Kid Camps 2021

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Paint the Masters I, Parish Episcopal

June 7-11

Grades: 2-4, 9:00am-12:00pm; SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-2/p/paint-the-masters-i-am

Grades 5-6, 12:30 - 3:30 SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-2/p/paint-the-masters-i-pm

Join Paint the Masters I and make masterpieces influenced by famous artists! Campers will study, discuss and paint a different work each day that has been inspired by well-known artists such as Matisse, Kusuma and Cezanne. Instruction will cover a variety of artistic movements including Impressionism, Abstract and Contemporary art. New contemporary and abstract artists will be introduced so returning campers will not repeat paintings.  Each day campers take home a completed painting. 

Sweet Tooth Art Camp, Parish Episcopal

June 14-18

Grades: 2-4,9:00am-12:00pm; (2 spots left)

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-3/p/sweet-tooth-art-am

Grades: 4-6, 12:30 - 3:30 SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-3/p/sweet-tooth-art-pm

Artists find inspiration everywhere, even in the candy aisle. Each day campers will create a “sweet” piece of art while learning mixed media techniques, acrylic painting, 3D art and mono printing. Get ready to create a collage piece using Hershey’s Kisses wrappers, a Charms Blow-Pops self-portrait, a giant pop art donut (complete with sprinkles!) and more. Plus, campers will get to sample the delicious sweets while they create. This sugar rush inspired art class is sure to be a treat for your eyes!  Each day campers take home a completed piece of art. 

 
Creative Street Art Camp, Parish Episcopal

July 6-9

Grades: 4-6, 9:00am-12:00pm SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-6/p/creative-street-art

This unique creative camp encourages campers to look at the everyday world around them and examine it for creative opportunities. The crack of the sidewalk might become a winding river for a tiny creature’s rowboat. The grid of a brick wall could become a playscape for a family of mice. Working from photographic props, participants will create their street art scenes with various mediums including acrylic paint, chalk, charcoal and spray paint. Campers will also learn graffiti-style lettering!  Campers will take home a completed piece of artwork each day.  

 

Wizards and Muggles Art Camp, Parish Episcopal

July 12-16 

Grades: 4-6, 9:00am-12:00pm SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-7/p/wizards-muggles-art-am

Grades: 2 - 3, 12:30-3:30 (2 spots left)

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-7/p/wizards-muggles-art-pm

Grab your Nimbus 2000 and get ready to explore wizarding places, scenes and characters while creating art inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter™. Campers will create masterpieces while learning about composition, technique and a variety of media from acrylic to collage. Imagination and fun will fill this week of creativity and wizardry.  Each day campers take home a completed work of art. 

 Paint the Masters II, Parish Episcopal

July 19-23 

Grades: 2-5, 9:00am-12:00pm SOLD OUT

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-8/p/paint-the-masters-ii-am

Grades: 6 - 8, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (3 spots left)

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-8/p/paint-the-masters-ii-pm

Join Paint the Masters II and make masterpieces influenced by famous artists! Campers will discuss, study and paint a different work each day inspired by well-known artists such as Van Gogh, Hockney, Wood and Slonem. Instruction will cover a variety of artistic movements including Impressionism, Abstract and Contemporary art. New contemporary and abstract artists will be introduced so returning campers will not repeat paintings.  Each day campers take home a completed painting. 

Paint the Masters, Episcopal School of Dallas

July 26-30 SOLD OUT

Grades: 1-6, 9:00am-12:00pm

Join Paint the Masters II and make masterpieces influenced by famous artists! Campers will discuss, study and paint a different work each day inspired by well-known artists such as Van Gogh, Hockney, Wood and Slonem. Instruction will cover a variety of artistic movements including Impressionism, Abstract and Contemporary art. New contemporary and abstract artists will be introduced so returning campers will not repeat paintings.  Each day campers take home a completed painting.

