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2024 Kids & Teens Summer Camps

ages 6-14

All camps Tuition includes Art Material Fee.

Sibling Discount info Here

Tuition Rates

Important Information:

  • These are drop-off camps located at SPLAT - 1669 East Derry Road, Hershey, PA 

  • Please dress-for-a-mess and wear closed-toed shoes! Safety first please - Children should not wear sandals or flip-flops in the studio.

  • Kids & teens are welcome to bring to camp a water bottle and snack. Please label all items with their name.

  • SPLAT Studio has a fenced in outdoor learning area. Weather permitting, we often engage our students in outdoor creative activities. Please apply sunscreen prior to arrival.

  • Drop-off for all camps is 5 minutes before the camp starts and following camp we request prompt pick up to avoid being charged a late fee of $1.00 per minute. Staff will manage dismissal ensuring that each child is paired with the adult providing their transportation. Please advise the staff daily if there are any changes regarding pick-up, drop-off, or if there are concerns pertaining to allergies or medical needs. 

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ALL DAY CAMPER BONUS - Participants who are signed up for both morning and afternoon camps during any week can stay for our Lunch Bunch hour between classes with no extra fee. 
Lunch Bunch hour can be purchased at $15 per day/per child or $39 for all 3 days if they are only signed up for a morning or afternoon camp. Please click the link below to learn more!

Week One

 

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Title: Fireflies Taking Flight

Dates & Time: June 4, 5 & 6 2024 9:30-11:30 am

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $

 

Medium: Acrylic Painting

Art Skills: Drawing, Designing, Painting Techniques, Paintbrush Types  

Art Speak: Dry Brush, Stippling, Paint Medium

In this camp, students will create an acrylic painting of fireflies in a jar. Instructors will guide students to create a canvas painting of fireflies in a jar to create a nighttime scene. The students will learn step-by-step how to paint on a black canvas using white as the outline color and “Night Glo” paint for a special glow-in-the-dark effect.

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Title: Go for the Glow

Dates & Time: June 4, 5 & 6 2024 from 12:30-2:30 pm 

Ages 6 to 14 

Tuition: $

Medium: Tie-Dye & Block Printing

Art Skills: Folding & Tying Patterns, Color Mixing, Block Printing 

Art Speak: Textile Design, Primary Colors, Secondary Colors, Printing

In this camp, students will tie-dye a t-shirt and select from pre-made printing block designs their desired images to print on their t-shirts. The students will learn to create a one-of-a-kind textile design by folding and tying their t-shirt for the dying process. Using color theory knowledge and block printing techniques, the students will complete a wearable piece of artwork.

 

Week Two

 

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Title: Corrugated Collage on Canvas

Dates & Time: June 11, 12, & 13 from 9:30-11:30 am

Ages 6 to 14

Tuition: 

Art Material Fee: 

Medium: Collage Techniques with Cardboard and an array of Craft Materials

Art Skills: Design, Cut, Raised Sculpture, Collage

Art Speak: Relief Sculpture, Corrugated Cardboard, Collage, Focal Point

In this camp, students will create a corrugated cardboard collage using an array of craft materials. The students will learn to accentuate specific areas of the work of art making a focal point for the viewer. Instructors will teach step-by-step how to design and layer the cardboard and assemblage of craft materials.

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Title: Cardboard Sculpt

Dates & Time: June 11, 12, & 13 from 12:30-2:30 pm

Ages 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $25

Medium: Cardboard, Spray Tempra Paint

Art Skills: Story, Design, Build, Tear, Cut, Gluing, Paint

Art Speak: 3 Dimensional Art 

In this camp, students will create a 3 dimensional work of art from cardboard and create emphasis using spray paint and paint to define the details of their chosen story. The student will learn about building techniques for use with cardboard and paper. Instructors will teach the students how to create stories and build their vision.

Week Three

 

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Title: Simple Sewing

Dates & Times: June 18, 19 & 20 from 9:30-11:30 am Ages 6 to 14

Tuition: $

Art Material Fee: $

Medium: Fabric, Embroidery Floss, Sewing Needle 

Art Skills: Designing, Hand Stitching 

Art Speak: Running Stitch, Cross Stitch

In this camp, students will create a variety of sewn works with simple techniques. The students will learn to thread a needle, use an embroidery hoop, and sew different stitch patterns. Instructors will guide students through each sewing process step-by-step.

