Summer Arts Studio


Summer Arts Studio
Ceramics

SUMMER ARTS STUDIO


This exciting program is carefully designed with promising young artists ages 5-13. Campers rotate through three classes each day with a break for refreshments (provided by River Oaks). Summer Arts Studio is held in the Studio Annex Building of River Oaks Square Arts Center in downtown Alexandria, La.  Each camp session incorporates projects using a variety of media. There will be ceramic projects, painting projects, acting, etc. During Sessions 2-4 every student learns basic ceramic procedures like pinch, slab and coil methods of construction and Session 1 has cooking instead ceramics due to the time constraints of this one week session.

The last Thursday of each session is our  Themed Thursday event.  This is a n awesome day that campers dress-up, do theme day art projects, unique studio group challenges and finish the day with a party. 

The daily studio group challenges instill all the benefits that come from team building - Team work, communication, leadership, confidence, responsibility trust, respect and create a unique culture at camp.

The Board of directors of River Oaks donates a camp t-shirt to every camper.  These shirts a brought home after Tie-Dye Tuesday. 

Our ceramics and painting studios are modern and fully equipped. Our instructors are working artists  and our Group Leaders and L.I.T.s are all alumni of Summer Arts Studio.  We are certainly excited about the upcoming summer  and hope you choose to send your young artist to Summer Arts Studio for one or more of our unique sessions.

"We Work Hard, We Play Hard and We Learn From the Experience"

2021 Summer Arts Studio Tentative Dates

Theme TBA March

March 24: Enrollment opens for members of River Oaks

April 7 : Non-Member Enrollment Opens

Ages 5- 13

Sessions limited to first 45 campers / sessions fill up fast.

Session 1: June 7-11, 2021   
Session Theme: TBA
Art Camp $180 -or- Art Camp + All Day $275

-Core Curriculum: cooking, painting & mixed media projects

-Themed Thursday: TBA

 

Session 2: June 14-25, 2021  
Session Theme: TBA
Art Camp $275 -or- Art Camp + All Day $455
-Core Curriculum: ceramics, painting, acting & mixed media projects

-Themed Thursday: TBA

 

Session 3: July 5-16, 2021
Session Theme: TBA
Art Camp $275 -or- Art Camp + All Day $455
-Core Curriculum: ceramics, painting, acting, & mixed media projects

-Themed Thursday: TBA

 

Session 4: July 29-30, 2021
Session Theme: TBA
Art Camp $275 -or- Art Camp + All Day $455
-Core Curriculum: ceramics, painting, acting, & mixed media projects

-Themed Thursday: The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
 

 

2020 Camp Sponsors

River Oaks Board of Directors

The Dr. Betsy Long Scholarship Fund

Jackson Orthodontics

Drs. Shawn & Gregory Dowd

Tammi & Bryon Salazar

Noelle & Michael Crowell

Dr & Mrs. Will Crenshaw

The Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority

 

 

•Classes are from 1:00 - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

•Drop off for classes begins at 12:30 pm.

•Pick up after classes is from 4:30-5:30 pm.

•All Day Campers can be dropped off at 7:30am


NEED AN ALL-DAY OPTION?

To assist parents needing all-day care for their children, there is an option available. This option provides each child attending lunch and extra projects (including movies, games and additional art projects) during the morning hours. Drop off time for children attending this portion of the camp is as early as 7:30am daily.  

Volunteer:

Contact Camp Director Aubrey Bolen for more information. 318.473.2670

If you are a Summer Arts Studio Alumni you can start volunteering at age 14.

 

Registration Dates For 2021

March 24: Enrollment opens for members of River Oaks

April 7 : Non-Member Enrollment Opens

what parents have said

  • "My daughter just attended the first summer art session and she came home everyday so excited! She loved the cooking and art together. Thank you so much for making it a wonderful experience! "

    Abigail McPherson Morrow
     
  • "Best camp of the summer!"

    Martha Chrenshaw

  • "My daughter wants me to drop her off early and pick her up late. The kids have a blast, and they bring home amazing works of art. I'd give it 10 stars if possible."
    Kelly Letsinger
  • "Extraordinary camp experience, complete with plenty of class time for children to let their creative energy flow, outdoor time for friendly fun and competition, and a staff who truly cares and nurtures individuality and imagination."
    Nicole J Bolen

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