Animated Art: Classic Movie Scenes Art Camp, Parish Episcopal

August 2-6

Grades: 2-3, 9:00am-12:00pm (6 spots left)

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-10/p/animated-movie-art-am

Grades: 4-6, 12:30-3:30  (1 spots left)

https://www.parishsummer.org/week-10/p/animated-movie-art-am

Let’s all go to the movies and make some art! During this week, campers will create artwork inspired by famous animated Disney™ movies like Moana, Coco, Lion King, Toy Story and more! Participants will explore color theory, composition and technique while creating projects using a variety of mediums including acrylic, watercolor and mixed media.  Each day campers take home a completed painting.  

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Kid Camps 2020

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July and August Camp dates have been added below, scroll down.

Register at:  https://www.parishsummer.org

 

Parent Feedback from survey about 2020 summer camps:

Both my girls have loved being in your camps. Thank you for doing this and for being so encouraging to all your students.  Overhearing you in class with them has been such a helpful reminder that all our little humans are amazing and talented and have art to put out into the world to make it a more beautiful and brighter place (especially important these days).  So, thank you so much.

Melanie B. is the best teacher we have had during Parish SOS 2020.

Art class is very engaging!

Art camp is great!!!

The art camp is amazing!! Mel is a fabulous teacher. Audrey loves the class and can’t wait for her class. The materials are well organized and the content is fabulous.

Ms Mel is great with the kids!

Virtual class so much better than I ever expected! Ms Mel’s is amazing with the kids.

My son LOVES Paint the Masters!

Love the Paint the Masters. Her instructor is great and supportive. We loved that supplies were included and that we know what is expected each day.

Love the virtual option. We would be interested in more art.

Love our art and scratch jr teachers. They are so great with the kids. The class sizes are perfect for the younger kids.

Art was terrific.

June 1 - 5  Parish Episcopal School Online

10:30 to11:30

Art: Monsters, Robots, and Unicorns SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s 8th summer at Parish. Her latest camp is: Monsters, Robots and Unicorns Art Camp: Get ready for a creative week creating crazy, colorful creations. Different styles and techniques will be explored. A Monster, Robot or Unicorn will be finished each day.  Students will receive supplies that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, watercolors, brush and paper. AND our Unicorn will OF COURSE be “bejeweled”. Ms. Mel’s online classes are small so each child can get personal attention. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.  1st - 5th

1:00 to 2:30

Art: Paint the Masters SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s most popular camp: Paint the Masters. We will study a few artists such as Matisse, Kusuma, Cezanne and produce masterpieces. Campers will complete at least 3 paintings this week. Students will receive supplies that include acrylic paint and liquid watercolor, brushes, canvas’, paper and mounting boards. Since students will be working with acrylic, it is highly recommended to cover the workspace and wear apron or paint shirt. New artists will be introduced so returning students will not repeat paintings. This camp includes the supplies fee. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. 3rd - 6th

June 8 - 12  Parish Episcopal School Online Classes

10: 30 to 11:30

The Wild Side of Animal Art SOLD OUT

Get ready for a wild time learning about and creating animals from with Ms. Mel. Giant Pandas, Zebras, Sloths, Raccoons, and Giraffes. The kids will have a great understanding how to draw and use of the materials that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, watercolors, brushes and paper. This camp includes the supplies fee.  This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. 1st - 5th

1:00 to 2:30

Art: Paint the Masters SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s most popular camp: Paint the Masters. We will study a few artists such as Matisse, Kusuma, Cezanne and produce masterpieces. Campers will complete at least 3 paintings this week. Students will receive supplies that include acrylic paint and liquid watercolor, brushes, canvas’, paper and mounting boards. Since students will be working with acrylic, it is highly recommended to cover the workspace and wear apron or paint shirt. New artists will be introduced so returning students will not repeat paintings. This camp includes the supplies fee. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.3rd - 6th

3 to 4

Creative Canvas Summer Edition

Let’s explore how to create like Piet Mondrian, Jim Dine and Paul Klee. We will use chalk and oil pastel along with watercolors. A beautiful piece of work will be created each day. Ms. Mel teaches Extend Art classes after school and is a favorite of kids and parents alike. Repeating students will be always introduced to new material. This camp includes supplies.This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. PreK - 1st grade