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Title: Peace Patch- PSP Museum Partnership

Dates & Time: June 18, 19 & 20 from 12:30-2:30 pm

Ages 6 to 14

Tuition: 

Medium: Fabric, Embroidery Floss, Sewing Needle, Printing Ink

Art Skills: Designing, Block Printing, Hand Stitching 

Art Speak:  Running Stitch, Chain Stitch

In this camp, students learn how to create a patch that symbolizes ??? Basic sculpting techniques will be introduced and students will be encouraged to bring to existence clay sculpts that are of interest to them. 6/20 @12:30 pm The State Police Museum will provide a demonstration on the history of the PSP patch and PSP Officer Recruits will be available to take questions https://www.psp-hemc.org/wp/

Week Four

 

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Title: Ice Cream Bowl

Dates & Time: June 25, 26, & 27 from 9:30-11:30 am

Ages 6 to 14

Tuition: 

 

Medium: Ceramic Clay, Glaze

Art Skills: Coil Pot, Glazing

Art Speak: Sculpting, Slip, Glaze

 

In this camp, students will learn handbuilding skills to make a ceramic FINAL TEXT TO COME. Instructors will teach step-by-step sculpting and glazing lessons where students will learn about the properties of clay. https://www.cherryblossomcreamery.com/

*Please note: Due to the nature of ceramic clay, finished projects will be ready for pick up 2 weeks following the end of camp.

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Title: WEEK 4 PM - ANIMAL ORNAMENTS TBD

Dates & Time: June 25, 26, & 27 from 12:30-2:30 pm

Ages 6 to 14

Tuition:

Medium: Clay 

Art Skills: Sculpting 

Art Speak: Form, 3-D 

In this camp, TEXT TO COME

Week Five

 

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Title: Kallista’s Krazy Kreations

Dates & Time: July 11, 12, & 13 from 9:30-11:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20

 

Medium: Balloons

Art Skills: Balloon Bending and Twisting 

Art Speak: Sculpture, Twister, Balloon Bender, Twister

In this camp, students will learn how to twist and bend balloons into balloon animals and more. Instructors will teach basic skills of using a balloon pump to create sculptures and how to use their balloon art to decorate for special occasions.  

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Title: Handmade Hodgepodge

Dates & Time: July 11, 12, & 13 from 12:30-2:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20

 

Medium: Ceramic, Paper making, Paint

Art Skills: Glazing, Pulp Painting, Casting 

Art Speak: Crafting, Glazing, Paper making, Process Art  

In this camp, students will learn new crafting techniques each day. Instructors will encourage kids to experiment, play, and practice skills with the process being the focus of the experience. 

Week Six

 

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Title: Pocket Pals 

Dates & Time: July 18, 19, & 20 from 9:30-11:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $30

 

Medium: Clay, Glaze

Art Skills: Sculpting, Glazing

Art Speak: Slip, Glaze

In this camp, students will learn handbuilding skills to make a ceramic pocket in the likeness of an animal. Instructors will teach step-by-step sculpting and glazing lessons where students will learn about the properties of clay. 

*Please note: Due to the nature of ceramic clay, finished projects will be ready for pick up 2 weeks following the end of camp.

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Title: Fish Dish

Dates & Time; July 18, 19, & 20 from 12:30-2:30

​Ages: 6 to 12

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $30

 

Medium: Clay, Glaze

Art Skills: Sculpting, Glazing

Art Speak: Slip, Glaze

 

In this camp, students will learn to sculpt a fish in a slump mold to form it into a dish. Instructors will teach step-by-step sculpting and glazing lessons where students will learn ceramic techniques.

*Please note: Due to the nature of ceramic clay, finished projects will be ready for pick up 2 weeks following the end of camp.

Week Seven

 

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Title: Busy Bee

Dates & Time: July 25, 26, & 27 from 9:30-11:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $25 

 

Medium: Beeswax, Paper, Fabric, Clay, Wire 

Art Skills: Decoupage, Sculpting 

Art Speak: Decoupage,   

In this camp, students will learn crafting techniques that are inspired by bees. Mr. Martin from Martin Bee Farm in Jonestown will visit the studio on July 25 to provide the students with a demonstration on honeybees and honey production. Instructors will guide students to make art using beeswax and the honey bee as a catalyst for their art making.

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Title: Modular Masterpiece

Dates & Time: July 25, 26, & 27 from 12:30-2:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20

 

Medium: Wood, Paint, Gel Mediums, Drawing 

Art Skills: Design, Draw, Build 

Art Speak: Modular Design 

In this camp, students will learn about modular design and build their own. Drawing inspiration from the hexagon found in the honeycomb, instructors will guide students to select a module shape of their choice to build a final design on canvas.

Week Eight

 

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Title: Life Lens 

Dates & Time: August 1, 2, & 3 from 9:30-11:30

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Material Fee: $20

Medium: Drawing Pencils, Paper

Art Skills: Drawing from Observation 

Art Speak: Grid Drawing, Value Scale, Sketching, Shading, Scale 

In this camp, students will learn to draw from a photograph using the grid method. Instructor will teach students how to study line, shape, and value to create an illustration that is in the likeness of the photograph. 

