Magic Garden Summer Art Camp with Helen Hall and Janet Howard
for ages 3-4
*This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local board of health ALL CAMPERS MUST BE POTTY TRAINED AND 3 YEARS OLD BY THE START OF OUR CAMP SEASON - JUNE 1, 2023*
Art is all around us on the Featherstone campus. Join us as we investigate nature and learn elements of art and mix media during art camp designed just for the preschooler! We will offer a wide range of art experiences that utilize different materials and techniques, all designed to build confidence and experiment with creativity, while also enriching basic fine motor skill development. Come find out what art means to the youngest among us!
Explore, Discover & Create Summer Art Camp with Coral Shockey
for ages 5-7
Dare to explore, discover & create this summer!
Children will be encouraged to observe the world around them and what better place than in the serene natural beauty of Martha’s Vineyard? Children will learn about wildlife both plants and animals spanning from the land, sky and sea. They will in turn have the opportunity to color their world utilizing different artistic mediums. Campers will further their scope of explorations to the night’s sky, planets and constellations.
Throughout our summer wildlife discovery, children will also learn about some of our favorite and inspirational artists. They will be encouraged to study the masters while discovering and developing their own art making process.
This new Featherstone Summer Camp program is rooted in the foundation that by fostering a safe compassionate environment, where children have the freedom to explore the world around them, they will enhance their self confidence and discover a deeper understanding of their self expression through art.
Ceramics Summer Art Camp* with Sabrina Kuchta
for ages 8-10
please note: camp weeks July 5 and July 31 will be Printmaking Camp, not Ceramics
June 26 - 30: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
July 5-7 (no July 3 &4): Printmaking with Allison Doherty
July 10 - 14: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
July 17 - 21: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
July 24 - 28: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
July 31 - August 4: Printmaking with Allison Doherty
August 7 - 11: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
Ceramics: During this camp, students will focus on hand building techniques with clay to explore 3D art, art in the round, and texture. Children will create sculpture pieces such as food, creatures, and wind chimes and mobiles, but we will also make functional ware such as mugs, dinner ware, and vases.
Printmaking: This class supports the creativity, development and expression of young artists through the exploration of traditional and experimental printmaking techniques. Mastery of tools and materials will provide students with the confidence to find their artistic voices. This class can be tailored to the interests of those attending. An introduction to several printmaking techniques including monoprinting, relief block printing and dry-point etching.
Youth Filmmakers Camp with Michelle Vivian
for ages 11-14
July 31 - August 4 from 1 to 5PM
This 5 day camp is a collaborative production with MV Film Society and MVTV.
Click here for more info and to register!
Discovery Studio Summer Art Camp
for ages 11 and older
Discovery Studio features a variety of different art mediums by week (class descriptions below):
June 26 - 30: Acrylic Painting with Donna Straw
July 5 - 7 (no July 3 & 4)*: Collage with Bricque Garber
July 10 - 14: Printmaking with Allison Doherty
July 17 - 21: Photography with Kate Patterson
July 24 - 28: Printmaking with Allison Doherty
July 31 - August 4: Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta
August 7 - 11: Printmaking with Allison Doherty