June 15 - 19  Parish Episcopal School Online Classes

9:00 to 10:00

Llama, Lions and Lemurs on White, Black and Brown SOLD OUT
Creating on different colored substrates opens up fantastic possibilities! In this camp we will create incredible animals working in different styles and techniques.  The results will be absolutely stunning and frameable!  Students will receive supplies that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, glue and mounting boards.
This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.  1st - 5th

10:30 to 11:30

Ms. Mel's All-time Favorites SOLD OUT
Something different each day in Ms. Mel’s “A Drawing A Day” Camp. Bringing back the all-time favorites from past classes from famous American artists...Theibaud Cupcakes, Johns Alphabets, Rodrigue Blue Dob, Michalopolis TIlted Houses! Lots of learning of techniques with watercolor resists, chalk pastel and line work. Each day a masterpiece will be finished. 
1st - 5th

1:00 to 2:30

Art: Paint the Masters SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s most popular camp: Paint the Masters. We will study a few artists such as Matisse, Kusuma, Cezanne and produce masterpieces. Campers will complete at least 3 paintings this week. Students will receive supplies that include acrylic paint and liquid watercolor, brushes, canvas’, paper and mounting boards. Since students will be working with acrylic, it is highly recommended to cover the workspace and wear apron or paint shirt. New artists will be introduced so returning students will not repeat paintings. This camp includes the supplies fee. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.3rd - 6th

 

June 22 - 26  Parish Episcopal School Online Classes

9:00 to 10:00

The Painter's Palette Art Camp

Each day we will learn about a new artist and produce beautiful art in their style. International artists, Arnoldo Hurtado in Barcelona and Sam Chapelsky in Edmonton, Alberta will join us via video for two classes.  Students will receive supplies that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, Sharpie, liquid watercolor, tray, brushes and paper. This camp is a ‘repeat’ of the popular Extend Spring Semester class. In Ms. Mel’s classes students are encouraged and taught not only art, but life lessons. Ms. Mel’s online classes are small so each child can get personal attention. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. 1st-3rd

10:30 to 11:30

Drawing Still Life and Landscapes  SOLD OUT

Every artist has to learn to “see.” Every artist has to practice drawing in many different styles. This is Ms. Mel’s first drawing camp. She will break down complicated subjects and show little artists how to “see” and draw. There will be lots of contour, shading and gesture practice.   A Drawings will be completed each day. Students will receive a sketch book, micron pen, drawing pencil and watercolors. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.

July 6 - 10 Parish Episcopal School Online

1 to 2:00

Acrylic and Mixed Media Grades 6 - 8 (Full)

During this week we will create a beautiful landscape using with acrylic paints and 1950s sheet music. We will also create a still life mixed media piece along with a Juan Gris inspired cubism piece. Students will finish at least three pieces. Supplies are included and are picked up at Parish the Saturday, June 27.

July 13 - 17 Parish Episcopal School Online

10:30 to11:30

Art: Monsters, Robots, and Unicorns (repeat of June camp) SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s 8th summer at Parish. Her latest camp is: Monsters, Robots and Unicorns Art Camp: Get ready for a creative week creating crazy, colorful creations. Different styles and techniques will be explored. A Monster, Robot or Unicorn will be finished each day.  Students will receive supplies that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, watercolors, brush and paper. AND our Unicorn will OF COURSE be “bejeweled”. Ms. Mel’s online classes are small so each child can get personal attention. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.  1st - 5th

1:00 to 2:00

Sketching and Watercolor: Journal Style SOLD OUT  This the perfect class for those who want to learn or freshen their skills and get into a sketchbook practice. Each day we will work with a theme such as: From the flower garden: Flowers or blooms; From your life: closet, desk or backpack; From the outside: Landscape, leaves or birds. Supplies will include a travel watercolor set (this is a favorite of mine and it always goes with me when I travel. The kids will absolutely LOOOOVEEE it!) with brush, sketchbook, micron pen and drawing pencil. GRADES 3-7

July 20 - 24 Parish Episcopal School Online

10:30 to 11:30

The Wild Side of Animal Art (this is a repeat of June camp)

