Summer Camps, Classes, and Workshops

We are planning and preparing a variety of summer camps, classes, and workshops for children, teens, and adults. 

Click here to see what we have to offer this summer. Check in often as we are adding new programs and updating this page.

In the Classroom

Creative Writing

A fun & creative way to gain writing skills! Red words, blue words, noisy words, quiet words - learn how to choose the right words to turn the pictures inside your head into poems, plays & stories.  * Students must bring a composite book to class. 

Instructor: Cynthia Linzy

Ages: 4 - 9

Dates: 6/14 – 6/18

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Cost: $50

Image by Daniel Cheung

Jedi Engineering with LEGO® Materials

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles with LEGO® materials as we construct the Ewok Village on Endor, fly through space in our X-Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. Create Motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire.

Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies

Ages: 7-12

Dates: 6/28 – 7/2

Time: 1PM – 4PM

Ceramics

Ceramics I (6-9 yrs)

This class will introduce students to building with clay. Emphasis will be placed on the design elements; line, shape, texture, and color. Focus will be on the hand building techniques; pinch, coil and slabs. This class is 6 weeks and only meets on Tuesday. Participants will make several projects over the session

Instructor: Larry Matthews

Ages: 6-9

Dates: 6/22 – 7/27, Tuesday only

Time: 9AM – 10:30AM

Cost: $85

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Drawing for Fun!

Like to sketch? Learn how to draw basic forms to help hone your skill. Sketch over creative backgrounds. Draw outside, sketch a corvette!

Instructor: Angela Mowery

Ages: 9 and up

Dates: 6/14 - 6/18 or 8/2 – 8/6

Time: 9AM – 10:30AM

Cost: $40

Art Extreme

Experiment with fun and messy art projects led by instructor Trish Alger. Campers should bring a snack, water bottle, and wear comfortable clothes that can get messy!

Instructor: Trish Alger

Ages: 6-12

Dates: 6/14 - 18

Time: 12:30PM – 5PM

Cost: $79

Piano Lesson

Camp AAMP’D

Get AAMP’d at the Academy of Art, Music, Performance and Dance camp. Learn about the music business and get ready for the stage. Participants will show off what they learned during the showcase on the last day of camp.

Instructor: Jamelle Houston and friends

Ages: 7-18

Dates: 7/19 – 7/23

Time: 8AM – 5PM

Cost: $75

Wall Plates

Ceramics I (10-12yrs)

This class will introduce students to building with clay. Emphasis will be placed on the design elements; line, shape, texture, and color. Focus will be on the hand building techniques; pinch, coil and slabs. This class is 6 weeks and only meets on Tuesday. Participants will make several projects over the session.

Instructor: Larry Matthews

Ages: 10-12

Dates: 6/22 – 7/27, Tuesday only

Time: 10:30AM - Noon

Cost: $85

Cartoon Dog

Hand Drawn Cartoning

Short carton experiments on paper. We will create a flip book, design characters, doodle and tell stories with words and illustrations. Super Heroes, aliens and raccoons welcome.

 

Sketchbook required

Instructor: Angela Mowery

Ages: 9 and up

Dates: 6/14 - 6/18 or 8/2 – 8/6

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Cost: $40

Image by Xavi Cabrera

Minecraft Engineering with LEGO® Materials

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and abjects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.

Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies

Ages: 7-12

Dates: 6/28 – 7/2

Time: 9AM – 12PM

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Mad Science

Green glowing liquids, strange objects flying through the air, messages written in secret code, autonomous robots, mystery substances that change from solid to liquid in seconds. Is this another planet? No, it's a Mad Science camp!

Instructor: Mad Science of Austin

Ages: 5 - 12

Dates: 8/2 - 8/6

Time: 2PM – 4:15PM

Cost: $125

Image by Alex Jones

Ceramics II

Learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more in this exciting introduction to throwing fundamentals through the process of throwing, shaping and trimming pots on the wheel. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques will be demonstrated. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel. Participants must take Ceramics I before enrolling in this course.

Instructor: Larry Matthews
Ages: 10-up
Dates: 6/22 – 7/27, Tuesday only
Time: 1:30PM – 3PM
Cost: $85

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3D Mixed Media

This is every art form about building! Invent with Clay, kinetic art, sculpture, recycled materials. We will also experiment with slime, goop, and edible dyes. Different project every day.

Instructor: Angela Mowery

Ages: 9 and up

Dates: 8/2 – 8/6

Time: 1PM – 2:30PM

Cost: $40