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Title: See Sketch

Dates & Time: August 1, 2, & 3 from 12:30-2:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20

 

Medium: Drawing Tools, Paper 

Art Skills: Drawing from Observation, Expression, and Symbol 

Art Speak: Observational Study, Self Expression, and Abstraction as Symbol  

In this camp, students will be introduced to ideas on still life, self expression, and abstract. Each day the instructor will present different drawing exercises for students to explore drawing techniques. 

Week Nine

 

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Title: Kinetic Konstruction

Dates & Time: August 8, 9, & 10 from 9:30-11:30

​Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $25

 

Medium: Paper, Foam,  

Art Skills: Designing, Building

Art Speak: Design, Form, Force, Aesthetic, Function 

In this camp, students will explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, ART, and math) concepts as they build a variety of rockets. Instructors will teach students about the intersection of technology and art by considering how when we create we need to give attention to how it works and how it looks.

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Title: Making Movement

Dates & Time: August 8, 9, & 10 from 12:30-2:30

​Ages:6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $25

 

Medium: Paper, String

Art Skills: Designing, Building

Art Speak: Design, Form, Movement 

In this camp, students will explore how to make artful objects that also move playfully. Instructors will guide students to selecting imagery that is engaging to them while incorporating movement.

Week Ten

 

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Title: Majestic Mosaic

Dates & Time: June 13, 14, & 15 from 9:30-11:30

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90/ sibling discount for child(ren) in same camp $81  

Art Material Fee: $30

Medium: Mosaic & Ceramic Tiles

Art Skills: Design Layout, Glazing Pottery 

Art Speak: Radial Design, Coat of Arms, Significance 

 

In this camp, students will design a radial layout selecting colors and patterns for a self identifying symbol. Instructors will guide students to create a color composition that embraces symbols of inner strength and excellence. The students will learn step-by-step how to layout their mosaic and ceramic designs.

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Title: Crazy Creative Collage

Dates & Time: June 13, 14, & 15 from 12:30-2:30

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $25

Medium: Paint, Paper, Fabric, Sequins, Beads and more

Art Skills: Design Layout

Art Speak: Collage, Mixed Media, Focal Point, Emphasis 

In this camp, students will select an animal image as a focal point for their collage design. They will learn to layer various art materials such as paint, paper, fabric, sequins, and more to illustrate their unique creative flare. Using color and collage embellishments, the students will emphasize their selected animal as the focal point of their artwork.

Week Eleven

 

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Title: Mini Model

Dates & Times: June 20, 21, & 22 from 9:30-11:30

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20

Medium: Paint, Clay 

Art Skills: Designing, Painting, Sculpting 

Art Speak: Scale, Modeling 

In this camp, students will learn painting and sculpting skills to make miniature places. I.e. Golf course, playground, skate park Instructors will teach step-by-step how to create the miniature scene.

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Title: Touchable Texture

Dates & Time: June 20, 21, & 22 from 12:30-2:30

Ages: 6 to 14

Tuition: $90

Art Material Fee: $20 

Medium: Paint, Gel Medium 

Art Skills: Drawing, Painting 

Art Speak: Texture, Opaque, Translucent 

In this camp, students will learn about acrylic painting techniques. Instructors will teach the usage of acrylic paint and introduce students to a variety of gel mediums to add texture.

Lunch Bunch

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Have your artist(s) stay at SPLAT for Lunch!

In the hour between our morning and afternoon camps for kids and teens, we spend an hour eating, playing games, and creating.

  • Lunch bunch hour takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday that our Kids and Teens camps are held from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

  • Artists who are enrolled in both the morning and afternoon camps during the same week are automatically registered for Lunch Bunch free of charge. These children should not be registered using the button below.

  • Artists who are enrolled exclusively in a morning or afternoon class can be registered to stay for Lunch Bunch for $15 per day/per child or $39 for all 3 days. Click the button below to register your child(ren) for Lunch Bunch. Checkout will prompt you to register for either an AM or PM Camp - please choose the appropriate date/camp time for your child if you purchase individual dates (at $15 per day), or - choose all 3 days (for $39).

  • When registered for Lunch Bunch, afternoon camp drop-off time shifts to 11:30 AM instead of 12:30 PM

  • When registered for Lunch Bunch, morning camp pick-up time shifts to 12:30 PM instead of 11:30​ AM

  • Please Note:

    • Families must provide lunch for their own children

    • We recommend packing lunch in disposable bags/containers.​

    • Please remember to label your child's lunch before bringing it to the studio.

    • If lunch boxes are left at the studio, they will be donated after our last camp is held.

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