages 8-12
Writing and drawing is a means of expression. Learn how to combine words and pictures to communicate stories and information through creating short stories, poetry, comics, storyboards and more. Emphasis will be on idea-building and self-expression. Teacher: Ali Kenefick
Course Fee $32.50 Supply Fee $3.00






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