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Summer Camps 2017

This summer we have 3 exciting camps for children ages 4 years and up. Scroll further down the page for more information on each camp or to register.

  1. .”I Spy” Art and Music Summer Camp for children with traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy and physical and cognitive disabilities
  2. VeryVera Cooking Camp
  3. Summer Art Camp

Scholarships are available, click the button below for the Scholarship Application.

NEW for 2017 – “I Spy” Art & Music Summer Camp for Children with Traumatic Brain Injuries, Cerebral Palsy or other Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

The Aiken Center for the Arts is proud to be offering a new summer camp in June 2017 for children ages 5-13 with traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy or other physical and cognitive disabilities. The camps will meet for 2 hours each day, Monday through Friday, June 12-16, 2017 and will include both visual arts and music.

This camp is being offered free of charge, but the enrollments are limited so we encourage you to submit your child’s application online as soon as possible. Online applications ONLY, we are unable to accept applications by phone or in person.

Pre-Beginner: ages 6-7
June 19-23
9:00am – 12:00pm
$225

Beginner: ages 8-10
July 10-14
9:00am – 1:00pm
$250

Advanced Beginner: ages 11-14
July 24-28
9:00am – 1:00pm
$250

During the weeks of June 19th, July 10th and July 24th, campers ages 6-14 years will spend 5 days learning about food, getting “hands-on” in the kitchen, packaging their treats, and learning entrepreneurship in the process. Practicing and understanding the importance of etiquette and teamwork will be incorporated into the daily activities. Online registration only.

NEW for 2017 – VeryVera Cooking Camp

Summer Art Camp 2017 Dates:
June 19-23
June 26-30
July 10-14
July 17-21
July 24-28

Summer Art Camp for 4-6 Year Old Campers

Geared specifically to 4-6 year olds who are not attending first grade in the fall, the art projects in our Junior Camps expose campers to a variety of artistic styles, artists, and mediums.  Each week campers discover new artistic “clues” based on the letters of the alphabet-so no two weeks are the same!

June 19-23
Junior Hunting Clues A-E
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Christine Lawrence
$150.00
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June 26-30
Junior Hunting Clues F-J
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Aidan Cooke
$150.00
10882

July 10-14
Junior Hunting Clues K-O
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Christine Lawrence
$150.00
10883

July 17-21
Junior Hunting Clues P-T
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Aidan Cooke
$150.00
10884

July 24-28
Junior Hunting Clues U-Z
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Christine Lawrence
$150.00
10885

Summer Art Camp for Rising 1st  through 4th Graders

Each week 1st-4th graders will decipher the mysteries of art and explore their creativity through drawing, painting, paper mache, pottery, and more.  Campers will explore the art of famous artists, far-away places, and try their hands at new techniques as they follow their weekly “clues” from the alphabet.  Full or half-day programs are available, with different programs offered in the mornings and afternoons.

June 19-23
Hunting Clues A-E
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10886
(PM) 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: JoAnn Valentine
$150.00
10887
(FULL DAY) 9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10888

June 26-30
Hunting Clues F-J
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10889
(PM) 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10890
(FULL DAY) 9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$275
10891

July 10-14
Hunting Clues K-O
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10892
(PM) 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Marissa Evans
$150.00
10893
(FULL DAY) 9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10894

July 17-21
Hunting Clues P-T
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10895
(PM) 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Marissa Evans
$150.00
10896
(FULL DAY) 9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10897

July 24-28
Hunting Clues U-Z
(AM) 9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10898
(PM) 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10899
(FULL DAY) 9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Nanette Langner
$275
10900

Summer Art Camp for Middle School (5th grade and up)

Each week campers in grades 5 and up can hone their skills in a particular medium (listed below). Campers can register for full or half-days, with different classes offered each morning and afternoon.

Clay: Learn coil, slab, and pinch pottery techniques while completing your own unique pieces of pottery. June and July camps will do different projects.

Painting: Learn how to use and apply painting techniques to a surfaces like paper, canvas, glass, wood, and more.

Manga and Comic Books: Develop your Manga and cartooning skills by creating your own Manga characters in the morning. Afternoon camps will continue character drawing and also introduce comic book development.

Mixed Media: Create pieces that are both fun and functional using a variety of mediums around a central theme.
June theme: The Beach
July Theme: Animals

Fiber Fun: Learn how to apply color to fabric with silk screens and paint, work with yarn and fibers, and to create fun and functional art.

June 19-23
(AM) Mixed Media (Beach)
9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor: JoAnn Valentine
$150.00
10901
(PM) Clay Studio
1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Madeline Fox
$150.00
10902
(FULL DAY) Mixed Media & Clay
9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10903

June 26-30
(AM) Manga Studio
9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor: Xavier Jones
$150.00
10904
(PM) Comic Studio
1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Xavier Jones
$150.00
10905
(FULL DAY) Manga & Comic Studio
9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10906

July 10-14
(AM) Manga Studio
9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor: Xavier Jones
$150.00
10907
(PM) Comic Studio
1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Xavier Jones
$150.00
10908
(FULL DAY) Manga & Comic Studio
9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10909

July 17-21
(AM) Clay Studio
9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor: Madeline Fox
$150.00
10910
(PM) Painting Studio
1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Nanette Langner
$150.00
10911
(FULL DAY) Clay & Painting Studio
9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10912

July 24-28
(AM) Fiber Arts
9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor: Marissa Evans
$150.00
10913
(PM) Mixed Media (Animals)
1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Aidan Cooke
$150.00
10914
(FULL DAY) Fiber Arts & Mixed Media (Animals)
9:00am-4:00pm
$275
10915

Aiken Center for the Arts
122 Laurens Street, SW
Aiken SC 29801
Office: (803) 641-9094
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