Pre-Teen Intensives

Pre-Teen Studio Intensives for Ages 10-12

Studio Intensives are designed with teens and pre-teens in mind. These courses offer older campers (ages 10-18) the opportunity to explore new mediums in-depth. Each week, professional Teaching Artists will guide pre-teens and teens to explore and build foundational skills in a variety of artistic mediums.

Camp registration closes at 7pm the Sunday before camp. Walk-in registration is available on Monday mornings for camps with openings.


Session 8: August 15-19

Before Care:
8-9 a.m.

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Monday, August 15-Friday, August 19 Full Day Camp:
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Pre-Teen Intensive: Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy
Monday, August 15-Friday,
August 19 AM:
9 a.m-12 p.m.

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with Lauren Beck
Students will explore typography and hand drawn lettering, discussing both contemporary and historical styles and tapping into their own personal expression. They will practice with worksheets and materials to explore serif, sans serif, and other creative letterforms, including sampling basic calligraphy and illustrative hand lettering. With projects such as vintage sign painting, bold statement drop caps, and embellished script quotes, the students will discover how vast the world of lettering is and see letters in a whole new way! 


Pre-Teen Intensive: Storyboarding for Graphic Novels and Manga
Monday, August 15-Friday,
August 19 PM:
12:30-3:30 p.m.

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with Cotty Kilbanks
Storyboarding is an incredibly powerful tool to quickly share your vision and form ideas quickly. In this camp, students will learn the basics of storyboarding for manga and graphic novels, including structure and common terms, as well as visual storytelling through live demonstration and examples.

Pre-Teen Intensive: Ceramic Art Dolls
Monday, August 15-Friday,
August 19 PM:
12:30-3:30 p.m.

Register for Ceramic Art Dolls

with Gabriella Gentile
Spend the week designing your own model doll—use clay to create the figure, and then design details and accessories using other materials like textiles.

After Care:
3:30-6 p.m.

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