Get ready for a wild time learning about and creating animals from with Ms. Mel. Giant Pandas, Zebras, Sloths, Raccoons, and Giraffes. The kids will have a great understanding how to draw and use of the materials that include chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal pencil, watercolors, brushes and paper. This camp includes the supplies fee.  This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. 1st - 5th

1:00 to 2:30

Paint the Masters NEW PAINTINGS WILL BE INTRODUCED! (Full)

This is Ms. Mel’s most popular camp: Paint the Masters. We will study a few artists such as Matisse, Kusuma, Cezanne and produce masterpieces. Campers will complete at least 5 paintings this week. Students will receive supplies that include acrylic paint, brushes, canvas’, paper and mounting boards. Since students will be working with acrylic, it is highly recommended to cover the workspace and wear apron or paint shirt. New artists will be introduced so returning students will not repeat paintings. This camp includes the supplies fee. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.3rd - 6th

July 27 - 31 Parish Episcopal School Online

10:30 to 11:30

Drawing Still Life and Landscapes 

Every artist has to learn to “see.” Every artist has to practice drawing in many different styles. This is Ms. Mel’s first drawing camp. She will break down complicated subjects and show little artists how to “see” and draw. There will be lots of contour, shading and gesture practice.   A Drawings will be completed each day. Students will receive a sketch book, micron pen, drawing pencil and watercolors. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp. Here's a video from our class:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCB8tqwHEJi/

1:00 to 2:30

Paint the Masters NEW PAINTINGS WILL BE INTRODUCED! SOLD OUT

This is Ms. Mel’s most popular camp: Paint the Masters. We will study a few artists such as Matisse, Kusuma, Cezanne and produce masterpieces. Campers will complete at least 5 paintings this week. Students will receive supplies that include acrylic paint, brushes, canvas’, paper and mounting boards. Since students will be working with acrylic, it is highly recommended to cover the workspace and wear apron or paint shirt. New artists will be introduced so returning students will not repeat paintings. This camp includes the supplies fee. This camp includes the supply fee and registered campers will pick up their art supplies at Parish Episcopal School Hillcrest the Saturday before the first day of this camp.3rd - 6th

August 3-7 Parish Episcopal School Online

9:00 to 10:00

Creative Canvas Summer Edition 2.0 (1 spot left)

Let’s create art by making an organic color wheel, a Degas Ballerina, a Klee castle and maybe an abstract Calder. We will use chalk and oil pastel along with watercolors. A beautiful piece of work will be created each day. Ms. Mel teaches Extend Art classes after school and is a favorite of kids and parents alike. Repeating students will be always introduced to new material. (Because of the young age, please be available to help your child during the class.)

Supplies are included and are picked up at Parish the Saturday prior to camp. Grades Pre-K through K

 

1:00 to  2:00

Classic Movie Scenes Art Camp SOLD OUT

We are going to use our favorite animated movies as inspiration to create underwater mermaids scenes, a fairy flying over Big Ben, a reindeer in a frozen forest and maybe penguins with happy feet. Five projects will be completed and mounted. Supplies are included and are picked up at Parish the Saturday prior to camp. If this camps sells out, please sign up on the wait list. Grades 2 through 6.

August  10 - 14 Parish Episcopal School Online

10:30 to 11:30

The Masters and Our Imagination Art Camp FULL

Sign Wait List, another class may be added

Something different each day in this art camp where we’re going to create from the masters and from our imagination…Impressionist, Abstract, Pop and Folk.  Lots of learning of techniques and color theory with watercolor resists, chalk pastel, oil pastel and a surprise or two. Each day a masterpiece will be finished. Grades 2 through 6.

1:00 to 2:00

Art Camp Inspired by Photo Ark (1 spot left)

Joel Sartore, international photographer, has the goal of photographing the 12,000 animal species in human care around the world. So far, he has made portraits of more than 10,000. We are going to to use his photography as inspiration to create art and learn about the animals and their habitat. Some animals you will know…Koala with her babies and a toucan; others you may not… Horsfield’s tarsier and the red-eyed tree frog. This will be a week of learning about animals and creating. Supplies are included and are picked up at Parish the Saturday prior to camp. Grades 2 through 6.

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